Ben Cherian

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Middle Eastern Grilling Recipes, from Lamb Chops and Tabbouleh to Pickles and Dips

Middle Eastern grilling recipes, from lamb chops and tabbouleh to pickles and dips, from cookbook author Anissa Helou<p><b>Sunday is grilling day in Lebanon</b>, where I grew up. It didn’t matter if people lived in the country or the city: If they had a sliver of outside space, they set up their <i>manqal</i> (a low …

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Why We Haven't Built A Better Black Box

The technology's here, but financial and ethical constraints keep pointing us in the wrong direction.<p>Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is all but certainly sunk in the Indian Ocean, yet time is running out to unravel its tragic story. The plane's flight recorder, or "black box" (which isn't actually …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: High-tech search tools

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said good night, then drifted off over the darkened seas, somehow bypassing that vast spiderweb of modern technology that catches every move of worldwide aviation. Yet now, high technology seems the only way of tracking down where on Earth the plane ended up.<p>Let's …

DARPA Launches New Biotech Research Division

DARPA, the Defense Department's research and development arm, announced on Tuesday it is collecting all its biotech projects, old and new, under a new banner: the "Biological Technologies Office."<p>The BTO will be DARPA's one-stop shop for research of a biological nature — everything from advanced …

Boot up: is Surface doomed?, air crash v software design, fusion in detail, and more

A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>How the internet has woven itself into American life >> Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project<p>Has (statistically robust) data on computer, mobile phone, smartphone and internet use in the US. Two fascinating …

Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

The Boneyard of the East – My Retro Planespotting Experience

Noses of a Boeing 747 and 727 – Photo: Caleb Howell | Flickr CC<p><i>This guest post was written by Andrew Vane (@pipelinedrew) for …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …