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14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Men's Fashion

'South Park' mocks the true cost of free-to-play games

There is nothing wrong with free-to-play as a concept, but the model is often built on concepts that are designed to get you hooked on a reward loop that's a bit more artificial than we're used to from the standard, one-price premium model.<p>It can be tricky to explain the process, even to people who …

The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare

Meet the woman JPMorgan Chase paid one of the largest fines in American history to keep from talking<p>She tried to stay quiet, she really did. But …

We Tested 11 String Cheeses And Separated The Winners From The Losers

Here's the thing about string cheese: It is to be strung, then rhythmically whipped into the mouth. It should never be chomped straight from the stick. People who think otherwise are not to be trusted.<p>String cheese is the ultimate "play food;" it's been providing entertainment straight from the …

Sodium Citrate Will Turn A Block Of Cheese Into The Creamiest Nacho Sauce Ever. Get Some.

There will be a nacho cheese fountain at my wedding reception someday. <i>(If a wedding never happens, this is a formal request that there</i> at least <i>be one at my funeral.)</i> Knowing this, you should now understand that the importance of nacho cheese in my life is paramount. So heed my advice: Sodium …

4 ways to lower your risks for game development, SuperData finds

Gaming is a huge industry, but it’s also a risky one.<p>More developers are switching to mobile gaming, an industry that could hit $20 billion worldwide this year. To help ease the risk of development, research firm SuperData talked to 41 U.K. game companies and completed five in-depth case studies …

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Dumplings Are Like Childhood Dim Sum

<i>By: Perry Santanachote</i><p>As a kid you were totally awesome: always eating grilled cheese, never paying taxes. But you were also stupid: not knowing about dim sum, never paying taxes. Which is why I decided to combine the best parts of your childhood and adult life into these fried, bite-size morsels …

grilled cheese

Say No to Mush: Common Dried Bean Mistakes to Avoid

Dried beans are more cost-effective and tastier than the canned variety—here's how to cook 'em right.<p>Canned beans are cheap and easy. But you know what's even cheaper and just as easy? Dried beans. Sure, most varieties require a little planning (you've got to soak those suckers before cooking), but …

Cooking

New Donkey Kong Country game made in Doom engine

Using the sprites, music and general design philosophy from all three SNES Donkey Kong Country games, modder DooMero has crafted a brand new DKC in the <i>Doom</i> engine.<p>You can check out a long play of <i>Donkey Kong Country DooM</i> on YouTube, and the thread detailing the making of the game on the ZDoom forums.<p>…

How to build your own Game Boy with a Raspberry Pi and a hot glue gun

Buying a Game Boy from Goodwill is something of a risky proposition. It's not so much the $5 it might cost you, but the unknown condition of the 25-year-old handheld.<p>That didn't stop a blogger who goes by "microbyter," who overcame the damage caused by an exploded battery in a secondhand Nintendo …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apps

A Texas Man Had The Perfect Response When Obama Asked If He Was Gay

Daniel Webb, a comedian and sometime drag queen based in Austin, Texas, got a hearty laugh out of President Barack Obama with a joke about his sex life.<p>According to the Austin Chronicle, the exchange occurred after the president asked Webb if he was gay while visiting a restaurant Thursday. When …

Civil Rights

5 Surprising Things You Can Do with Vinegar

There are some products hiding in your pantry that can actually be useful for multiple everyday things. I'm not talking about mayonnaise hair conditioning treatments, but rather real cleaning and cooking hacks that everyone should try -- and it starts with a bottle of vinegar. This product is not …

Vinegar

Here's Why You Need To Try Grape-Nuts Ice Cream, New England's Best Kept Dessert

You know how dogs sometimes resemble their owners? Well, regional foods have similarly been known to take on the qualities of the people who gave life to them. Today we're talking about Grape-Nuts ice cream, which if you think about it, is the result of marrying New England's trademark austerity …

Oil Paintings by Artist Josep Moncada

Sensual and seductive paintings with oil on canvas by Josep Moncada.<p>The artist was born in Mahon, the capital city of the Balearic Island Menorca in …

Art

Eight Rainbow Road Theme Songs In One Glorious Mashup

Rainbow Road is the final track in the final cup of <i>Mario Kart 8</i><i>.</i> It's been that way for <i>Mario Kart's</i> entirehistory. Each version of the circuit track …

Mario Kart

Final Fantasy Explorers Is An ‘Action RPG Final Fantasy With Multiplayer As A Possibility’

Final Fantasy Explorers director Atsushi Hashimoto and project manager Takahiro Abe recently spoke to Famitsu about the upcoming Nintendo 3DS game. …

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …