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14 Golden Snacks to Serve at Your Last-Minute Golden Globes Party

Surprise! It's awards season! (Did it sneak up on you like it snuck up on me?) Whether or not you're a film and/or television buff, whether or not you have a ball gown tucked away for just such occasions, pop open some Champagne and fix some of the finest of finger foods.<p><b>Here are 14 golden ways to</b> …

FBI: Yes, we exploit unpatched security holes

It's no secret that the FBI uses tech tools like Stingray phone trackers to investigate suspects, but it's now clear that the bureau is willing to go even further than that. Operational Technology Division lead Amy Hess (above) tells the <i>Washington Post</i> that the FBI uses zero-day (that is, unknown …

Surveillance

Uber gets serious about food delivery with standalone UberEATS app

For the first time, Uber is expanding outside of its cab-hailing app. UberEATS – launched in 2014 and previously relegated to tab within the standard Uber app – now gets its own independent piece of software as the company looks to bring the fight to services like Seamless and Grubhub.<p>It’s only …

5 Things to Do With Eggnog (Besides Drink It)

With the holidays in full swing, eggnog is, once again, ubiquitous. Why just drink it when you could eat it too? Spoon, slice or fork eggnog in one …

Nigella Lawson's Genius No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake

During the holidays, we can be soothed by the sure things—the desserts that won't crack or sink or spring a leak, that don't take much time or a lick of oven space, that have everything going for them.<p>No-bake cheesecakes promise all of that, in a straight shot to the finish line—skipping past …

Dessert

This French Onion Soup Is the Reason Slow Cookers Exist

<b>Season the onions.</b> Place the onions in a 5-quart or larger slow cooker. Stir in the butter, oil, salt, and a generous amount of pepper.<p><b>Cook on LOW</b> …

Spicy Chocolate Cake with Avocado Buttercream

We love Hartwood's spicy chocolate cake, topped with an earthy chocolate-avocado buttercream. About that avocado, make sure it's very ripe, bordering …

Dessert

How to Make Classic Parker House Rolls (& an Updated Twist)

General wisdom says to not fill up on bread before a meal, but I think the rules can be stretched a bit around the holidays, especially when that bread is a fresh Parker House roll.<p>Parker House rolls have been around since the 1880s and they get their name from the boarding house where they were …

Meet the Most Impressive Way to Cook Apples This Fall

<b>Heat the oven to 400°F.</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p><b>Melt the butter.</b> Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter and cool. Add 1 …

10 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes, No Cans Required

When I think of my must-have Thanksgiving recipes, green bean casserole—the kind made almost entirely with canned ingredients—comes to mind before almost anything else. The thing is, I love it mostly for the gloopy cream of mushroom soup and the crispy fried onions—the bland, mushy green beans are …

Mashed Potato Cakes with Broccoli and Cheese Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The mashed potato cake is the best way, second only to shepherd's pie, to breathe new life into leftover mashed potatoes. With a crunchy panko crust, garlicky broccoli, and sharp cheddar cheese, these won over even my spud-snubbing two-year-old. —Merrill Stubbs<p><b>Serves: 6 to 8</b><p>2 pounds …

Recipes

A Pudding That's Anything But Puritanical

Indian pudding, a colonial-era dessert spiked with a nip of whiskey, makes a grand finale to the Thanksgiving meal—or any fall feast<p>MARRY A PUDDING, arguably the most comforting of desserts, with the spices of gingerbread and the texture of a particularly rich Cream of Wheat, and you basically have …

Haruko's Japanese Matcha Butter Cookies

My Japanese grandmother had an excellent, even precious, collection of beautiful teacups and would bring them out to have tea, properly. With the tea, she'd always serve a little cookie—delicate, buttery, melt in the mouth—or another Japanese sweet like a slice of yokan (a sweet, dark treat made …

Students in Switzerland built a wheelchair that knows how to climb stairs

<i>(By Jim Drury, Reuters) –</i> An electric wheelchair that can climb most stairs, including spiral staircases, has been developed by Zurich-based students.<p>The Scalevo Wheelchair can mount one stair per second and was designed by 10 students at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and …

Android Circuit: Moto X Style Defeats iPhone 6S Plus, Priv Launch Date, Android Security Heartache

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes Samsung’s 3D Touch ambitions, a review of the OnePlus 2, the latest research on Android’s vulnerabilities, Google’s inability to force OS updates, preorders opening for the BlackBerry Priv, a …

The Rise Of Unlocked Smartphones Will Transform The U.S. Wireless Market

Between Apple’s new upgrade program and a wave of cheap unlocked handsets, consumers are about to be enlightened.<p>A few years ago, you’d have been crazy to buy a new phone without your wireless carrier’s blessing.<p>At least in the United States, locking yourself into a two-year contract was the …

Yamaha to debut all-electric, two-wheel-drive concept bike at Toyko Motor Show

Motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha is rolling out yet another electric motorcycle concept for the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, just as it did two years ago. This time around, that concept won't have one driven wheel -- it'll have two. This coincides perfectly with Yamaha's 2013 promise to have electric …

Motorcycles

Google releases Marshmallow Quick Start Guide

Google has just released their Quick Start Guide to Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the Google Play Store. If you’re eager to get a view of what’s in store with this highly anticipated update, you’ve got 60+ pages to pore over, and it won’t even cost you a dime.<p>Those looking for world-changing interface …

Some Sony devices will skip Android 5.1.1 and upgrade directly to Marshmallow

A good amount of H1 2015 Sony devices still have yet to get an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and it looks like that will remain the case for some time. According to Sony’s support pages, the Xperia Z3+, Z4 Tablet and a handful of mid-range devices such as the C4, C5 Ultra, M4 Aqua and M5 won’t …

Programming Hate Into AI Will Be Controversial, But Possibly Necessary

In the last few years, the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) has been thrust into the mainstream. No longer just the domain of sci-fi fans, nerds or Google engineers, I hear people discussing AI at parties, coffee shops and even at the dinner table: My five-year-old daughter brought it up the …

Droid Turbo 2 leak hints at 'shatterproof' screen and Moto Maker

Those rumors of Verizon launching the Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 at its October 27th event? They just got much more concrete. <i>Droid-Life</i> has obtained leaked promos spilling the beans on both of the carrier-specific Motorola smartphones. As suspected, the Droid Turbo 2 should be advertised as …

Mobile Technology

Leaked Continuum Video Shows Microsoft Has Found Its Mojo Again

Something has happened at Redmond. Whatever it is, it’s been enough to stir a few echoes back here with someone who left Windows as a platform over a decade ago for OSX. Of course I could sit here and quote statistics all night long about Android vs. Windows vs. OSX (and iOS in its various forms) …

Windows 10

French hackers figure out how to activate Siri without talking

These hackers aren't ventriloquists, but they might have figured out something even cooler.<p>Researchers at the ANSSI, a French governmental agency …

Tech Trends

Some Moto X Pure Edition users are testing Android 6.0 Marshmallow already

We have had our fair share of Moto X Pure Edition content here at Android Authority, but we know most people are more worried about their Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. When is it coming?<p>While we can’t answer that question just yet, the first signs of the new software have already started showing …

Microsoft really doesn’t want Windows 10 users to switch to Chrome

Microsoft has a new trick to convince Windows 10 users to stick with its new Edge browser over Chrome or Firefox. In a newly leaked Windows 10 preview (build 10568), the software giant has added a new prompt targeting users switching default apps. If you have Microsoft Edge set as the default …

TURMERIC BUTTER CHICKEN RICE

WHEN YOU RELEASE THE CHICKEN-BAG WITH A SCISSOR OVER THE BED OF COCONUT RICE, ALMOST LIKE GOD-SENT, A STREAM OF PROMISED GOLDEN LIQUID WILL PERCOLATE …

Fire up the Grill for These Crispy Caramel Chicken Skewers

I'm not sure what the science is behind it, but I can tell you with certainty that food just tastes better when it's served on a stick. Chicken, especially, is a favorite for grilling up skewer-style. While my mind typically jumps straight to barbecue sauce for chicken kebabs, I have a real soft …

Recipe: S'mores Brownies

To make the brownies:<p>Increase the oven temperature to 350°F and prepare the brownie layer. In a medium saucepan over low heat, add the butter and …

The Quickest Way to Make Silky Chocolate Ganache (& Truffles)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're always looking to make easier ganache. Here's how to do it meltdown-free—in a food processor.</i><p>Making chocolate ganache can be a little messy—with all …