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How to Perfectly Capture Steam in Food Photography

I normally hangout at a local coffee shop editing photos because it’s easier for me to concentrate (plus free electricity and air condition… not …

Coffee

People Might Actually Buy the New Apple TV

Apple is preparing a new incarnation of Apple TV, its old internet-connected television set-top box. So says a report, at least, from those internet …

Smart TV

All aboard San Francisco's startup bus craze

'Introverts in the front, extroverts in the back.'<p>Late Friday afternoon, I was sitting in the back of a Leap bus with CEO Kyle Kirchhoff when the bus manager, a young blond guy named Richard, approached, holding his smartphone like a menu. Kirchhoff had just shown me how riders can use the Leap app …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

Ikea Introduces Furniture You Can Charge Your Smartphone On

By<p>Archibald Preuschat<p>BARCELONA—Swedish furniture maker Ikea International A/S unveiled a new range of furniture that it says can wirelessly charge some mobile devices. The Swedish furniture giant made the announcement on Sunday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.<p>The collection includes tables, …

Gear & Gadgets

What's The Future Of Cognitive Computing? IBM Watson

We are entering a new period of computing history — the cognitive computing era.<p>Cognitive computing offers fundamental differences in how systems are built and interact with humans. Cognitive-based systems, such as IBM Watson, are able to build knowledge and learn, understand natural language, and …

Four Mounties on Vancouver Island face assault charges

Print<p>VICTORIA — Four Mounties on Vancouver Island face assault-related charges in connection with alleged jail-cell incidents at two RCMP detachments.<p>…

Accessible Interface Design

On designing with accessible color contrast ratios<p>Accessible Interface Design<p>A year ago I joined the Salesforce UX team as a Product Designer working …

New Zealand startup Xero scores $147 million from Silicon Valley investor

New Zealand cloud accounting company Xero has raised NZ$147.2 million in funding, as the company continues to accelarate rapidly and grow globally.<p>US …

Venture Capital

Meet Bond, the Robot That Creates Handwritten Notes for You

With all the email, texts, tweets, and status updates of modern life, people have never been more prolific writers. Yet penmanship is at a nadir …

Introducing Origami Live and Origami 2.0

Just over a year ago, we released Origami — a free tool for designing interactive user interfaces. We’ve used it here at Facebook to design many of …

Budget cuts could result in 2,500 fewer teacher positions, says association

Deep spending cuts in the upcoming budget could leave school boards wrestling with $500 million less in funding and up to 2,500 fewer educators in …

Why Some Remember Dreams, Others Don't

People who tend to remember their dreams also respond more strongly than others to hearing their name when they're awake, new research …

Recipes That Use Science to Make Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking is the most delicious home chemistry course around. Unlike cooking, which is more forgiving with its “pinch of this” and “handful of that,” …

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Childhood Stripped Of All Joy By 'Where's Waldo' Search Algorithm

'Where's Waldo' used to be a simple pasttime for toddlers, a beacon of innocence and simplicity in a sea of iPads. But no more. Now it is just …

Machine Learning

Why You Can’t Punish a Psychopath, According to Science

Recent research shows that psychopaths might not only be unwilling to make decisions like ‘normal’ people, but unable to.<p>The word “psychopath” evokes …

No-Knead Cinnamon English Muffin Bread

It’s been years and years that I’ve been making English Muffin Bread for my boys. It’s so ridiculously easy to make I can make it -and have …

How to Make Homemade Oreos

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Pour yourself a tall glass of milk, and prepare to dunk, because Lillie Auld of Butter Me Up Brooklyn is showing you how to make chocolate</i> …

Dessert

43 Ridiculously Delicious Single-Serving and Mug Dessert Recipes

Sometimes the craving for a single slice of chocolate cake will <i>not</i> go away. And when it's just you, your PJs, and a full Netflix queue, baking an …

Neil Barrett White Darth Yoda T-Shirt

British fashion designer Neil Barrett appeases to those out there that are both fans of fashion and<p>British fashion designer Neil Barrett appeases to those out there that are both fans of fashion and science-fiction with the Neil Barrett White Darth Yoda T-shirt. Using the classic white tee as a …

The Economists Who Studied All-You-Can-Eat Buffets

"If it costs more, does it taste better?" and other financial questions about restaurants that permit unlimited consumption.<p>When I was a kid, the paradox of choice didn't occur to me. I wasn't yet overwhelmed by the "tyranny" of too many options, nor stressed with decision making if more options …

How To Be Photogenic & Look Good In Pictures

Everyone wants to be photogenic, even us men. We yearn for the one photo that makes us look like we’re 8 times more handsome than we really are. One …

Using decision tables to support contextual targeting in your UI.

Historically, marketers have given targeting a bad name, with creepy email campaigns and annoying ads that follow you around – but the fact is, …

Crooked policeman caught after arriving for work in Ferrari

Car worth £170,000 prompts anti-corruption team to launch investigation into Sergeant Osman Iqbal, from Birmingham, that uncovers him as lynchpin of mob<p>A policeman who led a double life as leader of an organised crime gang was caught after turning up for work in a Ferrari worth £170,000.<p>Osman …

Corruption

Get a Perfect Fit without Going to the Tailor

Get that like-a-glove fit before you take it home<p>A snug, body-skimming fit can make a $150 suit look like a four-figure rig, and vice versa. But how do you get that tailored look without hauling it to and from your local tailor after each purchase?<p>Simple. Get a head-to-toe look that’s custom fit to …

Men's Fashion

10 Companies That Hack IKEA for You

Oh, IKEA. You’re a renter’s best friend, a DIYer’s dream and a first home fixture. Because of that, you’re also a bit ubiquitous. Everyone loves a good storage footstool or contemporary sofa, but when all of your friends have the same one, it’s probably time for a change. Fortunately, you don’t …

Living Rooms

Circular Knitic: An Open Hardware Knitting Machine

Photo: Mar Canet<p>Most people who enjoy knitting don’t do it because they actually need knitted fabric, they simply appreciate the catharsis of partaking in a quiet and repetitive activity. For other knitting enthusiasts, the pleasure of knitting lies in the process of designing and building an …

The 15 Best JavaScript Charting Libraries

It is practically impossible to imagine any dashboard without graphs and charts. They present complex statistics quickly and effectively. …