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The Story Behind the One-Pan, Nine-Minute Pasta Recipe That Took Over the Internet

<i>This post originally appeared on Food52.</i><p>This genius pasta makes its own sauce, all in one pan, in nine minutes—you’ve probably already cooked it (or …

Italian Food

How does black hair reflect black history?

<b>Black hair has been an integral feature of black history - from African tribal styles to dreadlocks and the afro. As an exhibition in Liverpool investigates the significance of hair in black culture, BBC News takes a look at some of the key styles.</b><p>African origins<p>In early African civilisations, …

Black History

Free Comic Book Day is this weekend, and here are all the covers (pictures)

Iron Man, Captain America and Thor are joined by new recruits Spider-Man, Nova and fan favourite Ms. Marvel. All-new Avengers Assemble!<p>Published:28 April 2015 Caption:Richard TrenholmRead the article<p>Jillian Tamaki and Kate Beaton are the stars in this Drawn and Quarterly special.<p>Published:28 April …

Ex Machina Explores the Thrill (and Horror) of Romantic Uncertainty

Alex Garland's remarkable debut seeds a story about relationship anxiety within a Fincheresque artificial-intelligence parable.<p><i>Ex Machina</i> is a science-fiction horror film that, like so many others, plays on fears of the future: of artificial intelligence, of the blurred line between human life and …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists issue call for urgent controls on e-cigarette sales to children

Survey shows one in five teenagers in north-west England have bought or tried e-cigarettes and found a strong link to to binge drinking<p>Scientists have called for urgent controls on the promotion and sale of e-cigarettes to children after finding high rates of usage among secondary school pupils in …

eCigarettes

Artist upcycles old thrift store paintings into nerdy masterpieces

The tiniest changes can make old things new again.<p>When Dave Pollot isn't writing software at his job in Rochester, New York, he loves to paint. When …

The risks of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs, explained

Researchers have said for years that alcohol is more dangerous than marijuana. But what does that mean, exactly? And how do we know?<p>It's certainly not because of any government-acknowledged evaluation. The federal government's scheduling system evaluates drugs by medical value, first, and abuse …

15 Epic Photos of Buildings You'll Never Be Allowed to Enter

Ruin porn, the more benign cousin of slum tourism, often is slammed for opportunistically making art out of decay and disaster.<p>But for every …

Report Predicts 80 Million PS4s And 57 Million Xbox Ones Sold By 2019

Sony’s strong start in this era of the video game console wars is going to sustain them for a long, long time, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics. By their count, the PS4 is set to continue outselling the Xbox One by about 40% through 2019, and persist in demolishing the Wii U, …

Nintendo Wii

How Highly Successful People Deal With Depression

In the last piece, a handful of psychologists weighed in on whether the super-successful C-suite crowd may suffer from depression disproportionately. And they seem to, for reasons that are counterintuitive, but pretty logical once you think about them. The related issue is how highly-successful …

Defeating depression with yoga

The Blu Matter Project grew out of a personal tragedy. In 2012, following her brother's suicide, Linda Malone began suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The Toronto yoga instructor had been practising for 13 years, and even as she struggled with depression, she found that she benefited …

Toronto in black and white: A photographer's slow take on the city

Should classic Toronto buildings be preserved, or should progress prevail? It's a complicated question, but for local photographer Andy Brooks it's a black or white issue. His work is part of a new exhibit at the Market Gallery, Toronto Observed Through Three Generations: Photographs by Harry Joy, …

“River’s Edge”: The darkest teen film of all time

<b>Keanu Reeves and Crispin Glover in "River's Edge"</b><p>“River’s Edge” understood ’80s kids — and what they’d do to combat that horrible feeling of emptiness<p>Marc Spitz<p>January 23, 2015 11:59pm (UTC)<p>About a year and a half ago, I interviewed Daniel Waters, screenwriter of the enduring and dark teen comedy …

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