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Neill Blomkamp's newest experimental film is up on Steam and it's creepy as hell

Three alien invasion films from Oats Studio and <i>District 9</i> director are now on Steam and YouTube — and they’re looking incredibly creepy.<p>Of the three films, the latest, “Zygote,” is by far the most unsettling, featuring a titular creature that will make your skin crawl, and some pretty amazing …

Springtime for Hummus

In a recent edition of Facebook Live, chef Mike Solomonov showed me how easy it is to make cloud-like, luscious hummus at home. The most surprising …

What's the Difference Between Champagne, Prosecco & Cava?

When given the choice, I almost always would like a glass of sparkling wine to drink. (Well... unless I want a Manhattan.)<p>But while I am an enthusiastic appreciator and I extend my love to virtually any wine with bubbles, <b>sparkling wine is by no means a single thing</b>. It’s an umbrella category, and …

Gong Bao Chicken with Peanuts

宮保雞丁<b><br>Gong Bao chicken with peanuts</b><i><br>Gong bao ji ding</i><p>As far as I’m concerned, this is one of the ultimate chicken dishes: quick and easy to make, and …

Food & Dining

Thai Chicken Recipe

"This recipe was created when we felt like having spicy, Oriental tasting food. It's delicious, and uses bold ingredients such as peanut butter, …

The $10 Tool That Can Keep Your Kitchen Cleaner (and Safer!)

I was searing salmon with a friend the other night when I reached into the cupboard, pulled out my beat-up mesh splatter guard, and placed it over …

Searing

Lamb Meatballs with Lemon-Cumin Yogurt Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Pick Lamb<p>Lamb is readily available in most supermarkets. The freshest lamb will have soft pink and red flesh with marbling throughout. …

New Year's Eve

Become a Better Man

60 Minutes will go inside Jony Ive’s ‘secret design studio’ this Sunday

<i>60 Minutes</i> viewers will get an early Christmas present this Sunday, as presenter Charlie Rose gets a rare peak inside Jony Ive’s design studio, while also receiving a tour of “Apple’s store of the future” from retail guru Angela Ahrendts.<p>The segment, which will air Sunday at 7:30 PM ET on CBS, is …

Jony Ive

Indonesia’s unlikely pork feast

Bali’s classic pork dish, babi guling, is an odd find in a country that has the largest Muslim majority population in the world.<p>Why is it that the older I get, the more frequently I become exposed to traditional folk dancing (something I loathe), when travelling abroad? I was in Bali; specifically …

Indonesia

The dish worth a 15-hour flight

Born out of frugality, Hainanese chicken rice – one of Singapore’s national dishes – may seem simple. But it’s the kind of dish you’d cross continents to eat.<p>Hainanese chicken rice is the chickeniest chicken dish one can find in the chicken-eating world. Don’t believe me? Picture this: sitting in …

Chilli

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

Hiking

Infographic: Easy airport hacks to make flying suck less

NO ONE LIKES AIRPORTS. No one likes crappy, expensive food and seats that are specifically designed to keep you from laying down and getting a …

MIT Invents A Flowing River Of 3-D Pixels That Lets Objects Assemble Themselves

The Tangible Media Group’s latest innovation could revolutionize the assembly line. Here’s how.<p>When MIT’s Tangible Media Group first unveiled its shapeshifting display, the inFORM, one thing the team pointed out was that it had a lot of possibilities for the manufacturing and industrial sectors. …

Self-driving ‘crash’ trucks to hit Florida highways this year

Autonomous vehicles capable of driving using GPS waypoints or following human-driven vehicles will be part of roadworkers’ fleet<p>The first autonomous vehicles to hit US highways will not be Google or Apple cars, but self-driving trucks – and they will be riding roads in Florida by the end of the …

Florida

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

11 Swordfish Recipes to Savor All Week Long

<i>Header image: Grilled Swordfish with Cucumber Melon Salsa from CHOW</i>Swordfish is the chicken of the fish world: Meaty, easy to cook, and a perfect …

Cooking

Mint

40 incredible street foods you should try around the world

Across the globe, some of the best, most authentic local dishes are cooked right on the street.<p>From fries smothered in gravy and cheese curds in Canada to fruits covered in a sweet candy shell in China, here are 40 street foods you won't regret sinking your teeth into.

Deep Frying

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette

Servings: 6 (as a side dish)<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes, plus at least one hour to chill<p>Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>2 ears fresh corn<br>• 1 cup chopped red onion<br>• 1 …

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

Drawing

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Consciousness

33 Life Lessons in 33 Years

Sometimes it's important to stop, take a moment, and reflect on the lessons life has taught you over the years. I'd like to share some of the things I've learned about dreams, fear, work, marriage, children, health, travel, and giving.<p>Here are my 33 life lessons in 33 years:<p><b>On Dreams</b><p><b>1. Someday is</b> …

Happiness

Norwegian Recipes: Easy to Make Sweet Rice Porridge!

Norwegian Rice Porridge or Risegrynsgrot as it's called in Norwegian has been one of my favorite comfort foods for such a long time! It's warm, sweet and delicious!<p>We used to make it for lunch on Saturdays as a special treat, both at home and at my grandma's house. Sometimes she would lure in a …

Abruzzi Fish Stew

When I first met my former father-in-law, whose parents were from Abruzzi, Italy, all he could talk about was the fish stew. So when we went to Abruzzi to visit my former husband's relatives while on our honeymoon, of course we had to have the fish stew.<p>It was incredible.<p>Unfortunately, what I now …

Italian Food

There's a weird problem with the new Raspberry Pi computer

The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced on February 2 the new Raspberry Pi 2, a more powerful version of the computer that first debuted in 2012.<p>Early customers of the Raspberry Pi 2 have been testing it out - and they've found a pretty strange problem with it.<p>It turns out that if you try and take a …

Raspberry Pi

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

Sleep

365: One Animated Film, Shot One Second a Day, Over One Year

Back in September, we highlighted an animation that humorously imagined David Bowie and Brian Eno's collaboration on the song, “Warszawa,” which …

21 Christmas Songs To Listen To This Instant

<i>Last year, we gave you a list of great Christmas songs. This year, we're re-gifting the concept. Enjoy 21 more songs that will surely brighten your holiday season.</i><p><b>Bing Crosby, "It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas"</b><p><b>Johnny Mathis, "Winter Wonderland"</b><p><b>Kelly Clarkson, "White Christmas"</b><p><b>Eartha</b> …

Watch This Woman Try On 100 Years' Worth of Hair and Makeup Trends in Just One Minute

The evolution of beauty looks is amazing.<p>Time flies in this video of a woman being made over to showcase the most iconic beauty looks of each decade from the past hundred years. Which year did it best?<p><b>Follow Brooke on Twitter.</b>