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Dream ride: The best concept cars of 2016

Cadillac Escala<p>The Cadillac Escala is more proof that, after years in the wilderness, proper American luxury is making a comeback. It's designed to …

The 33 Best Albums of 2016

From electro-protest anthems to rose-tinted remembrances of childhood.<p>Illustration by Dana Kim<p>Never question the efficacy of a great album. Dance singles offer concentrated dopamine hits and lengthy mixes offer IV drips of all sorts of pleasant neurotransmitters, but 2016's vast slate of electronic …

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Cannabis coffee pods are about to become compatible with millions of household Keurig machines

Early risers seeking a little extra from their morning buzz will soon be able to turn to their Keurig brewers. A San Diego, California, company called Brewbudz says it is preparing to introduce cannabis coffee pods to the market, and promises they’ll be compatible with the ubiquitous single-serve …

The 10 Most Popular Cheesecake Recipes You Have to Make Immediately, According to Pinterest

You can always count on Pinterest to feed your sweet tooth with a never-ending list of recipes to try. It can be hard to narrow down your pinned recipes to the best ones that you should actually make, so we've curated a list of the top 10 cheesecake recipes on Pinterest, straight from the source. …

Homeowners insurance 101: What you need to know

Not all policies are created equal<p>The excitement of purchasing a new home shouldn’t be cut short by unforeseen problems that can put you in a financial crisis because you didn’t have the right insurance policy. Homeowners insurance gives you peace of mind, covering damage to your property, risk of …

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Enthusiast Parks His BMW E30 M3 in Living Room to Escape Hurricane Matthew

This is what true love looks like<p>Hurricane Matthew made landfall earlier this week, and automotive enthusiasts are scrambling to shack-up their cars before the winds cause undue damage. Some stuff their rides in their garage, or even rent out sturdy storage space to ride out the tropical storm. …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

Chopped mirepoix from above.<p>No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since …

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The Spices You Really Need in Your Pantry

We asked the Bon Appétit test kitchen cooks to name their top 5 favorite spices. Here's what they said.<p>It's way too easy to go down the rabbit hole when stocking your spice rack—especially if you like to try new recipes and explore different cuisines. From Aleppo pepper to za'atar, there are so …

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7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Higher Education

18 Kitchen Gadgets That Question The Intelligence Of Human Beings

We just want to know WHY?!?!?!<p>The truth is, there's very little one needs in a kitchen to cook a delicious meal. A good pot and a pan. A sharp kitchen knife (or two) is essential. Salt, for sure. And a few other tools. But what you don't need is a specialized tool to slice your bananas (by the way, …

Neo smartpen N2 instantaneously sends handwritten words and doodles to its iOS/Android app

Today, NeoLAB officially launched its Neo smartpen N2 following a wildly successful Kickstart campaign that raised more than over $350,000. Even more impressive is that the original goal was just $20,000. After selling some 2,500 pens during the initial round of crowdfunding, those that missed out …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook is reportedly in talks with The New York Times, BuzzFeed, and National Geographic to get them to publish content direct to its platform.</b> The idea is that content would load quicker than external links, but it comes with the caveats of data and ad revenue sharing.<p><b>2. Twitter is testing a</b> …

How to Fix Scratched and Creaky Floorboards

Follow these step-by-step instructions to fix your floor problems.<p>Repair Scratches in Floorboards<p>The best way to get an even wood floor is by sanding, but if you just have a few scratches, small holes, or gaps, they can be repaired without embarking on such a big job.<p><b>You'll Need:</b>Floor or …

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The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

10 Insane Grilled Cheese Recipes Worth Dying For

<i>By Perry Santanachote</i><p>A recipe for grilled cheese may seem unnecessary, but so are ball pits, and that doesn't make them any less awesome. And unlike ball pits, there are some simple steps and affordable ingredients that can transform a standard grilled cheese into legendary status.<p>But before you …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

Offline over the Weekend? Read All the Tech News You Missed Right Here

With October now in full swing, Halloween fast approaching, and Christmas just a few steps behind, it’s getting towards the time of year when weekends seem to just disappear before you even know they’ve started.<p>If that sounds familiar, there’s a good chance you missed the latest and greatest …

S Note, S Health, and other Galaxy S5 apps available for download

Several apps from the Galaxy S5 were extracted and made available for download on the <i>XDA-Developers</i> forum.<p>The applications received a facelift on the Galaxy S5, sporting a flatter, more modern look, as well as enhanced functionality. <i>XDA</i> member Albe95 uploaded .apk files for the following apps: S …

Veronica Mars Movie Arrives On iTunes The Same Day As It Does In Theaters

While new movies and TV shows appear every day on iTunes, it’s rare that a movie debuts on iTunes and in movie theaters on the exact same day.<p><i>Veronica Mars</i> does just that.<p>The revival of the cult classic TV show — which was cancelled after just two-and-a-half seasons — was funded via Kickstarter and …

Google Now is watching you on Chrome

Google Now is the notification centre on Android and iOS that knows all about you. It knows you're taking a flight later and that it's running late. …

Six alternatives to WhatsApp now that Facebook owns it

Facebook has bought messaging app WhatsApp, which means those who have been avoiding feeding their data into the world’s biggest social network might think about switching to another instant messaging service.<p>As WhatsApp is based on phone numbers rather than usernames, Facebook has in effect just …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

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Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

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Need occasional access to Windows on your Mac? Install it from a USB key …

If you need occasional access to Windows and don’t want to install it from a DVD, a how-to guide by Sam Power may have the perfect solution. It talks you through exactly how to create a Bootcamp-compatible USB key installer for either Windows 7 or 8 compatible.<p>A 4GB USB key is sufficient, and the …

The American cable industry’s cunning plan to save itself: Make TV work like it should

People don’t tend to say nice things about their cable box. But listen to this: “I have an X1, the Comcast box, at home. It’s got apps and I listen to Pandora on it…. [It’s] a great product.”<p>That rare bit of praise for America’s biggest cable company comes from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, speaking …

Apple rolling out iWork updates for Mac, iOS and iCloud

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Apple(s aapl) on Thursday released a number of updates to its iWork suite of apps for Mac, iOS and iCloud. Chief among these …

JayBird Bets On Intelligent Tracking For The Reign, Its First Foray Into Quantified Fitness

Bluetooth and sport headset company JayBird is venturing a little outside of its comfort zone with the new JayBird Reign fitness tracking wristband, a device unveiled earlier this week at CES 2014. The JayBird Reign goes beyond most existing devices like those from Fitbit, Withings, and Jawbone, …

20 of the Best Productivity Apps of 2013

2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices for calendar and to-do apps that are well-designed, useful and fast.<p>Here are 20 of our …