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Girls in science: addressing the gender gap

On National Women in Engineering Day, head teacher Phil Lloyd, tells how his college is successfully addressing the gender gap by challenging student perceptions<p>The identification of a joint specialism in science and health care has proved to be an attractive proposition for the young people of …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …


29 Gluten-Free Ways To Satisfy A Carb Craving

Who needs gluten when you can have Nutella bread?


Fascinating Photos of New York City in the Early 1980s

<i>New York Up & Down</i> is a fascinating series by now octogenarian Frank Horvat that shows us what a major metropolis looked like back in the early 1980s. Shot between 1982 and 1986, the street images, all taken with a Nikon SLR camera with Ektachrome, captures New York City in a raw and gritty way. …

New York City

This is What Happens When You Put Dogs Inside a Photo Booth

St. Louis, Missouri-based Lynn Terry is a professional photographer who in addition to commercial projects and family portrait work, has been …

14 Pies for Pi(e) Day

You don't have to be good at math to celebrate Pi Day. Pi is an irrational number, afterall, which in turn gives us the right to be irrational -- to do things like eat as much pie as we want and pretend it has something to do with a number. So, we will.<p>Some of us have memorized Pi to its 100th …

Understanding Umami

<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: Which ingredients carry that fifth taste -- and the best ways to cook with them.</i><p>A long, long time ago, only four tastes ruled the culinary world: sweet, …

17 Power Snacks For Studying

Snack smart and study hard. That exam will be a piece of cake.

Second baby possibly 'cured' of HIV

The first time, it happened almost by accident.<p>Just hours after delivery, a baby born with HIV in Mississippi was given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs. More than three years later, doctors say the little girl has no evidence of the life-threatening disease in her blood, despite being off …

If physicists are smarter than social scientists, are religious people dumb? | Sylvia McLain | Science | The Guardian

A recent study in the <i>Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion</i> by Edward Dutton (University of Oulu, Finland) and Richard Lynn (University of Ulster, Northern Ireland) proclaims that physicists are more intelligent than social scientists.<p>Why, you ask? Because, of course, they have higher …

22 Easy One-Pot Meals With No Meat

Because doing dishes SUCKS.

ICYMI this week's recipes include make-ahead roasted vegetable burritos, & baked spaghetti squash carbonara: http://thekitc.hn/MIo3RP

Spicy, Spiked Hot Chocolate Is All Grown Up

Classic hot chocolate is steeped with ancho chile and a cinnamon stick, then spiked with anise liqueur for a darkly delicious winter cocktail.<p><i>Welcome to our cocktail series, “The Happy Hour.” It’s Friday afternoon. Make yourself a drink.</i><p>Let's pour one out to a forgotten figure of childhood lore, …

Hot Chocolate