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Jam-Filled Croustades

French for "crust," a croustade is usually made with flaky pastry. Here, the buttery dough is filled with fruit jam for the ultimate breakfast treat.

Pear-and-Frangipane Pastries

Poached pears redolent of vanilla and cinnamon are filled with spoonfuls of the rich almond custard known as frangipane, then nestled inside rounds of flaky pastry.

Raspberry Pi Receives Official TensorFlow Artificial Intelligence Framework Support

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts may be interested to know that the Google Machine learning software TensorFlow offering and artificial intelligence …

Machine Learning

Congress Finally Can Tell Hemp From Pot

For almost 50 years, hemp has been lumped together with heroin, LSD, and Ecstasy, but new legislation could soon make the crop legal for farmers still struggling from the loss of tobacco.<p>Hemp is currently a Schedule I federally controlled substance, in the same legal category as LSD, heroin, and …

Cannabis

10 essentials for your social media marketing campaigns

It’s nearly impossible to run a successful business today without a social media strategy.<p>Unfortunately, social media marketing requires a lot more …

Marketing

In about 20 years, half the population will live in eight states

In response to Post opinion writer Paul Waldman’s essay about the current power of the minority in American politics, the American Enterprise Institute’s Norman Ornstein offered a stunning bit of data on Twitter.<p>In broad strokes, Ornstein is correct.<p>The Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service of …

Pew Research Center

Your Company Is a Mirror Image of You. Here's How to Keep It Looking Its Best

Leaders shape their companies' culture and identity every day just by who they are and how they act.<p>Rand Fishkin ran into an old friend recently at a wedding. Six or seven years ago, the friend had joined Salesforce, whose founder and CEO, Marc Benioff, is a powerful advocate for equality and …

10 best low-sugar fruits that won’t mess with your blood sugar

Perfect when preparing that summer fruit salad<p>Even when it comes to fruit, you can inadvertently have too much of a good thing.<p>That said, you …

Inside the effort to print lungs and breathe life into them with stem cells - MIT Technology Review

Last month I had the chance to hold a replica of the upper part of a human airway—the windpipe plus the first two bronchi. It had been made from …

3D Bioprinting

Why the US and China's brutal supercomputer war matters

Thought global arms races are all about ballistic missiles, space or nuclear development? Think again: the new diplomatic frontline is over …

Best ever at splitting light, new material could improve LEDs, solar cells, optical sensors

Place a chunk of the clear mineral Iceland spar on top of an image and suddenly you'll see double, thanks to a phenomenon called double refraction—a …

Cancer-killing nanoparticles sneak through defenses camouflaged in tumor cells

Cancer has a few tricks up its sleeve to defend itself from the body's immune system, but a new therapy designed by researchers at Penn State has now …

Immunotherapy

Black Holes Could Actually Be Colliding Wormholes

When two wormholes collide, they could produce ripples in space-time that ricochet off themselves. Future instruments could detect these …

Racist Attitudes And Climate Denial Have a Disturbing Link We Never Knew About

Something is very wrong here.<p>The drivers behind climate change denial look to be even more complex than we thought, with new research finding …

Developing These 5 Habits Will Make You a Once-in-a-Career Leader to Employees

Practicing these five powerful tenets of leadership will make you unforgettable to employees and irreplaceable to employers.<p>The thing I wanted more than anything "growing up" as a leader was to be unforgettable to employees--for my impact on their performance, growth, happiness, and life. Did I …

Solar-powered harvester sucks drinkable water out of thin air

Although there are trillions of liters of water floating around in the air, it's not easily accessible for those who need it. Now engineers at UC …

Homeland Security will strip citizenship from naturalized Americans who lied on their applications

The Trump administration is creating an office within the Homeland Security Department to strip immigrants of their naturalized citizenship or green …

These Abnormally Huge Viruses Create Their Own Genes, Defying Standard Biology

Okay, that's weird.<p>They were first discovered on a beach in Santiago, Chile in 2013. And these gargantuan viruses are a far cry from your garden …

India's stoners have become shrewd entrepreneurs in a shadow industry

Kunaal Kapoor and Nikunj Ahuja, 20-year-old management graduates from Mumbai, were smoking marijuana in their hostel room when they had a brainwave. And it would have been just another stoner conversation if eight years later they weren’t running an e-commerce business selling smoking paraphernalia.<p>…

Cannabis

The FBI Agent Accused of Accidental Shooting During a Backflip Has Been Arrested

An off-duty FBI agent accused of accidentally discharging a weapon while dancing at a night club last week has been arrested and charged with …

The Invisible Struggle Of Living With High-Functioning Depression

It’s Monday morning when I arrive early at my full-time office job in Toronto’s financial district — looking put together and well rested for the day …

Pentagon disinvites China from major naval exercise over South China Sea buildup

By Missy Ryan<p>, Reporter<p>The Pentagon disinvited China from participating in a major naval exercise on Wednesday, signaling mounting U.S. anger over Beijing’s expanded military footprint in disputed areas of the South China Sea.<p>Lt. Col. Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman, said the Defense …

China

The Bill to Protect Mueller May Not Survive the Supreme Court

Legal scholars say the bipartisan legislation could run into trouble at the high court.<p>Legislation to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been hailed as a ray of bipartisan sunshine in a divided Congress. The only problem is that even if it could pass both chambers with a veto-proof …

Could This Supreme Court Case Affect Robert Mueller?

An upcoming case might show how the justices would react to the special counsel being dismissed.<p>An upcoming Supreme Court decision in a case most Americans have never heard of, and even lawyers will find obscure, could offer a clue about how the justices would react to President Trump firing …

Financial Regulation

What You Can't Say on Facebook

A new document reveals the scope of Facebook’s power—and a new commitment to transparency about it.<p>After years of pleas from activists and users, Facebook publicly released a version of its Community Guidelines on Tuesday—thousands of words that attempt to describe what you can’t say on the service.<p>…

Social Media

NARRATIVE FAIL: Newly Discovered CDC Surveys Demolish Anti-Gun Talking Points

Newly discovered statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that were never released to the public strengthen the argument for guns and …

The First Black Hole Close-Up

The EHT isn’t just one telescope: It’s a network of eight radio telescopes in Hawaii, Arizona, Spain, Mexico, Chile and Antarctica. Astronomers align …

Universe

Iran's Real Enemy in Syria

At a time of economic hardship, Tehran has provided billions of dollars to help Assad crush Islamist rebels. The question is why.<p>“What kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men, women, and children?” President Trump asked Russia and Iran Friday night after …

Middle East

The Backlash Against Trump's Syria Strike

Members of Congress in both parties have declared his actions unconstitutional. Will Democrats campaign against their illegality?<p>Last week Donald Trump willfully violated the Constitution as even he once understood it, despite being warned against doing so by dozens of members of Congress.<p>Hours …

Donald Trump

The Hunt for Wonder Drugs at the North Pole

In a race against antibiotic resistance, a Norwegian research team sails into the Arctic darkness.<p>Gathered around a white plastic table, four scientists surgically explored a quaking pile of mud, freshly scraped from the bottom of the ocean and spiked with twitching tentacles and antennae. In the …