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What makes Westworld so tantalizing is also what makes it so frustrating

The show’s lack of broader context is great for fan theories but bad for story.<p><b>NOTE: Spoilers for</b> <b>episode seven</b> <b>of</b> <i>Westworld</i><b>follow.</b><p>HBO’s <i>Westworld</i>is taut and tantalizing, a gripping and gorgeous sci-fi puzzle box of a series with a stellar cast and a meticulously designed world that feels at once real …

TV Series

The 15 most exciting new tech products launching in 2017

But 2017 is almost here, and we're expecting a bunch of cool new products. Below you'll find the most important gadgets likely to launch next year.<p>Keep in mind this isn't a comprehensive list, and it doesn't account for the surprises we'll likely see in 2017. But these are the gadgets we think you …

Galaxy Note

Tribes Revive Indigenous Crops, And The Food Traditions That Go With Them

Long before European settlers plowed the Plains, corn was an important part of the diet of Native American tribes like the Omaha, Ponca and Cherokee. Today, members of some tribes are hoping to revive their food and farming traditions by planting the kinds of indigenous crops their ancestors once …

Agriculture
Time Warner

A Visual Guide to How Terribly the World’s Best Human Athletes Fare Versus Most Average Animals

Usain Bolt might be the fastest man alive, but an average warthog could probably take him.<p>(Graphics by Michelle Enemark)<p>Yesterday, Usain Bolt, the …

Deep Space Radiation Caused Heart Problems For Apollo Astronauts

The Apollo astronauts — the first men to land on the moon — took a giant leap for mankind. But the deep space radiation that dosed the men who left the Earth's orbit may have damaged their hearts, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Science.<p>The number of deaths due to heart …

Space Exploration

The hidden adult themes in Beatrix Potter

Born 150 years ago on 28 July, the British children’s book author was far more subversive than you may have realised, writes Christian Blauvelt.<p>“Your father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs McGregor.”<p>Old Mrs Rabbit’s frightful warning to her children Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and …

Books

How Kirk and Spock's Relationship Held Star Trek Together

<i>Excerpted from TIME’s</i> Star Trek: Inside the Most Influential Science-Fiction Series Ever<i>. Available at retailers and at Amazon.com.</i><p>Leonard Nimoy and …

Science Fiction

Charcuterie 101: Essential French Cured Meats and More

Done right, the charcuterie board is an awe-inspiring sight. There are the meats, of course, in a smorgasbord of cuts, cures, and flavors. And then there are the mustard and pickles and crusty baguettes, and the fact that we get to eat it all with our hands. In a world where fine dining typically …

What jeans looked like the year you were born

At this point, most of us accept that jeans never really go out of style. But how have jeans evolved since denim first came into fashion?<p>Mistakes were made in the early 2000s, but let's to forget about them. We are just glad we moved on.<p>Here, we take a look at the past 6 decades of denim.<p><b>Originally</b> …

Clothing

Recipes for disaster: why your dish won't turn out like the one in the cookery book

As an idea, it was a recipe for disaster. Take one much-loved website, thoroughly cleanse it of all useful material, add a liberal dollop of public outrage and 200 000 signatures on a petition, then backtrack furiously.<p>Whatever the motive behind last week's decision to close the BBC Food website, …

Great Writers Are Indecent People

Great writers are indecent people. They live unfairly, saving the best part for paper. Good human beings save the world so that bastards like me can …

Writing
Parenting

'Oppenheimer Blue' diamond sells for £40m, setting new record

The 'Oppenheimer Blue' has sold for a hammer price of $56.8 million Swiss francs (£40 million), setting a new record for a diamond sold at auction.<p>The 14.62-carat stone, billed as the largest Vivid Blue diamond ever put up for auction, obliterated Christie's pre-sale estimate range of between 38 …

A friend-centric lifehack that can make you so much happier

When my wife and I moved to New York City in 2001, recently graduated from college and newly wed, we were eager to find friends. We knew nearly no one but were sure we’d soon find a fun-loving group like the 20- and 30-something New Yorkers who spontaneously dropped in on one another on TV shows …

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don't -- they push past it. They don’t make excuses or allow it to affect their output. They come up …

Procrastination

How to Meditate?

Most people know that meditation is good for us, and that it is a highly recommended health and wellbeing, as well as spiritual, practice. Many people however, miss out on the many benefits of regular meditation only because...they don't know how to meditate.<p>This process remains mysterious and …

Meditation

The Best Music for Staying Productive at Work, Backed by Science

Research explains how music affects your productivity.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity. But does music itself help one to create?<p>It's a question worth asking, since music has increasingly become a part of the modern-day …

Flute

Mediterranean-style diet reduces stroke risk in heart patients – study

Study of 15,000 people also finds consumption of ‘western’ foods does not increase risk in people with heart disease<p>People with heart disease have a lower risk of heart attack and strokes if they eat a Mediterranean-style diet, according to an international study of more than 15,000 people in 39 …

Holistic Medicine

Quantum computers a step closer to reality after silicon coding breakthrough

In the race to build the first functional quantum computer, Australian researchers at the University of NSW find coding possible in silicon<p>Australian researchers have demonstrated that a quantum version of computer code can be written on a silicon microchip with the highest level of accuracy ever …

Quantum Computing
Stephen King

Actress Brigitte Bardot Watching Pablo Picasso At Work In His Studio In Vallauris (1956)

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Pablo Picasso

Articles about 7 solar sensitive eco friendly homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model …

Paperless Office

Ten things I learned about writing from Stephen King

Stephen King is an All-Time Great, arguably one of the most popular novelists the world has ever seen. And there’s a good chance that he’s inspired more people to start writing than any other living writer. So, as the Guardian and King’s UK publisher Hodder launch a short story competition – to be …

Your Shot Pictures: Around the World in 15 Plates of Food

Vermicelli threads drape in India, fish fry smoke fills a kitchen in Tanzania, and a small Batman tackles a slice of cake in the United States.

Leaving No Trace in New Mexico

On the trail to the bottom of a gorge in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument a short drive north from Taos, New Mexico, Stuart Wilde stops abruptly and loops the end of a rope around some branches.<p>“Here you go, Raja,” he says softly, cooing to a mousey brown llama that stands nose-to-nose …

As Dwindling Monarch Butterflies Make Their Migration, Feds Try to Save Them

"Catastrophic drop" in pollinator's numbers this year means that species is "going to need all the help we can give it."<p>CAPE MAY POINT, New Jersey—Two years ago migrating monarch butterflies transformed the lush gardens of Cape May Point into a series of "giant orange snowglobes." That's how Mark …