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Facebook's friend-based Recommendations take on Yelp

It might not feel like it sometimes, but Facebook is more than just memes or baby pictures. Many people use the social network to ask friends for ideas for places to eat in Paris or what to do this weekend. Since your pals know you, their suggestions are potentially more useful than Yelp or …

Behind The Founding Foodie, A French-Trained Chef Bound By Slavery

Thomas Jefferson is known as a founding father and a founding foodie. Less well-known is the remarkable man who once fed his refined palate: James Hemings.<p>In the 18th century, Hemings was one of America's most accomplished chefs. He was also Jefferson's slave.<p>"It was a close relationship, a …

Thomas Jefferson

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Amazon is reportedly considering making its own TV service.</b> It has talked to CBS and NBC about carrying their channels.<p><b>2. Apple design chief Jony Ive says he can now work on "naughty, under-the-radar activities" now that he's the company's chief design officer.</b> "I haven't felt this happy or this …

Jony Ive

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Uber Expands Its Same-Day Delivery Service: 'It’s No Longer an Experiment'

Uber is more than just about ferrying humans.<p>Local delivery is one of the most crowded spaces in tech right now, and ride-hailing giant Uber wants a piece of it.<p>At long last, the company is introducing a fleshed-out same-day delivery program for brick-and-mortar businesses under the name …

T-Mobile brings back its 4 for $120, 10GB-per-line deal

T-Mobile is bringing back one of its most popular promotions by — once again — offering four 10GB data lines for $120 total. The offer is available for a limited time from today, and is ideal for data-hungry families needing multiple lines. With no overages, you know exactly what your bill’s going …

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The 25 Best Value Cities in the World

Building your dream vacation can be a very expensive undertaking, especially if you plan on hitting some of the world's most famous sights and cities. To help travelers create a fun (and affordable) itinerary for 2016, trivago.com analyzed the world's most popular cities to determine which 25 …

The Mason Jar, Reborn

How a container once integral to farming culture came to be the hipster vessel of choice: an Object Lesson<p>In the mid-1970s, my parents fled the New Jersey suburbs to build a house in rural New Hampshire, where my mother tended a large vegetable and herb garden. The growing season in New Hampshire …

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Security-focussed Blackphone 2 now available to order, extra privacy and flagship specs at a premium price

Silent Circle has released its second privacy-focussed smartphone. The Android-powered Blackphone 2 boasts some of the best security features around, as well as some flagship specifications. But, all this does come at a fairly hefty price tag…<p>The phone’s security comes from its custom operating …

Mobile Technology

12 Comfort Foods That Are Even Better Mini-Sized

All of your favorites are actually perfect for cocktail party bites.<p>All of your favorites are actually perfect for cocktail party bites.

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35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

Feds looks at plan to collect DNA from suspects upon arrest

The federal government is considering a move to collect DNA samples from suspects upon arrest for certain crimes, a significant expansion of current DNA databank laws that is raising concerns for criminal defence lawyers and civil-rights advocates.<p>In a recent interview, Peter MacKay told The Globe …

The Future of Criminal DNA Collection in 2015

<i>DNA can reveal an extraordinary amount of private information about you, including familial relationships, medical history, predisposition for</i> …

Apple may soon collect your DNA as part of a new ResearchKit program

Building a database of the human genome, mostly in an effort to study it, is nothing new. Since we first gained the ability to study DNA, scientists …

Amazon Could Climb Above $400 As Earnings Approach

Amazon.com shares show a price pattern which appears to signal an imminent, if short-lived, rise above $400. Of course the stock will need a little help from the market at large to accomplish such a thing, but considering the energetic rise in the S%P 500 (SPY) and Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) on Monday, it …

The New Airline Seat Design Fit for Passengers and Low-Cost Carriers

A new player has entered the field of aircraft seat design and plans to reveal the prototypes of its new theatre-style Rebel seat at this year’s …

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

Food

Report: Google app will soon let you translate voice to text in real time

Google is planning to launch an update to its Google Translate app for phones, enabling automatic, real-time translation of voice to text for a few …

How Tesla Protects The Romance Of Driving While Disrupting The Industry

Designer Franz von Holzhausen reveals the inspiration–and the latest designs–for a company leading the electric car revolution.<p>It’s one thing to design a car. It’s another to create the first vehicle for a brand founded on the goal of making electric cars sexy, mainstream, and a threat to the rest …