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A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

More And More Egyptian Women Are Casting Aside Their Veils

Amid revolution and upheaval, women are staking their claim to the right to choose.<p>CAIRO — For most of her life, Jehad Meshref covered her long black hair with a veil.<p>Now, disappointed by a failed revolution, she has cast it off, tired, she says, of fulfilling other people's ideas of what a "good …

Mother Turns Her Baby Boy’s Naptime Into Creative Dreamland Adventure Photos

Wherever you stand on the idea of having children, one of the advantages seems to be the infinite photographic possibilities opened up by having a …

9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know that in many places in Europe people use it to …

The Wellcome Trust 2013 winning entry: where did syphilis come from?

Last month, Katherine Wright was awarded the Wellcome Trust science writing prize at a ceremony at the Observer's offices at Kings Place, London. Wright, who is studying for a DPhil in structural biology at Oxford University, was judged the winner of category A "for professional scientists of …

The 6 Best Rugged Work Boots You Can Buy

And they're all made in the USA.<p>Work boots are the one of the most important pieces of protective gear you can wear for any project. The days of heavy and bulky boot construction are gone, and have been replaced with comfortable footwear that can be worn all day without fatigue setting in. …

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The Top 5 Coolest Inventions From James Dyson Award’s Top 20!

The judges have selected their favorite innovations from each of the 20 participating nations shooting for the James Dyson Award, and as brilliant as …

Lampociclo hand-builds e-bikes inspired by 1920s motorcycles

"When motorbikes were little more than bicycles it was fun to drive them, people making these motorized bicycles had greasy hands, and no two of …

NASA to Use Giant 3D Printing Spider Robots to Construct Huge Spacecraft

It has always been theorized that the construction of large spacecraft would have to be done in orbit. However, a US company called Tethers Unlimited …

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Why Scientists Are Trying Viruses To Beat Back Bacteria

Not all viruses are bad for us. Some of them might even help up us fight off bacterial infections someday.<p>Naturally occurring viruses called bacteriophages attack specific types of bacteria. So researchers at the University of Leicester decided to try and take advantage of phages' …

Kung Pao Chicken

1 tbsp. cornstarch<p>4 tbsp. soy sauce<p>1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed<p>3 tbsp. shaoxing (Chinese rice wine)<p>2 tbsp. sugar<p>3 tbsp. chicken …

Flank Steak on Texas Toast with Chimichurri Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a substantial sandwich,tender flank steak that I marinaded in chimichurri and pan seared. I grilled the brioche that's cut extra thick, made a chimichurri mayonnaise, and added slices of fresh tomato. The steak would be equally delicious grilled. - sdebrango —sdebrango<p><b>Food52</b> …

Dutch Baby Pancakes with Orange Sugar

breakfast brunch Dutch Baby Pancakes orange zest<p>June 24, 2012<p>Folks, this is what's known as a Dutch Baby pancake:<p>When I say I'm making a Dutch Baby …

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Blueberry Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast

On the weekend of my birthday this year, we sat around my best friend’s kitchen drinking red wine. We excitedly booked my flight to New York and …

The Violent Secret of Meat

How to cook your meat correctly.<p><i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>My problem with meat</b> was that I was too nice to it. Like a lot of tentative amateur cooks, I was intimidated by meat, especially great meat — its heft and grandeur, its copious marbling, its protruding bones and prohibitive cost. The …

How to Build a Better BLT (with Schnitzel!)

<i>Published in the October 2012 issue</i><p><i>Chef Matt Jennings, Farmstead, Inc., Providence</i><p><b>What we've got in this sandwich</b> is some hot pork-on-pork action. It's my merging of the two greatest inventions in the world: the BLT and fried chicken. I switched out the poultry for pork, and although in the …

9 Canned Foods That Are Actually Worth Buying

<b>I've eaten my fair share</b> of soup out of a can, mostly consumed in my college years because I decided to be smart and spend the most virile part of my semi-adult life studying in snowy, freezing, lake-affected Upstate New York. Though I no longer live on a college-kid budget, I still consume plenty …

The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …

Amplify Dot: 'My narrative isn't a traditional hip-hop narrative'

Ashley Charles, aka rising south London rapper Amplify Dot, has been telling her friends this story for 12 years now, but it's too good not to repeat. She's 13 years old and at her first gig – Missy Elliott at the Brixton Academy. Halfway through the show, Missy calls on the audience to rap and …

7 Water-Loving Gadgets to Pump Up Your Pool Party

It's hottime to jump in the pool. This summer, take your gadgets with you. These seven are designed to withstand the most energetic day by the water.<p>It's hot—time to jump in the pool. This summer, take your gadgets with you. These seven are designed to withstand the most energetic day by the water.

The HYPEBEAST Review: Jabra Revo Wireless Headphones

Reputed for its gadgets that spearhead with quality and convenience, Jabra made its name through<p>Reputed for its gadgets that spearhead with quality and convenience, Jabra made its name through production of wireless Bluetooth headphones that add depth and dimension to the listening experience. Now …

Take Your Beatboxing to the Next Level With the Looper Voice Recorder

I'm sure there are people out there who don't want a handmade wooden box that records sounds in 30-second increments, plays what's been recorded in a …

The Last Thing We Want is Real Artificial Intelligence

Neuroscientist Gary Marcus has a typically sharp post over at the New Yorker’s site explaining how dumb our most cutting edge artificial intelligence technologies still are. They remain really lousy, for example, at answering questions like:<p><i>The town councilors refused to give the angry</i> …

Paul Allen on the race between brain research and artificial intelligence — and why he’s betting on both

Over the past decade, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has committed $500 million toward understanding the brain through his Allen Institute for Brain …

New Brain Disease Test Could Force NFL to Address Its Concussion Epidemic

Forget for a moment that former NFL All-Pro Mike Webster was at the end of his life so crippled with dementia that he needed to be zapped with a …

The ethics of animal tests: inside the lab where marmosets are given Parkinson's

The marmosets in Room One of the animal laboratories of King's College London are typical of their species. They are lively and curious. No bigger than small cats, these little natives of South America crowd to the front of their cages when visitors or scientists enter their rooms.<p>The animals are …

Missile Launch Creates Weird Cloud Seen in Space

The astronauts on board the International Space Station saw a strange and unexpected view out their windows yesterday. “Saw something launch into …