Brenton Niebauer

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Cinnamon Sugar Biscuits

Cinnamon Sugar Biscuits-these drop biscuits are light and fluffy with crystalized cinnamon sugar on top and streaks of cinnamon sugar inside!<p>Biscuits …

Marginal Revolution

You know, I love you <i>FT,</i> please do not go this route in your subheaders:<p>Can new proposed regulation curb the power of big tech companies that now …

Kabobs on the Grill - Simple and Easy

Apple reduces amount of free storage needed for updates with iOS 8.1.3

Apple’s latest iOS 8 update fixes a number of issues with FaceTime, Spotlight and iMessages, but the biggest addition is the giant reduction in free space you’ll need to install future updates.<p>iOS 8.1.3, released this morning, is available now as an over-the-air update in the Settings app of iOS or …

Standardized Testing

Stocks Tumble On Disappointing Earnings, Data

<i>This article was updated at 4:00 pm.</i><p>Stocks were in sell-off mode Tuesday, led by disappointing earnings from several blue chips and negative economic data.<p>All major U.S. indices were trading in red territory right out of the gate, and posted across-the-board losses for the day. The Dow closed down …

Strong Dollar And Weak Global Economy Could Cause U.S. Recession

The U.S. durable goods number was published this morning and it was bad. Very bad. Rather than rising slightly, it fell by 3.4% in December. In addition, the November number was revised downward to negative 2.1%. Although the U.S. economy was on the mends, or so it appeared with strong GDP in the …

Prostitution: The hidden cost of Greece's economic crisis

Greece has voted for change. The Syriza party - whose campaign line was “Hope Is on Its Way” – <b>has emerged triumphant from the country’s general election</b>.<p><b>The average Greek wage has fallen</b> to just €600 (£450) a month and half of all young people are unemployed. So it’s not surprising that the people …

Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — A defiant President Vladimir Putin on Monday called the Ukrainian army a "NATO foreign legion," reflecting his readiness to stand up to …

14 Great Dips for Game Day

Gallery14 Great Dips for Game Day<p>If you're watching football, it's essential to have the perfect dip on hand. When tensions are running high, you need to be able to reach your chip into a delicious dip without peeling your eyes away from the screen. You need to know it'll be just right: gooey, …

Experts examine bones as Spain hunts for Cervantes' remains

MADRID (AP) — Forensic experts began excavating graves and examining bones Saturday in a tiny chapel in Madrid, hoping to solve the centuries-old …

Apple details HomeKit compatibility with competing home automation platforms, rules out rival Wi-Fi gear

Apple will allow its upcoming Siri-controlled HomeKit platform to work with certain existing, non-HomeKit home automation products, including ones using competing protocols such as ZigBee or Z-Wave, but there are many limitations. According to sources briefed on the new specs, the latest Made for …

Yemeni Rebels Call For Mass Rallies After President Steps Down

<i>Updated at 4:40 p.m. ET</i><p>Yemen's Houthi rebels, who have controlled the capital, Sanaa, for months, are staging mass rallies there today in the wake of the resignation of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his Cabinet.<p>Hadi on Thursday "succumbed to an apparent coup attempt" by the rebels, The …

DR Congo scraps plans for census after days of violent unrest

Democratic Republic of the Congo has scrapped plans for a national census before next year’s presidential elections.<p>An electoral reform bill that required the census to be completed before a vote could take place sparked days of violent protests.<p>A modified version of the bill was passed by the …

France sees as many anti-Muslim acts in Jan as all of 2014

PARIS (AP) — At least as many anti-Muslim acts have taken place in France since the terror attacks this month as for all of last year, a leading …

Tetris-Like Puzzle Game 'Shades' Named Apple's Free App of the Week

The "super simple, surprisingly challenging" puzzle game <i>Shades</i>, by developer UOVO, has been named by Apple as this week's App of the Week. Launched last year, and also featured in the App Store's "Best New Games" section, the game usually costs $1.99 to download.<p>The game takes inspiration from …

Forget Stores: Apple Pay Is Already Taking Over Mobile Shopping

Apple Pay doubters question whether anyone will swipe their iPhone at a store checkout counter. But as mobile shopping booms, Apple Pay is already showing huge returns for early adopters.<p>It’s a small sample size, with Apple Pay only out since late October, but so far iPhone owners with the service …

Throwback Thursday: The Apple iMac G4 Revisited

- Jan 22, 2015<p>We’re coming up on the anniversary of the launch of the first Macintosh, back in January 24, 1984, and for the next few days we’ll be …

Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

Apple’s upcoming wearable still prompts a lot of questions, not least of which is how long it will last on a full charge of its battery. A new report form 9to5Mac suggests that Apple is looking at a smartwatch that will offer 2.5 hours of continuous use for processor-intensive applications like …

Rare And 'Horrific': Frilled Shark Startles Fishermen In Australia

Normally, we wouldn't call something a living fossil. But the name seems tailor-made for the frilled shark, whose roots are traced to 80 million years ago. Its prehistoric origins are obvious in its primitive body; nearly all of the rare animal's closest relatives are long extinct.<p>In the most …