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Archaeologists discover ancient sphinx in Egypt

CAIRO — Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a statue of a lion’s body and a human head in the southern city of Aswan.<p>The Antiquities Ministry …

How To Make Texas-Style Brisket in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Beefy brisket is the king of Texas barbecue. Yes, Texas has ribs and pulled pork, but tender, peppery brisket is what most people dream of when they …

The Last of the Universe’s Ordinary Matter Has Been Found

For decades, astronomers weren’t able to find all of the atomic matter in the universe. A series of recent papers has revealed where it’s been hiding.<p>…

In photos: Astronaut peers into the eye of Hurricane Florence

On Wednesday morning, European astronaut Andrew Gerst captured a unique set of photos of the massive Hurricane Florence barreling towards the East …

10 Three-Ingredient Sauces You Should Make from Scratch — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you meal prep just one thing over the weekend, my best (and favorite) advice is to always make a sauce. I'm a strong believer that a simple, …

Mini Olive Oil Cakes with Lemon Glaze

Position a rack in the middle of the oven; preheat to 350 degrees. Prepare the cakes: Brush a 6- or 12-cup mini Bundt or muffin pan with the melted …

Super Quick Pecan Pie

This pecan pie is a delicious and healthy recipe that can be a perfect choice for sweet dessert for your kids and family. This pecan pie recipe …

Recipe: Stuffed Eggplant Parm — Recipes from The Kitchn

Calling all eggplant Parm-lovers! This is vegetarian comfort food at its finest. It's everything you love about classic eggplant Parmesan, stuffed …

Fresh Strawberry Coffee Cake Recipe

"Wonderful white coffee cake is topped with fresh strawberry and crumb topping."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup butter<p>3/4 cup white sugar<p>1 egg<p>1 1/2 cups …

BEST EVER Mac and Cheese Recipe

"Creamy comfort food!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni<p>1 (16 ounce) package cottage cheese<p>1 cup sour cream<p>1/2 cup butter<p>1 (8 ounce) …

How to make a copycat Snickers bar that tastes just like the real thing

Photo via Thanksgiving.comLet’s get this out of the way from the get-go: making your own Snickers bar – or our closest approximation to one – is kind …

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower Wings Are Better than Actual Wings

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Behind the Yakuza: documenting the women of Japan’s mafia

The underworld infamy of organised crime has long been romanticised in pop culture. On the silver screen, cult classics like <i>The Godfather</i> or <i>Goodfellas</i> have shaped the public’s perceptions of what being a mobster means. In 2015, Netflix’s <i>Narcos</i> shifted the focus towards Colombia’s criminal …

6 Ways to Buy an Airplane Ticket for the Price of a Movie Ticket

An airplane ticket for $5 seems to be nonsense…but not when you know how to search.<p>Gardening Cosmo brings you many wonderful ways to find the …

Steakhouse Black Bread Recipe

"This is a steakhouse bread recipe that I obtained many years ago from a friend. It makes a very dense and flavorful bread. If you like, brush the …

What Is the Pour-Over Coffee Ratio? (Plus, Why We Love This Brew)

In the newest season of <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>, there's a scene in which an inmate finds contraband single-origin coffee—much better than what can be …

WATCH: Why Adding Milk To Your Scrambled Eggs Is a Mistake

Breakfast has long been touted as the most important meal of the day. Southern cooks readily agree, having great recipe collections for breakfast …

Too much stress can make you physically ill. Researchers now may know why.

Thought Experiment<p>It’s not a surprise when cold and flu season strike once a year with aches, pains and bodily misery. However, something even more virulent has the ability to make us ill year-round: stress.<p>I know a bit about the link between stress and illness first hand. Four years ago, I set out …

10 Herbs That Treat Anxiety Better Than Drugs

Many experts around the world say that the mental health problems are much more important, than most people think. And this is the main reason why …

Slow-Cooker Short Ribs With Rosemary Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together broth, tomato paste, parsley stems, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add short ribs, onions, …

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Special equipment: 20 wooden skewers<p>For the chicken: Cut the chicken tenders into 2-inch pieces and put in a large container. Whisk together the …

If you can solve one of these 6 major math problems, you'll win a $1 million prize

In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the most important math problems …

Bacon Bites Recipe

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Spread the brown sugar in a large pan or baking sheet. Wrap 1 bacon slice around each breadstick, starting at 1 end …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

Make This Fudge Without a Candy Thermometer

There are candy makers, and there are candy eaters, and I am firmly in the latter camp. Though I don’t mind a cathartic candy-crafting sesh, my main …

New Juno Results Reveal the Weirdness of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Surely you’re aware of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot. The violent storm is the planet’s most noticeable feature, defining Jupiter in the same way that …

Christmas Crack: The Easiest and Most Addictive Holiday Gift - Chowhound

Want some crack? I mean, crackle? People who have had it love it and it takes less than an hour to make. I mean, really, who can say no to salt, …

Equivalents and Measures

<b>Volume (Dry)</b><p><b>American Standard Metric 1/8 teaspoon .5 ml 1/4 teaspoon 1 ml 1/2 teaspoon 2 ml 3/4 teaspoon 4 ml 1 teaspoon 5 ml 1 tablespoon 15 ml 1/4</b> …

This Oatmeal Cookie Recipe For One Is Going To Change Up Your Baking Game

We've all been there. You're lounging on your couch, minding your own business when suddenly your sweet tooth starts nagging you. The problem is, you …

12 Restaurant-Quality Dinners That You Can Make At Home

Craving a restaurant-level meal but not the drive, the wait, the check, or the babysitter? Why not channel your inner chef and make a five-star meal in the comfort of your own kitchen? From cioppino to beef tenderloin to fajitas, all of these restaurant-style recipes are easy enough for even the …