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From Peach Cobbler to Banana Pudding: 10 Delicious Labor Day Desserts

Labor Day--the last summer hurrah. Next week, pumpkin lattes and apple spice muffins will be everywhere, so make your weekend extra sweet with these delicious summery treats.<p><b>1. Southern Peach Cobbler</b><p>In this classic Southern dessert, sweet summer peaches and warm spices are topped with buttermilk …

Sad ironies when Brian Williams met Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

News of<p>Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBCNightly News" andJon Stewart's planned departure from"The Daily Show"happened on the same day, linking both men in the media news cycle. In a way, it's fitting, because Stewart and Williams have gotten friendly over the years.<p>Williams has been a …

Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

Less than two months after the departure of Stephen Colbert and the "The Colbert Report" and three weeks following the premiere of Larry Wilmore's "The Nightly Show," Jon Stewart, the man whose success made those shows possible, announced his retirement from "The Daily Show."<p>Stewart has been …

How To Make Hot Chocolate In The Slow Cooker

If you haven't been putting your slow cooker to use this winter, you've been missing out on the glory of this basically magical machine. If you haven't been drinking enough hot chocolate, you've also been missing out. Here's an easy solution for you: Change course and kill two birds with one stone …

The Recipes You Need To Cook This Weekend

Last weekend was all about the Super Bowl and next weekend will be all about Valentine's Day and President's Day. It's winter-holidays-that-we-could-do-without season, and we're happy we've got a break from all of the holidays we just wish were Christmas. It's an in between weekend, which is to …

Fresh Raspberry Sauce Recipe - How to Make Fresh Raspberry Coulis - Valentine's Day Special

The New Ben & Jerry's Core Flavors Are Everything You Hoped They Would Be

We feel an ice cream binge coming on...<p>Last week, Ben & Jerry announced the imminent arrival three brand new core flavors on Reddit. Core flavors launched last year and feature a topping core, which runs through the entire pint of ice cream.<p>The latest pints actually make up a new line of flavors …

5 Ways to Make Hash Browns

Here, five incredible recipes for delicious hash browns.<p>In this week’s Mad Genius Tips video, F&W’s Justin Chapple revealed how to make super-crispy …

Patrick Stewart's new roles more down to Earth than sci-fi work

A bemused grin flashed across Patrick Stewart's face as he recalled a 1987 story that ran in the Los Angeles Times announcing he had been cast to play Capt. Jean-Luc Picard in the sci-fi series "Star Trek: The Next Generation."<p>"It said the Captain will be played by an unknown British Shakespearean …

Science Fiction

How do you tell someone they’re dying?

If the person in front of you doesn’t have long to live, what are the right words to tell them? Chrissie Giles asks doctors how they tackle the hardest conversation.<p>I was 14 when I was told that Dad was dying.<p>At that stage, I knew it was bad, but I still had to figure out exactly what flavour of …

Why brighter stars at this time of year?

No matter where you are on Earth on December, January and February evenings, you’re looking toward bright stars in our local spiral arm.<p>As seen …

Jane Hawking: ‘I firmly believed in Stephen and his brilliance’

<b>The Theory Of Everything was based on your memoir, Travelling to Infinity: My Life With Stephen. How do you feel about the adaptation?</b><p>They made a beautiful film and I had to reconcile myself to the compromises that one has to make for the film industry. Stephen’s colleagues all became one character …

Stephen Hawking

Space Shots: The Universe's Best Images

A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.<p><i>This post was last updated on Friday, May 12, 2017.</i><p>Here at <i>Popular Science</i>, we love space—and we know you do too. From seeing the nearly-true colors of Europa, a molten metal orb levitate in microgravity, or even a map of a …

Haiti Photos Then and Now: 5 Years After Earthquake, Much Rebuilding Remains

Photojournalist Allison Shelley documented Haiti for a year after the 2010 quake. She went back this month to check on rebuilding progress.

Can Bed Bug Traps Clear An Infestation?

Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed a flurry of headlines about a revolutionary new bed bug trap, which its inventors claim will put a big dent in bed bug infestations. So, does this new contraption truly mean the end of bed bugs?<p>Short answer: probably not. Long answer: read on.<p>The new …

When the giant panda Yan Yan died of acute constipation in 2007, the entire German nation went into mourning. Today she is back<p>When the giant panda Yan Yan died unexpectedly in her enclosure at Berlin Zoo in 2007, there was speculation that a polar bear might have played a part. “Did the presence …

Ornithology

A 200-year life is a fate worse than death

Scientists have discovered the genes that give bowhead whales a 200-year lifespan. But who wants to live that long?<p>In <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>, Marvin the robot is left outside the time machine and has to wait for millions of years while his friends travel through millennia in an …

Whales

Tales From the Superbowl of Astronomy

<i>SEATTLE — Each January, thousands of astronomers get together and spend four days talking about stars, galaxies, planets, the cosmos, and everything in between. This year’s winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society was held in Seattle from Jan. 4-8, and it was so stuffed with science that</i> …

Earthquakes, tsunamis and a naked tribe. It’s Chile – and not just the Galápagos – that inspired Darwin

<i>“‘</i>The climate is certainly wretched: the summer solstice was now passed, yet every day snow fell on the hills, and in the valleys there was rain, accompanied by sleet. From the damp and boisterous state of the atmosphere, not cheered by a gleam of sunshine, one fancied the climate even worse than …

South America

Napping helps infants form memories, study shows

Babies are champion learners: Born with just a few basic reflexes, they quickly teach themselves to navigate their world by observing, remembering and making sense of their surroundings, the language spoken around them and the nature of such elusive notions as time, space and permanence.<p>Babies are …

Photograph: Beagle2/PA<p>A computer-generated image of the Beagle 2 probe on Mars. Sadly, the real thing is unlikely to be in one piece.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/13/1421167652077/231a8e0e-459e-4006-9e1b-653cc3d89dc5-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Beagle2/PA<p>A …

Space Science

These Guys Found The Remains Of A 14,000-Year-Old Butchered Mastodon In Their Backyard

Mastodon burgers anyone?<p>It isn't every day that you find bones in your backyard, much less a 4-foot long rib bone sticking out of the earth. After that initial, massive find, neighbors Daniel LaPoint Jr. and Eric Witzke kept digging, eventually unearthing 42 massive bones from a property in …

The world’s hottest volcanos

Kilauea ranks hottest in terms of total energy. It’s been erupting for decades. Meanwhile, Iceland’s Holuhraun eruption radiated the most heat for a …

What is radiocarbon dating?

At a very steady rate, unstable carbon-14 gradually decays to carbon-12. The ratio of these carbon isotopes reveals the ages of some of Earth’s …

Motorboat-Size Sea Monster Found, Sheds Insight on Evolution

The 170-million-year-old marine reptile comes from a prehistoric period little known to scientists.<p>Dinosaurs ruled the land during the Jurassic period. But at sea, it was the age of ichthyosaurs—so-called "sea monsters" that looked like a cross between a narrow-nosed crocodile and an ill-tempered …

Dinosaurs

How big do ocean 'giants' really get? - Futurity

How do you measure the tentacles of the largest jellyfish? Or get the length of huge whales? New research charts the actual sizes of the ocean's …

Another new ichthyosaur in the golden age of Jurassic discovery

Jurassic Park is alive and well and found in Scotland. A 4.2 metre ichthyosaur fossil on the Isle of Skye has been identified as a new species of sea-going reptile, dating back roughly 170 million years – slap-bang in the middle of the Jurassic period.<p>The creature – named Dearcmhara, Scottish …

Dinosaurs

Study Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents …

World Health Organization

Watch Green Comet Reach Peak Brightness This Week

The comet is shooting through our inner solar system for the first time in 11,000 years.<p>Keep your eyes on the skies this week and you might spot the glowing, green comet Lovejoy reaching its bright peak in the heavens.<p>Australian astronomer Terry Lovejoy first spotted comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) in …

A trip down sex education's memory lane

If you went to high school in America, chances are your school offered a curriculum that looked more or less like the ones taken by your peers across the country – give or take a lesson on evolution, anyway. But there’s one essential topic that’s anything but standardized: sex education. While some …