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This Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower Is Everything Your Life Needs

Although cauliflower is being served up 100 different ways than how I personally grew up eating it (plain and steamed or raw with a dip), I still …

The best powerline networking kit

If you live in a big house, this is one way to ensure that even the most remote rooms have strong internet access.<p><i>By Samara Lynn</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>After 5 hours of research and 29 hours of testing …

Review: Jot Dash Is a Practical Alternative to the Apple Pencil

I'm a stylus guy. I love to draw, sketch, doodle and tinker with design ideas on my iPad mini, and a stylus is often how I do that (even play a few games with one). I predict that the <b>Jot Dash ($49.99)</b> will be a favored stylus for many moons to come, Apple Pencil notwithstanding.<p>Here are some basic …

Floating plasma display makes fairies a reality

See that teensy Tinkerbell-shaped light above? That's not CGI -- that's a real floating display, and it's completely touchable too. Mid-air plasma displays aren't that prolific yet, but they're not exactly new either. However, floating lights created using existing techniques can usually burn skin, …

Transform your home into a futuristic wonderland with these HomeKit gadgets

Almost a year since Apple unveiled its home-automation platform HomeKit, the first compatible products were officially announced today — allowing you to start building that <i>Jetsons</i>-style smart home you’ve always dreamed about, operated via Siri using your iPhone, iPad or even Apple Watch.<p>Among the …

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5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi

Logitech wants to link the living room with the rest of your smart home

You might've written off the idea of a connected home up to this point, and if so, Logitech wants you to give it a second chance. Together with Harmony (its living room wing), the outfit's working on an API that allows developers to link all of the connected devices in your home so they work in …

CIO Research

A Life-Changing Recipe For Rib Eye Steak

A recipe from Sheila Lukins's cookbook, Ten: All Your Favorite Foods...And Ten Recipes for Each.<p>[image id='e4ff4208-b998-4079-bd6c-e42eeb6a8f4d' loc='C'][/image]<i>Serves 4</i><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>For the mushroom ragoût</i><p>8 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms<p>8 ounces fresh cremini mushrooms<p>4 ounces fresh porcini mushrooms<p>…

Ribeye

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Plate Lab: Macaron? Macaroon? All about the little French cookie having a big impact in D.C.

<b>Francophiles, the gluten shy</b> and those who find the ubiquitous cupcake not only messy but a bit, shall we say, declasse, have been cheered by the sortie being staged by the dainty macaron. This treat is popping up in bakery counters and tiny shopfronts around the Washington region.<p>“They’re cute and …

Broadcom CIO: The 7 Habits of Innovative CIOs

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Bill Miller Jr., CIO of Broadcom - an extraordinary networking company and incredible partner for Extreme Networks. In a video interview with Robert Scoble , Broadcom CEO, Scott McGregor, revealed some stunning stats about the company including …

9 Foods Doctors Swear By

In my book "Eat it to Beat It!" I tell you what to eat and what to avoid, based on the latest medical research. That got me thinking, what do the …

Chef Vikki's Kitchen Secrets - Recipe Rehab TV Season 2 - Episode 19 Preview

Creatine – Beyond Brawn Part I: Diabetes and Glycemic Control

Quick Hit Summary<p>The positive effects of creatine on lifting, sprinting and other high intensity anaerobic activities are widely recognized. However, …

Diabetes

HPPSocialUserSignonPage - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Community

For more information on how HPE manages, uses and protects your information please refer to HPE Privacy Statement. You can always withdraw or modify …

Butternut Squash and Tomato Soup

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 medium butternut squash, halved, seeded<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled<p>1 onion, chopped<p>2 teaspoons grated peeled ginger or 1/2 teaspoon dried ground ginger<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt plus more for seasoning<p>1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric<p>1 28-oz. can whole …

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Smash Fat Faster

New research suggests that the role of exercise has been underrated compared to a diet. Here's why working out really matters<p>Not long ago I found myself in a situation you can probably identify with. My family and I were on a weekend trip with another family, and for breakfast I made myself a …

August secures $8M for its Yves Behar-designed smart lock

Your front door is about to get a lot smarter, prettier, and more-connected.<p>Back in May, home automation startup August announced the August smart lock, an inconspicuous but well-designed device developed in part by Jawbone’s Yves Behar. Bluetooth-enabled, the August smart lock lets owners send …

Mango Lassi-sicles

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: How to turn mango lassis into popsicles. Because everything is better on a stick.</i><p>I am sure that the mango on my kitchen counter has suffered …

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Vegan, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Did you know there was once a molasses flood in Boston? A five-story high molasses tank exploded on an unusually hot day in 1919 and surged through the North End, destroying a fire station and leaving a path of sticky destruction in its wake. Some say that when the weather is really warm, you can …

The Executive Recruiter Perspective On The CMO-CIO Power Partnership

As the fourth article in a series investigating how firms can create a stronger CMO-CIO partnership, I interviewed several executive recruiters regarding their perspective. The first article (link here) and second article (link here) in the series were based on CMO-CIO dyadic interviews (pairs who …

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Three Ways For CIOs To Become True Partners To The Rest of the Organization

Chief information officers have a tendency to frame their roles to their own disadvantage. They do so by using terms suggesting a subservience to the rest of the organization. Most prominent of these is the reference to the dichotomy of “IT and the business”. IT is the rare division of the company …

Google’s CIO on How to Make Your IT Department Great

Running an IT department is hard enough under any circumstances, but imagine doing it at one of the world’s preeminent technology companies. Your customers aren’t haplessly trying to set up their voicemail; they’re experts in technology and expect it to work.<p>In that sense, you might think Ben …

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This Little Sticker Works Like an Anti-Mosquito Force Field

Mosquitos were born to bite us, and aside from lighting worthless tiki candles, haplessly swatting them away, or resorting to spraying toxic DEET all …

Two-Day Diets: How Mini Fasts Can Help Maximize Weight Loss

This is not a detox diet. Nor is it an extreme version of calorie restriction.<p>Nope, the strategy of so-called 5-2 diets is to endure two days a week of mini-fasting.<p>This doesn't mean starving yourself. Rather, it entails reducing your calorie intake during two days of the week down to somewhere in …