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How the Mazda Miata went from sketch to immortality

Our favorite little sports car hit the scene on Feb. 9, 1989.<p>Just as the Ford Mustang will forever be connected to the 1964 New York World's Fair, the Mazda Miata will always be able to trace its roots back to the Chicago Auto Show. On February 9, 1989, Mazda officially unveiled its all-new …

5 Things You Need to Know About Opera Before This Super Bowl

Some people seem to have a problem with the fact that there's an opera singer singing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl. People like this guy, (who's he?) and this guy, who calls himself a reporter and should know better. So here are several pieces of information you should know about opera …

It's Winter, So It's Time to Cook with Carrots—Here's How

Why you should stock up on carrots at the farmers' market, and 22 recipes for using them<p>Right now, your local farmers' market might be looking a little...thin. All you can find are carrots and potatoes. But that's not a bad thing! Carrots are an incredibly flexible staple, lending sweetness to …

Cooking

10 Best Coconut Oil Treatments for All Hair Types

Is there a problem coconut oil can't solve? Your organic Whole Foods jar is great when you're in a pinch, but that doesn't mean the miracle ingredient can't be improved upon. Here, 10 coconut oil-infused hair concoctions for every styling need.

California Barley Bowl

I mentioned in a recent favorites list that I've been cooking from Megan Gordon's new cookbook, Whole Grain Mornings. I met Megan a few years ago …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Jeff Bezos

Festive Beet Citrus Salad with Kale and Pistachios Recipe

During the dark days of winter, isn’t it refreshing to see festive colors on a plate?<p>This beet citrus salad includes a mixture of vibrant red, pink, …

Healthy Eating

Roll Out the Kinks

The world would be a better place if all cyclists had the luxury of daily postride massage. But with a foam roller, you can pretty much do the job yourself—minus the harp music.<p>The world would be a better place if all cyclists had the luxury of daily postride massage. But with a foam roller, you …

ABC News – Breaking News, Latest News, Headlines & Videos

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Royal Weddings

I Drove The Tesla Model S, And It Totally Lived Up To The Hype

A few hours after my drive, the automaker issued a less than perfect earnings report, driving its stock down more than 12%.<p>I couldn't care less about what the stock does. It doesn't matter. As long as Tesla keeps making cars this amazing, it will succeed, because lots of people a) want the best car …

Tesla

Dramatic Hair Makeovers In This Week's Best & Worst Beauty (PHOTOS)

This week in beauty was filled with dramatic hair makeovers. Jennifer Hudson made a jaw-dropping appearance at the 2013 Black Girls Rock event with a pixie cut, proving women with round shaped faces can also pull off the short hairstyle. Meanwhile, Kate Bosworth stepped out wearing a sculptural …

Into thin hair: More women seeking transplants for limp locks

As if we didn’t already have wrinkles, cellulite, spider veins and muffin tops to worry about, now you can add possible baldness to your list of …

Five Mistakes You're Making with Your Chili

It doesn't matter what kind of chili you like—avoid these five mistakes, and you'll make the best batch you've ever made.<p>There are handfuls of ways to make chili: some people like it with ground beef and beans, some like it Texas-style with big chunks of meat, and plenty go vegetarian. Whatever …

Cooking

Fantastical 2: The calendar Apple should have built… again

After bringing natural language input to the mobile calendar experience with Fantastical for iPhone last November, Flexibits today released a brand new version of what was already my absolute favorite calendar app.<p>Fantastical 2 delivers an all new design made just for iOS 7 as well as numerous new …

Braised Turkey Legs

8 Servings<p>A whole turkey makes for a great presentation, but it takes a lot of brining, basting, etc., to ensure the breast doesn’t dry out before the legs are done. There is another way—two ways, in fact: Cook the legs and the breast separately, using a different method for each. It’s possibly the …

Carrots

The 15 Wittiest Things Oscar Wilde Ever Said

Or wrote. Maybe. (He said a lot of witty things).<p>Happy birthday, you quote machine, you!<p>All photos by Napoleon Sarony, via Oscar Wilde In America.

Oscar Wilde

Square Cash lets anyone with a debit card send money instantly over email

What if sending money was as simple as sending an email?<p>That’s the premise of Square Cash, launching today for all debit card users in the US, using any email service. To use Square Cash, all you do is compose an email to a friend, type the amount you way to pay in the subject title, and cc …

Aereo: the cloud based content upstart that could upend the TV industry

America’s most powerful broadcasters are trying to shut down an emerging TV recording service. If their case is heard, the implications could be far reaching.<p>Late on Friday (Oct. 11) the major free-to-air broadcasters filed a petition in the US supreme court against Aereo, a start up backed by …

Televisions

Good Chocolate, Bad Chocolate, and How to Tell the Difference

Chocolate contains naturally-occurring antioxidants called flavanols and epicatechins (two types of flavonoids). They help keep your blood flowing …

New Large-Scale 3D Drawings by Ben Heine

Belgian artist Ben Heine has gained recognition for his <i>Pencil Vs Camera</i> series, in which the clever illustrator superimposes a drawing on a sheet of torn paper over a real-life background. As a continuation of the series, Heine has recently ventured into new territory that allows him to enter his …

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These are the best haircuts for women in their 40s, 50s and 60s -- and they're stunning

Mussels with White Wine

Servings<p>Customize the flavor profile of the finished dish by stirring some curry powder or Dijon mustard into the cooking liquid. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>6 small shallots, thinly sliced<p>6 garlic cloves, …

Dijon Mustard

How To Preserve Battery Life In iOS 7

It’s been possible for a while to run some apps in the background on an iPhone and other iOS devices but with iOS 7, Apple extended that privilege to a broader range of apps. That can be good news — if you want an app downloading the latest stock prices, weather or other information, or processing …

Minestrone Soup

This minestrone soup is such a no-fuss recipe that I didn't even bother to get any pictures of me making it. There's nothing crazy here - just …

8 Basic Recipes That Make Meal Planning Easy

We all know that it's easy to find a recipe on the Internet these days. There are millions of sites and pages posting glossy, beautiful photos of recipes that you'll probably never have the time to make.<p>While I also post recipes on my blog, I realize that recipes on their own don't really help …