Emil Kucera

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27 Pancakes Worth Waking Up For

September 26th is National Pancake Day. Which is pretty flippin' sweet.

Spiced Peach Pancakes

Guess what friends?! This week at Une-deux senses is PANCAKE WEEK!<p>There's no shortage in my love for pancakes here. You've seen me make oodles of …

24 Pancakes From Around The World

Welcome to the REAL IHOP.<p>Every country has a pancake: The flattened sweet or savory cake of various thickness, fillings, and toppings, bound in union with a batter (some sort of ground grain, egg, and milk/water). After being cooked in a pan they arrive on your plate to fulfill their glorious life …

11 Healthier Ways to Do Brunch

Your weekend just got even better

Share Your Smoothies: 5 Must-Try Ginger Smoothies

Check out some of the most delicious-looking ginger smoothies on Instagram this week<p>Sushi fans know and L-O-V-E ginger—but you don't have to order California rolls to enjoy the ingredient. A proven anti-inflammatory, fresh ginger is full of antioxidants that boost your immunity—so it's a perfect …

9 Genius Tips to Make At-Home Salads Taste So Much More Amazing

We tapped the founder of Sweetgreen, a delicious up-and-coming salad chain, for his best tips

Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation

How Isaac Newton's encounter with that apple ended up helping send rockets into space<p>Newton's equation first appeared in the <i>Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i>, July 1687. It describes why that apple fell from that tree in that orchard in Lincolnshire. Whether or not that apple actually …

Step Into the Void Above the French Alps

High up in the French Alps, on the top terrace of the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak, sits a new five-sided glass structure called the Chamonix Skywalk. The installation was inspired by the Grand Canyon's glass skywalk, but it takes the concept to the next level. Instead of looking out over a …

Why does the new year begin on January 1?

New Year’s Day is a civil event. Its date isn’t precisely fixed by any natural seasonal marker.<p>The date of New Year’s Day seems so fundamental that …

Astronomy

Shiny And New: World's Largest Solar Plant Opens In California

The world's largest solar power plant, made up of thousands of mirrors focusing the sun's energy, has officially started operations in the Mojave Desert, just inside southeastern California near the border with Nevada.<p>The $2.2 billion, 400-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, which …

What would happen if Earth stopped spinning?

Our planet's rotation goes almost unnoticed in our day-to-day lives, but what would happen if it stopped spinning altogether? Or span in the opposite direction?<p>Earth rotates at around 1,670 km/h, but how important is this rotation to our lives? If this stopped suddenly the effects would be …

9 Amazing Pieces Of 3-D-Printed Art

Creepy babies, skulls and more, from the 3D Printshow this week in New York<p>The 2014 New York 3D Printshow launched at the Metropolitan Pavilion on Wednesday, bringing together big names from the 3-D printing industry with creative individuals who apply the technology to art and fashion. The annual …

Be Shallow - A Guide to Wide Aperture Photography

One of the many things that often differentiates a photographer from a snap shooter is the use of depth of field. Shallow depth of field is one of …

Choose the Right Running Socks

A good pair can mean the difference between a blissful run and painful blisters. Here are 11 that stood out from more than 40 pairs we tested.<p><b>SOFTEST</b><p><b>Wrightsock Stride</b> ($13)<br>Testers loved the Stride's silky feel. That's thanks to two independent layers that are stitched together at the toe and …

The Fit Five: Workout Burnout

Training for your first tri? Stuck on slashing serious time off a CrossFit WOD? Both are great goals to have, and certainly things you should drive …

The Fit Five: Bulk Up With Body Weight

Fitness enthusiasts around the world have always advocated for body-weight exercises, but to the beginner and even some seasoned lifters these …

10 New Ways To Overcome Workout Laziness

So you skipped a few workouts, and now <i>anything</i>—even shoe shopping with your girlfriend and her mom—sounds more appealing than getting back to the …

Family Portrait Ideas

Every family needs a portrait, and not everyone wants the same traditional group photo. These days, people are after a more human touch. And many …

Backyard Photography Tips

One of the most common questions I am asked at workshops is where I go to get my reference photos. Most people assume that I travel far and wide to …

What Is Aperture in Photography?

Aperture refers to an adjustable opening in your camera lens that is able to limit the amount of light passing through the lens and hitting the …

Aperture