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Superorganism Is So Much More Than An Internet Band

Isn’t every band now an internet band?<p>The story of Superorganism, the eight-person pop outfit now residing in London but born of the internet, has been told many times. Comprised of online forum friends from around the world, Superorganism burst onto the scene with 2017’s “Something for Your …

Indie Music

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

Nine Inch Nails plots two Fox Theatre shows — with ticketing twist

As Nine Inch Nails locks down its most intimate Detroit shows in 24 years, Trent Reznor is going old-school: Fans who want first dibs on seats will …

Detroit

Beyond the headliners: DA presents the top 10 must-see acts of Coachella 2018

America’s cornerstone music festival is fast approaching its Empire Polo Club descent. As Coachella Music Valley Music & Arts Festival enters its …

Here are the top 10 reasons I don't believe in God

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless<i>by Greta Christina. The book is available</i> …

Faith

A Haunting Solo Guitar Arrangement of the Pink Floyd Song ‘Hey You’ Played on a Sweet Stratocaster

The very talented musician Steve Onotera aka samuraiguitarist took a bit of a dark turn with a haunting arrangement of the already moody Pink Floyd …

Scientists Have Established a Link Between Brain Damage and Religious Fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

Donald Trump stokes a totally false idea on the 2nd Amendment in CPAC speech

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump spent the last two days insisting that he was ready to find compromise on gun control measures in the wake of the murders of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last week.<p>He expressed support for expanded background checks and for …

Gun Rights

Crispy Parmesan-Crusted Pancakes Are My New Cauliflower Rice Obsession

Now the base of pizza crusts and tater tots, cauliflower has proven its versatility time and time again. When grated or processed into “rice,” it …

Creamy Rice with Scallops Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine rice, chicken broth, and water in a large pot over high, and bring to a boil. Stir in thyme sprig, butter, 1 1⁄2 …

Country Lifestyle

Korean Bulgogi Taco Recipe

Cut off any excess fat from the short ribs then thinly slice the beef and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a large bowl or in a plastic …

Soysauce

This Chocolate and Nutella Bread Pudding Is Straight From Heaven

Enjoy a near-heaven experience with each slice of this chocolate and Nutella bread pudding.<p>Having the biggest sweet tooth, I was always on the hunt …

Crispy Japanese-Style Pork With Sesame Slaw

Ingredients<p>Crispy Pork:<p>3/4 cups panko bread crumbs<br>• 4 teaspoons vegetable oil<br>• 1 green onion minced<br>• 4 boneless pork loin chops (about 450 g total)<br>• 1/4 …

8 Perfect-for-Winter Soup Recipes

On what feels like a never-ending quest for a seasonal meal to please all palates? Look no further than these eight soup recipes: simple, surprising, …

Donald Trump Is a Consequential President. Just Not in the Ways You Think.

What mattered and what didn’t in Trump’s first year.<p>On January 20, 2017, as President Donald Trump began his inaugural address, a cold rain began to fall.<p>A few hours later, Trump claimed the rain had not begun to fall.<p>“The crowd was unbelievable today,” Trump crowed to revelers at the Liberty …

Donald Trump

‘Black Mirror’ Episodes: The Definitive Order To Watch Season 4

Netflix is appropriately closing out 2017 with its own version of a horror story, but thankfully for us, it’s one of the best horror stories around.</i> …

Dancing Astronaut’s 2017 Breakout Artists of the Year

Runners-Up<p>San Holo<p>2017 has landed Sander van Dijck – more widely known as the Star Wars-alluding San Holo – in the throes of prosperity. This year …

This Tater Tot Casserole Is Breakfast Goals

My love of tater tots is eternal. I'll gladly eat them any time of day, including for breakfast — they're basically hash browns, right? — so of …

Breakfast

Here's why 'man flu' might actually be real, according to one professor

Man flu is apparently real — and the cure is lying on the sofa and watching telly, according to one professor.<p>Dr. Kyle Sue, a medical professor at a Canadian university, spelled out what he described as "the science behind man flu" after growing "tired of being accused of over-reacting" to flu-like …

Immune System

Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

1K<p>1K<p>Shares 3K<p>I’ve always had an affinity for whole grains. I use all-purpose flour frequently in baking, but I like the hearty taste of whole-grains, …

Month In Music – November 2017

Kaskade drops a Christmas album, Petit Biscuit drops a debut album, and Pete Tong teams up with the Heritage Orchestra for a 15 track LP; NGHTMRE …

Music

U.S. drills in South Korea trigger 'nuclear war' warning from North

Two dozen U.S. stealth jets were among hundreds of aircraft involved in war games in South Korea on Monday intended as a show of strength to neighboring North Korea.<p>Dubbed Vigilant Ace, the annual military drills come amid heightened tensions in the region triggered by Kim Jong Un's missile and …

North Korea

7 Delicious Brussels Sprout Recipes

Brussels sprouts are more than just yummy—they're also packed with vitamins, cancer-preventing phytonutrients, and heart-healthy fiber. Check out …

Is being a chef bad for your mental health?

In October last year Andrew Clarke, head chef of the much-admired Brunswick House restaurant in Vauxhall, London, posted a picture of himself to Instagram. It’s in black and white. He is sitting at a table against a wall of distressed plaster, his straggly hair unsuccessfully tucked away beneath a …

Mental Health

The 13 most bizarre lines in Donald Trump's Thanksgiving speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump stopped by a local Coast Guard station in Florida on Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving. While there, he gave a speech extolling the virtues of the Coast Guard "brand" and talking about how everything is now better thanks to, well, him.<p>I went through the speech and …

Donald Trump

Reddit Picks The Most Underrated Songs Of The Year And It Is A Goldmine Of Unheard Goodness

The year is wrapping up quickly. It is bizarre to think that it is almost Turkey time when Ultra felt like yesterday. But as 2017 comes to a close it …

Remixes

Chorizo and Cornbread Stuffing

Cooking

Creamed Cabbage Recipe

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>4 slices of bacon.<br>¼ cup of butter.<br>1 tbsp of all purpose flour.<br>1 tsp of salt.<br>1 large cored and shredded head cabbage.<br>½ cup of sour</b> …

Chocolate Rice Krispie Balls

<b>You’ll Need (for the balls):</b><p>½ cup of peanut butter.<br>3 tbsps of soft butter.<br>1 tsp of vanilla.<br>1 cup of Rice Krispies.<br>½ cup of chopped pecans.<br>1 cup of …