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10 Cauliflower Bites We Can't Get Enough Of — Recipe Roundup

I think it's pretty clear that we're obsessed with cauliflower here at Kitchn. We've turned it into rice, mashed "potatoes," pizza crust, soup, mac …

Cooking

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

NASA found something on Mars and it’s holding a press conference on Thursday to tell everyone

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has been on the Red Planet for a long, long time. Back in March it tallied its 2,000th Martian day, which is 2,054 Earth …

Space Travel

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

The Best Indian Restaurants in America

When people think of Indian restaurants, they tend to conjure up the same image of white tablecloth restaurants with a random Bollywood movie blaring …

In Sanrio's new show “Aggretsuko,” a cute red panda rages against the drudgery of office life

<i>Watch This is a Quartzy recommendation series that spotlights unusual or surprising television shows and films to check out. You’ll find all the entries here.</i><p>She’s in constant need of a beer; she commutes on a train smushed between heavy breathers; she eats bread crusts with mayo when she’s low on …

Giant Pandas

The midlife doldrums are a social crisis. Now there’s momentum for some radical fixes.

“I think what we’re seeing,” Marc Freedman told me when I interviewed him one summer day, “right in front of our nose, is the emergence of a new period of life.”<p>Freedman is in his late 50s and lives and works in San Francisco. As the founder and CEO of a nonprofit called Encore.org, he sees his job …

Luscious Lemon, Almond Flour and Olive Oil Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This simple yet sumptuous cake fills my yearning for all things light and lemony. I love the intriguing flavor notes the olive oil adds. I think of the sunshiny Mediterranean where this cake originates - lemons, almonds and olives all grow in abundance there.<br>And when the Meyer lemons …

Dessert

The theory of the 13-year rock vs. pop cycle: Alan Cross

At first glance, trends and sounds in popular music seem to come at us in random, fractalized bursts. Viewed up close on a day-to-day, week-to-week …

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

commonexpressions

David Byrne: ‘I’m able to talk in a social group now – not retreat into a corner’

At 65, the phenomenally creative David Byrne is still rock’s renaissance man. As he launches his first solo album in 14 years, he reveals why he’s started collecting reasons to be cheerful<p>The first time David Byrne came to the Roundhouse in Camden was in 1977, when his band, Talking Heads, …

David Byrne

Why the NRA Always Wins

It’s not the money. It’s the culture.<p>Your burning outrage about the Parkland school massacre is already starting to flicker. The special counsel’s indictments of the Russian hacker operation, and President Donald Trump’s dizzying response to them, is competing for your attention (“This is code red” …

Guns

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Work-life Balance

Meera Sodha’s potato and cabbage curry | The New Vegan

A generations-old Gujarati recipe that’s a cheap and delicious curry to make at home in the 21st century<p>Today’s recipe is an ancient dish that my ancestors cooked over wooden fires in their village on the Kathiawar peninsula in Gujarat, western India. It’s also something I ate regularly when I got …

Western India

9 short stories from female British writers you need to read before you die

Short stories may not take as long as novels to put together, but that doesn't make them any easier to perfect.<p>Crafting a short story that really …

These Log Cabin Kit Homes From Finland Are Surprisingly Sleek - Dwell

Helsinki-based company Pluspuu offers 11 customizable models of modern log homes and sauna cabins that start at $18,000.<p>Settled logs that shrink can pose a problem for builders of log homes, as this calls for constant adjustments and maintenance. To counter the effect, architects and builders have …

Living Rooms

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Recipes

This Stunning Home in Austria Sets a New Bar For Alpine Retreats

Horizontal larch cladding and a copper pitched roof lend textural detail to a contemporary farmhouse.<p>In Tschengla, a high plateau in the Western Austrian village of Bürserberg, a minimalist retreat allows a local couple to work in the lively town of Feldkirch and escape to the solitude of the …

This Italian Village Is Selling Its Historic Homes for $1 (Video)

You read that price right.<p>An Italian village is selling some of its historic homes for only €1 — or about $1.20.<p>Ollolai, located in the region of …

The Devastating Paradox of Pakistan

How Afghanistan’s neighbor cultivated American dependency while subverting American policy<p>Two months after the 2008 U.S. presidential election, Vice President–elect Joe Biden sat with Afghanistan’s president, Hamid Karzai, in the Arg Palace, an 83-acre compound in Kabul that had become a gilded …

Afghanistan

Alan Alda Wants Us To Have Better Conversations

Fighting miscommunication might seem an ironic choice for an actor whose comedy career was built on all the funny consequences of people misunderstanding each other.<p>But Alan Alda has made it his mission to help scientists — and the rest of us — communicate better.<p>It all started when he was hosting …

Stony Brook University

Class war in the American west: the rich landowners blocking access to public lands

Private landowners present a rising threat to the millions of acres set aside for public use by blocking access to public lands<p>The Diamond Bar X is a postcard-perfect slice of Montana solitude. A former cattle ranch that’s been parceled up into sprawling home sites, it sits not far outside Augusta, …

Montana

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

layer innocent nothing argue pottery winner cotton menu task slim merge maid<p>The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm let loose in an English dictionary. What makes them valuable is that they’ve been generated exclusively for me, by a software tool called …

Blockchain

If Retailers Want to Compete with Amazon, They Should Use Their Tax Savings to Raise Wages

Walmart announced today that it is raising its starting wages in the United States from $9 per hour to $11, giving employees one-time cash bonuses of as much as $1,000, and expanding maternity and parental leave benefits as a result of the recently enacted tax reform. It is part of Walmart’s …

eCommerce

7 Surprising Sources of Protein That Aren't Meat or Dairy

Bulk up your meals with these power plants<p>Most guys looking to gain love a juicy piece of chicken breast, and with good reason. Your body needs protein to build and maintain lean muscle. Plus, the essential macronutrient helps keep you full, regulate your hormones, and build strong bones.<p>Loading up …

Raised in Just 10 Days, This Airtight Prefab Is a Lesson in Efficiency

This stunning forest retreat in England uses prefabricated panels to minimize site impact, shorten construction time, and protect against weather.<p>London-based architecture and design studio Alma-nac designed House in the Woods, a contemporary home surrounded by pristine forest in England’s South …

Architecture

This 1960s High School Gym Class Would Ruin You

“The program, in sum, not only builds physical fitness, but good Americans.” That’s how <i>Look</i> magazine summarized the physical education program of La …