Miriam Snyder

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How Putin’s Sochi dream was shattered by Ukraine's nightmare

Vladimir Putin has a dream – and for the past two weeks, the world has been helping him to live it.<p>In this dream, Russia is rich again, a place where the reported $51-billion cost of the Winter Olympics in Sochi is no object. It's a nation of impressive architecture and smiling volunteers who speak …

Why We Love Lardo, a.k.a. Cured Pork Fat

Lardo—fatback cured with herbs and spices— adds porky goodness to just about anything<p>Bacon drippings improve even the humblest of dishes (braised greens, we mean you). And, thanks to <i>lardo</i>—fatback cured with herbs and spices—we can add porky goodness to just about anything. When thinly sliced, the …

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A rumored PS4 virtual reality headset needs to be treated like a console, not a peripheral

A PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset, created by Sony, has been rumored to appear at just about every major trade show in the past year.<p>Vague reports circulate that it will be shown to the public for the first time at [NAME OF NEXT EVENT], but it somehow always fails to materialize. The latest …

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls' Adventure Mode is the 'smartest way to play'

The upcoming expansion to <i>Diablo 3, Reaper of Souls</i>, will offer players "the most varied and smartest way to play" if their aim is to level-up and find gear, according to lead designer Kevin Martens.<p>Speaking to Polygon, Martens described Adventure Mode as a sandbox for <i>Diablo 3</i>, allowing players to …

'Legend of Zelda' remake for the Oculus Rift lets you become Link

<i>The Legend of Zelda</i> series may have gone 3D many years ago, but an enterprising Oculus Rift developer is taking things a step further by recreating the original, NES <i>Legend of Zelda</i> game in a virtual reality world. The combination of the original game's blocky, 8-bit style plus a first-person …

Will This Man Make Gay Marriage Legal Everywhere?

Justice Anthony Kennedy has more power than any president or justice in history to decree the law of the land. Agree with him or not, there is …

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