Sylvester L. Vasquez

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We Spent a Year Cooking With the World's Smartest Computer—and Now You Can, Too

We spent a year cooking with and beta-testing Chef Watson, IBM's super computer cooking app. And now you can too—here's how to bring Watson into your kitchen.<p>Imagine that every time you started to cook dinner, you had a friend in your kitchen, suggesting recipes that were both brand-new and …

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How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Give Us All the Green Things: How to Make a Spring Pesto

You can make pesto out of almost anything green and leafy, which makes spring the perfect time to experiment.<p>There's nothing quite like a good pesto: Fresh, vibrant, green, with just enough richness (thanks, cheese and nuts!) to keep things from feeling austere. We slather it on bread, sauce our …

9 Mexican Recipes Perfect for the Slow Cooker

Between the quick hustle of the food truck and the casual fun of make-your-own taco get togethers, it’s easy to forget that the process behind making …

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Tim Cook's Total Pay For 2014 Was Over $100 Million

Apple filed its proxy statement with the SEC this week, which included compensation figures for its top executives.<p>According to the proxy statement, Apple's CEO Tim Cook made $9.2 million in salary and bonuses last year.<p>For just about anyone in the world, that's a great pay package.<p>But, Cook is CEO …

An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …

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