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What Happens If We Start Solar Geo-Engineering—and Then Suddenly Stop?

It might be worse than letting climate change play out.<p>Volcanoes, nuclear war, and solar geo-engineering.<p>With a research portfolio that includes all three, Alan Robock is used to thinking about sudden, catastrophic change. A professor of environmental science at Rutgers University, Robock studies …

Egg Fried Rice

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a medium saucepan, bring 2 1/4 cups of water to a boil. Add the rice and a generous pinch of salt, and return to a boil. Stir …

20 Best Affordable Luxury Cars for Less Than $40,000

A luxury car doesn't necessarily have to have a luxury price.<p>In November, the average cost of a new car was $35,870, according to Kelley Blue Book. …

These Schools Are Teaching Some Truly Insane Things

In her time as Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has already managed to enact some disastrous changes, like rolling back Title IX guidance on …

Paul Ryan used a comedy routine to say what he really thinks about Donald Trump

Ryan made a lot of jokes about Donald Trump. But he wasn’t kidding.<p>The political media is chuckling over House Speaker Paul Ryan’s performance at the Al Smith charity dinner. The event traditionally features leading politicians telling self-deprecating jokes, and in this case, it featured Paul Ryan …

Infected DNA successfully hacks computer in terrifying experiment

Remember a few month ago when we were all laughing at Harvard scientists for putting a GIF inside a strand of DNA? Now that bridge between technology …

20+ Slow-Cooker Recipes Everyone Should Learn How to Make

If you're new to slow-cooking or need to refresh your routine, we have you covered. These recipes span from chicken fajitas to bolognese pasta sauce. Just throw the ingredients into your CrockPot and come home to dinner served.

Cooking

Moroccan Vegetarian Carrot and Chickpea Tagine

Tagines are usually a main dish in Morocco, but this vegetarian version works equally well as a side to meat or poultry.<p>Chickpeas and carrots are …

Food

How Trump compares with Obama so far on jobs

President Donald Trump loves to talk about creating jobs, and now has more than a million jobs to point to.<p>With July's jobs report, employers have added a total of 1,074,000 jobs during Trump's first six full months in office.<p>That essentially matches the 1,084,000 jobs created during President …

15 Fried Chicken Recipes (Because One Is Not Enough)

Growing up, my fried chicken experience was mostly limited to the occasional trip to KFC. It wasn't until later that I realized just how crazy people get for the dish, arguing fiercely over the best recipes. At Serious Eats we're equal-opportunity fried chicken lovers, and every version and all we …

Cooking

How to Get Extra-Crispy Chicken Wings Without Frying

We found the ultimate hack for crunchy-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside chicken wings, and it doesn't include a drop of oil.<p>My world was turned …

Chicken Masala

Serves 4YOU’LL NEED<br>4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes<br>Juice of 1 lemon<br>1 onion, quartered<br>1 onion, finely chopped<br>2 garlic cloves, …

Easy Parmesan Chicken Bake Recipe

This easy Parmesan and herb-coated chicken makes a great everyday meal the family will love. Serve as is with vegetables and potatoes or rice. Or, …

Two Surprisingly Cheap Cuts of Steak—and Exactly How You Should Prepare Them

I’ve got good steak news, and I’ve got bad steak news. The bad news is that previously cost-conscious cuts of meat, such as flank and skirt steak, …

BBQ

7 German habits we should all adopt

Thinking about moving to Germany? If so, prepare yourself to embrace some of the coolest – and sometimes weird German habits.<p>1. Leave empty bottles …

Jackets

Donald Trump spent 1/5 of his presidency playing golf, according to least surprising report ever

If there's anything Donald Trump likes doing more watching cable news, it's hitting the links.<p>Trump has spent 35 days at golf clubs since he became …

Donald Trump

Ham & Cheese Twists

Twist it up.<p>Servings: 4-6<p>2 sheets puff pastry, thawed<p>1 cup shredded cheddar cheese<p>1 cup deli ham, diced<p>¼ cup mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons mustard<p>2 tablespoons honey<p>¼ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon pepper<p>¼ teaspoon garlic powder<p>1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C).<p>2. Place the puff pastry sheets on top of each …

IMF cuts U.S. growth forecasts, cites Trump fiscal plan uncertainty | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday cut its growth forecasts for the U.S. economy to 2.1 percent for both 2017 and 2018, dropping its assumption that President Donald Trump’s tax cut and fiscal spending plans would boost growth.<p>FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Party Fowl

Is there anything better than freshly fried chicken? Since we all know the answer to that question, we've gone ahead and taken our classic recipe for …

How to Make a Perfect Burger

Grill burgers like a pro with these simple steps from Food Network.<p>Grill Better Burgers<p>Here are tips for cooking the best possible burgers in your …

U.S. intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge | Reuters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - A U.S. intelligence contractor accused of illegally leaking a classified report on Russian interference in U.S. elections to a media outlet pleaded not guilty on Thursday to an espionage offense, and a federal judge denied her request for bail.<p>Reality Leigh Winner, 25, is …

Climate science is not a belief system

Science is not a belief system: it is repeatable, testable experimentation leading to a working theory. The science behind climate change is basic and can be learned during childhood schooling.<p>That the climate change exists is certain - ice ages, dinosaurs, coal deposits, oil; all these are …

Climate Change

'Covfefe': Donald Trump Invents New Word That Conquers Twitter

When you went to bed Tuesday night you hadn't heard of "covfefe." No one had. But by early Wednesday, Twitter was abuzz about little else.<p>Why? The word was accidentally invented by President Donald Trump in a tweet just after midnight ET.<p>Instantly broadcast around the world, the message confused, …

Vocabulary

Trump asks world leaders to call him on his cellphone

President Trumphas been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief's communications.<p>Trump has urged leaders of …

Rice was first farmed in China 9400 years ago

Scientists have argued for years about when rice, which now feeds more than half of the world's population, was first domesticated. A new study …

Research

Judge on Trump deportation policies: 'Even the good hombres are not safe'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A federal appeals court judge slammed the Trump administration's deportation policies on Tuesday.<p>Judge Stephen Reinhardt said it isn't fair or just for the government to kick out a 43-year-old coffee farmer who built a life as a successful businessman in Hawaii. But he said he can't do …

Sen. Franken: Kushner may have broken the law with Russia communications

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner’s reported efforts to set up a back-channel line of communication between the transition team of President Donald Trump and the Russian government is a “pretty bad breach,” one that could be against the law and should prompt consideration about a revocation …

The Pentagon Can't Believe Trump Told Another President About Nuclear Subs Near North Korea

“We never talk about subs!” three defense officials told BuzzFeed News after a transcript of a call between President Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte was published.<p>Pentagon officials are in shock after the release of a transcript of a call between President Donald Trump and his …

The World Is Too Complicated for Donald Trump to Be President, Theoretical Physics Suggests

An emerging branch of complex systems mathematics suggests in cold, analytical terms that Donald Trump is not smart enough to be president.<p>Many political observers have coalesced around a prevailing theory that they say explains Donald Trump's early struggles. Put simply, they say he's too dumb to …