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This Creamy Cucumber Salad Is the Easy Side You Need

Place the cucumbers in a large colander and toss with a couple of large pinches of salt. Set the colander in a large bowl or in the sink and let the …

Recipes

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

Plants

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

Slow Cookers

Make bourbon peach cobbler in a Crock Pot because peaches + booze + slow cooker = dessert

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Week, in which</i> The Takeout <i>uses its favorite cold-weather kitchen appliance in the dead of summer.</i><p>I love my slow-cooker. A …

Slow Cookers

Synthetic Diamonds Lead Princeton Team to Quantum Computing Breakthrough

Natural diamonds didn't work, so they made their own from scratch.<p>Storing quantum bits of information, or qubits, is a lot harder than storing …

Quantum Physics

'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet The “Kratom Warriors” Who Say This Plant Will End The Opioid Epidemic

Is kratom the answer to the opioid crisis — or the start of a new one?<p><b>By the time Courtney True</b> found the Reddit thread about kratom in December 2016, she hadn’t touched an opioid for 48 hours. She was in bad shape — stomach cramps, diarrhea, jitters, hot sweats, cold sweats, and body aches that …

Medicine

The Nitty Gritty Practical Guide to Giving your Characters Unique Voice

10 Key Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Characters<p>Character Voice is as difficult to pin down as it is critical.<p>Plenty of writing advice …

Creative Writing

Move Over Pixels, Scientists Are 3D Printing With 'Voxels' And The Results Are Breathtaking

In many areas of research, scientists need to analyze three dimensional data in a variety of forms, such as medical brain scans, the structures of cells and molecules, geological features on our own planet and others, or the hearts of exploding stars.<p>The ability to visually analyze most 3D data …

Breakthroughs

Seven (or more) things you didn't know about your brain

The brain — the central "control unit" of our bodies, repository of memories and emotions. Throughout history, philosophers have believed that the …

The Brain

9 Plants You Can Get Away with Watering Just Once a Month — Shopping

Water is essential to plants, but overwatering is also one of the biggest mistakes you can make. Many plants need a lot less than you think, and some …

Holographic projector created by Chinese start-up

A Chinese startup has developed a projector that can create holographic images.<p>The device, controlled by a mobile phone, works by using a fan-like blade lined with LEDs and was made by DSEE.LAB in Nanjing.<p>CEO Zhou Quan says the product’s hardware is relatively simple, making it lower cost than …

Dark Chocolate Caramel Pecan Soufflé Cake

This dark chocolate caramel pecan soufflé cake is so rich, moist, and very delicious! You will need 45 minutes to prepare it plus 45 to cook. The …

This Chicken Skillet Actually Made Me Excited About Dinner

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F.<p>Pat the chicken thighs dry with paper towels. Place the chicken thighs and jerk seasoning …

Recipes

Ina Garten's Spinach Cheddar Soufflé

The star of Food Network’s <i>Barefoot Contessa</i> shares a vegetarian dish “that comes out perfectly every single time.”<p>Ina Garten’s Spinach Cheddar Soufflé<p>…

11 EXPERTS REVEAL SECRETS OF THE SUBCONSCIOUS MIND THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW

Twenty-six experts from around the world were asked about what most people do not know about the subconscious mind and the answers were …

Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

Evolution

Fudgy Brownies

Makes 15 large<p>This recipe uses a whole lot of chocolate and makes a large tray of brownies, perfect for entertaining. Not expecting a crowd? Halve the quantities and bake in an 8x8" pan.<p>February 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1½ …

After 40 years of studying the strong nuclear force, a revelation

In the mid 1970s, four Soviet physicists, Batlisky, Fadin, Kuraev and Lipatov, made some predictions involving the strong nuclear force which would lead to their initials entering the lore. “BFKL” became a shorthand for a difficult-to-understand but important physical effect which could have big …

What It's Like To Grow Up Gay In Wyoming After Matthew Shepard's Murder

If he hadn't been killed in 1998, Matthew Shepard would have turned 41 today. As a gay student in Wyoming, I grew up afraid of the homophobia that contributed to his death — but queer people here are working toward a new future.<p><b>I was the one who</b> made our tutus. In many ways, I had no idea what I …

Lemon Ricotta Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with butter or nonstick spray.<p>Step 2<p>Make the base: Whisk together eggs …

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 2 ingredients and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in a glass measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup …

Kosher Russian Potato Salad (Parve) Recipe

There are endless variations to <i>o</i><i>livye</i>, or Russian potato salad and this recipe is just one. Precision with the ingredient quantities isn't …

Avengers: Infinity War: Everything You Need To Know

We all thought that Captain America: Civil War was inconceivably huge, with its two opposing armies of superheroes, but the more we read about …

The Most Complete Upper-Body Exercise

Your Guide to Muscle-Ups<p>Want bigger arms, a jacked back, and a chiseled chest? How about bulletproof shoulders and improved performance on other …

Southern-Style Collard Greens

Crispy bacon, sautéed onion, ham, and garlic perfect these Southern-Style Collard Greens, making them an essential part of your traditional Southern …

Crockpot Sticky Chicken

This Crockpot Sticky Chicken turns a beautiful gorgeous brown color and is so moist and delicious. Be sure you know how your slow cooker works before …

Jean-Michel Basquiat in his own words

Almost three decades since his passing, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work remains a permanent fixture in our art consciousness. Continually celebrated in his native North America, this year, the UK got its first ever major Basquiat exhibition at the Barbican – bringing interest in the late artist to …

Double Peanut Butter & Milk Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

"Double up on peanut butter and chocolate with this double peanut butter and milk chocolate chip cookies recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 teaspoon vanilla …

Make-Ahead Yeast Rolls Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine yeast and 1/4 cup warm water in a 2-cup liquid measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine yeast mixture, remaining …