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When Woman Is Boss: Nikola Tesla on Gender Equality and How Technology Will Unleash Women’s True Potential

The legendary inventor predicts “the acquisition of new fields of endeavor by women” and “their gradual usurpation of leadership.”<p>Engineer, physicist, and futurist <b>Nikola Tesla</b> (July 10, 1856–January 7, 1943) is among the most radical rule-breakers of science and is regarded by many as the greatest …

A radical calendar would eliminate time zones and leap years

Imagine living in a world where Christmas always falls on a Monday.<p>There's no more February 29 every four years, as there will be in 2016. And it's the same time everywhere in the world.<p>That's some of the changes we'd see in the <i>Hanke-Henry Permanent Calendar</i>, if it's ever implemented. We'd also …

Johns Hopkins University

Like 'Deadpool,' This Jellyfish Has Amazing Superpowers

The moon jellyfish can age backward, form hordes of clones, and regenerate lost body parts, a new study says.<p>A hole rips through his body, but seals up and heals completely. An appendage is sliced off; the tissues grow back perfectly. He is capable of extreme regeneration, perhaps even …

Ageism and Creativity

Psychologists generally consider creativity to be the domain of the young. In this they have followed the lead of Harvey Lehman, who in 1953 conceded that "the old usually possess greater wisdom and erudition," but claimed that "when a situation requires a new way of looking at things...the old …

Literature

5 Great Books To Read In March

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Be Amazed By This Marvelous Music Machine, Powered By 2,000 Marbles

<i>NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with Martin Molin, creator of the marble machine, on</i> Weekend Edition Sunday. <i>You can hear their conversation at the audio link.</i><p>The "Marble Machine" is a musical instrument by way of a Rube Goldberg contraption, the love child of a barrel organ, a kick drum, a vibraphone and …

3D

Why People Love Bass

The beat drops and people start nodding their heads. It's a common behavior, so it's easy to disregard. But the reasons why humans respond to a killer beat aren't necessarily obvious.

The Best Cookbook for Asian Food 101

<i>To accompany our very competitive, NCAA-style tournament of cookbooks, we asked you—our readers!—to get in on the fun and test and review 15 cookbooks dubbed Piglet Community Picks. Read on for some of our community's reactions to Lucky Peach Presents 101 Easy Asian Recipes—and keep up with all the</i> …

Spices

Everything You Need to Know About Lentils

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</b><p>They’re the world’s oldest cultivated legume, so it’s no surprise that lentils have become a staple across …

Where to Eat Near the National Mall in D.C.

Tourists and locals alike flock to the National Mall every year, whether visiting the monuments, taking in the cherry blossom blooms, exploring a Smithsonian exhibit, or admiring art at the Sculpture Garden.<p>Here are the best dining options within walking distance of the Mall, all less than a 10 …

Homemade Corned Beef

1K<p>1K<p>My desert island food is corned beef. Hot, piled up on a sandwich, between two pieces of rye bread with spicy brown mustard smeared liberally …

Seattle's Finest Fried Chicken Restaurants

A novice nibbler might think that a piece of poultry at one joint would taste basically the same as another restaurant's recipe across the road. But that'd be false. From the traditional buttermilk batter of the South to Hawaiian-inspired creations, from Korean-style wings to Nashville hot chicken, …

5 Ways to Amp Up Jarred Pasta Sauce

Recently my fellow Epi Test Kitchen bud Anna Stockwell was making batches and batches of eggplant Parmigiana, and the Epi staff was pleasantly …

Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

6 Things You Should Do to Take Care of Your Knives

If you cook, you own a knife and you know, more or less, what to do with it. But do you know how to keep it sharp and strong as the day you bought it? If you answered "honing steel" to this—close, but no cigar.<p>"<b>You might think your knife is invincible but it's not</b>," Mari Sugai of Korin, a New York …

Kobe Japanese Steak and Seafood Coming to Prince George's County

A new Japanese steakhouse is headed to the Woodmore Towne Centre development in Glenarden.<p>Virginia-based Kobe Japanese Steak & Seafood has signed a lease for the development. Their restaurant will be more than 6,000 square feet in size and feature a patio. An opening is planned for late summer of …

KFC May Have Just Signed the First Black Colonel Sanders [Updated]

In its desperate attempt to ensnare millennials, KFC seems to be flying through Colonel Sanders actors quicker that you can finish a bucket of fried chicken. The<i>New York Daily News</i> reports that comedian Jim Gaffigan is being replaced by actor David Alan Grier.<p>Grier announced his new role on Twitter …

How to Achieve Amazing Compost at Home

Composting doesn't have to be daunting.<p>Not too long ago, Staten Island was home to a landfill two and half times the size of Central Park—it was so …

What to Eat With Chicken? Depends How You're Cooking It

I've always enjoyed planning dinner. I'm usually mid-breakfast when I start dreaming up a menu, plotting my day around a grocery store trip (hey, when you work at home, you gotta get out of the house somehow). But since my daughter was born eight months ago, I've found that there's never enough …

P.F. Chang's Is Being Sued for Sexual Harassment Again

Pseudo-Chinese food chain P.F. Chang's is being accused of sexual harassment. Four female employees from Southern California branches of the restaurant are currently in arbitration with the company, reports the <i>LA Times</i>. The lawsuits come less than two years after two other women were awarded half a …

How Maryland's Official State Cake Got its Stripes

Lean Eskin peels back the layers and mysteries of the Smith Island cake<p>Smith Island Cake stands tall, smoothly coated in chocolate icing—no swirls, …

Dessert

Pressure Cooker Black Bean Soup With Sausage and Cumin-Lime Sour Cream Recipe

This easy black bean soup with smoky andouille sausage and diced mushrooms tastes like it cooked for hours, but thanks to the pressure cooker, it's ready in just one. A bright cumin-lime sour cream tops it off.<p>Why It Works<p>Smoky andouille sausage and meaty, earthy mushrooms add complexity and …

Chicken Enchilada Soup III Recipe

"This is a copy of a favorite served at a local restaurant. My family loves it! Serve soup in bowls garnished with shredded Cheddar or Jack cheese …

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

"A double dose of peanut butter!"<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 cup unsalted butter, softened<p>1 cup …

Hooters Sued for Sexual Harassment by Two Male Former Employees

Two male former employees of Hooters in Los Angeles have filed a lawsuit against international breastaurant chain Hooters and their former boss for sexual harassment. PJ Cagnina and Scott Person claim they were fired after reporting their male supervisor for said harassment, reports CBS.<p>Attorney …

How to Make Perfect Layer Cakes

Stack it right, stack it tight<p>How to ensure it all stacks up properly<p>Evenness is the key to a properly stacked layer cake: The batter needs to be …

How to Buy Coffee Like a Pro

Want to star in your own episode of <i>Portlandia</i>? Go to the coffee aisle, pick up a bag of beans and read it aloud.<p>Should you go for the single-origin …

Nutella Made This Woman the Richest Person in Italy

Forbes recently updated their list of the world’s richest people because, yeah, it’s Forbes and I guess that’s what they do. The list contains the …