Russ Manheimer

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A Quick-Seared Fish That Sizzles and Satisfies

Making a fish dinner at home can be a bit of a splurge, given how expensive fresh seafood is. It would be a shame to overcook your hard-earned haul.<p>Broiling or grilling can cause lean, white-fleshed fish like halibut (but also thick flounder fillets, snapper, grouper and large sea scallops) to dry …

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How to fold the world-record-setting paper airplane "Suzanne"

Here's John M Collins narrating the technique he used to create "Suzanne," his world-championship-winning paper airplane, which set a distance record …

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<b>From the ‘truth is stranger than fiction’ department comes this tale of a nutty German and a goddamned funny idea. Is it real? You decide.</b><p>After two …

Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions

An <i>e</i>. You can write it with one fluid swoop of a pen or one tap of the keyboard. The most commonly used letter in the English dictionary. Simple, right?<p>Now imagine it printed out millions of times on thousands of forms and documents. Then think of how much ink would be needed.<p>OK, so that may have …

Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class

<b>Jaron Lanier (Jonathan Sprague)</b><p>Kodak employed 140,000 people. Instagram, 13. A digital visionary says the Web kills jobs, wealth — even democracy<p>Scott Timberg<p>May 12, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Jaron Lanier is a computer science pioneer who has grown gradually disenchanted with the online world since his …

Nathan Fielder Encourages His Followers to ‘Accidentally’ Text Their Parents About a Drug Deal

Experiment: text your parents “got 2 grams for $40” then right after “Sorry ignore that txt. Not for you” Then tweet pic of their response.<p>— nathan …

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The Hypocrisy of Foodies: Restaurant Worker Abuse

Our growing, conscientious food culture has put a priority on eating all things sustainable, local, organic and free-range. Though most foodies would …

The Woman In Chris Christie's Shadow

Barbara Buono, known more widely as the woman Democrats put forward to run against Chris Christie after Cory Booker took a pass, is asked her first question early, before the cameras go live and the set falls silent for the countdown to air. The state senator is in <i>Hardball</i>'s Washington studio for a …

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After long battle, Uber becomes first taxi app to get approved in New York City

Looks like New York City isn't going to hold a grudge against Uber for attempting to launch its taxi-hailing service without permission last summer. The San Francisco startup just became the first company to be approved under New York's new pilot program, which will allow selected companies to …

Theory of Einstein's Proved Right—Again

Scientists have subjected Albert Einstein's famous theory of gravity to its toughest real-world test so far—and it has prevailed.<p>The theory, which was published nearly a century ago, had already passed every test it was subjected to. But scientists have been trying to pin down precisely at what …

Albert Einstein

The Wendell Berry Sentence That Inspired Michael Pollan's Food Obsession

For Pollan, "eating is an agricultural act" offers more insight into how food relates to the world than Thoreau or Emerson's words ever could.<p>Doug McLean<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b><p>Perhaps more than any living writer, …