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These Are Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can't get enough of the appliance's versatility and ease. And while …

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

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Birds are more like ‘feathered apes’ than ‘bird brains’

For centuries scientists dismissed birds as dumb based on physical differences in their brains. How wrong we were.<p>When Jane Goodall observed chimpanzees making tools in 1960, humans lost their self-aggrandizing status as the world’s only tool makers. Now scientists are beginning to realise there …

Birds

Project Lifesaver helps Sarpy County officers locate missing girl with autism

When searching for a missing child, especially one with a learning disability, time is of the essence. Sarpy County officers are using …

Free Electric bike generates electricity with pedal power

One way of providing electricity to parts of the world that still have no access is to give them the means to generate it themselves. That's the …

Electric Bikes

Oldenlandia affinis - Classifications - Encyclopedia of Life

Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships …

Relationships

Oldenlandia affinis (Roem. & Schult.) DC. [family RUBIACEAE]

Herbarium<p>Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K)<p>Collection<p>Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa<p>Resource Type<p>Reference Sources<p>Entry From<p>Burkill, H.M. 1985. The …

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Breakthrough may stop multiple sclerosis in its tracks

An international research team has demonstrated that a new plant-derived drug can block the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS).<p>University of …

D20 Collective

EQUIP YOURSELF<p>Who is d20 collective?<p>D20Collective is quite simply the finest marketplace this side of the gaming table. Our mission is to roll a …

Homemade Soda Recipes for 5 Classic Flavors

<i>Photo: Armstrong Studios/Getty Images</i><p>It's easy to understand why soda is such a guilty pleasure: cold, fizzy, and sweet, it's a treat like no other. …

Drink the Book: Natural Cola Recipe

A few months back <i>This American Life</i> aired a program entitled Original Recipe, all about uncovering what was possibly the original formula for Coca-Cola. This episode was one of the radio show's most popular, gathering enough traffic to their website to temporarily shut it down. Obviously we're …

How to Make Cola Syrup

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Fruit & Herb Honey Syrups<p>diychristmascrafts: “ truebluemeandyou: “ DIY No Cook Fruit, Herb & Honey Syrup Recipes and Tutorial from The Yummy Life …

Fizzy, Bubbly, & Fresh: 10 Recipes for Homemade Soda

What do you get when you mix the freshest plums, berries, and melons that summer has to offer with a little sugar and a splash of sparkling water? …

50 Homemade Sodas

Homemade soda is just a mix of flavored syrup and seltzer or club soda. Adjust the ratio depending on how sweet you like it.<p><b>How to Make Soda</b>: For …

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How to Buy Coffee Like a Pro

Want to star in your own episode of <i>Portlandia</i>? Go to the coffee aisle, pick up a bag of beans and read it aloud.<p>Should you go for the single-origin …

There Is No Love Like Cast-Iron Pan Love

For Camino chef Russell Moore, a friend’s flea-market find turned into a lifelong love affair with vintage cast-iron pans.<p>One day at Chez Panisse, my friend Tony Brush pushed eight cast-iron Griswold and Wagner skillets toward me and said, “Here are some pans for you.” We both rode bikes and liked …

21 Kitchen Upgrades That You Can Actually Do Yourself

Including options for renters!

10 Things to Make with an Old Pair of Jeans

Blue jeans were originally designed for cowboys and miners. They're tough!So it's always a little sad when a pair of dungarees comes to the end of …

How to Make Denim Yarn From Old Jeans

Introduction: How to Make Denim Yarn From Old Jeans<p><b>A FiberArtsy.com Tutorial</b><p>Have you seen all of the posts lately about making yarn from old …

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Oven-Baked Reuben Casserole

When it comes to classics, a good ol’ Reuben sandwich never fails to hit the spot. Seriously, there isn’t much that grilled-to-perfection, gooey …

Here's What To Do If Your Phone's Storage Is Full

Step one: Don't panic.<p>3. Delete Safari browsing history (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Safari</b> > <b>Clear History and Browsing data</b>, then scroll down to the bottom, tap <b>Advanced</b>).<p>4. For Chrome, open the Chrome app, tap the menu icon, tap <b>History</b>, then <b>Clear browsing data</b>.<p>5. Keep only recent texts (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Messages</b> > under</b> …

Her Recipe for Cabbage Rolls is Downright Amazing

One of the best parts about winter is the food and drink that goes great with the chilly weather. Soups, meatloaf and other warm meals really hit the …

The Raven Writing Gloves

Brood on lost Lenore with these super-soft fingerless gloves featuring text straight from Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem, The Raven!<p>Our Writing …

These Vintage Life Tips May Be From 1900, But They’re Still Totally Brilliant Today.

Back in the late 1800s, cigarette companies would put a single card in their product packets to keep the containers from bending. Over time, they …

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7 No-Bake Desserts to Satisfy Late-Night Cravings

The incredible scent of cookies baking in the oven is well worth savoring. But this roundup isn't about that. It's about getting what you need the …