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8 Stereotypically Intimidating Dishes Solved by Fail-Proof Recipes

Sometimes experimenting in the kitchen can be a little scary. Okay, maybe a lot scary. This is especially true when it comes to dishes that are either notoriously temperamental (soufflés) or difficult to pronounce (KEEN-wa) or just all-around more complicated than usual (poached eggs). Well, we …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Reinventing the Light Switch: Futuristic Goldee Light Controller [Video]

<b>Goldee Light Controller</b> is a reinvention of the light switch that redefines how people interact with light. The new system translates information …

Hidden Alaska

See photos of Alaska's hidden landscapes and wildlife by Michael Melford in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

Nature

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

For travelers, Africa has it all: iconic wildlife, epic landscapes, ancient wonders, and an incredible variety of cultures that have intrigued intrepid adventurers for centuries! However, this vast and beautiful continent also has it's sweet side, and it's a perfect place for newlyweds looking to …

Throwback Tech Cases Will Take You Back To The Future

<i>Editor’s note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech.</i><p>My first cell phone was heavier than my purse, but I carried it like it was the One Ring. Several years earlier, you couldn’t part me from my Game Boy, which, at the time, was just slightly cooler than the new …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in December

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in December:</b><p>Ring in 2014 with thousands of your closest friends for <i>three days</i> at <b>Edinburgh</b>‘s <b>Hogmanay</b> (December 30-January 1). Scotland’s biggest New Year’s party features music, dancing, …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

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Gold Pagani Huayra Launch, Powerslides and Accelerations!

LeBron James: Why He Can't Be Compared to Michael Jordan

Link to Media<p>Michael Jordan retired after the 1997-98 NBA season. Ever since then, we’ve been looking for his successor, the player who would take his place as the best in the game—and possibly surpass him.<p>Until LeBron James went to the Miami Heat, got a jumper and developed a post game, MJ had no …

Basketball

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

25 Super Awkward Moments in Sports

Link to Media<p>In the YouTube era, every gaffe, accidental curse or clumsy fall is archived on the Internet. There was a time when a sideline reporter could wear an errant ball to the head without being immortalized as a meme, but those days are long over.<p>To celebrate the age when every humiliating …

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'World's Most Traveled' Man, Mike Spencer Bown, Heads Home After 23-Year Journey

Should 44-year-old Mike Spencer Bown ever find himself portrayed in pop culture, the best analogue would likely be Dos Equis' (fictional) beer endorser, the "Most Interesting Man in the World."<p>His promo would read something like this: "He invented the term 'Wanderlust;' His Facebook profile reads …

Easy, Delicious & Indulgent: Rozanne Gold's Best 10-Minute Lunches

It's Monday morning. You don't have much time to pack a lunch and get out the door to work or school — what do you do? If you're sick of relying on …

Food

What is the Worst Thing You Ever Heard Your Mommy Say?

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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Buffalo Chicken Macaroni Salad

First of all, we need to announce the winner from our giveaway! The winner is #1334, Kelly! Congrats, girl!<p>So as many of you noticed last week, we’re …

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This Gas-Powered Surfboard Can Hit 35 MPH Without a Single Wave

If you've dreamed of becoming a surfer, but don't live anywhere close to waves big enough to ride, that's no longer a problem. The JetSurf board …

Dirk Nowitzki Spoofs Geico Ad in New Dallas Mavericks 'Game Day' Commercial

Behold the beauty of the Internet: Dirk Nowitzki and talking camels in the same article.<p>In a strange but marvelous bit of advertising, the Dallas Mavericks forward has gifted fans with a new television spot spoofing Geico’s “Hump Day” ad.<p>For those of you unfamiliar with this particular Geico spot, …

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Breaded Chicken Recipes: Creative Ingredients To Create A Crunch (PHOTOS)

Chicken is one of the most classic and reliable dinnertime staples. But although we love the traditional recipes, we're also fans of the many ways chicken has reinvented itself to stay relevant.<p>One of the best things about chicken is that there are so many ways to cook it -- from grilling, to …

THE REALNESS: Top 5 Most Awkward At The VMAs

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

5 Films That Kicked Off Award-Winning Directors' Careers

Everyone has seen the “standards” from major, award-winning directors, but if you want the upper hand at your next trivia night, add these …

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10 Travel Apps That Save You Time and Money

From trip planning to packing to getting around a foreign city—and even speaking the language—let these easy-to-use apps power your next vacation!

The 7 Best Worker-Training Music Videos

<b>By Carmel Lobello</b><p>To the uninitiated, there may seem to be few connections between big businesses and rap. But in fact, corporate behemoths have been …

Pop Culture

Beef Satay Recipe - Thai-Style Grilled Beef Skewers

Why Are There Shoes Hanging Up There?

What’s With the Shoes?<p>Have you ever wondered why there's a pair of shoes hanging from the telephone wires? Check out the documentary <i>The Mystery of</i> …

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