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The favorite foods and eccentric eating habits of 9 ruthless dictators

Cobra stew. Hallucinogenic root bark. KFC. These were favorite meals of some 20th-century dictators.<p>In "Dictators' Dinners: A Bad Taste Guide to Entertaining Tyrants," Victoria Clark and Melissa Scott offer astonishing insights into dictators' table manners, food vices, and fears of poisonings. …

These Parchment Baked Eggs Will Change the Way You Do Breakfast

Have you ever thought of ditching the skillet and steaming your morning eggs instead? If not, you’re in for a treat! Cooking <i>en papillote</i> creates enclosed steam which locks in flavor, moisture and packs the extra punch! This French method of cooking in parchment packets is extremely versatile but is …

These Scenes Alongside the Paintings That Inspired Them Will Change How You See Movies

Yes, Lost in Translation and There Will Be Blood pulled from famous art.<p>We often talk about movies paying homage to other movies. If you've ever seen a Quentin Tarantino movie, you've basically seen a collage of kung fu, grindhouse, and classic film scenes repurposed into his chopped and screwed …

10 Best Indian Chicken Curry Recipes - Page 3 of 10

Butter Chicken<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>700 gm raw chicken<br>For theMarinade:<br>1 tsp red chilli powder<br>1 tsp ginger and garlic paste<br>Salt to taste<br>1/2 kg curd<br>For …

Make the dual-dressing salad with a single purpose: Crunch

Innovations in salad-making don’t come along every day, and salad cookbooks in the modern era tend to share a certain look: top-down view, round bowl. Some of those books dispense with extra styling elements and use the same plain, white bowl throughout.<p>I remember being served a first course of …

All plants on Earth may owe their existence to a spooky trick of quantum physics

Plants are possibly the most fundamental life form on Earth, supplying food and oxygen to ecosystems around the planet.<p>And yet many aspects of their leafy lives remain mysterious.<p>Photosynthesis — <i>the</i> process plants use to turn light into energy — is especially something of an enigma. Scientists have …

Gwyneth Paltrow Hopes that One Day No One Knows She was Even Involved With Goop

Paltrow shares her vision for the future of the brand.<p>If you asked a 15-year-old (a 15-year-old well-versed in pop culture, that is) who <b>Gwyneth Paltrow</b> is, it is possible they would say, “She’s in those <i>Iron Man</i> movies,” or maybe they’d identify her as the person who coined the term “conscious …

For Children with Autism, Multiple Languages May Be a Boon

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12 incredible women you've never heard of who changed science forever

ShutterstockSure, most people have heard of Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin, Jane Goodall and Sally Ride.But for every female scientist whose work …

Nation's Longest Bike Path Will Connect Maine to Florida

Stop and smell the roses or grab some food or chat with locals on the nation's longest greenway. Soon, traveling from Florida to Maine and back won't …

BBQ drinks: the best cocktails and spirits to pair with a grill

The great British barbecue survives any weather. An amusing apron is key kit for flippin’ burgers in the garden, as is a sou’wester for those inevitable rain showers which will add that extra bit of smoke-and-flames to the sizzling grill.<p>But as the weather eventually heats up there are plenty of …

Facebook just took away the last reason to watch TV

She opened the Facebook app on her phone and broadcast the aftermath of the shooting using the new Facebook Live feature. (<i>Warning: content is graphic</i>.) Anybody who tuned in was able to watch the graphic image of Castile bleeding.<p>The next day, protests against police violence erupted around the …

Scientists Fit Hundreds of Megabytes of Data onto DNA

The most durable storage in history is in our own bodies.<p>Researchers at the University of Washington, working with Microsoft, have encoded 202 megabytes of data onto synthetic DNA molecules. In a breakthrough for storage, researchers fit more than a hundred books, the Universal Declaration of Human …