Sean Mason

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The 20 best Italian recipes: part 1

Liven up your home cooking with pasta and meat recipes from top chefs including Giorgio Locatelli, all selected by Observer Food Monthly • Part 2 of this series launches tomorrow<p>Giorgio Locatelli’s roast kid goat (or baby lamb) with anchovies, rosemary and lemon<p>Serves 4<b><br>plain flour</b> 4 tbsp<b><br>sea salt</b> …

14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

On perspective<p>On us<p>On viruses<p>On frustrating theories<p>On black holes<p>On boundaries<p>On the end of time<p>On chaos<p>On dimensions<p>On life on Earth<p>On aliens<p>On UFOs<p>On God<p>On the laws of attraction

Stephen Hawking

Google turned millions of public photos into timelapses showing how Earth changes

This is a brilliant way to use the millions of free public domain images that are just sitting around.<p>Researchers at the University of Washington and …

This Silent, Straw-Like Wind Turbine Can Fit In Your Backyard

And quiet enough to not get your friendly neighborhood NIMBYs upset.<p>Most wind turbines aren’t exactly small enough to fit in a backyard–since a bigger size means more energy, a single blade can be longer than a football field. And wind power can be noisy enough that neighbors sometimes complain …

Renewable Energy

This Nanotech Bottle Instantly Purifies Dirty Water

Dirty water goes in, clean water comes out. No waiting required.<p>Dip this new nanotech water bottle into a polluted river in India, or the sludge-filled Gowanus Canal in New York, and you can immediately start drinking. Nano-scale holes in the bottle’s filter let clean water through, while trapping …

E.coli

National Geographic Travel

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Physics

Explore Mars' most detailed map ever

Detailed imaging of the surface of Mars from orbit has allowed space scientists to produce the most detailed geological map yet of part of the Red …

13 cool New York City destinations most people don't know

To celebrate, the company hooked us up with information about some New York City "insider destinations" that even long-time New York City residents might not know about.<p>Don't live in the city? Don't worry. Live vicariously by scoping each destination on Maps.

Staten Island

Google Added A Puppy To Its Creepy Robot Family

Boston Dynamics has given its humanoid robot a terrifying—but cute—new best friend.<p>Spot is the latest effort from Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned robotics company known for creating the freaky humanoid robot Atlas and the four-legged automaton originally known as Big Dog. Announced via YouTube …

Drone Captures Haunting Aerial Footage of Auschwitz 70 Years On

Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today – 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is …

The triumphant return of 'Rock Band'?

After several years on hiatus, an official announcement and the shockingly rapid decline of the music game market, <i>Rock Band</i> suddenly leapt back to life this month. Harmonix Music Systems -- the studio responsible for the music game craze, and the studio that created <i>Guitar Hero</i>, <i>Rock Band</i> and <i>Dance</i> …

Edward Snowden says secret Apple spyware is the reason he won’t use an iPhone

Is Apple’s wildly popular iPhone series hiding spyware that can collect information about users without their knowledge. As thoroughly as developers …

The Beginner’s Guide to Interval Training

Men's Fitness Editors

Handler Shares Her Amazing Images With Birds of Prey

Imgur user wolfgirl2345 recently posted an amazing gallery of images of birds of prey (aka raptors, birds that hunt and feed on other animals). She …

Birds

How to get rid of weeds forever

Harness the magic of mulch in the fight against weeds.<p>The line between having few weeds and being overwhelmed with them is remarkably fine – and I want to help you stay on the right side of it. In a garden with few weeds, you can maintain beds and borders easily and quickly, with a little-and-often …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

27 Cute Pictures To Get You Through That Hangover

Images presented sideways for optimal head-on-pillow reading.<p>*Reading is very optional.

2015’s Most Anticipated Movies: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ ‘The Hateful Eight,’ and More

Yes, 2015 promises to be one of the best years ever for movies, featuring everything from a new Star Wars flick to films by Spielberg, Scorsese, and …

Movies

19 Things You're Doing Wrong

You didn't know you were going through life making things so much more difficult for yourself. But you are.<p><b>1. Wearing bobby pins.</b> The wavy side goes down for maximum hold.<p>So you can enjoy beautiful hairstyles like this all day long:<p><b>2. Shining patent leather shoes.</b> Instead of buying shoe polish and …

S'Mores

Blogs | Food & Wine

Jenn Louis, the Best New Chef alum behind Ray in Portland, Oregon, shares her favorite spots in to eat, shop and stay in Ethiopia.<p>Ariel Arce, the …

The 18 Best Infographics Of 2014

2014 saw stellar examples of the power of data visualization to shed light on nearly any subject, from politics to dogs.<p>You could sift through piles of dense data sets in an attempt to understand the trends and discoveries that emerged in history, psychology, current events, and even fictional …

The Art and Science of How to Deadlift - Part 2

Shares 2K<p><i>Today’s blog post is part 2 of a guest post by champion powerlifter Matt Kroczaleski. It is excerpted from his excellent ebook Insane</i> …

3-D Map Of Earth Shows Real-Time Weather

One of our 15 favorite recent data visualizations<p>Like the planet itself, some data is constantly changing—so a static visualization will always be out-of-date. Cameron Beccario’s animated globe displays real-time data, at least to within three hours. Each time a user loads the web page, it shows …