Ginger Millet Porridge and Weightlessness

Equatorial Guinean Breakfast GINGER MILLET PORRIDGE INGREDIENTS 1 cup millet flour 1 tablespoon sugar ½ teaspoon grated ginger (or ¼ teaspoon ginger powder) 1⅓ cups water 1⅓ cups milk ¼ teaspoon cinnamon Makes 3 bowls. […]

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Texas Chili and the Universe

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American Entree TEXAS CHILI INGREDIENTS 3 pounds beef chuck or sirloin 2 tablespoons lard or vegetable oil 3 garlic cloves 1 medium onion 1 jalapeno pepper 2 tomatoes 1 7-ounce can green chile peppers ½ […]

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Shrimp Creole and Space Travel

Cajun Entree SHRIMP CREOLE INGREDIENTS ⅔ cup rice 1½ pounds shrimp will shells on 1⅓ cups water 1 stalk celery 2 garlic cloves 1 green bell pepper 1 large onion 3 tablespoons butter ½ teaspoon […]

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Bosnian Sausage and How It Started the Universe

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Bosnian Entree ĆEVAPI (sausage) INGREDIENTS 2 cloves garlic 1 small onion 1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground lamb ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon parsley 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt […]

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Antigravity

This world is stupid and it’s not fair. Jill Y is a Scientist and gets to play with time machines, all the time. I’m not allowed to use the time machine or even touch the […]

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Lost in Space with George Clooney? Why I’m Having Second Thoughts

I loved the feature film Gravity and must confess that being stranded with George Clooney wouldn’t be a problem. But immersed in Gravity, I couldn’t help but have a few sci-fi flashbacks. That’s when I […]

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Unicorn Bites 10/1/13

Me: “There’s something in my shoe.” My wife: “What is it?” Me: “My foot.” I’m as amazed as anyone that she occasionally has sex with me. — James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) October 1, 2013 […]

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