Today in 1918, the birthday of Venetia Burney, who at age eleven, did something few people have done: she named a planet!
Judging by metronome marks on his sheet music, Ludwig von Beethoven wanted his compositions played really, really fast. Or did he? A new data analysis suggests that the master composer and early metronome adopter may have just misread his device as he wrote down tempos. Plus: Lady Gaga has her own cookies!
A day later, the cookies are baked!
For the first time in Christmas baking history, the old boy is getting his ingredients organized beforehand!
Maybe everyone in junior high was right: the clothes you wear really can make you cool! At least if those clothes are the new fabric developed in China with a kind of cooling system embedded inside. Plus: it's National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, so let's find out about the largest chocolate chip cookie of all time.
Of all the great breakthroughs we’ve made in outer space, there are none sweeter than this: last month, astronauts on the International Space Station baked chocolate chip cookies. But baking cookies in space is a little different than baking them on Earth. Plus: a new device called the Exolung can keep air flowing for virtually as long as a diver likes.
This week's videos are (very) loosely themed around desserts - fitting that we're all coming down from the Halloween sugar rush.
We’re making cookies with some of the leftover Halloween candy.
Blurry, I know, but the three year old was blowing kisses to the baked goods on our way out of the house this morning.
It's a bit runny but for a first try I'm pretty happy with it!