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Free PS4 PS Plus Games For May 2018 Coming This Week

With end of the month in sight, Sony has announced the next batch of free games coming for PlayStation Plus members. May will offer up the usual total of six games spread across PS4, PS3, and Vita. Thanks to Cross-Buy, you'll get up to three games on each platform.<p>As always, the most notably of the …

The 17 Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

About 14% of people experience chronic constipation at some point (1).<p>Symptoms include passing stools less than three times per week, straining, …

We've All Been Threading Needles Wrong This Whole Time

As long as people have sewed, they've probably been frustrated by attempting to push thread through needles. It turns out an easy alternative to …

New device would allow blood-free monitoring of blood sugar levels

(Reuters Health) - A new device applied to the skin could allow people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels without the need for finger sticks or other blood sampling.<p>The technology "has the potential to become the first needle-free approach - and that includes avoiding completely a …

10 endlessly fascinating websites to waste your time on

The internet is a vast, wonderful trove of information. There's so much to learn from a seemingly endless supply of resources. From video lectures …

If you make this simple mistake you could be fined £2,500 even though your MoT is in date

The rules around the MoT test are about to change meaning even if your car's old certificate is valid you can still be landed with a £2,500 fine for …

Space station now home to a delicious sprouting onion

Fresh vegetables are a luxury on the International Space Station, but the orbital salads are about to get an upgrade. There's now an onion sprouting a lovely green top in microgravity.<p>Cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev brought the onion on board for his stay. He arrived on March 23 along with two NASA …

Space Exploration

The Keto Diet Actually Has The Most Bizarrely Intriguing Backstory

It was developed in the 1920s for an unexpected reason.<p>Believe it or not, the keto diet was developed in the 1920s to treat epilepsy<br>• The diet's use in childhood epilepsy was featured in 1997s'<i>First, Do No Harm</i><br>• Other studies have examined its effects on conditions like heart disease and Type 2 diabetes<p>…

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

The art of murder: miniature dioramas of unexplained deaths – in pictures

Frances Glessner Lee, often referred to as the ‘mother of forensic science’, created the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death to train homicide detectives in the 1940s and 50s. The dollhouse-sized true crime scenes are being shown at the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Miniature

Make a Better Chicken Stir-Fry with This Pro Tip

Let me introduce you to a chicken technique that has revolutionized how I stir-fry at home: velveting. This Chinese technique is most often used in …

Matt Damon explains the obnoxious requirement for filming in a Trump building

Movies that want to shoot inside one of Donald Trump's buildings must feature him in a shot, Matt Damon says.<p>The actor explained the truly obnoxious …

Donald Trump

Artist proves drawing with references isn't cheating

Drawing from memory and drawing from reference material results in pictures that are worlds apart. However much we think we can rely on our memories, …

Start Every Day Better With These Simple 8 Tips for Better Sleep | Inc.com

I have long prided myself on my ability to function with only a few hours of sleep every night. For years, I even purposely deviated my sleeping routine so that my body and mind would not "depend" on going to sleep at a specific time or need a specific amount of sleep.<p>I have been living a lie.<p>Over …

Sleep

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Houseplants

Everything you need to know about the Iron Bank of Braavos, which will be important on 'Game of Thrones' next Sunday

Sunday's episode of "Game of Thrones" ended with an unexpected turn. The Lannister army, led by Jaime, abandoned its home of Casterly Rock and took Highgarden, while the Unsullied fought a small contingent of Lannisters.<p>In taking Highgarden, the Tyrell stronghold, Cersei manages to completely erase …

Don’t Rely on an App to Identify Which Mushrooms You Can Eat

Mushroom hunting is a dangerous sport. The differences between deadly and delicious mushrooms can be subtle and hard to spot, and it's not a verdict …

Gordon Ramsay's Scrambled Eggs Will Change Your Whole Morning

The secret behind a fantastic batch of scrambled eggs is to not overcook the eggs, according to Gordon Ramsay—and just about every other chef who has …

Ordering a Diet Coke is one of the worst things you can do to your flight attendant — here's why

There are plenty of things passengers can do to drive flight attendants crazy, although ordering a certain diet soda might be an inconvenience you've never thought about.<p>Diet Coke's carbonation makes it hard to pour without overflowing the cup with bubbles. As a result, it takes flight attendants …

I went to Pokémon Go Fest, and it was a disaster

The inaugural festival turned into a costly mess for Niantic<p>With phones in hand, a herd of humans pummeled the damp grass of Chicago’s Grant Park. Despite the inviting green scenery and thump of peppy music, their eyes remain glued to their screens, which dictated their every movement. “Unown!” …

Lenovo's Folding Tablet Prototype Is My Dream Gadget

At Lenovo’s Tech World conference in San Francisco last week, the company showed off Folio, a fully-functional prototype with flexible screen that …

Surge in vehicles being clamped since tax disc abolition, data shows

The number of drivers whose vehicles have been clamped for failing to pay vehicle excise duty (VED) has more than doubled since tax discs were abolished, figures have shown.<p>The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) said there had been a 166% increase in wheel-clamping operations in the three …

Abolition

Monday Cute: Kneading Baker Cat Is Best Cat

If you’ve ever had a cat or hung out with one, then you’d know that one sign that they may be comfortable with you is that they would “knead” on or …

Rare 50p coins can fetch £500: do you have any in your piggy bank?

There are 54 types of 50p coin in circulation, and while most aren't worth any more than their face value, others can fetch significant sums at auction.<p>In general, the rarer the coin the more valuable it is, and experts at Changechecker.org have created a "scarcity index" that tracks which 50p …

Beatrix Potter

Emma Watson and Tom Hanks flop quietly dumped onto Netflix

A zeitgeist-straddling tech thriller adapted from feted novelist Dave Eggers and starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks is surely an open goal, …

The pool float that looks like a sanitary pad

<b>A pool float that resembles a giant inflatable sanitary pad has sparked a discussion on social media about the unfortunate design.</b><p>The picture was first posted on social media site Reddit three days ago with users joking about the Pasedena Pool float's seemingly unintentional resemblance to a …

Pickle Rick is already everyone’s favorite character from Rick and Morty’s third season

“I’m Pickle Rick!!!”<p><i>Rick and Morty</i> co-creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland confirmed last night that the show would be returning for a third season at the end of the month. Along with the announcement, the two creators also premiered the first trailer for the new season and fans have already …

‘Twin Peaks’ Is More Satisfying If You Stop Trying to Figure Out What It Means

Fan theories can be fun, but they're also irrelevant to appreciating David Lynch's artistry.<p><i>My work is described as beautiful, horrible, hogwash,</i> …

Can You Identify Every Character in These Special 30th Anniversary Star Trek: The Next Generation Posters?

Last year, <i>Star Trek</i> turned 50. This September, <i>The Next Generation</i> will turn 30. To commemorate that event, artist Dusty Abell has created two posters …

Science Fiction

23-Year-Old Man Stuck in the Body of a 13-Year-Old Boy Due to Rare Condition

A lot of people look younger than their age, but 23-year-old Tomislav Jurčec, from Zagreb, Croatia, is an extreme case. Due to a fault in his …