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‘The Armory Concert’ by Jason Moran Review: Sitting Within Jazz

Pianist Jason Moran releases his second solo album—a live recording made at the Park Avenue Armory.<p>New York<p>The Veterans Room of Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory, which opened in 1881 and reopened as newly restored in March, is a riot of color, visual rhythm and contrasting details. Fine patterns of …

Stock Up on These 10 Essential Kitchen Tools

Say goodbye to that junked-up kitchen drawer and say hello to a world in which all your tools are actually used.<p>At Rustic Canyon wine bar in Santa Monica, everyone in the kitchen keeps their tools organized on a rimmed sheet tray. And, unlike what’s in your junked-up kitchen drawer, everything is …

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The Pervasive Fear of Affordable Housing in New Jersey

A March state-level Supreme Court ruling requires many municipalities to build hundreds of apartments. In one town, opposition has taken on an anti-Semitic cast.<p>HOWELL, N.J.—The comments started online shortly after this middle-class Republican stronghold in central New Jersey filed a plan to …

Placemeter’s New Sensor Helps Business Owners Measure Traffic In Front Of Their Stores

Placemeter, the “urban intelligence platform” that launched earlier this year, wants to help businesses measure how many people walk past — and into — their stores. The company is officially launching its first sensor today. Until now, the company was using standard IP cameras.<p>With this new sensor, …

Amazon Restaurant Delivery Launches in Baltimore, Its First East Coast Stop

The news follows recent launches in Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles.<p>Amazon said last month that it planned to quickly expand its fledgling restaurant delivery service to cities around the country. It’s following through.<p>The company announced Thursday morning that this new delivery service is now …

100 Years Of Billy Strayhorn, Emotional Architect Of Song

In 1964, near the end of his career, Billy Strayhorn accompanied himself on a live recording of one of his best-known songs. It starts:<p><i>I used to visit all the very gay places</i><i>Those come-what-may places</i><i>Where one relaxes on the axis of the wheel of life</i><i>To get the feel of life</i><i>From jazz and cocktails ...</i><p>…

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Oyster Stuffing With Fennel, Tarragon, and Sausage Recipe

Adding oysters to Thanksgiving stuffing may sound like an odd choice, but it's a practice with a long history and delicious results. Here, raw chopped oysters are mixed with oven-dried wheat bread, sausage, and aromatic vegetables and herbs. The oysters add a wonderful savory flavor and subtle …

Cedar-clad house by Yale students could serve as a model for affordable housing

Graduate students at the Yale School of Architecture have designed and built a contemporary family home in a low-income neighbourhood in New Haven, …

Dinner Tonight: Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Sometimes, a dish comes along that uses all the delicious ingredients we <i>say</i> we're going to use less of. Things like <b>cream, butter, white wine, and cheese.</b> You know, the ones our cooking idols always encourage using in heaping tablespoons? (After all, when Julia Child calls for more butter, you add …

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Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

Apple’s survey app helps venues easily create indoor maps

Apple has quietly launched a dedicated indoor positioning app on iOS, letting business owners map out their venues using just their iPhones. The Indoor Survey App was first spotted on the App Store by developer Steve Troughton-Smith, and although it doesn't appear in search, it's easily accessible …

This Is The Mistake You've Been Making With Homemade Stock

You're not alone.<p>Homemade stock is one of the easiest recipes to make from scratch. It is also the fastest way to elevate a homemade meal. Plus, you can cook it up with nothing more than food scraps. (In the past we've suggested you store your veggie scraps in the freezer to save up for making …

You Can Eat a Salad Tomorrow. Tonight, It's All Meat and Potatoes

Cozy up with these hearty, unfussy meat-and-potatoes recipes.<p><b>When the mercury drops</b>, get cozy with these hearty meat-and-potatoes recipes. They're classic, simple, and unfussy: Just the way dinner should be.

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These Are the World's 50 Best Bars, According to 'Drinks International'

Here's the just-released annual list of the World's 50 Best Bars, as decided by industry news magazine <i>Drinks International</i>.<p>For the fourth year in a row, London's <b>Artesian</b> nabbed the top spot. Located at the swanky Langham hotel in the West End, Artesian is run by Alex Kratena and Simone Caporale and …

DJI launches new $650 4K handheld steadicam to make your movies as smooth as Hollywood’s

DJI might be best known in consumer circles for its drones, but the company has announced a new integrated camera and handheld stabilizer designed to make your footage as smooth as a pro’s.<p>Rather than design a fixed single-purpose unit, the Osmo comes with a 12-megapixel 4K camera but is also …

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Microsoft expanding virtual-reality ambitions with Google Cardboard rival?

Microsoft is luring developers to a hackathon in Russia with the promise of a do it yourself virtual-reality headset that appears to be a challenger to Google Cardboard , according to a report.<p>Hackathon participants with successful ideas will be rewarded with one of the headets to test their VR …

But Beautiful: My Life with Billie Holiday

Every Saturday morning, when I was a little girl, my sisters and I went to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music for what we called “Saturday …

Why walk? Ride this portable personal transporter instead

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Here's something I find bonkers.<p>People slide their Lexuses into a mall parking lot and desperately drive around until they can find a spot as close as possible to the mall.<p>Sometimes, it takes them 10 or 15 …

Premiere: Watch Andra Day's "Forever Mine" Video

Those in search of a new artist with an old soul, look no further than <b>Andra Da</b>y. The Warner Bros. signee has a powerful voice that will stop you in …

Banh Mi Sandwich: The Perfect Marriage Between East And West

Why do you think the Vietnamese banh mi, which essentially, is a French colonial product, becomes so popular in the west (and why now), whereas the French baguette sandwich isn't making waves?<p><b>Andrea Nguyen is an author, freelance writer, cooking teacher, and consultant. Her blog -- Viet World</b> …

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Tax Increment Financing Is The New Urban Renewal

Walk today through the parts of my hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia, that underwent “urban renewal,” and you start to grasp the policy’s failures nationwide. The southern city that’s home to Thomas Jefferson and UVA is defined by charming historic neighborhoods. But several downtown areas …

Fresh jazz from a new generation of Philly chanteuses

On April 7, the 100th anniversary of Billie Holiday's birth in Philadelphia was observed. Artists paid homage, and a Holiday star is set to grace the …

Photographer Olivier Duong Takes Us On A Visually Stunning Journey Through Haiti

<b>All Photographs Copyright Olivier Duong</b><p>Olivier Duong always braced himself for "that phone call" he says, "the one where I find out that my mother is no more." What Olivier perhaps didn't prepare for was his mother's death by a catastrophic earthquake, rather than her cancer diagnosis. Perhaps a …

Make This Smothered Cauliflower Recipe

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Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

The equivalent of a human dragging a blue whale<p>Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than …

'Airbag' jacket gives riders extra protection

Developed off racing technology, system inflates within 25 milliseconds after impact<p>AUSTIN -- For parents who have always wanted to wrap their kids in bubble wrap, here's something that comes pretty close: Alpinestar's Tech-Air electronic wearable airbag system.<p>OK, so it's not for kids. It's …