Derek Phillips

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Solar Panels Could Replace Roads

Back when the concept of global warming was still nascent—only eight years ago, mind you—Scott and Julie Brusaw of Sagle, Idaho, began heavily contemplating an idea that Scott, an electrical engineer, had toyed with as a child: solar panel roads.<p>After years of figuring out many ways <i>not</i> to make a …

For the First Time, We Have a Detailed Model of the Universe

And its rendering stretches almost all the way back to the Big Bang.<p>It is, if you except the powers of human memory, the closest thing we have to a time machine.<p>Scientists have created the first realistic model of the universe, capable of recreating 13 billion years of cosmic evolution. The …

How to build the world's most amazing space telescope

Tour The Interior Of The TARDIS In Google Maps

Google has added the TARDIS' interior control room to Google Maps, which you can access by clicking the double arrow pointed at the police box …

Peanut Butter and Honey Banana Pops

If you have bananas in your kitchen right now, you should seriously consider making a batch of these Peanut Butter and Honey Banana Pops right now. …

Cookie Dough Cake

Long Exposure Photography and the Square Format

The rise in popularity of digital cameras over the past decade has coincided with the emergence of a new genre of photography – long exposure …

Photography

Chocolate Amaretto Pudding | Gennaro Contaldo

Bacon and Cashew Caramel Corn

Makes about 15 cups<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 3 min<p>September 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup popcorn kernels<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>6 ounces bacon, chopped<p>1/2 cup unsalted raw cashews (one 2.5-ounce package)<p>1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt or coarse sea salt<p>1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>1/4 cup heavy …

The best quiet beaches in the UK: experts share their secrets on Guardian Travel Don't fancy sharing your patch of sand or shingle with hundreds, if not thousands, of other sunseekers? Then check out these lesser-known beaches, tipped by those in the know http://t.gu.com/mNfkf Plus see the latest weather report: http://t.gu.com/mNg8q Photo: Moors sands, Prawle Point, south Devon Credit: wildguide.net

How To Make The Best Fried Rice

Skillet-cook dinner in 15 minutes<p>Ed Schoenfeld, co-owner of RedFarm in New York City, often grabs a few cartons of rice before leaving his restaurant. He’ll let the rice chill overnight and then, for lunch the next day, chop an onion, some additional vegetables, and whatever cooked protein he has …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

Birdbooker Report 275 and 276

Beebee, Trevor. Amphibians and reptiles (Naturalists' Handbooks 31). 2013. Pelagic Publishing. Paperback: 170 pages. Price: £19.99/$32.99 U.S.. …

Starwatch: The July night sky

Our nights are drawing in again but the persistent summer twilight remains a hindrance to views of the dimmer stars and the Milky Way as it arches …

A Mind-Bending Look at the Hubble Ultra Deep Field Photo of the Universe

Check out this mind-bending video that talks about the “Hubble Ultra Deep Field” image captured by NASA astronomers nearly a decade ago — a …

Lemon cake recipe

A delicious recipe for French lemon cake.<p>This is a real French favourite and one of Le Manoir, delicious for afternoon tea, which has been served here for the last 25 years. You will love it so much you will be tempted to make the recipe for three cakes.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>5 eggs, free range and organic<p>300g …