Guy Craig Shaffer

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15 Knotty Pretzel Recipes That'll Leave You Spellbound

Soft pretzels are one of the best things to come out of concession stands, but homemade pretzels are a million times better. Pretzels are surprisingly easy to make, and there are so many varieties you've never thought of before (buffalo ranch pretzels and pumpkin beer pretzels with chipotle queso, …

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Inside Beijing's airpocalypse – a city made 'almost uninhabitable' by pollution

The scene could be straight from a science-fiction film: a vision of everyday life, but with one jarring difference that makes you realise you’re on another planet, or in a distant future era.<p>A sports class is in full swing on the outskirts of Beijing. Herds of children charge after a football on …

Explore Mars' most detailed map ever

Detailed imaging of the surface of Mars from orbit has allowed space scientists to produce the most detailed geological map yet of part of the Red …

Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …

Is The New Daft Punk Album Good Or Not?

It can be hard to tell, but one thing is for certain – Random Access Memories definitely sounds expensive.<p>Daft Punk's fourth proper album, <i>Random Access Memories</i>, has arrived with a level of hype typically reserved for superstar artists. The record is projected to sell between 250,000 and 300,000 …

The True Stories Behind 11 Famous Sideshow Performers

Although the sideshow has mostly disappeared from the American landscape today, we can still look back on the performers of yesteryear and see how …

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Explosions at Boston Marathon Kill 3 — Now, a 'Potential Terrorist Investigation'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The FBI has taken over "a potential terrorist investigation," FBI special agent in charge Richard …

Masters shots to remember: Tiger Woods and the chip

The Masters isn't the oldest of golf's majors, it's not the biggest. It is the championship of nothing, not like the U.S. Open (championship of the USA) or Open Championship (the unofficial world championship) or the PGA (which encompasses nearly 30,000 pro golfers).<p>But the Masters is as major as …

U.S. sends F-22 jets to join South Korea drills amid threats from North

The United States sent F-22 stealth fighter jets to South Korea on Sunday to join military drills aimed at underscoring the U.S. commitment to defend Seoul in the face of an intensifying campaign of threats from North Korea.<p>The advanced, radar-evading F-22 Raptors were deployed to Osan Air Base, …

Bee Deaths On the Rise

A mystery disease that has been ravaging the world's bees for the better part of a decade has surged in the last year, killing as many as 50 percent of hives. Now, beekeepers and some researchers say a new type of pesticide could be to blame.<p>A study carried out by scientists from the University of …

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Hi! I’m Katie, and I am the proud owner of Harvest Haversack, a homewares brand with an environmentally responsible conscience. I create unique, quality, handmade eco-friendly kitchen accessories. I live in a beautiful art-deco apartment overlooking a large park in Melbourne, Australia.<p>After my mum …

Pick of the Day: The Story Collider

Inside Flipboard / February 5, 2013<p>Behind every scientific breakthrough or unorthodox experiment are scores of stories waiting to be told. The Story …

Algae Bloom Kills Record Number Of Florida Manatees

More than 200 manatees have died in Florida's waterways since January from an algae bloom called red tide, just as wildlife officials try to remove the marine mammal from the endangered species list.<p>It used to be boat propellers that were the biggest killer of manatees, but red tide has been …

Homemade Peeps, And More Easter Treats, A La Thomas Keller

After 40 long days of Lenten abstention, Easter is a time for indulgence. And for those of us who don't observe Lent — well, who can resist all those chocolate bunnies? It's a time for sweets, with or without an excuse.<p>But if you're looking for Easter indulgences that are a little more refined than …

Satellite Image Shows 'Incredible' Storm Stretching Across North Atlantic

The same weather system that left a few inches of snow on parts of the eastern U.S. earlier this week is now over the North Atlantic, and Jason Samenow of <i>The Washington Post</i>'s Capital Weather Gang says he's not sure he's ever "seen a storm this big before."<p>As you can see from this satellite image, …

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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The Classics: Le Cirque's Pasta Primavera

Mexican Bread Pudding (Capirotada)

Heat oven to 350°. Bring sugar, canela, and 1 1⁄2 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan over high heat; cook until reduced by a quarter, about 40 …

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Dolmeh (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Make the filling: Heat the oil in a 12-inch saucepan. Add onions, scallions, and garlic and cook until soft, about 4 minutes. Add the beef and cook …

The Green Thumb

2 tbsp. superfine sugar<p>1 tsp. Van Vliet black & white sweet powder<p>1 lime wedge, plus ¼ tsp. fresh lime juice<p>3 basil leaves<p>2 sprigs tarragon<p>½ oz. …

Recipes

How to Make a Whiskey Sour with Marmalade

Mahjouba (Algerian Crêpes)

Combine onions, chiles, and carrots in a food processor, and process until finely chopped. Heat oil in a 12" skillet over medium-high heat. Add …

How to Segment (Supreme) Citrus

Classic Carrot Cake

Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 9" x 13" baking dish; set aside. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and …