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20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Cooking

The age of 3D-printed guns in America is here

A last-ditch effort to block a US organization from making instructions to 3D-print a gun available to download has failed. The template will be posted online on Wednesday (Aug. 1).<p>From then, anyone with access to a 3D printer will be able to create their own firearm out of the same kind of …

Gun Control

Last Night’s Lunar Eclipse Was Fun, But the Next One Is Going to Be a Super Moon

It's a hard act to follow, but not for a super moon.<p>The full moon on the night of July 27 offered a rare sight for stargazers, presenting the longest …

Visualizing the Hidden ‘Logic’ of Cities

Some cities’ roads follow regimented grids. Others twist and turn. See it all on one chart.<p>In Chicago or Beijing, any given street is likely to take you north, south, east, or west. But good luck following the compass in Rome or Boston, where streets grew up organically and seemingly twist and and …

This artist's hilariously accurate dog breed descriptions will make your day

Whether or not you're a dog lover, you've probably noticed that each breed has its own personality and quirks.<p>Through her playful illustrations, …

Outer space may have just gotten a bit closer

Reaching the stars just got a bit easier. A new study argues that the boundary between Earth’s atmosphere and outer space—known as the Kármán line—is …

Alaskan Cod and Shrimp with Fresh Tomato Recipe

"This meal is very yummy, juicy, easy to cook, and convenient. My fiancee loves this recipe and wants it everyday. Try it!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons …

ADHD Drugs Aren't Doing What You Think, Scientists Warn 'Smart Pill' Users

"Young people are using this drug as a performance-enhancing agent."<p>About an hour before any organic chemistry final, there’s usually a student …

Flawless Chocolate Espresso Cake Recipe

This flawless chocolate espresso cake is absolute decadence! Rich, moist, creamy, and very delicious, plus easy to prepare – simply flawless! …

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming

As a ferocious hurricane bears down on South Florida, water managers desperately lower canals in anticipation of 4 feet of rain.<p>Everyone east of Dixie Highway is ordered evacuated, for fear of a menacing storm surge. Forecasters debate whether the storm will generate the 200 mph winds to achieve …

Mom says 7-year-old daughter's 'Roblox' character was sexually assaulted in online video game

A North Carolina woman is warning parents nationwide after her daughter witnessed disturbing sexual images on a gaming site for kids.<p>Amber Petersen …

These 1918 Baby Names Are Due For a Comeback

To prove that point, baby naming website Nameberry came up with a list of baby names that were wildly popular back in 1918, but haven't quite made a …

Drug gets body cells to 'eat and destroy' cancer

<b>Scientists have designed a special type of drug that helps the body eat and destroy cancerous cells.</b><p>The treatment boosts the action of white blood cells, called macrophages, that the immune system uses to gobble up unwanted invaders.<p>Tests in mice showed the therapy worked for aggressive breast and …

Immune System

Why Can’t We Find Planet Nine?

Astronomers suspect that there’s a large planet hiding out in the distant fringes of the solar system. At a recent workshop, they brainstormed ways …

THCV: Powerful Appetite-Suppressing Cannabinoid

Cannabis is not only a medically beneficial plant, but it’s also very complex and intricate. Thus far, it has been found that the cannabis plant …

Mexico's World Cup run was fun – but it was a failure

MOSCOW — Brazil wins a lot at World Cups, more than any other team. Losing to the five-time champion is no disgrace.<p>Yet despite the identity of the team that knocked it out of the World Cup on Monday in Samara, Mexico’s summer adventure here in Russia has to go down as a failure. It was fun and …

Soccer

Major Beer Companies Getting Into U.S. Cannabis Market In Spite of Federal Law

<i>“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”</i> – <b>Frank Zappa</b><p>In spite of all the hairy, bulging guts you will undoubtedly witness catching rays on the lake this …

There's a Digital Apocalypse Coming. Take Notice Before It's Too Late

If you work at a digital agency, you need to read this.<p>Some say that before an earthquake, dogs act funny. They tense up. They bark at nothing. They seem afraid, because they can sense something is coming.<p>People, unfortunately, aren't blessed with the same capabilities. And in the agency world, it …

Birth of a planet captured for first time as gas giant bigger than Jupiter swirls into existence

Even by astronomical standards it is a discovery that is out of this world.<p>Scientists have for the first time witnessed the birth of a planet, a huge gas giant many times the size of Jupiter, swirling into existence 370 light years from Earth.<p>The theory of how gas planets form from a vortex of …

Dogs versus cats: Scientists reveal which one is smarter

A dog's bark is only a ruff means of communication. Instead, we should be looking at its wiggles and squirms.<p>Jumping up. Rolling over. Lifting paws.<p>It’s all doggie behavior that makes them so endearing.<p>But they’re actually trying to talk to us.<p>Researchers from the University of Salford, in …

These are the 19 ways your dog is secretly communicating with you

Scientists have discovered dogs use 19 signals dogs to try and communicate with their human pals.<p>Footage of 37 dogs filmed by their owners during day-to-day task showed them the pooches were often seemingly using similar movements to express what they wanted.<p>They eventually nailed down 19 gestures …

This Is What Comes Out When a Woman Ejaculates

Everything you want to know about the elusive squirt.<p>It was, and remains, one of the most spectacular things I’d ever witnessed. A dozen women, my then-partner among them, shooting arcs of liquid into the air from their genitals for the very first time, in unison. What had begun 90 minutes earlier …

Big Pharma Stock Investors Beware: Another $250 Billion Patent Cliff Is Coming

Several big pharma companies are about to lose patent exclusivity for blockbuster drugs. Should investors be worried?<p>Just as big pharma companies …

Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

Recipe: Deep-Dish Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie — Recipes from The Kitchn

If warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies straight from the oven make your heart skip a beat, baking your favorite timeless cookie in a skillet really …

No, you’re not being paranoid, your phone really IS listening to you

Those oddly pertinent ads on your timeline aren’t just a coincidence, your phone is listening to everything you say<p>We’ve all been there. You’re down …

Salty, Sweet Honey-Butter Shortbread Cookies As Addictive As Potato Chips

<b>In 2014, South Korea was introduced to what has since become one of the biggest crazes in Korean convenience store snack history: Honey Butter Chips.</b> These honey and butter–glazed potato chips, a product of Haitai Confectionery and Foods Co., Ltd., were nothing like Koreans were used to, or ever …

Shortbread

Yale experiment to reanimate dead brains promises 'living hell' for humans

A scientific experiment to reanimate dead brains could lead to humans enduring a ‘fate worse than death,’ an ethics lecturer has warned.<p>Last month Yale University announced it had successfully resurrected the brains of more than 100 slaughtered pigs and found that the cells were still healthy.<p>The …

10 habits of unlikeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

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