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'Arrival' Is Smart, Stylish Sci-Fi About Language, Not Laser Beams

Close encounters get a whole lot closer with <i>Arrival</i>, a furiously intelligent sci-fi film descending into cinemas from somewhere far, far beyond our current realm of understanding. Its premise instantly solves one of the hardest things to swallow about the traditional movie alien: the fact that it …

Paramount Pictures

Giant glowing halos around a distant quasar challenge what we know about the Universe

A staggering number of giant glowing halos spotted around distant quasars not only showcase the advances made in astronomical telescopy, the …

The conundrum of mind and matter: what is consciousness?

It’s one of the greatest puzzles scientists struggle to define. Susan Greenfield explains why understanding consciouness remains elusive<p>It’s early in the morning and still dark outside. Your heart rate has dropped to a single beat per second and your blood pressure is the lowest it will be for the …

Blood Pressure

No Man’s Sky is an existential crisis simulator disguised as a space exploration game

It’s cold and lonely and empty and unsatisfying. It’s also worth your time.<p>At Recode’s annual Code Conference in June, venture capitalist Elon Musk made the provocative argument that reality is not reality at all, but a massive simulation built on top of some other reality.<p>“There’s a billion-to-one …

Mind Over Marijuana: What Pot Really Does to Your Brain

Sorry, folks, pot is still an illegal substance in America. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently doubled down on keeping it that …

LUCKYRICE At Home: How To Make Hawaiian Tuna Poke

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Extreme Sports

12 Filipino Desserts You Need to Know About (& Try!)

When chocolate rice is a breakfast staple and sugary cheese bread makes an appearance at merienda (snack time), it’s hard to know where everyday Filipino food ends and dessert begins. (Spoiler: There’s no clear line, we Filipinos will happily eat these all day every day.)<p>But for purposes of this …

The Japanese Breakfast You Can Actually Make on a Weekday Morning

A breakfast bowl worth making every morning, because the Japanese always seem to do it better.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>I only justified …

Breakfast

Beef Bibimbap Recipe - Great British Chefs

Judy Joo's easy bibimbap recipe is a simplified version of a Korean classic, with a colourful array of vegetables, meat and eggs sitting atop a mound …

What to Eat in China: A Traveler's Guide

I've spent the lion's share of the last eight years living in China, crisscrossing the country in search of amazing food. And if my travels have taught me anything, it's that Chinese cuisine bears only a passing resemblance to the dishes most Westerners think of—China is home to a magnificently …

Food & Dining

How to Cook Lumpia

Do you know how to cook lumpia? If not, this basic recipe for lumpia will tell you how easily it can be done even if you do not have any experience …

My Mother's Satay Chicken Recipe

There is one scene in the television show "Kath & Kim" that Mr NQN and I quote to each other often. There's just two words that we say to each other …

This Quick and Spicy Kimchi Tofu Stew Will Save Your Tuesdays

Watch dinner materialize from items you probably already have on hand.<p>April showers haven't quite brought May flowers in New York yet. The days are warm-ish and the nights are cold-ish. Misty gloom hangs over everything, and nobody knows how to dress or eat. Jacket or no jacket? Tights or no …

How to cook the perfect aloo gobi

This Punjabi potato and cauliflower curry is now a prized dish across India and Pakistan. But for the best texture, should the potatoes be waxy or floury? And which spices bring out its comforting warmth?<p>According to chef Vivek Singh, this hearty cauliflower and potato dish is probably “the most …

DIY Instant Noodles With Vegetables and Miso-Sesame Broth Recipe

This vegan pot of instant noodles, flavored with miso and sesame and loaded with fresh vegetables, can be made ahead and taken to work. Just add boiling water, seal it up for three minutes, add the fresh scallions and pickled ginger from the separate flavor packet, and you've got a hot lunch …

Thai Coconut Curry Shrimp Noodle Bowls.

We all need a food hug sometimes.I know, I know. I’ve been eating my weight in watermelon and now I’m trying to serve you SOUP.It’s not exactly soup, …

These Ramen Hacks Will Instantly Upgrade Your Easy Meals

Ramen noodles have been a pantry staple of college kids for years, and for good reason (they’re dirt cheap!). Just because you’re out of college doesn’t mean you have to put your ramen days behind you. You’re probably in the midst of planning your financial future, and it doesn’t get much more …

Stir-fried Pork And Cabbage Glass Noodles

Cooked in 10 minutes, this stir-fried pork and cabbage glass noodles is healthy, flavorful and so addictive. The noodles are soft yet has a bite and …

Recipes

Asian Poached Chicken Recipe

Instructions<p>Step 1<p>Gather ingredients. Chicken broth and water not pictured. Broth is optional. You can use only water.<p>Step 2<p>Place one bunch of …

Recipes

Steamed Sea Bass with Ginger & Spring Onion (Qing Zheng Lu Yu)

Fen loves clams. In fact we’ve just come back from a holiday to Italy where she practically ...<p>I didn't know what the heck wood ear mushrooms where …

Food & Dining

The difference between art and design

Like many creatives, I often find myself debating the perpetual question of whether design can be art. I'm going to use this opportunity to say that …

This cosmic visual interaction of the universe will blow your mind

The universe is massive. It’s so massive—billions and billions of stars, planets, and galaxies—that it would be virtually impossible to visualize how they are all linked together. That’s why astronomers and physicists generally use complex math equations to map out the connections between all the …

Universe

We might be totally wrong about the universe’s expansion

The universe is expanding about 8% faster than predicted, according to a new study published on the preprint server arXiv.<p>If the results are confirmed, it could transform our understanding of dark matter and dark energy, and completely change our understanding of cosmology itself.<p>"I think that …

Celebrating 1 Million views for my Butter Chicken recipe!

“Can I take your order?” Asks the waiter at a local quaint no frills Mughlai restaurant in the bustling city of Mumbai. Without looking at the menu …

NASA Has Detected Strange Signals Coming From The Gravitational Wave Source

This could change everything.<p>Less than half a second after the first direct evidence of gravitational waves was recorded on 14 September 2015, a very …

Drunken Noodles (Pad Kee Mao)

If you love Thai food, then you’re probably already familiar with drunken noodles, or pad kee mao. There are a few theories about the origin of the …

One Skillet Thai Chicken Thighs + Noodles

Preheat oven to 200°C | 400°F.<p>To prepare the glaze, combine all of the glaze ingredients in a deep bowl; whisk until combined. Pour about 2 cups of …

Beef Short Rib Stew

<b>Crock-Pot Kalbijjim (Beef Short Rib Stew)</b><p>This dish simply speaks to us—a recipe that uses traditional Korean flavors but with a preparation that is …

Your Local Cooking Channel

Butter Chicken – 印度奶油鸡<p>Butter chicken is a very popular Indian dish. We got this recipe from a generous fan recently and decided to give it a go with …

Recipes

Chicken Biryani

Burst of flavor tender & moist chicken marinated in yogurt & a hearty mix of aromatic spices cooked with rice to perfection.<p>Just like the migrants …