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Creamy Herb Dressing

Makes about ½ cup<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg yolk<p>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons Sherry vinegar<p>½ cup olive oil<p>½ cup (packed) fresh dill leaves<p>½ cup (packed) fennel fronds<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pulse egg yolk, garlic, and vinegar in a food processor until …

If You Feed a Pig Whiskey Mash, Will It Taste Like Whiskey?

If you feed your pigs spent grain, will they taste like whiskey? And on a deeper level, how does an animal's diet affect the way it tastes?<p>We like whiskey. We like pork. And—oh god!—do we ever like whiskey and pork together. So when we heard that Templeton Rye, in Templeton, Iowa, was raising 25 …

Turbulent Book Installations By Alicia Martin

Anybody with a massive collection of books has dealt with a time when a pile of books came tumbling down around their head, perhaps when they were …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

The Best Book I Read This Year

Staff selections from a year of reading<p><i>The Atlantic</i>'s editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.<p><b>The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II by Charles Glass</b><p>High school seniors this year were in kindergarten when the Twin Towers …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

Russian subway now accepting 30 squats as payment for ride

Want a free subway ride in Russia? All you have to do is work up a little sweat.<p>In an effort to promote both the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi and a healthier lifestyle, the Moscow metro has set up a special vending machine that offers travelers one free ticket in exchange for performing 30 …

Olympics

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

The Best New Restaurants 2013

The Great American Menu: Foods Of The States, Ranked And Mapped

What are the United States' best regional foodstuffs? Its worst? These are the questions that bedevil the mind of man—but no longer! For here, we …

Next Up at Next: Chicago Steakhouse

Chef Grant Achatz. Photo courtesy Ethan Hill. A few weeks back, molecular master Grant Achatz Twitter-teased the forthcoming theme at Next, his …

Downtown Louisville Is Getting a Trippy Hunter S. Thompson Memorial

Jellyfish Wave, Moons Dance, and Sun Winks

The Jellyfish Nebula "swims" in space, the dust settles on a Martian volcano, and a "greyhound" races through the cosmos in this week's best space pictures.

Zagat

Federal appeals court temporarily halts horse slaughter for human consumption

A federal appeals court has temporarily put the brakes on plans to resume horse slaughter for human consumption in the U.S., after a New Mexico judge last week dismissed a push by animal rights groups to stop the practice.<p>The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Monday issued a temporary …

Why is puberty starting younger?

Yet another study has found that girls are starting puberty at a younger age, and that the trend is linked to obesity. But is precocious puberty the new norm?<p>The measurement of puberty has barely changed since 1970 when the seminal study by Marshall and Tanner was published. That might seem …