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We Pitted Ina Garten's Mac & Cheese Recipe Against Gordon Ramsay's

Even if macaroni and cheese didn't originate in the U.S., the dish as we know it today feels distinctly American — like a ketchup-covered hotdog or …

Cooking

The Smartest Slow Cooker Recipes from the Pioneer Woman

Between running a cattle ranch, raising kids, hosting a Food Network show, opening The Mercantile country store, and publishing a magazine, Ree …

What Goes Into Picking The 101 Video Games Kids Must Play

As a sixth grade teacher, my students ask me a lot of questions, and I have a lot of influence on them based on how I reply. My new book, <i>101 Video</i> …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Learn to Make Sushi from an Executive Chef

I Made Sushi with an Executive Chef and This is What I Learned<p>Learn to make one of America's favorite foods the authentic way and discover the true …

Sushi

Cauliflower Mac Is Comfort Food That Won't Weigh You Down

All the cheesy goodness, none of the simple carbs.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>Is there anything more comforting in this world than a big steaming bowl of mac …

The Crispy Salmon Dinner You Can Make in Under 20 Minutes

Sheet Pan Crispy Salmon and Potatoes<p>Serves 4<p>1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 1 medium lemon) <br>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided <br>2 cloves …

Japanese-Western fusion fare: two recipes that hit the spot | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

The Japanese, like other food-obsessed cultures, are great at incorporating outside influences into their cuisine. Some of the foreign-influenced …

Cajun Zucchini Fries

The combination of panko and cornmeal makes these fries (inspired by the flavors of Louisiana) especially crunchy.<p>Special equipment: 2 wire racks 2 …

Recipes

Slow-Cook Your Way to an Easy Sausage & Pepper Dinner

Slow Cooker Sausages with Peppers and Onions<p>Serves 5 to 10<p>3 medium bell peppers, assorted colors, sliced 1/2-inch thick <br>1 medium yellow onion, thinly …

Skip the Takeout, Make This Quick Pan-Fried Pork Instead

My mother was an opera singer and whenever she had an evening performance, my father would be in charge of feeding me and my big brother. Mostly we ate whatever leftovers we could find in the fridge, but on nights when he had time, there was basically only one dish he would make from scratch—pork …

In Interview, Top Indonesian Muslim Scholar Says Stop Pretending That Orthodox Islam and Violence Aren't Linked

Indonesia, the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country, has a constitution that recognizes other major religions, and practices a syncretic form of …

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Donald Trump

20 Ways to Put That Bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar to Work

Yes, you've had apple cider vinegar (or ACV, if you prefer) in your cabinet for years, but it's currently having a moment. Whether you're drinking it …

10+ Hilarious Comics With Unexpectedly Dark Endings By ‘Perry Bible Fellowship’

The Perry Bible Fellowship is the perfect middle between the whimsy and the morbid. And it has been since 2001 when its creator Nicholas Gurewitch …

Syracuse University

17 of the Craziest Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in the US

It can't get any cheesier... Or can it?<p>There is nothing quite like a comforting, ooey gooey grilled cheese sandwich. It may seem simple at first; …

10 best graphic design tools for August

It’s back-to-school season, so this month’s round-up is bursting with the best hardware and software for graphic designers, to help you hit the …

How We Inherit Masculine and Feminine Behaviors: A New Idea About Environment and Genes

Men and Women<p>The now infamous Google memo, written by engineer James Damore, has inflamed longstanding debates about the differences between women …

Black holes could delete the Universe

In their latest video, Kurzgesagt takes a look at black holes, specifically how they deal with information. According to the currently accepted …

The Matter with Dark Matter

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

How to Solve the Information Paradox In the Event a Black Hole Deletes the Entire Universe

In a highly informative yet somewhat terrifying animation, design house Kurzgesagt explains the concept of black holes (see previous video), the …

Black Holes

8 Sauces to Amp Up Any Meal

While some simply prepared dishes boast big-time flavor all on their own, other meals could use a little dressing up. That's where these homemade …

Mysterious symptoms and medical marijuana: patients are looking for answers

In less than a year, the government will legalize recreational marijuana. But, as Grant Robertson reports, growers may already be pushing for profits at the expense of customers' health<p>Scott Wood had been losing weight for weeks, and it was starting to scare him. His skin developed strange …

The Completely Addictive Method of Making Pasta Sauce

The idea of making homemade pasta sauce might sound intimidating, but it's a lot less complicated than you'd think. And I'm not talking about a more involved project like a beef bolognese. My go-to way to prepare pasta is with a lemony, garlicky, buttery sauce that comes together in minutes — and …

Italian Food

The Polish Doctors Who Used Science to Outwit the Nazis

The young man wanted to cut off his arm. Maybe it would kill him. Or perhaps it would save his life—and his family.<p>It was 1941. The man was 35 years …

Here’s every law Trump has signed in his first 200 days

Monday marks President Donald Trump's 200th day in office.<p>While the White House has consistently touted its legislative success in the face of "historic Democratic obstructionism," the administration has yet to fulfill any major legislative achievements, even with Republicans in control of both …

The Art Of Valerian

Like <i>Ghost in the Shell</i>, I’m willing to take temporary breaks on Fine Art to celebrate the work that went into good-looking movies, instead of just …

How to Slam Dunk Creationists When It Comes to The Theory of Evolution

Because this argument is barely worth having.<p>The 2001 discovery of the seven million-year-old Sahelanthropus, the first known upright ape-like …

Mike Pence

Trump Has Quietly Accomplished More Than It Appears

The chaos, legislative fumbling, and legal jeopardy should not obscure the ways that the administration is remaking federal policy in consequential ways.<p>Imagine, if you will, that there is a shadow government.<p>The actual government, the administration of Donald Trump, is coming off the worst week of …

Donald Trump