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Pumpkin Pie Creme Brulee Recipe

Last week I promised to share the recipe for my favorite way to use pumpkin pie flavored sugar, which makes a great edible gift. I love creme brulee …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Elusive Goblin Shark Has World’s Most Terrifying Jaws

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>In the movie <i>Labyrinth</i>, David Bowie stars as …

Thai Beef Salad From 'Maximum Flavor'

This take on Thai beef salad from <b>Aki Kamozawa</b> and <b>H. Alexander Talbot</b>'s new cookbook, <i>Maximum Flavor</i>, is more than just a recipe for salad. Sure, the final dish makes for a tasty dinner, but the take-aways from the recipe are more widely applicable. First, flipping steaks frequently while they cook …

How to Get Clumps in Your Granola

<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: Stop ripping apart entire bags of granola just to get your hands on the crunchy nuggets.</i><p>There are two types of granola eaters.<p>The first type of people …

Ganache 101

<b>Think of it as the gift that keeps on giving. Start with our easy and irresistible chocolate ganache recipe, then adapt it for all kinds of uses.</b><p>Easy as 1-2-3<p>Chop. Pour. Stir. Nothing up your sleeve, no sleight of hand. Those three basic steps are all there is to making an irresistible batch of …

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

Star Wars lightsabers finally invented

Scientists in America have 'accidentally' found a way forward to the creation of real-life weapons as used by Jedi Knights<p>• Star Wars pet clothing range has puppies feeling the force • How to make your own Jedi lightsaber<p>Wannabe Jedi Knights rejoice, for scientists have discovered that the famous …

See the very first images of a hydrogen bond

Chemists have long known what a hydrogen bond should look like, but until last week, most hadn't actually seen an image of one. Now, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have been able to visualize a hydrogen bond using atomic force microscopy, a technique that can deliver higher …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius

Peru exports more illegal gold than cocaine, and it’s the world’s biggest exporter of cocaine

Peru isn’t merely one of the world’s largest exporters of gold—it’s also one of its dirtiest.<p>According to a recent report by international labor watchdog Verité, over 20% of the gold being mined in Peru is produced illegally. It’s higher in remote, hard-to-monitor regions; in Madre de Dios, for …

South America

Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)2 pounds …

35 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …

Men's Fashion

Cats Rule on Japan’s Tashirojima Island

On one island off of Japan's coast, four-legged felines greatly outnumber residents. Nina Strochlic reports.<p>On one idyllic Japanese island, there's …

23 Amazing Labyrinths To Get Lost In

What is it about humans that make us love–and hate–being lost? Since the time of ancient Greece, we've been figuring out ways to entertain ourselves …

Chinese New Year

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 30, 2013 68<p>You know my stance on peaches.<p>I firmly believe that you really only …

Marijuana Billboard Calls For NFL To Stop Punishing Players For Using Pot (PHOTOS)

A billboard calling out the NFL to stop punishing players for marijuana use has popped up outside Sports Authority Field at Mile High just in time for the Broncos-Ravens NFL season opener.<p>The 48-foot-wide billboard--in Broncos colors, no less--produced marijuana policy reform group the Marijuana …

Grow Your Own Food with Nepenthes Indoor Plant Device

Growing our food seems to be more and more interesting ideas nowadays, you’ve seen Skyfarm Concept, now checkout <b>Nepenthes Indoor Plant Device</b>. It’s …

The 20 big questions in science

From the nature of the universe (that's if there is only one) to the purpose of dreams, there are lots of things we still don't know – but we might do soon. A new book seeks some answers<p>1 What is the universe made of?<p>Astronomers face an embarrassing conundrum: they don't know what 95% of the …

How to Make Texas-Style Smoked Brisket in a Gas Grill

Making a real Texas-style smoked brisket will take all day, but it's eminently doable (even in a gas grill), and you can demand everyone call you "pitmaster"<p>In Texas, barbecue is about beef: specifically brisket, the cut by which any joint is judged. Brisket has become a favorite of restaurant …

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Burning Man becomes a hot spot for tech titans

Like moths to a flame, Burning Man is drawing more CEOs and venture capitalists to the playa for high-powered networking. Welcome to the business bacchanalia.<p>Serial entrepreneur and Haight district resident Richard Titus was trying to finish a deal last year between his company and Yahoo, but he …

Saturday

Inside Flipboard / August 20, 2013<p>Explore. Shoot. Eat. Make a Magazine: We’re organizing a photowalk in San Francisco’s Chinatown, and you’re invited.<p>…

6 DIY Versions Of Your Favorite Chinese Takeout Foods

Go ahead, take Panda Express off speed dial. You don't NEED them anymore.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons canola oil<p>1 1/2 cup yellow onion, julienned<p>3 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced<p>1 cup green onion, sliced thinly<p>3 cups Chinese celery, stem and leaves, finely chopped<p>2 cups cooked, shredded fatty pork or …

5 Unexpected Things to Do in Hong Kong

The iconic Hong Kong skyline is among the most recognizable in the world. As a result, many often equate Hong Kong with teetering monuments of steel …

Hong Kong