Stephen Atalla

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The Most Overrated Things to do in Amsterdam

What can you avoid in the capital of the Netherlands? These experiences are probably ones you’d never miss.<p>This Dutch city may conjure images of …

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich

Here are 6 no-fail tips for turning your Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich into the edible extravaganza it deserves to be.<p>For those of us who love …

Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs only $5

When Raspberry Pi first arrived in 2012, it was revolutionary not because of its computing power — although, for a credit card-sized PC, it was …

How To Carve A Turkey

The last step before you feast.<p>There are many steps to achieving turkey perfection come Thanksgiving: get the right cooking utensils, leave enough time to thaw, remember to brine and understand how to roast. But all of that is for naught if you butcher the bird when it comes time to carve it.<p>Don't …

Cooking

Photo Walk On Antarctica

Thanksgiving Cocktails With a Culinary Approach

Last year just before Thanksgiving, someone asked me if I could recommend a punch recipe that would take a long time to prepare. I believe his exact words were "I want a 30-minute punch." I was a bit taken aback, mainly because I didn't understand why. I'm used to recommending simple recipes that …

Droponic is a smart garden that lets you grow food in even the smallest kitchen

Droponic is a smart kitchen garden that combines cutting-edge technology with beautiful design to simply grow fresh greens. The small garden is …

Kitchens

Razer Music is a content sharing and creation portal for musicians

Ever notice that conspicuous green glow radiating off of Deadmau5's desk during his Twitch streams? There's a reason for that. It turns out the artist has been working with Razer to help launch a new music service -- one tailored specifically to promote and educate artists that use the company's …

41 Hacks To Help People With ADD/ADHD Work Better

Michael Phelps, multiple gold medal winner in swimming, has ADHD. So do many other famous and successful people. If you have this diagnosis, you have …

25 Best Things to Do in New York

New York may be ever-changing, but when it comes to can't-miss cultural experiences, the classics always win out.<p>Whether you're a local realizing you've yet to fully explore the city or an out-of-towner who doesn't know the Met from the MoMA, these quintessential stops will help you catch a glimpse …

New York City

Spooky! Quantum Action Is 10,000 Times Faster Than Light

How fast do quantum interactions happen? Faster than light, 10,000 times faster.<p>That's what a team of physicists led by Juan Yin at the University of …

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

Dive into the Mesmerizing World of a Dutch Illustrator

Bright palettes, layered compositions, and mysterious characters fill out the work of Utrecht artist Merijn Hos.<p><i>A Long Strange Trip, Illustration for Nylon Guys magazine (US) to accompany a piece about psychedelic drugs. All images courtesy of the artist.</i><p>Merijn Hos loves 60s graphic design and …

Art

Blind Artist George Redhawk Creates Beautiful GIFs

George Redhawk shares on his Google+ account GIFs that animates pictures he finds on the Internet. What is surprising in Redhawk’s digital work is …

20 awesome photos of extreme latte art

Recent surveys have even shown that some people are willing to pay more for an especially creative latte.<p>In August, the Journal of Sensory Studies published the findings of an online survey whose respondents were willing to pay up to 13% more for a cup of coffee with latte art than for a cup that …

Coffee

How to Remove Blackheads

Blackheads, essentially open-air pimples, can appear on any part of your body and be especially frustrating to deal with. If you are looking to …

Skin Care

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

8 Lunches that Taste Better at Room Temperature

<i>As a defiant response to sad desk lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty.</i><p><i>Today: No microwave? No problem. Here are 8 lunches for work that taste best at room temperature.</i><p>Raise your hand if you've ever brought last night's leftovers for lunch only to …

Food

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Nevada

10 Ways to Eat Healthy on Just $4 a Day

It’s a fact of life: Most of us find ourselves living on a tight budget at some point or another. It’s pretty easy to scrimp and save when it comes to beauty, skincare and decor, but cutting back on food costs can be tricky, especially when trying to balance good health <i>and</i> good taste. But luckily, …

A Chemist Cooks Up A Ferrofluid Font

The abstract typeface is like the Webdings of the future.<p>Typeface pioneer Craig Ward and experimental photographer Linden Gledhill have teamed up to design a new generative typeface of ornamental letterpress art-prints, called Fe2O3 Glyphs. The typeface will “invert the traditional role of a …

Rude awakening: three essential rules for writing good sex

There is only one thing I loathe more than badly-written sex scenes, and that is when they are brief or omitted altogether. At least the bad ones are amusing:<p><i>When his hand brushed her nipple it tripped a switch and she came alight. He touched her belly and his hand seemed to burn through her. He</i> …

Literature

The major difference between organic and non-organic foods shows up in your pee

While peer-reviewed studies can tell you what compounds you can avoid by going organic, they might not explain what the bottom line is in terms of your health. They certainly cannot tell you whether it's worth a price premium to buy organic foods.<p>Here's what we do know: if you eat non-organic …