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Aye Me Matey: It’s Pirate Time

Sep 19, 14 Aye Me Matey: It’s Pirate Time

Posted by in Lifestyle, Seasonal, Technology

I remember the first time I read Peter Pan and then saw Disney’s animated version. I walked around my house for days imitating just how I thought pirates would talk. On September 19 of every year, people come together to celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day. Yep, you read that correctly.

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Mike Holmes: When And What Not To Renovate

Sep 19, 14 Mike Holmes: When And What Not To Renovate

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The purpose of most renovations is to increase livable space. But sometimes you shouldn't do it, because you could risk your investment and your home's structural integrity and safety. The last thing you want is to spend tens of thousands of dollars, only to have to rip out the work to fix a problem.

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Move Over, Ice Bucket Challenge, For The Book Bucket

Sep 16, 14 Move Over, Ice Bucket Challenge, For The Book Bucket

Posted by in Lifestyle, Technology

It started with a promise made to a little boy. It transformed into a social media phenomenon that has sparked a dialogue about literature and reading. If you’ve been on Facebook in the past few weeks you’ve likely seen status updates passing through your newsfeed that refer to the #bookbucketchallenge.

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An Aerobatic Experience With Mikael Brageot

Sep 15, 14 An Aerobatic Experience With Mikael Brageot

Posted by in Lifestyle, Space

In Fort Worth’s Alliance Airport, the occasional sonic boom of a speeding jet sends vibrations through the walls, the floors, and anyone standing inside. This day, September 5, 2014, one of these onlookers is me, as I await a meeting with one of the Challenger Cup pilots competing in the looming Red Bull Air Races at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Check Out The First 10 Apps For The Apple Watch

Sep 15, 14 Check Out The First 10 Apps For The Apple Watch

Posted by in Lifestyle, Technology

Apple is making a number of cool apps for its Watch, like Passbook, Siri and Smart Reply. But, like the iPhone itself, the gadget's fate will be determined by the extent to which it's embraced by hot, third-party developers. In that regard, Apple Watch is off to a good start. The initial lineup of partners that plan to release apps in time for the device's spring 2015 launch is solid.

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Happy Wife, Happy Life Is True (Apparently)

Sep 13, 14 Happy Wife, Happy Life Is True (Apparently)

Posted by in Lifestyle, Science

It’s a morsel of manly wisdom that gets passed from husband to husband, usually with a cold drink or pair of barbecue tongs in hand: A happy wife is a happy life. Marriage, the platitude assumes, isn’t a two-way street of communication and compassion. It’s keeping her flame from igniting into a two-alarmer.

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The 2014 Dallas-Fort Worth Red Bull Air Race

Sep 12, 14 The 2014 Dallas-Fort Worth Red Bull Air Race

Posted by in Lifestyle, Space

Ridiculously fast planes, 20,000 screaming fans and the best pilots from around the world all come together for the fastest motorsport in the world: The Red Bull Air Race (RBAR). After a three year hiatus and some significant changes, the race lands in Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in its first American race of the new season.

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Hit Your ‘Sexual Peak’ Whenever You Want

Sep 11, 14 Hit Your ‘Sexual Peak’ Whenever You Want

Posted by in Health, Lifestyle

The biological phenomenon of hitting your “sexual peak” derives from sexpert Alfred Kinsey’s work in 1953, which has shaped how men and women mature and think about sex. However, Kinsey’s theory is all just a sex myth that wrongly equates hormonal peak with sexual prime, so you may want to rethink your long-held social and cultural expectations of how male and female desire work.

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Getting Ready For The Game With Chemistry

With football season just starting, you know what that means; friends over, grilling out, and ice cold beers. Well, thanks to our friends over at Reactions, we have a few quick tips for making your kickoff party even better with a little bit of chemistry thrown in for good measure.

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The Scientifically-Proven Way To Get Perfect Cheese Pizza

Aug 26, 14 The Scientifically-Proven Way To Get Perfect Cheese Pizza

Posted by in Lifestyle, Science

It doesn’t matter if it's delivery or DiGiorno — the one thing that makes or breaks your pizza order is its perfectly browned, bubbly cheese topping. And according to a new study published in the journal Food Science, mozzarella alone just won't cut it. Researchers tested to see how the properties of a variety of cheese not typically used in a pizzeria might affect the end result.

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