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How to enable Apple's Handoff feature between your iOS devices and Mac

Tips<p>One of the key features of Continuity across Apple devices is Handoff. Handoff allows Apple's first-party apps and any third party developers to …

Grilling Steaks. Too Hard? Let's Make it Easy!

Grilling the perfect steak is deceptively difficult. While every man on the earth will tell you that he has the instincts of the most culinary gifted …

How to Choose the Freshest Meat -- and How to Store It

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Cara Eisenpress from Blue Apron explains the best ways to know your meat is fresh -- and how to keep it that way.</i><p>At Blue Apron, we’re all about helping …

Kitchens

Smoke Ring

The <b>smoke ring</b> is the red badge of honor of great barbecue. Many of you smoke fiends have seen it up close—that prized layer of pink under the bark …

Succulent Smoked Turkey: The Thanksgiving Series, Number One

As Griller Instinct begins its Thanksgiving series, we wanted to dive right in and give you the item that we and our holiday guests were most …

Smoked Armadillo Eggs

Start up smoker and get it up to 250F. You could use many different types of wood for this, although I usually use hickory, pecan, or apple.<p>Cut the …

Thugs Picked the Wrong Dad to Target for Shameful ‘Knockout Game’ — He’s a Concealed-Carry Permit Holder, and He Used It

TheBlaze has been covering the frightening uptick in the so-called “knockout game,” in which thugs randomly target people and punch the unsuspecting victims in public for kicks.<p>Well, it’s taken an interesting turn in Lansing, Mich.<p>There it’s reportedly called “Point-em-out, Knock-em-out,” according …

Concealed Carry

How Utah became America’s gun permit mill—and other surprising, terrifying absurdities from the fight over firearms.<p>On a recent Sunday morning at a small target range in rural Frederick, Md., a handful of teenagers are shooting .22 caliber rifles. Inside an adjacent clubhouse, Perrin Lewis, a crane …

US economy losing 'up to a $1bn a week' after jobless benefits cut

The US economy is losing up to a billion dollars a week because of the “fiscally irresponsible” decision to end long-term unemployment benefits, a Harvard economist said on Friday.<p>Professor Lawrence Katz based his assessment on official forecasts of the impact to the economy of 1.3 million jobless …

Gun Reform’s Not Dead, Just Napping, Taking Baby Steps

Lucia Graves @lucia_graves<p>Jan. 3, 2014, 9:21 a.m.<p>After gun-con­trol le­gis­la­tion failed loudly in the wake of the New­town shoot­ing, the Obama …

Donald Trump

Obama's Two New Moves On Guns Are Further Proof That Gun Control In Congress Is Dead

The two new moves on gun control are further proof that President Barack Obama will continue to go ahead with any and all possible moves on guns. It also signals that, for the foreseeable future in Congress, any new measures on gun control are dead.<p>The first measure will be proposed by the …

Here's One Chart That Sums Up Obama's Brutal Year In Office

Gallup has a retrospective look Friday at President Barack Obama's approval ratings through 2013 — and the picture is not pretty.<p>From controversies involving the IRS and National Security Agency early in the year to hiccups later in the year with his signature legislative achievement, the …

Affordable Care Act

House GOP Puts Another 'Target' On Obamacare

<b>Updated at 7:55 p.m. ET</b><p>When Congress returns next week, House Republicans will welcome their Democratic colleagues with a damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don't vote.<p>House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., has let it be known that the House will vote on legislation ostensibly meant to protect …

The Most-Fascinating Insights From The Man Closest To General Petraeus During The Iraq 'Surge'

Col. Peter Mansoor (Ret.), now a professor of military history at Ohio State University, served 26 years in the Army with two tours in Iraq, to include duty as Petraeus' executive officer in 2007.<p>While much of the credit for counterinsurgency goes to Petraeus (and Gen. James Mattis), who literally …

Rand Paul is totally, shamefully wrong about the long-term unemployed

The Kentucky senator thinks he’s helping people by kicking them off unemployment. He couldn’t be more wrong<p>Right-wing libertarian that he is, Rand Paul isn’t much for using the federal government to make the world a slightly less terrible place. It was hardly a surprise, then, to find out the …

Obama: Renewing Benefits for Long-Term Unemployed Is Priority

President Barack Obama urged lawmakers to extend an emergency unemployment program during his weekly address Saturday.<p>Obama, on the heels of his …

Leading Republicans' states among worst hit by jobless benefits cuts

Senior Republican senators including Mitch McConnell, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul represent some of the states most affected by the controversial cancellation of long-term unemployment benefits, according to a Guardian analysis of data released this week.<p>Democrats, with strong backing from the White …

Senator Ted Cruz yet to renounce Canadian citizenship

The Canadian-born US Senator Ted Cruz has yet to renounce his Canadian citizenship as promised, but looks forward to the process being completed soon.<p>Catherine Frazier, a spokeswoman for the conservative Tea Party favorite from Texas, said on Saturday that lawyers are preparing the paperwork. She …

A more liberal America will emerge, but it isn't going to happen overnight

Popular opinion is moving towards more progressive policies, though Republicans won't go down without a fight<p>Oh to be a liberal in America today. In New York City, a Democrat has finally been elected mayor after a 24-year absence from City Hall – and he's a dyed-in-the-wool liberal. Gay marriage is …

Fired Pro-Gun Writer Speaks Out After Being 'Banished' From Guns & Ammo Magazine

"I've been vanished, disappeared," said Metcalf of his firing to Ravi Somaiya. "Now you see him. Now you don't."<p>His ouster stemmed from his "Backpage" column for the December 2013 issue of the magazine, entitled "Let's Talk About Limits: Do certain firearms regulations really constitute …

Ronald Reagan and the occultist: The amazing story of the thinker behind his sunny optimism

The Gipper’s warm “morning in America” worldview was directly shaped by his reading of occult thinker Manly P. Hall<p>Ronald Reagan often spoke of America’s divine purpose and of a mysterious plan behind the nation’s founding. “You can call it mysticism if you want to,” he told the Conservative …

Kerry: U.S. to help Iraq

JERUSALEM — Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States will support Iraq’s fight against Al-Qaeda-linked forces that have overrun two cities, but won’t send in American troops.<p>Kerry said the militants are trying to destabilize the region and undermine a democratic process in …

Updated 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee aces same controversial moose test it failed in 2012 [w/video]

Some background: one of the more scandalous international incidents of he-said/he-said from 2012 was when Swedish magazine <i>Teknikens Varld</i> put the Jeep Grand Cherokee through its "moose (or elk) test" and reported that the SUV nearly rolled over. That lead to a whole lot of accusations and …

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Video Review: 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo Squadra CorseA snarling farewell to Lambo’s long term supercar

The asphalt is darker than usual. It’s been spitting down moisture from the sky off and on for most of the morning. My breath flows visibly away from …

2014 Chevy Camaro Z28 starts at $75,000

With Chevrolet’s new Camaro Z/28 going on sale soon, fans who have been waiting for this track rat performance version will soon be able to put their money where their mouth is.<p>A lot of money.<p>Chevy announced Friday that the 2014 Z/28 will start at a cool $75,000, including destination. Keep in …

Hennessey took this Chevy SS to 163 mph

Somewhere in Texas, a toll road is being punished again.<p>The Grand Parkway toll road outside Houston, Texas, has lived a hard life over the past month. This is mostly thanks to the crew at Hennessey Performance, and the decision to use that particular stretch of road to top out some of their tuned …

Mazda Diesel Race Car Entered in New USCC Series - Wide Open Throttle

Although there are no Mazda Skyactiv-D diesels on sale in the U.S. yet, Mazda Motorsports is pedal-to-the-metal in its diesel racing efforts, with the next example being the Nissan Returns to Endurance Racing in 2014 with USCC Entry – Wide Open Throttle” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>2014 TUDOR …