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Giant Skillet Cinnamon Roll and a Fair Trade Giveaway!

You guys. I'm so excited about today's post because there are so many good things to talk about!<p>First of all, Mother's Day is just around the corner, …

Go Go Go!: Voyager 1 Has Reached Interstellar Space

Voyager 1, launched this month 36 years ago, has, according to scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, officially entered interstellar space. …

Erasing Gay and Transgender History

Lower Polk Neighbors (LPN) is a central San Francisco neighborhood association that meets monthly to talk "crime, cleanliness, beautification, and [the] strengthening of our community." But that "community" part deserves closer examination, because for years the organization has been openly trying …

Is the Universe Made of Math? [Excerpt]

<i>Excerpted with permission from</i> Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality, <i>by</i> Max Tegmark<i>. Available from Random</i> …

Diamond: Britain's answer to the Large Hadron Collider

The darling of particle physics might be the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, but as a practical tool it's no match for the UK's Diamond Light Source. Located at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory campus at Harwell in Oxfordshire, Diamond is an alchemist's dream, a place where beams of light …

The Christmas Dish: Baked Macaroni And Cheese In A Pumpkin

Christmas is in a few weeks, and right now many of us are poring over Pinterest, looking for the perfect dish to serve our families on the big day. Some of us will cook turkey, some will order a ham and the vegetarians among us will serve... something. Is there a standard veg staple that everyone …

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The New Politics of Pot: The 2014 Candidates Who Want to Legalize It

Forget decriminalization or medical marijuana. Bolstered by state ballot victories, top-tier contenders in 2014 are seeking full legalization, the …

Sorry, Folks, Rich People Actually Don't 'Create The Jobs'

In this war of words (and classes), one thing has been repeated so often that many people now regard it as fact.<p>"Rich people create the jobs."<p>Specifically, by starting and directing America's companies, entrepreneurs and rich investors create the jobs that sustain everyone else.<p>This statement is …

The Top 10 Mistakes 20-Somethings Make Regarding Real Estate

You probably think I'm just a bit crazy for including the phrase "20-something" and "real estate" in the same title.<p>Okay, maybe you have a point. At this point in life, many 20-somethings are more interested in when the next game of Call of Duty will start than the best way to start building their …

Noam Chomsky: America is a terrified country

The philosopher on the violence we wage abroad, the income inequality we face at home and where we go from here<p><i>This is an excerpt from the just released 2nd edition of Noam Chomsky’s "Occupy: Class War, Rebellion and Solidarity," published by Zuccotti Park Press.</i> Reprinted from Truthout.org. with …

5 Easy Umami Boosters, from Momofuku Culinary Lab

Give food—any food!—a flavor boost with these 5 easy-to-find ingredients recommended by the Momofuku Culinary Lab<p>When <i>Wired</i> asked us to help with their food issue, we didn't have to think twice. After all, they might have had the last word on all things tech, but we have a test kitchen. Then we …

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Tea Party radicalism is misunderstood: Meet the “Newest Right”

Our sense of the force currently paralyzing the government is full of misconceptions — including what to call it<p>To judge from the commentary inspired by the shutdown, most progressives and centrists, and even many non-Tea Party conservatives, do not understand the radical force that has captured …

Researchers Study Chicken Nuggets, Find Mostly Nerves, Bone, Fat

A new study found that chicken nuggets mostly contain bone, organ parts, blood vessels, and nerves, containing 50 percent or less muscle tissue, the …

7 signs America has regressed — to the 19th century

Workers aren’t unionized, and some pols are now advocating child labor. It’s like the U.S. has gone back in time<p>Of course they shut the Federal government down. Tea Party Republicans long for the days when there were no government authorities to enforce laws and restrain the power of unchecked …

Austin's Most Anticipated Fall Restaurant Openings

It may still be blisteringly hot, but fall is a-comin', and with it comes some of Austin's most exciting restaurant openings. While August used to be a quiet month, late summer has already seen the premieres of Rainey Street's <b>NO VA</b> and Manor's <b>School House Pub</b>. Rainey and Manor will see more major …

7 best places to get gay during Austin Pride Week

The official Austin Pride Week celebration features dozens of extravagant events, big gay boat parties, sing-alongs, contests, fashion shows and, of …

Aging Chefs

The <i>New York Times</i> takes a look at an aging chef in what is generally thought of as a young man's business: <b>Mark Peel</b>, 58, has taken a step back after decades on the line resulted in a bad back, sore shoulders, and carpal tunnel, and is opening a scaled back location of his restaurant <b>Campanile</b> at LAX …

Farm to Fork Across America: Quality U.S. Grown Food IS Our Homeland Security

<b>Co-authored by Lee Glenn</b><p>Winding my way from Reno, down some of the most scenic highways in California, redwood, pine and fir greened the way to Heaven and Earth Farm as I traveled to meet legendary farmer, teacher and soil scientist Amigo Bob Cantisano. A ninth generation Californian, he bears the …

Before money ran the capital

The growing number of extravagantly paid ex-Congress members and staffers have transformed D.C. since Nixon<p>In the wake of all the talk surrounding Mark Leibovich’s controversial book about Washington, This Town, I was asked how that city has changed since I first lived there nearly 45 years ago. …

MIT Researchers Discover Exoplanet That Orbits Its Star in Just 8.5 Hours

MIT researchers have discovered an exoplanet that orbits its star in just 8.5 hours. It is one of the shortest orbital periods ever detected. The …

Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy

The MIT professor lays out how the majority of U.S. policies are opposed to what wide swaths of the public want<p>I'd like to comment on topics that I think should regularly be on the front pages but are not -- and in many crucial cases are scarcely mentioned at all or are presented in ways that seem …

Sitting at computers all day is killing us. This video could help save your life.

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re heading toward an early grave. I know, that sounds extreme, but we’re only just starting to …

Quakes rock central New Zealand

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1003000/1003018_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1525111467_43d6b4ff580cbc75545d9e2761a62569<p><b>Two powerful earthquakes have rocked the New Zealand capital, Wellington, but there were no immediate reports of major damage.</b><p>The first quake, with a …

Tea Party movement

This article is about the political movement. For the protest events themselves, see Tea Party protests. For the U.S. Congressional caucus, see Tea …

After radiation, sleeping brain cells wake up - Futurity

JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — Stem cells in the brain resist cancer-killing radiation treatments and can …

Stem Cells

Dwarf galaxy caught ramming into a large spiral

X-ray observations have revealed a giant cloud of superheated gas in a galaxy about 60 million light-years from Earth.<p>Observations with NASA’s …

Brains Of Dying Rats Yield Clues About Near-Death Experiences

A burst of brain activity just after the heart stops may be the cause of so-called near-death experiences, scientists say.<p>The insight comes from research involving nine lab rats whose brains were analyzed as they were being euthanized. Researchers discovered what appears to be a momentary increase …