Liam Smith

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Archaeologists find street of balconies in Italy's Pompeii

ROME (AP) — Archaeologists excavating an unexplored part of Italy's volcanic ash-covered city of Pompeii have discovered a street of houses with intact balconies that were buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.<p>Some of the balconies even had amphorae — the conical-shaped terra cotta vases that …

Archaeology

19 Recipes That Prove "Eggs for Dinner" Should Be a Weekly Thing

At some point in the long history of… well, eating... it was determined that eggs would primarily be a breakfast food. And we’re not …

Cooking

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Food

Rainy Day Recipes for When You’re Not Planning to Leave the House

Time to get cozy with comfort food favorites.<p>Although we’d rather the weather be beautiful all the time, there’s still plenty to love about a rainy …

How to Marinate Chicken Right, Plus Amazing Marinade Recipes

When you marinate chicken, the meat is your blank canvas; the marinade, your palette with which you paint on the deliciousness. And there are so many …

Cooking

Down

Bacon Breads and Pastries Breakfast Casseroles Breakfast Crepes Breakfast Pizzas Breakfast Potatoes Breakfast Wraps Eggs French Toast Granola Grits …

Blame the rain, the government or just geology, but extreme weather events are on the rise in Italy<p>So far this year, Rome has suffered an astonishing 44 sinkholes. Every two or three days, a new crater appears in the Italian capital’s asphalt. They’re normally the size of a small room, a few metres …

Weather

A Scale Model Displays the Glory of Ancient Rome

Italian archeologist <b>Italo Gismondi</b> has spent over 35 years to reconstruct the huge model at a scale of <b>1:250</b> which shows the city of Rome in the 4th …

Omar Allibhoy’s recipe for cauliflower with garlic, vinegar and capers

This cauliflower dish is one I often cook at home: it is simple, light, fresh and full of flavour – the Spanish version of a Chinese stir-fry. My cooking is inspired by growing up in Spain; I learned how to make this dish at my aunt’s house in Madrid. I’m looking at putting it on the spring menu in …

Recipes

Miso Braised Carrots and Leeks With Cilantro Cardamom Basmati [Vegan]

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Recipes

Avoid These Container Gardening Mistakes - Garden

<i>Your garden is supposed to be fun — a place to relax in and recharge your batteries, a source of beauty and pleasure. But all too often, things go</i> …

Many Canadians are recycling wrong, and it's costing us millions

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink <i>is a CBC News series about recycling. We're looking at why our communities are at a turning point and exploring ways to</i> …

The Best Thing You're Not Doing to Your Morning Eggs

Your eggs are about to get a major upgrade.<p>We've fried, scrambled, poached, baked, and boiled our way through dozens of eggs. ("Put an egg on it" is our unofficial motto around here.) But never before had we brûléed our eggs—until now. And it's kind of blowing our minds.<p><b>Alvin Cailan</b> of Eggslut in …

Breakfast

The Easy Weeknight Recipe That Gets Me To Eat Fish

Confession: I don’t love fish. Or, rather, I don’t love fishy fish. Give me your groupers, your tilefish, your long-line cod. But mackerel, sardines, …

There's one magic substance that will help with America's gut problems

Because you're almost certainly not getting enough of it.<p>You've probably been told you should eat more fiber. But despite a broad-spectrum recommendation for the roughage, researchers can’t say for certain why it’s so good for us, what diseases it actually helps prevent, or how exactly we should …

This Chicken Skillet Actually Made Me Excited About Dinner

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F.<p>Pat the chicken thighs dry with paper towels. Place the chicken thighs and jerk seasoning …

Recipes

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

NHL stunner: A 36-year-old accountant who has never played pro stars in Blackhawks win

On Thursday night in the middle of a National Hockey League game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Winnipeg Jets, an unfamiliar figure in a No. 90 Blackhawks jersey stepped onto the ice at the United Center.<p>“Hey, who’s this guy?” an announcer joked.<p>That guy was Scott Foster, the team’s …

Ice Hockey

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America

The tragedy in Charleston last week will no doubt lead to more discussion of several important and recurring issues in American culture—particularly …

A Simple Trick For Growing Morel Mushrooms - Modern Homesteading

I read the article in the April/May 2002 issue about morel mushrooms. I am crazy about finding them and have my secret spots, too.<p>Here's how to …

Garlic Butter Smashed Sweet Potatoes With Parmesan

Lightly grease a large baking sheet or tray with cooking oil spray. Arrange sweet potatoes onto the sheet and use a fork to LIGHTLY flatten each …

This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

Baking

Zesty Linguine

Yield4<p>Cooking time10 mins<p>Preparation time15 mins<p>Ingredients<p>At its finest, Italian cooking relies on great ingredients cooked simply. This elegant, …

These Big-Batch Sliders Are Like Party Food for Breakfast

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F.<p>Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter. Brush the bottom and sides of a 9x13-inch baking dish or …

You Need to Make This Creamy Tuscan Skillet Chicken

On a recent trip to Italy, I fell in love with sun-dried tomatoes. I have to admit that before my Italian trip, I found sun-dried tomatoes to be too …

Trance as a therapy: A hypnosis self-experiment

I used to believe hypnosis was utter nonsense, something that esoteric people with swinging pendulums do. However, a self-experiment taught me how …

Meditation

Settling the score: celebrating the women erased from the musical canon

One critic of the 19th century wrote, 'We do not want to open the doors of our opera​ houses to women composers'<p>Augusta Holmès was a remarkably gifted French composer, pianist and singer with a voice of extraordinary range and colour. Rossini told an audience after one of her early concerts: “Mark …

Flute

16 Delicious Ways to Eat Beans Instead of Meat

Like mushrooms, beans make a great vegetarian substitute in dishes like burgers, sauces, tacos, and other traditionally meat-centric recipes. And …

Egg Breakfast Recipes

Packed with nourishment, the egg is one of nature’s perfect foods. One large egg has varying amounts of 13 essential vitamins and minerals all for …