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Researchers say they've found the biggest dinosaur ever

Three years ago, a family of rural farmers stumbled across an incredible paleontological site on their land in the Patagonia region of Argentina. The family notified nearby Museum of Paleontology Egidio Feruglio (MEF), and now researchers at the site have unearthed what they believe is the largest …

Opinion

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Google 'PC World' And You'll Get A Surprise (Which Is Really Bad News For PC World)

Viral news site UsVsTh3m has just introduced us to the funniest thing involving PC World since the awkward silence that followed their attempt to get …

A Carrot Soup We Always Want to Eat

Reward yourself with a coconut-carrot soup that tastes luxurious, and eats healthy and clean.<p>It's time to rethink the "healthy meal vs. cheat meal" approach. A system of punishment and rewards might get results, but how can you enjoy a couple slices of pizza or piece of cake if it's always followed …

Healthy Eating

20 comfort food recipes: part 3

Fergus Henderson's St John beef and kidney pie<p>Pie is a mystery restrained by pastry (you can have a suet top or puff). I've heard of people suffering from pie phobia: what lies beneath the crust! But believe me, pie is your friend. There is something magical about a pie, especially beef and kidney …

How to Use Buttermilk in Desserts: Advice Plus 5 Recipes

Old-fashioned buttermilk is the key to tender pound cakes, nutty, chewy fudge, and custards with just the right amount of tang.<p>The key to tender pound cakes, nutty, chewy fudge, and custards with just the right amount of tang? Old-fashioned buttermilk. Check out these five dessert recipes and read …

A Scrumptious Pie for a Cold Day

From The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book, a recipe that will warm your house and help you fight the polar vortex redux Part of an Eat Like a Man's series featuring a single recipe from a cookbook worth your time.<p><b>Reviewing a book on baking</b> may seem a bit unorthodox for Eat Like a Man. Tom Junod …

Baking

All Scooped Up: The 10 Best Ways to Eat Ice Cream in Winter

When all the world's a freezer, logic demands that we ignore the contents of our own cooler. Sorry, but "no ice cream after Labor Day" is a rule we'll never observe! Balance your pie and pudding habit with our top 10 ways to cool off in the cold.<p>No one can argue that these flavors are out of …

Ice Cream

20-minute Fiorentina pizzas

Try these cheat's pizzas for a midweek supper. Middle Eastern flatbreads make a great instant base - top with spinach, ham, eggs and cheese<p>Ingredients<p>…

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Breakfast

Pork ragù cooked in milk with pasta recipe

Try this pork ragù pasta once and you will never go back to bolognese.<p><i>Serves 4–6</i><p>500g/1lb 2oz fresh or dried tagliatelle<p>4 slices of pancetta, chopped<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1 heaped tsp fennel seeds, lightly crushed<p>8 juniper berries<p>500g/1lb 2oz pork mince<p>A handful of sage …

winter & black pepper buttermilk biscuits.

It seems to me that winter gives you the space to be melancholy. More than any other season. Maybe it's all the darkness, these short days. The …

Tangy Kumquat-Pear Juice Recipe

Juicing citrus with its peel can be risky business, but a handful of whole kumquats (peel, seeds, and all) gives this juice a wonderful brightness and tartness, plus a touch of bitterness that makes it almost cocktail-like. Ginger adds a little spice, and pear gives the combination a rich, smooth …

Four & Twenty Blackbirds' Green Chili Chocolate Pie

Some desserts boast one secret ingredient. This pie has three. Jalapeno and ginger flavor heavy cream, which is mixed into melted bittersweet chocolate spiked with cardamom. The result is heady, spicy, and delightful, with a chocolate crust to match.<p>Excerpted from The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie …

How fruit juice went from health food to junk food

This week, it looked as if fruit juice might finally lose its claim to healthiness and be put into the same category as fizzy drinks. It emerged that a headteacher, Elizabeth Chaplin, who runs Valence primary school in Dagenham, wrote to parents about a new rule to confiscate juice cartons from …