Melissa Wallace

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The Scientific Method: User Guide

Congratulations on your purchase of The Scientific Method™! We hope that it will provide many years of useful service and allow you to answer those nagging questions about the universe you've been having.<p>Here are a few tips to help you get the best out of your investment:<p>We're confident that The …

Vegan Taco Salad

What an eventful day yesterday! I’d taken the day off from work to catch up on things but ended up having to deal with a major computer problem for a …

Smooth and Flavorful Sautéed Veggie Hummus

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The Betty Crocker Project : California Black Bean Burgers, Oven-Fried Potato Wedges, and Chocolate Milkshake

Damn, do I love a good burger. It never fails: Annie and I will go to a new nice restaurant somewhere, with all this new, fancy food on the menu that …

spa lunch ~ butternut black bean wrap

Hello, and happy Friday. I’ve been playing with new recipes in my kitchen, and came up with this delicious vegetarian wrap for our lunch today. SO …

Recipe Of The Week: Roasted Fall Vegetable Salad | Triathlete

<i>Loaded with fall produce and colors, this salad is substantial enough to be a meal and unique enough to be a new favorite holiday side …

Nigel Slater's lentils and couscous recipe

Lentils and couscous with raisins and apricots<p>Serves 4.<p>Put 125g of small green lentils, such as le Puy, to cook in deep, unsalted boiling water. As they come to the boil, lower the heat so that they cook at an enthusiastic simmer for about 20 minutes. They should be tender but still retain a bit of …

Thai

Well, I’m back from a couple whirlwind weekends of travel to the West coast. My mom, sister, and I had a fantastic time in San Francisco soaking up …

Jumbo Chickpea Pancake

*waves hello*<p>Miracles do happen…I’m posting on a weekend. It takes a lot of motivation for me to post on a Sunday morning, but I simply couldn’t wait …

Apps That Make Work Life a Breeze | About Verizon

“Very busy” is a common response from employees when asked how their work day is going. In fact, studies show that Americans are working longer hours than anyone else in the industrialized world. This is where mobile apps can be useful to help increase workplace efficiency.<p>By 9 a.m., many workers …

This Glass Lets You Drink Two Different Beers at the Same Time

<b>In a move part Escher, part why-didn't-we-think-of-that, comes the Dual Beer Glass</b>. Crafted by Matthew Cummings of The Pretentious Beer Glass Company (gotta love the honesty), the cylindrical beer glass houses two separate chambers that meet at the lip. This clever design allows amateur bartenders …

Alcohol

Electronic tattoo tracks the heat running through your veins

Wearable sensors can tell more and more about what happens inside us<p>Thermometers don't seem like they need reinventing. Just stick one beneath your tongue, wait a minute, and everything you need to know is right in front of you. But there's a lot more that temperature can tell us if we're paying …

What Happens When You Walk Into Monsanto And Start Asking Questions

In short: They're not thrilled. The director of the new documentary GMO OMG explains.<p>Jeremy Seifert's new documentary <i>GMO OMG</i>, opening Friday in New York City, poses an alarming question: "IS THIS THE END OF REAL FOOD?"<p>As part of his quest to understand genetically modified crops (GMO = "genetically …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

Knives

Sunday Brunch: Poached Eggs on Grilled Polenta Cakes

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>These tender cakes make a great base for anything that's saucy and rich. While a …

This Week in Recipes

Breakfast<p>Lobster and Chive Scrambled Eggs<br>• Breakfast Tacos with Eggs, Spinach and Bacon<br>• Breakfast Tacos with Crispy Potatoes, Chorizo, and Egg<br>• Breakfast Tacos with Charred Zucchini and Red Pepper<br>• Easy Cinnamon Rolls with Browned Butter Icing<br>• No Knead Whole Wheat Buns with Honey Butter<br>• Blueberry Peach …

Shitty Restaurants

Writer <b>Susannah Breslin</b> recaps her recent visit to the Shanghai outpost of <b>Modern Toilet</b>, the bathroom-themed restaurant where the seats are toilets and the <b>food literally looks like poop</b>. On the ambiance: "My seat was a toilet. The table had a glass top. Under it, there was a bowl. In the bowl, there …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

In Syria Debate, Obama's Internal Dialogue Becomes Audible

A surprise agreement between the U.S. and Russia, announced Saturday, calls for Syria to destroy all of its chemical weapons by mid-2014. The deal follows a chaotic week of seat-of-the-pants foreign policy.<p>Performing on the international stage, Obama and his Cabinet secretaries have offered up one …

NASA using surplus military drones to investigate hurricanes

NASA is now utilizing surplus military drones to investigate hurricanes from Maine to the Caribbean.<p>WJZ 13 in Baltimore reports the space agency launched a drone from its Wallops Island facility in Virginia on Wednesday in order to get a close-up look at Hurricane Humberto, still lingering off the …

Japan's Nuclear Migraine: A Never-Ending Disaster at Fukushima

Japan is stumbling helplessly from one crisis to the next as it battles the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. US nuclear …

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …

Fears of global population boom overblown, some argue

The United States has long feared overpopulation, particularly as Baby Boomers began to come of age in the 1960s.<p>President Lyndon B. Johnson weighed in on the issue during his presidency in 1965, promising to find a solution.<p>“I will seek new ways to use our knowledge to help deal with the explosion …

Burning Man festival 2013 - in pictures

Once a year, 68,000 people from all over the world gather for Burning Man in Nevada's Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance

Objects & Figures Form Human Faces in Optical Illusion Paintings

Ukrainian artist Oleg Shuplyak cleverly arranges objects, figures, and other elements in his paintings so that they suggest the form of a person’s …

The Good Lord Bird

Burning Man 2013: The Scene

Spike the Big Red Dragon<p>Spike the Big Red Dragon, an art car created by Colorado artist Captain Carburetor, shows off its flame poofer.<p>Robot …

42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

Paintings by Kevin Sloan

Paintings by Kevin Sloan<p>Allegorical paintings infused with meaning that speaks of the beauty of nature but also maintains a balance with contemporary …