Evan Smith

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Escape From A Black Hole? Not In This Universe

By definition, black holes are objects that have so much matter concentrated in a single point that nothing — not even light — can escape from within a certain region of space around them. This was a feature of Newtonian gravity; it’s a feature of Einstein’s General Relativity; and when we have a …

Where's the edge of the universe?

We all know that the universe is expanding, right? Well, if you weren't aware, now you are. We live in an expanding universe: Every galaxy is flying away from every other galaxy. This naturally leads to a common question: If the universe is expanding, what's it expanding <i>into</i>? More universe? …

This Smoky Avocado Salad Will Be Your New Favorite Summer Dish

Mashed on toast, diced over a salad, blended into a smoothie, avocados have become a habitual, seemingly necessary addition to breakfast, lunch, and …

The 13 cities with the best work-life balance in the world

Using data from Swiss banking group UBS, the site compiled information on the biggest, most important cities globally, taking into account how many hours per week and per year people work as well as how many days holiday they take, before creating the ranking.<p>All 13 cities are in Europe, although …

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15 Legendary Family Recipes Worth Sharing

AKA The Official BuzzFeed Cookbook. Consider this a delicious gift from the people we love to the people you love.<p>Food that your family makes usually has a clear home-field advantage: You like it because you love them. But when people in your family make food that's just clearly, <i>objectively</i> …

Dessert

Brown Sugar Bourbon Grilled Steak and Cheese Fry Sandwich

In a shallow pan, pour a pouch of McCormick Grill Mates Brown Sugar Bourbon Single Use Marinade over 2 New York Strips, basting the sauce over both …

70 Insanely Easy Summer Dinner Ideas

Your weeknight dinners never looked so good.<p>From grilling recipes to Insta Pot dinner ideas, these summer weeknight wonders are quick, easy and …

This Is What the Cast of Top Gun Looks Like 30 Years Later

Happy birthday to the movie that invented wing-manning.<p>Do you feel the need? The need FOR SPEED? Then you certainly know that today is the 30th anniversary of <i>Top Gun</i>—the most homoerotic action movie of all time, and the one that introduced wingmanning to the world. You're welcome, social life.<p>To …

What Are The Odds Of Finding Earth 2.0?

Just a short 25 years ago, if you had asked astronomers and astrophysicists whether there were planets around other stars, the answer would have been, “probably, but we don’t know for sure.” Thanks to a number of new techniques and advanced equipment, we’ve now discovered thousands of stars within …

Universe

30 recipes you should master by the age of 30

If your student days are over but you still haven't progressed from beans on toast or ready meals, improve your repertoire with one of these simple recipes - 30 dishes worth mastering, from bung-it-in-the-oven baked fish to a crowd-pleasing shepherd's pie, before you hit 30.<p>30 recipes every cook …

Kepler Has Nearly Doubled the Number of Confirmed Exoplanets in Our Galaxy

Wait, you thought the Kepler Space Telescope was dead? Think again. Today, NASA’s Kepler team announced the discovery of a whopping 1,284 new …

Universe

One sheet pan is all you need for this quick chicken dish

Just the thought that dinner can be a one-pot affair tends to relax the cook – and a new cookbook promises that in 200 easy recipes. Called 200 Best …

17 Kitchen Skills You Should Master by the Time You're 30

<i>By: Julianne Feder</i><p>When you're younger, it's perfectly acceptable if your kitchen skills are limited to hitting a couple buttons on the microwave or asking mom what's for dinner. By the time you're 30, though, it's time to step it up by mastering a few legitimate skills. Specifically, these 17, …

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Bibimbap, The Delicious Dish That You're Probably Too Afraid To Pronounce

GIMME. 😛<p>If you've ever refrained from ordering something because you didn't know how to pronounce it, we totally feel you.<p>But no one should be deprived of the deliciousness that is bibimbap for fear of embarrassment. Once and for all, it's pronounced "bee-beem-bahp," but it might as well be called …

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

'Giant step' in search for life in the rest of the universe as scientists discover three Earth-like planets

Three potentially habitable planets the size of Earth have been discovered in what scientists say is a significant step towards finding life elsewhere in the universe.<p>The three exoplanets orbit an ultracool dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth, so close that astronomers should eventually be able to …

Planetary Habitability

17 Easy Low-Carb Dinners

Despite (or maybe because of) endless research, the confusion surrounding carbohydrates remains real. For the record, carbs are <i>not</i> evil. (In fact, …