Jacob Pridgen

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Did Everybody Miss the Twist At the End of Crimson Peak?

Some people loved Guillermo del Toro’s gothic confection <i>Crimson Peak</i>. Some people found it disappointing. But the overall consensus seems to be that</i> …


The Food Lab: Follow These Rules For the Best Fried Rice

I've been holding off on doing a full fried rice story for several years now. I'm not really sure why. Fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers, it is infinitely variable, and there are <i>plenty</i> of variables worth testing out. Couple that with the number of rules that everyone says you simply …

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Could DreamCheaper Become The Hotel Booking Industry’s Most Hated Startup?

Berlin-based DreamCheaper, which has been operating fairly stealthily until now, could soon become the hotel booking industry’s most hated startup. It operates a service that aims to ensure you never overpay for a hotel room again, even if you (miraculously) get the best deal available at the time …


HBO Go available now on the PS4

The on-demand streaming service from HBO has finally landed on the PlayStation 4.<p>The wait is over. PlayStation 4 owners can now stream HBO movies and shows right on their consoles. Sony on Tuesday announced the long-awaited launch of HBO Go on the PlayStation 4. The service had been available on …


In 1982, Steve Jobs presented an amazingly accurate theory about where creativity comes from

It was a chance for Jobs to talk to high-achieving youngsters about how to make their lives and the world better.<p>"<b>If you're gonna make connections which are innovative ... you have to not have the same bag of experiences as everyone else does</b>," he said, echoing research on creativity, "or else …