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8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Codes of Conduct

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …

Testicle size may indicate men's childcare aptitude, suggests US study

Men's aptitude for childcare may be reflected in the size of their testes, according to a study by US scientists.<p>Researchers found that men with smaller testes were more likely to take charge of children's bath-time, visits to the doctor, night-time comforting, and other parenting jobs than others …

Recipe Of The Day: Nutella S'mores

S'mores are not complicated. A combination of marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker, they're probably one of the easiest desserts to make. While often these are eaten around the campfire, even that's not necessary to enjoy this summer-time treat. We love the classic combination, but we also …

Fruit Salad Recipes That Aren't Boring

Here's the thing about fruit salad: it usually sucks. Watery melon, over-ripe berries, potentially canned pineapple and, in the worst cases, gummy bananas. We have all had this fruit salad. For some of us, it has ruined fruit salad. Today, we want to heal our wounds with a few fruit salad recipes …

A Sandwich a Day: The Chocolate Cake and Salted Peanut Gelato Donut Sandwich From Black Dog Gelato

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>This might not be the typical sandwich you're used to from A Sandwich a Day, but since I'm your resident self-proclaimed troublemaker, well, that shouldn't surprise you too much. On August 29th, <b>Black Dog Gelato</b> teamed up with the</b> …

Easy & Delicious Panzanella Recipe

This light & fresh bread salad is a perfect accompaniment to a seafood dish. Panzanella is an Italian salad made of toasted or stale bread chunks, tomatoes and onion. It is dressed in a vinaigrette of olive oil and vinegar.<p><b>Lemon Verbana Panzanella Recipe</b><p>2 baguettes<br>• 3 tomatoes<br>• 2 sprigs lemon verbena<br>• 1 …

The world's most unusual beaches

Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls - if life's a beach, these are its strangest days. These 10 beaches from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Sights</i> might not all be swimmable, but they are all extraordinary.<p>1. Bowling Ball Beach, California<p>Compared to green sand or vanishing tides, …

Beaches

Vermont airport is first stop for mom-friendly Lactation Station - TODAY.com

Today<p>A "Lactation Station" was installed at Vermont's Burlington International Airport this week.<p>A Vermont airport that was once the site of a “nurse-in” protesting the in-flight treatment of a breastfeeding mom is the first U.S. airport to install a dedicated breastfeeding and pumping station.<p>The …

Family Travel

Recipe Of The Day: Chocolate Caramels

If the thought of making candy leaves you feeling nervous, just know that you're not alone. There's something about the making of candy that feels like it calls for a little bit of magic. But really, all you need is patience and a candy thermometer. With those two tools, and loads of sugar, you can …

Scientists grow mini human brains from stem cells | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have grown the first mini human brains in a laboratory and say their success could lead to new levels of understanding about the way brains develop and what goes wrong in disorders like schizophrenia and autism.<p>A cross-section of an entire organoid showing development …

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Ramen burger creator: It’s more than 'college food'

Call it unconventional. Call it over-the-top. You can even call it greasy. Just don’t call the ramen burger “college food.”<p>The burger, an all-beef patty stuffed between fresh, chewy ramen noodles in lieu of a bun, and served with a variety of fillings and accompaniments, has captured the appetites …

Los Angeles

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Food-and-Wine-Lover’s Guide to Croatia

Sunbaked and mountainous, the islands of southern Croatia feel especially cozy in the fall when summer crowds have thinned and breezes have cooled. …

How to Make Gourmet Chocolate Covered Apples

Chocolate covered apples are becoming popular and trendy. Entire stores are devoted to the things! But don't go spending exorbitant amounts of money …

How to Make Butterfinger Cake Pops

Cake pops or balls are a great and unique way to indulge cakes without having to modify a recipe. Petite in size, they can be enjoyed by kids and …

Dessert

How to Make Baileys Irish Cream Truffles

Complete your next drinking or dinner party with these Baileys chocolate treats.<p>Ingredients<p><i>Makes 16</i><p>12 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate morsels<p>1/4 cup …

How to Make Crispy Parmesan Asparagus Sticks

Crispy Parmesan asparagus sticks are wonderful appetizers that taste like slender, crunchy vegetable fries. They also taste just as good if your …

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Mattress

Staff Reviewed<p>Blood contains lots of proteins, and this makes stains particularly difficult to remove. To get blood stains out of a mattress, you …

How to Convert an Old TV Into a Fish Tank

1<p><b>Find an old wooden TV console.</b><p>2<p><b>Open the wooden television console.</b> Console televisions usually have a removable back, but you may have to go in …

DIY

How to Play Cribbage

Cribbage is a challenging game that can be played with 2-6 people (not 5). Although it may seem intimidating at first, the basic game is very easy to …

How to Make Vodka Soaked Strawberries

Soaking strawberries in vodka for at least 1 hour will infuse the fruit with vodka flavor. You can then use the berries as a topping for ice cream, …

These Songs Could Have Changed Your Life: The Best Rejected Songs of the Millennium

In which 20 Grantland writers wipe their eyes, put on their headphones, take a walk, and attempt to process the most egregious omissions from the …

Music

How To Grow Your Own Photo

Use microbes to make black-and-agar still lifes<p>Microbes aren't known for their artistic merit, but that hasn't stopped scientists from using bacteria to find their inner Ansel Adams. Bioengineer Chris Voigt and his team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have hacked a harmless strain of</i> …