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Signature cocktail recipes from the world's best bars

What do the world's best bars serve their discerning guests? Read on for bitters, berries and botanicals<p>Five of the UK's successful venues, in the <b>2014 World's 50 Best Bar Awards,</b> share their signature cocktail recipes.<p><b>ARTESIAN'S DIGIDIVA (above)</b> <b><br>Artesian at The Langham Hotel</b>was named the world's …

Genius, Five-Ingredient Fried Chicken—Without the Frying

Judy Hesser doesn’t mince words. “I used to pan-fry chicken, but it’s a pain in the neck to clean up all that grease.”<p>Advertisement<p>She’s right! So …

Recipes

How to Make the Perfect First Impression, According to Science

You only get one chance for a first impression -- make sure science is on your side.<p>Positive first impressions can link you to all kinds of crazy-good friendships and securities, so the more of them you can make, the better your odds often are for achieving personal and business goals. On the …

10 of the finest cocktails for National Tequila Day

It's National Tequila Day, and what better way to mark the occasion than with ten of the best tequila-based cocktails, from the classic to the creative? Actually, it’s more like eight, because I’ve thrown in a couple of mezcal drinks to spice things up a bit. The differences between them are …

14 MVP Recipes for Your Super Bowl Bash

Some go to Super Bowl parties for the game, others for the commercials -- but <i>everyone</i> looks forward to the food. From Tailgate Sliders and "Crack" Nuts to White Chicken Chili and Guacamole, these crowd-pleasing recipes will make you the MVP of the party.<p><b>1. Ham & Cheese Tailgate Sliders</b><p>These …

Cooking

Time Profiler Basics

'It's the food that makes me happy': delicious new vegetarian recipes from Anna Jones

Anna Jones’s first cookbook was an OFM favourite. Here’s an exclusive extract from her follow-up, A Modern Way to Cook: brilliant meat-free recipes, from Buddha bowls to saffron apricots<p>The more I cook simply the more I realise food doesn’t need to be complicated or made from far-flung ingredients …

Vegetarian Food

Lockheed Martin thinks it can give the world unlimited clean energy in 20 years

Remember back in the '50s, when official-sounding newsreels promised that we'd have new-kew-lur-powered cars by the '70s and no one would ever be unhappy? Probably not, since we've gotten a skewed sense of history from watching too many episodes of <i>Futurama</i>. Still, several decades behind schedule, …

Pixate Launches Its App Prototyping Service For Designers

Pixate, an Accel-funded Y Combinator alum, is opening the doors to its visual prototyping service today after a long private and public beta phase. When the company graduated from Y Combinator last January, it still focused mostly on allowing mobile developers to style their native applications …

Gorgeous Traditional Temari, Embroiedered By a 92 Year Old Woman

Temari (meaning handball), is a Japanese folk art form of embroidering balls for handball games or just plain decoration. Back in the day (around 7th century AD), the spheres were made from old kimono remnants that were wadded up into a ball and then wrapped with strips of fabric. Over time, the …

King of click: the story of the greatest keyboard ever made

Next year, the Model M turns 30. But to many people, it’s still the only keyboard worth using. It was recently spotted on the desk of <i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus "Notch" Persson, attached to a gaming PC whose graphic cards alone cost thousands of dollars. "The Model M is basically the best keyboard …

9 hard lessons from a top iPad publisher who’s calling it quits

When <i>The Magazine</i> ceases publication this December, owner Glenn Fleishman will be closing shop on an ambitious two-year experiment in digital publishing.<p>It’s not a total surprise — subscriptions were already on a downward trend when Fleishman transitioned from editor to owner of <i>The Magazine</i> after …

Profit

Why Do We Kiss?

How Poverty Taxes the Brain

HIV inner shell structure revealed

<b>Researchers have for the first time unravelled the complex structure of the inner protein shell of HIV.</b><p>The US team, reporting in Nature, also worked out exactly how all the components of the shell or 'capsid' fit together at the atomic level.<p>Until now the exact structure had proved elusive because …

Medicine

India's ancient university returns to life

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/education/981000/981899_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534399135_b54b318cc74895fb4a07132468fbbcfa<p><b>It was an eminent centre of learning long before Oxford, Cambridge and Europe's oldest university Bologna were founded.</b><p>Nalanda University in …

India

First chip-and-PIN cardreader available off the shelf in Apple retail stores

Small businesses wanting to accept credit and debit cards have plenty of choices in the USA, where swipe readers like Square are readily available, but far fewer in Europe, where a more secure smartcard technology called chip-and-PIN is used in place of magnetic stripes and signatures.<p>European …

'Green' gold extraction method replaces cyanide with starch

Extracting gold from ore is a poisonous business. The most common method is cyanide leaching, where cyanide salts in solution are used to suck the …

How To: Enable a Passcode to Protect Your Device's Contents

Think about all the important information and communication methods that you have available on your phone. Now think that it's probably all …

Microsoft: That Windows 8 “New Coke” Analogy Is Silly

Will the launch of Microsoft’s forthcoming update to Windows 8 next month be the company’s “New Coke” moment? Is its rumored plan to revive the …