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Apple’s MacBook Pro event: what to expect

Optimus Macsimus<p>If there’s been one refrain from Apple fans over the past year, it’s that the Mac is well overdue for an upgrade. This week, it looks like it’s finally going to get one.<p>Apple is holding an event at its Cupertino campus on Thursday where it’s expected to unveil some major Mac …

Today's Apple MacBook event: Live stream, start time and what to expect

Apple is holding an event at its Cupertino headquarters in just a few hours. The iPhone-maker is expected to announce new Macintosh computers, including a new MacBook Pro with an OLED touch bar. We may also see an updated MacBook Air, a 13-inch MacBook and updated iMac all-in-one.<p>Here's everything …

MacBook Pro

Sleek, sophisticated, classy clothes: Is this really the work of Lady Gaga’s designer?

NEW YORK — The week before Brandon Maxwell — rising fashion star and Texas native, designer to both Lady Gaga and Michelle Obama — unveiled his spring 2017 collection, he was doing what every designer does, casting models and fitting clothes. But in one very particular way, he was different: He was …

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Salmon

When it comes to cooking salmon, versatility reigns. This is a fish that works with a huge variety of flavor combinations, and you can take your pick …

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

Seafood

Samsung is recalling the Galaxy Note 7 worldwide over battery problem

Samsung is recalling millions of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones worldwide after reports that the devices can catch fire while charging.<p>The massive recall of one of Samsung's flagship devices is an embarrassing setback for the world's biggest selling smartphone maker. The Note 7 was unveiled just a …

Galaxy Note

5 Great Steaks to Remember for Killer Grilling! Plus, a Caveman T-Bone Recipe You'll Never Forget

S T E A K. Five simple letters that spell a world of carnivorous pleasure. A well-grilled steak (like this Caveman T-Bone recipe!) stimulates all your senses: the sight of the dark crust, the scent of smoke, the sizzle of the meat on the grill, the meaty chew, and, of course, the inimitable flavor: …

Officer who shot unarmed black therapist in Miami has virtually clean record | Fox News

The personnel file of a North Miami police officer who shot an unarmed black therapist contains numerous commendations and only one complaint.<p>Jonathon Aledda's file shows he has received outstanding annual evaluations from his bosses during his four years with the department and several …

2 Women Test The Theory That Expensive Lingerie Gives You Confidence. Here's What Happened.

Open-butted underwear. Unlined lace bras in cold offices. Can this really work? We found out.<p>When it comes to buying lingerie, some of us are perfectly happy with the $1 clearance bin at TJ Maxx, while others don’t hesitate to spend $308 on a La Perla thong that’s basically made of nothing but your …

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

BBQ Secrets From Some of the World's Greatest Pitmasters

It was some really bad ribs that inspired John Markus to become a decorated pitmaster and one of the most influential people in barbecue.<p>In 1999, Markus, a TV producer and writer, who had won Emmy and Peabody awards as the head writer on <i>The Cosby Show</i>, was writing and creating the NBC TV series</i> …

Make Amazing Charcoal-Grilled Steaks with a Chimney Starter

There’s just something special about a steak grilled over charcoal. To maximize that charcoal-grilled flavor and aroma, the folks at America’s Test …

Diabetic Connect

Diabetic-Friendly: Country Breakfasts<p>Start your day sunny-side up with the great taste of a country breakfast that’s tailored for your diabetic meal …

50 Kebabs

Food Network Magazine designed dozens of dinners you can make (and serve!) on a stick.<p>Dill Salmon Kebabs (No. 36), Chicken Nicoise Kebabs (No. 25) …

Tailgating Recipes That Are The Real MVPs

Your wings just got a touchdown.<p>Football season? More like hot wings season.<p>This fall is the perfect time to flex your snack and appetizer preparation skills. According to Pinterest, foods like pizza pinwheels and cheese and ham rolls are suddently super popular -- so trendy that "party roll" …

The Labor Day Recipes You Need For The Best Summer Sign-Off Ever

Summer's almost over. Hurry up and eat all the goods while you still can.<p>Labor Day is upon us, which sadly means that summer is coming to a close. It was great while it lasted -- there were many delicious seasonal foods enjoyed, but all good things must come to an end. Before we say goodbye to the …

This Is The Absolute Worst Way To Cook A Turkey

We know nutrition isn't your top priority on Thanksgiving Day, but we couldn't resist ranking the ways Americans cook their birds, from unhealthiest to healthiest.<p><b>Deep-Fried Turkey</b><p><i>Health Grade:</i> D<p><i>Let's talk turkey:</i> Typically, in these recipes, the bird is fried in peanut oil, which is a good source …

17 Agua Fresca Recipes for Your Next BBQ

No barbecue is complete without a cooler full of icy bevs nearby. But instead of filling said cooler with sodas and wine spritzers, why not switch it up and include some light, refreshing aguas frescas in the mix? These healthy fruit waters add serious flavor that all ages can enjoy, and will …

Stonefruit

Take It Outside: How to Use a Propane Burner to Cook Your Way Through Summer

Open-air cooking bliss is just a simple—but insanely powerful—backyard propane burner away.<p>If your home kitchen is equipped with a restaurant-quality range and a hood capable of venting a small forest fire, you can stop reading now. If, on the other hand, your stove looks like most of ours—as in …

17 Make-Ahead BBQ Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Figuring out what to bring to your first barbecue of the season can be a major source of concern. The key to keeping your cool under pressure is making a dish that can be prepared in advance. Whether you’re thinking summer crock pot recipes or cold salads that taste better the next day, giving …

Cooking

25 Totally Clever Summer Party Ideas

Want to plan a memorable party but don’t want to spend a ton of money or time? Focus on unexpected items, like the punch bowl, and use a watermelon …

Decorations

Five Better Burgers for Your Summer Cookout

Grilled burgers are a summer staple, but at nearly all of the cookouts I end up at, it’s the same ol’, same ol’—burgers topped with American cheese …

How to Grill Ribs Perfectly Every Time - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New</i> …

The phones of 2017 will be all about VR

If you've tried virtual reality, whether or not it blew your mind probably depends on how you experienced it: whether it was with a high-end headset …

Virtual Reality

Easy Closet Cleaning Hack for Getting Rid of Clothes You Don't Wear

Cleaning out your closet, and <i>actually</i> getting rid of things, can be seriously challenging for those of us with slight hoarding tendencies. When it comes to parting with an item, we might get all sentimental and remember that one time three years ago when we wore that shirt-and-skirt combo and …

Lady Gaga joined by sexual assault survivors during Oscars performance

Lady Gaga made a powerful statement about sexual assault at the Oscars, belting out her nominated tune from “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary about rape on college campuses.<p>Vice President Joe Biden introduced the songstress, charging the crowd, “Tonight, I’m asking you to join millions of …

Natalie Cole’s Family Is Not Happy With Her Lack Of A Grammys Tribute

Seeing as this year’s Grammys was more or less the year of the tribute – with performances dedicated to Glenn Frey, BB King, Lemmy Kilmister, and David Bowie – it was somewhat of a noticeable shift when Natalie Cole was honored with a short video within the larger “In Memoriam” segment rather than …

Music

George Gaynes, of 'Punky Brewster, 'Police Academy' Fame, Dies at 98

LOS ANGELES — George Gaynes, who portrayed an irritable foster parent on the '80s sitcom "Punky Brewster," the bewildered commandant in seven "Police Academy" films and a soap opera star with a crush on Dorothy Michaels, whom he doesn't know is Dustin Hoffman's character in drag, in the hit feature …

Foster Care

Latest Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge press render leak shows off classy black, gray and gold together

Having seen a few leaks already over the past few weeks, it’s fair to say there’s little left to the imagination when it comes to what Samsung will announced this coming Sunday. The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are expected to take on a design very similar to the S6 family, albeit slightly more curvy and …