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America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

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Magic Leap reportedly seeks $500 million at $6 billion valuation

High-flying augmented reality startup Magic Leap is trying to raise $500 million at a $6 billion valuation, according to a report in Bloomberg.<p>The Florida startup has already raised $1.3 billion to fund its AR glasses, which have been the subject of much speculation because they can reportedly …

Sloane Stephens Beats Madison Keys to Claim U.S. Open Title

It was springtime in the United States, and the women’s tennis tour was in full swing, with the clay-court season underway. Kamau Murray received a call in April from his injured protégé Sloane Stephens, who explained that she was ready to start practicing.<p>Murray, surprised at how soon the call had …

Sloane Stephens beats Venus Williams to Reach First Major Final at U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Sloane Stephens is into her first major final, defeating No. 9-seed Venus Williams 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 in two hours and seven minutes in the …

US clears breakthrough gene therapy for childhood leukemia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials on Wednesday approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers …

Butter Egg Bread Recipe

This rich bread is a special bread that should only be made for special occasions. For myself, it is one of the many breads I will make for the …

Béchamel Sauce Recipe

Béchamel is a basic white sauce and one of the five mother sauces of classical cuisine. That means it's the starting point for making other sauces, …

Taipei Ramen Restaurant Had a Line for Over 250 Hours Straight – a New Record

Ichiran had a line out the door for over ten days.<p>If residents of Taipei were looking to wait until the crowds calmed down outside of the city’s …

In Colorado I learned to cook – and fell in love with the United States

One spring, when I was 11, my mother stuck a pin in a map and said, “Boulder, Colorado”.<p>She was planning our summer holiday, believing my dad’s distinction as a mathematician was such that he could invite himself, like Henry VIII, pretty much anywhere and the locals would have to say yes. Sadly, …

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3 Surprising Watermelon Recipes for Your Next Summer Party

“Ripe, seasonal watermelon is damn near perfect all on its own,” writes Julia Sherman in her new cookbook <i>Salad for President</i>. Who can argue with that? But the author—whose website of the same name documents artists’ creative impulses in the realm of leafy greens, her own included—makes a case for …

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The Five Basic Sauces

Knowing the five basic “mother sauces” is as helpful to the food lover as it is to the chef. Understanding these sauces will help you read menus, …

5 Simple Dishes for a Week of Easy Cooking

This week I'm traveling to New York for a photo shoot with the Kitchn team and my husband is in charge of feeding the kids. My husband is a great …

Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

CALIBRE 3235

When Rolex redefines what a high-performance mechanical movement can do, the result is calibre 3235, the avant-garde watchmaking engine that powers the new Datejust 41 models. Incorporating 14 patents, calibre 3235 – together with calibre 3255 found in the Day-Date 40 – embodies the brand's new …

MASTERING PRESSURE

The new version of the Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller perpetuates the heritage of the ultra-resistant professional divers’ watch designed by Rolex exactly 50 years ago, in 1967, to accompany deep-sea diving pioneers on the underwater missions and living experiments taking place at the time.<p>The …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

Just Eat, a global GrubHub, IPOs at $2.45B

JUST EAT, an online food ordering/food delivery service comparable to GrubHub, saw its share price briefly rise more than 10 percent on its opening day of trading in the London Stock Exchange.<p>The IPO listed the shares at 260 pence, giving the company a value of £1.47 billion ($2.45 billion). Shares …

Weekend Reader: 'A New Leaf: The End Of Cannabis Prohibition' - The National Memo - Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

<i>Today Weekend Reader brings you</i> A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition, <i>by award-winning investigative journalists Alyson Martin and Nushin</i> …

Scientists Track a Great White Shark Across the Atlantic for the First Time

Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast.<p>Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've been keeping a close eye on her. Their vigilance was rewarded this past weekend when the 14-foot …

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

Judge strikes down small drones ban

A federal judge slapped down the FAA’s fine for a drone operator, saying there was no law banning the commercial use of small drones.<p>The judge’s decision could open up the skies below 400 feet to farmers, photographers and entrepreneurs who have been battling the FAA over the use of the unmanned …

Michele Bachmann: American Jews “sold out Israel” by supporting Obama

The Minnesota congresswoman also says the U.S. may turn on Israel when End Times come<p>Barring something truly world-historic, catastrophic and unforeseen happening, 2014 will be Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's last year as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. And it would appear she …

$10M Gold Coin Hoard Found in Yard May Have Been Stolen From Mint

A California couple who found a stash of buried gold coins valued at $10 million may not be so lucky after all. The coins may have been stolen from …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …