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An Awesome DIY Spray-Painted Superhero Lamp

107 Shares<p>Comments<p>DIY projects are getting more and more popular these days. People want something unique, that some stores just can’t produce. So, …


25 Lemon Desserts With a Delicious Twist

Go beyond traditional bars and pies with inspired takes on the familiar flavor.<p>Go beyond traditional lemon bars and lemon pie with these inspired takes on classic desserts.

These Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies Might Be Better Than Drugs

Of all the simple pleasures in life, a warm chocolate chip cookie topped with salt might be the greatest. Also, there's nothing wrong with sprinkles.<p>Look, there's a time and a place for foie gras torchon, shaved black truffles, and the priciest Beluga caviar. There are occasions when only the …


Francois Payard Shares His Cookie Secrets

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit</b><p>Francois Payard is a legendary baker, so of course any advice of his is worth listening to. But when it comes to cookies it is even more important to pay attention. Cookies can seem so simple and yet, with so few ingredients, it is …


10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

The Room Where the Internet Was Born

An epic American road trip—to see “The Cloud” in all its strange manifestations—begins in an old lab at UCLA.<p>Starting a cross-country drive to New York in Los Angeles is pretty inconvenient, unless your cross-country drive is also a vision quest to see the Internet. More specifically, we'd been …


7 Recipes for the Ultimate Fall Duo: Caramel and Apples

From classic caramel apples to gorgeous parfaits, here are seven amazing ways to combine caramel and apples.<p>When it comes to fall desserts, …


15 Indulgent Desserts That Won't Kill Your Diet

It's often one of the first things to go when someone embarks on a diet, so it's no surprise that desserts have a bit of a bad rep when it comes to healthy eating.<p>But Cheat Day and dessert have become a bit synonymous, meaning it's only right to celebrate the best part of a meal. Even certified …


The Oldest Galaxies in the Universe

Peering through a wrinkle in spacetime, astronomers have just seen the first galaxies.<p>More than 12 billion years ago, a sea of stars fell into orbit around a baby black hole, and became a galaxy, one of the first.<p>The formation of this galaxy, and others like it, was a momentous event in cosmic …


Meet A Real-Life Martian

Jocelyn Dunn survived in a Mars simulation for eight months without going crazy. Here's what we can learn from her experience.<p>Jocelyn Dunn spent eight months living on the red, rocky surface of Mars. Last year she shared a 1,000-square-foot habitat with five crewmates, wore a space suit every time …

Space Science

Our Favorite Low Key (and Low Maintenance) Weeknight Dinners

We don't always have time to cook elaborate weeknight dinners. On those nights, we turn to our reliable steadies, the low maintenance dishes we love most when we're feeling lazy.<p>We've already professed our love for back pocket pasta—you know, the kind of pasta you make when you haven't gone grocery …


Classic comfort food from Ireland

Print<p>Potatoes and cabbage are a traditional combination in Ireland and taste their best when freshly harvested, which is right now. Like many of …

Food Preservation

Sprinkle Cake

This colorful, whimsical vanilla cake has sprinkles inside and out, and just may be the ultimate birthday cake. This recipe is adapted from the book, "Baked Occasions" by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. Martha prepared this cake on Martha Bakes, episode 504.

No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

You're halfway through a brownie recipe -- pot-infused or otherwise -- when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You <i>could</i> …

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27 Next-Level Brownies You Need In Your Life

Cakey vs. fudgy is for beginners.<p><i>Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, like Spoon University on Facebook or pin them on Pinterest.</b>


Twisty reactor hints at a future of practical fusion power

Many fusion reactors are based on a tokamak design, which uses an electrical current to twist a superheated plasma's electrons and ions into a three-dimensional loop. That's good for containing the plasma, but it's still not the safest design -- if the current fails or there's a magnetic …

Breakfast custard is a thing, and it is delicious

I’d say this classic needs no introduction, except clearly it does. I guess I have to write something. <i>The Breakfast Book</i> is an old favorite of mine. …

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!


Skillet Brownie Recipes Prove That Life Is Beautiful

There's no denying the appeal of cast iron skillets. They are master cookers, and it turns out they're pretty good for baking, too. Not only can you use skillets for indoor s'mores, but they make the gooiest, smoothies, most chocolate-y brownies this world has ever known. So easy, and oh, so …


The Man Without a Brain

When a man visited a French hospital complaining of a weak leg in 2007, Dr. Lionel Feuillet ordered him a CT scan and an MRI. The patient, a …

Make Holograms With Your Smartphone

Even if it's been years since you burned your own mix CD, you probably still have a few jewel cases lying around. If you also happen to have a ruler, …

Speculoos Breakfast Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> If a speculoos biscuit is a Pokemon (stay with me), then this cake is its final …

Meyer Lemon Cream with Graham Crackers and Sea Salt

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>Adding cream thins lemon curd and makes it extra spoonable—delicious in more than just this dish.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 large eggs<p>⅔ cup sugar<p>2 teaspoons finely grated Meyer or regular lemon zest<p>½ cup fresh Meyer or regular lemon juice<p>2 …


25 Beautiful Cheap Pallet DIY Storage Projects to Realize With Ease

Is there a pile of old pallets in your yard from your recently constructed home or cottage? Do you have a friend that owns a pile of old pallets? If …


12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …