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14 Wine Sauce Recipes for Chicken, Pasta, and Basically Everything

If there’s anything a foodie loves as much as food, it’s wine. Combine the two obsessions and it’s basically a love fest of epic proportions. There’s a reason why so many classic French recipes call for wine to deglaze the pan. These reduction sauces can really take an everyday meal up a notch. And …

13 Spring Veggie Recipes You Can Make Right Now

We simply can't wait anymore for the abundance of spring produce to hit. Soon we'll be surrounded by more stalks of asparagus and bunches of radishes …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Baked Avocado Eggs Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 4 servings<p>2 avocados<br>• 4 eggs<br>• salt, to taste<br>• pepper, to taste<br>• bacon bits<br>• cherry tomato, quartered<br>• fresh basil, chopped<br>• shredded cheddar cheese<br>• fresh chives, chopped<p>Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).<br>• Slice the avocados in half and remove the pits.<br>• Place the avocado halves on a baking sheet …

Breakfast

18 of the Most Delicious Things You Can Do to Potatoes

When it comes to potatoes, the possibilities are truly endless. Give us a pile of spuds and you give us happiness. We'll turn those little bad boys …

Brian Blessed: I helped a woman giving birth under a tree deliver her baby

Brian Blessed has stunned BBC Radio 4 listeners after claiming he delivered a baby girl in a park, biting through the umbilical cord and licking her face clean.<p>The Flash Gordon actor, 78, claimed to an astounded Libby Purves on the station’s Midweek programme on Wednesday that he had come across a …

Pregnancy

Burger King introduces Halloween Whopper with black bun

The burger for goths is here!<p>Starting Sept. 28, Burger King is offering a $4.99 Halloween Whopper with a black hamburger bun.<p>The buns have A.1. steak sauce baked into them to create the "scary" pitch black color.<p>A beef patty, melted cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, mayonnaise, A.1. Sauce, pickles and …

Bundle of marijuana worth $10,000 falls from the sky and crushes doghouse

Maya Donnelly awoke to what sounded like thunder in the early morning hours, but dismissed it as a typical monsoon storm and went back to sleep. Later that morning, she looked in the carport at her home in Nogales, near the US-Mexico border, and saw pieces of wood on the ground.<p>I tried recipes from …

Cannabis

Ariana Grande faces California police inquiry over doughnut-licking incident

Police examining video appearing to show singer ‘maliciously lick’ doughnuts Grande apologized for saying ‘I hate America’ on recording of incident<p>Police said on Wednesday they were investigating video that appears to show Ariana Grande licking doughnuts at a shop in southern California. Earlier, …

Ariana Grande

'Incredible shrinking car' drives sideways to park in tiny spaces

<b>(CNN) —</b> As cities continue to grow at a dizzying rate, commuters are constantly battling ever-increasing congestion on the roads and a lack of parking, just to get to work.<p>But now a team of German engineers have come up with an ingenious solution -- a "flexible" electric vehicle capable of …

Future Cities

Pentagon Considers Turning Cell Phones Into Walkie-Talkies During Emergencies

Let’s say it’s 2016 and the government has a message to get out to the public—ISIS is believed to be waging an attack on cell-phone towers in the …

National Security

Could electric biorocks save coral reefs?

In Indonesia, ecologists have created ‘biological rocks’ on the ocean floor using an ingeniously simple technology. Katie Silver investigates.<p>Just metres off the beach, beneath the clear water, is a giant motorbike, sitting atop a big steel structure in the shape of a speedbump. It is covered in …

Seafloor

AI Project Designed To Recognize Scenes Surprises By Identifying Objects, Too

In this week’s edition of ‘omg the machines are on the verge of sentience,’ we bring you news of a research project out of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory: A system designed to recognize specific scenes, which is a key ingredient in making computers smarter, turned out …

Can't make it to Mother's Day? Groupon will send a 'kid' in your place

If you just aren't able to visit your mom on Mother's Day, Groupon will send a perfect child to fill in for you, as long as you have $25,000 laying around.<p>They say a mother's love is priceless, but $25,000 certainly doesn't hurt.<p>With families spread out all over the world these days, not everyone …

Groupon

A lot of people are naming their babies after the bad guy from The Legend of Zelda … sort of

Bad guys are the coolest. We all know that, and now we’re naming our kids after one of gaming’s baddest guys.<p>The fastest-rising name for new-born boys in the United States last year was “Gannon,” according to Laura Wattenberg of website Baby Name Wizard. That’s the name of the demon-pig boss from …

Teen Mom

Court: Family mistakenly notified of woman's death can't sue

PHOENIX (AP) — For six days, the family of 19-year-old April Guerra mourned her death because they thought she was killed in a car wreck. It turns …

Crime

Piece of string better than BMI for checking body fat

Checking that waist circumference is no more than half of height is the best way of monitoring body mass, say experts<p>A piece of string is a more accurate measure of dangerous weight gain than the controversial Body Mass Index (BMI) a new study suggests.<p>Simply measuring height with string, folding …

Diabetes

Signals that baffled astronomers for 17 years traced to observatory's microwave oven

For 17 years, astronomers at a well-known Australian radio telescope known as "The Dish" had not been able to figure out the source of a strange, vexing interference.<p>Now they've solved the mystery, and the culprit was right under their nose rather than in a galaxy far, far away.<p>Simon Johnston, head …

Mother in legal battle to bear dead daughter's child

A mother is launching a legal battle for possession of her dead daughter’s frozen eggs so that she can become pregnant with her own grandchild.<p>In what may be the first case of its kind in the world, the 59-year-old woman and her husband, 58, are challenging an independent regulator’s refusal to …

Eggs

Apple wants to dissect your genes with the iPhone

The next big feature for the iPhone might involve a lot of spitting. Apple is planning to launch new Research Kit studies at WWDC in June that will focus on DNA studies, according to a new report, claiming Apple is collaborating with researchers in the U.S. to create two new apps.<p>The new apps will …

Apple

How Smart Traffic Lights Could Transform Your Commute

The traffic signals along Factoria Boulevard in Bellevue, Wash., generally don’t flash the same stretch of green twice in a row, especially at rush …

Chewing gum may have played role in teenager’s death, inquest told

A teenager may have died after consuming too much chewing gum, getting through up to 14 sticks a day, an inquest has heard.<p>Samantha Jenkins, 19, died in the arms of her mother days after being taken to hospital following a violent fit. Her body had failed to absorb enough vital minerals and large …

Siblings

Why Your Future Vaccination Might Not Be A Shot

Vaccines don't always make it into the people who need them the most. Many require a syringe and a needle to enter the bloodstream and create immunity. And that means a doctor or nurse has to do the job.<p>But with if a vaccine could be delivered by simply applying a patch?That's Mark Prausnitz's …

Public Health

3D Heart Simulation Predicts How Drugs Will Affect Your Heartbeat

Getting to the heart of drug-induced arrhythmia<p>Your heart might “skip a beat” if you’re frightened or you suddenly see a long-lost love, but in real life, an irregular heartbeat can be dangerous. If the heart can't pump enough blood to the body, it could result in organ failure or stroke. And …

Science

Microsoft awarded patent for glasses that know how those around you feel

Technically Incorrect: A "wearable emotion detection feedback system" is exactly what you want from your eyewear, isn't it? It is. Don't you want to know how those around you really feel?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Every time your …

Body Language

Popular little kids can 'read minds' - Futurity

Children who are sensitive to the thoughts and feelings of others are more popular on the playground, report researchers.

Education

Can Orange-Tinted Glasses Help You Sleep?

A neuroscientist tries out a pair<p>I recently wrote about the terrible sleep habits of the characters in <i>House of Cards</i>. I disapproved of Frank Underwood’s late-night computer work in the Oval Office, his new midnight iPad gaming habit and Claire taking her laptop to bed with her.<p>But I must confess my …

The Brain

Ultrathin membrane makes plane cabins 100x quieter

While air travel is quicker and safer than driving, it's also louder. The continuous low-frequency drone of the engines is why some people invest in noise-canceling headphones. To help reduce that non-stop hum, researchers at North Carolina State University and MIT have developed a thin membrane to …

The LinkedIn hack that turned a penny into $100,000

But back in 2011, he was the cofounder of Vungle, a new London-based video advertising startup looking for seed funding. And when they heard about a new startup accelerator program called Angelpad that was offering $100,000 to young startups, they knew they wanted in.<p>The problem was that Angelpad …

Butterfly wings are the key to glare-free phone displays

Butterflies have proven to be a surprising source of inspiration for technology, and that trend isn't about to slow down any time soon. German researchers have discovered that irregular, nanoscopic structures on the glasswing butterfly's namesake transparent wings eliminate most reflections at any …