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Watch Elon Musk’s TED talk on his grand tunnel plan, self-driving cars and more

Elon Musk, the CEO of at least three companies that we know of, was onstage at the 2017 TED conference in Vancouver last Friday, mostly blowing minds with a demonstration video for his vision of how a network of underground tunnels might ease traffic concerns. Musk talks about The Boring Company in …

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Tom Kerridge's crayfish 'popcorn’

You can buy prepared crayfish tail meat from your fishmonger or supermarket. The cornmeal coating batter I’ve used here gives them great crunch, and they’re ideal party food with some mayonnaise to dip them into.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g crayfish tail meat, cleaned<p>vegetable oil, for deep-frying<p>plain …

Blockchain and IoT: Automating machine transactions in the fourth industrial revolution

Dr Carsten Stöcker of the innogy Innovation Hub explores IOTA for the machine economy.<p>Historically, trust has been "added on" to products or …

Demystifying the Dark Web: What It Is and Where to Find It

As you may know, the “web” runs deeper than that network of hyperlinked pages you’re browsing right now.<p>Technically, the portion of the web that …

Bitcoin hits 3-year peak, nears record high on U.S. ETF approval talk

LONDON (Reuters) - Digital currency bitcoin hit its highest levels in more than three years on Thursday and came within $3 of an all-time peak, on speculation that the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is set to receive approval from the U.S. financial regulator.<p>A Bitcoin logo is displayed …

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Banco Santander Invests in Artificial Intelligence Startups

Spanish lender Banco Santander SA has invested in two artificial-intelligence companies, part of the financial industry’s increased focus on …

Overnight cinnamon buns with cream cheese frosting

If you're in a hurry, you can skip the overnight chilling step. This just brings out a yeastier flavour in the bun which I prefer. Instead, just proof the raw buns in a warm place for two hours and then bake.<p><b>MAKES</b><p>8 large buns<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3/4 cup (150g) warm water<br>• 2 1/4 tsp (8g) active dry yeast<br>• 1/2 cup …

Anna Jones’s recipe for golden miso roast potato salad | The modern cook

Potatoes are magical in all their forms, but there’s nothing like a baked spud, full of flavour and comfort, to lift your spirits – here are my favourite ways to fill them<p>Potatoes are just about my favourite thing to eat. They have been a comfort and solace for me through good times and bad. …

Chickpea and potato-curry-stuffed flatbread recipe

If you've never had curry for breakfast, you're missing out. Try this veggie one in a homemade flatbread<p>I know curry seems a bit full-on first thing in the morning but with a strong cup of tea and a downpour outside it works fabulously well.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 large red onion, …

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Sea bass in crazy water

I fell in love with this dish from the Amalfi coast because of its name. Nobody knows why it’s called “crazy water” but it may be because it was often cooked at sea by fishermen using seawater, or because it has a little heat from the chilli. The dish isn’t actually crazy at all – it’s pure, simple …

The Food Lab: These Fried Chicken Sandwiches Take Only 5 Ingredients to Make

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Look at that fried chicken sandwich. Check out the crisp, craggy crust with that <i>come bite me</i> sheen that promises juicy, tender meat underneath. Look at that potato bun, its buttery, golden dome beckoning to you. And …

52 Recipes to Get Your Braise On

Our best braised recipes from short ribs to chicken.<p><b>There are few things that make us happier than a good braise.</b> After a few hands-off hours on the stove or in the oven, your final dish will be full of incredible (mostly) meat flavor. Seriously, what could be better?

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Here’s the Secret to a Perfect Networking Meeting

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>A few months ago, I worked with a client (let’s …

25 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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HSBC faces second grilling by UK lawmakers over Swiss tax scandal

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC’s faces a second grilling by British lawmakers on Monday as fallout from the bank’s Swiss tax scandal continues.<p>A HSBC logo is pictured at a Swiss branch of the bank in Geneva February 18, 2015. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse<p>Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee said it will …

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Easy, Cheesy Chicken Cordon Bleu Dip: A Slow-Cooker Crowd-Pleaser

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>My boyfriend James calls me the "crazy crock lady" because I'm constantly coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker. He might make fun of me for it, but I'll tell you, he always scarfs down whatever I …

Chicken Liver Toasts with Date Jam and Herb Salad

6 Servings<p>Cooking the liver till just medium-rare keeps it from tasting chalky; straining it through a fine-mesh sieve gives the finished mousse a silky texture.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>CHICKEN LIVER MOUSSE<p>½ lb. chicken livers, excess fat removed<p>2 cups whole milk<p>2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, divided<p>…

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20 best chicken recipes: part 2

Fuchsia Dunlop’s gong bao chicken with peanuts<p>Serves 2 as a main dish or 4 as part of a Chinese meal<b><br>boneless chicken breasts</b> 2 (300-350g in total), with or without skin<b><br>garlic cloves</b> 3<b><br>an equivalent amount of ginger</b><b><br>spring onions</b> 5, white parts only<b><br>dried chillies</b> a handful (about 10)<b><br>cooking oil</b> 2</b> …

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Cheese Expert's Picks: 10 Essential Cheeses to Know and Love

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>One of the questions I'm most frequently asked as a cheese person is, "What cheese do you have at home?" The honest answer is that it's rarely the newest, weirdest offering from some creamery no one's heard of. Most …

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

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Deliciously Ella spiced turmeric hummus recipe

A healthy snack with a spicy twist<p><b>Serves</b><p>Makes one large bowl<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 400g/14oz tins of chickpeas<p>2 lemons<p>1 tsp paprika<p>1 tsp turmeric<p>2 tsp ground cumin<p>½ tsp ground chilli<p>3 cloves of peeled garlic<p>10 tbsp olive oil<p>4 tbsp water<p>3 tbsp tahini<p>Salt<p><b>Method</b><p>Drain and rinse the chickpeas.<p>Squeeze the lemons …

Massive Worldwide Layoff Under Way At IBM

<i>IBMers: Please share your experience with me directly at t.perry@ieee.org, on Twitter @teklaperry, or in the comments below. Keep yourself anonymous</i> …

IBM Launching Web-Based Email Service

Company to Offer IBM Verse Free to Individuals and Hopes to Sell Commercial Version to Businesses<p>International Business Machines Corp. is launching a new offensive against Google Inc. and others in the email market, offering a Web-based service it plans to market directly to end users, a rare …

IBM to pump R700m into SA innovation

Read time 4min 30sec<p>At the heart of IBM's R700 million investment is a research lab, for which it has great expectations. (Artist's …

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Google Advisors Say No To Global Right To Be Forgotten

An advisory council, formed by Google, has backed its decision to apply Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling only in the European Union. Regulators had previously called on the company to apply the rule globally.<p>Google put together the eight-person committee in May last year to advise it on …