Every job in the world has boring bits. That's true no matter how impressive the job title or exciting the industry. So as a manager, how do you best motivate your people to slog through the necessary
Fungi can do all kinds of weird tricks — even make battery parts. Meet neurospora crassa. It's commonly known as red bread mold, and it can perform a magic trick: It can take household chemicals and turn
As we marvel at science’s latest extraordinary breakthrough, it’s also an opportunity to ponder what kind of thinker Albert Einstein was. Born two decades before the beginning of the 20th century, what
An F/A-18F Super Hornet. The Wright Brothers never could have seen this coming. Unlike its glider ancestors, the F/A-18F Super Hornet weighs over 16 tons and boasts a max speed of Mach 1.8, thanks to twin
And these five are especially prized. It's no secret the world loves LEGO (after all, the average person on Earth owns 86 bricks). But apparently the bricks aren't just for play, they're also a decent
Still not bought a present for your chemistry-mad partner/sibling/child? You’ve left it late, but you’ve still got a couple of days left: here are some suggestions When I was 12 I got a chemistry set Christmas.
The ultimate in sticky-cake deliciousness, this indulgent cake has all of the dark, spicy flavors that make it perfect for those cold winter nights. We’re talking black treacle, muscovado sugar, candied
Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor. That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary journey that can yield epic highs.
Even Mike from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul shows up in a hysterical, decades-old clip. On Sunday's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver pointed out that the state of sexual education in America is inconsistent
Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor. For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery,
How science can give us more diverse and flavorful brews Of all the fermented foods and drinks, none appears to be as ubiquitous as beer. This frothy beverage has been enjoyed for millennia and has become
We hope you’re ready to improve your St. Paddy’s Day luck with these Guinness-enhanced eats. Before the celebrations get underway, whip up a couple of these 22 recipes boasting a splash or more of the
[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] The fourth year of The Vegan Experience has come to a close, though I hesitate to use that term. How can a lifestyle or a series of decisions ever really come to a close?