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The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Gardening

25 Delicious Sandwich Recipes to Save You from Your Sad Desk Lunch

No offense to ham and cheese, but you can do better.<p>If there is one thing you should never be too intimidated to experiment with, it's the sandwich. Good bread, maybe some vegetables of some sort, a substantive filling, the condiments of your choosing—and pickles. Don’t forget the pickles—pretty …

Particle accelerator reveals ancient medical manuscript replaced with religious text

The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, California recently found a 6th century manuscript by Greek physician Galen, which had been …

Imaging

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …

Spider silk startup Bolt Threads closes on $123 million in Series D funding

Bolt Threads, the startup making spider silk from microbugs, has raised a giant $123 million Series D round of funding. As we reported in November, an SEC filing showed the company had raised $106 million from Formation 8.<p>Bolt now tells TechCrunch it has added to that amount for this round, …

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

LONDON (AP) — The price of a single bitcoin has pierced the $10,000 level and some experts say it could rise further. The world's most popular …

The Instant Pot Starter Guide for Me and You

This is for everyone who ordered an Instant Pot recently, and also, somewhat selfishly, for myself. It's an Instant Pot Starter Guide - all the …

Instant Pot

Quit Storing Your Cheese In Plastic Wrap

It’s very easy to get excited at the cheese counter, and that excitement can lead to purchasing more cheese than one can (comfortably) eat in a …

Samsung’s graphene batteries could charge your phone in 12 minutes

While persistent efforts in phone design and software optimization have got us to the point where our handsets can now last a day on a single charge, there’s work to be done yet if we’re heading for a future rife with VR and AR apps.<p>To that end, Samsung says it’s inching closer to making better …

Electric Vehicles

Here's Why You Really Shouldn't Clean The Wax From Your Ears

Step away from the Q-tips.<p>Earwax can feel a lot like the stuff inside pimples: It's gross, and cleaning it out feels satisfying. Even watching other …

There's a new religion centered around artificial intelligence and it sounds terrifying

There's a new church for tech-minded folks, and it sounds like something out of a science fiction novel.<p>"Way of the Future" (or WOTF, as they …

Business

This Crockpot Recipe Has Been Shared 500,000 Times (It's Pure Comfort Food)

Thanks to the frigid temperatures, the crockpot is making its annual reappearance (and we couldn't be more thrilled). True to form, we're turning to …

Recipes

Tattoos can cause infections 15 years later, warn doctors

Tattoos can cause infections 15 years after they were drawn, doctors have warned after a woman was admitted to hospital suffering enlarged lymph nodes.<p>The 30-year-old Australian feared she had cancer after noticing painful lumps in her armpit.<p>However when doctors at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

How To Make Really Good Chile Verde Stew in the Slow Cooker

<b>Roast the vegetables:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Place the tomatillos, onion, and garlic on a baking sheet. Roast …

Beef Cuts to Know—and How to Ask for and Cook Them

<i>A butcher's case of beef is made up of more than just a few recognizable cuts, so we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to chart every section, identify cuts, and share how to use them in everyday cooking.</i><p>What's the first cut of beef that you usually go for on a visit to the butcher? Is it Skirt or …

Steak

Die Antwoord get down and dirty on new song ‘Bum Bum’

Die Antwoord have shared another new song from their forthcoming mixtape <i>Suck On This</i>.<p>“Bum Bum” follows on quickly from the South African rap group’s new single “Dazed & Confused”, released last week. It’s built around a sparse beat and looped refrain (<i>“even in my bum”</i>) and some great, typically …

New Singles

9 Recipes for Your Favorite Thai Takeout Dishes

Thai takeout without the wait.<p>Give a man a Seamless account and he’ll eat Thai food for a day. But teach a man how to make Thai food and he’ll eat …

Hawaiian Rib-Eye Steak

4 Servings<p>Now you can make one of Hillstone’s most popular dishes at home, a decision you will never regret.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Steak<p>2 cups pineapple juice<p>½ cup soy sauce<p>½ cup sugar<p>5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil<p>⅓ cup chopped white onion<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, …

BBQ

Zahav's Hummus Recipe is Genius—for Even More Reasons Than Everyone Says

There's been a whole lot of talk about Zahav's hummus lately—ascribing to it the texture of buttercream, the phrase revelatory heights, and being both the creamiest and the dreamiest. Bon Appétit named it their 2015 dish of the year. In Phyllis Grant's recent Piglet judgement, she wrote that the …

Hummus

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Pop Punk

The Hidden Religion and Science Conflict

More than 150 years have passed since Darwin's <i>On the Origin of Species</i>, and we're still arguing about science and religion. Outrageous public statements from religious and scientific leaders reinforce the impression of endless conflict, whether it's Richard Dawkins claiming that religion is a "God …

Crispy Tofu, Grapefruit, Avocado, and Tahini = Lunch

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>I throw random photos of recipes-in-progress up on my Instagram feed all the time, and it's usually pretty easy to predict which ones are going to get a ton of likes (hint: burgers and steaks). So I was thrown for a …

Women's Secrets: Clues to a Female Brain?

I was sitting on the train yesterday and couldn't help eavesdropping on the two women sitting in front of me. They looked about 40-something, casually dressed, and from outward appearance rather healthy.<p>Then they started talking about how they're cope with their ailments. One woman has epilepsy and …

The Science Behind This Mesmerizing Color-Changing Tea

Wooooooahhhh.<p>Brewing a cup of butterfly pea flower tea, made from a Southeast Asian flower, is like seeing a glow stick turn from a boring translucent-gray tube into a glimmering neon cylinder for the first time. Just add water and it's a deep midnight-cobalt blue. Squeeze in lemon, and it …

South-east Asia

Trying to get flat abs? Here are 11 foods that may help

Ever wonder what are the best foods to eat to get flat abs? We have the answer! Get back on track with healthy eating and make this the year of finally getting flat abs. To aid in this quest, Ella Magers, author of <i>The Six Weeks to Sexy Abs Meal Plan</i> cookbook and founder of Sexy Fit Vegan, revealed …

Going booze-free? The effects of a month without alcohol

Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AFP/Getty Images<p>It’s easier to give up drinking if you can associate alcohol with unsavoury characters.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/42908e3bd72685f128da63269d1d0b1fbeb3d5c8/0_104_2984_1792/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: 68/George Doyle/Ocean/Corbis<p>Science fact: for …

Alcohol