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Google Debuts Classroom, An Education Platform For Teacher-Student Communication

Google is tackling the persistent need in education for better software with Classroom, a new tool launching in beta preview to help teachers make, collect and track student assignments, and to help them better communicate with their classes.<p>The Classroom app is part of Google’s Apps for Education …

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The Mysterious Book That Nobody Can Read Or Decipher

It's a book that contains 360 pages, is based on an imaginary world and comes complete with pages upon pages of hand-drawn illustrations that are …

Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup Recipe

Use boneless beef shank for authentic texture. Otherwise, settle for well-marbled beef chuck stew meat, which will be just as flavorful and become very tender after stewing.<p><b>Read more: Taiwan Eats: Beef Noodle Soup</b><p>Ingredients3 tablespoons vegetable, canola, or peanut oil2 pounds boneless beef shank …

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What Comes After Antibiotics? 5 Alternatives to Stop Superbugs

"Superbug" bacterial infections that are resistant to common antibiotics are increasing at an alarming rate. But traditional antibiotics aren't the only way to battle dangerous germs. Biomedical scientists are investigating new additions to their arsenal.<p>"Superbug" bacterial infections that are …

Microbiology

Wintery Braised Red Cabbage with Apples & Red Currant Jelly, for the Kids

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you</i> <i>Nicholas Day -- o</i><i>n cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: Nicholas convinces us that tender, oven-braised cabbage can surprise us all. Even our children.</i><p>There is no vegetable more ascetic than the cabbage.<p>…

Ultra-Crispy New Potatoes With Garlic, Herbs, and Lemon Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Duck fat, turkey fat, or chicken fat can be used in place of the canola oil.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: Ultra-Crispy New Potatoes With Garlic, Herbs, and Lemon</b><p>Ingredients4 1/2 pounds red or yellow new potatoes, scrubbed clean, sliced in half1 tablespoon white vinegarKosher salt1/4 cup canola oil …

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The 50 best apps of 2013

The stats around mobile apps remain startling. There are now more than 1m apps apiece in both Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play, with tech research firm Gartner estimating that 2013 saw 102bn app downloads across the various stores. It's big business too: the company reckoned that …

Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …

Braised Chicken Thighs with Carrots, Potatoes and Thyme | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Fresh herbs and sweet carrots update this old-fashioned skillet dinner. Serve with a side of homemade cornbread for a meal that feels homey and special — perfect for fall.<p><b>Braised Chicken Thighs with Carrots, Potatoes and Thyme</b><p>1 1/2 lb. (750 g.) skinless, boneless chicken thighs, fat trimmed<p>Kosher …

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Crispy Chicken Thighs | Williams-Sonoma Taste

What’s the secret to chicken thighs with nicely crisped skin? Sear them, skin side down, on the stovetop and then roast in a hot oven. For a satisfying weeknight supper, serve the chicken with <b>pan-roasted broccoli</b>.<p><b>Crispy Chicken Thighs</b><p>6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Lemon Pesto Turkey Pasta Recipe

Leftover turkey anyone? Welcome to my new favorite way of putting turkey leftovers to good use.<p>This is a quick and easy “carbonara” style pasta dish, …

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19 Examples Proving The World Is Full Of Good People

The evening news, predominantly consists of countless tales of doom and gloom. Terrorism, financial meltdowns, arctic meltdowns, healthcare disputes, …

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"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

Crater Burning for Over 40 Years is a "Door to Hell"

<i>Door to Hell</i> is an aptly named natural gas field in the Karakum Desert of Darweze, Turkmenistan that has been burning for over forty years. The flaming crater was originally a level surface identified by Soviet scientists in 1971 as an area rich in gas resources. Unfortunately, the ground collapsed …

Natural Gas

Microsoft Ditches Its Employee Ranking System For Something Less Internally Destructive

This morning an internal memo inside of Microsoft detailed a new employee ranking system that will replace former policy. Microsoft’s former method for judging performance was widely considered backwards, poisonous, and generally a bad apple.<p>Tom Warren of The Verge published the memo this morning, …

Why your heart is broken twice in the age of being dumped on Facebook

Even if you have broken up face-to-face, you might have a dilemma: who ends the relationship on Facebook – is it the dumper or the person who is dumped? I asked this in class one day. "Oh, I know the answer to this one," said a tall beauty at Indiana University. "Everyone in my sorority knows the …

The Pulse 'guybrator': A Darth Vader-style vibro-helmet for penises

"For as far back as I could remember, I had enjoyed making weird and wonderful sex toys out of everyday objects," says Adam Lewis, British co-creator …

Apple, The Hyperion Ion Cannon And Why Future iPhones Could Have A Sapphire Screen

Late last week we published a piece about why Apple would want to build a factory to manufacture sapphire crystal, and why it might want to own over $570M worth of that production up front. Today, by connecting a few more dots, we can piece together how it could overcome the pricing and production …

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

An Interactive Periodic Table of Swearing

Modern Toss has created an interactive online Periodic Table of Swearing that reads out amusing British profanity like “Cock Garage” (Cg) and “Prat …

20 Weird Photos Of Couples In Love That Defy All Logic

Ah the folly of love!<p>What seemed like a good idea for a photo in amidst the wave of marital bliss, on reflection might not have been the smartest of …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: futuristic automation, underwater kites and a floating nuclear power plant

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Twitter's stock market debut was the big story this week, but it wasn't the only news out of Silicon Valley. Facebook just announced that starchitect Frank …