Pat Strong

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How Emotions Impact Cognition

Two information-processing systems determine the human emotional response: the affective and cognitive processing systems. The affective system …

The Secret Ingredient in This Key Lime Pie Is Avocados!

Not all desserts need to be sugary and sweet. This key lime pie is both tart and creamy, making it the perfect treat for a hot night. Made with avocados and coconut cream, it's vegan — but dairy-lovers will enjoy it too! If you're not a fan of lime but still want a vegan treat, you should try our …

Nigella Lawson's Dark and Sumptuous Chocolate Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe comes from Nigella Lawson and is a part of Food52's Bake Off benefitting No Kid Hungry. It's her chocolate cake of choice for people where dietary restrictions are not an issue. "I don’t even need to explain it’s vegan," she says. "No need to offer explanations. You just …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Andrew McConnell's gingerbread pudding recipe

The chef shares one of the dishes that has made Melbourne’s Supernormal restaurant so popular<p>I have time for most types of pudding in the winter but a pudding that contains ginger and treacle is another story. I love the aromatic addition of the spices. The pear brings a lovely texture and …

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A showstopping chocolate cake recipe | King of puddings

There is something of the Scarlet Pimpernel about this luscious chocolate cake: an aristocratic Gallic gateau that takes the breath away<p>It happens every time. Nothing quiets the din of a great gathering, albeit briefly, like the appearance of chocolate cake. What music does to soothe a savage …

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21 Best Beaches in the World

Travel<p>Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents …

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Fortune.com

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How to cook the perfect simnel cake

Sweeter and more spring-like than Christmas cake, with marzipan disciples assembled on the top, does this feast-day favourite merit a comeback, or will you be sticking to hot cross buns?<p>Simnel cake is one of the few Easter treats that doesn’t appear on shelves the day after St Valentine’s and …

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See 25 Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014.<br>DigitalGlobe<p>1 of 25<p>There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the …

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Tequila 101

The ritual looked simple enough: Lick the back of your hand, sprinkle salt on it, lick the salt, knock back a jigger of distilled cactus juice, and suck a lime wedge. Trouble is, those things tended to get mixed up: lime preceded salt, tequila followed, everything dribbling from my chin as the …

Children’s Grave Offers Insight Into Earliest Americans

In an ancient burial site in Alaska, researchers find hints of cultural links between the New World and eastern Asia.<p>During the last ice age, two infants in what is now Alaska were laid to rest, precious hunting tools at their sides. Now, more than 11,000 years later, scientists announce the …

A Massive New Marine Protected Area Network in Gabon

Changing Planet<p><i>Sydney, Australia</i><p>The first day of the IUCN 2014 World Parks Congress marked a significant win for the oceans.<p>The President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon announced the decision to create a new marine protected area network of ten marine parks covering more than 18,000 square miles (over …

Autism’s Gut-Brain Connection

The different gut bacteria in autistic individuals may be contributing to the disorder.<p>Stress can send your stomach into a painful tailspin, causing cramps, spasms and grumbling. But trouble in the gut can also affect the brain.<p>This two-way relationship may be an unlikely key to solving one of …

Three touchdowns for Rosetta’s lander

Comet from 40 metres<p>14 November 2014<p>After achieving touchdown on a comet for the first time in history, scientists and engineers are busy analysing …

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The Last Ditch Attempt to Prolong Philae's Life on a Comet

With Philae's battery dying, the Rosetta mission's ground controllers have decided to make one last go at it. The probe had ended up in the shadow of …

Philae update: My last day in Darmstadt, possibly Philae's last day of operations

The press room was nearly empty this morning -- only a few stalwarts are left. I, Eric Hand (from Science), and Steven Young (Astronomy Now) were …

"Snickers" Bars

Makes 12 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Base<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 1/2 ounces high-quality milk chocolate (such as Valrhona, Scharffen Berger, or Lindt), chopped<p>1 cup creamy peanut butter<p>3/4 cup puffed rice cereal<p>Peanut Nougat<p>1 large egg white<p>1/8 teaspoon plus 3/4 cup sugar, divided<p>3 …

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Frozen Chocolate Mousse with Cherry Sauce

8 Servings<p>Slice into portions and freeze on a parchment-lined baking sheet the day of the party; serving dessert will be a cinch.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>mousse<p>½ teaspoon unflavored gelatin<p>5 large egg yolks<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¼ cup light corn syrup<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>6 ounces bittersweet or …

The Only Pumpkin Bread Recipe You'll Ever Need

Love pumpkin bread? Here's how to bake the best loaf you've ever had—or turn it into muffins or cake<p>We'll say it: <b>We love pumpkin bread</b>. We love the roasty, toasty spices that go into a good loaf (allspice, nutmeg, and cloves, oh my!) and we love how it takes us effortlessly from breakfast to …

The New Baker: Peanut-butter-caramel brownies

Sinfully rich and moreish brownies with a nutty kick and a swirl of caramel<p><b>MAKES</b><br>24<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>300g (10½oz) granulated sugar<br>120ml (4fl oz) double cream<br>170g (6oz) smooth peanut butter<br>1 tbsp golden syrup<br>2 tsp vanilla extract<br>225g (8oz) unsalted butter<br>170g (6oz) unsweetened chocolate, 99 per cent cocoa …

Sky Events This Week: Green Giant, Blood Moon, and Dragon Spits Fire

Changing Planet<p>Amid excitement over a total eclipse, stargazers also can look forward this week to some starry surprises and a minor meteor shower. As always, the skies offer plenty of sights worth staying up to see.<p><b>Uranus Opposition.</b> Uranus officially reaches opposition on Tuesday, October 7. That …

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Nobel Prize Goes to Inventors of Blue LED: Why It Was Revolutionary

Blue-light innovation paved the way for a transformation in lighting efficiency.<p>The 2014 Nobel Prize in physics went Tuesday to three scientists who gave lighting a makeover by inventing blue LED lights. The award recognizes a seemingly commonplace innovation, but one that has paved the way for a …