James Skwierawski

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This house will generate more energy than it takes to build it, operate it, and charge the car in the garage

Designboom shows the latest building designed to the ZEB (Zero Energy Building) standard, perhaps the toughest and most interesting standard in the …

Robin Williams: His Greatest Roles

'Mork & Mindy' (1978-82)

Whipped Double Chocolate Chip Chia Pudding

Whipped Double Chocolate Chip Chia Pudding.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 25, 2014 64<p>Let’s be real.<p>I’ve always been a pudding fan. I mean… always.<p>I mean… as in it …

Sony Is Selling the PS Vita with a Dick Joke

As part of a PS Vita summer campaign, Sony has released a new Japanese ad on YouTube that can be described as ballsy. That, or a cheap sight gag.<p>In …

Top Ten Ways To Hack Your Grill

It's summertime, which means a lot of people will be grillin’ and chillin’, and whether you’re a grill master or you’re still too scared to light …

'The Simpsons' Hints Krusty The Clown Could Be Killed Off

The major character dying on "The Simpsons" may have been revealed, and we're not clowning around.<p>Fans have been speculating for months on what character would be killed off in the Seasons 26 premiere of "The Simpsons," and now it appears that Krusty the Clown is set for his final act.<p>The show's …

28 Foolproof Recipes Using Five Ingredients or Less

Just because you don't have a lot of food in your fridge doesn't mean your belly has to suffer.<p><b>1. 1-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream</b><p>Chunky Monkey better watch its back. Learn how to make it here.<p><b>2. Argo Tea's Mojitea</b><p>Easy, boozy, beautiful. Get the recipe here.<p><b>3. Bacon Egg Cups</b><p>What better way to wake up …

Truffles

This App Could Let You Text Arsehole Drivers by Scanning Their Number Plate

The number of idiot drivers on the roads seems to be increasing every day. How can you make them realise how much of an idiot their driving makes …

It's Peak Tick Season: 7 Ways To Prevent Tick-Borne Disease

Every year, between 20,000 and 30,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme Disease, says the CDC. That’s a lot of people – and many experts believe the CDC’s numbers are way low, since Lyme disease can go unrecognized for many years.<p>But Lyme is just one of a growing list of serious diseases transmitted …

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

Find out if your body's telling you it's time to up your intake.<p>The Paleo Diet. Protein powder. Half-pound burgers. In case you haven't noticed, our culture has become obsessed with consuming protein—which means few of us are skimping on the stuff. "We aren't known as a country that's low in …

How I Did It: Jerry Murrell, Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Along with his sons, Jerry Murrell of Five Guys Burgers and Fries built a 570-store chain that enjoys a cult following.<p><i>Sell a really good, juicy burger on a fresh bun. Make perfect French fries. Don't cut corners. That's been the business plan since Jerry Murrell and his sons opened their first</i> …

University of Michigan

How to Make Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies | Cookie Recipes | Allrecipes.com

This is what a $22,000 Android phone feels like

With Vertu finally offering an up-to-date luxury phone, we naturally had to check out the Signature Touch up close and personal. After all, it's not everyday that one gets to play with a $21,900 phone for free (though you can do so at any Vertu boutique, as long as you're nicely dressed). For those …

11 Simple Ways to Make Yourself Happy Every Day

Want to be happier and more successful? Commit to doing one kind thing for yourself every day for a month.<p>Want to be happier? Begin by being good to yourself. That may sound self-evident, but too many people skip this step and try to make themselves happy by chasing ever-higher goals, or holding …

An island of garbage that could now be 17 times the size of Switzerland? Vice magazine investigates the Great Pacific garbage patch http://wef.ch/1hkbDNV

Facebook's New Feature Has Users Thoroughly Creeped Out

When enabled by users, the social network's new quirk allows its mobile app to turn on your smartphone's microphone, listen in on what's around you. Facebook identifies the music or TV shows it hears, and can tell the world you're currently "Listening to Iggy Azalea" if it hears you bumping "Fancy."<p>…

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The Importance of Saying Thank You

These two simple words can help you in many different professional and personal situations.<p>People constantly ask me for career advice--students, recent grads and even seasoned pros. I want to help everyone but it's just not possible.<p>When I do give someone my undivided attention or a personal …

Employment

Lupita Nyongo cast in new Star Wars film along with Gwendoline Christie.

But this is even more exciting for fans of Nyong’o, long-rumored to be in talks with Abrams. She has already been the subject of many pieces …

Healthy Breakfast: 3 Quick Meals for Kids

A healthy breakfast is usually sacrificed on an hectic morning. Here are 3 quick and healthy meals for kids.<p>It's always stressful to make sure everyone eats and gets out the door on time, and now that school is starting, the morning rush is back. But you can still make time to eat well. Here are a …

17 Flowers That Look Like Something Else

The flower, as a reproductive organ, evolved with one primary purpose in mind – to attract pollinators like insects or birds. This function has …

5 Things To Do When You Hate Your Job

I still remember the feeling now. The nausea in the pit of my stomach on Monday mornings and the dread that overwhelmed me on Sunday evening. The way …

Motivation

What The iPhone 6 Will Look Like Next To Its Rivals From Samsung

But how will those new phones look in the real world? When Apple introduced the iPhone 5 series, its larger screen measured 4 inches. Previously, iPhones had come with 3.5-inch screens. While the new phone was bigger, it wasn't <i>that much</i> bigger. It's still pretty difficult to tell what model someone …

iPhone 5

5 Ways Science Says Lack of Sleep Will Ruin Your Life

Think you'll sleep when you're dead? You'll probably die sooner--and your life won't be as fun as it could be. So says science.<p>I was watching a television news story about how overwhelmed we all are and how few of us get enough sleep. Smugly, I congratulated myself on having gotten control of my …

Climate science is a hoax: Big Oil, GOP, God say so

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Yes, climate science is a hoax. Why? No solution. The problem is obvious. But talk’s cheap. No solution? No …

Climate

The Theme Song To 'The Legend Of Zelda' Like You've Never Heard It Before

YouTube user Dan Newbie uses all sorts of household items (beer bottles, wine glasses, and even pots and pans) to re-create well-known songs.<p>In the past he's done the "Game of Thrones" theme song using a water jug and rolling pin, and Pharrell Williams' "Happy" using frying pans and water …

Here's a Video of a Drunk as Shit Tim Westwood Interviewing Rick Ross, Who Is Also Drunk as Shit

In which Rick Ross hypothesizes that Jay Z probably bought Beyoncé some Wingstop.<p>There was a time when Tim Westwood was literally the only human being in England playing rap on the radio. This means he is important. He also has interviewed—and gotten freestyles from—everyone who's anyone in …

Millions Of Bees Released After Truck Overturns In Delaware

As many as 20 million honey bees were released after a tractor-trailer overturned on a Delaware highway Tuesday, according to The Coast Reporter.<p>The Maine-bound truck was carrying 460 crated bee hives, with an estimated 16 to 20 million honeybees inside. With the truck overturned, the swarm of bees …

Princess Leia Kitten

When a kitten says this to you, it's devastating. Flickr member Wendy dresses her cat in different costumes, including the Doctor, Daenerys …