Heather Marie

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Climate Change Is Doing Something Horrifying To Wine

How good a tipple of wine tastes depends on a number of different factors, from the level of tannins to how long it’s been aged, but it is also …

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p><i>There’s no time to lose, I heard her say Catch your dreams before they slip away.</i><p>When we sleep, wrote English psychiatrist Havelock Ellis over a hundred years ago, we enter a ‘dim and …

Literature

Wonderfully Ghoulish Cakes by Annabel de Vetten

Food artist Annabel de Vetten–also known as “Annabel Lecter” (previously)–harnesses her background in fine art sculpture to create ghoulish cakes. …

Art

Bruno, A Smart Trash Can With Built-In Vacuum Capabilities, Smartphone Alerts, and Hands-Free Lid

Bruno is a smart trash can with built-in vacuum capabilities, smartphone alerts, and hands-free lid from designers Jim Howard and Lori Montag. The …

Handsfree

Photorealistic 3D Illusion Flooring by Imperial Interiors

Among the luxury interior design offerings of Dubai-based design firm Imperial Interiors is “3D Liquid Flooring,” a technique that allows the company …

Interior Design

Splendor in the Glass: The New Viña Vik Winery and Hotel in Chile

During my tour of Viña Vik, Internet entrepreneur Alexander Vik’s latest glamorous South American getaway, a manager told me the Frank Gehry-esque serpentine roof on the hotel was made of titanium rather than gold. That’s because titanium, she explained, has a better thermal capacity to withstand …

South America

World’s most extravagant wineries

Leo Hillinger, Austria<p>In 2004, Leo Hillinger commissioned Austrian architects Gerner°Gerner Plus to design his winery in Jois, just outside of Vienna …

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

Immunotherapy

Is the world ready for GM animals?

<b>The use of genetically engineered animals could revolutionise whole areas of public health and agriculture, according to advocates. But is the world ready for modified mosquitoes and GM salmon?</b><p>Back in the 1950s, two American scientists came up with a revolutionary idea to eliminate a longstanding …

Public Health

Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

The Brain

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

High-Definition

The Trick To Making Your Leafy Greens Last 10 Times Longer

With the existence of turducken donuts and grilled cheese fries in the world, eating healthy can sometimes feel like a real struggle. That challenge is only intensified by the fact that <i>every time</i> we want to make a salad the head of lettuce we just bought two days ago is already past its prime. It's …

Food

What If Nike Sold Oranges And Apple Sold iMilk?

Could Ferrari ever be successful in the pasta aisle? And would Jonathan Ive’s penchant for stark packaging work in the dairy aisle?<p>In the work of Israel-based designer Peddy Mergui, the design language of some of the world’s most fashionable brands—Tiffany, Versace, Dolce Gabbana, Bulgari, and …

Smartwatches

6 Standout Wineries From One Writer's Road Trip Across America

With a book and subsequent film adaptation looming, the time has come to conclude. I humbly offer this brief rundown of standout wineries across the …

Wine

Australians Everywhere Are Laughing at America's Attempt at the Flat White

Let's get something straight people. A flat white is not just a different name for a cappuccino. It's not a racial slur. It's not a warm glass of milk. And unfortunately, it's just not the same in the states as it is in Australia. (See Buzzfeed's post on the flat white.)<p>After having lived in …

Coffee

California's Ban On Foie Gras Sales Overturned By Federal Judge

LOS ANGELES -- Sorry, uni. Your reign as California's supreme culinary luxury is over. Foie gras has reclaimed its rightful throne after 2 1/2 years of exile.<p>U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson of the Central District of California on Wednesday afternoon struck down the state's ban on the sale of …

United States

20 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

Can you imagine visiting Paris without having a crêpe? Strolling through Hong Kong and not eating an egg waffle? Passing up authentic jerk chicken in Jamaica? Trying street food is an integral of traveling to new places, and it's a delicious window into new cultures, a taste of human history. In …

Hong Kong

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Eye Makeup

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks