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The Secrets of Aging Cheese: A Tour of Murray's Cheese Caves

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>If you look at most of our favorite cheeses, they have one thing in the common: They tend to have some age. While some cheeses are best eaten the day they're made, others take time. And mold. And the right …

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Ivanka Trump Knows What It Means to Be a Modern Millennial

<i>Full-speed at work and hands-on at home, Ivanka Trump knows what it means to be a modern millennial—the exact demographic she wants to dress.</i><p>Late in the day on a Monday, with the low winter sun slicing through all the new buildings rising above midtown Manhattan, Ivanka Trump is sitting behind a …

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These Blimps Are Meant To Protect Washington DC From Missiles Somehow

Lumpy sentinels of freedom<p>To protect the nation’s capital from a 21st century threat, the Pentagon is turning to a technology first seen in World War I: blimps. Made by Raytheon, the “Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System,” or JLENS for short, is a tethered …

NASA Prepares To Test New Spacecraft (That You've Likely Never Heard Of)

NASA is about to launch a new spaceship into orbit, and Mallory Loe has never heard of it.<p>"I mean, technically, NASA doesn't have another spaceship, do they?" she asks incredulously during a visit to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.<p>She's hardly the only one who …

Electrical brain stimulation beats caffeine – and the effect lasts longer

Researchers in the US have used electrical brain stimulation to boost the vigilance of sleep-deprived military personnel working on an airforce base.<p>Experiments on 18- to 42-year old men and women on active duty found that half an hour of electrical brain stimulation improved their performance …

Snapchat now lets you send friends cash to pay for those naughty selfies

Snapchat has become the go-to method for sending naughty nudes to your friends, but with a big update released today, the app is hoping you’ll start using it to send something a little more valueable: money.<p>Snapchat announced today that it’s partnering with Square to bring Snapcash to its ephemeral …

Death toll climbs to 5 as Israel vows response to synagogue attack

Israel vowed a harsh response after two Palestinian attackers slashed and shot to death four rabbis who were praying in a Jerusalem synagogue early Tuesday -- an attack that horrified Israelis, drew international condemnation and threatened to further inflame Jewish-Muslim tensions that were …