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Are aliens real? Grim discovery raises doubts about existence of extraterrestrial life

The universe could be a more lonely place than we ever imagined.<p>A new study has cast doubt on the existence of alien life after discovering that a …


Ohio Town Terrorized by Zombie-Like Raccoons

Police in Youngstown, Ohio, have received over a dozen reports of zombie-like raccoons coming out in the daytime, flashing their teeth and just …

Cook County

Bose's AR glasses recommend restaurants and teach you French

Bose's glasses, fitted with speakers and mics, let you hear details about landmarks around you or learn a foreign language.<p>I've never been on this street before, and I'm not really sure where I'm going. I reflexively reach for my phone to see where I am. But then I remember I don't need it.<p>That's …

Augmented Reality

Late show of emotion

LOS ANGELES<p>The train horn blares as it approaches. A young, mustached man stands by the track and offers a goofy grin. He is in pursuit of the ultimate millennial thrill, safety be damned. The quest for the perfect selfie.<p>Jimmy Kimmel, wearing jeans and chewing gum on a Wednesday morning, watches …


Six of the best pancake recipes

<b>Ricotta pancakes with sour cherries, clotted cream and honey (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10-15 mi</b><b>n</b><br>Cook <b>2 min per pancake</b><br>Makes <b>18</b><p><b>100g dried and sweetened sour cherries</b> (or cranberries), whole or roughly chopped<b><br>6 tbsp water</b><b><br>2 tbsp caster sugar</b><b><br>A few knobs of butter</b><b><br>1 large egg</b><b><br>150g self-raising flour</b><b><br>250ml milk</b><b><br>1</b> …


Korean Bulgogi Taco Recipe

Cut off any excess fat from the short ribs then thinly slice the beef and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a large bowl or in a plastic …

Homemade granola recipe

If I could go back in time, I’d invest in granola shares: this mix of grains, fruit and nuts often costs more per kilo than steak. Not only is it cheap and stupidly easy to make at home, but you can put exactly what you like in it, too. Not a fan of raisins? Bin them. Mad on macadamia nuts? Chuck …


I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Food & Dining

Stormy Daniels Apparently Denies Denying Trump Affair on Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel’s interview with the porn star who might or might not have had a sexual encounter with the president was a baffling affair to remember.<p>By now, we’ve all heard the story: <b>Donald Trump’s</b> attorney allegedly created a shell company years ago in order to pay a porn star, <b>Stormy Daniels,</b> to …

Make the Best Pizza

Good morning. There are more than 2,500 five-star ratings on our best recipe for pizza dough (above), but I’m here this morning with a couple of notes about it all the same. (Some night soon you can use the result to make a plain pizza pie, or a pizza that is green and white.)<p>The first is, if you …


Flat Earther reveals the real reason NASA is lying to us that the Earth is round

This week, The Flat Earth International Conference took place in North Carolina – attracting a swarm of people who genuinely believe the Earth is …

SNL Highlights: Will Ferrell Talks Aziz Ansari, Wears #TimesUp Deodorant

It was homecoming for Will Ferrell, who returned to <i>Saturday Night Live</i> this weekend and immediately reprised his role as George W. Bush. The greatest …

Signs you’re not getting enough calcium, vitamin A or vitamin D – and why it matters

Canadians aren’t getting enough calcium, vitamin D and vitamin A in their diets, which could leave them open to a variety of health issues down the …

Letter of Recommendation: Rodney Dangerfield

Imagine having no talent. Imagine being no good at all at something and doing it anyway. Then, after nine years, failing at it and giving it up in disgust and moving to Englewood, N.J., and selling aluminum siding. And then, years later, trying the thing again, though it wrecks your marriage, and …

Talk Shows

RED's holographic phone might actually ship this summer

RED’s CEO shares specs and explains some key features for its curiously-hyped Hydrogen One phone.

Mobile Technology

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

Egg Fried Rice

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a medium saucepan, bring 2 1/4 cups of water to a boil. Add the rice and a generous pinch of salt, and return to a boil. Stir …

Country Lifestyle

The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Grilled Cheese

And it’s likely already in your fridge.<p>In honor of #NationalGrilledCheeseDay, we cooked up more than a dozen different riffs on the classic toasty …


Calgary couple creates backyard snow maze for their beloved rescue puppy | Watch News Videos Online

January 3 2018 8:36pm<p>01:46<p>Wed, Jan 3: It’s been quite a workout doing all that shoveling after all our recent snowfalls. But as Gil Tucker shows us, …


The Restaurant Trick That Most Home Cooks Are Afraid to Try

This week, our team encountered an old school trick that is commonly practiced in professional kitchens, but makes a lot of home cooks cringe. In a …

New York Times