Lotte Proost

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The Top 10 Burgers in Melbourne From The Burger Adventure

Fellow burger blog and friends of AHT <b>The Burger Adventure</b> recently unveiled their top 10 burgers in Melbourne for 2013. The blog, which features burger reviews from Australia and around the world, was created in 2009 by "four guys with a passion for beef, buns, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, egg, …

Lunchtime Spanish Salad Fix at Despaña

There's plenty to love about <b>Despaña</b>, from its Spanish specialty goods to its sandwiches and its Spanish-style horchata. So it should come as no surprise that the salads are also a strong offering, and at $7 each, an affordable lunch.<p>Both the <b>Marcona</b> and <b>Serrano</b> salads start with a standard base of …

The Musket Room's Matt Lambert's Favorite Upper East Side Eats

After being open for only four months, Matt Lambert, the chef at The Musket Room, garnered a coveted Michelin star. It could be easy to lose focus working in a buzzy restaurant in the trendy neighborhood of Nolita, but Lambert continues to focus on making his restaurant better every day.<p>The Kiwi's …

Pepperoni Pizza Supreme Nachos Recipe

This loaded version of pizza nachos is layered with all the fixin's: tomatoes, pepperoni, sweet peppers, onions, olives, and loads of gooey mozz.<p><b>Read more: Pepperoni Pizza Supreme Nachos</b><p>Ingredients10 ounce bag tortilla chips6 ounce can tomato paste12 ounces cherry tomatoes, chopped1/2 teaspoon …

Taco Queso Dip Recipe

<b>Read more: Sauced: 6 Cheese Dips for Your Super Bowl Party</b><p>Ingredients1/2 pound monterey jack cheese, grated1/2 pound sharp cheddar cheese, grated1 tablespoon cornstarch2 tablespoons olive oil1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion1 small jalapeño, stemmed, seeded, and finely diced1 teaspoon garlic …

Maple Pecan Crepes Recipe

Maple and pecans cooked together with brown sugar are reminiscent of pecan pie. These quick crepes make a fancy statement on the plate, but can be made with mostly pantry staples.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Maple Pecan Crêpes</b><p>Ingredients2 eggs, beaten1 cup (about 8 ounces) milk1 cup (about 5 ounces) …

these panda rice balls are hard to bear

When I saw these on Pinterest, I just had to get the details. How does the rice stick together? Is that black licorice? Or wet leaves? Is it true …

Baked-on Bacon Cups

I’m excited to announce that bacon-related technology has advanced to the point that, instead of just sprinkling bacon on our salads, we can now …

Bunny Biscuit blowout

These bunny biscuits from <b>Kit Frazier</b> are so cute, I can’t decide if I want to snuggle them or pop them in my mouth and eat ’em whole. As disturbing …

Melted Cookie Snowman – nailed it!

Aww, I feel a little sorry for these Chocolaty Melting Snowman cookies from <b>Better Homes and Gardens</b>… which is all the more reason to eat them quickly …

Cream Cheese Penguin Meltdown

It’s easy to see how these cream cheese penguins from <b>All Recipes</b> could waddle right into your heart – who wouldn’t want to make tasty penguins in …

How to Make Chicken Noodle Soup Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Our former head of distribution and partnerships, Maddy Martin, beats back flu season with the purest,</i> …

There's More Than One Way To Cure Diseases With Genes

A recent roundup in The Economist looks at a few new ideas for gene therapy.<p>Many people have inherited genes that are making them sick, or will, one day. Troublesome genes are part and parcel of being human. In the future, however, doctors may have some fixes, ranging from giving their patients …

How Real Is 'RoboCop'?

The futuristic cyborg might not be as far off into the future as we think.<p>This week, RoboCop steps back onto the screen. But unlike a cartoonish steel cyborg, the new Officer Alex Murphy is eerily imaginable. Director José Padilha and production designer Martin Whist were inspired by some of …

Secret Viking Code Decrypted: 'Kiss Me'

Medieval Norse cryptology was more about love than war.<p>For years, researchers puzzled over codes they saw carved into 13th-century Viking inscriptions. It's not that researchers don't know how to read Norse runes—they do. But about 80 existing fragments of runes seem to be encrypted. Are they …

2014 Is Going To Be The Best Year Yet For Home Sous Vide

Precision-temperature cooking for perfect meats, vegetables, eggs and more has never been easier than now.<p>In the four years since Popular Science published its first guides to sous vide cooking at home, it's been a pleasure to watch the technique grow in popularity and in ease. New and improved …

Modern Genes Reveal 100 Major Population Shifts In Human History

Wherever conquerors go, they leave a little bit of their genetics. Gene analyses of modern people are able to reveal those influences.<p><i>Spread of Mongol Empire. Astrokey44 on Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0</i><p>Violence and love, conquest and assimilation, they're all in your DNA. Literally. As human …

You Have Already Complied: RoboCop and the All-Too-Feasible Horror of Brain Hacking

In science fiction films, science tends to play the villain. Speculative theories and far-fetched technology wear the old black hat and outsize mustache, and tie us all kicking and screaming to the train tracks. These are adventure stories, ultimately, so why not set cloned dinosaurs and predatory …

The World's Grossest Plush Toy And Other Amazing Images From This Week

NASA Invites Private Companies To The Moon

The space agency is looking for partners to develop technologies for commercial lunar cargo transportation. What this means, exactly, is unclear.<p>NASA is officially looking to work with private companies to develop commercial robotic lunar landers that can deliver cargo to the moon's surface. The …

Letters From Charles Darwin

From the Popular Science archives. Happy Darwin Day!<p><i>These letters originally appeared in the March 1903 issue of</i> Popular Science. <i>The "Hitherto Unpublished Letters of Charles Darwin" were compiled and edited by Darwin's son, Francis Darwin, and the British botanist Albert Charles Seward. Today would</i> …

The Science Behind 'Brain Training'

Increasing fluid intelligence has proven beneficial for people diagnosed with ADHD, and selling memory improvement is a big business. Are the claims overheated?<p>In 2002, Torkel Klingberg, a psychologist at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, published a study involving 14 children with attention deficit …

The Science of Snobbery: How We're Duped Into Thinking Fancy Things Are Better

Wine snobs, string quartets, and the limits of intuition<p>Several months ago, this author sat at a classical music concert, trying to convince himself that wine is not bullshit.<p>That may seem like a strange thought to have while listening to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major. But Priceonomics had …

Space Oddities: 8 of the Strangest Exoplanets

Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar system, there are more than 900 confirmed exoplanets and thousands of additional candidates. Some of the worlds out there are just plain out-there.<p>Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar …

Women Nobel Prize Winners: 16 Women Who Defied Odds To Win Science's Top Award (PHOTOS)

Women make up a bit more than half of the world’s population, yet even in the most developed countries, men hold the lion's share of jobs in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. What's more, men take home most of the prestigious scientific awards. That includes the Nobel …

Federico Carbajal’s Anatomical Architectural Drawings

You may recognize Federico Carbajal from his series of gorgeous anatomical wire “sketches.” Suspended between acrylic panels, the bent wire creates remarkable 3D anatomical parts.<p>More recently Federico created a series of anatomical drawing reminiscent of architectural sketches, another nod to his …

This Is How Your Brain Responds To Beer vs Coffee

We all know the drinking a coffee first thing in the morning, will increase your energy levels with its caffeine boost. But how exactly does it work? …

X doesn't mark the spot: real shape of chromosomes revealed

Time to revise the high school biology textbooks: contrary to their typical portrayal as being precisely X-shaped, chromosomes are in fact much more complex — and much messier looking. That's the finding of a new project that relied on DNA sequencing to produce accurate 3D images of chromosomes.<p>A …