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How to Make Carbonara Like a Pro

Carbonara is a creamy, intensely satisfying Italian dish of pasta, eggs, bacon and black pepper. Here are seven reasons to add it to your weekly …

How to Season (and Clean!) Your Cast Iron Skillet for Real

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Food sticking to your skillet? We thought so. Here's how to season cast iron right, once and for all.<p>No piece of kitchen equipment incites such feelings of fear and anxiety (but also love and obsession) as the cast iron pan. If you haven’t mastered the art of cooking with—and …

Cast Iron Skillet

12 Best places for Teaching English Abroad

The top 12 places for teaching English abroad<p>Teaching English Abroad allows you take your travel experiences to the next level. Whereas most …

Language Learning

Amir Khan Challenges Floyd Mayweather After Win vs. Chris Algieri

Link to Media<p>Amir Khan celebrated a less-than-convincing victory over Chris Algieri at the Barclays Centre, New York, on Friday night by once again calling out Floyd Mayweather.<p>The Englishman beat Algieri on a unanimous points decision despite being far from his best, and he immediately set his …

Boxing

How to grill burgers: Secrets to the perfect patty

Grilling can be a bit intimidating, but with a few tips, you can make THIS your summer for success. We spoke to barbecue expert Rick Browne, author of “The Ultimate Guide to Grilling,” and he shared with us his essential tips on grilling summer staples. First up: burger basics.<p><b>Choosing cuts:</b><p>When …

The 'Most Expensive Ice Cream In The World' Costs $817 A Scoop

Going out for ice cream isn't cheap these days. As The New York Times notes, it's not uncommon to pay $4 for a small scoop without any toppings. Add some "organic whipped cream, sustainable strawberries and French bittersweet chocolate chunks," and you're in double digits territory before you know …

15 Weird Ice Cream Flavors That Are Anything But Vanilla

If you grew up with your parents telling you that you can’t have ice cream for dinner, they probably never thought about it including avocado, balsamic vinegar or goat cheese. There has been a true revolution in the world of ice cream, and the only rule is that there are no rules. We’ve collected a …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

The Most Useless Travel Products To Pack

There's the good, bad and ugly of travel gear. I bristle when I think about all the gear I've purchased thinking I'd "need" it and then went untouched for months.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy.<p>After fumbling with so-called helpful travel gear trip after trip, I've realized I just don't …

The Story Behind the Haunting Photo of a Starving Afghan Boy

LightBox Newsletter<p>Sign up to receive the latest from TIME's photo editors. View Sample<p>Andrew Quilty’s photograph is hard to read at first. Under …

Design Flaws: Why Self-Driving Cars Are Going To Make You Hurl

You might not be as “productive” in a self-driving car as initially thought.<p>Does driving in a car already make you want to horf? Fear the rise of the autonomous, self-driving car. According to research at the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute, self-driving cars will make …

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

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Apple’s iWatch will reportedly sport multiple designs and over 10 sensors

Apple may be taking a cue from Samsung and Google for its upcoming smartwatch.<p>Following yesterday’s rumor about the so-called iWatch beginning production soon with a 2.5-inch display, the Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Apple is planning to feature multiple designs for the iWatch.<p>Samsung …

Downton Abbey Unveils New Season 5 Teaser

When last we left the good folks at <i>Downton Abbey</i>, Lady Mary Crawley (Michelle Dockery) had to choose between suitors, one more handsome and wealthy …

TV

iPhone or Android: it's time to choose your religion

Starting this fall, it'll be much harder to switch between Android and iOS<p>It’s impossible for Google or Apple to introduce a new feature, let alone a whole new revision, to their mobile operating systems without it instantly being compared to the other’s alternative. The sparks that inflame heated …

Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

Flickr/Nana B Agyei<p><b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an …

Psychology

7 Awesome Beards by James Myrick

James Myrick is a master beard artist. He's rather secretive about his methods, but my guess is that, by precise mental concentration, he can grow …

Photographer Dives Into Crashing Waves To Capture Their Raw Power From Within

The sea is a captivating subject for artists because of its inconceivable size and raw power. Clark Little, a surfer and photographer based in …

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9 Futuristic Toilets and Seats You Should Be Sitting On (List)

Here in the US Tech permeates our lives in a multitude of ways. Between our mobile devices, Smart TV’s, gaming consoles and vehicles, there is rarely …

Control Your World With A Finger Twist, Bluetooth Ring Lets You Control Anything You Want

Imagine a world where you can turn on the TV or send an email with one simple twist of your ring. Sounds pretty cool, huh? Thanks to Logbar Inc.’s …

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Updated 12th February 2018

Why Is Google Building A Robot Army?

In short: robotics world domination<p>Looking back, Google’s emergence as a robotics powerhouse seems obvious—and inevitable. First came the scattered hires of roboticists and the release of self-driving cars into Bay Area traffic. Then, the search giant reportedly bought two humanoid HUBO robots from …

Robotics

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The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

Photos: Wooden Sculptures of Race Cars

What it's like to drive a McLaren F1

They say never meet your heroes, but Sam Smith met the McLaren F1, and it was magical. It exists on a plane of its own, something that lives outside the realm of sanity and reason.<p><i>Late last year, Sam Smith drove a McLaren F1 for</i> R&T's <i>51 Coolest Cars of the Last 50 Years. The piece he wrote was</i> …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Engineering

18-Year-Old Photographer's Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

Photography

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