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16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

The Jonestown Mass Suicide

More than 900 people perished in the Jonestown mass suicide of November 18th 1978.<p>In 1976 <i>New West Magazine</i> exposed the Reverend Jim Jones of the …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Big Bend

Crowned with a sky so wide that it threatens to define infinity, the Big Bend region of West Texas remains one of the last true frontiers in the Lower 48, a landscape unique in the world.<p><b>Keene Haywood—</b>on Twitter @keeneh—has been a frequent visitor to <b>Big Bend National Park</b>, <b></b>named for a curve in the …

A Race Between a Sport Bike, a V8 Supercars Race Car, and a Formula 1 Race Car

At Top Gear Festival Sydney back in March, a Honda sport bike, an Australian V8 Supercars race car, and a Formula 1 race car were pitted against one …

David Lebovitz's Chicken Lady Chicken

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: David shares a chicken recipe fit for</i> …

Turn Your Bike into a Safe-at-Night TRON-Cycle with EL Wire

When you bike at night, you need lights and reflectors to stay safe from vehicles and other people who might otherwise not see you. MAKE Projects …

Indian Spiced Chicken Stew

Heat vegetable oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place skin side down in to the pan. Cook until …

Recipes

17 Diabolical Tech Pranks For April Fools' Day

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15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

Mount Rushmore

Why Is Google Building A Robot Army?

In short: robotics world domination<p>Looking back, Google’s emergence as a robotics powerhouse seems obvious—and inevitable. First came the scattered hires of roboticists and the release of self-driving cars into Bay Area traffic. Then, the search giant reportedly bought two humanoid HUBO robots from …

Robotics

What the Irish Ate Before Potatoes

No food is more associated with Ireland than the spud—which didn't appear there before the late 1600s. So what did people eat till then?<p>This coming Sunday marks the celebration of the life of St. Patrick, the bishop who brought Christianity to Ireland some time in the early 400s. And if you eat at …

Is That Someone's House? What Astronauts Can See Looking Down

It's nighttime. You are hovering high off the planet looking down. Things are happening. Strange, beautiful, wonderful things.<p>For example, as night falls in the new world, North America seems stage-lit, it's so bright with street lights, traffic lights, window lights. South America has bigger …

Video: Kayaking Down A Drainage Ditch

Between kayaking in the streets of the U.K. and snowboarding in New York City, we've seen some very interesting videos recently, but this one …

Order the "Poor Man's Big Mac," and Other McDonald's Secret Menu Hacks

Secret menus are not so secret, but they do let you order some interesting foods, like the Subway Old Cut, the Chipotle Quesarito, and bread-free …

decorating with maps

Decorating with Maps {Giveaway} | I’m Lovin’ It<p>If you are challenged by an empty wall, maps can often make a graphic statement, usually for little …

Three ways to customize the Kawasaki W800, Italian style

We’ve waxed lyrical about Kawasaki’s W800 before, and how great it is as a custom platform. It’s simple, reliable and looks good straight off the showroom floor, with a gorgeous engine. For these reasons, Italian shop Di Ferro Motorcycles have selected it for their latest project—spinning it three …

DIY Room Decor: How To Make a Herringbone Wall Coat Rack

Corralling everyone's coats, bags, and hats can be quite the task. Dorris shares how to make a rustic herringbone wall rack that is up to the …

Woodworking

What is the zodiacal light?

The zodiacal light is an eerie light extending up from the horizon. Late winter/early spring is a great time to see it.<p>The zodiacal light – or <i>false</i> …

Repurpose Belts, Boxes, and Fabric into Storage Bins

Before you throw away those boxes, before you toss that belt with the broken buckle or the old curtains from the den, stop and think how nice it …

Befriend a Cat with Your Earwax

You can befriend a dog by letting it smell you, but you can make a cat love you by offering it your earwax. Is this kind of disgusting? Yes. Does it …

Nineteen American Made Backpacking and Camping Essentials We Love • USA Love List

I never realized how much backpacking and camping gear was made in the USA until I stepped into REI. The off season is a great time to score sales …

DIY Wampa Taxidermy Head Made from Paper and Lots of Awesome - Technabob

I’ve always thought it was creepy to hang the heads of dead animals on your wall. They always look like they are watching you as you move around the …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

10 Japanese Travel Tips for Visiting America

Remember the Russian travel tips for visiting America? Here’s a little peek at what Japanese travel agents tell people about America before they make …

Kansas Buck Survives 2 Months With Severed Head Locked in its Antlers

A wildlife management class on a coyote trapping trip in Kansas caught and rescued a buck that had been carrying the head of another buck locked in …

Proof That Cameras Really Do Capture Souls - LOT254

(Video Link)<p>Creating a good horror short is a tricky thing to do, since filmmakers are usually working with low budgets and very little time to …

17 Facts You Might Not Know about Gilligan's Island

<b>1.</b> Producer Sherwood Schwartz designed the characters to represent parts of society. That’s why the Skipper and the Professor are addressed by their …

Proposal: Get Rid of Football Helmet Face Masks

(Photo: University of Nebraska)<p>Modern football helmets are technological wonders designed in reflection of a detailed knowledge of physics, materials …

Jak Without The C.