Ray Hodgkiss

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Here's What You Need to Know About Ricotta Cheese

You're going to put this stuff on everything.<p>July 22, 2018<p>There are so many cheeses out in the world that everyone loves, and so many recipes to use …

Breakfast

This Amazing Map Fills a 500-Million Year Gap in Earth's History

Tectonics of our ancient world.<p>Earth is estimated to be around 4.5 billion years old, with life first appearing around 3 billion years ago. To …

Tomato Cheddar Biscuits Recipe on Food52

• 2 cups (8 1/2 ounces) all-purpose flour<br>• 2 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika<br>• 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, if you like heat!)<br>• 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter<br>• 1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not in oil)<br>• 1 cup grated cheddar …

How to Beat Anxiety, According to Science

So you don't totally freak.<p><b>By Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge</b><p>Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it …

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Frybread

I fell in love with frybread before I’d ever even tasted it. I was a kid, and my parents rented a great movie called <i>Smoke Signals</i> for our family movie night. It’s a lovely, funny story about young Native American adults on a coming-of-age road trip through the American Southwest. (I highly …

New Wrinkles in the Search for “Planet X”

<b>Are astronomers being misled by the quirky alignment of orbits that they’re finding in the distant Kuiper Belt?</b>Even as the count of known planets …

Astronomy

Giant shelf cloud moves across New Jersey sky

Time-lapse video shows a giant shelf cloud moving across the sky above southern New Jersey.

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Hubble captures massive dead disk galaxy that challenges theories of galaxy evolution

By combining the power of a "natural lens" in space with the capability of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers made a surprising discovery—the …

New Calculation Could Spell Trouble For a Popular Theory of the Universe's Origin

The universe began. But what did it begin from? What did it begin into? We know it began by expanding rather quickly, and ended up with lots of big …

Where Is Our Sun's Twin?

New research suggests sun-like stars are born in pairs, resurrecting the idea of a solar sibling from billions of years ago.<p>In the 1980s, some astronomers started batting around the idea that the sun had a long-lost twin, circling undetected in the edges of the solar system. They suggested that the …

University of California

This Infinite Loop Timelapse Spins the Earth While the Stars Stay Still

If you point your camera at the sky and film, the stars will arc overhead. That’s because your camera is attached to a giant spinning orb called …

The Physics Behind “Interstellar’s” Visual Effects Was So Good, It Led To A Scientific Discovery

While he was working on the film Interstellar, executive producer Kip Thorne was tasked with creating the black hole that would be central to the …

I f**king hate science

<b>(AP/Dennis Van Tine)</b><p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s streamlined astrophysics book and the perils of popular scientism<p>John Semley<p>May 7, 2017 3:00pm (UTC)<p>In late July 2014, a Twitter user named @dogboner posted a photo of a man on a subway train working on his laptop, accompanied by the caption, “Some guy …

Stephen Hawking

10 Chefs Defend Their Favorite Hot Sauces

It's...lit.<p>Hot sauce, like any religion, inspires evangelical devotion and the occasional spirited argument. We asked a handful of chefs to tell us which spicy concoction puts the fire in their bellies.<p><b>The chef:</b> Travis McShane, chef and partner at Adele’s in Nashville<p><b>The sauce:</b> Salsa Lizano<p><b>The</b> …

This is what Pangea would look like with our current international borders

240 million years ago, Earth did not have seven continents (or eight if you count Zealandia), but one supercontinent called Pangea, which was …

26 Foods All Midwesterners Grew Up With

Which ones are the best?

How to make the best scrambled eggs you've ever tasted

We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny scramble.<p>We know what you're thinking: Do I really need a recipe for scrambled eggs? If you just want a …

A Mysterious Flash From a Faraway Galaxy

It was a spark in the night. A flash of X-rays from a galaxy hovering nearly invisibly on the edge of infinity.<p>Astronomers say they do not know what caused it.<p>The orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory, was in the midst of a 75-day survey of a patch of sky known as the Chandra Deep Field-South, when it …

This Girl Captured The Exact Moment A Seagull Stole Her Ice Cream And It's Intense

Dang birds always taking advantage of innocent ice cream eaters.<p>Kris said her parents kept offering to buy her another ice cream but she wasn't interested.<p>"I just took it as a sign that today was not my day for ice cream," she said.

Wawa is giving away free coffee — we visited and discovered why it's the greatest convenience store chain in America

Any Pennsylvanian knows the magnetic allure of Wawa.<p>The convenience-store chain has recruited an army of steadfast shoppers; however, many Americans don't know much about Wawa, as its locations are limited to six states on the East Coast. On Thursday, it's giving away free, unlimited coffee to …

New Jersey

Could there be a fifth dimension

By now we’re used to the idea that the world has four dimensions: three spatial and one temporal. But what if there were a fifth dimension — what …

Astronomers Have Investigated a Weird, Isolated Planet-Like Object

Spoiler: They're still not sure what it is.<p>Back in 2012, astronomers spotted a perplexing isolated object in our galactic neighbourhood - an object …

8 Incredible Pie Recipes from Your Favorite Celebrity Chefs

We never miss an opportunity to whip up one of our favorite pies, so when National Pi Day rolls around on March 14, you better believe we're making a …

236 years ago, an astronomer discovered our solar system's 7th planet completely by accident

<b>March 13, 1781</b>. The 7th planet — Uranus — was discovered on this date, completely by accident.<p>British astronomer William Herschel was performing a survey of all stars of at least magnitude 8 — from slightly too faint to see with the eye, in other words. That's when he noticed a very faint object — …

Astronomy

Sous Vide Is the Best Way to Cook a Steak, Period

How To Make Brussels Sprouts Taste Way Better

Please, whatever you do, just don't boil them.<p>Brussels sprouts have a wretched reputation. Their reputation is so bad that my own mother never served them to us as kids ― and she still won’t touch them to this day ― because her own childhood memories of eating them boiled, stinking of feet, has so …

Healthy Eating

A History of Meatloaf, Long May It Reign

From medieval meatloaf (but really), to breakfast meatloaf in the 1870s, to the ketchup wonder we cherish today, a history of an American classic.<p><i>If you grew up with a designated meatloaf pan in your house and now have serious opinions about the ground meat ratios (and the role of ketchup), we've</i> …

Perfection Exists, It's Called a Garlic Knot

Garlic knots are, quite simply, a perfect food.<p><i>Sometimes you need a break from the craziness of this modern age, which is why we're celebrating nostalgic foods this week at BonAppetit.com.</i><p>A garlic knot doesn't try to hide what it is; it doesn’t pretend to be something else. It’s unapologetically …

An Emerald Vortex

Instruments:Aqua — AMSR-EAqua — MODISCoriolis — WindSatGCOM-W1 — AMSR-2In situ MeasurementNOAA-19 POES — AVHRRTerra — MODIS