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Tacos: The Ultimate Guide - Chowhound

<i>A deep dive into one of the world’s essential dishes.</i><p>It’s hard to think of another food with the dual identity of tacos.<p>On any given night in Mexico …

Thom Yorke Provides Radiohead Update, Oh And Also Compares YouTube To Nazi Germany

Thom Yorke, erstwhile leader of seminal band Radiohead and general oddball, recently did an extensive interview with Italy’s <i>La Repubblica</i>, an interview which is in Italian on their website. Fortunately, over at Consequences of Sound, they took some of the main points and put them into English, for …

Indie Music

David Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’ Director Divulges Details of Mysterious Show

The curtain covering David Bowie‘s mysterious musical-theater project <i>Lazarus</i> was pulled back slightly by the show’s director, Ivo van Hove, who …

David Bowie

Intricately Crafted Marine Life Specimens Suspended in Glass

Artist Steffan Dam produces fantastical and intricately-crafted specimens that look as though they exist in the real world. Suspended in glass jars and on plates, their forms mimic well-known creatures of the sea and budding plants. Although Dam's work is based in imagination, his skills as a …

Watch Anthony Bourdain, Bill Murray, and Sean Brock Pal Around at Husk in Charleston

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Bill Murray

5 Things To Know About The Search For Dark Matter

We know dark matter exists, but now comes the hard part: figuring out what exactly it is<p>It makes up a quarter of the universe. Without it, galaxies would fall apart, and stars would spin off into space. Dark matter is five times more abundant than normal matter (the stuff that makes up trees and …

Watch Roger Waters Perform ‘Comfortably Numb’ With Billy Corgan

Roger Waters headlined the Music Heals benefit concert Friday at Washington, D.C.’s DAR Constitution Hall, where the former Pink Floyd bassist …

Rock Music

'Tacopedia': A Mouth-Watering Tour Of Mexico's Taco Culture

While it's hard to find a person who doesn't at least like tacos, they don't always get the respect they deserve.<p>According to Déborah Holtz and Juan Carlos Mena, authors of <i>Tacopedia,</i> an impressive new tome,the taco is a focal point not just of Mexico's cuisine but of its culture, too.<p>"Mexicans eat …

Mexico

How Research On Sleepless Fruit Flies Could Help Human Insomniacs

When it comes to sleep, fruit flies are a lot like people. They sleep at night, caffeine keeps them awake, and they even get insomnia.<p>Those similarities, along with scientists' detailed knowledge of the genes and brain structure of <i>Drosophila melanogaster</i>, have made the fruit fly extremely valuable …

Sleep

For the Bushmen of Africa, Life is a Struggle Between Tradition and Modernity

When documentary photographer Daniel Cuthbert drove seventeen hours into the Kalahari Desert to meet the Bushmen for the first time, the only thing …

South Africa

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

Squid skin could help make color-changing gadgets

Not happy with the color of your clothes and devices? Eventually, you might get to change those hues on a whim. UC Santa Barbara researchers have discovered that the color-changing California market squid (aka opalescent inshore squid) manages its optical magic thanks to the presences of protein …

China Kicks Off 'Great Leap Forward' On The Soccer Field

At an elementary school outside the Chinese capital, Beijing, first-graders practice controlling soccer balls under the instruction of American coach Tom Byer.<p>"When I clap, everybody's going to dribble to the circle, pull it back and go to the right. Go!" he says.<p>Regular soccer balls would …

New App Allows Fans to Record With Taylor Hawkins, Phil Manzanera

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera and jam band Umphrey’s McGee have all contributed music to an app called …

Music

Watch This Kid Forge Old Drill Bits into Super-Sharp Whittling Knives

This resourceful 15-year-old uses a toaster oven and a forge made from a soup can alongside conventional tools<p>He's only fifteen years old, but the …

Knives

Deep in the ocean, the world's first known warm-blooded fish

Scientists have found the first known example of a fish with warm blood.<p>The large circular fish is called an opah, or sometimes a moonfish, and researchers have determined that it can keep its internal temperature 5 degrees Celsius warmer than its environment.<p>"We were shocked," said Heidi Dewar, a …

Why Touristy Riviera Maya Is a Must-See Paradise

<i>Tulum (Photo: Michelle Rae Uy)</i><p>First, head to the beach, the glistening beach, with its fine sand and its lapping, deliciously warm, blue-green waves and the occasional half-buried boulder that hides a massive iguana blissfully unconcerned with all the foot traffic around him. The beaches here, …

The 16 Best Street-Food Cities in the World, Ranked

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Sometimes the finest dining a country has to offer isn't in a Michelin-starred restaurant -- it's within a few feet of spinning Michelin tires. Street food is the true fuel of the people, and there's no better way to get to know a country's cuisine than by hitting up a food stall and …

Smashing Pumpkins Announce Acoustic Tour

The Smashing Pumpkins have announced the "In Plainsong" tour, a short acoustic trek. The tour will feature not only Pumpkins material, but songs Billy Corgan wrote for Zwan as well as for solo projects. Check out the full itinerary below.<p>The Smashing Pumpkins will also be touring over the summer …

Smashing Pumpkins

Disney’s Lab Builds Buttons That Work By Manipulating Soundwaves Rather Than Electricity

I’m a fan of Disney’s research labs. Meant largely to help Disney discover new ways to innovate in their parks and products, it’s a seemingly endless stream of crazy thinking.<p>Much of what they build and share is really, really cool, but hard to imagine being used by anyone <i>outside</i> of Disney. This …

Articles about light filled cabin netherlands completely made hand on Dwell.com - Dwell

Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Recently I've been on a kick of watching behind-the-scenes videos.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram …

Chris Cornell Slams Studio Owner Over Temple of the Dog Tapes

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has entered the fray in the legal battle over the Temple of the Dog master tapes, saying in a statement that the …

Chris Cornell

How It Works: The Toyota Mirai

The hydrogen-powered car hits streets this fall<p>In the past year, three automakers--Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai--have debuted new hydrogen cars. The biggest launch is likely the Toyota Mirai, which will hit U.S. streets this fall. Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have for years been the white whales of the …

Tutorial: Focus Stacking for Landscape Photography

<i>Max Foster lives in Minneapolis, MN and specializes in travel photography from around the world. He focuses on landscape and cityscape images, and</i> …

Skeleton Found in Italy Cave Yields Oldest Neanderthal DNA

The calcite-encrusted skeleton of an ancient human, still embedded in rock deep inside a cave in Italy, has yielded the oldest Neanderthal DNA ever found.<p>These molecules, which could be up to 170,000 years old, could one day help yield the most complete picture yet of Neanderthal life, researchers …

Archaeology

1,000 Year Old Remedy May Cure MRSA, Still Faces Market Hurdles

A plant-based ointment recipe pulled from a 1,000-year-old manuscript is spiking excitement about what historical knowledge and traditional remedies can do to defuse the antibiotic crisis. At the same time, it’s highlighting how difficult it can be to move any compound—natural or synthetic, ancient …

21-Year-Old Visually Impaired Artist Has Raised $1 Million for Charity through Stunning Paintings

21-year-old Jeffrey Hanson creates paintings that are so strikingly vivid, it's astonishing to learn that the artist lives with a visual impairment that allows him to only vaguely make out shapes and colors in everyday life. Although legally blind, the painter has used his unique talents to produce …

Russia might have hacked the White House

Russia's military overtures haven't been limited to its recent arctic war games. Cyber operatives reportedly working for Russia have already compromised an unsecured State Department computer system. Now US officials have admitted that the White House's network has been hit as well. While the …

Aluminum-Ion Batteries Are Flexible, Fast-Charging, And Won't Catch On Fire

But don't expect to find them in Costco just yet<p>Almost all of the electronic devices that we carry around with us all day now rely on one key, but increasingly antiquated, technology: the lithium-ion battery. A mainstay of rechargeable power for the last couple decades, this battery technology has …