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15 Terrifying Horror Movies On Netflix You Need To Watch Now

There has never been a better time to be a horror movie fan. The sheer number of films available on VoD, subscription, and streaming services means that the biggest challenge viewers have is deciding what to watch--we've all spent way too much time scrolling through page after page of movies in …

Horror

'Lies My Teacher Told Me,' And How American History Can Be Used As A Weapon

When I was a high school junior in New Orleans taking AP American history, my teacher assigned us a paperback book. Slim in contrast to our hulking required textbook, it was a funny, compelling, even shocking read. <i>Lies My Teacher Told Me</i>, by James Loewen, explained how history textbooks got the …

Southern States

Limoncello Recipe

"Truly worth the time required to create this distinguished ice cold refreshing drink."<p>Ingredients<p>10 lemons<p>1 liter vodka<p>3 cups white sugar<p>4 cups water<p>…

Recipes

The Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 10th</b><p>Sometimes you just want to binge whichever good scary movies on Netflix to watch on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just about every morbid fantasy that your demented mind can conjure has representation. We’ve watched the best horror …

Horror

50 Easy Appetizers for Your Next Party

Guests will never know that your delightful appetizers took less than 30 minutes from start to finish!<p>Miniature Corn Dogs<p>Cute little corn dogs add …

Joanna Gaines Adds a Secret Ingredient To Her Delicious Biscuits

Once upon a time, in a land before the <i>Magnolia Table</i> cookbook, we never dreamed of straying from our family biscuits recipe. But when Joanna Gaines …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

The 10 Best Crime Movies On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: June 28th</b><p>Netflix has no shortage of great options for movie fans who enjoy a good crime story. It’s a genre that covers cops trying to solve a mystery, criminals looking to make a buck, and George Clooney looking pensively at legal documents. They can be thrilling, hilarious, and/or …

How to Make a Disgusting Cookie Sheet Look Brand New

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>The umpteenth batch of sugar cookies left your trusty sheets looking gross and patchy. Bring them back to …

These 9 wonderfully niche cooking channels on YouTube will inspire you

You can find many delightful ways to waste your time on YouTube, but one of the best is to spend an afternoon looking at cooking and food …

The Best Netflix Original Series Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: July 3rd</b><p>There are a lot of good TV shows on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). The bread-and-butter of the Netflix service, however, is its original programming. With over 100 Netflix originals — between shows and movies — browsing aimlessly can be daunting. If …

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

Baking

To Stop Climate Change, Educate Girls and Give them Birth Control

Climate change is a ubiquitous hydra, a many-headed beast that affects everyone and everything in some form. Solutions to climate change range from …

Massive crayfish that didn't exist 25 years ago are capable of cloning themselves — and it's terrifying scientists

A crayfish that is capable of cloning itself is taking over Europe — and scientists are taking note.<p>The marbled crayfish has a mutation that allows it to clone itself, reports Carl Zimmer at The New York Times. Zimmer profiled scientists studying the all-female species known for its massive size, …

Biology

Oldest human fossil found outside Africa rewrites migration timeline

The origin story for modern humans is constantly being revised, but the general gist is that <i>Homo Sapiens</i> first arose several hundred thousand years …

Humanity

18 Foods You Can Scrimp On At The Grocery Store

Buying store brand foods is the way to go when saving money. Here are the items that taste just the same no matter store or name brand.<p>1 of 19<p>It's OK …

Grocery Stores

N.H.S. Overwhelmed in Britain, Leaving Patients to Wait

LONDON — At some emergency wards, patients wait more than 12 hours before they are tended to. Corridors are jammed with beds carrying frail and elderly patients waiting to be admitted to hospital wards. Outpatient appointments were canceled to free up staff members, and by Wednesday morning …

Bills playoff drought ends thanks to tiebreaker that hadn't been used since 2010

The Bills might be the most improbable playoff team in recent NFL history<p>The Bills didn't just need a miracle from Andy Dalton to get into the …

IRS cautions taxpayers on prepaying property taxes

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday advised homeowners who are rushing to prepay their 2018 property taxes before a law signed by President Donald Trump takes effect next year that the payment may not be tax-deductible.<p>The law signed by Trump last week imposes a $10,000 …

21 Little 'Elf' Details That You Missed The First Time Around

Even though it's already nearly 15 years old, one of the newest additions to the classic Christmas film canon is <i>Elf</i>. Will Ferrell's Buddy the Elf is …

10+ Facts Scientists Have Learned About The Health Effects of Marijuana

Happy 4/20.<p>In 2017, some Americans could buy legal marijuana almost as easily as they could order a pizza.<p>Pot shops outnumber Starbucks stores in …

Cannabis

This Pacific Island Appeared Only 3 Years Ago, And Could Be Doomed Already

Born in a fire in the ocean.<p>Three years ago, the place you're reading about now did not exist.<p>Then, suddenly, an underwater volcano erupted in the …

A private letter from Darwin detailing his doubts about God just sold at auction for $125,000 — here's what he wrote

When Darwin published "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" in 1859, many people saw the book as an attack on religion. How could the world have been created in seven days if the evolution of living creatures on Earth took place over hundreds of thousands of years, as Darwin …

Nobel Prize

There's a reason time seems to speed up as you age — but it's possible to slow it down

Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from the same time period — between the ages of 15 and 30.<p>That's the time period when six of the 10 most important events in a person's life typically happen, according to a 2004 study: …

Love

Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Coat the parchment and sides of the pan …

Dad's final love letter to daughter for birthday goes viral

Since Bailey Sellers was 16 years old, she received flowers and a note from her deceased father on her birthday.<p>William Sellers had a strong attachment to his daughter. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013 and-- a month before he died at 56-- arranged it so she would get a flower …

Evidence mounts that laptops are terrible for students at lectures

Time to reconsider the notebook and pen<p>Do you use a laptop or tablet to take notes during school lectures or meetings? If so, you might want to reconsider pen and paper; there’s increasing evidence that using laptops during lectures decreases learning, which can result in lower grades, reports <i>The</i> …

Laptops

The Switch to Outdoor LED Lighting Has Completely Backfired

To reduce energy consumption, many jurisdictions around the world are transitioning to outdoor LED lighting. But as new research shows, this …

Yes, the Clintons should be investigated

President Trump's critics are arguing that GOP calls for the Justice Department to investigate Hillary Clinton and Democrats' ties to Russia are an effort to distract from the real Russia investigation, into potential Trump-Russia collusion.<p>No, they are not.<p>Ever since Watergate, the mantra of all …

We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer.<p>Keep in mind that there are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked.<p>Time is important, too — while some effects are …