Kris Koch

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The Gluttony of Humanity!

OVERRUN<p>In a series of stunning photos, a new book captures the extent of the consequences of humanity's greed.<p>04.22.15 11:00 AM ET<p>Ashley Cooper

Southwestern Grilled Chicken with Lime Butter

A new post from She Wears Many Hats.No more boring chicken dinners. This <i>Southwestern Grilled Chicken Recipe with Lime Butter</i> is an easy way to take …

Build a Home Theater PC From a Broken Laptop and a Tivo

Driftwood Binary Clock<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>IPhone Camera Spinner<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>I'm thinking of doing somthing similar to this.<p>I …

Raspberry Pi

The World's 12 Highest-Paid DJs

Calvin Harris is once again EDM’s Cash King, pulling in $66 million over the past 12 months. The top ten earners on our list racked up a staggering $268 million this year, 11% more than the $241 million haul of last year’s top ten. Read on to see the full list.

Calvin Harris

This Incredibly Advanced Prosthetic Is Powered By Robotics Technology

Borrowing from the same technology that allows modern bipedal robots to walk, researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas have developed …

Robotics

The Sad State Of American Inequality In 12 Charts

On a number of measures, inequality in the US has been rising for the last few decades.<p>We put together a dozen charts and maps that show some of the core issues of inequality.

It's National Adoption Month: 20 surreal photos of foster kids at play

November is National Adoption Month in the U.S., and photographer Rob Woodcox is helping foster kids act out their dreams in real life. As a former …

Cornbread Tamale Pie Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could cornbread tamale pie—a quick and spicy chili topped with cornbread—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them.</i> …

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Beef Stew

From using the wrong cut of beef to overthickening the stew, the most common ways home cooks ruin beef stew<p>It's stew season! We've been taking advantage of the chill in the air, and making warm, cozy dishes like chili, posole, and chicken stew for dinner. But there's one stew to rule them all: beef …

$100 3D-Printed Prosthetics Offer Hope to Amputees in War-Torn Sudan

Back in 2012, Time magazine published an article describing the plight of a 14-year-old boy named Daniel Omar, who lost both hands to a bomb dropped …

South Sudan

Easy Pull-Apart Pepperoni Garlic Knots Recipe

These pull-apart garlic knots are baked in a cast iron skillet for a crisp, golden brown bottom. They are intensely flavored with pepperoni, red pepper flakes, garlic, and two types of cheeses, and have a moist, buttery crumb. It's the kind of recipe that your guests will demand you make time and …

Lockheed Says It'll Have A Truck-Sized Fusion Reactor In 10 Years

American defense contractor Lockheed Martin has issued a statement declaring it has made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source …

Nuclear Energy

9 Books Steve Jobs Thought Everybody Should Read

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

5 Milkshake Recipes

<i>This article was brought to you by our friends at Real California Milk, in honor of National Ice Cream Month.</i><p>There are only a few ways that ice cream can be improved (not that it <i>needs</i> any improvement). One is to make a sundae; the other is to make a milkshake. And although sundaes are great, they …

How to Dream and Have Goals That Set Your Soul on Fire

All too often I hear people admitting that they feel like they're lacking direction. Unsure about themselves, they have little to no idea what they should do with their lives. As crazy as it sounds, they aren't even sure about what they want, like there's some mask or mystery that hides their own …

Beautiful Roasted Vegetables

I was in the big city last week, and I decided about an hour into my errands that I was hungry. So I stopped at a lovely grocery store that’s been in …

1. Curry

Turmeric, the spice that gives curry and mustard their yellow color, contains a chemical called curcumin that’s the subject of numerous neurologic studies right now. Research has shown curcumin’s ability to boost memory, slow the progression of Alzheimer's and stimulate neurogenesis, which is the …

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Our science-fiction apocalypse: Meet the scientists trying to predict the end of the world

How exotic and unlikely-sounding disasters could kill every last human being<p>It’s been a summer of bad news: what with increasingly bleak-seeming geopolitical turmoil and conflict in American streets, not to mention all the carbon spewing into the atmosphere faster than ever. But I’ve been talking …

Japanese Construction Giant Obayashi Plans to Build a Space Elevator by 2050

Get yourself ready for the ride of a lifetime, because Japanese construction company Obayashi has announced plans to build a fully-functioning space …

Pork Carnitas Recipe - Crispy Slow-Roasted Spiced Pork Recipe

Nobel laureates call for a revolutionary shift in how humans use resources

Eleven holders of prestigious prize say excessive consumption threatening planet, and humans need to live more sustainably<p>Eleven Nobel laureates will pool their clout to sound a warning, declaring that mankind is living beyond its means and darkening its future.<p>At a conference in Hong Kong …

Frying with Olive Oil and Other Ways You're Misusing Oil

With hundreds of options in the grocery store, choosing the right type of oil for your cooking needs can be difficult. Maximize your efficiency in the kitchen with some simple guidelines for how to use oil.<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Ways You're Misusing Oil</b><p>Whether you're choosing …

Water on Earth predates the solar system, and even the sun

Some of the water molecules in your drinking glass were created more than 4.5 billion years ago, according to new research.<p>That makes them older than the Earth, older than the solar system — even older than the sun itself.<p>In a study published Thursday in Science, researchers say the distinct …

Universe

A beginner's guide to drills and bits

<b>Steve Hoefer</b> returns with another guide to some of the things that make civilized life possible.<p>There are a dizzying number of ways to put a hole in …

Meat, Shmeat

<b>Scientists nowadays can grow meat—well, at least, something sort of like meat—in the laboratory.</b><p>Lab-grown meat has been around at least since 2000, when the NSR/Touro Applied BioScience Research Consortium managed to produce edible fish filets from goldfish cells; and in 2001, NASA—in hopes of …

Texas proposes rewriting school text books to deny manmade climate change

Texas has proposed re-writing school text books to incorporate passages denying the existence of climate change and promoting the discredited views of an ultra-conservative think tank.<p>The proposed text books – which come up for public hearing at the Texas state board of education on Tuesday – were …

Want Your Crops To Survive Extreme Heat and Drought? Add Fungus

The future of agriculture may be plant-fungus symbiosis, writes Issie Lapowsky for WIRED<p>The global population continues to grow, and climate change is already tangibly reducing food harvests. Can agriculture adapt to be both more productive and more resilient?<p>One answer to that question may be "add …

4 Simple Steaks for Your Pan

Each week, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.<p><i>Today: Your pan called -- it wants to cook you some steak.</i><p>Steaks are often thought of …

First-Ever Human Trial Of An Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Treatment Set To Begin

The treatment will make use of a biology breakthrough that occurred just eight years ago.<p>A Japanese patient with severe eye disease is set to become the first person to be treated with induced pluripotent stem cells, <i>Nature News</i> reports. Cells of this type have been considered promising for future …