Patrick Teng

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The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

BBQ

Margaret Fulton's Basque chicken recipe

Basque chicken<p><i>serves 4–6</i><p>Lavish use of capsicum and tomatoes is a characteristic of Basque cuisine.<p>1.8kg chicken pieces or a size 18 chicken, jointed<br>2 tbsp olive oil<br>8 cloves garlic<br>3 red capsicum, seeded and cut into quarters<br>12 baby new potatoes, boiled for 8–10 minutes<br>salt and freshly ground pepper<br>2 …

Recipes

'We're Not Educated.' The Untold Story of Lung King Heen, the World's First Michelin Three-Star Chinese Restaurant

A three-star Michelin chef is going out for dinner. Chef Chan Yan-tak and his four work buddies push through plastic door flaps and squeeze into a …

Hong Kong

Scientists created an artificial neural network out of DNA

A team of scientists at the California Institute of Technology have successfully created a DNA-based neural network capable of performing pattern recognition.<p><b>TLDR:</b> The researchers demonstrated that bio-engineered strands of DNA could be used to process data by exploiting chemical reactions. …

Artificial Intelligence

Fried Watermelon Bites Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>FOR MARINADE: Mix together all ingredients except watermelon. Combine with diced watermelon in a sealable freezer bag, and let as …

Recipes

Savory Hawaiian Pork and Charred Pineapple Sliders in Just 20 Minutes

Hawaii’s traditional Kalua pork requires a beach pit, a whole hog, and a day’s worth of smoking. Our weeknight version delivers all the flavor with a …

Cooking

Black Holes Might Not Exist, So Here Are 5 Weirder Alternatives

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

NordVPN launches Android TV app for streaming out-of-country content

• The popular VPN service NordVPN has launched its own Android TV app.<br>• It will allow Android TV-powered smart TVs and set-top boxes to stream video content from nearly any country.<br>• It will also offer more secure streaming with NordVPN’s services.<p>With the 2018 World Cup now in full swing, there are lots …

Android TV

A Strange Type of Matter Might Lie Inside Neutron Stars, And It Breaks The Periodic Table

This is amazing and we are freaking out.<p>A group of physicists are questioning our understanding of how quarks - a type of elementary particle - …

Physics

The Roman Empire, explained in 40 maps - Vox

Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome’s first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace …

Ancient History

Solar Cell Breakthrough Could Make Panels Far More Efficient, Study Says

The material transforms photons from the sun into a totally different quasiparticle, a plasmon.<p>One hurdle for solar energy proponents and the …

Fans Pay Tribute to 'Marvel Swimsuit Specials' With Awesome Summer Sketches

Summer is officially upon us, meaning it's time to kick back, pour a cold beverage of your choice, and enjoy some delightful pieces of fanart.<p>In …

Old Monk's Honey Chili Chicken

• Total Time: 20 min |<br>• Makes: 3 to 4 servings<p>This honey chili chicken from chef Navjot Arora of Indian soul food restaurant <b>Old Monk</b> is crunchy, sticky, …

Not just another decentralized web whitepaper?

Given all the hype and noise swirling around crypto and decentralized network projects, which runs the full gamut from scams and stupidity, to very clever and inspired ideas, the release of yet another whitepaper does not immediately set off an attention klaxon.<p>But this whitepaper — which details a …

Blockchain

Water Has More Than One Type of Molecule, And That's Even Stranger Than We Thought

Scientists have finally managed to separate them.<p>Not that you could tell by looking at it, but the glass of water sitting on your desk contains two …

Crispy Chinese Roast Pork Belly Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Known as siu yuk, this roast pork belly is a classic Cantonese dish. Its characteristically crispy skin is often what separates the best siu yuk from the rest, and can be elusive to obtain. This recipe here uses a tried and true salt crust method that my mom swears by. It has never …

5 Tips for Making the Perfect Key Lime Pie

While the origins of Florida’s state pie date back to the 19th century, the exact details are a little murky. Depending on who you talk to, the …

Quantum physics can help explain much of the world’s suffering

Quantum physics is the science that describes nature at its smallest atomic levels. But tiny subatomic happenings can have huge effects: Quantum theory describes the universe as one giant entangled system, where what happens in one corner of the world can simultaneously effect something else across …

Quantum Physics

60+ Popular Restaurant Dishes — Hacked!

From Magnolia Bakery's classic vanilla cupcakes to Red Lobster's addictive Cheddar Bay Biscuits, we've rounded up the best restaurant copycat recipes. (Some even come straight from the source!) Keep reading for 68 tempting options, but be warned: you're about to get very, very hungry.

Cooking

‘Honeycomb’ material could extend battery life by 100X

Scientists have created a material that could extend the life of the batteries in our electronics by more than 100 times.<p>Among the chief complaints …

Batteries

The Surprising Ingredient For Better Chocolate Chip Cookies

I consider myself a chocolate chip cookie connoisseur. I’ve rarely had a bad chocolate chip cookie, but there is a world of difference between an …

Blockchain is crappy technology and a bad vision for the future

This December I wrote a widely-circulated article on the inapplicability of blockchain to any actual problem. People objected mostly not to the technology argument, but rather hoped that decentralization could produce integrity.<p>Let’s start with this: Venmo is a free service to transfer dollars, and …

Scientists Discover a Hangover Pill That Helps Drunk Mice

Cheers to that.<p>“Civilization begins with distillation,” said William Faulkner, a writer and drinker. Although our thirst for alcohol dates back to …

Alcohol

Lobe’s ridiculously simple machine learning platform aims to empower non-technical creators

Machine learning may be the tool de jour for everything from particle physics to recreating the human voice, but it’s not exactly the easiest field to get into. Despite the complexities of video editing and sound design, we have UIs that let even a curious kid dabble in them — so why not with …

Machine Learning

'White Holes' May Be the Secret Ingredient in Mysterious Dark Matter

White holes, which are theoretically the exact opposites of black holes, could constitute a major portion of the mysterious dark matter that's …

Dark Matter

17 Dry Rub Recipes That Will Up Your Grill Game

Time to break out the barbecue! These dry rub recipes will take your next grill-out to Bobby Flay level.<p>All-Purpose Meat Seasoning<p>My wonderful …

Cooking

These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Food

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Omar Allibhoy’s recipe for cauliflower with garlic, vinegar and capers

This cauliflower dish is one I often cook at home: it is simple, light, fresh and full of flavour – the Spanish version of a Chinese stir-fry. My cooking is inspired by growing up in Spain; I learned how to make this dish at my aunt’s house in Madrid. I’m looking at putting it on the spring menu in …

Recipes