Ellen Shafran

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The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

Garlic Shrimp and White Beans

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Canned beans are your friend in this garlic shrimp recipe.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>3 garlic cloves, minced, divided<p>2 dried chiles de árbol<p>1 bay leaf, preferably fresh<p>1 1/4 cups chopped tomato (about 8 ounces)<p>Kosher …

Seafood

All About Flank Steak, and 6 Tips on How to Cook It

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're learning all about flank steak -- including how to cook it to</i> …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

Cooking

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

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Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups

5 stars based on 112 votes<p>This dish is similar to <i>Larb Gai</i>, the Thai dish made from minced chicken, fish sauce, lime juice, chilies and fresh herbs. …

Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

Ingredients<p>For the Thai Peanut Dressing<p>1/4 cup creamy peanut butter<br>• 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, from one …

5 Best-Ever Watermelon Recipes for the Fourth of July

From soup to popsicles, here are five fantastic ways to use watermelon.<p>From soup to popsicles, here are five fantastic ways to use watermelon.<p>1. Cold …

Here's Proof Going Outside Makes You Healthier

Summer is here, and we're all for burgers, ocean breezes and an ice cream cone or two. But getting outside is about more than beaches and barbecues. Science shows that spending time in the great outdoors can actually make you healthier. Escaping to the woods, mountains or even your neighborhood …

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

How To Live The Good Life On A Shoestring Budget

Once upon a time, I was living a very luxurious lifestyle. I had a successful career with a big salary, which meant that I had the financial means to …

The 50 Best US Tourist Attractions You've Never Heard Of

Everyone has heard of the Empire State Building in New York, but do you know about Upstate New York's Letchworth State Park, unofficially dubbed the Grand Canyon of the East? How about the Lost Sea in Tennessee, which is the country's largest underground lake?<p>We've put together a list of the …

Better Subject Lines Will Increase Your Email Productivity Immediately | Inc.com

Last week, <i>New York Times</i> reporter Nick Bilton fessed up to having 46,315 unread emails in his inbox.<p>It's no secret that some of us are better than others when it comes to keeping on top of email. We've all seen email inboxes with 100, 500, even more than 1,000 unread emails--all silently screaming …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About Fava Beans

They might be a pain to prep, but fava beans are so, so good.<p>They might be a pain to prep, but fava beans are so, so good. The bright green beans …

HugeDomains.com - TheManagersDiary.com is for sale (The Managers Diary)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

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Taco Recipes To Try On Cinco De Mayo And All Summer Long

There are tacos and then there are <i>tacos</i>. If you think of tacos as just a quick week-night dinner, not something to get excited about, then you've never really had a <i>taco</i>. Forgettable tacos are usually the kind that come out of a box, with a packet for seasoning and not much else. While there's …

22 Healthy Mexican Recipes

Mix up a batch of lightened up margaritas, then cook up a bunch of these fiesta-inspired favorites -- tacos, quesadillas, chili and flan.<p>Marshall …

Spicy Shrimp Quesadillas

Makes 4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>December 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups reserved Shrimp and Coconut Curry with Green Beans (click for recipe)<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro plus additional (for garnish)<p>3 jalapeño chiles, seeded, thinly sliced<p>2 tablespoons chopped shallot<p>1 …

Chocolate Pavlova Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Chocolate Pavlova with Mascarpone and Raspeberries<p><b>Yield:</b> 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Total:</b><p>2 hours 30 minutes<p>A …

Food and Drink - Recipes, Inspiration | HuffPost

Go-To Salad Recipe: Peanut, Carrot and Cabbage Slaw

In a large salad bowl, combine cabbage, carrot, green onions and radishes. Toss with dressing. Top with sesame seeds and peanuts. Serve immediately …

Food

Grilled Chile-Lime Shrimp with Israeli Couscous, Mango, and Zucchini

Shrimp are such little flavor sponges; just a short plunge in this Caribbean-feeling marinade, and they become vivid, spicy, and bright. I love …

Maple-Mustard BBQ Chicken Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Chicken<p>Raw or cooked chicken can be stored in a refrigerator for a few days, though it’s important to prevent raw chicken juices from …

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Skirt Steak Recipe

A rub of cumin, ancho chili powder, cinnamon, and paprika gives grilled skirt steak a smoky, spicy, and slightly sweet flavor.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons cumin2 tablespoons ancho chili powder2 tablespoons paprika1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon black pepper1 tablespoon cinnamon8 …

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

<i>Bon Appetit's Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport is sharing recipes and tips from his latest, The Grilling Book, all week long. We'll be rolling out his ideal Memorial Day feast -- one dish each day -- from his go-to steak to the drink in his hand.</i><p>Americans love skirt steak, but a lot of us don't know …

BBQ

Campfire Potatoes

<i>Bon Appetit's Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport is sharing recipes and tips from his latest, The Grilling Book, all week long. We'll be rolling out his ideal Memorial Day feast -- one dish each day -- from his go-to steak to the drink in his hand.</i><p>What's better than steak and potatoes? This recipe is …