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2,540 Flips | 4 Magazines | 47 Likes | 18 Following | 285 Followers | @kentkb | kentkb aka Kent K. Barnes. Husband , Father and Grandfather. Tinkerer and Maker . Life long curiosity in how things work. Tech bon vivant. Retired Union Stagehand, Stage Technician for the Prop Department at the San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet, Movies and Television filming in Northern California. Maker Faire Bay Area Live Blogger. Hobbies include: Photography.

Vintage Italian Scooter Sale of the Century

<i>I</i>n the 1960s, the scooter became as much a fashion statement as humble transport.<b></b> Vespa and Lambretta were the Coco-cola and Pepsi of the …

Shopping

Mexican Shaman in San Francisco

Blind cat hugs phone when his favorite pianist is playing

I'm convinced that there is nothing more heartwarming on the internet right now than this video of a blind cat hugging a phone.<p>In the video, an …

Taste the States: 50 Iconic American Foods

Despite the growing number of chain restaurants across America, regional cuisine remains as vast as our continent is wide. Some may travel far distances just for a taste of authentic, iconic state dishes, but to know the history behind their creation is another story. For instance, do you know who …

This adorable robot octopus is powered by farts

Farting octopus robot has prepared me for our automated future<p>The latest addition to a growing menagerie of octopus-robots has a lot going for it: It’s small, completely squishy, it doesn’t need a battery — and it farts.<p>The adorable palm-sized robot is the work of a team of engineers from Harvard …

Beef Cuts to Know—and How to Ask for and Cook Them

<i>A butcher's case of beef is made up of more than just a few recognizable cuts, so we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to chart every section, identify cuts, and share how to use them in everyday cooking.</i><p>What's the first cut of beef that you usually go for on a visit to the butcher? Is it Skirt or …

15+ Outrageous Takes on Hot Dogs

While the weather still permits, grill up one of these indulgent hot dog recipes. From classic takes like bacon-wrapped to internationally inspired like banh mi, these hot dogs have one thing in common: they will make you crave cookout foods STAT.

5 Foil-Pack Recipes to Fire Up on Your Grill

Since the sun started setting closer to 9pm, we’ve been packing our weekends with outdoor activities. There’s just something about being outside that energizes our creativity, and we admit that we are darn lucky having both the mountains and the beach in our backyard. Whether it’s north, east, west …

Here's the most efficient route for a road trip through the lower 48 states

Squeezing the most fun possible into your vacation days is a challenge for anyone. If you’re a computer science researcher, however, it’s a challenge …

This Company Makes Fake Human Eyeballs an Art Form

The mother-and-son team behind Erickson Labs Northwest create incredibly lifelike replicas for patients who have lost an eye.<p><i>Editor's note: This tour of small businesses across the country highlights the imagination, diversity, and resilience of American enterprise.</i><p>Christie Erickson and Todd …

The Alluring Art of Fake Food in Japan

<i>T</i>hey say we first eat with our eyes, and no one seems to understand this better than the Japanese restaurant industry. From a pot of thick gravy …

Daniel Holzman's Secret Weapon

Chef Daniel Holzman has always been interested in the origin stories of the ingredients in his kitchen—and when it comes to hot sauce, he marvels at …

Recipes

Here's the best and easiest way to maintain your cast iron cookware

I prefer to do my cooking on cast iron cookware. Cast iron is an astonishingly effective non-stick surface. It heats evenly and is super simple to …

Infographic: 60 Beef Cuts and How To Cook Them

Even if you are an avid meat eater navigating the world of beef can be intimidating. With so many <b>beef cuts</b> on the market - and each one requiring a …

On Korean Waffle Pizzas, Mash-Up Foods, and Monetizing Viral-Food Trends

In the race to create the next great viral-food gimmick of 2016, we’ve seen milkshakes grow to obscene proportions, and doughnuts become legitimate …

Inside Mick Jagger and Keith Richards’s Five-Decade Bromance

After covering the Rolling Stones in the 1990s, Rich Cohen worked with Mick Jagger on what became the HBO series Vinyl. In an adaptation from his book on the Stones, he shares a close-up of the band, and the friendship behind it.<p>In 1994, when I was 26, working as a reporter for <i>Rolling Stone,</i> I went …

Macro monsters: Jumping spiders up close, in pictures

How to Hard Cook Lots of Eggs at Once

<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: A genius alternative to hard boiling eggs that results in the creamiest, most perfectly hard cooked eggs every time.</i><p>Are you making deviled eggs or dying …

This super-map contains every known piece of geographical data about Alaska

Since William Smith’s publication of the first geologic map of England in 1815, geologists have used maps to show the distribution and character of rocks at the Earth’s surface, and display their interpretations of the underlying geology. These maps help guide exploration for natural resources and …

Geology

Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Beef)

Literally meaning "fire meat," <i>bulgogi</i> is a Korean dish of grilled marinated beef. The version Chris Oh, the chef of L.A.'s Hanjip, sent us uses rib …

Wood-Fired Oven Recipes, Videos and How-to's

Asparagus, oh… lovely asparagus. Spring has sprung and eating seasonal is the only way to go. Asparagus is everyone’s favourite this spring and there …

Italian Food

Bbq pulled jackfruit thatll fool meat eaters by BuzzFeed Australia

Bbq Pulled Jackfruit Thatll Fool Meat Eaters<p>Posted On : 03/11/2015<p>Ratings : 5<p>1691 Views<p>Follow<p>{{ counter}}<p>Add<p>{{ item.name }}<p>Create …

Cooking

BBQ Jackfruit - Amazing vegan BBQ recipe has the texture and taste of pulled pork

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs in the Oven Without Boiling Them

Hard-boiled eggs are one of life’s simple pleasures. But the whole stovetop method can be a drag. (Remember that time they weren’t finished and you …

Powering the outdoor cooking revolution

Pause slideshow Play slideshow<p>We've got outdoor cooking covered<p>From wood-fired pizza ovens to our cast iron range, Uuni connects people through …

The Ultimate Guide to Making Crispy, Amber-Hued Peking Duck at Home

Imagine the best Peking Duck you’ve ever had. That crispy, amber-toned skin. That juicy, melt-in-your-mouth breast meat. Those **deeply nuanced**, …

Fidel Castro

Posh Spicy Beans

If you haven’t already met, please allow me to acquaint you with some friends of mine. Yes, it’s time you got to know these Posh Spicy Beans…<p>It’s …

Parmesan baked fava bean chips - Amuse Your Bouche

Around Christmas time – yes, I am going to mention Christmas in March – my family always eat a lot of ‘nibbles’. In other words, we avoid having to …

The Voter's Self Defense System

Vote Smart provides free, unbiased, in-depth information about current officials, candidates, issues, legislation, and voting. Non-partisan and …

Nonprofits