Eran Shapira

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Chef Creates Mind-Bending Food Illusions Where Nothing on the Plate Is What It Seems

Things are not what they seem on the plates of chef Ben Churchill. His food art is an ongoing series of optical illusions that conceal delicious desserts under the guise that they’re inanimate objects or completely different dishes. Churchill is a master at forming his pannacotta, sponge cakes, and …

Dessert

Recipes from The Modern Cook’s Year | Book extract

Picking produce at its prime ensures every mouthful is worthwhile. In this second excerpt from her new cookbook, our columnist shares ideas for vibrant autumnal platefuls<p>The techniques I lean on in the kitchen change as the year unfolds. In the autumn, my oven is in constant use: I start roasting …

Vegetables

Why I Love Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone Even Though I Eat Meat

It's the book our food director pulls off the shelf again and again.<p><i>This cookbook is one of our all-time favorites. In fact, it's on the list of 13 Healthyish Cookbooks That Changed the Way We Eat.</i><p>I purchased my copy of <b>Deborah Madison</b>’s <i>Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone</i> in 1999, which I know for a …

Here’s What the World Masturbated to in 2016

Millennials, Overwatch, virtual reality, Kim Kardashian and the Philippines’ amazing stamina. Pornhub’s data has it all.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>2016 was a fucked year—in many ways, you could say we fucked ourselves. This is especially true if you take that sentence …

Pearl Automation’s license plate cover puts a car backup camera on your phone

Tesla may have created the notion that the tech in every car should be upgradable without buying a new car with its constant software updates — but there still aren’t many Tesla owners out there.<p>In fact for many car owners it’ll be a pain or expensive to install new technology that you might find …

Tesla

Now Anyone Can Climb Mount Everest in VR

Only 4,000 people have reached the summit of Mount Everest in history, but that number is about to grow exponentially with the advent of virtual …

How The United Nations Is Using Virtual Reality To Tackle Real-World Problems

A new series of VR films is changing the way the organization raises awareness and funds.<p>Though there’s still much to be learned about the power and potential of virtual reality—from the release date of upcoming VR headsets to how this nascent technology will shape entertainment, education, and …

Fewer People Than Ever Are Watching TV

The long-prognosticated death of TV may be happening before our eyes—but at a glacial pace. A new in-depth report from tracking firm Nielsen shows …

Netflix hopes to have as many as 20 original series running in five years

Netflix wants to be available everywhere within the next five years, with an even larger roster of home-grown media. In a conference yesterday, chief content officer Theodore Sarandos said the company hopes to have "as many as 20 original series" running alongside syndicated shows like <i>Friends</i>and …

The future of TV is here: Netflix and Amazon will face off for a Golden Globe

While Academy Awards handicappers are preoccupied with the movie categories at The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, the most intriguing faceoff is occurring over on the television side: Netflix vs. Amazon. The two streaming services are going head to head for the first time in the best …

How to Easily Convert a YouTube Clip Into a GIF

Author: Christina Bonnington. Christina Bonnington Gear<p>Date of Publication: 08.19.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Here at WIRED, we love …

The 50 Best Documentaries Streaming on Netflix 2014

One thing Netflix is quietly doing very well is streaming some of the best documentaries of the last few years. Nearly all of our favorite …

Textual healing: are apps the future of therapy?

One company wants to connect patients and therapists on smartphones, but not everyone's convinced the idea has merit<p>Compared with finding a therapist in a big city, signing up for text-message therapy was a breeze. All I had to do was open an app on my phone, pick a username, and type my first …