Erik Lundgren

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David S. Goyer on the destruction in Man of Steel

<b>Man of Steel</b> has recently been released to mild critical praise and fantastic box office success. Some of the criticism directed towards the movie …

Rose Prince's Baking Club: cinnamon breakfast buns

Our weekly column gives you the confidence you need, to knead with confidence. Today: cinnamon breakfast buns.<p>If forced to name a favourite spice in my cupboard, I would have to say cinnamon. The earthy flavours of allspice come close, as does coriander seed, which has a unique ability to mellow …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bearing fruit

Barcodes are about to make supermarket shopping even more unpleasant<p>Barcodes do not compete with Bach cantatas, say, in elevating the human spirit. These badly drawn railings that make supermarket check-outs go bleep actually reduce the human element in the daily experience of shopping. Before the …

Barcodes

SpaceCurve raises $10M to make sense of our streams of location data

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / twobee<p>SpaceCurve, a Seattle-based startup building a database designed to handle streams of geospatial …

Apple amends Siri’s response to suicide with more direct approach

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>When it comes to aiding someone who is emotionally driven to kill him or herself, the right response can literally be a matter …

When your mother-in-law is endorsing you on LinkedIn, it’s time to question endorsements

Advertisement<p>31 Comments<p>Last week I logged into LinkedIn(s lnkd) and saw that one of my relatives had endorsed me for blogging. I like my relative a …

Fear and loathing OF Silicon Valley - http://tcrn.ch/11VXI6K

Parents fear children are still at risk despite child porn curbs

A plan to block online images of child abuse will not protect children from viewing millions of legal pornographic websites, parents and campaigners have warned.<p>Ministers struck a deal on Tuesday with major internet companies to provide the Internet Watch Foundation with more money and new powers …

Sociology

ClearPlex shoots Samsung Galaxy S4 screen protector with a gun-toting drone

We’ve seen plenty of videos showing electronics being killed by taking a bullet. This is more of the same. With a twist. A deadly twist. There’s a …

Screen Protector

A guide to tipping in restaurants

What should we make of the £50 tip David Cameron supposedly left in Pizza Express? After years of working in restaurants, I have to say, £50 is a big …

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …

Hairy stockings aimed at deflecting unwanted male attention

<b>Women tired of men staring at their legs this summer can now deflect any unwanted attention with a pair of these hairy stockings.</b><p>The practical …

Never trust anyone who is rude to a waiter

I remember my grandmother telling me that if I were ever to marry, I should make sure he was kind. But she might just as well have said: "Find …

Daily chart: The UN's latest World Population Prospects expects the world to grow from 7.2 billion people today to 9.6 billion in 2050. This is 300m more than it had previously estimated, and reflects increases to the fertility rates in sub-Saharan countries such as Nigeria and Ethiopia, and other populous countries. Today's chart reveals the world's population by region from 2013 to forecasts for 2050 http://econ.st/11lJCvC

Nigella Lawson: from domestic goddess to the face of domestic violence: http://bit.ly/11JkSJn The photographs of Charles Saatchi grabbing his wife by the throat are so shocking because they remind us that Lawson's life isn't as picture-perfect as it looks on screen. Photograph: David Fisher/Rex Features

Worried who’s watching your web browsing? Adafruit’s Onion Pi Tor Proxy project creates a private, portable Wi-Fi access point - http://tcrn.ch/ZZGxAu