Shawn C Radford

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This Chart Tells You Everything You Need To Know About Pairing Wine With Food

Wine can be an integral part of a meal. But for those who aren't sure what to serve at their next dinner party, Wine Folly has created the perfect beginners' wine chart.<p>Originally found through Visual.ly, the experts at Wine Folly made an infographic that breaks down the basics of every type of …

Infographics

It's Time to Order Your Thanksgiving Turkey, Fools!

With four weeks to go till Thanksgiving, it may seem crazy, but if you want a farm-raised organic bird, the moment for ordering it is NOW<p>Yes, we know: It's Halloween, and you've got candy—not turkey—on the brain. But it's time—time to start thinking about Thanksgiving. Don't worry, though. This is …

Spending 24 Hours In Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto

Nowhere else have I understood this sentiment more than in the ghetto. <b>The Gourmet Ghetto</b>, that is, of Berkeley, California, the birthplace of the American slow food movement spearheaded by Alice Waters and her pals.<p>The Gourmet Ghetto is the nickname for the Berkeley neighborhood that runs along …

Ready To Cut The Cable TV Cord? Here's How To Do It

In the face of rising prices, poor customer service and ever more frequent blackouts over fee disputes, many consumers yearn for a way out of the grip of their cable TV subscription. Though companies such as Google, Intel, Sony and Apple are all working on Internet-delivery TV platforms, none have …

Five reasons Americans already love ObamaCare — plus one reason why they’re gonna love it even more, soon

There’s a reason Republicans have been rushing to try and defund the Affordable Care Act before October 1, when major sections of the law take effect.<p>Republicans know what polls show — that most Americans don’t know what’s in ObamaCare, but when told what the law actually includes, a strong …

iPhone as standalone business would be bigger than Microsoft, Coca-Cola, McDonalds & more

<i>Businessweek</i> has a fun chart showing that Apple’s iPhone business alone would make it the 9th largest stock in the Dow Jones top 30 companies, ahead of such giants as Microsoft, Coca-Cola and McDonalds.<p>It’s not a terribly surprising fact – the iPhone represents the bulk of Apple’s business, with …

Five Banned Books That You Should Read (That You Probably Haven't)

This week is Banned Books Week, where librarians and other organizations highlight the books that have been subjected to threats of censorship – and actual censorship – in schools, libraries and nations around the globe. Among the frequently challenged books include classics like <i>The Adventures of</i> …

Researcher finds way to calm fears during sleep

Fear may be the most powerful of all human emotions, but according to a study released today in the journal Nature Neuroscience, sleep can be its enemy.<p>In a first-of-its-kind experiment, specific emotional memories of human beings were deliberately altered during sleep. The complicated small study, …

The Brain

Spring-Cleaning That Won't Take Over Your Life: 8 Hours, Start to Finish

<b>9 A.M.–10 A.M.: Bathroom</b><p><b>Vacuum and wipe the walls and ceilings.</b> If you clear them annually of the almost imperceptible grime that builds up, then you …

Cleaning

Surviving Whole Foods

Whole Foods is like Vegas. You go there to feel good but you leave broke, disoriented, and with the newfound knowledge that you have a vaginal disease.<p>Unlike Vegas, Whole Foods' clientele are all about mindfulness and compassion... until they get to the parking lot. Then it's war. As I pull up this …

Nutrition

This Three Minute Commercial Puts Full-Length Hollywood Films to Shame

It certainly says something about the state of Hollywood today that a three minute ad produced at a fraction of the cost of most movies is more …