Daily Archives: May 25, 2018

The best way to grill corn? With the husks still on

There’s only a few weeks before summer ends: Don’t spend them grilling sub-par corn.  (iStock) When it comes to end-of-summer cooking, all we want to do is grill, grill, and grill some more. Which generally means corn with every meal, because you pretty much can’t have a cookout without grilled corn on the cob. But when it comes to making grilled corn, ...

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Inflight entertainment

Russell shares a funny moment from a recent flight Taken from Stand Up Central on Comedy Central. Wednesdays at 10pm. Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/russellhoward Facebook: https://www.facebook.co… source

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Dear oil helps some emerging economies and harms others

When they are not fretting about the American dollar or Chinese debt, policymakers in emerging economies keep a close eye on the oil market. The price of Brent crude has risen by nearly 50% in the past year to around $80 a barrel. It ranks as the 11th-biggest spike in the past 70 years (adjusted for inflation), according to UBS, ...

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A planetary census puts humans in their place

BILLIONS of years ago a star began to die. In the process, it created something new: 65,500 billion tonnes of carbon that would later be incorporated into the nascent planet Earth. That carbon is still there, and nowadays a fair chunk of it makes up the bodies of living beings. A new study, published this week by Yinon Bar-On and ...

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