Alex Lancaster

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10 Most Popular Recipes of 2014

It seemed like 2014 was all about Cronuts and other crazy hybrid foods. But when you look at the recipes people searched for the most, it was …

Books of the year 2014

The twenty-three books this scientist read this year, offered as a guide to the interested and the wary<p>It is New Year’s Day and I should be looking forward but I’ve been busy – and delayed by the flu – so I’m not yet done looking back. Listed below with potted reviews are the 23 books I read in …

Chelsea Transfer News: Roman Abramovich Slammed Over Andrej Kramaric Rumours

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has been accused of "football murder." That's the astonishing claim of Dinamo Zagreb executive director Zdravko Mamic.<p>His attack on the man controlling the Chelsea purse strings, relates to the Stamford Bridge club's pursuit of Croatian striker Andrej Kramaric. A …

23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year

Gallery23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year<p>After the crown roast of pork, the Christmas goose, and the ham, after the plates upon plates of cookies and pies and cheesecakes, it can feel good to whip out the blender come January 1st, and make breakfast something bright, fresh, and light. And while you …

Manchester United Transfer News: Top Rumours on New Year's Day 2015

The start of the new year means the January transfer window is nearly upon us, and according to the latest rumours, Manchester United are already moving to get some of their business done in a timely fashion.<p><i>Marca</i>'s Jose Feliz Diaz reports the Red Devils are ready to turn Radamel Falcao's loan deal …

Chelsea Transfer News: Top Rumours Surrounding Blues on New Year's Day 2015

New Year's Day 2015 means the January transfer window is right around the corner, and fans of Chelsea probably can't wait to find out what the Blues have in store for them once the wheeling and dealing starts.<p>The Blues had a fantastic summer and quickly rose to the top of the Premier League …

New Year's Day Premier League results

33 goals scored in 10 matches -- these games were bonkers.<p>New Year's Day football is here, and the Premier League is doing it right again with their timing regarding their expansion into global markets. Even if you don't like soccer, you're probably watching soccer just so you can watch sports all …

5 (New!) Ways to Top Avocado Toast

From salsa verde to toasted nuts, here are 5 creative ways to mix up your avocado toast<p>Avocado toast is soo last year. Actually, now that we mention it, we’ve been singing the praises of avocado toast for at least two years now.<p>Despite all the new ways we’re topping our toast this year, we’re still …

Breakfast

The Best Video Game Design Of 2014

Some of our favorite games, from Monument Valley to Bitcoin Bilionaire.<p>This may have been the year that video games were finally recognized as an art form in popular culture, and for good reason: Video games are expanding to include a larger diversity of players than ever before and a wider variety …

9 Ways to Cozy Up to Dinner, the Nicholas Day Way

This time of year, it can be easy to fall victim to the Winter Blues. Snow that was once pure has turned to slush, the chill in the air is no longer charming, and the next holiday you're looking forward to is... Valentine's Day? Thankfully, we've got the cure: comfort food, and lots of it; with a …

Cooking

Complete Report Card for Juventus in 2014

Now that it has drawn to a close, 2014 was undoubtedly a tumultuous year for Juventus. The grand Old Lady of Italian football has enjoyed some major accomplishments, yet also suffered some crushing disappointments.<p>Winning last season’s league title—the club’s third successive Scudetto—with a record …

Soccer

IRL: The Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that leaves you wanting more

Gone are the days when you had to carry a hefty camera to capture life's best moments. For the most part, we have smartphone makers to thank for that, aided by steady improvements to imaging sensors. At the same time, though, a number of other manufacturers have made it their mission to build …

Episode 3: Let's Get Healthy(ish)

The third episode of the Bon Appétit Foodcast is all about getting healthy... but in a way that doesn't make you want to groan.<p>In the third episode of the <i>Bon Appétit</i> Foodcast, our host and editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport is joined by senior food editor Alison Roman and chef of El Rey, Gerardo …

Healthy Eating

The 2015 Food Lover's Cleanse Guidelines

Here's all the guidelines you need to know for the 2015 Food Lover's Cleanse<p>Happy New Year! Champagne-filled revelry and holiday excess has hit hard the past few weeks, but the official start of the 2015 Food Lover’s Cleanse is upon us (January 2). I would imagine that most of us are ready for a …

Nutrition

Review: Automatic, a Simple, Smart Driving Assistant for Willing Drivers

Can this little device help you save money on gas?<p><i>You’re driving too fast! You’re braking too hard! Slow your roll, woman!</i><p>For the past several weeks, I’ve heard little reminders that I’m being a little too aggressive behind the wheel, but they weren’t coming from a back-seat driver. Instead, they …

Volkswagen

10 Best Chrome Extensions You May Not Have Tried

Beste Chrome extensions<p>I’m a huge fan of adding functionality to my browser, and we’ve featured some great extensions to supercharge Chrome in the past. Here are a few more Chrome extensions that you might not have heard of, but are certainly worth a try.<p>Jot<p>If you’re constantly working in your …

Apps

Hart wary of threat posed by Manchester City No.2 Caballero

The England goalkeeper has established himself as Manuel Pellegrini's first choice this season but knows the importance of keeping his form going with the Spaniard in the wings<p>Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is wary of the threat posed by number two Willy Caballero as he looks to keep his place …

Maybe this Arsenal team isn't so Arsenal after all?

Arsenal's clinical victory over West Ham offered a promising vision of the future.<p>The dawn of the social media age has brought the bile and bitterness between rival football fans to an all-time high, but it wasn't long ago that things were a little different. Instead of the weekly ridicule that now …

Sticky sensors will monitor your body's organs

Health sensors that attach directly to your organs to are potentially very useful, since they can measure miniscule electrical signals and other details that might otherwise fly under the radar. There's just one problem: actually sticking those devices on to something that soft and squishy is …

At Endurance Horse Race in Chile, Feeling Thrills of a Fast-Growing Sport

Pedro Pablo Gomez trains horses that win—and fetch dollars from Middle East sheikhs.<p>CASABLANCA, Chile—There are compelling reasons for dismounting from your horse and running alongside it in the fourth of five loops in a 120-kilometer (80-mile) race through dusty hill country not far from the …

South America