Zach Kushstein

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A giant asteroid is about to brush by Earth

A massive space rock is swinging by to say hello this Patrick’s Day.<p>The “near Earth asteroid” – which was discovered by NASA earlier this year – will …

A Groundbreaking Gene-Editing Therapy Eliminated Cancer in Two Infants

Two infants diagnosed with an aggressive and previously incurable form of leukemia are now in remission, after British doctors say they cured the …

Genetic Engineering

11 Relaxing Video Games for De-Stressing

When we think about our favorite gaming moments, we tend to think of the high-octane stuff: car chases, escaping heavily-armed guards, racking up a …

How The Anthropic Principle Became The Most Abused Idea In Science

The Universe has the fundamental laws that we observe it to have. Also, we exist, and are made of the things we’re made of, obeying those same fundamental laws. And therefore, we can construct two very simple statements that would be very difficult to argue against:<p>We must be prepared to take …

Physics

Italian Grows Forgotten Fruit. What She Preserves Is a Culture.

SAN LORENZO DI LERCHI, Italy — There are probably few places as tranquil as the languorous hills that surround Umbria’s Città di Castello. But on her farm, Isabella Dalla Ragione pursues a personal mission — saving ancient fruit trees from extinction — with a strong sense of urgency.<p>Rescuing …

Is VR Porn Sexy?

I’m lying naked in a doctor’s office and a nurse is standing over me, booty tilted toward my forehead. She’s trying to insert a butt plug where God …

Alice In Wonderland

The Fastest Vegetables to Grow in your Garden #vegetable_gardening

Gardening<p>Not all vegetables take from spring from fall to mature. If you’re getting a late start on your home garden or live in a region with a short …

Smooth hummus topped with chilli oil

• ½ cup / 120 ml of fridge-cold aquafaba<br>• 250 g / a little over 1¼ cup of dry chickpeas (3 cups cooked), soaked overnight<br>• 4 tbsp / ¼ cup lemon juice<br>• ¾-1 …

Brown rice penne with creamy hemp seed-avocado sauce

WHOA BABY. The kitchen renovation is in full swing. I’m not quite sure what I was expecting but I’ll tell you one thing: I wasn’t expecting for this …

Recipes

Charon: A Dark Moon With a Dark Past

Something is rotten in the state of Charon, Pluto’s giant moon. OK maybe not rotten, exactly, but it’s just not…right.<p>Before the New Horizons spacecraft took a tour of the Pluto system in July, scientists guessed they might see a few interesting features on Charon — things like craters, and more …

Astronomy

Rare system of five stars discovered

<b>Astronomers have discovered a very rare system of five connected stars.</b><p>The quintuplet consists of a pair of closely linked stars - binaries - one of which has a lone companion; it is the first known system of its kind.<p>The pair of stars orbit around a mutual centre of gravity, but are separated by …

Universe

34 Ingredients for Japanese Food

posted by John Spacey, July 10, 2015<p>Japanese ingredients are unique for a reason.<p>Japan is an island with a high population and few natural resources. …

Japan

2 Awesome Homemade Vegetarian Burgers Even a Carnivore Will Crave

Vegans and vegetarians often get the short end of the stick when it comes to backyard grilling season. Sure, there are a couple of decent frozen veggie burger brands, but let's face it: Frozen pre-packaged food is <i>never</i> going to be as good as fresh, homemade food prepared with quality ingredients. …

Love Halloumi? You Need to Know About Bread Cheese

No, there's no bread in bread cheese—but we love it anyway.<p>If you're so lucky to come across a package labeled "bread cheese" the next time you hit up the cheese counter, don't ask questions—just buy it. Bring it home and heat it up however you'd like—in the toaster oven, microwave, sautéed in a …

Breakfast

Recipe: Master April Bloomfield's Pot-Roasted Artichokes This Weekend

Last month Eater reviewed two vegetarian-focused cookbooks, from Southern chefs Hugh Acheson and Steven Satterfield. A third also came out this year: <i>A Girl and Her Greens</i> by chef April Bloomfield. Bloomfield's book on vegetables is fun and friendly, a compendium focused on fresh produce highlighted …

Kitchen Daily

Charred and Raw Corn with Chile and Cheese

All the flavors of a Mexican grilled corn on the cob, now in a convenient, tossed-together form.<p>Ingredients<p>4 ears of corn, husked<p>1 large shallot, thinly sliced into rings<p>½ red chile (such as Holland or Fresno), with seeds, thinly sliced into rings<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Recipes

How To Build A Home Fusion Reactor

The tale of a teen physics prodigy<p>The Boy Who Played With Fusion <i>had its beginnings in 2010 when, as a contributing editor at PopSci, I discovered a small and unusual community of makers, high-energy hobbyists who were taking on both the formidable theory and the precision engineering of applied</i> …

LightSail deploys its solar sail

A privately funded space advocacy group has deployed a “solar sail” in orbit. Such spacecraft could open up cheap space travel and provide ways to drag space debris out of orbit.<p>LightSail uses no fuel. Instead it relies on a large reflective sail to capture the momentum inherent in sunlight.<p>The …

Space

Smashed Asian Cucumber Salad

This Smashed Asian cucumber salad recipe is light, refreshing and perfect for the summer, but packed with flavor from a zingy dressing, garlic, and …

Recipes

Who knew you could freeze avocados... and wine, butter or even eggs! The revolutionary ways to use your freezer that’ll mean you never waste food again

• <b>The UK frozen food market is worth £5.8 billion a year</b>• <b><br>Most of us don't realise how many different foods can be frozen</b>• <b><br>Justine Pattison’s top tip for</b> …

Breakfast Smoothies: Make Ahead & Freeze

In this video Sonima chef Joy Houston demonstrates how to prepare a week’s worth of healthy smoothies in less than five minutes. Just choose a few …

Teriyaki Tofu

Whenever I go for ordering or making my own Japanese dishes, I’d think of those with Teriyaki sauce. It’s nice and sweet, easy to make. Just blend …

Fig and Goat Cheese Pizza with Arugula

Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided<p>1 tablespoon minced shallot<p>1 cup dried figs, stemmed, quartered<p>1/2 cup Marsala<p>1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 1/2 cups bread flour<p>8 ounces …

Recipes

10 Great Takes on the Classic Potato Salad

Tender, creamy potatoes make the perfect hearty-but-neutral base for simple summer salads. The picnic and barbecue standard is also incredibly versatile, easily adapted to fit whatever main course it's made to accompany. From the tangy, mayonnaise-dressed classic to a light and fresh-tasting …

Awesome video shows the giant rocket that America wants to shuttle astronauts to Mars in

Leading the way is a fleet of next-generation rockets that are bigger and more powerful than most rockets before them, and capable of taking us where no human has ever gone before: To asteroids, Mars, and beyond.<p>Some of these rockets include SpaceX's Falcon Heavy and the European Space Agency's …

Space Exploration