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Should I Be Drinking This? Mangria

<b>As the legend goes,</b> comedian and podcast pioneer Adam Carolla found himself half-a-glass short of red wine one evening, and, needing to fill an empty void with an alcoholic beverage, topped his drink off with a heavy-handed vodka pour. The mixture was strong and bitter, so he also threw in some …

Something to Drink: 3 Rums You've Never Heard of

<b>There's a deep connection</b> between Boston and rum. More than 150 distilleries operated in New England at the time of the American Revolution, and they made some of the world's best rum.<p>Whiskey replaced rum as America's drink shortly after the nation gained independence, but by then the world was in …

6 Killer Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Combos

Remember your first taste of a grilled cheese with tomato soup? Well, processed cheese and canned soup are for five-year-olds. Blow that memory away …

Colorado Tries Hard To Convince Teens That Pot Is Bad For You

Colorado's new campaign to deter teen marijuana use tries to make the case that weed is bad for your brain.<p>One TV ad shows a group of teens lighting up inside a dark car as moody music plays in the background. The commercial cites a Duke University study that found a link between regular marijuana …

Europe's Family Tree Gets A New Branch

For those who eagerly trace their genetic lineage or subscribe online to find their earliest ancestors, there's a new group to consider adding to the furthest reaches of your list. A previously unrecognized population of ancient north Eurasians may be a major third braid in the genetic twist that …

Whither the Breadfruit?

By James McWilliams August 1, 2014<p><i>Whither the breadfruit?</i><p>Marguerite Girvin Gillin, <i>Breadfruit</i>, ca. 1884<p>There’s such a thing as the Breadfruit Institute, and there should be. Researchers consider the species a “NUS”—“neglected and underutilized species.” But Ian Cole, the Breadfruit Institute’s …

Apartment Therapy

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Light Forms Crystal-Like Structure On Computer Chip

Light that's truly crystal clear<p>Princeton researchers have managed to cause light to behave like a crystal within a specialized computer chip, according to a recent paper. This is the first time anyone has accomplished this effect in a lab.<p>Here's why it's so hard: Atoms can easily form solids, …

Quantum Physics

The Scottish referendum in nine key numbers

307 years - how long the union has been in existence<p>The Act of Union was signed in 1707 by the parliaments of both England and Scotland to make the two kingdoms into one. The two countries had shared a monarch for 104 years before the act was passed after James VI (of Scotland, he was James I of …

This Manservant Service Looks Like A Joke — But It Isn't

There's a video going around that claims to know what women really want — manservants.<p>The jist is that hiring strippers to make a woman feel good isn't just cliche, it's plain uncomfortable.<p>So the video pivots from a woman disgusted by the male junk being thrust in her face to a team of handsome …

Kouign-Amann

makes 12 Servings<p>Active Time: 90 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Though the dough can be temperamental, layer after delicate layer will convince you: Making this pastry is worth the effort.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>dough<p>2 tablespoons (30 g) European-style butter (at least 82% fat), melted, slightly cooled, …

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Horrifyingly Beautiful Photos Show The Human Cost Of China’s Massive Pollution Problem

Gritty, detailed scenes from some of China’s most polluted places will make you grateful for the air you breathe.<p><b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Photographer Souvid Datta, who took these photos, has admitted to doctoring much of his work. Creating these photos of Chinese victims of pollution, in particular, involved</i> …

Heirlooms: What's Worth Keeping?

Designers tell us what's worth hanging on to.<p>Your dad's old recliner might belong on the curb, but what about Grandma's armoire? Designers tell us what's worth hanging on to.

Dining Rooms

Mice Given Gene From Human Brains Turn Out To Be Super-Smart

It's a bit like the 1990s cartoon series "Pinky and the Brain," only the genius mice in this story aren't make-believe.<p>An international team of researchers have created unusually intelligent mice by giving them the human version of Foxp2, a gene that's common to both humans and mice. The brainy …

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

There are 120 different colors of Crayola Crayons.<p>23 shades of red, 20 greens, 19 blues, 16 purples, 14 oranges, 11 browns, 8 yellows, 2 grays, 2 coppers, 2 blacks, 1 white, 1 gold and 1 silver. The Crayola factory in Easton, Pennsylvania makes 12 million crayons a day in a variety of the shades we …

BEFORE & AFTER: A Powder Room Gets a Complete Overhaul

This makeover was no simple task, but the gorgeous results prove that all the effort was worth it.<p>This makeover was no simple task, but the gorgeous results prove that all the effort was worth it.

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18 Dinner Ideas Featuring Briny, Tangy Capers

From a pizza bianca to butter-basted salmon, here are our favorite briny, tangy caper recipes.<p><b>Capers are the silent workhorse of some of our favorite recipes</b>—they add salty, briny bite to fish dishes, sauces, salads, and pretty much whatever else you want to toss 'em in. A jar of capers will keep …

New Islamic State video taunts Obama, U.S. troops

The Islamic State is taunting President Obama via video.<p>The militant group released a brief video late Tuesday suggesting that jihadists would kill American ground troops should they be deployed against them.<p>The clip also suggests that the Islamic State may target the White House.<p>Obama has pledged …

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

Genetic history of modern Europeans a tangled tale, research finds | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The genetic origins of modern Europeans may be more complicated than previously thought.<p>Members of Russian ensemble perform a traditional Cossack's dance with swords during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Krasnoyarsk Asian-Pacific International musical festival in the …

Monkey see, monkey kill: The evolutionary roots of lethal combat

The killings are often swift and brutal: An overwhelming force of chimpanzees will pin their fellow primate to the ground as dozens of attackers commence to biting, punching, kicking and ripping at the victim's body.<p>"They'll tear off pieces of the body, often the genitalia, and sometimes they'll …

Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar

Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests.<p>High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut bacteria in mice and in some humans. And those …

Austria’s Alps hit by climate change

<b>Austria, with its sensitive Alpine regions, has been particularly hard hit by climate change, a major survey says.</b><p>The Austrian Climate Change Assessment Report 2014 says average temperatures in Austria have risen by almost 2C since 1880.<p>This is compared with a global rise of 0.85C in the same …

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is oozing toward a main road. With the flow threatening to isolate about 8,500 people—many of whom rely on the highway to reach their jobs—everyone wants to know when the lava will halt its advance.<p>Geologists studying the situation have no answer, because there's …

The Insights Of An Ebola Doctor Who Became A Patient

He had cared for Ebola patients. He himself caught the virus. Only then, said Dr. Kent Brantly, did he fully grasp the awful nature of this disease.<p>"When I became ill, I started to experience what my patients had suffered under my care," the American medical missionary told NPR's Melissa Block, …

Scientists Have Detected A New Stellar Explosion That Might Be A Supernova

And you can watch it live Thursday night, on a livestream from the Slooh Space Observatory website. They'll be broadcasting live from an observatory at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile starting at midnight Friday EDT (9pm Thursday PDT).<p>The stellar explosion was first spotted last week, …

​Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has struck a deal with Boeing and Lockheed to build space rockets

Wondering why NASA gave Boeing the lion's share of its space taxi funding? Jeff Bezos could have something to do with it. Shortly after NASA awarded Boeing $4.2 billion in funding, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> claimed the company padded its bid with a partnership with Bezos' Blue Origin. Turns out, the …

It's Thanks to Evolution That No Two Faces Are Alike, Study Finds

Humans' stunning diversity of facial features evolved to make recognition easier, a study says.<p>From bug eyes to aquiline noses, square jaws to chin dimples, no two faces are alike. That diversity may have evolved to make it easier to recognize other people, researchers reported on Tuesday.<p>The shape …