Jonathan Kay

76 Flips | 4 Magazines | 5 Likes | 7 Following | 1 Follower | @j0nj | Keep up with Jonathan Kay on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jonathan Kay”

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

60 Keyboard Shortcuts Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Of course, you may not need all 60 of these, but knowing them will make you flexible, fast, and ready to work with whatever tool you're presented …

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

Here’s a Collection of Excellent Anthony Bourdain Stories for You to Read

Anthony Bourdain.<p>On Friday, the news of Anthony Bourdain’s death at the age of 61 provoked not just an outpouring of love from grateful fans, but a …

Emeril Lagasse

The best frying pans you can buy, from cast iron to non-stick and stainless steel

<b>To find the best frying pans on the market, we asked chefs, food writers, and cookware professionals for their thoughts, and then put the standout items to the test in the Telegraph kitchen.</b><p>After consulting with the experts, we set a criteria. The pan we're looking for is:<p><b>Versatile</b>. It can cook …

17 Delicious Overnight Oats Recipes That Future You Will Thank You For

Pumpkin spice or PB&J?<p>All you need to do is soak rolled oats in (dairy or non-dairy) milk for a few hours in the fridge, and the oats will reach that perfect consistency. They allow you to quickly prep a week's worth of breakfasts at once, and you can customize the basic formula with different …

8 Best Audiobooks Narrated by a Full Cast

Neil Gaiman<p><b>Read by Fred Berman, Anne Bobby, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tim Cain, Richard Ferrone, Adam Grupper, and more</b><p>This is one of the full-cast audiobooks against which all others are invariably measured. It’s just that good. From Ron McLarty’s pitch-perfect Odin to Daniel Oreske’s beleaguered Shadow …

Enormous New Zealand Sinkhole Was a Disaster 100 Years in the Making

Locals don't seem that stressed out about it.<p>For a country that just witnessed the formation of the largest sinkhole in its history, New Zealand …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

This Live Version Of "They're Taking The Hobbits To Isengard" Will Make Your Day

How to back up your iPhone, iPad, and Mac: The ultimate guide

You should really back up all of your data. That day you lose it is the day you'll wish you had listened. Just back it up.I'm a huge proponent of …

Incredibly Awesome Sci-Fi Fantasy Short Film APOCALYPSE NOW NOW

Disturbing Data Visualization Shows Just How Many People Would Die in a Nuclear War

Data visualization artist Neil Halloran has a knack for turning incomprehensibly large and complex data sets into content that’s both coherent and …

Data Visualization

How to Turn 12 Eggs Into 12 Bacon, Egg & Cheese Sandwiches (At Once)

Ever since making Ali Slagle’s sheet pan eggs in January and Justin Chapple’s bacon weave shortly thereafter, I’ve been dreaming about layering the two on sheet pan-baked focaccia, assembling <b>a giant slab sandwich</b>, cutting it into squares, inviting over the neighborhood, and proudly presenting my …

Recipes

Hokusai Beyond the Great Wave – review: a genius imprisoned by his greatest hit

The Japanese master’s youthful works are sublime. So why is the British Museum’s show obsessed with his twilight years?<p>There is a moment in this exhibition when, without any fanfare or drama, you see the birth of modern art. It happens as naturally as a sudden gust or a spring shower. Afterwards …

How To Sharpen Your Woodworking Tools On A Budget

Wood may seem like a soft, weak material if you’re used to working with steel, but to do good work, you’ll quickly learn you need your tools sharp. …

Woodworking

How to sharpen your kitchen knives

Spruce up your relatives’ knives when you visit over the holidays<p>Your knife is too dull. How do I know this? For one, you clicked on this article. For another, you’re supposed to be sharpening (or at least honing) your knife every few weeks—and, well, most of us don't do that.<p>There’s an easy way to …

DIY Project: How to Make a Candle Heater

No matter whether you are concerned about the heightened risk of social collapse or want to be free of big oil, a candle heater can reduce cost and …

DIY

Let QS Supplies' radiators impress you with both form and function

They already keep you warm, but they can be pretty “hot” themselves. The radiators from QS Supplies defy the notion that these heating devices have …

Radiators

How to Build a Go-Cart With Simple Tools and No Welder

Just because you don't have a welder doesn't mean you can't build your own mini driving machine.<p>Acquiring tools is a lifelong process. You probably started as a teenager with some screwdrivers, a wrench set and a hammer—but a welder is one of the last things you add to the collection, if you ever …

Super Smooth Stop Motion Animation of a 4,016 Piece Death Star LEGO Set Being Built

Amsterdam LEGO enthusiast Bart van Dijk has created a super smooth stop motion animation of his 4,016 piece LEGO Death Star set being built. It …

Stop Motion

TECH TIPS: Soldering Basics for the Absolute Beginner

Soldering is a method of using a conductive material (solder) to connect a wire with another device, such as another wire, a 1/4 inch plug, a guitar …

6 Handsome Cutting Boards Anyone Can Build

Flex your woodworking muscles with this practical project.<p>Cutting boards are one of the most popular DIY woodworking projects for beginners. They make great gifts and can be customized in a whole host of ways. These DIY cutting board tutorials feature boards that are pretty and pretty easy to …

8 Time saving hip stretches to reduce back pain!

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Mesmerizing Clock Tells Time with Painted Lines on String

After researching how time can be shown in uncommon ways, German artist Felix Vorreiter decided to make his own unique timepiece using string. His method, which some people said would be impossible to build, involves a long rope with a sequence of black rings painted on it. The “encoded” cord loops …

Watches

This poolside sunken seating area was designed for an Italian winery

As part of the design of Le Monde winery in north east Italy, Alessandro Isola has designed a private poolside retreat, that features this sunken …

DIY - Modern Concrete Fire Pit - Quiet Corner

So, let’s build our own DIY concrete fire pit, yes? This version is cast of affordable, weather-resistant concrete that creates a sleek, modern look. …