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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Inspiring Quotes and Famous Speeches on MLK Day

Today, four days after what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 86th birthday if he were still alive, we honor the civil rights activist for preaching equality and change through nonviolent measures. Although King's legacy is one we celebrate every year, perhaps this year, more than any …

Black History

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SanDisk Unleashes a Massive 512GB SD Card with the World’s Highest Capacity

Secure Digital eXtended-Capacity (SDXC) memory cards have a maximum theoretical storage capacity of 2 <i>terabytes</i>, and today the industry just got one …

Faroe Island Whaling, a 1,000-Year Tradition, Comes Under Renewed Fire

Despite continued campaigns by activists to stop whaling in the Faroe Islands, locals cling to an ancient tradition.<p><i>Editor's note: This story contains graphic images.</i><p><b>The recent arrest of 14 volunteers working to stop whaling in the North Atlantic Ocean's Faroe Islands has focused a spotlight once</b> …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Why Dyson's robot vacuum took 16 years, and why it's headed to Japan first

Dyson almost launched a robot vacuum. Back in 2001, after three years in development. Its first effort, shown to the British public in London looked nothing (and we mean nothing) like the eventual 360 Eye unveiled today. Sixteen years is a long time in tech. The DC06, as it was called, never made …

Sex Sells: 15 Racy Fashion Ads

From Calvin Klein's iconic shoot with Mark Wahlberg and a teenage Kate Moss to Gucci's controversial body hair, we rounded up some of the most risqué fashion ads of the past. See which ones made the cut<p>Yes, it is a little oxymoronic that the fashion industry attempts to sell clothes by having …

So sparen Sie Amazons Versandkosten

Bestell-Tipp So sparen Sie Amazons Versandkosten<p>Von und<p>-Aktualisiert am 05.09.2014-10:08<p>Bestellen ist einfach, alles kommt direkt nach Hause. Und die …

Lebensart

Cult film shocker Nekromantik to get UK release after BBFC grants 18 certificate

A well-timed wave of moral consternation can be a backhanded blessing for film distributors but, at least when it comes to horror, PR-by-public-outrage is increasingly hard to come by. Human Centipede managed it. Less likely the upcoming release of Nekromantik, a cult shock-flick from 1987 by …

Home automation is the future and Archos knows it

Yes, this is another post about the internet of things <i>blorg</i> -- you know, that terrible buzz phrase for this new and actually exciting era of connected gadgets. Except this time, it's brought to you by Archos. The French outfit's branching out from its traditional portfolio of Android smartphones …

I am Julian Assange, publisher of Wikileaks. Ask me anything.

I am Julian Assange, founder, philosopher, original coder, organizer, publisher and editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, …

Julian Assange

Unforgettable Pictures By The Award-Winning Photographer Killed In Afghanistan

Anja Niedringhaus, a critically acclaimed photographer for the Associated Press, was fatally shot in Afghanistan. She had covered everything from war to sporting events.

Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of <i>Betta</i> …

12 of the Hardest Places to Visit on Earth

From impassable terrains to unstable political situations to strict visa regulations, there are some places on Earth that are nearly impossible to get into. Fortunately, these adventurous photographers dared to venture into these territories! Even if you can't be there yourself, you can still …

How Sonos Completely Changed My Music Listening Habits

Almost everyone uses some form of music streaming service these days and there’s a never-ending list of options: Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Rdio, Google Play Music and 8tracks are just a few among the ton of services out there. However, you probably have little time to actually listen to all the …

I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?

The confirmation in December that former CIA Director Leon Panetta let classified information slip to "Zero Dark Thirty" screenwriter Mark Boal during a speech at the agency headquarters should result in a criminal espionage charge if there is any truth to Obama administration claims that it isn't …

The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

This Intersection Could Save Cyclists’ Lives

Protected bike lanes shouldn’t stop just before an intersection.<p>Hopping on a bike may be the happiest way to get to work, but it’s not an entirely safe way. More than 700 cyclists were killed in traffic in the U.S. in 2012, according to recently released data from the National Highway Traffic …

How To Sell Your Company To Google In A Year

Password replacement firm Slicklogin just pulled off the slickest deal of all.<p>Israeli startup Slicklogin thinks passwords are insecure, messy, and time-consuming–and that two-step authentication via SMS text message is too awkward. The answer to the world’s password woes, according to Slicklogin: …

Apple patched a major SSL bug in iOS yesterday, but OS X is still at risk

<b>Update:</b> Apple says an OS X fix is coming soon.<p>Yesterday Apple released iOS update 7.0.6 alongside new builds for iOS 6 and Apple TV that it said provided “a fix for SSL connection verification.” While Apple didn’t provide much specific information on the bug, it wasn’t long before the answer was at …

The three most powerful people in Italy’s parliament … are not members of parliament

Matteo Renzi is to be sworn in with his new government this weekend, becoming the youngest prime minister in the history of Italy.<p>The 39-year-old’s fast climb to power started on Jan. 18 in a controversial meeting with Silvio Berlusconi and then-premier Enrico Letta to discuss electoral reforms. …

Europe

It's Been A Lot Colder In The US And Canada Than In Japan, Europe, And The UK This Winter

Unseasonally harsh winter weather in the United States has caused disruption to economic activity and has many wondering to what extent the recent downturn in economic data surprises is reflective of transitory weather-related factors.<p>A similar story has been playing out to the north as well — it's …

Economic Data

Italy's Renzi sworn in as prime minister

ROME (Reuters) - Italian center-left leader Matteo Renzi took office on Saturday as his country’s youngest prime minister, facing pressure to show immediate results after he forced out his predecessor over the slow pace of economic reforms.<p>The 39-year-old Renzi has named a low-profile list of …

Ramen: The Ultimate Broke Food, and How to Make It at Home

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: The next best thing to a SAD lamp this time of year? A</i> …

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

Seafood

23 Delicious Ways To Carb-Load While You Watch The Olympics

All that athleticism really works up an appetite.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new kitchen and home shop, Provisions!

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<b>Author Notes:</b> For a reason I can't talk about here -- envision four men loose in San Francisco at a friend's bachelor party! -- I've been thinking about tater tots.<p>Recipes I found varied from using mashed potatoes rolled in potato chips (ummm...no thanks!) to using shredded potatoes.<p>Then I received …

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35 Quick Stir-Fry Recipes to Cook on Weeknights

Stir-fries are the ultimate quick, easy, fridge-cleaning meals.<p>When you look into your refrigerator and see nothing but odds and ends—a little old rice here, a bit of steak there, some veggies in the crisper drawer—you might not see a cohesive meal. But oh! There's one to be had, brought together …

Daniel Boulud's 4 Secrets To The Perfect Roast Chicken

You don't need to know anything about cooking to make roast chicken. It can be one of the world's easiest dishes. The ultimate "weeknight dinner," to use a phrase cherished by cookbook writers. Making it can be as simple as buying a chicken, putting it in a roasting dish with some salt and pepper, …