Paul Katz

@paulkatz | I like tech, travel, and food - but not always in that order. Official Flipboarder since 2011.

15 Sous Vide Recipes to Up Your Weeknight Dinner Game

When it comes to making weeknight dinners more exciting, there are times when no amount of Pinterest scrolling can get your creative juices flowing. When the slow cooker regained crazy popularity, everyone rejoiced at the fact that there were thousands of new recipes to play with (even slow cooker …

Lifestyle

The Ultimate Guide to Making Crispy, Amber-Hued Peking Duck at Home

Imagine the best Peking Duck you’ve ever had. That crispy, amber-toned skin. That juicy, melt-in-your-mouth breast meat. Those **deeply nuanced**, …

Henry Kissinger

Oral History: “It smelled like death”: An oral history of the Double Dare obstacle course

When <i>Double Dare</i> premiered in 1986, it became an instant kid-friendly sensation. Hosted by Marc Summers, the gak-soaked Nickelodeon game show aired in some form or another on the network until 1993. Although the show would return years later as <i>Double Dare 2000</i> with host Jason Harris, the Summers …

Vocabulary

Fad or Future: Escaping Reality in Virtual Reality Tech

Why neuroscientists and other experts agree that mixed reality is evolving, not disruptive.<p>I consider myself a "tech skeptic" - one who really needs to see that technology fits or facilitates an inborn desire to do something and has the potential to convert for brands or developers. Without both, …

Virtual Reality

Parents can meet unborn children for first time in 3D virtual reality

Seeing a baby in the womb for the first time on an ultrasound is a magical moment for most parents.<p>But a groundbreaking new scanning technology is allowing mothers and fathers to meet their unborn children in three dimensional virtual reality for the very first time.<p>The technique works by merging …

Virtual Reality

Sous Vide Glazed Carrots Recipe

Why It Works<p>You'll never eat a more carrot-y carrot.<p>at 183°F, carrots will soften but not turn mushy.<br>• Cooking carrots sous-vide cooks them in their own juices, packing them with intense carrot flavor.<br>• Tossing the carrots in the skillet for a couple minutes after cooking glazes them in their reduced …

Perfectly Cooked Sous Vide Beef Tenderloin

<b>Perfectly Cooked Sous Vide Beef Tenderloin</b><p>Some would argue that tenderloin is the king of steaks. I personally prefer fattier cuts like Rib-eye, but …

Outkast - Prototype (AceMyth Remix)

Entertainment

Are ordinary people able to self-organize?

Elinor C. Ostrom, the first female Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, believed that people are perfectly capable of taking control of decisions …

Nobel Prize

The Best Caesar Salad Recipe

This recipe appears in:<p>The Food Lab: The Best Caesar Salad<p><b>Note:</b> Anchovies and Worcestershire sauce amounts can be varied according to taste. This recipe will make more dressing than you need for four servings. Extra dressing can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.<p>Every recipe we publish …

8 Gravy Recipes That Bring Us Joy Recipe

Food Innovation Group: Bon Appétit and Epicurious<p>© 2016 Condé Nast. All rights reserved<p>Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (effective 1/2/2014) and Privacy Policy (effective 1/2/2014).<p>The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or …

Lifestyle

How VR Horror Games Mess With Your Head

I'm wandering through a dark house in <i>Resident Evil 7</i>, waiting for the jump scare. I know it's going to happen – the signs are there. In the kitchen, …

Virtual Reality

Oysters, Cloaked in Potatoes and Cream

In Britain, not all savory pies are alike. Some are wrapped in pastry while others are topped with “mash,” the affectionate nickname for mashed potatoes. There is cottage pie (mash-covered minced beef stew) and shepherd’s pie (the same thing, but with lamb). And there is fish pie, the inspiration …

Oysters

The Ultimate Ice Cream Glossary, A to Z - Eater

But <b>what is ice cream</b>, as its most basic? American-style ice cream is a base of cream, milk, sugar, and often eggs that is cooked, cooled, and then churned in a frozen container until it partially freezes while air is incorporated, yielding a frozen but creamy treat. The ratio of dairy fat to sugar …

Inspiration: 7 Tips for Taking Amazing Photos

France Duque and Jesse Rambis have a pretty picture-perfect life. After founding Los Angeles-based production company Gremly Media, the model-worthy …

Clinique

8 Science-Backed Ways to Flirt Better

Knowing how to flirt is both an art and a science. Here is what works and what doesn’t according to science:<p><b>1. Ask interesting questions, but don’t</b> …

Clinique

5 Secrets to Perfecting the Red Lip

Ooh, red lipstick. Seven times out of ten, it’s the “quoi” in the “je ne sais quoi.” Most people just don’t realize it. It is that good. And you, …

Clinique

3 Steps to Major Lashes

Lashes, lashes, lashes. Come hither, major lashes. And when we say “major,” we mean the kind of eyelashes that make you feel extra-confident, the …

Clinique

Tone Up! Face Fitness for Your 20s

Did you know there are 57 muscles in your face? Yessss. And while we know that regular workouts are key to a fit body, now facial workouts are a …

Fitness

3 Steps to Conceal Dark Undereye Circles

Feel like your undereye circles are relentless? Join the club. Neutralizing them can seem like a never-ending cycle. Like you’re going in a…<i>circle</i>? …

Clinique

4 Genius Travel Beauty Hacks

It’s amazing, the way beauty products can hijack your travel bag. The bottles, the jars, the smushing, leaking and shattering. But, since traveling …

Beauty

Game Changer: Road Test: A Lip Gloss That Pops

There’s a million reasons why there are at least three lip glosses rumbling around in the bottom of your purse on any given day. Lip gloss is simply …

Lipstick

3 Steps to Matte Lips Without the Dry-Out

Timeless, cool, chic: the matte lip. Seriously, don’t shy away from it. This look takes no more effort than other makeup. It’s foolproof, yet appears …

Beauty

3 Steps to Calm Redness

In the red? If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer from persistent skin redness, then we’ve got you. We’re like a skin care Trust Fall. …

Clinique

These Glazed Shallots Are Thanksgiving's Sleeper Hit

<i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. Every day this week, we’ll be bringing you a Thanksgiving side everyone will love. Today, senior associate</i> …

Cooking

Uber, But for Millennials Who Want Orchestras in Their Living Rooms

It was a Wednesday night in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, and 40 people—mostly millennials—sat cross-legged on a cramped living …

Millennials

Timpano Recipe: 5 Tips for a Fabulous Feast

Ever hosted a big group for a special occasion (other than the holidays) and wondered: Now what <i>should</i> I cook?<p>Recently, grandparents, aunts, and …

How Universal Orlando's New Haunted House Is Pushing VR Tech To Its Limits

In a nondescript soundstage building in the bowels of Universal Studios Florida, guests make their way, four at a time, through a space that has been designed to feel like an old and long-abandoned warehouse.<p>As far as Universal Studios in October goes, this is far from unique. In the weeks leading …

Virtual Reality

Why 'Roomscale' Is The Most Important Concept In VR

These days, the term “virtual reality” is tossed around with almost reckless abandon, as companies and brands rush to hitch their products to the topical tech trend. The term is now regularly use to describe an astonishingly wide variety of products, services, and experiences that have very little …

Virtual Reality

First Look at Valve's New VR Controller Prototype

Today at the Steam Dev Days conference on Seattle, Valve is showing off brand new prototypes of its Steam VR controllers.<p>While the original VR …

Virtual Reality