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Amazon just surprised everyone with a crazy speaker that talks to you

It's called Echo, and it's shipping 'in the coming weeks'<p>Well this one came out of nowhere: Amazon is building a speaker that's controlled with your voice. It's called Echo, and Amazon tells <i>The Verge</i> it will be "shipping in the coming weeks." Available on an invite-only basis to start, Echo is …

Meet The Network Of Guys Making Thousands Of Dollars Tweeting As "Common White Girls"

The Twitter illuminati that made "Alex From Target" an overnight sensation can drive millions of clicks with a simple retweet.<p>Cameron Asa is a 21-year-old communications major at the University of Tennessee. He's also the owner of Tweet Like A Girl, a Twitter account with 1.2 million followers.<p>Asa …

Social Media

Google ordered to reveal source of Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer leak

When the trailer for the upcoming Marvel blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron was leaked a week ahead of its release, the studio appeared lighthearted – they tweeted a wry “Dammit, Hydra”, referencing the villainous organisation that the film’s heroes fight against.<p>But that good humour belied an …

Star Wars 7 has a title: it's The Force Awakens

The much-hyped continuation of the blockbuster series has been given its official name as filming comes to a close<p>• Video: Is this the set of the new Star Wars film? • Star Wars actor reveals ‘hundreds of Stormtroopers’ on Episode VII set<p>Star Wars: Episode 7 has revealed its full title - it will be …

HearNotes Wireless Earbuds Promise Premium Sound Without The Cables

In my career as an analyst, I run across a lot of new technologies and have a lot of people trying to get my attention on their “next big thing”. One of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make is that they forget that they need to be solving known or unknown problems with their new inventions, …

This Drone-on-a-Leash is Hoping to Become the Aerial Photographer’s Best Friend

Aerial photography drones are more ubiquitous than ever. But as wonderful as they are for documenting the world around us from a bird’s-eye view, …

Point of View: Japanese Street Photography - Photographs and text by Yusuke Sakai | LensCulture

These photographs were taken on the street.<p>In this series, I regard an impending spectacle as an aggregate of figures.<p>When I have found my place, I wait for the moment when each figure will harmonize beautifully.<p>—Yusuke Sakai

Street Photography

Beautiful Abstract Photos of Sunsets Reveal a Kaleidoscope of Color

Sydney-based Alfonso Calero recently shot some fabulous abstract landscapes, drawing inspiration from the Russian painter Mark Rothko. He used a used …

Landscape Photography

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Cooking

Is chocolate good for you?

The average Briton eats more than 10kg of chocolate a year, nearly 3kg more than the average Belgian, who at least has the excuse of temptation from high-quality confection. So it’s encouraging that research, albeit partly funded by Mars, has found that chocolate is good for the brain.<p>The study, …

We Tried the Dunkin' Donuts Take on the Cronut and We Gotta Say...

<b>Dunkin' Donuts challenged the Cronut today.</b> Their latest gimmick/pastry, the Croissant Donut—an obvious corporate cash-in on the frankenfood trend—hit stores this morning.<p>And it may prove to be a successful cash-in at that. The Croissant Donut flew off the shelves—I had to visit three different …

Doughnuts

Soda bread recipe

Soda bread is a wonderful thing to be able to make - the fastest bread around<p>SERVES<p>Makes 1 loaf<p>INGREDIENTS<p>450g/1lb plain white flour<br>• 1 tsp salt<br>• 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda<br>• 400ml/14fl oz buttermilk<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 220C/425F/gas 7. Sift the flour, salt and bicarbonate into a large bowl and make a …

Why You Should Be Eating Chicken

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>Enter to Win Our BOSS Mavericks Sweepstakes Here<p>2<p>The Shot That Echoes Still<p>3<p>The Best Movies of 2018 (So Far)<p>4<p>The Teen Condom-Snorting "Craze" Is Bullshit<p>5<p>Erinn Hayes Addresses Her Kevin Can Wait Departure<p>...and when you are you should test out our Tuscan fried chicken with lemon …

Is Tesco's new custard cream biscuit spread genius or madness?

If the only bit you like of custard creams is the filling, this new product might make your day.<p>There’s nothing the British like more than a good biscuit – but how do you feel about spreading biscuits on your bread?<p>Tesco has caused a stir among the biscuit-loving community this week after launching …

Baking

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>The secret to making grilled cheese for a crowd? Turn on the oven (the standard skillet method is too labor-intensive). Encourage guests to customize their sandwiches with the cheeses, breads, and fixings you’ve set out. Then simply pop them on a …

Sandwiches

Introducing the Ultimate 4-Layer, Candy-Packed Halloween Ice Cream Cake

Off the clock, I'm a reasonable eater. I try to watch my weight and eat balanced meals. I make salads for dinner.<p>But my boss, Ed Levine, doesn't pay me to eat reasonably. Which is why, when I'm <i>on</i> the clock, I do dumb things like eat every Pop-Tart or spend a day hunting down dumplings. It's why …

Dublin Iced Coffee

Makes 1 Servings<p>A delicious mix of caffeine, dessert, and danger.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. strong cold-brew coffee<p>2 oz. stout (such as AleSmith Speedway or Guinness)<p>1½ oz. Irish whiskey<p>¾ oz. simple syrup<p>1/2 ounce heavy cream<p>Freshly grated cinnamon stick (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix …

Coffee