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A drug’s weird side effect lets people control their dreams

Have you ever wanted to fly? A drug that helps people control their dreams could let you try it from the comfort of your own bed.<p>A small number of …

Consciousness

A Powerful Psychedelic Drug Gave Users a Taste of a Near-Death Experience

A new study sheds light on a myth surrounding DMT.<p>There’s no universally accepted definition of a near-death experience, but those who have come …

Sirloin steak with wasabi mayonnaise recipe

Fried with Japanese chilli flavouring and pak choi and served with a wasabi mayonnaise for dipping, this Japanese take on a French staple is ideal for sharing with friends<p><b>SERVES</b> <i><br>2</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1 large sirloin steak<br>2 tbsp wasabi peas<br>1 tsp nanami togarashi (Japanese chilli and spice mix)<br>2 tsp wasabi …

Recipes

Why taking ayahuasca is like having a near-death experience

A psychedelic drug taken as part of the South American plant brew ayahuasca produces effects that are strikingly similar to near-death experiences, a …

Psychedelic Drugs

'Millennia of human activity': heatwave reveals lost UK archaeological sites

The scorching weeks of the summer of 2018 left crops shrivelled and gardens scorched. It has also revealed the lines of scores of archaeological sites across the UK landscape, tracing millennia of human activity, from neolithic cursus monuments laid out more than 5,000 years ago to the outline of a …

Archaeology

Honey-Soy Glazed Lamb Chops Recipe

A touch of honey transforms lamb chops into the perfect bite.<p>Servings: 2<p>Prep: 15 minutes<p>Total: 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup canned tomato sauce<p>2 tablespoons soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon honey<p>½ tablespoon chopped serrano pepper<p>½ tablespoon ground ginger<p>½ tablespoon minced garlic<p>1 rack of lamb (about 1 …

Recipes

Caring for a Cast-Iron Skillet Is a Lot Easier Than You Think

Just follow these rules<p>When I first started cooking, the utensil I feared most was not the razor-sharp mandoline, nor the …

Cast Iron Skillet

Curried Halibut Cakes with Apricot Ginger Dipping Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> These Curried Halibut Cakes with Apricot Ginger Dipping Sauce was a completely last-minute idea. They’re so flavorful, I sort of impressed myself. And I’m not easily impressed with myself.<br>Mostly because I'm a bit of a perfectionist when it comes to food. I want clean fresh flavors yet …

Judy Joo’s recipe for spicy Korean ramyun noodles

Sometimes nothing hits the spot better than instant ramyun (Korean for ramen) and a cold beer. Switching out the seasoning packet for some flavoured stock, though, makes it much tastier and healthier. I also like to build it into a proper meal by adding prawns, dumplings, veggies, meat – whatever I …

Recipes

New South African Telescope Releases Epic Image of the Galactic Center

You’re looking at the center of our galactic home, the Milky Way, as imaged by 64 radio telescopes in the South African wilderness.<p>Scientists …

The Game Show Serial Killer: Police Tapes, review: a intriguing look at the extraordinary story of 'The Bullseye Killer'

In 1985, two siblings were shot and killed in Pembrokeshire. In 1989, a married couple suffered the same fate on the coastal path. No one was caught until, decades later, Dyfed-Powys Police were able to bring forensic DNA techniques to bear.<p>The long and the short of it was that John Cooper, who had …

Slow-Cooker Brisket Chili

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together flour, ancho chile powder, cumin, salt, and oregano in a small bowl. Sprinkle spice mixture evenly on each side of …

Recipe: 3-Ingredient Roasted Dijon Potatoes — 3-Ingredient Recipes

My meal plans are rooted in simple weeknight dinners that come together as quickly as possible, so it should come as no surprise that my side dish …

Cooking

Listen to the full live version of rare Radiohead track ‘Come To Your Senses’

The live recording has been released to mark the twelfth anniversary of the show where they played the composition during a soundcheck<p>A full version …

Brighten up dinner with these healthy roasted lemon-parmesan green beans

Green beans hardly get the love they deserve. Long the soggy, flavorless vehicle for a blanket of cream, mushrooms and crispy onions that mask their …

Drug Researchers Find Brain Effects of MDMA Have Been Misread All Along

Studies don't actually represent typical MDMA users.<p>Anyone who took DARE in elementary school probably heard about how taking too much MDMA (aka …

Sweet Potato Noodles with Peanut Sauce

The latest and greatest vegetable to be spiralized, sweet potatoes make hearty noodles that stand up well to thick sauces. Topped with a creamy and …

Food

This Deliciously Sweet Steak Dish Will Be the Star of Any Paleo Dinner Table

<i>These one-pan Sesame Pineapple Steak Bites are bursting with tropical flavor! Perfect for a quick lunch or dinner, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Nothing complements a steak bite like the tangy sweet flavor of pineapple. This recipe includes a versatile marinade made with coconut aminos and sesame garlic – perfect …

Decapitated Snake Head Nearly Kills Man—Here’s How

Scientists warn that rattlesnakes can remain dangerous long after they are dead.<p>A Texas man was doing yard work when he spotted a four-foot rattlesnake. He beheaded the snake with a shovel—but when he went to dispose of it, the severed head bit him.<p>According to media reports, the man received a …

Ancient Human Jawbones Found in Caves Contain Remnants of a Terrible Dinner

"I'm reminded of just how remarkable the human species really is."<p>The Niah Great Cave complex is surrounded by a dense jungle on the island of Borneo …

The world according to Doug Stanhope, the comedian who says the unsayable

• story of the day<p>He's a right provocateur<p>Doug Stanhope, sayer of the unsayable, fundamentalist alcoholic, atheist misanthrope and quite possibly the …

What It’s Like to Trip on the Most Potent Magic Mushroom

"I felt as though I were communing directly with a plant for the first time."<p>Paul Stamets, a mycologist I had come to visit in Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula to go mushroom hunting, had a gift he wanted to give me. We were in his office, looking at some images on his computer, when he pulled …

Mushrooms

'I’m nothing but compost’: Bill Murray on good friends, bad bosses and Harvey Weinstein

The last time I met Bill Murray things got rather physical rather quickly. It was the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars party and I was about to leave, bloated with celebrity sightings and starting to suffer from indigestion. But as I walked out I saw a man arrive who made me turn around and go right back in.<p>…

Bill Murray

The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne wants to make vinyl out of Miley Cyrus’ piss

The living embodiment of “work hard, play hard”, The Flaming Lips have been keeping busy lately by exploring weird and wonderful ventures that range …

Nigel Slater’s beetroot fritters recipe

The recipe<p>Mix together 6 tbsp of rice flour and 3 tbsp of gram flour. Stir in ½ tsp each of ground turmeric, fennel seeds and ground chilli (hot or sweet, as you wish). Add ½ tsp of salt then stir in 100ml of cold water until you have a smooth, slightly sticky batter.<p>Peel 100g of beetroot and grate …

Recipes

Recipe: Easy Jalapeño Grilled Chicken — Recipes from The Kitchn

Summertime cooking is stripped down, casual, and always from the grill. These easy grilled chicken breasts are a summer stunner. They're cooked …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s barbecue recipes

Every year, I end up testing barbecue recipes in the rain, with an umbrella balanced precariously on one shoulder, but this year’s mission coincided with the hottest April week in 70 years. Barbecue sales doubled, supermarkets ran out of burgers, rosé and sun cream, and I leapt on the balmy …

Recipes

A local’s guide to Rome: 10 top tips

‘How do you cope with the tourists?” is a question that you get used to when living in Rome. But the truth is, for most of my time there, I hardly saw them. My first apartment was a stone’s throw from the Vatican, which meant that the local shops all sold rosary beads and holy water rather than …

Italy

The Flaming Lips are releasing a greatest hits album

The deluxe edition will include album tracks, B-sides and outtakes<p>The Flaming Lips have announced a greatest hits album, set for release later this …

Flaming Lips