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What to Cook This Week

<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. Diwali is coming up this week, and, for those celebrating, Thursday night will be — …

Recipes

Take a Trip Around the World for $1,263 This November

A deal so sweet you won't even miss Grandma's sweet potato pie this Thanksgiving.<p>At Travel + Leisure, we’re vocal advocates of ditching Thanksgiving …

Abu Dhabi

The iPhone 8 might be smart enough to know when to shut up

The iPhone 8 is expected to have a front-facing biometric sensor for scanning your face. Its most obvious use seems likely to be scanning your face …

Researchers Track an Unlikely Culprit in Weight Gain

For middle-aged women struggling with their weight, a recent spate of scientific findings sounds too good to be true. And they may be, researchers caution.<p>Studies in mice indicate that a single hormone whose levels rise at menopause could be responsible for a characteristic redistribution of weight …

University of Washington

Fly Over Pluto In This Incredibly Detailed New NASA Video

Pluto is the unquestionably the most goth (dwarf) planet in the solar system. Its cold, icy heart and underworld-themed moons are absolutely …

Pluto

Advanced Electric Propulsion System successfully tested at NASA’s Glenn Research Center

Advanced solar electric propulsion will be needed for future human expeditions into deep space, including to Mars. Shown here is a 13-kilowatt Hall …

The man who built a $1bn firm in his basement

<b>Carl Rodrigues says that his family and friends all thought he had lost his mind.</b><p>"Everybody thought I had gone completely nuts," he says. "They were saying 'what's wrong with this guy? Is he having a hippy moment?'."<p>Mr Rodrigues, a successful IT consultant, had woken up one day and decided to quit …

Bobby Flay's Fish Tacos Recipe

This is Bobby Flay's take on the classic fish tacos. On Fish Fridays, this is a go-to dish for my family. In this recipe, you can use a white, flaky …

“Spermbots” Have Come to Aid Us In the War Against Cancer

Cancer Treatment<p>Cancer patients are all too familiar with the debilitating effects of chemotherapy, still a mainstay of treatment for many …

7 sailors remain missing off the coast of Japan after Navy destroyer collides with a tanker

U.S. and Japanese ships and aircrafts are conducting search-and-rescue missions.

Culture Clash at a Chinese-Owned Plant in Ohio

MORAINE, Ohio — When a giant Chinese glassmaker arrived here in 2014 and began spending what would become more than a half-billion dollars to fix up an abandoned General Motors plant, it seemed like a tale from opposite land: The Chinese are supposedly stealing American jobs — as no less an …

CRISPR Gene-Editing Could Cause Hundreds of Unexpected Mutations, Study Shows

Uh oh...<p><b>Update (3 April 2018):</b> In late March 2018, the study was officially retracted after the authors could not replicate these results. You can …

Genetics

The Next Phase Of Human Evolution Could Include Immortality

People may merge with machines.<p>What will humans be like in 1,000 years? They will likely be taller, bionic and maybe even immortal.<p>TechInsider looked at the possible future of the human race after another 10 centuries of evolution and found people and machines could literally join together ― …

Woman's Headache Turns Out To Be Live Cockroach in Her Skull

It took doctors almost an hour to extract it, and yes, there's a video.<p>In Russia, there's a saying for never knowing what metaphorical demons someone is battling: "You don't know what kind of cockroaches they have in their head."<p>Well, for one woman in Chennai, India, that saying turned out to be a …

Physiology

24 Foods British People Either Love Or Hate

Ketchup mixed with mayonnaise = yum.

Food

Astronomers discovered a rogue, wandering black hole hiding in our galaxy — and it's one of millions

Of the hundreds of millions (perhaps billions) of black holes scientists suspect are floating around in our galaxy, only about 60 have been found. The closest black hole that we know of is around 3,000 light-years away.<p>But astronomers believe they've spotted a rogue black hole hidden within a …

National parks on alert as congressman introduces resolution to roll back oil drilling restrictions

Affected parks would include Grand Tetons, Everglades, and the Flight 93 Memorial<p>Arizona Republican Representative Paul Gosar introduced a resolution in Congress that would weaken regulations limiting oil and natural gas drilling within national parks.<p>The move was noted in a release by the …

National Parks

Hubble Reveals the Wondrous Aftermath of a Star's Death

The blossoming rose of this distant nebula continues to awe astronomers as the star gives one last spectacular show before its death.<p>This image of …

Cosmology

We just got one of the best looks at Jupiter ever

If you've ever wanted to know what it would be like to hang above Jupiter's clouds, here you go.<p>This absolutely stunning view of Jupiter's northern latitudes shows incredible detail of gas giant's swirling cloudtops. And it features, in the lower left in the image below, the storm on the gas planet …

This guy tried to make the worst hip hop song ever and it accidentally turned out awesome

When Reddit user thetrue23 was approached by his friend to make the worst hip hop song ever for a movie, he gave it a valiant effort.<p>But it just …

Feds can't use US warrants to grab foreign data, says appeals court

The appeals court was split 4-4, ensuring a previous ruling in Microsoft's favor remained intact.<p>An appeals court has declined to revisit an earlier …

Giant otters roamed world six million years ago

Giant otters the size of wolves lived in prehistoric waters six million years ago, scientists have discovered.<p>US paleontologists discovered the biggest otter that ever lived while excavating an ancient lake bed in Shuitangba, in the Yunnan Province in Southwestern China.<p>The species, called <i>Siamogale</i> …

Razer had two prototype laptops stolen at CES

Two units of the most interesting product Razer showed at this year’s CES were stolen from its booth yesterday, the company says. Both items were prototype models of a laptop, called Project Valerie, that has three 4K displays. Razer says the products were taken around 4PM on Sunday.<p>“We treat …

Love it or Hate it, This Airline's Bikini Uniform is Earning Them Billions

If most 20-something guys could have their way, they'd probably have girls wearing nothing but bikinis. Well, that or lingerie (come on, we've all …

3 facts and 1 big question about Jupiter's icy moon Europa

On Monday, NASA is set to reveal some new findings about Jupiter's moon Europa.<p>While the space agency did specify that the announcement will not …

Astronomy