Benton's is like the holy-grail of bacon producers. Every week, the Tennessee curer turns 12,000 pounds of pork belly into smoky slabs of goodness. In this episode of How to Make It, chef Katie Pickens visits their headquarters to see how they make bacon the old-fashioned way.
In Japan, there was a time that making and developing metal was so expensive that carpenters had to develop an alternative to nails. The solution was miyadaiku. The method uses interlocking pieces of wood that fit together almost like a puzzle. With most of the original buildings now in need of repair, Takahiro Matsumoto has mastered the ancient skill to restore temples and shrines throughout the city of Kamakura.
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In 1986, Vancouver, British Columbia, hosted the World Exposition on Transportation and Communication, or commonly known as Expo 86. With transportation being one of the themes, McDonald's got in on the event with a floating restaurant called the Friendship 500. But a combination of local government, budgets, and too-big dreams lead to the McBarge being one of the most unique abandoned spaces in North America. Abandoned looks at the history and many attempted redemptions of the McBarge and its current state of decay.
Being lonely is one of the most important survival mechanisms humans have. Early in our evolution, feelings of loneliness meant that we weren't part of a group — and weren't going to be alive for long. Kurzgesagt looks at the science of being lonely and why in our ultra-connected world, we feel more lonely than ever.
Hailing from Bondi Beach in Australia, Patrick's line of haircare products got us hooked as one of the best men's grooming brands out there. Now, they've introduced their line of skincare products with the same level of attention to detail to both the ingredients and packaging as found in their haircare line. In this exclusive North American release with Uncrate and Patrick's you'll find the FS1 Face Scrub and FW1 Face Wash. The scrub is comprised of volcanic sand and crushed diamonds, while the foaming wash contains Green Tea, White Tea, Lemon Myrtle, Vitamin C and other ingredients to ward off signs of premature aging. Each are produced in the USA, are free from parabens, sulfates and phthalates, are cruelty free, and 100% vegan.
In collaboration with some of the world's best photographers and picture archives, Sonic Editions makes limited, high-quality framed photo prints of some of the greatest musicians, film stars, and cultural icons the world has known. Using the same printing techniques as fine art galleries, each photo is hand printed to order on Fuji crystal archive paper, numbered and certified, and comes encased inside a hand-made solid wooden frame that's ready to hang.
Australian radio network Triple J's segment Like A Version gives artists the chance to cover their favorite songs. For the latest edition, Florida rapper Denzel Curry crosses over into the rock realm to put his spin on Rage Against The Machine's 1996 classic "Bulls On Parade."
The 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Moon is nearly here. National Geographic is celebrating the event with a documentary by Tom Jennings that follows the Apollo program from JFK's famous speech to one of the most momentous events in the history of mankind. Apollo: Missions to the Moon premieres on the National Geographic channel during their upcoming Space Week programming.