Emma Warburton

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Waking Up Podcast #3 — WAKING UP: Chapter One

I once participated in a twenty-three-day wilderness program in the mountains of Colorado. If the purpose of this course was to expose students to …

20 best slow food recipes: part 3

April Bloomfield’s green pea and ham soup<p>I’ve eaten split pea and ham soup for as long as I can remember. On chilly days when my dad was being stingy with the heat, it especially hit the spot. But this concept is just as good when sugary fresh peas show up at the farmer’s market. Although I must …

Bizarre, Disappearing 'Matter Waves' Are the Ghosts of Physics

Rice University researchers observe matter that blinks out of existence to avoid collisions.<p>Ghosts are real. This is the case, at least, in a Rice University laboratory, where physicist Randy Hulet and a team of researchers have demonstrated a bizarre, paradoxical phenomenon in which matter is able …

This is what your brain looks like on magic mushrooms

A new way of looking at brain activity may give insight into how psychedelic drugs produce their consciousness-altering effects.<p>In recent years, a …

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

Hotel offers Harry Potter-themed rooms in London

A hotel is offering Harry Potter-themed rooms to fans of the book and film series staying in London<p>The Georgian House Hotel has given some of its rooms a gothic feel so guests can pretend they are spending a night in Hogwarts.<p>There are two "Wizard Chamber" bedrooms that come with a four-poster, …

US Scientists Invent Harry Potter-Style 'Invisibility Cloak'

Researchers at the University of Rochester launch invisibility device that bends light to make objects appear to vanish<p>Scientists in the US have …

Rapper's Delight: Recipes inspired by hip hop - Telegraph

NHS could start prescribing e-cigarettes as study finds them 60% more effective than gum or patches

Although e-cigarettes are not yet licenced by the Medical and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, researchers at University College London said new evidence showed they were extremely effective at helping smokers to quit<p>The NHS should consider prescribing electronic cigarettes after a major …

11 Crazy-Interesting Facts About Google

A Quora user posed a straightforward question: What are some mind-blowing facts about Google?<p>We've plucked out our favorite facts from that list and other sources to bring you this selection of surprising tidbits.

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Giant floating snowflake will offer a five-star view of the Northern Lights

Construction is expected to begin mid-2015<p>Rich tourists will soon be able to enjoy the Northern Lights from within a floating, snowflake-shaped resort located in the waters near Tromso, Norway. The 86-bedroom Krystall hotel is being marketed as a "scarless development," according to<i>The Telegraph</i><i>.</i> …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Do You Know These 10 Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop?

When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and …

Jason de Caires Taylor's Gorgeous Underwater Art (Photos)

Ocean-Floor Museum<p>Jason de Caires Taylor's Gorgeous Underwater Art (Photos)<p>Artist Jason de Caires Taylor has chosen an unconventional location for …

The Coen brothers: Hollywood existentialists

<b>Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (Reuters/David Mcnew)</b><p>From “Fargo” to “The Big Lebowski,” their films’ true mystery is invariably man’s greater purpose on Earth<p>Noah Kumin<p>March 5, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared in Full Stop.<p><i>Inside Llewyn Davis</i>, <i></i>like all other Coen Brothers movies, is the …

7 Perfectly-Scored Wes Anderson Scenes

Love’s “Alone Again Or” From ‘Bottle Rocket’<p>"Around the time that Wes was finishing the <i>Bottle Rocket</i> short in 1992, we shared a mutual friend who …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

Gerard Butler in talks for Point Break remake

Scottish actor Gerard Butler is reportedly in talks to take the lead villain role in a remake of Point Break, the 1991 action hit starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze and directed by Kathryn Bigelow.<p>The film sees Johnny Utah, played by Reeves, infiltrate a gang of bank robbers know as the Dead …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

International Velvet

Score<p>They've extended their horizons further than the customary three chords and some home truths...<p>[a]Sleeper[/a]’s first law of female-fronted …

10 Things You Might Not Know About A Christmas Carol

<b>1.</b> Dickens was inspired to write <i>A Christmas Carol</i> in 1843 after he spoke at a charity night to raise money for the Manchester Athenaeum in England—an …

Something Cool: Photos Of Huge Snow Sculptures In China

The 26th Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is in full swing in China. Known as the largest festival of its kind the world, it's always pretty spectacular.<p>We thought we'd round up some pictures to give you a sense of the wonder:

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 …

The 50 best apps of 2013

The stats around mobile apps remain startling. There are now more than 1m apps apiece in both Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play, with tech research firm Gartner estimating that 2013 saw 102bn app downloads across the various stores. It's big business too: the company reckoned that …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …