Stephen Gatt

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Revisiting The 'Last Interview' Of Ernest Hemingway, Philip K. Dick And Nora Ephron

There's so much to like about the classy <i>Last Interview</i> series, but one of the things I now like best about it is the heavenly trio who was recently added to the line-up: Ernest Hemingway, Philip K. Dick, and Nora Ephron.<p>Can you think of three writers who, on the face of it, would have had less to …

Books

19 Books To Read Before The Movie Comes Out In 2016

2016 is going to be an exciting year for books and movies! In order of movie release date.

Books

Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

There are plenty of great books out there about space — so many, in fact, that it can feel a little overwhelming to figure out where to start, …

Internet of Things Momentum Is Starting to Build

Before this IoT moment, most people didn’t worry about whether one type of system could talk to another.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>Sometimes the signs of change are more …

Internet of Things

17 Science Facts That Will Make You Question Everything

Use these and you will be the life of the party!

A librarian found a copy of the original 'Star Wars' script, and it settles one of the biggest fan debates of the film

According to CBC— the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. — while trying to digitize the University of New Brunswick Library's science-fiction collection, librarian Kristian Brown stumbled upon an early draft of the "Star Wars" script.<p>The script, marked as a "fourth draft," is dated March 15, 1976, well …

Movies

A famous chef went on a 6-month scientific mission to create the perfect hamburger — here's what he came up with

But Heston Blumenthal, the chef behind London's Michelin three-star restaurant The Fat Duck, took a scientific approach to creating the ultimate burger back in 2007 for an episode of the short-lived BBC show "In Search of Perfection."<p>As Wallace notes in New York, "Blumenthal and his team spent six …

Times Square

This credit-card-size phone does one thing, and one thing only

The Light Phone bills itself as your "phone away from phone," and does nothing but make calls. Think you need one?<p>I knew things were getting bad when I was hiking the other day and stopping to text photos of the woods to my wife while also messaging her on Facebook about our plans for the night. So …

Gear & Gadgets
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13 Eggs Benedict Recipes Bound to Cure Boring Breakfasts

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Eggs Benedict. One of those dishes that we all love but are a little too intimidated to make at home. Poaching the perfect eggs and …

Food

20 Tricks That Can Make Anyone An Excel Expert

After Microsoft developed Excel to the 2010 version, it offered more surprises than ever. In order to deal with tons of big data, you can’t ignore …

The Technology and Science Behind Solar Energy Explained

If you’ve ever played a real-time strategy kingdom building game, like Age of Empires or one of the first three Warcraft games, then you have …

14 Packet Meals That Make Prep AND Cleanup a Breeze

We’re always looking for ways to make cooking less of a chore while still keeping things healthy and fresh. A challenge? Sure. But it’s nothing these 14 packet meals can’t handle. When veggies, starch and protein cook together, getting dinner on the table can be <i>almost</i> as easy as warming up a frozen …

Cooking

Could the Planets in Star Wars Actually Support Life?

The <i>Star Wars</i> franchise always has been long on imagination. Fantastic creatures, giant spaceships, man-made death moons—the galaxy far, far away has …

Get Ready For The Internet For Things

Rough commute? What if someone offered you a private highway to take to work? There’d be no crush of cars, box trucks, taxis or minivans. Just you and the open road. Would you take it? Of course you would.<p>But what if there were a slight wrinkle to that deal? What if the only way you’d be allowed …

Internet of Things

Watch How This Bizarre Church Begins to Vanish Before Your Eyes

In Borgloon, Belgium stands a wonder of imagination and design. Dubbed “Reading between the Lines,” this semi-transparent church-like structure …

Internet of Things

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at That Amazing GoPro Footage From Space

Recently, NASA released some pretty spectacular footage captured by an astronaut wearing a GoPro camera while spacewalking around the International Space Station. In the videos, Earth slowly rotates below the space station while astronauts fiddle with cables, install antennae, and work on the …

Internet of Things

The internet of things: convenience at a price

In the first of our series on the IoT we take a look at connected devices that are available today, the privacy and security issues of using them – and how Britain can play a key part in its future<p>Chores are boring. Get home from work, let the dog out, put dinner on, start a load of laundry and …

Internet of Things

Looking Beyond Mobile, Facebook Is Getting Into The Internet Of Things

At Facebook’s F8 developers conference today, the social network announced a software developer kit for building applications for internet-connected devices on its Parse platform.<p>Called Parse for IoT–or Internet of Things, the buzzy term for the expanding world of internet-connected devices–the …

Internet of Things

30 Excellent Slow Cooker Recipes For Lazy People

Love a good meal, but too lazy? With this healthy slow cooker recipes you will make healthy snacks in no time, with no big effort. Yummy and healthy.

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Hello There, Children! A Look Back At Chef’s Most Questionable Advice From ‘South Park’

For the first nine seasons of <i>South Park</i>, before his unfortunate involvement with the Super Adventure Club, Chef was the guiding light for the boys on <i>South Park</i>. Whenever they were in a jam, Chef was the person they’d look to for help and guidance. His advice could often come in the form of killer …

The top 50 apps for creative minds

There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do more than passively read, watch and listen has grown. Many also fall into a longer heritage of …

Apps
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