Wendy Mayer

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Stephen Colbert doesn't think Ted Cruz will win Indiana for one big reason

Tuesday is primary day in Indiana, and Ted Cruz has thrown everything he has into winning the state and stopping Donald Trump's string of victoires. …

Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers The Whole Family Will Love

Searching for an easy, plant-based dinner option? These quinoa-stuffed peppers are the way to go. Check out the recipe by health and fitness expert …

The 5 Oysters You Meet in Washington

<b>Oyster platters are typically</b> an exercise in comparing flavors from different bodies of water. Sometimes they’re just an exercise in eating a bunch …

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Nine Reasons To Put Washington State On Your 2016 Travel List

Sometimes we get so locked into the idea of a dream trip being far away that we ignore the stunning beauty here at home. There’s so much to see in this country, you don’t <i>always</i> have to cross continents to satiate your wanderlust.<p>Washington State is one of the most diverse geographical areas on the …

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Interactive campground mapping system for boondockers makes the search easier

One of the more difficult things for boondocking enthusiasts is to pre-plan a trip with suitable overnight locations. While there is information on …

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Treo Chair

The Treo Chair by Therm-a-Rest is a portable chair that delivers big-chair comfort in a exceptionally small package. The innovative and compact camp …

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Weekend Science: Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope

Ahh, Sunday. Time for coffee, lounging around, and … microbes? Why not? The video above will show you how to make your own microscope so you can see …

Nissan Leaf Batteries Upgrade Old Truck Conversion

[Jay]’s Chevy S-10 electric conversion needed new batteries. The conversion was originally done with a bank of lead acids underneath the truck bed. …

The 12 hottest apps of the month

1/<p>The best journaling app got a huge update.<p>Day One<p>Day One is widely considered to be the best journaling app in existence, and early this month a …

19 of America's most surreal travel destinations

From massive underground caves to rainbow-clad natural formations, the country is teeming with breathtaking spots that leave travelers in awe.<p>We've put together a collection of 19 such sights to visit in the US, from the world's largest gypsium dunefield to shimmering ice caves hidden within a …

Big Solar Step: Super-Efficient System Sets Record

A new world record is making the future of solar energy look pretty bright. Researchers in Australia recently developed a solar energy system that …

Simple Backyard Wind Turbine

How to Make an Acoustic Guitar<p>How to Flatten Boards With Just a Planer<p>Wooden Star Map / Nightlight<p>PVC Class<p>Hello, great wind turbine. I understand …

Pain de Campagne - Country French Bread Recipe

"I got this recipe out of a novel and made some minor changes. It is a yummy French bread that is worth the wait."<p>Ingredients<p>For the Poolish:<p>1/2 …

Science and Meditation: Integrating a First-Person Experience into the Scientific Process

As a long time meditator and neuroscientist, my interest in the effect of meditation on brain function is both personal and professional. The benefits meditation has brought to my life mirror first-person accounts of other meditation practitioners--basically, a sense of greater peace and more …

New California DMV Laws for 2016

The New Year brings new laws and several will be added to the rules and regulations from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.<p>The California …

Mindful Listening

You are engaged in the practise of mindful listening firstly when you remain fully present whilst the other person is speaking, and secondly when you …

Lodge Bread in Culver City: What you can accomplish with three guys and an Italian deck oven

The artisanal bread movement has been slower to gain traction here in Los Angeles than, say, in San Francisco or New York. There are as many variables to a great bread scene as there are to the great bread itself: climate and flour, neighborhood and economics. Because as simple as bread may be, the …

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Warning: your festive meal could be more damaging than a long-haul flight | George Monbiot

We miscalculate environmental risk: eating certain meats is about the worst thing you can do to the planet<p>The figures were so astounding that I refused to believe them. I found them buried in a footnote, and assumed at first that they must have been a misprint. So I checked the source, wrote to the …

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The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

From arid deserts to lush forests, America's landscape is as varied as it is stunning.<p>Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.

2,400-Year-Old 'Bong' Found In Ancient Burial Mound

In a vast and ancient burial site in the Caucasus Mountains of southern Russia, archaeologists have discovered what appear to be 2,400-year-old solid …

The Dinner Roll Recipes You'll Actually Want To Bake

It's time to pull out the flour.<p>For many people, baking bread to go along with a dinner they've already put so much effort into is just not going to happen. No matter how easy the recipe might be, how much better fresh-baked bread is than store-bought, it's just one step too many.<p>But what if we …

11 apps you should use every day

But it's easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer number of apps — there are more than a million apps in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.<p>So I broke out the most useful apps I use every day. You should probably use them, too.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's best quotes may make you fall in love with science all over again

But deGrasse Tyson also has a serious side, which he reveals time and again in his books, shows, Twitter page, and popular science articles.<p>Often, deGrasse Tyson's humor strikes a serious chord that not only makes us laugh but also think. As a popular science educator, deGrasse Tyson is out to …

This Rustic Apple-Cranberry Pie Is So Darn Easy it Doesn't Even Need a Pie Plate

Not much can trump a freshly made fruit pie with homemade pie dough. But let's be honest, few of us ever feel like making one. Even for an experienced baker like myself, I still get nervous and sometimes frustrated. Lining the pie plate (or the dreaded deep dish) is a hassle, pretty crimped edges …

16 Savory Dinner Rolls and Bread Recipes for Your Holiday Meals

More by Brianne<p>You’ve got the turkey or roast. The potatoes have been mashed and someone has brought the green bean casserole. Now what is your …

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OtoR Electric Bike by Oto Cycles

Oto Cycles has designed a vintage-looking electric bike that’s driven by technology, which the company has named the OtoR Electric Bike.<p>The Barcelona …

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Bafang 750W BBS02 and the New and Improved DIY EBIKE

The Bafang 750w BBS02 and its soon to be unleashed big brother the Bafang 1000W <i>Heavy Duty</i> is creating a stir in the DIY and commercial ebike scene. …