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Meet the Game-Changing Hoodie That Inflates into a Pillow

<i>This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>In terms of over-the-top (albeit sometimes brilliant) travel inventions, 2015 was a pretty good …

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These Are America's Coolest Ghost Towns

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Images of Pluto and Charon continue to captivate Nasa: 'This world is alive'

The space agency will reveal latest data and photos of the planet and its moon from New Horizons spacecraft Thursday, adding to its unprecedented collection<p>The newest images and data from Pluto continue to astound Nasa scientists, lead researcher Alan Stern said on Monday, telling a university hall …

Solar System

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Time Travel

How a Bloody Railroad Strike Paved the Way for Labor Day

William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE …

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Astronomy

Android Circuit: Galaxy Note 4 Versus Galaxy S5, Android's Lack Of Profit, Gingerbread Lives Again

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the Galaxy S5 vs the Galaxy Note 4, the Note 4 LTE, Xiamoi’s 2015 strategy and financials, where is the profit in Android and can Samsung find it, is the Moto G the …

Mobile

Bond. James Bond.

How quickly it’s all over. And yet, already, begun again. This Sunday's PARTS UNKNOWN marks the end of yet another season and we tried for a soft landing in Jamaica.<p>I’d like to thank veteran field producer, Josh Ferrell (hopefully you follow his exploits on twitter @TheMagicalGiant), for heroically volunteering the use of his mighty buttocks for our carefully crafted Bond inspired cold open. I sent him and the crew to Margaritaville with every intention of depicting the place as a blight on …

The Week in Review: Torture Report Debated

A debate over American interrogation techniques reignited this week with the release of the long-awaited terror report. The document, submitted by …

#Madagascar

The Pizzadilla: This Is What Happens When a Quesadilla and a Pizza Make Sweet Love

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Last week, I posted a quick-and-dirty recipe for making world-class bar-style pizza out of a flour tortilla and a cast iron skillet. And, while I may have been a little hyperbolic about it, it's still a fan-freaking-tastic snack that is definitely gonna get a bit …

Steakhouse Kebabs Recipe

These beef kebabs pair marinated steak with mushrooms and onions to deliver a steakhouse experience on a stick.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Sirloin tips provide the right balance between tenderness and flavor for kebabs.<br>• Using 1 1/2-inch cubes allows the steak enough time to sear over direct heat and still …

Stuffed Green Peppers I Recipe

"Here's a delicious stuffed pepper recipe that's easy to make. Each green bell pepper contains ground beef, onion, tomatoes, rice and cheese, and is …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes lets us in on her grandmother's secrets for making perfect buttermilk biscuits.</i><p>As a child, my grandparents' farm was my favorite place on …

Breakfast

Eggplant Parmesan with Fresh Mozzarella

8 Servings<p>Removing all but a strip of the eggplant’s skin lets the flesh meld with the sauce without falling apart—that's the secret of this baked eggplant parmesan recipe. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil, …

Eggplant

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

5 Chef Upgrades for Mushroom Risotto

Here are five ways chefs make mushroom risotto even more delicious.<p>This straightforward dish doesn’t have to be. Here, five ways chefs make mushroom …

The Presidential Books Worth Reading

Can George W.’s new biography compete with these five?<p>“Presidential books” is a phrase that does not inspire confidence. Let’s face it: A careful survey of the books authored by America’s chief executives leaves one feeling something closer to a deficit than a surplus of awe. That may be why the …

The High Cost of Oil

Less than a year after the end of World War II, when Celina Harpe was just seven, she sat beside her grandfather on the steps of his cabin, overlooking the Athabasca River in the northern reaches of Alberta.<p>“It was spring,” she told me recently—the time of breakup, when the ground is still packed …

Canada

Pink Floyd: The Endless River review – ‘a good way to call it a day’

(Parlophone)<p>By the time Pink Floyd’s <i>The Final Cut</i>, Roger Waters’s “Requiem for the Postwar Dream”, came out in 1983, relations between him and the rest of the group were terrible – keyboard player Rick Wright had even been kicked out and rehired on a salary, for live shows only, at Waters’s …

3D Printed Hands Just Got Better Thanks To These DIY Wolverine Claws

What could be better than giving disabled kids a new pair of hands? How about slapping a set of claws on those hands!<p>Aaron Brown, a maker and volunteer for the group Enabling The Future, has been building 3D printed prosthetic hands for kids who are missing fingers. These hands are given away for …

Germany expels CIA official in US spy row

<b>The German government has ordered the expulsion of a CIA official in Berlin in response to two cases of alleged spying by the US.</b><p>The official is said to have acted as a CIA contact at the US embassy, reports say, in a scandal that has infuriated German politicians.<p>A German intelligence official was …

Surveillance

NSA spying protest takes to the skies in Utah

In the skies above the NSA's data center in Bluffdale, Utah, a lone airship protests mass government surveillance.<p>A team of anti-surveillance activists from Greenpeace, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Tenth Amendment Center came together to protest the US government's mass surveillance …

Surveillance

REVIEW: Transformers: Age of Extinction Is Bot-Sh*t Crazy

Billionaire scientist Joshua Joyce (Stanley Tucci) has found a new element called transformium — harvested from the spare parts of captured Autobots …