John Navab

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Make These Popovers — Right NOW

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p>Nothing says Christmas like a popover. Well, okay, maybe that sugar cookie or a cup of eggnog or — okay, a …

Dessert

Get In The Holiday Spirit With These Festive DIY Cocktails

We really want to make a Christmas spirit(s) joke right now, but we'll spare you. Instead, we'll just serve up the good stuff: three simple recipes …

Samsung’s new smart TV doesn’t mean the end of the remote control

Samsung will premiere its new line of smart TVs in 2014.<p>In the future, kids won't only fight over the remote control. They will also battle over what to watch by shouting and gesticulating wildly at their television sets.<p>On Monday, Samsung announced it would unveil a new, more advanced version of …

Remote Controls

China Unicom launches a cloud of its own

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Chiyacat<p>Watch out Amazon: China Unicom just launched what Web Hot Review is calling a “full-service” …

The Air Walk

Air Rope is an inflatable rescue tunnel that can be deployed during flood situations. It is a safer option to the rope pulley system and is easier to …

Eleven things you didn't know about Apple

The company behind the ubiquitous iPhone and iPad is famously secretive, but there a few little known facts about the California-based company.<p>1 Steve Jobs was adopted and half Syrian<p>Apple’s legendary co-founder and chief executive died in October 2011, but while heading up the company Steve Jobs …

LG Introduces 34-inch UltraWide 4K Monitor

31-inch IPS display will sport a 4,096 x 2,160 resolution and Thunderbolt 2 connectivity.<p>At CES in a few weeks, LG will debut a number of new …

Gaia space telescope launches on mission to map the Milky Way

The Gaia space telescope blasted off into clear skies over South America on Thursday morning on an ambitious mission to map one billion stars in the Milky Way.<p>Engineers and scientists on the £625m mission celebrated a perfect launch from the European Space Agency's facility in Kourou, French Guiana …

Mega Millions: One winner collects prize, the other remains unknown

One mega-millionaire down, one to go.<p>While a 56-year-old Georgia woman celebrates her sudden fortune, the person with whom she will share a $648 million Mega Millions jackpot remains a mystery.<p>That person bought a ticket bearing the numbers 8, 14, 17, 20, 39 and Mega Ball 7 at Jenny’s Gift and Kids …

A Century After Her Death, America’s First Female Architect Gets Her Due

Louise Bethune, the first woman to work as a professional architect in the U.S., is being honored this week with a memorial grave marker.<p>This week, 100 years after she died, America’s first female architect is getting a grave marker. Louise Bethune, the first woman to be recognized as a …

Porsche Design Tower Has a Car Elevator for Billionaires

<i>Porsche Design Tower</i> is a residential building in Miami, currently being developed by Porsche Design and Dezer Development, that offers the luxury of an elevator for your car. The 60-story tower is an innovative architectural structure that is as impressive on the outside as it is on the inside. …

This Is The Playboy Bunny Of Stackable Chairs

Tom Dixon calls the Y Chair a “super serious stackable” and “bomb proof” piece of office furniture. But neither description is what first comes to mind when surveying the chair. With its geometric hourglass form, thanks to a heart-shaped back, and its simple black and white color scheme, the Y …

Luxury Vacation Club Inspirato Acquires Competitor Portico

Luxury vacation club Inspirato with American Express announced the acquisition of competitor Portico today.<p>The deal is being officially termed as a …

U.S. Disease Control Center Issues Travel Warning for St. Martin

U.S. health officials have issued a travel advisory for the Caribbean island of St. Martin because of a mosquito-borne disease.<p>The Centers for …

Finding Peace at Bhutan's Most Sacred Site: The Tiger's Nest

<i>Interested in traveling Bhutan? Come travel Bhutan with me 11-13 December 2017, to witness the annual Druk Wangyel Festival!</i><p>According to Sangay, I …

South America Can Now Crowdfund With Bitcoins

While the rest of us are messing around with our PayPals and Amazon Payments, some folks in Argentina have created the first crowdfunding platform in America to take Bitcoin.<p>The platform, called Idea.me focuses primarily on artistic, musical, and retail projects although, as evidenced by the …

Apple to Require New App Store Submissions to be 'Optimized for iOS 7' on February 1

Apple has published a new announcement for developers on its dev center website notifying them that all new App Store submissions must be built with the latest version of Xcode 5 and optimized for iOS 7.<p>Starting February 1, new apps and app updates submitted to the App Store must be built with the …

Brrrr! Visit These Places Made Entirely of Ice (Photos)

Frosty Fun<p>And you thought it was cold outside! From ice hotels and wedding chapels to frozen villages, see some of the craziest places completely …

Living in: The world’s healthiest cities

Five destinations across the globe that have excellent mass transit, ample green spaces and readily available healthcare.<p>What makes a city healthy? A combination of factors, ranging from readily available healthcare to excellent mass transit to a commitment to improving access to green spaces. …

Gigabit-Speed AC Wireless Routers Could Be One Of Your Smartest Home Tech Investments

If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch. One gift that could be even more useful than all of those could be a new wireless router …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

Over 60% of internet traffic doesn’t come from humans

It happened last year for the first time: bot traffic eclipsed human traffic, according to the bot-trackers at Incapsula.<p>This year, Incapsula says 61.5% of traffic on the web is non-human.<p>Now, you might think this portends the arrival of “The Internet of Things”—that ever-promised network that will …

Google Search

Andreessen Horowitz funds S.F. bitcoin startup

Coinbase, a provider of online bitcoin accounts and transaction services, raised $25 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.<p>Existing investors Union Square Ventures and Ribbit Capital are also participating in the second round, which brings the total funding to $31 million, the San Francisco …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

18 Happy Little Foods That Believe In You

Happyfood is an adorable Tumblr that you should follow if you ever need a pick-me-up.

25 Days of Cookies: Day 15, Raisin-Nut Spice Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 15: Raisin-Nut Spice Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>Things have gotten pretty out of hand here in Cookieland. Our …