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Butter Dips Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Position a rack in the center and heat the oven to 450°F. Put the butter in a 9-inch-square baking dish and place in the oven to …

Beef-Lovers, Rejoice: These Keto Recipes Don't Skimp on Flavor

With the start of any new weight-loss-focused diet comes the dread of potentially having to give up your favorite foods. But if you've been on the fence about going keto, fear not. This versatile low-carb, high-fat diet has plenty of room for your favorite staples, and beef dishes are no exception. …

How to Make Perfect Deviled Eggs

Fancy deviled eggs have become something of a trend. It seems that every little bistro and wine bar offers some sort of “elevated” take on the picnic …

Why You Should Stop Tossing Your Citrus Peels

Have you ever gotten a present, squealed with delight at its contents, then tossed the box and packing materials out only to realize later that you …

The Real Story Of Molly Brown Isn't In 'Titanic' & The Truth Changes Everything

If you thought seeing the 1997 film <i>Titanic</i> a couple of times taught you everything you needed to know about Molly Brown, well, think again The real …

When the Cure Is the Cause: The Case of the Green Hairy Tongue

Too often, a medical treatment can make matters worse. A bizarre epidemic in 1960s Japan should have set off alarms around the world.<p>Keiko …

Medicine

These Are the Dirtiest Places on Airplanes

Bad news: some of these spots are practically unavoidable.<p>Airplanes are a modern wonder that can fly you across the country or around the world in …

Research

7 Smart Slow-Cooker Tricks That Make Everything Taste Better

One of my daughter’s first words was “cooker.” She soon graduated to “Dat your cooker, Mommy?” This was just the natural consequence of a toddlerhood …

Cooking

Beware radioactive wild boars: Hunters in Sweden concerned about Chernobyl’s frightening legacy

Some 31 years after the world’s worst nuclear accident in Chernobyl, a wild boar with more than 10-times the safe limit of radiation has been killed by hunters hundreds of miles away in Sweden.<p>After the 1986 catastrophe at Chernobyl in Ukraine, a cloud of radioactive particles reached parts of …

Wildlife

Forgotten people stranded for years by South Sudan's war

RENK, South Sudan (AP) — "They told us we'd only be here for six days, and that was six years ago," Ramadan Wani says.<p>Anxiously rubbing his hands …

Collection of letters by codebreaker Alan Turing found in filing cabinet

The correspondence, dating from 1949 to 1954, was found by an academic in a storeroom at the University of Manchester<p>A lost collection of nearly 150 letters from the codebreaker Alan Turing has been uncovered in an old filing cabinet at the University of Manchester.<p>The correspondence, which has not …

Baileys & Coffee Cupcakes

<b>YIELD:</b> 15 CUPCAKES <b>PREP:</b> 25 MINUTES <b>COOK:</b> 20 MINUTES <b>TOTAL:</b> 45 MINUTES<p><i>Espresso-spiked coffee cupcakes topped with the perfect companion,</i> …

Listen to space “singing”: NASA captures the chirps and chorus of the cosmos

As particles travel through plasma, they create whistles and hisses that sound like the Clangers<p>Space is not the silent, desolate vacuum it may …

India's first solar-powered train makes its debut

India's diesel-powered train network has a new kid on the block. The gas-guzzling Indian Railway system has just debuted its first solar-powered train, called the Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU). It will operate in the city of New Delhi.<p>Placement of the solar panels on the train car was …

Solar Panels

NASA Said No to My Astronaut Dream, So I Found Another Way

'If I couldn’t go by NASA’s rules, I would build my own space agency!'<p>Everyone thinks about becoming an astronaut when they’re young. Along with firefighter and dinosaur hunter, astronaut seems to be on every child’s list of dream jobs. But when you’re like me and your father is an astronaut, that …

Space Science

The Perseid Meteor Shower Starts Now

The Perseids are one of the brightest and most prolific meteor showers of the year.<p>The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brightest and most active meteor showers of the year, began Monday, July 17. That means the Earth has moved into a trail of debris left in the wake of the comet Swift-Tuttle. For …

Astronomy

Thailand tourist visa: Country cracks down on begpackers as visitors asked to show 20,000 baht before entering country

Reports have emerged that tourists are being asked to show they have 20,000 baht (£455) in cash before they’re allowed entry into …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The best cheap olive oils for cooking — and the ones you shouldn't buy

It's nice to have a bottle of intense, aromatic, artisanal (read: expensive) extra-virgin olive oil on hand for finishing dishes and drizzling over salads. But for everyday cooking, we like to cook with an extra-virgin that's on the lighter side, something with more delicate flavor, something, …

Here's what popular dog breeds looked like before and after 100 years of breeding

Dogs have been our furry companions for thousands of years, but they didn't always look the way they do today. Many well-known breeds have changed a lot physically in the last century, thanks to humans.<p>By identifying specific traits — such as size, coat color, and demeanor — and allowing only those …

6 Morning Mistakes That Are Slowing Down Your Metabolism

Morning time typically sets the tone for how the rest of your day will go. If you start it off right for your metabolism, then you can speed up …

Athletes swim across U.S.-Mexico border in immigrant-rights protest

Twelve athletes swam across the border from the United States to Mexico on Friday in a show of solidarity with immigrants amid a charged political climate.<p>Swimmers from the United States, Mexico, Israel, New Zealand and South Africa were escorted by a Mexican navy ship as they reached a beach in …