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15 Best Pieces of 1980s NES Cartridge Box Art

From a Galaxy (Where Credit is) Far, Far Away: The Unsung Work of Jean-Claude Mézières

When you think of knockout sci-fi concept designers, you probably think of Syd Mead and/or Doug Chiang. Between <i>Blade Runner</i>, <i>Tron</i>, <i>Terminator 2</i> and the …

29 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Japan

On my last day in Japan, I woke up in one of those crazy capsule hotels and, after indulging in some sweet libations from Mr. Donut, took to the streets of Tokyo's Shinjuku district during the middle of the morning rush.<p>I was just one of millions of people strolling through the center of the …

Park in Progress: Patagonia

<i>By Dana De Greff</i><p>Two weeks after my arrival in <b>Patagonia</b>, I found myself in the middle of a ranch with a freshly slaughtered lamb at my feet. It seemed stranger than fiction—a city girl from Miami suddenly transformed into a modern-day Calamity Jane.<p>That may be a little dramatic, but Patagonia is a …

Veggie Burger

4 Servings<p>Refrigerated resting is key to these burgers’ success. Air-chilling helps dry the burgers out slightly so they stick together in the skillet.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup wheat berries<p>Kosher salt<p>½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>8 ounces …

avocado cup salads, two ways

I have the most boring thing, ever, to tell you today (and clearly it’s not “how to write an enticing lede”): I tried not to eat bread for a couple …

baked eggs with spinach and mushrooms

My brunch arsenal, the dishes I’ve made enough times that they no longer cause any furrowed brows — a core entertaining principle here at House …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

japanese vegetable pancakes

Last week was not my week in the kitchen, friends. I had great, ambitious designs on a rhubarb meringue tart that would be pink and pretty with a …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …

Japan Solar Energy Soars, But Grid Needs to Catch Up

Japan’s solar energy market now leads the world, thanks to a new incentive policy, but an inadequate and disconnected grid stymies power flow across the island nation.<p>Hokkaido, Japan's second largest and northernmost island, is known for its beautiful wild nature, delicious seafood, and fresh …

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 …

Zelda Fans, Drop What You're Doing And Check Out This Art Collection

This. Is. <i>Incredible</i>.<p>Fan site History of Hyrule have done an amazing job tracking down all old art from The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past from …

Japanese Woodblock Prints of Classic Video Game Characters

The ingenious series “Ukiyo-e Heroes” depicts classic video game characters in illustrations inspired by traditional Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock …

Update! Little Clouded Leopards Now Big Enough to Play

Who's that peeking out from those stuffed animals? That's Nashville Zoo's Clouded Leopard cubs outside for the first time, playing in the sun and …