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Keralan chicken curry with chillies and coconut milk

SERVES<p>3-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>½ tsp turmeric powder<br>• 1 tbsp Greek yogurt, lightly whisked<br>• 800g chicken on the bone, skinned and jointed<br>• 3 tbsp vegetable oil<br>• 2 green birds eye chillies, slit lengthways<br>• 170g large white onion, thinly sliced<br>• 140g tomatoes, pureed to a smooth paste<br>• 100ml water<br>• 100ml thick coconut …

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

Engines

6 Tips to Make Great Photographs with the iPhone 6

When you leave home and hit the road, be it for work, play, or pretty much anything you set out to do, you should always carry a camera. There is a …

Elon Musk: Tesla autopilot features coming Thursday in software upgrade

Tesla Motors, the electric automaker, plans to roll out its latest software upgrade—version 7, which includes autopilot features—worldwide to owners …

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe Dissected: Design, Powertrain, Chassis, and More

Mercedes-Benz aims high with its stunning new C-class coupe.<p>Platform<p>The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG has long been a favorite of ours. With a body only slightly larger than a Honda Civic and a massive 6.2-liter V-8 cranking out supercar power, how could it not be? Apparently others felt the same way. …

here’s how Bugatti's incredible Vision GT concept was created

“We wanted the car to be memorable,” says Bugatti designer Sasha Selipanov. “We wanted the car to create an imprint on your mind, so you would not …

In future, the internet could come through your lightbulb

The tungsten lightbulb has served well over the century or so since it was introduced, but its days are numbered now with the arrival of LED lighting, which consume a tenth of the power of incandescent bulbs and have a lifespan 30 times longer.<p>Potential uses of LEDs are not limited to illumination: …

Report suggests automakers besides VW cheated emissions, too

Now that Volkswagen has admitted to cheating U.S. emissions testing on its four-cylinder TDI diesel engines, some reports are beginning to scrutinize …

Automotive Industry

One company illustrated the evolution of cars in a gorgeous low-tech way

In its latest ad, Honda is tracing out its evolution from a motorcycle company into a car maker — and maybe into space — one illustrated slip of …

Automotive Industry

Back of the Napkin: A New Look at the Porsche Mission E Concept

Designers of the hot concept draw us some sketches.<p>Porsche’s all-electric Mission E concept debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show with some lofty claims: 590 horsepower, 310 miles of range, and a 0-60-mph time around 3.5 seconds, all thanks to an 800-volt powertrain that Porsche claims can recharge …

Mercedes-Benz announces plans to develop luxury driverless cars

CEO of parent company, Damiler, says Mercedes premium driverless cars are a ‘concrete development goal’<p>Watch out Uber; Mercedes-Benz is coming up on the inside lane. In comments made at the Frankfurt auto show, Dieter Zetsche – CEO of Mercedes owner Daimler – suggested the company might develop …

Automotive Industry

Windows 10 Features You Should Know About

At last! Windows 10 has finally arrived and the upgrade is still rolling out to users around the globe. For those of you who are not familiar with Microsoft's latest flagship, there is a few hidden features that can help you get the maximum out of the system. Here are some to get you started:<p><b>Have</b> …

Apps

20 kilometer high space elevator tower planned

Ambitious plans to build a twenty kilometer (12.4 miles) tall space elevator tower have been announced by a Canadian space technology firm.<p>Although this distance is a mere fraction of that reached in space missions, Thoth Technology says its ThothX Tower will make a major cost reduction in space …

Ford's Voodoo V-8: A Tech Primer – Feature

From the September 2015 issue<p>The new rev-happy 5.2-liter V-8 in the Mustang Shelby GT350 is one of the most compelling reasons to visit a Ford dealership in 2016. Code-named Voodoo and sharing its basic architecture with the Mustang GT’s 435-hp, 5.0-liter Coyote engine, this new powerplant is an …

2016 BMW 7-series / 750i xDrive

BMW's new luxury barge crams several barges' worth of features into a lightweight shell.<p>Luxury is a great intangible. There’s no formal test to detect it or means of measuring it. It’s nothing but an impression and, as such, can lack real substance. But BMW’s new 2016 7-series has plenty of …

New Video Explains How the Lexus Hoverboard Works

Since Lexus first introduced its hoverboard concept as part of its “Amazing in Motion” campaign, the excitement has been growing, even though we’ve known all along that it won’t be going on sale. For the last few months, the automaker has released short videos showcasing different aspects of the …

Seven cars Britain turned its nose up at

Toyota has this week confirmed the Land Cruiser V8 is leaving the UK. <br>Poor sales are doubtless to blame: in a world of Ranger Rover Sports and BMW …

Amsterdam’s To-Go Salad Bars Rival Its Restaurants

As temperatures rise in Amsterdam this August, there’s a cool (and healthy) fast food alternative to the ubiquitous <i>patat tent</i> (fries joint). In the …

The world's most beautiful roundabouts

Interview: Playful Photos of Polar Bears Frolicking in Flower Fields During Summer

Although we're used to seeing polar bears inhabiting snowy, icy landscapes during the winter, we rarely think about these majestic beasts in any other environments as the seasons change. As summer rolls around, though, it can be amazing to see the kind of shenanigans the furry creatures get …

Top 10 des mannequins les plus influents sur Instagram

MODE MANNEQUINS<p>Kendall Jenner, Miranda Kerr, Gisele Bündchen, Cara Delevingne… En plus de fouler les podiums du monde entier, d’enchaîner les …

Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet Leaked—By Benz Itself

Given that the forthcoming S-class cabriolet will threaten to cannibalize exactly nothing in the Mercedes lineup, Benz is taking some unusual liberties with the car. The most obvious so far is “leaking” a detailed sketch that shows both the interior and the exterior styling.<p>Due on sale here next …

Red, Black, and Blue: Acura NSX Appears in More Colors

The Acura NSX won’t be in customers’ hands until spring, but we’re getting a better look at the various permutations in which it will be offered. During Monterey Car Week, Acura showed the NSX in two previously unseen colors, Nouvelle Blue Pearl and Berlina Black, alongside the now-familiar …

Monterey Auctions Day 2: Jags, a Plymouth, and a New McLaren Crowd In on Pricey Ferraris

Not surprisingly, the second big day (of four) of auction sales on the Monterey Peninsula yielded another healthy group of high-dollar, spectacular cars. RM Sotheby’s didn’t sweep Hagerty’s compilation of top-ten priciest sellers as it did on Day 1, but it still landed half of the spots on the …

Destiny's most powerful weapon, Gjallarhorn, is on sale this weekend

Every Friday is a holiday when you're a <i>Destiny</i> fan.<p>That's when Xur, Agent of the Nine, appears in a random part of the game's social spaces to peddle …

Video reminds us of how far iOS and Android have come

We’ve spent thousands of man-hours over the years debating whether Android is better than iOS, or vice versa. A new video series by YouTube video …

Vacation vicariously with these must-see summer travel films

Vacation films used to be something to fear. The blurry Super 8 home movie from the lake or the two-hour slide show of the neighbor’s trip to the Badlands would quickly put us to sleep (although we might have preferred death).<p>But these days, anyone can shoot and edit their vacation films with …

New direct flights to Vigo, on the coast of Galicia, bring the Caribbean-like beaches of the Cíes islands within easy reach. And there’s lots to enjoy in the newly confident city itself, too<p>On the wide crescent of soft white sand that stretched ahead as far as we could see, we spent a lazy …

European Travel

Patent Applications Point to Where the Auto Industry Is Heading [Infographic] – Feature

From the August 2015 issue<p>Automakers don’t just dream about self-driving, 100-mpg cars; they’re busy creating the technologies to build them—and filing flurries of patents in the process. According to a report by the business-data company Thomson Reuters, automakers, suppliers, and independent …

Rocks' Balancing Act Gives New Insight Into Earthquakes

Precariously balanced rocks: a different kind of PBR<p>Conventional wisdom in a large earthquake is that large unstable objects tend to fall down in the midst of all the shaking. But not always. In one area of California, close to the famous San Andreas fault, there are a few delicate geological …