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Mets' Matt Harvey says he will pitch in playoffs in most brilliant way possible

Harvey wrote in the Players' Tribune on Sunday that he'd be pitching in the postseason.<p>If the Mets reach the playoffs, which seems like a realistic possibility, Matt Harvey will be pitching. Guaranteed. This is a sure thing because he announced it himself, and explained the reasons in an article on …

The Best Chest Training Tips, Period

Small Changes for Bigger, Stronger Pecs<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Slight variations on the basic lifts will build a stronger and denser …

How have you used Netflix this long without knowing these 10 tips and tricks?

Netflix is a game-changer. You know it, I know it, and the pay TV industry certainly knows it. The cord cutting trend is accelerating and study after …

Set-Top Boxes

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Google Analytics

SEC says for-profit ITT college executives engaged in fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission levied fraud allegations Tuesday against a major for-profit college company, accusing ITT Educational Services Inc. of hiding the "extraordinary failure" of two student loan programs from investors.<p>When the high-risk loan programs collapsed under the …

Sustainable kettle brews up a Kickstarter storm

Sleek, chic and streamlined: that's the James Dyson Award-winning Miito, a new kind of kettle that looks nothing like a kettle at all. The rod-and-plate ensemble uses induction technology to save power and water by heating up precisely the amount of water you need and no more.<p>The kettle was …

University of Miami's underwater photo contest winners feature stunning sea life

The University of Miami's annual underwater photography contest announced winners on April 22. Finding the top images was no easy feat with more than …

Photography

Robotic hands cook any dish with skill of master chef...then clean up

The robotic kitchen are modelled on the actions of Masterchef winner Tim Anderson<p>Most Masterchef winners open their own restaurants, set up catering companies or write cookbooks.<p>But 2011 winner Tim Anderson has spent the last two years helping to devise the ultimate kitchen gadget – a pair of …

How To Save The World From The Obama/Iran Nuclear Deal

<b>PRESIDENT OBAMA</b> wants <b></b>to sidestep congressional approval of his horrific deal with Iran over its nuclear program. He knows it is so flawed that it would never clear our national legislature. He’s resigned himself to Iran’s becoming a nuclear power, and in his misguided mind-set it’s apparently a …

Behind The “Wheel” Of The Mercedes Driverless Car

It's the year 2030 and your daily commute begins with the press of a button. Using a smartphone app, you summon an autonomous car — the Mercedes F015. The car starts, exits a parking garage, and drives itself to your house to pick you up.<p>Equipped with LED touchscreens, the F015's saloon doors open …

Autonomous Cars

37 Curry Recipes For When Nothing Else Will Do

Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes).<p>Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes). It's what the Spice Girls (and Future You) would want.

Cooking

Amazon just got permission from the FAA to start testing its delivery drones in the US

The e-commerce giant had threatened to take its research and development overseas<p>The FAA has issued a special "experimental airworthiness certificate" to Amazon, allowing the company to conduct outdoor research, testing, and training of its Prime Air delivery drones.<p>Amazon announced it ambitious …

Ford accelerates tech efforts with new Silicon Valley lab

Ford wants you to know that it's more than just trucks and cars. It wants to be seen as a technology innovator too. Of course, the Detroit automaker has long had a friendly relationship with technology, what with its Sync infotainment platform, its support for third-party apps and, obviously, its …

Masked Gunman’s Plan Foiled by the Second Amendment — and the Surveillance Camera Caught It All (GRAPHIC)

When a man wearing a bandanna over his face walked into a Pinch, West Virginia, pharmacy on Wednesday, a surveillance camera was rolling and Don Radcliff apparently tried using humor at first to diffuse the situation.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>The pharmacist tried to “feel the guy out” by joking with …

United States Will Sell Armed Drones To Other Nations

Nope, nothing scary at all about exporting unmanned bombers<p>This week the United States announced that, for the first time, it will sell armed drones to select allied nations. Over the past decade, drones have become something of a poster child for America’s war on terror. While selling Predators …

Donald Trump tried to replace the 'cheap tent' outside the White House with a $100-million ballroom

Trump told Business Insider on Thursday that the spill was not the main reason he reached out to top Obama adviser David Axelrod. Trump, who has said he's considering running for president in 2016, was mostly interested in building a grand ballroom for the US to host foreign leaders.<p>"I saw that the …

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center Led By Former Apple Engineer

Ford is ready to get a little cozier with the tech industry. In an event today, Ford took the wraps off its brand new research center located in the Stanford Research Park.<p>At the 25,000-square-foot facility today, Ford CEO Mark Fields was there to made it clear the car maker was hunting for the …

Cristiano Ronaldo Workout : Build The Perfect Body

I am going to provide you with all the tools you need to build the perfect body. The good news is everything you need to succeed is on this one page! …

US and UK spy agencies stole the secrets keeping your phone secure

You might not have heard the name "Gemalto" before, but you almost certainly have one of their products in your pocket. As the world's largest maker of SIM cards, it's a company that's directly responsible for making sure your cell phone connects to the right wireless network. According to …

Nutrition Panel: Egg With Coffee Is A-OK, But Skip The Side Of Bacon

If you like a cup of coffee and an egg in the morning, you've got the green light.<p>A panel of top nutrition experts appointed by the federal government has weighed in with its long-awaited diet advice.<p>Their conclusions are that daily cup of joe (or two) may help protect against Type 2 diabetes and …

Diabetes

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast

The Russia-China Axis Puts America In The Middle Of A New Cold War

The Russia-China Axis by Douglas E. Schoen and Melik Kaylan.via Amazon<i>In this excerpt from T</i> <i>he Russia-China Axis: The New Cold War And America's Crisis Of Leadership authors Douglas E. Schoen and Melik Kaylan argue that only a rebirth of American global leadership can combat the growing threat from</i> …

6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

Some people's January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. Admittedly, I may not be making the …

Hot Chocolate

Beagle 2 spacecraft found intact on surface of Mars after 11 years

So near and yet so far. New images show that the UK’s Beagle 2 successfully landed on the surface of Mars in 2003 but failed to fully deploy its solar panels. Without these, it could not communicate with Earth and scientists lost contact.<p>The discovery images come from the HiRISE camera on Nasa’s …

New Snowden documents show that the NSA and its allies are laughing at the rest of the world

'I drink your milkshake'<p>A team of nine journalists including Jacob Appelbaum and Laura Poitras have just published another massive collection of classified records obtained by Edward Snowden<i>.</i> The trove of documents, published on <i>Der Spiegel,</i> show that the National Security Agency and its allies are …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Drones are getting better faster than anyone expected

At its keynote this year, Intel showed off drones that could fly themselves through a forest, navigating around trees. Onstage, they reacted to people who moved towards them, dodging to avoid a collision. It was powerful sense-and-avoid technology, and it was powered by Intel’s RealSense, a system …