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The Stem-Cell Revolution Is Coming — Slowly

In 2001, President George W. Bush issued an executive order banning federal funding for new sources of stem cells developed from preimplantation human embryos. The action stalled research and discouraged scientists.<p>Five years later, a Kyoto University scientist, Shinya Yamanaka, and his graduate …

Genetics

An Italian-American Feast to Make at Home

You know the restaurant I'm talking about. The one your family would go on your birthday, the place your baseball team always visited at the end of the season. The menu is laminated and six pages long; the tablecloths are white. The wine list consists of "house red" and "house white." You can get …

Cooking

Yelp Says Aviva By Kameel Is One of the Best Places to Eat in America

In general, chefs and restaurateurs have a prickly relationship with Yelp and the review platform's legion of amateur critics. But at least one Atlanta restaurant should have no complaints. Aviva By Kameel, the Downtown Mediterranean staple, has been named to Yelp's 100 Places to Eat in the U.S. …

3 Blue Cheeses for People Who Think They Hate Blue Cheese

If you think you don't like blue cheese, these 3 might change your mind.<p>When I was working at Murray's Cheese in N.Y.C., first as a cheesemonger, then in the classroom, I heard a lot of people say, with surprising conviction, "I don't like blue cheese." It hurt me, like a cheese knife straight in …

Blue Cheese

What to Make With Campari: 16 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

Okay, it's not gin or whiskey. You can, of course, make plenty of drinks <i>without</i> Campari. But when it comes to liqueurs, this bitter, herbal, and fruity aperitif is one of our go-tos. Dark red Campari adds bold flavor wherever you pour it, equal parts sweetness and bitter punch. Start with one of …

How I Got the Cooked-On Gunk Off an Enamel Pan

If you also shared two frying pans with upwards of 50 coworkers, perhaps you wouldn't be completely surprised that one of those pans would end up like this:<p>This robin's egg blue enameled skillet lives in our staff kitchen, where we all make our coffee and lunches. This poor guy had seen a few too …

The 7 flavor categories of beer: What they are, how to pair them

<i>If you've been confusing your pilsners with your IPAs and imperial stouts, you need to consult this thorough chart from Greg Engert. His profiling</i> …

Americans are relying on a broken system to lose weight — here’s why it’s useless to count calories

Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, Texas, where he's a technology director for a textbook publisher.<p>And he's 5'10" and 245 lbs - which means he is classed as obese.<p>In an effort to lose weight, Nash uses an app to record the calories he consumes and a Fitbit band to track the energy he …

Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds. Here are a …

25 little-known iPhone features

THINK your intimate relationship with your iPhone means you know everything? Think again. You didn’t know about these nifty tricks.

iPhone

If You Don't Run But Want to, This Guide Is for You

Whether you're more used to the couch than the treadmill or you've been on a long running hiatus, use these tips to help you get started<p>Running is a …

Marathons

The Most Popular Recipes from 2015

The most popular, clicked-on recipes from Bon Appétit in 2015.<p><b>Yet another year of exciting culinary adventures is coming to a close</b>, so as you gear up to say hello to 2016, check out all of your favorite recipes from 2015. From basic bulgogi to scrambled eggs to that famous Momofuku Milk Bar …

Cooking

How to Make the Simplest DIY Cauliflower Rice Sushi Ever

When the craving for sushi hits, we usually have our go-to take-out spot on speed dial ready to order our fave maki and hand rolls. But sometimes the desire to save a few dollars and get creative in the kitchen wins out and DIY sushi making happens. Enter this totally delicious, super healthy …

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

10 of the Most Exotic Hotels in the World

<b>By Alyssa Bird for Architectural Digest.</b><p>These recently opened hotels and resorts offer a sense of privacy, captivating design, and unforgettable views.<p><b>MAALIFUSHI BY COMO, THE MALDIVES</b><p>The idyllic white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons of the Maldives are among the world's most alluring, and …

National Parks

Squid Is the Real Chicken of the Sea

Don't be scared of squid. Cook it, already!<p>Look, squid isn't weird anymore. When a would-be challenge food like squid becomes a ubiquitous menu item at chain restaurants like Olive Garden and The Cheesecake Factory (fried calamari, anyone?), it's safe to say that it's swam its way into the category …

Cooking

22 American craft breweries every beer lover should know

We found the 22 coolest American craft brewers making waves in the industry.<p>We went by the Brewers Association's definition of "craft brewery," which is a brewery that produces no more than 6 million barrels a year.<p><i>Melia Robinson contributed to a previous version of this article.</i>

Here are the real best things to do in New York City, according to locals

There are thousands of things to do in this massive city — whether it's your first or 15th time visiting.<p>To help narrow down the long to-do list for every trip, we asked locals for insider tips on the truly best things to do in the city.

How to Pack Light: The Flight Attendant’s Guide

When it comes to packing light and efficiently, flight attendants know best—here are 11 of their best tips and tricks.<p>We asked the world’s most experienced travelers—flight attendants—for their finest tips and tricks when it comes to packing the perfect suitcase. Nicole flies all over the U.S. (and …

12 Tasty Substitutions When Cutting Carbs

Cutting carbs doesn’t have to be a buzzkill—we reviewed some equally awesome options<p>“The best way to cut carbs from your diet is to make creative substitutions,” says Arthur Agatston, M.D., author of <i>The South Beach Diet</i>. “That way you can still eat the foods you love, without busting your diet.”<p>Dr. …

Food

BBQ Pan Pizza

A New Technique for the Ultimate Mini Gluten-Free Pizzas!<p>Glowing LED Gummy Candy<p>Cooking Class<p>Looks great! Not to be a stickler, but being that i'm an …

The Science of ‘Interstellar’: Look Beyond the Wormhole

Christopher Nolan's sci-fi blockbuster, "Interstellar," is winning kudos for its true-to-Einstein depiction of a black hole as well as its off-the-planet exploration agenda.<p>The movie tells the story of a failing Earth — and a last-gasp space mission that sends astronauts through an extradimensional …

Black Holes

How to Make the Best French Onion Soup

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>In my very first test for this French onion soup recipe, I had a realization: There's no good reason why so much bad French onion soup exists in the world. The thought arrived after I had caramelized a variety of onions in butter, then added some homemade chicken …

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Food Preservation

How To Clean (Almost) Anything And Everything

It's springtime and we all know what THAT means.

Engagement Rings

The Ultimate Guide To Paleo

Change is hard, but it might be worth it.<p>Maybe you want to lose weight, maybe you're just looking to get healthier and feel better. Either way, you're not alone. Paleo was the most googled diet in 2014, and chances are you have at least one friend who swears by it. BuzzFeed Life asked three experts …

Nutrition

Obsolete A-10 Thunderbolt Becomes A Symbol Of American Air Power's Decline

Sometimes the military’s strongest supporters can become its biggest obstacles to progress. That’s especially true when their passion is grounded in memories of warfighting practices now overtaken by time. A case in point is the controversy surrounding retirement of the Air Force’s A-10 Thunderbolt …