William Harvie

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This 'Which A**hole From History Are You?' Online Quiz Isn't as Much Fun as the Others

I sure had a lot more fun when I played the online quizzes that let me know which Harry Potter character I was (Hagrid, which was awesome), or which character on <i>Friends</i> I am most like (I got Phoebe, somewhat disconcertingly), or which famous author shares my disposition (Kafka, though I was hoping …

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Technology Company Using Fitness Trackers To Monitor Employees

Do you record your food or steps electronically? Your workplace might want to do the same.<p>All companies keep track of how well their employees are doing, but few do it to the extent that a company called The Outside View does.<p><i>The Guardian</i> reports that the U.K.-based technology company has been …

5 Bar Tricks You Can Do With Science

Courtesy of Tim Shaw, whose television show launches tonight<p>As Kurt Vonnegut wrote in his classic <i>Cat's Cradle</i>, "science is magic that works." The same can be applied to these seemingly magical bar tricks, which are not really tricks but based in simple physics and science. They were shown to me by …

Microwaves

Does Leaving Fluorescent Lights On Save Energy?

Fluorescent lamps, including compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), use about 75 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs and last six to 15 times as …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Is a treatment for Crohn’s disease on the horizon?

Scientists believe gut bacteria may offer the key to diagnosing the debilitating disorder<p>The identification of specific bacteria that are present—or not—in patients with the debilitating bowel disease could yield better diagnoses and therapies.<p>The largest study of its kind has revealed for the …

A Chimera Apple And Other Amazing Images From This Week

New Mexico

Moroccan Lentil Soup Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This warmly spicy, soul-satisfying Moroccan lentil soup blends red lentils, tomatoes, onion, celery, garlic, and cilantro with ras</i> …

Food Preservation

The Food Lab: 9 Warming Soup Recipes

GalleryThe Food Lab: 9 Warming Soup Recipes<p>There's more to soup than throwing ingredients into boiling water or cracking open a can. A little technique can go a long way toward taking your soup to the next level. Last month, we tackled the essentials to bring you foolproof recipes to our favorites, …

How to Make Better Stew, in 3 Easy Steps

These are three crucial steps to the perfect pot of stew<p>1) Sear It<p>Getting a good sear on the meat is the first (and, we’d say, most important) moment. The browned surface of the meat and those crusty bits on the bottom of the pot deliver concentrated flavor and rich color. Don’t crowd the pot …

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Spiced Coconut Lentil Soup Recipe

Spiced Coconut Lentil Soup Recipe from Food Republic• 1/2 large red onion, finely chopped<br>• 1/2 red chili<br>• thumbsize piece ginger, peeled<br>• 1 clove garlic<br>• 1 cup …

Soup

Rustic Winter Minestrone Soup

Rustic Winter Minestrone Soup from Love and Olive Oil• 1 can mixed colored beans (use whatever beans you like best)<br>• 3 potatoes – diced<br>• 4 carrots – diced<br>• 3 …

Rustic

Cuban Black Bean Stew

Cuban black bean soup ranks with France's steak frites and Italy's spaghetti with red sauce as a national obsession. It is a touchstone dish of the …

TASTE | TASTE

Sesame Broccoli

Broccoli is one of those vegetables you either love or hate. My children didn’t like it when they were little. Yes, I had to repeat the infamous …