Ken Novak

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Is Planet Earth Under New Management?

A hundred million years from now, when we're all dead and gone, a team of geologists will be digging in a field somewhere ...<p>... and they will discover, buried in the rocks below, a thin layer of sediment — very thin, about the width of a cigarette paper, says British stratigrapher Jan Zalasiewicz. …

The Best Ways to Prep + Cook Beets

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Don't be scared. Here's how to tackle beets, from the prep to the plate.</i><p>Let’s face our fears today and talk about beets. Commonly associated with …

Could offshore wind farms slow hurricanes before they reach land?

Offshore wind farms are popular in Europe and gaining interest in the US, but it's unclear how the turbines will fare in a powerful hurricane. Two studies on the subject have reached seemingly contradictory conclusions. One group says wind turbines would buckle in a serious hurricane, while the …

Series of Snowstorms Trigger Monster Avalanches in West

Heavy snowfall this month that smothered mountains in the West has also paved the way for a perilous setting, creating some of the meanest avalanches in recent memory.<p>Officials are amazed about the frequency — and intensity — of avalanches since a series of snowstorms struck early this month, …

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Dual-lens smartphone cameras are coming, and this is why we want one

One camera. Two separate lenses. That's the conundrum raised by leaked images of HTC's forthcoming M8 smartphone, which is rumored to bring some interesting new imaging features that go far beyond mere 3D. But what could those features be? For an answer, we turned to a startup called Corephotonics, …

House passes bill to let you unlock your phone, but there’s a catch

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that says consumers have the right to unlock their mobile device for use …

Billionaire's Meatloaf from Alex Hitz

It's beloved as comfort food, but this classic dish can hold its own at even the fanciest affairs.<p>When I moved to New York in the mid-1990s, there were so many hostesses and hosts who gave easy, elegant, fun lunches and dinners. They were well known for their parties, and though varied in their …

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