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Engineers Turn a Laser Beam into a Stream of Liquid - MIT Technology Review

Lasers are one of the iconic breakthroughs of 20th century science. They produce coherent photons in tight beams of specific energy. They can …

People who hear voices in their head can also pick up on hidden speech

The secret to both might lie in how our brains experience the world<p>Serial killer David Berkowitz, also known as the “Son of Sam,” famously claimed that he heard voices in the form of a dog telling him to commit murder. But hearing voices isn’t necessarily a sign of psychosis. In fact, according to …

The Brain

Unconventional quantum systems may lead to novel optical devices

(Phys.org)—Physicists have experimentally demonstrated an optical system based on an unconventional class of quantum mechanical systems that could …

Quantum Mechanics

New Mexico company licenses innovative solar panel technology from two Washington universities

Groundbreaking solar panel technology developed at two Washington universities has been licensed by a company out of Los Alamos, N.M., and could …

Men, Listen Up: Women Like The Smell Of Guys Who Eat A Certain Diet

What we eat can influence more than our waistlines. It turns out, our diets also help determine what we smell like.<p>A recent study found that women preferred the body odor of men who ate a lot of fruits and vegetables, whereas men who ate a lot of refined carbohydrates (think bread, pasta) gave off …

University of Pennsylvania

Quantum Computers and Quantum Physics

A quantum computer is a computer design which uses the principles of quantum physics to increase the computational power beyond what is attainable by …

10 Weekend Breakfast Recipes With 5 Ingredients or Fewer

Making breakfast is one of my favorite weekend morning activities—OK, <i>eating</i> breakfast is one of my favorite weekend morning activities. I've got more …

Breakfast

Upside Down Strawberry Cake

Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Butter and line a 20 - 22 cm / 8 - 9" springform pan with parchment paper.<p>Slice about 2/3 of the strawberries about 4 mm / …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Darpa Wants to Build a BS Detector for Science

Adam Russell, an anthropologist and program manager at the Department of Defense’s mad-science division Darpa, laughs at the suggestion that he is …

British Hobnob Biscuit Recipe

Both Britain and Ireland are famed for their love of biscuits (cookies) and on the list must be the Hobnob which also was voted one of the top ten of …

The ages you're the smartest at everything throughout your life

If you think you've already witnessed the rise and fall of your peak self, researchers have news for you: As far as your intelligence is concerned, you likely have several new highs to look forward to. Some of them, like the ability to read others' emotions or do basic arithmetic, don't arrive …

How to Make Ribs

With this easy step-by-step how-to, preparing Tyler's ultimate barbecued ribs can be as easy-breezy as the summer season itself.<p>The Ultimate …

Cooking

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

We all have our go-to recipe when we want to whip up a batch of "the best" homemade chocolate chip cookies, but truth be told, there can be only one. …

Dessert

Baffling New 'Angel Particle' Is Matter and Antimatter at Once

An explosive theoretical particle just appeared in an antimatter test.<p>Scientists have long accepted that every particle that exists has its own …

This Bundt Cake Is Stuffed With Cheesecake And Glazed With Chocolate

DAMN.<p>16 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>½ cup powdered sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>1 box chocolate cake mix, prepared accordingly to box instructions<p>10 chocolate sandwich cookies<p>8 ounces high quality chocolate, chopped finely (60% cocoa content or higher)<p>2 cups heavy cream<p>1. Preheat the oven to …

Dessert

Your car has just been crushed by hagfish: Frequently Asked Questions

Wait, what? Earlier today, Oregon State Police reported that a truck carrying a shipment of live hagfish overturned, spilling its slimy cargo all …

Fish

Taste Beyond The Tongue

It’s all relative — why scientists understand time in a completely different way.

Imagine time running backwards. People would grow younger instead of older and, after a long life of gradual rejuvenation — unlearning everything …

22 Cheat Sheets For Anyone Who Wants A Bigger Butt

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for putting more junk in that trunk.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has previously reported, your butt is made up of three glute muscles — the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and gluteus maximus — which are covered with a layer of fat. So getting that bun definition is …

Exercise

These Are The Best Food Trucks In Every Western State

Okay, guys, we did it. This list officially wraps up our efforts to name the best food truck in every state in the nation. At the end of this journey, our team finds itself simultaneously starving and emotionally drained. We probably need to take this weekend to gorge our bellies and soothe our …

The Joys of a Classic Ice Cream Sandwich

Summer is all about dashing through sprinklers, hiking into forests, and charging toward waves. Therefore the best summer foods — like fried chicken, hamburgers and corn on the cob — are all portable, hand-held and free from fuss. We want to munch while experiencing the joys of the season.<p>For …

Dessert

This Upside-Down Peanut Butter Banana Toast Is Gonna Change Your Life

FRENCH. TOAST. FORVER.<p>1 stale baguette<p>4 eggs<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup peanut butter<p>1 large banana, sliced<p>1. Preheat oven to 375˚F/190˚C.<p>2. On a cutting board, cut the baguette in half lengthwise, and slice into …

Breakfast

The Only Cake Recipe You'll Need This Summer

My friend Jodi Rhoden started baking cakes out of her Barbie-pink house in Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. The venture became so popular, so fast, that she opened a bakery, and wrote a cookbook about Southern cake ladies, the home bakers everyone around town knows to call up for a birthday …

Dessert

The biggest reason you gain weight as you age has nothing to do with your metabolism

Stop blaming your metabolism.<p>If you're over 30 and have gained weight recently, chances are it has little to do with the complex chemical reaction that's responsible for turning food into energy in your body.<p>The real reason most people gain weight as they age is simple: they get less active over …

Fitness

Skip the Dry Pastries! Make These Strawberry Orange Muffins.

Orange and Strawberry Muffins<p>Makes 12 muffins<p><i>For the muffins:</i> <br>1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour <br>1 cup all-purpose flour <br>1/2 cup granulated sugar <br>1 …

Dessert

Scientists may be able to trick your genes into turning off allergies, and this could be so awesome

Breaking news: Science has gotten so advanced, we might be able to turn off severe allergies.<p>This means that people with lethal allergies — think …

Taste Beyond The Tongue