Tyler Sweeney

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Sci-Fi Books that Changed the Genre Forever

When thinking of sci-fi books that changed the genre forever, there are a number of contexts that need to be considered. Science fiction books have …

Under pressure, Silicon Valley workers turn to LSD microdosing

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

The Problem With A Pot Tax

Support the news<p>Pot is on the ballot this November and the question put to voters is a mash-up of two ideas. One would make legal the recreational …

One Pot Chicken and Mexican Rice #Recipe

<b>Ingredients</b><p>4 boneless, skinless, Chicken thighs ( you can use breasts if you prefer)<br>1 tsp Salt<br>½ tsp Pepper<br>1 Tbsp + ½ tsp Cumin<br>1 Tbsp + 1 tsp Chili …

This Triple Chocolate Scone Is Just Too Good To Be True

GIMME MORE!<p>Servings: 8 scones<p>2/3 cup heavy cream<p>1 large egg, lightly beaten<p>1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract<p>1 3/4 cups all purpose flour<p>1/4 cup Dutch-processed unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 cup granulated sugar<p>2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/3 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small …

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15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Chicken Bulgogi

2K<p>131<p>While people have been tripping over each other lately, letting everyone know how authentic they can be, outraged over a recipe or poem they saw …

Soy Honey Chicken

<b>Marinated and baked, these drumsticks are so finger-licking flavorful and make enough to easily feed a crowd.</b><p>These baked honey soy chicken drumsticks …

Prevent Knee Pain with These Basic Exercises

Exercise may be the best medicine for chronic achy knees. "Strengthening the muscles around the joint protects you from injury by decreasing stress on the knee," says Willibald Nagler, MD, chairman of rehabilitation medicine at the New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center in New York City. But you …

Winter sandwich recipes for your packed lunch | The lunch box

Sometimes just a single ingredient can change an otherwise pedestrian sandwich or snack into something altogether more luxurious<p>A sandwich is a lunch for all seasons. But the ideal <i>winter</i> sandwich has a little more heft and perhaps a more luxurious combination of ingredients – or just something …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

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Predictions and winners of all 40 bowls, plus title game

The binge-worthy college football bowl season is upon us, with 80 teams scheduled to begin play Saturday in a record 40 bowl games, plus the College Football Playoff championship game Jan. 11.<p>With such a large number of bowls, organizers scrambled to fill slots with three teams that finished with …

Microsoft Cortana is picking up steam down the stretch — here are its NFL picks for Week 14

Cortana proved that even algorithms can get lucky, as it opened the week by correctly picking the Packers to beat the Lions. Never a doubt!<p>On the other side, Cortana was plagued by poor kicking, as missed kicks affected the outcome of the Chicago/San Francisco and Jacksonville/Tennessee games. …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Cycling

A stronger core will help you pedal longer and more comfortably<p>Want to feel stronger on long rides? You need to strengthen your core. While experts may disagree on exactly which muscles comprise the "core" group, they almost all agree that improving muscular strength by developing the postural …

Would You Trust Your Own Google Search History?

You can now download and export a list of everything you've Googled. What good can come of that?<p>There was a fantastic segment on <i>60 Minutes</i> last night about people with highly superior autobiographical memory, or HSAM. Only 56 people in the world are known to have this condition, one of whom is the …

Don't make bicyclists more visible. Make drivers stop hitting them.

By Eben Weiss<p>About 100 years ago, the auto industry pulled off a neat trick:<p>It stole the public roadways from us.<p>See, in the early days of the motor vehicle, there used to be this quaint idea that the person operating the giant machine should look out for other people. Then came mass production and …

New York Steak Poutine

Bake the french fries as instructed.<p>Season the steak and set aside. Preheat your grill to high.<p>Melt the butter in a large pan and add the flour.<p>Whisk …

Green jackfruit: is ‘pulled pork for vegetarians’ the next big food craze?

Late last year, after 18 years of litigation, a senior government official in Kerala, south-west India was given a prison sentence after being convicted of theft. The object he stole was government property, and it was so large he had to have it cut up to get it home. A piece of art, perhaps? A …

Easy dinner recipes: Great fish and shellfish ideas for the grill

Cooking indoors can get to be a little boring sometimes. So why not take advantage of good weather when you can? Cook dinner outdoors tonight with these simple grilling ideas. Lobster, mussels and mahi-mahi take on subtle smoky notes over the grill with these ideas.<p><b>Maine lobsters grilled with herbs</b> …

The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous

Its faith-based 12-step program dominates treatment in the United States. But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective.<p>J.G. is a lawyer in his early 30s. He’s a fast talker and has the lean, sinewy build of a distance runner. His …

The Web Is Dying; Apps Are Killing It

Tech’s Open Range Is Losing Out to Walled Gardens<p>The Web—that thin veneer of human-readable design on top of the machine babble that constitutes the Internet—is dying. And the way it’s dying has farther-reaching implications than almost anything else in technology today.<p>Think about your mobile …

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10 Underrated National Parks In America

Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><i>By Caitlin Morton, Condᅢᄅ Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a …

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The War on Drugs Is Burning Out

The conservative wave of 2014 featured an unlikely, progressive undercurrent: In two states, plus the nation’s capital, Americans voted convincingly …

The best Android games of 2014

Monument Valley, The Room Two, Clumsy Ninja and much, much more in our pick of games released this year through the Google Play store.<p>• <b>The best Android apps of 2014</b><p>What we say: Beautiful puzzler Monument Valley won bags of critical acclaim in 2014, deservedly. It’s a surreal shape-shifting game …

15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Recipes

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed and stuck in the kitchen.<p>When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made …

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Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Atheism

History of video game graphics

Video game graphics, explained in gruff Estuary English. Part 2 below!<p>[Video links: Part 1 and part 2]

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

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