Hector Garcia

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Crack Chicken Spaghetti Bake is the Weeknight Warrior You Need

When “starving” teenagers take a seat at your table on a weeknight, dinner needs to be fast and filling. And while there are a whole host of quick …

Buffalo Chicken and Roasted Potato Casserole Recipe

"This recipe was passed to me by a friend whose husband loved Buffalo wings and baked potatoes. I made it for the first time for my crew of boys and …

Recipes

How To Make Fresh Tomato Sauce (Italian Secret Recipe!)

Homemade tomato sauce is always a more delicious alternative than canned varieties sold in supermarkets. It is inexpensive and a lot healthier. …

Italian Food

Humans Love Dogs More Than Other Humans, Study Confirms

<i>This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Some dog owners love their four-legged friends so much that they treat them like they would a …

Pets

Wall's T-Bone Steak Marinade Recipe

"This was one of my grandfather's favorite recipes. It's so simple, the family loves it, and it's a wonderful recipe for a great barbeque …

Food

Scientists Reveal the Number of Times You're Actually Conscious Each Minute

Spoiler: It's not very often (and that's a good thing).<p>Two papers released Wednesday in <i>Neuron</i> delve deep into the way we perceive the world, …

Times Square

Here’s the science behind why pickle fried chicken is delicious

Chicken’s greatest power is its ability to retain flavor, which is why you should regularly prep your poultry in a savory brine. One such brine being embraced by everyone from <i>Bon Appétit</i> to KFC: pickle juice.<p>Yes, pickles have seen their share of dubious hype (see: pickle pops and pickle-juice …

The Universe Is Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

It’s been nearly a century since scientists first theorized that the Universe was expanding, and that the farther away a galaxy was from us, the faster it appears to recede. This isn’t because galaxies are physically moving away from us, but rather because the Universe is full of …

Galaxies

Krystal's Perfect Marinade for BBQ or Grilled Chicken Recipe

"My sister was kind enough to share this wonderful marinade. It tastes better than just teriyaki sauce. This marinade sauce is awesome. The perfect …

Chorizo and Potato Tacos

<b>Author Notes:</b> <i>This recipe is featured in the story, Forget Taco Tuesday—You'll Want Julia Turshen's Chorizo Tacos Everyday, sponsored by Bosch.</i><p>This taco filling has all of the familiar and gratifying appeal of really good corned beef hash. Boiling the potatoes before crisping them in the skillet …

Recipes

Are We Alone?

According to different estimations the human species has been around for plus minus 200,000 years. What might seem a lot to the mortal human being is a mere blink of an eye in the timeline of the universe.<p>So young a civilization, we are nevertheless pragmatically discussing the cyborgization of …

Singularity

Seafood Spaghetti

12 oz.<p>spaghetti<p>2 tbsp.<p>butter<p>1/2 lb.<p>shrimp, peeled and deveined<p>1/2 lb.<p>scallops, patted dry<p>Kosher salt<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>1<p>small shallot, minced<p>3<p>…

Recipes

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Lifting the lid on the unconscious

Almost all the brain’s activity happens below the level of consciousness. Your unconscious has many vital functions – from controlling breathing to …

What Religion is Really All About

<b>Click here or above to watch this post in video format</b><p>As an evolutionary psychologist who has only fairly recently started really focusing on …

What is consciousness?

What is being in love, feeling pain or seeing colour made of? How our brains make conscious experience has long been a riddle – but we’re uncovering …

Your Slow Cooker Is the Answer to the Easiest Shrimp Boil

I used to associate slow cooker meals with soups and stews and comfort food, best enjoyed during the fall and winter months. But this summer my slow …

How to Make Hamburgers (햄버거)

The Science and Philosophy of Consciousness

“Consciousness cannot be accounted for in physical terms. For consciousness is absolutely fundamental. It cannot be accounted for in terms of …

To know someone's personality, watch their eye movements

When it comes to human-machine interfaces, it would certainly help if computers could get a sense of what sort of people they were dealing with, so …

These Buffalo chicken tacos will blow your mind

Thanksgiving.comIn the last decade, the food scene in the U.S. has grown leaps and bounds, and the culinary revolution means – among other things – …

Everything You Need to Avoid Before You Take Ayahuasca

The truth behind those pre-Ayahuasca dietary and drug restrictions.<p>Before my first ayahuasca retreat in Mexico last year, the organizer sent the participants a list of foods to avoid beforehand: no drugs for three weeks, no alcohol or pork for two weeks, and no dairy, fried food, caffeine, or sugar …

There Was No Big Bang Singularity

Almost everyone has heard the story of the Big Bang. But if you ask anyone, from a layperson to a cosmologist, to finish the following sentence, “In the beginning, there was…” you’ll get a slew of different answers. One of the most common ones is “a singularity,” which refers to an instant where …

Grilled Shrimp with Avocado and Cilantro Dressing Recipe

A quick and easy baking soda brine keeps shrimp plump and juicy on the grill.<p>Servings: 4<p>Prep: 1 hour<p>Total: 1 hour and 20 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound|450 grams jumbo shrimp, peeled<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt, plus more to taste<p>1/2 teaspoon baking soda<p>2 ripe avocados, halved, pitted, peeled, and thinly …

Beyond Time

We conventionally think of time as something simple and fundamental. It flows uniformly, independent of everything else, from the past to the future, …

How To Make the Ultimate Marinade for Tender Grilled Steak — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

A marinade is like an insurance policy for your grilled steak — not only will a simple marinade add flavor, but it will also help protect the beef …

Garlic-Lemon Double Stuffed Chicken Recipe

"Not your everyday chicken dish! Stuffed with Cheddar and cream cheeses, then drenched with a garlic-lemon-butter sauce, your friends and family will …

Spicy pork stew (Dwaejigogi-jjigae: 돼지고기찌개)

Oven-Baked Short Ribs with Porter Beer Mop

For the ribs: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.<p>Trim any gristle from the ribs and cut them into two-rib portions. Rub each piece with the salt, and …

Consciousness: A Wonderful Coincidence or a Pre-requisite of our Universe?

The fact that there is life is as odd as it is exhilarating. It’s strange because the odds of there being a universe fit for life are actually quite …