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10 Best Budget Vacations for Summer

Budget Travelers know it's possible to have an AMAZING summer vacation in the U.S. without breaking the bank! Here, we've rounded up the best in …

Budget Travel

20 Recipes Full of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

From salmon to mackerel to kale, 20 recipes that are rich with Omega-3 fatty acids.<p>As the editor of BA’s health column, I hear about, read about, and talk about omega-3 fatty acids as often as The Foodist writes about uni. Omega-3s are polyunsaturated fatty acids your body needs to function. The …

Food

Raspberry Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Cupcakes

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Cooking

Cool Tips for Stocking Your Freezer

Do you exploit your freezer to its full potential? A freezer stocked with carefully packaged pre-prepped ingredients and homemade prepared foods …

Homemade

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11 TV Theme Songs Not-So-Obviously Sung by the Star

Everyone knows Will Smith sang the theme song to <i>The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,</i> and Reba McEntire's vocals are obviously hers when you listen to her …

The Dark Origins of 11 Classic Nursery Rhymes

In the canon of great horror writing, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Bram Stoker, and Mary Shelley tend to dominate the craft. But …

25 Times Everyone Was BAFFLED, According To The Daily Mail

Thank you for bringing these incidents to our attention, BY DAILY MAIL REPORTER.<p>1) "The chemistry flops: Pupils baffled by O-level exams from the Sixties"<p>2) "The Chinese mummy that aged 300 years in a day: Experts baffled by 'perfectly preserved' body that turned BLACK just hours after its coffin …

Inside the Google Earth satellite factory

Google Earth has given us a new way of looking at our cities and neighbourhoods – from space. Richard Hollingham visits the satellite factory building to see what’s coming next.<p>Behind a long rectangular window, in a high white room tended by ghostly figures in masks and hats, a new satellite is …

Google Earth

Tesla hires "Hacker Princess"

EV maker goes on the offensive to secure its vehicles from intruders.Originally published at roadandtrack.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Over the past decade, computer network security has been a growing field, and hackers play an important role. One of the newest employees at Tesla Motors is Kristin Paget, whose …

How the Mazda Miata Went from Sketch to Immortality

Our favorite little sports car hit the scene on Feb. 9, 1989.Originally published at roadandtrack.com.<p><i>Bob Hall/Mazda</i><p>Just as the Ford Mustang will forever be connected to the 1964 New York World's Fair, the Mazda Miata will always be able to trace its roots back to the Chicago Auto Show. On February …

Domesticated Camels Came to Israel in 930 B.C., Centuries Later Than Bible Says

The camels appear suddenly, following major changes in copper production throughout the region.<p>Newly published research by two archaeologists at Tel Aviv University in Israel shows that camels weren't domesticated in the eastern Mediterranean until the 10th century B.C.—several centuries after the …

Vultures: Nature’s rubbish collectors who never strike

Vultures are often derided for being ugly and smelly, but these incredibly efficient scavengers help humanity by eating dead animals. And India has recently found just how crucial this role is to our well-being.<p>They are nature’s most opportunistic scavengers, soaring effortlessly in the air on the …

Vultures

5 Tips for Building the Ultimate Snow Fort

Prepare for battle by building a wintry fortress capable of withstanding any snowball barrage.<p><b>Neighborhood legends are born through</b> snowball fight domination. And there's one essential weapon when it comes to ruling this winter realm: a killer snow fort. With the proper cover—a thoughtfully …

28 Sexy Brownies To Spend Valentine's Day With

Their ooey-gooey chocolatey goodness won't let you down on February 14.

Chocolate Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Just about everyone has seen vanilla cream-filled snack cakes on store shelves over the years. There are a couple of brands that make them, and there …

Medical Marijuana Firm, Middletown Cupcake Co. Mull Edibles Collaboration

While Greenbelt Management finalizes its application for one of Connecticut's three producer licenses, co-owner Jason Nickerson has turned to a …

Foodily Blog

Sugar Rush: Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcake at The Bonbonerie, Cincinnati

The Bonbonerie in the Obryonville part of Cincinnati is one of those places that sort of defies logic; how can one place be good at <i>so</i> many things? Theirs is a shop of almost obnoxious variety—scones, iced cookies, shortbreads, tarts, mammoth cakes, what I overheard one person call the "perfect" …

Are These Water Flows On Mars? Quite Possibly, New Observations Reveal

What a tangled web of water and water ice stories on Mars. There’s likely some underground. There’s definitely some at the north pole. And we are …

Imaging

Bold Prediction: Intelligent Alien Life Could Be Found by 2040

PALO ALTO, Calif. — The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century, a prominent alien …

The oldest known star in the universe

The ancient star, about 6,000 light years from Earth, formed 13.7 billion years ago, shortly after the Big Bang. It’s the oldest star yet found.<p>A …

Universe

Quantum Microscope Uses Spooky Entangled Photons To See Better

Crisper images through physics<p>There's a new experimental microscope that visualizes incredibly difficult-to-see things with incredible accuracy via entangled photons, MIT Technology Review reports. You know, for those moments when unentangled photons just aren't enough.<p>The new microscope's creators …

Quantum Mechanics

Found: The Oldest Known Star In The Universe

Astronomers announced yesterday that they've spotted a child of the very first stars.<p>Astronomers announced yesterday that they discovered the oldest known star in the universe. They believe the star is from the second generation of stars ever to form.<p>Stefan Keller, an astronomer at the Mount …

Universe

The Neuroscience Of Munchies: Why The Scent Of A Burger Gives Us A High

From cinnamon buns in the morning to a burger after a long run, food never smells as good as when you're superhungry.<p>Now scientists have uncovered a clue as to why that might be — and it lies in the munchies and marijuana.<p>Receptors in the brains of mice that light up when the animals are high are …