Michael Estrada

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The 12 Basic Items Every Off-Roader Should Have

All the equipment you absolutely must have in your off-road kit.<p>With foresight, you can avoid potentially trip-ending mishaps out on the trails. It's always better to err on the side of over-preparedness, but you also can't pack for every possible scenario. When building your kit, look for tools …

What’s the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath?

You see them on the movie screen; you read about them in the news. They’re calculating, charismatic, cold-hearted. But are they psychopaths or …

Are The Beginning And End Of The Universe Connected?

The very earliest stages of the Universe as-we-know-it began with the hot Big Bang, where the expanding Universe was filled with high energy particles, antiparticles and radiation. But in order to set that up, we needed a time where the Universe was dominated by energy inherent to space itself, …

Dark Matter

Here's What You're Having for Lunch Every Day This Week

Here’s What You’re Having for Lunch Every Day This Week<p>Get with the (meal) plan.<p>By Ali Slagle, Food52 | October 3, 2016<p>Illustrations by Jaci Kessler …

The Topless LaFerrari Aperta Is Unbelievably Gorgeous

Definitely don't call it the LaFerrari Spider.<p>We've known for a while that Ferrari would build a roadster version of its LaFerrari hypercar, and we even got most of the details back in July. But we didn't know what it would be called until it made its official debut at the Paris Motor Show this …

Here's What The Sun Looks Like From Every Planet In Our Solar System

Our Solar System is a seriously beautiful place. Whether it’s the pockmarked volcanic surface of Mercury, the dusty crimson plains of Mars, the …

The one and Leone: What made Red Dead Redemption so special?

<i>Editor's note: It's happening! Rockstar has just announced a sequel to Red Dead Redemption, imaginatively titled Red Dead Redemption 2 and scheduled</i> …

Red Dead Redemption

Bill Nye Explains How Creationism Is Holding Children Back

The <b>school boards</b> around the U.S. who who’ve decided to <b>teach</b> children <b>creationism</b>, <b>intelligent design</b>, or whatever you choose to call it, are poking <b>a</b> …

Creationism

Hate your job? NASA wants you to work on Mars - CNN Style

Space Science

Songs We Love: Raphaelle, 'I Was Insane'

Oscar Wilde once said that "The heart was made to be broken." I'm not sure why so many people gravitate towards songs about heartbreak — maybe it's the familiarity, the notion of misery loving company, or of the pain sounding so damn good.<p>On her debut EP, <i>Post Modern</i>, the 20 year-old …

Music

Google turns game of Go into massive AI-vs-human spectacle

Tens of thousands of people just tuned into YouTube to watch a computer play the ancient board game Go against a human opponent. It wasn't just for sport. The future of civilization could be at stake.<p>A certain segment of the world believes the apocalypse will come with explosions, bravado and full …

Artificial Intelligence

Next time someone says evolution isn't real, show them this video

One of the most common objections to evolution is that it can't be <i>seen</i> in action, so it doesn't meet the scientific requirements of an observable experiment. Joshua Feuerstein, whose popular video launched Starbucks's red cup controversy, once said in a video with more than 200,000 shares, …

The 10 Best Heavy Metal Albums of 2015

<b>10. Tribulation</b><i><br>The Children of the Night</i><br>The third album from this Swedish quintet effectively slams the door shut on its more humble death-metal …

Bill Nye the Science Guy Is Glad People Think He’s Satan

In a revealing interview, the environmental advocate talks about global warming investment tips, his favorite part of the Bible and his political …

Review: Dave Gahan & Soulsavers, 'Angels & Ghosts'

<i>Note: NPR's audio for First Listens comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>Dave Gahan has sung about a soul that needs saving since his earliest murmurings as the frontman of Depeche Mode. Now, he's recorded his …

Blues Music

Here are 10 of the Best Sounding Cars of All Time

Prepare your ears.<p>With so many cars piping artificial sound into the cabins these days, it's easy to forget that once upon a time cars were revered for the way their engine notes would make you weak in the knees and make your heart flutter.<p>These cars can still do that, because they sound like cars …

30 Awesome Whole30 Recipes

You’ve probably seen the hashtag on your friends’ Instagram posts of salmon salads and kale fritattas: #Whole30. It’s the current trendy diet that …

The 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1 Is The Next-Level Vette

The mid-engined Corvette we've demanded for about half a century.<p>What It Is<p>The mid-engined Corvette that GM has teased us with—and that Don Sherman has demanded—for about half a century.<p>Why It Matters<p>Moving the engine rearward enables significantly improved acceleration and braking performance. …

Sports Cars

11 Crisp and Refreshing Cucumber Salads

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>When you think of summer refreshers, icy, thirst quenching beverages likely come to mind. But there are a few foods that deserve …

Food

Beautifully Mysterious Photos of Gallipoli by Ekin Kucuk

Istanbul-based photographer Ekin Kucuk captures the Gallipoli peninsula in a series of moody black-and-white images. The Turkish locale was once the site of war, but here, Kucuk depicts a more tranquil existence where animals roam on desolate city streets. Her monochromatic pictures have a …

Photography

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

Never let your chips get lonely again.<p><b>We'll always love a good dip</b>. Here are our favorites, from spinach-and-artichoke (classic) to an herby feta number. Chips, ahoy!

Cooking

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

How a vinyl record is made

Vinyl sales are at their highest for 12 years. The Telegraph went to the old EMI record manufacturing unit in Hayes, Middlesex, bought by retailer The Vinyl Factory, and saw that the process has changed very little in recent years.<p>Sales of LPs have doubled to 550,000 this year and the format has …

David Bowie

Bill Withers: The Soul Man Who Walked Away

On a clear day, you can see the Staples Center from Bill Withers' house, which sits high in the hills above West Hollywood. Today, in about two …

Music

5 Easy and Tasty Pickle Recipes

Pickling is a method I use whenever I have a fridge full of vegetables that are getting close to their expiration date. It's incredibly easy and the result is always delicious! I'll eat cornichons and dill pickles out of the jar as a snack, but my favorite types are Asian style pickles. I love the …

Food Preservation

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Literature

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Art

Jeremy Clarkson made Top Gear, then damned it

Top Gear is as dead as disco and TVR sports cars—thanks to the guy who made it great.<p>It's almost not fair that Jeremy Clarkson, the man who grabbed an unassuming little motoring show by the scruff of the neck and turned it into a genre-defying entertainment empire through sheer passion, raw force …

The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free

Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary. Could this approach work for others?<p>ONE day, some two decades ago, Ben Williams set out from …

Cancer

How Periphery Scored Two Top 25 LPs in a Week With a Prog-Metal Opera

When the six members of the Maryland progressive-metal band Periphery convened last summer at the home of drummer Matt Halpern, they had only a …

Concerts