Jason Mohlman

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For The First Time, Scientists Have Caught Bacteria "Fishing" For DNA From Their Dead Friends

This is how they get drug resistance.<p>Bacteria are slippery little suckers. They evolve rapidly, developing resistance to antibiotics and therefore …

Biology

Hungarian Cucumber Salad Recipe

"Great salad to make when you have a ton of cucumbers coming out of the garden. We make this year round but we are real cuke lovers in this family. …

Recipes

The Weird, Ever-Evolving Story of DNA

Carl Zimmer’s sprawling new book, She Has Her Mother’s Laugh, forces readers to reconsider what they think they know about genetics and heredity.<p>She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity<p>By Carl Zimmer<p>Dutton<p>In 1555, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V announced his …

Genetics

How to Throw a Barbecue Like Argentinian Grill Master Francis Mallmann

The Chef's Table star tells us how to grill like a pro, even with a Weber.<p>There’s a reason people refer to entertaining as an "art." We do not throw slop into a bucket for our houseguests to feed on—there’s more finesse to hosting than that. (And a lot more work involved.) While you don’t have to …

BBQ

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

The Overprotected American Child

A few weeks ago I left my 9-year-old daughter home alone for the first time. It did not go as planned.<p>That’s because I had no plan. My daughter was sick. My husband was out of town. And I needed to head to the drugstore—a five-minute walk away—to get some medicine for her. So I made sure my …

Parenting

Mammoth Cave National Park Top Attractions

So you want to visit Mammoth Cave National Park - the longest cave system in the world - but not quite sure where to begin? No worries. With these 5 …

National Parks

Recipe: Salt and Vinegar Cucumbers — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're in need of something crisp and refreshing alongside whatever you're serving — be it grilled shrimp or a roast chicken — let this be your …

Recipes

The 8 Best Vinyl Accessories, Picked By an Expert

Whether you’re a beginner, having just bought an entry-level turntable and a solid pair of bookshelf speakers, or you’re an …

Audiophile

After biggest gaffe, pope demands accountability for abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Four months ago, Pope Francis dug himself into the biggest hole of his papacy by strongly defending a Chilean bishop accused by sex abuse victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.<p>On Friday, he emerged from that debacle after strong-arming the entire Chilean bishops …

Christianity

The secret life of the teenage brain

Award-winning neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore has revolutionised the way we think about the teenage brain. In this talk, she reveals how the …

To get conservative climate contrarians to really listen, try speaking their language

It’s a well-studied fact that facts don’t speak for themselves. This is especially apparent with climate change. Some brilliant studies in the past …

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

Authentic Carne Asada

Authentic Carne Asada<p>Prep time<p>2 hours<p>Cook Time<p>20 mins<p>Time to Make It<p>2 hours 20 mins<p>Marinated flank steak is grilled to perfection for the best …

Degritter attacks vinyl record grit and grime with ultrasound

The Degritter ultrasonic record cleaner is wrapped in a brushed anodized aluminum outer shell, and offers three washing settings and a drying mode, …

How the Hero of the Waffle House Attack Used Emotional Intelligence to Save Himself and Others

A recent shooting in Tennessee tragically ended the lives of four people. If it wasn't for James Shaw Jr., it probably would have been many more.<p>It was early Sunday morning. Very early--around 3:20 a.m. Tragedy would soon strike as a man armed with an AR-15 approached a busy Waffle House restaurant …

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Neil Young teases new Crazy Horse shows

Poster suggests gigs booked in Fresno on May 1 and 2<p>A new post on <b>Neil Young Archives</b> suggests that <b>Neil Young & Crazy Horse</b> are back in the saddle.<p>A …

Cold Showers Don't Replace Hot Showers. They Replace the Gym.

Confusion about their purpose scare people from realizing their value as one of the easiest, cheapest, and effective improvement practices.<p>I've written here many times on the benefits of cold showers. I've blogged more about them. You wouldn't have clicked on the headline if you weren't curious …

Church of The Donald

Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV.<p><b>HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Music City</b> campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb on a bend in the Cumberland River where the main road through …

Donald Trump

I want to raise my daughter without religion. She wants to go to church. What should I do?

Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><i>My daughter is 7 and recently has been coming home and talking a lot about religion. We are close friends with multiple families who belong to a church in our area. I have absolutely nothing against Christians, but I made a conscious decision when I had her</i> …

Parenting

Sleek, compact camper pod grows to 3 times its size at the push of a button

When you first see the Tipoon, it looks almost like an Airstream Basecamp smashed down to a lower height. You might think, you simply crawl inside …

'Did somebody bill for that?': MSNBC's Rachel Maddow cracks herself up after asking if Cohen billed Hannity for appearing on his show

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on Monday cracked herself up as she was reporting on the Sean Hannity-Michael Cohen bombshell.<p>“There’s been a lot of time and …

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

What do we know about time? Language tells us that it “passes”, it moves like a great river, inexorably dragging us with it, and, in the end, washes us up on its shore while it continues, unstoppable. Time flows. It moves ever forwards. Or does it? Poets also tell us that time stumbles or creeps or …

Stephen Hawking

Tired of your Big Tech overlords? This startup thinks coding and build-your-own computer kits can help you break free

Building and coding our own computers make us better equipped to tackle Big Tech.<p><i>Can Kano's Computer Kit turn kids into masters of the technology</i> …

This Former Google Exec Shares Why Leaders Get Happiness Wrong and Why Meditation No Longer Makes Sense

Mo Gawdat, author of 'Solve for Happy,' shares his happiness equation, so you can be content at work and in life.<p><i>In this series,</i> The Way We Work, <i>Entrepreneur Associate Editor Lydia Belanger examines how people foster productivity, focus, collaboration, creativity and culture in the workplace.</i><p>Mo …

Guns and Cognitive Dissonance in America

Unfortunately, in the U.S. we have conflicting "facts" about guns. We also have facts that are suppressed and, therefore, they remain unknown to most …

This Shockingly Simple Move Stopped My Kid From Constantly Interrupting Me

We’ve all been there: You’re at the playground trying to chat with a fellow parent, when your kid unceremoniously interrupts the conversation because …

Helping Girls Cope with Bullying and Frenemies

The world of little girls begins as such a lovely place. Heart and rainbow doodles adorn notebook covers, best friendships are formed within seconds, …

10 Most Beautiful Hikes in the US

Expansive views, towering trees, and dramatic geology are just some of the astounding features of America’s most beautiful hiking trails. From routes …