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These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

Dessert

Juan Luis Green Chile-Chicken Enchiladas

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place chicken, onion, celery, chiles, cilantro, bouillon granules, oregano, cumin, paprika, garlic, bay leaves, water, and 1 …

Recipes

Hall of Mirrors: Wikileaks volunteer helped build Tor, was funded by the Pentagon

Last week, I wrote an article about the Tor Network, an anonymity tool developed, built, and (currently) financed by the US National Security State: …

Sriracha Whole Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

"I've recently been experimenting with cauliflower, finding different ways to make it exciting. This one has a kick and a great crunch. It's also fun …

Recipes

What Is (And Isn't) Scientific About The Multiverse

The Universe is all there ever was, all there is, and all there will ever be. At least, that’s what we’re told, and that’s what’s implied by the word “Universe” itself. But whatever the true nature of the Universe actually is, our ability to gather information about it is fundamentally limited.<p>It’s …

Dark Matter

Our 17 Perfect Rib Recipes

Pork or beef, wet or dry, we have ribs for everyone<p>There's something undeniably primal about a rack of ribs. This large cut of meat and bone is …

BBQ

Intel is now capable of producing full silicon wafers of quantum computing chips

<b>Why it matters:</b> Mass production of quantum compute devices could fundamentally change how we look at traditional silicon. Although not necessarily a …

America now has the fastest supercomputer in the world. Here's why that actually matters

Nations are constantly jockeying to have fastest supercomputer in the world. After an era of Chinese dominance in the field, the United States has a …

No Miners? Intel Seeks to Automate DLT Block Verification

Software giant Intel is looking to protect a novel way to verify transactions on a distributed ledger.<p>In a filing released last Thursday by the U.S. …

WeddingWire cashes in with $350 million investment

WeddingWire, a Chevy Chase, Md.-based company that automates the wedding planning process, has taken on a $350 million investment designed to help it scale internationally, the firm has announced.<p>The investment, from British private equity fund Permira, is expected to close in the third quarter of …

Profit

These are the 21 most highly-funded tech startups from the last quarter — and most of them you've never heard of

The tech startup gold rush continues, and there's no stronger sign of the times than the amount of venture capital money being raised by these young companies.<p>In the first quarter of 2018, US venture capital funding across all industries grew 49% from the year before up to $22.1 billion, according …

Rise Of Computer Vision Brings Obscure Israeli Intelligence Unit Into Spotlight

It’s well known that Israel Defense Forces Military Intelligence Unit 8200 — Israel’s cyber and code-breaking version of the NSA — produces the cream of the crop of the country’s tech startups. The elite unit has spawned generations of hardware and software engineers, data scientists and coders …

Breaking Down Disney Earnings: Does It Deserve A 'Buy'?

Disney (DIS) reported a mostly positive earnings report on Tuesday, beating expectations in both revenue and EPS figures. Diluted earnings per share …

What Is Consciousness?

Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Consciousness is everything you experience. It is the tune stuck in …

Consciousness

The military just created an AI that learned how to program software

Tired of writing your own boring code for new software? Finally, there’s an AI that can do it for you.<p>BAYOU is an deep learning tool that basically …

Computer Science

A new physics discovery could change the game for quantum computing

From tunneling through impenetrable barriers to being in two places at the same time, the quantum world of atoms and particles is famously bizarre. Yet the strange properties of quantum mechanics are not mathematical quirks—they are real effects that have been seen in laboratories over and over.<p>One …

Quantum Physics

How Japanese Whisky Became the World’s Best

In the eyes of many spirits fans, Scotch is to fine whisky as Champagne is to fine wine—the indisputable best. Yet over the last few years, whisky connoisseurs have become increasingly enamored with whiskies from Japan, many of them similar to single-malt Scotches in their methods and composition, …

Whiskey

The Future of Software Is No-Code

It's accelerating how businesses are able to impact their strategy.<p>Early digital computers weren't very useful. Sure, they were far more powerful than the punch card tabulating machines that they replaced, but they were devilishly hard to program. Instructions needed to be written in assembly code, …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

The Brain

Avengers: Infinity War could fix Marvel’s X-Men continuity problem

The Disney / Fox merger creates a lot of story problems for the MCU, but the House of M storyline could fix them all<p><i>Warning: major spoilers for</i> <b>Avengers: Age of Ultron</b> <i>and the comics crossover event</i> <b>House of M</b> <i>ahead.</i><p>In 2015’s <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>, Marvel Studios introduced the speedster hero …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

17 Inspirational TED Talks on Motivation (Infographic)

Need a boost? These TED talks will get you excited and inspired.<p>There’s no doubt that during your entrepreneurship journey your motivation will be put to the test. Whether it’s stress from family or finances, staying motivated can be tough, but it’s essential in order to be successful.<p>Luckily, …

Motivation

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

Can blockchain democratize education? This startup seems to think so

Without much fanfare, recent advances in technology have helped provide quality education to people across the world. Cloud applications helped us create classrooms that defy geographical barriers and span across thousands of miles. Artificial intelligence and machine learning helped make up for …

How blockchain could kill both cable and Netflix

Blockchain technology, powered by nodes of peer-to-peer computers around the world, is on the rise. So can we expect decentralized entertainment applications built on blockchain to replace streaming services like Netflix or Amazon and be the final death knell for Cable?<p>Video production studios have …

Blockchain

How to check your internet speed right from Google’s homepage

There are a lot of great ways to test your internet speeds. Maybe you’re trying to figure out your internet connection’s download and upload speeds to ensure your network is working correctly, or perhaps you just want to show your friends how fast your internet is for some reason. One great way to …

In ‘Listening In,’ a Surveillance Expert Warns That No Secret Is Safe

Smartphones, smart cars, smart fridges: All are connected to the web, and hackers and governments alike are all too eager to peer inside.<p>On December …