Alex Loukopoulos

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Here’s the one VR concept that the smartest people at Oculus admit they’re nowhere near figuring out

We finally have a workable virtual-reality platform, but plenty of obstacles are between us and a <i>Star Trek</i>-style holodeck.<p>If you reach out to touch a table, you’ll feel the molecules of that piece of furniture push against your hand. Do the same thing in virtual reality, and you’ll feel nothing. …

Virtual Reality

The Fastest Rising Name For Baby Boys In 2014? Hint: It’s In The Danger Zone.

Not content to wait until the end of the year to reveal how much pop culture has influenced the way that people named their babies in 2014, Nameberry has released the Top 100 lists for newborn boys and girls names at the halfway point for this year. The frontrunners thus far are Imogen for girls …

3D printing helps surgeons save 5-year-old's life

A practice surgical procedure on a 3D-printed tumor has helped surgeons successfully remove the tricky real one from a 5-year-old boy in Spain.<p>The boy was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a common form of cancer in children that typically occurs around the stomach. Because of the locations of these …

Tumors

Chai Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream

<i>I wrote this post as part of the Plugrá Butter Brigade. Thanks, Plugrá, for sponsoring this post and for making my favorite butter!</i><p>Perspective.<p>In the …

One-Pot Wonders: Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups With Feta and Mint

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Whoever first thought of cracking an egg into the center of a halved avocado and baking it is a genius in my book. This recipe, which features the egg-avocado creation set atop naan bread with feta and mint, is one of the …

How to Make Ginormous, Fluffy Pancakes With Your Rice Cooker

Pancakes are fantastic, buttery beings. The post-cleanup can be disastrous, however, with your fingers covered in egg goo and batter dripping from every inch of kitchen surface. Dramatizations aside, if you crave the idea of a homemade breakfast but are known to burn an eggo waffle, this DIY …

Breakfast

Orecchiette with Corn, Greens, and Ricotta

4 Servings<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound orecchiette<p>2 oz. bacon, chopped<p>2 cups fresh corn kernels<p>8 cups Swiss chard leaves, chopped<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 oz. ricotta<p>Torn fresh basil leaves (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Cook orecchiette; drain, reserving ¾ cup pasta cooking …

Philips AirFryer

Say goodbye to your deep fryer and hello to healthier food with the Philips AirFryer. As the name suggests, this nifty appliance can fry foods with …

pasta and fried zucchini salad

Every time I make an Ottolenghi recipe, I become convinced that he has finally lost his mind. <i>Really, turmeric, black sesame seeds and parmesan</i> …

10 exciting new stir-fry recipes to try this summer

Summer is the ideal season for stir-fries: It’s far too hot to fire up the oven, and stir-fry recipes typically need less than 10 minutes of cooking time. Plus, stir-fries are the perfect way to use the seasonal produce you found at the market (or whatever lingers in your crisper). It's easy enough …

Recipes

16 New Rules of Business

Entrepreneurs are nothing if not a trailblazing bunch, and they know firsthand that many rules were made to be broken. From hiring to time …

Brazil's anti-World Cup street art – in pictures

With the World Cup starting in Brazil this week, we look at some of the street art that shows that not everyone is looking forward to The Greatest Show on Earth

Just one of many WWII pictures you've probably never seen.

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