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2014 Is Going To Be The Best Year Yet For Home Sous Vide

Precision-temperature cooking for perfect meats, vegetables, eggs and more has never been easier than now.<p>In the four years since Popular Science published its first guides to sous vide cooking at home, it's been a pleasure to watch the technique grow in popularity and in ease. New and improved …

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

Photography

Cool Stuff: 'It Came From 1984' Art Show in Brooklyn, Featuring 'Ghostbusters,' 'Indiana Jones' and 'Terminator' – /Film

1984 was a great year for blockbuster cinema. Like, a ridiculously good year. <b>The Terminator, Ghostbusters, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,</b> …

Florida Friday: Armed Robber Penis Slaps Victim During Home Invasion

America’s dong was the scene of a brazen dong-slapping this week, after an armed robber slapped his victim with his penis during a home invasion in Miami. I must’ve missed that scene in <i>Heat</i>.<p>After forcing their way into a Brownsville house at gunpoint, one of the robbers proceeded to slap a helpless …

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

Plants Trick Flies Into Sex, Making Subsequent Relationship Awkward

"Whoa, yeah. So, all right. I have a meeting. Early?"<p>In this week's important science news, flies are found to essentially be wasted college students making bad decisions. Researchers from Stellenbosch University in South Africa studying the habits of bee flies showed that species of orchids and …

ScienceCasts: The Coolest Spot in the Universe

If zebrafish can regrow fins, can we regrow bones? - Futurity

Adult zebrafish can replace bones when they lose a tail fin. Knowing how they do it might lead to better ways to treat bone fractures in people.

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

Pacific Ocean

Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …

33 Gooey, Cheesy Super Bowl Party Recipes

From monkey bread to queso, here are 33 addictively cheesy things to serve this Sunday.<p>On no other day do we so recklessly consume thousands of calories in food and beer as we do on Super Bowl Sunday. And while there are plenty of delicious veggie options, not to mention wings a-plenty, let's be …

Cooking

How To Euthanize A Whale

Some beached whales can't be rescued. Four scientists have developed a humane way to end their suffering.<p>Sometimes, whales end up where they shouldn't. When a whale can't be rescued and sent back to sea, it becomes at once a tragedy, an obstacle, and a potential health hazard. Craig Haims, an …

North Carolina State University

This Weekend: Simulated Winds At The Super Bowl

Visualizing the game's weather in real time<p>The Super Bowl is this weekend. There will be tackling, chip dip, beer, and other stuff. It will be really damn cold, probably. (You should come! It'll be fun.) Also present, for the first year, will be _FOX WEATHER TRAX _(italics and caps theirs), a …

After Genetic Tweaks, Fruit Flies Glow When They Sense Cancer

The genetically engineered _Drosophila melanogaster _can even signal for different types of breast cancer cells.<p>Fruit flies are able to distinguish breast cancer cells from healthy mammary tissue, according to a new study. The humble fly joins dogs and honeybees as members of the animal kingdom …

Biology

Did Ancient Aliens Build Giant Stone Boxes in Egypt?

As usual, the answer to every headline question is, "probably not," but I'll leave this for you to decide.<p>My good friend Dr. Steven Novella sent me this video in the hopes that we might talk about it on this week's Skeptics' Guide to the Universe (which we do - look for our discussion to come out …

Ancient History