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Revamped Subway Map Shows What NYC Is Really Like

Manhattan’s subway map is good for getting you from point A to point B, but it doesn’t warn you about the dangers that lurk around each stop. Depending on the neighborhood, you’ll either be stampeded by finance bros, side-eyed by fashion people, puked on by drunk college kids, or steamrolled by …

College & University

Healthy Vegetarian Diet Tips: How To Make Sure You Eat Enough Protein (It's Called 'Protein-Combining')

One of the main questions about vegetarianism that perturbs meat-eaters and would-be veggies is this: how do you get enough protein in your diet?<p>We …

Nutrition
Flying
Russia

New Google reference app helps developers build multi-screen apps

With the recent introduction of Android Wear, Android TV and Android Auto, Google is expanding its ecosystem to as many screen sizes as possible. With all of the new screen sizes now on the Android platform, the company is urging developers to create the best looking applications as possible, no …

Apps

Now anybody can use Robinhood, the no-fee trading app backed by Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen

And after months of waiting, it's now open to anyone who wants to join.<p>Robinhood, a zero-commission brokerage app for iPhone that launched in December to a 700,000-person waitlist, is now available to the general public.<p>Here's why Robinhood is unlike any existing stock market app.<p>For starters, it's …

Snoop Dogg

I Completed a 30-Day Minimalism Challenge In Order to "Live More Simply" And Have Less Stuff

It is just dawning on me that my life will never look "chic," "effortless," or "minimal." Though I like to think that Future Claire will have a wardrobe of expertly-tailored basics in muted tones — shirts and sweaters in shades like "pebble" and "bone" — I will always be the girl who impulsively …

Minimalism

Google just launched a revolutionary new cloud storage service

Google is known to push the envelope in almost every market it enters. The not-so-old saying “go big or go home” certainly applies to almost …

12 real signs of true love in a relationship (Must See)

<b>Real signs of true love in a relationship</b> – True love is the true definition of a perfect romance. But it’s not easy to find – True love isn’t felt …

Anne Byrn's Chocolate Cream-Cheese Cupcakes

These moist, rich cupcakes work best when made with a plain devil's food cake mix—one that doesn't contain pudding. <b>Plus: More Dessert Recipes and Tips</b>

Food

How a Chef Beat His Drug Habit With a Healthier Lifestyle

Insignificant as these details may sound, they're the sorts of things Solomonov spends his days obsessing over. He knows better than most how fragile success can be, because six years ago, shortly after Zahav's debut, a dark secret very nearly destroyed the fledgling restaurant.<p>At night he'd slip …

Short ribs - The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS.

03-07-2015, 08:40 PM<p>#<b>1</b><p>c farmer<p>Babbling Farker<p>Join Date: 06-13-13<p>Location: pa<p><b>Short ribs</b><p>Or cross cut ribs???????<p>Anyway here we go.<p>Seasoned and waiting …

Brined Chicken Grilled with BBQ Sauce

Don't save the grilling season for summer. Any time of year is a great time to enjoy something off the grill and here I brined a half chicken, added …

Kitchens

Make the Ultimate Chicken Parmesan -- on the Grill

I'm going to take a break from telling you about exotic dishes from my travels around Planet Barbecue, or icons of barbecue, with the attendant disputes: charcoal versus wood; dry rub versus wet; mustard versus vinegar sauce, etc.<p>Instead I'll tell you what I, Steven Raichlen, am grilling now--at …

BBQ

6 Fun French Toast Recipes Changing How You Make Breakfast

French toast is a favorite breakfast, but it doesn’t have to be enjoyed only in the morning. The dish can be savory or sweet, and French toast …

Breakfast

Red velvet cake recipe

The Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York shares the recipe for its legendary red velvet cake<p><b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake</b><br>3 ounces (or 85g) dark chocolate, chopped<br>2 cups (or 400g) granulated sugar<br>4 large eggs<br>1 ½ cups (or 450ml) vegetable oil<br>1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>2 cups (or 220g) plain flour<br>2 ¼ …

Yahoo Mail Gets Automatically Updating Smart Contact Cards

Yesterday, Google announced a well overdue revamp of its Google Contacts service which introduced a redesign and a handful of new features, and today Yahoo is following up with some contacts-related news of its own. The company is now rolling out new “Contacts Cards” in Yahoo Mail, which are small …

Apps

Google Drive version 2.2 update brings drag and drop functionality and more

Google is pushing out yet another update to an app, and this time it’s Google Drive’s turn. The update to version 2.2 brings some basic drag and drop functionality to the app, along with a slight change to the navigation menu.<p>Up until now, moving files around in Google Drive was sort of a hassle. …

Google Drive

Build Your Own Cloud! Hard Drives Get a Second Life

Getting the convenience of the cloud with the value of external hard drives<p>My life has become a series of low-storage warnings.<p>My laptop scolds me that it’s out of free space; my smartphone refuses to let me take another photo. It’s 2015, and where are all the darn terabytes I was promised?<p>Right at …

Second Life

Here's Mark Zuckerberg's one tip for hiring employees

Zuckerberg has revealed his one rule for hiring at the Mobile World Congress tech conference held in Barcelona, the Telegraph reports. Here's what he looks for in an employee:<p><b>"I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work for that person... It's a pretty good test and I think</b> …

Mark Zuckerberg

Google wants to help make you a better bartender

If you've ever searched for the name of a capital city or a celebrity's place of birth, then you'll probably be familiar Google's Knowledge Graph. It's a cool little feature that picks out and displays the answers to questions, saving you from clicking through all of the links in your search …

Gmail for iOS updated w/ share sheet support, ability to archive & reply to email via notifications

Google this morning has released a major update for Gmail on iOS. The update bumps the app to version 4.0 and packs a handful of new features. First off, Gmail on iOS now supports the ability to archive and reply to messages directly from a notification, a feature many have been requesting since …

FinTech

Google works to rank sites based on ‘truthfulness’

In a step that critics worry will inject political bias into search results, a Google research team released a report this month on ranking search results based on how factual websites are. They propose eventually using that to change Google rankings, which are currently based on website popularity.<p>…

Computer Science

Google’s new service will ease real-time communications for applications

Image copyright Getty Images / Justin Sullivan.Google has a new real-time messaging system available in beta for its cloud service called Google …

Messaging

In Japan, People Are Flipping Out Over The Flip-Phone (Galapagos Phone): What's Old Is New Again

Everything that’s old is new again—and the flip-phone—the anti-smart phone & the Galapagos like replica of a time when Japan once dominated the world in mobile phones is making a comeback in this island country.<p>For those of you who don’t remember, once upon a time Japan was the world leader in …

Mobile