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Raspberry Pi Keeps Wowing Us Even Two Years After Launch

As computers grew smaller and more powerful over the last couple of decades, they also became sleek and pre-packaged, eroding the tinkering ethos that fueled many early computing innovations. As computer science became a more sought-after field of study for young people, those same young people knew less and less about what happened in the…

41 Paleo Breakfasts That Aren’t Eggs

Sneaking in a nutritious breakfast can be hard for just about anyone. And for those sticking to a Paleo diet, the morning meal might seem even more daunting. Eggs are always an option, but going through multiple cartons per week gets old fast. Besides, no one should have to give up the goodness of waffles,…

Embracing Unexpected Moments of Happiness in Grief

Soon after my wife was killed in November 2012 I decided to start a blog. Through it I would create a record of raw and live grief as it happened, as well as documenting my attempts at somehow rebuilding my life after the shock of becoming a widower at just 33. The words I published…

The 22 Healthiest Pinterest Boards You Should Be Following

Once upon a time there were cookbooks. And then came the Internet, and with it recipe-laden sites like Epicurious and Allrecipes. Suddenly, the need to use books was pretty much gone.  Sites like Pinterest make it even easier. Browsing through a feed of carefully curated pins can evoke cravings you never knew you had (pepperoni…

67 Science-Backed Ways to Lose Weight

You might also like: The Perfect Healthy Grocery List When You’re Cooking for One Healthy habits can quickly go out the window when we’ve got a tight deadline, no time for the gym, and few options but takeout food. Losing weight is no easy task, and doing it the healthy way can be even harder….

51 Easy and Healthy Veggie Sides That Will Outshine Any Entrée

Dinner can sometimes seem like an impossible feat at the end of the day. It’s easy enough to whip up some chicken and mashed potatoes, but a veggie side can make or break that meal. And while simple steamed broccoli is fine, it’s also why the veggie is on many kids’ (and adults’) list of least-favorite…

“If Today Were the Last Day of My Life…”

So many of us spend our lives complaining about our jobs, they’re not fulfilling enough, don’t pay enough, clients or colleagues get on your tits, too much work, not enough work, too long hours and anything else we can add in to the list of annoyances. I’m in the camp where I go through fluctuations,…

The Privacy And Consent Issues With Apple’s New ResearchKit

(RedAndJonny) Earlier this week, Apple gave us wrist computers and took away almost all of the ports in its notebook computers, and also announced something that gadget fans may not have expected: a set of apps called ResearchKit designed to help medical researchers collect data from ordinary citizens for their research. Tens of thousands of…

9 Healthier Ways to Enjoy Your Favorite Girl Scout Cookies

We can’t decide what’s more exciting: when Santa delivers heaps of goodies while we’re sleeping, or when Girl Scout cookies arrive on our doorstep after weeks of sugar-filled anticipation. Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs… nothing tastes quite like ‘em—or satisfies our sweet tooth so successfully.  The only downside to our beloved Girl Scout cookies is that they’re nearly…