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Congressman who advised ex-wife to seek abortion votes for late-term abortion ban

A Tennessee congressman who supported his ex-wife’s decision to have two abortions, voted this week for a bill that would ban late-term abortions, according to news reports.<p>Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R), a anti-abortion conservative and former physician from Jasper, Tenn., joined 241 fellow House …

United States

Impress your Valentine with these February full moon names

Wolf Moon, Snow Moon, Hunger Moon and more names for February’s full moon in this post. Star near the moon is Regulus.<p>The moon turns full today – …

Astronomy

Why you should never trust a data scientist

The wonderful thing about being a data scientist is that I get all of the credibility of genuine science, with none of the irritating peer review or …

19 Cookbooks That Will Improve Your Life

The world's best chefs and food writers recommend the greatest books you should cook through, start to finish.<p>There's something about the idea of cooking through an entire cookbook that's very appealing. Like you're going to culinary school for $30. The best-known example is Julie & Julia, née The …

Books

Politics from cyberspace: Welcome to the world of Eve

The virtual worlds of video games hold lessons for the real one. We could learn a lot about how to organise our politics by studying the best video …

Sea Bean Salad with Daikon and Cucumber

<i>At their Philadelphia restaurant, VEDGE, Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby are redefining the concept of a vegan restaurant. This week, they'll be sharing recipes from their latest cookbook, giving away copies, and providing insight on how to make vegan cooking feel exciting and new.</i><p>When we visited …

Food & Dining

Power to the Party: 21 Labor Day Main Dish Recipes for Your End-of-Summer Bash

By now you should be all set with sides and desserts, so now it's time to start thinking about the main event. The old standbys like burger and grilled chicken are great, but Labor Day is a time to pull out the big guns and send off summer right. To that end we've got show-stopping grilled mains …

30 Delicious Things To Cook In September

Cool enough to turn on the oven, but still warm enough for ice cream. September, you're the best.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>(This will vary depending on time of the month and where you …

Food

Trucker Shortage Worsens As Energy Sector Booms

When goods arrive in Houston, they may come in containers stacked high on huge ships or strung out on long lines of rail cars. But to get to the customer, those goods need to be put on trucks and driven to their final destinations.<p>And now with the oil and gas sectors booming, the demand for …

US intelligence on Syria gas attack 'unconvincing', says Russia

Western intelligence reports about Syrian use of chemical weapons that have been seen by the Russian government are “completely unconvincing,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.<p>Mr Lavrov said that evidence recently provided by the United States, Britain, and France showing regime …

How to Make Quinoa Salad Without A Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: How to make any quinoa salad, using whatever ingredients you like, in 5 steps flat.</i><p>This is my secret weapon …

Food

How an indie game made a word-of-mouth rise to the top of the eShop charts

<i>Steamworld Dig</i>, the excavation-heavy Nintendo 3DS title from Gothenberg, Sweden-based indie developer Image & Form, has taken over the eShop in a number of territories across the globe — and it did so almost entirely thanks to the unpaid evangelism of its earliest adopters.<p>It's a peculiar success …

Just Shut Up

<b>Let me be more</b> precise. Just shut your fking piehole. Forever. You useless walking, bloodstained pile of casual death.<p>Lieberman said that he would urge lawmakers -- including his "amigos," Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) -- to approve an action in Syria. "I'm sure that our …

Lindsey Graham

Is space in games fictional or real?

This year's Philosophy of Computer Games conference will investigate the role of spaces within fantasy worlds, posing some deep questions about the games we play.<p>Set to take place in Norway in October, the conference, subtitled "Computer Game Space: Concept, Form and Experience," is being organized …

Life on Minimum Wage Around the World

The Extraordinary 30-Year Growth of the U.S. Hispanic Population

Chemical Weapons (Sarin Gas) - Periodic Table of Videos

Google Has Created A Programming Language That Thumbs Its Nose At Oracle

Ellison thinks Android copies a programming language owned by Oracle called Java.<p>Google is working on the ultimate come-back: It has created a programming language called Golang, or Go, that some people say can replace Java altogether.<p>Java was developed 20 years ago at Sun Microsystems and has …