Shawn Myers

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Who owns the moon? A space lawyer answers

Most likely, this is the best-known picture of a flag ever taken: Buzz Aldrin standing next to the first U.S. flag planted on the Moon. For those who …

Space Exploration

Why You Really Don't Need To Wash Raw Chicken

It is a question that has been asked and answered many times throughout the years, yet the debate still rages. And why not, when professional and …

Cooking

Why Coconut Yogurt Is the Best Dairy Alternative

Coconut in, dairy out.<p>July 21, 2018<p>With the rise of dairy-free everything, these products seem to be taking shelf space away from their dairy-laden …

Nutrition

11-year-old genius graduates from St. Pete College

<b>ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. --</b> An 11-year-old graduated from St. Petersburg College on Saturday. Hundreds of graduates walked across the stage to receive …

College & University

Spinach & Cucumber Salad with Yogurt-Mint Dressing

Recipes

Thought Experiment Shows Why We Need Quantum Gravity

There are two theories we have that explain all the particles and their interactions in the known Universe: General Relativity and the Standard Model …

Quantum Mechanics

America's Drinking Habits Are Killing More Young People, Study Suggests

Liver disease deaths are growing more common in the U.S. and disproportionately affecting younger Americans, according to a recent study.<p>The paper, …

Public Health

Computer monitor buying guide

Whether your old monitor has died or you finally decided you need to upgrade for the latest movies or games, buying a new computer monitor is a big …

Computer Hardware

Our Favorite Rotel Recipes

From party dips to dinnertime.<p>Rotel is one of the best pantry staples for spicing up a Mexican casserole, adding color to cheese dip, or topping …

Cooking

The Wireless Camera That Lets Your Smartphone See Anywhere is Still Down to One of Its Lowest Prices Ever

This awesome smartphone accessory transforms your smartphone into a remote view finder, allowing you to see even the most hidden areas. Find out more …

Genius

Margaret Fulton's beef and vermicelli noodle salad recipe

Beef and vermicelli noodle salad<p><i>serves 4</i><p>250g rice vermicelli noodles<br>1 Lebanese cucumber<br>1 large carrot, grated coarsely<br>1/2 cup mint leaves<br>1/3 cup fresh coriander leaves<br>500g thick rump steak<br>1 tbsp chopped toasted peanuts (optional)<p><b>Dressing</b><br>2 tbsp brown sugar<br>1/4 cup lime juice<br>1 tbsp fish sauce<br>1 red …

Beef

Red Cabbage Porterhouse Steaks with Herb Butter

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2018<p>Give this hearty vegetarian recipe the true steakhouse treatment and serve it with steamed asparagus, french …

Recipes

Stunning Juno Image Captures The Clouds Over Jupiter On Latest Flyby

Jovian clouds are completely astounding, as much of the footage from NASA’s Juno spacecraft has revealed in the last two years since the space probe …

Astronomy

Where Do ‘Centrist’ Democrats Turn in 2020?

There’s no question that the story of the Democratic party right now is about the ascending left. There’s a bumper crop of self-consciously …

Middle-class

The health war against cheese may be completely misguided

Cheese lovers, rejoice. There's new evidence that the saturated fat found in cheese, milk, and other kinds of dairy is not tied to an increased risk of heart problems or death from any cause.<p>The study, published this month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that people who …

Nutrition

Don't Believe a Spa Can Fit in a Tiny Apartment? Think Again

More and more, it's becoming increasingly normal to hear stories of people learning to acclimate themselves to living in seriously small apartments. …

LED Lighting

U.S. gathering on religious freedom sets up competing narratives

The event is drawing dozens of countries and hundreds of activists, some who say they’ll call out what they see as Trump’s human rights hypocrisy.<p>The U.S. will host a first-of-its-kind gathering on international religious freedom next week, an assembly being hailed by evangelical voters who helped …

Donald Trump

NASA's history archive enables company to recreate Apollo 11 experience in VR- Technology News, Firstpost

We celebrated the <b>50 Anniversary</b> of the Apollo 11 mission on 20 July and a day later, NASA has just announced that you can relive the entire …

Virtual Reality

14 Grocery Staples I Always Have as a 20-Something on a Budget

As a 25-year-old who has just started out in the professional world, I know how hard it can be to get your life together. You're supposed to find a job, live on your own, cook for yourself, <i>and</i> find the time to exercise, which, unfortunately, I don't think includes walking to the kitchen for snack …

Cooking

These 6 recipes for on-the-go lunches will fuel all your summer adventures

Most days, when you’re headed out to bask in the summer sun and <i>seriously</i> chill, the last thing you want to worry about is what you’re going to eat. …

Healthy Eating

Brain to Brain Communication Breakthrough

Researchers at the University of Washington have completed the first “noninvasive human-to-human brain interface”, allowing one researcher to control …

The Brain

Rarity of cancer in elephants may help explain cancer in humans

Elephants have 100 times as many cells as humans. But they seldom get cancer. This is surprising, because cancer is a result of cell division gone wrong, and the more cells an organism has, the higher the chances that some will mutate into tumors. Also, because elephants live so long — between 60 …

Biology

This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

How to use your smartphone without leaving a trace

Cover up your digital footprints.<p>Every time you grab your phone to participate in a group chat, watch a YouTube video, or search the internet, you leave a digital trail of activity. This footprint can compromise your privacy the next time a friend borrows your device. It also puts your personal …

Apps

Conservative Shocked to Discover Obama Doesn’t Hate White People

This week, Barack Obama delivered a long and thoughtful defense of liberalism, pluralism, and democracy against strongman populism. The themes, which …

Barack Obama

How I miss Obama

How I miss Barack Obama.<p>And I say that as someone who worked to defeat him: I was a foreign policy adviser to John McCain in 2008 and to Mitt Romney in 2012. I criticized Obama’s “lead from behind” foreign policy that resulted in a premature pullout from Iraq and a failure to stop the slaughter in …

Nelson Mandela

New Images Show Saturn's Moon Titan in Incredible Detail

Our limited human eyesight can really constrain our understanding of the universe. We can see only a thin swath of light’s wavelengths, those waves …

Astronomy

Super Smash Bros. Melee's Best Mode Wasn't Even Multiplayer

Super Smash Bros. Melee is an iconic game for a number of reasons. A LAN party staple, legions of fans across the world laud it as one of the most …

Retrogaming

The One Way To Use Zucchini I Never Get Tired Of

You’ll want to eat it again and again.<p>FYI, I’m writing this as I take another bite of my tortellini salad with zucchini and peas—the dish that …

Pasta

Roasted Tomato Caprese Summer Rolls

Super fresh and bright, these rolls taste just like summer! Starring fresh tomatoes and basil, creamy chunks of mozzarella, and a knockout basalmic …

Tomatoes