Kevin “Open and” Shutt

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If Our Universe Is Just a Random Occurrence, Science Has a Big Problem

According to theoretical physicist Alan Lightman, scientists — and in particular, physicists — have long assumed that they’d someday be able to work …

Vietnamese Recipes You Didn't Know You Could Make - Pictures - Chowhound

Several Vietnamese dishes have exploded into the mainstream diet of restaurant-goers nationwide. Banh Mi sandwiches and pho soup lovers don't have to …

Here’s How Food Critics Actually Lose Weight

In the latest issue of <i>New York</i>, restaurant critic Adam Platt goes deep on the diet regimen he recently took on. He’s not alone in wanting to shed …

Charleston victims: 9 lives lost to family and community

<b>(CNN) —</b> They gathered at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church to study the Bible -- a small group, 13 people. Many were familiar faces. One was a stranger.<p>But it was unfathomable that this stranger was a killer lying in wait, a man who would kill nine churchgoers and church leaders in …

Charleston Church Shooting

Sparkling Mango Lemonade All Summer Long

Sparkling mango lemonade is a fun, fizzy beverage you'll want to drink all summer long. It's completely customizable to your own tastes -- make it sweeter or more tart, or spike it with a splash of vodka!<p>Nothing says “summer” to me than my first batch of homemade lemonade. Mind you, I did NOT grow …

Mindfulness is stopping the world from thinking

Although the NHS supports mindfulness, an Oxford academic claims it stops people thinking deeply<p>People are wasting valuable thinking time on mediation and mindfulness and should stop trying to clear their heads, an Oxford University academic has claimed.<p>Theodore Zeldin said too many people were …

May 2015

Why Your Bloody Mary Tastes Better on a Plane

Who among us has never complained about airplane food?<p>Today’s in-flight offerings tend to be so common, so bland, so offensively inoffensive. The gluey chicken or the dense pasta? If the plastic tray offerings weren’t so good at breaking the monotony on an hours-long flight, the answer for most …

How to Clean a Rusty Cast-Iron Skillet

Think your favorite pan is beyond repair? Here's how to get rid of even the toughest cast-iron rust damage.<p>It isn't hard to maintain a cast-iron pan, but sometimes life gets the better of us and we don't follow proper use, maintenance, or cleaning protocol. Sure, you know not to cook acidic …

Cleaning

'Cicadas': US military's new swarm of mini-drones

The "micro air vehicle" is named after the insect that inspired its invention, the Cicada, which spends years underground before appearing in great swarms, reproducing and then dropping to the ground dead.<p>"The idea was why can't we make UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) that have the same sort of …

My dad asked me to eat McDonald's for 10 days. This is what happened

Genetics student Tom Spector explains why his father asked him to eat junk food for every meal - and what the effects were on his body<p>The idea was hatched on a family holiday in Brazil, two Christmases ago. My father was researching microbes in the gut, which make up as much as three pounds of our …

Ebola virus evolved at normal rates during epidemic, scientists say

Chinese scientists report that the Ebola virus responsible for the outbreak in West Africa last year mutated at a normal rate, further alleviating fears that the virus had been able to evolve more rapidly than usual thanks to the prolonged and widespread nature of the epidemic. Ebola, like HIV and …

The 9 Strangest Flying Robots from the World’s Biggest Drone Show

In the past year, drones have crashed onto the White House lawn, hauled ra­dio­act­ive cesi­um to the roof of the Ja­pan­ese prime min­is­ter’s Tokyo …

You Can (and Should) Bring a Fried Egg for Your Office Lunch

Healthy office lunches have come a long way since the hard-boiled egg. Here are our favorite ways to put an egg on it—from soft-boiled to omelets to, yep, even fried.<p>Healthy office lunches have come a long way since the hard-boiled egg. While we'll always have a soft spot for the perfectly …

Breakfast

Mystery radio signals that baffled astronomers for years came from the staff microwave

A telescope started picking up the signals in 1998<p>Beginning in the late '90s, once or twice a year, astronomers operating the telescope at the Parkes Observatory in New South Wales, Australia would pick up mysterious radio signals. These signals were known as perytons, described in a recent report …

The world's potentially catastrophic gas problem | Russia

<b>Moscow, Russia -</b> Warmth is not a word normally associated with Russia's far northern extremities, one of the coldest places in the world with temperatures sometimes dropping to -50 degrees Celsius.<p>But under the East Siberian Arctic Shelf a process is taking place that could make the world hot …

This easy recipe for baked eggs in ramekins will transform your breakfast

Omelets? So over them. Fried eggs? Forget about it. When it comes to breakfast, baked eggs are the best invention since, well, sliced bread. These individual ramekins are filled with a deluxe blend of savory vegetables and rich, creamy eggs; give them 20 minutes in the oven and get your spoons …

Breakfast

What Has Four Legs, Four Eyes, and Will Blow Your Mind?

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's mission of inspiring people to care about the planet. The filmmakers created the content presented, …

Recipe of the Day: Cauliflower Fried Rice - Eat. Fit. Fuel.

This recipe has changed me. Holy moly! You will love this and you won’t notice the difference – except in the lower calorie count!<p><b>CAULIFLOWER FRIED</b> …

Viv Will Replace Your Smartphone With Your Fridge and Then Take Over the World

The guys who made SIRI are on the verge of releasing Viv, a word that conjures life itself. Viv is a way of optimizing the Internet that could, among other things, undermine Google and make you far more intelligent and capable. As with all innovations that claim to be advances, however, there, um, …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Crustacean shells rival plastics for keeping food fresh - study - TRFN

ROME, Jan 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Packaging made from recycled crustacean shells could reduce the need for plastic wrappings to preserve fresh vegetables, reduce oil consumption and give food a longer shelf-life, a Spanish study said.<p>Chitosan, a bioplastic made by isolating organic matter …

Environmentalism

Homemade Throat Lozenges Recipe

Whether you’ve got a frog in your throat, or are just taking precautions to keep one out of there, this handy homemade cold and flu remedy from the indispensable DaveHax ought to help ward off those proverbial amphibians from the vicinity of your esophagus all winter long!<p>This is a great recipe for …

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How to Make the Best Pork Chops

In the cooking world, a lot of breath is spent on explaining how to cook the perfect steak. What else could you expect, given the near fetishistic …

The sweet, but sting-y, business of bees

Katara Simmons/News-Sun<br>John McDaniel of Avon Park tends to his honey bees recently at his home in Avon Park. McDaniel has three hives in his yard, …

Why Cyclists Ride Two Abreast

Cyclists riding double file on a narrow rural road. Riding double file deters unsafe same-lane passing in narrow lanes and makes the cyclists as …

Everything a Cyclist Should Know About Massage

Massage is an important part of a PRO cyclists routine, but where does it fit into a Semi-Pro’s schedule? This episode covers types, benefits and …