Dominic Rassool

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Recap: The Fixer

For most of this season, I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time in these recaps bemoaning how <b>Nucky Thompson</b> has turned into a wallflower in his own …

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Healthy Pumpkin and Spice Quick Bread

Vegan quick breads have all the moist fluffiness and sweet flavor of old-fashioned recipes, with a fraction of the fat and refined sugars.

New ideas for how Earth core formed

<b>Experiments on samples of iron and rock held at immense pressures have led to new ideas of how Earth's core formed.</b><p>Scientists from Stanford University have shown that iron metal will flow through rocks 1,000km beneath our feet.<p>Using sophisticated X-ray imaging, they watched molten metal moving …

New Study Predicts Year Your City's Climate Will Change

New York City and Washington, D.C., will have radically altered climates by 2047.<p><b>In seven years, inhabitants of New Guinea could be living in an unfamiliar world, one with a wholly different climate. A new analysis published today in the journal Naturefinds that by 2020, New Guinea's climate will</b> …

Will A Chicken That's Fed Lemons Taste Like Lemons?

BRB, feeding a cow ketchup<p>A recent New York Times story looked into the high-end chicken market. These are chickens in stark contrast to factory chickens, fed with produce that's out of the price range of most humans. David Burke, one of New York City's most prominent chefs (he runs Fishtail, David …

Ranking the 20 Most Intimidating Defenders in La Liga History

When you hear Spanish football, what do you think of?<p>Andres Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez knocking five-yard passes between each other? Florentino Perez opening the cheque book to sign another galactico? A top-heavy league with an unfair share of television money?<p>All of these things do of course …

The Most Depressing Climate Change Visualizations From Today's IPCC Report

See where Earth is heating up.<p>Remember that leaked draft of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report that gave us "stronger-than-ever evidence that global warming is driven by human activity"? Well, the real deal is out, and guess what: It's still our fault.<p>Today the IPCC …

Darwin Wasn't A Complete Chauvinist After All

The man who once called having a wife "better than a dog, anyhow" expressed far more egalitarian views in his private letters.<p>The annals of scientific history are filled with brilliant men who, when push came to shove, weren't exactly super nice guys. Renown evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin, …

Mars Is Probably Not Home To Life, According To Sad New Study

A new analysis from the rover Curiosity found just one-sixth as much methane as previous studies. Methane gas can be a sign of microbial life, so this is disappointing news.<p>Hold your horses (cows?), guys. A new analysis of data from the Curiosity rover found there's very little methane in the …

Helvetica, Objectified, Urbanized: The Complete Interviews

<i>If you've read our pages you'll know we are big fans of Gary Hustwit's "design trilogy" -- and not just the films, but his distribution strategy.</i> …

Evidence found for planet-cooling asteroid

Clue to impact in Quebec fuels debate about cause of one of Earth’s big freezes.<p>The dust refuses to settle on a debate about whether asteroid impacts …

Floods spur mountain study

Himalayan nations take action in response to changing climate and its deadly effects.<p>A snapshot of weather-related disasters in the Himalayas …

How (And Why) to Build a Dune

In one Jersey Shore community, the sand stood up to Sandy.<p><b>A dune in the right place at the right time is a very powerful thing. More than just hills of sand, dunes can be a beach town's first line of defense against storms and erosion. That's why some coastal communities are encouraging their</b> …