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Our 15 Favorite Cookbooks of 2015

The year's best cookbooks for bakers, travelers, memoir lovers, and ambitious home chefs.<p>It's not easy to be a cookbook at the <i>Bon Appétit</i> office. The competition is stiff: Dozens of new releases arrive each week, and there's only so much shelf space. The judges are, well, extremely judgy. We're not …

World Trade Center

Breathe Clouds of Aerosolized Booze at this London Cocktail Pop-Up

Breathe responsibly. That's the tagline for culinary alchemist duo Bompas & Parr's new London cocktail pop-up Alcoholic Architecture. The temporary bar, which runs from now through early 2016, gives new meaning to London fog by inviting visitors to get buzzed in a room filled with thick clouds of …

Alcohol

Will autocorrect make you too predictable?

Computers can now identify what you will say before you know yourself, and as philosopher Evan Selinger argues, this could subtly shape your conversations without you realising.<p>Do you know what you really want? Right now, there are computers all over the world busily trying to tell you the answer – …

Text Messaging

Macro Photos that Capture the Beauty and Diversity of Insects in Singapore’s Rainforests

Nicky Bay is a Singapore-based photographer who captures the beauty and diversity of insects in Singapore’s rainforests through macro photography. He …

Razer Forge TV hands-on: Android TV-based gaming supercharged

This week at CES 2015, Razer brought their first Android TV product to the masses. With a dedicated wireless gaming controller that doubles as a …

Gear & Gadgets

Jackie Chan's son convicted on drug charge, sentenced 6 months

<b>Beijing, China (CNN) —</b> The son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan was convicted on a drug charge and sentenced to six months in prison in a Beijing court on Friday.<p>Jaycee Chan, who pleaded guilty to "hosting others to take drugs," was also fined 2,000 yuan ($320), announced the Dongcheng District …

Hong Kong

CES 2015 roundup: superchips, driverless cars and follow-me drones

The latest gadgets, gizmos and tech trends were on show in Las Vegas this week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show<p>Las Vegas Strip, home to a dozen of the world’s biggest hotels and usually busy every hour of the day and night, was closed to traffic. Then, to the delight of the large crowd …

CES

Death Star Bluetooth Speaker

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>369<p>369<p>SHARES<p>Just when you thought you've seen every piece of Star Wars merchandise there is, some creative …

Beginners Guide To Pinot Noir

<b>Every man needs to know at least one wine to get themselves out of awkward social situations where they’re required to call the shots. In our new</b> …

Why Virtual Reality Is Happening Now

Since the Oculus Rift first made waves with its successful Kickstarter, there’s been a consistent line of criticism based in the notion, “why would it work this time?”<p>It’s a fair question — you can go back decades and see myriad failed attempts to build virtual reality gear for the masses.<p>“Many …

26 Fall Cocktails That Are Just Perfect for Thanksgiving

If you're on bartender duty this year, these festive drinks will make you look like a pro.<p>Keep guests happy while you're putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving spread. A kitted-out bar with a few specialty sips should do the trick.

Japanese Design Firm Envisions a Gorgeous, Futuristic Underwater CIty

Japanese firm Shimizu Corporation has developed plans for this incredible and futuristic self-sustaining city that floats just under the ocean's surface. This safe haven capable of sustaining a permanent population of 5000 is designed to use the ocean as shelter from storms and other climate …

Desalination

Old Photos Reveal Weird Thanksgiving Traditions from 100 Years Ago

You might think that Thanksgiving day has always consisted of football, the Macy’s parade, and copious amounts of tryptophan, but as these old photos …

Why meals are movie magic: The best food scenes in film history

From the sliced garlic in “Goodfellas” to the perfect pink steak in “The Matrix,” these scenes are irresistible<p>Everyone loves a good food scene. Some of the best literary passages of all time are about food, from Proust's madeleine to the clam soup described in "Moby Dick." But in the end it’s …

Mirrors could replace air conditioning by beaming heat into space

Researchers have created a mirror that not only reflects 97% of light but also radiates heat into the cold depths of the universe<p>A mirror that sends heat into the frigid expanse of space has been designed by scientists to replace air-conditioning units that keep buildings cool on Earth.<p>Researchers …

Seconds from death: student photographs bear moments before it killed him

Images retrieved from 22-year-old’s phone reveal final moments Rutgers University student was mauled to death by 300lb animal<p>A series of newly released photographs reveal the final moments of a New Jersey student’s life before he was killed by a bear.<p>Darsh Patel, a 22-year-old Rutgers University …

How America’s Thanksgiving turkeys got so huge

Thanksgiving, the most food-focused of American holidays, provides a hearty occasion for this reminder: The dominant fruits, vegetables, and animals in modern farming are products of highly unnatural selection. Consider corn, which evolved from a fairly small, hard-to-eat plant called teosinte into …

Insects

The 30 best closing lines in films

How Uber Is Making One Design Firm’s Life A Living Hell

Just another day in the office for the beleagured startup.<p>Uber has its fair share of problems right now. The CEO allegedly said that Uber should be called Boober for its ability to get him laid. The upper management can spy on the trips of its users with a privacy-busting “God View” app. The senior …

Uber

15 Things Never to Say to a Chicagoan

<i>By Joel Reese for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p><b>1) Michael Jordan? Overrated.</b><p>You didn't just say that. Now you'll have to brace yourself as the Chicagoans in the room inundate you with a staggering list of accomplishments (10-time NBA scoring leader, 6-time NBA champion, 5-time MVP) that prove His Royal …

Frank Lloyd Wright