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Barrow, Northernmost Town in the U.S.: Alaska's Arctic Far North on the Looney Front, Part 2

Barrow, the northernmost town in the United States, 350 miles north of the Arctic Circle, is a bit of a mess. It can't even make up its mind how far it actually is from the North Pole, let alone from its southern counterpoint.<p>Barrow, the northernmost town in the United States, 350 miles north of …

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First almost fully-formed human brain grown in lab, researchers claim

An almost fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time, claim scientists from Ohio State University. The team behind the feat hope the brain could transform our understanding of neurological disease.<p>Though not conscious the miniature brain, which resembles that of a …

Special Serrations Gave Carnivorous Dinosaurs an Evolutionary Edge

Science & InnovationLaelaps<p>Railroad spikes. Knives. Razors. The teeth of carnivorous dinosaurs like <i>Allosaurus</i> and <i>Tyrannosaurus</i> have been compared to plenty of piercing and cutting tools over the years, but such comparisons are far too rough. In a study published earlier this month, University of …

Dinosaurs

Comets could have sparked life on Earth, scientists show

Amino acids join together into peptides, the first step towards more complex molecules, when subjected to intense shock<p>Comets could have sparked life on Earth, scientists have shown, after demonstrating that the huge impact can turn simple organic compounds into the building blocks of life.<p>Japanese …

The Food Lab: These Fried Chicken Sandwiches Take Only 5 Ingredients to Make

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Look at that fried chicken sandwich. Check out the crisp, craggy crust with that <i>come bite me</i> sheen that promises juicy, tender meat underneath. Look at that potato bun, its buttery, golden dome beckoning to you. And …

New Research Confirms Consciousness Survives the Death of the Body

The greatest question of all time may very well be, ‘what happens to us when we die?’ While many, individuals, religions and spiritual traditions …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Breakthrough data storage innovation: One DNA molecule can store tons of data for 1M years

Genetic information stored in DNA molecules makes life on Earth possible, but what if humans could use the same kind of technology to store their own …

Genetics

All 30 Recipes from the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants 2015

Want to cook like a chef in the Hot 10? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes.<p><b>Want to cook like a chef</b> at one of the Hot 10 best new restaurants in America? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes from the pages of the September issue of <i>Bon Appétit</i> (and catch our 2016 list here!).

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9 Easy-to-Make Pitcher Cocktail Recipes

Company's coming: Why not make the night easy by forgoing the bar in favor of a pitcher cocktail?<p>Here, nine large-batch recipes you can whip up in a flash.<p><b>Red Sangria</b><p>The original pitcher cocktail, made zippier with Lillet Rouge and Grand Marnier. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Ginger Shandies</b><p>This beer-on-ginger …

Recipes

15 Ways To Make Quick, Healthy Summer Lunches

Yum.<p>Lunch is one of those meals you often forget about until you're starving. And once that point of hunger desperation has been reached, the idea of making the meal a healthy one gets overtaken by the need to get food into your belly <i>fast</i>. Pizza, burgers, whatever's quick. Unfortunately, this is …

11 Pasta Sauces That Hold the Tomatoes

<i>Header image: Basic Garlicky Spaghetti from CHOW</i>Dear marinara,We promise there's nothing wrong with you. You're there for us when we need you most: …

The Secret to a Not-Bland Cucumber Salad

<i>Alexandra Stafford shows us how to help cucumber salad live its best life.</i><p>A few weeks ago, a cucumber salad I brought to a neighborhood gathering threw me into a tizzy: <b>It tasted bland. It looked tired. I couldn’t handle it.</b><p>I asked myself what went wrong again and again as I periodically made my way …

6 Home & Design Links We Love This Week

<i>The easist way to spiff up your cords, ingenious fixes for small spaces, and a lesson in the art of the shelfie.</i><p>A mashup of the shelf and a selfie, the art of the shelfie is demystified by interior designer Windsor Smith, who sees bookshelves as "curiosity cabinets, a window into what you are …

Small Spaces

You're Going to Need More Tomatoes

<i>Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella shares 5 ways from her instagram feed to cook with tomatoes, stat. Take her ideas, then go play in your own kitchen.</i><p><i>Coat sliced or torn stale bread with olive oil, salt, and Aleppo pepper, and toast it in a 300° F oven until crisp and lightly browned. While it cools,</i> …

Recipes

8 Tips to Make Your Stir-Fry More Exciting

Stir-fry isn't a sexy new dish you read about on a blog or saw in an Ottolenghi cookbook. Stir-fry is reliable, but it's ho-hum. It's what you end up making when you don't know how else to combine the weird elements of your fridge. Let's give stir-fry some dignity.<p><i>With a little creativity and a</i> …

Recipes

Everything You Need to Know About Coconut Oil

Here's everything you need to know about cooking with coconut oil, from how to store it to what all those labels really mean.<p>Coconut oil is fast becoming one of our must-have pantry staples. It's touted as a minimally-processed, heart-healthy alternative to other oils, making it a great addition to …

Coconut

15 No-Heat #LazyGirl Weekend Hairstyles

Lazy weekend days call for chillaxing on the couch, cuing up Netflix and sipping a cozy cocktail or two in the park — not spending hours in the bathroom wrestling with your hair dryer or flat iron. If you’re ready to ditch the heat and rock wet locks in style, these 15 fresh ideas offer the perfect …

10 Ways to Create a Colorful, Vintage-Style Kitchen

Take cues from Junk Gypsy Jolie Sikes-Smiths's charming, kick-off-your-boots cooking space.<p>Jolie Sikes-Smith knows a thing or two about making flea market finds look fresh. Along with her mom and sister, she runs the Junk Gypsies shop and stars in the Junk Gypsies show. Here's how she filled her …

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Articles about cramped attic became sunny dining room renovation copenhagen tudor on Dwell.com - Dwell

A furniture designer carves out a modern family home in a renovated 1925 structure on the outskirts of Copenhagen.<p>Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to...<p>For their weekend home in Sharon, Connecticut, …

Root Beer Float Ice Cream

This recipe makes a wonderful silky, smooth, creamy root beer float flavored ice cream without the use of artificial extracts. The aroma in your house from reducing your root beer will send you into orgasmic delight.<p>Sometimes referred to as a "black cow,"root beer floats are one of the …

Recipes

See 19 Vintage Magazine Ads That Capitalized on the End of World War II

An ad that appeared in the Aug. 20, 1945, issue of TIME. Plastics from the chemical company Monsanto are sold to G.I.s f<p>... VIEW MORE<p>TIME / Monsanto<p>1 …

Stop Throwing Out the Best Part of the Watermelon

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The best part of the watermelon might be the skin. Discuss.</i><p>The stiff, white outer wall of the watermelon—for good reason—has always seemed like nature's cue to stop. "Back it up," …

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Breathe responsibly: The vaporized cocktail bar - CNN Style

Written by <b>Sheena McKenzie,</b> for CNN<p>It creeps up on you slowly; that dry, back of the throat, fruity flavor. Within minutes you start to feel the warm sensation of liquor relaxing every limb -- except in this case, you haven't even had a drink.<p>"It's ingested through the lungs and eyeballs," explains …

This Adorable Cottage Is Even Tinier Than It Looks

Plus, it's had quite the place in Chicago's history.<p>Built in 1886, this 780-square-foot Chicago home in Old Town is full of character — just look at that white picket fence and those flower boxes. And it's so teeny, that if it had cheeks we'd want to pinch them. Here's photographic proof:<p>But in …

4 Secrets Of TV Cooking Shows

You might not admit it, but there's a good chance you secretly love to watch Rachael Ray knock out chicken enchiladas in under 30 minutes, or Ina Garten throw her beloved Jeffrey a surprise birthday party, or Martha Stewart mash potatoes with Snoop Dogg.<p><i>By: Lucy Meilus</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Michael …

Snoop Dogg

5 Small-Space Ideas to Steal From This Cool Caravan

There's style (and some super-smart storage moves) to be found inside.<p>This tiny caravan — the Wohnwagon, designed in Austria — might inspire romantic notions of hitting the open road and never looking back, but we're realists. There's few of us who can pick up and get of Dodge at a moment's …

Small Spaces

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Quebec Provence, Canada

Moving among wildlife and experiencing the outdoors are favorite vacation motivators for me, and knowing this adventure would be special, I invited my 12-year old granddaughter to accompany me to make for a cross-generational experience.<p>A few years ago, I attended the Adventure Travel Trade …

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