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Trump Signs 3 Memorandums, Including Withdrawal From Pacific Trade Deal

<b>Updated at 5:15 p.m. ET.</b><p>President Trump acted on Monday to keep a signature campaign promise: withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.<p>Trump's action is mostly symbolic.<p>As he signed the memorandum in the Oval Office, Trump said, "We've been talking about this for a long time," adding …

An Iceberg The Size Of Delaware Is About To Break From Antarctica

One of the largest icebergs ever recorded is about to cleave off of Antarctica and drift to sea. The Larsen C iceberg is approximately the size of Delaware and has been separating from Antarctica at an amazing pace, with the canyon between the two growing by 18 km since mid-December 2016.<p>The Larsen …

Qualcomm rolls out enhancements to its IoT network

Qualcomm has announced enhancements to its IoT Connectivity platform at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, which aim to deliver “virtually seamless connectivity” across a variety of devices and technologies.<p>For the first time, the IoT network can make simultaneous use of Wi-Fi, …

Internet of Things

Antimatter just got a little bit less mysterious

Scientists hit a new milestone for antihydrogen<p>Antimatter, the equal-but-opposite twin of regular old stuff, is a finicky material. It’s only in the past 20 years that scientists have been able to create the simplest atoms of antimatter and keep them stable. Now they have made the first …

13 Obscure and Amazing Food Products We Buy on Amazon

These are the obscure and amazing foods the Bon Appétit staff buys on Amazon. You're welcome.<p>You can buy some weird stuff on the internet. It’s a marvelous treasure trove of Star Wars paraphernalia, vintage crocheting supplies, and game-worn NBA jerseys (the ones with the sweat marks, so you know …

A Longtime Microsoft Exec Just Left the Company

Kevin Turner, Microsoft chief operating officer for the past 11 years, is moving to Citadel Securities, where he will be chief executive officer. He …

Satya Nadella

Pitchfork Music Festival Paris 2016 Opening Parties Announced

Pitchfork Music Festival Paris is taking place October 27-29 at Grande Halle de La Villette. For its 6th edition, the festival extends its presence by launching <b>Avant-Garde</b>, a block party in the heart of the 11th arrondissement. There will be 40 shows hosted in seven venues: Café de la Danse, …

Music Festivals

How to stop wasting time online and make space for creativity

If most of us, myself included, were completely honest about our balance between consumption and creation, we’d see that it’s pretty out of whack. We consume far more than we create, when it should be the opposite. Every day our consumption diet includes some combination of articles, emails, social …

Productivity

Costco Founder Jim Sinegal Invests Millions in Bay Area Organic Fast Food Chain

America’s first USDA-certified organic fast food restaurant blew into the Bay Area in November in a big way, announcing with its Pleasanton opening that it would quickly follow with ten more locations in the coming year. Now that the second location has opened in the Rincon Center (with two more …

Costco

Tesla drops its largest consumer Powerwall model

If you're thinking about buying Tesla's Powerwall home energy storage battery, you're down to one option. The company tells <i>Greentech Media</i> that it will discontinue the larger $3,500 10kWh model due to lack of demand. "We have decided to focus entirely on building and deploying the 7kWh Daily …

12 Street Artists You Need To Follow on Instagram

Keep tabs on the best graffiti, sticker and street artists from NYC’s first ever Lower Manhattan Mural Festival.<p>If you happened to be in lower Manhattan the second weekend of August, you might have noticed something a little out of place: graffiti artists, out in the open, spray painting the city …

Music Journalist Chronicles The 'Wild Obsessive Hunt' For Rare 78 RPM Records

With almost all the music you'd ever want to listen to available online digitally, the obsessive hunt for scratchy, fragile 78 RPM records may seem anachronistic. But author Amanda Petrusich says that those early records, which hold between two and three minutes of music per side, showcase the …

GMO Facts: 10 Common GMO Claims Debunked

Learn About These GMO Facts<p>Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically modified apples to hit the market. Although it will probably be another two years before the non-browning fruits appears in stores, at least one …

Agriculture

Platt: A More Restrained Bobby Flay Returns With Gato

If you’re a young cook with world-conquering ambitions, you could do worse than follow the canny road map to stardom laid out by Manhattan’s own …

These 5 Foods Will Be Harder to Grow in a Warmer World

Farmers will need to take increasingly drastic and expensive measures to cope with droughts, frosts, and ever-changing growing seasons, says IPCC's new report.<p>The reality of climate change has already hit farms, ranches, and orchards around the globe, according to the latest report from the UN's …

Artichokes and Fava Beans (Aginares Me Koukia)

Put 4 tbsp. lemon juice and 6 cups water into a large bowl. Working with one artichoke at a time, place an artichoke on its side. Using a serrated …

Recipes

7 Factors That Change Your Sense Of Taste

Take a bite out of that<p>The tongue recognizes five basic tastes: sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and umami—a savory aspect associated with meat and mushrooms. But the taste you actually experience isn’t that simple. In recent years, a growing number of studies have shown that taste can be influenced by …

The Truth About How Mushrooms Grow Will Weird You Out (VIDEO)

Where do mushrooms come from? Quick, try to explain it, coherently, in a few sentences. It's fungus that, uh ... grows on stuff when it's, uh ... moist. Not so easy, right? That's about to change.<p>How Does It Grow?, a food education series that was funded by Kickstarter, focuses its first-ever …

14 Chocolate Cakes

Forget the jewelry. Forget the flowers. Forget the fancy dinners, the oysters, the caviar, the steak. Let's be real here: chocolate cake is the best part of Valentine's Day.<p>Chocolate cakes aren't moody, aren't choosy. They're gorgeous. They can be consumed wherever you desire: at a candlelit table, …

The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

The View from Up Here: Babies Learn Faster in High Chairs

Playing with those sweet potatoes again? Mashing that avocado like it’s a piece of playdough? All that gooey, messy fun could help babies learn words for things that aren’t solid.<p>Researchers have long known that babies learn language first by naming objects – table, chair, doggie, and so on. They …

Extra bites for mom could mean future fat for baby: study - TODAY.com

Today<p>Expectant moms often justify an extra slice of cheesecake or late night pizza by saying they’re eating for two. But they might want to temper those indulgences. A new study published Tuesday in <i>PLoS Medicine</i>, says pregnant women who gain excessive amounts of weight contribute to their children …

Diabetes

Gougères

Makes about 50 Servings<p>These delicate cheese puffs always impress. Once you get the hang of the dough, you’ll serve them at every opportunity.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons (¾ stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Pinch of nutmeg<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>4 large eggs<p>…

Global Warming Update: Record Heat Is 4 Times More Likely Now Than In Pre-Industrial Times

Ugh, global warming.<p>Here's your latest global warming update: It's still happening. Intense heat is now four times more likely to strike in the U.S. than it was in pre-industrial times, according to a new study from Stanford University researchers.<p>July 2012 was the hottest month on record in the …

Scientists Weigh Climate Change Role in 2012 Weather

Scientists studied global warming's role in a dozen extreme weather events.<p><b>A sprawling global team of meteorologists who examined the marquee extreme weather events of 2012—including Hurricane Sandy, drought in the U.S. Midwest, and melting Arctic ice—found that human-induced climate change was a</b> …

Study reveals 'true' material cost of development say researchers

<b>Current methods of measuring the full material cost of imported goods are highly inaccurate say researchers.</b><p>In a new study, they found that three times as many raw materials are used to process and export traded goods than are used in their manufacture.<p>Richer countries who believe they have …

5 Beach Getaways for Foodies

Unlike culinary capitals such as New York City and San Francisco, beach destinations are rarely the first stop on an epicurean getaway. But plenty of …

NASA sounds the alarm on fire risks of climate change

Much has been said about the danger of increasingly intense hurricanes due to climate change -- a concern that entered the public consciousness in a big way with Katrina's devastation of New Orleans and continued late last year with Hurricane Sandy's ravaging of the Eastern Seaboard.<p>But swirling …

Climate Change