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Ancient Rome: Bronze Artifacts from Pompeii (Photo Diary)

In the Roman city of Pompeii, which was covered by 20 feet of ash and rock when Mount Vesuvius erupted on August 24, 79 CE, archaeologists have …

KEEP KAYAK FISHING SAFE: Dress for Immersion – Episode 2 in our series with the U.S. Coast Guard

Kayak fishing is all good fun until it's not. Any body of water can turn dangerous in an instant. The crew at <i>Kayak Fish</i> has been working in …

Rokblok, A Small Wireless Record Player That Plays Music When Placed on Top of a Record

Pink Donut has created the RokBlok, a small wireless record player that instantly plays music when you place it on top of a vinyl record. The RokBlok …

Turntables

Untouched 'Frozen Tomb' Discovered in Siberia

Archaeologists working in southern Siberia have identified an untouched, frozen burial mound that they say might contain the graves of Scythian …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Replay Video<p>SETTINGS<p>OFF<p>HD<p>HQ<p>SD<p>LO<p><i>Video provided by Dailymotion</i><p>Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from …

Why don't we have a 'Star Wars' hyperdrive yet?

With the opening of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" on Dec. 15, more than likely you're going to see at least one ship using hyperspace drive to travel faster than the speed of light. It's a staple of the "Star Wars" universe, dating back to the first movie in 1977, when Han Solo and his trusty band of …

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Peru discovers bodies of 16 Chinese migrants in sacred pre-Incan site

Peruvian archeologists have discovered the bodies of 16 men from China who travelled to South America almost two centuries ago as semi-enslaved workers.

Archaeology

Mathematical secrets of ancient tablet unlocked after nearly a century of study

Dating from 1,000 years before Pythagoras’s theorem, the Babylonian clay tablet is a trigonometric table more accurate than any today, say researchers<p>At least 1,000 years before the Greek mathematician Pythagoras looked at a right angled triangle and worked out that the square of the longest side …

Mathematics

Insider's Guide to Big Bend National Park

Named for the large, lazy turn in the Rio Grande river, Big Bend National Park defies expectations with lush flood plains, tree-covered mountains …

How To Make An Eclipse Viewer: Instructions On How To Craft Your Own Safe Eclipse Glasses

If you’re looking forward to the total solar eclipse this week but weren’t able to buy special eclipse glasses, you could still be in luck with a …

Passchendaele mud soldier slowly dissolves to mark centenary of battle

When the great war poet Siegfried Sassoon wrote those haunting words “I died in hell. They called it Passchendaele” it was in part the mud of the battlefield he was recalling.<p>Intense shelling destroyed the drainage and the heaviest rains in 30 years turned the fields into a muddy quagmire, …

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>But most of the maps hanging on our walls are dangerously incomplete because they emphasize political borders rather than functional connections.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of …

Globalization

These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

The idea of “evaporative cooling” goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing new life in the shape of a brick–the 3-D printed “Cool Brick.”<p>Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of holes, it’s porous …

Microsoft warns of 'destructive cyberattacks,' issues new Windows XP patches

Last month's devastating WannaCry ransomware outbreak was just a warning shot. In an unprecedented move, Microsoft today released critical security …

Chile-and-Yogurt-Marinated Grilled Chicken

4 servings<p>Yes, you’ll need a lot of spices, but it’s not much work from there. Let the chicken marinate for 12 hours to get the most impact. This recipe is from Gunpowder, an Indian restaurant in London.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 dried Kashmiri or guajillo chiles, broken into pieces, seeds removed<p>1 …

Grilling

Six O’Clock Solution: A taste of Rome

If you don’t know how to cook Italian, you could start with Tasting Rome, a new cookbook that provides a short cooking course along with a …

Penguin Random House

8 Essential Rules of Flyfishing for Bass

Largemouth bass are the most popular gamefish in the country. But among flyfishing circles, trout no doubt reign supreme. I love flyfishing for …

Cooking Off the Cuff: The Best Way To Make Rösti Potatoes (Works For Pommes Anna Too)

For reasons that no longer apply, Jackie and I used to visit Geneva at least once a year. My most vivid food memories of the place revolve around the way a lot of less-formal restaurants there serve french fries: Just when you’re finishing your portion, they bring you more, fresh out of the fryer. …

'But what about the railways ...?' ​​The myth of Britain's gifts to India

Apologists for empire like to claim that the British brought democracy, the rule of law and trains to India. Isn’t it a bit rich to oppress, torture and imprison a people for 200 years, then take credit for benefits that were entirely accidental?<p>Many modern apologists for British colonial rule in …

India

Leah McLaren: Paleo, CrossFit and the art of joyless living

There is a scene in Curtis Sittenfeld's last novel, <i>Eligible</i> (a modern update of Austen's <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>), in which our heroine Lizzy Bennet comes face to face with the insidious fitness trend that has come to dominate our age.<p>"Lydia pointed toward the roll on Liz's plate. 'Don't carbs make you …

Plex’s Bold Plan To Take On The Streaming Goliaths

Plex’s media server software has millions of tech-savvy fans, but can it survive the decline of DVDs and downloads?<p>For digital media hoarders and pirates, Plex is a household name. The nine-year-old Los Gatos, California, startup makes server software for streaming media files from one …

The Single Girl's Guide to Cooking for One (and Loving It)

Dining solo is the ultimate test of willpower. After all, when you're only accountable to yourself, it's easy to find an excuse to forgo cooking a …

50 Grilled Cheese

Make a sandwich from Food Network Magazine for any meal of the day—even dessert!<p>Andrew Purcell<p>Classic (No. 1)<p><b>How to make grilled cheese:</b><p><b>1. Heat 1</b> …

9 Recipes for Your Cast-Iron Pan

If your cupboard is full of worn-out pans that kinda, sorta do their job, now’s the time to call in a rugged multitasker guaranteed to bring you …

Cooking

20 Super Bowl Sandwiches to Feed a Crowd

Your Super Bowl guests probably won't complain if you feed them an assortment of couch-friendly finger foods, creamy dips, and flavorful chicken wings. But the game is on at dinnertime, so you might want to consider serving something more substantial. Sandwiches and burgers are the way to …

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

It's been saved almost 600,000 times.<p>When you think of slow cooker recipes you probably imagine pulled pork, stews and other kinds of soup, right? Turns out the most popular one on Pinterest right now isn't any of those things. In fact, it's something much closer to a dish you'd order at Chipotle — …

19 Recipes to Make the Most Out of Your Cast Iron Skillet

I've spent my whole adult life living in apartments, which means I've never had the space to amass as many pans as I'd like. Practicality dictates that I only buy what I'm really going to use. There are just a couple pans I own that I have no trouble justifying: a carbon steel wok, an eight-inch …

20 Cheap and Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes You Need in Your Life

Utilizing your slow cooker is one of the easiest ways to not only cook more at home, but also to stick to your budget. You can throw just about anything — from pantry staples to affordable cuts of meat — into a slow cooker and let it simmer for hours, and you'll get a hearty, flavorful meal that …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

Brain Imaging