Brian Hook

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Make Better Boozy Hot Chocolate With Bittersweet Amaro

Growing up, my sister and I considered hot cocoa to be the ultimate winter treat. After all, drinking your chocolate is the fastest way to ingest it. And it came with marshmallows!<p>Like every other family in the 80s, our cocoa always came in powder form from a white packet, but now that I've grown …

Dessert

18 Brilliant Ideas That Will Help You Craft Your Own Furniture

Designing your own furniture and decor pieces is indeed great fun combined with practicality. You get to tailor your own furniture with your own …

3D-printed robotic tentacle reaches new level of squirminess

A newly developed approach to 3D printing has produced an octopus-inspired robotic device claimed to offer an unprecedented level of agility. Cornell …

How Arby’s Broke Its Marketing Slump and Became One of Today’s Beefiest Brands

A few year's back, Arby's had a big problem with its advertising: it wasn't working. The brand had been through a host of different taglines, ad …

Google Books project ruled legal by U.S. appeals court

A decade-long legal battle looks to be finally coming to an end.<p>A U.S. appeals court said Friday that Google's book scanning project, Google Books, …

Brett Barley Surfs Himself Silly

While most of the East Coast scored epic conditions, North Carolina was subjected to onshore winds and bleak forecasts. But perhaps more than …

Six Great Fall Surf Road Trips

Presenting blueprints for the best way to beat post-summer blues<p>Fall is the perfect time to get in the car and find some waves. So pack a wetsuit and some boards then embark on one of the following quests for surf-induced happiness.<p>Central California<p><b>San Francisco to Big Sur</b><br>231 Miles, 3 to 5</b> …

Aquatic Sports

Bob Dylan Cutting Edge 1965-1966: new demo

Bob Dylan’s next volume in his <i>Bootleg Series</i> is just a few weeks away, and now we have our first listen.<p><i>The Cutting Edge 1965-1966,</i> set for Nov. 6 …

Fold These Amazing Geometric Animal Masks from Cardstock

If you’re ready to get crafty this Halloween, but you don’t quite feel like you have the prowess to proceed without a guide, consider making a papercraft mask from an easy to follow template.<p>These animal masks made by Steve and Marianne Wintercroft are a perfect example. You just download a …

Crafting

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

The Star Wars Battlefront beta has been extended

Electronic Arts went to Twitter today to announce that they would be extending the free beta period for <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i>.<p>Currently open to all on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC, the <i>Battlefront</i> beta features single-player as well as local multiplayer missions on top of the two online …

Acer’s new PC is unsure whether it’s an all-in-one or a tablet

One can argue that in today's world of crossover and hybrid computers, the only thing that really separates a portable PC from a non-portable one is …

Rise of the Tomb Raider: Is Lara Struggling With Her Sanity?

<i>This week GameSpot is sharing a set of special features on Rise of the Tomb Raider. Come back each day for a new look at Lara Croft's latest adventure, set to launch on November 10. Today's story features an evaluation of Lara's psyche, a deep dive into what she's feeling and the motivations</i> …

Tomb Raider