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29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

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America’s Fastest Growing Jobs

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247wallst.com.</i><p><i>By Robert Serenbetz</i><p>After the recession …

Alzheimers awareness takes the form of 'Alz': a haunting stroll among pixels

More often than not, video games about illness involve surviving in a post-apocalyptic hellscape filled with zombies, not diseases typically associated with old age. But that's just what you get with <i>Alz</i>, a very brief web game — if you can call it that — that tries to put the viewer in the mind of …

Take a walk with Alzheimer's disease in this short video game

Alzheimer's disease, and any form of dementia, can place a great burden on those who love and care for someone suffering from it. The brief, poignant flash game <i>Alz</i> tries to tell the other side of the struggle: what it's like to go about the day when your memory is so displaced and filled with</i> …

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Here's What Happens When A Pixar Artist Storyboards His Favorite R-Rated Movies

As the makers of the most high-minded children's entertainment in the movie business, it would stand to reason some Pixar artists' taste runs more toward adult fare. (Also, obviously every single one of them is a geek. I mean they live in the Bay Area and draw cartoons for a living.)<p>Well it turns …

Rooftoppers Climb Up the World’s Second Tallest Building, Snap Breathtaking Photos

<i>Editor’s Note: This goes without saying, but we neither condone nor encourage you trying this at home. Be Safe!</i><p>I’m a firm believer in a healthy …

Rust - Overview video

It really doesn't matter how kind and forgiving a person you may be — when you're playing <i>Rust</i>, you're playing The Most Dangerous Game.<p>It's a difficult game to describe — and not because its core mechanics, which blend <i>DayZ</i>'s survivalism with <i>Minecraft</i>'s resource collection and crafting, are …

My Bucket List

Every other year, I update my bucket list to cross off items that I’ve done and add in new items that have appeared on my travel radar. Some people …

More Repurposed Pianos

One of last year's entries to make the 2013 roundup was this piano that was converted into a workbench. Any time you've got 300-plus pounds of …

A Giant Twisting Serpent Skeleton Emerges from the Loire River in France | Colossal

<p>Completed in 2012, Serpent d’océan is a giant aluminum sea serpent skeleton by artist Huang Yong Ping (previously) situated off the shore of the …

The Five Mistakes That Can Ruin Any Handshake

At the forty or so seminars I give yearly, I always ask the same question: "Who here has ever received a bad handshake?" Invariably everyone raises …

Body Language

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …

Baby Pudu, A Tiny Deer, Is Ridiculously Adorable, And She Loves Her Mom (PHOTO)

She's just three weeks old, and doesn't yet have a name, but that hasn't stopped the newest resident at the Detroit Zoo from being amazing adorable.<p>The baby pudu, a species of deer, was born on May 20 to parents Carol and T. Roy. And she and her mom seem to already have a very special (and …

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Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

Watch the 'Sherlock' Panel Introduction From Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch [Comic Con 2013] – /Film

The BBC and PBS Masterpiece series <b>Sherlock</b> was the highlight of a panel at Comic Con today, with producers <b>Mark Gatiss</b>, <b>Steven Moffat</b>, and <b>Sue Vertue</b> in …

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Krav Maga: A Primer on the Martial Art of the Israeli Defense Forces | The Art of Manliness

I can’t remember how I first heard about Krav Maga, but I do remember being immediately intrigued. All martial arts have an appeal to most men and …

What Lies Ahead for the Future of the Wildlife Professional?

<i>When I mention the word “organismal” to college-aged or graduate students in biological disciplines, many look at me crazier than fellow graduate students in non-science disciplines did several years ago.</i><p><i>When I was applying to graduate school I was pretty naive, but I knew that I, at least, wanted</i> …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Summer Storm Approaches

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service, there are around 1,800 thunderstorms at any given …

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Nashville Zoo Welcomes Eurasian Lynx

Nashville Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of a Eurasian Lynx. The female cub was born to the Zoo’s on-exhibit pair on Saturday, May 4.<p>“We …

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What's cuter than a baby meerkat? Six baby meerkats!

Visitors often fawn over this meerkat family that resides at the Schöenbrunn Zoo in Vienna — and now there’s more of them to love. Six little ones were born at the zoo on June 2.<p>“We are of course thrilled that all six are doing great at the moment,” the zoo’s director Dagmar Schratter said in a …