Alejandro Vermeulen

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Samuelson's Rocks

The only thing stranger than stumbling on these philosophical musings is the story of the homesteader who created them.<p>You wouldn’t expect to find …

Sleep Disorders

Identical Twins Reveal How Environments Change Gene Expression

Studying twins has long offered insight into the interplay of nature and nurture. Epigenetics is the next frontier.<p>Identical twins Monica and Erika Hoffman stand barefoot, side-by-side near a sign that reads “Twin Studies Center” at California State University at Fullerton. Their glasses removed, …

Genetics

Read a series of moving, real-life experiences from intersex people

According to the advocate group InterAct, it is estimated that as many as 1.7 per cent – 2 per cent of the global population is born with intersex traits. This is a considerable number, yet how much does the world actually know about being intersex? Understanding the lack of education around and …

LGBTQI

Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

There's no other way to put it: Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos is a supermom.<p>She's raising five children, does housework and chores — we're talking about fresh tortillas every day made from stone-ground corn — and she helps with the family's business in their small village about 2 1/2 hours west …

Parenting

The Weird, Dangerous, Isolated Life of the Saturation Diver

One of the world’s most hazardous jobs is known for its intense pressure.<p>For 52 straight days this winter, Shannon Hovey woke up in the company of …

Scuba Diving

How to understand Stephen Hawking's final paper. Or at least try

It all started with a Big Bang. But then what?<p>Renowned theoretical astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had been trying to answer that and other questions …

Quantum Mechanics

How to keep using Time Machine without AirPort or Time Capsule

Apple’s AirPort routers introduced one game-changing new feature to the world: Easy backups. Time Machine. Time Machine is Apple’s automatic backup utility, and it made backups easy enough for non-nerds to use regularly.<p>The easiest way to use it was to buy a Time Capsule, a wireless AirPort router …

Operating Systems

An Famous Ancient Sword By The Name Of Ulfberht Was Discovered!

This finding may just be another reason for us to believe the theory that our history and all that we know is intentionally made and purposely …

Remembering Photojournalist Shah Marai

Shah Marai, chief photographer for Agence France-Presse in Kabul, was killed today in Afghanistan, one of at least 25 victims of twin suicide bombings in downtown Kabul. The second bombing targeted journalists who had come to cover the initial attack, killing nine of them, including Marai. He began …

Afghanistan

Archaeology Dig In Spain Yields Prehistoric 'Crystal Weapons'

Even in modern times we are fascinated by crystals – from the diamonds we use as a sacred symbol of partnership, to the plethora of ‘healing’ gems …

Archaeology

Rare Mutation Among Bajau People Lets Them Stay Underwater Longer

The Bajau people of Malaysia and the Philippines are renowned for their free-diving abilities, often working eight-hour shifts in search of fish and …

How to cook venison — and what you should make with each cut of meat

One of the most frequent questions hunters ask me is how to cook a certain cut of meat. The answer to that question depends not only on the cut, but also your cooking abilities and dish preferences. Which means this cut-by-cut guides is going to be tailored to my culinary tastes, and how I break …

BBQ

How to Marinate Chicken Right, Plus Amazing Marinade Recipes

When you marinate chicken, the meat is your blank canvas; the marinade, your palette with which you paint on the deliciousness. And there are so many …

Build a Bat House - Garden for Wildlife | National Wildlife Federation

I love bats because mosquitoes LOVE to bite me. Pesticides can be harmful to mosquitoes’ predators as well as mosquitoes. According to Bat …

A top Texas butcher shares how to make proper beef jerky at home

Shawn Knowles is a self-described “old-school butcher” and owner of Old Town Market in Lewisville, Texas. He began working at the shop when his …

Which Leading Artificial Intelligence Course Should You Take and What Should You Do After?

I graduated from Udacity’s Deep Learning Nanodegree (DLND) late last year and Andrew Ng’s deeplearning.ai specialization wrapped up for me in …

Sourdough Cardamom Buns (Kardemummabullar) Recipe on Food52

• 150 grams Butter (room temperature)<br>• 100 grams Granulated brown sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon Coursely ground black cardamom<br>• 1 tablespoon Blue poppy seeds (optional)<br>• 1 Egg<br>• 2 tablespoons Milk<br>• Almond flakes (optional)<p>Pour milk into a small pot and warm over low-medium heat until the milk is mildly warm (about 20 - 25 …

Baking

Braised Short Ribs

Enjoy these savory short-ribs recipes including beet-braised, stout-braised and madeira-braised ribs.

5 Basic Fermented Food Recipes for Better Gut Health

If you find yourself in a veggie rut (because the day will come when you can’t possibly sauté another bunch of spinach), you may be tempted to …

Wellness

A Sickly Paleolithic Pupper Only Survived Because of Human Help

In 1914, stone quarry workers in the German suburb of Oberkassel unearthed the 14,000-year-old remains of a man, a woman and a dog. The humans …

Palantir has secretly been using New Orleans to test its predictive policing technology

Palantir deployed a predictive policing system in New Orleans that even city council members don’t know about<p>In May and June 2013, when New Orleans’ murder rate was the sixth-highest in the United States, the Orleans Parish district attorney handed down two landmark racketeering indictments against …

New Orleans

Nonstop New Mexico: A Wintertime Flyfishing Road Trip | Adventure Sports Network

The case for angling and camping in the snow-covered backcountry.<p>I usually don’t drink before noon, but my fifth day of waking to freezing temps sent …

A Race Against Time to Excavate an Ancient African Civilization

Archaeologists in Nubia are struggling against erosion, desertification, and government plans to develop the land.<p>In 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artifacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They left mostly with photographs, …

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

The Beef Jerky Recipe (Almost) Any Guy Can Make at Home

If you’re equipped with enough time, patience, soy sauce (and a food dehydrator), you can easily turn flank steak into delicious beef jerky. Below, a …

The First 10 Recipes to Make in Your Dutch Oven

I like to think of the day I brought home a Dutch oven as the day my kitchen changed forever. That may sound dramatic, but seriously — there really …

Cooking

20 Winning Photos Of 2018 Birth Photography Contest Prove That Moms Are Badass

Birth is an incredibly beautiful part of life that needs to be talked about and celebrated more. Birth photography competition Birth Becomes Her 2018 …

The best portable SSD

<i>By Justin Krajeski</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After researching 28 external solid-state drives and testing the …

The Nebra Sky Disc

The Nebra Sky Disc is one of the most fascinating, and some would say controversial, archaeological finds of recent years. Dated to 1600 BCE, this …