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Fermented Sticky Rice (Jiu Niang)

Summer is really a great season for all fermentation tests. In the past month, I tested lots of fermentation and read lots of papers about bacterias …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

IBM Introduces 2 Quantum Processors in Quest for 50 Qubits

This is IBM's most advanced quantum machine<p>IBM announced Wednesday the release of two new quantum computing processors that the company says will …

Ice baths and snow meditation can cold therapy make you stronger?

When Scott Carney set out to debunk the health benefits of extreme cold, a strange thing happened. He tells Tim Adams about lighting his ‘inner fire’<p>Before Scott Carney set about climbing a Polish mountain in his underwear in temperatures 10 degrees below zero, he believed his days of adventure …

If You Make This Homemade Sourdough Bread, You'll Never Want Store-Bought Again

Homemade bread is everything.<p>Starter:<p>2 cups warm water<p>1¼ teaspoon (1 packet) dry yeast<p>3½ cups flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>Bread:<p>4 cups flour<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>1¼ cup water<p>1 cup starter, stir before using<p>1. In a glass bowl, add water and yeast. Mix the yeast into the water and let it sit for a couple minutes.<p>…

How to make crusty bread - Flourish

Is crusty bread your idea of heaven?<p>If so – the devil is in the details!<p>Many of us equate the words “crusty” and “artisan,” assuming that there’s …

White vs Brown Flour | Which is Better for You?

Another food debate that has been around for quite some time is whether ‘brown’ flour is better for you than white flour. Like most other debates, it …

Bread

Editor's Picks: The Best Things I Ate in Japan

Last July, I took a weeklong trip to Japan. It was my first time there—a pretty big deal, given my obsession with the Japanese food I've eaten in the United States. But it was also a press trip hosted by a Japanese tourism board, which meant I was beholden to their itinerary. I came home with a …

Sweet Potatoes

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

Getting started with Travel Photography? Here Are Top 8 Tips From The Expert

Photography is an art. An art that captures moments and tells stories that cross boundaries, cultures and people.<p>Everyone is already a photographer …

The most popular required reading at America's top 10 universities

10. 'The Politics' -- Aristotle<p><i>In 'The Politics' Aristotle addresses the questions that lie at the heart of political science.</i><p><i>How should society be</i> …

If you’re a European, your body requires more vegetables and grains

Genome study reveals different human groups evolved to eat specific diets.<p>A new study of hundreds of human genomes has revealed that groups in …

This Is the Most Popular Pizza Recipe on Pinterest

Pizza is a perfect food. It's there for you when you're sad, when you're happy, and when you're kinda bored. It's there when you're hungry and just …

35 Things You'll Regret Doing in Life

"Life is too short" is so cliché, but also so true. Not to sound morbid, but our days are limited and we never know when our time will be up. We tend to think we're invincible, especially when we're young, and don't often live to the fullest because we don't think of the bigger picture. We let …

The Trick to Making the Best Samosas? Start With a Food Processor

How to make the Indian snack better than any restaurant's<p>We've yet to meet anyone who doesn't love samosas, the tastiest tetrahedron around, and one …

What if Quantum Computers Used Hard Drives Made of DNA?

You’ve heard the hype: The quantum computer revolution is <i>coming</i>. Physicists say these devices will be fast enough to break every encryption method …

Was Tartan Really Banned?

Following the defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden and the eventual end of the ’45 Jacobite Rising came the Dress Act of 1746 which essentially banned …

It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

Formed by Megafloods, This Place Fooled Scientists for Decades

Feature<p>Geologists couldn't account for the strange landforms of eastern Washington State. Then a high school teacher dared to question the scientific dogma of his day.<p>In the middle of eastern Washington, in a desert that gets less than eight inches of rain a year, stands what was once the largest …

Do This EVERY Morning With Coconut Oil (unusual trick)

<i>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE</i><p><b>Let’s face it, we are exposed to an alarming amount of toxins on a daily basis.</b> From the BPA that lines your canned goods to the …

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Sweetcorn and zucchini fritters

Sift flour into a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Using a fork, whisk milk and eggs together in a jug until combined. Pour over flour. Stir until …

Soppressata and Cheese in Puff Pastry

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Place a piece of parchment paper on a sheet pan.<p>Lay one sheet of puff pastry on a floured board and lightly roll …

'Missed school... can I play with you?' Young Bruce Springsteen fan gets treat of a lifetime as The Boss invites him onstage to perform... but is everything as it seems?

A young Bruce Springsteen fan had the singalong of his lifetime - for the second time in his life.<p>The Boss invited audience member Nathan Testa on …