‘Freakish’ Sunspot Wows Astronomers

AR 2192, the largest sunspot seen since the beginning of the current 11-year cycle that started in 2008, is producing strong solar flares.

A Wisecracking Biochemist Shares Her Kitchen ABCs

Shirley Corriher, author of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking, has tips on taking the bitter bite out of coffee, and holding onto cabbage’s red hue while it’s in the pan.

A Black Cosmetic Company Sells, Or Sells Out?

Entrepreneur Lisa Price started Carol’s Daughter to create natural hair and skin products for black women. Now that L’Oreal owns the brand, can it maintain the loyalty of African-American customers?