Marc Conti

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Beehive Cake

To make the honey almond praline: Melt the butter, add sugar and honey, cook until bubbly and ingredients marry. Remove from the heat and stir in the …

Oreo Grilled Cheese Is Here to Make Your Day

Between rainbow, funfetti, and s'mores, we thought we'd seen it all when it came to grilled cheese sandwiches. But then we discovered Oreo grilled cheese and changed the game once again! This sweet sandwich is packed with Oreo cookies, homemade cookie butter, marshmallow fluff, and a little …

Dessert

Science Proves There's a Right Way to Tie Your Shoes. You've Probably Been Doing It Wrong

UC Berkley researchers spent two years studying how shoelace knots fail.<p>How many years have you been tying your own shoes? Chances are, you've been doing it wrong all this time. That's the result of extensive research conducted by a team at UC Berkeley led by Oliver O'Reilly, professor of …

UC Berkeley

Tools for Would-Be Biohackers: Here Come 3 Mini-Labs

“The moment I enter a lab, I kill everything,” says Daniel Grushkin, one of the world’s most prominent and successful DIY biohackers.<p>Grushkin …

University of Pennsylvania

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

Why Is Something Funny, And Why Should We Care?

No joke: Science continues to pursue a range of theories about what makes us laugh.<p>Think of the most hilarious video you’ve ever seen on the internet. Why is it so funny?<p>As a researcher who investigates some of the potential side effects of humor, I spend a fair bit of time verifying the funniness …

Psychology

Astronomers believe strange new signals coming from space are probably aliens

A team of scientists have revealed new research that seems to indicate intelligent aliens beyond planet Earth exist and are trying to communicate with others.<p>A paper titled "Discovery of peculiar periodic spectral modulations in a small fraction of solar type stars" doesn't necessarily sound like a …

Paranormal

Scientists Accidentally Discover Method to Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Ethanol

A team of scientists in Tennessee accidentally discovered a new method to convert carbon dioxide to ethanol, a finding that could aid the development …

Carbon Dioxide