Peter Murphy

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The Ultimate Guide to Recycling K-Cups, Nespresso Capsules, and Other Coffee Pods

One in three Americans owns a single-cup coffee maker, and its popularity has grown steadily for years, according to the National Coffee Association …

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

Italian Food

Here's how 10 of the largest and most important naval battles in modern history played out

The waters of the Earth's oceans have seen as much violence and conflict as its land.<p>For centuries the only way to travel the world was to brave the high sea. Control over shipping routes was essential for the security of nations and empires. Throughout history, the nations of the world have built …

This Buffalo Chickpea Chili Is Loaded with Veggies

Growing up in the heartland of the Midwest, I come from a family who loves their chili thick and packed full of just about everything. I have a hard …

Cooking

The 14 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest in 2017

2017 was another big one for healthy eating. Trendy foods like turmeric and aquafaba (aka chickpea juice) got a ton of attention. A bunch of …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Chicken Pasta in Creamy White Wine Parmesan Cheese Sauce

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>COOKING CHICKEN BREASTS:<p>Paper towel dry the chicken. In a large bowl, combine ½ cup flour, ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp black pepper. Stir well to …

The 35 best science-fiction movies since Blade Runner

The most widely admired science-fiction film to come out of the 1980s, <i>Blade Runner</i> <i></i>reimagined the nocturnal, seductive, and pessimistic qualities of …

RANKED: The 17 best dystopian movies of all time

Denis Villeneuve's new addition to Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" is already being hailed as a visually captivating sci-fi masterpiece by critics.<p>As the "Blade Runner 2049" hype intensifies, you might want to check out some other films with heavy dystopian themes. So we made a list of the best</b> …

Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear

<b>The pop-up events were so successful that the outdoor clothing retailer has made them permanent.</b><p>For years, outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia has …

The eco guide to zero wasters

I’ve been hearing about a “zero waste” world for half my life. What would it look like? It would be rubbish-free for starters, no more single-use plastic being shovelled into landfill. Shelves would be full of intelligent products designed to have a second useful life. Materials that couldn’t be …

Sustainability

David Suzuki: We only have one Earth, and we’re overshooting its capacity

August 2 was Earth Overshoot Day. Unlike Earth Day or Canada Day, it’s not a time to celebrate. As the Earth Overshoot Day website explains, it marks …

Canada Day

A history of video game console failures

The history of console gaming is littered with high-profile flops, middling also-rans and vaporware never-weres. In fact, the stories of console failures are perhaps even more compelling than the tales of those companies that crossed the finish line. Thankfully, for every Nintendo Switch, there are …

Tomb Robbing in Ancient Egypt

The tombs of the great kings and nobles of Egypt were built to safeguard the corpse and possessions of the deceased for eternity and yet, while many …

Hamburger and Pasta Skillet

Make this hamburger and pasta skillet dish with egg noodles or pasta. Macaroni or penne pasta -- as pictured -- are both good choices. Tomatoes, …

How my husband and I plan to retire by 50

<b>Because even TreeHuggers have to be financially savvy.</b><p>Often I feel baffled by how much money my generation spends. I see it everywhere I go -- young …

Kiss House is a modern Passivhaus flatpack made from CLT

It’s fitting that the Kiss House launched around Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday; As an architect he tried to develop a line of affordable …

Frank Lloyd Wright

26 magical lost cities that you really can visit

Archaeology

Introducing 'Year 2050,' Our Guide to Surviving the Next 33 Years of Climate Change

How much will our world change after three decades of rising temperatures?<p>We don't know what the world will look like 33 years from now. By then the Trump era, uncertain as it may seem from our vantage point, will become the stuff of history textbooks—or more likely, of history VR experiences. No …

22 Best Films of 2016: What made the Sci-Fi Hot List?

Well, it’s definitely been an interesting year as far as film was concerned.<p>We had all the usual big-budget blockbusters and latest superhero …

7 must-see Second World War films

Rife with drama, tragedy and danger, the Second World War has inspired – and continues to inspire – countless filmmakers across the world, generating …

How to Live Off the Grid: A Beginner's Guide

Some people embrace modern-day technology. Others dream of a simpler life -- <i>much</i> simpler. If you're in the latter group, you've probably wondered how to live off the grid, so to speak.<p>But just how do you do that? And what exactly is the "grid," anyway?<p>Originally, the grid referred to the United …

Off-grid

10 Supercars of the '90s You Totally Forgot

Only 1990s kids will remember these supercars.<p>The 1990s was a great decade for the proliferation of supercars. Suddenly, all sorts of manufacturers big and small decided to produce cars that were previously built by a small group of Italian companies. For every McLaren F1, there was at least two …

Reinventing Green Building

<i>A new book is less reinvention than it is revisionism.</i><p>"The green building revolution has stalled," declares Jerry Yudelson in <i>Reinventing Green Building</i>, to be released June 1 by New Society Publishers. His premise is that certification programs such as the US Green Building Council's Leadership in …

The 100 Best Science Fiction Movies - IGN

There’s something special about a great science fiction movie. Whether its vision of human progress is bleak or optimistic, whether it’s realistic or …

Science Fiction

How To Stop Windows 10 From Spying On You

Microsoft’s recent release of Windows 10 is going down a storm with both the tech press and those who read it, and with good reason. Following less …

Windows 10 tablet mode: a mobile OS that stays out of your way

Open, awkward, and full of possibilities<p>Microsoft’s bet on touch interfaces led to some of Windows 8’s most frustrating design choices, and the company has been doing damage control over it for the past three years. Windows 10 is the culmination of these efforts, bringing back desktop-friendly …