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Baking For Geeks: Learn How To Make a Cake That Looks Like Jupiter

Want to make the astronomy-loving person in your life very happy? Bake this spherical cake modeled after Jupiter, complete with layered insides …

Video Tutorials

Why People Love Tipping Waiters

As an economic phenomenon, tipping is really weird. As a psychological phenomenon, it's something else entirely.<p>When the Linkery, a small San Diego restaurant, shuttered its doors this summer, it ended a fascinating social experiment. The Linkery had instituted a standard 18 percent service charge …

What We Can Learn From the Quantum Calculations of Birds and Bacteria

As an undergraduate at Oxford University in the mid-1970s, K. Birgitta Whaley struggled to choose between chemistry and physics. Now, as a professor …

Want To Be A Morning Person? Take A Few Tips From Campers

In the first episode of <i>Downton Abbe</i>y, the Countess of Grantham, played by Maggie Smith, complains about the newfangled electrical chandelier installed in her family's 1915 estate. "Oh, dear, such a glare," she says, shielding her eyes with a fan.<p>The countess may have a point.<p>Too much artificial …

Arctic sea-ice loss has widespread effects on wildlife

“By viewing sea ice as essential habitat … rather than as a lifeless blank surface, its loss as a result of warming becomes a rather stunning …

Global Warming

The Elder Scrolls Anthology coming to PC Sept. 10

The complete The Elder Scrolls series will be included in a single physical package, <i>The Elder Scrolls Anthology</i>, next month, bundling five PC games, seven add-ons and five physical maps.<p><i>The Elder Scrolls Anthology</i> will include 1994's <i>The Elder Scrolls Arena</i> through 2012's <i>The Elder Scrolls 5:</i> …

How To Make Ginger Ale - Sweetened Naturally

<b>When I was younger</b>, I never understood why people enjoyed ginger ale. I thought it had a funky taste and I didn’t appreciate the overly-enthusiastic …

Self-sufficiency

Transgender Girl Banned From Bathroom Wins Case

Coy Mathis, a 6-year-old transgender girl who was banned from her first-grade bathroom, has won a statewide legal case in Colorado that might have …

28 Big-Batch Summer Drinks That Know How To Get Down

Leave all that shakin' and stirrin' to the pros. Let's go find a container large enough to bathe a puppy in and fill it with booze and laugh and laugh and laugh.

Lemon Balm

Food Mold 101

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Projecteo is a miniature Instagram projector

<b>Instagram has proved to be a veritable gold mine for third-party projects looking to move images beyond the limitations of the app.</b><p>From prints to …

Miniature

Orange and Blueberry Funnel Cakes & Spicy Pork Skewers

A coconut and vanilla cake, salmon burgers with sweet potatoes, and spicy pork skewers in today's Delicious Links.

Sweet Potatoes

Hear CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry Cover Rage Against the Machine

It’s hard to imagine someone as adorable as CHVRCHES‘ lead singer Lauren Mayberry choosing to cover the angsty material of Rage Against the Machine. …

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Plan to Be at the 2014 World Cup

In less than 400 days, Brazil will host the 2014 World Cup. Brazil is the perfect place to host the biggest soccer forum on the entire planet since it is national passion. Brazil is estimating that 600,000 fans will travel from abroad to be a part of this event. There is no doubt that Brazil will …

From Spritzers to Sodas: 10 Non-Alcoholic, Warm-Weather Beverages

On warm weekend afternoons you'll often me in the backyard, gardening, reading or catching up with friends on the phone. Because it feels just a bit …

Beverages