Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds angel hair pasta 3/4 cup tamari 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste 1/2 cup toasted sesame oil 1 red pepper 1 bunch cilantro, coarsely chopped Preparation Boil pasta in ample water, stirring frequently, according to directions on package (about 5 to 6 minutes). Drain pasta and rinse to cool. […]
Part 3: The Photographer Photographer and adventurer Cory Richards chronicles the challenges and dangers of exploring the far-flung caves of Nepal, in the exciting conclusion of this three-part series. Source: National Geographic Live!
Part 2: The Scientist National Geographic grantee and archaeologist Mark Aldenderfer reveals the treasures waiting to be discovered within the sky caves of Nepal — stunning murals, deteriorating manuscripts, and ancient artifacts — in the second of this three-part series. Source: National Geographic Live!
Part 1: The Climber Legendary climber Peter Athans joins a team of explorers to unearth the hidden relics of Nepal’s ancient and remote caves, in the first of this three-part series. Source: National Geographic Live!
By Noah Gordon A young English boy in the Middle Ages discovers that he has an extraordinary, virtually sixth-sense talent for diagnosing extreme illness. He becomes apprenticed to a travelling barber-surgeon, and eventually realizes that he has a deep and abiding drive to become a full-fledged physician. And not only a physician, but the best […]
By Kim Stanley Robinson Imagine that the Black Plague in Europe in the late Middle Ages killed not 30% of the European population, but 99%. Modern history, politics, economics, and global culture as a whole would be completely different. Europe and Europeans would be completely absent from the world stage. Which nations would be the […]
by Maria Popova “Everyone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that some spirit is manifest in the laws of the universe, one that is vastly superior to that of man.” Read more
Too Few Felines This is a brief compilation video, including some of earth’s most endangered small wild cats: the clouded leopard, the sand cat, the fishing cat, Pallas’s cat, the Iriomote cat, and the Iberian lynx.
Whale sharks are the largest fish on the planet and feed on some of the smallest organisms in the oceans! Many whale sharks can be found off the coast of Mexico every summer to feed on fish eggs and coral spawn. They are 1 of only 3 filter feeding sharks and are harmless to humans. […]
Here’s a fun and funny geography lesson! Perhaps ‘Where in the World Wednesdays’ is a new theme. Genieten! (Enjoy)