Monique Wessels

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The 20 Best Bands at Lollapalooza You Haven't Heard

<b>This has long been my theory:</b> Festival bookers have become some of the music business's last true tastemakers. Six months or earlier, they're tasked with identifying and booking acts people will want to see the following summer. Or hopefully, next summer in a better timeslot on a bigger stage. …

Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas Recipe

A richly flavored fajita marinade makes these grilled steak fajitas, served with sizzled peppers and onions in soft flour tortillas, an instant classic.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Fajitas</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Steak Fajita Marinade:</b>1/2 cup (120ml) soy sauce1/2 cup (120ml) lime juice, …

Get Unstuck: The 4 Keys to Pulling Yourself Out of a Rut

Exercise slumps, relationship ruts, and overall mental funks happen to the best of us. But while getting stuck is inevitable, staying there isn't. …

8 Things You Need to Know Before You Turn 48 1/2

A few crucial truths from the hilarious, wise, wish-she-were-your-best-friend author of Love Bomb: A Novel.<p>1. You'll never have to hand-wash your …

7 Steps to Making Better Decisions

I felt like punching Benjamin Moore in the face. My husband and I had just moved across the country, and after a flurry of big decisions, we were …

6 Steps to See Yourself More Clearly

I have the most fabulous conversations when I'm alone. Driving, exercising, flossing my teeth, I offer opinions and advice that would change the …

Self-help

5 Questions to Ask at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

You expect your dermatologist to check your body for suspicious moles, but you probably don't expect her to be the first to catch a potentially …

Breast Cancer

20 Ways to Find Joy in Every Day

Want to feel a little lighter, shine a little brighter and watch your mood go sky-high? That incomparable state that's one part inner peace, one part …

12 Incredible Uses for Vinegar

You know this household staple is a cheap, effective and natural all-purpose cleaner. But who knew that it could also smooth out your hair and spruce …

Spectacle

Reading stories is like stealing time. You can down one in 15 minutes and feel like you've just watched a whole movie. So whether you're headed to …

5 Life-Changing Revelations Anybody Can Have

We tend to think of revelations as monumental events, made for prophets and ancient oracles. The world goes silent, a golden beam of light descends …

Ridiculously Easy Dinners to Make on Vacation

These fuss-free dishes require minimal utensils and hardly any clean-up—and taste fresh, summery and even better with a cold drink.<p>A Fresh, Crispy …

What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon

It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.<p>Space artist Ron Miller has created a series of images that illustrate the sizes of the other planets in our solar system in a way that makes …

Watch 6 Wondrous Clouds Float Inside Museum Walls

Like a magician, Berndnaut Smilde conjures up miniature indoor clouds.<p>Anyone who has tried drawing or painting clouds knows that they’re incredibly difficult to reproduce in pictorial form. Well, that can’t actually be tougher than making them, right? In the last few years, artist Berndnaut Smilde …

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Home Decorating

100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …

Upgrade Your Burger With Secret Sauce

Make a great burger even better with this topping<p>Every once in a while I’ll crave a Big Mac. It’s not the overcooked beef patties, the floppy buns, or the strands of warm lettuce that induce this urge. It’s the Big Mac’s special sauce. That creamy, tangy, pumped-up tarter sauce is so good it …

Recipes

The Only Cheeseburger Recipe You'll Ever Need

It's juicy, rich, and perfectly seasoned — chef Gabrielle Hamilton shares the only burger recipe you'll ever need.<p>The only problem with putting a good burger on your restaurant's menu is that you suddenly become a burger joint, and if you have any inflated ideas of yourself as a chef, this can mess …

Recipes

HIV Undetectable in Two Patients After Bone Marrow Transplant

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In defense of games as educational tools

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>I remember a particular math class, sometime in middle school. My uncle had just introduced me to this cool new game called Warcraft: Orcs and Humans, and I …

Chimp genetic history more complex than that of humans

The most comprehensive catalog of great-ape genome diversity to date offers insight into primate evolution, revealing chimpanzees have a much more complex genetic history than humans.<p>In a new study, researchers sequenced a total of 79 great apes, including chimpanzees, bonobos, eastern and western …

Anthropology