NYTimes Puzzles

Lots of puzzles at the New York Times. Some require a subscription but many others are free. nytimes.com/puzzles Current favorite is Spelling Bee

Po’Daddy Chilli

This one is easy: 1 can beans – Black or whatever you have. Don’t bother draining them. Why would you? Bean can juice is delicious! And full of that umami meatiness. Also, draining takes more effort and means more washing up afterward. I stock up on canned beans when I see them on sale. Often… Continue reading Po’Daddy Chilli

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May 2017: Split Decisions

Split Decisions
by George Bredehorn

The only clues in this crossword are the letter pairs provided in the grid. Each answer across and down consists of two words, which share the letters to be entered in the empty squares. …

How We Judge a Good Game—Part 1

As part of our support for the Choice of Games Contest for Interactive Novels, we will be posting an irregular series of blog posts discussing important design and writing criteria for games. We hope that these can both provide guidance for people participating in the Contest and also help people understand how we think about questions of game design and some best practices. These don’t modify the evaluation criteria for the Contest, and (except as noted) participants are not required to conform to our recommendations–but it’s probably a good idea to listen when judges tell you what they’re looking for.

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Ben Carson Just Got a Whole Lot Wrong About the Brain

Oh, if only your brain remembered everything you ever encountered. The post Ben Carson Just Got a Whole Lot Wrong About the Brain appeared first on WIRED. Ben Carson Just Got a Whole Lot Wrong About the Brain Source: Wired – Science

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