Ali Massey

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Jane Goodall: How she redefined mankind

Primatologist Jane Goodall, turning 80 this week, tells Henry Nicholls the inside story on how she transformed our understanding of chimpanzees, what it means to be human, and the controversy and condescension she faced in her influential career.<p>In February 1935, the year of King George V’s Silver …

Gorgeous glass sculptures let you see into the world's most deadly viruses

Viruses are usually depicted as ugly, scary, almost weapon-like blobs just waiting to meddle inside of your body, but Luke Jerram sees them as something different. There isn't really a color to viruses after all — they're smaller than the wavelength of visible light — and as mere smears when viewed …

20 Amazing Chemical Reaction GIFs

Blood meets hydrogen peroxide<p>Source: Iitmne<p>Sodium acetate crystallization<p>Source: Imgur<p>Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction<p>Source: GIF Trunk<p>Water bridge …

Why you can't travel at the speed of light

A short history of Einstein's theory of relativity<p>Albert Einstein is famous for many things, not least his theories of relativity. The first, the special theory of relativity, was the one that began the physicist's reputation for tearing apart the classical worldview that had come before. Special …

People Are Still Doing That?: Student Rickrolls Teacher With Physics Essay

This is the essay on Niels Bohr that 3rd period physics student Sairam Gudiseva turned into his teacher. As you can see highlighted in yellow unless …

Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

The changing face of psychology

In 1959, an American researcher named Ted Sterling reported something disturbing. Of 294 articles published across four major psychology journals, 286 had reported positive results – that is, a staggering 97% of published papers were underpinned by statistically significant effects. Where, he …

1,500-year-old plague victims shed light on disease origins

Scientists have sequenced the genome of the pathogen that caused one of the most devastating plagues in human history, shedding light on where the disease came from and how it spread.<br>The Plague of Justinian occurred in the sixth century AD and resulted in more than 100 million deaths by some …

Roasted Garlic Soup with Olive Croutons Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I've had a bad cold all week, and it's destroyed my appetite. This soup changed that. Plus, it didn't require a trip to the grocery store -- something I definitely don't have the energy for right now. Another lazy bonus to this recipe is that the croutons and the garlic both want a …

Recipe: Vegetarian Dduk Gook (Korean Rice Cake Soup)

Do you have any New Year's cooking traditions? For some, the day brings black-eyed peas. With my boyfriend's Korean family, we always sip dduk gook, …

Recipes

Bay Scallops and Peas With Pesto Sauce on Rotini Pasta Recipe on Food52

• 6 ounces small Bay Scallops<br>• 5 ounces small peas<br>• 1 tablespoon unsalted butter<br>• 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil<br>• 4 large garlic cloves<br>• 6 ounces rotini pasta<br>• 1 red jalapeno, chopped fine<br>• 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped<br>• 1 zest of 1 lemon<br>• pinches red pepper flakes<br>• 1 tablespoon corn starch or arrow root<br>• lemon …

Salted Pumpkin Caramels Recipe on Food52

Quinoa Cakes with Eggplant-Tomato Ragù and Smoked Mozzarella >> http://bit.ly/1mbawgf Transforming this power grain into crisp cakes creates another compelling reason to love it—it just tastes so good.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Where will you go in 2014? We can't plan your vacations for you, but we can certainly help you narrow your wish list of destinations with our annual Top 50 Travel Destinations list. No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you …

European Travel

No Black Holes Exist, Says Stephen Hawking—At Least Not Like We Think

Black holes do not have "event horizons" beyond which there is no return, according to renowned physicist.<p>Black holes do not exist—at least, not as we know them, says renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, potentially provoking a rethink of one of space's most mysterious objects.<p>A new study from …

New drug in development to reverse spread of breast cancer

A new drug is being developed that could potentially stop the spread of breast cancer in its tracks.<p>Researchers at Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales, are working on a novel compound that targets a well-studied protein called Bcl3, which has been shown to play a crucial role in breast cancer’s …

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