Morgan Scharf

12 Added | 4 Magazines | @MorganScharf | Keep up with Morgan Scharf on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Morgan Scharf”

Jupiter's gaseous eye, a moon impaled and a Halloween sun – in pictures

This month’s pick of the best space-related imagery has a theme: pareidolia, or the human tendency to see meaningful shapes and patterns where none exists<p>Eye of the storm: Nasa released this close-up of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot, taken by Hubble on 21 April as the shadow of the Jovian moon, …

Language

Video: Young volcanos on the moon

Scientists have long thought the moon’s volcanos stopped erupting a billion years ago. But dotting the lunar landscape are some remarkably fresh …

Using supermassive black holes to measure cosmic distances

“Eye of Sauron” is a nickname for an active supermassive black hole at the core of a distant galaxy. Researchers measured its distance at 62 million …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

This Table Has a Secret (and it's Pretty Awesome)

(Image credit: Naais)<p>Just as, after wearing comfy maternity pants during two pregnancies, I now believe all pants would be better with elastic …

Food & Dining

ic_2

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Wrap beets individually in aluminum foil and place on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast until beets are tender when pressed …

Why Whole Foods Wants You to Eat This Giant Amazonian Fish

The first time I encountered the Amazonian fish paiche, also called arapaima, was while watching the extreme-fishing show <i>River Monsters</i>. The …

Thanksgiving Recipes: 5 Salads to Serve on the Side

Why do I hear you groaning already? Is it in anticipation of tomorrow’s mashed potatoes, stuffing, cheesy casseroles, and pie, pie, pie? Cut the …

School Makerspaces: Growing Farmers, Gardeners, and Cooks

<b>When my son took his preschool application intelligence test (yes, seriously), the test administrator said, “He cooks with you, so he will likely score higher than other children.”</b><p>Turns out, intelligence tests incorporate examples of everyday objects that many kids no longer see—whisks, measuring …

Maria Merian’s Butterflies: The Illustrated Story of How a 17th-Century Woman Forever Changed the Course of Science Through Art

While putting together the annual omnibus of the year’s best children’s books, I was reminded of how woefully rare inspired children’s books about science are in our culture — as rare, perhaps, as are homages to pioneering female scientists and celebrations of the intersection of art and science. …

7 Physical Effects of Sleep Deprivation: Psyche

Sneakers<p>Available for pre-order tomorrow on Yeezy Supply.<p>By Jake Woolf1 day agoView More<p>Fitness<p>For the top-ranked man on the planet, a "rest day" …