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24 Reasons You Should Stop Underestimating Ohio

We know, we know: Ohio is an ultra-important swing state. But this place is much more than a political pawn. Ohio is also more than just "the Midwest." And calling our dear Ohio a mere "fly-over state?" Don't even go there.<p>With so much to do, see, hike, ride, shop, taste, and explore, Ohio is just …

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

Pets

Chickpea Fries with Yogurt Dipping Sauce

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: French fries get sexy.</i><p>WHO: Justforlicks lives in California and writes over at the website justforlicks.com.<p>WHAT: Your …

21 Smoothie Recipes That Are Actually Good

With ingredients like kale, apples, parsley, spinach, kiwi, and avocado, these 21 smoothie recipes are the quickest, easiest way to get in your fruits and veggies.<p><b>Ready in under ten minutes</b> and packed with fruits and veggies, these creamy drinks are our go-to for an easy breakfast (or snack). …

The ethics of animal tests: inside the lab where marmosets are given Parkinson's

The marmosets in Room One of the animal laboratories of King's College London are typical of their species. They are lively and curious. No bigger than small cats, these little natives of South America crowd to the front of their cages when visitors or scientists enter their rooms.<p>The animals are …

The Butterfly and the little Elephant

Loaded Vegetarian Tortas With Avocados, Black Beans, and Pickled Jalapeños

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I'm a big fan of loaded main-course sandwiches, whether it be a classic eggplant parm, a fiery banh mi full of pickled vegetables, or a pan bagnat stuffed with fatty tuna and rich olives. Lately, I've also become …

11 Healthy "Hippie" Ingredients Everyone Should Cook With

And lo, the nutritional yeast rained down upon the popcorn. And lo, it was good.

What Happens If An Astronaut Floats Off In Space?

In short: he's in trouble.<p>In the film <i>Gravity</i>, which opens this month, two astronauts are on a spacewalk when an accident hurtles them into the void. So what would actually happen if you went, in NASA's terminology, "overboard"?<p>NASA requires spacewalking astronauts to use tethers (and sometimes …

FDA Approves First Pre-Surgical Drug to Treat Breast Cancer

Just in time for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the FDA has green-lighted the drug Perjeta for use prior to surgery<p>Exciting news in the fight against breast cancer: Yesterday, on the eve of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated …

3Doodler 3D printing pen starts shipping to Kickstarter backers, retail models arriving in early 2014

It's not news <i>every</i> time a Kickstarter product starts shipping to backers, but in the case of 3Doodler, it's worth a mention. At last count, the startup had raised $2.3 million to fund its 3D printing pen, and with a cost of $99 per device, well, you do the math: that's a lot of people waiting for …

Oktoberfest 2013

This weekend, the 180th Oktoberfest opened in Munich, Germany, with the traditional tapping of the first keg of beer by Munich's mayor, Christian Ude, shouting "O'zapft is!" ("It's tapped!"). The Bavarian festival takes place in Munich's Theresienwiese over 16 days, and more than 6 million people …

Lens Portfolio Grid WordPress Theme

Lens Photography WordPress Theme.<p>The <b>Lens WordPress theme</b> was developed by web design studio Pixelgrade. This grid-based theme is intended as a …

Web Design

20-Somethings: Spoil Yourself With a Graduate Degree Abroad

Image: Flickr by Dimitry B<p>Thinking about advancing your education? Let me guess, you're a 20-something that wants more than your job can give. You miss the glory days of college and are really, just looking for an excuse to go back to school. While, you'll never get the first-time college …

Facebook runs at $50 as analysts turn into fans

Facebook stock is setting record highs as Wall Street analysts keep rushing to slap "buy" ratings on the stock and boost price targets.<p>Shares of Facebook jumped $1.01 to close at $49.46 Wednesday as another Wall Street analyst put out bullish notes on the largest social-networking company.<p>Canaccord …

Google+ introduces better RAW-to-JPEG conversion for over 70 cameras

If you've been paying much attention to Google+, you already know that the social network is doing its damnedest to become the go-to destination for photographers. Accordingly, it's attracted a number of RAW format enthusiasts -- thanks to the ability to store full-size photos -- and to make their …

Nest Thermostat opens up with new developer program and Control4 integration

Nest, the company founded by iPod creator Tony Fadell to reinvent home devices, is opening up. The company just announced a new developer program and web API for its popular Nest Learning Thermostat, allowing third parties to create apps, products, and services that integrate with the thermostat. …

Tango hits 150M users as it ramps up its social engagement platform

Tango announced on Thursday it has hit 150 million users, cementing its status in the top tier of over-the-top (OTT) communications apps. Tango may …

The $400 Deltaprintr Is A Cheap Way To Make Really Big 3D Prints

Another day, another 3D printer. This time we have a model that comes from SUNY Purchase College where they are working on a laser-cut, compact 3D printer that can make extra tall models simply by swapping out a few pieces.<p>The printer pumps out plastic at 100 microns, a more than acceptable …

Ebay buys payments startup Braintree for $800M, yet another win for PayPal

Big news in the payments world this morning: eBay just announced that it has snapped up popular e-commerce payments processor Braintree for $800 million in cash.<p>Braintree’s technology gives companies a complete solution to accept payments, including credit cards, without worrying about extensive …

Samsung exec admits Galaxy Gear smartwatch 'lacks something special'

In an unusual bout of frankness, a Samsung official has acknowledged that the Galaxy Gear smartwatch lacks, you know, whatever the Korean is for <i>je ne sais quoi</i>. As reported by the <i>Korea Times</i>, the unnamed official said:<p>"We've acknowledged that our Gear lacks something special. With more investment …

Stir Kinetic Desk, Created by Former iPod Engineer, Makes Other Standing Desks Look Boring

Standing desks are old news. How about a desk that <i>breathes</i>?<p>That’s the idea behind the Stir Kinetic Desk, a new adjustable standing desk dreamed up by …

iPod

The 9 Best Places To Skinny Dip Around The World

Ever felt the urge to dive in sans clothing? The Skinny Dipping Report has nine fabulous spots around the world.<p>Self-described as "the world's …

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