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5 Ingredients You Should Add to Your Pantry in 2016

Make 2016 the year you embrace harissa, tahini, yuzu kosho, labneh and gochujang.<p>My dream refrigerator door would have ten shallow shelves to …

What's Next for Bitcoin in 2016

Some of the characters attracted to the digital currency bitcoin continue to be the biggest rivals to its success.<p>Earlier this month, the SEC charged …

Dezeen's top 10 gadgets of 2015

Dezeen's design editor Dan Howarth selects his pick of this year's gadgets, including concepts, prototypes and commercial products for cooking, …

Social media led police straight to movie pirates

Enforcement officials at the UK's Federation Against Copyright Theft found pirates' details on Facebook.<p>How can law enforcement agencies track down some of the world's most (in)famous pirates? The same way that we find out how our school frenemies are doing: stalking them on social media.</i> …

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The first photos from inside Elon Musk's sleek new Tesla Gigafactory, which will be three times the size of Central Park

When finished, it'll be the world's second-largest building by volume — three times the size of New York's Central Park.<p>While there have been drone videos of the factory's exterior, photographers haven't been allowed inside the Gigafactory.<p>That's not for lack of trying — one Reno photojournalist …

BMW to show 'AirTouch' 3D gesture control at 2016 CES

At 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, BMW demonstrated gesture control that allowed users to adjust volume, access navigation and …

Chicago Rapper Raises $60K for the Homeless in 10 Days

Chicago's rising star artist Chance the Rapper went to Twitter this Christmas to announce "Warmest Winter Chicago" (a partnership between Chance and the Empowerment Plan to bring 1,000 coats to Chicago's homeless) had raised almost $60 thousand in only 10 days.<p>The EMPWR coats being donated are made …

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover just snapped a picture of something that's unlike anything it encountered before

Just in time for the holidays, NASA's Curiosity rover is celebrating Christmas 2015 at a Red Planet Paradise — spectacular "Namib Dune." And she marked the occasion by snapping her first ever color self-portrait with the mast mounted high resolution Mastcam 34 mm camera.<p>Heretofore Curiosity has …

No, Thank You: These Are the Dirtiest Places in a Hotel Room

Gross gross gross.<p>Whether you're on vacation or traveling for work, the last thing you want to worry about is: Does this hotel room need a good cleaning? Well, it turns out it just may need it. According to an investigative report by WKMG Local 6 in Orlando, many places in a hotel room, even after …

The 25 private colleges where students go on to earn the most money

Sticker prices on private colleges and universities tend to be steeper than public schools.<p>The average cost of tuition and fees for the 2015-16 school year was <b>$32,405</b> at private colleges in the US, while public universities cost an average of <b>$23,893</b>. For state residents at public colleges, average …

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Elon Musk Says That Tesla Vehicles Will Be Self-Driving In Two Years

We may never have flying cars (<i>Back to the Future II</i> lied to us!), but it seems more and more that self-driving cars are close to becoming a reality. While many different manufacturers are working on prototypes, Tesla seems to be the only one willing to give a tentative date of completion. …