Lauren Sheldon

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Be Like Ben & Jerry: Make Core Ice Cream

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Kelsey Tenney of Appeasing a Food Geek shows us how to make ice cream that's good to the core—literally.</i><p>Ben and Jerry are definitely a couple of …

Glenn Brown's Transformations

Painter and sculptor Glenn Brown is best known for borrowing images from artists like Salvador Dalí, Frank Auerbach, and Rembrandt, as well as by the …

Salvador Dalí

A DIY Pantone Stained Glass Door Anyone Can Make

Not to get all Instructables on you, but as a design writer, sometimes you come across a design detail that is just so lovely and well executed and approachable, you want to call attention to it, so other people can give it a try. That’s how I feel about this beautiful Pantone Stained Glass Door by …

Stained Glass

How to Preserve {Pretty Much} Anything: Part 2

<b></b><b>By</b> <b>Kresha Faber</b><b>, Contributing Writer</b>Did you miss Part 1 of How to Preserve {Pretty Much} Anything?Go right on over HERE to read it.It will give you …

Spices

5 Simple DIY Hacks for Filmmaking on a Budget

Advertisement<p>You’re making a film, but your budget is low. You can get great quality video from the family DSLR as a video camera More Than Just …

How to Build a BBQ Pit

Making a barbeque outside for your friends and family is an activity you wouldn’t want to spend a lot of money on and around. With the price of meat …

Beeban Kidron: 'We need to talk about teenagers and the internet'

The boy addicted to porn; the girl who endured sexual assault to get her BlackBerry back… In Beeban Kidron's sobering documentary British teenagers open up about how they use and feel about their smartphones and the internet<p>When Beeban Kidron makes a film, she says, she always tends to start on the …

See how Elon Musk is building the 'Iron Man' lab with tech you can buy

The workspace of the future is in Elon Musk’s lab. Using a variety of virtual reality and gesture-sensing tools, Musk has set up a system that allows himself and his engineers to design and manipulate models of rocket parts using just their hands. He's compared it to the <i>Iron Man</i> laboratory, and in …

Check Out Elon Musk's Crazy Gesture-Controlled Rocket-Designing Machine

Spin your hands, and the rocket spins, too. In 3-D.<p>After promising on Twitter recently to show off an <i>Iron Man</i>-style 3-D interface for designing rocket engines, SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder/billionaire smart dude Elon Musk made good on his promise by releasing this video showing the setup.<p>The …

Human Babies Are Hard-Wired To Pay Attention To Lemurs

Does this mean we can have lemur babysitters?????? (Answer: no. Do not do that, please.)<p>A new study indicates that human babies are born with an innate preference for certain sounds. That makes sense in the most common case--the voices of parents. It's in the baby's best interest to be engaged with …

9 Trippy Photos Of Soap Film

Duuuuuuuude<p>All these psychedelic colors don't look too impressive in the bottle. That's because they come from a film of soap, which Pennsylvanian Linden Gledhill made with a machine and then photographed.<p>The colors come entirely from the interference of light that enters the soap film and then …

Hook Me Up To This Impractical Virtual Reality Suit Right Now

Explore a castle from the safety of your very own castle, probably.<p>The Oculus Rift is one of the most immersive gadgets we've ever seen--just strap the glasses onto your face and you're transported to a virtual world. But if that's somehow not enough, you can help fund PrioVR, a set of sensors that …

Sexiest parts of the body revealed by neuroscientists

Survey asks men and women to rank parts of the body by pleasure – and some of the results prove surprising<p>The mind, said Raquel Welch, is an erogenous zone. And it is the brain, and how it organises our erogenous zones, that has intrigued scientists for decades. Why is a nuzzled neck sexy when few …

Street Art For Codebreakers Offers Puzzles Painted On City Walls

These colorful pieces of graffiti contain a coded message, and unless you’re a geek you won’t understand. That’s the point: to separate the nerds from the non-nerds.<p>Painted on various abandoned walls in London, the pictures feature famous British code-masters, like Alan Turing, who led the team …

How the "Internet of Things" May Change the World

Wireless connectivity of billions of objects offers many benefits—and risks.<p><b>This week, the Oxford English Dictionary added the phrase "Internet of things" to its hallowed pages, along with such neologisms as Bitcoin (a virtual currency), selfie (a self-portrait photo), twerk (a new dance move), and</b> …

Displair makes a touchscreen out of thin air (photos)

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Rani Molla<p>Touchscreen interfaces are everywhere. But Displair is one that you don’t actually have to touch. The …

An Internet of Everything Startup Spotlight: John Funge, Co-Founder & CEO, BrightContext

Today I’m introducing a new series that focuses on the collective power of connections in the Internet of Everything (IoE) — and some of the new companies that are creating value from those connections. The industry is ripe with emerging IoE-focused startups that deserve to be recognized for their …

IFTTT adds SmartThings as a trigger connecting your house to the web!

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: smartthings<p>The connected home hub SmartThings has connected with IFTTT (If This Then That) to let users start giving …

'UltraBike' for blind cyclists unveiled at Glasgow conference

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/1008000/1008436_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522334483_40e87ad4e01c43d454960e143cc52138<p><b>A bicycle that uses ultrasonic sensors to detect obstacles in a cyclist's path is among the innovations on display at a conference in …

Digital Age

LA Game Space's Experimental Game Pack available next week

The Experimental Game Pack, an "experimental game and prototype pack with 30 original games from indie game makers, media/net artists, authors, filmmakers, architects, and comic creators," will be available next week to those who backed the LA Game Space Kickstarter, according to an update on the …

An Enlightening Look at the History and Science of Color Film

If you're a history buff, or a cinema buff, or a science buff—any kind of buff, really—you will love this comprehensive tour of the evolution of …

Lights, Camera, Action: New Apple TV Rumored For Next Week

It may be a longshot, but there’s a hot new rumor that Apple’s preparing to launch new or updated Apple TV hardware at its September 10 event.<p>We already think Apple will reveal its new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C at next week’s September 10 event, and we hope it’ll announce new iPads and maybe even …

Smart TV

With $2M In Seed Funding, LittleCast Launches Direct-To-Fan Video Platform On Facebook

Direct-to-fan video distribution is all the rage these days, with artists and performers like Louis CK and Aziz Ansari foregoing all the usual distribution channels in an effort to engage with their followers directly and hopefully make some money. A new company called LittleCast is hoping to offer …