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NASA's Hubble spots "pitch black" planet lurking beyond our solar system

WASP-12b orbits a Sun-like star 1,400 light-years from Earth and is "black as fresh asphalt"<p>NASA's Hubble telescope has discovered an exoplanet that …

Wall Street's oldest steakhouse has a secret menu for billionaires — here's what's on it

But while the restaurant is perhaps best known for its steaks, it also has a selection of food items you won't find on the menu. Called the "Secret Billionaire's Menu," these dishes will set you back quite a bit — there's a grilled cheese sandwich for $100, for example, and a golden twist on the …

grilled cheese

Spiced Carrot Quick Bread for When You're Tired of Zucchini

<b>Make the quick bread</b>: Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Place the …

Astronaut snaps unreal sunset spacecraft photo

The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on a routine resupply mission on Saturday, but a spectacular image of its approach is anything but ordinary. The photo shows Cygnus floating like a giant bee above a wash of dark blue with pinkish-orange streaks created by …

The Evidence That Kendrick Is Subbing Drake on "The Heart Part 4"

Drake fans love to move the goalposts. Whenever Kendrick Lamar comes through on his bully, rapping his ass off, they like to bring up sales, streams, …

The 3 Ways That Parallel Universes Could Be Real

The idea that things exist in a particular, well-defined state at all times where their properties can be determined so long as you can measure them well enough was fundamental to how we conceived of the Universe. When quantum physics came along, that idea went right out the window, never to …

Dark Matter

This Video Explains How to Properly Use Color-Correcting Makeup

If you want to offset dark circles, redness, or dark spots with makeup, you have to understand <i>how</i> using orange, green, yellow, and a few other colors …

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

12 servings<p>This cake is a legendary Depression-era mistake. The story goes something like this: A baker in St. Louis accidentally mixed up the ingredient proportions for his cake, resulting in a gooey texture. Because it was the Depression, they couldn’t just throw it out, so they sold it and it …

Chinese premier warns world entering period of political and economic upheaval

Li Keqiang urges China to brace for ‘graver situations’ ahead in apparent reference to President Donald Trump<p>China’s premier has warned the world is entering a period of profound political and economic upheaval as the spectre of Donald Trump hung over the opening day of the country’s annual …

What’s Different About Astronaut DNA?

Three researchers describe their findings in NASA’s study of identical twin brothers, one in space and one on Earth.<p>Chris Mason has never met Scott Kelly, but he knows all about his DNA.<p>Mason, a geneticist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, is one of the researchers participating in NASA’s …

Space

Jodie Foster at refugee rally: 'This is our time to resist'

On a weekend usually reserved for celebrating film and preparing for the Academy Awards, stars like Jodie Foster and Michael J. Fox gathered for a …

Kim Jong Un’s half brother was killed by VX nerve agent, Malaysian police say

By Anna Fifield<p>, Bureau chief<p>SEOUL — The North Korean leader’s half brother was killed by a nerve agent that can cause death within minutes if absorbed through the skin, Malaysian police said Friday.<p>The finding will add to the increasing evidence suggesting that Kim Jong Un’s regime in North Korea …

North Korea

US-China war would be a disaster for the world, says Communist party

Editorial says two countries should strive to avoid conflict in first statement since Donald Trump’s election win<p>A military conflict between the US and China would spell disaster for the world, the Communist party’s official mouthpiece has warned, in its first pronouncement on ties between the …

Scientists, and their moral duty to resist trumpism

A trio of "scientists against a fascist government" set out a program for resisting trumpism with science, delving into the moral duty of scientists …

Hydrogen Has Been Turned To Metal, And It’s About To Change The World

Metallic hydrogen is one of the holy grails of modern science. It would essentially be a magic material, creating everything from impossibly fast computers to hovering cars (themselves powered by hydrogen) to batteries that never need charging. It was also supposed to be impossible, as it would …

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

Trends in popular software come and go, but it’s pretty clear at this point which ones are sticking around for the long haul. How else do you end up with the cultural jargon “Netflix and Chill” being so widely accepted? I’m fairly certain you’ve never heard anybody say, “Hulu and Chill.” “Youtube …

What a nutritionist eats when she starts feeling sick

You’re at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: panic. What can you do to …

Wellness

Scientists Think They've Identified The Underlying Neurological Cause of Dyslexia

It's much bigger than we realised.<p>Scientists have identified a neural signature in people with dyslexia that could explain why those who experience …

The Universe Could Be One Giant Alien Claims Scientist

Are we living inside an alien?<p>A scientist has put forward the extraordinary idea that one of the reasons we haven’t found alien life yet is because …

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

Cooking

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

mashed potatoes

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

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7 Life Lessons We Learned from Anthony Bourdain's New Cookbook (Plus a Killer Recipe)

These tips will also save your parties, every time.<p>Anthony Bourdain's latest cookbook, <i>Appetites</i>, launches today, and it finds the one-liner-spewing, …

Target Unveils a Christmas Plan to Respond to Walmart's Price War

Target (tgt) has long been a shopper favorite during the holiday season, popular for its deft mix of discount pricing and a sense of fun in its …

Scientists map the Milky Way Galaxy in exceptional detail

There have been detailed maps of the Milky Way before, but none quite so ornate as this. Researchers in the HI4PI sky survey have created a fine-grained map of our home galaxy using its most common material: neutral atomic hydrogen. Such studies have taken place before, as you might guess. However, …

Never Say Die: 9 Lessons From The World's Longest-Living People

These people live continents away from one another, yet they've unlocked the secrets to living a long, healthful life. Learn 9 common traits of the …

Citizen Scientists Help NASA Search for Exoplanet Hideouts

Citizen scientists in the general public are helping NASA scan the cosmos in search of new worlds, and hey, they’re not that bad at it. Eight people, …

Here's What's Wrong With the Internet Today

<b>Correction appended Friday, Oct. 21</b><p>Internet users are reporting widespread issues Friday morning, particularly along the eastern seaboard, as several …