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Stonehenge mystery solved, says breakthrough scientific study

The ancient mystery of who built Stonehenge has been solved, according to a breakthrough study.<p>A groundbreaking new analysis of the 25 cremated remains buried at the prehistoric monument in Wiltshire has revealed that 10 of them lived nowhere near the bluestones.<p>Instead they came from western …

Archaeology

NASA Just Saw Something Come Out Of A Black Hole For The First Time Ever

“You don’t have to know a whole lot about science to know that black holes typically suck things in, not spew things out. But NASA just spotted …

Black Holes

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

The 1 Slow-Cooked Food You Should Be Eating This Fall

Seasons have a funny way of transitioning – one day you’re outside grilling lighter meals, and the next you’re reaching for comforting bowls of …

The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them. They were digitally looting an account of the Bangladesh Central Bank, when bankers grew suspicious about a withdrawal request that had misspelled “foundation” as …

North Korea

What Could a Mysterious U.S. Spy Know About the JFK Assassination?

John F. Kennedy buffs are awaiting the release of documents about June Cobb, a little-known CIA operative working in Cuba and Mexico around the time of the president’s assassination.<p>She may have been one of the bravest and best-placed American spies in the history of the Cold War, but few people …

Mexico City

We Talked to the Activists Responsible for Those Naked Donald Trump Statues

Ginger had heard of Indecline before the activist collective contacted him earlier this year. The sculptor had seen their "Dying for Work" billboard …

At Reed College, Nuclear Education That’s Really 'Hands-On'

Naomi Okubo’s Paintings

Naomi Okubo explores people’s relationships with fashion and their appearance, when concerns for real necessities like housing and food are absent. …

Google’s sneaky new privacy change affects 85% of iPhone users—but most of them won’t have noticed

“What Google really wants is for everybody to be signed in to their Google accounts all the time,” a Google insider told me in passing last month.<p>Around the same time, the official Gmail blog put up a 205-word post explaining the latest update to the Gmail app for Apple devices that run on iOS …

Google Docs

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

More Stunning Works by Adhemas Batista (I'm Selling Colors)

Adhemas Batista aka I'm Selling Colors, is a self-taught visual artist from São Paulo, Brazil currently based in Los Angeles, USA. Adhemas has worked …

Brazil

Figurative Sculptures Welded from Steel Scraps by Jordi Diez Fernandez | Colossal

<p>Barcelona-based sculptor Jordi Diez Fernandez works pimarily with welded steel fragments to create monumental human forms. His most recent piece is …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Zagat

Petrichor Water-Repellent Shirt

When the coastal gales kick up a few raindrops, you want to be prepared—but not look like you're summiting Everest. Cornwall, England-based cold-water surf brand Finisterre hit the sweet spot between form and function with their Petrichor water-repellent overshirt for men and shirt-dress for women. …

Black Desert House Contrasts Nicely in the Mojave Desert

<i>The Black Desert House</i> is a minimalist getaway designed by creative director Marc Atlan in collaboration with architecture firm Oller & Pejic and interior design company Moderne Builders. Located just thirty minutes outside of Palm Springs, the incredible landscape boasts the untouched environment …

Dining Rooms

A Void in Time

Designed for the Fossil brand, the O Ring watch is a metaphorical symbol of the consistency of time which has no lapse. The open center piques the …

Extend, Bend And Hang

That is the way you make light while out camping! Don’t trust me? Try the Hang Up Lamp; it’s a flexible tube that just needs to be extended, bent and …

Steamed Scallion Rolls

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Linda Xiao of The Tart Tart shares a recipe for steamed scallion rolls that lingers in her mind.</i><p><i></i><p>My grandfather is a mystery to me. He's 95 years old, half-deaf, …

Mysterious Ancient Indian Metal Works Surpass Modern Technology

What is amazing about the Iron Pillar of Delhi is that, in spite of being at least 1,500 years old and possibly much older, it is so impenetrable to …

Curator: An iPad App For Designers & Visual Thinkers

Curator is a newly launched iPad app that’s tailored specifically for designers and visual thinkers, i.e., for us! It’s essentially a new visual …

May Lindstrom Skin

Launching her line just over a year ago (after giving birth to her daughter), May Lindstrom has already reached global cult status with her nonconformist, handmade skincare products—in particular her eyebrow-raising "Clean Dirt" cleanser. Los Angeles-based Lindstrom, who refers to herself as a …

Sara's Cleanse Diary, Day 10: The Dinner Party

Enough isolation! Food Lover's Cleanse guru Sara Dickerman hosts dinner for 6 using the Cleanse recipes<p><i>Sara Dickerman is not only the mastermind behind the Food Lover’s Cleanse—she’s also participating in it! Follow along with her every day as she files her Cleanse Diary, and ask her questions on</i> …

Glerups Slippers

Referred to as "the indoor shoe," Glerups' line of super-soft slippers provides delightful comfort within a snug structure. Its 100% natural wool composition whisks moisture away while sustaining, maintaining and amplifying the natural heat your feet produce. There's enough flexibility to allow for …

Shoes

Yummy Butternut Squash Pasta Recipe With Parmesan, Nutmeg and Sage

I'm always looking for recipes that put fall and winter flavors like butternut squash to work in vegetarian fare. A thoughtful pasta recipe like this one is a great way to turn meatless meals into a main course. If you're looking for festive fare that satisfies both vegetarians and your …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Spicy Pork and Mustard Green Soup

4 Servings<p>It might look like a lot when the greens are raw, but add them all anyway. They’ll quickly wilt down to a silky texture.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound ground pork<p>2 cloves garlic finely chopped<p>2 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger<p>1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed<p>¾ teaspoon …

Menu for Jan. 4, Day 3 of the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014

Day 3 of the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014 begins with eggs and proceeds (naturally) to chicken—and then steak for dinner, because why not?<p><b>Breakfast:</b><p>Two-Egg Omelet with Red Pepper–Walnut Spread<p><b>Lunch:</b><p>Chicken, Cabbage, and Tangerine Salad<p><b>Snack: Pear slices with chèvre and 1 teaspoon hazelnuts</b><p><b>Dinner:</b><p>Warm …

Food