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20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Cooking

The Objects in Space That We Really, Really Can't Explain

Forget UFOs — there are a lot of objects and events in space that are identified, but still completely incomprehensible. From planets in our solar …

The 50 Most Spectacular Galaxy Pictures of all Time

Here are the 50 most spectacular galaxy pictures of all time -- from pictures of the Andromeda Galaxy to the pictures of the "Cosmic Tinker Bell …

Cosmology

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

7 Healthy & Flavorful Ground Turkey Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Healthy ground turkey recipes that actually taste good? It's a miracle!<p><b>Ground turkey: the leaner, healthier alternative</b> to ground beef. When it's used correctly, it's great—but, in the wrong hands and in the wrong recipe, it can be boring and tasteless. You wouldn't sub in Lou Dobbs to tell jokes …

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The Secret Math Behind Early Retirement

The 10 Best Jobs For People Who Love Math

To find out which jobs offer the best opportunities for people who love math, we analyzed CareerCast's list of the top 200 occupations in 2013 and pulled out those jobs that require analytical math skills.<p>CareerCast, a job search site, measured the stress, physical demands, and both the current and …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for January 2014

Author: Adam Mann<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of the Day …

Super-Earths likely to have oceans and continents

Massive exoplanets might be more like Earth than has been thought.<p>Massive terrestrial exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – called …

Earth Science

Should Baby Boomers Invest in Bitcoin?

In 2012 it was $5.48. In 2014 it’s reached $1,040. Could Bitcoin fund your retirement years?<p>Growing a retirement nest egg is no easy feat …

45 Classic Library Design Ideas

See the most stylish ways to stack treasured reads.<p>Whether your home is traditional, modern or somewhere in between, we've got the ultimate book-curation inspiration.

Readers' best smartphone travel photos

We invited readers to share their best photos taken on a smartphone and received over 700 images. Here's a selection of our favourites

This Book Is The Holy Grail For Anyone Who Wants A Quant Job At Goldman Sachs

Strats — short for strategists — work on trading floors alongside the traders creating models for pricing and risk management, etc.<p>The job description is similar to that of a quantitative analyst, but quants typically aren't on the trading floor.<p>In a recent blog post on the Goldman's Careers Blog, …

Here's How People In Muslim Countries Think Women Should Dress

The Pew Research Center posted this illuminating graphic showing how people in various Muslim-dominated countries prefer women to dress.<p>Most of those surveyed thought women should wear some kind of garment that covers their hair, and fewer than 5% of people in Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan, and Saudi …

The 100 Deadliest Movies Of All Time

A data scientist has created a handy list of the deadliest films of all time.<p>Randal Olson, a Computer Science PhD student at Michigan State University who also made lists of the deadliest actors and deadliest directors, created the tally based on the database of kill counts from MovieBodyCounts.com.<p>…

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

Just 1 in 4 young teens meet federal fitness guidelines

Young teens aren't exactly embracing the government's Let's Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest.<p>Only 1 in 4 U.S. kids aged 12 to 15 meet the recommendations -- an hour or more of moderate to vigorous activity every day.<p>The results are based on about 800 kids who self-reported their …

McCain on Rodman: 'He's an idiot'

Republican Sen. John McCain has some harsh words for Dennis Rodman, calling the former NBA player an “idiot” following his explosive interview with CNN during his trip to North Korea for an exhibition basketball game.<p>“I think he’s an idiot. I think he’s the very person that — of not great intellect …

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Grilled Halibut With Spicy Red Onion Relish, Avocados, Asparagus, and Chipotle Vinaigrette Recipe

<b>Note</b>: Plan ahead and serve the fish with jalapeño-, onion-, and serrano-infused vinegar for splashing on top. Make it in carafe at least a day in advance, and refrigerate it until use.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by …

Dessert in the Raw

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Gena introduces us to the ultimate no-bake dessert: a raw, vegan cashew tart whose appearance alone will convert any skeptics.</i><p>A few years ago, as I first began to …

Dessert

slow-and-low dry rub oven chicken

Five years ago, I fell in love with dry-rub barbecue. Prior to the summer of 2008, I naively believed that the only way to make ribs deliciously on …

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Layer Cakes for Any Special Occasion

Sweeten any occasion with these dramatic (but doable!) celebratory confections<p><i>Any cake is a good cake. But a lofty layer cake has the wow-factor worthy of a celebration. Arm yourself with these five showstopping recipes to bake without fear--or a mix.</i><p>Masterful Meringue:<p>The Tomboy Cake<p>The …

Dessert

Jerk Chicken Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from | Jerk from Jamaica | Ten Speed Press, 2007<p>For simplicity and authenticity, chicken marinated in jerk spices and …

BBQ

Italian Easy: Panzanella with Artichokes, Black Olives, and Capers

As we move into the heart of summer and plump, juicy tomatoes begin to ripen on the vine, I start to crave panzanella. The simple, rustic salad from central Italy is made with stale bread and ripe tomatoes, epitomizing the classic Italian tradition of using leftover ingredients to create an amazing …