Felicia Damiano

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Stargazing Live: A tour of the stars and planets of the great southern sky

Look up! It's Stargazing Live season at the ABC — and you can join astronomer Fred Watson on a guided journey of the Milky Way.<p>Along the way you'll …

Astronomy

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Lemon ginger curd recipe: Royal-approved scones topping

Need a delightful lemon curd recipe? Enjoy that bright, tart flavor with this lemon ginger curd recipe that is royally perfect on scones.<p>Lemon curd …

Dessert

15 Vintage British Desserts Worth Trying Today

Travel back in time across the pond and drool over these traditional British desserts.<p>Fond memories surround this classic school lunch dessert. It’s …

Dessert

Michele Curtis' ricotta hotcakes recipe

Far from being a chore, the first meal of the day should be something to savour and enjoy. Breakfast is fast disappearing as something to be enjoyed at home, so if you’re one of those people who eat in the car on the way to work, try getting up a few minutes earlier. It doesn’t take long to pour …

Breakfast

A Grandfather's Advice Is Priceless. Mine Taught Me to Make the Most of This Short Life.

He confronted each day as if it were a barn that needed raising.<p>My grandfather, Dwight Archibald Garner, known to everyone as Archie, spent most of his early life working in the coal mines in and around Marion County, West Virginia. He quickly rose to become a foreman. Later he branched out and in …

Great Depression

3 Mountain Destinations in Greece To Restore Mind, Body and Spirit - Greece Is

Epirus: Zagori<p>400k from Athens<p><i>In Ioannina’s Zagorochoria region, one of Greece’s most special destinations, manmade structures like villages, bridges</i> …

European Travel

Tamal Ray’s recipe for apple and marzipan cake

It’s strange where the path of experimentation can take you in the kitchen. Today’s recipe started as an attempt at recreating a German apple cake my friend’s mother had made. But, as so often happens in our kitchen, its shelves buckling under the weight of ingredients bought in a fit of hunger, …

Dessert

Anna Jones’s recipes for cooking with lettuce

I’m not sure who came up with the idea of cooking lettuce, but they should be applauded because, however ridiculous it may seem, a cooked lettuce will almost always triumph. There is without question a place for a cool, crisp and raw salad leaf, but on these half-summer, half-winter days of spring, …

Lettuce

Wandering stars: are Tallinn's digital nomads building the city of the future?

Estonia’s nomad visa and space-age digital infrastructure are set to make Tallinn more attractive to location-independent workers. Is this the future of urban employment?<p>Nicole Tan, a 29-year-old content marketer from Singapore, has visited enough places in the last year to make an Instagram …

Money Laundering

Local Brews: 8 Healthy and Delicious Greek Herbal Teas - Greece Is

Many a traveller has discovered the thrill of getting herbaceous wafts of fragrant aromas while walking in overgrown Greek landscapes. <b>Aromatic plants</b> …

Alzheimer's Disease

New glaucoma test 'means treatment can start before sight loss symptoms begin'

A pioneering eye test could save the sight of millions by helping doctors tackle the biggest global cause of permanent blindness.<p>The test allows early detection of glaucoma so that treatment can start before vision begins to deteriorate.<p>It also has potential for diagnosing degenerative neurological …

Medical Research

A 1,000-Year-Old Recipe Could Be The ‘Silver Bullet’ Of Medicine

For a long time, medieval medicine has been dismissed as irrelevant. This time period is popularly referred to as the “Dark Ages,” which erroneously …

Earth - There are diseases hidden in ice, and they are waking up

Throughout history, humans have existed side-by-side with bacteria and viruses. From the bubonic plague to smallpox, we have evolved to resist them, and in response they have developed new ways of infecting us.<p>We have had antibiotics for almost a century, ever since Alexander Fleming discovered …

Biology

40 isn’t the new 30, and that’s good news

Contemporary culture is obsessed with youth. But only those who grow old can hope to know the mysteries of existence.<p>No matter how smart you are, when you’re young, you’re a little dumb. You haven’t lived and learned, and thus lack depth, compensating instead with confidence, energy, and …

Literature

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Country Lifestyle

Why Honoring My Mother Meant Throwing Out Her Stuff

While my mother's home is lovely, inviting and airy, the complex it is housed in is anything but. The "towers" in Queens, New York are an early 70's …

Crossword Puzzles

What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need?

I'm a huge baby about temperature, and the fan just wasn't cutting it anymore. So in the midst of a recent heatwave I decided I was going to bite the …

Living Rooms

'Italians Mad At Food' Tweets Highlight America's Worst Cooking Offenses

You'll think twice about ever breaking your pasta in half again.<p>If you love being yelled at, there’s a Twitter account you really need to follow.<p>It’s called @ItalianComments (Italians mad at food), and it shares Facebook comments from very angry Italians yelling at Americans about all the ways …

Italy

Theo Randall’s recipe for spaghetti with courgettes, onions and basil

I was told about this recipe by a friend who comes from Naples. He described this dish with such passion that I had to cook it that same evening. You don’t have to use courgette flowers but it does look great with them. Spaghetti works really well but you could use a short pasta like penne rigate …

Onions

Ruby Tandoh’s recipe for orange blossom ricotta cheesecake

With the final throes of the arctic winter behind us, it’s time to eat our way into a sunnier mindset. Wince through a punnet of slightly sour strawberries and pretend it’s a bright Wimbledon day. Perch next to the radiator with a Twister and bring the summer bank holiday to your living room. This …

Dessert

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for green pea, black-eyed bean and chickpea usal

India is a country of 1.3bn people who live across 29 states from the Himalayas to the Indian Ocean. But, despite that huge regional diversity, it often feels as if the same boilerplate menu is served in Indian restaurants. Today’s recipe for usal, from Maharastra, a mixture of pulses and peas in a …

Vegan Recipes

The Impact of Lifestyle Creep on Your Wealth

You're doing well, and as you move up in the world you treat yourself along the way. But while it's important to enjoy life, getting carried away …

Personal Finance

British-Style Lemon Pound Cake Might Be the Best Pound Cake

A Madeira cake is the sort of plain cake that looks like it might be dull and dry, but instead turns out to be exceptionally moreish. Many people are …

Baking

The 20-Minute Trick to the Fluffiest, Creamiest Hummus

Making hummus at home is a good move—it's likely going to be cheaper and better-tasting than the store-bought stuff. But neither compare to that …

Chickpeas

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

Baking

The Lemony, Capery, One-Pan Fish We Can’t Stop Eating

As a child of the Gulf South, I grew up thinking everyone loved seafood. From juicy shrimp and salty oysters to buttery catfish and tender crab, my mom and dad were pros at preparing anything that once lived under the sea. It wasn’t until later in life that I learned fish dishes could be considered …

Seafood

Israel’s millennia-old ‘biblical diet’

A new generation of academics and chefs are cooking with ancient grains and herbs, using ‘original recipes’, to help work through Israel’s long-unresolved legacy of trauma.<p>Between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv lies a man-made Garden of Eden, dotted with imported Lebanese cedar trees, reconstructed olive …

Israel