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"1 Million Dollar" Vegetable Stew

If you are a veggie lover, this recipe is for you!<p>Lentil stew with <i>a million</i> vegetables in it!<p>This is one of those recipes where you feel super …

Brussels sprouts and bacon gratin will make you love veggies

I think the key to learning to love Brussels sprouts is to not overcook them. If you overcook them, they get mushy and smell like cabbage. That, my …

Bacon

Skinny Spinach & Basil Pesto

Healthy Eating

Bold flavors and plenty of spice make this hearty Mexican breakfast hash delish

Hash is one of those meals that most of us don't make at home and reserve for breakfasts out at the diner, but the reality is it's so simple to make, …

Is organic food worth the higher price? Many experts say no

Kristin DiMarco was heading into a Trader Joe's in West Los Angeles the other day and knew for sure what she <i>wouldn't</i> be buying: anything organic.<p>"I just feel like I've already built up an immunity to anything that might be in my food," the 26-year-old told me.<p>Besides, she said, why would she want …

Agriculture

Vegetarian Mexican Quinoa | Cambria Winery

This is an incredibly easy and flavorful dish that the whole family will enjoy! It’s a delicious vegetarian meal that is perfect for Meatless Monday …

Here's Why Elon Musk Might Have Just Really Pissed Off Your Utility Company | VICE News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears to have made a significant advance toward a goal that even he admitted "sounds crazy" — "to change the entire energy infrastructure of the world to zero carbon."<p>Musk unveiled on Thursday a new type of battery — not for use in his company's popular line of luxury electric …

Solar Power

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Team Building

Bug-inspired Water Pack

This wearable adventure accessory called the Portable Water Storage Unit utilizes bug-biomimicry to harvest water vapor in the driest of areas. …

The Golden Age Of Quantum Computing Is Upon Us (Once We Solve These Tiny Problems)

Literally tiny. As IBM announces a big advance, many challenges remain in building a computer that takes advantage of quantum weirdness.<p>Quantum computing is not easy. But researchers at IBM recently announced that they had taken a step toward solving one of its biggest challenges: developing a …

My dad asked me to eat McDonald's for 10 days. This is what happened

Genetics student Tom Spector explains why his father asked him to eat junk food for every meal - and what the effects were on his body<p>The idea was hatched on a family holiday in Brazil, two Christmases ago. My father was researching microbes in the gut, which make up as much as three pounds of our …

McDonald's

Large Hadron Collider captures incredibly rare particle decay for the first time

Experts say findings will help guide the quest to explain what physics cannot<p>For the first time, scientists at CERN have observed extremely rare leftovers from subatomic particles. The observations support a fundamental theory of particle physics, according to a paper published today in the journal</i> …

The High-Tech Battle Against Pirates

A stealth vessel and other technologies could protect ships in troubled waters--if only we'd deploy them<p>Ghost looks more like a spacecraft than a seaborne combat vessel. It's waiting for us in the Piscataqua River, a few minutes out from its home at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. …

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show

Stewart’s decision to retire as host of the satirical news show after 16 years has left liberal America in mourning. So why is he leaving just before an election – and what will happen when he steps out from behind the desk?<p>There was no one moment when Jon Stewart knew it was time for him to leave …

Comedy

Best-ever regional Italian recipes - Jamie Oliver | Features

Italy is one of the world’s greatest food nations. Its climate and geography mean that it produces an abundance of wonderful ingredients, and due to …

This Tech Can Turn Food Waste Into Graphene, Power, And Fuel

Graphite, a product of graphene, is a critical raw material that’s 100 times stronger than steel<p>Your forgotten, moldy leftovers and rotting banana peels may be eventually be reborn as graphene for batteries (or ultra-thin condoms) or hydrogen to power fuel cell cars.<p>PlasCarb, a new E.U.-funded …

Sustainability

two classic sangrias

Last Friday, we had 17 people over for dinner. No, we haven’t moved to a larger apartment. No, my kitchen hasn’t grown to the size of a normal one …

Recipes

shakshuka

There are a lot of reasons to make <i>shakshuka</i>, an Israeli Tunisian dish of eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce: It sounds like the name of a comic …

Recipes

Personal trainer who shed almost five stone shares her golden rules for weight loss

Inspired by her own transformation, we asked personal trainer Melissa Morley about her top ten tips for losing weight and maintaining a healthy …

Fitness

broccoli parmesan fritters

Last week, it was pointed out to me that among the 750 recipes in the archives, there is but a single recipe that utilizes broccoli. Just one! (It’s …

Recipes

3 Simple Steps to Eliminate Heartburn and Acid Reflux - Dr. Mark Hyman

ARE MILLIONS OF US BORN with a genetic defect that makes us produce too much stomach acid? Do we just have a major evolutionary design flaw that …

15 Natural Remedies for Heartburn & Severe Acid Reflux

Heartburn is something that most adults will experience during their lifetime. It is characterized by an uncomfortable burning sensation right behind …

Marcus Mariota's NFL draft stock is about to take off

Winston blew teams away at the combine, and SI's Peter King reported that 80% of NFL people thought Winston would be drafted first overall to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.<p>As Winston has surged, Mariota has experienced the inevitable backlash faced by top prospects at this time of year. After examining …

NFL

This High-Protein Veggie Burger Is the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Vegans

A burger that packs more protein and iron than beef, more omegas than salmon, more antioxidants than blueberries, plus tons of calcium and a whole …

Nutrition

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Criminal Justice

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

After 17 years in orbit, how durable is the International Space Station?

Even though the ammonia leak that forced a partial evacuation of the International Space Station’s U.S. section on Wednesday proved to be a false alarm, the news did raise questions on the station’s durability.<p>Since the station’s inception in 1998, the habitable satellite has endured a multitude of …

Space Exploration

Pre-workout fueling - it's not healthy eating

Within a "healthy" diet, a high-fiber diet has its many benefits such as controlling blood sugar levels, lowering high levels blood cholesterol, …