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What are the effects of alcohol on the brain?

Many of us enjoy a glass of wine or a pint, but what is actually happening to our brain cells when we drink alcohol?<p>The 80-90 per cent of UK citizens …

Forget Tesla's Solar Roof: This Startup Tells Us Solar Window is the Future

SolarWindow wants to change the world.<p>While Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been grappling with tiles that harvest sunlight to power homes, Maryland-based …

Clean Energy

Amid the #MeToo Movement, a U.S. President Who 'Slut-Shames' in Tweets

In a tweet on Tuesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D–Mass.) accused the president of the United States of slut-shaming.<p>“Are you really trying to bully, …

Donald Trump

Exclusive: Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The British publicist who arranged the June 2016 meeting with Russians and Donald Trump Jr. sent multiple emails to a Russian participant and a member of Donald Trump's inner circle later that summer, multiple sources told CNN, the first indication there was any follow-up after …

Donald Trump

The Wind And Solar Lobby Is Terrified of The New Senate Tax Plan

Say goodbye to green energy tax breaks!

Renewable Energy

Is Einstein's 'Theory of Happiness' as Successful as General Relativity?

In 1915, Albert Einstein published his General Theory of Relativity, arguing that the universe consists of a fundamental fabric: spacetime. Moreover, …

Wind Turbines Aren't Making You Sick. But False Information Might Be.

Here's the truth about "wind turbine sickness."

Wind Power

Roast Sweet Potatoes and Gussy 'Em Up Like Never Before

Growing up, my family’s go-to, special-occasion sweet potatoes were, most likely, a lot like yours: a silky, creamy casserole topped with a whole mess of sugar. Usually, this means mini-marshmallows. At my parents’ house, it was a thick, crunchy layer of candied pecans. That casserole appeared at …

Donald Trump reverses ban on elephant trophy imports into US

Donald Trump has agreed to allow legally hunted elephant trophies to be imported to the United States from two African countries.<p>President Trump’s administration has reversed a Barack Obama-era ban on the remains of elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia entering the US, arguing it can actually …

Gingerbread Latte Cake with Vanilla Whipped Cream Frosting Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Cake Layers: Preheat oven to 350°F. Process flour, crystallized ginger, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, …

Dessert

6 Tips to Evoke an Attitude of Gratitude

An overstuffed refrigerator, a house full of people, and stir-crazy kids—yep, it’s the holidays! It’s easy for a child’s gratitude to get lost somewhere between the three kinds of pie on the table and the eight sleeping bags filled with visiting cousins. Check out Nat Geo Kids’ ideas for teaching …

Thanksgiving Lentil Salad: The One Vegetarian Main to Serve

Thanksgiving Lentil Salad<p>Serves 8 to 10 as a main course<p>1 medium butternut squash (2 1/2 to 3 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes <br>1 large red …

Spices

3 Ways To Think About What Mattered In The Deluge Of Political News This Week

<b>Updated at 2:16 p.m. ET</b><p>The week started with "legal shock and awe," as Carrie Johnson, NPR's Justice correspondent described it on the PBS <i>NewsHour</i>.<p>It's hard to believe it was only Monday that indictments were handed down stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump …

Donald Trump

Holy Harp Trap, Batman! The gear researchers use to study bats

They have gadgets and gizmos aplenty<p>From acoustic recorders to special ultraviolet lamps, biologists are calling on a suite of tools to better track, understand, and hopefully save America’s favorite (and, admittedly, the planet’s only) flying mammal: bats.<p>The need to understand these elusive …

Habitats

Toxins in widespread use excluded from EPA chemical review

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Spurred by the chemical industry, President Donald Trump's administration is retreating from a congressionally mandated review of some of the most dangerous chemicals in public use: millions of tons of asbestos, flame retardants and other toxins in homes, offices and …

Obama Administration

Cellular internet service in Puerto Rico now available via Project Loon

AT&T and Alphabet said late Friday that they have begun to offer limited mobile Internet service using the Google parent company's Project Loon …

Telecoms

Cushaw Pie with Vanilla Bean Custard Sauce Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Vanilla Bean Custard Sauce: Whisk together egg yolks, granulated sugar, and kosher salt in a medium bowl until very …

Baking

'Now That She Has Been Killed, Who Will Ensure That Justice Will Prevail?'

Not long after journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia pulled out of her home in northern Malta on Monday, her car erupted in a blast that sent her flying across a nearby field. The victim of an apparent car bombing, Caruana Galizia died immediately.<p>But the hard questions stirred by her murder — and by …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

After Hurricane Power Outages, Looking To Alaska's Microgrids For A Better Way

This archipelago in the Gulf of Alaska is home to one of the busiest commercial fishing ports in the country. Inside the Ocean Beauty seafood plant in Kodiak, where a maze of conveyer belts carry gutted salmon past workers in hairnets and gloves, manager James Turner ticks off everything that …

Coast Guard

What to Cook This Week

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. Diwali is coming up this week, and, for those celebrating, Thursday night will be — …

Sheet Pan

Not My Job: Eddie Izzard Gets Quizz-ard On King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Comedian Eddie Izzard — who has done stand-up in more than 40 countries, in four different languages — might be the most famous comedian alive. <i>Originally broadcast June 24, 2017.</i><p>Transcript<p>BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR News quiz. I'm the breed …

Eddie Izzard

Chocolate Trifle Recipe

Step 1<p>Prepare brownie mix, and bake according to package directions in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch pan. Prick top of warm brownies at 1-inch intervals using …

Dessert

How To Make Apple-Bourbon Pie

Looking for a warm, homemade apple pie recipe that will impress everyone at your table? Look no further – this decadent, spiked pie is sure to win …

Baking

The Trip Your Most Adventurous Friends Are Taking

Iraqi soldiers' love forced them to leave their home

Former Iraqi soldiers Nayyef Hrebid and Btoo Allami kept their love a secret because being gay put their lives in grave danger.

Turner Broadcasting

The DIY beauty hack Helena Christensen swears by for smooth, glowy skin

While plenty of wellness savvy women are supercharging their morning cups of coffee with add-ins like collagen, healthy fats, and adaptogens to help …

How many calories you burn doing 39 popular exercises

Everything we do burns calories.<p>But have you ever wondered how your running habits compare to your friend's cycling sessions? Or how your weekend kayaking trip stacked up to a morning swim?<p>Calorie-counting isn't the best way to lose weight— for that, you're better off focusing on which foods you …

Fitness

One Photo Stands Out After Trump Says Puerto Rico Wants 'Everything Done For Them'

When President Donald Trump went after local officials in Puerto Rico, accusing them of wanting “everything to be done for them,” one TV writer had the perfect response.<p>Using Trump’s own words and a single photo from 2011, former “Tonight Show” writer Jess Dweck offered Trump some ice cold tea.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Evaporating Water Could Power Almost 70% of The US Electrical Grid

But there's a catch.<p>It's not every day scientists say a new kind of renewable energy could satisfy the majority of our power needs, so when they do, …

Renewable Energy

Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It’s Gone Too Far

SAN FRANCISCO — Their complaints flow on Reddit forums, on video game message boards, on private Facebook pages and across Twitter. They argue for everything from male separatism to an end to gender diversity efforts.<p>Silicon Valley has for years accommodated a fringe element of men who say women …

Silicon Valley