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How To Make Easy Pan-Fried Pork Chops — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Here's how you make a pork chop that can truly rival a great steak at home: Brine it with brown sugar, pan-fry it, and then baste it with butter. If …

Recipes

The 2018 Best Foods for Men

We saw you at the store. More and more guys are the primary household food shoppers, reveals a recent survey commissioned by <i>Men's Health,</i> and hunting down the best ingredients matters. This lineup, compiled with input from food and nutrition experts, can help deliver you from dull meals. Plus, …

Ree Drummond's Super-Smart Method for Make-Ahead Cold Brew

If adults could still earn merit badges — and I think we should be able to — I would have every award for drinking absurd quantities of coffee. I am …

Grilled Bacon Jalapeno Wraps Recipe

"Jalapenos are stuffed with cream cheese, wrapped with bacon, and barbecued on the grill."<p>Ingredients<p>6 fresh jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise and …

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

What do we know about time? Language tells us that it “passes”, it moves like a great river, inexorably dragging us with it, and, in the end, washes us up on its shore while it continues, unstoppable. Time flows. It moves ever forwards. Or does it? Poets also tell us that time stumbles or creeps or …

Physics

The Tale Of A 1986 Experiment That Proved Einstein Wrong

Yesterday a gentleman posted a comment on an article I wrote about the luminiferous aether. For those who aren’t familiar, the aether was an idea proposed in the 1800s to explain how light can travel through empty space. Several experiments trying to observe the aether were performed in the late …

Physics

The Woman Who Knows Everything About the Universe

In 1965, physicist Richard Feynman was busy. He was busy winning the Nobel Prize, and he was busy learning to draw. One day during that productive …

This Is Why You Don't See People-Size Salmon Anymore

While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales' main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast.<p>Chinook salmon are also known as kings: the …

Puget Sound

Cocktail of the week: Smoking Goat's tequila, mandarin and lime

Serves 1<p><b>25ml blanco tequila</b> (any brand)<b><br>25ml orange liqueur or triple sec</b> (we use Clement’s Créole Shrubb)<b><br>5ml palm sugar syrup</b> (melt one part palm sugar in two parts water over a low heat), or normal sugar syrup<b><br>15ml mandarin juice</b><b><br>15ml lime juice</b><b><br>1 pinch sea salt</b><b><br>1 mint leaf</b>, to garnish<p>Put everything …

Cocktails

The 50 Best Boots for Men

CHELSEAS, CHUKKAS & MORE<p><i>This guide to the best boots for men covers nine different categories, including work boots, Chelseas, chukkas and more.</i><p><b>Table</b> …

Shoes

Kefir-Battered Cast-Iron Fried Chicken

When a craving for fried chicken hits, I turn to this recipe, which tastes nothing like chicken that's been passed through a fast-food window—and …

This Physics Breakthrough Could Help Save the World

Turbulence wastes a lot of energy. New research shows how we might reduce it.<p>If humans want to avoid boiling the oceans, we’ll have to find ways to use energy more efficiently. This, in turn, requires solving a problem that people don’t typically connect to climate change: the turbulence created …

Breakthroughs

What Would You See As You Fell Into A Black Hole?

Black holes are some of the most perplexing objects in the entire Universe. Objects so dense, where gravitation is so strong, that nothing, not even light, can ever escape from it. Many physical black holes have been identified, from stellar-mass scale ones in our own galaxy to supermassive ones at …

Black Holes

What Is Modern Portfolio Theory?

In the world of Wall Street, 60 years is an eternity. So when a concept like modern portfolio theory remains one of the most popular and successful …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Former Pentagon UFO official: 'We may not be alone'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former Pentagon official who led a recently revealed government program to research potential UFOs said Monday evening that he believes there is evidence of alien life reaching Earth.<p>"My personal belief is that there is very compelling evidence that we may not be alone," Luis Elizondo …

Paranormal

MIT is making furniture that comes to life

MIT developed TRANSFORM, a shape-shifting interface that not only looks cool, but also makes your life easier.<p>The surface changes shape for a variety …

MIT

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

The 30 Best-Performing Stocks Since 1980

I’ve been doing some catch-up reading on banks recently and bumped into this fascinating table from a recent presentation by <b>M&T Bank</b>. This table shows the best 30 stocks (as of May 31) out of the entire universe of 567 U.S.-based stocks traded publicly since 1980.<p>Of course this is not the list of …

Ready to Buy Your First Stock? Try These.

Ready to Buy Your First Stock? Try These.<p>Updated October 17, 2017<p>Investing in the stock market is not as simple as going into the store to make a …

We Asked Couples Why They Opened Up Their Relationship

From having a micropenis to living on different continents, non-monogamous couples answer the questions friends are too afraid to ask.<p>Swipe through a few Tinder bios and before long you'll see something along the lines of "in a relationship, but looking for a good time!" The not-so-subtle subtext? …

Quantum Thermodynamics Could Revolutionize Energy and Information Technology | WIRED

Author: Natalie Wolchover. Natalie Wolchover Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.06.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>What Happens When You Mix …

Quantum Physics

The 101 Best Beers in America

It’s taken us a while to get here, but no matter where in these Unites States of America you may find yourself, there is now simply no set of …

4 Mouthwatering Vegan Breakfast Ideas That Will Keep You Full All Day

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What you eat literally fuels your body for the next 12 hours—or more—so it’s …

Breakfast

5 Vital Lessons Scientists Learn That Can Better Everyone's Life

Scientific breakthroughs may be rare, but they never take place in an intellectual vacuum. Newton’s recognition that he was standing on the shoulders of giants has never been more true than it is today, where the titans of the past have laid the foundations for our vantage point today. Yet the …

Physics

What Will Happen When Betelgeuse Explodes?

Every star will someday run out of fuel in its core, bringing an end to its run as natural source of nuclear fusion in the Universe. While stars like our Sun will fuse hydrogen into helium and then — swelling into a red giant — helium into carbon, there are other, more massive stars which can …

Universe

A financial planner explains how to start investing with $100

You see, if you save $100 in your sock drawer, 30 years from now when you go to check on it, you will still only have $100.<p>Conversely, if you invest $100 in a mutual fund, even if you never made another investment, with a 7% annual return it has the potential to grow to $761.23 after 30 years with …

People With the Best Sex Lives Eat These 6 Science-Backed Foods Daily

The term "aphrodisiac" tends to have cheesy connotations, but there's serious science behind functional foods. "A nourishing, whole food diet leads …

Wellness

The Man Who's Trying to Kill Dark Matter

For 80 years, scientists have puzzled over the way galaxies and other cosmic structures appear to gravitate toward something they cannot see. This …

Dark Matter