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The Etymology of the Word 'Bread'

Well, we English speakers call it "bread"--but we didn't always. How the most basic element of the Western diet got its name<p>Ah, bread. For most of European cooking, and certainly the cuisine brought over to the Americas by English and French settlers, the leavened loaves are at the very heart of …

Language

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Cooking

How to Make Texas-Style Smoked Brisket in a Gas Grill

Making a real Texas-style smoked brisket will take all day, but it's eminently doable (even in a gas grill), and you can demand everyone call you "pitmaster"<p>In Texas, barbecue is about beef: specifically brisket, the cut by which any joint is judged. Brisket has become a favorite of restaurant …

BBQ

Jamie Oliver is half-right about why the poor eat junk

The British chef was brave to challenge the prevailing orthodoxy that the poor can't afford healthy food. But this is not just about money<p>Coincidentally, on the day that Jamie Oliver served up (sorry) a storm in a teacup for himself, by pointing out that a household’s expenditure on food doesn’t …

Quid

Stay Hydrated With These 15 Fruity, Fizzy, Boozy Summer Drinks

Recipes

Olivia James’ Favorite Sandwich to Take to the Beach

Something about going to the beach makes me instantly hungry. Is it the fresh air, the sunshine–or the knowledge that out on the sand I don’t have …

Recipes

Build a Better Breakfast Sandwich With These Recipes

<b>Perhaps it's our culture’s love of convenience -- a whole meal contained in one package! -- or maybe it's simply that these handheld meals are so darn delicious, but we are currently enjoying a breakfast sandwich renaissance. Whether you prefer to use a knife and fork or just grab 'em and go, any</b> …

Breakfast

20 Delicious Camping Dinners

Chicken Enchilada Nacho Bowls<p>This Mexican spin on the campground favorite Frito pie is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. The nacho bowls, which can be …

Cooking

Avocado lime cheesecake

<b>Sugar, flour and dairy-free, this lime-flavoured cheesecake (made with avocado flesh and coconut oil) is delicious straight from the fridge.</b><p>We always soak and dry nuts and seeds before we use them. This removes bitter tannins and aids digestion. Dissolve ½ tsp salt per cup of nuts or seeds in …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

11 Amazing Animal Births Caught on Video

Modern technology has given us plenty of gifts (and plenty of gifs), but few of them can compare to the awe-inspiring magic of watching wild animals …

El Niño

5 Ways to Avoid Being Rude (According to 100-Year-Old Etiquette Rules)

According to etiquette books of the past, it was pretty easy to be offensive. To show you were of good breeding, you had to adhere to strict …

Alex Trebek

25 Gourmet Sandwiches for Guys

These 25 stacks may not be the healthiest, but they sure are delicious

Typographic heart and brain diagrams by Ork Posters

Typographic heart and brain diagrams by Ork Posters

Hidden iPad features that could improve your life

Apple's iPads are designed to be easy to use, but many owners are not getting the best out of the tablet – here are some hidden features that may transform the way you use your iPad.<p>Some features on the iPad are straight forward – a touch screen is, after all, designed to be easy to use.<p>More …

iOS

Psychology's answer to trolling and online abuse

If the 'sleep of reason produces monsters' then psychological science offers the tools to awaken it<p>Do we each harbour a dark passenger? A malevolent psychopath? A fragile narcissist? Contrary to popular belief, decades of psychological research shows that anyone is capable of aggression, cruelty …

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

Baking

Can Dogs Feel Our Emotions? Yawn Study Suggests Yes

Pets yawn more in response to owners' yawns than strangers', study says.<p><b>Dog owners who claim their pets know their feelings may be on to something: A new study shows that canines yawn more in response to their owners' yawns than they do to strangers' yawns.</b><p>That suggests dogs are "emotionally …

How Tom West Built A Pirate-Proof Yacht

The 30-ton vessel, Faith, is armored to keep out unwanted guests.<p>Tom West has tackled some impressive builds over the years, including telescopes, a sawmill, and his house in Poland, Indiana. But West, a retired teacher, recently completed his swan song: a 30-ton, 56-foot-long sailboat named <i>Faith</i>. …

What Are The Most Lactose Intolerant Places In The World? [Infographic]

Whether you can digest milk comfortably after childhood is a genetic fluke. For many people, the ability to produce lactase--the enzyme that allows the body to break down lactase, the sugar in milk--disappears after childhood, when we no longer need to survive on our mother's milk.<p>Lactase …

Science Weekly podcast: the waking nightmare of sleep paralysis

Psychologist Dr Christopher French and film-maker Carla MacKinnon joined forces to raise awareness of sleep paralysis<p>This week's edition is dedicated to the little understood phenomenon of "sleep paralysis": the experience of waking from sleep (or waking at the point of entering sleep) and being …

First trailer for Sherlock Series 3

Now that they’re finished up with the Starfleet and Middle-earth, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are set to return to TV screens later this …

Why the Incas offered up child sacrifices

As it tried to ward off disasters on the Pacific ring of fire, this advanced culture showed its dark side, explains leading anthropologist Kim MacQuarrie<p><i>These children [to be sacrificed to the mountain and other gods] would be collected from all over the land and would be carried in litters</i> …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Recipes

50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

The crowd-pleasing, club-wrecking, festival-killing road rulers<p>Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, <i>Rolling Stone</i> asked a panel of writers, …

Janelle Monáe

The demon drink: war on sugar http://gu.com/p/3hyxd/tw Our addiction to sugar is linked to obesity, cancer and heart disease – and soft drinks are among the worst offenders. Alex Renton reports on the new health war, and reveals why some fruit juices may be as bad for you as cans of fizz

How to Open Stuck Jars: The Only Guide You Need

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>Generally speaking, public feats of strength</b> have fallen out of fashion in modern America. Pistols at dawn, bare-knuckle …

Alcohol

7 Reasons to Spend Your Holidays in Paris

The City of Lights now has as much seasonal charm as London or New York. Here's how to enjoy it.<p>The City of Lights now has as much seasonal charm as London or New York. Here's how to enjoy it.

France

Meet England’s Six King Georges (PHOTOS)

Most of them were German, one didn’t speak English, one secretly married a Catholic, and two had Oscar-winning movies made about them. Meet England’s …

False memory planted in mouse's brain

Scientists have implanted a false memory in the brains of mice in an experiment that they hope will shed light on the well-documented phenomenon …