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We’ve heard of talking to plants to help them grow, but not turning them into tiny humans. Using a plastic mold, Chinese farms have started to grow pears that resemble babies and are distributing them in supermarkets. Read the rest of the original article here! * Text and image from: http://mashable.com

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Get the original recipe here! * Text and image from: http://www.mybakingaddiction.com Ingredients: 2 cups granulated sugar 2 lemons, zested 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 2 large eggs 15 ounces ricotta cheese, whole milk (1 container) 3 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh For the Glaze: 1 […]

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Real-time face tracking and projection mapping. Check it out here: http://vimeo.com/103425574 OMOTE / REAL-TIME FACE TRACKING & PROJECTION MAPPING. from something wonderful on Vimeo.

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Sand-made packaging re-establishes the ritual of discovering a gift and the concept of sustainable packaging. As an answer to the increase of waste in modern society, we have developed a material using one of earth’s most abundant natural resources, sand, to create packaging for precious gifts. Read the rest of the article here! * Text and […]

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London-based creative duo Bompas & Parr have conceived the world’s first glow in the dark Cornetto to celebrate the UK premiere of The End of the World. Audiences at the Vue Cinema, in London’s Leicester Square were surprised when they opened what they expected to be a Mint Cornetto, only to find a delicious alien-like […]

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Biofuel was to be the saviour for our petrol-powered needs and while development is ongoing, it has yet to take over the world, with LPG and electric vehicles proving more popular alternatives. That hasn’t stopped US food company Hormel, best known as the makers of spam, from converting a diesel motorcycle into one that can […]

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Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from: http://www.feastingathome.com Ingredients: ¼ cup water 2 extra large eggs 2 tablespoons real maple syrup- plus more for drizzling 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp orange zest (optional) 1 ½ cups almond flour 1 Cup fresh Huckleberries […]

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Beyond developing current missions, NASA’s job is to invest in technologies that might seem like sci-fi — but could hold the keys to the next generation of space missions. After all, a century ago, the idea of a lunar landing probably seemed almost like pure sensational fiction. And this week, NASA picked the five seemingly […]

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Evolutionary biologists argue that we humans climbed to the pinnacle of our mammalian tree as a result of a penchant for sun and sex. And that our human prowess was guided, if not driven by our adaptation to life on this sun-drenched planet (a remarkably high proportion of our genome is associated with UV receptors). […]

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Get the rest of the recipe here! * Text and image from http://www.theironyou.com Ingredients ¾ lbs / 340 gr organic ground turkey 1 small red onion, finely chopped ⅓ cup / 2 oz / 60 gr cubed sharp cheddar cheese (or Dubliner) 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ½ cup shredded and peeled Granny Smith apple (about ¾ […]

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Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from http://gi365.info  Ingredients 4 ounces rice noodles, (I used Thai Kitchen stir-fry noodles shaped like fettucine) 6 ounces baby bok choy, sliced ¼” and washed 2 Tablespoons cilantro, roughly chopped Dressing: 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 […]

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Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from http://www.chinasichuanfood.com Ingredients Around 500g pork belly Salt as needed around 1/2 tablespoon 2 teaspoons cooking wine Vegetable oil for brushing 1 teaspoon light soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon baking powder (optional) 1 scallion 3 ginger slices Mixed seasonings 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar […]

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Inspiration can strike at any time, and presumably the creator of this unique BBQ happened to be watching Contact while trying to come up with a new design. How else can you explain its concentric ring design that looks like some kind of worm hole generator or time machine? Unfortunately, Cesarre’s Kara’s raison d’être is […]

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“Keep Calm and Carry On” is now one of the most recognizable slogans in British history. Its resilient message has become extraordinarily commonplace, with the phrase used to sell everything from mugs to flight bags and baby clothes. An engraving shop on my daily commute even invokes its customers to “Keep Calm and Order Signage”. […]

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Google is adding 13 additional languages to Gmail, bringing its total language count to 71, the company announced on Monday. Gmail — which now covers languages spoken by 94% of the world’s Internet population — can now be formatted to Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani (Azeri), Chinese (Hong Kong), French (Canada), Galician, Georgian, Khmer, Lao, Mongolian, Nepali, […]

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Keeping your workspace in order is dull. But these fun cable tidies inject a little humour into proceedings, by turning your rat nest of wiring into a stack of fake barcodes. The brainchild of Duncan Shotton, there’s not a huge amount to say about these devilishly simple yet good-looking tidies. They’re flat sheets of plastic […]

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Feeling the effect of natural soil touching your feet can now be possible after wearing these pair of Outback Shoes by PaleoBarefoots. It has been solely dedicated for those who love to stay amidst nature and enjoy the pleasures of barefoot walking without harming their skin. The flexible lacing system and the ankle savers ensure […]

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A recently published study that manipulated Facebook News Feeds has sparked outrage among users who are criticizing the ethics behind the experiment, which was conducted by Facebook and several universities. Researchers tweaked the feeds of 689,003 users to show a disproportionate number of positive or negative statuses for one week in January 2012. They found […]

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Get the original recipe from here! * Text and image from http://putonyourcakepants.wordpress.com Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 strips turkey bacon 4 slices cheddar cheese 4 hamburger buns (I used pretzel buns) lettuce (optional) tomato slices (optional)

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Get the original recipe from here! * Text and image from http://ericasrecipes.com Ingredients: 1 prepared pizza dough (such as my Sam Adams Beer Pizza Dough) 2 cubanelle peppers 2 poblano peppers 4 oz cream cheese, softened 1/4 c ranch dressing 1 c shredded sharp cheese 1 c shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 c shredded pepperjack cheese 3-4 […]