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Sriracha + Lime Peppered Eggs Benedict on Bannock

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Breakfast

Listen to Perfume Genius' Powerful New Single, "Queen" - PAPER

It's been a gloomy, rainy, generally crappy-weather day here in New York City today, but at least we've got Perfume Genius (Mike Hadreas)' new single, "Queen," as our little ray of sunshine. The sprawling track is from Hadreas' upcoming album <i>Too Bright</i>, a follow up to 2012's <i>Put Your Back N 2 It</i> …

The Fox Is Black

Felipe Pantone is an Argentinian-Spanish artist who’s created his own visual language. I think of this work like a combination of computer glitches, …

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to be awestruck. 

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to be awestruck.<p>Photographer Vincent Brady spent an entire summer creating this mesmerizing time lapse of fireflies in Missouri.

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Two Women Claim To Be Daughters Of Nelson Mandela

Source: WENN<p>Michael Katz, attorney for the executors of the late Nelson Mandela’s estate, says that the families of two women who are claiming to be …

Nelson Mandela

Derek Brown's American Whiskey Punch

Mixologist Derek Brown shares his recipe for American Whiskey Punch, a cocktail recipe sure to make your next party the talk of the town.<p><b>Makes one bowl of punch (about 6-8 cups)</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sugar<p>2 lemons, juiced, peels reserved<p>16 ounces George Washington Rye Whiskey<p>4 cups water<p>Directions<p>1. …

American Whiskey

Tiny Baby Elvis Singer Will Soothe Your Soul - PAPER

Tough week? Let this video of a tiny girl named Ella singing the hell out of Elvis Presley's cover of "An American Trilogy" carry you into the weekend on a ray of sunshine. Excellent facial expressions abound. [Hypervocal]<p>Mark Wahlberg posed for a photo with a fan who mistook him for Matt Damon, …

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Josephine

Josephine.

Steak and Soba Stir Fry

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Your next weeknight dinner is this steak stir fry recipe. We like skirt steak because it's a tasty and affordable cut. Slice it thinly so it's tender.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons sliced almonds<p>8 ounces soba (Japanese-style noodles) or …

Paris Safety Tips

10<p>2<p>6<p>Shares 18<p>Paris is a relatively safe city, as cities go, and recently, I was having a discussion with someone about places to be wary about …

Margaritas

I know tequila fans like to have their say about what tequila is best for margaritas. But as I’ve learned with just about everything, the buck stops …

A Reddit Co-Founder's Devastating One-Line Takedown of Facebook

Alexis Ohanian's case for interacting with people who aren't your friends.<p>The Aspen Institute

Should the U.S. Have a Secretary of Culture?

Some 50 other countries carve space in their governments for artistic advancement -- the case that the U.S. should follow suit<p>"I see little of more importance to the future of our country and our civilization," President Kennedy once remarked, "than full recognition of the place of the …

First-ever human head transplant is now possible, says neuroscientist

<i>Update: New Scientist reported Feb. 25, 2015, that Canavero will announce at a conference in June a project to make the first human head transplant possible by 2017.</i><p>Technical barriers to grafting one person’s head onto another person’s body can now be overcome, says Dr. Sergio Canavero, a member of …

Central Nervous System

Persian Potato Pancakes (Kookoo)

Bring a large pot of water to boil. Place the potatoes in whole until there is a slight resistance when pierced with a knife. The potatoes should be …

Awe-Inspiring Photos of Earth's Oldest Living Trees

In a protected area high in the White Mountains in eastern California, 15 miles east of Bishop, you'll find the oldest living trees in the world. The gnarled beauties, called the Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, are believed to be 1,000 to around 4,800 years old. Can you imagine the amount of history …

Forests

Taiwan's Swallows Nest Produces Zero Carbon Emissions

Taking inspiration from a geometric mbius strip, architect Vincent Callebaut has designed an impressive new building for Taiwan's Taichung gateway park. The Swallows Nest's form starts out with a triangle that is then rotated around an elipse. Reaching a height of eight-stories, the building will …

Carbon Emissions

Guardians of Time Appear in Venice

Mystery surrounds anything that is veiled and Austrian artist Manfred Kielnhofer's <i>Guardians of Time</i> sculptures (aka <i>Time Guardians</i> or <i>Timeguards</i>) are no exception. The figures, which have toured around the world, have recently popped up all over Venice for La Biennale, adding a bit of intrigue to …

Sculpture

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

Doodling

Michelangelo's David Re-Imagined with Numerous Tiny Faces

<i>David / Self-portrait 11</i> is an intriguing redesign of Michelangelo's David that features dozens of sculptor Caspar Berger's own face. The bronze bust is an artistic re-imagining from Berger's ongoing Self-portraits series that offers a surreal take on a classic work of art. Despite seeming somewhat …

Byzantium puts the fear back into vampires

The teen vampires of the Twilight franchise have been relegated to the grave – and Neil Jordan is bringing the genre back to the gothic with his new film, Byzantium.<p>Jordan was of course behind the box office success of Interview with the Vampire, which combined the acting talents of Tom Cruise and …

Horror

Buddha Head

Buddha Head<p>5th Century AD, Gupta Period<p>Place of Origin: Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh<p>The National Museum, India

100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …