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How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee Brewing

How To Brew Iced Coffee In A Mason Jar, Just Like A Hipster

What can't you do with a mason jar?<p>Now that we're weeks into serious warm weather season, there's been a fair amount of iced coffee talk. This is a good kind of talk -- because anything involving iced coffee is lovely. There've been instructions on how to make it like your favorite coffee shops do,</i> …

How Do We Program Ourselves To Save Fuel?

Monitoring and controlling drivers' behavior could save billions of dollars in gas.<p>Last year, American car buyers named fuel economy the most important consideration when shopping for a car, outranking even quality and safety. The change coincides nicely with the flood of hybrid and high-efficiency …

Obesity linked to early puberty in girls, study finds

Health news<p>There’s yet another reason to worry about the obesity epidemic among America’s kids: Extra weight may be sending U.S. girls into puberty earlier than ever.<p>Researchers have found that girls with higher body mass index, a ratio of height and weight, may start developing breasts more than a …

Build Your "Skill Muscles" to Better Deal with Change at Work

If you do the same job for a few years, odds are, you've gotten really good at it. So what happens if something changes? Maybe new policies are put …

Muscle

Simulate the Moto X’ Active Display feature on any Android 4.3 device

The beauty of Android is that whatever nice feature someone can think of, someone else will find a way to mimic it and turn it into an app. That’s true for Apple’s Control Center, but also for Motorola’s Active Display, one of the most interesting features of the newly launched Moto X.<p>To be clear, …

100 Healthy On-The-Go Snacks

Shares 4K<p>by SkinnyMs.<p>OUR LATEST VIDEOS<p><b>Finding healthy, on-the-go snacks can be challenging, especially if using whole, fresh ingredients is important</b> …

If school isn’t teaching your kid to code, this program will (for a fee)

If you want your child to have an early start on becoming the next Zuckerberg or Gates, it’s pretty clear that (for now, at least) you have to take …

Motorola CEO defends Moto X specs: Focus was on the ‘total user experience’

Don’t call the Moto X a mid-range phone.<p>Motorola drummed up plenty of hype for its new flagship handset last week, but it’s also been criticized by plenty of gadget fanatics for specifications that don’t hold a candle to other high-end smartphones on the market. It doesn’t help that the Moto X also …

Video Pioneers OK GO Team With Saatchi & Saatchi, Possibly You, For Next Video

The band has also been deeply involved in the creative concepts for their videos. Frontman Damian Kulash took on directorial duties for …

Moto X review

It’s difficult and perhaps dangerous to make a <i>big deal</i> out of a smartphone these days. Can one phone change an industry? Save a company? Create a market? Perhaps that was true in the days just following the original iPhone, but times have most certainly changed. Smartphones are the norm now. No …

Webflow Lets You Design Responsive Websites Visually, Publish Instantly When You’re Done

Webflow, a Y Combinator-backed startup offering creative professionals an easier, more visual way to design and host responsive websites, is launching out of its closed beta, with already some 10,000 users signed up. It’s an idea whose time has come, as more of the world now interacts with the web …

Active Display on the Moto X

Hypnotic Animated GIFs from Mat Lucas | Colossal

<p>UK-based artist Mat Lucas works by day as a graphic designer and by night runs a Tumblr of experimental art called 89—A. Lucas tells me that many of …

How to Get Hired When You’re Not an Exact Fit

Learn 5 tips on making your experience fit the job you want<p>Episode #133<p>play pause<p>Listen<p>How to Get Hired When You’re Not an Exact Fit<p>Update Required …

Employment

Need a tech job? Study shows 62 percent of Seattle CIO’s plan to hire IT staff in 3Q

If you’re in search of an IT job, Seattle-area CIOs are hiring — though not quite as much as a few months ago.<p>A study from Robert Half Technology …