August Hodgdon

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Chocolate Crepes to End All Crepes

Chocolate crepes with a peanut butter marshmallow filling, and topped with caramelized bananas! These are the ultimate in breakfast decadence!<p>A lot of people went quite nuts for these Amaretto crepes with cranberry-raspberry sauce, myself included. Call me crazy, but if you like something, and I …

How to Make Vegetarian Phở Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: A spin on Vietnamese phở that lets you take control of the spices and scents and textures -- no recipe or</i> …

Spices

1 Jar of Peanut Sauce, 5 Meals

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>Today: These five recipes from Becky of The Vintage Mixer will make you go (pea)nuts</i> …

Chicken Breast

A Work Week's Worth Of Dinners From Around The World (That You Can Find Right In Your Freezer)

So much has been written about the stress of weeknight dinners. So much, and yet: when it’s 5:00 and you have no idea what’s for dinner, who cares what brilliance has been written? Who knows what wonderful recipes are out there? What if you forgot to go shopping, and there’s no chance in the world …

An Eggplant-Based Problem (& Solution)

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: We know the smells coming from the Indian restaurant are really,</i> …

Spices

Ikea Releases Furniture That Wirelessly Charges Your Phone

Want a world without wires? Ikea wants to make that dream come true, too.<p>Ikea is adding wireless charging to its furniture, with a new line of lamps, bedside tables, and desks.<p>Now, unless you’re a tech geek, you might not even realize that we have the technology to charge a phone simply by placing …

Recasting 6 Classic Movie Monsters

There's something primal and cathartic about being scared. It's something we crave in entertainment. Perhaps it's the rush. Perhaps it's the need to …

Horror

Understanding the Human Eye and How To Retouch it Naturally

I can assure you that this isn't another boring tutorial on how not to overdo eyes with Photoshop. Searching for the perfect method has come to an …

Eco-Friendly Burial Pods Will Turn Your Loved Ones into Trees

Instead of the typical coffin burial, Italian designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel developed an eco-friendly alternative. It's called <i>Capsula Mundi</i>, and it uses egg-shaped pods that hold a deceased human body for burial. Each capsule will turn into nutrients for a tree that will grow out of the …

Green Living

Nurse Treated For Ebola To Sue Texas Hospital

Nurse Nina Pham tells the Dallas Morning News that while she is Ebola free, she suffers residual effects from contracting the disease from a patient she cared for last fall at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.<p>Pham's patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, was the first person in the United States …

Disease

Incredible Body Painting Turns Torsos into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions

Amazingly, these mind-bending optical illusions aren't made with the help of projections or Photoshop. Artist Natalie Fletcher painted them directly on human skin! The Oregon-based body painter created this impressive series completely freehanded with an airbrush. She calls it <i>Just an Illusion</i>, and …

Body Art

There Is Now Photographic Evidence of Leonardo DiCaprio and Rihanna’s Romance

Someone has snapped a couple of photos of Leonardo DiCaprio joining Rihanna at her birthday party. But what does it mean?<p>Ah, love! As March’s lion comes roaring in, loudly and snowily heralding the soonness of spring, there is a budding romance for us to enjoy, now sorta confirmed by two grainy …

Melbourne Tried to Have a Tomato Festival and It Was a Violent Mess

I saw a guy almost blinded when his glasses were smashed. I saw a kid in a tiger suit crying on the ground. I saw a woman struggling to pick herself up among the fury of legs and arms. I saw things I'll never unsee.<p>La Tomatina is a Spanish festival where tourists throw tomatoes at each other and …

50th Anniversary of ‘The Sound of Music’

Meet the little girl who’s been 'designed' to help beat Huntington’s disease

Adorable seven-month-old Amelia Queen is a baby with a difference<p>Baby Amelia Queen, aged seven months, was genetically engineered in a laboratory to help beat an incurable disease which has blighted her family.<p>Her birth is one of the first in Britain which is hoped will help eradicate devastating …

Molecular Biology

Is the world ready for GM animals?

<b>The use of genetically engineered animals could revolutionise whole areas of public health and agriculture, according to advocates. But is the world ready for modified mosquitoes and GM salmon?</b><p>Back in the 1950s, two American scientists came up with a revolutionary idea to eliminate a longstanding …

Public Health

Coca-Cola’s Not Alone in U.S. Rush for Cheap Euro Debt

U.S. companies and banks are rushing to sell bonds in euros at the fastest pace since the financial crisis. Last week, Coca-Cola stole the show, with a bumper euro bond worth the equivalent of $9.5 billion. That deal was so huge that on its own, it rather skews the record books. But clearly it’s …

Dow Jones

Los Angeles police union asks public to 'reserve judgment' over shooting death

Homeless man shot five times during scuffle with LAPD officers ‘Law enforcement officer absolutely have the right to defend their life’<p>In response to growing tensions in Los Angeles over the police killing of a homeless man on Sunday, the president of the local officers’ labor union urged the …

Law Enforcement

Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

The Brain