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5 Clever, Easy Twists on Caprese Salad

We're reinventing the classic caprese salad with 4 new innovations, from cantaloupe and scamorza to burrata and peach<p><b>Done right, the caprese salad's timeless combination</b> of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil is more than the sum of its parts. That's why every component counts: You must seek out …

Top Google Engineer Says Computers Will Be Like Humans by 2029

In less than two decades, you won't just use your computers, you will have relationships with them.<p>Because of artificial intelligence, computers will be able to read at human levels by 2029 and will also begin to have different human characteristics, said Ray Kurzweil, the director of engineering …

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The Architecture Of The Future Is Far More Spectacular Than You Could Imagine

"Every great architect is -- necessarily -- a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age."<p>Those are the words of one undeniably great architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, whose visions of harmonious design and innovating urban planning amounted to his own brand of …

Unique Rooftop Infinity Pool Floating Above Unspoiled Greek Island Scenery

Floating above a treasured entrance, a unique rooftop infinity pool embellishes beautiful Tinos Island in Greece’s Cyclades archipelago. The largest …

Obama to meet with tech leaders again over surveillance

President Obama plans to meet with a select group of technology CEOs on Friday to discuss "issues of privacy, technology, and intelligence," a White House official told Politico.<p>A full list of chief executives was not made available by the White House, but industry sources told Politico that …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

Feminism is having a wardrobe malfunction.

Does your brand of feminism remove barriers for women, or simply move them around? Does is expand options for women, or does it just shift them? You …

10 Types Of Drunks Your Girlfriends Become On A Night Out

Friday night some female friends and I decided to catch a show at Lincoln Hall. The night started out innocently enough with dinner, a few drinks, …

Are mushrooms the new plastic?

Product designer Eben Bayer reveals his recipe for a new, fungus-based packaging material that protects fragile stuff like furniture, plasma screens …

Bacteria and urea turn sand into concrete

Cement is an energy-intensive product. Making it means heating limestone to 2642 degrees Fahrenheit. As a result, 5 percent of the entire world's …

31 Grilled Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend

Valentine's Day is nice, but you'd probably rather have dinner with THESE hotties.

Net neutrality petition gets a million signatures

The advocacy group Free Press, along with a broad coalition of organizations, has delivered the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) a petition with a million signatures asking to restore the federal protections for net neutrality that were struck down in court two weeks ago.<p>The petition shows …

House leaders sell immigration plan

CAMBRIDGE, Md. — The House Republican leadership is trying to sell their colleagues on a series of broad immigration principles, including a path to legal status for those here illegally.<p>Speaker John Boehner’s leadership team introduced the principles at their annual policy retreat here. Top …

If I Can't Accept You at Your Worst, Then Maybe You Should Stop Being So Horrible

I remember the first time I was awarded the "game ball" in my Little League. I don't recall the details exactly, but I'm pretty sure my stat sheet looked something like this:<p><i>Zero RBIs, zero home runs, zero hits, zero stolen bases, zero plays made on the field, seven errors, four innings spent</i> …

7 Smart New Window Technologies

With the latest technologies, the windows in your house can offer more than a pretty view. Unfortunately, you'll still have to clean them yourself.<p><b>1. Save the Birds</b><br>Every year, millions of birds fly into glass windows. This patterned coating — visible to birds but not humans — prevents that. All …

Gourmet Rip-Offs: Tracing Trends From Chefs to Chains

“A young woman was restrained, force-fed and...

“<i>A young woman was restrained, force-fed and injected with cosmetics in a high street shop window as part of a hard-hitting protest against animal</i> …

5 Basic Things You Won't Believe Science Can't Explain

In school you learned all about a few basic concepts that prepared you for a lifetime of barely understanding the simplest things in this complicated …

France decides 'textopornographie' is French for 'sexting'

The French have shut down yet another English word: "sexting" will now be known as "textopornographie," with "sexto" as the noun "sex text." France's General Commission on Terminology and Word Invention (or Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologisme, <i>s'il vous plaît</i>) decided to change the …

Both The PS4 And Xbox One Had Killer Launches, So Chill On The Comparisons

<i>The Playstation 4 sold 1 million consoles in its first 24 hours on sale. The Xbox One matched the tally, but was on sale in more countries (11, to be exact). Still, the Xbox One cost $100 more per unit, so its day one revenue mark was higher, right?</i><p><i>But what about game sales? Peripherals? Line wait?</i> …

Sex pixels: what 4K means for porn

Still reeling from the transition to HD, the erotic-video business faces another sea change<p>"Porn killed Betamax." Among the tech cognoscenti, this is often an article of faith, suggesting that A/V format wars are won and lost not on dull technical details such as price (VHS machines had a cheaper …

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20 Hearty Fall Recipes That'll Warm You Up

When you need comforting, these are the only things that'll do.<p>Comfort food season has arrived, so skip the summer salads and opt for hearty soups, casseroles, and roasts. These autumn dishes are filling, easy to make, and perfect for a cold fall day. We also threw some baked goods in here, too, …

garlic butter roasted mushrooms

A repeat offender in the lede-burier category, let me begin with what matters: this is absolutely my new favorite quick and obsessively delicious way …