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This Photographer Shows the Violence of the Most Dangerous City in Africa

Cape Town is the most dangerous city in South Africa and one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Freelance photojournalist Leon Knipe follows …

Africa

The 5 Best To-Do List Apps to Boost Your Productivity

Looking for an app to boost your efficiency and organization? Here are five top choices.<p>6 min read<p><i>In the Women Entrepreneur series Up Your Game, we scope out the best products, apps and services to help make it easier to take your game to the next level.</i><p>We’re all busy. In fact, these days, it’s …

Apps

Every Photographer Should Watch This Brief History of Light (2-Minute VIDEO)

They say that all photography is about light, which makes the below video must-viewing for photographers. Produced by The Atlantic and titled “A …

Photography

Exclusive Bohemian Rhapsody Sneak Peek

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

Google's upcoming app for guiding the blind sounds kinda brilliant

Google has been working on improving its AI and computer vision for quite some time now, and it looks like they’re getting pretty darn good at identifying objects. The company is now building a clever Android app that takes advantage of these developments to help the visually impaired understand …

Apps

Guns N' Roses remove One In A Million from re-release, raising questions about changing attitudes

This week, Guns N' Roses made a big announcement: they would be reissuing their most famous album, 1987's Appetite For Destruction.<p>The album, which …

8 Shipping Containers Make Up a Stunning 2-Story Home

Casa Incubo is an earth friendly prefabricated home that employs a variety of sustainable features – including 8 shipping containers that form its …

Living Rooms

These pop-up modular pods can add a garden studio or off-grid escape just about anywhere

British company Pod Space’s prefab pop-up pods add garden offices and studio escapes just about anywhere you can imagine. The sustainable pods are …

Six Oaks is a Modern Yet Rustic Shipping Container Home in California

1/11<p>Six Oaks Shipping Container Home by Modulus in California<p>Six Oaks is a recycled shipping container house located in the forested mountains …

California

Container Park / ATÖLYE Labs

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Recognizing that the 21st Century promises new productive relationships between education, research, and …

TSEH transforms 14 shipping containers into a cozy and modern Kiev cafe 


Unit Cafe’s interiors are so cozy and modern it’s easy to forget that it’s built inside shipping containers. TSEH Arhitectural Group transformed 14 …

Google and CyArk partner on VR versions of endangered landmarks

Google announced today that it has partnered with CyArk for the Open Heritage project, which aims to “preserve” endangered historical sites using advanced 3D laser scanning technology. In addition to creating reference-caliber maps of locations to be used in reconstruction efforts, the partnership …

Researchers 3D Print Acoustic Metamaterials That Can Block Sound Waves and Vibrations

Metamaterials, which can morph according to their environment, make up a new class of 3D printable, engineered surfaces which can perform …

Hybrid 3D-Printer Creates Complete Circuits, Case and All

The cool kids these days all seem to think we’re on the verge of an AI apocalypse, at least judging by all the virtual ink expended on various …

Three fun DIY projects: 3D printed chess set, handheld self-propelling device, Nintendo Switch accessories

Here’s a round-up of three more exciting DIY 3D printing projects that have been posted online recently. The hobbyist community has been busy as …

Google will help preserve endangered historical sites in virtual reality

Google is partnering with 3D laser-scanning nonprofit CyArk to build VR representations of world wonders<p>Google has partnered with 3D laser scanning nonprofit CyArk to help preserve historical sites around the world that are at risk of irreversible damage or total erasure due to human conflict and …

24 recipes to keep you warm in the first frigid days of spring

It's the end of March, but let's be honest: It'll still be a while before spring graces us with her warm presence. Until then, I'm still on high …

Recipes

Queensland researcher sets Australia up to be first country to eliminate cervical cancer

New research shows there's been a dramatic decline in the rates of Human Papillomavirus - responsible for about 99.9 per cent of cervical cancers.

Traditional Spanish Paella

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>To prepare the herb blend, combine the first 4 ingredients, and set aside.<p>Step 2<p>To prepare paella, combine water, saffron, and …

Veal Scallops with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

John Schumacher bought the historic but deteriorating Broz Hotel, 50 miles southwest of Minneapolis, back in 1974. After renovating the building, he …

I made a great discovery when I stopped staring at a woman on the beach

It was the crack of dawn and I couldn't stop looking over at the woman a few feet away from me on the beach. I had come to watch the sunrise and she was getting on my nerves.<p>The woman, who was probably in her 60s, was hunched over, incessantly tapping and swiping on the screen of her cellphone …

Chicken Paprikash with Buttered Egg Noodles

January 2018<p>4 servings<p>What’s more comforting than saucy chicken over buttered egg noodles?? Nothing. To ensure the silkiest, noodle-coating sauce, make sure the sour cream is room temperature so it blends seamlessly into the hot tomato sauce (otherwise, it might separate and give the sauce a …

Recipes

29 Vegetarian Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

Don't limit your options to just salad—there are lots of choices if you're looking to avoid meat<p>If you think vegetarian recipes are limited to just …

China's blind cinema is a lifeline for Beijing's visually-impaired

Every Saturday morning members of Beijing’s blind community make their way from all over the city to the old Drum Tower area.<p>Here, in a tucked away …

China

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

10 Delicious Recipes Starring Chicken and Mushrooms

Chicken and mushrooms have been saving dinner for years now. There are so many recipes out there that include this famous kitchen duo, and most of …

Cooking

Wicked good Boston cream pie with America's Test Kitchen

Our friends at America's Test Kitchen call the Boston area home. Assuming they would know a thing or two about it, we wanted to get their thoughts on …

This One-Pan Creamy Chicken & Rice Is a Total Crowd-Pleaser

This one-pan creamy chicken and rice really is the whole package. You've got your protein, starch, vegetables, and sauce all in one convenient dish. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue