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E=mc² became famous for all the wrong reasons

If a time traveler assassinated Albert Einstein before he figured out that E=mc², would we still have atomic weapons?<p><i>Note: Below is the script for the video, above. You may want to just watch the video instead. Oh, also, subscribe to</i> Popular Science <i>on YouTube.</i><p><b>President:</b> "Suppose I gave you a chance …

A Nearby Neutron Star Collision Could Cause Calamity on Earth

A long time ago in a galaxy far away—NGC 4993, to be exact—two neutron stars collided and created a spectacular light show.<p>After billions of years …

Mysterious rock art uncovered in caves on uninhabited Caribbean island

Experts have uncovered a vast array of mysterious pre-Columbian rock art in the caves of a remote uninhabited Caribbean island.<p>Archaeologists explored around 70 cave systems on Puerto Rico’s Mona island. The thousands of designs, created centuries ago, comprise the largest concentration of …

5 Things That Are Almost as Deadly as Smoking, According to Science

And sometimes harder to avoid.<p>Cigarette smoking, one of the least healthy habits out there, is quickly disappearing in the United States. The rate of …

Public Health

What the '2%' actually means in 2% milk — and why the name whole milk is misleading

Skim, 1%, 2%, whole, half and half, cream — what do these different names actually mean? It's all about the fat content. But titles like 1% and 2% are a little misleading.<p>Contrary to popular belief, they don't mean that all but 1% or 2% of the fat has been removed. Rather they refer to what …

Trump Decides Against Gary Cohn for Fed Chair

President Donald Trump does not intend to appoint National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn to lead the Federal Reserve, three people familiar …

Donald Trump

Clinton lawyer picked up funding Trump dossier after Republicans stepped away

President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats on Wednesday after a lawyers for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee …

Carabao Cup: West Ham come back from 2-0 down to beat Tottenham 3-2 at Wembley

WEST Ham stunned in-form Tottenham by coming from behind to win 3-2 in a dramatic Carabao Cup fourth-round tie at Wembley.<p>After a much-changed Spurs …

Mooy to meet young Huddersfield fan after heart-warming letter

Caltex Socceroos star Aaron Mooy will meet a young Huddersfield Town fan after his heart-warming letter to the midfielder went viral over the weekend.<p>…

Soccer

Carabao Cup final eight: Chelsea, West Ham progress after beating Everton, Tottenham

CHELSEA join Arsenal, Bournemouth, Bristol City, Leicester, both Manchester clubs and West Ham in the final eight of the Carabao Cup after a 2-1 win …

Andrew Fifita’s snake bite prank sends Konrad Hurrell running

KONRAD Hurrell doesn’t like snakes. He doesn’t like Andrew Fifita more.

Pranks

AFL Draft 2017: Noah Balta among this year’s most versatile players after training with John Barnes

NOAH Balta is fortunate for his uncle’s connections.<p>On the eve of the 2015 season, the Calder Cannons youngster, then just 16 years of age, was in …

England wary of Australia's mystery spinner

"She's a quality bowler, she spins it well, but I wouldn't expect many of the wickets to spin to that extent," Robinson said.<p>"She's a threat. We're …

'It's a game of cricket, not war': Stuart Broad confident ahead of Ashes

"It was quite a clever tactic; after they'd lost three of the previous four Ashes series he needed something to unite the public and media behind the …

Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade 'confident' of securing Ashes berth

"I have wanted to play in an Ashes for a long time," Wade said. "Personally, there's work I've got to do. I've got to score some more runs, for sure. …

F1: Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel go from contender to flop vs Mercedes after a string of mishaps

FERRARI began the Formula 1 season with a furious start. A decade removed from its last season championship, the chase with Mercedes was finally on …

NBA Wrap: Why Cavs picked draft bust; LeBron’s final frontier

WHEN the Cavaliers drafted UNLV stud Anthony Bennett first overall in the 2013 draft, almost everyone was stunned by a reach selection in an utterly …

Caramel Flan

1K<p>914<p>Shares 2K<p>The name of one French dessert that people find confusing is <i>crème caramel</i>. Caramel-topped custards like this are called <i>flan</i> in Spanish, …

Charred Scallions Are This Salad Dressing's Secret Weapon

Adam Rapoport finally spilled the beans on his favorite dressing add-in.<p>Scallions are one of the few salad-y ingredients that manage to keep their appeal 12 months out of the year. They’re always in the grocery store, and I try to keep a bunch or two in my fridge. I won’t touch a tomato again until …

Cooking

Michelin awards top 3-star ratings to 7 Bay Area restaurants

Benu<p>Coi<p>French Laundry<p>Manresa<p>Quince<p>Meadowood<p>Saison<p>Acquerello<p>Atelier Crenn<p>Baumé<p>Californios<p>Commis<p>Lazy Bear<p>SingleThread<p>Adega<p>Al's Place<p>Aster<p>Auberge du Soleil<p>Bouchon<p>Campton Place<p>Chez TJ<p>Commonwealth<p>Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant<p>Gary Danko<p>Hashiri<p>Situ<p>jū-ni<p>Keiko a Nob Hill<p>Kenzo<p>Kin Khao<p>Kinjo<p>La Toque<p>Lord …

The 38 Essential Hawai‘i Restaurants

No catchphrase can encapsulate the culinary scope of Hawai‘i: It encompasses carb-tastic plate lunches doused in gravy, bundles of steamed taro leaves packed with tender pork or other treasures, noodle soups, delicate mochi, and ever-new creations from relentlessly innovative chefs looking both to …

Italian-Style Carrot Cake Might Be the Best Carrot Cake

Italian Carrot Cake (<i>Torta di Carote</i>)<p>Serves 8 to 10<p><i>For the cake:</i><br>Unsalted butter, for coating the pan <br>2/3 cup all-purpose flour <br>2 1/2 teaspoons baking …

Did Bobby Flay Torpedo His Own Iron Chef Career? [Updated]

And what does that mean for the future of the Food Network?<p><b>Update (October 26, 8 a.m.):</b> More than 12 hours after this story was published, Flay gave a statement to <i>People</i> in which he confirmed the t-shirt incident but characterized it as a joke. He also indicated that he is willing to return to …

A Great Baking Trick

The secret to making no-hassle desserts that can feed a crowd is in your cupboard…Sheet pan cooking has taken the food world by storm for good …

Secrets of the Instant Pot

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. So I got one of these new-era science cookers, now sitting on the counter with its …

Recipes

These Are Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can't get enough of the appliance's versatility and ease. And while …

The 12 most important health innovations of the year

Ted Cavanaugh<p>Science<p>One might change the way we treat cancer for good.<p><i>This article is a segment of 2017's Best of What's New list. For the complete tabulation of the year's most transformative products and discoveries, head right this way.</i><p>Aeroform tissue expander system<p>When a woman undergoes breast …

How to Feng Shui in a Day

Looking to update your space but don’t know where to begin? Consider giving Feng Shui a try. For complete novices, the ancient art can seem a bit intimidating, but getting started in your home is easier than you think. While Feng Shui can take a lifetime to truly master, implementing a few key—and …

A Complete History of Manolo Blahnik

Manolo Blahnik has famously etched out a spot in the high-end fashion world, with his designs finding a place in women’s closets all around the …

Footwear