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11 Ways to Cook an Artichoke (and as Many Reasons to Go Out and Buy One)

An artichoke isn't exactly <i>asking</i> to be eaten. I mean, look at this thing!<p>Beautiful? Yes. Foreboding (and spiny and prehistoric-looking)? Absolutely. It's the vegetal version of a siren song.<p>But that doesn't mean you <i>shouldn't</i> buy and eat them: <b>In the spring, when artichokes come into season, they're</b> …

Artichokes

The Creamiest Cacio e Pepe Ever, Approved by Mario Batali

What do you say when former Iron Chef Mario Batali says he's a fan of your food blog? How about when he casually invites you to breakfast? If you're …

11 Reasons Foodies Should Be Flocking to Toronto

Toronto has been experiencing quite a boom: In 2015, the population of the greater Toronto area topped 6 million people for the first time, and it now boasts 91 high-rise buildings under construction—the most of any North American city besides New York. And for a city that has lived in the shadow …

Toronto

The Tools of Big Data Science: The Technologies & Languages of Statistical Analysis

You’ve read about many of the kinds of big data projects that you can use to learn more about your data in our What Can a Data Scientist Do for You? …

Big Data

How to Get Better Skin Without Buying $50 Moisturizer

Eat Smart. Look Sharp.<p>With all the options on the market right now, from skin-specific cleansing agents to heavy-duty moisturizers, sleep masks to acne cures to blackhead-fighting face scrubs, your dopp kit is probably chock-full of products at this point, ready to tackle any facial challenge that …

Our brains are wired to predict the future — but it might be holding us back

According to computer scientist Ray Kurzweil, humans struggle to comprehend a fundamental part of the modern world because of one major hangup.<p>Although our brains are hardwired to predict the future, <b>we're not pre-programmed to think exponentially</b>.<p>Kurzweil brought this up in a talk with …

25 Mind Boggling Facts About The Universe That Will Make You Wonder If we Are Really Alone Here

When it comes to “Infinity” and cosmos, these Facts about the universe remind us what can be categorized as incomprehensible and sometimes …

The Post

Why Doesn't God Prove He Exists? Because It Wouldn't Help Disbelief

One of the more popular questions that atheists ask is "Why does God make it so difficult to believe in Him? If he would just give us some proof he …

Faith

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Orgasm And Aging

<b>Life in the Boomer Lane is many things to may people:</b> wife, mother, grandmother, friend, cousin, niece, Marshalls and TJ Maxx shopper, and now orgasm expert. She acquired this last moniker when she was called by two friends yesterday evening, who each got on the line to "ask her advice about …

High Heels

The most unbelievably simple trick to improve your memory

<b>(Alex Mit via Shutterstock)</b><p>Try ignoring it<p>Julia Shaw<p>March 1, 2016 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If I say a random string of numbers out loud, say 1593657292759381380473, how many of these numbers do you think you will be able to immediately remember<p><b>The</b> …

Alys Fowler: dahlias and gladioli bring colour to house and garden

Some of the most joyous cut flowers are the simplest. Buy a plant, plant it, wait a bit, cut it off, love it a little and, with luck, the whole thing happens again next year. Dahlias and gladioli are such plants and perhaps some of the easiest cut flowers to grow in this manner. No seed trays, no …

Gardening

Learning Python For Data Science

For those of you who wish to begin learning Python for Data Science, here is a list of various resources that will get you up and running. Included …

Data Science

What's for Dinner: 6 Pasta Dishes So Easy, They Almost Cook Themselves

<i>Hey, Kim here! While I'm on vacation, please welcome one of my all-time favorite food bloggers to Glamour Living. Fair warning: You're going to be hungry before the end of this post! xx</i><p>Hi, ladies! So excited to be bringing some of my favorite recipe ideas over to <i>Glamour</i>! Before we dive headfirst …

Ten confronting documentaries you don’t need Netflix to watch

<b>If you’re looking for another addictive criminal case a la Making A Murderer, this is not the list for you.</b><p>The following documentaries drop viewing …

Learn How To Use Photoshop In Less Than 30 Minutes

Everyone needs to understand how to perform basic functions in Photoshop. The good news is that getting started isn’t that difficult. Here are 5 tips.

Photoshop

What's the Point of Being Human? The Best Answer So Far

The point of being human is to push the envelope of being human. This is worth remembering when times are tough and we lose confidence in ourselves. No other creature on earth has the capacity to redefine itself. We do. How humans gained this ability remains a totally mystery. Looking at physical …

Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Sandwiches Recipe - Printer Friendly - Chowhound

1Turn your slow cooker on and set it to high while you get all the ingredients together. Add everything except the roast and rolls to the slow cooker …

Cooking

Frame, snap, edit: take your camera skills from basic to pro with this bundle from Adobe KnowHow

We can all snap a photo these days. We can even adjust some red eyes and slap on a filter, post it up and call it a masterpiece. But if you really …

From Alibaba's Research Arm, Predictions for the Future of Chinese Tech

The current troubles will give way to growth.<p>Though the Chinese stock market sucks right now, it’s still potentially the number one economy in the world.<p>And eventually, it’ll be a consumption-driven economy that more closely resembles the United States than China’s latter-day manufacturing base. …

The best resources for learning to code in 2016

If learning how to code isn't on your list of new year's resolutions, you should reconsider -- The demand for tech skills is higher than ever, and you can master them from the comfort of your couch thanks to the wealth of information available online. However, with so many eLearning services …

In Defense of Learning Code the Hard Way

At least relatively speaking.<p>It's the new year, which means many of us are making resolutions to be better, healthier, less-bad, or just generally more valuable human beings.<p>One popular resolution is (again) learning to code. With an ever-multiplying field of e-learning websites, web dev bootcamps, …

What is Perihelion, the point where the Earth is closest to the sun?

On Saturday 2 January, the planet reaches the point in its orbit when it is closest to the sun – the Earth's perihelion. Earth is about 5m Km – or 3m …

The Beauty of Eintein's General Theory of Relativity

Physics is so beautiful.<p><i>This article was written by Margaret</i> <i>Wertheim from the University of Melbourne. It was originally published by The</i> …

How To Wrap Presents Perfectly Using Science

If you hate wrapping presents, help is at hand this year.<p>Mathematician Katie Steckles posted a video on YouTube explaining how to go about the …

8 Things to Wait Until After Christmas to Buy

While the media tends to focus on shopping events like Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Free Shipping Day, the sales and clearance deals you'll find …

Shopping

Everything Miss Universe gets when she wins the pageant — a luxury apartment, free clothes, and more

But you might be wondering: What exactly did Gutierrez lose, besides the title of Miss Universe?<p>The winner of the pageant gets quite a lot, but the biggest perk may be all the free publicity — and despite lower ratings this year, with the viral mix-up, both Gutierrez and Alonzo are going to get …

New York City

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Everything just changed for Chinese companies

After a weekend at China's Central Economic Work Conference, Chinese officials have laid out details for what promises to be an excruciating reform period for its corporate sector.<p>"China will create conditions for execution of bankruptcy procedures based on market rules, and speed up trials of …

China

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …