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Here's Why Pho Is Really Pronounced 'Fuh'

For lovers pho -- the noodle soup that has become synonymous with Vietnamese cuisine the world over -- the debate on proper pronunciation is a heated one. Food words are constantly getting botched, mispronounced by people who don't speak the language but also by people who just don't give a damn or …

Web TV Arrives. Over The Top TV Is Here This Time.

If you have been thinking about cutting the cable cord, you had to look down a long dark alley of missing content and a lonely flatscreen TV. But a number of new services are now showing up to fill that gap and provide a true TV experience that could herald the arrival of the OTT - Over The Top - …

JONY IVE: This Is The Most Important Thing I Learned From Steve Jobs

Ive, who rarely (perhaps never?) does live, on-stage interviews, is the heart and soul of Apple. He's in charge of the look and feel of the software, as well as the look and feel of the hardware. So what he says matters.<p>In the video clip below, Ive was asked to talk about the big things he learned …

Why Steve Jobs called Jony Ive ‘vain’

As someone who seems to care far more about the perfection of the beautiful objects he creates than about the trappings of celebrity, one word you’d be unlikely to associated with Apple’s design guru Jony Ive is “vain.”<p>According to a story told by Ive at yesterday’s Vanity Fair New Establishment …

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When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Vietnam riots: China accuses US as military chiefs meet in Washington

Beijing's top general says US is worsening South China Sea tensions as Chinese in Vietnam are attacked over oil rig<p>Top military leaders of China and the US have exchanged firm warnings in Washington over the escalation of tensions in the South China Sea, where Beijing's deployment of an oil rig has …

Far-Left Website Contributor Finally Comes Out and Says It: ‘Why You’re Wrong About Communism’

Far-left website Salon published a stunning defense of communism on Sunday, revealing what it claims are seven “huge misconceptions” about communism and capitalism.<p>Author Jesse Myerson pushed back at the claim that communism has killed as many as 110 million people. Using “The Five” host Greg …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

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20+ Stylish Hostess Gifts You Can Bring to Any Party

Say thanks with a little something she'll want to show off.<p>Don't go to that soirée empty-handed. Bring one of these thoughtful gifts and guarantee yourself an invite back.

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …

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What’s a “Shark Tank” Appearance Worth? A Top Spot in the App Store.

Image courtesy of Scan<p>Garrett Gee’s startup Scan didn’t necessarily need the $1 million he was pitching investors for on Friday night’s episode of …

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Obamacare Will Increase Health Spending By $7,450 For A Typical Family of Four

<i>UPDATE: At the bottom of this post, the author responds to criticism of his argument. Over at National Review, Avik Roy says the critics are missing the point of Conover’s post.</i><p>It was one of candidate Obama’s most vivid and concrete campaign promises. Forget about high minded (some might say high …

Travel While You're Young

This is the time for small paychecks and big memories. This is the time for travel. We are about as attached to one location as we are to our favorite Chinese take-out place. We know what we like about it, and we take comfort in the familiarity, but that's about it.- Jessy Tapper<p><b>Last June, Jeff</b> …

How to Build the Perfect Burger: a Graphical Depiction of Acceptable Toppings

Let's build a burger. Bacon: duh. Cheese: of course, but what kind exactly? After that, things get even more confusing, especially when dealing with different types of meat for your base. A fried egg goes great on beef, but it'll be your face if you try it on lamb. Love avocado? Hope you love …

Martha Kanter, Top Obama Higher Education Official, Resigns

Martha Kanter, an Obama administration education undersecretary, is preparing to step down, according to an email obtained by The Huffington Post.<p>Kanter has served in the Education Department since 2009, when she was confirmed as undersecretary. She has overseen higher education policies, such as …

Vietnam tips: a first-timer's guide

Vietnam's long-held position as a travel icon is more than deserved. In no other country is the collision of Southeast Asia's past, present and future so stark. At times, this clash can seem so confronting and confusing as to send even experienced travellers fleeing for the nearest luxury hotel. …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

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How To Make Healthy Flavored Water At Home

<i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make our time at the gym actually</i> …

Frozen Bananas Dipped in Mexican Chocolate Ganache and Spicy Honeyed Peanuts Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This rich and satisfying handheld treat marries the creamy sweetness of a frozen banana with the deep and spicy undertones of a dark chocolate ganache infused with cinnamon. Peanuts roasted briefly in a coating of honey, cinnamon, and ground New Mexico chile, then dusted with flaky …

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Grilled Salmon with Dill Butter Recipe

Do you have your grill on? Here’s a quick and easy way to grill salmon. No marinade required. The trick to grilled salmon, so that your fillets stay …

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Perfect Salmon

It never fails. If I ask my kids what they want for dinner, given anything, they almost always ask for salmon. I love it when they do because it's so healthy, so easy, and so delicious! I've found a way to make it that makes everyone happy, and it's totally quick.<p>1. The first key is to start with …

Pillow Talk: 7 Secrets to Making a Perfect Bed

If you count all the hours we allot to plumping pillows, smoothing sheets, straightening shams, and fussing over how the whole thing looks, we spend …

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Articles about university place apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks the prefab mold.<p>The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design scene that plays homage to the rugged Nordic climate.<p>A design guide to China's bustling capital.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes …

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