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11 summer movies to stream on Netflix for Memorial Day

What better way to kick off summer than spending Memorial Day inside and on the couch? From coming-of-age classics to passionate romances, we’ve …

Entertainment

The Man Who Invented Pop-Up Ads Says 'I'm Sorry'

Ethan Zuckerman, the man who invented pop-up ads, has apologised to the world in a lengthy explanation of his original intentions.<p>Writing for The Atlantic, Zuckerman explains that he had unintentionally created one of the most hated forms of advertising on the web.<p>In the late 90s Zuckerman worked …

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

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Meta wants to augment your world with the 'Iron Man' interface

When someone tells you they have a pair of augmented reality glasses with an interface designed by the same Hollywood staple who created the Iron Man suit's UI, you listen. Then, you ask if you can put them on.<p>The glasses come from Meta, a small company with huge dreams that's already comparing …

PointGrab will let you control devices and appliances by pointing at them

The future of motion and gesture control is quickly approaching, and a few companies are already working hard to make this kind of a tech not just a reality, but also practical for general consumers. One such company, Tel Aviv-based PointGrab, has maintained radio silence for nearly three and a …

Runnit Rewards You for Running

There’s no shortage of GPS fitness-tracking apps. Now, however, Runnit for iPhone wants to reward you with discounts, free products and “exclusive content” every time you pound the pavement. The app is available to download in the UK only for now – but a US launch is on the cards for early 2014.<p>How …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

China's Flowing Bridge with Three Separate Undulating Roads

In an effort to enliven the local area of a new lake district on Changsha's Meixi Lake in China, an international competition was held to design an innovative, new pedestrian bridge that would span the length of the Dragon King Harbor River. The winning proposal was a stunning concept that rises …

18 Foods You Could Be Eating Out Of A Cone

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Scrambled Eggs with Spinach & Parmesan

1 Servings<p>Pull the eggs off the heat when they still look a little loose; carryover cooking will do the rest.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large eggs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 teaspoon olive oil<p>3 cups baby spinach<p>1–2 tablespoons grated Parmesan<p>Crushed red pepper flakes<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whisk …

Recipes

How To: Make Hot-As-Hell Chicken Wings

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Eggs Benedict, WITH KALE.

For the Food-Obsessives: Weekly Roundup

It doesn’t matter where you’re headed, where you’ve eaten, or what your food of choice is…we have probably covered it recently. From eating your way …

Even If Someone Chops Off Your Finger They Won't Be Able To Unlock Your iPhone 5S With The Fingerprint Scanner

If someone chops off your finger and then tries to use the fingerprint to unlock the phone, it won't work. The iPhone 5S's fingerprint reader relies on "the living layer of skin under the surface of your finger, using an RF signal," Mary Branscombe at CITEWorld reports.<p>Via: Daring Fireball

The World's First Twitter-Themed Hotel Just Opened In Spain

Guests at the Sol Wave House Hotel in Magaluf can channel their love of social media and network with other guests without ever having to leave their room.<p>Visitors can log onto their personal Twitter accounts using the hotel's wifi connection and chat, share photos or even flirt with other guests …

Social Media

With this digital pen, you can spell check your handwritten notes

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Lernstift<p>With a Kickstarter pledge of £109 (add £10 for overseas shipping) that equals about $162, I could never …

The Alter Ego Water Bottle from Aquaovo: Super Sleek, With a Built-In Purifier

Leave it to Aquaovo, makers of these seriously beautiful water filters, to come up with a water bottle that puts all other water bottles to shame. …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Grilling: Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers with Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce

As much as I advocate against the skinless boneless chicken breast—you're better off with juicier and tastier thighs—it's usually a losing battle. The worst offender is chicken breast cubes on a stick, where small pieces of lean meat are extra-susceptible to overcooking, leading to dry and …

The Best Potato Chip Flavors, In Order (PHOTOS)

Barbecue season has arrived, and if there's one thing you can't forget at a grill-out -- besides the meat -- it's the potato chips. Since we'll soon be eating our way through bags and bags of chips this summer, we thought there was no better time than now to take a look at our options. And then to …

10 Apps That Made My Life Better

iOS quick tip: Turn on spoken notifications

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>An iOS feature you may not know about is one where you can have your notifications spoken to you. It’s not Siri EyesFree, …

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Ominous Storm Approaches

People like to take pictures of the sky — fluffy fair-weather clouds, sunsets shot with pinks and golds, great expanses of clear blue. But sometimes …

A Skyscraper-Style Treehouse With Soaring Mountain Views

The Tower House, designed by GLUCK+ Architects, reflects back the forest canopy.<p>Architects like wordplay. It’s a fun and effective way to condense the main thesis behind a project without resorting to archi-speak. It’s also a good bit of marketing. A simple subversion like “horizontal skyscraper” …

Hennessey's Ford Raptor–Based VelociRaptor SUV: Eight Seats, 600 hp

Texas is a big state with big ambitions—the home of big trucks with big horsepower. Thanks to John Hennessey, the pride of Sealy, Texas (at a population of 6019, we might point out that’s not so big) the list of bigs now includes his VelociRaptor, a custom-built SUV converted from Ford’s F-150 SVT …

2014 BMW M5: New Gadgetry Built for Speed and Comfort

Munich's response to the hi-po luxury arms race.<p>Just as it did to the 5-series, BMW is making subtle yet significant changes to the M5 for 2014. But while those upgrades border on inconsequential, the brand will offer an optional Competition package that reinforces the M5's position as the purest …

America's Best French Fries

Sidekicks are never given enough credit. Tonto had to sit back and let the Lone Ranger take the spotlight; Ron Weasley faithfully followed Harry Potter to all ends of the wizarding world; and Robin always had Batman's back, no matter how sticky the situation. It's quite possible that our most …