Australians are playing through a record-breaking Christmas heat wave

Don Arnold/Getty Images Temperature records have been smashed as a Christmas heat wave has the southeastern corner of Australia in a stranglehold. The hottest place in the country, Marble Bar in the Pilbara of Western Australia hit an all-time heat record of 120 degrees Fahreneit (49 degrees Celsius) on Thursday. December and Christmas are only […]

Heat on LeBron after explosive week

LeBron James has gotten some noses out of joint this week with some big statements. The NBA superstar can arguably say what he wants at this point in his career but has made himself few friends this week. He’s what the 33-year-old said. LEBRON TAKES AIM AT NFL’S ‘OLD WHITE MEN’ LeBron James has savaged […]

Salt Fat Acid Heat on Netflix: Viewers go CRAZY for Samin Nosrat's focaccia recipe

Nosrat’s focaccia recipe from episode one of the Netflix series has sent viewers wild after she went to Liguria in Northern Italy to look at the properties of olive oil, pork, fat and cheese, discovering how they enhance the flavour of food. As part of the episode, Nosrat whipped up some Ligurian focaccia in a […]

Extreme heat of Vesuvius eruption vaporized body fluids, exploded skulls

Enlarge / Italian scientists detected red and black mineral incrustations in victims’ skulls—the iron from human blood. (credit: P. Petrone et al.) The catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD wiped out several nearby towns and killed thousands of people. It has long been supposed that the vast majority died from asphyxiation, choking on […]

A budget supermarket is selling ready-made scrambled eggs for $2 a portion — but you could scramble fresh eggs in the time it takes to heat them up

Iceland British budget supermarket Iceland just launched ready-made scrambled eggs. The eggs come in a microwaveable pouch and cost £1.50 ($ 2) per 250g portion. Iceland says the product was developed for workers and students who were short on time, skill, or workplace cooking facilities. People on social media were quick to condemn the product […]

Trump’s US-Mexico NAFTA deal is already taking heat for failing to include Canada

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday it intends to enter a bilateral trade deal with Mexico — and Canada can join later. Talks between US and Canadian officials broke down on Friday, in part due to leaked Trump comments saying the US doesn’t intend to compromise. More negotiations between Canada and […]