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For a twist on the traditional banana bread, check out this Peanut Butter Banana Bread I created for Make and Takes! Infused with peanut goodness, the bread takes the peanut butter and banana sandwich to a new level. http://www.makeandtakes.com/peanut-butter-banana-bread

Don’t miss this photo of Phobos

ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft captured this photo of Phobos – the larger of Mars two moons – orbiting in front of its planet.<p>Phobos and Deimos – <i>Fear</i> …

Obama weighs in on race, reluctantly

President Barack Obama’s agitation following the George Zimmerman verdict was apparent to people in the West Wing all week — so it was frustrating, if not surprising, to some in Obama’s circle that he waited nearly a week to express his feelings publicly.<p>Since his reelection, the nation’s first …

NPR Music's 25 Favorite Albums Of 2012 (So Far)

The albums that made the first half of our year came at us from every direction (often, more than one at a time). We've collected our favorites into a handy little list that we're happy to share with you today. (There's plenty more mid-year coverage over here, including a list of our 50 favorite …

Princeton Mom to Pen Book of 'Wisdom'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In news that is as dispiriting as it is unsurprising, the so-called "Princeton Mom," Susan Patton, …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

<b>(Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope)</b><p>SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Radley Balko<p>July 7, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces”<p>Sal Culosi is dead because …

Five thousand metres under the sea: my journey to another world

Five kilometres, or 3.1 miles, is not a great distance on land – the length of a pleasant stroll. But five kilometres vertically in the ocean …

McDonalds Big Tasty Burger

These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.<p>So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses system that lets you zoom in on something to 2.8X magnification. The …

Staff Picks: The Best Things We Ate in June

GalleryStaff Picks: The Best Things We Ate in June<p><b>More Staff Picks</b><p>It's that time again! As the first full month of summer winds down, we take a look back at the dishes that stand out most in our minds and palates. From funky Thai sausage to freshly-caught fluke, with some far-flung delicacies from …

Geometry bake-off: sconic sections, toast tangrams and the Möbius bagel

When you slice a cone the surface produced is either a circle, an ellipse, a parabola or a hyperbola.<p>These curves are known as the conic sections.<p>And …

'Inside Amy Schumer': It's Not Just Sex Stuff

One of Amy Schumer's comedy routines begins with the declaration, "I'm a little sluttier than the average bear. I really am."<p>Degrees of sluttiness may be hard to define, but Schumer does talk frankly about many subjects — including sex — that can be uncomfortable for people, both in her stand-up …

Mapping children's chances

A Californian university has produced maps comparing how family-friendly countries are around the world

Guest Post: Maple Peanut Butter Poutine | Crumb: A Food Blog

Hey kiddies. I’m baaaaaaaack.<p>I’m still working on getting back into the swing of things, but in the meantime, you can find me over on the Peanut …

Apple, Pear and Gin Cocktail

I’m raising a glass to today.<p>Today really isn’t too terribly important. I’m not making any grand announcements or celebrating events, it’s just me, …

em> Recipe </em> :: Hawaiian Lava Flow {cocktail}

I just discovered this amazingly delicious drink in Hawaii. It is a variation on a pina colada, with the addition of a strawberry puree. The drink is …

Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria

Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 29, 2013 115<p>It seems that every three months I crave seasonal sangria.<p>I don’t know what this says …

Pear Nectar & Thyme Mimosa | Glitter Guide

This Easter weekend, try a refreshing take on the traditional mimosa by swapping your orange juice for pear nectar and adding an aromatic herbal …

behind the bar: tom ross’ bloody gary

From my childhood, the only cocktail I ever remember hearing people talk about was a Bloody Mary. To this day, I associate it with a serious adult …

Smashed Raspberry Lemonade Cocktail

Do you love raspberry lemonade as much as I do? This next cocktail is so sweet, tart and sparkling! It's perfect for a party too. Here's how it's …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

STRAWBERRY RHUBARB INFUSED VODKA – Wit & Vinegar

I made you some infused vodka on a Monday.<p>Because my girl Megan knows what’s up.<p>Because TGIF comes every week.<p>Because this stuff takes a few days to …

Blueberry Mojito

Jorge likes to joke that I am a “Southern Hemisphere Drinker”. I love Rum and Tequila, but I tolerate vodka, gin and scotch/bourbon. Sometimes vodka …

A theory of everything ... has physics gone too far?

<b>Jim Baggott, author of Farewell to Reality: How Fairytale Physics Betrays the Search for Scientific Truth</b><p>The discovery of the Higgs boson was a …

The thinking, breathing buildings on the horizon

Our cities of smooth stone and steel may become more like floating forests – with buildings that can think and breathe and cool themselves, says architect Philip Beesley.<p>Mankind is rethinking how we build the structures we live and work in – and that, in turn, is changing the way our cities look …

Abu Dhabi

The fastest-evolving fish on the planet

<b>U. MICHIGAN (US) —</b> Often called “living fossils,” the prehistoric-looking sturgeon are actually evolving very quickly when it comes to body …

Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes

<b>For 75 years, Finland's expectant mothers have been given a box by the state. It's like a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed. And some say it helped Finland achieve one of the world's lowest infant mortality rates.</b><p>It's a tradition that dates back to the 1930s and …

The longest words in English: do you know what they mean?

The longest word in German – <i>Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz</i>, meaning "the law concerning the delegation of duties for …