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'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Quantum Mechanics

I’m a Peeliever and You Should Be, Too. 5 Reasons the Pee Tape Is Probably Real.

James Comey’s book describes a President Trump “obsessed” with allegations compiled in a dossier by British agent Christopher Steele that he was …

Donald Trump

Keto Beef Stew That's Ultra Comforting and Easy to Make

<i>The following story by Kate Kordsmeier was originally published on Root + Revel.</i><p>Calling all quick + easy dinner lovers! This Keto Beef Stew is made in the Instant Pot (or slow cooker if you don't have one), meaning it comes together in under 40 minutes and you'll only have to clean one dish. High …

Cooking

This Bacon Brussels Sprouts Gratin Is the Only Easter Side Dish You Need

No matter how much advance planning I've done or how many dishes I designate to guests, hosting for any holiday is still downright stressful. I worry …

Country Lifestyle

My sociopath son killed my daughter

Charity Lee was approaching the supermarket checkout when a fellow shopper blocked her path.<p>“I know who you are,” shouted the woman. “You should …

Crime

Nike - Air Max 95 calf hair, suede and mesh sneakers

- Rubber sole measures approximately 20mm/ 1 inch<p>- Blue calf hair, mesh and suede, antique-rose and beige suede<p>- Lace-up front<p>- Designer color: …

Change Your Password as Soon as You Read This

In all likelihood, your current jumbled password is easy to crack.<p>The official government guidelines for creating an unhackable password were established in 2003 by a man named Bill Burr. In an 8-page guide, he decreed that passwords should be made from strange mixes of capital and lowercase …

Cybersecurity

18 Classic Japanese Dishes You Can Make At Home

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How to cook perfect rice

Scientists believe millions of people are endangering their health by cooking rice incorrectly. As a result of industrial toxins and pesticides found in soil, rice is contaminated with many chemicals – but research has suggested that the way the rice is cooked could reduce exposure to the toxic …

Kitchens

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …

Humanity

The Most Romantic Destination in Every State

We went coast to coast to find the most romantic spots in the U.S.<p>Although there are countless ways to spend Valentine’s Day together as a …

Castles

The ORIGINAL Pumpkin Pie | How Does It Grow

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'Command and Control': How Close We Were to Nuclear Armageddon

New documentary details how an ordinary accident at Titan II missile silo in 1980 almost caused the deaths of millions of Americans<p>If you lived on …

Alphabet and Chipotle Are Bringing Burrito Delivery Drones to Campus

In what’s sure to be a college student’s dream come true, drones will soon be delivering burritos on the campus of Virginia Tech.<p>The experimental …

Virginia Tech

How to Start Swimming for Exercise

If Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel, or good old Michael Phelps inspired you to take another look at your neighborhood pool, probably the biggest thing …

Swimming

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

Consumer Tech

#TuesdayShoesday: 7 Fresh White Sneakers for Fall

It’s Tuesday, so you know what that means—it’s time to talk shoes. Today’s topic? The coolest snake-print shoes. To enable (and honor) our love for …

Great British Bake Off Nadiya Hussain says her wedding day was 'one of the worst days of her life'

Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain says the day she got married was “one of the worst days of her life”.<p>Over fourteen million people saw …

Great British Bake Off

10 Must-Have Books for 2-Year-Olds

Two-year-olds aren’t terrible. In fact, they’re pretty awesome — especially when they have a book pressed between their chubby little hands. Some of …

Hackers Can Steal Your Data by Listening to Your Hard Drive

New research shows that sensitive info like passwords can be transmitted using the sounds from hard drive motors.<p>Intelligence agencies have developed a number of ways to prevent hackers getting access to their systems, and one of the best ways to keep a system safe is to remove it from the network …

How To Make Homemade Bread You Don't Have To Knead

Enjoy the taste of homemade bread without sacrificing an entire afternoon.<p>I love good bread—fragrant, chewy, fresh bread. My mom made white bread or …

Food

Weak-Ass Bureaucrats To Heroic Philly Citizens: Stop Turning Dumpsters Into Swimming Pools

The wise and proud residents of Cedar Street in Philadelphia, Penn. recently threw themselves a block party. Understanding that the party would be …

Swimming

Breitling Superocean 44 Special

Breitling adds a new Superocean 44 Special to their collection. The watch is designed specifically for a divers’ needs like readability and water resistance.<p>The contrast between the all-black exterior and the white indications ensures readability in the darkness of the oceans. All markers are …

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy
Cybercrime

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

How to Wax Your Own Clothing and Gear | The Art of Manliness

Before the development of synthetic fabrics with their built-in water-resistant properties, men had to waterproof their clothing and gear from …

How to Be More Assertive and Hold Your Ground in a Conversation

It can be rough when you don't feel like you're heard in a conversation, but it can be even worse when someone hears exactly what you're saying and …

"Study Less, Study Smart": The Best Ways to Retain More in Less Time

When you're learning new material, it can be overwhelming when you think about how much time you need to truly understand it all. This studying …

Care for a Trip? Read 'A Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England' - Unbound Worlds

<b>I’ve been a fantasy reader and Dungeons & Dragons referee all of my life, and my approach to to both has been colored by what I thought I knew about</b> …