Ashley Scarr

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How to make the perfect pitch for investment

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Manchester United's stadium gets a high tech upgrade

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Feel-good graphene condom development to be funded by the Gates Foundation

Condoms made from graphene are to be developed at The University of Manchester thanks to funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A team …

Motion capture used to assess best sexual positions after hip surgery

Motion capture technology has been used to quantitatively assess the range of hip movement in men and women in 12 common sexual positions in order to …

Your Fat Has a Brain. Seriously. And It's Trying to Kill You.

Phil Bruno was super-sizing again. It was just past 5:30 on a spring evening in 2004, and he was driving home from work. He pulled into a White Castle, one of many fast-food outlets lining Route 100 in his hometown of Manchester, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. He was only a mile from his house, …

How Scientists Could Watch Brain Chemicals Through The Skull

One team is trying to develop a non-invasive way of tracking neurotransmitters as they move through a living brain.<p>Researchers have discovered a way to see chemicals at work behind bone. In the future, they hope to develop their technique as a way of watching chemical messages as they blip through …

Williams-Sonoma Soup

• <b>Author:</b> Diane Rossen Worthington<p>Soup is the original comfort food. After all, what could be more satisfying than a purée of butternut squash topped with a dollop of cream? But soup can be refreshing as well—think of a medley of spring vegetables simmered with fresh herbs.<p>Williams Sonoma Collection …

Saveur Easy Mexican

• <b>Author:</b> James Oseland<p>From the editors of America's favorite culinary magazine, SAVEUR Easy Mexican features 37 recipes for authentic classics like rich tortilla soup, refreshing shrimp ceviche, creamy chicken and chile enchiladas, and salsas for every season. Learn how joyfully simply Mexican fare …

On Food and Cooking

• <b>Author:</b> Harold McGee<p>Harold McGee's <i>On Food and Cooking</i> is a kitchen classic. Hailed by <i>Time</i> magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, <i>On Food and Cooking</i> is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, …

The Happy Herbivore Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Lindsay S. Nixon<p>Vegan chef of one of the top 50 food blogs on the Web, HappyHerbivore.com, Lindsay Nixon, gives hundreds of thousands of her followers recipes each month, showing that the vegan diet is not only healthy but delicious, too.<p>Now, Nixon combines some of her tastiest recipes in</i> …

Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well

• <b>Author:</b> Sam Sifton & Sarah Rutherford<p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY EATER.COM</b><p>From one of America’s finest food writers, the former restaurant critic for <i>The New York Times,</i> comes a definitive, timeless guide to Thanksgiving dinner—preparing it, surviving it, and pulling it off in style. …

Winter Cocktails

• <b>Author:</b> Maria Del Mar Sacasa & Tara Striano<p>When the days grow longer and the air gets crisp, it’s time to gather with friends for drinks that’ll put a rosy glow on your cheeks. In <i>Winter Cocktails</i>, María del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano share more than 100 seasonal recipes for cold-weather cocktails, …

The World’s Best Street Food

• <b>Author:</b> Lonely Planet<p>Live to eat? Travel to eat? Here you’ll find a collection of the most memorable street food experiences possible, complete with recipes to make sure if you can’t go to eat, you can at least get a taste at home! From classic hotdogs to exotic pastries, this gastronomic tour of …

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: 25th Anniversary Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Kevin Zraly<p>Let’s pop a cork and drink a toast to America’s very best, most popular wine course! Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is celebrating its silver anniversary, and this classic volume now has new, updated material that wine lovers will savor.<p>For this new edition, Kevin …

13 Fascinating Facts About Bees

Sure, you know that bees pollinate our crops and give us honey. But there's so much more to these buzzing insects than that.<p>1. Their sting has some …