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6 recipes for great roast chicken

You can never have too many easy dinner recipes for chicken. It's a versatile bird that lends itself to so many flavorings. One of the most simple preparations you can have in your recipe arsenal is a recipe for roast chicken. Truss the bird up (or cut the backbone out and lay it flat), add your …

Look at the oil spilled in the world's 2nd 'Best Place for Wildlife'

Decades of exploration and exploitation has led to severe contamination in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in Peru’s Amazon<p>Walk into one of the many tour agencies in Iquitos, the biggest city in Peru’s Amazon, and you’ll hear many wonderful things about the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. …

Environment

Close up and personal: Pedro Jarque Krebs's haunting animal portraits - Telegraph

Stunning Photos of Underwater Life You Need to See

Stunning Photos of Underwater Life You Need to SeeFlickr/Alexander SemenovFlickr/Alexander SemenovFlickr/Alexander SemenovFlickr/Alexander …

Flickr

Scientists to reanimate 30,000-year-old 'giant virus' found in Siberia

Before waking up Mollivirus sibericum, a prehistoric virus, researchers will have to verify that the bug cannot cause human disease<p>Scientists said they will reanimate a 30,000-year-old giant virus unearthed in the frozen wastelands of Siberia, and warned climate change may awaken dangerous …

Microbiology

Majestic church is transformed into a gorgeous modern family home in Chicago

If you’ve ever coveted stained glass windows, you’ll love this renovated church-turned-home nestled in Chicago’s Little Italy. Linc Thelen Design and …

UFO hunters claim ANOTHER huge alien mothership is draining Sun of energy in NASA images

NASA•STREETCAP1•YouTubeNasa image of the solar flare with the<p>The US space agency last week released footage of a massive solar flare, with flying …

Paranormal

No more soggy veg: how to keep your food fresher for longer

With the amount of wasted food in the UK reaching shocking new highs, Sue Quinn tells us how to keep our food fresh and waste less<p>The figures are hard to swallow. Every year, we throw out 15 million tonnes of food in the UK – and half of it comes from our homes. But why do we bin so much? One major …

15 Paintings by Rob Gonsalves That Will Make You Look Twice

Home » Artwork, News, Popular, Top News » 15 Paintings by Rob Gonsalves That Will Make...<p>Rob Gonsalves, “The Sun Sets Sail” (detail)<p>The paintings of …

Landscaping 101: Mulch

If mulch were a new invention, gardeners would tout it as a miracle. Spreading a thin layer of material on top of garden soil smothers weeds, …

The 20 best Spanish recipes: part 2

Omar Allibhoy’s paella Valenciana: ‘the’ paella<p>This famous Spanish dish is our equivalent of the Sunday roast, a dish that brings friends and family together. If the weather allows, we cook it on an open fire – you are rewarded with an amazing smoky aroma. This paella recipe is the fruit both of my …

Italian Food

Dear Pope: To Tackle Climate and Poverty, Take a Hard Look at Black Carbon

In his watershed encyclical released last week, Pope Francis describes the two defining issues of our time -- climate change and poverty -- as essentially linked: "[A] true ecological approach ... must integrate questions of justice in debates on the environment, so as to hear <i>both the cry of the</i> …

Pollution

10 classic rum cocktails to make you feel like you're on holiday

Rum. Just the idea of it conjures up images of pirates, deserted beaches, buried treasure and beguiling senoritas… So shake up one of these drinks to dream the day away.<p><b>The classic Daiquiri</b><p>One of the oldest Cuban cocktails, dating from the late 1800s. Its very simplicity is a recipe for …

It's The Power Of Quantum Mechanics That Allows The Sun To Shine

The greatest source of concentrated energy in the Universe today is starlight, where the largest single objects in the Universe emit tremendous amounts of power through the smallest of processes: the nuclear fusion of subatomic particles. If you happen to be on a planet in orbit around such a star, …

Physics

Earth is on brink of a sixth mass extinction, scientists say, and it’s humans’ fault

A vast chunk of space rock crashes into the Yucatan Peninsula, darkening the sky with debris and condemning three-quarters of Earth’s species to extinction. A convergence of continents disrupts the circulation of the oceans, rendering them stagnant and toxic to everything that lives there. Vast …

Biodiversity

Bedroom: Cheerful Wall Mural In Incredible Loft Bedroom For Kids Feat Corner Bench Seating Design And Skylight Over Bed, real loft bed, mini vanity

Cheerful Wall Mural In Incredible Loft Bedroom For Kids Feat Corner Bench Seating Design And Skylight Over Bed<p>Home » Bedroom » Adorable Loft Bedroom …

Into the light: how lidar is replacing radar as the archaeologist’s map tool of choice

A technology using rapid pulses of light is helping archaeologists to chart ancient settlements hidden beneath dense forest canopies<p>Colorado State University archaeologist Chris Fisher found out about lidar in 2009. He was surveying the ruins of Angamuco in west-central Mexico the traditional way, …

Archaeology

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

Italian Food

Cacio e Pepe

Servings<p>Literally "cheese and pepper", this minimalist cacio e pepe recipe is like a stripped-down mac and cheese.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>6 oz. pasta (such as egg tagliolini, bucatini, or spaghetti)<p>3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed, divided<p>1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper<p>3/4 cup finely …

Italian Food

BA's Best Baked Ziti

6 Servings<p>We know ricotta is a traditional addition to baked ziti, but it has a tendency to get dry and grainy when baked. Our update uses a creamy Parmesan béchamel, in addition to a tangy tomato sauce, which together make for a super flavorful finished dish—that won’t dry out in the oven. This is …

Italian Food

The Ultimate Bolognese Sauce

Makes 6 cups<p>This makes enough sauce for three 12-oz. portions of pasta, but leftover sauce is a good thing. Freeze it for next time. Learn more here.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sauce<p>2 bay leaves<p>3 whole cloves<p>2 teaspoons fennel seeds<p>1½ teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes<p>¼ teaspoon black peppercorns, …

Spices

6 Beauty Secrets Moroccan Women Know That You Don't

But now you do.<p>If you thought Argan oil was the tip of the iceberg for Moroccan beauty secrets, think again. We've uncovered some of the most powerful treatments, but there are many more tricks Moroccan women are keeping in their beauty arsenals. Here, the big reveal of them all.<p>The Hammam<p>The …

13 Toast Recipes Good Enough To Call Dinner

Warm weather is here, and with that the need to keep the kitchen cool. Sometimes, the fact that we can't turn on our ovens feels absolutely liberating -- there are so many salads to finally be enjoyed -- but other times it makes it hard to figure out what to prepare for dinner. We have a solution: …

Cooking

Exquisite Sculptural Blooms Made with Thousands of Ceramic Shards

Using thousands of ceramic shards, Israeli artist Zemer Peled constructs sculptures that resemble beautiful blooming flowers. The intricate works combine a variety of colors and designs, most notably cobalt blue that's used in traditional Japanese pottery. Peled arranges the shards according to …

Art

The 50 All-Time Best Cake Recipes

Cake goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes. From the sweet end to anniversaries, to the treat on holidays, there's something that feels truly special, in comparison to other desserts, about cake. It might be the amount of work that goes into some of …

Dessert

Apple is making a major environmental commitment in the most polluting country on the planet

Apple is launching a major new environmental initiative in China as part of its commitment to "power all its operations worldwide on 100% renewable energy."<p>Partnering with the World Wildlife Fund, the Cupertino company plans to "protect as much as 1 million acres of responsibly managed working …

Renewable Energy

Richard Feynman on Science vs. Religion and Why Uncertainty Is Central to Morality

“It is impossible to find an answer which someday will not be found to be wrong.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his timeless treatise on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have failed.”</i> Perhaps because, as …

Artist Turns Old Keys And Coins Into Recycled Art

Even discarded keys and coins can be turned into beautiful art with some creativity and the right sort of know-how. Michael (or Moerkey), an artist …

Hoarding

Modern Luxury Farmhouse with Emphasis on Entertaining: House in Blair Atholl

<b>House in Blair Atholl</b> by <b>Nico van der Meulen Architects</b> is a luxury farmhouse located between Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa, in a secluded …

Luxury Lifestyle