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Finding Solitude Adventures

7 Trip Ideas For Those Seeking Solitude on a Grand Scale<p>Let the masses line up for Old Faithful and Half Dome. These bold adventures take you to big places with the breathing room to match.<p>Ride the Rim: Canyonlands National Park, Utah<p>The White Rim Trail is a 100-mile mountain-bike route with clear …

All you need to know: Eta Aquariid meteors

In 2018, the forecast calls for the greatest number of Eta Aquariid meteors to fall before dawn on May 5. Unfortunately, the waning gibbous moon will …

Kepler discovers smallest habitable zone planets

NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered two new planetary systems that include three super-Earth-size planets in the “habitable zone,” the range of …

Online highs are old as the net: the first e-commerce was a drugs deal

News in this year's Global Drugs Survey that internet drug dealing was on the rise will have alarmed, surprised or intrigued many people. But the …

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I think, therefore I heal: the weird science of neurofeedback

It's been dismissed as bunk science for decades. But does neurofeedback deserve a second look?<p>Imagine if treating a mental illness was as simple as playing a video game — except your mind is the controller. That idea isn’t only real, it’s a therapy gaining traction in the medical community and …

Elastic touchscreen prototype lets you pinch and zoom in '2.5D'

Touchscreen technology may have evolved over the years to offer true multi-touch and give us control of our digital workspaces, but flat glass displays largely lack any type of tactile feedback. A new prototype designed by Dhairya Dand and Rob Hemsley of MIT's Media Lab, called Obake, looks to …

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Las Vegas casino to create a public park on the Strip

Las Vegas is trying to beat its reputation as a shut-in.<p>MGM Resorts International announced Thursday that it will sink $100 million into building a …

Hottest new hotels in America

<i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> is thrilled to unveil the 2013 Hot List, the buzz-making list of their favorite new hotels that have opened in the past year. The entire list of 154 properties spans the globe, from a tiny one-suite find in Chiang Mai to a luxe safari camp in Tanzania—but to get you started, …

Macro Photos of Individual Snowflakes

Andrew Osokin is a Russian photographer based in Moscow. Using a 60/90mm macro lens and his Nikon D90, Andrew has an incredible gallery of nearly 500 …

Water Drop Refractions by Markus Reugels

The Sifter has already featured the amazing work of Markus Reugels, an incredibly talented German photographer that specializes in high-speed and …

21 Photos that Capture the Exact Moment of Impact

Alan Sailer is an artist that specializes in high-speed photography. He has a penchant for shooting and blowing up things up like fruit, household …

10 Detailed Close-Ups of Animal Eyes

We’ve already featured the incredible macro photography of Suren Manvelyan before, showcasing his series on human eyes. This time we check out …

Animals Morphed Together to Create Hilarious New Species

What if different species could mate? Redditor gyyp imagines just what that would look like and shares his Photoshopped creations for the world to look on in disbelief and wonder. The photo manipulator's <i>Weird Animals</i> collection pairs ducks with elephants, pugs with gorillas, guinea pigs with …

The Joy and Economics of Cooking Pizza At Home

Dear Mr. Yglesias,<p>Boy, have I got a crust to pick with you. I'm talking, of course, about your post on Slate yesterday called The Folly of Cooking Pizza at Home, a post whose title alone could potentially stir up the regulars on this site to demand that you be forced, heretic-style, into the mouths …

Grilled Cheese Month: California Gold

<i>There are grilled cheeses far and wide, for good reason. Many of them are good. Some, great. For April, Grilled Cheese Month, we'll be trying grilled cheeses from all over, and dispensing a little wisdom along the way.</i><p><b>California Gold ($10)</b><p><i>Mission Cheese, 736 Valencia St, San Francisco,</i> …

MasterChef Stars Share Their Recipes

Chef Kontos stepped into the kitchen at the tender age of 8. Raised to enjoy and appreciate local ingredients, she found her passion and began to pursue her calling in the culinary world. The opportunity to test her skills came when she was selected for season two of MasterChef.<p>For the MidAtlantic …

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Visiting NYC? Where to Eat (and Avoid) in Little Italy and Chinatown

GalleryVisiting NYC? Where to Eat (and Avoid) in Little Italy and Chinatown<p>Judging by the tour buses and grinning hawkers outside our Chinatown office doors, tourist season is back in full swing in New York, and if you're coming to town, we want to help.<p>Should you be visiting our Chinatown/Little …

The Pedal Pub: How On Earth Can This Bar On Wheels Be Legal? (PHOTO)

Let us get this straight: you get to drink beer on a moving pedal-bar?<p>We have a quick update in the "what could possibly go wrong?" category. Sometimes we see things that require substantial evidence to convince us that they are real. With that in mind, please allow us to introduce the Pedal …

Mozzarella Recipes For Those Who Can Never Have Too Much Cheese (PHOTOS)

From fresh buffalo to the part-skim pre-grated kind.<p>There are a lot of great cheeses out there. And clearly we're fans of all of them. We can't get enough of the sharpness of cheddar; and the creaminess of goat cheese gets us every time. And we will forever have a soft spot in our hearts for …

Celebrating Blondies! 5 Favorite Recipes

As we move slowly and steadily into spring, chocolate desserts often get pushed aside for fresh seasonal fruit, ice cream and sorbets, and light …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Melissa Clark's Chicken Curry with Sweet Potatoes

Sometimes a recipe so good comes along that it threatens to blow everything else you've ever eaten clean out of the water. Melissa Clark's chicken …