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Smart Strategies for Frugal Cooking

Most of us need to tighten the purse strings now and again, but luckily, with a bit of know-how, it’s possible to cook and eat well inexpensively. …

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Raspberry Pi hack creates a smart TV from a not-so-bright set

Many of us only wish we could upgrade our less-than-smart TVs. Carnivore at <i>DroidBuild</i>, however, has taken matters into his own hands -- he recently finished installing a Raspberry Pi-based media center into his own 40-inch Hisense screen. The hack replaces the TV's built-in speaker with a Raspbmc …

Google Glass may have found a prescription lens partner

Google is in talks with an American vision benefits provider to get Google Glass into the hands of the people who know eyes the best: doctors.<p>VSP Global, which insures eye care for millions of Americans and also makes eyeglass lenses and frames, has been talking to Google about how best to …

31 Ways to Eat Around the World at U.S. Restaurants

24 Fun Holiday Treats To Make With Kids

If you have the patience for a gingerbread house, that's great. If not, you can stack chocolates on pretzels and call it a day.

Slavery, Katrina and Watergate: The right’s obsession with exaggerating

<b>Rush Limbaugh (Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com)</b><p>To unburden historical guilt, the right uses trumped-up charges against liberals. It’s their form of blame-shifting<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>November 23, 2013 2:30pm (UTC)<p>The week started off with news that former V.P. candidate Sarah Palin had compared the federal …

Five Stories You'll Care About in Politics Next Week

The Rob Ford defense has been imported to America. The Cheney family feud has been exported beyond the Thanksgiving table. And everywhere we look, …

GOP focuses on healthcare 'trainwreck' as Obama heralds successes

On Saturday, for the first time since 26 October, Barack Obama's weekly address acknowledged the continuing controversy over the rollout of his signature healthcare reform, the Affordable Care Act.<p>In the Republican response, the Texas representative Michael Burgess, a doctor and health committee …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

Scientist praises socialist philosopher under attack from senator Joseph McCarthy in letters written in 1954<p>Published: 1 Mar 2013<p><b>Stephen Curry:</b> Wonders of Life is the amazing story of the physics of living things, but underneath there is a harder and more complex tale to tell<p>Published: 18 Feb …

Nasa Curiosity rover tests suggest life may have existed on Mars

An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa's Curiosity rover.<p>Rock dust drilled from sediments in the giant Gale crater on the red planet were found to contain clay minerals that can have formed only in …

Mission to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah – in pictures

Photojournalist Jim Urquhart always wanted to go into space. Here he comes close to his dream, documenting a team of scientists who are using the Utah desert as a dry run for future missions to Mars

Iranian and Western officials dampen hopes of imminent nuclear deal

Nuclear talks in Geneva go into a fourth day with John Kerry, William Hague and other senior Western diplomats arriving to help reach landmark agreement<p>John Kerry, the US secretary of state, met his French and Russian counterparts in Geneva on Saturday after his arrival for the nuclear talks with</b> …

What Does A Navy Do?

Welcome to ShipShape, a blog that will attempt to demystify the ships and systems that ride on and under the open ocean. As this blog progresses we'll tackle some of the how's and why's of navies and their roles in the world and spend time tackling assumptions of how the ocean works.<p>Future topics …

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