Alexandros Protogeropoulos

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Why scientists are surprised by this strange giant planet and its three suns

In a strange solar system 320 light years from our own, scientists have spotted a planet with three suns that rise in the morning and set at night.<p>Luke Skywalker's two-sunned home planet of Tatooine has nothing on this real-life world in our own galaxy.<p>The newly discovered planet is described …

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By Reader Request: Recipes from Babbo, Moneygun, and Rhubarb

Restaurant recipes for polenta budino, harissa swordfish, and a green gazpacho that readers couldn't wait to cook at home.<p>This is <b>R.S.V.P.</b>, a monthly column in which <i>Bon Appétit</i> publishes recipes, requested by readers, from restaurants all across the country. These are real live readers with real …

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Porsche Mission E Concept puts Tesla Model S in its sights

Porsche might not be saying it directly, but anyone taking even a quick glance can see the Germans are taking aim at Tesla with the freshly unveiled Mission E concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. With over 590 horsepower, this electric sedan doesn't have quite as much electric grunt as a Model S, …

Tiny robotic stingray gives hope to scientists they can create artificial creatures and ultimately build a human heart<p>With a flash of light and a ripple of fin, the small aquatic robot set off across the water and into the annals of science as the latest advance in artificial creatures.<p>A melding of …

Robotics

21 Juicy Watermelon Recipes for Salads, Pickles, and More

Rejoice! These 21 recipes celebrate the juiciest melon of summer: watermelon.<p><b>Is there such a thing as too much watermelon?</b> These days, we're finding ourselves putting it in soda floats, turning it into pickles—heck, we're even sticking them in a BLW (yep, that's Bacon Lettuce Watermelon) because …

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52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

A Response to “The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far”

As it says in the Good e-Book, “There is no end to the making of lists, and too much Googling will wear you out.” Yet one list, published on Wednesday, got me going at once, and the results are below. The list in question is “The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far.” I found …

Black Holes Could Be 'Back Doors' to Another Universe, Say Physicists

How to tunnel to another world.<p>A physical object, such as a person or a spacecraft, could theoretically make it through a wormhole in the centre of a …

Elon Musk Says We’re Probably Characters in Some Advanced Civilisation's Video Game

Halp.<p>I don’t want to freak you out here, but there’s a chance you’re not the only 'you' in existence.<p>I'm not talking about the possibility that you …

Scientists Discover Hidden Switch In Our Immune System For Fighting Cancer

Our body is much better at fighting cancer than we give it credit for.<p>TIM VERNON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images<p>Researchers in Australia may …

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

21 Recipes We're Bookmarking Just for the Marinades

These recipes all have one thing in common: Awesome, versatile mariandes.<p>These recipes are perfect as-is—but we'll be honest: Most of the time, we just use them for the versatile, crazy-flavorful marinades.

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Ancient people conquered the Arctic at least 45,000 years ago | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The frozen carcass of a woolly mammoth found in Siberia with unmistakable signs of spear wounds is providing evidence that people inhabited Arctic regions thousands of years earlier than previously known.<p>Researcher Sergey Gorbunov is shown working on the excavation of a …

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I spent Friday daydreaming of a hotel in Paris. Today I’ve run away to Greece, to the island of Mykonos, to a beach club and restaurant that takes my …

Greek Tattoos Designs and Their Meanings

Since Greek myths go into the schedule of most Language Arts classes in the United States, you probably already know a lot about ancient Greece. All …

BA's Best Breakfast Recipes

These are the breakfast recipes you need to master.<p>These recipes are part of our <b>BA's Best</b> collection. Check out all of the recipes that made the list.

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8 Tips For Starting a Photography Business

I am often asked for advice by those starting out in the photography industry. And if there’s one thing I have no shortage of, it’s advice. So with …

The Absolute Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Everyone loves a good poached egg. Now not everyone knows how to poach an egg properly.<p>I am no expert, but a friend recently showed me this trick and I just had to share it with you. This cheater trick will help you poach a perfect and delicious egg, and what is even better, you can add seasonings …

As sci-fi medieval fantasy, the late Aleksei German’s extraterrestrial epic makes Game of Thrones look like musical chairs<p>This uncategorisable epic is set on another planet, but it feels extraterrestrial in every sense – the sort of visionary undertaking that, according to cinema’s usual commercial …

Game of Thrones

The Earth from a million miles away

<b>(CNN) —</b> After wowing the world with the first-ever close-up images of Pluto, NASA has released another groundbreaking photo taken a little closer to home.<p>This image is the first full view of the sunlit side of the Earth taken from one million miles away.<p>The turquoise spots you see in the middle are …

Cheryl Strayed, Noah Baumbach and Sean Penn: 8 great movies about leaving home to find yourself

Filmmakers love to take characters out of their natural habitats to push them into making a change<p>Sometimes cinematic epiphanies occur close to home — take Noah Baumbach’s new film “While We’re Young,” which offers his married middle-aged couple (played by Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts) a series of …

San Francisco's top cheap eats

Booms and busts come and go fast in this Gold Rush town, but there's one thing you can always count on: dinner. Whether you're flush or broke, San Francisco offers vast menu options and excellent value for money. Not that it's always cheap – the fad for pricey pizzas and gourmet burgers isn't quite …

The secret history of beauty: How the Greeks invented Western civilization’s biggest idea

People think of beauty as universal to the human experience. But the truth is actually much more complicated<p>The English word <i>beauty</i> is semantically rich; that is, it has a wide range of meanings and connotations. In everyday speech, this is not a problem: we can apply the noun, or the corresponding …

The Best Snickerdoodle Bars

<i>posted on</i> January 16, 2015 <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>These soft and chewy bars taste just like snickerdoodle cookies.<p>Minus the work of dragging out your …

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637653_faa8bed61f092214c9660a83097ead47<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Hyper-Limited Aston Martin DB10 Is James Bond's New Car

Little surprise will be found in the fact that one of the world’s longest-running product-placement deals is set to run a little longer. Yes folks, James Bond will drive an Aston Martin in his next movie outing.<p>But an Aston with a difference. Because while 007’s previous rides have been heavily …

Go, Go Gadget Tires: These Concept Tires Transform to Tackle Any Terrain

Hankook Tire just showed off the results of its Design Innovation Project, a biannual daydream challenge to come up with the wildest, most futuristic tire concepts imaginable. This year’s winners are amazingly sci-fi: morphing, transforming tires that change with the terrain to drive on pavement, …

The Macaron King: Pierre Hermé

A Colorful Palate<p>Light, colorful, decadent, bursts of flavor. These French Macarons are produce vibrant kaleidoscope explosions on your taste buds! …