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Scientists Say Go Wild to Preserve Crops for the Future

With apologies to Matt Damon’s character in <i>The Martian,</i> when it comes to feeding a hungry, hotter planet, the Idaho potato alone isn’t going to cut it.<p>Unfortunately, many of the staple foods that humanity relies on are at risk from climate change. So plant scientists are increasingly looking to …

Almond Flour Recipes

From savory almond flour-crusted chicken piccata to sweet almond flour fudge brownies, here are Food & Wine's best almond flour recipes.

Unexpected impact at the cathedral

An artwork in Salisbury has left a few bumps on heads. Is it the fault of the sculpture or the mobile phone?<p>A new artwork outside Salisbury cathedral by Sophie Ryder called The Kiss has had to be moved. Although the 20ft sculpture of clasped hands is very visible, people kept banging their heads on …

Cathedrals

Century-Old Photographs of Adorable Cats and Dogs

Harry Whittier Frees, an American photographer who lived from 1879 to 1953, may have created the original LOLcat images! His funny photographs show adorable animals dressed up in clothes and posed in human situations. Often accompanied by humorous captions, the photographs depict the furry little …

Mythical Portraits Feature Wild Animals by Katerina Plotnikova

The last time we featured the works of Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova, we admired her ability to create stunningly surreal images inspired by fairy tales. Recently, she's expanded her repertoire to include portraits of young girls holding wild animals such as slithering snakes, baby …

Little Red Riding Hood's Demise

On this wretched day, Little Red Riding Hood should have just stayed inside grandma's house. Even though she seemed to be getting along with the wolf in the photo, below, it looks like it was all set up by the furry beast. By the looks of the black and white shots, the wolf premeditated the whole …

Artist Uses Calligraphy Brushes to Create Breathtaking Watercolor Paintings of Birds

San Francisco-born artist Karl Martens creates beautiful paintings of birds using materials not often paired together – Japanese and Chinese calligraphy brushes with watercolor. What's most fascinating is that he paints all of his works by memory, without reference to any guide. What you'll notice …

Hilarious Photo Series Explains How to Make a Baby

If you were ever wondering how a baby is formed, Quebec-based photographer Patrice Laroche has created a easy-to-follow, almost instructional, series of photos. Of course, it's only a joke! Laroche and the soon-to-be-mother of his child, Sandra Denis, found a humorous and creative way to share …

The oldest is 90, the youngest 59 – and workshops in the Portuguese capital for older people who want to make street art are proving hugely popular<p>‘I don’t paint on walls every day; I need to have the nerve to do it. And the spray cans get heavy so it’s better if I have a friend along to help carry …

Streetwear

28 Insanely Creative Ways To Decorate A Cake That Are Easy AF

Have a very happy birthday (or happy ANY day, tbh).

Dessert

16 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Weekday Mornings

Somewhere between plain old cereal and drawn-out weekend brunches lies the totally achievable, make-ahead weekday breakfast.<p>A good make-ahead breakfast always feels like a treat, is whole-wheaty or fruit-packed enough to be hearty without being pious, and you can knock it out on a weekend …

I feel it on…

I feel it on my face<br>the fresh breeze<br>that heralds and precedes<br>return to buoyancy<br>lightness of a deep blue sky<br>as heavy gloom evaporates<br>warm sun breaks …

Photographer Documenting the Homeless Discovers Her Own Father Among Them

Honolulu, Hawaii-based photographer and law student Diana Kim can trace her love of photography back to her father, who used to own a photography studio on O'ahu. Until just a few years ago, however, not much else connected father and daughter except for a strained relationship marked by …

The Art of the Portrait: My Journey to 100 Portraits in 100 Days

As a junior in high school in 1997, when I was deciding which path I wanted to go down, fine arts or photography, things were pretty simple. Did I …

The famous Robert Frost poem we’ve read wrong forever

It is the most famous poem in American literature, a staple of pop songs, newspaper columnists and valedictorian speeches. It is “The Road Not Taken” …

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Artist Transforms the Streets of Tokyo into Social and Political Art

Whether or not you see graffiti as an art form or merely a type of vandalism, you will surely appreciate what Spanish street artist, Pejac did to the …

Canadian space firm granted US and UK patents for elevator designed to take astronauts 20km (12 miles) above Earth so they can then be propelled into space<p>A Canadian space firm is one step closer to revolutionizing space travel with a simple idea – instead of taking a rocket ship, why not take a …

Space Travel

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Why You Should Be Making Garbage Salad (Hear Us Out)

What's a garbage salad? It's about to become your new lunchtime go-to.<p>It's been a long week, no? Here on Island 4 of the BA Test Kitchen, recipe developer Jess Damuck and I have been up to our eyeballs in sugar lately. First, there was the croquembouche, and the cakes, and then the pie. It seemed …

Thai Grilled Chicken Wings

4 Servings<p>The tangy dipping sauce is great with pretty much any grilled meat. Keep it on heavy rotation this summer.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dipping Sauce<p>6 dried chiles de árbol<p>⅓ cup fish sauce<p>1 tablespoon fresh lime juice<p>1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds<p>2 teaspoons sugar<p>Wings and Assembly<p>½ cup …

Recipes

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15 Healthy Lettuce Wraps for Low-Carb Lunches

Shares 12.4K<p>Move over, sad desk salad. We’ve found a brilliant way to keep your lunch low-carb without all the wilted greens. Enter: lettuce wraps. …

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Make Thin Mint Cookies at Home (They're Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Awesome)

Out of Girl Scout cookies? Don't sweat it. You can make them at home... Plus, this version is vegan and gluten-free.<p>What’s a vegan, gluten-free shockingly great bakery? It’s Erin McKenna's Bakery NYC (formerly known as BabyCakes), and it’s located in the heart of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. And …

Dessert

Artists demand that the NYPD give back their Snowden sculpture

The three artists who secretly installed an illicit bust of Edward Snowden in a Brooklyn park earlier this month want the NYPD to give it back.<p>A …

Surveillance

Alzheimer's Disease could be prevented by immune system tweak

New research raises the prospect that statin-like drugs could be given to the middle-aged to ward off dementia<p>Alzheimer’s Disease could be prevented or cured by a new drug which reboots the immune system to stop devastating memory loss, scientists believe.<p>A new study has shown for the first time …

Healthy “Chocolate” Mousse Cake. {Raw Vegan Recipe}

I don’t like to give my kids raw chocolate very much as it is a stimulant, and they have enough natural energy beans for me.<p>This is good as any …