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Rubio’s ‘Health Choices’ policy comes up far short

As Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) presidential campaign gets underway in earnest, there’s been a fair amount of attention this week focused on his …

This No-Knead Bacon Bread Recipe Is Our Everything

BACON. BREAD.<p>Bacon bread is the stuff that great days are made of. Soft, doughy bread loaded with bites of salty, briny bacon is the culmination of all of our favorite things. It's downright irresistible. But when you add the fact that this loaf of bread is no-knead -- read: almost no work -- it …

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'No eye contact' rule preserved in Minnesota senate

Rachel Maddow reports on a peculiar set of rules in the Minnesota Senate that includes not being allowed to look anyone other than the Senate …

Rachel Maddow

New Horizons’ first color pic of Pluto

New Horizons spacecraft is now only three months away from its historic sweep through the Pluto-Charon system in mid-July. First image in …

Dark matter may not be completely 'dark' after all, say scientists

A clump of dark matter appears to be lagging behind its galaxy suggesting it is interacting with something else...but what?<p>Dark matter may be having an even bigger impact on the Universe than previously thought, after scientists found the first signs that it interacts with something other than …

How Federal Donuts Turned Philly Into a Fried Chicken Destination

<b>Federal Donuts</b> has a consistency problem. Or rather, a consistency goal. Acclaimed Philadelphia chef <b>Michael Solomonov</b> puts it this way: "We only serve three things and they have to be perfect." He's speaking, of course, of the restaurant's coffee and now-legendary fried chicken and doughnuts. "It …

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water below surface of Mars

New measurements from the Gale crater contradict theories that the planet is too cold for liquid water to exist, but Mars still considered hostile to life<p>Mars has liquid water just below its surface, according to new measurements by Nasa’s Curiosity rover.<p>Until now, scientists had thought that …

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These Blended Frozen Banana Recipes Are Better Than Ice Cream

You'll never look at bananas the same way again.<p>It’s time to rethink the banana.<p>All you need is a freezer and a blender to transform the potassium-, serotonin- and fiber rich fruit into the creamiest, most healthy treat we’ve had all year.<p>We scoured the internet for delicious ideas, but really, you …

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10 surprises about our solar system

Here are 10 unexpected and intriguing facts about our solar system – our sun and its family of planets – you probably did not know!<p>Remember those …

Amazon Trade-In: Get Paid for Your Used Items

What is the Amazon Trade-In program?<p>The Amazon Trade-In program allows customers to receive an Amazon.com Gift Card in exchange for thousands of …

The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

Europe votes to kill roaming charges and enshrine net neutrality

If you've heard of the European politician Neelie Kroes, it's likely been in the context of her long-waged war for a more open internet, including a ban on mobile roaming charges. Well, following a vote by the European Parliament, Kroes' demands are no longer hot air. So long as the legislation …

Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …

World's Tallest Vertical Garden Is Growing In Sri Lanka

The high-rise apartment building is a fusion between a skyscraper and a forest.<p>Sri Lanka will literally have roses in the air next year, as architecture firm Milroy Perera and Maga Engineering are collaborating to build a 46-floor, high-rise building that will be outfitted with the world's tallest …

slow-and-low dry rub oven chicken

Five years ago, I fell in love with dry-rub barbecue. Prior to the summer of 2008, I naively believed that the only way to make ribs deliciously on …

Coconut Crusted Chicken with Cashew Curry Sauce

Crispy Braised Chicken With White Beans and Chile Verde Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If Anaheim chiles are unavailable, use a mix of cubanelle and poblano peppers.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: Crispy Braised Chicken With White Beans and Chile Verde</b><p>Ingredients1 pound small white beans, rinsed and picked overKosher salt2 quarts homemade or store-bought low sodium chicken broth2 bay …

Fennel-Rubbed Pork Roast with Balsamic-Glazed Vegetables Recipe

<b>Note</b>: It's fine to use whole fennel seeds in equal measure in place of cracked fennel. Just toast it in a pan over medium heat until fragrant. Then, bash it up using a mortar and pestle.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Fennel-Rubbed Pork Roast with Balsamic-Glazed Vegetables</b><p>Ingredients1 1/4 teaspoon …

Kung Pao Chicken

1 tbsp. cornstarch<p>4 tbsp. soy sauce<p>1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed<p>3 tbsp. shaoxing (Chinese rice wine)<p>2 tbsp. sugar<p>3 tbsp. chicken …

6 Spectacular Make-Ahead Dinner Party Dishes

Six make-ahead dnner party mains, from lamb to seafood soup to eggplant parmesan.<p>As impressive as they look, the best thing about these entrées is that they're prepared in advance, which means you'll spend more time with your guests and less time in the kitchen on party night.

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Butter-Basted Bison Ribeye Steak with Crispy Potatoes Recipe

<b>Read more: Butter-Basted Bison Rib Steaks with Crispy Fingerling Potatoes</b><p>Ingredients1 bone-in bison rib steak, 1 3/4 to 2 inches thick, about 1 to 1 1/4 pounds totalKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper3/4 pound fingerling potatoes3 sprigs fresh rosemary3 sprigs fresh thyme3 tablespoons …

Pork Chops with Rosemary Roasted Grapes

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: Grapes get savory -- and we're into it.</i><p>Roasted grapes are totally my thing, I’ve realized recently. They fill your kitchen with an aroma of warm, jam-like comfort, …

Butter Fried Chicken

This butter fried chicken recipe is in my head more often than not. That's saying something. It's one of our monthly meals at the Zimmern house, and …

Hoisin-Glazed Pork Chops With Sichuan Green Beans Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Hoisin-Glazed Pork Chops With Sichuan Green Beans</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Pork Chops:</b>1/2 cup hoisin sauce1/4 cup mirin1 tablespoon five-spice powder4 tablespoons soy sauce, divided1/4 cup honey2 tablespoons brown sugar4 tablespoons sriracha, divided4 butterflied pork chops, …

Batter-Fried Chicken

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This batter-fried chicken recipe is proof that it doesn’t take buttermilk or beer or an insufferably long overnight brine to make</i> …

Vietnamese Fried Chicken Thighs with Garlic-Chile Glaze

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs or drumsticks (about 3 1/2 lb.)<p>2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>Peanut or vegetable oil (for frying)<p>3/4 cup rice flour<p>1 large shallot, finely chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled ginger<p>2 tablespoons …

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Sauteed Pork Chops with Kale Salad | Williams-Sonoma Taste

A honey-mustard vinaigrette lends bright flavors to both the meat and salad in this quick recipe. Kale salads benefit from being prepared ahead, so don’t toss your leftovers! They’ll still be delicious the next day. Baked or mashed sweet potatoes are a great pairing for this dish, too.<p><b>Sauteed Pork</b> …

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