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New ETF Helps You Manage Volatility

One of my favorite topics to write about is a portfolio idea from Nassim Taleb whereby you are very conservative with 90% of your assets and very, …

Investing

25 Unbelievable Things Found On Earth We Can’t Explain

In the modern age, we’d love to believe we have everything figured out. With science increasing our knowledge every day, it’s an easy thing to buy …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

SCIENTISTS CONFIRM THAT TIME TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, presents what is known about …

Why Earth's History Appears So Miraculous

The strange, cosmic reason our evolutionary path will look ever luckier the longer we survive<p>It was hard times for the bomber pilots that floated over Europe, their planes incinerating cities below, like birds of prey. Even as they turned the once-bustling streets beneath to howling firestorms, …

Stephen Hawking

Want To Have The Best Tomatoes? Put These Things In The Holes Before Planting Them

When dealing with gardening and planting all of those fruits and veggies, the greatest satisfaction of every gardener is to see the final outcome or …

Grilled Chicken with Banana Peppers

8 servings<p>Don’t skip the banana peppers. They provide a vinegary and spicy finish to the chicken. This Caribbean-inspired recipe is from Commander's Palace in New Orleans, LA. Read more about the restaurant's legendary Family Meal here.<p>February 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>2 …

Recipes

Cardamom Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread is originally a Scottish butter cookie but has been adapted to different cultures and cuisines by the addition of spices, oils and nuts. …

Dessert

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

This Is Exactly How Much Salt to Put in Your Pasta Water, Says a New York Chef

<i>Servings:</i> 4–6<p><i>Ingredients:</i><p>Dried bucatini, good quality<br>2 tbsp. garlic, sliced thin<br>2 quart mixed cherry tomatoes, halved<br>1 tbsp. oregano, chopped<br>2 tbsp. …

Cream of Chicken and Rice Florentine Recipe

From: Diabetic Living Magazine<p>This easy one-pot comfort-food dinner is made with fresh and healthy ingredients.<p>By: Diabetic Living …

Potato Latkes Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Rinse grated potatoes in a colander with hot water. (Hot water will act as a blanch to prevent discoloration.) Drain and squeeze …

How Do Gravitational Waves Really Work?

A couple weeks ago, astronomers announced they had detected gravitational waves from a "kilonova" (I hate that name but we'll wait for another blog post to explain why).<p>A few weeks before that, the Nobel Prize was awarded for the work that went into LIGO, the gravitational wave observatory.<p>So …

AN EXTREMELY SMART KID THINKS CERN SHIFTED US INTO A PARALLEL UNIVERSE

When I think of myself and my relation to the universe, I envision that viral astrophysicist’s video of a journey from face to space. The three …

Universe

Here's how the latest gravitational wave announcement is going to revolutionize physics

by The Conversation October 18, 2017 Hard Science 10509<p>Roy Kilgard, Wesleyan University<p>When LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave …

Space

Kylo Ren Strikes Back in Final 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Trailer (Video)

Episode VIII will hit theaters on Dec. 15<p>Lucasfilm unveiled the final trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” during halftime of Monday Night Football.<p>…

Astronomers have uncovered evidence of "dynamical dark energy"

Baffling Matter in the Universe<p>For several decades now, since Albert Einstein first posited his general theory of relativity, astronomers have come …

Dark Matter

20 Foods That Turn Back Your Metabolic Clock

Think of these foods as Peter Pan’s dirty little secret.<p>We’ve discovered the Fountain of Youth—and it’s in your kitchen.<p>Although scientists haven’t …

Scientists Uncover The First Ever Evidence of The Multiverse

For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. It is …

Researchers Think Portals May Link Our Visible World With The "Dark Sector"

Long ago, physicists identified and categorized the components of the visible universe. Up until recently, 16 particles formed everything in the …

The 3 Ways That Parallel Universes Could Be Real

The idea that things exist in a particular, well-defined state at all times where their properties can be determined so long as you can measure them well enough was fundamental to how we conceived of the Universe. When quantum physics came along, that idea went right out the window, never to …

Dark Matter

Healthy Cookies You Can Eat by the Dozen

Whole-Grain Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>These easy cookies have a cakey texture and a deep, nutty flavor from the use of whole grains, which also gives …

Shrimp Pad Thai

5 stars based on 31 votes<p>I love this Pad Thai recipe but full disclosure (so the recipe police don’t come after me): it’s not <i>quite</i> authentic. Fact …

Recipes

The 7 Best ETFs for Retirement Investors

Exchange-traded funds have surged in popularity over the years. And it’s easy to see why. The passively managed baskets of stocks, bonds and other …

Retirement

13 High-Protein Breakfast Recipes and Ideas

Eggs and veggies in the morning are a delicious way to jump-start your metabolism and fuel your whole day. Check out this roundup of nutritious …

Disney World Reveals Its Coveted Recipe For Chewbacca Cupcakes

At Disney World, Star Wars fans can pick up Chewbacca-inspired cupcakes, or Chewbaccakes, created by the genius pastry chefs at the Contemporary Resort. Not only have they figured out how to get the perfect ratio of cupcake to frosting in every bite with this clever cupcake hack, but they've given …

Dessert

Easy Shrimp Pad Thai

Easy Shrimp Pad Thai<p>Prep time<p>25 mins<p>Cook time<p>10 mins<p>Total time<p>35 mins<p>Full of perfectly balanced, complex flavors, with lots of easy to find …

Try These 16 Pad Thai Recipes Instead of Takeout

When it comes to Asian noodle dishes, Pad Thai is a go-to for many of those who live off of takeout. But you don’t have to order in to get the same flavors at home. Whether you follow a Keto, Paleo or just a well-balanced diet, there’s an easy Pad Thai recipe that you can prepare in no time. Keep …

Healthy Eating

Why The Multiverse May Not Be Madness

Alternate realities, parallel dimensions, and multiple universes. Whatever you call it, the notion of other versions of existence is one of the most …