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11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

All you need to know about the Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvel's latest superhero movie abandons Earth for some of the galaxy's strangest locations, with a loose-knit team of heroes including a talking …

Moore's Law and The Secret World Of Ones And Zeroes

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Ask HN: How Do I Become A 'Good' Programmer... Like Everyone Else Here

I've been developing for about 4 years now, 'seriously' building fairly complex web and mobile apps for about 2. Yet, every day I run across articles …

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

Coffee

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

Apps

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Bitcoin

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking

10 grammar rules you can forget: how to stop worrying and write proper

Guardian Style Guide author David Marsh set out to master perfect grammatical English – but discovered that 'correct' isn't always best. Here are the 10 grammar laws you no longer need to check<p>• Plus: five rules you should remember • What pop music can teach you about building sentences • A few …

Google Launches Web Designer, A Visual Tool For Building Interactive HTML5 Sites And Ads

Google today announced the launch of Web Designer, a new tool for building interactive HTML5 sites and ads. The company first hinted at this launch in June, but had been quiet about it ever since. Web Designer, which Google calls a “professional-quality design tool,” is now officially in public …

Solved by Flexbox — Cleaner, hack-free CSS

All of the code samples on this site show how to solve a particular design problem with Flexbox. They show just the code that's needed to make the …

Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 139<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

Momofuku Milk Bar's Crack Pie

<i>Recipe by Christina Tosi, Momofuku Milk Bar New York New York</i><p><b>Anyone who has taken a bite of this Milk Bar best seller immediately knows the reason for the sassy name. Once you start eating this rich, salty-sweet pie with its oat cookie crust, you won't be able to stop.</b><p><b>CRACK PIE</b><p>Servings: 10 to …

Baking

Apple’s iPhone 5s, the A7 Chip, and That 64-Bit Question

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s on Tuesday, the company touted as one of its tentpole features the 64-bit desktop-class processing power of its new …

How To Make a Cronut

Tipsy & Ponggo of Googly Gooeys visited Chef Marc Chalopin of the Enderun Colleges and learned his cronut (the popular croissant/donut hybrid pastry) …

HOWTO over-under cable-coiling for less tangles and longer-lived wires

Over-under cable coiling is a technique for winding up your cables and wires in a way that extends their longevity and reduces tangling, by working …

Type & Grids: Free Responsive HTML5 Template

Instructions<p>Download and open the ZIP file.<br>• Edit the only HTML file, index.html, to add your own content.<br>• Mix and match the included type and color CSS …

Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes lets us in on her grandmother's secrets for making perfect buttermilk biscuits.</i><p>As a child, my grandparents' farm was my favorite place on …

Baking

Chromecast Tips & Tricks (video)

Are you one of the lucky people to have gotten a Chromecast before they sold out? In that case, we’ve got an article full of tips and tricks to get a little bit more out of your new device, but first, I’m going to answer some questions that were asked on my Chromecast review.<p>Does Chromecast stream …

Google

5 web-design trends tech companies should watch

Advertisement<p>29 Comments<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>Design can make or break web and mobile startups these days. But the problem is: It’s not always clear …

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 …

Dessert

Footage of Haunted Mansion's Hatbox Ghost finally surfaces after 44 years

The Hatbox Ghost is the Great White Whale of Disney Haunted Mansion fandom, a remarkable spook-house effect (a ghost holding a hatbox has his head …

How to convert your VHS tapes to DVD, Blu-ray, or digital file

Memories have a lifespan — at least when it comes to those captured on the dying medium known as Video Home System, aka VHS. The format was never …

Filmmaking

This is the future of web browsing

So long as web developers actually embrace it<p>An article shared on <i>Sidebar</i>today highlights the mind-blowing power of HTML5. Web developer / Mozilla evangelist David Walsh has collated nine demos that use just native web technologies to show how much can be done in your web browser without the need …

New programming language makes turning GPUs into supercomputers a snap - ExtremeTech

By on July 3, 2013 at 12:24 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Most of the bits you’ve ever …

18 Helpful Diagrams To Solve All Your Clothing Woes

These'll make storing, organizing, and wearing your stuff a snap.* *hahahahhahaa.

15 Tips And Tricks To Outsmart Everyone At The Theme Park

It's that time of year again.

21 Jokes Only Nerds Will Understand

Or people with questionable senses of humor. This post was made from a Reddit thread that asked users what the most intellectual joke they knew was.