Danny Ramon

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The Zstat Puts A Smart Thermostat In Your Home For Cheap

Increasingly, we’re moving towards “The Internet of Things”; objects that have wireless connectivity, long memories, and the ability to “learn” your …

This App Just Made Hollywood's Piracy Nightmare Even Worse

Popcorn Time is an app for Windows, Mac and Linux that is essentially a "Netflix for pirated movies." It's the easiest way to watch pirated movies from the comfort of your own home, which is why Hollywood should be scared. Other threats like Napster and LimeWire rose up to challenge the music …

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How Russell Crowe's Noah united two religions – against it

<b>Name:</b> Noah.<p><b>Age:</b> Minus two weeks.<p><b>Appearance:</b> That depends. There are about seven different versions.<p><b>I'm confused. I thought there was only one Noah in the Bible? And didn't he live for 950 years?</b> Sure, in a biblical kind of way.<p><b>But?</b> But we're not talking about Noah the person, we're talking about …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

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Extremely Rare Star Wars Movie Posters You've Never Seen

The original Star Wars trilogy was (and remains) a worldwide phenomenon, George Lucas's interstellar tale of good vs evil captured the imagination of …

The Food Lab's Guide to Slow-Cooked, Sous Vide-Style Eggs

Let's start off by saying that despite the title of this post, sous-vide eggs are a misnomer. Slow-cooked eggs would be a more apt description. Very, very slow-cooked eggs even better. It's only through association with the equipment used to cook <i>sous-vide</i> (vacuum-sealed) foods that the term …

Sous Vide Soft Boiled Eggs Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 to 12 large eggs<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Adjust sous-vide cooker to 143°F. Alternatively, fill a large beer cooler with hot water …

Watch Ferran Adrià's 'Deconstructing the Chef' Talk

Here's world-famous Spanish chef <b>Ferran Adrià</b> dropping some serious knowledge as part of his "Deconstructing the Chef" lecture at the Museum of Science in Boston last month. Adrià speaks about his favorite topics — <b>food and science</b> — and where they intersect. He points out that those lines frequently …

Sour Beer Primer: How (and Why) to Drink These Funky Wild Ales

Complex and supremely refreshing, sour ales are the ideal food beer. Here's what they are, the glassware to own, and 4 bottles to try<p>For years, super-hoppy IPAs were the cool thing to order at craft beer bars. To get anything else—well, you might as well have asked for an Appletini. <b>Enter the sour</b> …

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Food & Wine Pairing Method

A great infographic for National Drink Wine Day (February 18), the Food & Wine Pairing Method is a new poster from Wine Folly that shows all of the …

What Goes in Your Disaster Tool Kit

You know you'll need a generator if you want power during a long post-disaster outage, but what else should the smart prepper keep around the house?

Turn Your Garage Into a Fortress to Protect Your Emergency Supplies

If you don't have a basement, the garage is an ideal place to store the things you'd need to survive a disaster. Here's how to set it up.<p>We regularly experience severe storms where we live, and I want to stock up on emergency supplies. We don't have a basement. Can you give us some tips on storing …

How to Stock Your Disaster Pantry

Worried about having enough food to last through the next mega-storm? Here's our guide to a sensible backup food supply that will sustain a family for a month.<p>When disaster strikes and your family, friends, and neighborhood need your help, the last place you want to be is stuck in a food line. A …

Home Generator 101: How to Power On When the Power Goes Out

At the RAM Home Safety Prep Show that PM helped to organize in Houston, we found that people have plenty of questions about generators for their home, including where they can run a generator, how big of one they need to buy and how to connect it to the house's power supply. We provide the answers …

How to Prepare Your Home for Floods

Protecting your home and family from catastrophes is best done early. Here how to prepare for flooding.<p><b>The Threat:</b> Floods cause an average $5 billion in losses and 100 fatalities yearly—about 3800 towns are on floodplains<p><b>Where:</b> Mainly coastal states and the Mississippi Valley<p><b>When:</b> Spring and …

The 7 Best First Aid Kits For Any Situation

A well-equipped first-aid kit is the foundation of any solid contingency plan. There are common elements found in each kit, but the contents should change to match where the kit will be stored and how it will be used. In order to figure out the essentials of the first-aid kit and which ones on the …

New: Knox Aegis back protector

<b>THE</b> 2014 Aegis is the most technologically advanced back protector in the Knox range. It meets Level 2 Standard, the highest rating of the CE …

Used: Knox Fast back gilet back protector review

<b>WHEN</b> I was much younger, I never used to wear my seatbelt in the car. It's really strange, I knew it would save me, and I knew I was being stupid, …

Win a Trip to Austin FOOD & WINE Festival

The Austin FOOD & WINE Festival returns <b>April 25</b>-<b>27</b> to spoil your palate in the mouthwatering capital of Texas. Now you have a chance to visit the Lone Star State with a full plate and no slim pickings, including:<p>·<b>Round-trip airfare for two</b><br>·<b>Three luxurious nights</b> at the W Hotel Austin<br>·<b>Two Taste</b> …

How to Make Maple Cream

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: What's the purest, most decadent way to enjoy maple syrup, apart from drinking it straight from the tree? Make a batch of Carey Nershi from</i> …

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Ben & Jerry's Nails It With New Core Ice Cream Flavors

We love Ben & Jerry's for almost too many reasons to count -- they're witty, they're ethical, they're responsible, they invented Half Baked, and founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are the cutest friends of all time. Now we have a new reason to swoon: four new flavors of Ben & Jerry's Cores.<p>The …

José Andrés to Break Into Fast Food Next Year

Empire builder <b>José Andrés</b> is making moves into the fast food arena. The chef told <i>Vanity Fair</i> in an interview that he will be "<b>doing fast-food restaurants</b>" in the next year to 18 months. While he doesn't go into too much detail regarding what a José Andrés fast food restaurant would look like or …

New Belgium's Wood Cellar Manager Lauren Salazar on Blending Sour Beer

Lauren Salazar, New Belgium Brewing Company's wood cellar manager, just moved to Colorado to ski. Now she's a beer expert managing the barrels full of New Belgium's coveted sour beers. We asked her a bit about the beer-blending process and what she's learned along the way.<p>Here's what she had to say.<p>…

'Cheese Curls Of Instagram' Art Will Make You Love Cheetos Even More

Have you ever looked for shapes in the clouds? How about in a bag of Cheetos? One Instagram user, known only by his account name, cheesecurlsofinstagram, is about to rock your world. In one of the best uses of Instagram we've ever seen, Cheese Curls Of Instagram shares photos of Cheetos that look …

Latte Art Fails That Could Ruin A Great Morning (PHOTOS)

Latte art can be seriously lovely and wildly impressive, but it can also be really, uncomfortably, bad. Done well, latte art can be beautiful for a fleeting moment -- until, of course, you actually want to enjoy the drink you just purchased. Done poorly, however, it is a sad thing they may ruin …

Back Of The House: The Fascinating Work of a Historic Gastronomist

Soon after entering Historic Gastronomist Sarah Lohman's New York home, I found myself drinking a vanilla cream soda made with baking soda and whipped egg whites. We raised our glasses in a toast, and drank down what ended up tasting like a warm, sweet saltwater flush. "Well, I'm not disgusted by …

Watch Ivan Orkin Explain His Legendary Ramen

Here's a video from Nowness which goes deep into the world of <b>Ivan Orkin</b>, the noodle master who recently brought his Tokyo-approved ramen to New York City and published the essential cookbook <i>Ivan Ramen</i>. In the video below, Orkin talks about how "every ingredient contributes to the perfect bowl" and …

How to Break Down A Butternut Squash

<i>At Food52, inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The butternut squash is Goliath. You are David. You win.</i><p>Big, honking, and hermetically sealed, a butternut squash is a formidable opponent, …

Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán Captured in Mexico: What You Need to Know

The notorious, even mythical, cartel chief's prosperous stint as a fugitive came to an end Saturday morning, following an epic 13-year manhunt that left a trail of blood and tragedy.<p><i>Photo: Bloomberg via Getty Images. This story is from VICE News, our new news website. See more and sign up now at</i> …

After El Chapo's Capture, Meet the World's Most Wanted Drug Lords

The capture of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who authorities said was the world's most powerful drug lord, was the latest in the long running war …