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3 Secret-Weapon Spices

Marjorie Meek-Bradley recently returned from Shanghai with a suitcase full of spices to experiment with back at Ripple, her restaurant in Washington, …

Your Beer and Cheese Pairing Cheat Sheet

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>"If I were to say, 'Fill in the blank: Cheese and ______', most people would say 'crackers' right away. Well, beer is made from the same ingredients as crackers (plus a few extras), so to me it just makes sense to put …

Flavors

9 Ingredients Chefs Are Obsessed With

While the world at large is still obsessed with bacon, kale and all things avocado, chefs have moved on to fixate on other foods. Here, nine of …

Facebook Has Launched A Way To Reach Out To Friends Who Might Be Suicidal

Today, in a partnership with Now Matters Now, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Save.org and Forefront: Innovations in Suicide Prevention, Facebook began rolling out a new way to privately contact a friend you might consider a suicide risk. If someone posts something that concerns you, you …

LG's premium smartwatch now comes with LTE and mobile payments

Believe it or not, LG already has an upgraded version of its luxurious Watch Urbane: meet the Watch Urbane LTE, a souped-up version that focuses on speedy mobile data. The timepiece (which isn't using Android Wear) isn't as substantial a phone replacement as Samsung's Gear S, but it will let you …

D.C.'s Weird New Free Weed Economy

Stoners, rejoice: at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, stodgy Washington, D.C., became the latest and strangest frontier in the marijuana legalization …

Cannabis

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Black hole 12bn times more massive than sun is discovered

A monster black hole powering “the brightest lighthouse in the distant universe” has been discovered that is 12bn times more massive than the sun, scientists have revealed.<p>The extraordinary object is at the centre of a quasar - an intensely powerful galactic radiation source - with a million …