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Drunk Settlers To Blame For Aussie Accent, Lecturer Says

It's a highly controversial theory among other academics.<p>Scientists have long known that the modern Australian accent developed from a combination of European settlers' and Aborigines' pronunciations -- but a provocative new theory claims the accent may also have boozy origins.<p>Dean Frenkel, a …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

8 Essential Beer Hacks You Need To Know Immediately

You know what's cool? A good lifehack. Even cooler? A good beer. Fuse these together and you're unstoppable. That's why we've rounded up the all-around BEST solutions for any and every beer-mergency, because with the power of efficiency on your side, you sure to be the hero of any and every …

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Here's what to expect from the next iPhone's camera, according to a person who's making it

The camera on the next iPhone will have a bigger sensor that can take in more light, and a lens that's designed to work with that improved sensor.<p>This means we can expect the iPhone 6S to capture higher-quality photos than the iPhone 6.<p>Apple is currently ordering suppliers to produce five-element …

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Pouring Saltwater Over Graphene Generates Electricity

A team of Chinese scientists did an impossible-sounding thing. They created electricity simply by dragging a droplet of saltwater across a layer of …

Spain moves to roll abortion laws back to 1985

For anti-abortion activists, it has been an historic day for Spain.<p>They are delighted that the government wants to change the law back to what it was in 1985, making it much harder for women to terminate unwanted pregnancies.<p>New legislation proposed by the ruling conservative People’s Party would …

Keystone opponents vow civil disobedience, vigils starting Monday

Environmentalists and other opponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline are ramping up their opposition to the project following the release Friday of a largely favorable State Department report -- vowing to hold vigils, jump into the November elections and even perform acts of civil disobedience.<p>The …

America's best craft breweries

It wasn't long ago when the American beer market was dominated by a handful of acrid, factory-produced brews that bore only a passing resemblance to what those in other climes called 'beer'. Thankfully, those days of choking down foul-tasting swill are long gone, with an explosion of microbreweries …

Body image: how actors push their bodies to the limits

Matthew McConaughey<p>Before: 84kg (13st 3lb/185lb)<br>After: 61kg (9st 8lb/134lb)<p>McConaughey has already scooped a number of industry accolades for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, which he prepared for by consuming only Diet Coke, egg whites, chicken and the odd spoonful of tapioca. He has won both the …

Lofty Goals: Bill Nye Wants To Change The World Video

This is a short video of Bill Nye discussing his Science Guy show (which will celebrate its 20th anniversary on September 10th -- what have I done …

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The death of photography: are camera phones destroying an artform?

"It's really weird," says Antonio Olmos. "Photography has never been so popular, but it's getting destroyed. There have never been so many photographs taken, but photography is dying."<p>I'd asked the 50-year-old, award-winning, London-based Mexican photographer what he thinks is going to happen to …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

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Grilled Cheese With Guacamole Might Be The Best Thing Ever

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I admit it: I was a hot avocado snob. Look around you, I'm sure you know one. I'm talking about people who scoff at the idea of serving avocado at any temperature other than cool. People who hear of tempura-fried …

Sunday Brunch: Eggs Baked in Avocado

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>If your first response to a baked avocado dish is "gross," I beg you to consider …

27 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier

Don't punish yourself with a cleanse or something equally awful. Just make real food better for you with these yummy substitutions.<p><i>Graphics by Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed.</i>

15 Fabulous Pitcher Drinks for a Party

What's a party without a cocktail? But shaking them to order just isn't practical when there are guests to enjoy and dinner to finish. Two words for …

Cherry Beer Margaritas

Ingredients<p>1 (12-ounce) can limeade concentrate, thawed<br>• 12 ounces cherry flavored soda<br>• 1 (12-ounce) bottle of your favorite beer (I used Corona …

Gorgeous Signature Cocktails In Every Color Of The Rainbow

One of the actual fun parts of planning a wedding is getting to pick out what insane drink your guests will be getting hammered on. So go with something fruity that matches your flowers.

Vegan Chipotle Sweet Potato Burger

This is another entry in our vague, occasional series of really easy and delicious veggie burgers. The truth is, if you add equal parts of …

10 Terribly Overrated Destinations (And Where To Travel Instead)

Have you ever traveled somewhere that everyone told you was the absolute best, only to find yourself wondering: Is that all there is?<p>It happens. Sometimes, the destination in question is trading on a dated reputation it no longer deserves. Other times, you've fallen victim to hype, manufactured by …

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Banana-Nut Muffins

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Banana-Macadamia Nut Muffins<p><b>Yield:</b> 12 muffins<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>25 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>55 minutes<p>Fabulous banana muffins that …

Crispy Baked Avocado Tacos with Purple Cabbage Slaw

**Join us May 14th from 4-6pm at Central BBQ (downtown) for our book release party** <br>After diving into this dish for lunch today, we immediately …