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How Snapchat Built its Most Addictive Feature

We are already living in the Third Era of Snapchat. The red-hot mobile app started in 2011 as a humble photo messaging service, where teens traded …

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The Crazy Scrambled Egg Hack You Have To See To Believe

Every day, it seems, we find a new, more complicated way to cook eggs. We bake where we once hard-boiled, brûlée where we once fried -- and if all else fails, we trot out the sous vide machine. But for perfect, no-frills scrambled eggs, the secret is dead simple: Poach them.<p>This technique, which …

This startup just raised $81 million to sell your used clothes

The startup then pivoted to swapping kid's clothing — after all, they outgrow it faster — and that got the attention of a few investors.<p>"When we launched in 2009, we were really the first company to try to tackle second hand. It was a crazy idea. Airbnb and all of these companies were using the …

6 Expert Pit Master Tips for BBQ Ribs

Can’t make it to the Windy City Smokeout? Don’t worry. You can still enjoy some seriously incredible barbecued ribs this weekend by following these …

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In obesity, heightened imagination for smell may drive food cravings, weight gain

Close your eyes and imagine the smell of baking bread, of a pungent curry dish, of popcorn at the movies or a bouquet of freshly cut tea roses.<p>If these prompts send you into swoons of olfactory delight, there's a good chance that upon opening your eyes, an obese person could be staring back at you …

Facebook to build new, wind-powered data center

Facebook's newest data center will be built in Fort Worth, completely powered by renewable energy.<p>Facebook worked with local energy companies to bring 200-megawatts of renewable wind power to the Texas grid, the company said Tuesday.<p>Producing about half the power of a typical coal plant, the wind …

This is the tiny computer the BBC is giving to a million kids

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Housing in London is getting so expensive that people are ditching their flats to live on boats

The picturesque lifestyle of sleeping in a colourfully painted narrowboat or barge can seem tempting, especially when buying one can cost a fraction of the price of bricks and mortar.<p>"It's become more common for people to do it who don't know what they are getting into, or even because they have no …

12 Grilling Mistakes You Don't Have to Make (But Probably Do)

Ah, summer. That special time of year when those good spatula-wielding folks who only cook for one season out of the year (let's call 'em what they are: dads) dust off the old grill to burn a few steaks and serve up some medium-rare chicken. Okay, perhaps I'm being unfair here. There are plenty of …

What You Need To Earn To Be In The 1% Across The World

Canada has among the world’s wealthiest one-percenters, but they don’t hold a candle to those in the U.S., Australia or Switzerland.<p>You need to earn …

Apple is finally fixing the reason your Mac and iPhone's Wi-Fi sucks

Noticed your iPhone and Mac’s Wi-Fi weren’t so good over the last year? You’re not alone, and Apple is finally fixing it, albeit quietly.<p>If you’re wondering exactly what happened, there are a few moving parts. First, you need to understand what the Domain Name System (DNS) does.<p>Each computer on the …