Plus, the high-desert outpost is available to rent. Surrounded by boulders and twisted yuccas, two cabins in the Mojave Desert stand like Monopoly houses, their steel siding weathered to a tawny finish.
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More secrets of the recording of the White Album by the Beatles are emerging as it again climbs charts around the world. Producer Chris Thomas and engineer Ken Scott have been speaking about the double
A new book catalogues the map-maker's lesser-known works. Charles Minard was not a designer by trade, or at least not the kind of artsy mind we usually associate with creative genius. He was a civil engineer.
Painter Duncan Hannah relives New York's most debauched decade and shares exclusive behind-the-scenes photos with VICE. When Duncan Hannah arrived in New York in 1971, he could have walked out of the of
We've partnered with Bosch, makers of high quality home appliances like the Benchmark side-opening wall oven, to share recipes, tips, and videos that highlight the little details that make a dish truly
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The great cosmic abyss contains more that humanity can ever hope to see, including a slew of record-breaking objects. In our Solar System, Eris is the most distant known dwarf planet: over 90 AU away.
The fastest human to ride a bicycle over open ground is named Denise Mueller-Korenek, who rode a custom bike at an average of 183.932 miles per hour – shattering a world record that had stood since 1995.
The fifth risk is something impossible to prepare for. What matters is having a well-organised government to respond ‘The woman who ran Obama’s energy-policy analysis was told the office was now occupied
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Network problems are issues that everyone has from time to time. It can get annoying when it happens but it is a part of our connected world. Fortunately, there are tools available that make it easier