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Dozens Evacuate In Washington State, Fearing Landslide

Enlarge this image Washington’s Yakima Valley is preparing for a potential landslide, as a crack in Rattlesnack Ridge grows by the day. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. hide caption toggle caption Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. The first to notice the growing crack in Rattlesnake Ridge was a local pilot, back in October. Since then, geologists have been monitoring the area in Washington state, and report that 4 million cubic yards of land have moved in just a couple of months — faster than was expected. As Anna King of the Northwest News Network…

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Sheet Pan Pizza with Roasted Cauliflower and Greens

I’ve played around a lot with homemade pizza over the years — making this dough and that dough, trying thin crust pizzas on a baking stones and the backs of baking sheets, baking pizzas for one and pizzas for four. But sheet pan pizza is my new best friend! And it can be yours, too. Continue reading “Sheet Pan Pizza with Roasted Cauliflower and Greens” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Sheet Pan Pizza with Roasted Cauliflower and Greens

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No-Knead Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

This no-knead pizza dough is laughably easy. Just whisk flour, yeast and salt in a bowl, add water and stir. Let rise, covered, overnight, and make your pizza. That’s it. My recipe is based on the no-knead bread recipe originally developed by Jim Lahey at the Sullivan Street Bakery in New York City. Here, I’ve added whole wheat flour to up the nutritional value and modified the amounts to make a dough that’s perfectly proportioned for making sheet pan pizza. Continue reading “No-Knead Whole Wheat Pizza Dough” » … Read…

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A Tenn. Man Recently Discovered The Largest Prime Number Known To Humankind

Enlarge this image Illustration and Painting erhui1979/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption erhui1979/Getty Images This past week, a FedEx employee from Germantown, Tenn., made a massive discovery — and it wasn’t in any packages. John Pace found the largest prime number known to humankind. And that number goes on to more than 23 million digits. “So it’s longer than anybody really wants to sit down and hear,” he says. If you’re not great at math, here’s a primer: Prime numbers can only be divided by 1 and themselves. Pace found…

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