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6 Creamy Dreamy Desserts

Sweet, smooth and oh so delicious. Don't be intimidated: Anyone can make these creamy creations.<p><b>1. Ricotta Cheesecake with Fresh Raspberries</b><p>Pretty enough for an Italian pastry shop window, this light and creamy cheesecake is adapted from Gina DePalma's wonderful cookbook <i>Dolce Italiano, Desserts</i> …

Why the Simplest Recipes Are Still Worthwhile

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: The dinnertime antidote for tired, uninspired days.</i><p>This isn’t a complicated recipe: A handful of fresh, crunchy vegetables and a can of …

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5 Upgrades For Better Steak Sandwiches | Men's Health

Among the superior ranks of sandwiches, found hobnobbing with elites such as The Muffuletta, The BLT, and The Po’boy, there stands The Steak Sandwich.<p>Traditionally, this Philadelphia favorite sports thinly sliced steak, “whiz” (known in the trade as “performance cheese”), and onions. No marinara …

Unequal and Unhappy

Over the past 35 years, Americans have become $27 trillion wealthier. That's an extra $90,000 per person, or $360,000 for a family of four. But it doesn't seem to be making us better off. Accompanying this impressive increase in wealth has been an increase in the number of anxiety disorders. …

Economics

5 Simple Border-Blurring Japanese Recipes

I love Japanese food. And while there's nothing better than bellying up to a low table in a tatami room for a traditional <i>Omakase</i> tasting menu created by a master, sometimes a plate of <i>Napolitan</i> (spaghetti in a buttery tomato sauce with sausages) calls my name. <i>Yōshoku</i> translates into <i>Western Food</i>. …

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These 2 Supreme Court Cases Made It Virtually Impossible To Indict A Cop

We can thank two Supreme Court decisions for setting the precedent that makes it so easy for police to avoid trials for killing people in the line of duty, as civil rights lawyer Chase Madar recently pointed out in The Nation.<p>Both cases involve police violence against black males in the 1980s, and …

Law Enforcement

Pork Belly with Celery Root Puree - Crispy Pork Belly Recipe

Sunday Brunch: Dill Yorkshire Puddings With Smoked Salmon and Horseradish Cream

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Our friends across the pond are responsible for many great culinary contributions—sausage rolls, full breakfasts, tea sandwiches, shepherd's pie—but I can't …

Who Was Carl Sagan?

The famed scientist, and celebrity, had a lot more going on than just hosting a television series.<p>It was almost like a dispatch from another planet: the invitation to the young astronomer to leave Brooklyn and visit the lakes and gorges of upstate New York.<p>"A letter shows up in my mailbox from Carl …

Oculus VR Hires Ex-Valve Developer Michael Abrash as Chief Scientist

Just days after its acquisition by Facebook, Oculus VR has hired former Valve developer Michael Abrash as its chief scientist.<p>Abrash was involved in Valve’s own virtual reality projects, but is also known for his work on the game Quake and Microsoft’s Natural Language Group.<p>In a blog post, Abrash …

Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ (512GB)

Part Number: 10024048<p>Where to Buy<p>MSRP: $899.95<p>Visit manufacturer site for details.<p>CNET may get a commission from these offers.<p>Quick Specifications<p>Compatibility Mac<br>PC<br>• Color Category black<br>• Type solid state drive<br>• Capacity 512 GB<br>• Hard Drive Type external hard drive<p>Full Product Specifications

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Cartel hitman testifies to 800 murders, daily quotas at kingpin's trial

The ongoing trial of a man accused of killing three U.S. Consulate workers and family members in Juarez is revealing the shocking depravity of one of Mexico’s most violent gangs, including the charge that it had a daily murder quota calibrated to instill fear in police and the public.<p>Jesus Ernesto …

Oakland: the city that told Google to get lost

If pushing your enemy into the sea signifies success, then Google's decision to start ferrying workers to its campus by boat suggests the revolt against big technology companies is going well. Standing on the docks of Oakland, on the east side of San Francisco Bay, last week, you could watch the …

The 16 Most Interesting Things To Come Out Of Bill Gates' Reddit AMA

Everything from the name of Warren Buffett's plane to what kind of computer he uses. He replied to an "ask me anything" thread for a few hours today.<p>When Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates speaks, people tend to listen — more so these days as he is taking an increasingly …

21 Disturbing Examples Of Russia's Dill Addiction

So much dill in so many inappropriate places.

You'll Be Surprised How Many Donuts Worth Of Sugar Are In These 10 Everyday Foods

Some foods contain a shocking amount of sugar.<p>To visualize this, we compared the amount of sugar in foods that are not traditionally thought of as dessert items, like yogurt and apple sauce, to the amount of sugar in a chocolate glazed donut — about 13 grams.<p>Nutritionists recommend limiting <i>added</i> …

Dessert

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

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Knox Case Could Put U.S. In An Extradition Quandary

This week, Amanda Knox was found guilty, again, by an Italian court.<p>She was found guilty of murdering her roommate Meredith Kercher in 2009, though the verdict was overturned two years later. Last year, Italy's Supreme Court of Cassation, its highest court, sent the case back to an appeals court …

Developer Behind “Flappy Bird,” The Impossible Game Blowing Up The App Store, Says He Just Got Lucky

Flappy Bird, a game you can barely play for more than a few seconds without throwing your phone across the room in frustration, is dominating the App Store and Google Play.<p>In an App Store first, an indie game developer from Hanoi, Vietnam, Nguyen Ha Dong, has 3 apps in the top 10 rankings right …

Florida Friday: Armed Robber Penis Slaps Victim During Home Invasion

America’s dong was the scene of a brazen dong-slapping this week, after an armed robber slapped his victim with his penis during a home invasion in Miami. I must’ve missed that scene in <i>Heat</i>.<p>After forcing their way into a Brownsville house at gunpoint, one of the robbers proceeded to slap a helpless …

Scientists Make Hair-Growing Cells From Ordinary Skin Cells

It's a step toward curing baldness with stem cells made from a person's own skin.<p>Bald? A team of stem cell scientists has made an advance that's a step toward being able to regrow your own natural hair, using samples of your skin.<p>The scientists took adult human skin cells and transformed them into …

University of Pennsylvania

South Korea fines Google over Street View data-scoop

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr / Sancho McCann<p>Google(s goog)’s collection of passwords and other bits of data from people’s Wi-Fi routers is an …

Why is South Korea plugging unification?

<b>Unification has become something of a buzzword in South Korea this month. President Park Geun-hye emphasised it in her New Year press conference, the opposition Democratic Party did likewise, and journalists, pundits and government officials have followed suit.</b><p>But with relations on the peninsula as …

North Korea

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