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New High-Speed Camera From NASA Captures Incredible Dynamic Range of Rocket Test

Trying to capture a rocket test using a high-speed camera requires some specialty equipment. Trying to capture that footage with enough dynamic range …

Videography

Hand Art Body Painter Transforms Limbs Into Surreal Masterpieces

Jason Lazarus July 23, 2016 437<p>Every time we come across the work of a body-painting virtuoso such as Lisha, we end up asking ourselves the exact …

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10 Foods You Should Eat More Of If Your Memory Sucks

Step up your memory game.<p>Granted, most of these aren't exactly quick fixes. But over time, they can boost your brain health and reduce your risk of memory loss.

Nutrition

You're eating a lot of fake, rotten olive oil — here's how to find the real stuff

Olive oil is perhaps one of the most delightful food staples on the planet.<p>But unfortunately, it's also one of the most commonly counterfeited foods.<p>As Larry Olmsted, author of the new book "Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do about It," explained to Tech …

Anthony Bourdain Reveals a Dirty Little Secret About Restaurant Bread Baskets

This is bad news for carb lovers.<p>Leave it to Anthony Bourdain to spill the restaurant industry's biggest truth bombs. After all, the famous TV personality and best-selling author isn't known for beating around the bush (remember when he shocked us all by saying you don't <i>actually</i> need a knife set?). …

China spent millions on a shady project to control the weather ahead of the Beijing Olympics — and dozens of other countries are doing it too

Their mission? Make it rain.<p>The project is part of a larger campaign of so-called weather modification techniques that the country has been using since at least 2008, when they claim to have cleared the skies for the Beijing Olympics by forcing the rain to come early.<p>China is far from the only …

15 Foods That Attract or Repel Bugs

And you've learned—through trial and error—you're better off just ignoring them. Luckily, we've got a solution to keep them away that has nothing to …

The best thing to eat in 50 countries around the world

Quora users set out to answer that question in a thread on the question-and-answer-based website, singling out the most iconic thing to eat in their homelands. We added in some of our own selections.<p>From wiener schnitzel in Austria to feijoada in Brazil to katsudon in Japan, don't miss these 50 …

NASA gets a better picture of Pluto's surface

Back in December, NASA shared its best Pluto close-ups gathered by New Horizons. It was a detailed, but incomplete set -- now, the plucky probe has transferred more data back to Earth, allowing researchers to stitch together the rest of the picture. The new "mosaic strip" covers a larger part of …

One Jaw-Dropping Hubble Image Reveals Thousands of Galaxies Deep in the Universe

There's nothing quite like a snapshot of the expanse of the universe to make you feel incredibly tiny.<p>This photo from the Hubble Space Telescope …

Recipe: Flank steak is a great grilling option for beginners and experts alike

Cottage Country Grilled Flank Steak<p>1 1.5-lb (750 g) flank steak<p>Marinade<p>1 tbsp Dijon mustard<p>1 tbsp chopped garlic<p>3 tbsp balsamic vinegar<p>1 tbsp fresh herbs of choice (I like tarragon)<p>3 tbsp olive oil<p>Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Spicy Mustard Butter<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>1 tbsp grainy mustard<p>1 tsp …

Lolo Lid Stealth Beer Can Concealer Hides Drinks In Ordinary Coffee Cups

Jason Lazarus May 31, 2016 581<p>If you enjoy drinking cold, refreshing drinks like beer, then you are not alone, countless people do too. However, if …

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Take a Quick Trip to Deep Space With This Gorgeous Animated Short

Three minutes of video that took a year to render.<p>This three-minute sci-fi flick by Tim Cahn silently plops us into a near future where humans really know how to commute. There's an establishing shot of the sun, then a quick rocket dash to Mars, where we've plainly established some crescent-shaped …

The Limits Of How Far Humanity Can Go In The Universe

If you peer out into the depths of space — at the vast expanse of stars, galaxies, and even the leftover glow from the Big Bang itself — you might think that if humanity can understand the laws of nature and create a good enough technology, there are no limits to what we can explore. If we were to …

Universe

How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

Learn How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device you can easily make your device bloatware free by just simply removing

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Unnecessary Censorship Brings Out The Dark Side

Jason Lazarus May 12, 2016 613<p>For every Hollywood blockbuster, there’s a “What if…?” to ponder. What if Dave Chappelle hadn’t passed up playing Bubba …

NASA Has Detected Strange Signals Coming From The Gravitational Wave Source

This could change everything.<p>Less than half a second after the first direct evidence of gravitational waves was recorded on 14 September 2015, a very …

Black Holes

17 Agua Fresca Recipes for Your Next BBQ

No barbecue is complete without a cooler full of icy bevs nearby. But instead of filling said cooler with sodas and wine spritzers, why not switch it up and include some light, refreshing aguas frescas in the mix? These healthy fruit waters add serious flavor that all ages can enjoy, and will …

Egg Sandwiches

From open-face egg and griddled ham breakfast sandwiches to BLT fried egg-and-cheese sandwiches, here are Food & Wine's best egg sandwich recipes.

The Glitter Cut Crease Is the New Makeup Trend Taking Over Instagram

We don't have to tell you that the glitter-makeup trend is blowing up right now. Makeup and lash expert Huda Kattan&mdash predicted glitter to be one of the biggest beauty trends of 2016, and so far, it appears she was right. We've been seeing it all over the fashion week runways, and it's also …

Blown-up picture of Shanghai panorama reveals naked man in hotel window

To the uninitiated, this panoramic snap of Shanghai’s waterfront is just an amazing shot of the sprawling city landscape — but on closer inspection, a shocking surprise lies in wait.<p>The mesmerizing 24.9-billion-pixel panoramic photograph has gone viral on the Internet as users zoomed in close …

J.K. Rowling confirms 2 unnamed ‘Harry Potter’ movies are in the works

Now we know another exciting detail — <b>"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" will be the first in a trilogy about magizoologist Newt Scamander.</b><p>In a casual tweet to fans Monday, Rowling wrote that while the London play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will not be a movie, "Fantastic Beasts will …

Fantastic Beasts

The Food Lab: Here's Why McDonald's Burgers Don't Rot

Like Rolling Stones farewell tours or the McRib, every few years they seem to come back. I'm talking about those ready-made-for-reposting, viral-friendly photographs of McDonald's food that doesn't seem to ever rot. It started back in 2008, when Karen Hanrahan shared a photograph of a McDonald's …

5 (New!) Ways to Top Avocado Toast

From salsa verde to toasted nuts, here are 5 creative ways to mix up your avocado toast<p>Avocado toast is soo last year. Actually, now that we mention it, we’ve been singing the praises of avocado toast for at least two years now.<p>Despite all the new ways we’re topping our toast this year, we’re still …

Breakfast

How to Make Your Own Cheese Puffs

Fluffy, golden cheese puffs make the perfect afternoon snack or pre-dinner bite—plus they're super-easy to make.<p>From star chef Daniel Boulud's …

Italian Police Seize 85K Metric Tons of Counterfeit Olives

Nineteen people have been arrested for attempting to sell green olives treated with copper sulphate to brighten their color, the <i>Guardian</i> reports. Italian police seized 85,000 metric tons of the tainted olives, as well as thousands of metric tons of foreign olive oil being passed off as "Made in …