Joel Cloutier

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The Author Of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' Perfectly Captured The 'Rules' About How We React To Technology

Adams fans will carry a towel with them all day, because the Hitchiker's Guide says that a towel is "the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have."<p>Adams died in 2001, but has the perfect, tongue-in-cheek quote about the way that people view technology that's still applicable …

Roman Sambal

Makes about 1 cup<p>This is a sambal-style hot sauce named after its creator, senior associate food editor Alison Roman.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound red red Fresno chiles or red jalapeños<p>1 garlic clove<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>¼ cup white distilled vinegar<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>2 teaspoons sugar<p>Special …

When to Use Dried Chiles vs. Fresh vs. Powder vs. Flakes

Our guide to using different types of chiles, from dried and flaked to fresh and powder.<p>The world of chiles is a vast one. Just the sheer number of different types is mind-boggling—I mean, off the top of your head, do you know the difference between a Chilaca and a Cubanelle? (Yeah, us neither.) …

What They Drank on 'Mad Men' Season 7 Episode 7

As the final season of Mad Men hits the halfway mark, a look at the driest episodes in recent memory—and what they suggest for the future of the show<p><i>This is</i> Drinking with Mad Men<i>, in which we overanalyze the beverage choices of Don Draper and friends. Spoilers ahead.</i><p>Let's be frank: This was …

Galapagos Birds Beat Bloodsuckers with Pesticide-Lined Homes

In the 1990s, the fly <i>Philornis downsi</i> was accidentally introduced to the Galapagos Islands, probably in a shipment of fruit. The adult flies are …

Birds

Emerald Lizard Discovered in Ecuador

Wildlife<p>This is a live male of the new species of shade lizard, <i>Alopoglossus viridiceps</i>. Photograph by Omar Torres-Carvajal<p><b>A new species of lizard with a brilliant emerald head is the new jewel of Ecuador.</b><p><i>Alopoglossus viridiceps</i> is the first species of shade lizard found at the Santa Lucia Cloud …

Skin Cell Research Suggests Schizophrenia Begins in Womb

Neurons generated from the skin cells of schizophrenia patients behave strangely in the early developmental stages, offering clues that might lead to …

Bats Use Mini Muscles to Tweak Their Wings In Flight, And Drones Could Too

When a bird or a bat takes flight, there's much more going on than a simple flapping motion. This is part of the reason why it took humans such an incredibly long time to fly like one of them (you can read more about that here). The physical motion is incredibly complex, with a slight curvature at …

Muscle

'Sticky synapses' can impair new memories by holding on to old ones

(Medical Xpress)—A team of UBC neuroscientists has found that synapses that are too strong or 'sticky' can actually hinder our capacity to learn new …

What Does It Take To Make Meat From Stem Cells?

More than you might realize<p>Made with some breadcrumbs, egg, and 20,000 lab-grown cow muscle cells, the world's first lab-grown burger made its debut last year. It was a proof of concept, evidence that you can make meat in lab. The technology is too difficult and expensive to show up grocery stores …

Stem Cells