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Eatsy: Chili Lime Watermelon Popsicles

One of my favorite street snacks in Mexico is sliced fruit doused in an alluringly tangy and potent mix of chili, salt, and lime juice. I love how salt tastes on fruit, amplifying and highlighting its sweetness, and it should go without saying that chili and lime only enunciate the flavors more. On …

Hurricane Bertha could end Britain's sizzling summer

The tail end of Bertha will hit Europe by the weekend bringing gale force winds, torrential downpours and high tides, The Met Office has warned.<p>Wintry downpours and gale force winds could end Britain’s glorious summer this weekend as Hurricane Bertha makes its way across The Atlantic.<p>The storm is …

Anonymous claims to have brought down several of Israel's government websites

An arm of the hacking/activist group Anonymous claims to have been conducting a digital attack on Israel's government websites for over a week now, continually knocking them down and watching them come back online again. The attack is an act of protest against Israel's treatment of Palestinians, …

Ten Things You Didn't Know Google Now Could Do

Siri's not the only virtual assistant in town.<p>Apple’s Siri is not the only mobile virtual assistant in town. There’s Google Now for Android devices, Cortana for Microsoft’s Windows Phone and plenty of third-party “artificial intelligence” apps that try to make your mobile calendar or contact lists …

Death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887: WHO

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The doctor who treated a man who flew to Nigeria and died of Ebola now has contracted the disease, authorities said Monday, …

There is only one major news site that both pro-Israelis and pro-Palestinians read

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>One reason the views on the latest Israel-Hamas conflict are so polarized is that people on each side of the opinion divide get their news from different places. Few things illustrate this as well as the map above, compiled by Gilad Lotan, the chief data scientist at …

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Why Apple could break up with Intel over the Mac

When Apple announced its 64-bit A7 processor, I dismissed the speculation that this could lead to a switch away from Intel chips for the Macintosh line for a homegrown “desktop-class” chip. I might have been wrong.<p><b>“I don’t know exactly when, but sooner or later, Macs will run on Apple-designed ARM</b> …

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U.S. official: Spy plane flees Russian jet, radar; ends up over Sweden

The Cold War aerial games of chicken portrayed in the movie "Top Gun" are happening in real life again nearly 30 years later.<p>A U.S. Air Force spy plane evaded an encounter with the Russian military on July 18, just a day after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed by a suspected surface-to-air …