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Paul Ryan supports Trump’s Muslim ban, is a bad person.

House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to cut taxes. He wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act. He wants to eliminate federal reimbursements for health …

Immigration

John McCain Scorches Trump OMB Pick For Defense Spending Cuts, Government Shutdown

"I am deeply concerned about your lack of support for the military," McCain told him.<p>WASHINGTON ― Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) expressed deep reservations on Tuesday about President Donald Trump’s nominee to be director of the Office of Management and Budget, grilling him over support for defense …

Morocco is producing solar power at night

Springing up on the edge of the Sahara desertare rows of curved mirrors as far as the eye can see.<p>They're part of what could become the biggest solar power plantin the world.<p>Morocco is investing about $2.6 billion on the construction of the Ouarzazate complex, which forms the heart of a $9 billion …

Renewable Energy

Homemade Irish Cream

Irish cream isn't always considered the most sophisticated spirit, but there's no shame in the occasional after-dinner tipple of the sweet, creamy …

How natural miscues cause heart defects in newborns

Scientists have discovered natural triggers that could reduce the chance of life-threatening, congenital heart defects among newborn infants, a new …

Embryonic

This Bionic Eye Could Help the Blind See—From the Back of Their Head

This year in Australia, researchers will implant a world-first bionic eye that can restore sight to the blind—no eyeball necessary.<p>While bionic eyes …

Sticky toffee pudding with Baileys salted caramel sauce recipe and Baileys eggnog recipe

For the pudding:<p>200g pitted Medjool soft dates, finely chopped<br>• 100g unsalted butter, softened<br>• 200g caster sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 175g plain flour<br>• 2 tsp baking …

This One-Pan Dessert Recipe Combines 2 Amazing Sweets

Crunchy puff pastry and caramelized pears topped with soft vanilla cheesecake cream. Yeah, that happened this week in our kitchen (and our bellies). This one-pan recipe (pear recipes are <i>not</i> just for fall) combines the French classic, tarte tatin, with an American classic, vanilla cheesecake. Sounds …

11 Cocktails to Make with Just 2 Ingredients

Because stores (and bars) may not be open on Christmas Day—when you need a drink most.<p>Overcomplicated drinks have a habit of coming out during the …

11 Cozy Christmas Dinners to Eat in Your PJs

If chestnuts roasting on an open fire and steamy cups of cocoa are your idea of the perfect Christmas, kick off your holiday week right with a seriously relaxed dinner on Christmas Eve or Christmas (or both, for the ultimate lazy girls out there). Pull on your warmest flannel pajamas and your …

Why Desperation Pies Are Making a Comeback

The salt and vinegar chip-flavored pie was once made when fresh fruit wasn't in season. Now it's back on the menu.<p>When James Beard Award-winning chef <b>Chris Shepherd</b> was putting together the menu for Underbelly, his Houston restaurant, he ran into a dessert quandary. He wanted a sweet tart that used …

A New AI System Passed a Visual Turing Test

A team of researchers from MIT has developed an artificial intelligence system that can fool human judges into thinking it’s a person when it comes …

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Travel<p>Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of …

Trains