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Student sit-in continues at UC Berkeley over tuition hikes

A student sit-in protesting tuition hikes at<p>the University of Californiacontinued at UC Berkeley's Wheeler Hall for the third day Saturday, while others planned to make a peaceful presence felt at the football game between Cal and Stanford.<p>Students planned to wear green ribbons at the annual Big …

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This FCC Commissioner Did A Reddit Chat. It Did Not Go Well.

WASHINGTON -- On Friday, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn took to Reddit to do an "Ask Me Anything" session and answer questions about her job. But she soon found herself on the defensive against Reddit users angry about how the FCC has handled net neutrality …

Remote-Controlled Helicopter Kills 19-Year-Old In Brooklyn

The Wall Street Journal's Metropolis blog is reporting that a 19-year-old man was killed today when the remote-controlled helicopter he was flying struck him in the head. A quoted official says the helicopter "scalped" his head, which is horrifying, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.<p>According …

Rapt.fm Launches In Beta To Enable Live Rap Battles To Happen Anytime, Anywhere

We first met Detroit-based startup Rapt.fm back in November 2012, when we were swinging through town for the TechCrunch Northern Meetups. It’s safe to say that Erik Torenberg was the first startup CEO I’d ever met whose demo included a freestyle rap. And the product, though then still in an early …

Is Apple working on a 6-inch iPhone?

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Apple(s aapl) is expected to launch two new iPhones next Tuesday, which will be a first for the company. But Cupertino might …

Samsung Galaxy Gear and Galaxy Note III To Be Unveiled Sep 4

Samsung has confirmed that it will reveal the Galaxy Gear smartwatch and Galaxy Note III smartphone in Berlin on September 4, prior to the IFA trade show and the same day Sony wants to launch to launch its ‘Honami’ handset.<p>The date has been rumored for some time, and the launch of Samsung’s next …

Confessions of a Culinary Student: How to Get the Crispiest Skin

<b>Curious about cooking? High-pressure culinary school requires a lot of time and money. We asked present and former culinary students for their No. 1</b> …

23 Icy Caffeinated Cocktails

For nights when you need a simultaneous pick-me-up, a cool-me-down, and a chill-me-out.

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The Best Brisket in Texas? Franklin BBQ! Plus, Make Your Own Hill Country Brisket

If the barbecue trail guides your travel plans like it does mine, heading to Austin, Texas, in search of the most exquisite brisket has to be on your bucket list. You'll head to Franklin BBQ, and line up at 8:30 in the morning outside a turquoise cinderblock building on a nondescript street corner. …

Watch Over 60 Full Episodes For Free Online

Now you can stream full episodes of top Cooking Channel shows like <i>Kelsey's Essentials</i>, <i>Brunch @ Bobby's</i>, <i>Extra Virgin</i>, <i>Good Eats</i> and many more on your …

21 Strong Reactions to McDonald’s McLobster Sandwich, Now Available in Ontario

The fast food giant sells this thing that purports to be an old-fashioned lobster roll in parts of Canada for a limited time each year. For the …

Hell's Kitchen Season 11 Winner: Ja'Nel Witt

Season 11 of <i>Hell's Kitchen</i> came to an end last night and (spoiler alert) Houston cheftestapant <b>Ja'Nel Witt</b> won. As is standard, Witt's win includes a <b>$250,000</b> one-year contract to run the kitchen at one of shouty chef <b>Gordon Ramsay's</b> restaurants. Eater Vegas reports that Witt will be "head chef under …

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The Belly Fat Diet Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> John Chatham<p>Getting rid of belly fat is not about doing hundreds of crunches; it's about what you eat.<p>In THE BELLY FAT DIET COOKBOOK, best-selling health and nutrition author John Chatham blasts the myths surrounding belly fat, and shows you how to finally get a flat stomach. The …

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Life as a US drone operator: 'It's like playing a video game for four years'

"It is a lot like playing a video game," a former Predator drone operator matter-of-factly admits to the artist Omer Fast. "But playing the same …

In The Summer, Univision Is Numero Uno

For three consecutive weeks this summer, Spanish-language TV network Univision won the prime-time ratings among young adult viewers. The network is bragging about its prime-time ratings domination with full-page ads in the <i>LA Times</i>, <i>New York Times</i> and <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. Its English-language video …

Black Panther Co-Founder Bobby Seal Speaks About Trayvon & Obama’s Speech

<b>LOS ANGELES (Herald de Paris) —</b> President Barak Obama said on July 19th, 2013 that Trayvon Martin could have been him 35 years ago. Oh how right he …

Robert Downey Jr: from lost cause to highest-paid Hollywood actor

Fifteen years ago, Robert Downey Jr was sleeping on his assistant's sofa, addicted to heroin, cocaine and alcohol, and with only the first of several …

"Invisibility Wetsuits" Hide You From Sharks While You Swim

Surf's up, dude.<p>The coast of Western Australia has been particularly dangerous place for shark attacks recent years, earning it the distinction of becoming "shark attack capital of the world." Between October 2011 and July 2012, great white sharks killed five people in attacks in the area.<p>In …

Watch the 'Sherlock' Panel Introduction From Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch [Comic Con 2013] – /Film

The BBC and PBS Masterpiece series <b>Sherlock</b> was the highlight of a panel at Comic Con today, with producers <b>Mark Gatiss</b>, <b>Steven Moffat</b>, and <b>Sue Vertue</b> in …

How Firefox OS plans to kill — not reinvent — the app store

Mozilla has posted another video about Firefox OS. Intended for app developers, the clip explains a bit about how and why distribution will work in a world without app stores.<p>In this world, the mobile web rules, and apps can be found anywhere, through any mechanism, all over the web, all over the …

Nazi-themed cafe draws fire in Indonesia

Indonesian authorities are to ask a restaurant owner to explain his reasons for opening a Nazi-themed cafe that has sparked controversy among locals and tourists.<p>Soldatenkaffee includes a red wall of Nazi-related memorabilia, including a large flag with the swastika and a giant picture of Adolf …

Nokia chose Windows Phone because it feared Samsung would 'come to dominate Android'

Nokia's decision in 2011 to pin the future of its smartphone business on Windows Phone has been heavily scrutinized over the years, but the reasoning behind that choice is only becoming fully clear now. When asked last week if he regretted not choosing Android, CEO Stephen Elop told reporters that …