Emily Sawyer

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Unsealing of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations

JERUSALEM<p>For just 60 hours, researchers had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they found.<p>Researchers have continued their investigation into the site where the body of Jesus Christ is traditionally believed to have been buried, and their preliminary findings …

Zen and the art of Korean vegan cooking

Jeong Kwan is the ‘philosopher chef’ whose vegetable and herb recipes are inspiring top cooks in the west<p>“These are my children,” says Jeong Kwan as she ushers me through her garden. “I know their characters well, but even after all this time, they surprise me every day.”<p>Kwan is a Buddhist nun. But …

South Korea

A drought-tolerant English garden? Toluca Lake makeover manages to keep things green

For Sherman Oaks-based designer Karen Tandy, interior and exterior design work together in creating an inviting home base.<p>"They work hand in hand," Tandy says. "People need to look at a home's architecture when they landscape."<p>So, when a Toluca Lake couple hired Tandy to help them with their …

17 Budget-Friendly Recipes You Can Make with a Can of Beans

When you have a can of beans in your pantry, a delicious, inexpensive meal is just a thought away. You can turn beans into a vegan dip, substitute …

Healthy Eating

Steve Jobs' widow is giving two L.A. teachers $10 million to start a school for homeless and foster youth

Instead of going to school, school will come to you.<p>That's the prize-winning idea behind RISE High, a proposed Los Angeles charter high school designed to serve homeless and foster children whose educations are frequently disrupted.<p>Los Angeles educators Kari Croft, 29, and Erin Whalen, 26, who came …

How to carry on wearing your summer dresses well into autumn

As the Great British Summer Time draws to an end, don’t start to think of those fluid maxis and gingham shirt dresses as long lost friends. Certain styling tweaks can transform even the most delicate summer dress into a layering piece that will withstand the showers and keep you looking original …

Clothing
Low Fat

People in Silicon Valley are using this drug to be more creative

Common sense tells us that — in order to reach our full potential at the office — we'd probably be wise to avoid using illicit drugs.<p>Just tell that to Steve Jobs, who famously ranked his acid trips as some of the most important experiences of his life. Though Jobs is said to have stopped taking LSD …

Silicon Valley

This Is Why Millennials Are All Turning Vegan

According to new figures from the Vegan Society, the number of vegans in the UK has risen 350 percent over the past ten years, with 42 percent aged between 15 and 34. But what's driving the tofu trend?<p>You used to be able to spot a vegan a mile off. Sandals? Check. Smelling slightly of marinated …

Veganism

7 relatable fitness bloggers who will build you up

It's intimidating to step into the world of fitness blogs. There don't seem to be many bloggers who represent the majority of us: beginners, perhaps …

Inside the Incredible World of L.A.’s Glam-Rock Shoemaker

We talk, often enough, about clothes that blur the line between art and fashion. Think of Rei Kawakubo or Gareth Pugh. But what of shoes that do the same? Enter Chris Francis, the Los Angeles–based cobbler and true footwear artist whose goods do not blur, but exuberantly obliterate that line. “I …

Explain it to me like I'm a kid: scientists try to make sense of gravitational waves

Still don’t understand the groundbreaking discovery? We asked scientists to break it down so that even a five-year-old could understand<p>If you didn’t fully grasp Thursday’s blockbuster announcement that scientists had detected gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime that were first …

Physics

Feed Your Ears

It's official, we've hit the roughest patch of winter. That time when we're just about done with our snow boots and are itching for spring produce to …

New York City

10 Simple Tofu Recipes for Beginner Vegetarians

Don't fear tofu!<p>So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and go vegetarian. Here's some advice: Don't be scared of tofu! Though you might be used to …

Cooking

Animals Sniffing Flowers is an Adorable Equation

<i>Image: Matt Binstead</i><p>Get more sustenance in the form of creatures enjoying the beauty and sweet scents of their environments here.<p><i>Image:</i> …

Cute

Is Dietland 2015’s Most Surprising Book About Women?

Plum Kettle, heroine of the debut novel <i>Dietland</i> by Sarai Walker, is fat. She’s on a diet, and she’s trying to lose weight.<p>Anyone who reads women’s …

The Top 10 Genius Recipes of 2015 (+ the Ones I'm Hunting in 2016)

Behold! These are the ten Genius Recipes you all (and we all) loved the most in 2015. There aren't too many surprises here—chewy-crisp chocolate chip cookies that happen to be vegan, magically creamy scrambled eggs, and three kinds of chicken (two of them cooked in milk, you smart creatures!). I …

Comic Books

Why You Should Be Drinking Port as a Digestif

Make port your go-to digestif for 2016.<p>Until fairly recently, digestifs were the types of beverages drunk by old Italian men alongside a cup of …

San Francisco

Vegan Sausage Platter Wins Bronze Medal in Professional Competition

vegan charcuterie individual plate serving photo courtesy of Chef Ron Pickarski<p>Vegan Bronze and AAC Plate photo courtesy of Chef Ron Pickarski<p>On August first I was a visiting chef at the Waldrof Astoria Hotel in Orlando, Florida where I competed for the first time since 1996 in a professional …

Vegan

Here Is A Blog With Photos Of Vegan Food From Literally Every Single Country In The World

Proof that traveling while vegan is totally possible.

The Recipe that Made the Food52 Team Love Cashew Cheese

<i>We're celebrating the imminent release of Food52's vegan cookbook, written by Gena Hamshaw, by sharing one of our favorite recipes from the book.</i><p><i>Pre-order your signed copy now for 59 more recipes that will make you look at vegan food in a whole new way.</i><p>Most of the photo shoots for Food52’s vegan …

Bach or computer: Can you tell who made this music? - Futurity

Automation can unnerve some people, particularly the automation of art: for example, a computer program that creates "human" music no one has heard …

Automation

These Are What the Google Artificial Intelligence’s Dreams Look Like

Spoiler alert: they're as weird as electric sheep<p>Google's servers drive the much of the world's data, and apparently, they dream as well, according to a Google blog post by two Google software engineers and an intern.<p>Google’s artificial neural networks (ANNs) are stacked layers of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence