Roderick Hilliard

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Samsung allegedly plans to make CES relevant again with new Galaxy S smartphones

In many ways, these days it seems the annual CES tradeshow in Las Vegas is where consumer tech goes to die. Vibrating smart jeans? Bizarre wearables? …

Japan’s Most Infamous Softcore Porn Classics Are Arriving Here In The United States

If you read <i>Playboy</i> for the articles, <i>Wet Woman in the Wind</i> and <i>Antiporno</i> may be for you. Part of Mubi’s foray into theatrical distribution, they also …

Texas Gunman Devin Kelley Escaped From Mental Health Facility in 2012

The gunman accused of the worst mass murder in Texas history escaped from a mental health hospital during his stint in the Air Force — after making death threats against his superiors, according to a 2012 police report.<p>The incident raises new questions about whether Devin Kelley's past should have …

Crime

How to Make Fish Stock (Fumet)

If you had to assemble a team of just two mercenaries to undertake a dangerous and unpredictable mission, you'd be crazy if you didn't make one of them a jack of all trades. You know, the kind of soldier who can fire off a machine gun while flying a small plane over a cliff's edge, all while …

How to Plate (and Instagram) Like a Pro

<i>Photo: Alex Lau</i><p>BY AARON ARIZPE<p>The look of a dish matters more than ever in the age of Instagram. We asked four chefs to teach us how to smash and swoosh with the best of them.<p><i>Photo: Dylan + Jeni</i><p><b>The Yin & Yang</b><p><b>The Pro:</b> Zach Pollack, Alimento, Los Angeles<p><b>The Move:</b> Pollack shifts the center of gravity, …

Here's How The Rest Of The World Drinks Coffee

Don't try all these at once.<p>What more can be said about coffee? A lot, it turns out.<p>Europe will import 44.5 million bags this year, and drinkers in the U.S. will spend $40 billion on it. You love it, we love it. People all around the world love it, no matter how they drink it -- or how weird it can …

Breathalyzing bike lock keeps tipsy cyclists from riding drunk

You'd be surprised by the amount of damage and havoc that an inebriated bicyclist can inflict just by swerving through traffic, ignoring stop signs or falling off their bikes into the paths of oncoming cars. To prevent this sort of thing from happening, the Alcoho-Lock from Japanese firm KOOWHO …

6 Warning Signs That You're Failing as a Leader and How to Avoid It | Inc.com

Leadership is necessarily a matter of growth and learning. You cannot become what you need by remaining what you are.<p>Your personal growth and development as a leader will likely be the highest and most difficult challenge you face.<p>True leaders know that if they don't push forward they will always …

Self-improvement

So Is Avocado Toast Actually Good for You?

Should we worship avocado toast as much as we do?<p><i>We teamed up with nutritionist McKel Hill, MS, RD, LDN from Nutrition Stripped to give us some friendly feedback on how we’re doing in the snack department. Are they good for us? Could they be better? We don’t always know, but McKel does. These are</i> …

Breakfast

Here's How Long Wine Really Lasts Once It's Been Opened

Every once in a while, an opened bottle of wine goes unfinished. (It's rare, but it happens.) This is good news, because it means that wine will be there for you on another evening. But how long will it last uncorked before it turns to vinegar? That, friends, all depends on the type of wine you …

Why Nintendo’s Next Major Console Will Be A Smartphone

A lot of hash was made last week out of Nintendo’s revelation that they had five mobile games planned. But left out of that story was a larger question… how long will it be before Nintendo starts making a smartphone? Because it’s inevitable, both due to the demands of the market and how Nintendo …

Why You Should Be Making Broth in Your French Press

Step away from the stock pot—all you need to make a flavorful, aromatic homemade broth is…a French press.<p>If we've said it once, we've said it a million times: Nothing makes a soup or sauce better than homemade broth and stock. But who has time for all that simmering, skimming, straining, and …

Tomatoes

5 Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From Game of Thrones

Macall B. Polay—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Macall B. Polay—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Macall …

TV Series

The Art of Drinking Tea

Anyone who follows me on Twitter knows what a huge -- in fact, obsessed -- fan I am of a good cup of tea. I started drinking tea (religiously, that is) when I was 9 years old (about eleven years ago) after my parents and I visited London for my very first time, and I was hooked. English Breakfast, …

Seven Signs Your Boss Is A Weak Manager

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan of yours and a student of human behavior, like you! I am interested in your opinion on the question ‘What makes a strong leader?’ At my job, I see managers who are very on top of things and have everything under control, and others who seem to be flying by the seat of their …

Framing

Six ways to make your customers the ‘happiest people on Earth’

While on a mini-vacation to the "happiest place on earth," I began looking at every aspect of Disneyland as a learning opportunity to improve my business. Why is it that Disneyland is "the happiest place on earth," and how can you translate that experience into your startup?<p>From an employee …

15 Interviewing Tips That Convert to Job Offers

One of the philosophies that our recruiters adhere to is that if, as a candidate, you’re going to attend an interview, you might as well perform at 110% during the meeting. Regardless of the individuals whom you’re interviewing with or the level of job you’re pursuing, the recruiting team at KAS …

Employment

Some Amazing TED Talks on How to Be A Leader

<b>1- How great leaders inspire action by Simon Sinek</b><p>“Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a …

Leadership

Eating Around Queens

8<p>2<p>Shares 10<p>One of the things about discovering new places to eat in an unknown city is that you spend a lot of time getting around, figuring out how …

San Francisco

5 Ways to Make a Faster Chicken Stew

Compared with beef and other meaty stews, chicken stews cook pretty quickly. To make a chicken stew that’s fast enough for a weeknight, try these …

You Don't Always Need to Cook With Stock (Except When You Really Do)

Stock adds flavor, but do you really have to use it? Here's our guide for when you can get away with water, and when you should, um, stock up.<p>Stock adds flavor, color, and richness to your cooking. But it's also time-consuming to make and expensive (well, more expensive than water, anyway). Water, …

Cooking

Why You Should Go to Restaurants When the Weather Is Really Bad

Yes, you should get to restaurants in bad weather (as long as you can get there safely).<p>A few things happen in the <i>BA</i> offices when the weather gets nasty. We complain. We all put on our duck boots. And we make dinner plans. “Whenever there’s inclement weather, even if I have no plans of going out, I …

Weather

5 Awe Inspiring National Parks For Your USA Road Trip

With more than 50 national parks (the largest of which covers an area greater than that of Switzerland) protecting America’s most awe inspiring …

National Parks

Asparagus Every Day and Every Way with These 11 Recipes

<i>Pictured: Asparagus with Sweet Onions, Garbanzo Beans, and Mint from CHOW</i>Asparagus is the lazy cook’s best friend. It doesn’t require any fancy tools …

Asparagus

McDonald's Sues City of Seattle to Stop Minimum Wage Increase

McDonald's and other large chains hate Seattle's new increased minimum wage so much that they are suing the city in an attempt to halt it. Last year, Seattle passed a law that will raise the minimum wage from $9.47 per hour to $15 per hour starting April 1. According to Huffington Post, the chains …

McDonald's