Josh Rice

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5 Family-Friendly Dinners You Need to Try

Everyone in my family gave these recipes an enthusiastic thumbs-up.<p>Is it time to branch out from the same few meals you make over and over again? <i>Everyone</i> in my family gave these recipes an enthusiastic thumbs-up.<p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>This delicious pasta dish is adapted from</i> …

Recipes

June 2015

Volkswagen Presents Next-Gen W-12 Engine At Vienna Motor Symposium

The future of the Volkswagen Group’s W-12 is safe thanks to innovations that ensure the big brute of an engine meets more stringent emissions …

Power Surge: Watch An All-Electric '68 Mustang Attempt A Record Run

Some might think it a sacrilege to swap internal combustion from electric power in an iconic car like a 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback. But that's …

Watch DARPA's 'Magic' Bullet Swerve To Correct Its Course

Good news for America's snipers, bad news for other snipers<p>DARPA’s self-steering bullet is, if acronyms are enough to go by, supposed to have razor-fine precision. Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance, or EXACTO, is a bullet that chases its target, adjusting course mid-flight to make sure it hits …

Are Two Giant Black Holes About to Collide?

A flickering quasar may be signaling that the most colossal of cosmic smashups could be just a few years away.<p>A collision between two giant black holes is the most titanic smashup astronomers can imagine. Nobody’s ever seen it happen—but if a new report in <i>Astrophysical Journal Letters</i> is correct, …

Kids Grow Up Fast; These Shape-Shifting Shoes Grow Up With Them

“One day we were walking, and a little girl next to me had shoes that were so small–amazingly small–that she had to cut open the front of the shoe to …

8 Disgusting Diseases You Can Catch From Your Pet

How to prevent Fluffy from making you sick<p>Between 2012 and 2014, 160 people became infected by <i>Salmonella</i> Cotham, a rare strain of bacteria that causes vomiting, diarrhea, and fever. Sixty-one people were hospitalized. The culprit? Bearded dragon lizards bought from pet stores across 36 states.</i> …

Microbiology

Startup behind the Lambo of vaporizers just launched an intelligent e-cigarette

Surprise, it's a rectangle<p>The office for Pax Labs, the San Francisco company behind the stylish and popular Pax loose-leaf vaporizer, is located in the same building as the headquarters for Burning Man. Sometimes the two tenants have joint happy hours and the Burners help out with costumes. It's "a …

How It Works: Death By Black Hole

A quantum quandary<p>As you fall feet first across an event horizon—the point where nothing can escape the black hole’s gravitational pull—you don’t feel anything change. But eventually, gravity is so much stronger at your feet than your head that you’re stretched apart, like Play-Doh, until you snap. …

Dream Job Alert: Live in a Haunted Ghost Town — for Free!

Talk about having interesting neighbors.<p>It may not be tops on your bucket list, but admit it: The idea of staying, even just for a night, in a ghost town sounds intriguing. Well, now you can — and all for free. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help manage Garnet Ghost …

Ghost Towns

In the future, you may be able to turn invisible with this roll-on squid tape

By Peter Holley<p>Peter Holley<p>Technology reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For the past century or so, military scientists say, the United States has been locked in a perpetual search for new ways to deceive its enemies' eyes.<p>In World War II, strategists covered military equipment in netting and coated it with …

University of California

The 25 best Hubble Space Telescope images

By on December 5, 2016 at 10:27 am<p>The Hubble Space Telescope has been silently hovering above Earth for over 25 years, but it’s still returning …

13 Reasons To Have Sex With Your Spouse Every Night

When life gets busy, one of the first things to go in a relationship is sex. Couples are too tired, too full, too stressed, too distracted. Simply put: not in the mood.<p>We get it -- there are a million and one legitimate reasons not to have sex tonight, tomorrow or the day after that. But there are …

Self-esteem

Scientology head's father was spied on, police report says

For 18 months private detectives tracked every move made by the father of David Miscavige, leader of the Church of Scientology, as they eavesdropped, spied on his emails and planted a GPS unit on his car, according to police records.<p>The church paid the two detectives $10,000 a week through an …

This Scientist Says He Keeps Finding Aliens in the Stratosphere

"All the time when you walk outside, you are being pelted with organisms that come from space."<p>​It's not easy convincing the world you've found aliens. But that's what one British professor says he's done, over and over again. His latest proof, he tells me, is his strongest yet. Should we take him …

Mars in 39 days? US company wins NASA grant to try & reach Red Planet

A US company may have the solution to get humans to Mars in just over a month. They have been given a grant by NASA to try and achieve this. The …

Crock Pot Ham for the Easiest Easter Ever!

It's time that we get real about holiday entertaining. I've been making a ham in the slow cooker for the past few years now, and let me just tell you that it's life changing.<p>Crock pot ham may be the easiest holiday meal ever. Utilize your slow cooker to do all the work during the holidays and slow …

Slow Cookers

Deep Space Exploration Will Demand Artificial Gravity

Long stays in space have a major hitch. Medical studies on the effects of microgravity on astronauts after many months in low-Earth orbit (LEO) can’t get around one hard truth — humans aren’t cut out for life without gravity. Thus, artificial gravity habitats are now being discussed as a crucial …

Habitats

radrover all-purpose electric bike features the rad'est battery pack

<b>radrover all-purpose electric bike features the rad’est battery pack</b><br>images courtesy of rad power bikes<p><b>equipped with a long-range 48 volt samsung</b> …

April 2015

Top 10 breathtaking Mars pics taken from orbit

Mars exploration isn’t all about Curiosity and Opportunity rovers. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has snapped loads of beautiful hi-resolution …

Fact or Fiction?: Dark Matter Killed the Dinosaurs

Every once in a great while, something almost unspeakable happens to Earth. Some terrible force reaches out and tears the tree of life limb from …

30 Excellent Slow Cooker Recipes For Lazy People

Sometimes, you’re just not into cooking. Takes time. Can get tricky. You can cut yourself. Don’t want to miss the newest episode of your favorite …

Cooking

A Vanishing Island, an Alien Mudball, and the Search for Life on Enceladus

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p><i>Last week, the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference brought more than 1,700 scientists to The Woodlands, Texas. Through presentations and poster sessions, many of the solar system’s worlds briefly had a chance to shine — even the little ones, like comet</i> …

Solar System

‘Seeds of Time’ to hit theaters in May

A new documentary film tracks the history and mission of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault – sometimes called the Doomsday Vault – and its founder Cary …

Film Festivals

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

It's just so easy.<p>How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's …

Recipes

The best and oddest science-inspired music

Science inspires music more often than you might think. Philip Ball compiled a playlist of the good, the bad and the far-out.<p>In February 1930, a young astronomer called Clyde Tombaugh confirmed what some researchers had suspected for some time: the solar system was home to a ninth planet, orbiting …

David Bowie

Images of star exploding four times captured by astronomers

Australian researchers were part of team able to capture images because of gravitational lensing, which magnified a supernova 9.3bn light years away<p>Australian researchers were among a team that captured images of the same star exploding four times, thanks to its location behind a massive cluster of …