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The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

How did a chain-smoking geek from Hanoi design the viral hit Flappy Bird - and why did he walk away?<p>Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who …

Video: What if you stopped sleeping?

Why we need enough sleep .. but not too much.<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the …

FYI: What Would Happen If You Got Zapped By The Large Hadron Collider?

It would burn a hole through you—and then some.<p>The scientists at the LHC would like to make two things very clear. First, it's just a horrible idea to put any part of your body in front of the collider's two proton beams. Each beam comprises 320 trillion particles, so the total energy delivered is …

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Link between stars’ ages and their orbits

Astronomers have determined the orbital motion of two distinct populations of stars in an ancient globular star cluster, offering proof they formed …

Google is about to create a multi-billion dollar market for cyborg accessories

There are fewer than 10,000 Google Glass headsets in the wild—2,000 in the hands of developers and another 8,000 trickling out to early adopters—but already, creative entrepreneurs are thinking ahead to what will be a brand new, multi-billion dollar industry: accessories for Glass and other …

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Meet Yuka, the 39,000-year-old mummified woolly mammoth scientists want to clone

Japan took a break from its obsession with the future this week as a new exhibition sent visitors 39,000 years back into the past. That's the estimated age of Yuka, a mummified woolly mammoth that has just been placed on public display for the first time ever. The show runs until September.<p>Yuka was …

What Does Space Smell Like?

Man, that comet really reeks<p>The final frontier smells a lot like a Nascar race—a bouquet of hot metal, diesel fumes and barbecue. The source? Dying stars, mostly.<p>The by-products of all this rampant combustion are smelly compounds called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. These molecules "seem to be …

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Apple’s Patent Reveals In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Technology

Apple’s interest in fingerprint sensors isn’t new, but its acquisition of AuthenTec last year fueled speculation that the next generation iPhone will …

Millet Tabouli

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Gena inspires us to get creative with tabouli.</i><p>A few years ago, …

Recipe Of The Day: Caramel Ice Cream

We've long had a thing for caramel, especially when ice cream is involved. It's pretty awesome served on top of sundaes, and even better when mixed right in. But these days, regular caramel just won't do. We want our caramel salted. And we still want it on (or in) our ice cream. Salted caramel ice …

Heart-Healthy Avocado Salad

With heart-healthy avocado, this fresh salad recipe is the perfect blend of light vegetables and heart-healthy fats.<p><b>Avocado Feta Salad</b><p>½ pint cherry tomatoes, halved<br>• 1 cucumber, diced<br>• ½ red onion, thinly sliced<br>• ¼ cup kalamata olives<br>• 1 avocado, diced<br>• 1 lemon, juiced<br>• 2 ounces crumbled feta<br>• 3 tablespoons …

Food

Levain Chocolate Chip Cookies

Home > Recipes by Category > Cookies > Levain Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>August 15, 2017 // 167 <i>Comments »</i><p><i>This copycat recipe for Levain Chocolate Chip</i> …

Cilantro Salad

I went to a lunch in Oakland a few weeks back. It was one of those special lunches that passes all too quickly - a warm April afternoon, a stretch of …

Sauced: Basil and Parmesan Mayonnaise

Unless I'm outdoors grilling, I try to avoid the use of excess heat while cooking during the oppressively hot days of summer. This leads to more sandwiches and salads than usual in my diet, and I'm always looking for ways to make those more delicious and inspiring.<p>That's where this <b>basil and</b> …

Personalized Recipe Recommendations and Search

The smart cooking sidekick that learns what you like and customizes the experience to your personal tastes, nutritional needs, skill level, and more.

Your Purported ‘iPhone 5S’ Assembly Line Picture of the Day

Apple is ramping up production of the iPhone 5S, and the rumour mill has been spilling a tremendous amount of juicy information lately. Just consider …

Why freshwater organisms survived the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs

An asteroid impact caused the extinction of most dinosaurs and half of ocean-dwelling species. Meanwhile, life in inland freshwater ecosystems …

Paleontology

If The Sun Went Out, How Long Could Life On Earth Survive?

Don't worry, you'll have time to post your goodbye selfies to Facebook.<p>If you put a steamy cup of coffee in the refrigerator, it wouldn't immediately turn cold. Likewise, if the sun simply "turned off" (which is actually physically impossible), the Earth would stay warm—at least compared with the …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Grandpa's Greek Salad

My Grandpa William immigrated to the U.S. from Romania when he was about 18 years old. He died when I was less than 10 years old, so my memories of him are mostly tied to childish delights, like his card tricks or how he cut the skin of an orange in one long, swirly piece. Grandpa was a great cook. …

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Your new lunch favorite: Soba, sesame, and carrot salad - http://bit.ly/13OGU5c