Jon Beddall

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This Golden Head Adds a Twist to Ancient Roman History

Science & Innovation<p>The horse head sculpture and other discoveries suggest the Romans had a surprising relationship with tribes along their northern border.<p>After nearly a decade of legal wrangling, a piece of ancient Roman sculpture worth almost U.S. $2 million has been unveiled to the public for …

Archaeology

194 of the best photography tips from professional photographers

186. Underexpose the ambient<p>Another technique that works very well with flash is to underexpose the ambient by two or more stops.<p><b>Read more:</b> How to …

Photography

Slow-Roast Spiced Lamb Shoulder with Sumac Onions

8 servings<p>At Maydan in Washington, DC, our No. 2 Best New Restaurant 2018, the lamb shoulder is cooked sous vide until meltingly tender and then finished in the hearth until crisp and golden brown. We adapted their recipe for the oven to similar effect.<p>September 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 6–7-lb. …

Recipes

New theory paints more sophisticated picture of ancient Easter Island

<b>(CNN) —</b> For decades, mystery has swirled around what happened to the founding population of the remote Easter Island, known for its towering stone statues depicting large carved heads. A long-held theory suggests that after the islanders set up camp and carved the giant statues, they destroyed …

Archaeology

Daily Mail Online

One of Google's "Best Apps of 2014 & 2015" with over 2 million downloads, the MailOnline (Daily Mail) app gives you everything you've come to expect …

Middle Eastern Recipes

• Recipes<br>• Cuisine• <b><br>Middle Eastern</b><p>Sort:<p>Most Popular<p>latest<p>Middle Eastern The Best Baba GanoushA few simple tricks make this the richest, smokiest, creamiest baba ganoush in town.<p>Middle Eastern Hummus Fries With Spicy Tahini DipNot fried hummus, but a crispy chickpea-flour snack paired with a spicy tahini …

Recipes

Archaeologists marvel at Neolithic axe finds in Orkney

<b>A large number of stone axes are among more than 30,000 pieces of pottery, bones and tools found so far at a 5,000-year-old site in Orkney.</b><p>The Ness of Brodgar is one of the largest and most important Neolithic excavations in Northern Europe, according to archaeologists.<p>Two of the polished stone …

Archaeology

Ghost town: A tiny English village abandoned during WWII

TYNEHAM, England (AP) — Explore Britain's southern coast carefully enough and you can still find relics of the dark years when the country awaited Nazi invasion: abandoned radar stations; tank-traps lost in farmers' fields; half-hidden concrete bunkers overlooking wide, shingle beaches.<p>Then there's …

British History

Joël Robuchon's best mashed potatoes in the world – recipe

It was the recipe that made Joël Robuchon, the Michelin-starred “chef of the century” who has died aged 73, famous and everyone else fat. There are several versions, with the restaurant’s famously consisting of a 2:1 potato to butter ratio. However, the British chef Tom Aikens – who worked for …

mashed potatoes

Vietnamese fried rice

Step 1<p>Place the rice in a sieve and rinse under cold running water until the water runs clear. Place the rice and water in a medium saucepan over …

Recipes

10 best digital photography tips (Take Your Digital Photography to the Next Level!)

Whether you are a beginner or more experienced with photography, here are some of our favorite tips that will help you improve your photography!<p>1 Use …

Landscape Photography

How to save Android battery by limiting background activity

With the help of Android Oreo, you can prevent apps from using your battery when they should be closed.<p>With every release of Android, battery life …

Apps

10 Tips for Fabulous Waterfall Photography

Waterfalls present natural beauty that makes a great subject for landscape photos. The rushing water of a powerful waterfall or the gentle trickle of …

Landscape Photography

Experience the Mystical Music of Hildegard Von Bingen: The First Known Composer in History (1098 – 1179)

The German abbess, visionary, mystic poet, composer, and healer Hildegard von Bingen “has become a symbol to disparate groups,” writes Brian Wise at …

Clothes in Medieval England

As in just about any other period of history, clothing in the Middle Ages was worn for necessity, comfort, and display. Bright colours and rich …

10 reasons why your photos aren’t sharp (and how to fix them)

Getting sharp photos is one of the fundamental goals in photography. If your images aren’t as sharp as you’d like, take a look at our ten-point guide …

Cameras

Planning to shoot the blood red moon? Here’s how to do it

But even though tomorrow’s lunar event will turn the moon crimson for one hour and 43 minutes, you should not need that entire time to perfect a …

Shutter Speed

Crush night photography. 7 Secrets to take photos at night.

Today our friend Pierre T. Lambert is taking a deep dive into night photography. If you ask yourself how you can get the best photos of the stars or …

Photography

50 Filling Dinners You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It's rare that anyone gets ready to make dinner on a weeknight and says, "Well, I have too much time on my hands!" So we've combed through our best …

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Cheap Creative Lenses under £200

<b>Interesting optics don’t have to cost a fortune. Andy Westlake tries out some inexpensive lenses to stimulate your creativity - and finds some to</b> …

Creativity

How To Photograph A Total Lunar Eclipse

The total lunar eclipse of January 2018 only seems like it happened a few weeks ago and we're are already looking forward to the next eclipse. This …

Landscape Photography

This Chicken Thigh Recipe Changed the Way I Think About Cooking Chicken Thighs

By Julia Kramer<p>Seriously. One small recipe hack set me on a path toward a lifetime of golden, crackly-skinned chicken thighs.<p>A lot of crazy shit has happened in 2018, and somehow, in the midst of it all, the <i>Bon Appétit</i> Test Kitchen has once again managed to bless us with new chicken thigh …

Cooking

Quick-and-Easy Steak Marinade Recipe

"This is a quick-and-easy marinade recipe for steaks."<p>Ingredients<p>2 (8 ounce) boneless rib-eye steaks<p>salt and ground black pepper to taste<p>1 pinch …

BBQ

Lebanese Lemon Salad Dressing Recipe

"Tangy, zesty, garlicky lemon and olive oil flavors blend in this dressing that compliments salads which include some type of grilled meat and baked …

Food

The Secret to Capturing the Best Image Quality with Your Digital Cameras

Many modern digital cameras boast incredible ISO speeds. Where ISO 400 or 800 was the top speed in the film era, usually accompanied by grain the …

Cameras

Call it what you will, rosemary honey-mustard chicken with peaches makes for a delicious summertime meal

Rosemary honey mustard chicken with peaches served over couscous (Maya Wilson / Alaska from Scratch)For some time, there's been a popular recipe …

Why My Japanese-Style Scrambled Eggs Are the Softest & Dreamiest

Whenever I go out for sushi, I always order one <i>tamago nigiri</i>, that omelet with the rice underneath, wrapped around the middle with nori like a Band-Aid. You know the one? For me, it's the perfect end to a sushi dinner—a little sweet, very comforting.<p>I used to fantasize about ordering an entire meal …

Breakfast

The Ancient Trackways of Britain’s Ley-Lines Steered Bronze Age Tin Miners

The Great St Michael and St Mary Alignment (or ‘corridor of incidence’) is probably the most famous ley-line in Britain, if not the world. Running …

Archaeologists uncover ‘find of a lifetime’ tomb

The excavation uncovered the new find in the Bru na Boinne – Boyne Valley Tombs – World Heritage Site.