Christopher Baker

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Everything Microsoft announced at its Windows 10 event in one handy list

Let’s recap: Windows 10 Creators Update is focused on 3D content creation for the masses. High-end gaming, custom tournaments, and Dolby Atmos are coming to Xbox. The Surface Book is getting an update that’s gonna cost you. Oh, and there’s the new Surface Studio with a fun knob.<p>Did we miss anything?<p>…

The 15 Best Beers to Drink This Winter

By: Zach Mack<p>It's hardly been 10 minutes since you finished your last pumpkin beer of the season and already people are busting out the tinsel and lawn decorations. As you slide from the dark, spicy beers of fall into the... even <i>darker, spicier</i> beers of winter, I have a few recommendations you …

Flavors

North Korea: UN moves closer to ICC human rights probe

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1125000/1125119_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534456963_64baa91faf4a682d72c0c2d4f9efc43c<p><b>A UN committee has called for the Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record.</b><p>The human rights …

North Korea

4 worshipers killed in Jerusalem synagogue; Netanyahu calls for unity

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> A Jerusalem synagogue turned from peaceful sanctuary to house of horrors within moments Tuesday when two Palestinian cousins wielding a gun and butcher knives attacked during morning prayers -- a terror attack that Israel's leader characterized as "blood libel" fanned by …

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Calls Employee's Smear Campaign Remarks "Terrible" -- But Not Terrible Enough to Fire Him

Uber has an image problem, Kalanick admitted. You think?<p>On his personal Twitter account, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick rejected threatening comments made by his VP of business Emil Michael, but did not say he had been fired for them.<p>In fact, it looks like Michael is getting a pass from Kalanick in a …

The Secret to Extra-Crispy Herb-Roasted New Potatoes: More Than a Pinch of Salt

"Kenji, why don't you ever make those salt-crusted potatoes we have back home for me?" my wife, Adri, said to me the other day as we were driving home from an afternoon at the beach. As the husband of a Colombian woman, I've come to learn a couple things about their culture. Namely, when it comes …

Lamb Meatballs, Ready in Minutes

Personally, I love the taste of lamb. Actually, I love any foods with Middle Eastern flavors. Give me my Syrian Salad and a little rice pilaf, and I'm one happy camper.<p>Having a craving, I invented this lamb recipe based on a feeling. On love. I would have preferred a lamb kabob (<i>shish taouk</i> at my …

Recipes

7 Ways to Make Your Pumpkin Pie Even Better This Year

Homemade pumpkin pie is great. These doctored-up versions are even better.<p>Pumpkin pie is one of the most traditional holiday foods on the table (some even argue it's better than the main event). It's a classic we look forward to every year. But without getting <i>too</i> crazy, this winter we're sprucing …

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Elusive dark matter may be detected with GPS satellites

The everyday use of a GPS device might be to find your way around town or even navigate a hiking trail, but for two physicists, the Global …

Working while others sleep? Obesity may be a higher risk; here's why

Try as they might to adjust to a schedule that has them toiling while others sleep, swing-shift workers do not fool their bodies into burning calories and using nutrients the way people who obey their internal circadian clocks do, says a new study.<p>The result -- a metabolism that burns fewer …

The Economist Went Full Occupy Wall Street On Bankers

In a Saturday commentary about capitalism's increasingly negative reputation, the classical liberal magazine said that nearly half of Americans had a less-than-positive view of the term and associated it with financial capitalism and greedy banks.<p>It's almost reminiscent of the 2011 OWS movement, …

Gold gains as dollar falls in the wake of Japan economic moves

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold prices jumped Tuesday as the dollar eased against major currencies amid economic and political news, and as …

Stock Markets

Hong Kong Protesters Greet Court Officials With Indifference

Hong Kong officials began enforcing the first of several court injunctions and started removing barricades in part of the downtown Admiralty district …

Putin says west is provoking Russia into new cold war as ‘spies’ deported

Vladimir Putin has suggested to a German interviewer that the west is provoking Russia into a new cold war. The airing of the interview, which was recorded by the German channel ARD in Vladivostok last week, followed Russia’s tit-for-tat expulsions of German and Polish diplomats, as well as the …

Allergan sale to Actavis thwarts takeover attempt by Valeant

Botox maker Allergan Inc., an Irvine company that started as a purveyor of eye drops and grew into one of the most respected pharmaceutical companies in the country, agreed to be acquired by Irish firm Actavis for $66 billion.<p>The deal thwarts a contentious takeover attempt by Valeant …

Missouri governor declares state of emergency in Ferguson

Ahead of a grand jury's decision on whether to indict a police officer in the killing of Michael Brown, Missouri has both called in the National Guard and diminished the role of the Ferguson Police Department.<p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Monday as a precaution, he said, in …

Show-stopping sweet potatoes: 5 easy new recipes for this Thanksgiving standby

The classic marshmallow-topped sweet potato casserole graces many holiday tables for a reason. But think about what you might be missing out on. This nutritious tuber, packed full of vitamin A and beta-carotene, is far more versatile than most Thanksgiving spreads would suggest. Sure, its naturally …

Cooking

Charles Manson Obtains License to Marry His 26-Year-Old Prison Visitor

Mass murderer Charles Manson has gotten a license to marry a 26-year-old woman who visits him in prison.<p>The marriage license, obtained Monday by The …

Crime