Tina Symons

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Coconut Madeleines

• 1 1/2 tablespoons melted butter, to grease the pans, plus 1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled<br>• 3 extra-large eggs, at room …

Dessert

French Onion Soup

For the soup: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Slice the onions in half from root to tip, then slice them thin.<p>Melt the butter in a heavy ovenproof …

Onions

Climate@MIT

A new online publication, Climate@MIT, reports on cutting-edge climate science research on campus and in the field. Co-sponsored by MIT’s Lorenz …

MIT

6 Glorious Ways You Can Eat a Chicken Skin

Everyone has an opinion about chicken—some prefer white meat; others swear by dark. However, if there’s one thing both camps can agree on, it’s the …

Soysauce

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Red-State Progressives Hold the Blueprint for the Trump Resistance

Liberals in conservative states know a thing or two about fighting back against single-party rule by bigots<p>On November 9th, millions of Americans …

Rights & Freedoms

Records show EPA's Pruitt used private email, despite denial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt occasionally used private email to communicate with staff while serving …

Oil & Gas Industry

Repeal Of Anti-Corruption Rule May Hurt National Security, Critics Warn

One of the very first bills President Trump signed into law this month killed a Securities and Exchange Commission rule meant to promote transparency in countries riddled with corruption. Trump said getting rid of the rule, which required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose overseas royalties …

National Security

Plan to repeal Obama health law shows GOP governors are torn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors don't want people in their states to lose health coverage under a repeal of the Obama-era health care law, …

Health Care

Learn to Make Sense of Extreme Numbers Using Different Perspectives

When you hear stats and facts with extremely large numbers, it can be hard to wrap your head around what that number really represents. If you want …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

SpaceX to send two people around the moon who paid for a 2018 private mission

CEO Elon Musk said the private journey would take about a week, nearing the moon’s surface without landing on it<p>Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, revealed on Monday that two people have paid for a private mission around the moon, tentatively set for launch in 2018 with the private company’s yet …

Space Travel

Splendicious Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

"This recipe comes from my Army days where dishes were often created by throwing in everything including the kitchen sink! I've refined it over the …

Individual Chicken Pot Pies

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.<p>For the filling: Place the chicken breasts in a large stockpot along with 2 teaspoons of the salt and enough water …

Pie

There’s A Vanilla Shortage And It Will Probably Affect Your Life More Than You Think

Sometimes it feels like we take vanilla for granted. It’s such a common flavor, one which we’ve all encountered our whole lives. We even refer to something bland as “vanilla.” Yet we can’t comprehend life without this flavor. Vanilla ice cream is always waiting for us when we don’t feel like …

Bush Talks Trump, Describes 'Pretty Ugly' Political Climate In Pair Of Interviews

It started out a simple, human interest story featuring a former president and his post-White House hobby — painting watercolors of world leaders, and now, portraits of American soldiers, wounded during military service.<p>But before long, that president, George W. Bush, made real news by doing …

Donald Trump

How to Make 9 Fast-Food Favorites at Home

Whether it's a supersize bag of burgers and fries or a late-night cheap taco run, greasy fast food is one of life's most enjoyable guilty …

Newfound primate teeth take a big bite out of the evolutionary tree of life

Fossil hunters have found part of an ancient primate jawbone related to lemurs—the primitive primate group distantly connected to monkeys, apes and …

Paleontology

10 Clever Ideas for a Better Laundry Room

Easy access<p>When designing a laundry room into your home plans, locate it where you'll use it most. That might be by the entryway mudroom, adjacent to …

Stuffed toys leak millions of voice recordings from kids and parents

Recorded messages spoken to teddy bears could pose privacy risks for children.<p>A security vulnerability allowed anyone to view personal information, photos and recordings of children's voices from CloudPets toys. And at one point, some people tried to hold all of that information for …

Security

Your pain reliever may also be diminishing your joy

Researchers studying the commonly used pain reliever acetaminophen found it has a previously unknown side effect: It blunts positive emotions. In the …

Revenge porn is now a specific crime in the UK

Posting revenge porn has always been a bad idea, but the UK is about to make examples of those heartless enough to share nude photos of their exes. As of Monday, the country's Criminal Justice and Court Act treats revenge porn as a specific crime. Publicize racy private images with the "intent to …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

Hillary Clinton's slow walk to 'yes'

Her longtime ambivalence made for a rocky pre-campaign period.<p>Hillary Rodham Clinton officially announced she’s a candidate for the presidency on Sunday, but she’s been running — in place — for the better part of two years.<p>Clinton was only out of the State Department a few months in the late spring …

Government

Amazon Prime's Getting High Dynamic Range Content Soon

Amazon’s announced that it’ll be adding High Dynamic Range (HDR) content to Prime later this year. Customers in the US, UK and Germany will be able to watch the movies and TV shows taking advantage of the technology.<p>HDR is designed to bring greater contrast to the screen with more detailed shadows …

Televisions

Only 7 Percent of Teens Are Using the Most Effective Form of Birth Control

A new CDC report shows adoption of IUDs and implants among adolescents is on the rise, but they still lag behind condoms and the Pill.<p>Teen-pregnancy rates have declined considerably in the United States over the last couple decades—from 61.8 births per 1,000 15-to-19-year-olds in 1991 to 26.5 per …

46 Incredibly Useful Safety Tips For Women Traveling Alone

Here's what you need to know before traveling abroad solo.<p>Nikki Vargas, travel blogger at The Pin the Map Project, told BuzzFeed Life that her solo traveling began as a way to venture into the world alone with her thoughts. "One of the beautiful things about solo traveling is that you're living …

Swimwear

8 Habits Of Perpetually Positive People

Ever notice how some people just seemingly have a bright outlook on life -- even when everything isn't exactly on the sunny side?<p>You know those people: They're the friends who have spilled coffee on their white shirt and still manage to have a nonchalant smile on their face. They're the co-workers …

Happiness

These beautiful posters show what it’s like to be high on different drugs

"This is your brain on drugs."<p>The tagline of the most famous anti-drug campaign of the late 80s is now the title of a series of beautiful posters created by Duke University senior Meaghan Li. Li majors in public policy and minors in graphic design. This project was created for a psychology class …

Posters