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What's New on Netflix in August

And what you need to watch before it's gone.<p>It's that time again—here's what August has to offer on the Netflix front. Spoiler alert: Better get to watching <i>Titanic</i> for the 349,304 time. (Or at least half of it—we generally stop after the sex scene and say to yourselves, "and they lived happily ever …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Photography

Hulu Gets the Best Show on CBS

There used to be a time when the idea of getting CBS shows on Hulu seemed like a big deal.<p>That’s because the three other broadcast networks — Fox, …

Media Industry

Lockbox Raises $2.5 Million Seed Round To Help Encrypt Your Stuff

It’s hard to trust the cloud. With the NSA coming in one end and hackers coming in through the other, complete encryption is key. That’s what Lockbox is for. The company, founded in 2008, has accepted $2.5 million in seed funding to further roll out their Client Portal and iPad app.<p>Lockbox offers …

Exclusive: Army Admits To Major Computer Security Flaw

Army's Deputy of Cybersecurity told BuzzFeed a security failure can allow unauthorized access to computer files. Instead of fixing it, they are telling soldiers to be more careful.<p>The United States Army's Deputy of Cybersecurity Roy Lundgren has confirmed with BuzzFeed the existence of a major …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Department of Defense plans to share wireless spectrum after being blasted by Congress

The US department of defense has long held wireless spectrum for use in military operations, flight combat training, and even drone training programs, but now the agency has announced plans to give some of that spectrum to the wireless carriers. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, the DOD said …

Netflix Shares Fall

Google, change that channel: clever hack brings Google TV controls to Google Now

This is neat: Independent Google (s GOOG) TV developer Leon Nicholls has managed to control his Google TV device with voice commands straight from …

Dating app Tinder briefly exposed the physical location of its users

Tinder, the popular mobile dating app that matches people based on how they rate each other’s photographs, briefly exposed the physical location of its users to other people on the service.<p>The location information wasn’t visible in the app. But the data files sent to each user’s phone, which could …

Apps

Here's What Not To Do On A Trip To Hawaii

<b>Forget to put on sunscreen</b><p>Everyone wants to get a tan on their vacation, but foregoing the sunscreen in hopes of a golden brown is a surefire way to end up lobster-colored and blistering. Ease your skin into the all-day sunshine, and remember to get the out-of-the-way areas such as your ears, …

Snorkel

Are the Suburbs Where the American Dream Goes to Die?

New research shows upward mobility is higher in denser cities<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>Rumors of the American Dream's demise have been greatly exaggerated -- at least in parts of America.<p>That's the message of a new study that looks at the connection between geography and social mobility in the United …

The 15 best summer dresses for 2013 – in pictures

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert