A revolution is underway in the art of cooking. Just as French Impressionists upended centuries of tradition, Modern cuisine has in recent years blown through the boundaries of the culinary arts.
Borrowing techniques from the laboratory, pioneering chefs at world-renowned restaurants such as elBul ... More >>
Modernist Cuisine is not your grandmother's Joy of Cooking. It establishes a new language by which chefs can communicate the complexities of their intellectual work. Authors Nathan Myhrvold, Chris Young and Maxime Bilet have produced a beautiful and fascinating cookbook that explores the possibili ... More >>
crunchgear.comTo travel in space while drinking a beer. Another American dream realized.STEP 1: Design a spacecraft fit for commercial space flight. Check.
STEP 2: Build a fleet of such vehicles; brand yourself as the means for the common (extremely wealthy) man to see the universe. Check.
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Godspeed, DiscoveryThe space shuttle Discovery headed to the pad yesterday for its last trip into space.The 26-year-old craft has seen a lot in its career, some good, some bad, some odd. Here are five highlights:5. Being used as an old-folks' tour busIn 1998 Discovery took John Glenn up to space ... More >>
Harry and Sandra Choron, both with long-term experience in the publishing business, have released their latest book, Look! It's Jesus!. You can tell from the cover (a slice of toast with an image of Jesus burned on to it) that the Choron's approached the project with a mix of awe and a sense of ... More >>
There are three art exhibits vying for your attention this weekend, and each of them is worth a visit. First is "Perspectives 167: Jason Villegas" at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, which closes November 1. A University of Houston graduate, Villegas is living in Brooklyn while he attends grad ... More >>
Hot on the heels of a new report from the Baker Institute suggesting NASA concentrate on improving conditions here on Earth and postpone all this "outer space" foolishness, NASA has come up with yet another neat little thing to help reignite enthusiasm for what it does.
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