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29 Broccoli Recipes That You'll Actually Get Excited About Eating

This vegetable has stymied everyone, including the leaders of our country.<p>Broccoli has a bad reputation, and unfortunately it’s somewhat deserved. All too often this vegetable gets cooked beyond recognition. Stalks become limp; the color of the head fades. It’s pitiful. George H.W. Bush, the 41st …

Healthy Eating

Scientists discover two mysterious ‘chambers’ in the Great Pyramid of Giza

Researchers studying the Great Pyramid of Giza, built in around 2560BC as a tomb for the Egyptian pharaoh Khufu, believe they have discovered two previously-unknown cavities within the structure.<p>Scan Pyramids, a collaborative project involving a number of universities, companies and scientific …

Archaeology

13 Slow Cooker Pasta Recipes That Basically Make Themselves

If you’re addicted to pasta, you know how it feels to crave a warm, carby bowl of goodness topped with your favorite pasta sauce at the end of a long day. We feel you. And let’s be honest: It’s even BETTER when you don’t have to work for it. Wouldn’t it be amazing if a heaping helping of noodles …

Cinesift Is the Netflix-Companion Site You Didn’t Know Your Life Was Missing

You could go to film school — or you could just spend hours trawling this website. Cinesift, a website which premiered earlier this year, is an indispensable tool for anybody with a Netflix account (even if it’s shared!). It was created out of frustration in the Reddit community and is now our new …

‘Talking Dictionary’ Transmits Language of Japan's Indigenous Ainu People

Ainu singers at the Ainu Museum in Hokkaido, Japan. Screencap from Andrew Jones Productions YouTube channel.An online “talking dictionary” first …

Linguistics

Massive open-access database on human cultures created - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

TORONTO, ON – An international team of researchers has developed a website at d-place.org to help answer long-standing questions about the forces …

13+ Hilarious Explanations How God Created Animals

Picture the scenario. You're God. You've just created the world and now you want some animals. So you start adding legs to bodies and heads to necks …

These Strawberry Ice Cream Cheesecake Bites Are Everything

That. Is. All.<p>Servings: 64 pieces<p>8 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>1 pint strawberry ice cream<p>1 cup graham crackers, crushed<p>1 cup strawberries (chopped)<p>7 ounces (2 bars) dark chocolate<p><b>For garnish:</b><p>Graham crackers, crushed<p>1. In a large bowl, blend cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth.<p>2. Mix …

Dessert

George RR Martin's "Fevre Dream": the Lannisters as vampires

Abner Marsh was once a riverboat man, proprietor of the thriving Fevre River Packet Company until a boiler explosion and a boat-wrecking winter …

Standout Strawberry Shortcake Recipes, From The Classic To New Twists

Who needs just one strawberry shortcake recipe?<p>Strawberry shortcake is one of America’s favorite summertime desserts, and it’s easy to understand why. It has all the right components of a truly great recipe: fresh summer berries (a food everyone must experience in life), biscuits or shortcake (two …

Dessert

A Slow Cooker For A Generation Raised On The Food Network

The crock pot, a fixture of American cooking since the 1950s, gets an upgrade for today’s culinary tastes.<p>Before sous vide machines migrated from fine dining to domestic domains, before Keurigs and “The Keurig of Xs” began cluttering countertops, and before we started pulverizing food into a …

From Cupperware Parties to Boob Camp: Why Women Are Making Their Own Bras

Raise your hand if your bra is the first thing you want to take off when you get home. That’s probably because some 75 percent of women are wearing the wrong bra sizeand are feeling the effects—whether suffering from back pain or considering wholly unnecessary breast reduction surgery—or are simply …

Clothing

Tomato, Brie and Basil Frittata

<i>This recipe originally appeared in Tablecrafter, the world’s easiest way to learn food photography and styling.</i>A hearty dish you can have any time of …

Frittatas

T-Mobile's next 'Un-carrier' move is to buy your loyalty with free stuff

The wireless carrier says customers will get freebies such as free pizza, inflight Wi-Fi access and even shares of its stock.<p>T-Mobile wants its customers invested in the company's future. Literally.<p>The nation's third-largest wireless carrier said Monday that it will give one share of T-Mobile stock …

Mobile

Bride's Story Cosplayer Heads to Mongolia for Extra-Realistic Photo Shoots - Interest

Previously visited Uzbekistan<p>Cosplayers are known for their dedication, but it's unlikely you know one as dedicated as Matsuri. An avid fan of manga …

How To Brew Iced Coffee

Learn how to make this refreshing drink using a coffee press<p>While iced coffee is delicious all year round, as temperatures rise, its popularity …

Coffee

A Detailed Game of Thrones Fan Theory Goes Deep on the Stark Family Future

<b>Warning:</b> This post contains spoilers from both the <i>Game of Thrones</i> TV show and George R.R. Martin’s <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> series.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> …

Effortless Angel Food Cake Recipe

Delicate, uber-fluffy angel food cake is one of the easiest recipes I know: Just throw some cold egg whites and sugar into a bowl, whip 'em up, and stop before they're stiff. After that, it's simply a matter of stirring cake flour into the glossy meringue and baking the whole thing off. With this …

How to Make Crockpot Dulce de Leche Using ONE Ingredient

If you’ve ever had dulce de leche, you know that it’s basically liquid gold. But did you know just how easy it is to make in a slow cooker? Whether you like your dulce de leche thin enough to drizzle on ice cream or thick enough to spread on your toast, this method can do it all. Because this is a …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Potato Hash

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>In my line of work, you end up with lots of leftovers, and lots of leftovers means that I make a lot of hash. I mean, a <i>lot</i> of it. What better way is there to recycle that little hunk of bacon, that half onion, and …

Gone launches marketplace for verified, used electronics

Gone, the on-demand service for selling all your old crap, is making some changes to its business today, and launching a verified second-hand electronics marketplace.<p>Usually, Gone will come and pick up your old stuff, list it on one of the many marketplaces already available out there, and try to …

Lemon Thyme Raspberry Tea Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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Gluten-Free

19 Things Everyone Who Fucking Loves Cats Needs In Their Life

Because if cats could talk they wouldn't give two fucks about swearing.

Crafting

'What Is Not Yours' Is Flawless

Most writers would give everything they own to have just one masterpiece to their name. British author Helen Oyeyemi is barely 31, and she already has at least three of them. That includes her last two novels, <i>Mr. Fox</i> and <i>Boy, Snow, Bird</i>, both of which received extensive critical acclaim in the U.S. …

Books

Mile High Buttermilk Biscuits

If you love fluffy homemade biscuits, then you’re going to love this recipe for <i>Mile High Buttermilk Biscuits</i>. Are they really a mile high? Well what …

Giada De Laurentiis' Top Recipes

We've gathered all of Giada De Laurentiis' best recipes together to make it easy for you to browse and pick your favorites.<p>Tomato Vegetable …

Cooking

Impress Your Friends With Fancy Homemade Butter and Crème Fraîche

One of the most attractive things a person can do is make something that is usually thought of as “store-bought.” Even though whipped cream is one of …

Dessert

How to Quickly Deseed, Chop, and Peel Your Produce

Food prep can take a lot of your time in the kitchen when you just want to make a meal, but there are a variety of quick ways to peel, chop, and …

Tomatoes

One Bite And You'll See Why This Cheesecake Is So Well Loved In Italy And Beyond!

Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake<p>Save<p>A few bites of cheesecake normally leaves you feeling overstuffed– it’s one of the heaviest desserts out there. …