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What’s the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?

If you’ve ever tried substituting baking powder for baking soda (or vice versa), you’ve discovered that you can’t use the two interchangeably. We’ve …

Dessert

Americans are eating way more fat. But it’s not butter.

A new report reveals a lot about how the American diet is shifting.<p>A new report from the US Department of Agriculture tracks how food consumption patterns in the US have changed over the past 40 years by looking at how many fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins, dairy, added fats and oils, and added …

Making Nachos for the Super Bowl? Here Are the Essentials

More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>Want to know how to start a food fight in the living room? Start a debate about nachos. Depending on how you construct them, nachos can be an exercise in subtle restraint or in unbridled excess. You may like your nachos as individually topped, …

The Most Popular Super Bowl Recipe In Your State

Football fans are searching for way more than spinach dip.<p>Whether you're rooting for the Falcons, the Patriots or just like the commercials, everyone …

How voice technology is transforming computing

ANY sufficiently advanced technology, noted Arthur C. Clarke, a British science-fiction writer, is indistinguishable from magic. The fast-emerging …

The dream of Ara: Inside the rise and fall of the world’s most revolutionary phone

It looked nothing like an iPhone, or anything Apple might dare to make.<p>On September 10, 2013, the day Apple unveiled the iPhone 5S, Dutch designer Dave Hakkens uploaded a video to YouTube to promote his college graduation project: Phonebloks, “a phone worth keeping.”<p>Hakkens imagined a smartphone …

E-waste

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Google made an iPhone app that turns Live Photos into amazing GIFs

The app will also try to smooth out your shaky shots<p>My entire picture library is inside Google Photos, which for a long time made Apple's Live Photos feature on my iPhone 6S Plus rather useless. Google didn't support the format until March, so if I wanted to preserve them before then, it required …

The Humans Hiding Behind the Chatbots

<b>Amy Ingram, the artificial intelligence personal assistant from startup X.ai, sounds remarkably like a real person.</b> The company designed her to take …

Opening Minds on Ed Tech

<i>Every teacher deserves the chance to be phenomenal.</i><p>It’s easy to say, and I don’t know anyone who would disagree with the sentiment. But in the …

The Future of Technology Is In Your Ear

My tangled headphones (2016).#### My experiment with a $13 device convinced me that the next major platform will replace text with sounds.<p><b>“Why don’t</b> …

Facebook isn’t the social network anymore. So what is it?

Even before it was the title of a movie, the phrase “the social network” was synonymous with Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg’s startup snatched the title …

Being A Developer After 40

Hi everyone, I am a forty-two years old self-taught developer, and this is my story.<p>A couple of weeks ago I came by the tweet below, and it made me …

Remove or Disable “Sent from my iPhone” Email Signature

You can easily stop the “Sent from my iPhone” text from appearing on your outbound iPhone emails, or change it to be something else. Removing or …

The FBI is close to getting new authority to hack computers almost anywhere — even overseas

Magistrate judges can normally only order searches within the jurisdiction of their court, which is typically limited to a few counties.<p>The U.S. Justice Department, which is pushing for the rule change, has described it as a procedural change needed to modernize the criminal code for the digital …

U.S. Justice Department

10 Health Benefits of Kale

Of all the super healthy greens, kale is the king.<p>It is definitely one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods in existence.<p>Kale is loaded …

Wine and Coffee: Sharing Culture and Complexities

From terroir to tasting techniques, learn the many ways coffee and wine overlap, rewarding interest and enthusiasm with unique expressions and …

Coffee

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The highs and lows, the ups and downs--there were a lot of them this year in the world of gadgets. Laptops made a comeback, now that there are several models that are light and thin enough to use all day but still pack enough power for video and photo editing. Two smartphones competed for our …

Gear & Gadgets

9 fun iPhone text message tips and tricks

It's an app you probably use every day, but are you getting the most out of the iPhone's Messages?<p>We've got some fun tips and tricks to show you how …

A Slow Cooker Is Your Secret Weapon at Breakfast

Meet the $1 Billion Startup Busting Cybersecurity's Greatest Myth | Inc.com

<i>Editor's Note: Inc. Magazine announced its pick for Company of the Year on Tuesday, November 29. It's Riot Games! Here, we spotlight Cylance, a contender for the title in 2016.</i><p>In 2011, cybersecurity researcher and entrepreneur Stuart McClure spent his last year working at McAfee, as the company's …

Machine Learning

Who First Farmed Potatoes? Archaeologists in Andes Find Evidence

Nobody knows precisely what the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving feast looked like. According to primary sources, there was fowl (likely including wild turkeys), venison and cornmeal for sure. Possible side dishes were cranberries, pumpkin and stuffing made with onions, nuts and herbs.<p>Many of these …

Anthropology

Mossberg: How Google's bold moves shake up the tech industry

Intelligent, integrated hardware and software are a powerful weapon<p>Google’s decision to become a full-fledged, vertically integrated device maker — controlling and blending together hardware, software, and ecosystem design — may one day seem inevitable, obvious, or even a little late. But in the …

Brain belts: The many innovation centers that will take on Silicon Valley

To most high-tech enthusiasts, towns like Akron, Albany, Batesville, Malmö, and Eindhoven probably don’t hold much significance. Yet, while the world is busy watching Silicon Valley, these relatively obscure spots in the US and Europe are quietly building the infrastructure for innovation …

Innovation

How to Lose Weight With Smoothies | Men's Health

Ted Cavanaugh<p>1. 1 TBSP NUT BUTTER (95 CALORIES)<p>Grind almonds, cashews, and peanuts and you’ll fill up with heart-healthy fats and up to four grams of protein.<p>2. 1/2 CUP FAT-FREE GREEK YOGURT (65 CALORIES)<p>This delicious dairy choice adds density and about 10 percent of your recommended daily calcium …

What the science says about every popular diet

Luckily, scientists have found that most reasonable diets can help you lose weight, compared to not following a diet at all. Overall, studies have shown that diets rich in plants and low in processed foods are the best for weight loss.<p>But many popular diets aren't based on sound scientific …