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10 Holiday Cocktails Perfect for Any Party

10 Holiday Cocktails Perfect for Any PartyGettyCourtesy of Moe's Cantina River North/FacebookCourtesy of Chocolate, Chocolate/FacebookGettyCourtesy …

7 Life-Changing Lessons I've Learned Living on a Caribbean Island

Lessons are learned every day -- or at least they should be. Whether positive or negative, life is full of daily experiences that change us and affect us. Living on an island in the Caribbean for two years has taught me many valuable lessons I may not have learned living Stateside. In case you …

The Power of Sleep

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Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

If WiFi can track a heartbeat through walls, why can't I get internet in my corner bathroom? Jason Cole was trying to figure that out too, but unlike me, he's a PhD student in physics. So he mapped his own apartment and assigned refraction values to the walls (shown above), then applied so-called …

Instagram Explains the Technology Behind Hyperlapse

A day after launching Hyperlapse, a nifty app for creating moving timelapse videos, Instagram has published an explanation of the image stabilization technology behind it.<p>Previously, making compelling hyperlapse videos was a time-consuming, and often expensive, process. Microsoft recently outlined …

39 Things You Should Do In The US This Summer

From finding the best private swimming holes to partying at summer festivals like Burning Man, here are the best things to do in the U.S. this summer.<p><i>Did we miss one of your favorite things to do in the U.S. in the summer? Add it in the comments!</i>

1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer vs. GMC S-15 Jimmy SLX, Isuzu Trooper LS, Jeep Cherokee Laredo, Mitusbishi Montero LS, Nissan Pathfinder SE, and Toyota 4Runner SR5 | Archived Comparison Test

From the April 1990 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Sport-utility vehicles are nothing like Brussels sprouts, except in one respect: either you just naturally love the little beasties or you can't quite grasp what other people see in them. Both of these views, as matters of personal taste, are entirely …

The Most Popular Items on McDonald's Secret Menu

McDonald's, since its founding in 1940, has exploded into a brand that is recognizable across the world, and an establishment with heavy influence on the American fast food industry. It has revolutionized the way that burger restaurants deliver food to the customer, implementing principles of the …

20 things you may not know about Walt Disney World

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2015 GMC Yukon erupts into flames during test drive

A brand new GMC Yukon erupted into flames during a test drive in Anaheim on Sunday after its driver, losing control of the SUV, parked it on a residential street.<p>Firefighters responded about 2 p.m. to the 2500 block of East Wagner Avenue after several 911 callers reported the fire, Anaheim police …

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Photographers Find Creative Ways to Deal With Irritating Potholes

Potholes are the cherry on top of winter. A frustrating, dangerous cherry.<p>In cities hit hardest in the winter months, drivers risk flat tires and …

14 Musical Acts To Watch in 2014

There’s a lot of music out there and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s where we come in. From Nashville to Portland to Sweden — we …

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Unlock Your Bike With Your Phone, With This Smartphone-Controlled U-Lock

With Bitlock, it’s now easier to share or rent your bike to anyone, and you’ll never lose your keys again.<p>Here is a basic fact of modern life: You’re more likely to lose your keys than a smartphone, which would be like losing a limb to a growing portion of the population. That’s one reason that …

Marvel superheroes in film - in pictures

With the upcoming releases of Thor 2, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Captain America 2 there's never been a better time to be a superhero in Hollywood. Here is a history of Marvel at the movies

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures breathtaking images of Earth from Saturn

NASA's unmanned Cassini spacecraft has already returned some gorgeous views of the planet Saturn, which it is currently flying around. But the latest images should be enough to make it and any other interplanetary travelers (such as Voyager 1) homesick. On July 19th, the spacecraft, located about …

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 …

Skillet Peach Cobbler

8 Servings<p>When peaches are in season, there's nothing that tops a classic peach cobbler recipe crisped to perfection in a cast-iron pan. And this recipe garners some bonus points with whipped cream doctored with crème fraîche. Decadent and delicious.<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose …

Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …

Siri Takes a Proactive New Role Against Apparent Suicide References

- Jun 20, 2013<p>As noted by Giga<i>OM</i>, Apple has quietly revamped the way Siri addresses possible suicide references on their iOS devices, adding an …

'Man of Steel' Easter Eggs Round-Up

Henry Cavill's Future In Hollywood: It's A Wrap!

iOS 7 is the essence of less

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.<p>And if simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, iOS 7 is very, very sophisticated.<p>The most powerful man in the room doesn’t need a loud voice. The securely rich don’t need to flaunt their wealth. The cool kids are the ones who aren’t trying to be cool. …

Apple to Unveil New iMacs, Retina MacBook Pros, and More During Fall iPhone & iPad Event

- Jun 13, 2013<p>While Apple certainly didn’t exclude Macs from their WWDC announcements, with the unveiling of a gorgeous new Mac Pro and …

How Much Is A Tweet Really Worth?

So, you’ve decided to set up a Twitter account for your brand. How much return can you expect on that first tweet of the day? The answer: about $25.62.<p>That’s the conclusion that SumAll, a data visualization and analytics company, reached after a review of over 900 of its customer’s social media …

Apple’s Golden State: Just Doing What’s Right

Among his last advice he had for me, and for all of you, was to never ask what he would do. “Just do what’s right.”<p>That’s what Tim Cook told the audience of Apple employees at the memorial for Steve Jobs, following his passing in 2011. Now, nearly two years later, we’re starting to see that plan …

Build iOS Apps From Scratch Without Programming | Cult of Mac Deals

Build iOS Apps From Scratch. No Coding Required.<p>Want to get an iPhone or iPad App on the App Store, but don't want to take months coding it? Have you considered outsourcing it, but don't want to fork over the thousands of dollars to build it? With this actionable video course you can learn how to …

Apple's New iPhone Software Is 'Polarizing,' Hears Plugged-In Apple Blogger John Gruber

While we think we know what to expect, plugged-in Apple blogger John Gruber says he's not sure what Apple has up its sleeve. He says this is the first time in years that he didn't really know what to expect from Apple.<p>On his WWDC-preview podcast, he said, "The one thing I keep hearing over and over …