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Dessert

A foodie’s guide to Edinburgh

<b>Whether you’re a whisky aficionado or black pudding fiend, Scotland’s capital city is the place to get your foodie fix. Local Laura Millar leads the culinary tour.</b><p>The Balmoral Hotel<p>One of Edinburgh’s most prestigious addresses, and a landmark in the city centre for over a century, this grande dame …

Scotland

Failed your GCSEs? You should blame your genes

Exam success in English, Maths, arts and humanities is largely genetic, scientists at Kings College London have found<p>Teenagers facing the ire of parents over their exam results may have found the perfect excuse after a new study concluded that exam success is largely inherited.<p>Scientists at King’s …

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Reddit

2001 DARPA movie predicts the state of today's technology

Does DARPA employ psychics or something? I mean they must, or how else can you explain this precognitive glimpse at the modern world? The advanced research agency produced it more than a decade ago! Admittedly, many of the ideas featured were already rolling out, in development or pulled from …

The Fate Of The World's Chocolate Depends On This Spot In Rural England

Walk into a row of greenhouses in rural Britain, and a late English-winter day transforms to a swampy, humid tropical afternoon. You could be in Latin America or sub-Saharan Africa, which is exactly how cocoa plants like it.<p>"It's all right this time of year. It gets a bit hot later on in the …

Agriculture

Biohackers Just Used Eyedrops To Give This Guy The Power Of Night Vision

Imagine being able to see in the dark without having to wear any clunky nightvision goggles? Well, a group of biohackers called Science for the Masses have just achieved such a scientific breakthrough using droplets of Chlorin e6 (or Ce6), a chlorophyll-like substance which can be extracted from …

Suit Up With These 3 Pieces of Bulletproof Clothing

Just try to keep them in one piece this time, 007<p>If you're a businessperson traveling to dangerous regions--or you are, perhaps, a tuxedo-wearing superspy--you probably want to stay safe <i>and</i> stylish at the same time. That's a tall order, but it's one that can be met with a few pieces of bulletproof …

Coats

Buddhist statue has a mummy inside

The mummy inside this statue – which was found in China – appears to be a man 30 to 50 years old. He was apparently buried alive inside a chamber …

This is the 1075bhp, 186mph, fuel-cell electric Quant F. We have no idea how it works. Or even if it works #GIMS http://t.co/tkgF6gNgq0

Biddy The Traveling Hedgehog Is Here, And He's Going To Make Your Day

If you can't get away from your desk to travel, you might as well watch a little hedgehog do it in your place.<p>This is Biddy. He's a 4-year-old African pygmy hedgehog who has been more places than you might ever go, all while being incredibly cute and squish-worthy.<p>As you can see, Biddy has been …

Fusing physics, cryptography to solve a nuclear inspection paradox

The solution to ridding nations of nuclear warheads may come from a simple puzzle involving marbles.<p>That, at least, is what lies at the core of a warhead verification protocol designed by a<p>Princeton Universityteam, published this week in the journal Nature.<p>Physicist Alexander Glaser, who has one …

Neutrons

This viral smartphone ad about clueless dads stinks worse than a dirty diaper

A panicked Thai father calls his wife while she’s grocery shopping. Their newborn baby is crying inconsolably—what should he do? After a comical series of attempts to quiet the baby using only his smartphone, the dad finally sets the device down. As the music swells, he picks his daughter up from …

Parenting

Building a PC: Everything You Need to Know About GPUs

W<i>ant</i> <i>to build your own gaming PC but don't know where to start? Over the next few weeks, we're bringing you the essential info on how to pick the best PC parts for your budget. This week, we're kicking things off with arguably the most important part of any gaming PC: the GPU.</i><p>So, you've decided to …

Computer Hardware

Time-lapse video shows Pyongyang from a different perspective

More than anywhere else on earth, North Korea is hidden from the world community. But a videographer and a self-proclaimed "branding pioneer" have put together a unique look at the nation's capital city, Pyongyang. The two men, JT Singh and Rob Whitworth, traveled to the city with support from a …

Why do bats have sparkly poop?

Bats eat a lot of bugs -- up to two-thirds of their body weight in insects daily for some species. There's an unexpected side effect of all that …

Canada can’t force the EU to buy its murdered baby seals

Every year in spring, seals birth baby seals on the sea ice that lines Newfoundland’s coast. And for the last few hundred of those years, hunters have descended shortly thereafter, bludgeoning and shooting many thousands of young seals to death, collecting them for their downy pelts.<p>This spectacle …

European Union

8 Things Even New Yorkers Don't Know About New York City

New York was the Big Orange before it was the "Big Apple."<p>Most New Yorkers know their city used to be called New Amsterdam and was once super seedy and brothel-filled, but did you know that once upon a time, hammy beasts roamed the city's streets, stoners had their own grassy jungles and dead …

Hot spots for future manned space missions: Humanity's bucket list

Beyond our own moon and some nearby asteroids, where else in our solar system should humanity set foot? Crave's Eric Mack has compiled a list of 10 places we should go next, in search of secret oceans and stunningly violent volcanoes.<p>It's been nearly 45 years since humans first set foot on the …

Space

Kinect and Unreal Engine 4 power Alzheimer's and dementia care project (video)

Sure, virtual reality and browser-based games are impressive, but Unreal Engine 4's latest use is a bit more noble: improving the lives of Alzheimer's and dementia patients. <i>The Forest Project</i> uses the game engine, smart TVs and Microsoft's Kinect 2 tech in an attempt to create a temporary reprieve …

Chicken eyes may hold clues to new state of matter - Futurity

The arrangement of cells in a chicken's eye is the first known biological occurrence of a possible new state of matter called "disordered …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

Our Best Finger-Lickin' Chicken Wing Recipes

From bourbon-glazed to Korean-style, these chicken wing recipes—including our very best Buffalo wings—will satisfy your every gnawing desire.<p>We're making wings for the Super Bowl this year, and so are you. Because a Super Bowl party without wings is like a birthday party without a cake: it still …

Cooking

Skip the Run

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

A Magnificent Unrestored Gullwing<br>Exceptional Factory Color Combination<br>Delivered to Los Angeles and Last Road Registered in 1983<br>Single-Family …

Mercedes-Benz

Nuclear Fusion May Yield a Clean Energy Future

In the not-too-distant future, clean renewable energy in the form of nuclear fusion may be achieved. Scientists at the National Ignition Facility …

Nuclear Energy

These Portraits Of Celebrities As Army Generals Are Amazing

Artist Steve Payne has created a unique collection of digital paintings of male actors and singers for his "replaceface" collection.

Bruce Willis

How to build a cheap gaming PC for $1,000 - including best prices for parts

It’s the best time ever to be a PC gamer. With incredible recent advances in hardware, the sheer number of top PC games that are shedding their …