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8 Refreshing Recipes With Fresh Mint

Mint runneth over in my garden. Luckily, its refreshing, sweet flavor pairs wonderfully with all sorts of dishes.<p><b>1. Mojitos</b><p>When I think mint, I think mojito. This one is tart and sweet -- the perfect cool cocktail for a hot night. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Minted Cucumber Salad</b><p>Refreshing and light, this …

40 Free & Fun Things to Do This Summer

So you want to have fun this summer, but you're not exactly swimming in money or willing to blow your budget. (Relatable.) Or maybe you've already …

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Places You Need to Visit Before They Disappear

An old saying goes, "the only thing constant is change" and indeed the world is changing all the time. From the moment the earth was formed, it's been changing ever since. Ice ages, mass migrations, climate change, the list goes on; change is constant.<p>In today's world though, scientists are raising …

LG Minibeam Nano: a tiny, affordable projector for your smartphone

A new wave of projectors has been hitting the market, targeting mobile users who want to take their large-scale media entertainment wherever they go. The most popular around here is probably the ZTE Spro 2 (read our review for all the details), but competing manufacturers like Lenovo and ASUS are …

5 Things You Need to Know About Coffee the Wonder-Beverage

• In terms of what we desire throughout the average day we wish for coffee slightly less than sex and a bit more than alcohol. Regular drinkers don’t …

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A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

Tap that Watermelon (& 9 Other Fun Ways to Serve Party Drinks)

<i>Long days full of sunshine are the genesis of so many good things—but especially casual, wine-addled parties. Let's plan.</i><p><i>Today: Style writer Jessica Romm shares 10 clever ideas for serving drinks—both boozy and benign—that will make your guests swoon.</i><p><b>1. Tap that watermelon.</b> Nothing says summer like …

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8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

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I made an Asian inspired meal this evening for dinner. I served lettuce wraps and paired them with this tasty slaw that I found on Kitchen …

Grilled Fish Tacos with Lime Cabbage Slaw

Since it was a perfect 63 degrees outside today (in the middle of winter) I decided what better than to get outside, fake like it’s summer and grill …

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Print<p>Did you make this recipe? Leave a review.<p><b>MY LATEST VIDEOS</b><p>MY LATEST VIDEOS<p>Yield: 3-4 Servings<p>Ingredients<p>5 cups cold water , divided<br>• 1/2 cup …

13 DIY Ways to Up Your Home's Curb Appeal

Wow guests before they even step inside.<p><b>1. Modernize your house numbers.</b><p>Don't stick with those standard-issue digits. Here, more modern-style numbers play against a brick wall, and give a more traditional entry a bit more style.<p>Find out how on Go Haus Go »<p><b>2. Or make them personal.</b><p>Plain numbers not …

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Popeye's Chicken Anybody Can Make at Home

Popeye's chicken you can make at home! That spicy, crunchy fried chicken is just a few minutes away. Perfect for spring picnics too!<p>Hello to all you food fanatics out there! I'm here with something a little different than my usual chocolate fanatic recipes. We are busting out of the chocolate mold …

9 Delicious Dressings That Make Anything Taste Awesome

It's all about the dressing. These homemade salad dressings are so delicious, you'll want to eat them with a spoon.<p><b>1. Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing</b><p>Cool, creamy, tangy and garlicky, this homemade ranch dressing tastes so much better than the mass-produced bottled stuff in grocery stores. Try it …

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Servings: Makes about 1-1/3 cups<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup sour cream<br>• 1/2 cup buttermilk<br>• 1/4 cup mayonnaise, best quality such as Hellmann's or Duke's<br>• 2 garlic …

5 Swamps You Absolutely Must Visit (Yes, Really)

<i>by Elizabeth Stark and Brian Campbell</i><p>© Arco Images GmbH / Alamy<p>Far from being murky, boggy areas, the world's swamps, deltas and wetlands are teeming with wildlife, fascinating landscapes and their own unique cultures. Here are five great swamps to visit, from Botswana's Okavango Delta to …

Science and mathematics boost Australia's economy by $145bn a year

Study commissioned by the chief scientist, Ian Chubb, also found that advanced physical sciences and maths employ 760,000 people<p>Science and mathematics directly contributes $145bn a year to the Australian economy, a report to be released on Wednesday shows.<p>The study, commissioned by Australia’s …

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

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The last places on Earth with no invasive species

Pockets of land and water that are free from ‘alien’ species are few and far between, finds Rachel Nuwer. Yet could we reverse the tide of these pests?<p>When Piero Genovesi received my email, his interest was piqued. Is there anywhere left, I asked, free from invasive species? Genovesi chairs the …

Never Say Die! A Guide to 'Goonies' Filming Locations in Oregon

Who among us didn't spend their childhood wishing they were a Goonie? The premise of exploring your town on the world's most awesome scavenger hunt and finding buried treasure is basically every kid's fantasy (hell, it's still something I dream of happening to me from time to time). While the …

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Working Toward ‘Wild’

There are people who, if dropped in the middle of the woods, would see nothing but the glory of the forest, the colors in the foliage, and the beauty of the ground beneath their feet.<p>I’m not one of those people.<p>Drop me off in the woods, and my first instinct would be to chase your car as you leave. …

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8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

After posting a great list of seven paid iPhone and iPad apps that were all on sale for free yesterday, we’re back with another solid list today. …