Claire Ewing

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How To Build Your Own DIY Centrifuge

Get a lab-grade centrifuge (normally $2,000) for 50 bucks.<p>For any garage-ista ready to tackle molecular biology, the centrifuge is an essential laboratory tool. Its super-rapid spin supplies the right G-forces to neatly separate biological materials—including cells, proteins, and DNA—from a liquid. …

Alex James's quinoa, avocado, radish and pickled lemon salad recipe

Blur bassist and Telegraph columnist Alex James shares his recipe for a zinging summer salad as he launches a new travel and cookery adventure programme with Australian cook Matt Stone.<p><b>Quinoa, avocado, radish and pickled lemon salad</b><p>200g sugar<p>2 fl oz water<p>4 fl oz white vinegar<p>2 bay leaves<p>Rind of 2 …

Mental Floss on Twitter: "7 Other Crafty Zoo Escapes — http://t.co/imj2R0uzVI http://t.co/P0YIBBlRvb"

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Pack Wisely With The Rise & Hang Weekender Bag

Get ready for your summer adventures with the Rise & Hang Weekender Bag that will take all the troubles and hassles out of packing! While you can use …

Cecil & Merl Cherry Bitters

Launched in 2012, the company name Cecil & Merl honors the two "sweet-tooth" patriarchs of the founders'—Deborah Williamson and Bryan Calvert—families. Together, Williamson and Calvert began their business with rustic cheesecakes—lemon ricotta, mango, dulce de leche and pumpkin—served from their …

A Workbook Of Simple Tasks For Sparking Your Creative Process

The folks behind Conditional Design want you to experiment in structured ways.<p>Good ideas can arrive (seemingly) in an instant or may emerge after a hard-fought battle between right brain, left brain, and reality. But even people who are blessed with a fertile imagination can benefit from a change …

100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

Epic/Legacy, 1983<p>Lauper's first band had broken up, she had filed for bankruptcy, and she was singing in a Japanese restaurant. Then this debut album …

Music

The Women of 'Mad Men'

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman, giving all your love to <i>Mad Men</i>. And 1968 was one tough year for the women of <i>Mad Men</i>, whether Don Draper is their …

Mad Men

100 Best Albums of the '90s

The Nineties as a musical era started late and ended early — kicked in by the scritchy-scratch power chords of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," ushered out …

Music

When is the next supermoon?

We’ve just passed a series of 3 full supermoons. The next supermoons of 2018 will be the new moons of June, July and August.<p>A supermoon is a new or …

Zombies roam the animal kingdom — and some of them may be after us

The zombies in "World War Z" are just actors — but in the animal world, zombies are a fact of life. Evolution can come up with some fiendish twists: For example, there are some species that bend other creatures to their will to keep their bizarre life cycles going. Or just to feast on their …

A Brief History of the Plastic Pink Flamingo

Today we learned that Don Featherstone, creator of the plastic pink flamingo, died yesterday at the age of 79. From the plastic bird's birth to its …

10 Questions Still Baffling Scientists

Science has done a terrific job of answering some of the world’s most difficult questions, but certain mysteries still elude researchers. How does …

Salvador Dalí

Roasted Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream with Bourbon and Chocolate • The Bojon Gourmet

Like many teenagers before us, my best friend and I ate unconscionable amounts of gelato while traveling through Europe many years ago. Each …

Movie Theater Candy Chocolate Bark

Line a small baking sheet with a sheet of aluminum foil, then place a sheet of parchment paper over it.<p>Melt 14 ounces of the chocolate, either in the …

Braised Chickpeas and Vegetables with Couscous, Harissa Yogurt, and Soft Eggs from 'Flour, Too'

Couscous is a wonderful pantry staple. It's the fastest pasta (or any starchy grain) I know how to cook, and its fluffy texture and mild flavor pair well with just about anything you throw at it. In <b>Joanne Chang's</b> new cookbook <i>Flour, Too</i>, she steams the pasta with a rainbow of summer vegetables and a …

Crispy Zucchini Grilled Cheese with Dijon Horseradish Aioli

Crispy Zucchini Grilled Cheese with Dijon Horseradish Aioli.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 20, 2013 88<p>I stand firm on my conviction that one grilled cheese is …

Samoa Cream Pie

You know what one of the saddest times of the year is? When Girl Scout Cookies go away and you realize that you never got any. No Thin Mints. No …

Lasagna Through the Ages

<i>In Strange Food History, we're hitting the books -- to find you the strangest, quirkiest slices of our food heritage.</i><p><i>Today: Lasagna -- you've come a long way.</i><p>Lasagna, the ubiquitous comfort food, evolved significantly from its first iteration until it became the familiar dish that we enjoy …

Too Many Cooks: The Best Sandwich, Once and for All.

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>The latest issue of Lucky Peach includes the following quote from James Beard:<p>"One of the great American arts, which varies from …

A Persian Menu Adds Spice and Freshness to Your Dinner

<i>All week long,</i> <i>Louisa Shafia</i> <i>-- the voice behind Lucid Food and the author of the new book</i> <i>The New Persian Kitchen</i> <i>-- has served as our Guest Editor. She chose a</i> <i>Wildcard winner</i><i>, answered your questions on the Hotline, and shared 4 fresh, healthy recipes from her new book.</i><p>If you've never tried Persian …

Food

An Ode to Frozen Desserts

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>After waiting patiently for months on end, it's time to bring your popsicle molds out of storage. With today being the summer solstice and all, we …

Dessert

Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp

Fresh Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 21, 2013 74<p>This is how I know it’s officially summer.<p>Warm fruit<p>with a crispy topping<p>and melty …

Mushroom on Toast

Arroz Con Pollo | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This classic Latin dish, which means “rice with chicken” is like a simplified version of paella. Saffron-infused rice is simmered with onions, peppers, and tomatoes and topped with pan-seared chicken for a simple and comforting one-pan meal.<p><b>Arroz Con Pollo</b><p>4 large cloves garlic, minced<p>2 tsp red …

Spices

Pan-Fried Crispy Chickpeas with Lime

<i>By the time you read this I will be somewhere in the air on my way home to Kansas. I’ve written in the past about my carefully packed snacks for</i> …

Sea bass en papillote with Thai flavours

Make a parcel from baking parchment and let your fish steam to perfection while infusing with garlic, ginger, chilli and lime<p>Ingredients<p>2 small …

22 Shirts That Will Make You Hungry

Eat my shorts—uh, shirts.

34 Things You Can Cook On A Camping Trip

Because real cooks use real fire.