Andrew Tak

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Classic Ragù alla Bolognese

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The Fool-Proof Method For Making Brown Rice Without A Rice Cooker

Perfect every single time.<p>There's no getting around it, brown rice is trickier to cook than white rice. Not only does it take a whole lot longer -- close to 50 minutes -- but the results can be varied. Sometimes it's still a little crunchy. Other times it's totally gummy. And cooking it on the …

Did you solve it? Professor Povey's perplexing problem

Photograph: Alex Bellos<p>Left: when the coin moves around the side of the square, its centre traces a smaller square. Right: if the coin centre is in the shaded area, the coin overlaps a neighbouring chessboard …

Photography

New DNA code makes synthetic proteins

The world's first functioning organism with an expanded DNA alphabet has now met another milestone in artificial life: making proteins that don't …

The Ingredient You Didn't Know You Should Be Adding to Your Steak

<i>by Matt Duckor, Epicurious</i><p>PHOTO BY TARA DONNE<p>So you're ready for summer grilling. You've purchased the perfect grill, and you've procured the latest, greatest cuts of steak.<p>Cut to you throwing that glorious piece of meat onto a blazing hot grill, all of your loved ones looking on in anticipation. A …

Pear juice before alcohol may combat hangover

Scientists find that Asian pears contain properties that effect alcohol metabolism, reducing memory loss and boosting concentration<p>Drinking pear juice before a night of heavy drinking could reduce the effects of a hangover, research suggests.<p>Australian government scientists found that for those …

Your inherited genes control your IQ and may affect how well you do at exams

We know that genes play a role in how well children do in school, but there are gaps in our knowledge: is this the same for different topics in …

Video: How to Make Amazing Ribs at Home Without a Smoker

If you don't have a smoker at home, you can still make some amazing 'cue using our Apartment Rib Rub on a rack of baby-backs. This recipe takes less …

GENETICS/RACISM/HARVARD (feat. Clint Smith) - Think Again Podcast, ep. 5

From a young age we’re inundating kids with this idea that what [job] you do is a direct reflection of who you are.<p>Will our brainpower soon be …

Human Sex Chromosomes Are Sloppy DNA Swappers

Variety is the spice of life—especially when it comes to genetics. Our species needs DNA to intermingle to create genetic diversity, which is key to …

CRISPR Gene Editing

CRISPR is a recently discovered genomic tool that could potentially revolutionize genetic modification and editing, including gene silencing, …

Genetics

Cook the Ultimate Burger

The essential grilling staple every man must master<p>Welcome to <i>Men’s Health</i> BBQ Master Class, men. Chances are, you think you’ve already made your chops (and your tenderloins, and your ribs…) tending grill. You’ve put in plenty of hours oven the open flame. Hell, you probably think you should be …

North Carolina Style Vinegar BBQ Sauce

North Carolina Style Vinegar BBQ Sauce, This may be one of the Best Carolina style sauces I have ever had. This is a VERY BOLD sauce and is MAGIC on …

Grilled Scallops with Lemony Salsa Verde

4 Servings<p>Choose scallops that are “dry” (not stored in liquid preservatives). Larger is better; small ones could overcook before browning. Make sure to coat them thoroughly in oil before grilling so they don’t stick to the grate.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for …

Seafood

How to code a simple Android widget

App widgets can be thought of as a small window or controller for an Android app that can be embedded in another application (like the homescreen). They can be very useful, allowing users to view or control an app without actually launching it. For example, skipping tracks with a music player …

Foodily Blog

Garlic Ginger Shrimp Stir Fry

The love language between my Mom and me is all about food! We share recipes with each other over the phone and email. We swap cookbooks when we see …

Recipes

Nicole Scherzinger shares her healthy chicken recipe: 'It makes me salivate!'

Singer Nicole Scherzinger unabashedly loves food, and with a background that includes Hawaiian, Filipino, and Russian lineage, Southern roots and German family, she grew up eating a variety of cuisines.<p>"I absolutely love to eat everything —Japanese, Hawaiian, Italian, and to really wind down, …

Cooking

How to Make Pan Seared Salmon and Pineapple Salsa

<i>This is a recipe from NF Rebel Chef Noel.</i><b>Today we’re going to be looking at a recipe that is super easy to make, but looks really elaborate and</b> …

4 great free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t

We resurrected our recurring series on great Android apps that offer cool features iPhone users can’t have, and it was one of our most popular posts …

Recipe: Cuban Chicken and Rice

Combine garlic, paprika, cumin and lime zest. Rub half of mixture into chicken thighs and reserve remainder for the rice. Season chicken with salt and pepper.<p>Heat oil in wide, deep skillet or wok on medium heat. Add thighs and brown on each side, about 3 minutes per side. Remove from skillet and …

Chef John's Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe

"This chicken and mushrooms recipe video is an experiment in extreme self-control; I wanted to challenge myself to make a chicken and mushrooms …

The Bloomin' Onion Recipe That Rivals The Outback Classic

Bloomin' Onion fans, you might want to sit down for this one. The Outback Steakhouse classic can now be yours, in your home, whenever you want.<p>For the uninitiated, the Bloomin' Onion is a legendary appetizer at the chain restaurant. It's a massive, fried onion that's been cut into the shape of a …

Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti Recipe

1Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.<p>2Meanwhile, prep the chicken. Place the chicken breasts one at a time between two layers of plastic wrap …

Recipes

Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:40 minPrep:5 minCook:35 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories474 calorieTotal Fat15 …

This amazing secret trick will give any Android phone a huge speed boost

We could spend all day counting all of the things that make Android a great platform, but for real smartphone enthusiasts, the operating system’s …

Google Maps for Android just got a great new feature iPhone users will be jealous of

Google Maps for Android and Google Maps for the iPhone may never have true feature parity. This is due in part to the limitations Apple puts in place …