Nicolas Labrada

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The Science of Melting Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Have you ever gotten all excited to make a grilled cheese and then...your cheese just doesn't melt? Or maybe it breaks, separating into a tough, stringy mass surrounded by a pool of oil? Yup, it's a crappy feeling. …

23 Mind Bending Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

<b>[Huckleberry Fine Art]</b> Artist Rob Gonsalves was born in Toronto, Canada in 1959. During his childhood, he developed an interest in drawing from …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

Five new albums to try this week: Alabama Shakes, Jlin and more

From Tyler, the Creator’s latest experimental rap outing to Speedy Ortiz’s 90s-inspired alt-rock, stream five albums out this week. What will you be listening to?<p>Tyler, the Creator – Cherry Bomb (Odd Future)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: Unexpected chillwave production flourishes, discordant piano lines …

A Compilation of Weird Japanese Commercials, Part Four

Distractify has created a fourth compilation of very weird Japanese commercials. It features an anthropomorphic pug strutting around town while using …

Built To Thrash: A Homebrewed Hayabusa KP61

Meeting a fellow enthusiast for your chosen make, model or even style of modified car is rarely an unrewarding experience. Swapping war stories about …

Rock Music

Mother of God. I am Banana Man.

You know you're in trouble when you recognize yourself in a cartoon character. Worse? When that character's a half-dressed banana. Let me explain...<p>You've got to love <i>Adventure Time</i>. Cartoon Network's off-the-wall animated series is the kind of show that refills your faith in television thanks to …

I survived a 400-horsepower Toyota Corona wagon

Kevin Harris shoved a turbocharged 1JZ into his Corona wagon. It's fast, terrifying, and completely brilliant.<p>Kevin Harris looks over from the passenger seat of his 1979 Toyota Corona wagon and shouts.<p>"It'll rev to eight grand."<p>The words are half dare. It's not fear that keeps me from sending that …

A Custom-Blown Pint Glass Featuring a 3D Model of Oregon’s Tallest Peak | Colossal

<p>Mt. Hood is Oregon’s highest peak, clocking in at 11,250 feet. North Drinkware, a team of Oregon-based glass blowers decided to commemorate this …

Behind the Scenes of Elgin Park, a Retro City of Optical Illusions Photographed by Michael Paul Smith | Colossal

<p>Here at Colossal we’ve long been fans of photographer Michael Paul Smith whose broad life experiences lead him to the creation of Elgin Park, a …

Poetic Acrylic Paintings by Duy Huynh | Colossal

<p>Vietnamese artist Duy Huynh creates poetic acrylic paintings inspired by stories drawn from ancient folklore, comic books, film, and music. After …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Cooking

The Golden Age of the British Sports Car

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Cars<br>• Classic Cars<br>• Films<br>• Vintage<p><i>The Golden Age of the British Sports Car</i> is a BBC documentary about the post-WWII …

By the Rulebook: Period Correct Trans Am Build 1963 Ford Falcon Sprint

This 1963 Ford Falcon V8 Sprint has been built to period SCCA Trans-Am specs using a 1964 rule book for guidance, and the finished product both looks …

Classic Cars

Grilling Temperatures

Oxygen: your friend and enemy<p>Oxygen is what makes fire possible and what makes the coals burn. Abundant oxygen makes the coals burn hot and fast. …

Make Tajarin Alla Carbonara, Win Hearts

If you’ve gone on a date in New York City and wanted to give the impression of propriety, then you’ve likely been to L’Apicio, L’Artusi, dell’anima …

Beyond The Pasta app review: enjoy Italian recipes at home

Introduction<p>Italian recipes have been ranked as the most delicious meals in the world. To popularize and educate people on how to prepare these …

cooking.com by Hoffman Media

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Train Yourself to Be Coffee Snob with Help from Asprin, Lemon and MSG

Though it only has two ingredients, brewed coffee has even more known flavor compounds than wine. How do experienced coffee tasters figure out what's …

The 19 best drone photos of 2014

The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …