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Man gets bionic hand with sense of touch nine years after accident

A man who lost his left hand in a fireworks accident has described how he could feel things that he had not been able to feel for more than nine years after testing a bionic replacement with a sense of touch.<p>Dennis Sorensen, from Denmark, felt the shape and texture of objects during a month's trial …

Lawsuit Alleges NASA Is Failing To Investigate Alien Life

Read the suit in all its glory here.<p>You may recall, NASA recently announced that a strange rock had somehow "appeared" in front of its Mars Opportunity rover. The explanations for the mystery rock were straight-forward: maybe some kind of nearby impact sent a rock toward the rover, or, more likely, …

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Pandemic Survival: It's Why You're Alive | Book Review

Did you know that one in four people alive today have a positive skin test for tuberculosis? Or that you can die from cholera in just two hours? And did you know that the original name for penicillin was "mould juice"? These are just a few of the interesting titbits that you will learn in Ann …

Visit A Stunning Salt Mine In Google Street View

The Polish Wieliczka Salt Mine comes to Google Street View<p>The Wieliczka Salt Mine, with its pure-salt chandeliers, began operations in the 13th century, drew tourists as early as the 15th century, and became a United Nations World Heritage site in 1978. This year, it got yet another tourist …

Easy Lime Buttermilk Scones Recipe

These easy peasy buttery scones are a cinch to mix with a pastry cutter and in the oven in 15 minutes.<p><b>Notes:</b>A heavy duty handheld pastry cutter (or dough blender) with blades makes easy work of cutting the butter into the flour. I like OXO brand dough blender, available in kitchen stores and online.<p>…

How to Break Down a Whole Fish

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, we'll be going beyond the basics to help you tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Camille Becerra teaches us to</i> …

Blueberry Pizza with Whipped Ricotta + Caramelized Shallots

Blueberry Pizza with Whipped Ricotta + Caramelized Shallots.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 26, 2013 88<p>Don’t freak out.<p>This isn’t weird. I swear.<p>But this pizza? …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …

Season This With That: A Quick Guide to Common Spices for Common Dishes

A Reference Guide to Common Spices for Common Dishes<p><b>Chicken</b><p>Dried herbs and spices: thyme, rosemary, coriander, marjoram, sage, garam masala (spice …

How to Clean, Store, and Chop Fresh Herbs

...is one you've gotta be gentle with. Here's how to clean, store, and chop those lovely leaves<p><i>We're all about the fresh herbs, but if you want to get the most out of them, you need to know how to treat them.</i><p>RELATED<p>How to Eat Whole Herbs, Including Flowers, Roots, and Stems<p>8 Ways to Make Fresh …

Five Ways to Cook With Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are gaining a reputation as a superfood, joining the ranks of açaí, pomegranate, goji berry and the most recent favorite, quinoa (the …

Why Turmeric Might Just Be The Healthiest Spice Of All Time

<i>Dr. Frank Lipman is an integrative and functional medicine physician, founder of Eleven Eleven Wellness in NYC, and the creator of Be Well By Dr.</i> …

Za'atar: A Spice Mix With Biblical Roots And Brain Food Reputation

<i>NPR</i> Morning Edition <i>Host Steve Inskeep recently traveled to Damascus for a series of reports on the ongoing war in Syria. He sent this postcard from the road.</i><p>Dear Salt:<p>On my first day in Damascus, I went walking in the ancient bazaar — narrow stone-paved streets surrounding a great stone mosque. The …

Deborah Madison's New Ways to Pair Herbs | Williams-Sonoma Taste

<b>Deborah Madison</b>‘s new book <b>Vegetable Literacy</b> explores the complex (and often, surprising) relationships between vegetables, edible flowers, herbs and other wild plants. For inspiration, we asked the chef and author for her best combinations of summer herbs and vegetables. Get inspired, and try them …

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What's Up With Cauliflower Pizza Crust?

Last week I asked how people define "pizza" — does it have to have sauce? Cheese? What about the crust? For me, the crust is the most essential …

Tour Some of the World’s Most Famous Zoos, Now on Google Street View

Google has made sure that the couch potato in all of us has ample opportunity to see the world by adding everything from the world’s tallest peaks to …

The Surprising Thing You Have To Grill Before Summer Ends

OYSTERS. In butter.<p>As your summer grilling correspondent, I am sworn to tell you nothing but the grilling truth. So here it is: You already have all the information you need to grill shellfish, because it is ridiculously easy. Take shellfish, put on grill, remove from grill, eat. That's it.<p>But no …

Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

The Coffee Collective Begins Food Pairings – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

The Danish stalwarts at Coffee Collective recently made an exciting announcement on their blog. After years of only serving limited pastry offerings …

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