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How A Former Child Actor Became One Of Britain’s Top Design Exports

Lee Broom’s fiercely independent creative career stretches from the Royal Shakespeare Company to the studio of Vivienne Westwood.<p>Many people would be shy about approaching a celebrity for an autograph, but for Lee Broom it turned out to be one of those made-for-Hollywood moments. When he was 17, …

Design

Microsoft is now shipping its delayed $8,999 Surface Hub displays to businesses

When Microsoft announced its massive Surface Hub digital whiteboards in 2015, it wanted to transform business meetings. Unfortunately, that vision has been delayed — twice — but as of yesterday, the Surface Hub is now ready for the real world. The company has announced that it is now shipping the …

UPDATE: Cops Boycott Le Mousso After Fine Protests

Don't feel sorry for chef Antonin Mousseau-Rivard. The proprietor of <b>Le Mousso</b>, the dynamic new Centre-Sud restaurant, posted a widely shared rant on Facebook yesterday after he was slapped by police with a second $1,875 fine in five months for excessively loud music. "Le Mousso has been full to …

Peanut Butter Chews Recipe

"Easy and Delicious! You can use regular or chunky peanut butter. I like chunky."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup peanut butter<p>1/2 cup light corn syrup<p>1/2 cup …

Sweet Onion–Marinated Skirt Steak

4 Servings<p>The white vinegar’s acidity curbs the onion’s bite and highlights its sweetness, resulting in the perfect marinade.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small sweet onion, coarsely grated<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grill<p>1¼ …

Hands-on with the $949 mind-bending Meta 2 augmented reality headset

As modern virtual reality welcomes its consumer moment with the impending releases of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, off in the distant far-less-sexy enterprise space exists a class of augmented devices that will eventually replace our smartphones.<p>Right now this industry is full of products that are …

Bowie in America: how the US got under the singer's skin, and vice versa

David Bowie was dreaming of the country that would become his home since at least the 1960s. It fired his imagination, and his influence on US culture ran deep<p>“By the time I got to New York/I was living like a king,” sings David Bowie on Lazarus, his final single and also the title of the theatre …

David Bowie

The Last Day Of London Men's Fashion Week Was One Big David Bowie Tribute

Coincidence strikes yet again, as the final day of London Collections: Men also happened to be the day that the world-at-large learned of Bowie's passing. And while fans across the globe laid flowers, made (ill-advised) remixes and wrote long eulogies, some British fashion houses paid tribute to …

David Bowie

How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …

Physics

'Mission Moon' at Adler: Capt. Lovell helps tell human side of space race

It is, perhaps, too easy to forget about the moon program and its decade-plus of sacrifices and successes. These days, private companies are providing space services, and the exploration talk is of Mars. The moon? Been there, stepped on that — and almost 50 years ago now.<p>But a new exhibition …

Space Exploration

Aston Martin is developing a plug-in hybrid and an electric vehicle

If you've ever wanted to feel like a more eco-friendly Bond behind the wheel, then Aston Martin is about to make your dreams come true. The automaker has revealed at the New York Auto Show that it's working on both a plug-in and an electric vehicle. That plug-in is none other than the DBX crossover …

HitFix

‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Is Lighthearted But Clever Escapism<p>Mike Ryan reviews the latest MCU offering, a good movie for those looking for a mental …

Jurassic Park

Skyscraper Concept "Times Squared 3015" Stacks Mountains and Malls in One Building

We know what New York City's Times Square looks like now, but what about in the year 3015? In a concept proposed by Blake Freitas, Grace Chen and Alexi Kararavokiris, it could have a magnificent skyscraper that contains a mountain range, beach, shopping centers, Giants' Stadium, and much more. The …

Researchers Think There's A Warm Ocean On Enceladus

Saturn's moon Enceladus is a mystery. From Earth it looks tiny and cold, and yet it's not a dead hunk of rock. Passing spacecraft see trenches and ridges, similar to Earth's, and in 2005 NASA's Cassini mission spotted ice geysers streaming from its south pole.<p>"The moon is actually alive in a …

8 Scallop Recipes for Every Diet

Scallops are a wonderful option for all types of diets. Whether you’re counting calories, avoiding carbs, or looking to indulge in a decadent seafood …

Re/wind: Microsoft's Fancy New Holographic Headset Thing, Saving Deleted Photos and More

And Box's IPO went just fine, thanks for asking.<p>Hello there!<p>If you missed some of the big headlines in tech this week — no stress! <b>Re/code</b> has you covered:<p>On Wednesday, Microsoft held an event at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters and gave us a bunch of new stuff to gawk at. This includes a sneak peek …

Windows 10

Architizer

Tom Kha Gai – Spicy Thai Coconut Chicken (or Turkey) Soup Recipe

Climate change is an obvious myth – how much more evidence do you need?

Climate change is a myth. We all know this, deep down. Some of you reading this may have been taken in by the fear-mongering governments or corrupt scientists so have been brainwashed into thinking climate change is a real thing that “threatens all of humanity” or some other nonsense, but it’s just …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Separates Fact From Fiction In 'Interstellar'

As you may be aware, there's a hot new space movie now in theaters — <i>Interstellar</i>. Here's the premise: It's just a little bit in the future, conditions have become pretty horrible on Earth and some astronauts head out in search of a new planet for humans to inhabit.<p>Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson …

Why David Bowie Is is the one film you should watch this week - video review

David Bowie Is documents the sell-out exhibition at London's V&A museum, which incorporated dramatic performance, installation art and traditional exhibits to riff on the musician's history. It's a fitting tribute to a man who transcends 'National Treasure' status, says Peter Bradshaw

Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 1966, a dyslexic sixteen-year-old boy dropped out of school. With the help …

Researchers Just Discovered The Brightest Dead Star Ever Found

Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Kenny Alexander<p>David Lane<p>Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Kenny Alexander<p>Matt Jylha<p>Dennis Roscoe, …

Cosmology

10% of cell sites examined violate FCC rules limiting excessive radio-frequency radiation

According to the Wall Street Journal, six engineers examined 5,000 cell tower sites and found that 1 in 10 of the sites violated FCC rules requiring the use of barricades and signs preventing people from getting too close.<p>Yet even with these violations found, the FCC has only issued two citations …

Deep, 6.2-magnitude quake strikes near Anchorage - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Alaskans were shaken up -- but not, it seems, rattled -- by a 6.2-magnitude earthquake and more than a dozen aftershocks that struck in the state Thursday.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey noted that the biggest tremor struck at 9:51 a.m. local time (1:51 p.m. ET), centered some 80 miles …