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Heart-Wrenching Video Shows Starving Polar Bear on Iceless Land

Lack of sea ice is making it more difficult for polar bears to find food.<p><i>This story has been updated to reflect the more specific location of where the photographs were taken.</i><p>When photographer Paul Nicklen and filmmakers from conservation group Sea Legacy arrived on Somerset Island—near the larger …

Wildlife

27 Jokes About Running That Will Make You Laugh Then Cry

"My running form could be described as 'drunk woman slowly being chased by no one.'"

Jokes

Watch parents and kids get silly after smoking weed together for the first time

Getting stoned with your parents can be a tricky situation, but the benefits can greatly outweigh the awkwardness that will surely ensue.<p>Continuing …

Why One-Hand Swings Are King

Kettlebells are great for many reasons. <b>They provide a kick-ass workout without the need for much equipment or a large space.</b><p>And nearly everyone I’ve …

"Dry Brine" Chops for Juicy, Succulent Meat Without the Time, Mess, or Waste

I love brining meat—it produces super juicy and flavorful results, but you usually need a ton of salt, sometimes spices, and of course, water—not to …

The Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas

GalleryThe Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I'm not particularly proud of my time time spent working at the kinds of cheesy chain restaurants you'd find next to the Victoria's Secret at the mall, or perhaps in …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p><b>The great diet food con</b><p>Have you ever wondered why people on diets seem to be on and off them forever? Or why it’s really only people …

Saturated Fats

Peanut Butter Banana Chia Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Chia Smoothie<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup Greek yogurt<br>• 1 cup unsweetened almond milk<br>• 2 tbsp peanut butter<br>• 2 tbsp chia seeds<br>• 1/2 tsp banana …

Breakfast

The 6 Essential Tequilas and Mezcals for Your Home Bar

At some point, a long time ago, someone somewhere designated clear spirits as the right stuff to drink during the summer months. Sure, the clean, crisp flavors of vodka and gin make ultra-refreshing cocktails, but the rich, bold flavors of unaged tequila and mezcal likely had something to do with …

The Friend: Love Is Not a Big Enough Word

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

Mind

The Real Michael Bolton Recreates 'Office Space' Scenes, Hilarity Ensues

One of the funniest gags in cult comedy "Office Space" was Michael Bolton, a character played by actor David Herman who just so happened to have the same name as the famous singer. The movie had some fun at the real Bolton's expense, and now, the singer is showing he's a good sport by acting out …

Comedy

Dreamy Black and White Watercolors by Artist Elicia Edijanto | Colossal

<p>There’s an innate relationship between children and the animal kingdom. Our children sing songs about animals, the have toy animals, they have books …

Art

Identify Dangerous Spiders and Bite Symptoms with this Infographic

Spiders in general get a bad rap, but only a select few of them in the US are actually dangerous. This graphic gives you a clear picture of what the …

Fantasy Football: 5 Rookies Who Landed in Perfect Spot for 2014 Dominance

Link to Media<p>Rookies are notoriously unreliable for fantasy football purposes, but there have been a number of exceptions to that rule in recent years.<p>There were a number of highly talented position players selected early in the 2014 NFL draft, and a few of them should be put in great situations …

Fantasy Football

Why Is My Internet Suddenly So Slow?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a fast internet connection, but it doesn't always earn the title. Sometimes I get half the speed I pay for during certain …

Wi-Fi

You Need These Free Adirondack Chair Plans

When it comes to how to build an Adirondack chair, or almost any piece of furniture, there is no one better than Norm Abram. No one. But that’s not …

Woodworking

Adirondack Chair Plans [Free Download]

Adirondack Chair Plans {Free Download}<p>Posted by Cindy · May 16, 2017<p>I have always wanted Adirondack chairs along the lake. So we took the challenge …

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Apple Replacing Faulty MacBook Air Drives

If you purchased a MacBook Air sometime between the beginning of this summer and last, Apple may owe you a new drive.<p>Apple said this week that it is …

MacBook Air

The Shocking Stats About Who’s Really Starting Companies In America

Fully a third of venture-backed companies that went public between 2006 and 2012 had at least one immigrant founder at the helm. Arianna Huffington and other prominent entrepreneurs on why the U.S. needs to get creative about immigration policy.<p>What do Google’s Sergey Brin, eBay’s Pierre Omidyar, …