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The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The PS4 Instead Of An Xbox One

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

Baking

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Dessert

Sunshine Birthday Party Free Printables - U Create

I’m thrilled to show you this Sunshine Party Danielle and I created for my 6 yr old daughter!<p><b>Perfect theme for a summer birthday party.</b><p>I created this …

Snarky Puppy feat. Lalah Hathaway - Something (Family Dinner - Volume One)

Dinner

Like The Evolution Of Apple's iPod And iPhone, Nest Is Building One Product At A Time

Today Nest officially unveiled the follow up to its popular learning thermostat with a smoke and carbon monoxide detector called the “Nest Protect.”<p>Getting a look at it in person, co-founder and VP of engineering Matt Rogers showed me why this smoke alarm is a little more exciting than what …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

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Senate Gets A Dose Of Scolding With Its Morning Prayer

It's easy to tune out when the Senate goes through its morning rituals. The president pro tem calls the chamber to order; there's the Pledge of Allegiance. One morning could sound like any other.<p>Except for the past two weeks. Barry C. Black, the Senate chaplain, has been using his morning prayers …

iPhone 5S Touch ID Likely On iPad 5 Even Though Performance Is Erratic

Am I the only one disappointed by Touch ID on the new iPhone 5S? Apparently not. My own experience has been that it worked great the first day after I got the phone and almost not at all since. So I feel a little like I’ve been duped into actually using a passcode (which I never did before) so that …

What’s a “Shark Tank” Appearance Worth? A Top Spot in the App Store.

Image courtesy of Scan<p>Garrett Gee’s startup Scan didn’t necessarily need the $1 million he was pitching investors for on Friday night’s episode of …

Apps

Mark Zuckerberg spends $30 million on four homes to ensure privacy

It's not uncommon for celebrities to buy the properties next to their homes to ensure privacy, but usually when they do this, the neighboring homes are already on the market.<p>But when you're Mark Zuckerberg and worth $19 billion, you can usually find a price that your neighbors would be willing to …

Real Estate

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47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

Baking

Simple slow-cooker meals: Make roast chicken, more

Busy fall days are the perfect time to whip up hearty meals you can make ahead of time. Here, "Cook's Illustrated" founder Chris Kimball, shares three recipes from the magazine's new cookbook, "Slow Cooker Revolution."<p>Whole "roast" spice-rubbed chicken<p>Garlicky shrimp<p>Fudgy brownie wedges

Best Thing We Ate Vegas: Blue Ribbon's Fried Chicken

NYC's Bacon Film Festival; LA Mag's Food Event

<b>NEW YORK CITY</b>— <i>Chopped</i> judge <b>Chris Santos</b> will play host to the first-ever <b>International Bacon Film Festival</b> in NYC, a one-night screening of 11 short films about bacon. The event will take over Sunshine Cinema on October 17, promising the winning filmmaker a prize of $11,000. More information (and an …

Think of these as the heavenly offspring of caramels and halva, without the need for stirring a pot of bubbling hot sugar. RAW RECIPE: Tahini-Date Salted Caramels - http://bit.ly/1608hF5

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11 Times Old Furniture Gained New Life

One man's trash became these designers' serious treasures.<p>One man's trash became these designers' serious treasures.

Sunday Brunch: Apple and Pear Hand Pies

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Sometimes the best part of spending an afternoon making pie is having a slice cold for breakfast the next morning. But if you've having company over and don't …

Fried Fish Around LA

In September, Chowhounds banded together and sought out fried fish in every corner of Greater Los Angeles. Next time a craving for roadside catfish …

Food & Dining

This Week in Recipes

Breakfast<p>Rum and Pear Pancakes<br>• Barley Porridge<br>• Sweet Potato Brioche French Toast<br>• Eggplant, Squash, and Cherry Tomato Hash With Baked Eggs<p>Mains<p>Arugula, Apple, and Pomegranate Salad with Cider-Honey Vinaigrette<br>• Fiery Indian Shrimp Curry<br>• Noodles with Flank Steak, Bok Choy, and Black Bean Sauce<br>• Steamed Fish …

5 Hotel Steals: Columbus Day Weekend & Beyond

(photo: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort)<p>The leaves aren't the only thing falling these days. Prices at some of the country's best kid-friendly hotels are dropping, too, which makes this a great time to plan an escape for Columbus Day weekend or later this fall. Here are five deals to get you …

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Samsung Set For Another Quarter Of Record Profits As HTC Falters

Samsung has impressed analysts and investors with its latest guidance for operating profit in the third-quarter, saying it expects to have earned between 9.9 trillion won and 10.3 trillion won ($9.2 billion and $9.6 billion). That’s up from 8.06 trillion won last year and marks another record …

Colorful Hexagonal Wall Tiles Made From Sound-Absorbing "Wood Wool"

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles by Form Us With Love strike a brilliant balance between sustainable materials, economy and functionality. The …

New Music: French Montana Feat. Rick Ross, Diddy & Snoop Dogg “Ain’t Worried About Nothin’ (Remix)”

Not quite the lineup we were expecting, but French Montana delivers the official remix to his summer anthem “Ain’t Worried About Nothin’.” The Coke …