Christina Lee Herrington

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Make These Perfectly Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

We don't trust people who don't like these chocolate chip cookies.<p>Just when you thought chocolate chip cookies couldn't get any better—someone sprinkled salt on them. A new classic was born. We finish ours with just a sprinkle of Maldon: The large, craggy flakes really help temper the sugar and …

QUIZ: Are these pictures of Mars or Earth?

But these two worlds don't look so different when you zoom in, which is what scientific satellites do to give researchers information on how different regions of each planet change over time.<p>We've collected some of these satellites' spectacular images of Mars and Earth and juxtaposed them to test …

Space Science

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Extinction

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

Doughnuts

How to Make Milk Bar's Famous Birthday Cake

We stopped by Milk Bar's test kitchen location in Brooklyn to see how the masterpiece comes together.<p>Milk Bar was founded in 2008 by James Beard …

Classic Seven-Minute Frosting

A delicate flavor and light texture keep this frosting from being overwhelming. Coconut cake or lemon meringue cake are excellent bases for this frosting.

Rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Will Be First In More Than 30 Years

Sky-gazers have something to look forward to that they won't see again until 2033.<p><i>A harvest supermoon on Sept. 27 will have an added bonus: a lunar</i> …

Supermoon

Molten Peanut Butter Mini-Cakes

A peanut lover’s take on the molten cake<p>Chef Katie Button trained at some of the world’s top restaurants, spinning through the kitchens of El Bulli in Spain, Jean-Georges in New York, and José Andrés’s Washington, D.C., mainstays. Which is why it’s all the more delightful that the Conway, South …

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Oreo Pie [Vegan] - One Green Planet

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Food

This No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie Tastes Better Than Reese's

If you love peanut butter and chocolate, you will love this pie. It tastes like a frozen Reese's peanut butter cup and is even shaped like one. Oh, and it's super easy to make. There are only seven ingredients -- three of which are peanut butter, chocolate and Cool Whip -- and you don't have to …

5 Reasons Why An International Space Station Should Really Orbit The Moon

If the $100 billion International Space Station (ISS) had been constructed to orbit our Moon instead of Earth, prospects for the U.S.’ human spaceflight program would arguably be much brighter than today.<p>Here are a few reasons why:<p><b>An International Lunar Space Station (ILSS) would have guaranteed</b> …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

This Comic Perfectly Explains Why Anxiety & Depression Are So Difficult To Fight

Anxiety and depression are two mental health disorders that many of us simply don’t get. Nick Seluk, the artist behind the popular Awkward Yeti …

Depression

Homemade Samoas (aka: the caramel + coconut girl scout cookies)

Homemade Samoas (aka the caramel + coconut girl scout cookies)<p>Prep time<p>60 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour 15 mins<p>Whip up a batch of your …

3 ingredient cotton cheesecake: why all the hype?

We put the infamous Japanese three-ingredient white chocolate cheesecake recipe to the test<p>Amidst our fascination with <b>The Great British Bake Off</b>, its biscuit boxes, <b>Spanische Windtortes</b> and <b>3D bread sculptures</b>, there is something about an easy recipe that none of us can ignore.<p>YouTuber, <b>Ochikeron</b>, has …

Irresistible Pound Cake Ideas, Whether You Make It or Buy It

My husband is not a sweets person, but pound cake is his exception. Although I’ll never comprehend his disinterest in chocolate, an obsession with …

Soft white pull apart dinner rolls

I have gone 'off' bread so to speak and for two months now have not baked a loaf. A single man living alone, I find buns and muffins much more …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

24 Halloween Cupcakes That Are Almost Too Cute to Eat

Note that we said "almost."<p>These bite-sized dessert ideas are more charming than creepy — and just perfect for your Halloween party.

Dessert

Pulla Straight Dough and Sourdough

I have been meaning to make pulla for awhile, ever since various intriguing posts on the subject. I followed a combination of jarkkolaine (formula) …

Oven Baked Blueberry Donuts Recipe

Are you also crazy about donuts? Those sweet pieces of dessert are your Achilles’ heel? Well, the days when you spend all of your spare money on them …

The lemon bar recipe that will forever keep me close to my grandma

I inherited a lot of kitchen stuff from my grandma’s kitchen. For instance, my family felt I was obviously the person to whom the cookie jar, the one …

Dessert

There’s something behind that

Never before has information been so easily accessible. Yet conspiracy theorists only believe in their own truths. Politics could confront it by …

11 Science Fiction Concepts NASA Wants to Make Reality

NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, carefully selects participants from a broad range of studies and grants them each $100,000 to …

This Recipe Proves Homemade Bread Doesn't Have To Be Hard To Make

Bread Recipe: Homemade Sourdough Beer Bread<p>Sure, store-bought bread is delicious, but why not bake your own? It’s cheaper, more flavorful, and let’s …

18 Beautiful Space Tattoos That Will Enchant You

Heavenly bodies.

Carl Sagan

3 Herbal Alternatives to Xanax For Relieving Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia

In our fast-paced modern world, it’s easy to become anxious and overwhelmed by everything that life has to throw at you. For some people, the feeling …

Depression

Science Finds Even More Evidence That Anxiety Isn't Just 'All In Your Head'

Thank your genetics.<p>One of the largest misconceptions about anxiety is that the disorder is something people "bring upon themselves," a concept that is as malignant as it is incorrect. Adding to the evidence against this isolating stereotype, a new study from the University of Wisconsin, Madison …

19 Delicious Ice Cream Recipes You Can Make Without A Machine

No churn, no problem.