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Everything You Need to Know About How to Cook in College

Back to school? Don't settle for subpar cafeteria food. Here's how to be a master dorm chef.<p>The mere thought of campus food evokes thoughts of congealed pizza and tasteless dining-hall casserole. And when most collegians say they "cook"? They really mean they know how to stir powdered cheese into …

Bread

Pictured: Boyfriend Charged with Murder in Stabbing Death of Morgan Freeman's Granddaughter

Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter may have been stabbed to death on Sunday during an exorcism, witnesses told multiple news outlets.<p>Lamar …

Crime

Color-changing helmets could warn you about head injuries

Head injuries can be particularly sinister -- unless it's obvious that you took a bad blow, you might not get the help you need in time to mitigate the damage. University of Pennsylvania scientists may have an easy way to raise the red flag when you're hurt, however. They've crafted a polymer that …

How States Rank on High-School Graduation Rates

Nationwide, the percentage of students getting their diplomas is at an all-time high. But while some states have made incredible strides, others have struggled to keep up.<p>More students are graduating from high school than ever before, and that number could rise again with this year’s seniors.<p>The …

Education

Indonesian police say wreckage of missing plane spotted by search aircraft

Debris from the plane that crashed with 54 people on board has been spotted by teams scouring a remote area in eastern Indonesia, police said<p>A search plane has spotted wreckage from a passenger plane that crashed in Indonesia’s eastern region of Papua on Sunday.<p>Debris from the Trigana plane was …

Active duty soldiers called out to battle Western wildfires

<b>(CNN) —</b> About 200 active duty military personnel will help battle wildfires ravaging seven Western states, the National Interagency Fire Center said Monday in a news release.<p>This is the first time soldiers have fought wildfires since 2006, and the call out shows how bad the problem has become.<p>About …

Forests

Engineering Firm HappyFunCorp Eyes More Acquisitions

HappyFunCorp has been living up to its name, according to co-founder Ben Schippers — at least if you associate happiness and fun with profits, growth and acquisitions.<p>Last year, I visited the design and engineering firm’s Brooklyn offices for the final episode of our Built in Brooklyn video series. …

Beyond the Grand Canyon: 5 Must-Visit Places in Arizona

Outdoor adventurers have long been drawn to Arizona, and a big reason for that is, of course, the Grand Canyon. This natural wonder is …

National Parks

Experts warn that eruption of Yellowstone supervolcano could kill 90,000 instantly

Scientists and geologists continue to keep a close eye on a volcano in Yellowstone National Park that has the potential to kill over 90,000 and …

Yellowstone National Park

National Geographic Travel

China to put security teams in major Internet firms, websites

<i>SHANGHAI (Reuters)</i> — China is planning to set up “network security offices” in major Internet companies and for websites so authorities can move more quickly against illegal online behavior, the Ministry of Public Security said in a statement.<p>Police should take a leading role in online security and …

China

Taylor Swift vs. Spotify is just one corporation against another

Far be it for me to become one of the haters who are going to hate, hate, hate, that Taylor Swift sings about in ‘Shake It Off’, but there’s a problem with the story that’s solidifying, portraying her as one brave artist standing against the streaming industry.<p>There’s Taylor Swift: the woman, about …

Music Industry

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

4 Uber drivers cited at LAX have serious criminal records

At least four men who were ticketed by Los Angeles International Airport Police while driving for Uber's low-cost car service have criminal convictions that would bar them from operating a taxi in Los Angeles, records show.<p>The drivers have been convicted of child exploitation, identity theft, …

Driverless Cars

Major Flaw In Android Phones Would Let Hackers In With Just A Text

Android is the most popular mobile operating system on Earth: About 80 percent of smartphones run on it. And, according to mobile security experts at the firm Zimperium, there's a gaping hole in the software — one that would let hackers break into someone's phone and take over, just by knowing the …

Wireless

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Was Raped When I Was 10, Four Years Before I Was Given My Purity Ring

I wasn’t your average kid that went to church every Sunday morning. I went to church every Sunday morning, every Sunday evening, every Wednesday evening and in the summers, every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday as well.<p>Sometimes when I was bored I would walk the mile to my church and ask around for …

Empathy

30 Bacon Recipes That Prove It's The Best Food On Earth

Bacon is bae. Duh.<p>For more, <b>like Spoon University on Facebook</b> or <b>pin them on Pinterest</b>.

22 Pesto Recipes for When You Want Greens and Cheese

Cooking

Perfect Fish Tacos

A fish taco dream come true: crispy, light-as-air fried fish, balanced by a creamy slaw and fiery, cooling, and crunchy fixings.<p>Ingredients<p>Fish<p>2 pounds skinless red snapper or other mild white fish fillets<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 cup white rice flour<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>2 cups club soda<p>Vegetable …

Seafood