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Recipe: Four-Layer Carrot Cake with Scalloped Cream Cheese Frosting

<b>Make the cake:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat 2 (8- or 9-inch) round cake pans with oil, then line the bottom of …

Feline body confident? You can now sign up for a butt-naked run through London Zoo

Would you strip off for a big cat? If the answer’s yes, this could get a little awkward. If it’s ‘maybe, unless you’re talking about a weird sex …

England

Recipe: Sweet Potato Fajitas

Sweet Potato Fajitas<p>Serves 4 to 5<p><i>For the fajitas:</i> <br>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1 clove garlic, minced <br>1 teaspoon kosher salt <br>1/2 teaspoon ground cumin <br>1/2 …

Recipes

Giant Lava Lamp Inside Earth Causes Magnetic Field Reversal

Understanding what happens below the surface.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Data, History, Planets & Rock<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to …

Fitness trackers: friend or frenemy?

Let’s set the scene: it’s 11.30pm on a Tuesday and my husband is waiting for me in bed. He thinks I’m making myself a herbal tea. But while the …

How You Can Become a Morning Person

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

America's Highest-Paid CEO Took Home $237 Million in 2016

An acquisition made one executive very, very wealthy.<p>Lots of CEOs make big bucks. But which one earned the most last year? The answer is actually not …

Labour Announce Plans To Abolish Tuition Fees

The Labour Party has announced plans to scrap university tuition fees all together if they win the General Election in June.<p>Outlined in their …

This NASA Image of a Nebula is as Cool as Photos Can Get

By on<p>Filed Under Science, Dope Space Pics, History & Stars<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>On Wednesday, NASA …

Diversity takes center stage at Microsoft Build

It happens every year. At major tech events across the country, white guy after white guy takes the stage to hype innovative new products at Apple, Google, Microsoft and others. If we’re lucky, we might get a token person of color, or perhaps even a female speaker to remind us that this is the tech …

Build Developer Conference

Taxi companies fined for taking advantage of refugees fleeing to Canada

Three Plattsburgh, New York, taxi cab companies will pay financial penalties for taking advantage of illegal immigrants fleeing the United States for Canada through practices including price gouging, the New York Attorney General's office said on Wednesday.<p>It said in a statement the fines came as …

The 5 Most Jaw-dropping Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect swimming hole. But, …

Watch a Rare Drone Video of a Blue Whale Feeding

Blue whales are picky eaters. It’s not because they’re finicky about flavors; it's the meal's size that matters. The ocean giants eschew small, …

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Biology

Marie Chouinard’s take on Bosch is beautifully unsettling

Sin abounds in Hieronymous Bosch's <i>The Garden of Earthly Delights –</i> and if you can squeeze past the throngs of tourists typically paused in front of the 16th-century triptych at Madrid's Prado Museum, the debauchery is mesmerizing.<p>I got to see this masterwork of the Northern Renaissance a few weeks …

Art

South Africa in uproar over painting of president in sex act with Mandela

JOHANNESBURG — A South African painting showing the president in what appears to be a sexual act with Nelson Mandela is stirring outrage as well as …

An 18-Year-Old With Schizophrenia Is Turning Her Hallucinations Into Powerful Art

"My illustrations make me feel less lonely, so I hope I can do the same for other people."

Here's why Google went to Burning Man to find its next CEO

Steven Kotler is a performance expert and the coauthor of "Stealing Fire." In this video, Kotler explains why Google relies on creating group-flow states, and how Larry Page and Sergey Brin used Burning Man to find the right CEO. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Google used Burning Man to</i> …

Silicon Valley

Here’s the 50 cheapest cities in the world to backpack in 2017

Price of Travel have put together a “Backpacker Index” which breaks down the costs of visiting cities around the world. This research was formulated …

Thanks to a little-known airline hack, traveling around the world could be cheaper than you realize

I'll admit, I had nearly written off the possibility of booking an around the world trip and visiting a handful of countries in one fell swoop for fear that I'd never land on a total airline fare I could stomach.<p>Then I learned about the Round-the-World (RTW) ticket, a program offered by the major …

Heathrow

Google reaches $7.8 million settlement in its Android antitrust case in Russia

Google has reached a settlement with Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) agency in the antitrust case the Russian search rival Yandex had originally filed, claiming Google had violated local competition rules. The case revolved around how Google had required handset makers to pre-load their …

New in Wearable Health Tech: A Wrist Sensor That Works Up a Sweat

Researchers who are trying to find a way to make wearable health technology real say they’ve taken a big step with a device that generates enough sweat to be useful.<p>They’ve built a prototype that generates a few drops of perspiration — enough to measure blood sugar and to monitor other bodily …

Diabetes

Facebook Spaces VR Is Now Open To The Public

Known as Facebook Spaces and available to Oculus Rift users, the beta shows the promise of what VR could be when linked to a user’s social graph.<p>Is your avatar ready for its closeup? Three years after Facebook’s $3 billion acquisition of Oculus, and a year after the launch of the Oculus Rift, the …

E-bikes are booming among boomers

They make it easier to go the distance.<p>E-bikes have long been disdained in the cycling community as a cop-out. When I write about them on TreeHugger, …

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Once Upon a Time

A Tuscany Morning

Fire Hydrant Field

Liroz Haim - somewhere in Ghent