Anika Adu

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How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …

Physics

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

Long-Range Iris Scanning Is Here

An engineering professor at Carnegie Mellon says he’s invented technology that can identify someone from across the room with the precision of a fingerprint.<p>An officer pulls someone over on the side of the highway. The cop sits in the car a moment, runs the plates—they’re fine—and gets out of the …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Record Store Day 2015: The Ultimate Guide

Rock<p>Record Store Day ambassador Dave Grohl leads new releases with Foo Fighters’ <i>Songs From the Laundry Room</i>, a 10-inch featuring two demos, a cover …

Vinyl Records

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Cocktails

Simply breathtaking: Freediving couple's stunning underwater photo shoot | CNN Travel

Extreme Sports

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

How To Make The Easiest, Most Delicious Chocolate Lava Cakes

Real love has sturdy foundations and a warm, gooey center.<p><i>Recipe by Christine Byrne</i><p>Serves 2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>4 ounces semisweet baking chocolate, chopped<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for greasing custard cups<p>2 tablespoons sugar, plus more for the custard cups<p>2 large eggs<p>2 …

Whiten Your Teeth Naturally With These 10 Effective Home-Based Ideas

We know that today all of you want to have beautiful white teeth and that lovely fresh and clean feeling in your mouth. To be able to smile with …

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tutorial - One Sweet Mess

<i>made by</i> Jennie <i>on</i> November 13, 2014 12 <i>comments »</i><p><i>Buttermilk soaked chicken gets dipped in seasoned flour and fried to perfection. You’ll need at least</i> …

How to make lemon meringue pie - delicious. magazine

This recipe has been thoroughly tested (many times and by many people) and perfected so you’ll find it straightforward and un-stressful to make – and …

Mini Blueberry Galettes

So here’s the torture I’m faced with anytime I have to figure out what to call a recipe: Basically, what these are are mini flat blueberry pies. But …

Dark Chocolate Waffles

6 Servings<p>Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for these waffles.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup (packed) brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons …

Breakfast

Waffle Iron Churros Recipe

Want to eat churros every morning but don't want to deal with daily deep frying? Then these waffled churros are for you. Plus, the nooks and crannies of the waffled churros provide space for the chocolate sauce to pool.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using a waffle iron instead of deep-frying produces …

NomNom: Chocolate and Salted Caramel Mug Cake

So let's continue talking about this weather. For the past couple of days, it's been cold--as in frigid, sniffle-inducing-just-by-staying-outside …

How-To: Knitted Gradient Cowl

Feeling bummed about the shorter days and cooler temperatures that signal the approach of winter? Battle those cold weather blues with this tutorial for making your own bright and cheerful knitted gradient cowl from The Purlbee!<p>This project employs a bit of creative yarn stranding as one color …

How-To: Turn Any Photo into a Quilt Pattern

Hold onto your crafting hats, because this may just blow you away! I recently discovered this fantastic and free pattern generator from the good people at the Victoria and Albert Museum.<p>Input any image into the generator, and in seconds it will give you a pixelated version of your image. It will …

How-To: Double Sparkle No-Shed Glitter Sealing Technique

Just in time for all of your holiday crafting needs, Aunt Peaches has shared her super-secret double sparkle no-shed glitter sealing technique on the iLoveToCreate Blog!<p>Enhance the sparkle AND skip the usual glitter flake mess! (Hooray!) Click here to see how it’s done.

Recipe: Nutella Hot Chocolate

Whip up a single-serve sweet treat, no baking required! Check out this tasty Nutella hot chocolate recipe from Laura at A Beautiful Mess.<p>Need a little pick-me-up? Sure you do! Click here for some hot chocolate bliss.

How-To: Photograph Fireworks

Create gorgeous, enchanting images incorporating hard-to-capture bursts of light color with this neat guide to photographing fireworks from Mollie Makes!

DIY Toasted Marshmallow Shot Glasses

It turns out that strategic marshmallow toasting can result in some unbelievable receptacles for a sweet, gooey slug of your favorite beverage, as this fun marshmallow shot glasses tutorial video from The Watering Mouth demonstrates!<p>Even if you’re not in the mood for a shot, this tutorial looks …

Plymouth Gin Tonic

Muddle 2 strawberries and ⅛ tsp. freshly ground black pepper in a shaker; pour into an ice-filled goblet. Stir in 1½ oz. navy-strength gin. Top with …

Ginger Peach Sangria Recipe

• 1 bottle white wine (a pinot grigio, chenin blanc, or similar)<br>• 1 cup Grand Marnier<br>• 3-4 peaches, sliced<br>• optional - splash of ginger juice (or a bit of …

Backyard Cocktail Party Recipes

For the first time since moving to DC, Nole and I have a backyard – and you can believe we’re doing our best to take advantage of it this summer. …

Adonis

When mixing cocktails, sommeliers reach for aromatized wines (infused with herbs) like vermouth. "I love the Adonis cocktail, but I also love Dolin …

Cranberry Rum Punch

6 Servings<p>This makes you feel like you’re on vacation no matter where you are.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups fresh cranberries<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 cup white rum<p>½ cup fresh lime juice<p>Mint sprigs (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring cranberries, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan, …