Adam Booher

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Meet Vaclav Smil, the Canadian polymath whose books Bill Gates is racing to read

A few weeks ago, Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates published his personal summer reading list on his blog Gates Notes. Of the eight titles, two are by the same author, a Canadian professor emeritus you’ve probably never heard of: Vaclav Smil.<p>“I’m trying to read everything he writes, …

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Commercial yogurt starters degrade, but heirloom cultures last generations

"Between fresh and rotten, there's a creative space in which some of the most compelling flavors arise."<p>That creative space is fermentation, and …

Man Booker prize 2013: The longlist in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2013/jul/23/man-booker-international-prize-2013-booker-prize<p>720<p>Many of the 13 books in the running for this …

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Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi's Basic Hummus

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Perfectly smooth DIY hummus in a fraction of the time -- thanks to a simple, brilliant trick.</i><p>You will go to picnics and barbecues this summer, and there will be …

How to Cook on a Wood Plank

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: All you need to achieve tender, smoky fish is a wood plank.</i><p>We've been helping you to whittle down your list of foods you never dreamed of making at …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Strawberry Crème Fraîche Soft Serve

<i>Every week on Food52, we announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that we've tested and loved. Today, a recipe for soft serve ice cream that you can make at home with only 4 ingredients.</i><p>You don't have to get in your car to enjoy a cold scoop of soft serve ice cream. Here's a recipe for strawberry …

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Snowball the dancing cockatoo by Sy Montgomery | Book Review

<i>"If life doesn't give you fruit, you can always eat nuts. And if you don't like nuts, at least you can throw them on the floor, which is highly</i> …

Manage Your Day-To-Day

Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to find that you haven’t accomplished the most important things on your agenda when you leave the office?.<p>With wisdom from 20 leading creative minds: Stefan Sagmeister, Seth Godin, Gretchen Rubin, Dan Ariely, Steven Pressfield, James Victore, Scott Belsky, Leo Babauta, Tony Schwartz, Erin Doland, and many more. Get it here via betype

How To Survive A Mass Extinction

In her new book <i>Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction</i> writer Annalee Newitz looks back at Earth's previous mass extinctions to see what lessons might be learned, and how earthlings might prepare themselves to survive a future planet-wide catastrophe.<p>Transcript<p>IRA …

Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books longlist announced

Do you like good science books? If so, then you are going love this: the Royal Society just announced the longlist for their 2013 Winton Prize for …

The Chicken Burger You Need to Make This Summer

For as long as we can remember, burgers have had a place at summer dinners. Burgers have long meant ground beef, American cheese, ketchup, mustard, lettuce and a grill. But at Blue Apron, we mix up our all-American sandwich with inspiration from across the globe.<p>In the case of this mouth-watering …

How Google Wins Over Users By Giving Them Less

User research may indicate that consumers want more choices. Google doesn’t listen–and has rated highest among any other brand out there.<p><i>Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from</i> Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity <i>by Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn.</i><p><i>“Focusing is about saying no. You’ve</i> …

50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know

I'm delighted to announce that my first book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>, has been given a publication date and is now available for …