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Get ready for Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that scientists say can reach speeds of 1 Gbps in …

Valve's Gabe Newell is backing a smart sous vide cooking tool

Valve founder Gabe Newell isn't just interested in gaming technology, like living room computers and virtual reality -- he also appreciates the science behind a well-prepared meal, too. The legendary game developer has poured money into ChefSteps to help them make Joule, a smart immersion …

Virtual Reality

The Ultimate Guide to Roasting Your Vegetables

Your oven is about to do a happy dance...if that were possible.<p>Everyone—even if you don't cook very often—needs to master roasted vegetables. And, to be honest, there's not even that much to master: just some chopping, seasoning, and adding a bit of fat. For firm but tender veg with a nicely …

Recipes

Genius System Uses Magnets To Keep Your Clothes Perfectly Folded In Cramped Closets

ThreadStax wants to make the heap of clean clothes on the bottom of your closet floor a thing of the past.<p>We all like the idea of folding clothes. Maybe we even do it, from time to time. But let’s face it: less of us than we want to admit fold clothes properly, and even fewer of us can manage to …

3 Variations on Pan Sauce for Weeknight Chicken

<i>Stock is one of the building blocks of a well-stocked kitchen (and pan sauce), so we've partnered with Progresso Cooking Stock to share recipes that will get you through the holidays.</i><p><b>If sauces were coats, pan sauce would be the stylish light jacket for your chicken:</b> It's a quick solution that can …

Modernist Cuisine's 7 Essential Food Safety Tips

There's a moment right before you take a bite out of a big spoonful of cookie dough where you remember that childhood reprimand: "Raw egg will make you sick!" While we're still not sure if that's fact or just Mom-speak for "stay away from the treats," there are plenty of times we need to consider …

Renowned Tattoo Artist Inked Clients Through a Hole in the Wall Without Ever Meeting Them

Normally, a lot of careful planning goes into getting a tattoo. Or, at the very least, people looking to get a tattoo become familiar with their design of choice. Tattoo artist Scott Campbell, however, has added an element of surprise to this process with his performance project called <i>Whole Glory</i>. …

Genetically engineered cells successfully used to treat aggressive form of childhood leukaemia, but landmark treatment had only been tested on mice<p>A baby girl with aggressive leukaemia has become the first in the world to be treated with designer immune cells that were genetically engineered to …

Immunotherapy

5 incredible yachts that sail around the world

Americans are falling in love with small-ship yacht adventures, and cruise lines are scrambling to launch smaller ships in the hopes of securing the loyalty of adventure seekers that want to experience the world's finest hidden harbors on their own terms.<p>Three new yachts — Ponant's <i>Le Lyrial</i>, …

How to Make & Use One of the Most Popular Indian Spice Mixes

<i>With expert help from Nik Sharma of A Brown Table, cooking Indian food at home is going to be less intimidating than you think.</i><p><i>Today: You've stocked your pantry with the essential ingredients, and now it's time to grind those spices into garam masala, a flavorful mix that's the fragrant foundation</i> …

This supersonic car is built to go faster than the speed of sound

Engineers have banded together to create a supersonic car that's built to travel faster than a bullet from a handgun.<p>At 3.6 miles per minute, the Bloodhound Supersonic Car has the potential to break the world-land-speed record.<p><i>Produced by Emma Fierberg. Video courtesy of Reuters.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On …

A Foolproof Way To Do Your Own French Manicure

Give yourself the perfect tip.<p>Yes, nail art is still a popular trend, but a back-to-basics look is just as stunning. Enter the French manicure, which is often associated with proms and weddings. But as recent updates on the classic style have shown, the French can go anywhere from simple to avant …

This Brand-New Way of Coloring Hair Will Blow Your Mind

It involves a piece of glass and a paintbrush, but don't be scared — the results are beautiful.<p>If you get your hair colored at the salon, you know there are two commonly used techniques that pros use to apply color: balayage (where the color is painted on with a brush) and foils (when the hair is …

Video: How to Make Insanely Easy Granita

Those of us who grew up yearning for a Snoopy Sno Cone Maker, or fantasizing about the famous "shave ices" sold on the north shore of O'ahu, reserve …

KatieQ Shares a Trick for Making Quick Preserved Lemons

<i>KatieQ inspires us to make a version of preserved lemons—without the wait.</i><p>It is hard to wait for pickles. The craving—or the bumper crop of cucumbers or beans or chiles—hits suddenly, and the span between the idea and the pickles seems to stretch and stretch. So thank goodness for quick-pickling, …

Your Bloody Mary is Now a Salad (Thank Me Later)

<i>Your favorite brunch cocktail, now in (steak) salad form.</i><p>Meat and Bloody Marys have met before—with bacon as garnish or meat stick as straw. And then there was the mic-drop moment when a Bloody Mary was garnished with a whole fried chicken.<p>I wouldn’t call it a Genius recipe, and I don’t desire to …

Skip the Salad and Drink this Dressing Straight

<i>The star of this rice bowl isn't the shredded chicken or the assortment of raw vegetables, it's the fish sauce-spiked dressing.</i><p>Take a moment to imagine a table set with two grain bowls: Fresh, raw peas, radishes, and red cabbage are piled over a bed of forbidden rice, named for its dark purple …

Make Chaat Masala & Never Eat Another Boring Fruit Salad Again

<i>Make your dals, curries, and, yes, fruit spicy, tangy, and more exciting with homemade chaat masala.</i><p>One of my favorite Indian spice mixes (masalas) is chaat. It's commonly used to season dishes that are served as snacks, including those you’ll find on the carts of many street food vendors in …

Recipes

This personal submarine can dive 984 feet deep and takes up almost no space on your superyacht

The same Netherlands-based builders that introduced the C-Explorer 3 last year have billed their latest addition as the most compact three-person submersible on the market—besting their smallest previous offering, the HP Sport Sub 2.<p>The approximately 10-foot × 8-foot craft weighs less than 8,300 …

Four Firming Massages for Fall

BEAUTY ADDRESS BOOK<p><b>These rejuvenating massages are designed to make your bronzed summer glow last longer and maximize your fall skincare regime. Our</b> …

Skin Care

Dyson’s Bacteria-Zapping Humidifier Finally Hits The U.S. Market

It may be humid and hot out now, but in a few weeks (sigh) winter’s cold dry air is going to rush in and make your skin feel like a shriveled prune. Dyson–the British company known for its lust-worthy vacuums, super-powered hand dryers, and ultra-quiet fans—has a new humidifier that’s finally hit …

Dubai Releases Designs For 3D Printed Office

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>You’ve heard of a 3D printed engine, a 3D printed bionic arm, and hey, even a 3D printed pizza. Well, Dubai is now upping the ante. The Emirate has …

Haier's pitch at IFA: Connect all of the things

BERLIN -- The Internet of Things includes more "things" than ever, and as our homes become increasingly connected, Haier wants a seat at the table. To that end, it introduced its U+ Smart Life Platform at the IFA trade show in Berlin. Through it, a wide array of appliances and devices in your home …

Smart Homes

Ricoh launches the Theta S 360-degree spherical camera for creative, tech savvy consumers

It was just two years ago that Ricoh launched the Theta spherical camera, targeted to photo enthusiasts and creative folks.<p>Today, the company has announced the Ricoh Theta S, a brand new model. The new camera is capable of shooting super-high resolution spherical photos and videos in one shot. It …

SmartThings’ new hub uses Samsung cameras to monitor your home

SmartThings hopes its newest connected home hub will appeal to the masses<p>SmartThings, the open-platform smart home company that sold itself to Samsung a year ago, is rolling out its first new product line since it was acquired by the Korean electronics giant.<p>The new SmartThings "smart hub," a …

A Surfboard Made By A Rocket Scientist

Blast off!<p>Edison Conner, a former SpaceX rocket scientist and co-founder of Varial Surf Technology, tried for years to create a durable surfboard from aerospace material. In his eyes, the surfboard industry was ripe for disruption. Makers had clung to one manufacturing method for more than 50 …

"Sand Art Hair" is the Latest Hair Trend Young Women Have Perfected

Following trends means that what you wear changes with the seasons, and now so does the color of your hair. Thanks to some fashion-forward experimentalists, there's a new hair trend known as “sand art” hair. This psychedelic style, which has been all over Instagram and Pinterest, takes inspiration …

31 Arugula Recipes So You Can Eat It All the Time

Sssspicy! Here are 31 recipes to cook with arugula, everyone's favorite peppery green.<p>Arugula, or rocket, is spicy, peppery, and just the green you need to turn up the volume on your salads, sandwiches, pasta, and even sauces. Here are our favorite recipes to cook with it.

11 Healthy Grain Salads Great for Dinner, And Even Better the Next Day for Lunch

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Long forgotten grains are suddenly everywhere and it’s cause for celebration and exploration. Quinoa and farro and freekeh, oh my! …

Booking Your Wedding Day Hair and Makeup: There’s an App for That

With iPhones never out of reach—and house call hair and makeup apps becoming as addictive as Uber in recent months—perhaps it was only a matter of time before the ultimate big night beauty event was available to book with just a few swipes of the keypad: Once a potential logistical nightmare …

Weddings