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Elon Musk wants to turn your roof into a solar energy farm

Tesla CEO, SpaceX CEO, SolarCity Chairman, and all around inspirational tech icon and pioneer, Elon Musk, has yet another trick up his sleeve, aimed …

Tesla

How to Use the JOBY GripTight Micro Stand

Avoid These Three Traps and Become a More Decisive Leader

I recently oversaw a study designed to clarify the relationship between pivotal decisions and leadership. Based on our nationwide survey of 500 …

The Diet That Could Slow Brain Aging by 7.5 Years

One of the biggest fears we have as we age is losing our cognitive abilities.<p>We want to be able to successfully navigate the day, remember errands, visit with friends and family, and stay independent. Being a burden to loved ones is a frightening prospect.<p>Science is still uncovering how important …

America's Top 7 Cities for Pizza

From its origins in the culinary culture of Italian peasants, pizza has taken over the world. Here we select the seven best cities in the United States in which to eat the country's best pizza. New York is a given, but where else in America can claim to have the best pizza? Read on to find out...<p><b>7.</b> …

Nike's World Cup 2014 commercial 'Winner Stays' is excellent, as always

Aren't these always great?<p>The new Nike World Cup 2014 commercial is here. It's called "Winner Stays", and it's just as good as every other major soccer campaign that Nike runs.<p>Nike has a history of putting together really excellent commercials. "The Cage" is one of the best ad campaigns ever, "Take …

Woodlands Garden of Decatur

Abundant sunshine is on the schedule tomorrow at WOODLANDS GARDEN- come stroll through the shade of the woods and see the very awesome talented …

The Intuitive Manager: A Threatened Species?

Intuition is far from rare. Most of the decisions we make are intuitive. First, because it saves us time. Second, because we really do trust our instincts, even when we shouldn’t. As it turns out, intuition is rarely effective, especially compared to data-driven decisions. Indeed, whenever you can …

Blogs | Food & Wine

Next step, Lyon.<p>Because you deserve to treat yourself to a multi-hundred dollar meal.<p>It won't look like your average convenience store.<p>One winery may …

Caffeine Actually Hits Your Body In Four Different Ways

Caffeine is the most widely used drug — most of us can't make it through the day without it. But what exactly is caffeine and how does it work? The latest Reactions video from the American Chemical Society breaks it down.<p>When caffeine enters your body, it is broken down into three "daughter" …

There’s A Secret Size At Starbucks That Makes For A Better Cappuccino

While espresso drink purists deride Starbucks for its gargantuan sizes — including the larger-than-a-human-stomach Trenta— the chain actually offers a secret smaller size that is perfect for an Italian-style cappuccino.<p>The unlisted size is called a "short," and every Starbucks is stocked with …

TVR sets up R&D center to launch new model in 2-3 years

TVR has had a tough go of it lately. Once one of Britain's – if not the world's – preeminent sports car manufacturers, TVR has a history that stretches back as far as Ferrari's. But it fell on hard times after the start of the new millennium. The ailing company was purchased in 2004 by Russian …

Google inks huge wind power deal with Warren Buffett’s Iowa power company

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Google has signed its largest clean power contract to date — for 407 MW of wind power — with Iowa power company MidAmerican …

LG's next smartwatch will include a screen that never turns off

LG's next smartwatch, the G Watch, looks to stand out from its peers by coming with a display that is always turned on.<p>The company unveiled the "always-on" feature this week with the launch of a new website that provides information for the LG G Watch, which was announced a month ago.<p>The …

Wearable Tech

Roku FINALLY Releases A YouTube Channel For Most Of Its Streaming Boxes

After what has been seriously <i>way</i> too long, Roku has just launched an official YouTube channel for <i>most</i> of its lil’ streaming boxes.<p>The catch: Roku says the channel is only compatible with “current generation” devices, which they define as any box launched after July 2011. Roku’s model numbering …

WhatsApp Hits 500 Million Users

A couple of months ago, Facebook announced it was acquiring WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock options. Today, WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum wrote a blog post saying that the service now has 500 million active users. These users are sharing 700 million photos and 100 million videos every …

10 Facts About Jeddah Tower, the Soon-To-Be Tallest Building in the World

<i>Updated May 17th, 2017</i><p>Construction has been delayed on the soon-to-be-tallest building in the world, Jeddah Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Originally slated to open next year, it is now projected for completion in 2019, according to Global Construction News.<p>Once complete, the building will stand at …

After Celebratory Video, Al Qaeda Pounded By Deadly Airstrikes

Dozens of suspected al Qaeda fighters have been killed in the latest in a string of strikes against the terror organization’s Yemen affiliate over …

What's the Difference Between Broilers, Fryers, Roasters & Other Sizes of Chicken?

We get a little confused if a recipe calls for a roaster or a broiler chicken. Can different kinds of chickens be used interchangeably?<p>Have you also …

See The Navy's Railgun In Action (video)

For a long, long time, SF fans have been reading about railguns. And for just as long a time, the promise has been there to actually see one of these …

4 Features You'll Drive Away With In The 2015 Audi RS 7 Dynamic Edition (list)

Audi has announced its latest special edition vehicle, and it’s impressive. But you already knew that was going to be the case; it’s not like Audi …

AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker Makes A Cup In Less Than A Minute

Don’t have time to wait for your morning cup of Joe? Well, you don’t have to with the AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker that can make 1-4 cups of …

How A Supervolcano Would Disrupt International Flight

The global air traffic network may be more vulnerable to natural disasters than you realize.<p>In April of 2010, an Icelandic volcano erupted largely without warning. It left travelers throughout Europe stranded as tons of volcanic dust and ash spewed into the atmosphere and grounded planes. By the …

The U.S. Is Still 47% Frontier (Sort Of)

A full 47% of the country remains desolate–unoccupied by even a single inhabitant. A map by Nik Freeman details where in America people <i>don’t</i> live by shading in uninhabited census blocks–the smallest unit the U.S. Census Bureau uses to keep track of who lives where.<p>At first glance, the map reveals …

Tuna Pasta with Capers in White Wine Sauce

Here’s a little secret: olive oil-packed canned tuna, chili pepper flakes, and pasta is a master combination (and classic Italian). One of my …

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Tart, herbaceous, and absolutely addictive, Argentinean chimichurri sauce is the perfect match for the rich beefy flavor of skirt steak – or any cut of steak. Cook the steak over intense heat quickly to sear the outside while cooking the inside just to medium-rare. Then slice it …

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No-Bake Crème Brûlée

No-fuss, no-bath, stovetop crème brûlée from <b>Bakeless Sweets</b> serves up milky sweetness in every bite, with a healthy helping of crunchy caramelized sugar.<p>Reprinted with permission by Faith Durand. Copyright © 2013. Published by Abrams Books. Available wherever books are sold. All rights</b> …

Scallops with Spice Oil

2 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Spice Oil<p>1 teaspoon cumin seeds<p>1 teaspoon paprika<p>1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>6 black peppercorns plus freshly ground for seasoning<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>2 garlic cloves, minced<p>1 teaspoon …