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Geek Culture Vector Art and Interview with Artist Justin Currie

Ballistic Rocket Raccoon and Groot Art by Rob Jenx

Strawberry And Kumquat Caipirinha

Strawberry And Kumquat Caipirinha from Bakers Royale• 7 oz strawberries (approximately 8-9 medium size)<br>• 2 oz kumquats<br>• Juice of half a lime<br>• 4 mint leaves<br>• 4 …

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Savory Basil And Goat Cheese Cheesecake

Savory Basil And Goat Cheese Cheesecake from Love and Olive Oil• 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated<br>• 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs<br>• 1 tablespoon butter, …

Roasted Strawberry Bbq Sauce

Roasted Strawberry Bbq Sauce from Closet Cooking• 4 cups strawberries, hulled (if they are large cut them in half)<br>• 1/2 cup ketchup<br>• 2 tablespoons maple …

How to Cook Adventurously without Spending a Fortune

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Trying new recipes and purchasing a long list of ingredients can sometimes strain</i> …

Eggplant Chips With Basil-yogurt Dip

Eggplant Chips With Basil-yogurt Dip from Greatist• 1 medium globe eggplant, thinly sliced<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 4 cloves garlic<br>• Kosher salt (about 1 …

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Really Awesome Black Bean Burgers Recipe

These black bean burgers have a complex, satisfying flavor and robustly meaty texture that even devout carnivores will love (seriously, try them with bacon on top). The mixture comes together in just 25 minutes and can be used to make patties for cooking either on the backyard grill or indoors in a …

Owl Wings Hold the Secrets for Noise-Canceling Tech

An owl's wing is perfectly constructed for a stealth attack. Now scientists are borrowing its design to build quieter wind turbines and airplanes.<p><b>Mechanical engineer Justin Jaworski was inspired</b>—and scared—when a great gray owl suddenly flew at his face during a visit to a bird sanctuary. The …

How to Make Homemade Mochi for the Lunar New Year

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You don't have to take a trip to the fro-yo store to enjoy fluffy, chewy mochi. Celebrate the Lunar New Year by making a batch at home with help</i> …

8 Game Day Drinks to Serve a Crowd

Drinks on game day need to fill 3 criteria: they have to be fuss-free, they need to taste milion-dollar-commercial good and there has to be enough of it to fill a big bowl. These drinks fit the bill -- with no fancy garnishes, no muddling of out of season berries, and ingredients that are happily …

12 Essential Cocktails to Know

January is over, and it's time to get the parties started again. And getting those parties started, naturally, involves cocktails: lots of them. Here are our definitive 12 cocktails that everyone should have up their sleeve -- for all the partying you'll be doing for the rest of the year. Practice …

How to Temper Chocolate in the Microwave

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Let your microwave do more than reheat dinner.</i><p>Chocolate. Like a leading lady in an old Hollywood film, chocolate is seductive, slightly mysterious, and …

23 International Food Doppelgangers for the Olympics

You say to-<i>may</i>-to, we say to-<i>mah-</i>to. In Spain, they say empanada; in India, samosa. Vast as the world sometimes seems, overlapping food traditions -- in the genres of, for example, meat-wrapped-in-dough or eggs-baked-with-vegetables -- suggest otherwise. No matter what hemisphere you inhabit, we'd …

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Michigan State student dies after Friday shooting, gunman still at large

One student was killed and one injured during a shooting inside their off-campus Michigan State University (MSU) apartment complex on Friday, police said.<p>Dominique James Nolff, a 20-year-old MSU student, died Saturday morning from “multiple gunshot wounds” at Sparrow Hospital, a statement from East …

Chauncy James Shares New Cocktail Bar Details

7 New Local Breweries We Love

This Leech Can Survive For 24 Hours in Liquid Nitrogen

You're looking at <i>Ozobranchus jantseanus</i>, a little leech found in East Asia. It doesn't look much, but it has a very special skill indeed: it can …

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Super-material could create robot muscles with 1000x human strength - ExtremeTech

By on December 23, 2013 at 2:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When you flex a muscle in your …

Google wins DARPA's robotics challenge, wonders if it was a good idea to turn down future military contracts - ExtremeTech

Google wins DARPA’s robotics challenge, wonders if it was a good idea to turn down future military contracts<p>By on December 23, 2013 at 12:20 pm<p>This …

Nvidia's Tegra K1 SoC: Kepler GPU paired with 64-bit Denver CPU, coming in 2014 - ExtremeTech

Nvidia’s Tegra K1 SoC: Kepler GPU paired with 64-bit Denver CPU, coming in 2014<p>By on January 6, 2014 at 7:31 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Carved Crystal Skull Made from Agate Geode

This incredible skull featured over on Skullis was carved using an agate and amethyst geode, measuring 7.6 inches long, front to back, and weighing …

The top ten incredible animal defences

From squirting stuff out of unspeakable body parts to shooting jets of blood, here is the most potent and bizarre ways that animals ward off attacks.<p>Earth Unplugged’s Maddie Moate brings you the ten most disgusting animal defenses.<p><i>For more videos subscribe to the</i> <i>Earth Unplugged channel on YouTube</i><i>.</i>