Jens von Schéele

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Stephen Harris: perfect moules marinière

This recipe is flexible. You can add a spoonful of cream for moules à la crème, replace the thyme with tarragon or use cider instead of wine.<p>Serves four as a starter and two as a main<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1kg live mussels<br>• Light olive oil, for frying<br>• 1 garlic clove, crushed<br>• 125ml muscadet wine<br>• Small bunch parsley, …

Global warming experiment turns up the heat in Puerto Rican forest

Mid-morning in the Luquillo experimental forest in north-west Puerto Rico, and the thermometer already reads 26C. Tana Wood, an ecologist employed by the US Forest Service, pulls on a pair of heavy gloves for insulating against electrical shock.<p>Over two years, her team here has laid out hexagonal …

Climate Change

20 Mel Ramos Art Pieces: Pop Art Nudes You Have to See

October 14, 2016<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>With something mysterious and utterly …

Art

Cozmo is what happens when AI meets mischievous child

I’ve reviewed a robot or two in my time. I’ve played with many more that I didn’t deem worthy of writing about. Cozmo is, as consumer robots go, easily the best I’ve seen. In fact, even before Anki released its new robot toy, we were smitten.<p>When unpacking Cozmo, it’s easy to be underwhelmed. The …

Robotics

NASA thinks Tesla Autopilot is a bad idea

NASA has been studying the pyschological effects of automation for decades, and thus may have something to teach Tesla.<p>Since news broke last month …

6 New Mobile Games You Need to Play this Week

It’s not a big week for mobile games, but it is a week for <i>big</i> mobile games. Deus Ex GO has been hotly anticipated for months, and the surprise launch …

Pilots Admit the Craziest Things They've Seen in the Cockpit

"Air traffic" might not mean what you think.<p>Every time we step on an airplane, we can't help think of all the things that could go wrong. Although usually it's all smooth sailing (or "flying") aside from some occasional turbulence, it seems like airplane workers do their best to cover up any …

Time I

Dishwasher-Loading Techniques Throughout History

The proper technique for loading a dishwasher is far from a settled matter, despite whatever <i>you know who</i> might say. Over the millennia, cultures have brought their own unique traditions and innovations to the task, and history has proved that various methods of arranging the dishes have worked just …

This small slice of the night sky contains 48,741 galaxies

This image makes me feel so incredibly small.<p>Each of these 48,741 dots represents a galaxy. Each galaxy is a collection of billions of stars. The stars themselves trap untold planets, asteroids, and possibly even life in their gravitational clutches.<p>But this image, which is just one-twentieth of …

Microsoft has created Star Wars-style holographic communication

Microsoft knows how to make a cool demo<p>Microsoft sure seems to be having a ton of fun with HoloLens while the rest of us wait for it to stop being a research project and become a real thing that we can purchase and use. But in the meanwhile, those research projects are bonkers. The latest is called …

Razer's gaming Ultrabook lets you bring your own video card

If you're a gamer, you don't have it easy when buying laptops: You may want a sleek, lightweight Ultrabook when you're traveling, but you also want the big, powerful desktop replacement when you're home. What to do? Razer thinks you can have both. It's launching the Blade Stealth, a 12.5-inch …

Razer

Stunningly Surreal Photos of Wild Animals Captured in Unexpected Ways

London-based photographer David Yarrow captures the wild, natural world in unexpected and often candid ways. His stunning black-and-white images showcase the strength, beauty, and power of wolves, mountain lions, zebras, and more. Sometimes, man-made structures set the scene for amazing and …

Fairphone 2 review: This modular smartphone will last years

Fairphone, a small Dutch startup that wants to shake up the way phones are built from conflict minerals, has successfully managed to be the first company to ship a truly modular phone.<p>The Fairphone 2, which is shipping next week to backers, is the company’s second cut at a phone that’s better for …

Wife of IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi detained in Lebanon along with her son

Two senior Lebanese officials say authorities have detained a wife and son of the leader of the Islamic State group.<p>A military official says the woman and her son were detained about 10 days ago using fake identification cards.<p>Both officials refused to give any details about the woman who is …