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New NASA images show Pluto’s moon Charon in stunning detail

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent incredible images of Pluto’s largest moon Charon back to Earth.<p>The latest images reveal the moon’s complex and violent history, according to NASA. “Many New Horizons scientists expected Charon to be a monotonous, crater-battered world; instead, they’re …

Solar System
Books

What Is Pét-Nat Wine? An Ancient Winemaking Style on the Rise

Naturally sparkling wines have been made for centuries, and now one of the oldest methods of producing them has made a resurgence.<p><i>Pétillant-naturel</i> …

Wine

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

The Walt Disney Co. Just Bought $2.4 Billion of Its Own Stock -- Should You Follow Suit?

Source: The Waly Disney Co.<p><b>Disney</b>'s stock was sent into a tailspin last month, when CEO Bob Iger uttered something Wall Street had hoped it wouldn't hear: The cord-cutting phenomenon is real, and Disney may start feeling the effects in its financials.<p>What followed was a sell-off that brought …

How to separate the wine aficionados from the novices? Riesling | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>Tower of power</b> There's something about riesling that separates the wine aficionado from the novice.<p>An aficionado, when presented with a riesling, …

Orange Wine Looks Like Pee But Tastes Like Magic

“What is it?” the innocent wine drinker asks as she stares at a glass of golden grape nectar. It smells like a light red wine, but it looks like a …

Is there no thrill to the grill? Try planking your food.

If you find yourself ignoring your grill more than you should, living as we do in this land of permanent grilling, maybe you've just had your fill of cooking all those hamburgers and barbecued chicken over gas or charcoal. Maybe you should consider doing your grilling with actual slabs of wood …

Apple omelette with cheddar and thyme

September 11, 2014<p>It’s September and it’s time for apples! Did you know that Poland is the third biggest exporter of this delicious fruits? Maybe …

Soft-Cooked Eggs with Onion Soubise, Caviar, and Potato Chips

8 appetizer<p>September 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>ONION SOUBISE<p>12 ounces onions (about 2 medium), halved, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices<p>1/2 cup water<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, room temperature<p>1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt<p>SMOKED EGGS<p>8 large eggs, room temperature<p>3 cups water<p>…

Eggs

Here's what wine you should be drinking, according to how you take your coffee

The way you drink your coffee can say a lot about your preference for fragrance, aroma, body, and acidity.<p>You can take those preferences and apply them to lots of other foods and drinks, including wine.<p>We asked Paolo Meregalli, owner of popular New York restaurant Mulino a Vino, to give us his wine …

Flavors

Power to the Party: 21 Labor Day Main Dish Recipes for Your End-of-Summer Bash

By now you should be all set with sides and desserts, so now it's time to start thinking about the main event. The old standbys like burger and grilled chicken are great, but Labor Day is a time to pull out the big guns and send off summer right. To that end we've got show-stopping grilled mains …

Cooking

80 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right)—get grilling with these recipes!<p>Is there anything that isn't made better by the smoke and sear of a grill? If so, we want no part of it. From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right), here are our 80 …

Cooking

Blackphone: privacy-obsessed smartphone aims to broaden its appeal

Privacy company Silent Circle releases the second version of its phone, created by an encryption expert and a member of Navy Seal Team Six<p>Can you hear me now? Not if you’re eavesdropping on a Blackphone. Privacy company Silent Circle has released a second version of its signature handheld, a …

Gear & Gadgets

What I’m Reading: Genetics Professor Nazneen Rahman

<i>Named Britain’s third most influential woman of 2014, Professor Nazneen Rahman has amassed some impressive achievements in a relatively short career: she’s Professor of Human Genetics at the Institute of Cancer Research, Head of the Clinical Genetics Department at Royal Marsden Hospital, Fellow of</i> …

10 Ways to Become a Paid Speaker

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To turn you into a better public speaker, I'm not going to tell you to stand up straight, avoid verbal "fillers," speak clearly or abstain from reading from your slides. That was probably on your group-presentation rubric back in high …

Infographics

17 Daily Affirmations for Leaders

Whether your company is large or small, being a leader is a tough job. Not only are you responsible for your own performance, but you are also responsible for the performance of your employees and of your organization. These responsibilities can weigh heavily on the shoulders of even the most …

Employment

The Science Behind Why Nice People Finish Last—And How to Fix That

Adam Grant, the youngest tenured professor at Wharton Business School, wants nice people to finish first. But, according to him, they don’t.<p>Grant was …

Steve Wozniak

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

How Playing the Long Game Made Elizabeth Holmes a Billionaire

Steve Jobs had massive ambition, but Holmes's is arguably larger. While revolutionizing consumer technology is formidable, Holmes believes her company will actually save lives. Her diagnostic lab test upstart is aiming to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and to help grow it by another $125 billion. …

Genetic Engineering

Fall Fashion Cliff Notes: What You Need to Know About Shopping for the Season

Today is officially the first day of fall, and to help you usher in the new season, we're breaking down all the pieces you need now.<p><b>Skirts</b><p><b>The</b> …

Clothing

Kickstarter

Watch drones building a suspension bridge

From fishing drones to missile drones, we thought we'd seen everything that could be achieved with four rotors. But drones are about to get a lot …

Engineering

5 Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years

Bill Gates calls Ray, “the best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligence.” Ray is also amazing at predicting a lot more …

Artificial Intelligence

SRF Home

SENS: An Ambitious Quest<p>A new BBC Future article interviewing SRF Chief Science Officer Dr. Aubrey de Grey considers whether ageing should be treated …

How to Make Your Body Speak the Language of Success

Research shows that 60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal, which means the body language we use is extremely important.<p>In addition, it's especially important to make a good first impression. Why? Because within the first few minutes of meeting someone, we are already making …

Public Speaking

3 Proven Ways To Help You Achieve Your Goals

It's sad to think how many people go their whole lives dreaming of goals that they will never hit. While many of us have aspirations we want to reach, few of us actually get to the final destination.<p>The main reason behind this is consistency. We lack the ability to stick through the changes we need …

Heroism

Turn cheap wine into 'restaurant quality vintage' with your very own wooden bottle

Really, this sounds like something a wacko inventor would be pitching to Jimmy McGill in a scene from the show "Better Call Saul." It's called the Oak Bottle and claims to transform cheap wine or liquor into the extraordinary within a few hours.<p>No oak barrel involved. You just pour your beverage …

Controversial ad blockers are quickly becoming the most popular iPhone apps

Flickr/CAFNR<p>One of the features in iOS 9, Apple's latest software update for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch, allows you to block ads while …

Exclusive: This is the 2nd gen. Chromecast w/ backdrop feeds, better WiFi, ‘Fast Play,’ more

According to internal documents that <i>9to5Google</i> has obtained, huge updates to the Chromecast platform are just around the corner. The long-rumored 2nd generation Chromecast hardware is set to debut at Google’s event later this month, packing many new features including feeds for the device’s main …