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12 Ways To Boost Your Energy When You Haven't Slept

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>You barely slept at all last night, but playing hooky (from your job, from your family, from your life) today just isn't an option. Here's how to fake it until you make it -- to bedtime.<p><b>7 a.m. Get up when your alarm goes off.</b><p>"The worst mistake I see my sleep-deprived insomnia …

17 Startup Founders on How to Become Insanely Successful

Here's what it takes to launch a business, from those who have been there before.

Startups

The HistoMap – Four thousand years of world history

Tips for Travel and Life: Disappear

"I might disappear in a month." And so he might. In a few days, weeks, or months we will say our goodbyes, embrace and go our separate ways. He will head into his world and I to mine. Just like that.<p>On the road, friends -- like homes -- are made, enjoyed, and lost. They become a part of the strewn …

Letter From Croatia: Constantine's Mother

It is rumored that Helena, the mother of Constantine, was born in the town of Skript on the Island of Brac. Constantine was, of course, a very influential personage in the history of early Christianity since he was a Roman Emperor under whom Christianity thrived. He was the Earl Warren of the Roman …

UNC, Duke Student Governments Denounce North Carolina Voter ID Bill

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Duke University are normally bitter rivals, but their student governments put aside their differences this week to issue a joint statement denouncing the state's recently passed voter ID bill.<p>The student governments' executive branches called the …

Polynesian navigators revive a skill that was nearly lost

<b>Two ocean-going canoes have returned to New Zealand after an epic voyage to Easter Island by Polynesian navigators using traditional craft. The revival of ancient skills continues to gather momentum and has great cultural and political significance for the indigenous people of the Pacific.</b><p>They …

Awesome Dresses

This Graph Tells You When Fruits And Vegetables Will Taste The Best

Summer brings a bounty of mouthwatering fruits, including juicy peaches, plump blueberries, and sweet cherries.<p>And while fruit may seem sweetest during the summer, you can enjoy a variety of ripe produce throughout the entire year.<p>So when is the best time to load up on melons and when should you …

World's biggest viruses lurk in Chilean rivers and Australian lakes

Giant viruses, more than twice as big as the last largest known viruses, have now been unearthed from sludge across the world, researchers say.<p>Even more titanic viruses might await discovery, the scientists said, and they may have features that could blur the lines between life and viruses, which …

Biology

Lost And Found: 5 Forgotten Classics Worth Revisiting

I don't remember when I first realized that books could go away, that they could — and did — pass into obscurity or out of print. <i>Myra Breckinridge</i> by Gore Vidal, <i>All</i> <i>About H. Hatterr</i> by G.V. Desani, <i>Speedboat</i> by Renata Adler, the sublime <i>An Armful of Warm Girl</i> by W.M. Spackman. Each of them, snuffed …

Bucatini Fra Diavolo from 'Franny's'

I have a habit of tossing huge pinches of red pepper flakes into all pasta dishes that cross my stove, so I was immediately drawn to the <b>Bucatini Fra Diavolo</b> in the new <i>Franny's</i> cookbook. <b>Andrew Feinberg</b>, <b>Francine Stephens</b>, and <b>Melissa Clark</b>'s recipe takes this classically spicy tomato sauce and …

Skillet Halibut With Charred Corn Salad Recipe

In addition to embracing light and healthy fish, this recipe takes advantage of fresh summer vegetables in the form of a simple charred corn salad.<p><b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which …

Wines with Middle Eastern Food

<i>We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us; we don't want to drink alone.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Wines to drink alongside your entire mezze spread.</i><p>This week, Kristen shared a Genius Recipe for hummus, the classic Middle Eastern dish that’s at home on tables from New York to …

Gin and Tonic Sorbetto

With the unmistakable flavor of juniper, and a twist of citrus, <b>The Ice Creamists</b> maintain this concoction has "enough alcohol for a kick in the bolsheviks."<p>Reprinted with permission by Matt O'Connor. Copyright © 2013. Published by Octopus Publishing. Available wherever books are sold. All rights …

Ham and Swiss Quiche Recipe

<b>Note:</b> For the pie crust, use your favorite recipe, or this recipe, with the sugar removed. It will make enough dough for two quiches, so you can either cut it in half or freeze the remaining half wrapped tightly in plastic wrap for up to 3 months.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and …

J.K. Rowling Admits That She Wrote a Critically Acclaimed Crime Novel Under a Male Pseudonym

Because Twitter has cornered the market on spoiling shocking television plot twists, it is not entirely surprising that the Internet platform has expanded its spoiler empire to the literary world—undermining J. K. Rowling’s three-month stretch of post–<i>Harry Potter</i> anonymity in bookstores.<p><i>The New</i> …

31 Photos Of New York City In The Summer Of '69

In 1969, Life magazine captured both the energy and the misery of a hot summer day in the city.<p>Via: <i>Life</i>

Paintings by Joseph Zbukvic