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How Facebook orchestrates its network traffic to save energy

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: dolphfyn/Shutterstock<p>Facebook (s fb) on Friday detailed how it uses a custom-made load balancing controller to …

Apple to Introduce iWatch in September Suggests Apple Journalist John Gruber

Apple may be planning to introduce its iWatch in September, according to a comment from prominent Apple journalist John Gruber. In a post highlighting the charging functionality of the Moto 360, Gruber suggests Apple will be announcing its "wrist wearable thing next month."<p>It looks like Motorola's …

Poll: How many apps do you have on your Windows Phone?

Today's poll has you checking out how many apps and games are currently installed on your Windows Phone. You can ignore the built-in applications …

Travel in Westeros would be so much easier with this proposed Game of Thrones subway system

Complex transit maps are usual daily sightings, but few of them are actually artsy, as they have a more useful purpose in mind. However, graphic …

The best iPhone apps for movie makers

It's very possible that you'll see something at a film festival that was taken on an iPhone, or trending documentaries uploaded to sites like …

The best iPad apps for learning guitar

If you want to learn how to play guitar but don't want to have to invest into guitar lessons with a tutor then it definitely makes sense to download …

The best makeup apps for iPhone

If you love applying makeup, enjoy the latest fashion trends, or just want to learn more about makeup then check out our list of the best makeup apps …

Your iPhone Camera Can Work As A Microscope

The Catalyst Frame project, currently on Kickstarter, may not be the first attempt at making a smartphone microscope, but it’s definitely among the …

Your Lost Android Phone Can Now Call You

Did you know that Android has a built-in mechanism for locating or locking your lost phone? Google hasn’t done the best job marketing it, but it’s actually been baked right in since the release of Android 4.4*.<p><i>(It works with older Android phones, too — you just have to install the free app yourself)</i><p>…

The best iPad apps for teachers

If you are a teacher, or on your way to becoming one, then check out our list of the best iPad apps for teachers.<p>It’s the assistant you thought you’d …

Chinese Boiled Peanuts Recipe • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by<p>Alongside fire-roasted chestnuts, Boiled Chinese Peanuts are sold as cheap street food in China. It’s a cold-weather thing, and I know I’m …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

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Eggs, Bacon, and Brioche: LA's 10 Best Breakfasts

<i>by Bun Boy Eats LA, LA City Guide for the Menuism Blog photos by Bun Boy Eats LA</i><p>In the wee morning hours, Los Angeles offers many ways to gorge oneself: You can roll out of bed and stumble to your local nondescript corner restaurant for something involving eggs (Kings Road Cafe comes to mind), you …

These Are the 10 Best Booze Ads of All Time: TV Edition

Do you know what would convince you to buy a specific brand of liquor? Maybe it's a spirits-loving friend, a spur-of-the-moment decision at the liquor store or hours spent tasting different spirits in bars. Or, perhaps it's a well-made ad?<p>Advertisers spend huge amounts of time and money making sure …

20 Essential Kitchen Hacks

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Put away your appliances -- today, we're hacking everything.</i><p>Some days are meant for lingering in the kitchen -- for tempering chocolate on a marble slab …

Watch a Colorful Tour of Thailand's Night Markets

Here's a brief but vibrant video showcasing some of the culinary offerings at <b>two of Phuket, Thailand's night markets</b>: The Naka night market and the Saphan Hin market. (Warning: It might make you very hungry for squid grilled on skewers, a complex-looking ice cream treat, and/or brightly colored …

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

4 to 6 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Sriracha<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1/4 cup red currant or strawberry jelly<p>12 large chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup rice flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring Sriracha, rice vinegar, mirin, …

You and your selfies - Photographs and text byPaula Rae Gibson | LensCulture

This selfie culture unnerves me. Not with teens, that's a whole different thing, but every time a friend posts a selfie of herself, I think, oh dear, she's at crisis point. She needs to keep seeing her image, know she exists, she feels her life is nothing...that she is fading away.<p>When my husband …

10 Best iPhone News and News Reader Apps

Keeping up with the news used to be pretty simple. You picked up your preferred tabloid or broadsheet newspaper on the way to work, or tuned into a scheduled news bulletin on the radio or your TV.<p>The internet has transformed the way in which news is created and distributed though. Keeping up with …

13 Goofy Ads From The Early Days Of Computing

The computer ads of the ’70s and ’80s imagine a future in which every kid is a hacker and girls skateboard to work on their PCs.<p>Part of what makes vintage advertisements fascinating is the way they reveal what the companies of an earlier era wanted people to think. That’s as true of the early days …

The Week in Review: Why Millennials Matter

Ranging in age from 14 to 34, the millennial generation is a study in contrasts. In spite of their technological savvy, liberal politics and college …

How World War I Launched Mapmaking at National Geographic

The far-off battles of WWI created an appetite for maps—and National Geographic was at the ready.<p>In the summer of 1914, Americans began reading news accounts of a conflict that would soon be called the Great War—and that would draw the United States in three years later.<p>But it was <i>National …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

Best PDF markup and annotation apps for iPad and Apple Pencil in 2018

Sign, add text, highlight, and connect PDF documents together with these excellent apps.The iPad and iPad Pro are great for many reasons, but I love …

15 Quirky Gadgets and Accessories to Buy Today

It’s time for us to take another look at a bunch of quirky, imaginative and downright useful gadgets and accessories that you can buy today. Which one takes your fancy the most?<p>For more inspiration, check out our 2013 holiday gift guide, our previous collection of gadgets and accessories for geeks …

Save money on Uber by sharing rides with strangers

New UberPool service could be cheaper and more awkward<p>Uber wants you to get into an unfamiliar car with a total stranger. But that may be a price worth paying for a cheaper ride. The company's new UberPool feature will notify users if it discovers a "co-rider" with similar travel plans, and will …

Photo editing tool shows viewers what the camera couldn't see

Many people are already annoyed when characters on TV cop shows "zoom in and enhance" on a photo, to reveal a level of detail that could never <i>really</i> …

2014 MacBook Pro with Retina Display vs. MacBook Air

Before we jump in, note that we're comparing the 13-in models of both MacBooks. The Retina MacBook Pro is also sold in a larger 15-in version, while …

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