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8 Ways to Use Yogurt in Your Cooking (i.e., Put It in Everything)

Yogurt made its mark on breakfast. Now it’s become chefs’ go-to for waking up dinner. Here's how to incorporate it into nearly everything you eat<p><b>My yogurt obsession</b> began at an early age, when my mom would hand me a container of it on my way out the door as a “you’re late for school” breakfast. …

Food

We Need To Eat Less Meat To Reduce Global Warming And World Hunger, Say Experts

Burgers, smoke houses and steak joints may be very en trend in foodie circles at the moment, but meat has long been seen as an essential part of our …

FoodRecipes

Chocolate and hazelnut cake (Torta gianduia)<p>Preparation time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 10<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>We made this as a birthday cake for Italy, which celebrated the 150th anniversary of its unification in 2011. Gianduia is a speciality of the Piedmont region and …

Dessert

Thousands starved, beaten in risky boat escape to Malaysia, U.N. report says

Tens of thousands of people are fleeing violence in Myanmar only to be robbed, beaten and starved on boats helmed by human traffickers, according to a new report from the United Nations Refugee Agency.<p>In the 12 months to June, around 53,000 people left ports in the Myanmar-Bangladesh border area -- …

Supersize Your DIY Computing With Tiny Titan

Mmm, cores of Raspberry Pis.<p>Oak Ridge National Laboratory is most famously home to the Titan supercomputer, capable of performing more than 20 quadrillion calculations every second. But the lab also houses the lesser known “Tiny Titan,” whose nine processing units, or “cores,” are made from …

Raspberry Pi

The physics of proton therapy

A brief explanation of the physics behind the treatment that Ashya King’s parents wanted for their son’s cancer<p>The story of Ashya King and his parents is desperately sad. One feature is that his family want him to receive proton therapy. This is not a “magic bullet” treatment and without knowing …

7 new tricks to banish late-night food cravings — for good

If your cravings at night make you resemble a rabid raccoon picking through a dumpster, you're not alone. "Nighttime is by far the most common time to have cravings or feel hungrier," says Dr. Scott Isaacs, an endocrinologist at Emory University and author of Beat Overeating Now!<p>Blame your hunger …

Nutrition

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Could a tattoo help you survive a trip into history?

If you were going to be sent back in time, what scientific knowledge would help you survive? It’s a harder question than you might think!<p>This year I am hosting an event at the British Science Festival called “Tattoos for Time Travellers”. It’s a thought experiment, which poses the following …

Samsung Announces The Gear S Smartwatch With Curved Screen And 3G Connectivity

Ahead of the Berlin IFA Conference starting on September 5th, Samsung has announced their next smartwatch. The Samsung Gear S smartwatch features a curved Super AMOLED display, and has built-in Wi-Fi and cellular 3G radio for optional data connectivity without needing a paired smartphone providing …

EA is cherry-picking who gets pre-release Sims 4 builds | PC Invasion

You won't be seeing any reviews of The Sims 4 on press sites come release day, but EA has no problem whatsoever supplying fan sites with a copy.

Video Game Can Help MS Patients Reduce Falls

Falls are a serious concern for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system, in which the body’s immune system attacks the protective covering or sheath surrounding nerve fibers. The risk for serious head and extremity injuries can increase with the …

Defuse a Bomb With Friends in This Brilliant Oculus Game

SEATTLE – It's a typical action-movie cliche. Someone has to disarm a bomb, but they know nothing about how to do it. Fortunately, they have a …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Landscape Photography

Will Genetic Alterations Modify Human Society?

<i>“Keep in mind, this child is still you. Simply, the best, of you. You could conceive naturally a thousand times and never get such a result.”</i> – Fictional geneticist in the 1997 film Gattaca.<p>As a side effect of science fiction novels, many of us find ourselves with an outlook of the future that’s …

Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests

One Friday night, 30 men and 30 women gathered at a hotel restaurant in Washington, D.C. Their goal was love, or maybe sex, or maybe some combination of the two. They were there for speed dating.<p>The women sat at separate numbered tables while the men moved down the line, and for two solid hours …