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Homemade French Bread Recipe

Homemade French Bread Recipe.<p>What you will need<p>1 1/2 tbs. instant yeast<p>1/2 cup very warm water<p>1 1/2 tbs. sugar<p>2 cup water<p>1 1/2 tbs. oil<p>2 1/4 tsp. salt<p>6 cup flour<p>Combine the yeast, 1/2 cup warm water and sugar. Let sit for ten minutes. Then add remaining 2 cups of water, oil, salt, and 3 cups of …

Prince Charles’s paintings are notching up millions. That doesn’t make them any good

He grew up surrounded by art, and his work isn’t awful – just amateur. But the poor man has to do something with his time<p>There was an emperor of China who spent so much time painting that he lost his throne. Let’s hope that never happens to our own Prince Charles. The Emperor Huizong, who died in …

Art

Rare images of a remote sub-Antarctic volcano erupting

By simply being in the right place at the right time, scientists have captured photos of an extremely remote sub-Antarctic volcano erupting.<p>The Big …

101 things you thought were true, but have actually been debunked by science

No more.<p>It's time to put an end to the most alluring science myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies passed down through the ages.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the most shocking science "facts" that are bizarrely wrong about food, animals, the Earth, biology, space, …

Fewer landslides than expected after 2015 Nepal earthquake

Fewer landslides resulted from the devastating April 2015 Nepal earthquake than expected, reports a University of Arizona-led international team of …

Natural Disasters

Struck by an Asteroid, Atoms Almost Instantly Re-form to New Crystals (Video)

<i>Simulations show how crystals form in billionths of a second</i><p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed</i> …

No trace of Nazi gold train in Poland, say geology experts

Geologists have said that technical examinations of the alleged "Nazi gold" train site show no evidence of its existence. The announcement follows a …

Conquer the city as a hipster, cab driver or banker in the new Londoners board game

Sure, Monopoly is an okay way to pass the time on a rainy afternoon, but those metal player tokens are looking a bit dated these days - who really …

England

Who in their right mind would want to visit Dubai?

Sterile and morally destitute Dubai shows what happens when you chase heavy pay cheques at the cost of all else, says Alex Proud. London, take note ...<p>As the days draw in and the nights get colder, my thoughts turn to Dubai.<p>I hasten to add my thoughts do not turn to Dubai (or DOO-Boyyyy as many of …

Human Rights

Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Chemistry Lab Found Hidden Behind Wall

Conservators working at the University of Virginia’s Rotunda have inadvertently uncovered a chemical hearth designed by Thomas Jefferson. The …

Pretty Much the Best Chocolate Cake Ever

We're a family that loves to double down on chocolate.<p>For birthdays, we have to do it up right by making my version of cake bliss. But, as you may have caught on at some point by reading MBA, I have a little bit of a multi-tasking problem.<p>My family enjoys watching me flit from one thing to another …

Told He Couldn’t Pilot, Teen Builds Full-Scale Flight Sim in His Room

<b>UPDATE:</b> After Aiden built a flight simulator in his bedroom last year, he gave a TedX Talk on the benefits of simple child’s play. “If you enjoy something — if you love playing — just go for it… Even if you are just chasing a bag in the wind you might learn a good physics lesson,” he says.<p>Grounded? …

San Diego

Competition for Microsoft lineup, which targets high end

NEW YORK (AP) — The success of Microsoft's fall lineup of devices will ride on the company's ability to convince people who got free Windows 10 …

Windows 10

To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

Terrorism

Scientists just realized a chunk of Antarctica is leaking trillions of liters of water into the sea

Things have been getting slushy on the bottom of the planet. But not the Southern Antarctic Peninsula, that tongue of ice and land that flicks up toward Chile. Or at least, that’s what scientists had thought.<p>New research, however, reveals that in the last five years, the peninsula has been melting …

Global Warming

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

Batman v Superman teaser debuts ahead of full trailer

Zack Snyder has posted a brief clip from a full trailer for the superhero movie, which is due to launch on Monday<p>The first teaser for much-hyped superhero smackdown Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has hit the web ahead of the full trailer’s debut in US Imax cinemas on Monday.<p>Director Zack Snyder …

Man of Steel

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

Research

World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Placed Under 24-Hour Armed Guard In Kenya

After the decimation of his species by poachers, Sudan the rhino finds himself in an extremely precarious position: He is the last male northern white rhinoceros on the planet.<p>According to The Independent, the 40-year-old animal has been put under 24-hour armed guard in the Kenya game conservancy …

Russia to supply Iran with missile defence system

Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened the way for Russia's delivery of a sophisticated air defence S-300 missile system to Iran, a move that would significantly bolster Tehran's military capability.<p>US Secretary of State John Kerry objected to Moscow's decision in a phone call to Russian …

South Asia

California delta's water mysteriously missing amid severe drought

As California struggles with a devastating drought, huge amounts of water are mysteriously vanishing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta — and the prime suspects are farmers whose families have tilled fertile soil there for generations.<p>A state investigation was launched following complaints from …

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and lack of artificial light …

Lake Michigan

Spider-Man reboot will center on Peter Parker as a high school superhero

It's official: the new Spider-Man will be Peter Parker — not his successor in the comic books, Miles Morales, or anyone else who has donned the Spider-Man mask over the years. And the reboot (number three, if you're keeping count) will focus far more than ever before on Parker's experiences in high …

Marvel Universe

How to Anti-Age Your Body (Because It's Just as Important as Your Face)

But seriously.<p>We'll be the first to admit that finding the discipline to religiously moisturize your face daily is challenging enough, but if you want to fight all the signs of aging, it's high time you started paying attention to the moisture needs of your WHOLE body. Yes, you can actually slow …

Skin Laundry Lands in NYC: One Vogue Editor Test Drives the 10-Minute Laser Facial

When I first heard about Skin Laundry, the recently opened New York City treatment center devoted exclusively to ten-minute laser facials, I immediately made an appointment. After debuting in Los Angeles last year, it quickly became a cult sensation. The premise is simple: In less time than it …

Top NASA Scientist: We’ll Find Signs of Alien Life ‘Within a Decade’

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

One statistic that shows how much America already relies on Uber

Sorry, taxis: Uber is taking over business travel.<p>Bloomberg found a new study from Certify, one of the largest expense management software companies in North America, suggests that Uber is nudging out traditional ground transportation.<p>Last month, Uber accounted for 47% of ground transportation …