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10 One-Pot Chicken Dinners for Weeknights

The best weeknight dinners are the ones that require the least amount of cleanup. At the end of a busy day, no one really wants to be standing over …

Why Did a Third S.N.L. Cast Member Silently Leave the Show Last Night?

S.N.L. didn’t know what to do with Sasheer Zamata right up to the very end.<p>Last week news spread across trade publications that long-time <i>S.N.L.</i> cast members <b>Bobby Moynihan</b> and <b>Vanessa Bayer</b> would be leaving the show after this week’s finale. Don’t cry for Moynihan, he already has a new CBS sitcom …

New Measurement Technique Puts Elusive Virtual Particles in Relief

It turns out that measuring nothing is pretty hard.<p>A pair of Japanese physicists has developed a new method for probing the peculiar particle fizz that we generally know as vacuum energy, or the built-in energy of empty space. The technique measures a vacuum effect known as Delbrück scattering and …

Quantum Mechanics

Voyager - Humanity's Farthest Journey | Galleries

NASA Solar System Exploration<p>A whimsical artist's concept captures the spirit of NASA's Voyager …

NASA Just Discovered a Manmade Space Bubble Around Earth

NASA just learned that Very Low Frequency Radio Waves from Earthbound technologies reach into space, creating a protective “bubble” that shields the …

Space

A small Boston biotech is at the heart of a groundbreaking approach to tackling cancer

The idea is a simple one: Starve out cancer cells.<p>But finding the right way to do that isn't nearly as simple. Cancer cell metabolisms — the process of converting food into energy — worked differently than normal cells.<p>Cancer cells tend to take in more glucose than normal cells, a phenomenon known …

Cancer

Rib Eye Steaks with Cowboy Butter

For the cowboy butter: Well in advance, make the cowboy butter. Place the softened butter in the bowl of a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. …

Recipes

Ultrafast Camera Captures 'Sonic Booms' of Light for First Time

The new technology used to make this discovery could one day allow scientists to image live activity in the brain.<p>Just as aircraft flying at …

Physics

Prepare yourself: Vibrating, augmented reality porn is on its way

Naughty America's VR content will connect with haptic sex toys later this year, and experiments in augmented reality will follow.<p>It's been a full year since CNET saw a big dose of adult entertainment delivered via a VR headset.<p>Naughty America, one of several studios delivering wraparound 3D video …

14 Healthy Bowl Recipes That Satisfy from Morning to Night

Think it’s too tough to put together a healthy meal? Well suck it up, sister, because it’s so much easier than you think! For a meal that’s part of a healthy food trend *and* easy to make, these bowl recipes go from a.m. to p.m. in a snap. From wholesome Buddha bowls to smoothie bowls to colorful …

Healthy Eating

2016 November 28 - Arp 240: A Bridge between Spiral Galaxies from Hubble

<b>Arp 240: A Bridge between Spiral Galaxies from Hubble</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, ESA, Hubble Space Telescope; <i>Processing & Copyright:</i> Chris</b> …

Big History

NASA Admits It Needs Help Figuring Out What to Do With Astronaut Poop

Well, this is awkward.<p>Going to the toilet in space isn't easy at the best of times. You're in close quarters, there's little to no gravity, and once …

LATEST UFO Sighting: 4 mysterious objects spotted in Canada's Brandon city! [VIDEO]

An eyewitness claims that the UFOs followed him for 12 miles on the highway.<p>Canada's Brandon city has reported sighting four UFOs. A video of the …

We know more about the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs, and this new info is INTENSE

Sixty-six million years after their extinction, the world remains fascinated with dinosaurs. Thanks to a recent study, we know more about the …

Be Thankful For The Universe That Created You

We all have a lot to be thankful for, but the biggest one we all have in common is that we all exist. Moreover, we exist on a world and in a Universe where it’s possible for us to exist, and to exist as long as our natural lifespans will allow us. This wasn’t guaranteed from first principles, but …

Astrophysics

Is there life on Mars? Evidence of aliens may have been found on the Red Planet – in 2007

Evidence of alien life on Mars may have already been found by Nasa’s rover but scientists failed to notice, a new study suggests<p>In 2007, the Spirit rover photographed intriguing finger-like rock formations at the Home Plate plateau, a 300 square foot area in the Gusev crater near the Martian …

Phil Collins, pop star and self-deprecating dad, on his new memoir

Phil Collins is arching an eyebrow on the cover of his new memoir, as if to let you know he's in on the joke. The book is called "Not Dead Yet" (Crown Archetype, $28), a rather wry declaration from one of pop music's most buoyant hitmakers, who's not exactly wizened at 65.<p>"Well, my health seems to …

Books

Dementia Rates Might Be Declining, New Study Finds

Rates of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia appear to have fallen considerably since 2000, and better education may be partly responsible, researchers reported Monday.<p>Better treatment for diabetes and cardiovascular disease may also be helping, the researchers reported in the Journal …

Dementia

How to Clean Your Cutting Board

Cutting boards take a beating all year round, but especially during the holidays. Think carved turkeys, chopped vegetables, rolled pie crusts, and on …

Hubble shows the universe is expanding faster than we thought

New measurements from the Hubble telescope suggest the universe is expanding between five and nine percent faster than scientists initially thought. NASA and the ESA measured the distance to stars in 19 galaxies outside of our own and compared the data to the cosmic microwave measurements taken by …

Suspended – Medium

Judge Rules for House GOP in Challenge to Obamacare

A federal judge in Washington ruled for House Republicans Thursday in the latest challenge to the Obama health care law.<p>Judge Rosemary Collyer said a provision of the law provides money to insurance companies that was never appropriated by Congress, violating the Constitution's declaration that "No …

Health Care

The $20,000 iPod: vintage Apple products net the big bucks on eBay

Like baseball cards and Beanie Babies, old-school Apple products have become lucrative collectables that are selling online for thousands of dollars<p>If you are one of those people who hoards old electronics, then you might be able to cash in those iPods from the early 2000s for a few hundred dollars …

This Is What Happens to Your Brain During a Panic Attack, According to Science

Each year, six million Americans experience at least one panic attack, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. As an …

Field Museum finds 1,820 species in previously unexplored Peruvian Amazon

<b>‘You can't argue for the protection of an area without knowing what is there.’</b><p>At first glance, sending a troop of 25 Field Museum scientists armed …

Amazon River

A new experiment reversed the effects of Alzheimer’s in mice in a single week

Researchers have discovered that an injection of a protein called IL-33 can reverse Alzheimer's-like symptoms and cognitive decline in mice, …

Dementia

Former WWE Wrestler Chyna’s Brain Is Being Donated To Science

According to the NY Daily News, recently deceased former pro wrestler Joanie Laurer – better known as WWE’s Chyna – will have her brain donated for scientific research. Laurer was found dead in her home by her manager, Anthony Anzaldo, on April 20th.<p>Anzaldo revealed that Laurer had been contacted …

The Brain

A contagious brain disease has hit Norway’s reindeer, and scientists are afraid of it spreading

Norway takes its reindeer seriously. Europe’s last remaining wild mountain reindeer (<i>Rangifer tarandus tarandus</i>) live in central and southern Norway. So the country’s veterinarians are naturally worried after finding a reindeer that died of a deadly and contagious brain disease—the reindeer version …

Reindeer

IoT Research Report & Ecosystem - Internet of Things

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

Internet of Things

Watch DARPA’s Robot Sub-Hunter Take To The Sea

In ACTUV pursuit<p>Hunting submarines is dull, dangerous work. It’s an elaborate game of sonar-fueled cat-and-mouse in vast stretches of open water, where the stakes are “finding foreign nations' seaborne nuclear weapons,” or finding the foreign subs looking for our own seaborne nukes. DARPA, the …