Cian Larkin

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Every Single Pinky and the Brain Plan to Take Over the World, Ranked

Are you pondering what I’m pondering? No, it has nothing to do with monkeys and dental floss. We’re ranking every single one of Brain’s schemes—both …

This Little Weed is one of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet

• Home<br>• ><br>• TheSeedGuy.com<br>• ><br>• This Little Weed is one of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet<p>posted 8 months ago<br>Categories: TheSeedGuy.com<p>You’ve stepped on …

Alternative Medicine

This LED lantern runs on nothing but salt water, can even charge your phone

Kerosene and battery-operated lamps may have met their match. SALt (Sustainable Alternative Lighting) has developed a lamp that will illuminate rooms …

Saltwater

Give Your Slow Cooker Some Love With This Mississippi Roast Recipe

Uh-huh, honeyyyyy.<p>Servings: 6 to 8<p>1 boneless chuck roast (3 to 4 lbs.)<p>1/4 cup flour<p>Salt & pepper to taste<p>3 Tbsp. canola oil<p>4 Tbsp. butter<p>10 pepperoncini<p>2 Tbsp. mayonnaise<p>2 tsp apple cider vinegar<p>1/4 tsp dried dill<p>1/8 tsp paprika<p>Fresh parsley for garnish<p>1. Dredge the chuck roast in flour, salt, and …

Food

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

We asked some of our favorite chefs for twelve essential techniques, plus advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning,</i> …

Cooking

LSD could make you smarter, happier and healthier. Should we all try it?

In 1970, Congress dropped psychedelics into the war on drugs. After a decade of Timothy Leary, “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” and news reports of gruesome murders, the federal government declared that the drugs had no medical use — and high potential for abuse. The chairman of New Jersey’s …

Imperial College London

Top 20 Wildlife Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

Ice Age

Braised Spiced Pork with Cao Lau Noodles

6 Servings<p>The synthesis of fresh and long-cooked textures; rich, sweet, and herbal flavors; and juicy and crunchy garnishes. Serve with extra herbs, chiles, and lime so everyone can customize his own bowl.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pork<p>2 medium shallots, finely chopped<p>2 lemongrass stalks, tough outer …

Cooking

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

Cooking

Buffalo Wing Popcorn Is the Best Recipe We've Ever Made

Watch and learn how to make Bon Appétit's absolute best buffalo wing popcorn just in time for the Super Bowl.<p>When the <i>BA</i> staff encourages a co-worker to quit her job because she's just invented something so amazing, so absolutely life-changing, that she should spend the rest of her days developing …

Cooking

The sequel to 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has been delayed until December 2017 — this might be why

Though the knee-jerk reaction on the internet will be that something's wrong with production on "Episode VIII" — the next sequel in the chronology after "The Force Awakens," which will be directed by Rian Johnson ("Looper") — there's been no news of the film being in trouble, and it's likely that …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

Whitefish

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Happiness

The Spices You Really Need in Your Pantry

We asked the Bon Appétit test kitchen cooks to name their top 5 favorite spices. Here's what they said.<p>It's way too easy to go down the rabbit hole when stocking your spice rack—especially if you like to try new recipes and explore different cuisines. From Aleppo pepper to za'atar, there are so …

Cooking

DIY Dim Sum: How to Make Authentic Soup Dumplings at Home

Making soup dumplings isn't hard. Okay, it kind of is. But this step-by-step video will teach you everything you need to know.<p>Soup dumplings fall in the category of "delicious things we love to order when we're out, but would never even dream of making at home." Until now, that is. This dim sum …

Food & Dining

More Boat for the Buck: A Cost-Conscious California Houseboat Remodel by Medium Plenty

This overhauled Berkeley, California, houseboat is a lesson in how to get maximum value out of a remodel–on land or sea.<p>The three-story vessel was …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Backyard Kitchen in Berkeley, Ceramics Included<p>by Annie Quigley<p>At Home in the Netherlands with a DIY Serial Remodeler and …

How To Dramatically Improve Your Memory

Memory isn’t about stuffing your head with facts; it’s about honing your creativity. Here’s how.<p>Ever wandered into a store and quickly realized you’ve forgotten what you need? Or been introduced to someone and forget their name by the time they walk away?<p>Don’t worry; you’re not alone. A 2007 survey …

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Massless Particles, And They Could Revolutionise Electronics

They can theoretically carry charge 1,000 times faster than ordinary electrons.<p>After 85 years of searching, researchers have confirmed the existence …

GoPro: Mavericks Invitational 2013

Cool waves: the best surfing photography – in pictures

The storms that have flooded towns, battered coastlines and frozen North America have sent big waves barrelling across oceans all over the world, with some surfers going to extraordinary lengths to ride the extraordinary seas. Here Chris Power introduces the work of some of the world's best surf …

5 chili beers to help you recover from the ‘polar vortex’

Since half the country’s emerging from the frigid spell of a ‘polar vortex,’ let’s talk about heat. Specifically, chili beers. A lot of us here at …

Chili

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Brussels Sprouts, In Season in December

Tips on buying, storing, and cooking Brussels sprouts, in season in December<p>Earthy, nutty-tasting Brussels sprouts get a bad rap because they are so easy to overcook, resulting in a mushy texture and pungent aroma. When cooked properly, these little cabbages are crisp-tender, with a pleasant crunch …

Cooking