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35 science jokes that are so cringe-worthy they might make a scientist groan

Whether it's charting the possible consequences of climate change, helping predict when we might die, or keeping tabs on nuclear weapons stockpiles, their work can take on a huge gravitas.<p>But we all need to unwind, and sometimes nothing feels better than the rush endorphins from laughing at a good …

Recipe: 2-Ingredient Watermelon Sherbet — Recipes from The Kitchn

Creamy, dreamy sherbet was my favorite frozen treat growing up. The combination of fruit and cream is delightfully refreshing. When working on a …

Recipes

From Trump to string theory and supernovas: five science lectures to expand your mind

Jeffrey Sachs<p><b>Surviving Trump and overcoming climate change:</b> American economist Jeffrey Sachs ponders on some of the greatest threats facing …

The xx's Romy Madley Croft: my favourite places in Reykjavik

We spent three weeks in Reykjavik in the summer of 2014, and threw ourselves into creating music at Greenhouse Studios for the I See You album. The sun never really set and we were so inspired by the incredible landscape we’d seen on our journey to the studio, the deep cultural history in the air …

European Travel

A 3-Step Tapenade That Will Have You Saying *Très Bon*

Roaming about marketplaces in the South of France is a blaze of joyful colors and astounding perfumes. The heady smell of goat cheeses mixes with lavender sachets and Marseille soaps; spice and delicatessen stalls are squeezed between linens and Provençal <i>nappes</i> (the traditional bright-colored …

17 Freezer Meals for When You Come Back from Vacation

Before you go on vacation, what do you do? If you are like me, you probably clean out your fridge, empty your trash cans, and try to straighten up a …

IBM unveils its most powerful quantum processor yet

IBM's two quantum computing platforms just took a leap forward in processing power. The company announced today that it has successfully built and tested its two most powerful quantum computers yet -- the research and business-focused Quantum Experience universal computer and the prototype …

Quantum Computing

Sticky Cajun Chicken With Corn 3 Ways

Step 1<p>Cook The Chicken<p>Cut any fat or sinew from the chicken thighs then bash out on a chopping board with a rolling pin to flatten. Scatter over the …

Recipes

string theory FAQ in nLab

This page is to provide non-technical or maybe semi-technical discussion of the nature and role of the theory of fundamental physics known as <i>string</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

Devialet’s Hi-Tech “Phantom” Implosion Stereo Sounds Better Than Speakers 20X Its Size

You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom is a petite, spherical, all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles think …

The 50 best movies on Netflix UK

1<p>Film, Drama<p>Titanic (1997)<p><b>Director:</b> James Cameron <b><br>Cast:</b> Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet<br>One of the highest grossing films of all time and a proper …

Steven Spielberg

Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …