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Drake, Future's 'What A Time To Be Alive' album announced

<b>UPDATE:</b> Drake and Future’s joint album <i>What A Time To Be Alive</i> is now streaming on the Beats 1 show OVO Sound Radio, and shortly after the stream …

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Reimagined in Minimalist Graphics by Italian Illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli

I have an immense soft spot for artistic interpretations of literary classics, from Salvador Dalí’s art for <i>Don Quixote</i> to the finest illustrations from 150 years of <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> to the most creative takes on <i>The Hobbit</i>. Naturally, I was instantly taken with <b>Classics Reimagined: The Wonderful</b> …

'Frank' gives you something to wrap your head around

Every so often it's time for something completely different, and if you're feeling that way right now, it's the time for "Frank." Odd, offbeat, somehow endearing, this bleakly comic film has its own kind of charm as well as some pointed, poignant things to say about the mysterious nature of …

Charisma

Five of the Most Popular Types of Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / September 3, 2013<p>There are two questions would-be MagMakers often ask:<p>a) What’s the best way to use a Flipboard magazine?<p>b) Are there …

Messiah's times: Saudi FM: 'We must denounce our hatred toward Israel and begin normalize ties with Jewish nation'

Do you believe in <b>miracles</b>?<p>Speaking on the sidelines of the world assembly of Islamic scholars in Jeddh, Saud bin Faisal Al Saud said that the …

Disney Dudes' Dicks: What Your Favorite Princes Look Like Naked

While everyone else is busy coming up with yet another take on the "Disney Princesses as…" trope, we're over here thinking about dicks. More …

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

Star Trek

Three Bridge Chasm Is Unlike Any Waterfall We've Ever Seen

We've seen some hidden waterfalls and some inspirational waterfalls and some fabulously hike-able waterfalls... but all of those were just one, singular waterfall.<p>Behold: a rare TRIPLE waterfall, better known as the Baatara Gorge Waterfall or Three Bridge Chasm. Mountain meltwater slowly carved the …

Innovative Bluetooth Speaker Floats in Mid-Air to Prevent Audio Distortion

It's common to see audio speakers that are sitting on a desk or attached to a wall for surround sound. OM Audio's OM/ONE breaks away from such conventions, however, and looks positively futuristic. It has a very distinctive attribute – it floats! The innovative product features a 3.6 inch …

Audiophile

Color Lovers: Would You Live In This Quirky Rainbow House?

A home that embodies London's quirky cool style.<p>Brits have long been known for their eccentric fashion sense, and now you can stay Rainbow House, a London home that embodies quirky cool style.

How to Make Ginger Ale at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, we"ll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Ashley Centola of Simple Craves and Olive Oil shows us how to make natural ginger ale for those long, summer days.</i><p>It's not often that …

Scientists Have Figured Out How Lizards Regrow Their Tails, And That's Good News For Humans

When a lizard loses its tail, it grows back. But how?<p>Scientists have taken a big step closer to answering that question by pinpointing the genes responsible for tail regeneration. And the finding may yield important clues about how to regenerate limbs in humans.<p>For the study, the researchers took a …

“Love Is Strange”: More than a gay-marriage story, a gorgeous fable of American life

<b>Alfred Molina and John Lithgow in "Love Is Strange"</b><p>John Lithgow and Alfred Molina play a newly married couple facing a crisis in Ira Sachs’ tender, masterful film<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>August 21, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Ira Sachs is sneaking up on us as one of America’s most important filmmakers. His new movie, …

How We Cook Weeknight Chicken Dinners Without Recipes

Weeknights are all about easy chicken dinners. Here's how we improvise our birds, from a coconut-milk-and-soy-sauce braise to a roast that lasts all week<p>Earlier this month, we shared our staff's favorite Back Pocket Pasta ideas: non-recipe recipes (it's totally a Thing™) for quick and easy dishes …

Cooking

12 Salads to Make with Roast Chicken

Have some leftover roast chicken taking up fridge space? These salads are so good that you’ll want to have extra chicken hanging around all the …

Raspberry-Hazelnut Galette

6 to 8 Servings<p>Parchment paper is a lifesaver when making this rustic tart. Use it when rolling out the tender, delicate crust (it’ll keep it from sticking), then use it to fold over the edges of the galette.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup raw hazelnuts, skin on<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1¼ cups …

Baking

Recipe of the Week: Skillet BBQ Nachos

Heather Christo, Queen-Anne based entertainment expert and cool foodie, does it again. For all of you calorie-counters, this is one splurge that is …

Cooking

Oh, This Bracelet? It's Just My Wearable Device Charger

Wearable devices are increasingly seen as tools primarily designed to track your life, but a new entrant into the category has a far more practical …

Porn without Sex: Hilarious Images from the Opening Scenes of Adult Movies

Pornography films are notorious for their predictable opening scenes, composed of a few awkward and cheesy moments that establish a backstory for a …

Stylish Ducks Waddle Down the Catwalk in Annual Fashion Show

Forget about New York Fashion Week or the Paris runway. In Sydney, Australia, well-dressed ducks steal the scene at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. It's here that the waterfowl are outfitted in elegant pink, green and yellow gowns, and even have tiny matching hats, too! They waddle down the catwalk …

Fashion Shows

Body Fuel

I am training hard and on a mission to knock off some excess weight, so I totally understand the need to eat the right food at the right time. …

Top 8 Most Innovative Pinball Machines of All Time

At Popular Mechanics, we've got gaming geeks, energy experts, resident astronauts and roboticists—even an extreme surgeon. But no one's got our gadget guru beat on his pinball wizardry. From the invention of solid-state guts to holographic playing fields, from the advent of anticheating devices to …

America's Best State Fairs

(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock)<p>Nothing says America like deep-fried food, butter sculptures, and dubious carnival rides. Whether you like livestock, musical shows, or food on a stick, there's a state fair out there for you. Here are 10 favorites across the country.<p><b>Iowa State Fair</b><p>More than a million …

10 Game-Changing Panini Press Recipes. No Sandwiches. Not One.

The panini press is a remarkable kitchen tool. Those glorious grill marks, the melty-ness of cheese, the perfectly toasty toastedness of toast. Yes, the appliance provides an instant upgrade to pretty much anything pressed between two slices of bread.<p>The only thing wrong with the panini press is, …

The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams

How the humble tree became our most powerful visual metaphor for organizing information and distilling our understanding of the world.<p>Why is it that when we behold the oldest living trees in the world, primeval awe runs down our spine? We are entwined with trees in an elemental embrace, both …

Read J.K. Rowling's new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress

<i>J.K. Rowling is serving up another dose of Harry Potter for her die-hard fans, this time in the form of a biography of</i> <i>one of her favorite,</i> <i>albeit</i> <i>lesser-known characters in</i> <i>the Harry Potter universe. The</i> <i>story comes from Pottermore.com, the online home for the world of Harry Potter,</i> <i>which</i> s<i>hared her</i> …

Alan Turing, code-breaker castrated for homosexuality, receives royal pardon

Alan Turing, a British code-breaker during World War II who was later subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, has received a royal pardon nearly 60 years after he committed suicide.<p>Turing was best known for developing the Bombe, a code-breaking machine that deciphered messages …