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The 13 Best Science Fiction Books of 2017

It's been a good year for sci-fi escapism.<p>In 2017, current events made escaping into a sci-fi story all the more appetizing, and there were lots of great choices.<p>Below are our 13 favorite sci-fi books from 2017. They include stories about underground lunar societies, a Manhattan partially covered …

Science Fiction

This Cheap Chicken Salad Sandwich Is a Rent Week Legend

Get some potato chips involved in your chicken salad sandwich<p>I have a deep love for chicken salad sandwiches. Ever since seven year-old me took a bite of one in a Philadelphia diner, that sandwich has brought me nothing but happiness. Now, as a 24 year-old with a job in food media, I owe it to the …

Cooking

4 Foods You Think Are Healthy That May Not Be

From the fat-free food boom of the '80s to the Atkins diet craze of the '90s — we've learned our fair share of history lessons on short-lived food …

Nutrition

A Plant 1,000 Times More Efficient at CO2 Removal Than Photosynthesis Is Now Active

The CO2 Collector<p>Yesterday, the world’s first commercial carbon capture plant began sucking carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the air around it. Perched …

Thai Mango Sticky Rice Dessert (Khao Niaow Ma Muang) Recipe

Heavenly is the only way to describe the classic Thai dessert <i>khao niaow ma muang</i>). It's the most famous of all Thai desserts, and so very scrumptious.<p>…

Get into the habit: Pack a power lunch

How often do you just grab whatever's available when you're hungry, even relying on a vending machine to supply your midday meal? Reinvigorate your …

This "Living" Clothing Keeps You Cool by Breathing

Alive and Breathing<p>If it was up to a team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the next trend in sportswear would be …

Forty More Genes for Intelligence Discovered

Researchers said Monday they have found 40 new genes linked with intelligence, but they say their finding doesn’t show any clear genetic pattern for intelligence.<p>Instead, it shows that intelligence is possibly even more complex than anyone thought, and not easily explained. And it means specially …

Genetics

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Germany Just Smashed an Energy Record, Generating 85% Electricity From Renewables

A Greener Germany<p>In this age of rampant global warming, the term “record-breaking” has started to sound a bit like…well…a broken record. 2016 …

Did this other human species overlap with our ancestors? - Futurity

A new species, Homo naledi, may have survived for as long as 2 million years alongside other species of early humans in Africa, say researchers.

Evolution

Tesla is releasing a solar roof calculator to show if your home will make money from the sun

Tesla is now accepting orders for its new solar roofs that it estimates will earn money for customers over the lifetime of their house. How much? The company’s new calculator uses Google Project Sunroof to estimate the value of each home’s potential solar energy, and translates that into energy …

The Completely Addictive Method of Roasting Potatoes

While I love roasting fingerling potatoes with rosemary and bacon (when I'm feeling particularly gluttonous), nothing beats the basic technique done well. While some claim preboiling the potatoes prior to roasting them is the best way to go, I simply can't bring myself to dirty more pans than …

Recipes

Watch the New Trailer for Andres Muschietti's It

<i>It</i>‘s here. Almost. Pennywise, the quintessential scary clown, spooked audiences at the MTV Movie and Music awards Sunday in a new trailer for <i>It</i>, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue