Nigel Ellwood

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Some have reservations, but there are few things that aren’t improved by a dollop of salted caramel – and adding it to a squidgy, dark brownie is a no brainer<p>Some of you, I know, have had your fill of salted caramel. You’re sick of finding it in everything from green tea to cider, still unconvinced …

Dessert

7 marijuana edible recipes you can make in your slow cooker

Your slow cooker is good for many things: Making soups while you sleep, preparing a one pot meal when you're out all day at work, cooking up …

Pittsburgh’s Kerf Cases enrobes your phone in fine wood

One iPhone case is much like the other unless it’s made of figured walnut wood from a retired woodworker in California and feels like the surface of a finely-sanded and well-made piece of antique cabinetry. That’s why Kerf Cases, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer, is so cool.<p>The founder, Ben Saks, …

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

New Evidence Shows We Might Have Gotten Cosmic Evolution Entirely Wrong

Galaxy Formation<p>Galaxies started out low-mass and tiny, busy forming stars. At least, that’s what we thought until astronomers spotted an inactive …

Scientists want to be first to drill into the Earth's mantle

<b>(CNN) —</b> Humans have been to the moon and explored almost every corner of the planet -- but there's one place they have never been.<p>An international group of scientists say they plan to be the first group to drill successfully into the Earth's mantle, the planet's interior, which lies just beneath …

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Organ That Can Pump Out Cancer-Fighting T-Cells

Meet the bionic thymus.<p>Scientists have developed an artificial thymus, an organ crucial to the human immune system, that could produce special …

Little Girl Found Living In Forest With Pack Of Monkeys

Authorities are still attempting to understand how long the girl had been lost in the forest.The post Little Girl Found Living In Forest With Pack Of …

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

Biology

This turbine can harvest green energy in water currents as slow as 2 mph

A Canadian company has designed a water turbine which can harvest energy in slow moving water.<p>"Waterotor" can work in currents as slow as 2 mph which means it could be used in almost any river, canal, or ocean current.<p>The company believe that "Waterotor" could be the solution for many of the …

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

Make no mistake: We're still probably at least a decade away from any kind of meaningful shift away from the smartphone. (And if we're all cyborgs by 2027, I'll happily eat my words. Assuming we're still eating at all, I guess.)<p>Yet, piece by piece, the groundwork for the eventual demise of the …

Photographers Preserve Every Inch of Sistine Chapel In Astounding Detail

In order to aid future preservation efforts, this photography is so detailed that the brushstrokes are visible.The post Photographers Preserve Every …

The 11 Best Battery Packs to Keep Your Gadgets Going

When your smartphone's battery can't get you through the day, always have a back up plan.<p>We're more dependent on our portable devices than ever, but we always rely on the batteries that power them. To avoid running completely dry, it's best to carry a portable battery pack.<p>But picking the wrong …

Gear & Gadgets

These Folding Landscape Photos Will Mess With Your Brain

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş has published a new series of photos as part of his delightful <i>Flatland</i> series, which shows landscapes folding upon …

Photography

Smart, affordable & energy-efficient 352 sq. ft. prefab Kasita is now in production

Last year we took a closer look at Kasita, an Austin, Texas startup that's developed what they are calling an "iPhone for housing". The company's aim …

Physicists have created an “impossible” state of matter that could power quantum computers

The laws of physics are supposed to be symmetrical in time and space. That means a ball thrown at a certain speed and in a certain direction would always go the same distance, no matter when you throw or where on Earth you throw it (assuming no other factors, like weather, came into play).<p>There …

Scientists Finally Observed Time Crystals—But What the Hell Are They?

My first question was, “What is a time crystal?” Harvard graduate students Soonwon Choi, Joonhee Choi and postdoctoral researcher Renate Landig all …

Quantum Physics

These Rare Examples of Early Photography in China Captured a Disappearing World

Caption from Stephan Lowentheil Collection. This striking portrait shows a Chinese actress and an actor in elaborate cos<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Courtesy of the …

Analysis: The Union is at risk. Mrs May has to save it all over again

Theresa May finds herself in an astonishing scenario. She appears almost invincible. Her poll numbers are high; Labour and Ukip are in disarray. Mrs May could almost afford to disregard partisan politics and get on with her job – negotiating Brexit.<p>But then the Celtic women roared. The SNP’s Nicola …

Nigel Farage 'knighted' by six-year-old girl who then asks if he hates foreigners

Nigel Farage has been accused of “hating foreigners” by a six-year-old girl dressed as the Queen during a television interview with Russia Today.<p>In a …

UKIP

Here Are the Weird Ways Humans Are Evolving Right Now

Author and TED Talk "all star" Juan Enriquez describes all the weird ways humans came to be and all the SUPER weird ways we'll evolve into the future.<p>…

This robot butler follows you around and carries your stuff

Say goodbye to bags, luggage, and purses – and hello to your own cargo ‘bot.<p>Piaggio – the company behind the Vespa scooter – created “Gita,” a ball-shaped blue robot whose name means “short journey.” Piaggio says that Gita rolls after its owner on two wheels at speeds up to 22 mph, and carries …

22 Quotes That Take You Inside Albert Einstein's Revolutionary Mind

You could find him "wheeling a baby carriage on the streets of Bern, Switzerland, halting now and then, unmindful of the traffic around him, to scribble down some mathematical symbols in a notebook that shared the carriage with his infant son, also named Albert," The New York Times wrote in its …

Make Fermented Garlic Honey With Just Three Ingredients

In terms of complex, funky flavor, it doesn’t get much better than fermented foods. If you want to try your hand at fermenting, but are a bit …

Hand Painted Vintage illustrations by Ryan Heshka

Vintage inspired illustrations by Ryan Heshka.<p>Ryan Heshka was born in Manitoba, Canada, and grew up in Winnipeg. Today he lives and works in …

This Ancient Sea Creature Is So Messed Up, Scientists Can't Stop Arguing Over It

What is this madness?<p>Last year, scientists declared a decades-old mystery solved - that bizarre monstrosity you see in the image above had for years …

First Look: Macchina M2

In the past few years, we’ve seen a growth in car hacking. Newer tools are being released, which makes it faster and cheaper to get into automotive …

Arduino

The best apps you didn’t know you needed for your new Android phone

Happy Holidays, and congrats on your brand new Android phone! If you’re here, you’re probably new to the platform. You may have just picked up a new Pixel, Galaxy S7 Edge, or even a One Plus 3, so we compliment you on your excellent taste. But look: if you’ve used a smartphone at any point in the …