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Fall in Love With Thai Food Featuring Green Curry

If you're in the mood for a good green curry, check out my delicious Thai Green Curry Recipes! Find here a selection of Thai green curry recipes to …

Thai Food

Know How to Make These 6 Chinese Sauces, Make *Any* Dish More Flavorful

To try reducing the myriad sauces of China to a few representatives is an exercise in futility. There are just too many to choose from, for China is as big and as complex as Europe, with thousands of years of culinary experience under its belt. In other words, <b>Chinese sauces go way beyond soy; think</b> …

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book they think every student should read in 2017.<p>The topics of the books spanned issues …

Books

The Food Lab: Detroit-Style Pizza Is the Best Thing You're Gonna Make This Year

For the past year, I've been up to my neck in crispy cheese crusts. That's not a bad place to be, mind you.<p>When did Detroit pizza become a thing? I mean, I know that rectangular pan pizzas have been served in the Motor City since at least 1946, when, according to Pure Michigan, bar owner Gus Guerra …

'Six Wakes' Is A Nerve-Tingling Interstellar Murder Mystery

Imagine waking up on a malfunctioning spaceship: The artificial gravity is disabled. Blood floats through the air. And the corpse that blood is coming from is ... your own. Kind of. You're a clone — and your original self, along with most of your crewmates, are dead. As your ship plummets through …

Science Fiction

No Fuss, No Muss: How to Oven-Fry Chicken Wings

There may be no more enticing sight in the world than a platter of freshly fried chicken wings. Straight out of college, I'd gladly tag along with my friends to watch football at bars, despite my profound disinterest in the sport, just because I knew I'd be able to order a pile of Buffalo wings. …

Evernote’s redesign is too little, too late

When simplicity isn’t enough<p>Evernote redesigned its mobile app for iOS today, making it easier to capture new notes and search for existing ones. The company replaced its confounding black-on-green mobile design with classic black and white, and the result is an app that is faster and more pleasant …

Apps

The 7-Minute Workout That Science Says Actually Works

By now you've probably heard about the Scientific 7-Minute Workout that blew up a few years ago. If not, allow us to fill you in.<p>A recent study laid …

Workouts

Don't Give Up on Eggnog Until You Try George Washington's Recipe

Don't buy the stuff from the grocery store. Drink like our founding fathers would have.<p>For a few short days every year, it is perfectly acceptable to drink creamy, booze-laced punch from a dainty cup. Especially if it's a version of the creamy, booze-laced punch George Washington used to serve over …

Eggnog

Beignets

Special equipment: a large electric fryer<p>In the bowl of an electric mixer, sprinkle the yeast over the warm water. Stir to dissolve. Add the sugar, …

How to make the ultimate beer-baked mac 'n' cheese recipe

Just when you thought mac 'n' cheese couldn't get any better, something magical happens. The Rackhouse Pub in Denver sent us this recipe a few years ago and it's no wonder it remains a reader favorite. Combine five -- yes, five -- kinds of cheese in a rich base lightened with a cup of amber ale, …

An Alternative to the 3-2-1 Method for Smoking Ribs

Most serious practitioners consider barbecue an art, the outcome of which depends on knowledge, skill, and intuition. Which is why I'm skeptical of formulaic approaches like the 3-2-1 method for cooking pork spare ribs. Last year, I wrote:<p><i>And if you serve ribs cooked by the 3-2-1 method, 95 percent</i> …

BBQ

Why the Global 1% and the Asian Middle Class Have Gained the Most from Globalization

It is by now well-known that the period from the mid-1980s to today has been the period of the greatest reshuffle of personal incomes since the Industrial Revolution. It’s also the first time that global inequality has declined in the past two hundred years. The “winners” were the middle and upper …

Economics

Here's the recipe for rice with roasted cauliflower from Ad Hoc

Every once in a while you learn a new kitchen trick. Maybe it's how to peel ginger using a spoon, or flouring pans with cocoa powder when baking a chocolate cake. With this recipe for rice with roasted cauliflower, the magic is in how you cook the rice.<p>Basically, you boil the rice just like you …

3tags.org

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

"Cloud Bread" Is the Latest Food Trend Exploding on Pinterest

Bread without gluten, carbs, and hardly any sugar? It exists!<p>In a recent trend taking over Pinterest (pins and likes have spiked by 73 percent within the last year, according to She Knows), cloud bread is quickly becoming a favorite among carb-addicts everywhere.<p>Unlike most breads, this one is …

Theodore Roosevelt used this productivity trick to get more done in a couple hours than most people do in a day

Theodore Roosevelt, widely regarded by political scholars as one of the greatest American presidents, was also one of the most prolific.<p>Before becoming the country's youngest president at age 42 following President William McKinley's assassination in 1901, Roosevelt had already served as police …

Time Management

Courts’ use of statistics should be put on trial

The Rev. Thomas Bayes was, as the honorific the Rev. suggests, a clergyman. Too bad he wasn’t a lawyer. Maybe if he had been, lawyers today wouldn't …

This physicist has a groundbreaking idea about why life exists

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning, and a colossal stroke of luck.<p>But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. Instead, according to the physicist proposing the idea, the origin and subsequent evolution of life …

Physics

2 Simple Turkey Improvements

Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting rack. It's time to kill this old tradition whether you are cooking indoors or outdoors, whether you are roasting a turkey or prime rib.<p>The traditional roasting configuration is a U- or V-shaped wire rack that sits in a …

BBQ

Ian's Shoelace Site – The "Granny Knot"

The "Granny Knot"<p>Do your shoelace bows sit vertically instead of across the shoe? Do your shoelaces always come undone? If so, you're probably tying …

It's Time to Banish These 6 Cooking Myths from Your Kitchen

In anticipation of his incredibly comprehensive new cookbook, The Food Lab's J. Kenji López-Alt debunked the most common cooking myths for us.<p><b>J. Kenji López-Alt</b> is not messing around when he says he's cooked over 1,000 steaks and baked more than 1,500 chocolate chip cookies. His recipes, which find …

Eggs

Why You Should Think Twice About Helping Your Kid With Math

If the thought of calculating a tip at a restaurant makes you nervous, then you are not alone. Math anxiety is common worldwide.<p>Math anxiety can lead …

Mathematics

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job | Inc.com

You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an entrepreneur--except for one thing.<p>You don't have an MBA. Or any idea really about the nuts and …

Self-improvement

The 22 books you should read before you quit your job to start a business

I was recently visited by a good friend I went to university with.<p>He's still in the field of architecture, and it was the first time we'd seen each other since I'd given up on the industry in favor of entrepreneurship.<p>During his visit we talked a lot about the Architecture industry as a whole, our …

Self-improvement

Outrageous Acts of Thinking: The Misuse of Science

I met an installation artist at a dinner party a couple of months ago. When she asked what I did, I told her I was a physicist.<p>"I love physicists," she gushed. "I work with a tribe in the Amazon and they are more quantum mechanical than us."<p>"What do you mean?" I asked.<p>"Quantum mechanical, you …

Critical Thinking

9 Hot Startup U.S. Cities That Aren't San Francisco or New York

This story appears in the August 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Ask someone to name cities with thriving tech, media, fashion or food scenes, and you’ll hear the usual suspects: San Francisco; New York; Portland, Ore. But there’s a slew of other metro areas with established infrastructure …

San Francisco