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Ma Yansong Creates A Meat Rug For Dogs

You know Ma Yansong’s firm MAD Architects for bold, environmentally-inspired architecture: its icy mountains on the Harbin Cultural Island; the modern pyramid of the Lucas Museum; the funnel clouds of the Absolute Towers. But now, Ma takes on his next challenge: dog rugs shaped like meat.<p>The rugs …

Abandoned Warehouse Reclaimed by the Sprawling Roots and Branches of a Banyan Tree

For the past 70 years, nature has been gradually reclaiming an abandoned warehouse in the Taiwanese city of Tainan. Overgrown with a massive, sprawling banyan tree that has swallowed the walls and roof of the building, the eerily beautiful Anping Tree House is an example of the pervasive power of …

Norwegian Park Allows Visitors to Play with Wolves Under the Northern Lights

Norway's Polar Park allows visitors to get up close and personal with majestic wolves, who you'd ordinarily expect to be enclosed behind a fence. For their <i>Howl Night</i>, guests can spend the night amongst these mysterious animals as they howl beneath the moon (and even the Northern Lights). People can …

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A Restaurant Stored Its Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns in the Bathroom

There goes food safety down the toilet: According to the <i>Topeka Capital-Journal</i>, a Sonic in Kansas was caught storing its hamburger and hot dog buns in one of its restrooms. Customer Josh Benteman posted a photo on Facebook this week showing stacks upon stacks of buns on red carts just inches from …

How to Make a Whole Roasted Fish

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you’ve ever been to a restaurant and been brave enough to order a whole fish, complete with head and tail, you know that you are …

How to Tell When Your 5-Year-Old Likes His Lunch

<i>If you like reading what Amanda feeds her kids, you'll love taking a look into what other people—both in the food world and the world at large—prepare for their own children (and occasionally their significant others and maybe even their pets). Prepare to be either resentful or appreciative of your</i> …

The New Rules of Grilling

Seven ways to improve your barbecue game, from one of America's best young butchers.<p>After a successful career as a bass guitarist in various indie rock bands, Bryan Mayer, age 41, decided to switch disciplines and eventually settled on butchering. He read a few books, hacked apart some animals and …

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Hoax Alert: The Waitress Who Smacked a Gropey Customer Was an Actress

Looks like that video of a female server smacking a handsy male customer was a hoax. France 24 reports (via Grub Street) the video, which has now been viewed over 8 million times, is a fake.<p>In the video, a waitress is seen approaching a customer at the bar for payment. He attempts to put cash into …

The Food Podcasts We Keep Coming Back To (And You Should, Too)

We love a good podcast—these are our favorite food-themed ones.<p>**<p>You're already on the internet. Open up a new tab and get to know our favorite food-adjacent brands, accounts, and handles on the web.<p>We do a lot of cool things here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>, but one of the projects that has us most excited is …

Get A Free Donut At Dunkin' Donuts On Friday, June 5

National Donut Day is on Friday, June 5 and Dunkin' Donuts wants you to have <b>FREE DONUTS</b> to celebrate.<p>The offer applies to participating Dunkin' Donuts locations across the nation, the company said in a press release, though customers will need to purchase a beverage to qualify for the deal. Even …

The New Black-and-White Cookie

Quick: Chocolate or vanilla? You're in luck, because with this recipe you get to have both.<p>In our riff on the classic black-and-white cookie, we don't frost a cake-like base with the two flavors. Instead, we make each cookie from half vanilla dough with chocolate chips and half chocolate dough with …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Renowned French Photog Jailed for Swindling $455m from France’s Richest Woman

French photographer Francois-Marie Banier has been sentenced to three years in jail after the courts found him guilty of taking advantage of France’s …

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SourceForge Accused of Bundling GIMP with Adware

If you’ve downloaded a copy of GIMP for Windows from SourceForge in recent days, you may want to double check to make sure you didn’t get other …

How to Make a 35mm Pinhole Camera That Shoots Sprocket Photos

Want to play around with pinhole photography by building your own cardboard camera? Photographer Raymundo Panduro of <i>Pixel Análogo</i> has just released a …

Don’t Leave Home Without These Essential Photography Tools

It happens to us all. The light looks great, we rush out the door with our camera bag and start to shoot. Only then do we realise we are missing …

Before and After Comparisons of the Visual Effects in Mad Max: Fury Road

One of the big Hollywood blockbusters to hit the silver screen this year has been Mad Max: Fury Road, which has gotten rave reviews, with many …