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Baking 101: The Difference Between Baking Flours

Last week I announced the first is a new baking series called <b>Baking Bootcamp</b>. I asked you to bake along with me, and we started with Triple Berry …

6 of the Best-Ever Strawberry Desserts

If the only thing standing between you and luscious strawberry desserts is the prep work, then worry no more. This week’s Mad Genius Tips video …

One final shot from our Summer Grilling video shoot: Mexcan grilled corn (AKA elote). Check them out mid-late June on BonAppetit.com! #baTV

8 Tropical Island Rum Cocktails

Here, eight transporting rum cocktails.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap beer to a house bartender’s expert</i> …

Dream on: the most opulent homes in the world

If money were no object and you could snap up a dream pad what and where would you choose? Here are 10 luxury buys<p>Most Read

Behind The Coconut-Oil Craze

With benefits that can include weight loss, white teeth, glowing skin, and shiny hair, coconut oil is the health and beauty cure-all du jour.<p>Move over, coconut water, your big sister has come to town. Coconut oil—specifically, virgin coconut oil extracted from the meat of the fruit—is suddenly on …

Samsung Moves To Upstage Apple With New Biometric Data Platform

Samsung is building a “data bank” of people’s biometric information that app developers and researchers can plug into to create clever, health-related services — ideally for Samsung devices.<p>Following the release of its Gear Fit wearable fitness tracker, its new SAMI platform, overseen by a former …

The 10 Most Amazing Optical Illusions Of 2014

Each year, scientists, researchers, and illusion enthusiasts convene in Naples, Florida, to elect the 10 best new optical illusions of the year at the Best Illusion of the Year contest. (Apparently, there is a substantial “visual illusion research community.”)<p>The broader theme is how sensory …

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Trying to Censor the Biggest Story in the World

In May of 1945, Germany surrendered to the Allies and ended the war in Europe. Big news, huh? It was news that the U.S. military wanted to censor, …

Tower of London

'X-Men's' Peter Dinklage: Five memorable movie roles

The most dangerous man in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" isn't a telepath, a shapeshifter or a guy with foot-long claws sticking out of his hands — he's Bolivar Trask, the non-superpowered scientist and Sentinel creator played by Peter Dinklage.<p>"Days of Future Past" marks Dinklage's first …

11 Fake Movies Never Coming to a Theater Near You

Some things are just too good to be true.<p>That's how fans felt after watching the trailer for Jay Z and Beyoncé's <i>Run</i>. The duo released a star-studded …

Interesting Engineering

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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River Phoenix's final film to get U.S. release after 21-year limbo

After 21 years, "Dark Blood" will finally see the light of day.<p>River Phoenix's final film, which suspended production in 1993 when the actor died of an overdose but was improbably salvaged by its director years later, has been acquired for U.S. distribution by Lionsgate, the sales company …