Hot Jupiters

NASA Scientists Created a Super-Hot Exoplanet Atmosphere on Earth

A team heated a cloud of gas up to 2,000°F and blasted it with radiation to see what happens on giant planets that orbit very close to their stars.
Becky Ferreira

Here's a Baby Back Rib Recipe You Can Make in Your Oven

If a summer storm interferes with your barbecue plans, this recipe for juicy baby back pork ribs can be made inside with a regular oven.
Munchies Staff

Dry-Rub Oven Babyback Pork Ribs Recipe

Not wanting to start Regional Barbecue World War Three, here’s a non-denominational recipe for oven ribs.
Richard Parks

Dirty Work: Getting Fish Drunk on Lemongrass-Chili Sauce with Angela Dimayuga of Mission Chinese Food

Angela Dimayuga of Mission Chinese Food shows us that you can use freshly picked eggplants, peppers, and tomatoes to get a fish drunk. Well—to make 'drunken fish,' that is.
Munchies Staff
Restaurant Confessionals

Stealing Money from a Hookah Bar Till Is the Easiest Part of the Gig

I was a waiter at a hookah bar in East London where Justin Timberlake blasted on repeat while the waitstaff was constantly stealing from the till. Years later, I've only realized just how special that time was.

These Danish Chefs Just Made Italian Pizza Even Better

Bæst restaurant in Copenhagen is shaking up the geographical notion of the world's best pizza with their wildcard dough. Their crew doesn't want you to half-bake frozen pizzas anymore, so here's a visual guide to making their pies at home without...
Munchies Staff
Faroe Islands

This Is What Happens When You're Too Fat to Fly

In the Faroe Islands, an archipelago in the North Atlantic, baby fulmar birds float around helplessly until they lose enough weight to fly. For one week a year, Faroese hunt them in their boats, scooping them from the sea.
Elise Coker

The No-Name Street Pizza That Feeds Guadalajara's Bar Crowd

Outside a busy mezcal bar in Guadalajara, there's a white guy from San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood who makes some of the most amazing pizzas from a mobile, wood-burning oven, and every night he's flocked by drunk-hungry patrons with pesos...
Scarlett Lindeman

How-To: Make Lard Biscuits With Cara Nicoletti

A former pastry chef, fourth generation butcher, and food writer/blogger of Yummy-Books.com, Cara makes the flakiest, airiest lard biscuits we've ever tasted north of the Mason-Dixon line.
Cara Nicoletti