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Turmeric Soaked Chickpeas

Remember the turmeric-soaked turmeric noodles I used recently in this pad thai recipe? Well, these turmeric-soaked chickpeas build on that idea. I …

Chickpeas

Watch Steve Jobs-narrated drone flight over Apple's 'spaceship'

The iPhone 6S, Apple TV 2, and iPad Pro aren't the only things Apple's been working on.<p>Since 2013, an enormous circular campus that looks more like a …

Moore's Law is dead

The foundation for the modern semiconductor industry got its start in the late 1940s and 1950s. Electronics up until then were dependent on vacuum tubes. These weren't, to say the least, very easy to miniaturize. But we did try to use them.<p>In 1946, the U.S. government built the first …

Fresh tomato pasta

Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Frittata

8 Servings<p>The frittata will be easier to remove from the skillet if it sits for a few minutes—the top will deflate and the edges will pull away from the pan.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 large eggs<p>½ cup whole milk<p>¾ cup grated cheddar, divided<p>Kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper<p>2 …

Recipes

The 5 best iPhone apps for foodies

Some people consider food as nothing more than fuel to keep their body going. Others, though, elevate their meals to a completely new level. For …

All the Settings on Your Camera's Mode Dial, Explained in Three Minutes

A nice camera can make your photos a lot better, but knowing how to <i>use</i> it is even better. If you’ve always been afraid to switch out of Auto, our …

Watch: The end of privacy

XPRIZE‘s competitions touch the furthest reaches of human achievement in fields like healthcare, oceanography and even space exploration.<p>The organization is currently designing a competition in the field of cybersecurity. In this three-part series produced by XPRIZE, you’ll hear from some of the …

A famous surfer is trying to revolutionize the sport of golf with a new gadget

GolfBoard is a futuristic device that is a cross between a skateboard and a golf cart. It's the brainchild of surfer Laird Hamilton and Bally Total Fitness founder Don Wildman.<p>The GolfBoard is designed to carry golfers and their gear at speeds up to 12mph. It costs $6,500 per unit.<p><i>Produced by Jason</i> …

Bank of the Underworld

Liberty Reserve was like PayPal for the unbanked. Was it also a global money-laundering operation?<p>In the fall of 2011, the U.S. Secret Service orchestrated a sting operation. The target was a Vietnamese man named Hieu Minh Ngo. Investigators believed he was a big-time identity thief who sold …

Corruption

This New Series About Hacking Could Actually Be Amazing

Here’s the teaser for the new hacker television series <i>Mr. Robot</i> that took the South by Southwest Film Festival by storm earlier this year. It’s sort …

TV

How to measure your heart rate on iPhone — no Apple Watch or external monitor required

These days, it's pretty easy to keep track of your health & fitness with an inexpensive tracker, Apple Watch, or Fitbit.<p>But what if you want to rely …

Heart Rates

Playgeek Magazine

(this is not a crowdfunding gag, we rrreally want to make this magazine and need your support)<p>Eying bare technology has been a favourite geek …

Is It Possible To Fart Your Way Across Space?

Don’t tell me you having thought about it. It’s only natural to think about the expulsion of your bodily gas as a rocket launch and then imagine what …

Space

Watch How Absurd Email Would Seem in Real Life

We've all been using email for years, but that doesn't mean that everyone's mastered it as an art. This video takes a humorous look at how absurd …

YouTube

Stunning time-lapse visualises flight paths over the UK

LONDON — The UK's airspace is already a pretty crowded place, even without the imminent influx of drones this Christmas. Each year some 2.2 million …

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

Apps

Google Calendar Wants To Help Make Scheduling Simpler

Google will help you make plans quicker and easier with its refreshed Calendar application launched on Monday.<p>Calendar’s update is the latest in Google’s efforts to create anticipatory apps that adjust to your behavior. In October, the company unveiled a revamped Google Play Music service that …

One wi-fi hotspot for every 150 people, says study

<b>The UK has one wi-fi hotspot for every 11 people and worldwide there is one for every 150, new research from wi-fi provider iPass indicates.</b><p>It suggests there will be 47.7 million public hotspots worldwide by the end of 2014.<p>France currently has the most hotspots, followed by the US and UK.<p>Hotspots …

It’s a type-off: Here’s how Apple’s Newton PDA fares against the iPhone

Almost two decades after Apple shuttered its Newton MessagePad platform, a new video compares the device’s handwriting recognition to today’s touchscreen-based typing on the iPhone.<p>The fact that you had to plug your Newton into your Mac to manually transfer information makes it seem incredibly …

'Blended Reality' Is The Next Tech Buzzword And HP's Plans For It Are Really Spectacular

Maybe you've heard of "augmented reality." That's what you get when you put on Google Glass and it projects Google-y facts or images on the world. Or you run an app like Star Chart on your smartphone, hold it up to the sky and it superimposes the constellations on your view of the sky.<p>Surely you've …

Six types of killer use Facebook to commit crimes, says study

Researchers at Birmingham City University have identified six types of killer who use Facebook to commit crimes, in the first-ever study on how the social networking site can affect criminal behaviour.<p>Dr Elizabeth Yardley and Prof David Wilson, from the university’s centre of applied criminology, …

UK museums want copyright changes so they can display WWI documents

Thanks to overly severe copyright laws, museums, libraries and other UK institutions have been unable to show important historical documents to the public. The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (CDPA) 1988 is currently stopping an estimated 1.74 million 'orphan works' from the Great War, such as …

Report: A Flaw In Visa's Contactless Card Lets Anyone Charge It $999,999

Contactless credit cards are a hit in the UK. But a British research team has revealed a serious security flaw that allows anyone to charge up to …

Newcastle University

Taylor Swift has removed all of her albums from Spotify

Taylor Swift is basically the biggest musician in the world this week, and that means she's in the rare position of being able to do whatever she wants. Part of that, it appears, is pulling all of her music off of Spotify, likely in an attempt to drive sales of her new album, <i>1989</i>, as well as her …

You Can Now Buy the Nexus 9 and Nexus Player on the Google Play Store

The time for pre-orders is over. You can now pick up HTC's Nexus-powered tablet and Asus' set-top hockey puck from the Google Play Store. The tab has …

Google Play

UK considers forcing phone carriers to allow roaming between networks

Despite carriers pushing back on the idea, a plan to force operators into allowing cross-network roaming is reportedly in the works. Sources for <i>The Telegraph</i> claim that the government may soon put an end to cellular black holes. Culture Secretary Sajid Javid is apparently exploring legislation that …

6 browser extensions to improve your Facebook experience

Facebook addicts, rejoice — you don't have to be on Facebook to still be on Facebook.<p>With the help of browser extensions, you can read your News …

iPad Pro 12.9 (2015) review

The iPad Pro review was one that I was really dreading writing – but also one I was the most excited about in a while.<p>The issue was this: what is the …