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This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

Blackout Cake

12 servings<p>According to legend (a.k.a. the Internet), this decadent chocolate cake was first created by Ebinger’s bakery in Brooklyn, New York, and named after the blackout drills during World War II. To re-create it, we learned that patience is key: giving all the separate components time to chill …

Dessert

Photosynthesis is a visual and mechanical marvel

A board game that marries theme and mechanics in a magical way<p><i>Photosynthesis</i> was one of the most sought-after games on the floor at this year’s Gen Con. It was also the most visually striking. It’s a high-concept strategy game that centers around planting trees in a forest and harnessing energy …

Board Games

Cyberpunk shooter 'Ruiner' hits PC and consoles September 26th

When we played <i>Ruiner</i> during the Xbox showcase at GDC back in February, we compared it to a 3D, highly polished version of <i>Hotline Miami</i>. The cyberpunk-themed, top-down action game sets you up to kill the boss while taking out enemies who swarm in from doorways and narrow hallways. Ruiner is now …

Cyberpunk

'State of Decay 2' forces you to pick who becomes zombie food

<i>State of Decay 2</i> wants you to decide who lives or dies -- and deal with whatever happens next. The sequel aims to double down on what made the 2013 original work: a more sophisticated game world, and both more elaborate skill trees and settlements, whether that's medical facilities or just better …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Mysterious Cat-Men Of Japan

For years people have been greeted by a strange and adorable sight in the shopping arcades and streets of Tokyo- the mysterious Cat-Men, who wheel …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Death of Organic Search (As We Know It)

It would be easier to count all the stars in the night sky than the number of articles written about the death of SEO. I’ve never written one …

Terminal Cancer Patients See Total Remission After Single New Treatment

CAR-T therapy trains your body's immune system to attack cancer cells.<p>Cell therapy specialists at the Kite Pharma’s manufacturing facility.<p>An …

Cancer

A Toaster Just for Bacon Will Make Every Meal So Much Better

If you find your kitchen counters cluttered with food-specific gadgets and appliances, you finally have a good reason to get rid of them all. The …

Here's Obama's exit memo to America

In a Medium post, Obama reflected on the dire economic environment he inherited when he took office in 2009 amid the financial collapse.<p>"In the depths of that winter, on January 20, 2009, I stood before you and swore a sacred oath," Obama wrote. "I told you that day that the challenges we faced …

Recipe: Four-Layer Salted Chocolate Caramel Tart

Nancy Silverton may be a well-recognized restaurateur and entrepreneur, but few know that she’s also the only chef ever to be awarded both the Outstanding Chef and Outstanding Pastry Chef awards from the James Beard Foundation. This fall, she publishes her seventh book with co-author Carolyn …

Bacteria's Achilles heel uncovered by single molecule chemistry - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Drug resistant bacteria are fast becoming one of the big worries of the 21 century. Now researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered a …

The Magic of the 3-Ingredient Chocolate Oblivion Truffle Torte, As Told By Rose Levy Beranbaum

This flourless chocolate torte is a better and purer vehicle for chocolate than chocolate itself (scientifically speaking).<p>It's made from just 3 ingredients: chocolate, butter, eggs. It takes less time to mix together than your average cookie, and it only bakes for <i>15 minutes</i>.<p>So why did it at first …

Dessert

It's Not Valentine's Day Without Molten Chocolate Cake

When love is in the air, chocolate will be on our plates—preferably in molten cake form. We talk BA's Best Molten Chocolate Cake and more on this week's Valentine's Day-themed foodcast episode.<p>For all our kvetching about celebrating Valentine's Day, when it comes down to it, we actually kind of …

Dessert

Chocolate Alabama Stack Cake

A couple of years ago, I became infatuated with stack cakes. They aren’t traditional layer cakes—they look more like a stack of pancakes piled up …

Blathnaid's Chocolate Cake

• Chocolate curls<br>• Unsweetened cocoa powder and confectioner's sugar, to dust and may turn into chocolate butter. (Use as soon as possible, or it will …

An Asteroid Will Pass Earth So Closely Next Month That We Could See It in the Sky

Let’s be very clear here: There is simply no possibility that Asteroid 2013 TX68 will get close enough to hit Earth when it flies by on March 5th. …

Astronomy

This Molten-ish Chocolate Cake Will Not Sabotage You

My most spectacular culinary failure was on the night of my brother's twenty-first birthday. I was seventeen and taking the year between high school and college to work in a muscular dystrophy research lab, which meant I spent more hours of my day with dystrophic mice than with people.<p>So yeah I was …

Dessert

Time-lapse videos of Earth capture line between life and death

We've already taken a look at some of the best still photos captured of the Earth from space in the past year, but high-quality video footage of our world from above can be harder to come by. Enter European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, who has gifted all of humanity the beautiful …

Time-lapse Photography

Ratatouille + White Bean Dip

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Breads and spreads.</i><p>What do ratatouille and white bean dip have in common? Lots of olive oil, a little Provençal <i>je ne sais quoi</i>, and …

Associated Press News

Bill Gates pitches in for online education resource Graphite

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is putting his money where his mouth is. He is backing a new initiative called Graphite that is a free online resource to help teachers discover and share education technology.<p>Gates has long emphasized his belief that investing in education and digital tools could help …

Bill Gates

The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of options when it comes to chocolate cake. Between molten lava cake, German chocolate, and devil's food cake, we seriously have an array of choices when we want cake that's rich with chocolate. But just like with everything else in life, not all chocolate cakes are created equal -- …