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Get Your Thanksgiving Appetizers Done Now (Over 1 Week Ahead!)

Thanksgiving is just about 1 week away. We repeat: Thanksgiving is in practically 1 week! To help out with the most labor intensive, holiest of cooking holidays, we're giving you a Thanksgiving prep list. This week, we have the <b>appetizers you can make right now, put in the fridge (or freezer!), and</b> …

Recipes

CoreOS introduces Operators to streamline Kubernetes container management

CoreOS introduced a new container management concept today known as Operators, which they say will advance the Kubernetes project by offering more automated container management. What’s more, they are open sourcing the technology.<p>“We are introducing the concept of an ‘Operator.’ It’s a concept for …

6 Myths About Gluten-Free Diets You Shouldn't Believe

If you haven’t already gone gluten-free, I bet you’ve at least thought about it. Roughly one-third of Americans say they want to cut down on gluten …

Stew Science: How to Choose the Best Cuts for Beef Stew

I pity the fool who brings fists to a knife fight, knives to a gunfight, and guns to nuclear Armageddon. Similarly, I'll never understand the person who brings lean beef to the stew pot. And that's where the question arises: What <i>is</i> the best cut of beef for beef stew?<p>Let's take a step back so I can …

Game releases in January 2016

Thekla<p>Every month, dozens of games are released. Who can keep up? Probably not you, what with your New Year's resolution to build a jetpack and that ongoing "Twilight Zone" marathon. So we're here to help!<p>These are the games you should know about that are launching in January.<p>View As: …

Gaming

When Did the Constitution Become a Religious Document?

The U.S. Constitution is, by all appearances, a secular document. It prohibits the use of religious tests for federal officeholders. It guarantees the right to practice the faith of one's choice. It bars the state and federal governments from establishing an official religion. Some of its original …

'Random Darknet Shopper' bot that bought ecstasy online is going on another spending spree

A laptop running a bot that makes automated purchases from the ‘darknet’ has just made its first since being released by the police for buying ecstasy online.<p>The laptop/bot combo are part of an art installation looking to explore the deep Web and all its previous purchases – with the exception of …

Deep Web

11 LGBT superheroes that have forever changed comics

1/<p>Deadpool.<p>Powers: regenerative healing, martial arts, teleportation.<p>Weapons of choice: swords, pistols.<p>Secret identity: Wade Winston Wilson.<p>The …

Comics

Evil but fabulous: in praise of films' complicated, queer villains

Flamboyant, transgressive villains remind us that embracing the darkness isn’t just liberating – it’s also an important step toward larger societal acceptance<p>Throughout the history of cinema, queerness has long had associations with wickedness and villainy – whether that’s explicit homosexuality or …

Portraits Reveal the Bodies of the Heavily Tattooed

For some of us, says British photographer Alan Powdrill, our skin isn’t simply the largest organ of our bodies but “an ever-changing canvas” that can …

There's a Major Global Coffee Crisis Brewing

The world could be facing a massive coffee shortage in the coming years if production doesn’t increase significantly. Because of increased …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Is College Tuition Really Too High?

The blasé acceptance that you might get shot is a fact of American life

It’s hard to be shocked at the Virginia shootings. They’re part of a cycle in which innocent people are murdered and politicians get away with doing nothing<p>The first time I did something about America’s epidemic of mass shootings was not when I looked up and saw on TV that a child had shot up a …

The real horror of 'Until Dawn' is that Sony sent it to die

"Are we, like, in a movie right now?" It's an apt question one of the handsome teens starring in PlayStation 4's latest exclusive, <i>Until Dawn</i>, asked about an hour after I picked up the controller. Yes. No. <i>Maybe</i>. It's kind of hard to explain, and it appears Sony would rather not. At its core, <i>Until</i> …

Let's throw the dice: what video games can learn from board games

The current table-gaming renaissance boasts some of the best designers in the world. Digital games can’t let these inventions slip them by<p>Two years ago, when I left video games criticism to work full-time in table top games, a lot of people, my mum chief among them, were startled.<p>These days, it’s …

How to Have Gay Sex Without Being Gay

We spoke to Jane Ward, author of <i>Not Gay: Sex between Straight White Men</i>, about the gay sex straight white guys have been having for centuries.<p>Jane Ward's new book, <i>Not Gay: Sex between Straight White Men</i>, is an investigation into "no homo" culture, which charts the many ways in which …

LGBTQ

Why the Bernie Sanders Rally Left Me Heartbroken

This past weekend, at a rally celebrating the 80th anniversary of Social Security and the 50th anniversary of Medicare, two people identifying as Black Lives Matters activists got up on stage to challenge Senator Bernie Sanders on race and racism.<p>The rally was an enormous event -- the culmination …

6 books every modern gentleman should read in 2015

Being a modern gentleman is about more than just knowing what to wear or what to put in your bathroom. It's also about knowing what to read.<p>We asked our friends at Goodreads to put together a list of essential books every man should read in six categories, ranging from love to business.<p>Keep …

Books
Homelessness

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

Jim Morrison

Oligarchy Of Super PAC Megadonors Have Conquered American Politics

The majority of money raised for the 2016 presidential race came from those giving $100,000 or more.<p>WASHINGTON -- A new oligarchic era of American politics came into full view on Friday, as super PACs disclosed fundraising details showing billionaires bankrolling the 2016 presidential race to an …

How living out of suitcases for 2 years, through 5 countries, helped one family pay over $30,000 of debt

He was finishing up his MBA and had an internship at a well-known consumer-products company that was sure to put him on the corporate fast track — all while running his own successful tutoring and test-prep business on the side.<p>I was juggling getting my Ph.D. in reproductive epidemiology while also …

Machu Picchu

Barack Obama tells African states to abandon anti-gay discrimination

Visiting his father’s Kenyan homeland, US president says ‘bad things happen’ when governments get into habit of treating people differently<p>The US president, Barack Obama, has launched an unprecedented defence of gay rights in Africa, telling Kenya’s president that the state has no right to punish …

12 Game-Changing Baking Hacks

<i>By: Perry Santanachote</i><p>Baking can be an infuriating science, but the advantages far outweigh the headache. Fresh-baked cookies whenever you damn well please? Homemade pancakes to feed your hot date the day after? Girly, indulgent cupcakes in the privacy of your own home? All reasons you should learn …

Planned Parenthood says video is part of decade-long harassment by anti-abortion groups

In a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Planned Parenthood said it fell victim to a fake company called Biomax Procurement Services that posed as a buyer of human tissues. It was actually created by David Daleiden, an official of the group that released the video, and was engaged in …

Planned Parenthood

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

Last year, a young man walked into the Seattle airport and took the next flight to anywhere — and he hasn't come down since<p>The boarding procedure has …

Buddy Holly

10 Games Every Sony PS4 Player Needs

Greatness has finally caught up to the Sony PlayStation 4.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

How to stop procrastinating and start succeeding

Show me someone who doesn't procrastinate, and I'll show you a robot. <i>Everyone</i> procrastinates.<p>I definitely do.<p>One example: I've written more than five million published words. (Keep the long-winded jokes to yourself.) You might assume it's easy for me to sit down and write, but at times it's …

Procrastination

The 10 things in Windows 10 that most excite me | On MSFT

It’s now July. For most of the world, that means several things i.e. summer holidays and various national days of celebration. For those who follow …

Cortana