Alexus West

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The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …

New super-heavy Element 117 confirmed by scientists

Atoms of a new super-heavy element the as-yet-unnamed element 117 have reportedly been created by scientists in Germany, moving it closer to being officially recognized as part of the standard periodic table.<p>Researchers at the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research, an accelerator laboratory …

Meet the Golden Goose: The Easiest Way to Make 'Golden Eggs'

With Easter right around the corner, it's the perfect time to introduce a quirky gadget made just for eggs. With a name like Golden Goose, you would …

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Makes 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 6 min<p>This recipe calls for baking one giant cookie, a way to ensure even, consistent ice cream sandwiches.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>1/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 tsp. baking soda<p>1/2 tsp. kosher …

Extremely Detailed 3D-Printed Ice Cube Sculptures

Novelty-shaped ice cubes are nothing new, but it's safe to say that you've never seen them as impressive as this before. <i>3D on the Rocks</i> is the latest ad campaign for Japanese liquor company Suntory, a brand who specializes in whiskey. They collaborated with advertising agency TBWAHakuhodo to create …

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Oculus Rift: redefining virtual reality

A hands-on look at the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and what it means in the digital age<p>Following <b>Facebook's acquisition of the Oculus VR last month</b>, creative director Joe Kletz of Figure Digital has discussed what the future holds for virtual reality and consumers.<p>There are reports that <b>Tesco</b> …

Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Clever Artwork With an iPhone

Artist Brock Davis doesn't just rely on pen and paper to manifest his wit. From fruits and veggies to googly eyes, the mediums that make up his …

Futuristic submarines could move like stingrays

<i>This post was originally published on Mashable.</i><p>The next step in nature-inspired engineering could come in the form of small, stingray-like unmanned …

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Everything Wrong With Titanfall

First things first- I absolutely <i>love</i> this game, so before you get the wrong idea and call me a fanboy you should bear that in mind.<p>This game is …

The Fine Art of Spinning Things | Colossal

<p>From the thick of a Brazilian forest to the bustling streets of Taiwan, not to mention a lazy spot in the French countryside, here are three videos …