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8 Summer Party Dips You Need In Your Life

Summer is the most social season of the year: backyard BBQs, picnics and plenty of company. But impromptu parties and unexpected guests should never stress you out. From Roasted Tomato Salsa to Tzatziki, you can whip up any of these summer dips in under 30 minutes, and they're all serious …

Cooking

Ultimate chocolate orange cookies

You can vary the flavour and texture of these orange and chocolate chunk cookies by using different types of marmalade, or by adding a tablespoon of chopped nuts.<p>MAKES<p>16<p>INGREDIENTS<p>250g good-quality dark chocolate, about 70%<br>• 3 tbsp coarse-cut Seville orange marmalade<br>• 180g self-raising flour, plus …

Trees found to break at near the same wind speed regardless of size or species

(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers with École Polytechnique in France has found that all trees, regardless of size or species, tend to break at …

Biological Species

Trainees 'left to run around drinking and taking drugs at chaotic Deepcut'

An inquest also heard Pte Cheryl James had previously joked about shooting herself<p>Under age trainee soldiers at a barracks where a young soldier was found shot dead were left unsupervised, “running around” drinking and taking illegal drugs, an inquest has been told.<p>Deepcut Barracks had too few …

Alcohol

The Wizard of Oz recut in alphabetical order is psychedelic

Of off see oz the the to we're wizard wizard wonderful!<p>That's the message of the fresh recut of <i>The Wizard of Oz</i>, which reorganized every word from the film into alphabetical order. Yes, every word — the cut is an hour and 40 minutes long. First, all uses of the word "a" spit across the screen in …

Wizard of Oz

Top 10 Easter Eggs in Fallout 4 (so far) - Fallout Friday

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Science

Children Internalize Parents' Guilt About Screen Time

My nine-year-old son’s teacher told me that when they talked about New Year’s resolutions in school he announced that he wanted to play less video games this year. Many parents would be thrilled. I’m not. His misplaced guilt and repentance troubles me.<p>Why does he want to play less video games? …

Parenting

Video Games Are Going To Get Worse As Long As We Keep Doing This

Turtle Rock Studios wants $60. This shouldn’t be surprising: $60 is the going rate for a modern AAA game, and Turtle Rock is making one, namely, Evolve, its upcoming 4 v 1 asymmetrical shooter. Their only problem is that they don’t want to have to wait until they’ve actually <i>made</i> a game to get your …

Profit

Christopher Nolan's Batman movies will endure

The cinematic trend towards more light-hearted comic-book capers has led to criticism of the Dark Knight trilogy, but the films remain thrillingly totemic<p>Perhaps it’s something to do with Interstellar’s failure to light up the awards season, as one might have expected from a Kubrickian space …

Comic Books

British Airways 777 plane blown across Atlantic at supersonic speeds by freak jetstream

Freak jetstream helps Boeing 777 reach Heathrow in record time<p>A British Airways Boeing 777-200 has recorded the fastest transatlantic crossing by a …

New Uncharted 4 details surface, multiplayer confirmed

Digital versions of the 2015 issue of Game Informer have revealed some juicy new pieces of <b>Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End</b> information.<p>The game, which is …

Turn Any TV Or Monitor Into A Windows or Linux Machine With Intel's Compute Stick

Intel's generated some positive noise at this year’s CES with their 5th Generation Broadwell processors (one of which ships inside the new Dell XPS laptop and contributes to its touted 15 hours of battery life), but one fascinating product seems to be flying a bit under the radar: The “Intel …

Linux

Yosemite climber completes grueling obstacle after days of failed attempts

Kevin Jorgeson expresses ‘pure joy’ after finally grasping a razor-sharp hold Another climber Tommy Caldwell already moved several segments ahead<p>Scaling the epic El Capitan: friends look to the finish in world’s toughest climb US duo tackle ‘world’s toughest rock climb’ at El Capitan in …

Climbing

CES 2015: The Wildest Things We Saw 3-D-Printed

And it's not just doodads<p>CES was chock-full of 3-D printers—some big, some small, some for food, and some for prototyping outdoor gear. More exciting to the casual passer-by, the booths were chock-full of printed wares. Take a look at some of our favorites in this gallery.<p>Popular Science <i>is covering</i> …

Palmer Luckey: Defying Reality

It’s dark and creepy in the cargo hold of the <i>Sevastopol</i> . As I walk between the piles of crates, a noise makes my heart skip a beat. I tell myself it was just dripping water.<p>I shouldn’t be scared, since I know this is just a videogame–a demo of Alien: Isolation, based on the <i>Alien</i> movie franchise. …

Virtual Reality

A Short and Sweet Video Tutorial on How to Capture a Night Sky Time-Lapse with Your DSLR

UK-based videographer Cal Thomson recently got into astrophotography and creating time-lapses of the starry night sky. After receiving good responses …

Extended trailer for Better Call Saul

AMC has given us our best look yet at <b>Better Call Saul</b> with an extended trailer for the upcoming <b>Breaking Bad</b> spin-off ahead of its premiere next …

TV