Today high-speed trains are comparable to air travel in price and door-to-door speed for shorter journeys. But decades ago locomotives faced fierce competition from air planes and private cars. Then came Japan's bullet trains. When this happened is a series about the numbers, people, and stories behind decisive moments that changed history.Read More
Why do certain areas of Manhattan have skyscrapers and some don't? Is it due to the underlying bedrock or is there an economic reason driving the architecture? Cheddar explains...Read More
It takes weeks to cast, buff, and finish the 23-foot precision-designed propeller, made from an alloy of 8 metals.Read More
We talk a lot in the office about food. It was time to bring in a professional.
Knifemaker Will Griffin of W.A. Griffin Bladeworks shows Epicurious how to choose the best Chef's Knife for culinary needs.