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How to make a $9 supercomputer

The year was 1999, the tech world was in the grip of the 'Y2K bug' and two computer chip makers were going at it, hammer and tongs, in the race to be …

Raspberry Pi

Bitcoin Is The World's Most Dangerous Idea

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti</i><p>A symbol for ‘nothing’ doesn’t seem to mean very much, but the biography of the number ‘zero’ shows what a dangerous idea it has been since its very first …

Blockchain

The Internet of Anything: Microsoft Brings Free Windows to the Raspberry Pi

Microsoft is bringing its Windows operating system to the Raspberry Pi, the tiny and wonderfully inexpensive computer that helps you build your own …

Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency<p>If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for …

JBL’s new Bluetooth speaker brings the features — and the price tag

When I reviewed the first-generation JBL Charge back in 2013, I called it a “colorful pill of a speaker that looks almost like, as an accessory, it leaped out of a new iPod touch commercial.” I loved it for its clear, crisp sound that was loud enough to shake most rooms: It delivered the sound …

Raspberry Pi 2 runs free Windows 10, costs $35

Microsoft is making a free version of Windows 10 that will run on the updated, quad-core microcomputer.<p>Microcomputing fans take note -- there's a new Raspberry Pi in town.<p>The all-new board brings a host of new hardware, including a Broadcom 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor and 1GB of RAM. …

Raspberry Pi

Obama Issues Executive Order Giving Him Authority to Issue Executive Orders

In a historic early-morning ceremony in the Yellow Oval Room, attended only by Michelle Obama and pajama-clad White House dog Bo, and recorded for posterity by White Hose photographer Pete Souza, President Obama -- also pajama-clad -- signed the mother of all executive orders: an order giving him …

Michelle Obama

Webcam captures huge volcano eruption in Mexico

A webcam focused on the Colima volcano in Mexico captures an enormous eruption on Wednesday morning<p>A webcam in <b>Mexico</b> has captured the moment that the Colima <b>volcano</b> erupted violently.<p>The blast happened at 9.13am Wednesday morning, local time.<p>The Colima volcano is an active stratovolcano which has …

The 11 Greatest Recipes to Ever Happen to Kimchi

Kimchi is a spicy, pungent Korean staple on a par with America’s bread and butter: It’s served at every meal, is universally familiar, and has …

Spices

CES 2015: Intel’s $150 Compute Stick Turns Any HDTV Into A Windows PC

Tiny, cheap, and simple to set up, Intel’s stick PC can make your dumb TV into a full-fledged computer<p>There were some impressively thin laptops and convertibles this year at CES. But the trophy of the tiniest PC has to go to Intel’s just-announced Compute Stick. Despite being just four inches long, …

The Most Popular Recipes of 2014

2014 was a stellar year for recipes here at Serious Eats. We're talking an epic series on waffling...just about everything, ridiculously gorgeous crown roast rack of lamb, and a massive collection of some of the best vegan food you'll ever eat. Out of the hundreds of recipes we brought to you over …

Bacon and Egg Pie

Heat oven to 400°. Whisk together ketchup and Worcestershire in a small bowl; set aside. Using a rolling pin, roll one sheet of puff pastry on a …

Baking

How to Make Kin Khao's Epic Blistered Green Beans

The Chez Pim blogger has opened a restaurant aimed at changing how people think about Thai cuisine.<p><i>The Chez Pim blogger has opened a restaurant aimed</i> …

San Francisco

Spin on green eggs and ham: ham salad, over easy eggs, freshly parsley. #CookingStreak Day 2 http://t.co/mIdICz9y5g

Crockpot Carnitas

Introduction: Crockpot Carnitas<p>Easy carnitas made in the crockpot!<p>Ingredients - 4-5lb pork shoulder<br>12 oz BEER (your choice)<br>1/2 cup taco seasoning<br>1 …

Cooking

About Retire By 40

Tweet3<p>Pin63<p>Share170<p>Flip<p>+1288<p>Shares 524<p>Is it really possible to quit your career and leave it all behind before you’re 40? That’s the question I had …

Announcing .NET 2015 - .NET as Open Source, .NET on Mac and Linux, and Visual Studio Community

November 12, '14 Comments [198] Posted in ASP.NET | ASP.NET MVC | Open Source | VS2015<p>Sponsored By<p>It's happening. It's the reason that a lot of us …

The best way to invest for retirement income

<i>My wife and I have accumulated a good-size nest egg that we now need to draw on to pay retirement living expenses. Can you suggest a portfolio for generating current income?</i><p><i>—K.G., Dover, Delaware</i><p>When it comes to tapping savings in retirement, many retirees fall into what I call the <b>"</b>Income Investing …

The Best Way To Buy Stocks Is To Go All In And Wait

Unfortunately, playing the stock market is just not that easy.<p>Investors have several strategies they can employ when buying stocks.<p>But if you have a decent chunk of money just sitting around, you might be better off going all in and throwing everything into the stock market at once.<p>An …

Investing

Divorce? The 6 worst money mistakes

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>During a divorce, a spouse who hasn’t shown much interest in the family’s finances can …

Retirement

Solar Power Can Provide Hot Meals for the Masses

<b>In every one of my restaurants, each day begins with the same routine. Chefs receive their orders, line cooks start prepping their ingredients, and the front of the house starts polishing the silverware and setting the tables. Along with all of that, someone goes into the kitchen and lights the</b> …

High speed internet access in the US reaches farther, goes faster

Thought Google Fiber's gigabit connections sounded fast? Forget about that -- it's going to be like dialing-in to 56k for folks in Minneapolis. US Internet has just announced that it's bring 10 gigabit-per-second connections to the city next summer. The service costs a steep $400 a month, but …

Microsoft Can Now Turn Any Space Into The Holodeck

Prepare yourself. This is the craziest interactive demo you’ll see all year.<p>Last year, Microsoft Research revealed Illumiroom–which used projectors to stretch the image on your TV to take over a whole wall. Now comes the sequel. Called RoomAlive, this new system can turn every surface in a …

Augmented Reality