Mike Stubblebine

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Nearly one in three graduates would sell an organ to pay off student debt

Survey reveals that many would take desperate measures to clear loans<p>From selling an organ to being a drug guinea pig, graduates are ready to do almost anything to clear their student debts.<p>An American personal finance site, MyBankTracker, asked 200 of its users what steps they would take to get …

College & University

Whisky Aged on Space Station Returns to Earth With 'New Flavors'

A vial of smoky Scotch whisky has returned to Earth after a four-year stint in the International Space Station, and its owners have subjected it to sophisticated instruments (and palates), to find that it does indeed have a flavor all its own. The results are given in a white paper published by …

Flavors

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

7 Couscous Recipes for Every Day of the Week

Couscous is one of the most versatile grains out there. It can be made ahead of time, or to order. It is delicious when prepared vegan, meaty, or …

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

June 2015

Amazon adds IMDb-fueled X-Ray for Movies to Fire TV

Amazon's X-Ray for Movies and TV Shows feature is great when you're trying to figure out the name of the actor on your screen. Today that feature is hitting Amazon Instant Video on the Fire TV, which is frankly where it should have been since the set-top box's launch. The IMDb-powered X-Ray feature …

Entertainment

Rise of the techno-Libertarians: The 5 most socially destructive aspects of Silicon Valley

The tech industry is morally and ethically bankrupt, and it’s starting to take its toll on ordinary Americans<p>Nowadays the Silicon Valley is either celebrated as a hotbed of creativity or condemned as a cauldron of greed and wealth inequality.<br>While there are certainly some talented and even …