Andy Mo

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A Christmas Cake That's About 80% Nuts & Candied Fruit

In terms of Christmas cakes, this is maybe the richest, spiciest one of them all. It's not known as panforte—literally “strong bread” or <i>panpepato</i>, meaning “peppered bread”—for nothing.<p>It's said panforte, which originated in Medieval Siena, should have 17 key ingredients, one to represent each of …

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Original Parts From Vintage Vespas Turned Into Strikingly Modern Office Chairs

The legendary Vespa motorbike has been reimagined as a unique piece of office furniture. Created by Spanish studio Bel & Bel, the <i>Scooter Chair</i> uses original parts from the Italian vehicle to form a striking silhouette. The 1980s-style chassis has been cleverly upcycled as the seat back, with its …

Watch Fallout 4 pit 30k Deathclaws against 300 Brotherhood of Steel soldiers

Fallout 4 modder Cosmic Contrarian likes to create ridiculously epic NPC battles pitting thousands of characters against one another. The modder …

The Science of Melting Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Have you ever gotten all excited to make a grilled cheese and then...your cheese just doesn't melt? Or maybe it breaks, separating into a tough, stringy mass surrounded by a pool of oil? Yup, it's a crappy feeling. …

5 less-heralded Robin Williams films

Robin Williams’ long filmography has more than its share of high-profile roles—but IMDb lists 102 total acting credits stretching all the way back to …

I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

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The Original, Real-Life Dystopian Cityscape of Kowloon Walled City, and the Artwork It Inspired

KWC residents who saw Blade Runner probably wondered, "How did they get permission to shoot in here?"<p>Kowloon Walled City was a crazy social …

Photos: This ‘street barber’ helps homeless people transform their look

Tattooed skater Nasir Sobhani looks too hip to be a sincere do-gooder, but every week he works miracles on the streets of Melbourne, Australia. A professional barber, the 26-year-old spends his off days offering free haircuts and shaves to homeless clients.<p>“I have a few regular street clients to …

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8 Travel Itineraries for English Literature Lovers

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7 Studies That Prove How Important It Is to Keep in Touch With BFFs

When we’re kids, we sometimes take lots of things for granted, like the fact that we go to school and see our buddies every day. Srsly, raise your hand if the thing you miss most about college was how easy it was to see your friends — you lived together, dined together, studied together and maybe …

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25 Japanese Gardens All Nature Lovers Need to Visit ASAP

Manicured landscapes, wildflower fields, and Zen rock gardens define these historic retreats.<p>Each Japanese garden has its own fascinating history — some of the beautiful scenes here go back as far as the 17th century, while others were originally commissioned for wealthy actors and businessmen but …

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The Perfect Omelet Is All About Technique. Just Ask Ludo Lefebvre

Ludo Lefebvre is an omelet master. Learn his technique.<p></head><i>This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.</i><p>The Pro > Ludo Lefebvre<p>Chef / Petit Trois / Los Angeles<p>When America's most radical French chef opened his dream …

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Why A Backup Plan is Invaluable to Photography

Recently, I’ve found myself improvising way too much just because things didn’t go as planned and too many unexpected variables came into play. So …

Great ways to make a superior G&T

Lemon or lime? Tumbler or wine glass? Slimline tonic? For a great G&T, follow these tips from the experts<p>A lazily made gin and tonic is no good, really, is it?<p>Any old gin, closest glass to hand, lonely single ice cube, sacchariney mixer and tired lemon slice? We can do better than that.<p>Roberta …

Eat Right To Sleep At Night: 10 Foods To Help You Catch Those ZZZs

A lack of sleep affects energy, productivity and also the way we look. Have a look at the best foods to snack on to get that all-important good …

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How to get better sound from your speakers and headphones for free (or next to nothing)

Here's one way to get better sound from your speakers that won't cost you a penny, get closer to them. The logic is easy to grasp, the closer you are to the speakers the more direct sound you'll hear. Close up listening minimizes the destructive effects of room reflections and reverberation that …

Earth heading for 'mini ice age' within 15 years

Research has predicted a new solar 'Maunder minimum' in the 2030s<p>The earth is 15 years from a period of low solar activity similar to that last seen during the "mini ice-age" of the 17th century, when the Thames froze.<p>Solar researchers at the University of Northumbria have created a new model of …

9 Awesome Frittata Ideas to Make for Breakfast (or Right Now!)

Frittatas are so easy and healthy, why wouldn't you make one for a weekday breakfast?<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a</i> …

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This 3D-printed walking tank is the world’s ultimate toy

The HMS Boudicca is a 20-inch-tall scale model from a world war that (thankfully) never happened<p>When does a toy stop being a toy and become something altogether more impressive? It's a difficult distinction to make, but the HMC Boudicca — a 20-inch-tall scale model of a multistory walking tank — …

5 Ways to Make Your Street Photography More Interesting

Countless photographers and photography critics have engaged in lively debates about the precise definition of street photography. There are those …

Restaurants in Portugal: readers’ travel tips

Photograph: facebook.com/ChapitoAMesa<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433951115694/4de8f295-5de1-4610-b889-db8fd8cd52c0-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Travel Icon: Iguaçu Falls

This jungle hotspot on the border of Brazil and Argentina remains an awe-inspiring must-see – here's one traveller's first impression<p>It was with …

Spiced Salmon Kebabs

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Here's a little trick: Thread salmon pieces onto two skewers so they don't flip and spin every time you turn them on the grill.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano<p>2 teaspoons sesame seeds<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

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Berbere Spice Mix

Makes about ½ cup<p>A mix of sweet and savory spices means this blend can be used on all kinds of dishes. Toss it with vegetables before roasting, use it as a dry rub on pork or poultry before grilling, or stir it into yogurt and serve with fruit.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 5-inch cinnamon stick<p>9 whole …

Smoking Meat 101: Barbecue for Beginners

Barbecue doesn't have to be intimidating. With these tips from pitmaster Pat Martin, smoking meat can be downright easy—even for beginners<p>"If you can smoke a slab of ribs, you can cook a whole hog," says <b>Pat Martin</b>, owner of Martin's BBQ Joint in Nolensville, Tennessee. Beloved of <i>Bon Appétit</i> …

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The Friend

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p>1. Yorkshire<p>Visitors …

Tom Hardy talks Suicide Squad, and reveals why he left the project

Back in December when we got the first casting news for <b>Suicide Squad</b>, it was announced that Tom Hardy would be set for a return to the DC universe, …