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Researchers have created a self-healing material that works in less than one second

Researchers have developed a new material that can heal itself when punctured, according to an American Chemical Society news release.<p>The material is …

California woman, 21, killed by brain-eating amoeba

It started with a headache about two weeks ago. But a 21-year-old California woman soon began vomiting, and after being unable to shake the symptoms within a day, went to the hospital on June 17.<p>Officials say she's now dead, having succumbed to a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba, …

ISIL seizes most of Syria's Yarmouk camp

Civilians trapped in a Palestinian refugee camp in Syria's capital have fled to safer areas amid intense shelling and clashes between Palestinian armed factions and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters who took over most of the camp, Syrian activists said.<p>ISIL fighters stormed …

Middle East

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have gained a foothold, Nasa scientists say.<p>The huge body of water spread over a fifth of the planet’s surface, as great a portion as the Atlantic covers …

Astronomy

10 Healthy-Sounding Foods With More Sugar Than Candy

It's like nothing but salad is sacred!<p>Because most packaged foods contain some kind of added sugar, the sweet stuff is nearly impossible to avoid.<p>In the short term, sugary foods can send you on an energy roller coaster that ultimately leaves you feeling sluggish and starving. Over time, a …

25 Vegan Soups So Unbelievably Creamy, You'll Never Know They're Dairy-Free

No dairy? No problem. You can still have your creamy, hearty, delicious soup and eat it, too.<p>Thanks to brilliant recipes that swap heavy cream for ingredients like cashews, buttery vegetables and heart-healthy oils, lush and velvety soups can be yours for the slurping. Whether you're vegan, …

Coconut Oil Recipes For Those New To This Versatile Ingredient

Congratulations. You took the leap. You've heard about coconut oil. You've wondered about its taste and cooking prowess. And now, you finally bought a jar. (Or maybe you did months ago, but have yet to crack it open.) Now what? Introducing a new ingredient into your kitchen, no matter how simple or …

Care-O-bot 4 is a multi-purpose robot launching later this year

Robots are the next big thing, and we’ve seen more than a few examples in the recent past. There’s the Personal Robot, for example, and there’s the …

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

29 Recipes to Make Anyone Love Cabbage

Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble cabbage is one of late winter’s most versatile vegetables—we've got 29 recipes to make anyone love it<p>Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble <b>cabbage</b> is one of the most versatile vegetables.<p>All those people who tell you to discard …

Cooking

How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs …

11 Vegetarian Ramen Bowls So Divine, You Won't Miss The Meat

Ramen is a delight. It's the perfect bowl of somethin' somethin' to warm up your bones on chillier days. It has the potential to combine nearly everything you crave -- noodles? veggies? an egg? sure! -- all in one bowl. It's salty, noodle-filled and pretty simple to whip up at home.<p>Ramen is often …

The 25 Most Productive Ways to Spend Time on the Internet

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Grilled Bread with Eggplant and Basil

8 Servings<p>Making the eggplant spread ahead of time has a double upside: The flavors of the mixture will deepen as it sits, and you get to cross something off the list.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>1 teaspoon fresh marjoram or oregano …

Eggplant