There’s now an even more precise “recipe” for blowing the perfect bubble

Enlarge / Scientists have long been fascinated with the math and physics of bubbles. (credit: Tim Robberts/Getty Images) A team of mathematicians has devised the most precise recipe yet for blowing perfect bubbles, and it’s not just for fun and frolics. Achieving a better understanding of the dynamics at work could lead to more efficient industrial […]

Let science be your guide for the perfect Labor Day BBQ

Enlarge / The secret to yummy brisket and ribs lies in food chemistry and phase transitions. (credit: TayFos/Getty Images) Imagine this nightmare Labor Day scenario. You’ve invited a large group of friends over for pulled BBQ pork or a delicious beef brisket. That morning, you confidently place your meat in the smoker, handy digital thermometer […]

The Birth of America’s Obsession With the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Wanted: someone to set the record straight on coffee’s health effects and work out the recipe for a perfect cup. This was the National Coffee Roasters Association’s proposition to Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Samuel Prescott in 1920, in exchange for $ 40,000 worth of funding (half a million today). The public was fed up […]

Liverpool continue perfect start with slender Crystal Palace win as Milner and Mane bag

Liverpool beat Crystal Palace courtesy of a James Milner penalty (Image: GETTY) The man who netted 44 goals last year and was on Monday nominated for the Uefa Player-of-the-Year award, may not have scored at Selhurst Park last night – but he was at the apex of everything. It was Salah who was controversially tripped […]

Rihanna was the perfect bridesmaid at her childhood friend’s wedding — and totally ducked the bridal bouquet

Getty Images Over the weekend, Rihanna was a bridesmaid at her longtime friend Sonita’s wedding. The pair first met at The Combermere School in Barbados and have remained close ever since. Rihanna shared a few cheeky snaps with the bride in matching robes. She also hilariously ducked the bridal bouquet toss.  Showing up the bride […]

Younger Recap: How Perfect Was [Spoiler]'s Reaction to Liza's Secret?

More people should react to Liza’s big secret the way Caitlin did on Tuesday’s episode of Younger. RELATEDYounger: Is Charles’ Scruff Hot or Not? Plus More TV Qs! Unfortunately, Liza’s advice to Caitlin (“We accept the love we think we deserve”) led to her pumping the brakes on things with Charles. “I just spent the weekend […]

Meghan Markle: Why is Prince Harry flying to couple’s ‘perfect place’ without his wife?

Meghan Markle, 37, Duchess of Sussex, married Prince Harry, 33, on 19 May this year. The couple are known to have a strong attachment to Botswana, a country in Southern Africa. They spent both their third date, which took place in 2016, and Meghan’s 36th birthday last year in the country. So why is it […]