Rafael Contreras

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40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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Liquid Jewels: High Speed Photos of Paint on Popped Balloons by Fabian Oefner | Colossal

<p>Liquid Jewel is a new project by Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner (previously) as part of his ongoing exploration of manipulating paint with natural …

The Molly Craze Is Back — & Buzzier

Illustrated by Austin Watts.<p>“I don’t pop Molly; I rock Tom Ford,” boasts Jay Z on a track off his latest oeuvre, <i>Magna Carta... Holy Grail</i>. And while …

Mysterious Dancing Lights In Afghanistan

This isn't a painting. It's not from a movie. It's not a strange astronomical event. This is real — what you can see when certain helicopters in Afghanistan touch down on sandy ground, raising dust, causing mysterious arcs of light to loop and dance through the air.<p>This doesn't always happen. "The …

America in the 1970s: The Pacific Northwest

Day 5 of Documerica Week on In Focus, featuring regions of the U.S. covered by the photographers of the Documerica Project in the early 1970s. In our final photo essay, we visit the northwestern states of Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, during a heightened energy crisis that left gas pumps empty …

NINE KEYS TO A PERFECT SQUAT

<i>Written by Jim Stoppani, PhD and Michael Berg</i><p><b>FLEXONLINE.COM</b><p>It's so brutally simple, a caveman could have invented it. Drape a heavy weight across …

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Recycling Robot Of The Future “Erases” Concrete Buildings

A conceptual robot makes it possible to intelligently deconstruct a building, without any of the fuss or mess.<p>There’s too much concrete in the world to accurately quantify it, though estimates put <i>annual</i> production of the stuff at about 6 billion cubic yards. It’s an alarming situation, to be sure, …

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders Tackle Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines'

For a shade over two minutes, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders dance and boogie while wearing bikinis as the most popular song of the summer plays.<p>It's safe to say that this tasty cocktail is exactly what you fine denizens of the Interwebz ordered. But be careful, because, as with any …

27 Cats That Immediately Regret Their Decisions

"What was I even thinking?" —these cats

What Google's Chromecast Has That All the Other Web-to-TV Devices Don't

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that …

Nitrous oxide used by 350,000 young people in past year, figures show

More than 350,000 young people have used "hippy crack", or the laughing gas nitrous oxide, as a party and festival drug in the past year, according …

Mexico official says attacks in Michoacan show cartel desperation

MEXICO CITY — A wave of ambushes on federal police in the troubled Mexican state of Michoacan that has left two officers and 20 suspects dead were acts of desperation in response to the federal crackdown on criminal cartels, a government spokesman said Wednesday.<p>Security spokesman Eduardo Sanchez's …

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$1.5 Billion Worth Of Aston Martins Got Together For The Company's 100th Birthday

After releasing a fleet of special edition cars and a 100-car parade on the world's scariest racetrack, the British luxury mark decided to up the ante.<p>So it headed out to Kensington Gardens, a London royal park, and hosted the largest single gathering of Aston Martin cars in history on Monday.<p>550 …

Motorists like VW's Porsche, Audi cars best -- JD Power list

Business News<p>Volkswagen grabbed the top spot in the latest J.D. Power APEAL study, a survey that focuses on the things that surprise and delight car buyers. The German automaker’s Porsche and Audi brands topped the annual report while five individual VW Group models led their individual product …

Female Genital Mutilation On The Decline, But Still Too Common

More than 125 million women and girls in Africa and the Middle East have suffered from genital cutting and other types of mutilation, UNICEF said this week in the most comprehensive and quantitative survey to date. Nearly half of those women live in Egypt and Ethiopia, where the practice is still …

5 One-Song Workouts

Sometimes you just don't have time to hit the gym.

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Waking up to the link between a faulty body clock and mental illness

Our lives are ruled by time and we use time to tell us what to do. But the digital alarm clock that wakes us in the morning and the wrist-watch that …

Air Pollution Kills More Than 2 Million a Year

Watch Lil Wayne’s controversial video for “God Bless Amerika”

Lil Wayne has shared the video for “God Bless Amerika”, off his most recent studio album, <i>I Am Not A Human Being II</i>. The Eif Rivera-directed video was …

Articles about 5 must have green products summer on Dwell.com - Dwell

Resort Town USA. A place in the sun.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Looking to make your home just a little smarter? While still in its infancy, the number of smart home products—devices that let...<p>When fashion meets technology, the results can be …

Motorcycle racer dies in crash after hitting 285 mph on Maine runway

LIMESTONE, Maine -- A motorcycle racer trying to top 300 mph died Sunday after losing control and zooming off a runway at a former air base in northern Maine.<p>Bill Warner, 44, of Wimauma, Fla., was clocked at 285 mph before he lost control but it was unclear how fast the motorcycle was traveling …

Man Swims for 5 Hours to Save Family

A man swam for five hours off of the Maryland coast to reach help for his family after their boat capsized in a storm Tuesday night. After climbing ashore, John Franklin Riggs found a phone and called 911, sending rescuers to the 16-foot Carolina skiff that had capsized near Deal Island, on the …

Jay-Z: Magna Carta Holy Grail – review

Cynics may well roll their eyes at the hoopla surrounding Jay-Z's latest album, not least its disingenuousness. "Fuck hashtags and retweets," runs …

Autonomous X-47B drone successfully lands on Navy aircraft carrier for the first time

Score one more for our robot overlords: the US Navy's next-generation autonomous drone, the X-47B, successfully landed on the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush today during a milestone test run off the coast of Virginia. Following another historic test which took place in May, the feat makes the …

Bill Sets Public Access, National Park on Moon

Credit: SSPL/Getty Images<p>Two Democratic congresswomen are over the moon for the creation of a new national park-literally.<p>Reps. Eddie Bernice …

U.S. arms showing up in hands of pro-Assad militias

U.S. and Western weapons have been reaching Iranian-backed Shiite militias fighting to keep Bashar Assad's forces in power in Syria.<p>Analysts say it's unclear if the weapons were captured, stolen or bought on the black market in Syria, Turkey, Iraq or Libya. Propaganda photographs from Shiite …