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Classic Nicoise Salad

Put the potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with cold water and season with salt. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat and cook until …

Tomatoes

Gerrymandering Is Illegal, but Only Mathematicians Can Prove It

Partisan gerrymandering—the practice of drawing voting districts to give one political party an unfair edge—is one of the few political issues that …

11 Bacon Recipes You Should Try At Least Once

Because ramen is better with bacon.<p>Our recent article on vegan eggplant bacon made us realize something: when people love <i>real</i> bacon, they love it something fierce. Bacon fans were none too pleased with this vegan alternative. To make it up to all bacon lovers, we set out to find some truly special …

Cooking

'Foxlowe' Is A Delicious Slice Of Darkness

<i>Foxlowe</i>, the debut novel by British author Eleanor Wasserberg, is not for the weak-stomached, fainthearted, or otherwise easily squeamish. From the first page, cruelty and violence — most often against children — is delivered in a gruesome fugue of agony and foreboding.<p>Foxlowe is the name of a …

Books

12 Bulgogi Recipes for When You Can’t Be Bothered to Leave the House

Gone are the days when pizza was the first thing you thought of when ordering takeout. Now your palate is much more accustomed to the flavors of Korean food, whether you’re digging into a big bibimbap bowl or snacking on kimchi. But sometimes you just can’t be bothered to get your shoes on and head …

New Simulations Suggest Dark Energy Might Not Exist

68 percent of the Universe might not exist.<p>Ever since the late 1990s, physicists have been fairly certain that the Universe isn't only getting …

The Best Books of April 2017: From Anne Lamott to Sheryl Sandberg

A Novel<p>The year is 2076 and the Second American Civil War is underway. Omar El Akkad’s brilliant and compelling debut imagines what happens when America splits at the seams and turns in on itself. The surreal setting feels oddly familiar, as the Mississippi River Delta is sinking, drones hover …

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

We asked some of our favorite chefs for twelve essential techniques, plus advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning,</i> …

Cooking

Newly discovered bacteria can eat plastic bottles

A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles.

Bacteria

Everything You Need to Know About Lentils

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</b><p>They’re the world’s oldest cultivated legume, so it’s no surprise that lentils have become a staple across …

My book on George Washington was banned. Here's my side of the story

The illustrations were criticized as racist for being too cheerful. Here the book’s author says that she had similar qualms, but now she worries a great story got lost in the controversy<p>On 17 January, Scholastic Inc withdrew my picture book A Birthday Cake For George Washington, from publication. …

George Washington

Six Things I Learned from a Gravitational Wave

Everything has bountiful purpose and meaning in our mission in life. Even black holes.<p>We gain a tremendous amount of valuable information from all …

8 Ways to Turn Instant Ramen into a Gourmet Meal

1 of 8<p>15-Minute Ramen and Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Thai Chicken Ramen<p>3 of 8<p>Ramen Burrito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Crunchy Ramen and Chicken Salad<p>…

What You Need to Know About Gravitational Waves

What are they? Why are they important? Why should we care?

Gravitational Waves

Bargain Books: A Cheapskate's Guide to Growing a Rich Library

Within a very short time span you could grow a fabulous library of tangible papery old fashioned books with interesting covers and spines of all shapes and sizes. Books can open up your mind to new possibilities and the riches contained within the covers of discarded treasures can enhance your life …

Writing and Limitless Intelligence

I used to think of a person's intelligence like a computer. Just as some computers have bigger hard drives and faster processors and more RAM than other computers, so too some people's brains, the supposed source of our intelligence, were faster and had more storage and were more nimble than other …

The Trafficked: Sexual exploitation is costing Canadian women their lives

PART ONE: A piece of property<p>Natalie just wanted to belong. Her home life was troubled – parents who drank too much, an abusive boyfriend and a sense she didn’t fit in. So, although just 14, she moved in with members of a street gang.<p>They were her family, her protectors, at least in the beginning. …

Human Rights

World Map: How Geology Shapes The Map Of The World

The <b>world map</b> we all know has been shaped and molded by the geology of Earth’s history. Geology has shaped political boundaries (mountains, rivers, oceans), continent shape and distribution (volcanism, plate tectonics), biodiversity (rain shadows, atmospheric circulation), and humans every day …

Earth Science

Dames, documentary and dissent: 200 years of women in comics – gallery

From caricatures in the 18th-century to modern graphic novels, women have been key in the evolution of comic book art – as a new exhibition at the House of Illustration of 100 artists illustrates<p>Comix Creatrix: where women artists and stories are the big draw The not-so-secret history of comics …

Graphic Novels

Assisted dying: Parliament must let doctors practise with a clear conscience

<i>Calgary lawyer John Carpay is president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (</i>www.jccf.ca<i>).</i><p>Since the Supreme Court legalized physician-assisted dying last year, some have argued that physicians should be required to help patients kill themselves, even if this violates their …

Health Care

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Chinese New Year

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

Cast Iron Skillet

Scientists find evidence of mathematical structures in classic books

Researchers at Poland’s Institute of Nuclear Physics found complex ‘fractal’ patterning of sentences in literature, particularly in James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, which resemble ‘ideal’ maths seen in nature<p>James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake has been described as many things, from a masterpiece to …

Mathematics

Who dunnit? Top tips for writing detective fiction

From red herrings to maguffins to double identities, Knightley and Son author Rohan Gavin shares the secrets of writing great detective stories<p>I love detective novels because, like a favourite dish, you always know what you’re going to get, but you never know quite how it’s going to be served up. …

Books

A NASA expert has revealed the most realistic renderings of how Earth would look with Saturn's rings

Saturn's Rings are amazing to behold. Since they were first observed by Galileo in 1610, they have been the subject of endless scientific interest and popular fascination.<p>Composed of billions of particles of dust and ice, these rings span a distance of about 282,000 km (175,000 miles) - which is …

Antarctica’s clouds are a big mystery to climate scientists

I know what you’re thinking: Clouds can’t possibly be that complicated, right? They’re just a bunch of water vapor hanging out in the atmosphere, and …

How to convey sarcasm in written texts and emails, according to psychologists, whoop-de-doo.

So you’ve decided to be sarcastic in an email or text. Wow, great idea! There is exactly no chance that choice could go south on you. I mean, it’s …

Scientists Reject Creationism Because They Don’t Read Its “Scholarly” Literature, Says Creationist

January 6, 2016 by Hemant Mehta<p>According to the new hire at Answers in Genesis, <b>Dr. Nathaniel Jeanson</b>, there are perfectly good reasons so many …

This physicist has a groundbreaking idea about why life exists

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning, and a colossal stroke of luck.<p>But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. Instead, according to the physicist proposing the idea, the origin and subsequent evolution of life …

Physics