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Fennel and carrot salad with honey and orange dressing recipe

With the dressing made in advance, this simple but colourful salad can be thrown together at the last minute.<p><i>Serves six</i><p><b>For the salad:</b><br>150g (5½oz) carrots, peeled and trimmed, top and bottom<br>1 large head fennel or 2 small ones<br>1 tsp poppy seeds<p><b>For the dressing:</b><br>½ tbsp sherry vinegar<br>1 tbsp orange juice<br>1 …

5 Quick, Easy Recipes America's Best Chefs Make at Home

Quick and easy dishes that chefs (from our 50 Best New Restaurants) like to make on their day off<p>No sous vide machine? No problem. Our chef friends—all 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—reveal the quick, simple, and satisfying meals they love to cook at home and some tips for making them worthy of …

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Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

A lot of us know the trick of baking “fries,” but if the same-old routine of olive oil and salt is getting old, try this new twist from chef Brandon …

Roasted Root Vegetables

As much as I embrace an easygoing approach to all things food related and try to promote creativity and substitutions whenever possible, I have to …

These 4 Sisters Were Photographed Every Year For 36 Years

The year was 1975 when world-renowned Nicolas Nixon, a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art originally photographed his wife …

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I was wrong.<p>One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."<p>It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. I've …

My Dad And His 10,496 Book Reviews

My Father, Craig Zarzyczny, died earlier this week at the age of 66 after being diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer around two months ago.<p>While it was incredibly difficult to see my Dad's body slowly disintegrate in front of my eyes, one of the smaller but weirder things about those last two months …

Insect-Eye Digital Camera Sees What You Just Did

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>Almost all of our cameras form images by using a single lens to focus light onto a light-sensitive sheet. That’s how our own eyes actually work, but there are many other ways of seeing the world. Arthropods—insects, spiders and their kin—have compound …

Dots, Betaworks’ New Super Addictive iOS Game, Nabs 1 Million Downloads In One Week

Dots, a game launched just last week out of betaworks, has reached over 1 million downloads in just one week of availability.<p>According to a blog post, the app hit number 1 in eight countries, and went into the top five in another fifteen countries. Right now, in fact, you’ll find Dots as the number …

A day in the life

COMPUTERS will die, predicts a character in Don DeLillo’s 2003 novel “Cosmopolis”, because they are “melting into the texture of everyday life.” Even …

Pick An App Just By Thinking About It With Samsung's Mind-Controlled Tablet

For when touchscreens will be *so 2010s*<p>One of my friends already thinks that people look silly holding up tablets to take photos, so I'm not sure what he'd think of using a tablet with a wire-covered EEG cap on. The experience might be worth the side-eyes, though: Samsung is researching a system …

Gene therapy: 'Heart-healing virus' trial starts

<b>Patients in the UK have been enrolled into a trial to see if an engineered virus can be used to heal their damaged and struggling hearts.</b><p>The trial will use a virus to introduce genetic material into heart muscle to reverse the organ's decline.<p>The British Heart Foundation said the idea had "great …

Staples becomes first major US retailer to sell 3D printers with $1,299 Cube

The day you'll be able to walk into a national retail chain and leave with a 3D printer is almost here. Staples today announced that it's begun selling 3D Systems' Cube 3D Printer for $1,299. The device won't be in stores until the end of June, and even then it will only be available from a …

My two-week review of Google Glass: it all depends on the price

<b>My two-week review of Google Glass: it all depends on the price</b><p>This week I gave five speeches while wearing it.<br>I passed through airports four times (two more in a couple of hours).<br>I let hundreds of people try my Google Glass.<br>I have barely taken it off since getting it other than to sleep.<p>Here's my review after having Google Glass for two weeks:<p>1. I will never live a day of my life from now on without it (or a competitor). It's that significant. <br>2. The success of this totally depends on price. …

33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

These Awesome Photography Links Will Make You Waste Some Serious Time

We've seen an incredible week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching online for the best material …

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

Economist World In Figures on the App Store

4.0.10<p>Apr 18, 2018<p>4.0.6<p>Apr 17, 2018<p>4.0.5<p>Nov 7, 2017<p>4.0.1<p>Sep 24, 2017<p>4.0.0<p>Jun 6, 2017<p>3.0.74<p>Feb 6, 2017<p>3.0.72<p>Nov 12, 2016<p>3.0.57<p>Jul 19, 2016<p>3.0.55<p>Jun …

A Point of View: Is there a secret to a happy marriage?

<b>Nobody can explain the secret to a happy marriage, says Adam Gopnik, but it doesn't stop people trying.</b><p>Anyone who tells you their rules for a happy marriage doesn't have one. There's a truth universally acknowledged, or one that ought to be anyway.<p>Just as the people who write books about good sex …

MacBook Pro with Retina display review (15-inch)

Though Apple quietly discontinued the 17-inch MacBook Pro this week, hardly a tear was shed. In fact, the company went out of its way to replace the ultra-premium tier with something even more covetous — namely, a 15-inch MacBook Pro with such a pixel-dense screen that the company put “Retina …

Water / Woods – Black and White Photography by Nicholas Bell

Nicholas Bell is a fine art photographer from Knoxville, Tennessee, who specializes in monochromatic photography. The majority of his images are of …

Photographs of Ocean Waves Captured With a Long Lens and Slow Shutter

Photographer David Orias of Santa Barbara, California photographs waves with a slow shutter speed, capturing their movement, color, and power as they …

Diana Henry's Easter scones recipe

Simple scones to bake over the Easter weekend.<p><i>Makes 16</i><p>500g (1lb 2oz) plain flour<br>1 heaped tsp bicarbonate of soda<br>2 heaped tsp cream of tartar<br>140g (5oz) cold butter, cut into small cubes<br>2 tbsp golden caster sugar<br>1 large egg, lightly beaten<br>275ml (9½fl oz) buttermilk<br>2 tbsp full-fat milk<p>Preheat the oven …