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The Famous Five meets the Walking Dead

Posted on April 5, 2017May 3, 2017<p>Excerpt from a new project called <i>Viros</i> (Barnaby Taylor, 2017)<p>Tagline – ‘Famous Five meets the Walking Dead’<p>Chapter …

How-To: Understand the Wireless Diagnostics app on your Mac to analyze and improve your Wi-Fi network

Apple ships a little-known utility app that helps you analyze and diagnose your Wi-Fi connection, called Wireless Diagnostics. Open the app by option-clicking on the Wi-Fi indicator in the menu bar and select ‘Open Wireless Diagnostics …’. Although the app contains a lot of useful information, it …

When Music Is Violence

From trumpets at the walls of Jericho to pop songs as torture in the Iraq War, sound can make a powerful weapon.<p>In December, 1989, the Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was expelled from power by American forces. To escape capture, he took refuge in the Papal Nunciatura in Panama City. When an …

25 Delicious Super Bowl Party Dips

Dips might just be the perfect Super Bowl party food: They're satisfying but not overly filling, simple to make in large quantities, and easy to eat with eyes glued to the screen. Though we have a bunch of other snacks and finger foods to suit all your game-day needs, you could do worse than to …

Cooking

7 Middle Eastern Dips to Make Beyond Hummus

We would never suggest that you give up creamy, earthy hummus, but it's time to broaden you dip repertoire.<p>From smoky-sweet baba ghanouj to spicy …

Food

Dark Chocolate Sweet Potato Fudge Brownies - Women's Running

<i>Photo: Running On Veggies</i><p><i>*Courtesy of Running On Veggies</i><p>Brownies. Loved by all for their soft chewy texture and rich chocolate flavor. My personal …

Gin Daisy Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (5)<p>2 ounces gin<br>• 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice<br>• 2 teaspoons grenadine<br>• Cold club soda<br>• Slice of lemon and sprig of mint<p>A medium-tall drink, the …

15 Ways We Love Cauliflower

Roasted, raw, stewed, or charred—cauliflower is delicious no matter the cooking technique. Cauliflower recipes usually call for the vegetable to be …

How to Make Irish Guinness Beef Stew That Really Tastes Like Guinness

I've set foot on Irish soil just once in my life, and it lasted under an hour. I was flying home from Italy with my girlfriend, Kate, and we had a three-hour layover in Dublin—just long enough to be a drag. After some very quick calculations, we realized we could jump on a bus from the airport to …

Playtone: Tom Hanks and Ken Burns Guide You | Audiobooks

Playtone is the celebrated film and television production company founded by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and producer of the award-winning series</i> …

Aldo Tolino's Folded Photographs Transformed Into Geometric Sculptures

Austrian artist, Aldo Tolino, creates sculptural objects out of printed photographs. The printed-photograph-turned-sculpture is then photographed, …

Mary Shelley’s Handwritten Manuscripts of Frankenstein Now Online for the First Time

Thanks to the newly-opened Shelley-Godwin Archive, you can read "for the first time in digital form all the known manuscripts of <i>Frankenstein</i>," Mary …

8 Ways to Create a Family-Friendly Kitchen

Spaces for cooking and congregating.<p>Create a space for kids and adults to cook, chat, and congregate with these designer tips.

Real-world news turned into video games

This just in...<p>News happens all the time. But not all of it is game-related enough to write about on GamesRadar. Shame. Fortunately, there's a way …

South Park

Lara Croft: Most real hero of current-gen

Tomb Raider’s storytelling is excellent, though it might not be immediately appear so. You see while Tomb Raider’s dialogue is decent, it's hardly a …

Tomb Raider

25 Unique Designer Staircases

Get where you're going in style.<p>From interlocking treads to a dramatic corkscrew, these stunning stairs are anything but ordinary.

10 Technologies You Don't Need to Upgrade

The tech industry is in constant flux. There's always a new laptop, smartphone or tablet (or, dare we say, "phablet") to make you and your devices …

iOgrapher Turns an iPad Mini Into a Video Shooting Powerhouse

You might scoff at someone shooting video with an iPad, but what if it were an iPad mini, wearing this sleek double-handled iOgrapher mount? It …

Inside the Biggest Cyberattack in History

A cyberattack originally targeting a single company is now being described by experts as one of the biggest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) …

Google Maps Adds Real-Time Public Transit Info

Good news, New York City-based commuters: Google Maps added Wednesday real-time subway departure times for the seven lines that have such data …

Video Imagines World in Which Homeless Use Square

Technology has made a lot of things obsolete — including cash.<p>And since most of us aren't walking around with quarters and dollar bills overflowing …

What are some of the most important things that we should be informed about in life? Whether it be their government, or types of awareness in any particular subject, anything would be great to hear.

When I was growing up, the friends I hung out with were trash talkers. The books I read was trash fiction.<p>I was stupid and followed what each of them …

Professorial pay rises twice as fast as rest

Source:<p>A little extra on top: the rise in salaries for senior academics may be driven by the REF, but do such investments pay off?<p>Professorial …

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Behind the Scenes: New Horror Film HIDE or SEEK with Director Andy Palmer

<i>I have an extra special treat today for those of you who enjoy movies, especially horror films. I’ve made it no secret on this blog that I love the</i> …