Eugene Richardson

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New View Suggests Big Bang Inflation Claims Are Just Dust

Newly released observations from the European Space Agency's Planck satellite have dealt a heavy blow to purported evidence of the universe's post-Big Bang growth spurt. Back in March, the scientists behind the South Pole Telescope campaign — known as Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic …

Universe

Don't Ever Get Locked Out of the House Again

Eternal shame isn’t the only reason to bypass the locksmith. The Federal Trade Commission warns that some locksmiths lack professional training, and many states don’t require formal licensing<p>Slam! Click. Ohhh, crap. Now you need back in—fast. Sure, you could call a locksmith, if you have an hour to …

Licensing

The Roman Empire, explained in 40 maps - Vox

Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome’s first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace …

I Heart My National Park: A Ranger’s Guide to Acadia

The first national park east of the Mississippi, Maine’s <b>Acadia National Park</b> comprises nearly 50,000 acres of rocky coastline on Mount Desert Island and environs. Though one of America’s smaller national parks, Acadia is one of its most visited and beloved.<p>This glorious patchwork of parkland, …

The Friendliest Cities In The U.S.

<i>Originally posted on CNTraveler.com</i><p>Our annual Readers' Choice Survey always yields fascinating insights into your travel experiences--including the best (and worst) hotels, cruises, beaches, and cities around the world. For the second year running, we've asked you to rate a city's "friendliness," …

6 Simple Cures For Smelly Feet

If you can catch a whiff of your feet without bending over, you’ve got a problem<p>Summer’s soaring temperatures make you sweat more everywhere, including your feet. But this extra perspiration may be turning your feet into a stink bomb.<p>The bacteria that live on your skin and in your shoes eats your …

University of Pennsylvania

Frozen Blueberries Better for You Than Fresh

Although blueberry season is upon us, frozen berries may be the way to go year-round. New research from South Dakota State University suggests that …

The Amazingly Easy Way to Pit Cherries that Will Save You Hours

Hint: You'll want to raid your desk drawers before leaving work!<p>If you can't bypass cherries at the farmer's market without buying a pound or two, we don't blame you—nothing says <i>summer</i> like the perfect cherry pie or jam. But how can you make such a killer desert (or just enjoy cherries raw, for …

Cherries

10 Lies Every Parent Should Tell

(because the truth doesn't always produce a positive outcome)<p>1. "The tooth fairy called. She said the way you're behaving, you might as well keep the tooth." Parents threaten consequences all the time, but it helps to have a strong third party on call to bring perspective. From Halloween on, throw …

The Brain

Men's Fitness on Twitter: ""I must be willing to give up who I am to become what I will be." - Albert Einstein"

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In Pictures: Brazil poverty vs super stadia | Brazil

<b>Sao Paulo, Brazil -</b> Since Sao Paulo's Itaquerão stadium was built, residents living in its vicinity, including retirees and families with children, told Al Jazeera their rent jumped between 20-35 percent, and new costs associated with living near the stadium were now too hard to manage.<p>On May 2, a …

10 Things to Keep Your Toddler Busy This Summer

<i>By Chaunie Brusie for KnowMore.tv</i><p>Somehow, we made it. Summer is almost here.<p>It's amazing and frightening all at the same time. I mean, I love all the sunshine and cookouts and ice cream... not to mention time with my kids.<p>But when you're a parent, along with all that summer goodness comes a few …

Giving Up on Sex

<i>Disclaimer: I am not a professional. This is not advice. This is me talking about my experiences, what works and what doesn't for me, my family, in our situation. What works for us may not work for you -- because we are different, which is cool. If you want to tell me why I am wrong, or right, or</i> …

Camp Mom! 20 Activities to Make Summer Awesome for Everyone

There'll be no "I'm bored!" whining this summer! Make a staycation as fun for your kids as a week of summer camp with these awesome (and cheap) activities.<p><b>Get set:</b> Cut a few swimming noodles in two, so that you have one half for each player. Scatter 20 or so blown-up balloons on the ground around a …

Summer From Scratch

Imagine there was a summer camp that promised to inspire wonder in your kids, teach life skills, improve health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back to the community. All at no cost, other than an hour of your time each week. That's the kind of "camp" I'm signing my kids up …

CluckCluck Helps Busy Parents Book, Pay And Message Their Children’s Caregivers

Heather Joyce and Erin Matzkin, hard-working technology attorneys who also happen to be moms with a total of five kids between them, spent many years helping companies build websites and apps, but were frustrated that there was not a decent application that addressed their own needs when it came to …

An Introvert's Guide to Networking

<i>Andrea Deets is the Lead Writer at Crew, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Once I was making oatmeal in the microwave in my dorm and two of my other flatmates came in…<p>“Europe's …

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Leaving Homeless Person On The Streets: $31,065. Giving Them Housing: $10,051.

Even if you don’t think society has a moral obligation to care for the least among us, a new study underscores that we have a financial obligation to …

What The Heck Is Gluten?

Gluten

How to Start a Bromance

You thought meeting women was hard? Try finding new buddies<p>It kills to be lonely. Lacking good friends is roughly as damaging to your health as being obese or smoking 15 cigarettes a day, according to research from Brigham Young University. Another study showed people with at least three close …

Relationships

4 Steps to A Sharp Hairstyle

Tips from the American Crew All-Star Challenge competition finalist<p>Fourteen of the most talented men’s hair stylists in the world gathered in Lisbon recently to compete in the <b>American Crew</b> All-Star Challenge, one of the top men’s grooming competitions. The small group of finalists was narrowed down …

Hair

An Easy Chicken Recipe That Won't Bore You To Death

You know that trimming fat and building muscle means you need to up your lean protein game. And you <i>also</i> know that chicken breast can be one your …

Why Do Men Have Nipples?

And an explanation for six other ‘useless’ body parts<p>Every day, people have their tonsils, appendix, and wisdom teeth removed—and after the pain subsides, they proceed without a hitch.<p>The truth is, it’s not all that apparent why many parts of your body are there, or what they actually do.<p>“Evolution …

Harvard

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

Skin Care