Meron Gurkiewicz

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What Does The Far Side Of The Moon Look Like?

Have we taken any sort of video, or still pictures of the dark side of the moon?<p>We absolutely have, and they are super fun! A first point of clarification, though – there’s no “dark side” of the Moon.<p>There’s a <i>far</i> side which is never visible from our perspective on the Earth, but with the exception …

Apollo Missions

Seven surprisingly ambitious foods you didn't know you could cook in a microwave

What would we do without the microwave? Whether for heating soup, jacket potatoes, last night's dinner or instant porridge, this box-like kitchen appliance has become a vital part of everyday food preparation. And today, it is claimed, marks its 70th anniversary.<p>Like many of the best inventions, …

10 Recipes That Are Perfect For The Instant Pot

Dinner made in no time.<p>We all want dinner when we want it ― which is right away. That’s why we’re so grateful for the Instant Pot. It combines the convenience of a slow cooker with the speed of a pressure cooker.<p>Pressure cookers have gotten a bad reputation because back in the day, they would …

Cooking

10 Reasons Why I Shoot With One Camera and One Lens

Dear friend,I want to share with you why I only shoot with one camera, and one lens:Why write this?This morning — I was going to write an article on …

Street Photography

What will the James Webb Space Telescope reveal about the newly discovered exoplanets?

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been almost two decades in the making and, spanning the size of a tennis court, will be the largest space …

Mardi Gras Recipes To Make For Your Fat Tuesday Feast

All hail the beignet.<p>Whatever your connection to Mardi Gras, if you’re not in it for the food you are doing it wrong. Mardi Gras, otherwise known as Fat Tuesday, is all about indulging in rich, heavy foods. (Fat Tuesday comes right before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of a fasting period for …

Mardi Gras

Healthy Late-Night Snacks, For When You Just Need To Eat

Snackers, listen up!<p>Despite the fact that it’s not good for us, and may even affect our memory, we all do it. Post-dinner hours set in, and even though we may have had a decent dinner, we go to the kitchen for a snack. Whether you’re just still hungry, you have a craving for something sweet, or you …

Healthy Eating

Kidney Beans Curry (Rajma Curry) | Indian Cooking Recipes | #CookwithAnisa #recipeoftheday

Today we are making Kidney Beans Curry which is also known traditionally as Rajma Curry. This delicious, tasty and spicy vegetarian comfort food is amazing, and can be eaten with Chapati, Naan or Rice.<p>Chapati Recipe: https://youtu.be/wuAYZvMDons<p>Naan Recipe: https://youtu.be/8vNBBDGBg6k<p>Rice Recipe: …

11 Winter Soups That Warm The Soul

Warm your body and soothe your spirit with a steaming bowl of soup or stew. From Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup to Pasta e Fagioli, these recipes will have you satisfied and snug as a bug on the coldest winter days.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>Made with rotisserie chicken and Asian pantry …

8 Easy and Comforting Chicken Dinners

As the nights grow colder, warm your family up with delicious and comforting chicken dinners. From Thai Chicken & Rice Noodle Soup to Chicken Chili, these cozy meals will become a part of your regular rotation.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken & Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>This fragrant, warming chicken and rice noodle soup is …

Brisket, Latkes, Rugelach And More: 10 Delicious Haukkah Recipes

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with family, friends, and lots of delicious food. Happy Hanukkah!<p><b>1. Curried Sweet Potato Pancakes</b><p>Spiced with an aromatic blend of curry, cumin, ginger, and cayenne pepper, these exotic latkes double as a fabulous winter side dish. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Onion Braised Beef</b> …

13 Easy, Edible Gifts For The Holidays

The best holiday gifts are the ones you can eat! From adorable gingerbread men to candied pecans to rum cake, all of these homemade treats make lovely, delicious gifts. Just be sure to make extra so you can keep some for yourself!<p><b>1. Gingerbread Men</b><p>These adorable Gingerbread Men (and gals) are crisp …

These Modern Recipes Prove Fruitcake Doesn't Have To Be Terrible

Poor old fruitcake doesn't deserve its bad reputation.<p>Fruitcake isn’t loved by all. While its fans are out there, the fruitcake’s reputation often borders on the negative. We get it, it can be overly dense, insanely sweet and just kind of weird. But fruitcake that’s made right ... well, one bite of …

Recipes

Lighten Up! 10 Post-Holiday Recipes You'll Feel Good About Eating

After stuffing yourself silly on Thanksgiving, it feels good to eat light -- at least until the next holiday. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are as good to eat as they are good for you.<p><b>1. Vietnamese Shredded Chicken Salad</b><p>Salad as a meal is a great way to hit "reset" after the …

17 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Recipes You Need On Your Menu

Hosting holiday festivities at your place this year? Serving up a great seasonal cocktail for your holiday guests is sure to make a lasting …

9 Thanksgiving Onion, Leek, and Shallot Recipes for Layers of Flavor

For as long as I can remember, one relative or another has brought a dish full of creamed pearl onions to Thanksgiving dinner. The sauce is always broken, the onions are always poorly cooked, and the dish is always left virtually untouched. At the risk of breaking with tradition, I think I'm going …

The 10 Best Holiday Slow-Cooker Desserts

Slow cookers and dessert: two things we can’t get enough of. That’s why, this holiday season, we’re combining the two to make these 10 delectable …

Cooking

Apple pie and pumpkin tart, tweaked to perfection for Thanksgiving

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning desserts.</i><p>Really, what is Thanksgiving without pie? A loaded holiday table …

Baking

Steamed Clams Recipe, Mediterranean Healthy Recipe

Steamed Clams<p>This Steamed Clams (Vongole) recipe is bursting with flavours thanks to a colourful mix of cherry tomatoes, fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon - it really makes cooking seafood, simple. Join me in one of my favourite secret spots of Sydney and I'll take all of your senses for a ride …

Thanksgiving Classics: 12 Must-Make Recipes For Turkey Day

The countdown to Thanksgiving has begun! This year, don't stress out. Everything you need for the big feast is on this list. And all of these recipes have been tested and perfected, so you can rest easy that your Thanksgiving dinner will be a delicious success.<p><b>1. The Easiest Roast Turkey You'll</b> …

Cooking Off the Cuff: Just One More Dumpling, Please

Bread dumplings - Semmelknödel - are the final entry in the stodge section of the mental to-cook list I made during our October trip to eastern Germany. For ages, since Jackie and I visited Prague in the 1980s, we've favored a very different sort of bread dumpling: cubes of bacon-grease-fried bread …

Eastern Europe

9 Ghoulishly Good Treats For Halloween

Trick-or-Treat? Definitely treat! From killer caramel corn to spooktacular ghost cupcakes, these eerie-sistible goodies are guaranteed to get you into the Halloween spirit.<p><b>1. Ghost Cupcakes</b><p>You don't have to be "that mom" to make impressive Halloween treats. These adorable ghosts are made with …

The 5-Minute Breakfast Recipes That'll Save Your Mornings

There's no reason to skip this meal. Ever.<p>We’ve heard every excuse in the book for skipping breakfast. (By the way, we’ve used them, too.) But eating well is important, and starting the day off on the right foot starts with eating something good.<p>There’s only one solution to making that happen: …

Breakfast

The Social Physics of Trump’s Shock Tactics - Facts So Romantic

Even as some describe his campaign as being in “melt-down mode,” political scientists and pundits are still searching for ways to explain the “Trump …

Physics

Giant glowing halos around a distant quasar challenge what we know about the Universe

A staggering number of giant glowing halos spotted around distant quasars not only showcase the advances made in astronomical telescopy, the …

Black Holes

Coffee vs. cold brew vs. espresso: Which has the most caffeine?

No matter how you take your coffee in the morning, it's sure to get you going. But which between drip, cold brew and espresso packs the biggest caffeine punch?<p>When you wake up and drink your morning cup of coffee, you don't dwell on what it is about the brown beverage that wakes you up. You just …

Coffee

9 Ways To Eat Hard-Boiled Eggs That You've Never Thought Of Before

Simple and good.<p>One of the easiest and cheapest ways to get protein into your body ― one egg can contain more than 6 grams of protein ― is with hard-boiled eggs. They’re quick and hands-off to make, and they keep in the fridge for several days so you always have one ready when you need it. …

Healthy Eating