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Away from the city lights of the West, the night sky promises a dazzling celestial show

When I was a kid, summers meant evenings outside, falling asleep while watching stars parade westward over my family’s corn and cotton fields in Northern California. My star atlas sat by my sleeping bag, its spine ragged <b></b>from constant use, its pages sloughing off by the score.<p>Only gathering clouds …

Milky Way Meets Desert Sky by Babak Tafreshi

Our cosmic home, the Milky Way galaxy gleams in all its splendor, as seen from La Silla observatory in the southern outskirts of the Atacama …

Universe

This kitchen gadget will revolutionize your grilling game

Sous vide, the cooking technique that high-end chefs use to deliver juicy rare steak and perfectly cooked fish at restaurants, has come home.<p>The method, which means “under vacuum” in French but has come to refer to a broader approach to low-temperature cooking, is already ubiquitous in luxury …

Sous

Green Pea Salad With Cheese Recipe

"A simple, tasty salad you can make anytime. Colorful and tasty! You can use green peppers instead of the red, if you prefer."<p>Ingredients<p>2/3 cup …

Ramen

The Japanese noodle soup ramen is easy to alter to your personal taste by incuding different meats, vegetables, and broths. Here, a selection of our …

Yotam Ottolenghi: three big weekend breakfast recipes

There’s nothing wrong with pushing the boat out for breakfast, just as we sometimes do for lunch or dinner<p>There’s nothing less relaxing than being told to relax. The same is true of certain meals: being asked to bring “a dish” to an informal party can be more stressful than being told exactly what …

Recipes

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22 Superrich Recipes to Break Your Resolution in the Best Way Possible

It's that time of the year when everyone's made some kind of New Year's resolution, and for a lot of people that means trying to eat better. That's all well and good—I would never begrudge someone for trying to be healthier—but if you're going to spend most of your time eating kale and chia seeds …

Cooking

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

The Origins of Buddhism

Buddhism, founded in the late 6th century B.C.E. by Siddhartha Gautama (the "Buddha"), is an important religion in most of the countries of Asia. …

Spirituality

The dharma of dollars: What Buddhism says about money and meaning

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Buddhism, which holds that wealth is temporary and no path to happiness, might not sound like the best source for money wisdom.<p>A pure gold statue of Buddha is displayed at the Ginza Tanaka store in Tokyo November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao<p>Not so, says Ethan Nichtern, the …

Personal Finance

The Zennist

A wise person, the more they dive into Buddhism and explore its territory, the less likely they are to make pronouncements that the Buddha, for …

The new biggest thing in the universe, and why it’s a headache for scientists

The biggest thing in the universe — sounds pretty straightforward, right?<p>Well, not exactly. We all love a good cosmological superlative — the hottest, the brightest, the most massive — but studying space is rarely that simple. In many cases, the "mosts" of the universe bend our theoretical …

Stop counting calories and start a high-fat Mediterranean-style diet, health experts urge

People should stop counting calories and instead focus on the kind of food they are eating to improve their health and cut risk of heart attack, …

Best Spots to See Wildlife in the U.S.

Bison! Wolves! Great white sharks! When it comes to walking on the wild side, our nation is home to a big, beautiful array of mammals, birds, and …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, from the …

April 2015

Greenland Vikings outlived climate change for centuries

Climate change didn't kill off the thick-skinned Norsemen.

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Absinthe Is Back: The Green Fairy Returns

Absinthe was a 19th century bestselling spirit, before the wine industry besmirched its reputation. Now the green stuff is back, along with many …

4 Secret Tips for the Best Birthday Cake You'll Ever Bake

Want to bake a better birthday cake? Milk Bar's Christina Tosi and Bon Appétit's Alison Roman show you the ways to towering, sweet, frosted success.<p>When it comes to feel-good food, there's nothing like a towering, colorful, frosted, and sprinkled birthday cake. It's impossible to dig into a slice …

Best Winter Trips 2013

Get ready to infuse the long winter months with color, carnivals, and adventure. Chosen by our editors, this year's best winter trips span the globe and transcend the season. Find your favorite, then share your winter trip plans with fellow travelers.

See 30 of the Best Photos Short-Listed in the Sony World Photography Awards

Nominated in the Arts and Culture category. Adrian Jaszczak's work on an artistic gymnastics tournament in Poland.<br>Adrian Jaszczak—2015 Sony World …

Photography

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Why animals eat psychoactive plants

Thousands of people were streaming in to a ten-day festival in September where they were planning — after a long burst of hard work — to find some …

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

The best new tourist attractions on earth, according to Lonely Planet

If globe-trotting is on your bucket list this year, travel guide company Lonely Planet wants to tell you where to go. Its list of the world’s best travel experiences of 2015, part of its latest ebook, “New in Travel,” will take you off the beaten track from Ireland to Panama to South Africa. Here’s …

Hong Kong

17 Space Pictures That Will Actually Make You Think

The universe might be big and wonderful and scary, but that doesn't mean we can't understand it.