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Toothsome Treat: Make a Shark Fruit Bowl from a Watermelon

Watermelon is one of the best treats for summer; it’s tasty and very refreshing on a hot day. You could just dice it up and serve it or you could transform it into a delicious and decorative shark fruit bowl! Mike Warren came up with this fun way to serve your watermelon and it is pretty easy to …

Watermelon

Canines and Cancer Detection: The New PET Scan?

In 1989, a 44-year-old woman went to the dermatology clinic at King's College in London. She was concerned about a mole. Well it's more accurate to say that the visit was prompted by her dog's concern. The dog, a cross between a border collie and a doberman, would incessantly sniff this mole. The …

Happy face or angry face? A dog can tell the difference, study finds

Word to the wise: Don't play poker with your dog. He can read your face like a book. A new study shows that man's best friend is remarkably good at discerning happy expressions from angry ones – even when he's only looking at half of a person's face.<p>The authors say the findings, published in the …

Pets

Jeremy Lane Suffers Graphic Arm Injury Following Interception in Super Bowl 2015

Seattle Seahawks nickel corner Jeremy Lane has likely seen his time on the field at Super Bowl XLIX after an apparent arm injury.<p>The injury occurred in the first quarter as Lane intercepted a Brady pass deep in Seattle Seahawks territory and attempted to return it down the sideline. Lane was …

Mint's Latest App Helps You Pay Every Bill on Time

Bills are the worst. They're always there, waiting to drain your paycheck each month (and if you forget to pay on time) poison your credit score too. …

GOLDMAN: Here Are The 15 Best Stocks For Fat Dividends And Huge Buybacks

Buybacks will grow 18% next year after a 26% gain in 2014. S&P 500 companies are also expected to increase dividend payouts at a 7% annualized rate through 2017.<p>"Although we expect a gradual shift toward investing for growth via capital expenditures and M&A as confidence in the US economy grows, …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here Are 42 Stocks That'll Thrive Even If The Economy Gets Worse

The 42 stocks are companies they believe will grow irrespective of fluctuations in the business cycle.<p>Tech companies like Facebook and Google dominate the list. There are also a lot of healthcare companies, which are benefiting from the aging population.<p>"We believe that the names selected for this …

Investing

Science Is Not About Certainty

We teach our students: We say that we have some theories about science. Science is about hypothetico-deductive methods; we have observations, we have …

Hey There Little Electron, Why Won't You Tell Me Where You Came From?

I want to tell you about one of the most beautiful ideas that I know.<p>It’s a physics experiment, and it's beautiful because in one elegant stroke, it …

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>North KoreaU.S. Has Plan to Dismantle North Korea's Nuclear Program in a Year, John Bolton Says<p>John McCain'I’m Never Going to Forgive …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

New Epson Biz Inkjets Rival Color Lasers

Epson says its new WorkForce printers improve print quality and speed and significantly reduce printing costs.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

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The Oppressed Majority: A Poignant French Short Film about a World in Which Men Are Subject to Sexism

<i>“Those who travel with the current will always feel they are good swimmers,”</i> NPR science correspondent Shankar Vedantam wrote in his extraordinary exploration of society’s hidden biases, <i>“[and] those who swim against the current may never realize they are better swimmers than they imagine.”</i> That’s …

Flying Private Is Becoming Affordable

What is your ultimate fantasy?<p>As a travel filmmaker and journalist, mine is the ability to fly exclusively on private jets -- cutting out the hassle of airports, layovers and exposure to germs.<p>And while that dream may not sound attainable for most, it is not far out of the realm of possibilities …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …