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14 Passover Dinner Recipes for a Super Seder

Technically, the most important part of Passover is, of course, the seder itself. But no one comes to a seder without expecting to be fed a proper meal, especially after they've drunk all that wine. Passover dinners tend to be marked by firmly entrenched traditions, upheld by even more firmly held …

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …

The Shady Politics of Big Soda

People are drinking less liquid sugar than in previous decades, and the soda industry is doing everything it can to get back in the game.<p>Did your …

San Francisco

Penn and Teller Are Revealing How Their Magic Tricks Are Done—and It’s O.K.

Why Penn and Teller’s Fool Us advances the magic art form better than any TV show in memory.<p>As one of the few humans on Earth who un-ironically calls himself a “TV magic obsessive,” let me tell you, there’s never been a magic show on television like <i>Penn & Teller: Fool Us.</i><p>I approach the show from …

Magic

Who’s that with Pope Francis? The seven kinds of people you meet in a papal entourage.

The pope’s entourage is about 100 people, which makes it less of a flock and more of a herd. No, His Holiness is not trailed by a stylist and personal trainer, although there <i>is</i> a papal physician and a few attendants in charge of wardrobe. When you’re traveling as both a head of state <i>and</i> the leader …

Private Plane

The 17 most memorable quotes from Yankees legend Yogi Berra

The catcher was a 15-time All Star and 10-time World Series champion, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1972, according to AFP.<p>He was also well-known for his goofy sayings.<p>Berra might never have said some of the quotes that have been attributed to him for years, but he's remembered for them …

Wherever You Go, Your Personal Cloud Of Microbes Follows

Remember Pig-Pen? The little kid from Charles Schulz's <i>Peanuts</i> cartoons who walked around in a cloud of dirt? Well, the human body does spew a cloud, but instead of dirt it contains millions of microorganisms.<p>"It turns out that that kid is all of us," says James Meadow, a microbial ecologist who led …

Biology

I became a cyborg at IFA

IFA usually comprises a fairly formulaic set of experiences. There are phones launched against a background of dazzling light shows in dark halls; …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Inside the race to create the next generation of satellite internet

Is the sky big enough for two multi-billion dollar satellite internet projects? In the next two years, we’ll find out if entrepreneurs driven by human betterment—one looking up at the heavens and humanity’s future, the other looking down to the earth’s neediest—can share a shot at creating the next …

Space Travel

'Inside Out': Pixar delivers a rewarding emotional journey, reviews say

In its previous 14 animated movies, Pixar has explored many imaginative worlds: one populated by anthropomorphic automobiles, another where a rat cooks haute cuisine, yet another where humans have trashed the planet and retreated into mindless consumption. But the studio's latest feature, "Inside …

Rosetta mission: What is it and why will it crash into a comet today?

What is the Rosetta mission?<p>Rosetta is a ground-breaking £1 billion mission launched in 2004 to chase, orbit, and land on a comet. It's coming to an end today after 13 years.<p>The spacecraft spent 10 years chasing comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko almost 500 million miles from Earth, before landing a …

Space

Jurassic World review – Chris Pratt runs riot in upgraded dino-disaster movie

Executive producer Steven Spielberg has got his dinosaur footprints all over this thoroughly entertaining fourth Jurassic Park instalment<p>First it was a Park, now it is a World. And soon, of course, there’ll come a time when that too is not enough. The dino-attraction meltdown franchise – invented …

Movies

Jurassic World - Trailer 1

When a genetically engineered dinosaur breaks loose, it becomes a matter of life or death at Jurassic World theme park.

Jurassic World

It's not the cynical, cash-in cheesefest you feared. OK, <i>Jurassic World</i> is a little of that. But this state-of-the-art dino epic is also more than a …

Movies

Stephen Colbert's first Late Show promo is a goodbye to the 'Colbeard'

"I'm Stephen Colbert. Welcome to the internet. Good news: I still exist."<p>And with that, Colbert has released his first video under the CBS <i>Late Show</i> banner. The video itself feels so, so much like an extension of his <i>Colbert Report</i> monologues, complete with photoshopped magazine covers, cutaway …

Octopus Skin Can See Light, No Brain Needed

Look, ma, no eyes<p>Seeing without eyes might seem impossible, but for some cephalopods like octopuses, it's entirely normal.<p>They may not be able to see details, but it turns out that some cephalopods' skin contains proteins called opsins that are sensitive to light. A new study in the <i>Journal of</i> …

Zoology

David Letterman's final Top Ten List was a star-studded affair

David Letterman’s final Top Ten List featured more star wattage than an awards show. For the final <i>Late Show</i>, Letterman enlisted 10 celebrity friends …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Physiology

FTC Officials Back Tesla’s Right To Sell Cars Direct To Consumers

Key officials at the FTC aren’t mincing words in a new post defending the right of manufacturers to sell directly to consumers: Part of the U.S. regulatory trade organization’s executive team detailed its wider position following the publication of a letter of comment specific to new legislation in …

Here's How We'll Terraform Mars With Microbes

Gary King, a microbiologist at LSU who studies the most extreme organisms on Earth, can't help but wonder whether our planet's toughest microbes could change the face of Mars<p>Back in April, NASA's Curiosity rover found evidence ofliquid water on Mars. Still, this is no life-friendly oasis: The water …

3D-Printed Nests Bring Birds Back Into Cities

A team of architects and designers have come together to explore how 3D printing technology can help our flying friends. Printednest aims to bring birds back into cities with its 3D-printed bird feeders. As 3D Print states, “Designed to adhere to the smooth, exterior surfaces of urban structures …

Birds