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Stanford Nerd

What can I use Nerd for?

Anything that you think may uniquely require or benefit from the help of a Stanford student.

How much does it cost?

It's free …

Geek

KQED Arts Looks at San Francisco’s Vibrant Video Art Movement of the 1970s

KQED Arts explores the vibrant video art movement that emerged in San Francisco in the 1970s in this fascinating mini documentary. The movement was …

Northern California

Music Theory: Building Chords Chromatically Instead of Diatonically

In Classical music theory, chords are built and analyzed diatonically, or as to how each note that the chord is built on relates to a scale or key.

In …

Music Theory

The REAL Death Of The Music Industry

In January, Bain & Company produced the following chart as part of their report on “Publishing in the Digital Age” (PDF):

Then on Tuesday, someone posted it on Flickr. Subsequently, Peter Kafka of Wall Street Journal's MediaMemo noticed it and passed it along to Jay Yarow, who made it Business …

Entertainment Industry

Obviously Terrified Harry Reid Refuses to Finger Mafia Assailants

In January, Harry Reid, sporting a bandaged eye, told reporters he had suffered an exercise mishap in his home. The cover story was obvious bunk. …

Democrats

Remote Control Organizer - Remote Control Storage

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3/16/2015

4.0

very helpful

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from California

Comments about Remote Control Organizer:

holes could be slightly larger, some remotes …

Remote Controls

8 IKEA Shopping Hacks Everyone Should Know

Before you take your next trip to the big blue-and-yellow store, keep these hacks in mind and save yourself some time and money!

1. Buy family-size:

Hacking

When is a fish not a fish?

The names of some dishes are evocative, like floating islands or red velvet cake. Others are very straightforward and completely no frills, such as …

Recipes

The world’s first robotic kitchen prepares crab bisque for Ars Technica

"Are there any safety mechanisms to make sure it doesn't accidentally blend my face if I get too close?" I asked the engineer, as I watched two …

Robots

HISTORY – A Brief Visual History of Hong Kong’s Old Airport, Kai Tak

Heralded as the sixth most dangerous in the world, Kai Tak served as Hong Kong’s airport from 1925 till 1998.Courtesy Daryl Chapman, …

Flying

Healthcare Apps Bring Dosage Reminders, Doctor Consults to Apple Watch

As Apple Watch pre-orders continue to roll in, a few healthcare companies have announced apps for the device that aim to provide services from reminding users to take the correct dosage to initiating a video conferencing call with a doctor on an iPhone.

WebMD's app plans to introduce a "Medication …

Apple Watch

Vadouvan-Roasted Cauliflower with Harissa Chickpea Curry Recipe - Bon Appétit

Combine chiles, vinegar, sugar, ½ tsp. salt, and ¼ cup water in a small bowl. Let sit at room temperature until ready to use.

Preheat oven to 450°. Toss cauliflower with olive oil, vadouvan, and 1 tsp. salt on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast, tossing occasionally, until cauliflower is tender and …

Recipes

IBM’s AI supercomputer has come up with some pretty incredible food pairings

There’s a theory that given an infinite amount of time, a monkey could eventually type out the complete works of Shakespeare. But could that monkey come up with a new way to pair saffron and fennel? IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence computer—famous for its win on Jeopardy!—is trying to do just …

IBM

My Saga, Part 1

I lost my driver’s license over a year ago. I lose stuff all the time. Credit cards, passports, car keys, cash, books, bags, laptops. It doesn’t worry me, they usually turn up eventually. The last time I was in New York, I left my backpack in a taxi. I had taken three of my kids with me, so I was a …

Vegan Tomato Kibbeh

Maureen Abood Jason VarneyWe tend to think of kibbeh dishes as having to do strictly with meat, but there is a tremendous Lebanese tradition of …

Vegan Recipes

Bok Choy Steamed Rice Recipe

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Recipe by: Chef John

"With all the fancy grilled summer meats flying around, it's easy to forget about the side dishes. Nobody wants to spend …

Recipes

Bok Choy and Kale Fried Rice With Fried Garlic

Fried rice with kale, bok choy, and lots of fried garlic. [Photograph: Shao Z.]

Fried rice is one of the great one-bowl meals, though this vegetarian version, packed with tender-crisp bok choy and kale and crispy nubs of fried garlic is so good that you'll probably want to keep it in your repertoire …

Vegetarianism

Easy Cheese 3D Printer: Initial Testing

Playground paws

Creamy Roasted Choy Sum Pesto Pasta

Aaarggghh!!!! @#$@$^%*&@#$*)!

Yeah, so obstreperous yelling and profanity are generally not the best problem solving tools. But at the risk of setting …

Recipes

Seriously, Stop Demonizing Almonds

We have seen the real cause of the California drought, and it’s one crunchy inch tall. One gallon of water to grow a single nut? BAN THEM ALL, writes …

Almonds

Fascinating Photos Inside China's Toy Factories by Michael Wolf

Covering gallery walls with over 20,000 castaway toys, German photographer Michael Wolf thrusts visitors into the heart of consumerism with his …

Asia

Roasted Ratatouille Pasta

For a long time, Ratatouille was a big fat fail in this house. Undercooked, overcooked, lacking in flavor. The usual reaction it elicited from …

Recipes

U B U W E B :: TV

404 E. 14th St.: The coolest building that you will find with a McDonald's on the ground floor

From the outside, 404 E. 14th St. doesn't look like much, right? ... especially with that McDonald's and its express window taking up the ground …

Art