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Cassini reveals Saturn's true colours

"There is not perhaps another object in the heavens that presents us with such a variety of extraordinary phenomena as the planet Saturn," William Herschel once remarked. "It is a magnificent globe, encompassed by a stupendous double ring; attended by seven satellites; ornamented with equatorial …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

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A New Batch Of Socially Conscious E-Commerce Startups To Put On Your Radar

Is #FeelGoodFriday a thing? With the launch of e-commerce site Zady last month, we’ve been keeping our eye on other conscious consumerism startups in the pipeline. Here for your consideration, three newcomers to the transparency scene and one new program from the three-year-old Everlane.<p>Such …

Lessons from the road: mistakes travel writers make (so you don't have to) - part I

Pay close attention to the shortest phrases in a Lonely Planet guidebook. Advice like: don’t swim in the river. No photos. Watch your wallet. Those nuggets of travel wisdom are usually earned the hard way by a Lonely Planet author.<p>We’re going to tell you the back stories behind some sage guidebook …

Starter Kit to Vietnam

Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing countries. Its vibrant cities are booming, UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay is expanding its …

The Ultimate Nacho Generator

<b>Mix and match your way to a winning Super Bowl snack strategy with 10 takes on chips, cheese, and toppings</b><p><i>by Kelly Senyei</i><p>Football Sundays are a snack lover's paradise. And while chicken wings and sliders are popular game-day favorites, when it comes to quarterbacking the buffet, there's one dish on …

First Look: Tony Maws' Kirkland Tap & Trotter in Somerville, MA

GalleryFirst Look: Tony Maws' Kirkland Tap & Trotter in Somerville, MA<p><b>Note:</b> First Looks give previews of new dishes, drinks, and menus we're curious about. Since they are arranged photo shoots and interviews with restaurants, we do not make critical evaluations or recommendations.<p>Were you surprised …

Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits

Microsoft has launched Office 365 for Nonprofits, an initiative offering Microsoft Office for free to qualified not-for-profits and NGOs around the world.<p>The program constitutes part of Microsoft’s Technology for Good program, through which organizations can apply to receive free access to tools …

Baked Egg in an Avocado Topped with Homemade Pico de Gallo

4 Superfoods You Need to Try

Health awareness is increasing and so is the demand for healthy and nutritious food choices. Arguably, many prepackaged and processed food options …

Why Date Night Is Just as Important as Family Dinner

Eating together as a family is important, but it's just as important for married couples to go out on date nights—without the kids, of course<p>The day after we had our first child, a friend with kids visited us in the hospital to meet the new addition. He held the baby, we took some pictures, and …

Meet the man who is building a hyperlocal aggregation platform for the Chicago Sun-Times

Newspaper publishers everywhere are trying to do more with less, and the battle for local readers is a big part of their struggle, since it is one …

Nature's Showcase: Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks

Picture yourself surrounded by dramatic waterfalls and age-old forests. Stunning vistas abound. This is a world that seems untouched by mankind… …

Your meat addiction is destroying the planet

<i>“Jesus,” Molly said, her own plate empty, “gimme that. You know what this costs?” She took his plate. “They gotta raise a whole animal for years and then they kill it. This isn’t vat stuff.” She forked a mouthful up and chewed.” – William Gibson</i>, Neuromancer <i>(1984)</i><p>On Monday, August 5th, 2013, at a …

Costa Rica Will Do Away With Caged Animals At Its Zoos

Here's a bit of news that has been making the rounds in Costa Rica for more than a week but is just now picking up steam stateside: Saying it's time for a more natural experience, Costa Rica's minister for energy and environment said they would get rid of caged animals at the country's public zoos …

4-Year-Old Re-Elected 'Mayor' Of Minnesota Town

His second job will be at a pre-school.<p>As a student.<p>Four-year-old Bobby Tufts was re-elected "mayor" over the weekend in the tiny northern Minnesota community of Dorset. We say "mayor" because Dorset doesn't really have a government. It doesn't even have many people — "22 to 28, depending on …

Watch Sigur Rós Perform "Kveikur" on "Jay Leno"

Sigur Rós themselves (not their animated alter egos) hit were the musical guests on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" last night. They performed the title track off their upcoming <i>Kveikur</i> LP coming via XL on June 17 internationally and June 18 in the U.S.<p>Embedded content is unavailable.

Ukraine stages first gay pride march

<b>About 100 activists have staged Ukraine's first gay pride march in the capital Kiev, ignoring a court ban.</b><p>"This can be considered a historic day," Olena Semenova, one of the organisers, said.<p>Police arrested 13 people for trying to break up the rally - in a country where homophobia is widespread and …

Dairy-Free Dessert Recipe: Strawberries & "Cream" Chia Pudding

Place the strawberries, coconut milk, honey, vanilla, and lime zest in a blender and blend until smooth. Taste and add more honey if desired.<p>Place …

Light Lunch: 13 Spectacular Sandwiches That Happen to Be Vegetarian

Grub Street is decidedly pro-meat: Rotisserie chicken at Lafayette, raw beef at Takashi, and foie gras at Alder are all diet staples. But sometimes, …

The Ultimate Bacon & Egg Sandwich | the pig & quill

Happy Easter! We’re staying low-key this Easter and spending a much-needed Sunday doing a whole lotta nothing. In reality, it’s more like a whole …

Quick And Easy Salmon With Simple Roasted Potatoes

And delicious herbs!<p><i>This recipe references other recipes because it's part of a series of three quick and easy dinner recipes with one grocery list and game plan. See the other recipes in the series here.</i><p>Recipe by Rebekah Peppler<p>Serves 2<p>Active cooking time: 10 minutes<p>Start to finish: 30</b> …

Recipes

Avocado, Mozzarella, and Jalapeño Chimichurri Grilled Cheese

It’s around this time of year that I start to feel nostalgic. The seniors are counting down the weeks, soon days, until they exit the college life …

Spring Kale Panzanella Recipe

• 2 cups chopped kale<br>• ¼ cup thinly sliced fennel, plus some chopped fronds<br>• ½ cup cannellini beans, drained and rinsed<br>• 1.5 cups stale bread (ciabatta or …

Burgers with Sautéed Mushrooms, Arugula and Dijon Aioli

Add ground beef to a large bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add in 1 tablespoon of olive oil and mix it into the beef, then let sit at room …