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How to set up a Raspberry Pi 3 from scratch (with video)!

MarchIsForMakers continues! It's my month-long collaboration with Saron from CodeNewbie. We've had some amazing guests on our respective podcasts and …

Raspberry Pi

Common mistakes to avoid when making bacon, the world's most perfect food

Bacon is amazing. You know that. We know that. But just because it's already the world's most perfect food doesn't mean it's invincible. There are some people out there committing truly heinous crimes against bacon. Don't be one of them. Avoid these common mistakes.<p><b>1. Using the Wrong Pan</b><br>"Save the …

AOL

A Creamy Mushroom Pasta for When Nothing Else Will Do

When all you want is a bowl of creamy pasta, adding a pile of golden-brown mushrooms makes it feel virtuous.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If …

Playing With LEGO Pays Off For Science

LEGO blocks have long been touted as toys that do good.<p>Studies show that IQ aside, children who are skilled LEGO builders in preschool are better at …

19 Recipes to Make the Most Out of Your Cast Iron Skillet

I've spent my whole adult life living in apartments, which means I've never had the space to amass as many pans as I'd like. Practicality dictates that I only buy what I'm really going to use. There are just a couple pans I own that I have no trouble justifying: a carbon steel wok, an eight-inch …

Learn to master one of the most beginner-friendly and useful programming languages on the web

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock As we move forward in the technological age, coding will only become more prevalent, and having at least some knowledge …

Programming

What Are Quantum Gravity’s Alternatives To String Theory?

If there is a quantum theory of gravity, is String Theory the only game in town?<p><i>“I just think too many nice things have happened in string theory for</i> …

The puzzle of the origin of elements in the universe

A rare nuclear reaction that occurs in red giants has been observed for the first time at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy. This result …

Scientists are training computers to ‘think' by simulating brain processes

Scientists are now racing to sequence the genomes (all the genes) or proteomes (all the proteins) of various organisms - and in the process are compiling massive amounts of data.<p>For instance, a scientist can use "omics" tools such as DNA sequencing to tease out which human genes are affected in a …

Machine Learning

Using Light To Simulate Time Travel

While the idea of time travel gives rise to discussions of topics ranging from science fiction to ethics, understanding the possible effects of time travel gives us a better grasp of the foundations of general relativity and quantum theory. Most work in the area has focused on the theoretical …

Ancient viruses are alive in humans and crucial for life, says Stanford University

The human genome is littered with sequences left behind from long-ago viral infections but now scientists have found the code is still active<p>Ancient viruses were critical to the evolution of humans and infections left genetic code in our bodies which is still essential for life today, Stanford …

Genetics

NASA sends its Valkyrie humanoid robots to college

NASA wants to send its 6-foot-tall, 290-pound humanoid robot R5 (which also goes by the more intimidating name "Valkyrie") to Mars and other extraterrestrial locations. The agency originally designed the R5 for search-and-rescue missions, though, so to prepare the machine for a future of …

Robotics

Physicists Say Consciousness May Be A State Of Matter: The Non-Physical Is Indeed Real

4 Keys To Well-Being & Happiness: According To Neuroscience<p>Published<p>2 days ago<p>on<p>August 4, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Consciousness, our perception, …

This Swimming Robot Digests Pollution And Turns It Into Electricity

The bot, inspired by the water boatman bug, comes from a team at Bristol University in the U.K., and it consists of two main parts. One is a …

Wastewater

16 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, Because You Gotta Have Pie!

You can serve whatever other desserts you want, but let's be real—it's just not Thanksgiving without pie. No matter how much you stuffed yourself during dinner, it's tough to turn down a slice. I'm not interested in waxy store-bought pies, though—this is the time to go homemade, which is easier …

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …

Solar System's most distant object hints at hidden planet

Astronomers have found the most distant object ever observed in the Solar System. The lump of rock is 15.5bn km from the Sun, three times further …

How scientists use a giant telescope in Antarctica to study the strangest particle in the universe

There's a telescope in Antarctica that takes science to the extreme.<p>Housed at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, this telescope sniffs out the strangest particles in the universe, called neutrinos.<p>Neutrinos are some of the lightest subatomic particles in existence. They skip across galaxies, from …

Universe

Cooking with vegetable oils releases toxic cancer-causing chemicals, say experts

Scientists warn against the dangers of frying food in sunflower oil and corn oil over claims they release toxic chemicals linked to cancer<p>Cooking with vegetable oils releases toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other diseases, according to leading scientists, who are now recommending food be fried …

Relativity v quantum mechanics – the battle for the universe

Physicists have spent decades trying to reconcile two very different theories. But is a winner about to emerge – and transform our understanding of everything from time to gravity?<p>It is the biggest of problems, it is the smallest of problems. At present physicists have two separate rulebooks …

Quantum Mechanics

What Happened Before the Big Bang?

Source: BBC 2015 The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological model for the universe from the earliest known periods through its subsequent …

Universe

Chasing Wormholes: The Hunt for Tunnels in Space-Time

Science fiction literature is full of stories in which tunnels in space-time — known as wormholes — are used for time travel. How much fact lies …

Germany’s About to Switch on a Revolutionary Nuclear Fusion Machine

This thing is a monster.<p>For more than 60 years, scientists have dreamed of a clean, inexhaustible energy source in the form of nuclear fusion. And …

Physics

Does time run backward inside black holes?

Time, at least defined thermodynamically, might not always run forward, at least not inside black holes.<p>Recent research published in Physical Review …

Black Holes

UK university aims to teach biochemistry to children using Minecraft

University of Hull’s MolCraft project aims to make exploring molecular structures fun and engaging for young scientists<p>Tens of millions of children play Minecraft, but now the game could help them take their first steps into the world of biochemistry too.<p>Students at the University of Hull have …

Atoms

Super-crisp roasted potatoes and Peruvian-style roast chicken top October's recipes

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt's new cookbook, "The Food Lab," might well be one of the big books of the season, but a couple of recipes from it have already found a home in the hearts of Southern California cooks. His super-crisp roasted potatoes was by far the most-downloaded recipe from our California …

Recipes

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding

As adults and parents, we’re quick to point out how much simpler—and therefore better—things were when we were young. Instead of iPads, we had books. …