Chris Darling

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The Man Who Cracked the Lottery

When the Iowa attorney general’s office began investigating an unclaimed lottery ticket worth millions, an incredible string of unlikely winners came to light - and a trail that pointed to an inside job.

The Ford Focus RS Engine is Seriously Bad & Ford Had to Know. This one Locked Up!

Some Madman Swapped a GT-R Powerplant into a Ford Focus

Here's what 850 horsepower can do to a midsize econobox.<p>via YouTue<p>After thinking it through, I'm not certain we can call this a Ford Focus anymore. I …

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'Tech Hunters' uncovers the retro gadgets that defined their time

The first mobile phones weighed roughly the same as a small child. Early black-and-white TVs had a tuning knob that you turned to change channel. Looking back on them now, it's almost laughable how low-tech they were when compared to the flagship smartphones and 4K OLED TVs that appear on this site …

Grill like a boss when you cook this Korean-style BBQ steak

Grilling season never ends for some of us. That’s the case with Christian Winkler, a BBQ chef from Innsbruck in western Austria. Winkler’s Cook with …

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Free resources for learning full stack web development

When getting started with new technologies and languages, it can be a bit daunting having to sift through all of the options for education resources. …

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Recipe

<i>When sweet and spicy bacon is missing from your life, happiness is missing from your life. And if all it takes is brown sugar, spice, and an oven to</i> …

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Supercharged vs. N/A Tuned: Which Scion FR-S Is Best

The Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ/Toyota 86 make nice gains with forced induction, but is it worth the cost?<p>The Scion FR-S and its twin the Subaru BRZ (now called the Toyota 86) are fantastic little sports cars. They pair excellent handling with an attractive design, all for a relatively affordable price. …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist or Ebay, not to mention wiping all your data, reinstalling Windows and so on.<p>Whatever the case, now it's just taking up …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners

Maybe you picked up a Raspberry Pi for the holidays, or you’ve been sitting on one of the super versatile, palm-sized computers for a while now. If …

A (Probably Incomplete) Comprehensive Guide to the Many Different Ways to JOIN Tables in SQL

Perhaps the most powerful SQL feature is the JOIN operation. It is the envy of all non-relational databases, because the concept is so simple, yet so …

R63 AMG The Unicorn of my Destruction -Page 14| Builds and Project Cars forum

Crackers New Reader <br>9/30/16 9:42 p.m.<p>Do you think there would be any value to trying a compression test?<p>jfryjfry Reader <br>9/30/16 9:45 p.m.<p>Ah yes, …

Watch Me Try To Explain Infiniti's Variable Compression Engine

Look, I’ve got an engineering background, and I love nerding out with other TI-89 totin’, khaki wearing, pocket protector-having math geeks. And yet, …

Real-time blood alcohol monitoring is coming to your wrist at CES 2017

Wearables have been counting our steps and tracking our heart rates, but finally, here comes a wrist strap to constantly track your blood alcohol level.<p>From BACtrack, makers of a range of smartphone integrated portable breathalysers, the BACtrack Skyn has the company's high-quality pedigree for …

New England Clam Chowder

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup clam juice or fish stock or broth<br>• 1 cup white wine<br>• 1 bag mussels (about 4 pounds), cleaned of beards<br>• 32 small clams, such as manila or countneck<br>• 1 bay leaf<br>• 1 small bunch thyme<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 1 red onion, diced small<br>• 3 stalks celery, diced small<br>• 1 large carrot, diced small<br>• 3 …

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New Year's Eve: 15 Festive Appetizers And Party Drinks

Ring in the New Year with some memorable hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. After all, it's your last chance to indulge before the resolutions start. Whether you're hosting a party or bringing a dish to one, these festive and easy recipes have you covered.<p><b>1. Buffalo Chicken Dip</b><p>This creamy, spicy dip has …

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Sweet, Spicy, Salty Candied Pecans (AKA "Crack Nuts")

Servings: Makes 2 cups<p>Prep Time: 5 Minutes<p>Cook Time: 10 Minutes<p>Total Time: 15 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Confectioners sugar<br>• 3/4 teaspoon kosher …

Chile Con Queso

4.5 stars based on 34 votes<p>At least once a week, my kids beg me to pick up take-out from their favorite Mexican restaurant. I usually say no because …

The Best Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

"If you're a stuffed mushroom connoisseur, this is a must try! These practically melt in your mouth and are always a hit when I've served them to …

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The Advanced Guide to Setting Up a DIY Game Console with a Raspberry Pi

It’s no secret that turning a Raspberry Pi into a retro game console is hands-down the most popular, easy, and fun project you can do with a Pi. That …

15 Holiday Cookie Recipes Anyone Can Conquer

Just call me Martha Stewart.

Cinnamon Roll Wreath

Bring you friends and family together with this delightful edible wreath.

Guidemaster: One-upping the NES Classic Edition with the Raspberry Pi 3 and RetroPie

NES Classic is back—but still hard to get—so we're again resurfacing our DIY guide.<p>In November 2016, Nintendo surprised everyone by going back to its …

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Nomad Horween Leather Strap Dresses Apple Watch, Charging Wallet Boosts iPhone

<b>Horween Leather Co. and Nomad: Tradition Meets Technology</b><p>The Horween Leather Company has been producing some of the world’s best leather since 1905. That’s five generations of craftsmanship, with the Chicago company still making its high quality leather by hand.<p>Nomad got its start in 2012 with a …

Tip: a few useful PowerShell scripts for Exchange and Office 365 Admins

Recently there has been some helpful activity over on the Microsoft Script Center for Exchange and Office 365 administrators. Here are 3 scripts that …

Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe

"Tired of plain old Chicken Soup? Try this one. Adding the avocado is a must! We also add a little grated cheese and crushed tortilla …

Car Tech 101: The lowly rearview mirror gets a tech makeover

Brian Cooley explains how the rearview mirror has suddenly become a hotbed for cool innovation.

10 Speedy Back-To-School Suppers

The whirlwind of carpools, practices and homework is underway. But you don't have to resort to frozen pizza and cereal for dinner now that school is back in session. From Easy Chicken Curry to Grilled Turkey Burgers, all of these family-friendly meals can be made in under 30 minutes.<p><b>1. Broiled</b> …

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