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Samsung Galaxy S8 first to get rip-roaring wireless speeds

If you think the Galaxy S8 is fast now, give it a few months.<p>The headline change in Samsung's flagship phone, introduced this week in New York, is the massive display the company was able to cram into the device, thanks in part to the removal of the home button and much of the edges around the …

Telecoms

Our 20 Best-Ever Pasta Recipes

prego farmers market<p><b>Pasta</b> ranks high on the list of universal favorite foods, right up there with <b>pizza</b>, <b>fried chicken</b>, ice cream, and <b>sushi</b>. However, …

Italian Food

Slow-Cooker Soups

Whether you need to warm your bones on a cold winter day or sustenance to cure what ails you, soups are a go-to. We've compiled some of our tastiest …

Samsung Reports 1 Million Note 7 Users Safe After Recall, but Overheating Stories Persist

Samsung today issued a statement confirming that more than one million of its Galaxy Note 7 customers affected by reports of overheating, and sometimes explosions, are now using devices with batteries "that are not vulnerable to overheating and catching fire" (via <i>Recode</i>). Following the initial wave …

NY, NJ bombings: Suspect charged with attempted murder of officers

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> The man suspected in Saturday's bombings in New York and New Jersey was captured on Monday after a frantic manhunt and shootout.<p>Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, was charged with five counts of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer after a shootout Monday with police in Linden, New …

Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination

Sometimes numbers hide the true story. In the world of smartphones, the volume of Android sales tower over the rival iOS platform. Android accounts for over eighty percent of the market, with iOS a distant second (Kantar Worldpanel). With that measure Android is ‘winning’ but that’s not …

Mobile

Giant holes are bursting open in Siberia, and you can hear the explosions from 60 miles away

Giant holes are popping up all over the frigid tundra of northern Russia, and no one is quite certain where they come from.<p>However, The Siberian Times reports that witnesses are now describing explosive events that may be connected to the appearance of these mysterious craters.<p>Reindeer herders …

Samsung Gear VR users can mingle on AltspaceVR

Samsung Gear VR users can start making friends in a virtual reality world now that AltspaceVR has released its app for the headset to the public. In fact, they can mix and mingle not only with other Gear VR users, but also with people who use the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift*. You can think of …

Virtual Reality

Lily's smart camera drone racks up $34 million in pre-orders

If you need proof that there's a market for camera drones that follow you around, you just got it in spades. Lily Robotics has revealed that its tag-along drone scooped up $34 million in pre-orders for 60,000 machines. That number may not sound huge next to smartphones selling in the millions, but …

Drones

Man Who Ate Chipotle for 186 Days Calls It Quits

One intrepid man's Chipotle eating streak is officially over. Los Angeles-based animator Andrew Hawryluk, who chronicled his daily consumption of Chipotle for the "culinary endurance art piece" and website Chipotlife, has called it quits. The Chipotle fan ate at the chain "at least once per day" …

More Cool Stuff From CES 2016: Pictures

Barack Obama slams gun lobby 'fiction' and conspiracy theories

Barack Obama tore into the nation’s largest gun lobby on Thursday as he sought support for his actions on gun control, accusing the National Rifle Association of peddling an “imaginary fiction” that has distorted the national debate about gun violence.<p>Inside the NRA: the officials keeping gun …

Guns

2015 was the second warmest year on record in the US

The heat is on<p>2015 was hot as hell. In fact, US government scientists just announced it was the second warmest year on record, since record keeping began in 1895. The average temperature was 54.4℉, or 2.4℉ above the 20th century average, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said …

Qualcomm's New Fingerprint Sensor Uses Ultrasonic Waves To Know Who You Are

Sound waves "directly penetrate the skin"<p>Fingerprint sensors have quickly become a staple of the modern smartphone. They're quick, simple to use, and (if encrypted properly) relatively secure.<p>Usually, these fingerprint scanners use images to determine the contours of a fingerprint. Qualcomm's new …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Lip Syncs Janet Jackson Better Than Anyone Has Ever Done Anything

Must be seen to be believed.<p>Human Sprite Joseph Gordon-Levitt appeared on Spike TV's <i>Lip Sync Battle</i> and fucking destroyed. I wouldn't normally be so clear about who the winner was, but this dude just took his competition — the awesome Anthony "cut the check" Mackie — downtown. All while LL Cool J …

Amazon announces its Black Friday deals, Web holds its breath

Ahead of the annual internet meltdown, Amazon has announced its best deals that will go on sale during the Black Friday shopping period.<p>The digital pandemonium, which will start on November 20, a full-week ahead of actual Black Friday will see Amazon trial a number of new features and ways to help …

Televisions

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

The Cheese Dip Recipes That Make Life Worth Living

So much glorious cheese.<p>The hierarchy of dips is a simple one. Cheese is number one -- queso included -- next in line is spinach artichoke and everything else is pretty much forgettable. Today, we're going to concentrate on the No. 1 kind of dip, cheese, because we all deserve the best.<p>Cheese dips …

5 movies that got 3D right

<b><br>1. Gravity</b> (Alfonso Cuarón, 2013)<p>Bodies moving through space is literally the entire point of Alfonso Cuarón’s awe-inspiring survival thriller, so to shoot it in three dimensions must have been a no-brainer. In its perfectly plotted sinuous long takes (the opening shot is 17 minutes long), …

James Cameron

Earth could see a 'mega' El Niño this year that would bring some crazy weather

At the same time, it is clear that an El Niño is building that is expected to culminate in the fall and last until the winter, with the possibility of it becoming a "mega" El Niño.<p>The hope in California is that the large amounts of precipitation usually associated with extreme El Niño events would …

Don’t Confuse These For Calzones, These Meat Pies Are Even Better And Perfect For Fall!

Originating in Cornwall, England, the “pasty” is a British staple that made its way over to the U.S. when Cornish miners settled in Michigan in the …

Dark Chocolate Brownies

This recipe is similar to the one for Chocolate Soufflé Cupcakes, except for the baking powder, without which the batter stays dense and fudgy …

12 Easy Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes for the Week - Chowhound

Cooking anything on a weeknight can be a hassle, let alone a complete meal. But luckily, a crockpot can be your saving grace. Just set it in the …

14 Simple Soup Recipes for Fall

While it pains us to bid farewell to summer backyard bashes and cocktails, fall is already upon us. It’s time for our favorite fall festivities: football, wardrobe changes and autumn eats. And as the weather starts to cool down, we’re definitely starting to develop a hankering for those fall …

Cooking

Pancake Recipes For All Your Breakfast Needs

YUM.<p>There are a few foods that make us swoon, but pancakes are definitely one of them. Despite their simplicity -- they're made with nothing more than common items we have stored in our pantry -- they bring us happiness like only the most perfect of foods can (such as chocolatey brownies and …

11 Things Every Adult Should Know How To Make (And Not Buy)

Listen, we know you're the busiest. And we know that at 9 p.m. that tub of grocery-store hummus is calling your name. But you know something? Homemade hummus is so easy to make. And so. Much. Better.<p>Ahead, 11 recipes you should keep in your arsenal and be able to whip up from scratch (at any given …