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11 Genius Recipes for Stuffed Squash

Aside from pumpkins and PSLs, the arrival of squash means fall has arrived. The produce section of every market is loaded with them, and the internet is swapping thousands of recipes that include them. (Butternut squash desserts, anyone?) Whether you’re more partial to the tender acorn squash or a …

Healthy Eating

7 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

Why Some Restaurants Are Cutting Ties With Mobile Ordering Apps

As third-party food apps continue to consume each other in the fight for delivery domination, casual restaurants appear to be doing some streamlining of their own. Restaurants like Proposition Chicken and Presidio Pizza Company in San Francisco are <b>pulling back from order, pay, and delivery apps</b>, …

Apps

16 One-Pot Dinners That Are Actually Healthy

Because easy and good-for-you don't have to be mutually exclusive.

These 5-Ingredient Summer Sauces Are Basically Magic

A good sauce takes a dish from good to great. A great sauce combines transformative powers with simplicity and ease. After all, what else do you need …

Slow Cookers

Is The Universe Conscious?

The history of science — in particular the physical sciences, like physics and astronomy — can be told as the incremental realization that there is large-scale coherence in the universe.<p>By large-scale coherence, I mean that some of the same physical laws hold at scales as diverse as the atom and …

Physics

11 Stuffed Pepper Recipes That Are Full of Flavor

Keeping things exciting in the kitchen is tough, especially when you’re trying to prep a week’s worth of meals. But you don't have to settle for …

Healthy Eating

4 Types of Salsa Verde to Memorize and Put on Everything

How to use pesto, chimichurri, and more for marinating, finishing, and dipping.<p>If you only use one type of sauce all summer, it should be salsa verde. I think the biggest misconception about salsa verde is that it's literally salsa—as in, to dip tortilla chips in. But it's so much more than that. …

Cooking

4 Sensational Summer Salads

Satisfy that summertime salad craving with one of these beauties.<p>When the heat and humidity show no signs of stopping, nothing sounds more refreshing …

Collard Greens

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Frybread

I fell in love with frybread before I’d ever even tasted it. I was a kid, and my parents rented a great movie called <i>Smoke Signals</i> for our family movie night. It’s a lovely, funny story about young Native American adults on a coming-of-age road trip through the American Southwest. (I highly …

13 Bountiful Vegan Salads to Devour for This Summer’s Meatless Monday

These days, salads aren’t the boring ol’ sides they used to be. Between earthy beet salads, warming winter options, and even lettuce-free versions, many are sneaking into the “main dish” category. What makes these salads so appealing is the variety of ingredients, of course. Luckily, with a wide …

Healthy Eating

17 Classic Appetizers Everyone Will Love

Here's a well-known truth that we tend to ignore anyway: There's no better way to please a crowd and keep your cool than with a spread of …

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Your Mouth Will Water at the Sight of These 14 Avocado Salads

If you're looking to spice up how you use an avocado, then we've got you covered — we, too, can only eat so many avo toasts. These avocado salads are perfect for when you want to eat something filling but still healthy. From adding Mexican beans to making a tequila-poppyseed vinaigrette, these …

Flu jab blunder brought unexpected benefits for Britain’s pension black hole

The flu jab blunder which contributed to the largest spike in deaths in a generation may have brought unexpected benefits for Britain’s pension black hole, a new report suggests.<p>Latest projections from the The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) show that the increase in the mortality rate in …

Big, punchy Filipino flavors coming out of Smalls' reconcepted kitchen

You've likely heard of the Southern meat-and-three. Well, get ready for the rice-and-three.<p>Smalls Smoke Shack, the tiny 480-square-foot space in the Irving Park neighborhood known for its barbecue and smoked meats, closed a few weeks ago to re-concept its menu, turning a keen eye toward owner …

Black Swans

Round-trip fare from LAX to Chengdu, China, home of the giant panda, for $474 on Hainan

More low fares to Asia: LAX to Chengdu, China, for $474 round trip on Hainan Airlines.<p>The fare, subject to availability, is for departures Mondays-Thursday through April 24 and returns Wednesdays-Sundays. You must stay at least three nights but not more than three months.<p>Info: Hainan Airlines, …

Heisenberg's Astrophysics Prediction Finally Confirmed After 80 Years

Discovering that our Universe was quantum in nature brought with it a lot of unintuitive consequences. The better you measured a particle’s position, the more fundamentally indeterminate its momentum was. The shorter an unstable particle lived, the less well-known its mass fundamentally was. Solid, …

Physics

7-Day Souping Meal Plan

"Souping" has gained popularity in recent years as a way to eat clean, lose weight and get healthy. The idea behind a soup cleanse is that you eat …

6 Foods a Nutritionist Eats Every Single Day

From energy healers to thyroid doctors, we're surrounded by a wealth of experts who provide relevant information that can improve our health and …

22 Whole30 Soup Recipes to Keep You on Track Through Winter

Whether you’ve resolved to start eating cleaner or you’ve been adhering to that lifestyle for a while, great Whole30 dinner recipes are like gold. Warm winter salads are super tasty, but if you want something a <i>smidge</i> more comforting, hearty winter soups come in *very* handy. They’re absolutely …

Cooking

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of 2016

Secret Santas, take note<p>Updated:<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in science and technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. These are the breakthroughs that will shape the future—and some may even make great Christmas presents.<p>The Sweet Sound of Virtual …

New Orleans Saints

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …

Meditation

Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

9 Must-Try Vegetarian and Vegan Thanksgiving Dishes

Although turkey is the holiday’s iconic dish, Thanksgiving dinner is actually a pretty great meal for vegetarians. Heaping dishes of autumn …

Vegan

Best Buy’s Black Friday 2016 deals include iPad discounts and tons of 4K TVs

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Best Buy just announced their huge slate of Black Friday discounts this year, with deals in …

Televisions

9 Subtle Ways Psychopaths Communicate Differently, According to Science

A single conversation could be all you need to spot a psychopath.<p>For years, scientists have known that psychopaths' brains are different from normal ones. Brain scans show reduced activity in areas that regulate impulses, emotions, aggression, and morality.<p>But since you probably don't have brain …

Psychology

Strength Training Tips and Workouts

Most of us know that cardio is important for getting fit and losing some weight, but what you may not know is just how important weight training is …