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This London Bar’s Cocktail Menu Is A Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

A good cocktail isn’t just about the taste, or the alcohol content. It’s the peacock tail of drinks: it’s all about the look and the flair. That’s why a description or even a picture can’t do a well-designed cocktail justice. To properly get a feel for it, you’ve got to see it in 3-D.<p>That’s what’s …

Cocktails

Camera made from one tiny Lego brick actually works

A simple hack turns an itsy-bitsy Lego brick into a working pinhole camera that turns out photos minifigs can enjoy.<p>The inspiration began with a pine nut. Ryan Howerter, a graphic design student at Colorado State University, took a photography class and his teacher shared the story of the Pinholo, …

Lego

September 28, 2014: Meeting A Mountain Legend, Skiing First-Descents in Greenland and More

Human Journey<p>The view of Italy’s Dolomites from the roof of Reinhold Messner’s Mountain Museum in Sulden am Ortler devoted to ice in all of its forms. (photo by Boyd Matson)<p>Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most …

11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Since Android is an open platform, there's plenty of room for customization.<p>Beyond personalizing your phone, there are a few easy practices that can keep your phone neat and organized with plenty of battery life to last all day.<p>Here are some tips and tricks every Android user should know.

Apps

Hikers killed by Japanese volcano left poignant pictures of final moments

Rescuers are still searching for some bodies from the 27 September Mount Ontake eruption on a popular trail, but they have found photographic legacy<p>More than 50 people died when Mount Ontake, a popular hiking destination in central Japan, erupted without warning on 27 September in the country’s …

How Sprint's Family Share Pack plan compares to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile

With a new chief executive at the helm, Sprint this week announced an aggressively priced plan that launches Friday and heavily caters toward families of four or more who use large amounts of data.<p>------------<p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>An earlier version of this post incorrectly said AT&T charged $25 per line …

Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane | Reuters

HONOLULU (Reuters) - Hawaii voters went to the polls on Saturday for the state’s primary election as authorities and residents rushed to clean up debris from one tropical storm with only a day to prepare for an approaching hurricane.<p>An emergency road crew clears off debris from a downed tree from …

Hurricane Julio weakens as Hawaii copes with aftermath of tropical storm

• Iselle caused power outages and felled trees • Julio expected to pass 250 miles north-east of Maui<p>Hurricane Julio weakened on Sunday as it neared Hawaii, where a rural swath of the Big Island was still coping with power outages and downed trees in the wake of Tropical Storm Iselle.<p>On the island …

Hawaii braced for pair of hurricanes from El Nino weather pattern

National Hurricane Center in Miami issues advisories for Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio later this week<p>Two storms are headed for Hawaii later this week in an unusual one-two punch that could be an effect of a developing El Nino pattern, the National Weather Service said.<p>The National …

At Least 6 People Aboard Doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight Were Headed To AIDS Conference

"The cure for AIDS may have been on that plane." At least 6 delegates traveling to the International AIDS Conference were aboard Flight MH17 when it was shot down.<p>According to initial reports, as many as 108 people on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, were headed to the 20th International AIDS …

Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.<p>American intelligence authorities …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

27 Creative Salad Dressing Recipes That Go Beyond Balsamic

From creamy ranch to bracing vinaigrettes, here are the salad dressing recipes we love best.<p><b>Say goodbye to that basic balsamic vinaigrette</b>—your salad dressing is about to get serious. Here are our favorite ways to dress our salads, from an updated goddess to a lighter, brighter Caesar.

Food

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

National Parks

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Apple just obsoleted the Mac and nobody noticed

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple is finally showing us its idea of how we’ll compute in the future. Perhaps not surprisingly, this pristine vision of our computing destiny — unveiled after years of secret, patient and painstaking development — aligns perfectly with how we currently use our …

Significant enhancements coming to AppleCare+, Apple IDs, iOS support

Apple’s vice president of AppleCare and technical support initiatives, Tara Bunch, held a Town Hall meeting for for AppleCare employees earlier this week, according to several employees in attendance who asked to remain anonymous. During the meeting, Bunch, along with a few other Apple executives, …

Quartz Goes to India, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / June 16, 2014<p>Can anything slow down Quartz on its path to world-wide domination? Launched a scant two years ago, the global …

California Dad Says He's Cracked the Code to Smart Shopping

Kyle James, the founder of the coupon website Rather-Be-Shopping.com says he's cracked the code that can help predict if something you're buying …