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How to Set Up the Ultimate Personal Google Maps

Google Maps is constantly getting updated with new features, but the use of those features isn't always obvious. If you find yourself using Google …

DIY Star Wars Snowflake Patterns: Use the X-Acto, Luke. - Technabob

We’ve seen several different <i>Star Wars</i> inspired paper snowflakes surface over the years. Some of them were laser cut and others were apparently done …

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …

Pumpkin Donut Muffins

Donut Muffins are tender muffins that are rolled in butter and sugar after baking to create a slight “crust” on the exterior that is similar to that …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

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10 Magical Things To Make With Apple Cider Vinegar

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Make a GIANT Reese's Peanut Butter Cup (Cake!) - A Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Dessert

27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …

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Spicy Korean-Inspired Pork Ribs to Make on Game Day

Korean hot pepper paste, gochujang, makes these spicy, sweet, and savory pork ribs irresistible.<p>Gentlemen, start your ovens. You'll want to make these finger-licking glazed pork ribs for any sports-related soirees for three reasons. One: They're spicy. This recipe uses the oh-so-hip gochujang …

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Here are five especially neat things the Xbox One can do

The Xbox One that you snag on November 22nd (or thereafter) does some pretty neat stuff besides just playing video games: live TV, NFL fantasy league and voice commands for <i>everything</i>. But that's all bigger-picture stuff. Some of the coolest things that the Xbox One does are in the details, many of …

Microsoft announces Xbox One entertainment app lineup

Yesterday Sony announced what entertainment-centric apps would be featured on the PlayStation 4 at launch, and now it's time for the Xbox One to get the same treatment. Microsoft has detailed the different TV, video service, and streaming apps that will be available on the console for each of the …

Gamers can now apply to beta test Steam's In-Home Streaming service

A big part of Valve's steamy vision of the future will be the ability to play full-fledged PC games on a relatively small living room machine, by streaming them to the Steam client from a main gaming PC in another room. (Much like Remote Play on the PS4 and Vita, or NVIDIA's GameStreaming from a PC …

Breaking Bad: America Has Used Walter White Logic Since 9/11

The earliest moral compromises made to fight terrorism spiraled out of control, doing grave harm at home and abroad.<p>In <i>Breaking Bad</i>, Walter White starts off as the most sympathetic of all possible meth cooks. A brilliant chemist, he is stuck teaching bored students at an Albuquerque high school. He …

Condiments That Should Replace Heinz Ketchup at McDonald's

McDonald's is ditching Heinz ketchup in its restaurants, so we're suggesting 15 awesome condiments to take its place<p>We love Heinz ketchup. In fact, it made our 2012 Seal of Approval. But, after former Burger King CEO Bernardo Hees took the helm at Heinz, McDonald's announced it would end its …

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The Great Bourbon Heist; Pot Smokers Are Skinny

Food news from around the internet for October 17, 2013.<p><i>It’s the afternoon, and you deserve a break. Sit back, pour yourself a glass, and enjoy these food stories from around the Internet.</i><p><b>The Links</b><p>Professional criminals usually aim for bank vaults or international bank accounts. But whoever was …

Food

Pumpkin Seed Brittle

16 Servings<p>Kick off the holiday sweet(s) season by sending guests home with this crunchy, easy-to-make-ahead brittle.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 cup raw shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

Dessert

18 Ways to Cook Chicken Thighs

The chicken thigh is the heavy-hitting ingredient of the speedy weeknight dinner menu.<p>The chicken thigh is our favorite heavy-hitting ingredient of a speedy weeknight dinner. It's inexpensive. It's flavorful. It's versatile. Need proof? Head the butcher counter at your local supermarket. Then, …

Cooking

Black Bean Soup with Roasted Poblano Chiles

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 50 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Choose dried chiles that are fairly flexible, a sign they’re not too old.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 poblano chiles<p>2 tablespoons raw shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)<p>1 large dried pasilla or ancho chile, stemmed, seeds removed<p>1 tablespoon vegetable …

Tomatoes

Blackberry Farm Griddle Cakes

6 Servings<p>Fast-track this pancakes or griddle cakes recipe by tripling the dry ingredients and storing them in a jar. At breakfast time, scoop out 2 1/4 cups. All the other measurements stay the same.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg<p>2 cups buttermilk<p>1/4 cup pure maple syrup<p>1 cup gluten-free oat …

Breakfast

Lahmacun

4 Servings<p>This thin, crisp Turkish flatbread is typically rolled into a cone before eating.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Tomato Sauce<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>½ small onion, chopped<p>1 garlic clove, chopped<p>½ serrano chile, seeded, chopped<p>1 14-oz. can whole peeled tomatoes<p>¼ cup canned piquillo peppers, …

Make the Country's Best Ballpark Food at Home

Now that baseball stadiums have gone gourmet, ballpark favorites—like Baltimore crab cakes, San Francisco garlic fries, and dressed-up hot dogs—deserve a spot on your dinner table<p>Sorry, baseball purists—we go to the ballpark for the Cracker Jack, not the crack of the bat. Food just tastes better …

Food

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

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Virgin Galactic Wants To Do Moon Cruises, Replace The Concorde For Terrestrial Travel

Virgin Galactic is starting off sending a small group of billionaires into space, which is pretty cool… if you’re a billionaire. But the startup’s (yes, it’s a startup, even with Richard Branson at the helm) Commercial Director Stephen Attenborough took the stage at Wired 2013 in London today to …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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Haptic Holography: The Next Mind-Blowing Technology

Young people have had fun with the older generations, watching them struggle to wrap their heads around modern technology. It’s funny at times (like …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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Samsung Galaxy Round brings curve to smartphones

Smartphone makers are always looking for another way to wow buyers and get them to pay for new devices. Samsung's giving it a go with the seriously curvaceous Round.<p>Samsung has won the race to be the first phone manufacturer this fall to launch a curved smartphone.<p>The company announced late Tuesday …

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