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Democrat Takes Kentucky House Seat in District Trump Won by 49 Points

Republicans hoping that predictions of a Democratic midterm wave are overblown got some bad news on Tuesday night. Democrat Linda Belcher won a …

Mitt Romney

Solve Genomics with the Blockchain? Why the Hell Not

Scientists lust after genomes like the wolf from a Tex Avery cartoon, heart pounding in throat, tongue lolling, fist pounding on the table, …

Blockchain

Mass shooting plot for SoCal high school thwarted by alert security guard

WHITTIER, Calif. -- Authorities say they've thwarted a student's plot for a mass shooting at a Southern California high school.<p>The Los Angeles County …

Southern California

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

Cooking

How To Make The Best Coleslaw

Let’s be honest: coleslaw is often an afterthought. A bowl of slaw is an automatic addition to a cookout menu, right next to the potato salad and …

Recipes

Cue the Comfort Food: 5 Moroccan Recipes to Keep You Warm This Winter

We'll admit it: We've had our fill of classic comfort foods (think: tomato basil soup and stuffed pasta shells). Don't get us wrong, we love these …

Cooking

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Cooking

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?

A new study may have revealed a possible new prevention and treatment strategy for osteoarthritis, which is one of the most common and debilitating …

Arthritis

This is how long cannabis stays in the body after you smoke it

New figures have revealed cannabis is the West Midlands' favourite drug, with a spike in the amount seized by police last year.<p>Cocaine is a close …

Cannabis

A Chef’s Dream to Restore an Ancient West African Grain

Pierre Thiam, an American chef from Senegal, still remembers how when he was growing up in Dakar, some families in the countryside sent their children off to school with a little fonio tucked into their bags for luck. An ancient, sandy-colored grain, fonio was cultivated for thousands of years …

Extreme Sports

Ginger-scallion magic sauce is 100 percent boss

Photo: Kevin Pang<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i> This is …

Ginger

Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that can purify water, no matter how dirty it is, in a single step. Scientists from Australian research organization CSIRO have created a filtration technique using a graphene …

Environmentally Friendly

Hot Sour Soup

Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<br>• 3 green onions (white and green parts separated), thinly sliced<br>• 2 cloves garlic , minced<br>• 1 1-inch piece ginger , …

Recipes

Citrus Scallops I Recipe

Recipe by: Christine<p>"Serve this citrusy scallop dish atop fresh cooked pasta. Add some crusty bread and bottle of chilled white wine and you've got …

Seafood

Climate change revealed this U.S. military secret

Toxic chemicals from hidden military bases now risk leaking.<p>At the height of the Cold War in the 1950s, the Greenland ice sheet hosted a number of clandestine U.S. Army bases whose job it was to get an estimated 600 medium-range ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads ready for deployment. The …

Nunavut

Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer, says study

Findings suggest increased consumption of ultra-processed foods tied to rise in cancers, but scientists say more research is needed<p>“Ultra-processed” foods, made in factories with ingredients unknown to the domestic kitchen, may be linked to cancer, according to a large and groundbreaking …

Nutrition

This Steak Dinner is The Easiest, Best-Looking Meal You’ll Cook All Week

I don’t have a significant other, but if i did, I would cook them this for every special occasion under the sun. In the meantime, I guess this means …

Recipes

Alcohol 'more damaging to brain health than marijuana'

With marijuana legalization on the rise, an increasing number of studies are exploring the drug's potential harms and benefits. However, a new study …

Cannabis

25 Years of Satellite Data Uncover Alarming Error in Sea Level Measurements

Climate change is worsening faster than we thought.<p>The Earth is changing in ways that could cause an actual mass extinction during our lifetimes. In …

Global Warming

Make This Firecracker Chicken in Your Slow Cooker

This winter has been particularly cold in the Midwest. To help warm things up, I plan on making every spicy dish I know. This recipe brings the heat, …

Cooking

Scientists Have Discovered How Traumatic Experiences Actually Rewire The Brain

This is why they're so hard to forget.<p>For many people dealing with traumatic memories, cognitive behavioural therapy is the best shot at living an …

The Brain

Zoe Adjonyoh’s corned beef stew

Whip this British-Ghanian soul food together in 20 minutes<p>This recipe brings back so many memories of childhood. It’s such simple and economical fare and yet so good for the soul. Don’t be put off by the idea of using canned corned beef; you can buy corned beef from the butcher, but the canned …

Organic Food

30 Years of Satellite Data Reveal Unexpectedly Bad News for the Ozone Layer

The holes at the poles are no longer our biggest concern.<p>In June 2016 scientists announced that there was evidence of the “first fingerprints of …

Global Warming

Don't Eat Lentils Without Doing *This* First

Earlier this winter we discovered Goop’s Lentil Soup recipe, and it was love at first taste. It’s easy to make, it’s healthy and it’s delicious. The …

Soup

Beginner-Friendly Tiramisu

According to the Telegraph, tiramisu is the Italian word non-Italian speakers know best — after pizza, spaghetti, espresso and mozzarella. Given it’s …

Dessert

Low-level alcohol consumption can help clean the brain

Everyone knows that drinking to excess is bad for your health (and potentially embarrassing), but a new study conducted by researchers at the …

The Brain

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Cooking

Weird: Naked mole rats don't die of old age

Just when it seemed the naked mole rat couldn't get any weirder, it turns out the buck-toothed, bare-skinned rodents don't even age.<p>Unlike literally every other mammal, naked mole rats don't become more likely to die as they get up there in years. In humans, for example, with all else being equal …

Biology

This Small Thing Makes My Scrambled Eggs a Billion Times Better

I'm tired. You probably are, too. There are both general and specific reasons underpinning this, but today for me, it's due at least in part due to …

Breakfast

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Recipes