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The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$33.89from Amazon<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, …

Onions

Representation of probabilistic scientific knowledge

Abstract<p>The theory of probability is widely used in biomedical research for data analysis and modelling. In previous work the probabilities of the …

The Mason Jar, Reborn

How a container once integral to farming culture came to be the hipster vessel of choice: an Object Lesson<p>In the mid-1970s, my parents fled the New Jersey suburbs to build a house in rural New Hampshire, where my mother tended a large vegetable and herb garden. The growing season in New Hampshire …

30-Minute Chicken Cacciatore

Shares 3K<p><i>This easy chicken cacciatore is made in one pan in 30-minutes! Dinner has never been easier.</i><p>In case you weren’t already aware of the fact …

The Scientist Magazine® - The Best Places to Work

About Best Places to Work<p>From 2003 to 2013, <i>The Scientist</i> has polled the scientific community to find out which institutions and companies fostered …

Maysa

<i>This powerful ongoing project was selected as a series finalist in the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2016 (as well as chosen among the top 50 for our 2015 Emerging Talent Awards)</i><i>. More recently, Luisa Dorr was named one of 12 participants in the Joop Swart Masterclass. She is definitely someone to</i> …

Brazil

Expo 2015 in Milan

Baltic States

Zaha Hadid wins contest for landmark bridge across Taipei's Tamsui River

Zaha Hadid Architects has won a competition to design a 920-metre-long bridge across the mouth of the Tamsui River in the Taiwanese capital (+ movie).<p>…

Architecture

Up All Night NYC: Here's Where to Hang After Hours in New York City

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>New Yorkers always sleep with one eye open. How could they not? If they blink for even two seconds they'll miss the grand opening of the newest fusion restaurant, the ribbon cutting ceremony for a SoHo atelier or the latest downtown art exhibition--and …

Interns: all work, no pay

Too many young people are still doing real jobs for no money, as unpaid interns. But not for much longer. Around the world, young workers expected to toil for months at a time for little or no pay are battling to be rewarded fairly.<p>For those of us who have been campaigning on this issue for years, …

Back to Cool: 17 DIYs to Organize Your Desk and Office

It’s just about that time again. Cars are packing up, books are being ordered and, if you’re a teacher, the woes of professional development have likely already begun. School will be back in session before you know it, and this year is the perfect time to resolve to keep your desk from becoming …

Architizer

10 Winning Shots from the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

After receiving nearly 18,000 photo submissions, <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> magazine has selected the winning shots for this year’s Traveler Photo …

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SOL / Hitoshi Saruta

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> While drafting the design of “cnest”, we received an offer to design a house on the neighboring lot by …

Architecture

Horse Skull Disco

[Image: Horse skull via Wikimedia].<p>If you're looking to install a new sound system in your house, consider burying a horse skull in the …

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

Creativity

How to make more money while working less

That was my belief, too, until I started surrounding myself with successful entrepreneurs who have put systems in place so their businesses will thrive with or without them.<p><i>Related: Time Management Is Really Life Management</i><p>In an episode of my podcast, The Mentee, I spoke with Keefe Duterte, who …

A Sense Of Self: What Happens When Your Brain Says You Don't Exist

Science journalist Anil Ananthaswamy thinks a lot about "self" — not necessarily <i>himself</i>, but the role the brain plays in our notions of self and existence.<p>In his new book, <i>The Man Who Wasn't There,</i> Ananthaswamy examines the ways people think of themselves and how those perceptions can be distorted …

Consciousness

Jackie Kennedy Onassis's Airport Style Is Still the Height of Chic

“I want minimum information given with maximum politeness,” Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis once said, and I personally think she was talking about your airport style! Hey, you—yes, I am talking to you, in those hideous lavender sweatpants, with your tushie creeping out the back and that horrible pillow …

Siren Song Of Tech Lures New Doctors Away From Medicine

Even as a young child, Amanda Angelotti dreamed about becoming a doctor.<p>But by her third year at the University of California, San Francisco medical school. Angelotti couldn't shake the feeling that something was missing.<p>During a routine shift at the hospital, making rounds with her fellow …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

Are GMOs safe? Yes. The case against them is full of fraud, lies, and errors.

1 They Want You to Be Overwhelmed<p>Is genetically engineered food dangerous? Many people seem to think it is. In the past five years, companies have …

Agriculture

How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …