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Recipe Of The Day: Nutella S'mores

S'mores are not complicated. A combination of marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker, they're probably one of the easiest desserts to make. While often these are eaten around the campfire, even that's not necessary to enjoy this summer-time treat. We love the classic combination, but we also …

Are sarcasm and irony good for family life?

To say we live in an ironic age – and certainly, in Britain, in an ironic culture – is a truism. It may be capable of many interpretations as a concept and it may be seen as a good or a bad thing. Nevertheless, it is the sea in which we swim. But is this good for family life?<p>I am defining irony in …

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How to Make Delicious Cake recipe with Chocolate & Hazelnuts

Skirting the Issue: I drank alcohol aged 14 – and I turned out fine

Parents who give small amounts of alcohol to kids as young as 12 are not 'driving them to drink' – far from it, explains Louisa Peacock, who's father taught her how to be a responsible drinker.<p>This week a <b>"shocking" survey</b> came out showing a quarter of parents have given their 12 to 14 year-olds a …

'Intelligent' surgical knife can sniff out cancer tissue

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have created an “intelligent” surgical knife that can detect in seconds whether tissue being cut is cancerous, promising more effective and accurate surgery in future.<p>Julia Balog of Imperial College London demonstrates the Intelligent Knife on a piece of meat at St …

Creamy Tomato Soup

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a larger group—and makes for great leftovers. For a lighter soup, omit the cream; or for a little decadence, add more cream or swirl in a little crème fraîche.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted …

Watch Me Do Something Impossible In Three Totally Easy Steps

Here's what the Swedish artist Oscar Reutersvard did. In 1934, he got himself a pen and paper and drew four cubes, like this.<p>Then he drew some more, like this.<p>And, then — and this is where he got mischievous — he drew one more set, like this.<p>He called this final version "Impossible Triangle of Opus …

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Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes lets us in on her grandmother's secrets for making perfect buttermilk biscuits.</i><p>As a child, my grandparents' farm was my favorite place on …

The new baker: sage apple cake

Layers of sage leaves and sliced apple in a light, almond-scented sponge.<p>This is delicious with a dollop of Greek yogurt and a drizzle of honey.<p><i>Serves eight to 10</i><p>450g (1lb) cooking apples<br>2 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice<br>325g (11½oz) self-raising flour<br>4 tbsp ground almonds<br>2 tsp baking-powder<br>350g …

12 Movies and TV Shows That Commit Crimes Against Neuroscience

Science is abused in a lot of Hollywood movies and TV, but perhaps none worse than neuroscience. Movies get it all wrong, from mental illness and …

Your love of spicy foods means you're a risk-taker, new study says

When it comes to chilies and peppers and other spicy ingredients, some people like a little, some like a lot, and others aren’t happy unless their tongue is about to spontaneously combust.<p>“I want 15 stars,” says Michael Lillie, a 43-year-old medical sales executive from Bellevue, Wash. “I love …

Research

MIT: False Memory Placed in Mouse

Scientists from MIT have planted a false memory in multiple mice , and found neurological traces of the memories showing that they’re identical in …

The World's Spookiest Weapons

Cyborg animals, psychotropics and flying lasers are just some of the terrifying weapons government labs have cooked up over the years<p>Atom bombs are just the beginning. In the last half-century, the greatest military minds on Earth have developed an arsenal of weapons to make mutually assured …

Researchers Successfully Implant Mice With False Memories

So it is possible.<p>Call it cool or just plain creepy: Memory researchers from U.S. and Japan have, for the first time, implanted false memories into a lab animal.<p>The researchers made mice believe that they had once received electrical shocks in their feet while sitting in a certain little chamber, …

Which Lens Should I Buy for My DSLR Camera?

One of the most important advantages of DSLR cameras is the ability to use different lenses. However deciding on which lens to buy and which lens is …

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I haven’t been feeling at home lately. I don’t think it’s an issue of physical location… I spend a hearty amount of time sitting at my desk. I think …

White Chocolate Cupcake Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>White chocolate cupcakes are a stunning spectacle of restraint. Not too sweet. Not too rich. Just simple perfection through and</i> …

Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipe with Chocolate Fudge Icing

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Chocolate Bundt Cake with Chocolate Fudge Icing<p><b>Yield:</b> 12 to 14 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>60 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 20 …

Red Velvet Bundt Cake Royale

Happy July 4th, friends!<p>It's shaping up to be a rainy holiday, so our fireworks-watching will have to wait. No matter. We'll save the barbecuing for …

triple layer chocolate vanilla birthday cake with chocolate cashew cream frosting

Modernist Cuisine Is Static: This "Bagel" Is Proof

<b>Now celebrating its tenth anniversary,</b> the 17-seat Minibar in Washington, D.C., has received every award possible. Last year, its chef José Andres was named by <i>Time</i> as one of its 100 Most Influential People in the world. This year, the President and Mrs. Obama celebrated Valentine's Day there.<p>With …

Penne with tuna and cherry tomatoes recipe

This is a super simple dish that is ideal for children, and can be served hot or cold. You can sneak vegetables into it andcucumber works well in …

How to make the perfect fridge cake

I once ate five squares of fridge cake in a sitting at school. Admittedly it was the dangerously light, yet addictively crunchy chocolate crispy …

Cardamom Pound Cake

8 Servings<p>Part of what gives this cake its light texture is beating the butter and sugar well, so don't rush this step.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>1 1/4 tsp. baking powder<p>1 tsp. ground cardamom<p>3/4 tsp. kosher salt<p>1/4 cup …

Master Buttermilk Brine

Makes 1 quart<p>This recipe makes enough brine for one 3½–4-pound chicken or 4 pounds of chicken pieces.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 quart buttermilk<p>4 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>Whole chicken and/or chicken pieces<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine buttermilk, salt, and pepper in a …

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