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The 100 Best Cookbooks of All Time

So many great titles, so little shelf space. These are the best of the best.

7 ways to follow a low-carb diet the right way

Feeling "hangry," the combination of hungry and angry, is what I hear a lot from patients who believe all carbs are evil, and that if you want to control your blood sugar or lose weight, they all have to go.<p>Strong studies point to carbohydrate restriction as a main treatment for type 2 diabetes, …

The Upsetting Evolutionary Precedent for Jealous Boyfriends

Baboons can be abusive, too.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Biology, Power, Relationships & Sex<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by …

There's Actually A Scientific Explanation To Why Certain Men Harass Women On The Street

Catcalling and street harassment is rampant around the world, and despite occasionally trying to find the humor in such a totally inappropriate and …

Comments of the Week #165: From the size of stars to doubting LIGO

“Many people today agree that we need to reduce violence in our society. If we are truly serious about this, we must deal with the roots of violence, …

Physics

Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think

The term “moonshot” is sometimes invoked to denote a project so outrageously ambitious that it can only be described by comparing it to the Apollo 11 …

Emerging Technology

This Scientist Has Come Up With A Mathematical Model For A Time Machine

After some serious number crunching, a UBC researcher has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine.<p>Ben Tippett, a mathematics and …

Sweden’s Museum of Failures pays homage to products that flopped

Oh hey, Nokia N-gage<p>Inside Sweden’s Museum of Failures<p>Anyone remember the marketing catastrophe that was Bic for Her? Or what about the Ford Edsel, which lost so much money that the name “Edsel” became synonymous with failure? These are among the gems featured at Sweden’s newly-opened Museum of …

Talk of a skills gap in the labor market is 'an incredible cop out'

The Business CEO Roundtable has published a report discussing what it says is a shortage of skilled workers in America, and hosted a conference in Washington featuring high profile CEOs, a top aide to Donald Trump and two US senators.<p>"There are a lot of jobs open," said Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP …

Jamie Dimon

low cost DIY electric car made from recycled parts has 380+ mile range

<b>california-based company ITAP converts a 1997 BMW into an electric car with a 38% longer driving range than the tesla model ‘S P100D’ for just a</b> …

Electric Vehicles

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

Physics

Airbnb is buying a scam-fighting background check technology

Airbnb is getting more serious when it comes to keeping fraudulent listings and shady renters off the website. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the short-term rental platform is buying Trooly Inc., a startup specializing in background checks to fight off scammers. Airbnb has been using Trooly's service to …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Internet

The 1 Sure Way to Get People to Like You, According to Brain Scans

Psychological testing, brain scans, and the school of hard knocks agree that this is how to get people to like you.<p>Many people in business--including and especially entrepreneurs--seem to think that you can talk your way into being both well-liked and more successful. Nothing could be further from …

The Brain

YouTube broke for a hot sec and the internet couldn't handle it

<b>UPDATE: June 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m. EDT</b> YouTube is back up, and life is ALL GOOD again. Carry on! The original story follows below.<p>The world's largest …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

Richard Feynman

Shocking report claims fake news is remarkably cheap to produce

Fake news is a very real problem, one that can sway elections and have monumental effects on society. Now, a new cybersecurity research report claims …

Why we should plant food forests instead of gardens

In Tel Aviv, locals are turning edible plants into self-regulating ecological forests that require less upkeep than gardens.<p>A food forest is exactly …

Netflix has limits on how many times you can download certain shows and movies

Offline viewing has a catch<p>Late last year, Netflix enabled downloads for offline playback, which was great news for subscribers who take planes, ride the subway, or own a phone. The function came with some minor caveats, like expiration dates for downloads and limited support for microSD storage on …

Televisions

Why Is the Speed of Light So Slow?

In 2015, a team of Scottish scientists announced they had found a way to slow the speed of light. By sending photons through a special mask, the …

Scientists Have Created The Largest Ever Virtual Universe Inside a Supercomputer

This thing is bananas.<p>As well as studying what we can observe today, scientists rely on simulations to understand more about the past and future of …

Dark Matter

20 Sweet Recipes to Get Your Fill of Strawberries

There is no sweeter time of year than strawberry season. We wait all year for the arrival of these ripe, red berries and once they're here, we can't …

House Dem drafting articles of impeachment for Trump

A House Democrat will soon launch an official attempt to impeach President Trump.<p>Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for …

Many Americans Believe Chocolate Milk Comes from Brown Cows

For the record, no, it doesn't<p>If you’ve ever had a glass of chocolate milk and found yourself wondering where chocolate milk comes from or how it’s …

Lab notes: I gotta vole lotta love for this week's science

This week’s biggest stories<p>Voles have almost perfected monogamy, which has made them perfect subjects for studying the neuroscience of love. With the help of rodent Romeos and Juliets, scientists have now pinpointed the specific patterns of brain activity that accompany romance. It’s an exciting …

Coral reef can survive, say scientists, but fast action is needed

Scientists say the world’s coral reefs can be saved despite being “in deep trouble” due to climate change, fishing and pollution – but they will look radically different in the future.<p>A study published in the journal Nature says warmer water temperatures will lead to new mixes of coral species and …

Great Barrier Reef

5 Summer Movies You’re in Danger of Missing

Big blockbusters like “Wonder Woman,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “War for the Planet of the Apes,” and “The Mummy” are guaranteed to be big draws this …

5 Flavored Ice Cubes That Won't Water Down Your Summer Cocktails

Oh, you’ve been making ice with water all this time? That’s sad.<p>With warm weather officially commencing, we’re calling for a paradigm shift on how to …

Recipes

Science says lasting relationships come down to 3 basic traits

Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and author of "Anatomy of Love," put happy couples in long-term relationships into brain scanners. The results gave her an insight into what makes a relationship last.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

Scanners

Trump asks world leaders to call him on his cellphone

President Trumphas been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief's communications.<p>Trump has urged leaders of …

Donald Trump