Martin Crane

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Bitcoin Just Rebounded 50% and No One Knows Why

The price topped $9,000 over the weekend.<p>The wild ride continues for Bitcoin investors. Bitcoin dropped below $6,000 last week, roughly 70% below its …

Bitcoin: Buy The Dip? - 2 Out Of 3 Crypto Crashes Like The Current One Ended Up Being A Multi-Year Bear Market

The recent crypto crash has people wondering if and when to buy the dip. There are even people publicly recommending to buy this dip in Bitcoin …

Easy Chicken Wing Recipes for Super Bowl, From Momofuku, Blue Ribbon

On any given Super Bowl Sunday, chicken wing consumption goes through the roof. This year, the National Chicken Council projects that Americans will …

Cultured Butter | Cook's Illustrated

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Charlie Brooker Says the New Season of 'Black Mirror' Is All About Gaming

We caught up with the 'Black Mirror' creator to talk about the gamification of the show, and of the world.<p>Over the past two years, stories from <i>Black Mirror</i> have been eerily echoed in real life. First, there were claims that British prime minister David Cameron inserted his penis into the mouth of a …

Christopher Nolan interviewed Robert De Niro and Al Pacino about Heat

Last night (7 September), filmmaker Christopher Nolan (<i>Interstellar</i>) led a Q&A between Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Michael Mann, the trio revealing …

The 17 Best Movies On Netflix That You've Probably Never Heard Of

Image: Supplied<p>There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to …

Fermented Tomatoes (Квашенi помiдори

• 35 grams (1 1/4 ounce) fine sea salt<br>• 25 grams (1 ounce) superfine sugar<br>• 1/2 tablespoon allspice berries, bruised<br>• 1/2 tablespoon black peppercorns<br>• 1 liter (1 3/4 pints) water<br>• 500 grams (1 pound) Tumbling Tiger tomatoes or other medium-sized flavorful tomatoes<br>• 2 dill heads or dill stalks (fresh or dry)<br>• 1 …

‘Memento’ Documentary: Watch Christopher Nolan & the Cast Break Down the Making Of a Classic

From the IndieWire Vault: Nolan details his decisions about how to film the thriller and his editing techniques.<p>“Memento” (2000) features Guy Pearce …

Short-Term Memory

22 Quotes From Salvador Dali That Creatively Inspire Success

For success today, you have to be creative or get passed by. Dali was an expert in thinking differently and teaches you his approach.<p>If you are simply doing business the same as everyone else you are destined for mediocrity. Whether you are a CEO building a company or trying to achieve top …

Meet the Artistic Genius Behind Interstellar, Dark Knight, and Inception

Christopher Nolan’s achievements in filmmaking rest on his ability to compliment a story with bleeding-edge visual effects. From his grounded …

Who is Bayern Munich's Player of the Season?

As an impressive season reaches its climax, with the Bavarians still hoping to complete a historic treble, Goal runs through the three players that have been most crucial<p>Anything is possible for Bayern this season. The last few games may have been particularly tough, but the results were positive. …

10 Amazing Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Christopher Nolan's THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY

<i>The Dark Knight Trilogy</i> will go down as one of the greatest series of films in history, but there's a lot about these Batman movies you may not know. …

18 Foodie Stops in Barcelona

Save Place<p>Pla de Palau, 13, 08003 Barcelona, Spain<p>Sagas is the modern vision of a farmer and entrepreneur. Slow food served fast; homemade …

Personal Finance

Bradley Cooper, breaking a few dishes to make 'Burnt' realistic

Remember all that aggression Bradley Cooper had to keep bottled up playing tightly wound Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in "American Sniper"? It's finally coming out.<p>In the new movie "Burnt," Cooper is master chef Adam Jones, a worthy contender for the title of World's Scariest Boss. After the subpar opening …

Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Martin Scorsese Movies

10<p>‘Gangs of New York’<p>After years of making movies about the mob in the 20th century Martin Scorsese decided to roll back to clock with <i>Gangs of New</i> …

The surprising reason programs like Google’s “20% time” work

Organizations love to brag about programs that give employees time off to work on blue sky projects. For example, essential Google products like Gmail sprouted from its “20% time” policy for engineers. It’s assumed that unscheduled time gives people space to experiment and be creative. But the real …

Eight tips on creativity and work from a professional performance artist

1 – Deadlines are your friend<p>Putting pen to paper and coming up with a coherent text has never been an easy task for me, so when invited to participate in a “major book project” and to offer insight and advice to artists starting out in the field, I was flattered but hesitant.<p>Plagued by a horrible …

Avant-garde

Fabregas lauds 'magic' Mourinho after working under Guardiola and Wenger

Cesc Fabregas has said Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's winning mentality is a step ahead of the likes of Arsene Wenger and Pep Guardiola.<p>Fabregas …

10 Easter Eggs You Missed In Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron is now in cinemas across the world, and has already crossed the $600 million mark at the worldwide box office after only 12 …

Marvel Universe

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Consciousness

Cinema Tarantino: The Making of Pulp Fiction

The first independent film to gross more than $200 million, Pulp Fiction was a shot of adrenaline to Hollywood’s heart, reviving John Travolta’s career, making stars of Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, and turning Bob and Harvey Weinstein into giants. How did Quentin Tarantino, a high-school …

Chef Massimo Bottura Fed Us a Giant Wheel of Old Cheese and We Couldn't Be Happier

Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana came to the BA Night Kitchen and served us a ton of old cheese and vinegar<p><b>When we heard Italian chef Massimo Bottura</b> of three-Michelin-starred Osteria Francescana in Modena was going to be in town showing off his new book <i>Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef,</i> we …

Jack White cancels Mexico shows after death of keyboard player

Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens had also played with the Mars Volta<p>Jack White has cancelled the remainder of his tour dates in Mexico following the death of his …

The 21 games that should be installed on every iPhone

<i>Bounden</i>'s predecessors, <i>Fingle</i> and <i>Friendstrap</i>, encourage players to use their body to gain advantage against a friend. But roughhousing and expensive smartphones aren't an ideal match, and so a match in either game could easily end in hurt feelings or worse, a broken screen.<p>And so <i>Bounden</i> feels like …

Iggy Pop's John Peel lecture: the Cliffsish Notes version

Didn’t hear Iggy’s John Peel lecture last night? Can’t be bothered to read the transcript? Here’s everything you need to know!

Haim: The sisters' stunning rise

Californian sibling trio, Haim, winners of BBC's Sound of 2013 award in January, are about to round off a remarkable year with a UK tour<p>When Californian trio <b>Haim</b> were announced as the winners of the BBC’s <b>Sound of 2013</b> at the start of this year, one quality you could universally pin onto their music …

The day I heard Johnny Cash play at Folsom Prison

Writer Robert Hilburn remembers Johnny Cash playing at Folsom Prison in 1968<p>I was a freelance writer looking for a break when I heard that <b>Johnny Cash</b> was going to record a <b>live album in Folsom Prison</b>in California. I thought it would make a fantastic story, so I took it to the Los Angeles Times. They …

6 Ways to Write a Restaurant Menu

An illustrated guide to the dominant menu-writing trends in American restaurants today, from the Novella to the Memento<p>“We eat first with our eyes.” Or so goes the old saying, which refers to how food looks on the plate. In a restaurant, though, this takes on a new meaning, because even how a menu …