Joanne Miller

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Report: Oculus gobbles up computer vision company Zurich Eye

Oculus is going on a recruitment drive, with over 100 positions available, mainly in its U.S. offices. But the company is making big moves across the globe.<p>Late last week German site Handeszeitung reported that Oculus parent company Facebook had acquired Zurich Eye, a Switzerland-based group formed …

Philippine foreign minister says US remains 'closest friend'

Manila wants to end ‘mindset of dependency and subservience’ President Duterte had announced ‘separation’ from Washington in China<p>The US remains the “closest friend” of the Philippines but Manila wants to break away from a “mindset of dependency and subservience” and forge closer ties with other …

Asia

Smothered cabbages and sausage recipe

The most disappointing thing about the renovations in our local bar is the bar itself, which is smaller, straighter and no longer has a “lip”. The old bar, which was shaped like a sickle and could accommodate any number from two to 22, had a lip on the outside about halfway up which served three …

Italian Food

Explosions Rock Istanbul Airport: Pictures

Policing

At the Vatican, Biden seeks common cause with pope on cancer

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden found common cause with Pope Francis on Friday at the Vatican for a global commitment to fund cancer research.<p>Biden spoke at a conference on regenerative medicine and ended up sharing the stage with the pope, who used his own speech to decry a …

Christianity

Rangers remove 60 plywood boards used to trap snakes in Santa Monica Mountains

Illegal rattlesnake collectors, beware.<p>Rangers in the Santa Monica National Recreation Area recently removed dozens of makeshift snake traps, evidence of a wildlife-poaching operation, officials said.<p>Last month, law enforcement rangers staged a large-scale cleanup to remove more than 60 plywood …

Don't Make These Couscous Common Mistakes (Unlike Everyone Else)

Turns out, most people royally screw up couscous. Except you, because you know these tricks.<p>Oh, couscous. Is there anything you can't do? Couscous is a dried and cracked pasta made from semolina, like tiny pasta, meaning it cooks at lightning speed. It has a nutty, sweet flavor that pairs perfectly …

Flavors

7 Fantastic Fish Recipes for Good Friday

Whether or not you're observing Good Friday, you'll love these tasty dishes.<p>On Good Friday, it's customary to eat fish instead of meat (that's …

Food

Spruce up the house for spring: Ten ways to give your home a spring makeover

• <b>Sharpen up your shelves with colour-coding</b>• <b><br>Play about with paintings</b>• <b><br>Lose those old lampshades</b><p>We are approaching that moment when many of us feel …

Wall Art

The Comfort Food Diaries: A Stir Fry Like No Other

<i>Editor's Note: Welcome to The Comfort Food Diaries, a month-long series that will run each weekday throughout the month of January. Here, the Serious Eats staff, along with some of our favorite writers from the food world, will reflect on the dishes, delicacies, and, yes, guilty pleasures that have</i> …

Food & Dining

Former Bears administrator Bill McGrane dies at 82

Few people in the last four decades have held more roles for the Chicago Bears than the late Bill McGrane, who served two stints as the organization’s director of administration and arrived in 1975 with Hall of Fame general manager Jim Finks.<p>McGrane, 82, died Tuesday. A Glencoe resident, McGrane …

Microsoft Employees Storm an Apple Store in This Surprising New Ad

Microsoft and Apple have a long history of testy ads ridiculing each other’s products. So you might think a commercial in which dozens of Microsoft …

New York City

3 Genius Ways to Ditch Popcorn Ceilings

Buh-bye, eyesore!<p>We love old homes, but that doesn't mean we need to live with '80s trends that quickly turned into modern nightmares. Give your rooms a makeover from the top down with these impressive DIY fixes for popcorn ceilings.

Home Improvement

Florida Gardening Calendar

The Gardening Calendar gives Florida gardeners a monthly guide for what to plant and do in their gardens and includes links to useful gardening …