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Mark Bittman Loves His Instant Pot Just Like You

It's weird to live in a world where a kitchen appliance has gone viral, especially one that's a combination of the humble slow cooker and the …

How to back up your Apple Watch

How do you back up your Apple Watch? Automatically!Apple offers automatic backup services for most of its devices these days, and your Apple Watch is …

Crows Are Doing the Best They Can

It’s time to give these resourceful, community-minded creatures some credit.<p>The first thing to know about crows is that a group of them is called a <i>murder</i>.<p>In America, crows count as a Halloween decoration, like skeletons and mini-gravestones. Homeowners perch plastic ones in their trees to instill …

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7 ways Apple surprised us at the iPhone X event

Today’s iPhone X event was the most-spoiled Apple event ever, but Tim Cook and Co. still managed to whip out a few awesome surprises for the faithful.<p>Here are the things we didn’t see coming or couldn’t guess, even after months of rumors and leaks.<p>iPhone X event surprises<p>How to pronounce ‘iPhone …

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26 Insanely Useful iPhone Tips That You May Not Know About

There are so many features on the iPhone that I enjoy using such as 3D Touch, AirDrop, Night Shift, Widgets, and voicemail transcriptions. If you have been using an iPhone for a while, then you probably already know how to use most of the features. However, there are a number of features that are …

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Apple's Workflow App: What It Is and How to Use It

Apple has acquired an new app that will let iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad users get things done faster than ever before. <br>The app, called Workflow, …

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Watch the Trailers For the Sexiest Movies on Netflix

If going to the theater to watch a sexy movie seems like too much effort, here are the hottest films you can stream straight from your couch. Ahead, watch the trailers for the sexiest movies streaming on Netflix.

Apple TV How To: Force Quit an App, Restart, or Factory Reset Your Fourth-Generation Apple TV

While your fourth-generation Apple TV will usually run great, occasionally a misbehaving app or process may require you to kill the app or reboot or …

How to delete your Yahoo! data and shut down your account

Update: Yahoo! has just disclosed yet another data breach. This time of 32 million accounts accessed using "forged" cookies. This follows over a …

Flip or Flop’s Christina El Moussa on the Terrifying Day She Decided to Leave Tarek

Flip or Flop’s <i>Christina El Moussa opens up about her very public divorce and why she’s “genuinely happy” for the first time in years. Subscribe now</i> …

Texas forever? Where Chip and Joanna Gaines would live after Waco

There's just something about Waco, Texas, that works for Chip and Joanna Gaines, whose "Fixer Upper" show on HGTV is a breakout hit. The hometown city has been the base for their various home renovations around Central Texas since the show began airing in 2013.<p>But if the married hosts and parents …

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5 Easy Ways to Make the Best Scrambled Eggs of Your Life | MyRecipes

Scrambled eggs may be one of the first things we learn to cook as kids, but they aren’t one of the first things we master. We’ve all encountered dry …

Guide to Spice Mixtures

Just a pinch of one of these aromatic spice mixtures will add depth and complexity to your next meal.<p><b>Chili Powder</b><p>This mixture is often behind the …

Dutch babies 101: What they are and how to cook them, plus recipes

When it comes to pancakes, I usually go Dutch.<p>A Dutch baby — also known as a German pancake, David Eyre's pancake or a Bismarck — is the preferred …

Pilots Swear By This One Carry-on Bag

And it's less than $150.<p>Finding the perfect carry-on bag is a bit of an oxymoron: what you need to pack can vary wildly, depending on your …

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Turkey nightclub attack claims victims from 14 countries

<b>Istanbul (CNN) —</b> Lubna Ghasnawi was among the glamorous crowd of young partygoers gathered inside Istanbul's Reina nightclub to ring in 2017 when a gunman opened fire, killing her and at least 38 others.<p>The 34-year-old entrepreneur was one of seven victims from Saudi Arabia who had traveled to …

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How to travel around the world by cruise ship

Until recently, round-the-world cruises were often little more than window dressing, with no real expectation that people would want to pay thousands of pounds to be away from home for three months at a time.<p>All that has changed. As more and more companies – Four Seasons, Crystal, Abercrombie & …

​iOS 10's new approach to apps: Don't open them at all

Commentary: The future of Apple's iOS approach moves to quick access everywhere. It may be a sign of iPhone and iPad experiences to come.<p>My first impressions of iOS 10, seeing it up close, were of those smart notifications that now pop up whenever the phone is lifted. No button-pressing necessary. …

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Orlando killer may have scoped out other targets

ORLANDO — The gunman whose shooting spree at a packed nightclub left 49 people dead sounded "cool and calm" in negotiations with police before officers stormed the club in a brutal firefight that ended the siege, Orlando Police Chief John Mina said Monday.<p>Also on Monday, several regulars at the …

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Cheers! Toast like a local on International Beer Day

Toasting on any holiday is customary-- but today its pretty much mandatory. Aug. 7 is International Beer Day so keep a cold one close by and be prepared to raise it high.<p>But depending on where you decide to pop a brew, tradition may dictate a slightly different way to salute your drinking …

You’re a travel snob. Here’s how I know.

You don’t want to hang out with people from your own country while abroad.<p>You’re not the only American who has ever left the country, so kindly get …

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3516-1_2.jpg<p>Beer-Marinated Citrus Grilled Chicken<p>Simple, versatile ingredients that you probably already have on hand can be the most effective for …

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This Nightmare Machine Mows Ditches

This horrifying thing is a Claas Xerion 3300 VC Octopus, which is a stupid name because it has four arms instead of eight. But don't say that to its …

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Evolution Man Revitalizing Eye Gel

1 / 8<p>Quality<p>Good<p>The product goes on easy. A small amount goes a long way. It basically moisturizing the skin under the eye, so it is not an overnight …

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