Erin Oppenheim

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Watch: How Japan’s ‘Sushi God’ Creates His Masterpieces

Japan

I’m on the Professor Watchlist—and it’s exposed a radical truth about the future of social justice

A little over a week ago, a colleague wrote to me out of the blue to tell me that I had been added to Professor Watchlist. The list, compiled by the conservative group Turning Point USA in the wake of the US election, identifies university faculty who purportedly deserve close scrutiny for their …

Watchlist

Macaroni Au Gratin Recipe

<i>This macaroni au gratin is no ordinary macaroni and cheese. Not at all. It’s still pasta in cheese sauce but blanketed with a layer of ooey, gooey</i> …

Cooking

‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Actress Rachel Bloom Reveals How She Overcame Crippling Sleep Anxiety

Rachel Bloom has taken the entertainment industry by storm over the last few years. The comedian launched her own show—<i>Crazy Ex-Girlfriend</i>—which she …

Fuck You, Trump. My baby was “ripped out of my womb” because I was going to die.

I’ve written this story more times than I can count because people keep saying bullshit like what Trump said in the debate last night. In case you …

They learned the truth about their water a year ago. This is Flint now.

<b>Flint, Michigan (CNN) —</b> One year ago, the people of Flint, Michigan finally learned the truth about their water: It was tainted with lead and poisoning their kids.<p>The water crisis has changed Flint. The people living in this financially strapped city are finally getting the attention of key …

Flint

Odell Beckham proposes to a kicking net after touchdown and they're engaged now

The Giants wide receiver had a monster day against the Ravens on Sunday<p>Like most relationships, it's complicated.<p>After Odell Beckham was slapped …

Fantasy Football

The History of 'I Can Has Cheezeburger?'

Imagine, if you dare, an internet devoid of cats. Nothing but porn and Donald Trump as far as you can click. Nightmare.<p>Although this wasn’t the …

Long-Lasting Quantum Coherence Observed: New Discovery Could Help Overcome Key Obstacle In Creation Of Quantum Computers

The world of subatomic particles, governed by the laws of quantum mechanics, is one that would appear extremely weird to us denizens of a macroscopic …

21 People Describe What Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Feels Like

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is characterized by an increase in heart rate, lightheadedness and sometimes fainting upon moving …

John Oliver: ‘Dangerous’ Donald Trump’s Scandals Far Worse Than Hillary Clinton’s

The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host broke down the so-called scandals associated with the two presidential candidates and found Trump’s to be far, far worse.<p>…

Donald Trump

SchröDinger's Cat Behaviour Has Been Filmed in Atoms For The First Time

An atomic cat state.<p>Physicists have filmed atoms entering a Schrödinger’s cat-like state in unprecedented detail, revealing what it looks like when …

Neil deGrasse Tyson's 6 favorite books

I have aspired to write a book as influential to others as this book was to me. I read it in ninth grade, and it did what Gamow, a nuclear physicist, …

Books

Why The US And Russia Can Share A Space Station — But China Can't

Laws that ban China from cooperating with NASA stem from concerns over national security and human rights abuses.<p>China's astronauts aren't allowed …

China

Dueling protests over Confederate monuments

Dueling protests over the future of Confederate monuments in New Orleans have taken to the city's Jackson Square.<p>White supremacist David Duke and a small group of supporters Saturday converged on the square.<p>As Duke, who is also running for Senate, called for the statues to stay put, he was heckled …

Travel mag places three Texas restaurants on list of world's 207 best

When it came time for Conde Nast Traveler to select the world's best restaurants, the popular travel magazine turned to a "network of chefs, food …

In 1988, Kurt Vonnegut Writes a Letter to People Living in 2088, Giving 7 Pieces of Advice

The mind of Kurt Vonnegut, like the protagonist of his best-known novel <i>Slaughterhouse-Five</i>, must have got "unstuck in time" somewhere along the line. …

Literature

We’re Missing Something Big in the Way We Talk About ADHD

After I finished Alan Schwarz’s <i>ADHD Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma and the Making of an American Epidemic</i>, I kept thinking about another story …

ADHD

Google’s Quantum Dream May Be Just Around the Corner - MIT Technology Review

Researchers at Google may unveil a truly powerful quantum computer by the end of next year.<p>While Google itself remains tight-lipped on timings, <i>New</i> …

Mark Cuban engages in a nearly daylong Twitter war with Donald Trump's top lawyer

Billionaire business mogul Mark Cuban spent a significant portion of Wednesday, spilling over into Thursday, sparring with Donald Trump's top lawyer, Michael Cohen, in an extended Twitter war.<p>The back-and-forth started as Trump was beginning to deliver his highly anticipated immigration address in …

This New Equation Might Finally Unite The Two Biggest Theories in Physics, Claims Physicist

Linking general relativity and quantum mechanics with wormholes.<p>One of the most stubborn problems in physics today is the fact that our two best …

Stephen Hawking Angers Trump Supporters with Baffling Array of Long Words

LONDON (The Borowitz Report)—The theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking angered supporters of Donald J. Trump on Monday by responding to a question about the billionaire with a baffling array of long words.<p>Speaking to a television interviewer in London, Hawking called Trump “a demagogue who seems to …

New study confirms that 80 percent of Americans support labeling of foods containing DNA

Last year, I wrote about an Oklahoma State University survey indicating that over 80 percent of Americans support “mandatory labels on foods containing DNA.” A new study written by economists Brandon McFadden and Jayson Lusk (who also helped author the OSU survey) similarly finds that 80% of the …

Research

Ten Must See Photography Documentaries and Their Trailers

If I ever find myself wallowing in a creative rut, I have a few surefire ways out of that hole. My most effective method, although probably not the …

Andy Warhol

Patton Oswalt and Samantha Bee on crisis pregnancy centers

Even in this early run of <i>Full Frontal</i>, Samantha Bee’s March segment about the backlog of untested rape kits has stood out. It even helped get …

Adorable kittens sit mesmerised as busker serenades them

The video, filmed in Pangkor, Malaysia shows four kittens listening intently to a roadside busker.<p>VIDEO INSIDE<p>PETALING JAYA: A heartwarming video of …

1. We Were Here (2011)

We Were Here sheds an uncomfortable light on the many issues raised by the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, as well as examining the political and social …