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3 Ways to Make the Perfect Guacamole

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Guacamole is a staple that everyone loves -- but is there a way to make it even better than you thought?<p>Empellon's Alex Stupak believes there is more than one way to make delicious guacamole, so he shows us three ways to tackle the …

Avocado and Tangerine Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

8 Servings<p>The jalapeño's ribs and seeds are the spiciest parts; be careful not to rub your eyes after handling (or wear gloves)!<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup fresh tangerine juice<p>1 jalapeño<p>1 small shallot, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons white wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>1/4 cup …

How to Eat Well When You're Totally Broke

Tips for getting healthy on a budget.<p>One dollar will buy you 1 cup of grapes — or 10 packages of ramen. Unfortunately, the cheapest food is usually the worst for you. But it is possible to be healthy on a budget, says chef Ellen Damaschino of No Kid Hungry's Cooking Matters program. We gave her $30 …

How to hack your taste buds

Why does toothpaste give orange juice a weird aftertaste? It’s one of many surprisingly easy ways to trick your tongue – and your brain – into experiencing strange flavours, says Veronique Greenwood. What's going on?<p>Your tongue is not a blank slate. What you've just eaten can change the flavour of …

This company is putting its entire crop of tobacco plants toward curing Ebola

In early August, when two American patients recovered from the Ebola virus that they had contracted in Liberia, the US medical community largely attributed their survival to an experimental drug known as ZMapp. The drug, developed by San Diego-based biotech firm Mapp Biopharmaceutical, had never …

Ebola

Should we engineer animals to be smart like humans?

What if it were possible to engineer animals to be as intelligent as us? As Tim Maughan discovers, we may have already started.<p>Human beings have long believed that it is our unique level of intelligence that separates us from other animals. Our ability for higher learning, creative thought, and – …

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Deadly sea snail uses weaponised insulin to make its prey sluggish

The geographic cone snail can send whole schools of fish into hypoglycaemic shock by releasing insulin into the water<p>A tropical sea snail uses a potent form of insulin to subdue its fish prey, scientists have discovered.<p>The geographic cone snail (<i>Conus geographus</i>) uses the chemical to cause a …

Zoology

Eating meat is worse for the environment than driving to work

Next time you brag about biking to work instead of driving for the sake of the environment, take a good look inside your lunch box.<p>According to a new report released by the London-based think tank Chatham House, livestock production accounts for more direct greenhouse gas emissions overall than all …

Agriculture

Crispy Potato Skins

8 Servings<p>Crispy, cheesy, bacon-y—they're an irresistible Super Bowl snack. So irresistible, in fact, that you may want to make a double batch of this potato skins recipe.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 russet potatoes (about 5 lb.), scrubbed<p>Olive oil for rubbing and brushing<p>Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon<p>Freshly …

19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt.<p>Yep, it's a pretty …

Cooking

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How to Turn Guacamole into Lunch

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>I've been fixated on finding a way to turn guacamole into a meal. Not that I or many others haven't made a meal of guacamole and chips. But I'm …

If I Can Do the Food Lover's Cleanse, so Can You + Day 7 Menu

Wait, you mean, the Cleanse actually works!? This is magical<p>A couple of months ago, in the midst of one of those fascinating Gchat ruminations I was having with my husband Zach regarding whether we should have salmon or steak for dinner, I realized something: I like to be told what to eat. I love …

butterscotch pudding

One of my worst cooking traits is that when I get frustrated with a recipe, it can take me years to get back to it. I mean, I’m theoretically too old …

Dessert

10 Healthy Snacks To Eat At Your Desk

Jonny Bowden, a Los Angeles nutritionist who has written eight books, including, most recently, Living Low Carb: Controlled-Carbohydrate Eating for Long Term Weight Loss, says the ideal office snacks are "well constructed mini-meals." That means food that contains protein, fat and fiber and …

30 Indulgent Winter Recipes to Help You Add that 'Extra Layer'

As the temperature drops, you *could* buy a new winter coat to stay warm—but it'd be much more fun to add on layers with these mega-indulgent recipes.<p>With bathing suit season months away and nothing stretching before us but a cold, gray, blustery, and desolate winter (ugh), we're setting aside the …

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Banana S'more Nut Bars

12 to 16 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>15 whole graham crackers (about 8 ounces)<p>2 tablespoons (packed) dark brown sugar<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<p>3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted<p>10 ounces high-quality milk chocolate (such as Lindt or Scharffen Berger), finely chopped<p>…

Dessert

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Comedy Issue<p><i>GQ</i> goes behind the scenes with the resident genius of <i>SNL</i> to see the sketch-comedy master in her element.<p>By Amy Wallace2 days agoView …

26 Odd & Unquestionably Confusing Photos From History

The words odd, unusual and confusing genuinely fall short when describing the following and perplexing photographs from the past.<p>Missing heads, …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

8 Inexpensive Ways to Throw a Kick-Ass Party

So what if you're the hostess with the least-est? Cosmo financial columnist Alexa von Tobel, CEO of LearnVest, and lifestyle expert Sabrina Soto help you host a holiday bash and still have money for presents.<p><b>1. Know your max.</b> Decide how much you'll spend. At the end of this article, add up the cost …

The 14 Nerdiest Things We Learned About Food This Year

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The food facts, science, and tricks we geeked out on this year.</i><p>In 2013 I came to terms with the fact that I am a food nerd. It happened in a classroom …

These 65 movies and TV shows are disappearing from Netflix on New Year's Day

Hopefully your New Year's resolution isn't to binge watch all five <i>Rocky</i> films, because Netflix won't be able to help you out. As usual, the beginning of a new month marks the disappearance of a lot of old films from the streaming service, and <i>Vulture</i> hasprinted a long list of which will be going …

8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

Remember what our generation was told growing up? "Go to college and get a degree, you'll then be able to get a good job." I think it's safe to say those days are over.<p>While there are certain professions where a degree is a must (Doctor, lawyer, nurse, etc.) there are many that don't require one. …

College & University

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Porn

In light of the new movie Don Jon, all the facts behind X-rated Internet habits