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Magic Wings

What are your plans this weekend? Prepping for a Paleo Super Bowl party? Shoveling out your driveway? Or just crankin’ away at your Whole30? No …

Recipes

A Little Spice Makes Everything Nice: 16 Cozy Cinnamon Recipes

Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon? From braises to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.<p><b>Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon?</b> From burgers to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.

16 Sweet and Savory Tart Recipes, Because Everything Tastes Better With a Butter Crust

Because everything tastes better when it's in a butter crust.<p><b>Nothing says "dinner table centerpiece"</b> quite like a tart. These savory and sweet versions—from a savory spinach dinner tart to a show-stopping chocolate-caramel number—are all elegant, beautiful, and easy to pull off with a little …

Baking

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Ecology

Eye Contact, Not Roses: 9 Simple Things Women Find Sexy That Men Underestimate

1. When he makes eye contact instead of investing in grand gestures.<p>There are so many reasons <i>not</i> to overdo it when it comes to wooing a woman. A …

Behind The Lens: Chris Rivera's Surreal Portraits Inspired by Cinema

Growing up, Chris Rivera was never really interested in photography. It wasn't until he modeled for a friend's staged wedding that the art of photography piqued his interested. He was so inspired by the process that he began to explore locations around his home in Southern California to experiment …

Revisiting Brooklyn's Abandoned Admiral's Row Before It's Gone

<i>Welcome back to Camera Obscura, Curbed's series of photo essays by Nathan Kensinger. This week, Kensinger visits Brooklyn's Admiral's Row.</i><p>It is an increasingly rare thing in New York City to be able to stand inside the ruined remains of a century-old building and look out over a wild forest. In the …

Urbanism

Drone Photos Take You Right Inside Bulgaria's Spooky Sunken Church

Meet haunting beauty at its finest.<p>These breathtaking drone photos capture St. Ivan Rilski, a partially-submerged church near Bulgaria's Zhrebchevo Dam. The church was part of a village that flooded to the point of disappearance when Bulgaria's communist regime built the dam nearby in 1965.<p>When …

Blueprint for a Better Human Body

People who wear and design prosthetics are rethinking the form of our species.<p>When Elizabeth Wright smacks her right leg on a table, she says “ow.” That’s only interesting if you know one more thing: that her right leg is made out of carbon fiber and metal. It’s also part of her. “It is my right …

Singularity

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

Ex Machina - Clip - Meeting Ava

A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a …

Kung Fu Killer - Clip - Weapons Master

Donnie Yen is a killer and a kung fu expert, recruited by police to track down a murderer in return for his freedom.

Ex Machina Explores the Thrill (and Horror) of Romantic Uncertainty

Alex Garland's remarkable debut seeds a story about relationship anxiety within a Fincheresque artificial-intelligence parable.<p><i>Ex Machina</i> is a science-fiction horror film that, like so many others, plays on fears of the future: of artificial intelligence, of the blurred line between human life and …

Artificial Intelligence

Is the Placebo Effect in Your DNA?

Some people feel better after dummy treatments, while others feel no difference unless the drugs are real. A new paper argues that the difference may come down to genetics.<p>The first real, physical proof of the placebo effect came in 1978. Running a study on patients who had recently had their …

Clinical Trials

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

Weekend Box Office: ‘Furious 7’ Earned $143.6 Million, The Biggest Opening Since November 2013

Some of the most optimistic pre-release predictions had <i>Furious 7</i> earning as much as $115 million, but it NOS-boosted right by those numbers, grossing $143.6 million domestically this weekend, and $384 million including international numbers. And it still hasn’t even opened in China, Japan, or …

Fuel right! 9 triathlon nutrition rules

A solid nutrition strategy will help your body make the most out of all your hours swimming, biking and running.<p>We asked registered dietitian and multiple Ironman finisher Lauren Antonucci for her top nine rules for beginner triathletes looking to maximize their training. She shared advice she …

Should I Drink Smoothies?

<b>3/5 experts say yes.</b><p>Fruit, undeniably healthy in its whole-food form, is immensely more palatable to many of us when sliced up and pulverized into a …

Are Your Ears Going Bad?

Here's how to tell. (Sorry—HERE'S HOW TO TELL!)<p>Listen up: Around 48 million Americans have hearing loss in at least one ear, and men are more than five times as likely as women to suffer from it, according to research from Johns Hopkins University.<p>Blame getting older, says Alison Grimes, Au.D., …

Johns Hopkins University

Catching Up with Timbaland, the Man Behind Empire’s Infectious Beats

The executive producer of Fox’s newest television sensation talks about his creative process and his upcoming album, Opera Noir.<p>Justin Timberlake’s “Sexy Back,” Kanye West’s “Stronger,” and Jay Z’s “Dirt off Your Shoulder” are just three of the many—<i>many</i>—hits worked on, or produced, by Timbaland. …

Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains - Teaser Trailer - IGN Video

Teaser trailer for Attack on Titan for Nintendo 3DS.

Bloodborne: The most recent Souls game is brutal, violent and exhilarating

<b>Bloodborne</b> <b><br>Developed by:</b> From Software <b><br>Published by:</b> Sony Computer Entertainment <b><br>Available on:</b> PlayStation 4<p>Fans of Hidetaka Miyazaki’s games know that fun is beside the point. As a director, Miyazaki is known for overseeing the creation of severe, esoteric games that punish swiftly and hide important …

Y Can't Metroid Crawl? A Newbie Plays Super Metroid

There is a sub-genre of platform games that I’m entirely unfamiliar with: Metroidvanias. Games like the eponymous Metroid and Castlevania, in which you backtrack through an interconnected world and find new items which allow for further exploration of the playable space. But it’s not just these …

18 Ways to Use Matzo for More Than Soup

Whether you’re using matzo out of necessity or not, it’s a delicious ingredient to use in all types of meals from breakfast to lunch to dessert. And with this many tasty recipes to choose from — 18 to be exact — you won’t want to reserve the bread’s consumption to just Passover alone. Matzo …

Passover

Dark Horse

The story of a record-shattering, all-electric ’68 Mustang<p><b>The world’s most expensive</b> supercars can hit 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds. The fastest production car in the world, the Hennessey Venom GT, does it in 2.7; Lamborghini’s 602-horsepower V-10-powered Huracán has been …

Afternoon slump? Try these 5 sure-fire energy boosters

It’s perfectly natural to have an afternoon energy lull. So what should you do? A walk or deep breathing helps, but if it’s been a few hours since lunch, you might want a little refueling. What kind of snack gives a nutritional boost and good taste?<p>The ideal afternoon boost is a combination of …

Scott Eastwood Confirms Role in DC Comics Movie Suicide Squad

Scott Eastwood is hanging up his cowboy hat and heading to the DC Comics world.<p>The 29-year-old actor stated once and for all that he will appear in …

31 Healthy Recipes That Require Zero Cooking

Making creative and healthy meals at home doesn’t have to mean slaving over a hot stove for hours—or even turning on the stove at all! With a handful …

In Shadow Of The Colossus, you bond with giants before you slay them

<i>Special Topics In Gameology</i> <i>explores a specific corner of the gaming world in a miniseries of articles. The current theme is bodies, in which we</i> …