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15 Veggie Sandwiches That Are Actually Exciting

Even though sandwiches aren't something I usually associate with lots of veggies, it turns out there are kind of a lot of veggie-packed sandwiches …

Is fire a solid, liquid or gas?

Most flames are made of hot gas, but some burn so hot they become plasma.<p>The nature of a flame depends on what is being burnt. A candle flame will …

Joseph Lister and the grim reality of Victorian surgery

Anyone who went under the knife in the Victorian era knew there was more chance of meeting a grisly end than survival, but in her new book, Lindsey …

Medicine

Six of the best birthday cake recipes

From a light velvet sponge to a rich chocolate layer cake, any one of these will make a celebration special<p>Prep: 30 min<br>Cook: 1 hr<br>Serves: 8-10

Cake

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 325°. Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Beat egg yolks with a handheld mixer in a medium bowl at …

Slow Cooker Ramen Bowls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan. Add pork; cook 12 minutes, turning to brown on all sides. Place pork in a …

Our Best Make-Ahead Dinners of 2017

For anyone who has a busy schedule — which, let's face it, is all of us — make-ahead meals feel like a total savior. With some upfront prep, you can …

Cooking

Gooey Butter Cake Is The South’s Best Kept Holiday Secret

If you haven’t yet tried gooey butter cake (also affectionately referred to as ooey gooey butter cake), you’re in for a treat.<p>Some sources claim the …

Dessert

Lemon-Olive Oil Cake with Whipped Mascarpone Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Cake: Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly oil a 9-inch round baking pan. Line with parchment paper, and lightly oil …

Have you ever tried Pecan pie Bread Pudding?

Love Pecan Pie? Pecan Pie Bread Pudding is even better! A few weeks ago we took a trip and started in Savannah. Well, technically we started in …

Baking

This Incredible Footage Shows CRISPR Editing DNA in Real Time

This has never been seen before.<p>Want to see something that makes scientists gasp? Feast your eyes on this video, showing a direct observation of …

Gingerbread Latte Cake with Vanilla Whipped Cream Frosting Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Cake Layers: Preheat oven to 350°F. Process flour, crystallized ginger, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, …

Utterly Deadly Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 325°. Fit piecrust into a 10-inch cast-iron skillet; sprinkle piecrust with powdered sugar.<p>Step 2<p>Whisk eggs in a …

Sausage and Shrimp Jambalaya Recipe

This recipe is an easy, delicious version of one of America's great dishes. It's soul food at its finest - hearty, satisfying, and deeply comforting. …

Student Raps About Cell Reproduction for Extra Credit, Gets Props from Common

For an extra credit assignment in biology, college student Julien Turner decided to write and produce a rap music video all about cell reproduction. …

Music Videos

Buttermilk Grits with Country Ham and Shrimp Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring 4 cups water, 1 cup whole milk, and 1 1⁄4 tsp. kosher salt to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high. Gradually whisk …

BBQ Basics: How To Cook Brisket

Whole hog is the preferred BBQ in North Carolina, and Kentucky may be known for its mutton, but in Texas – beef brisket is king! Its smoky, tender …

Quick and Easy Fall Soups

Weeknight-friendly<p>When the crisp fall weather arrives, it's time to put those warm soup recipes back on your weeknight supper menu. If you didn't …

Big Batch Bourbon Ginger Ale Punch Recipe

When you’re tasked with putting on your hosting hat, punches and pitcher cocktails will definitely come in handy. Not only are they easy to make, but …

How To Make Apple-Bourbon Pie

Looking for a warm, homemade apple pie recipe that will impress everyone at your table? Look no further – this decadent, spiked pie is sure to win …

Bourbon Cola Grenadine Slush Recipe

Cool off with this icy twist on a traditional Southern drink. These boozy adult-friendly slushies are perfect for warm days at the tailgate. All …

A Rare Element From The Edge of The Periodic Table Is Breaking Quantum Mechanics

This is amazing.<p>There's a lot we don't know about the actinides. On the periodic table, this series of heavy, radioactive elements hangs at the …

Triple Threat: New Pneumonia Is Drug-Resistant, Deadly And Contagious

In the past few years, there have been so many "superbugs" appearing in hospitals around the world that we here at Goats and Soda haven't had the time or resources to report on all of them.<p>But a new type of pneumonia emerging in China seems so important that we dropped what we were doing to write …

Public Health

The Strange Case of Typhoid Mary

The infamous case of Typhoid Mary underscores the importance of tolerance in understanding disease.<p>In the early 1900s, an Irish cook named Mary …

Are Viruses Alive?

It's complicated.<p>Viruses have weirded us out since they were first discovered over a century ago, but are these microscopic protein pirates alive?<p>You …

Meet CRISPR: Our Genetic Superweapon

via pixabay.com/typographyimages<p>Our genes aren’t quite our destiny, but they can definitely feel like it. After all, they determine what species of …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

Build a Better Meal Plan with 20 Quick and Tasty Dinners

No matter your schedule, having a quick go-to dinner as a part of your meal plan is one of our favorite strategies to beat the weeknight dinner …

Cooking