Michael J. Fimian

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The Biochemistry of Beer: Why the Source of Sugar Matters

Biochemistry is getting you buzzed.<p>By Pete Brownon February 18, 2018<p>Filed Under Chemistry, Food & Leisurology<p>Our eventual unraveling of the magic of …


Upcoming Exhibit at The Ansel Adams Gallery

Sunset over Yosemite Valley with Cathedral Rocks, El Capitan, and Horsetail Fall, Yosemite NP, CA, USA<p>I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be having …

National Parks

This 6-Year-Old Is So Sure Pluto Should Be a Planet, She Sent an Adorable Letter to NASA

"No planet or dwarf planets should be put in the trash can."<p>Cara Lucy O'Connor has a concern.<p>Pluto used to be one of the nine planets in the solar …


Instant Pot Congee with Brown Rice and Turmeric

For the latest installment in my Instant Pot recipe adventures, we're going to explore congee. And, spoiler alert, making congee in your Instant Pot, …

Instant Pot

30 Ways to Top Your Toast

These 10 ingredients will take you to toast nirvana<p>Of late toast has gone fancy, decked out with fried this and sparkly that. And avocado. Probably …


Pluto May Have a Gooey Carbon Layer Beneath Its Crust

An asphalt-like layer may be baking beneath Pluto's crust. Researchers are considering the possibility that the most famous dwarf planet may contain …

Solar System

Origins of land plants pushed back in time

<b>A seminal event in the Earth's history - when plants appeared on land - may have happened 100 million years earlier than previously thought.</b><p>Land plants evolved from "pond scum" about 500 million years ago, according to new research.<p>These early moss-like plants greened the continents, creating …


Detection of Methane and Water Vapor in Mars Atmosphere


For The First Time, Hubble Captures Massive Storm On Neptune As It’s Slowly Dying In Mysterious Circumstances

A giant storm that has been raging on Neptune for more than two years is slowly dying, and scientists can’t figure out why. The “ominous, dark storm” …


How NASA Makes Money, Contributes to the United States Economy

We're talking $7 to $21 returned for every invested dollar.<p>Filed Under Economics, Inventions, Mars & Startups<p>NASA’s proposed 2019 budget comes in at …

Space Science

Why I Don't Scout Locations as a Landscape Photographer

Most landscape photographers argue that scouting locations ahead of time creates the best final product. I beg to differ.<p>Scouting a location — often …

Landscape Photography

Want to follow Elon Musk's Roadster through space? There's a website for that.

Mars and Beyond<p>It’s been barely two weeks since SpaceX successfully launched the first Falcon Heavy into orbit, and many are curious as to where it …


Blend-if: One of the Most Useful Features in Photoshop

The Blend-if feature is easy to miss if you're not looking for it in Photoshop, but it's one of the most useful tools you can have in your …


The Secret to Juicy Shrimp

Step 1. Soak shrimp in brine.<p>Soak quickly in brine to keep lean seafood moist as it cooks and season it throughout. A solution of 1 tablespoon kosher …


11 Muddled Drinks in Bars to Crush on Now

<i>Chloë’s Coupe at Sable Kitchen & Bar in Chicago</i><p>For every cocktail fan who loves the Mojito’s irresistible combo of rum, mint and lime, there’s a …

Wine & Spirits

Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>The best time to go to Rio is from December through March—Brazil’s summer months. September through November (spring) is also a good …


Netherlands to Build First Solar Farm That Will Float in the Ocean

If everything goes according to plan, anyway.<p>The Netherlands has a problem. There’s no space in the country to put a giant solar farm. Land is at a premium in the Low Countries, and so the cost of building large solar farms is much higher than practically anywhere else in the world. So far, this …

Renewable Energy

Crisis looms for chocolate due to mysterious blight - Futurity

Imagine going to the store for some chocolate, but not finding any. Researchers are doing some genetic sleuthing to prevent that from happening.


Fresh and Delicious Recipes That Are Whole30-Approved

Living the Whole30 lifestyle? These plan-approved recipes emphasize lean protein, fruits, vegetables and healthy fats while shying away from added …

Healthy Eating

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …


42 Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.


Mushroom and leek filo pie - delicious. magazine

• 50g butter<br>• Rapeseed oil for frying and brushing<br>• 2 large onions, finely chopped<br>• 500g leeks, finely chopped<br>• 2 garlic cloves, crushed<br>• 600g mixed mushrooms, …


Beer Marinated BBQ Lamb Chops

Marinated lamb chops are a perfect way to whip up a quick yet high-quality dinner in just minutes. Whether you're cooking on an outside grill, a …


This Could Be The First Drone-Caused Aircraft Crash In The US

For years, there's been a growing concern from US federal agencies and aviophobics over the effect of millions of remote-controlled flying machines …

National Transportation Safety Board

Nearly 100 Earth-like ‘exoplanets’ found outside our solar system

Scientists have discovered nearly 100 new “exoplanets” in the search for Earth-like planets that could support life.<p>It’s a major breakthrough that …


Your Sunday Dessert Recipe: From Our Cookbook!

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The Planter’s Punch Will Help You Get Through the Rest of Winter

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Wine & Spirits

This Is the Most Popular Cauliflower Recipe on Pinterest

I can't get enough of cauliflower. I love roasting it and adding it to fresh salads, turning it into velvety soups, and transforming it into "rice" …

Healthy Eating

‘The Twilight Zone,’ from A to Z

The planet has been knocked off its elliptical orbit and overheats as it hurtles toward the sun; the night ceases to exist, oil paintings melt, the …

Science Fiction

How To Make The Best Coleslaw

Let’s be honest: coleslaw is often an afterthought. A bowl of slaw is an automatic addition to a cookout menu, right next to the potato salad and …