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Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

Here's Hoping No Man's Sky Isn't the Next Elder Scrolls: Arena

I want to think well of <i>No Many’s Sky</i>, a game — at least I think it’s a game — about ripping off into an infinitely big, infinitely procedural, …

Best headphones for under $50

Looking for inexpensive headphones that sound decent for the money? Here are CNET's top bargain picks among the products we've reviewed.<p>Headphones are among the most popular products on CNET, and, not surprisingly, many of you are looking for a pair that delivers a lot of bang for the buck -- and …

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The Week in Review: On and Off the Runway

Inside Flipboard / February 7, 2014<p>It’s that season again: New York Fashion Week for fall and winter 2014 began on February 6. After shows in Milan …

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

A short history of Einstein's theory of relativity<p>Albert Einstein is famous for many things, not least his theories of relativity. The first, the special theory of relativity, was the one that began the physicist's reputation for tearing apart the classical worldview that had come before. Special …

My new game: Solus – Unreal Engine 4 Survival Exploration game

I am proud to announce my new game <b>Solus</b> - www.SolusTheGame.com<p><b>Solus is a single player exploration and survival game, experienced in first person and</b> …

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20 Creative Ways to Upcycle Pallets in your Garden

Shares 207K<p>Inspiring Pallet DIY Garden Projects<p>Looking for ways to upcycle pallets? Some creative DIY pallet garden projects? Recently I repurposed a …

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The Cheat Sheet for Beef

Wish you knew how to decide which cut of beef to buy? This infographic will inform you about the type of meat, the cost, and method to cook it.

4 Superfoods You Need to Try

Health awareness is increasing and so is the demand for healthy and nutritious food choices. Arguably, many prepackaged and processed food options …

4 Health Foods That Ain't Fads

Remember the "fat-free" baked good craze? Or the fairly recent acai pandemonium?<p>People naturally become skeptical when foods are overhyped in the media, but there are plenty of health foods that are not fads -- no matter how much the media raves about them.<p>But just like every media darling, these …

Cheapest DIY Rain Barrel (that works better than most) - Urban Backyard Greenhouse

So I found a way to build an effective rain collection barrel for around $40. All parts were purchased at the local Ace Hardware store.<p>I used a trash …

Celebrity portraits by Terry O'Neill – in pictures

Terry O'Neill is one of the greatest celebrity photographers of the 20th century, and a key member of the group of portrait-takers that defined the 1960s. An exhibition at The Little Black Gallery features some of his most famous images. It can be seen at 13A Park Walk, London SW10 from 14 January …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Hired Hog Trapper Has Three Years To Clean Out Dallas

Texas has a pig problem.<p>Wild hogs have overrun the state so rapidly that in 2011, Texas allowed them to be hunted all year round. The feral hog epidemic even spawned a reality show called <i>Aporkalypse Now</i>, following Ted Nugent as he shoots hogs from a helicopter.<p>Aporkalypse Now 2012 Trailer<p>But what …

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What the hell has America done to beer?

This month’s Session question (a regular query posed by a chosen member of the beer blogging world) comes from Adrian Dingle on Ding’s Beer Blog: …

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …

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How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

When You Haven't Saved Enough for Retirement

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p><i>Don’t panic -- but don’t ignore the situation either. Instead, follow these six strategies.</i><p>By Amelia Granger<p><i>This article first appeared on the personal finance site Nerdwallet.com.</i><p>You’re over 50 -- and you’re pretty sure you haven’t saved enough. Advice on how to sock away …

Why 3D Printing Is Overhyped (I Should Know, I Do It For a Living)

Everyone's now aware of 3D printing — they’ve read about it in the papers, on blogs or seen it on TV. The mentality now seems to be that, in the …

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