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8 American habits I lost after more than a decade of travel

1. Calling myself an American.<p>From Canada all the way down to the tip of Argentina and Chile, residents of North America, Central America, and South …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Chiles

</head>Finding the right chile for your recipes shouldn't be hard. And yet… Let's just say that we send our test kitchen manager out to hunt for chiles all the time and he regularly can't find the ones we want. And then there are the ones that are mislabeled—and the ones that have been sitting on …

Chile

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Carne Asada

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>To say "I'm going to develop a recipe for carne asada" is akin to saying "Bartender, get me a beer, please." The immediate follow-up is likely to be "I'm afraid you're going to have to be a bit more specific than …

BBQ

Tsunami researchers watch for waves from Chile quake

8.3-magnitude earthquake causes relatively little damage, including to nation's telescopes.<p>A 8.3-magnitude earthquake that struck near the coast of …

New panoramic photos show off Pluto's grand icy mountains and atmosphere

NASA has just released a panoramic image of Pluto's crescent taken by the New Horizons spacecraft — and the scene is absolutely incredible. The photograph showcases the dwarf planet's icy mountains in amazing detail, as backlighting from the Sun shines through the world's hazy atmosphere.<p>The …

This protein naturally fights HIV - Futurity

Scientists say a natural protein stops HIV from replicating. "We see a way to treat this disease by helping the body protect itself," says Yong-Hui …

How Research On Sleepless Fruit Flies Could Help Human Insomniacs

When it comes to sleep, fruit flies are a lot like people. They sleep at night, caffeine keeps them awake, and they even get insomnia.<p>Those similarities, along with scientists' detailed knowledge of the genes and brain structure of <i>Drosophila melanogaster</i>, have made the fruit fly extremely valuable …

Ford's new smartwatch apps unlock your doors from your wrist

If you own a Ford hybrid, the car company just gave you a new reason to consider getting a smartwatch.<p>Ford rolled out two new smartwatch apps …

Apps

Android One lands in Europe with the BQ Aquaris A4.5

Google Spain took to its official Twitter handle to announce the news we’ve been waiting on for some time: Android One has finally landed in Europe. Having seen a rollout in several Asian and African countries, this marks the first time we’ve seen Google’s budget-friendly stock Android effort …

Mobile Technology

The Windows 10 Xbox app is getting a preview program, too

Microsoft is launching a Preview Program for its Windows 10 Xbox app, similar to what it has on the Xbox One console. The Xbox Beta app will let fans "provide early input on features and enhancements coming to the Xbox app on Windows 10, helping us shape the product based on fan feedback," …

Windows 10

Apple Watch still in need of its killer app

The Apple Watch is still searching for its “killer app,” claims a new report — arguing that the lack of a “must have” use-case is stopping Apple’s wearable device from achieving its sales potential.<p>The analysts in question suggest that the Apple Watch will sell between 9-12 million units this …

Jenna Coleman leaving Doctor Who

It’s official: The upcoming season of <i>Doctor Who</i> will be Jenna Coleman’s last.<p>Earlier this week, reports surfaced claiming that the actress would be …

Asus now has a $229 ZenFone 2 variant with 4GB RAM

When Asus introduced the ZenFone 2 earlier this year, many took to the terrific tech it packed inside. Two variants were released in the United States: a reasonably priced $199 model that included 2GB of RAM, and a slightly pricier $299 model that featured an impressive 4GB. As months have passed, …

Mobile Technology

NBC Is Bringing A Particular Set Of Skills To TV With A ‘Taken’ Prequel Series

Currently, the biggest trend in television seems to be the movie-to-tv adaptations. With Fox premiering its <i>Minority Report</i> series this upcoming Monday with CBS’s <i>Limitless</i> following the day after, networks are continually banking on building new programs around an already existing, and hopefully …

TV