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Soho House Butterscotch Delight with butterscotch sauce recipe

From "Eat, Drink, Nap", the new book by Soho House, the club's founder Nick Jones reveals the hotel's most delicious dessert<p><i>Makes six to eight</i><p><b>For the butterscotch sauce:</b><br>170g (6oz) caster sugar<br>3 tbsp powdered glucose<br>10g (½oz) unsalted butter<br>300ml (½ pint) double cream<p><b>For the butterscotch …

Nanomotors controlled inside living human cells for the first time

Scientists at Penn State University have successfully controlled tiny nanomotors inside living human cells. Consisting of tiny, rocket-shaped bits of metal, the nanomotors were propelled by ultrasonic waves and steered with magnets. Researcher Tom Mallouk wasn't afraid to talk up potential future …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Start the Day Strong With Peanut Butter and Kale

This peanut butter kale smoothie packs in protein and flavor for a powerfully delicious morning boost.<p>Weekend brunch doesn't have to be an overload of butter and sugar and egg (though sometimes, of course, that's precisely what we want). But for when it's <i>not</i> what we want, it's good to know that …

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Congratulations internet, Goat Simulator is now a real game

Last week, Sanctum 2 developers Coffee Stain Studios released " alpha footage " of "Goat Simulator", because jokes. The video's description even …

The next-generation game console wars officially begin. Score so far: Sony sells 1 million, Microsoft 1

The Xbox One went on sale in North America tonight as gamers thronged thousands of stores at the stroke of midnight.<p>The launch events on both the West and East coasts were pure hype. But these mark the beginning of a new Xbox One economy. Microsoft sold more than 80 million Xbox 360 systems and …

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The secret Hong Kong facility that uses boiling goo to mine Bitcoins

A single bitcoin is now worth over $1,000, but the process of mining for the digital currency — in which people devote computing power to facilitate global Bitcoin transactions and secure the currency's network — is growing increasingly expensive. Serious miners have started to build dedicated …

A College Kid Made More Than $24,000 Yesterday Just By Waving This Sign On ESPN

A college student quickly made over $24,000 just by waving this sign on TV.<p>Here's the deal: Yesterday on ESPN's "College GameDay" (an ESPN college football show that's filmed at a different college campus each week) some student held the above sign that has both the Bitcoin logo and a QR code.<p>A QR …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

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The 10 Companies Paying Americans The Least: 24/7 Wall Street

24/7 Wall Street: This summer, thousands of fast-food workers in the United States went on strike in cities across the country, demanding their wages be increased to $15 an hour and the ability to unionize. To no one’s surprise, they didn’t get it. As of 2012, an estimated 4.7% of hourly workers …

DC insurance commissioner fired after criticizing president’s proposed ObamaCare fix

The District of Columbia’s insurance commissioner says he was fired after questioning President Obama’s plan to fix ObamaCare and saying the city might not follow his suggestions.<p>Commissioner William White told The Washington Post on Saturday that he was called into Mayor Vincent Gray’s office the …

Apple reportedly acquiring the company behind Microsoft’s Kinect sensor

Apple has reportedly acquired PrimeSense, an Israeli fabless semiconductor company, for $345 million. Israeli newspaper <i>Calcalist</i> claims Apple has finalized the acquisition, with plans for an announcement within the next two weeks. Primesense worked with Microsoft to include its technology, chips, …

8 off-contract smartphones compete without breaking the bank

This holiday season is shaping up to be the year that getting a solid new Android smartphone doesn't also mean signing up for 24 months of ever-increasing monthly fees at the same time.<p>The trend away from flagship phones that required such big commitments in order to lock down a quality device for …

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Switched On: The Yoga Tablet does kickstands with a twist

<i>Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology.</i><p>If one takes a narrow view of the tablet market, the largest PC makers have fared especially poorly as a group. At the launch of the iPad, HP, Dell, Acer and Lenovo had little experience with the Android ecosystem, …

Obama: It's 'on me'

President Barack Obama came to the White House podium Thursday to apologize. And apologize. Then apologize some more.<p>The press conference was the kind no president ever wants to have: admitting his political enemies have a point. He conceded that a project his administration spent years on is …

JPMorgan humiliates itself in front of all of Twitter

<b>(Reuters/Yuri Gripas)</b><p>An invitation to ask the vice chairman questions elicits quite a lot of excellent ones — here are the best<p>Jim Newell<p>November 14, 2013 8:46pm (UTC)<p>God, the folks who run JPMorgan Chase are so smart. So smart! Heroes, too -- never forget how they were nice enough to take over …

Delaware’s tax-free Apple Store sells more iPhones than any other store

Ever been curious to find out which Apple Store sells the most iPhones? Look no further than the Apple Store in Newark, Delaware in the Christiana Mall. This might come as a surprise, but the fact of the matter is that the state of Delaware has no sales tax. The Christiana Mall is conveniently …

In A Landmark Legal Decision, Google Wins The Right To Scan Pretty Much Every Book Ever

The decision was formally made that Google Books can continue its efforts to digitally capture around 20 million books without legal repercussions, reports GigaOM.<p>Judge Denny Chin made the ruling based on the fact that Google's digitization of the source material is "highly transformative" and …

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The iPad finally gets a great productivity suite — and it’s not from Microsoft

A new, free productivity app for iPad enables you to create and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents with a gorgeous user interface rebuilt for the iPad. It’s the app Microsoft wishes it built — but it’s actually from a small, publicly traded company called HopTo.<p>The Campbell, Calif.-based HopTo …

Rare ‘Asian Unicorn’ Photographed for the First Time in 15 Years in Vietnam Forest

It’s a good day at the World Wildlife Fund when one of your camera traps captures a photo so rare, you won’t find another like it taken in the last …