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Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

A Prisoner Got a Book Deal. Now the State Wants Him to Pay for His Imprisonment.

Curtis Dawkins, a fiction writer who is serving a life sentence for murder in Michigan, says his children shouldn’t have to pay for his sins.

Recipes | Recipes

Cheddar & Chive Drop Biscuits - The Country Cook

Cheddar and Chive Drop Biscuits require just a handful of ingredients and no biscuit cutter is needed! Soft, fluffy, cheesy biscuits. Yes, please!

Recipes | Recipes

This Creamy Chicken Dish Is So Elegant, And Packed With Delicious Herby Flavor!

The surprise ingredient in this sauce is a simple and easy way to reinvent a dish!

Recipes | Recipes

How To Make Panera Bread's Broccoli Cheddar Soup

All the flavor of the comforting favorite in your own home!

Music | Music

10 Most Offensive Punk Album Covers of All Time

Nothing is more entertaining than a good controversy and if you’re a punk rock fan they come in no short supply.  Today we thought it would be fun to shake up the conservatives by revisiting …

Gaming | Gaming

How a love for Minecraft can blossom into a love for reading | VentureBeat

Millions of kids around the world play Minecraft, and it didn’t take long for adults to notice something: It has educational value. With Microsoft’s MinecraftEdu leading the way, more schools are using Minecraft in classrooms, having their kids experi

Entertainment | Movies

Every Time Hollywood Made the “Black Version” of a Hit Movie

From Blacula to Who’s Your Caddy?, we evaluate the most egregious examples of “What if we made a black version of X?”

News | Animal Links

Artificial nests bring new hope for vulnerable shy albatross

Dozens of fluffy shy albatross chicks sitting on artificial nests are a promising sign for scientists behind an innovative plan to give the vulnerable species a boost to help counteract the negative impacts of climate change.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Triplicate: Three-Row Mid-Size Crossovers and SUVs Ranked from Worst to Best

When the going gets active, the active get a mid-size three-row crossover or SUV.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Lisa Marie Presley Says She's $16 Million in Debt | E! News

In 2016, the daughter of the late Elvis Presley and fellow singer, who is also famous for her short-lived marriage to Michael Jackson, filed for divorce from current husband ?Michael Lockwood

History | History

Dec. 14, 1799: The excruciating final hours of President George Washington | PBS NewsHour

It was a house call no physician would relish. On Dec. 14, 1799, three doctors were summoned to Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia to attend to a critically ill, 67-year-old man who happened to be known as “the father of our country.”

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

NBA free agency: Klay Thompson wants to stay with the Warriors, but can they keep him? -

Golden State will soon be in a predicament similar to Oklahoma City. The Thunder traded James Harden. What will the Warriors do?

Sports | Sports

Jason Botchford: Canucks would be wise to study Bruins’ facelift model | The Province

Fifteen months after losing in a Stanley Cup Final, the Boston Bruins traded one of their core defencemen for picks.No one knew it at the time, but moving Johnny Boychuk was the first play in a string of vets-for-draft picks deals that have helped propel

Politics | Politics

Lawrence Meyers - Israel Figured Out How to Prevent School Shootings 40 Years Ago-It's Time the US Followed Suit

They learned their lesson after enduring the Maalot Massacre in 1974 in which Palestinian terrorists took 115 people hostage at Netiv Meir Elementary School.

    News | Interesting Links

    Ancient beard traditions shape the face of modern Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Facial hair is trendy worldwide these days, but in Jerusalem beards have never gone out of style, projecting religious mysticism, nationalism and ideals of mascul

    Music | Music

    David Bowie's Aladdin Sane reissued on silver vinyl for 45th anniversary

    David Bowie's 1973 album Aladdin Sane is being released on limited silver LP, to celebrate its 45th anniversary this year.

    Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

    Windows 10's new 'Ultimate Performance' mode sacrifices efficiency for raw power

    Microsoft generally rolls out new features in its Insider builds for testers before they are released to the public. Yesterday’s build 17101 includes a feature that may be particularly intriguing for power users and professionals: an ‘Ultimate Perform

    Music | Music

    David Crosby on Joni Mitchell: "She was stunningly good, right off the bat" - Uncut

    In the new Uncut: the story of Mitchell's rise to fame, as told by her biggest champions

    Business & Finance | Startups

    Startups: The plague of rationalization

    Failure doesn’t usually happen “to” startups. It happens when founders rationalize problems until it’s too late. Attack problems early and the startup..

    Sports | Cycling

    HI Lo Cali

    Hi Lo Cali #Cycling #Desert #California

    Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

    Physicists Created a New Form of Light

    Researchers at MIT and Harvard made groups of three photons interact.

    Science & Technology | Technology

    Peter Thiel, retreating from Silicon Valley's tech scene, is moving to L.A.

    Billionaire Peter Thiel, one of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley and its most prominent conservative, plans to move his home and personal investment firm to Los Angeles because he’s disaffected by what he sees as the Bay Area's left-leaning polit

    Politics | Politics

    Senate Rejects Bipartisan Immigration Plan

    The measure would have severely limited chain migration, ended the visa lottery, funded the border wall and resolved the fate of the Dreamers.

    Recipes | Recipes

    Lemon Berry Mascarpone Tart - My Baking Addiction

    A Fresh Berry Mascarpone Tart is a simple, delicious way to show off all the season's best berries. The perfect dessert for summer!

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

    FDA approves first ever blood test for concussion - CNN

    The US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a blood test to help detect concussion in adults.

    Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

    Where Do You Go When You Die? The Increasing Signs That Human Consciousness Remains After Death

    "Our consciousness, it seems, does not become annihilated just because we've crossed the threshold of death; it appears to keep functioning and not dissipate."

    Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

    How SiriusXM is dominating in the Spotify era

    SiriusXM boasts less than half the subscribers as the most popular on-demand music streaming service, but SiriusXM is booming while Spotify continues to lose money. What’s going on here?

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

    Just How Hard Is It to Execute a Triple Axel in Figure Skating? | Mental Floss

    Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on

    Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

    How The Crown Saved the Corgis | Mental Floss

    Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on

    Music | Music

    D’Arcy Wretzky Fires Back at Smashing Pumpkins, Slams Billy Corgan in Rare Interview

    “He says that he’s invited me to come out and play for all of these things, which is a complete lie.”

    Music | Music News

    Vic Damone, Who Crooned His Way to Postwar Popularity, Dies at 89 - The New York Times

    In an era dominated by Sinatra, Como and Bennett, Mr. Damone built his own following on records and television and in nightclubs.

    Recipes | Recipes

    Retro Comfort Food For the Ages

    Delicious dumplings make chicken and vegetables a dream!

    Sports | Sports

    The new Yankees? High-priced Yu Darvish joins Cubs and makes World Series expectations even bigger

    The Cubs' latest big-money free-agent addition and perennial World Series expectations have shown they just might be the new Yankees — and that they're capable of having that kind of success.

    Business & Finance | Startups

    I've Heard 20,000 Elevator Pitches. Here's What They've Taught Me About Getting Funded |

    Elevator pitches have evolved a lot in the past three decades of startups.

    Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

    Israeli biotech company successfully grows bones in lab | The Times of Israel

    Bonus BioGroup begins second trial of 60 operations; aims to create 'spare parts' for human beings

    Business & Finance | Blogging

    4 Reasons Why Blogging Isn’t Dead

    I go to a lot of business events around the city. Sometimes I’m there as and attendee and other times I’ve been invited to speak. Either way, without fail, there is always someone there who asks…

    Science & Technology | Social Media

    Instagram Unleashes the Ultimate Weapon for Marketers – Adweek

    Opinion: ‘Regramming’ could encroach on Pinterest’s position as a king of brand content discovery

    Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

    Dad comes up with the ultimate life hack for clipping his dog's nails

    Pictures of man's new technique for clipping his dog's nails have gone viral on Twitter.

    Entertainment | Entertainment News!

    Marty Allen, Comedian and Daytime T.V. Favorite, Dies at 95 – Variety

    Marty Allen died from complications due to pneumonia in Las Vegas at age 95.