Doug Young

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Our 15 Best Roast Chicken Tips All in One Place

Quick: What are you making for dinner tonight? Is it roast chicken? What a lucky guess on our part! That's the power of persuasion of an inimitable, classic dish.<p>Since roast chicken is such a staple, you probably already have a go-to recipe that's good as it is. But sometimes, perhaps you'd like to …

Cajun Dry

<b>Author Notes:</b> A spicy riff on this legendary roast chicken, where you dry-brine the chicken in salt and a Cajun spice mix before it's cooked (we used McCormick Gourmet spices to make our mix). Adapted slightly from The Zuni Café Cookbook. —Samantha Weiss Hills<p><b>Serves: 2 to 4</b><p><b>For the Cajun spice mix:</b><p>1 …

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Food

Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 141<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

Self-assembling foam chair expands right before your eyes

Imagine a world where all of the furniture you buy isn't just flat-packed, it can be condensed to five percent of its original size ready for you to take home. It's a future that Noumenon designer Carl de Smet wants to make a reality, by working with polyurethane shape-memory polymers (SMPs) to …

Million-Neuron Artificial Brain Works In Real Time

A smaller, cheaper, faster brain model<p>This new computer model of a brain has one million neurons and works just as fast as a live brain does.<p>There are other brain models, run on supercomputers, that are much bigger. IBM's SyNAPSE, for example, modeled 530 billion neurons last November. (That's more …

Nanotech roundup: nanocapsules, DNA labelling and more

A new method for treating alcohol poisoning could speed up the breakdown of alcohol and prevent alcohol-related deaths. Scientists in China and the …

Not Your Ordinary Science Fair

Today's young people might aim for the sky, but they might not envision a visit to the White House. Host Michel Martin talks with two students, Darius Hooker and Isabella Leighton, about their interest in rocket science and the White House Science Fair.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>We're going to …

Milky Way over Crater Lake

Crater Lake in Oregon is famous for the clarity and blue color of its water. But it’s also a beautiful place to go stargazing.<p>Ben Coffman Photography …

Psychopaths not wired for empathy

<b>U. CHICAGO (US) —</b> Psychopaths show less activity in areas of the brain linked to empathy when they view images of people in distress, a study …

Bird flu spreads to Taiwan, as more signs of human-to-human transmission emerge

Taiwan just reported the first confirmed case of the bird flu H7N9 to have spread outside of mainland China. The patient is a 53-year-old man who had recently returned from Shanghai and Suzhou, along China’s eastern coast.<p>However, more than simply indicating the avian flu’s expanding geography, the …

Disease

6 Amazing Facts From an Amazing Obituary of a 'Human Computer'

When confronted with the story of Shakuntala Devi there's one question everyone asks: "How does she do it?"<p>Reuters<p><i>The New York Times</i> has up a gem of an obituary, 500 words chock-full of wonderful bits about its subject, a mathematician by the name of Shakuntala Devi, who passed away in Bangalore on …

Gut Bacteria's Belch May Play A Role In Heart Disease

Scientists have discovered what may be an important new risk factor for heart disease. And here's the surprising twist: The troublesome substance seems to be a waste product left behind by bacteria in our guts as they help us digest lecithin — a substance plentiful in red meat, eggs, liver and …

Bolivia Takes Chile To Court Over Access To Sea

Landlocked Bolivia is turning to the International Court of Justice in The Hague to reclaim access to the sea that it lost to Chile in the 19th century.<p><b>The Santiago Times reports:</b><p>"At the center of the case is almost 250 miles of coastline and over 74,000 square miles of land, currently part of the …

Could visa program make Canada the new Silicon Valley?

Canada's Start-up Visa Program seeks to attract immigrant entrepreneurs by offering permanent residency up front to those who meet the qualifications.<p>With no end in sight to the battle over immigration reform in the USA, other countries are capitalizing on Washington's backlog by launching visa …

Dhaka: many dead as garment factory building that supplied west collapses

Hundreds of garment workers employed in factories that supplied high-street shops in the west, including Primark, the discount clothing store, are …

NTSB 787 Battery Hearing Leaves Certification Questions Unanswered

No one expected the two-day NTSB hearings that concluded Wednesday to answer the question why the Boeing 787’s lithium ion batteries dangerously overheated and in one case caught fire after only 52,000 hours of flight when Boeing had predicted that possibility as one in ten million flight hours. …

Striking Mexican teachers go on rampage

Teachers in Mexico have gone on the rampage attacking offices of four political parties and Guerrero state's education department, after the legislature approved sweeping education reforms without meeting their demands.<p>Dozens of striking teachers carrying sticks and stones smashed windows, …

Putin Says Boston Proves He Was Right About Terrorism

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>During his annual Q&A media session on Thursday, Vladimir Putin spoke at length about Russia's …

Hezbollah Drone Shot Down Over Israeli Skies

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he views "with utmost severity the attempt to breach our borders," according to the Jerusalem Post.<p>This is not the first time Israel shot down a Hezbollah drone, they had to target one over their skies on October 6 of last year.<p>Most Hezbollah drones in …

Airspace

Fears of return to sectarian war in Iraq as Sunni militants 'liberate' northern town from government

Iraq’s prime minister warned of a return to sectarian war after militia men seized a northern Sunni town from government forces and heavy fighting erupted in the country’s main northern city.<p>Four soldiers died and at least eight others were killed when gunmen took over a police headquarters in the …

Bangladesh building collapse death toll 'will be much higher than 204'

The number of people killed in the collapse of a Dhaka garment factory building where Bangladeshi workers made clothes for British and European high street chains is now more than 200, but police officers leading the rescue effort said the final toll will be "much higher".<p>More than 3100 machinists …

U.N. expected to approve Mali peacekeeping efforts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council is expected to approve a new U.N. peacekeeping force for Mali to help restore democracy and stabilize the northern half of the country, which was controlled by Islamist jihadists until a France-led military operation ousted them three months ago.<p>The …