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10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Love is Not Enough

In 1967, John Lennon wrote a song called, “All You Need is Love.” He also beat both of his wives, abandoned one of his children, verbally abused his …

Rob Ford's red-faced interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live - The Adventures of Accordion Guy in the 21st Century

<b>Jimmy Kimmel is the late-night talk show host who’s been getting the most mileage out telling jokes at the expense of Toronto mayor Rob Ford, so why</b> …

Texting, walking more risky than distracted driving

WASHINGTON — Texting while walking accounts for more injuries per mile than distracted driving, according to a professor of emergency medicine who …

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Bill Nye won the creation/evolution debate last night... but not for the reason you think

Sadly, says dino-science reporter Brian Switek, the reality of this church does not follow through on the potential promised by its signage. Brian …

Gartner Hype Cycle on the Gartner Hype Cycle

The Gartner Hype Cycle on the Gartner Hype Cycle: pic.twitter.com/fZCd9pMTCg<p>— Phil Gyford (@philgyford) January 27, 2014<p>As Phil Gyford points out, …

Keyboard shortcuts in Excel for Windows

This article describes keyboard shortcuts, function keys, and some other common shortcut keys for Excel 2016. This includes the access keys that you …

Comprehensive List of Excel Keyboard Shortcuts

Posted on February 22nd, 2010 in Featured , Keyboard Shortcuts , Learn Excel - 144 comments<p>Few weeks back I have invited all of you to share your …

10 Excel Keyboard Shortcuts I can’t live without!

Posted on August 8th, 2011 in Learn Excel - 120 comments<p><i>Everyone and their colleague knows the importance of Excel keyboard shortcuts.</i> While it may …

The Most Useful Life Skills That Everyone Should Know

Some skills are handy to have, but others are almost essential and can make your life so much easier. Let's compile a list of the most useful life …

How to Stop Web Sites from Potentially Listening to Your Microphone

Earlier this week, web developer Tal Ater warned of a Chrome exploit that would allow an unscrupulous website to listen in to your computer's …

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Programmer Robert McNally Put Together An Awesome Presentation On What Bitcoin Really Is

Some former gold bugs certainly think so.<p>And its value has skyrocketed in recent months.<p>But many readers at this point are probably wondering ... what exactly is Bitcoin?<p>Robert McNally, an iOS developer at parking payment startup QuickPay, gave the following presentation to last year's Hackers' …

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Race is central to the fear and angst of the US right

The shrinking white base of the Republican party cannot accept the country in which it now lives – so it shut it down<p>In the early 1980s veteran pollster Stan Greenberg, conducted a focus group in Macomb County, a Detroit suburb, of former Democrats who had switched allegiance to the Republican …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

Ten Things I Want My Children To Learn From 9/11

The greatest fear I felt on September 11, 2001 was not as a citizen, but as a new father. My fears about that day — and about its legacy — remain …

Stop asking God to do your job!

Politicians from Rick Perry to Michele Bachmann are passing off their duties to a deity. Here’s why it’s dangerous<p>The United States is not a theocracy. Priests are not elected to govern. So what does it mean when a politician goes straight to “God” for help with the social problems he or she is …