Christopher Alvarez

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The Soviet Military's Eerily Detailed Guide to San Diego

During the Cold War, the Soviet military mapped the entire world in one of the most ambitious mapping projects ever undertaken (see this feature …

San Diego

God is on the ropes: The brilliant new science that has creationists and the Christian right terrified

A young MIT professor is finishing Darwin’s task — and threatening to undo everything the wacky right holds dear<p>The Christian right’s obsessive hatred of Darwin is a wonder to behold, but it could someday be rivaled by the hatred of someone you’ve probably never even heard of. Darwin earned their …

Rising Inequality and Liberal Myopia

If capitalism is taking us back to feudalism, we’ll have to pass through the 19th century on our way. In terms of wealth inequality, we’re on course …

25% Of Americans Prefer Socialism Over Capitalism

While Americans are preached that <b>"free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity,"</b> it appears that not everyone is buying it. Whether it is …

Could a Revolution Happen in the US?

Throughout the USA there is discontent. Under the apparently placid political surface there is bubbling dissatisfaction. Yet there has been only …

Political Science

These Beautiful Recipes All Have One Common Ingredient: Pot

Serve a fancy meal, complete with “medicated butter nut squash soup,” and get your guests extra giggly.<p>The typical homemade marijuana meal is often less a meal than a crafty excuse to cover up the bitter taste of cannabis while getting all the extra-intense benefits of consuming it via the …

5 Rice Recipes for Pasta Lovers

Pasta prices are rising. Here are five delicious rice dishes that will satisfy your pasta cravings.<p>Bad news: This year’s durum wheat harvest is not …

Ham & Cheddar Polenta Fries — David Venables Recipes — QVC Recipes — Kitchen & Food — QVC.com

• 1 Tbsp olive oil<br>• 1/2 large onion, diced<br>• 2 cups milk<br>• 2 cups chicken broth<br>• 2 Tbsp butter<br>• 2 cups yellow cornmeal<br>• 4 oz ham, finely chopped<br>• 1 tsp fresh thyme, …

Recipes

12 Sweet Recipes Made With Potato Chips

Salty-sweet desserts are totally where it’s at, but sometimes a little added crunch is the textural twist needed to make treats truly shine. Potato chips are the not-so-secret ingredient that manage to do just that in this collection of a dozen scandalously good recipes. Proceed with caution. …