Make the most of International Day of Happiness.
Most of you probably weren’t even sperm when the first Ramones record came out, so this Times oral history of “the story behind the debut” will also double as ancient history for you, particularly considering that all the principals are dead.
Here’s Annabel’s bedroom window. Annabel brushed a layer of “starch jelly” on each window pane. The jelly, which acts as an adhesive, consists of two tablespoons of cornstarch and an equal amount of cold water. Then, Annabel added 3 cups of boiling water to the mixture. Before she mixed the gel, Annabel cut out a rectangular piece of … Continued
Here’s what you should do about it.
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. We’re trying out a new approach, with fewer news items but more detail, so please bear with us. Also, welcome to the first day of FiveThirtyEight’s third year under ESPN. Yesterday was our 2nd birthday. Didn’t you see everyone partying […]
This is the response by the current and future leaders of the free world?
Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up a problem related to the things we hold dear around here — math, logic and probability. These problems, puzzles and riddles come from lots of top-notch puzzle folks around the world, including you, the readers. You’ll find this week’s puzzle below. Mull it over on your […]
What you need: Soil A knife A large flower pot A drainage tube Duct tape Wire fencing A tarp Cable ties Stones Flower seeds 1. Start by making a few small holes along the drainage tube. Then, cover one end of the tube with duct tape and put that end in the middle of the pot. Image … Continued
TGIF! It’s been a busy week—and with Holy Week coming up, I’m pretty sure we all need a little break in between. So, we at #TeamPreenPH put together a roundup of events to help you slow it down this weekend. From camp outs, to makeup workshops, and even color festivals, we’re sure you’ll find your […]
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Sony has released many details about the $399 Playstation VR during the 2016 Game Developer’s Conference, but one of the…
1. She’s not necessarily insecure. Worrying about whether or not she’s loved isn’t always a product of low self-esteem, it’s also what happens when you acknowledge the reality that love does not always last, and often unexpectedly so. 2.
It’s all so hot—until someone gets E. coli.
★★★★ Daylight played inside the apartment. The four-year-old complained that the fresh air coming through the windows, while the bacon was frying, made him too cold. Blue from the zenith gleamed on the curve of a dark steel curb facing underfoot. A yellowed haze gathered. Full sun fell on the forecourt, and one tree had […]
The Windy City just got a little cooler for women.
John Goodman came out last weekend with a new movie, “10 Cloverfield Lane,” and he is in a familiar role: a second-billed actor in a well-regarded movie. “Cloverfield” holds above a “90 percent fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes, right up there with the top 10 John Goodman movies ever. But it feels weird to call […]
Using hidden cameras, two brave Syrian women show us what life is like inside al-Raqqah, capital city of the Islamic State…
Rise and grind!
You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. We’re trying out a new approach, with fewer news items but more detail, so please bear with us. 3 delegates Something very interesting happened in the state of Illinois among Trump voters. Home of weird elections, the state has some […]
1. Start by mixing the egg yolks, cream cheese, and a little sweetener in a bowl. 2. Whisk together. 3. Mix the baking powder and the egg whites in a separate bowl. 4. Whisk the egg whites and baking soda together with an electric mixer. 5. Add the egg yolk mixture. Pour carefully to make sure the egg whites don’t get flat. … Continued
Most CEOs of video game companies are either vilified, or ignored, but that wasn’t the case with Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata. Eight…