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This Deliciously Sweet Steak Dish Will Be the Star of Any Paleo Dinner Table

<i>These one-pan Sesame Pineapple Steak Bites are bursting with tropical flavor! Perfect for a quick lunch or dinner, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Nothing complements a steak bite like the tangy sweet flavor of pineapple. This recipe includes a versatile marinade made with coconut aminos and sesame garlic – perfect …

Recipes

Crispy Potatoes Recipe

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss potatoes with oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until well coated. Spread in a …

Recipes

Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

His final word on whether multiverses exist.<p>Groundbreaking physicist Stephen Hawking left us one last shimmering piece of brilliance before he died: …

Guidemaster: Everything Amazon’s Alexa can do, plus the best skills to enable

Make the most out of Alexa by using these features and skills each day.<p>If you've just introduced one of Amazon's Echo devices into your home and feel …

Million Dollar Stew

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Season the pork with salt and pepper. In a large enameled cast-iron casserole, heat the oil until shimmering. Add half the pork …

This Roast Chicken Recipe Is Literally Impossible to Mess Up

By Emily Eisen<p>It's lemony, garlicky, and you'll never have to wonder whether or not it's done.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the roast chicken recipe that associate photo editor Emily Eisen just couldn't</i> …

Cooking

I Used Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War' to Lower My Internet Bill

"All warfare is based on deception."<p>At around $65 per month, my internet bill is too high. I've tried to get it reduced in the past, but Xfinity's army of customer service agents have outwitted and outmaneuvered me time and again. Admittedly, my tactics have been unsophisticated. My resolve, weak. …

Can tomatoes protect us from alcohol's effects?

Scientific studies show that tomatoes can protect both the liver and brain from damage caused by alcohol consumption.<p>The effects of an evening with a …

Tomatoes

Sunnier skies driving Greenland surface melt

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>Greenland’s ice sheet has become the biggest single contributor to rising sea levels<p>Andrea Thompson<p>July 1, 2017 9:58am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>In the past two decades, the Greenland ice sheet has become the biggest single contributor to rising sea levels, …

Global Warming

Introduction to Python, Data Science & Computational Thinking: Free Online Courses from MIT

FYI: MIT has posted online the video lectures for an essential series of courses. In the playlist of 38 lectures above, you can get an <i>Introduction to</i> …

Data Science

Where did your dog come from? New tree of breeds may hold the answer

From the 80-kilogram Great Dane to the 1-kilogram tiny teacup poodle, there seems to be a dog for everyone. Now, the largest genetic analysis to date …

Don't use email unsubscription services that sell your data - try this instead

A report from The New York Times on newly uncovered malpractice at Uber pointed to the company buying data about people’s Lyft ride usage through Unroll.me, a free service that helps you unsubscribe from email lists and newsletters.<p>Unroll.me isn’t the only one; you’ll find others like Unsubscriber …

MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called the WaitSuite that makes the most of those idle …

Apps

How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service …

Scientists capture first ever image of dark matter web that connects galaxies

For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge, confirming the theory that galaxies are held together by a cosmic …

One-Skillet Dinners That Keep Dishwashing to a Minimum

Steak. Chicken. Squash. It's all coming together in just one cast-iron skillet.<p>Unfortunate facts of life: You can't drink an after-dinner beer on your back porch when you're inside scrubbing cutting boards, skillets, plates, and sheet trays at the sink.<p>That's why senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b> …

Cooking

An Algorithm That Hides Your Online Tracks With Random Footsteps

Can “polluting” browsing history with fake traffic make it harder for ISPs to spy on you?<p>Last week, President Donald Trump signed a controversial new law, allowing internet providers to continue gathering sensitive information on their users and selling that data to advertisers. News sites erupted …

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

How To Make Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Let me walk you through the pleasure of eating this crispy, juicy fried chicken: You've got this glistening drumstick with a coating so full of …

Cooking

Why you should always choose a wooden cutting board

<b>No other work surface compares when it comes to cleanliness, knife maintenance, and - let's be honest - attractiveness.</b><p>Ask a chef what their most …

Congress will let internet providers sell your data—so rebels devised a way to fool corporations

Last week, the US Congress voted to overturn rules that would have prevented Internet service providers from selling customers’ data without permission. Though the rules had not yet gone into effect, the vote drew considerable attention to the question of how people can better protect their online …

Privacy

Social Security and Retirement Withdrawal Order | Investopedia

We received a couple of questions on our recent post <i>How to Increase Retirement Wealth With the Right Withdrawal Order</i> and will address the first one …

Retirement

7 Fancy AF Dinners That Are Actually Easy

Impress without stress.

The Mysterious Origin of Our Galaxy’s Gold

After long believing that exploding stars forged the coveted metal, researchers are now divided over which extraordinary cosmic event is truly responsible.<p>Across history and folklore, the question of where Earth’s gold came from—and maybe how to get more of it—has invited fantastical explanation. …

Stars Born Inside Violent Black Hole Jets Spotted for the 1st Time

Infant stars have been discovered inside raging streams of material spewed into space by a monstrous black hole, according to a new study.<p>The rather …

Universe

Theoretical Physicists Suggest There's a Portal Linking The Standard Model to Dark Physics

Um, what?<p>Theoretical physicists have put forward a new hypothesis that aims to connect the world of visible physics to the hidden forces of our …

Dark Matter

The Future Of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

<i>What according to you is the future of MOOCs? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Deepak Mehta, long time student, on Quora:</b><p>I think MOOCs are the future. There are many inherent …

Online Education

Climate change is on pace to kill an ice age remnant

The Barnes Ice Cap covers an area about the size of Delaware. It faces certain death<p>Humans are in the process of changing the planet in a way that hasn’t happened in 2.6 million years.<p>For eons, the Laurentide Ice Sheet has been a fixture of North America. At its peak, it covered the majority of …

A Bizarre Physics Law Is Making Superfluid Helium Behave Like an Actual Black Hole

"It points to a deeper understanding of reality."<p>Of all the laws of physics, this is arguably one of the strangest - scientists have discovered that …

Quantum Physics