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Arguments from Global Warming Skeptics and what the science really says

Global Warming & Climate Change Myths<p>Here is a summary of global warming and climate change myths, sorted by recent popularity vs what science says. …

It Takes Courage To Use Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence. We hear the term all the time, thinking it's some abstract leadership model that only the elite use to improve themselves and their teams.<p>I'm here to tell you that EQ is real and the opportunity to use it occurs many times a day, if you're willing to listen and use it. Here …

The 15 Biggest Plays in Baseball History

The Kansas City Royals may have lost last year’s World Series, but in the most indelible moment of the series — indeed, of the season — the Royals …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

These 10 Authentic Quotes Will Give You A Reality Check

Never underestimate the power of quotes. Or should I say - words?All it takes is one line, one thought, a few words and a little wisdom to shift your …

The Stylistic Artistry of the Declaration of Independence

A look at the stylistic beauty in the Declaration of Independence on the eve of July 4.

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Green Peanut Butter Smoothie

Makes 2 Servings<p>“A vegan green smoothie with some depth: I love the subtle savory quality the kale adds to the classic PB–banana combo.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 banana<p>1 cup nut milk<p>1 cup torn kale<p>2 tablespoons peanut butter<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>Recipe …

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Just A Few Important Words About The Declaration Of Independence

<i>"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."</i><p>It's Independence Day. Let's take a break from parades, patriotic songs and pyrotechnics …

Thomas Jefferson

Introducing 2016 Election Central: Your Guide to the Presidential Race

The 2016 presidential election will dominate the news, conversation and debate in America over the next 450+ days leading up to Election Day 2016. With a record 17 Republican candidates, five Democratic candidates and a constant stream of debates, there will be no shortage of political jousting, …

The Science of Melting Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Have you ever gotten all excited to make a grilled cheese and then...your cheese just doesn't melt? Or maybe it breaks, separating into a tough, stringy mass surrounded by a pool of oil? Yup, it's a crappy feeling. …

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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 …

Programming

Steakhouse Salad with Red Chile Dressing and Peanuts

6 Servings<p>The steak can be marinated a day in advance—in fact, it gets better.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>⅓ cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>3 tablespoons mirin<p>2 tablespoons gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)<p>2 tablespoons soy sauce<p>½ cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil; plus more …

Start Your Day With Our Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich and Have the Best Morning Ever

We fought. We ate. We nodded silently, awestruck, and ate some more. And then we declared: This is the ultimate homemade egg sandwich.<p>We have some pretty strong opinions on what goes into the perfect breakfast sandwich: English muffins and American cheese are non-negotiable. The eggs must be …

Solar power will soon be as cheap as coal

<i>This post originally appeared at Ensia.</i><p>Inside a sprawling single-story office building in Bedford, Massachusetts, in a secret room known as the Growth Hall, the future of solar power is cooking at more than 2,500 °F. Behind closed doors and downturned blinds, custom-built ovens with ambitious names …

Renewable Energy

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

The 1 percent rigged everything: Why no one can end Ronald Reagan’s “dead wrong” voodoo economics

A thriving middle class is the cause of growth. The middle class creates rich people — not the other way around<p>Venture capitalist Nick Hanauer, a highly visible champion of Seattle's $15/hour minimum wage, wrote a piece in the Atlantic last month pushing on another front in the war against toxic …

Garduino: Geek Gardening with Arduino

Create an automated watering, light, and temp control system.<p>I wanted to start gardening, but I knew I wouldn’t keep up the regular schedule of watering the plants and making sure they got enough light. So I recruited a microprocessor and a suite of sensors to help with these tasks. An Arduino …

Building of an indoor computerized grow box

7.1 years ago indoor growbox<p>Before going into my latest version of the grow box, I think it would be good to go through the brief history of my …

Proximity Sensing LEDs Can Add a New Dynamic To Your Projects

Looking for a fun and easy way to add a bit more interaction to your LED-laden projects? Why not turn them into proximity sensing LEDs?<p>Our hacker, …

Six Habits Of Confident People

Fearless children often turn into insecure adults. How do people manage to stay confident in the face of failure?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>When my son was four, he wore a superhero cape. All of the time. …

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‘Calvin and Hobbes’: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world<p>In 1985, American newspaper readers met an appalling little boy. He taunted his mother (“Prepare for annihilation, pitiful Earth female”), tormented a classmate by telling her he had …

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Sling TV Brings AMC, IFC And EPIX To Its Subscription Service For Cord Cutters

Dish’s newly launched streaming video subscription service Sling TV announced this morning the addition of two more channels, AMC and IFC, which will now become available as part of its $20 core package aimed at cord cutters. In addition, Sling TV customers will also be able to optionally subscribe …

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Better Battery Life And Faster Charging: 11 Tricks For The iPhone 6

So you’ve bought your iPhone 6 and your wallet is looking depressingly slim, but now what? The iPhone 6, together with iOS 8.1, comes with a range of new features that you might yet not be aware of.<p><b>READ: iPhone 6: The 5 Best Reasons To Buy One</b><p>Did you know that you can share your location with …

Here's The Reality Behind The Futuristic Weapons In 'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare'

We called up the developers at Activision's Sledgehammer Games to ask for the details.<p>"Because the experience would be pushing people's boundaries of what is believable, we wanted to show that the research was real," said Michael Condrey, co-founder and studio head at Sledgehammer.<p>It became a hard …

This spectacular home is at peace with the California desert

Happy New Year For Car Collectors, Part Two: Gooding Scottsdale Auction

Gooding & Co. has an interesting selection of cars on offer this January in Scottsdale. Their entire catalog for Scottsdale is available at the Gooding & Co. website. Below you’ll find a small selection to demonstrate the range of vehicles available, but other cars of note include a 1990 Ferrari …

Chocolate-Cinnamon “Babkallah”

12 Servings<p>Introducing our test kitchen's hybrid baby: It's braided like a challah for maximum babka-y chocolate swirl in every bite.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>½ cup whole milk<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast<p>4 large egg yolks<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, …

Brined and Roasted Rosemary-Chile Almonds

12 Servings<p>Brining the nuts with herbs and some spice infuses them from the inside out, and the long roasting time gives them extra toasty flavor.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup kosher salt<p>8 sprigs rosemary, divided<p>8 dried chiles de árbol, divided<p>1½ pounds almonds<p>2 tablespoons plus ½ cup olive oil<p>…

Herbed Faux-tisserie Chicken and Potatoes

4 Servings<p>You can roast a chicken in less time, but going low-and-slow yields a meltingly tender, shreddable texture.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons fennel seeds<p>1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh marjoram; plus 4 sprigs, divided<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped …