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Museum Restaurants With Food So Good You Might Want to Skip the Art

Forget overpriced coffee and plastic-wrapped muffins, these museum restaurants are so good, we won’t judge if you skip the art entirely.<p>Forget overpriced coffee and plastic-wrapped muffins, these museum restaurants are so good, we won’t judge if you skip the art entirely.<p>Untitled at the Whitney, …

A $349 Apple Watch Only Costs $83.70 To Make: IHS

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's Watch has the lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price across any Apple phone, according to a preliminary estimate by research firm IHS after a teardown study.<p>The hardware cost of an Apple Watch Sport model was about 24 percent of the suggested retail price compared …

Menasha Shooting: Gunman, Three Others Dead in Wisconsin

An Air Force veteran shot and killed three people, then himself, on a Wisconsin bridge on Sunday night, police said. Another person was critically injured.<p>Investigators believe the shooter, identified as Sergio Daniel Valencia del Toro, 27, randomly started firing two handguns on the Fox Cities …

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

5 best Android apps for screen recording and other ways too!

One of our more frequent requests from readers is to tell them how to record your screen on Android. The functionality has been around for quite some time but usually requires some tinkering and adjustment to get it. In Android Lollipop, they have a screen recording method building into the OS and …

Alibaba Apologizes For Want Ad Seeking Candidates Who Resemble Porn Star

Today, in questionable HR decisions:<p>Alibaba has apologized and pulled a job ad seeking a "programmer encouragement specialist." Requirements for the since-deleted position, as translated by Quartz, include an "adequately stunning" appearance and someone who might be an "open-minded lolita" like …

New Hotel Booking Apps Help You Get a Deal

Five new tools that will help you get the room you want at the lowest possible price.<p><b>For the Haggler:</b> <b>Stayful</b> <i>(Free; iOS)</i><br>You decide what to pay with …

Apps

Cruises to feed your intellect and imagination

Even if you've spent most of your cruise basking in the Mexican sun or eating your way through the Mediterranean, your vacation can feed more than your need to just relax and unwind.<p>Thanks to guest speakers, you can learn about topics as diverse as reality and scripted TV shows and South American …

Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in February?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: when the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef; That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

Expedia Vs. Priceline: Adding Up the Acquisitions

Expedia Inc. and the Priceline Group have been gobbling up one rival after another over the past two and a half years, to the point where few …

Hospitality

Traveling? Visa may track your whereabouts, to OK your transactions

The security measures that banks take to prevent fraudulent transactions can be too much of a good thing.<p>If you travel abroad often, chances are that …

'The Breakfast Club' cast: Where are they now?

The Caribbean Reports Record Number of Tourists and Spending in 2014

A record 26.3 million people traveled to the Caribbean last year and spent an unprecedented amount of money in what is considered the world’s most …

Tourism

This crazy kettle heats only the water you need

A 2013 report found, in the UK alone, £68 million was being wasted every year from one single factor: overfilling kettles. That is the cost of electricity used to boil water that then never gets used. Of course, it's difficult to gauge exactly how much water you'll need for one cup when filling …

Engineering

CarVi Aims To Bring Advanced Safety Features To More Cars

Nobody likes a backseat driver, but at least this one can make you safer<p>One of the better improvements of newer cars has been the addition of advanced safety features--including things like collision detection, lane change alerts, and more. But if you've got an older car, you've been missing out on …

10 things McDonald’s won’t tell you

<b>1. We may have lost the recipe to our secret sauce</b><p>Ah, McDonald’s, the place where we feast upon Big Macs, Egg McMuffins and even the occasional sweet …

McDonald's

The snowiest ski resort in (almost) every state

Sure tough terrain and interesting trails matter, but a ski mountain is only as good as the amount of snow it has.<p>Williams Ski & Patio gathered data on the ski mountains that get the most natural snowfall in each state and created an infographic showing their findings. They omitted some states in …

10 travel destinations that are trending right now

Kayak has created its first "Travel Hacker" guide.<p>The travel-search site analyzed more than a billion travel searches to create a customized set of "hacks" that includes tips on where and when to travel in 2015.<p>It found the top 10 trending destinations by looking at the greatest increase in click …

The Hottest Restaurants From Coast to Coast, February 2015

• Atlanta<br>• Austin<br>• Boston<br>• Brooklyn<br>• Charleston<br>• Chicago<p>Dallas<br>• Denver<br>• Detroit<br>• Houston<br>• Las Vegas<p>Los Angeles<br>• Manhattan<br>• Miami<br>• Minneapolis<p>Montreal<br>• Nashville<br>• New Orleans<br>• Philadelphia<br>• Portland, ME<p>Portland, OR<br>• Queens, NY<br>• San Diego<br>• San Francisco<br>• Seattle<br>• Washington, DC

San Francisco

Girl Scout Shot While Trying to Sell Cookies

A 9-year-old <b>Girl Scout</b> was shot while selling her neighbors Thin Mints and Samoas. According to WXIN-TV, Sinai Miller and her two younger sisters stepped out of their Indianapolis apartment building on Tuesday to go sell Girl Scout cookies when Miller became the victim of a drive-by …

Selling

Fresh Off the Boat: Why You Need to Watch ABC's New Fish-Out-of-Water Comedy

<i>Fresh Off the Boat</i> premiered Wednesday with 7-plus million viewers and a positive response from audiences and critics alike. However, for a …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Twitter beat revenue estimations in its Q4 earnings report.</b> But it had 288 million monthly active users, short of the 295 million expected.<p><b>2. We talked to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo after the earnings report.</b> He says you need a thick skin to be CEO.<p><b>3. GoPro stock was down 15% after its Q4 earnings</b> …

Professor was killed by ex-wife in University of South Carolina murder-suicide, coroner says

A professor who taught anatomy and physiology and was highly regarded by both his students and fellow faculty members was shot and killed by his ex-wife in an apparent murder-suicide at the University of South Carolina, a coroner said Friday.<p>Sunghee Kwon shot Raja Fayad several times in the upper …

TransAsia plane crash: pilot's body found still clutching joystick

Pilot of the doomed flight in Taipei hailed as a hero for guiding the plane away from away from built-up areas<p>The pilot of a doomed TransAsia plane, hailed as a hero for his actions in the final moments before a crash that killed 31 people, was still holding the joystick in the plane's cockpit when …

Newfound 'Gospel of the Lots of Mary' discovered in ancient text

A 1,500-year-old book that contains a previously unknown gospel has been deciphered. The ancient manuscript may have been used to provide guidance or encouragement to people seeking help for their problems, according to a researcher who has studied the text.<p>Written in Coptic, an Egyptian language, …

9 Easy Pork Chop Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

We’ve rounded up nine juicy recipes that will give an extra flavor boost to the weeknight pork chop dinners you usually whip up. The recipes featured …

The Artist Behind The 'Sexist' Newsweek Cover Speaks: 'I Wanted to Depict the Harassment That Women Suffer'

On Friday I interviewed Edel Rodriguez, the artist behind the Newsweek cover that has people tweeting in shock and exclaiming their outrage on the nation's morning shows. As the cofounder of PowerToFly, the first platform that places women in tech positions they can do in offices or from home, I'm …

U.S. cracks down on shady '0%' loan companies

Federal regulators are cracking down on smarmy companies that promise to lend people cash with zero interest, without disclosing important details that often cost vulnerable borrowers big bucks.<p>These loans are made by using the title of the borrower's car as collateral.<p>Similar to pay day loans, car …

Blogs | Food & Wine

Go behind the scenes at the Oscars of the food world.<p>"I think sometimes people go a little crazy with gadgets," said Izard. But there's one she loves.<p>…