Chris Schick

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Mum, what do engineers do?

We let our children down by giving them such poor careers advice at school<p>What do school children know about science and engineering careers? Not much, unfortunately. Perhaps they pick up some impressions from the media along the lines of "engineers wear hard hats and scientists wear white …

China's Cockroach Farms Are A Glimpse Into Our Protein Future

The environmentally friendly way to farm<p>You've heard the arguments. Insects are cheap to grow, easy on the environment, and high in protein and minerals. In contrast, livestock such as pigs and cows are expensive, produce noxious chemicals such as methane and ammonia, and take up land and grains …

Element of the week: hassium

What does sergenium, seaborgium, ottohahnium and the Silk Road in Kazakhstan share in common?<p>This week's element is hassium, which has the atomic symbol, <b>Hs</b>, and the atomic number, <b>108</b>. Its name comes from hassia, which is the Latin name for the German state of Hesse, home to the lab where it was …

Discovering the Little-Known Meats of Italy

In Umbria for vacation, Fathom founder Pavia Rosati has a series of meat-based epiphanies that change how she thinks about Italian food<p>I've just come back from living in Italy for six weeks. I run a travel website called Fathom, and we pride ourselves in finding special places around the world, …

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25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

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30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

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Singapore Stories: Chinese Egg Tarts

You may not associate egg custard tarts with Singapore, but this sweet treat is everywhere here. Originally from England and Portugal, egg tarts traveled to Asia via colonialism, and were introduced to Hong Kong. When the Chinese emigrated to Singapore, they brought these tarts with them (it also …

Mathematician Calculates Formula for the 'Perfect' Pizza

A mathematician at the U.K.'s Sheffield University has calculated a formula for what she's calling <b>the "perfectly proportioned" margherita pizza</b>, designed to "ensure maximum flavor of topping to base." According to Dr. Eugenia Cheng (who's done this before with the perfect cream tea biscuit), an …