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Low-Oxygen Dead Zones Found In Atlantic Ocean

No psychic powers here<p>Plenty of fish in the sea? Sure. But you won't find any in the Atlantic Ocean's newly discovered dead zones.<p>In a paper published in <i>Biogeosciences</i>, researchers describe pockets of low-oxygenated water traveling across the Atlantic Ocean. They found these so-called dead zones in …

6 Quick and Savory Stews

These warming dishes have wonderfully complex flavors but don't take all day to make.<p>Chicken, Pasta and Salad, All in One<p>A Ridiculously Fast Beefy …

Cooking

Big Stitch Quilting + HST Pillow Top Tutorial

Corey Yoder from Little Miss Shabby shows you how to incorporate Big Stitch quilting into your designs with today’s tutorial, which also includes …

Quilting

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The Best Workouts to Do When You're Too Tired to Exercise

Of all the excuses we use when it comes to finding a good reason to skip a workout, "I'm too tired" is probably the most common.<p>Maybe that's because it seems the most logical. Exercise requires energy, so of course we don't want to work out when we're feeling drained.<p>But what we often forget is …

Two Weeks Later, Here's What Users Think of the iPhone 6 Plus

When Apple unveiled not one, but two new iPhone 6 devices — the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus — the question of which iPhone 6 to …

Instagram Cuts Off Kevin Rose’s Photo App Tiiny From Its Social Graph

This is how social graph politics works. Building community on a new social app is tough because you need your users to be able connect with their friends. Some apps cross-reference your phone’s contacts, but others piggyback on APIs of top social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram so …

T-Mobile CEO Legere on iPhone Bendgate: It's horse dung

The ever-flamboyant John Legere says that if you could see the face of the man trying to bend an iPhone 6 Plus, it would probably be purple.<p>Sometimes, you need to curse to make your point.<p>In the case of T-Mobile CEO John Legere, a curseless statement is rarer than a polar bear in Silicon …

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

Your ultimate guide to a slimmer midsection.<p><i>This article was written and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>A toned, flat tummy is a goal many of us strive to achieve, but endless crunches and ditching all your favorite foods isn't the right way to do it. Fortunately, a flat belly can be …

Michelle Obama Zac Zac Posen Eartha Bag

Of the many reasons Michelle Obama kind of rocks, her devotion to fashion is high up on the list (in the eyes of a style-lover, at least). She's a master at wearing totally accessible brands like J.Crew and has shown her support for American designers both by wearing them and hosting events like …

The 5 Most Awesome Celebrity Hair, Makeup, and Nail Looks of the Week

Every week we take a peek back at the best of the hair, makeup, and nail looks we saw on the blog, and this one is no different. Here's the cream of the crop:<p>Look 5: [Olivia Culpo's brown eyeshadow and black mascara eye makeup …

What You Can Say to Put Your Boyfriend in the Mood

It's not often we have to talk our men into sex. After all, they think about it approximately 1,300 minutes a day—so what are the chances we'll want it the 140 minutes a day they don't? Slim, I say. But for those rare times when you want to get it on and need to get him on board, I've got you …

Marketing Automation For Mobile Company Appboy Grabs $15 Million More

Appboy, a marketing automation company for mobile apps has raised $15 million in Series B funding, in a round the company says was “oversubscribed.” Early Marketo investor InterWest Partners led the round, and is joined by existing investors Icon Venture Partners, Blumberg Capital, T5 Capital and …

Facebook Officially Launches The Mobile Like Button

With much of the web moving inside native mobile apps, Facebook needed a way to get content from inside them into its walled garden. So after previewing it at f8 in April, Facebook today officially launched the mobile Like button and opened it to all iOS and Android developers to give their users a …

This Might Be the World’s Cutest Guinea Pig

Meet Booboo, a two-year old, female blond guinea pig (American crested) that belongs to photographer Megan van der Elst. Booboo lives with two other …

Booboo and friends live the guinea pig high life

All photos: Megan van der Elst<p>Meet Booboo the guinea pig, the pride and joy of 23-year-old Dutch photographer Megan van der Elst.<p>The 2-year-old …

Guinea Pigs

How and Why Guinea Pigs Were Domesticated

Guinea pigs (<i>Cavia porcellus</i>) are small rodents raised in the South American Andes mountains not as friendly pets, but primarily for dinner. Called …

Anthropology

Guinea Pigs Playing Basketball: Your Afternoon Distraction

It's said that a picture is worth a thousand words. If this is so, and it often is, this video of two guinea pigs learning to play basketball to the …

Here's What It's Like To Get The New Ebola Vaccine

Photographed by Jessica Nash.<p>As the current Ebola outbreak has become one of the most devastating in history (now responsible for over 2,600 deaths), …

How to check if an iPhone is stolen

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Buying a used smartphone is often a crapshoot because you don’t know its history. A new tool introduced by Apple on Thursday …

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How To Peel, Cut & Roast Butternut Squash (VIDEO)

Fall is in the air and it's the perfect time to incorporate delicious and healthy fall flavors into our recipes.<p>One of my favorites is butternut squash for its smooth texture and perfectly sweet flavor. It's high in fiber, vitamin A (giving it that beautiful orange hue), potassium and many other …

5 Things You Didn't Know About Your Slow Cooker

Hundreds of cookbooks have cropped up for the slow cooker, and all of them have an angle; some focus on soups, others stews, and some emphasize the slow cooker's vital role in easy dinners. You can start your day with a hearty Mexican-style quiche.<p><b>Click Here to See All of the Things You Didn't Know</b> …

Cooking

Starbucks Fancies Itself a 'Connector of Humans' in Its New Campaign

<b>Starbucks</b> isn't just the place for epic barista misspellings and Pumpkin Spice mania: The coffee mega-giant is now positioning itself as the neighborhood hangout for scrapbooking clubs and charming dates. According to AdAge, its ambitious new campaign "<b>Meet Me at Starbucks</b>" emphasizes the positive …

Alabama vs. Ole Miss: A Game of Trash-Talking Chefs

SEC football has some of the most rabid fans in sports, including chefs. Two of them share predictions for this weekend's Ole Miss vs. Alabama …