Matthew Nyden

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A Gut-Wrenching Biohacking Experiment

In 2016, Josiah Zayner, a former synthetic biology research scientist at NASA, checked himself into a hotel room. Over the course of four days, he performed an extremely risky experiment on himself. The goal: “To completely replace all of the bacteria that are contained within my body.”

Synthetic Biology

14 Underrated '90s Action Films You Should Watch Every Year

There's nothing more exhilarating than going to the movies, having yourself a seat, and watching a film where things blow up for a couple of hours. It's a great break from our own lives, and who doesn't love seeing someone say something incredibly clever, before firing a gun at a car, which causes …

Construction

5 dreamy European castles on Airbnb where you can *actually* stay

When it comes to my regularly scheduled Netflix time, I’m more into feel-good TV shows than <i>Downton Abbey–</i>esque period pieces or <i>Game of</i> …

European Travel

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

How to Score Cheap Round-trip Flights to Hawaii in 2018

It’s becoming cheaper than ever to book a flight to Hawaii.<p>As airlines like Southwest launch new flights with lower prices, other airlines are forced …

Drop Everything and Buy a $383 Round-trip Flight to Italy or Greece

Celebrate a new year of travel by booking a cheap flight to Italy or Greece this winter. Flights are on sale starting at $383 round-trip.<p><i>Thrifty</i> …

These Mountaintop Rooms Have Views That Will Make Your Vacation Unforgettable

We all want a room with a view, but if you want a room with THE view, it's to the mountains you must head.<p>Your mountain hotel of choice doesn't need …

Travel

This Is What a Super Nintendo Plus Magic Looks Like

There’s another Super Nintendo on the block, and this one means business.<p>Not the lucrative sort Nintendo’s sold out Super NES Classic seems to be …

To Get to These Secret Moss Water Slides in Hawaii, You First Have to Cross a Hidden Bridge

Hawaii has some more-obvious "must-see" spots, but it's the hidden ones we're obsessed with. When exploring the Maunawili Falls Trail on Oahu, you can sneak off of the beaten path to find natural moss "waterfalls" to slide down. The slides (which look like <i>so</i> much fun) are just part of the package — …

Nintendo’s mini SNES has already been hacked to run more games

Nintendo SNES Classic owners should be glad to learn that more games aren’t out of your reach.<p>Cluster, the Russian coder who originally cracked the NES Classic Edition, has now figured out how to side-load more games to the SNES CE through his Hakchi tool. With the release of Hakchi v2.20, users …

Retrogaming

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Skillet Chicken With Creamed Spinach, Mushrooms and Bacon

This skillet chicken has a delicious sauce, perfect for soaking bread or a side. If you wanted to perk this up with a bit of heat you could add some …

Amtrak Rolls Out Vintage Trains For Fall Foliage Lovers

The time for admiring fall foliage is right around the corner, and Amtrak will once again be rolling out its Great Dome Car for eager leaf …

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

Kim Kardashian West Credits This Ingredient For Saving Her Skin

It’s no secret that Kim Kardashian West has some of the most glowing, radiant skin we’ve ever seen on a person. It’s <i>also</i> no secret that Kim has …

Skin Care

Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

Total:50 minPrep:20 minCook:30 min<p>Yield:4 servings, serving size 1/2 cup<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories105Total Fat6 gramsSaturated …

Recipes

U.S. orders Wells Fargo to reinstate whistle-blower and pay $577,500 in compensation

The U.S. Labor Department has ordered<p>Wells Fargo& Co. to reinstate another former employee who alleged she was fired after reporting part of the widespread fraud that engulfed the bank in a major scandal.<p>The whistle-blower, a former branch manager in Pomona, will be reinstated and paid $577,500 in …

Corruption