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9 Salads And Sides To Flag For The 4th Of July

Fireworks, friends and -- most importantly -- food! Flag these easy salad and side recipes for your Independence Day party. They're keepers.<p><b>1. Baby Spinach Salad with Fresh Goat Cheese</b><p>Usually we think of fresh berries as something to eat for breakfast or dessert, but here they make an elegant …

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5 Steps to Imbue Your RPG Characters With Personality To Spare

I have a confession to make: I used to hate <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>.<p>I played twice during my formative teen years and found it to be incredibly dull. My …

Finally, three great card games to play instead of Cards Against Humanity

The Indie Megabooth has become a fixture at PAX Prime, and this year its lineup is better than ever. But it's not just packed to bursting with video games. It also has a sizeable area devoted to tabletop games, with 10 games (in various stages of completion) ready to play.<p>Here are three great card …

Ghostwriters

D&D Monster A-Z (Inktober 2015)

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New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

How to Chop an Onion, Bell Pepper and Cauliflower Head: VIDEO - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New</i> …

Fresh Lemon Syrup Recipe

Whether you're juicing standard supermarket lemons or their seasonal Meyer cousins, save the rinds for this vibrant yellow syrup. It's pure sunshine in a bottle, made from nothing but sugar dissolved by the acidic pulp—no cooking required! Since there's no added juice, it tastes more sweet than …

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Honeybee antibiotics? Fresh honey ‘key’ to beating drug-resistant infections, scientists say

Swedish scientists have detected 13 bacterial components in raw honey that they say are more effective than conventional antibiotics in fighting …

5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

Gravitational Waves

Scientists Warn that Robots and Artificial Intelligence Could Eliminate Work

Robots and artificial intelligence have long posed a threat to humans’ jobs, but a group of scientists on Sunday issued an especially dire warning …

Artificial Intelligence

The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality - Part I

<b>"Mind is the Master Power that molds and makes, and we are mind. And ever more we take the tool of thought, and shaping what we will, bring forth a thousand joys, or a thousand ills. We think in secret, and it comes to pass, environment, is but our looking glass."</b> <b>-- James Allen</b><p>At some point we have …

Should your family unplug from smartphones?

A program called Family Day Unplugged is trying to convince people in Alberta to unplug from their smartphones and other devices and instead spend …

Grandparents

5 Best Minerals & Fossils To Buy With Your IRS Tax Refund

You just got your IRS tax refund and now you’re presented with some cash to go out and buy one of a kind minerals and fossils from your local geology shop or online at a fossil and mineral marketplace. Whether you’ve got a sweet spot for trilobites, petrified wood, or any number of colorful …

Dinosaurs

Chicken Soup

These comforting recipes include classic chicken noodle soup and hearty chicken-and-sausage gumbo.

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You Don’t Need More Free Time

AMERICANS work some of the longest hours in the Western world, and many struggle to achieve a healthy balance between work and life. As a result, there is an understandable tendency to assume that the problem we face is one of <i>quantity</i>: We simply do not have enough free time. “If I could just get a …

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CHART: Did you really vote?

A chunk of Canadians play a game of ‘Let’s Not and Say We Did’<p><i>Every day,</i> Maclean’s <i>Show and Tell infographic series will highlight interesting data in</i> …

Canada

25 New Graphic Design Tutorials & Tips to Improve Your Creative Skills

Best graphic designers share their amazing ideas, techniques and tutorials to improve your graphic design skills for making logos, posters, …

Graphics

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Sodium Citrate Will Turn A Block Of Cheese Into The Creamiest Nacho Sauce Ever. Get Some.

There will be a nacho cheese fountain at my wedding reception someday. <i>(If a wedding never happens, this is a formal request that there</i> at least <i>be one at my funeral.)</i> Knowing this, you should now understand that the importance of nacho cheese in my life is paramount. So heed my advice: Sodium …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Bravely Second is Exactly What You Want It to Be

<i>Bravely Default</i> is a darling of a JRPG that hearkens back to the <i>Final Fantasy</i> games of yore—and one of the best games the 3DS has to offer. From …

Tokyo Game Show

Final Fantasy Explorers Is More Fun In Multiplayer

<b>By Spencer</b> . September 19, 2014 . 1:38am<p>I got to play a second round of <i>Final Fantasy Explorers</i> at TGS, this time with a group of Square Enix …

Study: Low-carb diet beats low-fat for weight loss and heart health

Good news for people who like oil more than bread: People on a low-carbohydrate diet lowered certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease and lost nearly three times as much weight as those on a low-fat diet, a new study found.<p>"This isn't a license to hit the butter and meat fats," cautioned Dr. …

US researching implants that'll help your body and mind heal itself

America's mad science division is at it again, this time imagining a future where your body won't need (as much) medicine to stay healthy, simply by using the resources it already has. Put simply, a person's peripheral nervous system runs the internal organs and summons the troops to fight off …

Pioneering new injection to cure heart failure without need for major surgery

The technique, which involves a simple injection, could aid the recovery of hundreds of thousands of heart failure patients - and could even consign heart transplants to history.<p>A pioneering new treatment that allows damaged hearts to recover without the need for major surgery is being trialled by …

A Bite From This Tick Could Make You Allergic To Meat

A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.<p>This bizarre problem was only discovered a few years ago but is growing as the ticks spread from the …

Aircraft-Inspired Supermaterial Generates Electricity from Wind

While working on new ways to generate power for high-altitude aircraft, Lockheed Martin engineer Charles Chase stumbled upon an idea for a material that generates electricity when wind blows through it.<p><b>Charles Chase has one of the coolest titles in</b> the aviation industry: senior program manager of …

Second Sight First Bionic Eyes

The first glasses in the world, it seems, were created some 700 years ago.<p>It's taken until this year, 2014, for patients to receive the first FDA-approved bionic eyes. This breakthrough comes via Second Sight, a California company whose Argus II technology revolves around implanting patients with …

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