Matt Little

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Gourmet grilled cheese! 7 ways to reach breaded bliss

Is there a better combination than toasted bread and melted cheese? We’re talking about grilled cheese, the classic sandwich you loved as a kid and likely still enjoy today. And though there’s nothing wrong with the original white bread and American cheese version, there are simply too many bread, …

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Building the Perfect Cheeseburger

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know</i> why <i>you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: How to make the perfect cheeseburger, from bun to beef and</i> …

Norwegian Skillingsbolle (Cinnamon Buns)

After spending the better part of a soggy afternoon ducking in and out of the narrow wooden passageways in Bergen's old wharf, Bryggen (the UNESCO site was Norway's center for German Hanseatic trade in the 14th century), I was rewarded with one simple pleasure: a fresh-from-the-oven <i>skillingsbolle</i> …

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Creating 20-Year-Old Liquor in Six Days: How the Spirits Industry Is About to Be Transformed

Time was when barrel-aging spirits was a strict two-way collaboration between Mother Nature and Father Time. Well, that's all about to change.<p>Sure, you've had small distilleries without sufficient time or cash for proper aging try to hack the system by aging their product in smaller barrels, the …

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None of the Fitness Wearables Figured Out How to Beat Apple

In the absence of Apple’s wearable, fitness makers like Jawbone, Fitbit, Withings and others have seen a boon of popularity as they race to tell the world that wearables are here to stay.<p>It’s been a golden time of opportunity for these new companies to try set their own bar, since nobody had …

Wearable Tech

Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets?

The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in the backyard (or basement), and become utterly …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

8 of the Coolest Bunk Beds We've Ever Seen

Designs kids and adults will love.<p>Who didn't want a bunk bed when they were growing up? Kids will love these designs — and maybe even adults, too!

WikiGalaxy: A Visualization of Wikipedia Rabbit Holes

Imagine the site as a "nebula of articles."<p>Yesterday, I stumbled upon a distressing fact: Air Buddy, the basketball-playing golden retriever and star of the 1997 classic <i>Air Bud</i>, died of cancer in 1998.<p>I didn't mean to find this out. And I <i>really</i> didn't want to know that Air Buddy had to have his …

Thrill Seekers Suspend a Giant Hammock 400 Feet Above the Desert Floor

During the recently-passed Thanksgiving holiday, a group of BASE jumpers, highliners, and friendly volunteers constructed a large pentagon-shaped hammock and suspended it 400 feet above the Moab desert in Utah. They called it the <i>Mothership Space Net Penthouse</i>, and it majestically hung over the …

The Nexus 6 was this close to having a fingerprint sensor

Google’s Nexus 6 offers just about every option you could want in the latest and greatest Android smartphone. It nearly had one more feature: A …

Amazon brings 4K streaming to its Instant Video shows and movies

With the move towards all things 4K, it had to happen eventually: Amazon will now begin streaming some of its video content in the super high resolution UltraHD format.<p>For reference, that’s four times the resolution of standard 1080p full HD – 3840 x 2160 instead of 1920 x 1080 – or the equivalent …

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Like to Zone Out? This Competition Is For You.

Yesterday, there was competition in Seoul. People competed to see who could space-out the most. Wait, what?<p>As reported by major Korean news sites and …

Japanese Discount Store Shirts with Random English Words

Reddit user k-popstar recently moved to Japan to teach English. Over the last few months he has been wandering into various discount stores and …

These room-friendly 'micro' tower speakers bowled over the Audiophiliac

I have to admit it was the look of the tiny Kvart & Bolge Sound Sommelier tower speakers that first piqued my interest. My samples were finished in a textured "Fender Tweed Amp" covering, a refreshing contrast to the usual boring black. Measuring a scant 4 inches wide and 32.5 inches tall (10.1 x …

Prynt turns your phone into a picture-printing Polaroid camera

As smartphones continue to up the ante when it comes to how well they take pictures and the technology used in doing so, more and more people turn to their phone as the main photo shooting apparatus of the house. Companies like Prynt realize that, and have developed a smartphone case that …

Mobile Photography

5 tech gifts you shouldn't buy this holiday season

When you're trying to buy the perfect gift for a friend or family member this Christmas, you're probably going to think about something digital. With smartphones, tablets, TVs, headphones, home theater soundbars, gaming consoles, robots, cameras, cases, video games and more in stores, the options …

Netflix's public API is dead, but InstantWatcher is not

It's amazing how quickly five months fly by. Netflix announced in June that its public API would shut off and now we've reached the appointed day. As we mentioned then, several of the popular third-party tools built with access to Netflix's services have been chosen to continue on: InstantWatcher, …