Seth Zorn

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This Site Shows You the Cheapest Days to Vacation in Popular Cities

Over the past two years, two of my close friends have gone on three one to two-week vacations to Italy. At first glance, their multiple European …

Egyptian Barley Salad To Citrus Slaw: 8 Flavor-Packed Fall Salads

Thanks to stunning seasonal produce, fall salads are the best! Fight off the urge to to reach for cold weather comfort food, and fill yourself up with one of these fresh, colorful salads instead.<p>1. Egyptian Barley Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette<p>Inspired by the flavors of Egypt, this barley salad …

Healthy Eating

Winter Is Coming. What If Roads And Runways Could De-Ice Themselves?

When Chris Tuan was a Department of Defense contractor in the early 1990s, the Air Force asked him to think of something that could de-ice its airfields around the world.<p>Heavy cargo aircraft were landing on icy runways and skidding off, he says, "so they wanted to find out some innovative way to …

Engineering

We should all take a month off of red meat

Cow farts are a big problem.<p>Before you print out this post just to have the pleasure of burning it, one quick programming note: Nobody here is suggesting you give up meat forever. I couldn’t do it; the only reason I’m not eating a cheeseburger RIGHT NOW is because the line was too long at Five …

BBQ

According to Science, You Actually Can be Addicted to Travel

Apparently being a 'travel addict' is incredibly real, and it has been labelled by science as a mental disease. While that sentence is no doubt …

Mental Health

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

Self-improvement

Is Trump too busy bashing the NFL to hire a science adviser?

Trump Too Busy Bashing NFL to Hire a Science Adviser?<p>President Donald Trump and his daughter-adviser have been going all out to tout the …

Trump to top U.S. diplomat: Don't bother talking to North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed the prospect of talks with North Korea as a waste of time a day after his own secretary of state said the United States was maintaining open lines of communication with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>FILE PHOTO: U.S. President …

North Korea

Ford reveals $100,000 F-450 pickup truck

Sure, your truck is nice. And it can tow some. But it's not a Ford F-450 Super Duty Limited.<p>Ford just unveiled this new truck, which can cost as much as $100,000 and tow 15 tons. So the F-450 Super Duty Limited may not only cost as much as a Mercedes-Benz S-class luxury sedan, it can also tow six …

General Motors

Steve Scalise returns to Congress, says he is 'a living example that miracles really do happen'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Rep. Steve Scalise, the House Republican whip who was shot in June at a congressional baseball team practice, returned to Capitol Hill Thursday for the first time since being seriously wounded and said his prayers had been answered during his recovery process.<p>"I am definitely a …

Republicans

Man caught smuggling $30K of gold in his rectum, airport officials say

A Sri Lankan man's "suspicious movements" at the airport in the capital Colombo led to the discovery of some $30,000 worth of gold stashed in his rectum, customs officials say.<p>Officials noticed the 45-year-old "walking with difficulty and appearing to be in pain" as he waited for his flight to …

Sri Lanka

Traveling with depression: 12 tips for a better trip

You’ve been looking forward to your vacation for months — but a few days into your trip, you find yourself feeling tired and listless, without the energy or enthusiasm to go out and explore. You don’t want to do anything, you don’t want to interact with anyone, and it takes everything you have just …

Mental Health

Anthony Bourdain Is Living His Best Life on a Beach in Newfoundland

Bourdain’s current aesthetic in Newfoundland seems to be rugged elegance.<p>Anthony Bourdain is no stranger to off-the-grid destinations. But this week, …

Newfoundland and Labrador

The Best Weeknight Recipes

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i> <i>Download the NYT Cooking app here.</i><p>Weeknight cooking is a drag.<p>Even if you have the best intentions, went to the market yesterday, …

Italian Food

Learn these 4 cocktail categories, and you can mix up practically anything

In an attempt to demystify the always delightful but often murky path to cocktail enlightenment, we present four basic cocktail categories: sours, fizzes, Old-Fashioneds and three-parters. These drinks are intended to simplify thinking about building drinks — to help home mixology become an …

Lemon Juice

We Can Finally Detect Concussive Brain Trauma in Living Patients

The CTE epidemic in American football needs this.<p>If you're an athlete who's suffered one too many knocks to the skull, you'll only get a diagnosis of …

Why we're decades away from predicting earthquakes

Almost as long as scientists have been studying earthquakes, they've been trying to predict them. Despite over 150 years of seismology, most …

Geophysics

Ancient Chinese Ink Could Hold a Surprising New Way to Kill Cancer Cells

When art becomes medicine.<p>For centuries, Chinese artists and calligraphers have used their inks to tell countless stories of the world we live in – …

Cancer Cells

7 Ways to Prove the Earth Is Round (Without Launching a Satellite)

Photo Credit: NASA<p>Slide 1 of 15<p>Proving Earth is round<p>Rapper B.o.B wants to crowdfund his own satellite and launch it into space to find out, once and …

Is the Milky Way a normal galaxy?

Astronomers assume our Milky Way galaxy is typical. They use our knowledge of it to leapfrog out to understanding the rest of the universe. But is …

Five Questions for Robert Wright

The best-selling science writer argues that evolution programmed humans to suffer, and that there’s a powerful antidote: the practices of …

Meditation
College Sports

LG is selling a phone that repels mosquitoes

It's getting tougher and tougher for phone makers to differentiate.<p>So LG's latest bright spark appears to be a phone that integrates an ultrasound …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Amazon unveiled a range of new Alexa-enabled hardware products.</b> There is a newly redesigned Echo smart speaker, as well as the new Echo Spot, Echo Plus, and an updated Fire TV with 4K support.<p><b>2. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed President Trump's tweets in which he claimed Facebook has</b> …

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook wants to simplify blood donor searches in India

Facebook is lending a hand to help solve India's safe blood shortage. Its solution is to leverage its popular social network to put people in touch with blood donors. Starting in October, users in India will be able to sign up to become donors via their profile or by clicking on a designated promo …