John Campbell

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Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Jeffrey Sachs on the New World Economic Order

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Brian Greene is the best college professor you never had—unless you’ve studied physics at Columbia University, that is. If that does describe you, …

What Stephen Hawking Really Said About Black Holes

March 2013

What to expect for Android in 2014 & beyond

In 2007, Android was revealed with an air of skepticism. It was marketed as an open standard which would take on Apple and iOS. Six years and nine sweet-related names later, Android is at the pinnacle of mobile technology and it’s only going to get better in 2014.<p>Wearables 2.0<p>Whether you prefer …

Google Glass

Forget Prozac, Psychobiotics Are the Future of Psychiatry

For millennia, the human race has sought to combat psychological disorders through the intervention of natural – and eventually synthetic – chemicals. Originally, the sources for these psychoactive substances were the various fruits and flowers, including the Areca tree (betel nut), the poppy …

Psychiatry

Researchers close in on experiments that could solve physics' 'biggest single problem'

The theories of quantum mechanics and general relativity have held up time and again at describing the physics of our universe at a micro and a macro scale, but when it comes to gravity, the two pose a major problem that physicists haven't been able to resolve: for certain interactions, the two …

A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Editor's Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a …

What Happens When You Stop Eating?

The 1 percent played Tea Party for suckers

When the super-rich feel threatened, they foment grass-roots uprising on their behalf. Here’s why it always works<p>Isaac William Martin<p>September 7, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rich People’s Movements: Grass-roots Campaigns to Untax the 1 Percent”<p>On Election Day, November 2, 2010, more than eight …

Is naturalness already hidden within the Standard Model?

In a somewhat bizarre end-of-the-summer interlude, I just spent two nights and a day in Corfu at a Summer Institute on particle physics. Originally I intended to stay longer, but embarrassingly I agreed to give a lecture here months ago and then forgot. I also didn't realise at the time that it …

Inside The Largest Simulation Of The Universe Ever Created

A giant supercomputer is making massively detailed models of the cosmos.<p>Imagine being asked to solve a complex algebra problem that is roughly 95 percent variables and only five percent known values. This is a rough analogy perhaps, but it paints a fairly accurate picture of the task faced by …

Hawaii Flies Its Homeless Away and Other Ideas from the Fringe

<b>Hawaii: Combating Homelessness With One-Way Tickets to the Mainland</b><p>Hawaii has a serious homelessness problem--so now it wants to pass that problem …