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Till Rabus' Surrealist Sensualism

From orgiastic tangles of limbs to anthropomorphic still lives, Till Rabus' hyperrealistic paintings are uncanny yet titillating. Rabus graduated …

Owners of Suburban Chicago Home Make Centuries-Old Discovery in Their Yard — Now Archeologists Are at the Scene

A team of archeologists have flooded a suburban home in Chicago after the homeowners made a centuries-old discovery in his yard.<p>According to WBBM-TV, the homeowners— who purchased the property in the 1970s — unearthed several 19th century graves in 2001.<p>Archeologists are at the scene of a Suburban …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

4 Bargain Bourbons to Buy Before They Go the Way of Pappy Van Winkle

Ray Isle wades through the crowded bourbon market and recommends a quartet of good bottles to seek out.<p>As a longtime Manhattan drinker, I am …

Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Be careful not to overbake these cookies so that they'll have a chewy texture. If you like gooey chocolate chips, microwave the cookies for a few seconds.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Retrogaming

Amazingly Realistic Drawings Created with Ballpoint Pens

When we first saw Portugal-based artist Samuel Silva's portrait, <i>Redhead Girl</i>, most of us were completely in awe of how Silva (aka VianaArts) could achieve such amazing details with just a handful of everyday pens.<p>Since that time, the patient and skilled artist has developed an extensive collection …

Drawing

Alternative Godzilla Movie Posters

A selection of unofficial, alternative Godzilla movie posters by different creative folks.<p>It’s always a pleasure to see how great blockbusters of the …

Film Posters

Horseshoe Crab Count Under Way on East Coast

Anyone can participate in the annual counting and tagging of horseshoe crabs during their spawning season.<p>For some, the coming of summer means wearing white, but for citizen scientists like Gina Mulhearn and Mark Cappiello, it means donning wellies and waders, then heading to the beach to count and …

This Is What It Looks Like To Dive Between Continents

This takes "two places at once" to a whole new (lower) level.<p>The Silfra fissure is a deep, watery crack that separates the North American and Eurasian continents. It's the place where two massive tectonic plates once met and now slowly drift apart, causing earthquakes about once per decade.<p>For …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Hayao Miyazaki: his final bow

Half-hidden in a public park in the Tokyo suburb of Mitaka, the Studio Ghibli museum is not quite Disneyland. It's not at all like it, in fact. The size of a large detached house, it has just 10 rooms and no rides, although you can board a stuffed-cat bus if you're small enough to fit inside the …

Why The Same Movies Are Always On Cable TV

It's not your imagination.<p>A new study by IHS Technology is reporting that while the quantity of movie content on U.S. basic cable hit a three-year high last year, fewer unique movies were broadcast in 2013 than in the previous three years.<p>In other words, the cable networks are sticking with …

Viking artefacts, logboats found in Irish lake

4/09/2014 06:00:00 PM<p>A 4,500-year-old log boat is among 12 early Bronze Age, Iron Age and medieval craft that have been located in Lough Corrib, …

Hot Stew in the Ice Age? Evidence Shows Neanderthals Boiled Food

An ancient diet expert suggests our early cousins knew how to boil their meals.<p>Neanderthal cooking likely wouldn't have won any prizes on <i>Top Chef</i>, but a paleontologist suggests that our ancient cousins knew how to cook a mean stew, without even a stone pot to their name.<p>"I think it's pretty likely …

Princes and Princesses Among 50 Egyptian Mummies Unearthed

Royal mummies from Egypt's golden age surprise scholars.<p>Offering hopes for tracing the family secrets of the ancient pharaohs, more than 50 royal mummies have emerged in Egypt's Valley of the Kings from a tomb long sealed by rubble and little suspected of harboring royalty. (Related: "Valley of the …

Top 10 strange history stories

<b>From lethal Tudor toys to John Quincy Adams’s pet alligator, we round up some of the more unusual stories to feature on History Extra</b><p>1) Historical …

Drones unearth more details about Chaco culture

4/22/2014 04:00:00 PM<p>Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what …

Hey, Busy People: This Smart Machine Cooks Meals for You

When you’ve barely got the bandwidth to decode the latest mashed up food craze (Ramen taco? Waffle taco? Donut waffle? Ahhh!), how can you find the time to whip up a culinary masterpiece in your very own kitchen stadium? Really, what does it take for a busy home cook to get a five-star sous chef up …

How to Make Milano Cookies at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is sharing a recipe for cookies that are as elegant and sophisticated as you are.</i><p>I have eaten more Milano …

Chinese Noodles 101: How to Make Lo Mein With Beef and Broccoli

From crispy pan-fried noodles to a bowl of wonton noodle soup, fresh Chinese egg noodles are a staple of Chinese restaurants. Just like Italian pasta or ramen, when cooked properly, they should have a firm bite and springy texture, and the wide variation in thickness and springiness makes Chinese …

A Map of all the Places in the U.S. Where Nobody Lives

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How An Ohio Housewife Flew Around The World, Made History, And Was Then Forgotten

Jerrie Mock was a 38-year-old housewife from Columbus, Ohio, when, 50 years ago this week, she accomplished what Amelia Earhart is famous for having failed to do. But in the decades since, as Mock's life began to unravel, history all but forgot the pilot who made it.<p>Just before the coast …

My Photo Went Viral, And Nothing Could Have Prepared Me For What Happened After

A little bit over a week ago, I went to Los Angeles International Airport to make a photo. It was a clear day, and I didn't want to waste it sitting …

Gorgeous and Rare Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland by John Vernon Lord

<i>“Words mean more than we mean to express when we use them,”</i> Lewis Carroll once wrote in a letter to a friend, <i>“so a whole book ought to mean a great deal more than the writer means.”</i><p>Perhaps due to its timelessly whimsical nature, <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> — the umbrella title given to Lewis Carroll’s …

How Long Could a Message in a Bottle Last?

Last week, a fisherman plucked a 100-year-old message in a bottle out of the Baltic Sea. What are the odds? We caught up with a few ocean scientists to find out.<p><b>You're stranded on a desert island</b>. After you've tried smoke signals and run out of patience with your beach ball named Wilson, it's time …