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Sport picture of the day: scraping the ice

First published on Fri 13 Dec 2013 08.05 EST

11 Non-Ugly Holiday Sweaters to Wear to Your Next Party

We all have that one special sweater reserved for one very specific occasion—the requisite Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. But that doesn't have to be …

18 Vintage Tech Ads Prove How Far We've Come

Computer advertisements didn't always feature silhouetted dancers rocking to indie music. Back when the tech was awkward and slow -- so were the ads.<p>"BRB, about to get banished from Eden."<p>"Honey, save some food. With how much this Apple computer costs, we won’t be able to afford to eat for a while."<p>…

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The Guardian's photo team brings you a daily round up from the world of photography

eBay Alert: Care to Pick Up a 24 Karat Gold-Plated Nikon FA? It’ll Only Cost You $4,800

<b>Update</b>: Looks like the discount is gone folks! This puppy is back up to $12,000.<p>Those looking to drop several grand on a 35mm film camera for your …

Check Out the New Ibelux 40mm f/0.85: The World’s Fastest Mirrorless System Lens

Speed freaks (at least where lenses are concerned) who love their mirrorless camera get ready to celebrate, because there’s a new super-fast lens on …

10 Food Christmas Gifts to Avoid Like the Plague

<i>First Appeared on Food Riot, by Sara Bir</i><p>I've spent plenty of holiday seasons on the other side of the register. Sure, the pay stunk, but it was fun in its manic way. The many shots of free espresso we brewed with the automatic coffee machines and the ceaseless soundtrack of peppy Christmas …

Casascius, maker of shiny physical bitcoins, shut down by Treasury Department

Mike Caldwell, the man who designed a set of collectible coins with Bitcoin keys hidden inside, has shut down his business after receiving a letter from the government.<p>The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a branch of the Treasury Department, informed him last month that minting …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Console War Is Still Too Close To Call

Not that long ago I wrote that the console wars are just getting started. At the time, I said that it would be months if not longer before we had a clear picture of the “winner” in the war for the modern living room. This seems to be playing out right on schedule.<p>Since their respective …

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How to Make (Almost) Perfect Ice at Home

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Do you have a chainsaw? No? Well, you can still make pretty good ice at home. Just don't expect perfection.</i><p>Perfect ice is the holy grail of home …

Кличко остался недоволен разговором с Януковичем | Главная | Reuters

Павел Политюк, Наталия Зинец<p>Лидеры украинской оппозиции Арсений Яценюк (слева), Олег Тягнибок (в центре) и Виталий Кличко на пресс-конференции в Киеве 3 декабря 2013. Признанный Западом лидер "евромайдана" украинский парламентарий и чемпион мира по боксу Виталий Кличко смягчил позицию в отношении …