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How the UK recycles millions of dirty old disposable coffee cups

They might be stained by coffee, stamped with company logos and marked with the misspelled names of the people who used them, but disposable cups are …

Costa Coffee

How to Keep the Breading from Falling Off Chicken

We’ll be the first to admit it—the breading is the best part of baked or fried chicken (or pork, steak, or fish, or anything, really). So when the …

Why the World Is Hating on Plastic Straws Right Now

If we’re to believe the many, many headlines, this might just be the year that the world kicks its plastic straw habit. In recent months, seemingly every major company, several American cities, and smug Instagrammers (not to mention vegan quarterback Tom Brady) have pledged to ditch their plastic …

Pollution

This 25-minute chicken recipe is so good it could bring back the balsamic craze

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>I share with you a go-to recipe that’s so simple and versatile that it actually dropped out of my weeknight rotation, because (a) it’s “just chicken,” and (b) there are so many other chicken dishes to try. I came up with it back when balsamic vinegar was an “it” …

Recipes

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Frozen Vegetables — Cooking Mistakes

Frozen vegetables are a smart cook's secret weapon. They eliminate two of the biggest roadblocks in the kitchen: washing and prepping produce (<i>hello</i>, …

Skyscrapers could soon generate their own power, thanks to see-through solar cells

Lance Wheeler looks at glassy skyscrapers and sees untapped potential. Houses and office buildings, he says, account for 75% of electricity use in …

Clean Energy

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

Everything you can do to attract honey bees into your garden and halt their decline in the UK

A symbol of summer and an unwitting figurehead for the natural world, the humble honey bee is a creature worth celebrating – and saving<p>They may be …

Sharks don’t deserve their reputation

People have all kinds of weird fears that aren’t really rational. Most famously perhaps, is how absolutely terrifying we find sharks. We’re way more scared of them than cars, though they rarely kill anyone—just five people worldwide in 2017—while cars are fatally dangerous and take 1.3 million …

Sharks

Here’s Our Simple Secret to an Amazing Omelet

Guess what? There's no such thing as a perfect omelet. But there is such a thing as an easy, fluffy, and flavorful omelet—every time.<p>Omelets can be …

Breakfast

Is volcanic activity on the rise – and if so, where's next?

In November Mount Agung on Bali erupted, sending plumes of smoke and ash 30,000 feet into the air and shutting the popular holiday island’s only airport. More than 400 flights a day were cancelled until Denpasar reopened.<p>Last month eyes turned to Hawaii, where Kilauea, said to be continuously …

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

"I want The Three Bears!"<p>These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa.<p>A newly published study gives some insight into what may be happening inside young …

The Brain

Seeking the Lost Art of Growing Old with Intention

Great lives often begin amid tumult and suffering. Seventy years ago, long before Bernd Heinrich became one of history’s fastest ultramarathoners, and ages before his scientific studies on ravens made him a leading naturalist, he was a skinny, impoverished kid living in a hut in the forest of …

What does Brexit mean for British bees? It's complicated, honey

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) last week published the findings of its peer review and evaluation of data from over 1,500 studies into the …

Why is the world at war?

Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violence<p>We live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Can You Hack Coral to Save It?

On September 10, 2017, as Hurricane Irma drowned the Florida Keys with a five-foot storm surge and shredded houses with 130 mph winds, David Vaughan, a 65-year-old marine biologist, and Frank Slifka, a 67-year-old maintenance man, huddled inside the Elizabeth Moore Center for Coral Reef Research …

What Scientists Learned From Strapping a Camera to a Polar Bear

Hours of film showed the animals just living life—and suggested that, in the age of climate change, their day-to-day existence may get much harder.<p>You may have seen a recent viral video that showed a polar bear in the throes of suffering. The beast seems to be in the final hours of its life—its …

Global Warming

Is it possible for everyone to live a good life within our planet’s limits?

Imagine a country that met the basic needs of its citizens – one where everyone could expect to live a long, healthy, happy and prosperous life. Now …

The rudeness epidemic: Is society giving less f***s?

From train rows to ghosting, it seems that society is undergoing an incivility crisis - but is it really the case?<p>Maybe it was when your colleague …

'Fatbergs', faeces and other waste we flush could be a fuel

The stuff we flush down the toilet and the fat washed down the drain could be the surprising fuel of the 21st Century – improving sanitation and creating green energy worldwide.<p>Our planet has a problem. Humans, like all living creatures, produce a lot of… well, unpleasant waste. In the form of pee …

Energy

How science found a way to help coma patients communicate

On 20 December 1999, a young man pulled away in his car from his grandfather’s house in Sarnia, Ontario, with his girlfriend in the passenger seat beside him. Scott Routley, who was 26, had studied physics at the University of Waterloo and had a promising career in robotics ahead of him. But at an …

The Brain

How Concrete Cemented Its Place in History

The Undercover Economist explains why this ancient building material came to dominate the world today—and why that could be a problem in the future.<p>Editor's Note: This article has been adapted from “Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy.”<p>About 15 years ago, poor families in the Coahuila …

Fall Art Preview: 30 of the Most Important Museum Exhibitions to See Around the Globe This Season

Exhibitions<p>artnet News editors pick their favorite exhibitions taking place around the world this summer.<p>,<p>This summer of international art fairs and …

Why Generation X Might Be Our Last, Best Hope

Caught between vast, self-regarding waves of boomers and millennials, Generation X is steeped in irony, detachment, and a sense of dread. One of their rank argues that this attitude makes it the best suited to preserve American tradition in these dark new days.<p>Demographics are destiny. We grew up …

Three Billion People Cook Over Open Fires ― With Deadly Consequences

In Guatemala, locally made cookstoves are helping combat toxic smoke—but economics and tradition keep many people from using them.<p>On Easter Sunday morning, in the small town of San Antonio Aguas Calientes in central Guatemala, Elbia Pérez and her sister, daughters, and 18-month-old grandson are …

How Color Vision Came to the Animals

Animals are living color. Wasps buzz with painted warnings. Birds shimmer their iridescent desires. Fish hide from predators with body colors that …

What Green Spaces Can Do to Your Mood

It might seem intuitive that spending time outside is good for you. Whether it’s taking a walk to clear your head or smelling flowers in a backyard …

A lot of our ideas about bilingual children are total myths

“What’s that music?” my three-year-old asked as we listened to a song in a foreign language last December.<p>Could my toddler be showing an interest in her Russian heritage? Maybe this would be a chance to tell her about the revered winter holidays of my childhood in St. Petersburg, Russia—calling up …

Language Learning

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence

These 10 rules will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with …

Inside the mission to bring educational mobile games to children in conflict zones around the world

An estimated 2.5 million Syrian children have been displaced by the country’s ongoing civil war, according to Norad, the Norwegian Agency for …