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Slow Cooker Sunday: Mac and cheese infused with Thai curry flavor

Not sure if you want Thai food or something easy like pasta for dinner tonight? Two ethnic flavors become one in this super-easy and super-flavorful …

Cooking

Pound-Cake Tiramisu

When you're entertaining, you need a make-ahead dessert that wows. This rich confection takes just 15 minutes to prep, can be made up to a week in advance, and will not disappoint.

Food

Homemade Protein Bars - iFOODreal - Healthy Family Recipes

★★★★★<p>5 from 2 reviews<p>Homemade protein bars take 10 minutes, 6 ingredients and no baking. Delicious crunchy protein bars recipe. Only 2 g of sugar, 5 …

6 Protein Smoothie Recipes That Keep You Full All Day

Dawn Jackson Blatner<p>Mango Carrot Smoothie<p>"Mangoes are a superfruit loaded with antioxidants and more than 20 different vitamins and minerals," says …

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Robots can now learn to cook just like you do: by watching YouTube videos

Researchers have come up with a new way to teach robots how to use tools simply by watching videos on YouTube.<p>The researchers, from the University of Maryland and the Australian research center NICTA, have just published a paper on their achievements, which they will present this month at the 29th …

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Peering Into The Minds Of The 4.3 Billion Unconnected

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Hassan Baig is an entrepreneur who runs ClubInternet, a “connecting the unconnected” startup.</i><p>In a recent column on TechCrunch, I wrote about the mental challenges faced by the world’s offline population of 4.3 billion when trying to use the Internet for the first time. After all, …

Making Rules For Rules: How The Pursuit Of Artificially Intelligent Design Is Changing Videogame Development

“All players believe in intelligent design,” Eskil Steenberg tells me. Steenberg is the designer behind the sprawling MMO Love, one of the first in a wave of recent games attempting to repopularize the idea of procedurally generated worlds first released in 2010. “I was a single person making a …

Hungry? You Might Make Better Decisions, Study Finds

Have a hunger to be a better decision maker? Then stay hungry, my friends. Researchers have found that being hungry leads people to make better choices, according to a study published in PLOS ONE.<p>All study participants fasted overnight, but one group was fed breakfast immediately when they arrived …

That bendable iPhone 6 screen isn't a feature (update)

Not sure if you want to hide your shiny new iPhone's newfangled design in a bulky case? Maybe you should -- apparently, it's quite pliable. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users on Twitter seem to be finding small, but noticeable bends just south of the handsets' volume controls. Front-pocket storage is all it …

Black Bean Burger

My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary yesterday, and I’d say as marriages go, ours is pretty darn good. We have four kids, work pretty …

The Food Lab: Use the Oven to Make the Best Darned Italian American Red Sauce You've Ever Tasted

All week we're celebrating Italian-American classics. Check out more Italian-American recipes and taste tests this way!<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've been hitting the sauce hard recently.<p>I'm talking red sauce here. You might know it as gravy. The Italian-American staple that …

These Bacteria Can Cook Up Propane From Scratch

Genetically modified E. coli turn sugar into useable liquid fuel, a proof-of-concept that could have huge implications for the future of energy.<p><b>Barbecues may one day be fueled by propane</b> renewably generated by microbes. That's because scientists have for the first time genetically engineered E. …

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This Book Can Teach You How To Eat Healthy On $4 A Day

Eating a nutritious meal often proves to be a huge undertaking for millions of Americans, especially those with an average monthly food stamp budget …

The Wii U is actually worth buying now

Why Nintendo's spectacular failure should be your next console<p>My colleague Dieter Bohn is wondering whether to buy a Wii U. I'm here to convince him that he should.<p>Nintendo's Wii U launch was the company's biggest disaster since the Virtual Boy. The console was slow and clunky, with very little to …

Coming Soon To New York: An Entire 3D Printed Estate

With all the recent attention being shown to the 3D printed castle, it was brought to our attention that there is another very impressive contender in the 3D printed structures area. This isn’t a 3D printed club house, not just a 3D printed building, but rather an entire 3D printed estate including …

Windows 9 Preview Could Feature Rapid Build Updates

When Microsoft signaled that it would move to a more rapid release cycle for Windows code, it meant it. The coming technical preview of Windows 9 — the operating system codenamed ‘Threshold’ — could contain a rapid-upgrade feature to keep users who are stress testing the software up to …

Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020

Small, eco-friendly optical supercomputers may soon be crunching quadrillions of calculations per second (exaflops) if a company called Optalysys has its way. It claims to be months away from demonstrating a prototype optical computer that will run at 346 gigaflops to start with -- not as fast as …

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

Speedy snaps: photos developed in energy drinks – in pictures

They're not just for keeping your eyes pinned open at 3am ... energy drinks can be used to develop photographs too. Stephen Gill's psychedelic new series is fuelled by the fizzy orange stuff. Take a trip through a world soaked in Red Bull, Monster Rehab and the rest

A Second Life for Wasted Soda Bottles: High-Tech Roofing

Engineers have figured out how to turn plastic trash into a material that keeps rain and heat out while letting sunlight in.<p>Perhaps the iconic image of developing-world poverty is a small collection of huts with thatched roofs. Unfortunately for those living in such places, these roofs are …

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More pictures of the iPhone 6’s front and back appear online as Apple ramps production

On Weibo, user dreamerJimmy has posted more shots of the supposed iPhone 6 design, which has shown up in photos time and time again in recent weeks. The new images are of reasonable quality, though and indicate how the larger phone would compare physically with the current iPhone 5s. The user has a …

New source: iPhone 6 will feature NFC, wireless charging, better 4G antenna, & a much bigger screen

The iPhone 6, which will launch this fall, will contain several highly anticipated features, including near field communication (NFC), wireless charging, a better 4G antenna, and a much bigger screen, a source close to the situation tells VentureBeat.<p>The new iPhone is nearing completion and is now …

New film makes shatterproof phone screens a practical possibility

Sure, the screen on your smartphone is likely scratch-resistant, but it still won't survive a drop to the sidewalk. However, that could all change if University of Akron scientists get their shatterproof touchscreen film into shipping hardware. They've developed transparent electrodes that, when …

The Return of the E-Skateboard

Kickstarter has spoken. The Marbel Board—the lightest electric skateboard ever built—has just been crowd-funded almost three times over. Popular Mechanics spoke with Matt Belcher, a materials engineer and founder of the Florida-based company, about the 9 lb board's inception, the technological …

BehindTheOverlay Chrome Extension Kills Overlay Popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay is a Chrome extension that does exactly that. You can grab it directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>If you’ve ever been bothered by a website that hides its content …

10 Sci-Fi Sleepers

When is a Hit Not a Hit?<p>With a $178 million budget, <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> is a science fiction film that has blockbuster written all over it. Does it join the ranks of these sci-fi sleepers—films that get overlooked but eventually find a devoted audience?

Apple To Abandon Headphone Jack? Beats Deal Suddenly Makes Sense

<i>[Editor's note: The original headline stated as fact that Apple was abandoning the headphone jack. This is informed opinion, so we added a question mark.]</i><p>Suddenly why Apple spent a seemingly ludicrous $3.2 billion buying Beats is starting to make sense. The reason: Apple is being more Apple than we …

Robot Truck Convoy Tested In Nevada

Optimus Prime came home and got a day job.<p>Like Olympic skiers racing in single file to reduce air resistance, two 18-wheeler trucks in Nevada recently proved that uncomfortably close convoys can save drivers fuel and money. The key, instead of bold Olympic athleticism, is robotic assistance. A …

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