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How To Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

You can make ice cream at home, no fancy freezers or big-ticket kitchen gadgets required. Hallelujah!<p>To make "Magic Chocolate Ice Cream," America's Test Kitchen's velvety recipe shown in the video above, you'll need instant coffee (don't worry, it won't affect the taste), bittersweet chocolate, …

Ice Cream

The Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers, Ranked By Cook's Illustrated

The quest for the perfect cup of coffee is never over. Whether it's finding the best way to brew a hot cup, figuring out what might be sabotaging your brewing process, or discovering the best hacks for better iced coffee, there's always something to learn about our favorite caffeinated beverage. …

Coffee Brewing

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

23 Mexican Breakfasts That'll Make Every Morning A Freakin' Fiesta

Lexi Bites, Boulder Locavore, Gimme Some Oven, A Duck's Oven, Kitchen Nostalgia, Gringalicious<p>Good news: You can eat Mexican food for every meal. Tacos, burritos and enchiladas are all viable breakfast options. Quite often, all it takes is throwing an egg on top.<p>But there <i>are</i> more advanced methods …

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Making Fresh Ceviche at Home Is Way Easier Than It Looks

Great ceviche is easy to make and nearly impossible to mess up. Here's how to do it.<p>When I was just out of college, a group of friends and I backpacked across Mexico. We started in a small beach town called Barra de Navidad, where every morning the shrimp boats would come in and the fishermen would …

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Senate moves toward Iran sanctions, as Graham offers deal that would give Congress a vote

South Carolina GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he would set aside efforts to impose more sanctions on Iran if President Obama allows Congress to vote on a final deal with that country over its nuclear program.<p>“I'm willing to forgo that vote with the understanding that any deal he …

UCSF Medical Center using robots to help conduct hospital activities

The University of California, San Francisco Medical Center at Mission Bay officially opens on Sunday, February 1, and will make use of 25 autonomous …

Elon Musk wants to spend $10 billion building the internet in space

The plan would lay the foundation for internet on Mars<p>Elon Musk's plan for satellite internet is even more ambitious than originally thought. At a SpaceX event in Seattle on Friday, the Tesla CEO told <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>that his unnamed Space Internet venture could one day stretch all the way to …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Huge asteroid to 'narrowly' miss Earth

Space rock code-named 2004 BL86 set to pass Earth on January 26 in 'near miss' and won't be seen again for next 200 years<p>Amateur stargazers will have a once-in-a-decade opportunity to see an asteroid a third of a mile wide “narrowly” miss Earth on January 26.<p>The space rock, code-named 2004 BL86, is …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Lost Lands Found by Scientists

Atlantis was a myth, but real-life lost lands do exist.<p><b>A lost continent off the coast of Brazil may have been found, scientists announced this week.</b><p><b>Granite boulders dredged from the seafloor off the coast of South America two years ago could be remnants of a long-vanished continent, according to</b> …

Dissected: 2014 Porsche 911 GT3

The Notorious GT3: Porsche radicalizes the new 911.<p>Porsche’s near-comical expansion of the 911 family—there were more than 20 derivatives of the last-gen car—makes it all but certain to capture every last potential buyer. It also guarantees constant attention over the 911’s life span as the …

The UTTE By Arnold & Son

The Swiss company with British heritage created what it says is the world's thinnest tourbillon watch. The case of this timepiece is 8.34 mm thick. It is equipped with the A&S8200 movement that is just 2.97 mm thick. The caliber was created in-house. It is available in a limited edition of 50 …

Thermal invisibility cloak in first demonstration

<b>Researchers have built and tested a form of invisibility cloak that can hide objects from heat.</b><p>Similar cloaking efforts are underway to make objects invisible to light and even sound waves, but this is the first device to work with heat.<p>The prototype, to be outlined in Physical Review Letters, …