Emily Fontes

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How to Make Spaghetti Puttanesca: The World's Most Pungently Delicious Pasta

If it seems like I've been posting a lot of pasta videos recently, well, it's because I have. Something about late-summer weather really makes me want to cook dishes requiring minimal time, effort, and cleanup, whether that's <i>cacio e pepe</i> or pasta with cherry tomato sauce. Let's add spaghetti …

Recipes

How to spot a doctor before the invention of the stethoscope | Rebekah Higgitt

Today anyone who wants to illustrate ‘a doctor’ will include a stethoscope. What was used before its invention in 1816?<p>Last week, thanks to a Google doodle celebrating the 235th anniversary of Réne Laennec’s birth, many of us learned that his invention, the stethoscope, will be 200 years old later …

Sarah Michelle Gellar To Reprise Her 'Cruel Intentions' Role In TV Reboot

Because, "Everybody loves me and I intend to keep it that way."<p>Last October, NBC announced it would be reviving the '90s classic <i>Cruel Intentions</i> in the form of a new TV series reboot. Today, more good news was announced for fans of the cult-favorite film—Sarah Michelle Gellar will be back and …

In breakthrough, scientists detect gravitational waves Einstein predicted

It was just a tiny, almost imperceptible "chirp," but it simultaneously opened humanity's ears to the music of the cosmos and proved Einstein right again.<p>In what is being hailed as one of the biggest eureka moments in the history of physics, scientists announced Thursday that they have finally …

A Brief History of the Search for Gravitational Waves

Scientists this week confirmed the existence of gravitational waves more than a century after Albert Einstein first proposed the theory as part of …

Van Gogh's bedroom recreated in Chicago as Airbnb rental

CHICAGO (AP) — Art lovers have a chance to spend one starry night in a replica of Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom for only $10.<p>The Art Institute of …

Harry Potter Fans, Rejoice! New Book From The Wizarding World Coming This Summer

Attention, Harry Potter fans.<p>This is not a drill.<p>A new Harry Potter book will be published this summer.<p>The book, called <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,</i> picks up the story of Harry, Ron and Hermione where the epilogue left off, according to author J.K. Rowling's website, Pottermore. The book is …

Duchess of Cambridge: Support children's mental health

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge says in a new video that she and Prince William want all children to get support during difficult times to …

Astronaut Scott Kelly Witnesses 'Rare Thundersnow' from Space

Space<p>You can't hear thunder in space but that didn't dampen Scott Kelly's excitement at witnessing the massive storm hovering over the East Coast of the United States from his perch on the International Space Station.<p>"Rare #thundersnow visible from @Space_Station," he tweeted.<p>Thundersnow is just …

Industrious College Students Whip Up a Whimsical Pancake Printer

Here's one way to make an introductory engineering course more fun. According to The Boston Globe, a team of students at Olin College of Engineering have built a pancake-printing machine. Named the "Pancake CNC Machine," the device prints pancakes onto a griddle from images designed on a computer. …

The 21 most anticipated movies of 2016

But this year's poised to be even better with a thrilling lineup of reboots, sequels, and buzzed-about debut series hitting the box office.<p>From Pixar's "Finding Dory," the long-awaited follow-up to "Finding Nemo," to J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut, "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them," …

Fantastic Beasts

13 Way to Pack More Efficiently

HGTV star David Bromstad helps us break them down.<p>Whether you're going home for the holidays or taking a much-needed vacation, there is travel—and thus the <i>ever-daunting</i> task of packing—in your future.<p>Because every last inch of suitcase real estate counts, and you don't want to wrinkle your …

E-cigarettes win first approval as a 'medicine' opening way for prescription by the NHS

Medicines regulator approves brand of 'vaping' cigarette but GPs warn it could put pressure on surgeries<p>E-cigarettes have been granted a licence by Britain’s medicines regulator for the first time, opening the door for them to be prescribed on the NHS.<p>The Medicines and Healthcare Products …

German republication of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' causes furor - Los Angeles Times

A controversial book by one of Germany's bestselling authors will be republished next week: Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf."<p>The new two-volume edition of "Mein Kampf," filled with 3,700 critical annotations by historians that are designed to demystify Hitler's propaganda, will be back in bookstores …

Mein Kampf

Body size isn’t the only way to deal with cold

How do birds and mammals maintain near-constant body temperatures as the environmental temperature fluctuates, sometimes wildly? It’s just not about …

NASA Releases New High-Res Earthrise Image

See our planet from the moon's point of view<p>NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is orbiting the moon, and as such gets a particularly nice view of the glowing blue dot we call home. And now, we get to ogle it as well, thanks to a new high-res image released by NASA. The composite image was taken on …

Genius Netflix socks automatically pause your videos when you fall asleep

Nope, Netflix isn't punking everyone. Netflix socks are real... and actually kind of ingenious.<p>Instead of throwing bags of money at a corny TV …

Apps

Reality Editor lets you program and connect any object in your home

Reality Editor wants to make programming virtually any object in your home as easy as possible.<p>After three years of research at MIT’s Fluid Interfaces Lab, the team have got a working iOS app that allows you to link smart objects in your house by drawing a line between them on the screen of your …

Natural Process Activating Brain's Immune Cells Could Point Way to Repairing Damaged Brain

<b>The brain’s key “breeder” cells, it turns out, do more than that. They secrete substances that boost the numbers and strength of critical brain-based</b> …

Building the Modern 'Bionic Man' Is No Longer Sci-Fi

Innovation<p>The nuclear-powered limbs and implants that made crippled test pilot Col. Steve Austin a bionic superhero in the 1970s television series "The Six Million Dollar Man" would cost a lot more than that today — most likely five times the cost.<p>Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistic tools, the …

CES

Jaguar engineer: A mishap with Tesla's Autopilot could set back self-driving cars by a decade

Your brand-new Jaguar won't steer itself or automatically change lanes. But that's not because the British brand doesn't have the technology. It's …

Autonomous Cars