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This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars

Hidden 1,000 metres under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's dream.<p>Super-Kamiokande (or "Super-K" as it's sometimes referred to) is a neutrino detector. Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles which travel through space and pass through solid matter as though it were …

Physics

8 Uncommon Cuts of Meat Butchers Wish You Knew About

A visit to my local butcher shop, Sweet Cheeks Meats, in Jackson, Wyoming, is something I look forward to every week. The atmosphere is friendly and …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

BBQ

The World's Hottest Pepper Is Spicy Enough to Kill You

To the die-hard chile fanatics casually chomping down on habaneros and drizzling Carolina Reaper sauce on your tacos, you have a new fiery monarch to …

This kitchen gadget can automatically turn fruit into hard cider

Brewing hard cider at home can feel daunting — there are lots of ingredients, and the process can be hard to get just right.<p>A new app-connected appliance, called the Alchema, makes it easy. All you need to do is fill it with fruit, yeast, sugar, water, and wait about a week, co-founder Oscar Chang …

19 Slightly Odd Things Everyone Who Loves To Eat Has Done

When you get carried away and accidentally eat some of the food packaging too.

23 Mouthwatering Burgers for National Burger Day

Graduations are coming to an end, you’re breaking out your fun pool floats and everyone is grilling up their signature burgers — that’s right, summer is officially upon us. Every year, May 28 marks National Burger Day, a holiday that most people are pretty happy exists. Coincidentally (or not), it …

All You Need to Make Barbecue Sauce Is This Formula

Cheaper, tastier, better: It's time to learn how to make homemade barbecue sauce.<p>A good sauce can save your backyard barbecue from charred yard bird to chicken wings so good, you could charge for 'em. The problem is that most store-bought barbecue sauces just aren't that stellar. They're …

The Great Wine-Sulfur Debate

A fun way to assess the additive's effects, in a two-bottle taste test.<p>At a brunch over the holiday season, I was lucky enough to taste two bottles …

10 Decadent Stuffed Potato Recipes

A baked potato is good, but a stuffed potato is so much better.<p>Stuffed potatoes are fluffier, they're usually cheesier, and they're more flavorful …

NASA Confirms 100 New Alien Planets

The revamped Kepler mission is raking in the discoveries, turning up new kinds of worlds.<p>After being crippled by a mechanical malfunction, NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft is back in action and has found a slew of planets orbiting other stars.<p>Called K2, the revamped mission has already found …

The Best Prosecco to Drink This New Year's Eve

Not all Proseccos are created equal. The best among these light and gently fruity sparkling wines, which hail from Italy's Veneto region, are made by farmers and smaller family run estates who grow and select the best grapes by hand. Unfortunately, those aren't the bottles that you see most often …

Prosecco

No Packets Allowed: Hot Chocolate You Actually Want to Drink

Whether you like it classically creamy, bittersweet, spicy, or spiked—we've got just the recipe.<p>We drink hot chocolate because it’s rich and creamy, warm and luxurious. It's a comfort food, to pick you up when you're feeling down, or when you're just really cold. It's best served next to a skating …

3 Grown-Up Ways to Up Your Apple Intake

The orchard is infiltrating cocktail hour, with apple-based booze, stand-alone cider bars, and produce-driven cocktails that won’t cause appletini flashbacks.<p>The orchard is infiltrating cocktail hour, with apple-based booze, stand-alone cider bars, and produce-driven cocktails that won’t cause …

Alton Brown Explains How Food Has Evolved From Burden to Joy

Ultimate food nerd Alton Brown stopped by Eater headquarters recently to chat with Helen Rosner and Greg Morabito of the Eater Upsell. The full episode airs Monday, but here's a preview: Today, nearly everyone loves food as a cultural phenomenon, and thinks a whole lot about what they put into …

Alton

Here's How To Re-Cork a Bottle Of Wine (Like A Genius)

Some days call for a whole bottle of wine. Whether it was a stressful day at work or you're drinking along to this week's "Scandal," we're not here to judge. But other times you just want a glass or two. Next time you find yourself in the latter camp, try this super-easy trick to ensure your bottle …

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (29 November 2015)

<b>Top picks</b><p>From me in the Atlantic:<p>Why So Blue, Tarantulas?<br>• The New Gene-Editing Technique That Reveals Cancer’s Weaknesses<br>• Inside the Bizarre Genome of the World’s Toughest Animal<p>“To weather something is, after all, to survive.” The peerless Kathryn Schulz takes us on a tour of weather in literature. …

Tennessee’s half-mile-long spider web shows how little we know about our surroundings

Spiderlings, growing up<p>Last week, residents of North Memphis, Tennessee, woke up to what most people would consider a pretty creepy surprise: a half-mile-long spider web on the grass near their homes. Local news station <i>WMC Action News 5</i>reported that "millions" of spiders had "infested" one of the …

Scientists Watch Black Hole Have Leisurely Meal

Black holes are notorious for gobbling stars and ripping apart galaxies, but it’s not always a quick process. Astronomers reported Thursday they watched a star being swallowed from beginning to end over a period of several months.<p>And for the first time, they could detect a spurt of plasma at the …

World’s toughest animal has tons of foreign DNA

Tardigrades are nearly microscopic animals that can survive the harshest of environments, including outer space.<p>Scientists sequenced their genome and …

Biology