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Barbecued Chicken

4 Servings<p>Avoid rookie mistakes when it comes to barbecuing chicken. If you apply the sauce too early, it will scorch. And most bottled sauces are too sweet, which is where this vinegary version comes in.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Barbecue Sauce<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup tomato paste<p>2 teaspoons …

BBQ

Get your car to tell you what's wrong with a $50 dongle

We imagine that the blind terror that we experience when visiting an auto shop is the same when a car mechanic visits Best Buy. After all, to us, that check engine light represents a multitude of problems that send most of us into a panic. That's the issue that Fixd is hoping to eliminate, thanks …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

How To Survive A Mosh Pit

This could get messy.<p>Physicists at Cornell University found that people in mosh pits behave strikingly similar to gas particles—meaning that the pits move in predictable patterns. We waded through the researchers’ paper to find a few concrete takeaways. Moshers, here’s how to avoid incurring too …

Dating a Hipster

The Parisian by way of NYC discusses a particular male subset.<p>I was with my friend Freddie Leiba vintage shopping at the antique galleries in Chelsea on a typical Sunday when I met Jim for the first time.<p>As we grabbed for the same stunning AMF Harley Davidson bomber jacket (I've been searching for …

Alienware's Steam Machine gets a launch date, 'specs'

<i>UPDATE:</i> <i>During a panel discussion Thursday, Alienware claimed its Steam Machine will be similar in price and specs to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles. If true, that's not nearly as pricey as we expected</i>—<i>and with such an attractive case, could be a huge sales boost for Valve's Steam Machine</i> …

Steam Machines

Catch a glimpse of Killzone: Shadow Fall's first two DLC maps

<i>Killzone: Shadow Fall</i>'s first downloadable maps are called The Cruiser and The Hangar, and developer Guerrilla Games showed them off today with one piece of concept art each.<p>Like all of <i>Shadow Fall</i>'s map DLC, The Cruiser and The Hangar will be available free. Both maps are inspired by important …

Unity game development engine now supports Vita — brings total to 13 platforms

Unity Technologies’ latest move could help it carve further into the game-engine market dominated by Epic Games.<p>In a blog post today, the software company has brought its development suite to the PlayStation Vita, giving it a four-platform advantage over competitor Epic Games’ Unreal Engine.<p>Unity …

Unity Developers Can Now Build Games For Sony’s PlayStation Vita

And Unity’s develop-once, build-for-anything arsenal continues to grow.<p>This morning, the guys over at Unity made good on a promise they first made in March of last year: support for Sony’s latest handheld, the PlayStation Vita.<p>It’s perhaps not the <i>best</i> timing, seeing as Sony is currently trying to …

Hate Parking Tickets? Fixed Fights Them In Court For You

Up to 50 percent of parking tickets are dismissed when fought in court, but it takes knowledge and time to do it. New app Fixed will do it for you. Take a photo of your ticket, Fixed contests it, and if it’s dismissed, you pay Fixed 25 percent of the ticket price. If Fixed loses, you pay it …

Sony’s PlayStation 4 Will Launch “This Holiday Season” For $399, $100 Less Than Xbox One

Following up on their oddly detail-light press conference a few months back, Sony used their E3 press conference this evening to finally disclose a bunch of important details: the price, a launch window, and, at long last, what the PlayStation 4 will look like.<p>The PlayStation 4 will launch in the …