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Grill your tofu in a tangy Asian hoisin-based sauce for an unusual vegetarian and vegan barbecued tofu recipe. Perfect for your vegetarian or vegan …

Grilling

20 stunning photos of unreal landscapes, incredible animals, and mesmerizing underwater scenes

Judges chose winners and honorable mentions from 11,000 entries. The four different catagories included: aerials, landscapes, wildlife, and underwater — and a people's choice award was also announced within each.<p>The grand-prize winning photo of an orangutan crossing a river, taken by Jayaprakash …

Moody Tongue’s Chocolate Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>Make the chocolate cakes</b> Preheat the oven to 350°. Grease two 10-inch round cake pans, line with parchment and grease the …

'GLOW' Star Betty Gilpin on 'Stripped Down' Encounter With Alison Brie

“Wrestling really fostered a real primal connection between us. We wrestled together before we acted together”<p>Getting in shape to play a professional …

Alison Brie

Tim Berners-Lee on the future of the web: 'The system is failing'

The inventor of the world wide web remains an optimist but sees a ‘nasty wind’ blowing amid concerns over advertising, net neutrality and fake news<p>Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s optimism about the future of the web is starting to wane in the face of a “nasty storm” of issues including the rollback of net …

Fake News

How to Store Bananas So They Don't Turn Black

The first—and maybe only—rule that you need to know when it comes to storing bananas is to avoid keeping bananas in the fridge, especially before …

Crockpot Beef Stew With Onion Soup Mix

This easy beef stew gets fabulous flavor from the beefy onion soup mix and tomatoes. The stew has very little water in it, but as it cooks, the …

BUTTER PECAN CAKE RECIPE

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>1-1/4 cups butter, softened, divided<br>2 teaspoons baking powder<br>2-2/3 cups chopped pecans<br>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<br>3 cups all-purpose …

The Art Of Blade Runner 2049

<i>Blade Runner 2049</i> is one of the prettiest movies you'll ever see, so it's a pleasure to share some of the concept art that went into the film's …

Heirs, Some Business Owners Are Winners in Tax Plan

Highly paid employees in high-tax states and people who take medical deductions stand to lose under proposals in Republican bill<p>The heirs of wealthy people and business owners in low-tax states are among those most likely to benefit from the tax overhaul proposed Thursday by Republicans in the …

Employment

Trump's 'grab 'em by the p*ssy tape' is being played on a loop outside the White House

On the first Friday of October 2016, the world heard Donald Trump boast about grabbing women "by the pussy" for the first time.<p>Just one short year …

Donald Trump

13 of the best places to buy a rental property in the US right now

Let's be clear: Buying a home doesn't always give you the biggest return on your money.<p>From 1890 to 2012 the inflation-adjusted return on a house was 0.17%— a fraction of the 6.27% return for investments in the stock market over the same time period.<p>But there is a way to earn similar, or even …

Real Estate

So This Is How Many Rest Days You Should Take, According to a Trainer

Working out is important when it comes to overall health, but what many people don't realize is that your rest days are just as significant. You can't expect your body to function at its highest capacity if you don't give it time to recover. POPSUGAR spoke with Dee Gautham, NASM-certified personal …

How Topless South African Women Are Embodying Resilience

Women in South Africa have never shied away from difficult and important protests. Many have put their lives on the line in order to stand up for …

South Africa

'Ghosts' Caught On Camera At Famed Stanley Hotel In Colorado

Who is that little girl on the stairs?<p>A photograph taken at the Colorado hotel that helped to inspire Stephen King’s bestselling novel “The Shining” shows what appears to be two “ghosts.”<p>The Mausling family of Aurora, Colorado, participated in a “spirit tour” at the 108-year-old Stanley Hotel in …

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's cracked up to be. There are plenty of …

Demographics

Elon Musk says Tesla's batteries could replace Puerto Rico's electrical system

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company's batteries and solar panels could help restore electricity to Puerto Rico if residents and the government decide they want to pursue that option.<p>Musk said on Twitter Thursday that Tesla has already used a combination of its solar panels and Powerpack batteries …

Tesla

How to Collect Money From Slow-Paying Customers

For many small and midsized companies, collecting cash on a timely basis from customers is one of the greatest challenges they face. It is often a …

The One Thing You Can Do to Create 100% Engagement in Your Company

Check out this company's dramatic improvement in overall productivity and performance, and the one simple thing they did to make it happen.<p>Gallup does a monthly poll on the business buzzword "Engagement" - a measure of people actually working instead of going through the motions. Last month it was …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

India’s new solar-powered train is the first in the world

Solar panels embedded in the train feed into a battery that can power it for up to 72 hours<p>India is getting on board with solar.<p>The first of the country’s solar-powered trains has begun service, running a 12.5-mile route from Delhi’s Safdarjung station to Farukh Nagar in the country’s north. The …

Simple Living

What I learned about men from photographing 100 penises

"I had no idea how many men believed they're too small."<p>Laura Dodsworth's latest project 'Manhood' involved photographing the penises of 100 men. But it wasn't her her first time taking pictures of intimate body parts.<p>Before Manhood came Bare Reality - where Laura interviewed 100 anonymous women …

Interrupted sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s, new studies show

By Tara Bahrampour<p>Tara Bahrampour<p>Reporter focusing on aging, generations and demography<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Getting a solid night’s sleep is crucial not only for feeling good the next day — there is increasing evidence that it may also protect against dementia, according to new research presented …

Dementia

This Golden Retriever Gave Birth to a Rare Green Puppy

Welcome to the world, Forest! 💚<p>It may not be easy being green, but it is easy being cute if you're this unique newborn pup.<p>According to <i>People</i>, a three-year-old Golden Retriever from the Scottish Highlands named Rio recently gave birth to a litter of nine pups — including a little green one. The …

Puppies

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

Are You Training Them All?<p>The Magic 6<p>As a human, your body moves in pretty much the same way as other humans. In fact, there are six basic movement …

The Man Behind Wonder Woman Was Inspired By Both Suffragists And Centerfolds

Wonder Woman's creator had a few secrets of his own. Historian Jill Lepore describes William Moulton Marstothe's unusual life in <i>The Secret History of Wonder Woman</i>. <i>Originally broadcast Oct. 27, 2014.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVE DAVIES, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Dave Davies in for Terry Gross. The new film …

Trump Can Take Payments From Foreign Governments, U.S. Says

George Washington did it, so Donald Trump can, too.<p>That’s the Justice Department’s take on why the 45th president isn’t violating the U.S. …

This may be the world's coolest kindergarten

Who knew that the world’s coolest kindergarten is located in Sydney, Australia? Designed by PAL Design, NUBO is a beautiful space strategically …

Why The Rhetoric Used To Question Comey Sounded So Familiar To Women

"You said... 'I don’t want to be in the room with him alone again,' but you continued to talk to him on the phone."<p>On Thursday morning, former FBI Director James Comey testified about his interactions with President Trump at great length in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee. As tough and …

James Comey

Donald Trump's new FBI director pick has Russian ties of his own

Christopher Wray looks good on paper, but his law firm represents Russian-controlled oil companies.<p>On paper, Christopher Wray appears to be an excellent choice to serve as the next FBI director. He has "impeccable" academic credentials (Yale law school) and has had a decades-long distinguished …

Donald Trump