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ICYMI: This week's recipes include grown-up Hot Pockets, Sloppy Joes, and a Sunshine Smoothie: http://thekitc.hn/1mCs05a

10 Summer Dinner Party Mains, Without a Grill

We <i>love</i> to grill. In fact, in the summer months, we're often glued to our grill. We cherish it, rely on it, nurture it and use it for everything we can think of.<p>But when we need a break from our grill -- or, if we find ourselves without one -- we can still throw fabulous dinner parties; we can still …

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More people, more air pollution

But the population-pollution relationship is not the same everywhere.<p>If you live in a large city like New York, London, Beijing or Mumbai, you are …

Wolves howl because they care

When a member of the wolf pack leaves the group, the howling by those left behind isn’t a reflection of stress but of the quality of their …

Watch A Giant Hovercraft Land On A Crowded Russian Beach

Just out enjoying your day at the beach when, boom, giant military hovercraft. The worst.<p>This 5.5-ton Russian military hovercraft landed on the beach of the Baltic Sea port city Kaliningrad, between Poland and Lithuania, where people were out enjoying their day. A Russian Defense Ministry …

How To Make Flavored Butter

This is extremely satisfying and useful.

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes!

Temperatures are rising and no one wants to turn on their oven these days. The solution for your next summer soiree? No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes! Just assemble, chill, top with berries, and serve. Cool and easy.<p><b>Ingredients</b> (makes 16 cheesecakes):<p>– 15 graham crackers (8 ounces)<p>– 1 stick …

Suzanne Goin's Grilled Pork Burgers

<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: When rethinking the perfect burger, it's what's inside that counts.</i><p>There are perfect burgers made of beef, salt, and pepper. This is not one of those burgers. …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Amazing Road Trips

Travel Photography

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First video of apes that can swim

Zoos often use water moats to confine chimpanzees, gorillas or orangutans. But now researchers have used video to show that apes can and do swim.<p>Two …

Thousands of Pink Cockatoos Invade Small Queensland Town, Cause Power Outages

Thousands of pink cockatoos have invaded the small Queensland town of Boulia. The birds have reportedly stripped trees and weighed down power lines. …

A Patch Designed To Make You Invisible To Mosquitoes

<i>In our "Weekly Innovation" blog series, we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Previously we've featured</i>the sink-urinal<i>and</i> a better travel neck pillow<i>.</i><i>(Do you have an innovation to share?</i>Use this quick form<i>.)</i><p>A small, square patch that's not yet …

15 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

Gallery15 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season<p>No matter how you pronounce it, the tomato is most certainly a summer produce staple. While we love 'em sliced up and sprinkled with a bit of flaky salt as much as the next guy, giving them such extra special treatment can yield delightful …

Yes, you can grill dessert! Make a grilled banana split

One of the questions I’m most often asked is about what can be grilled for dessert. This quandary has stumped even the best of char masters. Here is my opinion: If you want a dainty little morsel with tuiles, edible flowers and perfectly tempered chocolate, go to a nice bakery. If you want a …

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Sunday Supper: Jamaican Chicken Curry

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Vibrant, ochre Jamaican curry differs from its Indian counterpart, thanks to a healthy dose of allspice; it's a bit soupier, too. Like South Asian takes, …