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New Orleans braces for new flooding as it copes with power outages, failed pumping system

Heather Wright is a New Orleans native, so she knows that flooding is a part of life in the city. New Orleans lies up to 10 feet below sea level and is mostly surrounded by water.<p>"I've lived in New Orleans all my life, so water is in my DNA," Wright said Friday. "I survived Hurricane Katrina and …

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

10 photos that will make you want to live on a sailboat

IN 2014, I set sail with my partner on a 1974 yacht. We left England in June and sailed south with no real idea of where we were going. I had never …

Sailing

ANU leads citizen search for new planet in Solar System

ANU is launching a search for a new planet in our Solar System, inviting anyone around the world with access to the Internet to help make the …

Astronomy

The Coolest Thing to Do in Every Country, Mapped

Travelers have a lot to say about what's worth visiting and what isn't. Recognizing the difference between a tourist trap and what's genuinely cool …

Machu Picchu

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Peter Thiel

93 Hilarious "Mean Girls" Memes That Will Make You Go "LOL, That's Fetch"

Meme Girls.

Film Industry

The Secret That Brings These Pancakes to Life

A sourdough starter is not a metaphor, I tell myself when one dies on my watch. It’s a bit of fermented flour, a microbial jumble of bacteria and yeast, used by cooks to raise doughs and give baked things a delicious, complicated tang. It is not a plant, or a low-maintenance pet in a romantic …

Pancakes

Interview: Film Producer Joanne Reay On the Science of ‘MindGamers’

“Mindgamers” is the the first-ever action movie for the mind: a cinematic experience and neurological experiment that offers audiences the …

Los Angeles

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Nanotech

Fullmetal Alchemist live-action movie shares first photo of Alphonse

The film has an official release date<p>The live-action adaptation of <i>Fullmetal Alchemist</i> is well underway and Warner Bros. has shared the first photo of the manga’s deuteragonist, Alphonse Elric.<p>The studio hasn’t announced who will voice the character, but his portrayal on screen will be done entirely …

Manga

Voivedich Family Oyster Dressing recipe: Sharing, so it won't be lost forever | NOLA.com

New Orleans French bread, Louisiana oysters and creamy butter: What could go wrong? Not much when making the simple and flavorful Voivedich Family's …

New Orleans

LG combines webOS, lasers, and lumens into another reason to replace your TV

Say hello to the ProBeam projector<p>Today LG launched another salvo in the war against giant ugly televisions with the announcement of the ProBeam laser projector. It's rare to find a projector this bright that's small enough to hold in one hand — and this one runs webOS. Unlike most projectors, LG's …

Gear & Gadgets

7 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

It’s December already which means we’re two weeks away from the premiere of the film every <i>Star Wars</i> fan out there will want to watch. <i>Rogue One</i> …

Movies