Liz Yip

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This Is What a Pilot Sees When he Lands a Plane

A new time-lapse video filmed with an iPhone will renew your sense of awe.<p><i>Travel + Leisure</i>’s Alex Van Buren recently wrote about the phenomenon of …

Carlos Slim on Zuckerberg plan: world needs jobs, not giveaways

The Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has said he will not give away his family’s shares to charity like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.<p>Mark Zuckerberg and the tech gods cannot debug all the world’s problems | Gaby Hinsliff<p>Read more<p>Zuckerberg has announced he will donate 99% of his Facebook shares, …

Airbus Wants To Save Minutes By Radically Rethinking Airplanes And Airports

All the comfort and benefits of shipping crates in the sky<p>Airplane passengers are terrible cargo. They’re autonomous, they don’t always follow instructions perfectly, and they need to take some time to settle into place before they’re comfortable and calm enough to move. In an efficiency-minded …

Bibimbap at Home

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 2 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>Buy thinly sliced beef for this bibimbap recipe at Korean markets, or ask your butcher to cut it for you.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Bulgogi<p>1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>1/3 cup finely grated Asian pear with juices<p>2 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 garlic …

Doodle Partners With Paperless Post To Bring Easy Scheduling To Your Event Invitations

Doodle makes it easy to schedule things with friends, coworkers, whoever — but scheduling isn’t the only thing that you need to organize an event. So the company has also connected its tools to the invitation process, by rolling out an integration with Paperless Post.<p>Doodle CEO Michael Brecht said …

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Candle Touch offers smart lighting for people afraid of light bulbs

One company has decided that electric lamps shouldn’t be having all the fun when it comes to lighting the app-controled home of the future, so it’s come up with one of the strangest (and most interesting) ideas we’ve heard in a while: smart candles.<p>Candle Touch will let you control the actual fire …

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Our Favorite Low Key (and Low Maintenance) Weeknight Dinners

We don't always have time to cook elaborate weeknight dinners. On those nights, we turn to our reliable steadies, the low maintenance dishes we love most when we're feeling lazy.<p>We've already professed our love for back pocket pasta—you know, the kind of pasta you make when you haven't gone grocery …

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Western Digital To Aquire SanDisk For $19 Billion

Western Digital just bought a bunch of memory cards. The storage giant just announced that it has agreed to buy SanDisk Corp for about $19 billion. This comes after speculation that SanDisk was shopping for a buyer.<p>The deal values SanDisk at $86.50 a share, which is a 15% premium on the previous …

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Raising the Bar on, uh, Home Bars: The Bottles You Really Need

Let's move this party to the living room: Here's how to stock your home bar with the best bottles of sipping neat and mixing.<p>Sure, we love a good cocktail bar. But we've got to be honest: Sometimes, there's nothing better than coming home after a long day of work, pulling on pajamas, and knocking …

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

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How to Make Crispy Pork Belly—It's Easier Than You Think

Mike Greenfield and Josh Greenfield of The Brothers Green learn the Asian art of BBQ pork belly from chef Sean Scotese of Lazy Siu—and it's so simple you can do it at home.<p>Chef <b>Sean Scotese</b> learned everything he knows about pork belly from a trip he took to China. Or, more specifically, from a guy …

Why the Hottest Kitchen Tool Is Actually…a Cold Pan

Here's why you should (sometimes) start cooking in a cold pan.<p>Often, the success of a great dish comes down to heat. Gorgeously seared steak, perfect stir-fry, or properly <i>al dente</i> pasta all rely on a big flame and high heat. But here's a secret: <b>Sometimes, your cooking secret weapon is a cold pot or</b> …

78 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

Smoking set to kill one in three young Chinese men as country faces 'epidemic'

Smoking will kill about two million Chinese in 2030, double the 2010 toll, according to researchers who warned of a “growing epidemic of premature death” in the world’s most populous nation.<p>On current trends, one in three young Chinese men will be killed by tobacco, the team wrote in The Lancet …

Bucatini with Butter-Roasted Tomato Sauce

November 2017<p>4 servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 60 min<p>We love the way that roasting intensifies the flavor of canned tomatoes. While we're pretty obsessed with the texture of bucatini, a strand pasta with a hole running through it, this dish is every bit as delicious with spaghetti, linguine, …

The inventor of the cellphone thinks Apple's new iPhone 6S is 'boring'

Martin Cooper, who previously worked at Motorola and demonstrated his invention back in 1973 by placing the first ever cellphone call from a Manhattan sidewalk, said he thinks the iPhone 6S is "boring" when speaking to GeekWire.<p>It's not that Cooper doesn't think the new iPhone is an improvement; …

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Vacheron Constantin breaks record for world's most complicated watch (pictures)

Robo Wunderkind’s Programmable Bricks Are Like Legos That Teach You How To Code

Meet Robo Wunderkind, the Lego of the future. This startup is building programmable Lego-like bricks that teach kids how algorithms and code work. It is launching today on stage at Disrupt, and on Kickstarter.<p>“We are building smart Lego bricks. We are embedding different electronics in the cubes,” …

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Potato, garlic and rocket soup with chilli oil

Much more than the sum of its parts. I’ve suggested using fresh chillis because I love the splash of scarlet they bring, but this would really be made with dried chilli flakes or crumbled dried chillis, so do that if you prefer.<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 large onion, roughly …

How to Make Your Tofu Taste Like Pork

This is the dish that will convert even hardcore carnivores into tofu lovers. And you don't need a recipe to make it.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, in an effort for you to</i> …

Quit your job, become a... watchmaker

Seth Kennedy, 40, antiquarian horologist explains how he became a watchmaker<p>When did you decide it was, er, time to get into watchmaking?<p>'My …

Egg recipe ideas for your packed lunch | The lunch box

<b>The lunch box:</b> Turn to an egg for a protein-packed centrepiece for your midday meal

Apple’s Marc Newson Designs A Space-Age Fountain Pen

It even features the MagSafe of pens: a magnetic cap that automatically aligns with the Montblanc logo.<p>Now that he’s joined Apple, famed industrial designer Marc Newson seems like he’d be more likely to design an iPad stylus at this point than a pen. But there’s no rubber tip to be found on Marc …

21 Vinaigrette Recipes That Your Salads Need

A well-made vinaigrette is a thing of beauty. Here are some recipes to try with your salads, from traditional to creative.<p><b>Bracing, bright, acidic, and emulsified</b>: We love a good vinaigrette. Here are 21 of 'em, for all your salad-type needs.