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20 Dad Jokes Phil Dunphy Would Be Proud Of

9 Surprising Things You Can Cook in the Microwave

We know, we know: you're thinking fish sticks and Hot Pockets. But look below for nine surprisingly fancy foods you can cook from start to finish in the microwave.<p><b>Mushroom Risotto (28 minutes)</b><p>Stirring stove-top risotto can be a real drag. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Sweet Potato Chips (5 Minutes)</b><p>Because all …

Cooking

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Happiness

Dealing With Misconceptions : 10 Things The Bible Never Said About Creation - Religion - Nigeria

1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.<p>1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and …

Theology

Creepy Deep-Sea Anglerfish Captured in Rare Video

An underwater robot exploring the deep seas captured the first video footage ever of a creepy-looking anglerfish — a creature that looks so menacing …

Zoology

Arab Youth Turn to Social Media to Bless Israel

Young people from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Yemen and many other Arab countries are turning to social media to tell the world that they love Israel.<p>The …

Israel

Our Microbes, Ourselves: How the Trillions of Tiny Organisms Living Inside Us Are Redefining What It Means to Be Human

“You are mostly not you… We are not individuals; we are ecosystems.”<p>Being alone may be the central anxiety of our time but, as it turns out, you are never really alone — at least in a biological sense: Every single cell of you — that is, every cell made of human DNA — is kept company by ten cells …

Microbiology

How to Get Your Kitchen Ready for Cooking

Professional cooks learn the concept of <i>mise en place</i> before they’re allowed to crack open their knife kits. As culinary freshmen, they stand at …

Kitchens

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature

6 Whiskey Drinks Every Millennial Should Know

The whiskey market is doing better than ever, and it’s mostly thanks to the shifting palates of millennial drinkers, according to reports from …

10 Awful Words and the People They're Named For

We all want to live forever. But, chances are, you'd rather forego a legacy altogether than have your name be synonymous with a goofy flub like a …

15th century

Breathtaking Photo Almost Cost the Photographer His Life

When Pakistani photographer Atif Saeed set out for a drive through a safari park in Lahore in 2012, little did he know that he would end up risking …

Shutter Speed

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

Workouts

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

Immunotherapy

Exercise Versus Diet: Which Is More Important For Weight Loss?

Being healthy is simple, right? "Eat less, move more." That's easy to say, but practicality is one of the most important things when it comes to …

Fitness

China, Japan And The US -- A Complex Combustible Triangle

Taro Aso, Japanese Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, announced on 2 April that Japan would not join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) out of loyalty to the US. He is the grandson of Shigeru Yoshida. Yoshida, a wily highly capable diplomat, was Japan’s prime minister during …

Japan

Thousands of workouts from two pieces of gym gear

This will vary based on fitness goals, but for me, I'd recommend a skipping rope and a dumbbell – cheap and available everywhere. For cardio, others …

The best science-fiction and fantasy books for March

Carola Dibbell’s fascinating debut, <b>The Only Ones</b> (Two Dollar Radio; paperback, $16.99), details the emotional journey of Inez Fardo, a 19-year-old who has survived terrible trauma and yet still manages to find life wondrous at times. In a time when most of the population has been wiped out by a …

Science Fiction

173-Pound Pit Bull Named “The Hulk” Definitely Lives Up to His Name

A bully pitbull that’s almost the size of a miniature pony has become an internet sensation after his owners released photos and videos of him …

Pets

40 maps that explain outer space - Vox

Space is uniquely difficult for us to wrap our heads around. It's bigger, by many orders of magnitude, than anything we ever experience firsthand, and involves processes that unfold over the course of billions of years. One thing that can help you visualize space is maps and graphics like these — …

Here's How the New Christian Left Is Twisting the Gospel

Peek behind the curtain of some "progressive" or "hip" evangelical churches, past the savvy technology and secular music, and you will find more than …

10 Mindsets Of Organized People Which Will Make Them Successful

Being organized is not something that people inherit: it is more to do with how well you organize your daily routine and tasks to make sure that …

100 books everyone should read before they die (ranked!)

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Books

22 Genius Tips To Help You Cook More On Weeknights

Save money, eat healthy, and organize your kitchen all at once!