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Why (and How!) to Make Mascarpone at Home

Mascarpone, that creamy, decadent cheese, is a staple element of tiramisu, where it sits firmly between layers of coffee-soaked ladyfingers and lends the dessert its characteristic creaminess. Otherwise, the spread moonlights in a variety of other tarts and cakes, and adds silk to an omelette. It’s …

The 28 types of benefit you may be entitled to - and how to find out

Many families are entitled to cash from the Government but are unaware of their eligibility.<p>The social security system is extremely confusing, but …

Quantum computing is going to change the world. Here's what this means for you.

by Alexandra Ossola January 8, 2018 Robots & Machines 40089<p>The science and tech world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, but the …

Quantum Computing

How do general anaesthetics work? Scientists may have finally found the answer

Beyond simply sending you to sleep, general anaesthetic propofol is doing something much more significant to your brain<p>If you’ve ever heard of …

Why can't we decide what to do about nuclear energy?

The Voorhes<p>Build them up? Or tear them down?<p>Within sight of the sunbathers at Old Man’s surf spot, 55 miles north of San ­Diego, California, loom a pair of 176-foot-tall orbs. They’re a strange backdrop, home of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Since its first reactor fired up in 1968, …

Nuclear Energy

We Have Reached Peak Pharma. There’s Nowhere to Go But Down.

Rising costs and declining discovery rates are the hallmark of resource depletion. It happened with gold and oil and it is happening now with …

Profit

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

4 steps to building relationships that last — in business and life

You need to build the relationship slowly, in a way that won't invite rejection. Do that by giving first. And when you give, you'll do best to give in a different way than you withdraw.<p>1. Make "deposits" to a relationship different from the withdrawals.<p>Let's say you want to get really close and …

The economy is too strong for employers to be offering seasonal work at $14 per hour

In this one, published Thursday by the <i>Washington Post</i>, the employer, Jesus "Chuy" Medrano, founder and owner of CoCal Landscape, himself immigrated from Mexico 44 years before.<p>He really tried to hire only Americans this year. But when he failed, he wound up spending a lot of time and money to bring …

This Worm Has Gone 18 Million Years Without Sex, And We Now Know Its Secret

It has no regrets.<p><i>Diploscapter pachys</i> has a lineage that goes back about 18 million, and in all that time it seems the tiny little roundworm hasn't …

Why a 'guest worker' visa system is not the answer for Britain after Brexit

At the 2017 general election, the UK’s two largest political parties both agreed that the current system of free movement would end when the country …

Great Britain

First 'micro home' lands in Worcester charity's back garden

The £40,000 iKozie pod, which has only 17.25 sq metres of floor space, is part of effort to ease homelessness in city<p>A unique “micro home” inspired by the layouts of luxury yachts and airline first class cabins has been craned into place as part of an effort to ease homelessness in a British …

Housing

Ryanair boss tells Theresa May: 'Get your finger out in Brexit talks or we'll close down flights'

Europe’s biggest low-cost airline has revealed major expansion plans for UK services next summer. But Ryanair is warning that unless a post-Brexit …

Aviation

The worrying trends driving the car hire industry to new lows

Once again, the issues surrounding car hire are in the news. I was asked to comment on the subject on Radio Four on Wednesday because the consumer programme You and Yours was highlighting complaints they had had from listeners who had had a bad experience with rentals this summer. It spurred me to …

Julian Assange’s data-leaking site defaced via DNS attack, showing humiliating messages for organisation that prides itself on being tech savvy<p>WikiLeaks suffered an embarrassing cyber-attack when Saudi Arabian-based hacking group OurMine took over its web address.<p>The attack saw visitors to …

Security

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

Vitamin B6 and B12 Supplements Appear to Cause Cancer in Men

A newly discovered risk associated with common energy and metabolism pills<p>Energy. If you’re not taking vitamin B12, forget about having energy. As <i>The Dr. Oz Show</i> has recommended, “End your energy crisis with Vitamin B12.” The nice thing about sublingual pills is “you don’t need a doctor, you don’t …

Wellness