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20 Everyday Superfoods You Should add to Your Grocery List NOW!

Alright Green Monsters, like the rest of us, you are bombarded with news everyday telling you what is healthy and what isn’t. Even for those of us …

Nutrition

Game Of Thrones Season 5 Trailer Released (Video)

The official Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer has now been released, and we get to have a look at some of the action in the fifth series of the …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

Here's a look at the best smartphones you can buy today.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available in</i> …

Pineapple Upside Down Cake | One Pot Chef

Recommended Learning Sites for Would-Be Entrepreneurs

Learning new skills necessary in managing a business is one of the essential things that every entrepreneur should take. We know that enrolling in …

What code should one learn

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to think about our plans for 2015. Learning how to code may be in your list of resolutions, and why wouldn’t it …

Albert Einstein’s recently released letter on how to deal with trolls is timeless

Albert Einstein was brilliant beyond his years, but some of his wisdom can even be applied to the Internet era.<p>A treasure trove of the famed physicist’s old letters has recently been released, and among his many gems is one on dealing with trolls. On Nov. 23, 1911, Einstein told rising science …

Graham Cracker Cookies

<i>These graham cracker cookies are loaded with crushed graham crackers and melty chocolate chips for an amazing twist on a classic cookie.</i><p>My mama is always asking me how I come up with ideas for new recipes. And I'm all, I dunno, I guess I'm just magic?<p>Unfortunately, that's a lie. I don't have one …

Bungie explains how Destiny's expansion won't make your current weapons obsolete

News of Destiny's next major update — <i>The Dark Below</i> — sparked a bit of excitement and a lot of confusion, some of it angry confusion. So Bungie took to its website to try and clear things up about the three-month anniversary release of <i>The Dark Below</i>.<p>Most importantly, Bungie promises the expansion …

How To Make Your Own Damn Pumpkin Spice Latte For $1

It's not even technically fall yet, but the frenzy for pumpkin spice lattes has indeed begun. Starbucks released PSLs early, on August 25, causing a major Twitter freakout of rabid PSL drinkers. And apparently, consumers are yearning for just about everything to be flavored with pumpkin spice …

Salted caramel cupcakes [Vegan]

These are super moist and light, with a surprisingly airy texture. The frosting is the rich part, a thick, sweet and creamy decadence. The sprinkle …

Could We Build a Dyson Sphere?

In our cosmic megastructures series, Popular Mechanics explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Dyson Sphere (or Dyson Swarm), a way to capture all available solar energy.<p><b>Name:</b> Dyson Sphere or Dyson Swarm<p>…

Universe

The Only 5 Juice Recipes You'll Ever Need

The founders of LA's Pressed Juicery release their first book and share their secret recipes with BAZAAR.<p>If you're cool and you live in LA—or your name is Jessica Alba, Madonna, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Richie or Emma Roberts—then you're probably a huge fan of the Pressed Juicery, a …

Using Composition to Create More Powerful Portraits

As part of my series on portrait photography, in this article, I will discuss composition, one of the most important aspects of creating a good …

Photography

Every Guy Should Own A Navy Blazer — Here's How To Wear One

It's a closet staple that goes with absolutely everything. The problem is that some men just don't know how to style one, and stick to pairing their blazer with a boring white button down and khakis.<p>But a navy blazer can be so much more.<p>We reached out to the senior stylists at Bombfell, a monthly …

Blueberry Maple Refrigerator Oatmeal | Summer Porridge | Cold Breakfast Recipes

A delicious no-cook breakfast of rolled oats, plump blueberries and a hint of maple mingled together to create a low fat, healthy grab and go …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Recipes