Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about 16 cookies 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 stick (½ cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature ½ cup creamy peanut butter ½ cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup
Ever get coriander confused with cumin? Or wonder if saffron is really essential to the flavor of a dish? As much for our benefit as for yours, we've put together this quick reference guide to all the most common (and some uncommon) herbs and spices!
With the exception of a few plays, book series and very long poems… The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow A realistic and satirical novel that captures the life of the main character from his childhood to his manhood
I think it's time for all of us to channel our wide-eyed thirteen-year-old selves and bring a little more classic rock back into our lives. These bands define "overrated," but these gems have, as far as I know, escaped general acclaim - especially i...
If you're an aficionado of extreme sports and first-person video games, then prepare to have your mind blown by a real-life tribute to modern gaming classic "Mirror's Edge." The thrilling video above from Ampisound is definitely worth watching in hig...
Carl Zimmer's latest book, "Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed," includes a virtual gallery of science-inspired tattoos, the stories of the scientists behind the ink and the science behind the stories. Here is a sample from his book.
Struggling to fill your resume as you apply for your first job in college? America's favorite teenager Chuck Bass is in the same boat. But slacking off with Serena, Blair and the gang has left Chuck with little time for "resume builders."
While we were busy fumbling with hand gestures and illustrations like cavemen, other cultures just made up the perfect words and phrases to encapsulate those little everyday moments filled with ... uh ... je ne sais quoi.
Frenchman Jean-Yves Blondeau first conceived of his plastic Buggy Rollin' suit in 1994, while he was a student at Olivier de Serres design school, in Paris. But the invention, which allows a wearer to top 60 miles per hour
Kalbi Taco (actual size at 1440×900 MacBook Pro resolution) Korean BBQ tacos have been a street food phenomenon since LA's Kogi BBQ trucks started drawing hundreds of hungry Angelenos to street corners around Southern California. Kogi's popularity sp...
A toothpaste called Theodent has recently gone on the market which promises to strengthen the enamel on teeth using a natural extract from the cocoa bean, a key ingredient in chocolate. The substance, theobromine, was found to strengthen teeth and re...
One of the craziest oddities of the English language is that there are
so many different collective nouns that all mean "group" but which are
specific to what particular thing there is a group of: a
of elephants, a
of people, a of crayons, a