Andrew Taylor

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A little video gaming 'linked to well-adjusted children'

<b>Playing video games for a short period each day could have a small but positive impact on child development, a study by Oxford University suggests.</b><p>Scientists found young people who spent less than an hour a day engaged in video games were better adjusted than those who did not play at all.<p>But …

University of Oxford

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

9 questions about the Israel-Palestine conflict you were too embarrassed to ask

Everyone has heard of the Israel-Palestine conflict. Everyone knows it's bad, that it's been going on for a long time, and that there is a lot of hatred on both sides.<p>But you may find yourself less clear on the hows and the whys of the conflict. Why, for example, did Israel invade the Palestinian …

Kung pao king prawn with cashew nuts recipe

Chef Jason Li shows how to make the Chinese dish kung pao king prawn<p><b>Serves 2</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>300g prawns<br>• 1 egg white<br>• 1/2 tsp salt<br>• ¼ tsp ground white pepper<br>• 2 tsp corn flour<br>• 3 tbsp chicken stock<br>• 2 tsp ZhenJiang vinegar or rice vinegar<br>• 1 tsp Chinese Shaoxing wine<br>• 1 tbsp soy sauce<br>• 1/2 tsp sugar<br>• 3 tbsp vegetable oil<br>• 1 …

Sous Vide 101: How to Cook Perfect Steaks Every Time

Master doneness to the decimal point, thanks to this $200 device.<p><b>This Fourth of July, your steaks will be perfect.</b> You'll march them out to the grill, knowing that just beneath a razor thin exterior of grey is arterial red perfection. You'll then quickly sear them until they belong in a summer time …

Kitchens

60 4th of July Recipes to Celebrate Peak Summer in America

When the Fourth of July comes around this year, you'll be ready—and you'll be equipped with the recipes we love most for Independence Day.<p>Unlike Thanksgiving, people don't plan their Fourth of July menus way in advance. It's of an on-the-fly thing that happens once you've already stocked up on 10 …

Cooking

Cocktail recipes for hot summer days

Spritzes, long drinks that aren’t too high in alcohol, are perfect for sultry July days. Here are some delightful recipes to put fizz into summer servings<p>This summer is all about the spritz. Long drinks that aren’t too high in alcohol, and that have a few gentle bubbles to tickle the taste buds, …

North London

Strawberries and raspberries with rose sugar recipe

A simple, delicious and original way of serving strawberries and raspberries<p>I had the idea for this while making a rose jelly. When I pounded rose petals with sugar to extract their flavour, the result was glorious: deep-pink crystals. You need scented, unsprayed roses. Your sugar will be the …

Summer fruit recipes with a twist

Effortlessly impressive puddings starring strawberries, gooseberries and nectarines with herbs and spices<p>My mobile is hot on Saturday afternoons. In fact, I could make a bit of money if I charged for my service. It’s called Dial a Dessert.<p>Friends who are shopping for dinner parties are in a pickle. …

Recipes

Science says we should eat more insects

The wholesale market outside of Bangkok, Thailand was a feast for my ears, eyes and nose. Now I had a chance to spread the wealth to my tongue. A …

Insects

16 Easter Eggs Hidden in Apple Products

Apple designers and programmers have hidden some fun Easter eggs—you just need to know where to look.<p>1. PLAY MINI GAMES<p>You have the ability to play a …

Mary Magdalene

The Time-Lapse Video Of Earth Blows All The Other Ones Away

Vincent Brady didn't turn to special effects to create his awe-inspiring video, "Planetary Panorama."<p>To capture the earth as a textured sphere of natural life, hurtling through space, Brady simply put two and two together. On his website, he recounts how in 2012 he was experimenting with panoramas …

Higgs Boson Seems To Prove That The Universe Doesn't Exist

None of us should be here. In fact, the whole world, the stars and the galaxies shouldn’t be here either. According to a new cosmological study, our whole Universe should have blinked out of existence an instant after it was first created.<p>Research from British cosmologists at King’s College London …

How to Remove Scratches From Your Phone

Image: Mashable, Isar Chang<p>Whether it's from the car keys in your pocket or an accidental drop, our phones are bound to be victims of scratches and …