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All Stories Are the Same

From Avatar to The Wizard of Oz, Aristotle to Shakespeare, there’s one clear form that dramatic storytelling has followed since its inception.<p>A ship lands on an alien shore and a young man, desperate to prove himself, is tasked with befriending the inhabitants and extracting their secrets. …

Literature

Robin Williams' widow on late comedian: 'My best friend was sinking'

Robin Williams’ widow says the couple was “living a nightmare” in the months leading up to his suicide as he battled symptoms from a progressive form ofdementia.<p>In an interview with "Good Morning America," Susan Schneider Williams said her 63-year-old husband's despair drove him to take his own …

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NASA made about 100 Pluto discoveries in 3 months with more to come

Pluto is full of surprises — about 100 of them and counting, to be exact.<p>Scientists working with the New Horizons mission — which make its close …

OpalCobano Mine, El Salvador, Mun. de San Cristóbal de la Barranca, Jalisco, Mexico

Cobano Mine, El Salvador, Mun. de San Cristóbal de la Barranca, Jalisco, Mexico

The Best Carne Asada Recipe

We can all agree on a few things here: Great <i>carne asada</i> should taste, first, of the beef. It should be buttery, rich, and juicy, with a nice charred, smoky flavor from the grill or broiler. It should also be tender enough that you can eat it in a taco or burrito, but substantial enough to be served …

Chile-Cumin Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt and Cucumber

Chef Seamus Mullen serves these robustly flavored meatballs as a shared plate at El Colmado, his New York City tapas bar, but they’re also a great main.<p>Ingredients<p>Chile Sauce<p>3 pasilla chiles, seeds removed, chopped<p>1½ teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 tablespoon cumin seeds<p>¼ cup Sherry vinegar or …

The 5 Types of Conversations You Will Have in Japan

Next month it will be 9 years since I first moved to Tokyo and over the course of those 9 years I’ve met a lot of great people. I’ve also met some …

All About Chiles

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Chile 101. How to cook with, identify, and enjoy (yes, enjoy) chiles.</i><p>If there's one ingredient that yields polarizing opinions, it's the chile pepper: …

Chili Powder

‘There's No Real Fight Against Drugs’

Discussing El Chapo’s escape with an ex-cartel operative, a Mexican intelligence official, and an American counternarcotics agent<p>The slight man at the breakfast table seemed more like an evangelical minister than someone who once brokered deals between Mexican drug lords and state governors. He …

Mexico

The dazzling GIF art of SPYROGIF

One of the great GIF maestros of our time.<p>More at spyrogif.tumblr.com, or you can follow him on Twitter.

Xeni Jardin

String theory is one step closer to uniting 2 fundamental elements of physics

"We must be getting pretty close," Michael Green recalls telling John Schwarz as the thunder raged and they hammered away at a proof of the theory's internal consistency, "because the gods are trying to prevent us from completing this calculation."<p>Their mathematics that night suggested that all …

Quantum Mechanics

The story of Wi-Fi

How a team of Australian radio astronomers solved the problem of high-speed wireless internet.<p>Related Stories<p>Celebrating 50 years of ABC Science, …

7 Ways to Make Your Soups Even Better

To make a robust and boldly flavored soup, you need to invest time and effort. Follow these recipes and tips, and the payoff will be huge.<p>The last time I ordered soup in a restaurant was—well, let me see—possibly never. That’s because in my mind, soup is something to be made and eaten at home, …

Cooking

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

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Grafting Lesson – Juniper on Juniper

<i>Shimpaku foliage grafted onto a California juniper by Roy Nagatoshi. All of the photos in this post are by Dale Berman. They originally appeared in</i> …

85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.

Cooking

Half of Earth's water may be older than the Sun

Stuart Gary<p>Related Stories<p>Origins of our solar system revealed, Science Online, 08 Aug 2014<br>• Supercool water reveals its microscopic secrets, Science …

The Science Behind Why We Listen to Our Favorite Songs on Repeat

Fact, 90% of the music we listen to is music we've heard before.<p>Why, when there are hundreds of thousands of songs released each year, do we choose …

From Seguin to St-Louis, NHLers train insane, just not the same

How do strength and conditioning coaches build beasts in the off-season? Like head coaching strategies, their summer training methods vary from one …

Patrick Roy wins the Jack Adams Trophy

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Miles Davis

Bruce Cryer on Twitter: "Supernatural Spectre in the Eastern Veil' NASA Image: http://t.co/qQihQiiKRP via #NASA_App http://t.co/aBsTqrvTqU"