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The truth about cast iron: Yes, you can use a little soap

Cast-iron pans are solid pieces of cookware that can last a lifetime, and they probably aren't as difficult to maintain as you have been told. J. …

Activision acquires the company behind Candy Crush for $5.9 billion

Activision Blizzard has agreed to acquire the company behind the popular Candy Crush Saga and Farm Hero games, King Digital Entertainment, for $5.9 billion in cash. King Digital’s games consist of a community of more than 340 million unique users. Activision, of course, is the company behind hit …

The $325,000 Lab-Grown Hamburger Now Costs Less Than $12

A real burger made without the cruelty and pollution is now within reach.<p>The artificial burger that you–or your science-fiction-loving friends–have been waiting for is real. And now it’s cheap, too.<p>It wasn’t long ago that test-tube hamburgers–meat made from small pieces of lab-grown animal muscle …

How Costa Rica Went 75 Days Using Only Clean Electricity

While governments from countries around the world this week have outlined how they plan to curb their carbon emissions, Costa Rica may seem like it’s …

Renewable Energy

Overabundance of Diets Muddles Meals

Growing up, there were basic table rules: Eat what was served, finish what was on your plate, and don't start until the hostess lifts her fork. On occasion, a cook had to allow for nut allergies or religious restrictions. Special requests attributable to allergies, food exclusions or diet-driven …

Nutrition

Irresistible Gnocchi Casserole

Gnocchi casserole couldn't be simpler. This comforting dinner is great for any weeknight, and we know the kids will love it!<p>You know, I think it’s pretty clear that I’m from the Midwest. I mean, based on the number of casseroles I make in a week, it’s pretty obvious.<p>You fancy Californians with your …

Cooking

Rahm Emanuel’s political nightmare: Jesus “Chuy” Garcia tells Salon why he’ll oust the Mayor

EXCLUSIVE: Rahm’s liberal challenger explains what the “out of touch and callous” Mayor’s trouble means for America<p>Until he was drafted to run against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia was little known outside his Southwest Side district and the city’s …

Bill de Blasio

6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

Breakfast

Future 8 Awards celebrates best UK and Ireland teen tech talent

Eight promising developers, animators, bloggers and artists have been celebrated at the first Future 8 awards for digital creative talent, backed by the Guardian<p>Some of the most promising digital talent in the UK and Ireland was rewarded at the inaugural Future 8 Awards in London on Saturday, with …