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Plating for Pleasure: Culinary Tricks to Impress Your Date, Feign Competency

<i>Josh Scherer</i><p>They say the way to someone's heart is through their stomach. According to WebMD it's through the thoracic cavity, avoiding the ribs and breast plate if at all possible.<p>Who are you going to trust, the internet or an overwrought cliche? When you agree to cook for your date, you need to …

Grill The Ultimate Bacon Burger! | Men's Health

You read that last part, right?<p>Meatloaf. Bacon. Burgers.<p>After shaping a mixture that includes ground sirloin and brisket, Schimoler’s team bastes the meatloaf with ketchup and then enrobes it with bacon. They bake the meatloaf, refrigerate it, slice the loaf into rounds, and then grill the slices …

Ease your family back-to-school with these no-cook meals

Back-to-school typically also means going back to the kitchen and providing dinners that doesn't include a burger or a hot dog. But don't get stressed or overwhelmed thinking about all the meals you have to make for your family.<p>Aviva Goldfarb, the founder of "The Six O'Clock Scramble" is helping …

Pie dream: A star pizza chef's tips for making awesome cheese pizza at home

Is there a more irresistible snack — or lunch, or dinner — than a piping-hot cheese pizza? Luckily it doesn’t take a boatload of inventive ingredients to make an excellent cheese pie — especially when it's made with perfect (and perfectly simple) ingredients.<p>For tips on how to make the best-ever …

‘Mess-less pancakes’: 3 cooking shortcuts that will cut down on your kitchen time

Food & Wine’s Justin Chapple joins TODAY to offer tips on how to cut down on your time in the kitchen, including a tip to help you decrease the mess when making pancakes.

Many users are outraged at the idea that Twitter might use an algorithm to filter their feeds

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Eric Crema<p>A post we published at Gigaom on Thursday morning seems to have triggered a kind of flash fire …

Twitter Is Becoming More Like Facebook, and That's Terrible

Users are up in arms about proposed changes to the social media site.<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Filippo Minelli</i><p>If you spend a lot of time on Twitter.com, a website that's sort of like a giant room where everyone shouts conversation fragments towards the ceiling, you’ve probably already come across the …

Asian submarine cable system going live in 2015 as Korea's KT hooks up

The new fiber-optic cables will connect nine countries and be capable of speeds of up to 38.3 terabits per second, the Korean network says.<p>The long-awaited Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) undersea cable system appears to be nearing completion. Korean carrier KT has opened a network operating center for …

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Google has poached an expert scientist to build a quantum computer

John Martinis and his team join the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab<p>Google has hired a team of quantum computing experts from University of California Santa Barbara as part of a drive to design and build new quantum processors based on superconducting electronics. Noted physicist John Martinis …

14 Things That Will Definitely Happen To You When Renovating

Renovating your home can be an extensive process. Prepare yourself, it's not always going to be easy but, knowing what to expect can make it a little less painful.<p><b>1. You will spend countless hours trying to find the right expert for the job.</b><p><b>2. You will do your research and come up with a plan..</b><p><b>3.</b> …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Christopher C. Deam is a designer and architect whose work spans from architecture, interiors, transportation, product design, inventive research to …

You've Got to See What's Inside These Cakes

A surprise inside.<p>Don't judge a book by its cover... Or a cake by its icing. This article originally appeared on redbookmag.com.