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Triple Coconut Cake Recipe

This riff on the Southern classic incorporates coconut in every form, giving the cake an all-natural flavor and super-moist crumb. While it can be paired with whatever icing you prefer, I like it best with my Creamy Coconut Frosting, which is light and easy to handle. The caramelized white …

Dessert

Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 9-inch cake pans. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper.<p>2<p>Done<p>In large bowl or standing …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Get into 'Twin Peaks' return with sweet cherry pie agent Cooper would love

Remember "Twin Peaks"? Remember how the surreal murder mystery was populated with surreal characters: the woman who lugged a log, the dwarf dressed in red, the special agent who tape recorded every move and bite? Me neither. All that drifts back from Thursday nights in the '90s is the show's eerie …

Baking

Schiaparelli landing investigation makes progress

When merged into the navigation system, the erroneous information generated an estimated altitude that was negative – that is, below ground level. …

Mars

How we structure our work and teams at Basecamp

Six weeks • One cycleAn inside look at the specifics of how we decide what to do and then decide how to do it.“How do you guys <i>actually</i> work? How do …

Project Management

Extremely Lazy Man Gets A Drone To Pull His Kayak

Who needs paddles?<p>A man, a kayak, a drone... there isn't much more that needs to be said about this video that is destined for viral glory. One day perhaps we all will be lucky enough to sit on a kayak pulled by a drone. For now, we have this.<p>Source: Viva Frei via Digg

‘Gravity Sketch’ App Mixes Art and Virtual Reality

Artists struggling to find inspiration might benefit from a session with Gravity Sketch. Instead of making computer animations by punching buttons on …

The Desktop Desktop

I have a bit of a soft spot for desktops that actually <i>look</i> like desktops. Alec’s desktop fits the bill nicely, and actually looks like a desk …

We Can't Stop Laughing at This Plumber's Truck Logo

Well played, sir.<p>When opening a new business, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out how to make a name for yourself and stand out from the competition. Well, Nick Huckson is clearly a master of marketing skills, because his brilliant idea for promoting his plumbing company is now going …

MIT Found a Way to Make Virtual Characters Interact With Background Video

One of the obvious tells that a computer-generated character isn’t real is the lack of interaction with the background they’ve been added to. It’s …

Meucci solves the problem of expensive international phone calls for good

3,331. That’s how many miles there are between me and my fiancee, who lives on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Like millions of other couples around the world, we’re in a long distance relationship. This has its own costs. We see each other every three months on average, each time spending …

Whoever Is Naming The Colors Of These Yarns Has Seen Some Sh*t In Their Life

Fading Whiskey Hangover could be the name of a US military operation. Bat In A Dark Mood could be the name of a thrash metal band. And Rotten …

Knitting

Lemon Ricotta Cake with Almonds

<b>Citrus and almonds is a very popular pairing, elevated by the inclusion of ricotta. Lemon Ricotta Cake is proof of this delicious matchup.</b><p>Citrus and …

Solar road technology comes to Route 66

Solar Roadways' dreams of sunlight-gathering paths are one step closer to taking shape. Missouri's Department of Transportation is aiming to install a test version of the startup's solar road tiles in a sidewalk at the Historic Route 66 Welcome Center in Conway. Okay, it won't be <i>on</i> Route 66 just …

Bot Lawyer That Successfully Appealed 160,000 Parking Tickets Is a Damn Hero

Parking tickets are the worst. Sadly, the burden of challenging a ticket is far greater than just paying the damn thing. But what if an artificially …

Stretched Bronze Sculptures By Romain Langlois Look Like Something From Another Planet

Romain Langlois is a self-taught sculptor who uses stretched bronze and stone to make these otherworldly sculptures.<p>The Auvergne-based artist started …

Art

We Made An Emoji Pool Set, Because Why Not?

Last week, we got a new pool table at work! So of course, my friend, who is an artist under the name Winigreeni, had to make a set of lovingly …

Pool Table
Dessert

The problem with reinforced concrete

By itself, concrete is a very durable construction material. The magnificent Pantheon in Rome, the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome, is in …

Engineering

10 Italian Cookies You Can Make Without a Nonna to Teach You How

I’m not Italian, nor have I ever been to Italy. I can’t share my favorite Italian wine bar to tuck away in or make you feel like you’re standing in an Italian market. I wouldn’t know the first thing about navigating the country and I don’t know how to cook a steak half as good as the ones that are …

This Copycat DoubleTree Hotel Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Is Spot-On

Bake a batch and pretend you're on vacation (minus the sunburn and noisy neighbors).<p>When you check in to a DoubleTree Hotel, you're immediately handed a paper envelope with a gooey, chewy, chocolate-and-walnut-studded cookie. We're not talking the regular Otis Spunkmeyers every apartment leasing …

Comcast customer's Raspberry Pi bot tweets when speeds are lousy

No one likes complaining to an internet service provider, but it's especially frustrating when you're not getting the performance you're paying for. Many ISPs refuse to do anything unless your speeds are truly glacial, even if the slowdowns create serious problems. Well, Comcast customer AlekseyP …

Here's what a master true-crime documentary maker thinks of 'Making A Murderer'

A drifter named Randall Adams was convicted of the crime largely thanks to the eyewitness testimony of the other prime suspect in the murder, a teenager named David Harris.<p>Adams had hitched a ride with Harris and spent the evening with him at a drive-in. Later that night, Wood pulled over Harris' …

Crime

What to Do in Toronto

Take a tour of Canada's most diverse city, Toronto.

artisanal

7 Sweet Treats for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is approaching fast, and what mom doesn't deserve a delicious treat? These gorgeous sweets will show the special moms in your life just how much you appreciate them.<p><b>1. Buttermilk Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting</b><p>This pretty cupcake is simple and downright delicious. Buttermilk adds a …