Tyler Elson

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How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

“Angry Birds” Comes To The Kennedy Space Center

There are many reasons to visit the Kennedy Space Center. But if seeing rocket ships up close and learning from real astronauts what it’s like to be in space seems old hat, there’s now an exciting new exhibit that’s sure to engage and impress: <i>Angry Birds.</i><p>The 4,485-square-foot, seven-exhibit …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

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How to use Pinterest for small business

Keeping up with the latest developments in marketing for your small business means staying up-to-date on the world of social media. Aside from the challenge of simply staying informed about new platforms and changes to existing platforms, figuring out how to maneuver within the sometimes …

WiSee prototype detects gestures from the next room using only Wi-Fi

Researchers at the University of Washington have successfully created a prototype of a system that uses Wi-Fi — and only Wi-Fi — to detect gestures. Called "WiSee," the system cleverly measures the Doppler shifts created by human movement on regular Wi-Fi signals. That means that the system doesn't …

Google+ isn't a social network; it's The Matrix

Pretty much everyone (myself included) has been reading Google+ wrongly. Because it bears many superficial resemblances to social networks such as …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

Old roads/hiking trails in Lake Tahoe

Although Lake Tahoe was first seen by Lt. John C. Fremont in 1844, that span of nearly 170 years has seen the construction and abandonment of …

Why Facebook Cofounder Chris Hughes And Google Are Giving Cash Directly To The Poorest

Here’s a radical idea: Instead of providing services or training to the world’s poorest, how about giving them cash instead?<p>GiveDirectly, a U.S.-based nonprofit operating in Kenya, is doing just that, and it’s won the support of the likes of Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes and Google. Last Thursday …

New Wireless Electronics Could Heal Wounds and Then Dissolve

Nestled inside a wound, a remote-controlled device perks up and begins releasing bacteria-killing heat, a form of thermal therapy that can fell even …

DARPA's new mind-controlled prosthetics let patients feel again

Over the past decade, DARPA’s work on brain-controlled prosthetic limbs has led to some impressive breakthroughs, but with the development of novel neuromuscular interfaces, it’s making real headway toward mainstream bionic limbs in the near term. Today, the agency released some new information …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

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 …

JCPenney Forced To Deny Tea Kettle Looks Like Hitler

JCPenney has officially denied that a tea kettle being advertised on a billboard on the 405 Interstate near Culver City, Calif., is intended to represent Adolf Hitler, the Nazi dictator during World War II.<p>The notion that the kettle looked a bit like the architect of the Holocaust caught on after …

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

30 May 2018<p>Spiders often fall into empty bathtubs, presumably in search of water. What are their chances of survival if they get washed down the …

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Google said to deploy Wi-Fi blimps in Africa and Asia

How can the Internet be brought to areas that have no infrastructure for high-speed wireless? Beam the Wi-Fi networks down from flying objects, of course.<p>Google is reportedly working on creating wireless networks for more remote parts of the world, such as countries in sub-Saharan Africa and …

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Pizza printouts? NASA funds project to make space meals with 3-D printer

NASA won't be printing out pizzas on Mars anytime soon, but the space agency is paying out $125,000 to study the use of 3-D printing technology for food preparation in space.<p>"We will be building the components for a prototype" over the grant's six-month period, David Irwin, principal investigator …

Scientists Have Solved The Mystery Of The White Tiger's Coat

The strikingly beautiful, milky coats of white tigers are caused by a single change in a known pigment gene, a new study finds.<p>Since their discovery in the Indian jungle centuries ago, white tigers, a variant of Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), have had a certain mystique. Captive white …

'Geography of Hate' maps racism and homophobia on Twitter

Twitter, even more than many other social media tools, can feel disconnected from the real world. But a group of students and professors at research site Floating Sheep have built a comprehensive map of some of Twitter's most distasteful content: the racist, homophobic, or ableist slurs that can …

German railways deploys surveillance drones

A fleet of miniature helicopter drones mounted with thermal imaging cameras will be deployed to combat graffiti-spraying gangs on the German railway network.<p>The drones, which fly at an altitude of 150 yards, will be used at graffiti 'hotspots' such as the big <b>German</b> cities of Berlin, Leipzig, …

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Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …