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From Banana Muffins to Banana Pancakes: 8 Delicious Ways to Use Up Old Bananas

<b>1. Chai Spiced Banana Bread</b><p>This sophisticated banana bread is subtly infused with warm chai spices like cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and allspice. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Banana Pudding Parfaits</b><p>Banana Pudding is an old-fashioned Southern dessert traditionally made with layers of Nilla wafers, vanilla pudding …

Breakfast

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

The Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas

GalleryThe Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I'm not particularly proud of my time time spent working at the kinds of cheesy chain restaurants you'd find next to the Victoria's Secret at the mall, or perhaps in …

No-Bake Cheesecake Recipes (PHOTOS)

Just because our kitchens get hot during the summer, that doesn't mean that we want to stop baking. But it definitely gets harder and harder to turn the oven on when the heat inside our homes is already stifling. What's a baker to do? We suggest no-bake recipes -- and in particular these no-bake …

Why learn a foreign language? Benefits of bilingualism

Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for travelling. It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English, says Anne Merritt.<p>Physiological studies have found that speaking two or more languages is a great asset to the cognitive process. The brains …

Android Lost helps you recover your lost phone or wipe data from it

Android Lost is an easy to use app which allows you to find your phone or to remove sensitive data from it in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.<p>The app is easy to use, and the web interface provides a lot of useful features, without much of a learning process necessary. Of …

Android News

The Only Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

When it comes to pancakes, you don't want to mess around. Pancakes are great. They make breakfast a more exciting meal. They even make our weekends just a little more special. So if you churn out a subpar batch of pancakes, the day is definitely a little sadder. And you're meal significantly less …

Passbook passes via MMS on the way for Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon customers

Customers of Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon will soon be able to receive Passbook tickets, coupons and gift cards via MMS instead of email, allowing easier installation. The announcement was made by mobile marketing company Skycore on <i>Market Wired</i>.<p>The recipient of an MMS is instantly alerted on …

With New Mobile App, Nextdoor Unveils Its Take on the Neighborhood Watch

Think of what you’re used to in a local neighborhood-watch group: Signs posted around a community with contact information, perhaps monthly meetings …

How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

INSIDE OF STRAWBERRIES. Inspired by Baker's Royale.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>24-30 large strawberries<p><b>Jell-O</b><p>1 box Strawberry Jell-O<p>1 cup tequila<p>3/4 cup cointreau<p><b>To finish</b><p>Sugar<p>1-2 limes<p><b>Special equipment</b><p>A melon baller or small measuring spoon with relatively sharp edges<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>1. Balancing the …

The Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes That'll Get You Through Every Life Event

Anyone who's a real lover of the simple, yet perfect baking genius that is the chocolate chip cookie knows that you can never have too many. Just like you can never have too many chocolate chip cookie recipes either. Because there are a multitude of variations you can take on this one cookie -- …

Peanut Butter & Jelly Cheesecake Recipe - Food Mashups

The Ultimate 'Office' Blooper Video

The Scranton gang lives on in an epic gag reel<p><i>The Office</i> ended its nine-season run last night, and now its fans are wondering what they'll do without …

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Bear Grylls-types rejoice: “Rugged” Galaxy S 4 images leak | Ars Technica

Apparent spy shots show a red chassis and hardware buttons for "lifeproof" phone.<p>Late last month, we heard rumblings that Samsung planned to launch a …

Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean 4.2.2 update leaks with Galaxy S 4 features

Samsung’s Android 4.2.2 update for the Galaxy S III has leaked, bringing Galaxy S 4 functionality to the older smartphone, though the official …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Are grits the new mashed potatoes?

Food trends: love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re all around us. Some chefs will try their hardest to push the envelope while using a popular ingredient, while others will entirely avoid dishes they see as overdone. But Brian Malarkey points out what fun it can be to boldly recreate a dish and showcase …

Cooking