Sally Gilland

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Spiders Tune In To Web's Music To Size Up Meals And Mates

Some of the toughest stuff in nature is spider silk — as strong, ounce for ounce, as nylon. And a silk web makes a great trap for prey, as well as a nice place for a spider to live.<p>But scientists have learned that spiders can do something else quite extraordinary with their webs: They can "tune" …

The Fish That Could Save Antarctica

As long as we save it first<p>A primeval predator patrols the dark, icy waters of Antarctica’s Ross Sea, antifreeze proteins coursing through its blood. An icon of the Southern Ocean, the Antarctic toothfish is a crucial link in the rich food web of the planet’s most pristine marine ecosystem. Since …

Antarctica

Australia Post confirms 900 jobs to go

Managerial, administrative and support staff will bear the brunt of redundancies with most of the job losses to come from the postal service's head …

Top 10 new Android games this week: WarLingo, Defenders

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but …

Would you rock a high-end Android flip phone?

Save for the standard wafer style smartphone, practically all other form factors are dead.<p>Last year around this time, I revisited all the old form …

Microsoft said to enter the smartwatch wars, won’t be leaving Android users behind

Today’s mobile industry is more demanding than ever. Those who don’t rush to the market will be left behind. We can take Windows Phone as the perfect example, a platform that is still struggling to get apps on board, while the others are growing exponentially. They may have trusted the computer …

Windows Phone

Sony Announces Its Apple TV Killer, PlayStation TV

The company announced it will release the PlayStation TV for $99 in the US and Canada this fall during its E3 conference.<p>Users will be able to play a variety of PS3, PlayStation One, and PSP classic games through Sony's streaming game service PlayStation Now. PlayStation TV owners will also have …

Smart TV

The Big City That Celebrates Creative Ideas

Astronomy<p>August 9, 2018<p>Perseid Meteor Shower Promises to Give a Spectacular Show This Weekend<p>Astronomy lovers are in for a treat this weekend, when the annual Perseid meteor shower creates a spectacular display in the night sky. From August 10 to August 13, the meteor shower will be at its peak and …

Aerial Photography

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Central bearded dragon

The CYLO Bike, A New Urban Bike Built For Speed and Comfort. - if it's hip, it's here

Two France-born brothers now based in Portland Oregon felt there were no bikes on the market that answer the rigorous needs of the city with an …

Claydon Reeves Aeroboat

Inspired by the Spitfire WWII fighter plane, the Claydon Reeves Aeroboat recalls the golden age of flight while staying grounded to the water. The …

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Why New York City Has The Best Food In The World

He's tried everything from roasted bats in Samoa to rotten shark in Iceland. But, he's also dined in incredible fine-dining restaurants around the world.<p>As the host of the Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods," it's his job to travel the world and suss out the best, most authentic dishes a destination …

New York City

8 Real Italian Dishes You Should Order Instead Of The American Knockoffs

When Americans think of Italian food, they tend to think of pepperoni pizza, garlic bread, and chicken Parmesan. But all of those dishes are actually Italian-American hybrid foods created by Italian immigrants who were cooking with U.S. ingredients.<p>In other words, what we think of as "classic …

Italian Food

36 Un-Vegas Things to Do in Vegas

<i>This article was written by AskMen's audience development editor, Marlee Kostiner, following her press trip to Las Vegas. Read about other AskMen staff's press trip experiences, like when Emma went to the Bahamas or when Alex went to Arizona to train like an NFL prospect.</i><p>I was fortunate enough to …

Travel

How to Make Ice Cream Cake without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Break away from the freezer aisle, and start making ice cream cake with whatever flavors you fancy.</i><p>“Mocha …

German Chocolate Brownies

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 24 brownies<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>My favorite chewy chocolate brownies topped with a fabulous …

How To Make The Best Grilled Cheese Ever

Yum yum yum yum yuhummmmmm.<p>Recipe by Izy Hossack<p>Serves 1<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 slices of white bread<p>1/3 cup grated Cheddar cheese<p>1/4 cup grated, or finely chopped mozzarella<p>2 to 3 tbsp soft butter<p>1/2 tsp Dijon mustard (optional)<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Grate and slice the cheese.<p>2. Mix 2 tbsp of the cheddar with the …

The Lasagna Grilled Cheese | BS' in the Kitchen

The Lasagna Grilled Cheese<p>Author: BS' in the Kitchen<p>Recipe type: Grilled Cheese Sandwich<p>Prep time: 20 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 30 …

Grilled Ham and Cheese with Pineapple Recipe

379<p>6Ingredients<p>┅Calories<p>15Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>servings:<p>USMETRIC<p>2 slices sandwich bread<br>• 2 slices swiss cheese<br>• 2 ounces sliced ham (thinly)<br>• 2 pineapple …

Waffle House Denies Waitress Her $1,000 Tip

Mega-tippers, don't bother visiting the <b>Waffle House</b> chain unless you have fistfuls of cash: <i>The News and Observer</i> reports that a waitress at a Raleigh, North Carolina location of the popular chain was <b>denied a $1,000 tip</b> left by a generous patron because <b>the chain automatically refunds large tips</b> as …

Burmese Semolina Cake

12 Servings<p>Semolina flour is ground from durum wheat and is usually used to make pasta; toasting it deepens its flavor, and its fine grain yields a tender, custardy cake.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, cooled slightly, divided, plus more<p>1¼ cups semolina flour<p>1 large …

Salted Peanut Butter and Jelly Blondies

Makes 16 Servings<p>“These are really peanut buttery and not too sweet, so the strawberry jam on top is a perfect complement.” —Claire Saffitz, assistant food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 …

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