Andrew Gardner

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Chicken Fried Steak: 7 Takes on a Classic - Chowhound

A dish that reminds us of the Southern childhood we never had: an inexpensive cut of beef (usually a variable cut called “cube steak”) tenderized by …

Canada’s mysterious, fabled Sable Island

Misty and mystical, populated by 560 wild horses and a handful of hardy souls, Sable Island has long loomed large in the imagination of sailors and adventurers.<p>When I saw the thin ribbon of sand for the first time, I couldn’t quite believe my eyes. This far-flung and fabled island, for most, exists …

Lamborghini Chief Engineer Explains The SuperVeloce Ethos: Video

The 2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce is possibly the best car to ever roll out of the factory in Sant'Agata Bolognese, but as its …

Mysterious Ankh Symbol Discovered At Toluca, Mexico

Calixtlahuaca, present day Toluca has one of the most mysterious objects discovered in Mexico. The Monument number 4, Cross Altar or Tzompantli share …

Raise a Flag—GIF—on July 4th

O say does that star-spangled banner yet LOOP.<p><i>via</i><p>Step up your GIF game to Founding Father status this Independence Day with this suite of American Flag GIFs. These stars n' bars are more mesmerizing on a Tumblr page than their IRL counterparts, sporadically flapping in the wind and dependant on the …

How to Really Practice Mindfulness

<b>Mindfulness;</b> <i>a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings,</i> …

Daft Punk Documentary Daft Punk Unchained Airs

<i>Photo by Nabil</i><p>BBC Worldwide France's new documentary about Daft Punk, <i>Daft Punk Unchained,</i> recently aired on the French TV station Canal+.<p>The entire thing is now streaming below in French via <i>NME</i>. <b>Update:</b> The video has been taken down.<p>Currently, it's only available without subtitles.<p>Directed by Hervé …

Break Free From Destructive Mental Habits

The following is an excerpt from Daniel Goleman's new book, <b>A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World.</b><p>While we can't control when we feel anger or fear -- or how strongly -- we can gain some control over what we do while in its grip. If we can develop inner radar for emotional danger, …

We're Pumped Up About Visiting Pluto After Seeing This NASA Video

In July, New Horizons crosses the next great frontier in our solar system<p>Mankind is about to visit one of the strangest places in our solar system. Out beyond Neptune, the Kuiper belt is home to hordes of cold, lumpy worlds—some of which are large enough to have their own moons, but none of which …

Platform

Latest album from Holly Herndon is out - I’ve been looking forward to this for a awhile … and I’m not disappointed :)<p>An electronic album for a …

Imperfect graphene may lead to fast-charging batteries for vehicles | Kurzweil

Image of a hydroxylated defect site that allows for easy proton transfer through the pristine single-layer graphene substrate (credit: University of …

The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades

It’s no longer surprising to encounter 100-foot pinwheels spinning in the breeze as you drive down the highway. But don’t get too comfortable with …

Renewable Energy

Supernova observed colliding with its companion star

Did Ancient Egyptians Invent Electricity?

How did the ancient Egyptians achieve both their artistic and technical feats while creating such impressive pieces under darkness? Could they have …

The Spindle 540

In Matt Meola’s latest web edit, the beautifully shot “Home,” we find the Maui boy on his home turf doing what he does best. It’s chock-full of the …

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

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The Cave Paintings of Tassili n’Ajjer: Proof of Ancient Astronauts?

The Cave Paintings of Tassili n’Ajjer depict mysterious creatures with helmets gloves and strange suits<p>According to many researchers and the ancient …

THE ANCIENT DRUIDS: II — Rev W. Williams

In our preceding remarks on the Ancient Druids, we gave a short sketch of the wanderings and migrations of the Celts from their native land until …

Egyptologists Unearth Tomb of Long Lost Pharaoh so Ancient Only His Name is Known

Many people think of ancient Egyptian dynasties as fairly well-documented, but there were many kings whose lives and deeds are lost in the dust of …

5 Tips for Cast-Iron TLC

<b>1. Buy Pans Pre-Seasoned:</b> Unless you found a rusty Dutch oven at a garage sale or are rehabbing your grandma’s Griswold, there’s no reason to start …

4 Ways Mindfulness Can Enhance Your Happiness

"It is the mind that translates good and bad circumstances into happiness or misery. So happiness comes with the purging of mental toxins, such as hatred, compulsive desire, arrogance and jealousy, which literally poison the mind. It also requires that one cease to distort reality and that one …

Young Yoda turns up in medieval manuscript

Uncanny likeness to the Star Wars' Jedi master depicted in a 14th century illuminated manuscript<p>Stuart Freeman, the British make-up artist who first created the look of the character Yoda for the 1980 Star Wars’ film <b>The Empire Strikes Back</b>, always said he based the puppet’s face on his own, and …

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What The Mindful Revolution Means To Me (Part 1)

<b>A Moment:</b><p>I am laying on a park bench in a valley in Nichols Arboretum, staring up at the canopy above. Sunlight strikes the dancing leaves, turning them a translucent gold. On this Saturday afternoon in late October, the wind is peelings away hundreds of leaves every minute. They swirl and spiral …