Maximilian Fagan Blaschke

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Reverse Searing: Does It Come at a Price?

Today, you can hardly browse barbecue websites without being urged to try a technique called reverse searing. The process turns the traditional method of cooking a steak or roast--hot sear followed by slow roast--on its head. You start by smoking the meat low and slow to an internal temperature of …

Light-Transmitting Concrete from Litracon - simply amazing

Concrete

Walk-in-Shower from Kermi - the latest trend in shower enclosures

A Step-By-Step Guide to the Flakiest, Butteriest Pie Crust You'll Ever Make

No machines required for the best damn all-butter pie crust you've ever made. Ready?<p><b>We're doing this old-school,</b> with a hands-only, machine-free, blow-your-mind technique for the best damn all-butter pie crust. It's got flakiness to rival a croissant's, a texture so tender it shatters under the …

Baking

Customs seize 27kg of gold from N Korea envoy in Dhaka

Bangladesh customs officers have caught a North Korean diplomat trying to smuggle an estimated $1.4m worth of gold into the country, a senior official has said.<p>"We recovered the gold both in the form of bar and ornaments from Son Young Nam, the First Secretary of the North Korean Embassy in Dhaka," …

Airports

PLO calls for end to security coordination with Israel

Leaders of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) have called for ending security coordination with Israel.<p>The PLO's Central Council (PCC), the second-highest Palestinian decision-making body, took the decision on Thursday in the light of rising tensions with Israel.<p>Launched under the 1993 …

Israel

Homer Simpson 'discovered the Higgs boson'

Homer Simpson predicted the mass of the Higgs boson particle 14 years before it was discovered, a writer claims<p>Homer Simpson predicted the mass of the Higgs boson in a 1998 episode of The Simpsons, according to a science writer.<p>In The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace episode, Homer is shown in front of …

Physics

The FCC has changed the definition of broadband

The minimum broadband download speeds now begin at 25Mbps, up from 4Mbps<p>As part of its 2015 Broadband Progress Report, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to change the definition of broadband by raising the minimum download speeds needed from 4Mbps to 25Mbps, and the minimum upload …

Woman calls herself a 'servant of Allah,' faces sentencing for ISIS plan

<b>Golden, Colorado (CNN) —</b> A Colorado resident who pleaded guilty to wanting to join ISIS jihad has adopted a new Muslim first name and prepared a new hairstyle for her sentencing Friday.<p>Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, now prefers to go by Amatullah, she told CNN during a visit to her jailhouse the day …

Criminal Sentencing

Obama to keep Netanyahu at arm's length during controversial US trip

Relations between Barack Obama and Binyamin Netanyahu neared a new low on Thursday as the White House revealed the president would not meet the Israeli prime minister when he visits Republican leaders of Congress in March.<p>Obama administration officials insisted the reason for the apparent …

Obama Administration

Obama tax plan: Middle-class credits, increases for rich

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In his upcoming State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama will call on Congress to simplify a tax code he deems overly complicated and weighted toward wealthy Americans, administration officials said Saturday.<p>The moves -- likely to meet resistance from Republicans in …

Middle-class

The Best Explanation Yet Of The FBI's Mysterious Spying Towers

These simulators are nicknamed "Stingrays," and they look like cell-phone towers.<p>They aren't.<p>Instead, they are able to access data from cell phones being used nearby.<p>There has been much debate about whether accessing this data without the knowledge of the cell-phone user is a violation of …

Meet The Hardware Battlefield 2015

Today, we are tickled to introduce the Hardware Battlefield 2015 participants. The 14 startups represent what we at TechCrunch feel are the most interesting, most promising early stage hardware companies being built. Whether drones, connected homes, robots or 3D printing are your fancy, we’ve got …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The New Walkman ZX2

The Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing, and so far the biggest news out of it is that Sony is bringing back the Walkman. But it’s a very different Walkman from what you remember; it’s a high-end digital music player and it costs used-car money at $1200. Here’s everything you need to</b> …

New documents reveal which encryption tools the NSA couldn't crack

Thanks to Edward Snowden, we're getting a new look at which programs can successfully keep out the NSA. A report in <i>Der Spiegel</i> has shed new light on the NSA's encryption-breaking programs, and put a spotlight on the handful of programs that are still giving them trouble. The findings, based on …