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Here's how many people die from terrorism compared to gun violence

In the wake of the Umpqua Community College Shooting, President Obama asked the press to compare how many people die from gun violence compared to terrorism, and place the charts against each other. We did just that.<p><i>Story by Tony Manfred, editing by Stephen Parkhurst</i>

How to Make Tex-Mex-Style Soft and Chewy Flour Tortillas

I've spent a lot of time in Texas, and it has left me with a deep love for flour tortillas. I'm very particular about them: I don't just want the very best flour tortillas, I want the right ones for the job. In my eyes, there are two overarching categories, and which one you use depends on what …

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Hackers are attacking US gas stations

After a gas station monitoring system was hacked earlier this year, Trend Micro researchers Kyle Wilhoit and Stephen Hilt decided to take a closer look. They set up fake internet-connected systems called "GasPots" – honeypots that mimic the real ones – in several countries to track hackers' …

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

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New Migraine Drugs Would Stop the Pain Before It Starts

Any migraine sufferer dreads the onset of another bout -- the intense pain, nausea, vertigo and other symptoms that can knock you out of action for days.<p>Now doctors are encouraged by a new class of drugs that can prevent a migraine from even starting. They are the first drugs specifically designed …

The Easiest Way to Tell When Your Steak Is Done

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Your face is the only tool you need to tell if your steak is done.</i><p>There are more than a couple ways to check if your steak is done. Many people will …

Summer Pie Recipes That'll Make You The Hit Of Every Picnic

Photo credit: Completely Delicious, How Sweet It Is, Young Austinian, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush, Two Peas and their Pod<p>Summer is joyous for so many reasons. The longer days. The fun trips. The never-ending supply of fresh, seasonal produce. The only thing better than eating fresh fruit on …

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

You Should Make This Meatloaf, Even if You Haven't Made Meatloaf in Years

We developed the ultimate meatloaf recipe and can't wait for you to try it.<p>Over the course of the last two weeks, Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck and I ate meatloaf every single day, sometimes twice a day. And while meatloaf is not typically part of our regular diet, Jessie had taken on the …

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Mexican-Style Red Rice (Arroz a la Mexicana)

Heat oil in a 4-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chiles, garlic, and onion, and cook, stirring, until soft, about 4 minutes. Add rice and …

Pizza, Pizza

My son once asked me, "If I could eat only one thing for the rest of my life, what would it be?" Pizza of course, for me it was an easy answer. It's such a versatile food. It can be savory, it can be sweet and you can add just about any topping. My friend Sue has always said, "Sex is like pizza, …

Slow-Roast Tender Chinese Spareribs

For your next game day, go with Cantonese BBQ<p>Those sticky, overcooked, red ribs from Chinese buffets are usually too tough or too sweet to be anything but disappointing. It's a shame, because when you taste Cantonese BBQ spareribs done well—honey-glazed, browned, and sizzling—they're …

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6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

11 Beef Recipes You Should Master: It’s What’s for Dinner

Nutrient-rich and full of iron, beef is a versatile meat that cooks quickly and is just as delicious in a winter stew as it is grilled outdoors in …

Is Putting A Plastic Container In the Microwave Really That Bad?

How bad is putting a plastic container in the microwave? When you bring your lunch to work in one and you don't feel like transferring it to glass or paper before you heat it up, are you endangering yourself?<p>While the risks of putting plastics, BPA-free or otherwise, in the microwave are still up …

How Snow’s BBQ Rose From Obscurity to Texas Barbecue Stardom

Eater's senior critic Robert Sietsema vividly described the town in a 2013 review for First We Feast, saying, "There are some rusting grain elevators, and a handful of small stores that include a Dollar General, a funeral home, a skydiving center, a cattle auction, a hardware store, three …

How to fix your cracked iPhone or Samsung phone without leaving the house

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot.<p>You can use iCracked if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Samsung smartphone. You can also choose to sell your phone …

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the …

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Blood test predicts risk of dementia - Futurity

Scientists say a new biomarker that predicts the risk of developing dementia can be detected with a simple blood test.

Valentine's Day Cocktails

What makes a great Valentine's Day cocktail? Sharing it with someone you love! This year, Cupid's arrow strikes on a Saturday so whether you start the day with your best girlfriends at a bubbly-filled brunch or indulge in a romantic evening with cocktails, these colorful, tasty libations are sure …

7 Red Cocktails for Valentine's Day, Including the Ultimate Aphrodisiac Margarita

Sultry red cocktails are essential for Valentine’s Day. Here, 7 red drinks with flavors that range from tangy to smoky.<p>Sultry red cocktails are …

The best (and easy) peanut butter cookies - Julia's Album

<b>Important note about properly measuring flour using measuring cups:</b><p><i>The proper way to measure flour using measuring cups is to aerate it first. This</i> …

Here's How To Get Every Last Bit Of Peanut Butter Out Of The Jar (This Is Genius)

The worst, worst, worst, worst, worst thing about peanut butter is the construction of its jar. Nothing else is bad about peanut butter; it's one of the world's most divine edibles. It satisfies a salty craving, it makes for exquisite sandwiches and it can help keep you full for long periods of …

3 Classy Jell-O Shots for Your Super Bowl Party

Admit it, you miss Jell-O shots.<p>Admit it, you miss Jell-O shots. Jiggly, sweet and—most importantly—deceptively boozy, they were college party …

Step Aside, Old Chili Powder: How to Prepare Whole Dried Chilies for the Best Powder and Purée

Whether you're preparing Real Texas-Style Chile Con Carne (no beans, please!); an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink short rib and bean chili (a.k.a. The Best Chili Ever); a Pork and Three-Bean Chili; or even a Vegan Bean Chili, the best thing you can do to up your chili game is to leave those jars of …

Perfecting the Meatball With the Chefs Behind The Meatball Shop

Never suffer dry-as-a-puck meatballs again with our secret ingredients for perfectly juicy meatballs.<p>Meatballs. Everyone loves 'em, but why is it no one under the age of 70 seems to know how to make them without turning them into golf balls in red sauce?<p>Thankfully <b>Dan Holzman and Michael Chernow</b>—of …

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Just wing it! Slow-cooker Buffalo wings and 4 more takes on a favorite Super Bowl snack

You’re serious about your game — and your game snacks. And what goes better with trash talking the opponent’s team during the Super Bowl than wings that are as fired up as you are? Below are five smokin' new recipes to try, from a slow-cooker take on the classic Buffalo wings to one that takes its …

Mexican Tamale Pie (Tamal de Cazuela): All the Flavor of Tamales With a Fraction of the Work

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>There's a woman who sells corn-husk-wrapped tamales out of a shopping cart on a street corner near my apartment in Queens every morning. I'm so glad she's there, because I'm rarely inclined to make my own. …