Keith Wright

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Miami's Most Delicious Sandwiches Under $7

We pay a lot for things in Miami -- like bottles at LIV, bottles of Champagne, yachts, cabanas at Hyde Beach (when we aren’t trying to sneak into …

Do Your Friends Actually Like You?

THINK of all the people with whom you interact during the course of a day, week, month and year. The many souls with whom you might exchange a greeting or give a warm embrace; engage in chitchat or have a deeper conversation. All those who, by some accident of fate, inhabit your world. And then ask …

Psychology

The Photo-Like Pencil Portraits of Shinichi Furuya

It never ceases to amaze me the kind of amazing things talented people can create using only the simplest of materials. Case in point, artist …

Digital Art

How to Grill Picanha - Easy Step by Step Guide

<b>Learn how to grill picanha Brazilian style, in this simple step by step guide from Suzie Castello.</b><br>By Suzie Castello<p>What is a picanha? In American …

The Most Overrated and Underrated Cuts of Beef

Although most every beef cut has its time and place, some have wrongly developed lauded reputations and prime placement on restaurant menus, while …

Time-Saving Kitchen Tricks From Line Cooks

For professional line cooks, efficiency goes hand in hand with success. The dried-up adage "If you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen," …

The Crucial Steps to Making the Perfect Caipirinha

The caipirinha has just three main ingredients, yet it gets offensively mis-made behind bars around the world. An authentic caipirinha starts with …

Revolutionary New Procedure Could Replace Reading Glasses

Millions of Americans use reading glasses every day, but a new procedure could eliminate the need for some people.<p>Donna Glenn, 51, took advantage of …

The First Restaurants Only Served Soup

The meat-based broths they served were intended to “restore life” to patrons.<p>Trendy bone broth pop-ups are far behind the original restaurants, which …

The Hidden Messages of Colonial Handwriting

Back then, penmanship was basically secret code.<p>Jean Leon Gerome Ferris’s rendering of the signing of the Mayflower Compact. Each person to hold this …

Three Siblings Abandoned As Newborns By Same Mom At Separate Times Meet For First Time

It was early morning in 1981, when a young woman in Lawndale, California, called police to report discovering a baby in a paper grocery bag next to a …

Pele’s Enchantment

<b>According to Hawaiian folklore, Pele is the goddess of fire and volcanoes, and this captivating cocktail tames the flame with a bright, cooling mix</b> …

How the First Gravitational Waves Were Found

After decades of speculation and searching, a signal came through. It promises to change our understanding of the universe.<p><i>Note: On October 3, 2017, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that the Nobel Prize in Physics would be awarded to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barish, three</i> …

Clay tablets reveal Babylonians discovered astronomical geometry 1,400 years before Europeans

The medieval mathematicians of Oxford, toiling in torchlight in a land ravaged by plague, managed to invent a simple form of calculus that could be used to track the motion of heavenly bodies. But now a scholar studying ancient clay tablets suggests that the Babylonians got there first, and by at …

Here Is What Your Cocktails Will Be Like in 2016

Cocktail trends come and go. Some recall classics, while others are as tasteless as an ice-luge shot of 10x-distilled vodka chased with a snifter of …

9 mistakes you’re probably making while dining out, according to restaurant pros

That thing you do all the time when you eat out? Maybe you shouldn’t. We asked industry vets to pinpoint the most common gaffes they see when they venture into a dining room. Here are nine helpful pointers from local restaurateurs, managers and beverage directors. Think of them as your New Year’s …

Dining Rooms

New pick ‘n’ mix bins for veggies eliminate home waste and healthy eating excuses

<b>BY: JESSICA BEUKER</b><p>A handful of New World grocery stores in New Zealand are now offering peppers, mushrooms, broccoli, cucumber, onions and an endless …

Nutrition

In Syracuse, New York, there's a flourishing black market for chicken wings

Black markets — they're not just for guns, drugs, and kidneys anymore.<p>Police in Syracuse, New York, say that Paul Rojek, 56, and his son, Joshua …

Anova's Wi-Fi enabled sous vide cooker allows remote cooking

What's gotten cooks so excited about sous vide is the precise control it allows for cooking any type of meat or vegetable. After sealing my seasoned …

Cinder Sensor Cooker: Sous vide cooking without the bags or water

With its ability to cook foods with precision, sous vide has caused a minor kitchen revolution in recent years, but its reliance on water baths and …

Kitchens

How Solar and Wind Got So Cheap, So Fast

The technological shift that made an agreement in Paris possible<p>A funny change has happened this year: People have become tepidly optimistic about climate change.<p>That’s not because the UN climate negotiations currently underway in Paris look like they might succeed, or because the United States is …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

The Best Airport Bars in America, so You Can Survive Your Layover

There is an argument to be made that an entire airport waiting area is basically already a bar, albeit one with crappy vending-machine drinks and …

Slow Cooker Cocktails to Help You Survive the Holidays

"<i>Now is the winter of our discontent,"</i> said every sober person ever, and also Shakespeare.<p>But it doesn't have to be that way! Here to aid you through …

Genetic history of Europeans revealed

<b>A study of ancient DNA has shed new light on European genetic history.</b><p>It confirms that farming spread across Europe due to the influx of ancient people from what is now eastern Turkey.<p>Many modern Europeans owe their taller stature to these early farmers - and a later influx of Bronze Age "horsemen" …

Anthropology

Nvidia's Shield Tablet is back on sale for $199 after fire hazard recall

Nvidia called its Shield Tablet the "ultimate tablet for gamers" upon announcement last year, but the company had to backtrack hard this summer when it issued a recall for every single unit due to a potential battery fire hazard. It would seem the issue has been fixed, though — Nvidia was already …

Whiff of 'fraud' as Eurocrats tricked into eating cheap fish in Brussels restaurants

Brussels restaurants accused of passing off low-grade fillets as Bluefin tuna or Atlantic cod<p>Eurocrats have been hoodwinked into eating cheap fish, an undercover investigation into Brussels restaurants has established.<p>EU officials are being ripped-off and their health put in danger by a "systemic” …