Cristian Lòpez

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Infrared Car System Spots Wildlife On The Road From 500 Feet Away

Here's how it works.<p>Since their debut 13 years ago, in-car night-vision systems, which identify pedestrians approaching a roadway, have arguably made driving safer. But they come with a pretty big blind spot: animals. Each year, drivers in the U.S. strike about a million deer, causing 27,000 human …

Robots: Is the uncanny valley real?

For decades the golden rule in robotics has been that the more lifelike a creation, the more likely it crosses the line from cute to creepy. But questions are being raised as to whether this is really true.<p>Mick Walters opens a door in his lab and points his computer’s camera towards the small, …

Robotics

16 Two-Ingredient Cocktails Anyone Can Make

Drinks so simple, even a BABY could make them! Not recommended for babies under 21.

Spices

Edward Snowden Offered Asylum In Venezuela

Earlier this week, the former National Security Agency contractor submitted asylum applications to more than 20 countries. One of them finally got back to him.<p>Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced on Friday that he would offer asylum to Edward Snowden, the 30-year-old American who leaked …

Surveillance

DC Comics Superheroines Dressed As Modern Hipsters

Artist Elizabeth Beals nails it. Available as prints.

Comic Books

23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should

You probably SparkNoted these books before, but now's your chance to read them.

Literature

16 Fancy Literary Techniques Explained By Disney

Because why waste money on an English degree when you can just watch Disney movies?

Walt Disney Company

The Top 5 Most Majestic Pictures In The World

The beauty.<p>H/T Reddit

Zagat

Leftovers: Stray Links From Our Editors

National density maps for soda vs. pop, hoagie vs. hero, and caramel vs. car-mel.<i>—Max Falkowitz, NYC Editor</i><p>I love Yotam Ottolenghi, and I <i>really</i> love that <i>The Guardian</i> has a stash of his recipes online, for free. They're worth perusing if you don't want to drop the cash on his cookbooks or need some …

PlayStation 4: Sony outmaneuvers Microsoft on price, design, and common sense

Xbox One controversy reaches its climax as Sony twists the knife<p>Before yesterday's E3 keynotes from Sony and Microsoft, opinion was split on the very different paths each company is taking. Some found the PlayStation 4 the more appealing proposal on paper — a more powerful, developer-friendly box …

Comedic Murder Mystery Short - ICE CREAM

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Roast Beef Tenderloin with Caesar Crust

8 Servings<p>Lightly salting a center-cut tenderloin, a.k.a. chateaubriand, overnight allows the salt to penetrate this luxurious roast and keep it extra-flavorful and juicy.<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound center-cut beef tenderloin, fat and silverskin trimmed<p>Kosher salt<p>4 teaspoons freshly …

Holiday Ham with Riesling and Mustard

Servings<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 14–16 lb. whole cured, smoked bone-in ham<p>2 cups sweet (Auslese) Riesling, divided<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>1/4 cup finely chopped shallots<p>3 sprigs thyme plus 2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves<p>1/2 cup whole grain mustard<p>1 tablespoon honey<p>1/2 teaspoon …

I Found The Perfect PC, And It's Called A Falcon Northwest Tiki

When I unboxed Falcon Northwest’s Tiki several weeks ago (or was it several months ago? I’ve been swept away by this one!), it arrived with a handsome black binder adorned with an embroidered logo, containing original driver discs, system documentation, a recovery USB stick, extra cables and …

Living On Bitcoin For A Week: The Expense Report

A few readers asked if I would provide the (very convoluted) ledger from my week of living on Bitcoin. Here is the accounting, including how I spent my Bitcoin and the value of that Bitcoin in U.S. dollars at the time I spent it. You’ll see the week was not just an exercise in living on Bitcoin but …

Crispy Duck with Udon Noodles

Make the duck: Heat oven to 350°. Season duck with salt and pepper. Heat a 12" nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add duck, skin side down, and cook, …

Betty Wason's Pot Roast (+ Slow-Cooker Variation from My Mother)

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A feel-good pot roast from two genius women.</i><p>Last month, I got an email from my mom titled "Thinking of you" -- it was a picture of the inside of her slow-cooker.<p>…

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Pan-Fried Chorizo Burgers with Avocado, Fried Eggs and Spicy Mayo

1⁄2 lb. fresh chorizo, casings removed<p>1⁄2 lb. ground beef<p>1 tsp. ground cumin<p>1⁄2 tsp. ground coriander<p>2 tbsp. finely chopped cilantro<p>2 cloves garlic, …

Eggs

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

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Babylon's hanging garden: ancient scripts give clue to missing wonder

The whereabouts of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world – the fabled Hanging Garden of Babylon – has been one of the great mysteries from …

After conquering earth, Vint Cerf discusses 'interplanetary internet'

Vint Cerf knows a thing or two about the internet. Along with Bob Kahn, Cerf is credited with developing the initial TCP internet standard over thirty years ago, and now spends his time looking into the future of computer networks in his role as Google's chief internet evangelist. As part of his …

Scientists wait to see black hole’s birth - Futurity

CALTECH (US) — A new kind of cosmic flash may reveal the birth of a …

Black Holes

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Nasa chief Bolden says agency can go where no man has gone before: Mars

If the prospect of spending a thousand days up to 140 million miles away from the Earth was not enough of a deterrent, killer radiation levels and …

This Is The World's First Entirely 3D-Printed Gun

Eight months ago, Cody Wilson set out to create the world’s first entirely 3D-printable handgun.<p>Now he has.<p>Early next week, Wilson, a 25-year-old University of Texas law student and founder of the non-profit group Defense Distributed, plans to release the 3D-printable CAD files for a gun he calls …

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Coca-Cola Taste Test: Is The Soda Best In A Can, Bottle Or Fountain?

In the realm of soft drink preferences, there are many great debates. Coke or Pepsi? Regular or diet? What's it called, anyway -- soda, pop or Coke? Those with answers are rarely meek in expressing them. These, they reason, are black and white issues. Choose a side and stick to it.<p>It was in this …