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16 Seriously Satisfying Recipes for Cold Weather

You’ve likely seen the Danish term ‘hygge’ as it applies to cozying up our homes (lighting candles, wrapping ourselves in comfy blankets, etc). But …

Cooking

The 20 best cake recipes: part 1

The best of baking, including Nigella Lawson’s devil’s food cake and Elizabeth David’s madeleines, selected by Observer Food Monthly<p>Madeleines are among the lightest and most beguiling of all French petits fours or small cakes. At one time they were made in a variety of sizes and in decorative …

Baking

How to Stay Zen in a Busy Kitchen: Tips From the Chillest Cook Ever

Ryoji Kajikawa is the lead yakitori and tempura cook at San Francisco's Rintaro. He's a zen machine in the kitchen, and he's ready to teach you what he knows.<p><i>Line and prep cooks are awesome. They bring the heat night after night, working tirelessly like ninjas with super sharp knives. And when it</i> …

Strong animated Japanese heroines being overlooked

"The Boy and the Beast": This adventure confirmed the reputation of Mamoru Hosoda ("Summer Wars") as one of the most interesting writer-directors working in animation. He deftly blends imagery from "Moby-Dick" with an unusual twist on a Japanese martial-artist-in-training story to create a powerful …

Animation

13 Amazing Recipes for Fall Produce

From carrots and cauliflower to sweet potatoes and squash, there are so many tasty fruits and vegetables this time of year -- and endless ways to prepare them.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Purée with Thyme</b><p>This cauliflower purée is creamy and comforting, and it just happens to taste remarkably like mashed …

22 Things You Can Make In Your Waffle Iron

Let's not beat around the brunch: Waffles are God's gift to carb lovers everywhere.<p>But did you know there are actually plenty of other foods you can make with your prized waffle iron? Here, 22 fresh ways to use what your aunt Patricia gave ya. (It was on your registry, after all.)<p><b>Cinnamon Rolls</b><p>Use …

Buy a Cheap Bottle of Booze and Infuse Your Own Flavored Vodka Immediately

Homemade infused vodka: So much easier than you think!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans by hand, Bilow’s all about doing things the slow</i> …

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Genius

Blood clots on a chip may mean better life-saving drugs

A device the size of a memory stick could shake up drug testing<p>Emulate, Inc. wants to miniaturize our bodily functions. The tech company is commercializing Harvard-pioneered technology known as Organs-on-Chips — a method of simulating organ systems on tiny microchips — and it now has used the …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

A New Theory to Explain the Higgs Mass

Three physicists who have been collaborating in the San Francisco Bay Area over the past year have devised a new solution to a mystery that has …

This Animated Data Visualization Of World War II Fatalities Is Shocking

It’s difficult to conceptualize excessively large numbers, particularly when they pertain to human tragedies. But this highly-engaging animated data …

Lady killer 'Shawshank' escapee 'charmed female prison worker'

Two murderers who escaped from a maximum security jail may have had help from a female prison employee in what was an inside job<p>Two convicted murderers who escaped from a maximum security prison may have had help from a female prison worker one of them had charmed.<p>The woman was questioned as a …

After Watching This, You’ll Think Twice About The Food You Eat!

After watching this trailer for the documentary FED UP you will realise that the food industry is hiding some very important information from us. …

ListenUp

Shura: White Light<p>With much-adored heartache confessionals like "Indecision," "Touch" and "2Shy" under her belt, UK-based singer-songwriter Shura switches things up a bit with her latest. "White Light" is a seven-minute jam that boosts the '80s dance beats and post-rock licks, without losing any of …

9 Classic Cookies: Tested and Perfected

Look no further for the best cookie recipes. From chocolate chip to simple sugar, these classic cookies have all been tested, perfected and family-approved.<p><b>1. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies</b><p>With two secret ingredients, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the …

Can Mars One colonise the red planet?

Alexandra Doyle has signed up for a one-way trip to Mars. What makes her, and 99 others, so ready to leave Earth behind? Meet the red planet’s would-be pioneers – and the man who promises he can get them there<p>When Nasa’s first rover set down on the surface of Mars in 1997, its streamed colour …

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Journalism

Pouring Down Arachnids: Australia's Nasty 'Spider Rain' Explained

Millions of tiny spiders recently fell from the sky in Australia, alarming residents whose properties were suddenly covered with not only the creepy critters, but also mounds of their silky threads. But that's not where the frightful news ends: Experts say that such arachnid rains aren't as …