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Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

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How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

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Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

The Deepest Hole in the World

The Cold War between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. brought about several competitions between the two nations. The best known is the space race, in which …

10 Mnemonic Tricks for Never Forgetting Anything Again

<b>By Bruce Price</b><p>1. The rhyme.<p>For hundreds of years, schoolchildren started the study of American history with: "In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue."<p>…

Survey: 87% of Americans ‘Not Confident’ About Their Retirement (And What You Can Do About It!)

Despite the Dow recently hitting all-time highs, millions of Americans still have a dismal outlook when it comes to their own ability to retire, a …

Why Does Your Nose Get Stuffy One Nostril at a Time?

Because your nostrils split their workload. Throughout the day, they each take breaks in a process of alternating congestion and decongestion called …

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World's oldest and stickiest lab study ready for drop of excitement

In terms of output, Queensland University's pitch drop study – the world's oldest laboratory experiment – has been stunningly low. Only eight drops …

Recursion or while loops: Which is better?

It's a question young programmers confront often.<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by</i> …

HOWTO make a spiral oak staircase out of cheap IKEA countertops

Bryce Phelps made himself a beautiful oak spiral staircase and saved a ton of money by cutting up cheap IKEA oak countertops for the treads:<p>I went …

I’m reading over a great article from about 15 years ago in an old photo magazine this eve. I remembered reading this article back in 1997, and how much it influenced my knowledge of photography and the photographic process.

The ISO sensitivity… of your eyeball.<p>Did you know your eyeballs have their own ISO rating? Well, they do. Normal, healthy eyes have an ISO …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

The Myth of America's Tech-Talent Shortage

And what it should mean for immigration reform.<p>So it turns out the United States is not, in fact, the educational wasteland tech industry lobbyists would have you think.<p>Companies like Microsoft often claim that America is suffering from an economically hobbling shortage of science, math, and …

Types of Coffee, An Illustrated Guide by Pleated-Jeans

Jeff Wysaski of Pleated-Jeans created a clever illustrated guide that explains how to make different types of coffee. You can check them all out on …

Accordion-Like Origami

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that focuses on WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting …

Churchtanks, Ornate Sculptural Mashups of Tanks and Cathedrals

Artist Kris Kuksi has created a series of ornate “Churchtanks,” sculptural mashups of tanks and Gothic cathedrals. The mixed media works range in …

The Conspiracy Theory Flowchart ‘THEY’ Don’t Want You To See

Crispian Jago of The Reason Stick created this handy dandy Conspiracy Theory Flowchart to guide you to <i>The Truth</i>.<p>Had enough government rhetoric? Tired …