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Take Your Bacon to the Next Level with Pink Peppercorns

A sprinkling of black and pink peppercorns is a great way to dress up your bacon for company.<p>We're the first ones to admit that bacon needs little help to be the star of your brunch spread. Whether it's accompanying fluffy waffles or scrambled eggs, that salty, meaty bite anchors any gut-busting …

PIXEL Brings Old School Video Game Art To Life In Your Home

Take your old Lite-Brite and turn it up to 11. Add Bluetooth, tuck in animation support, and let people draw their designs via smartphone. What do you get? Something like PIXEL.<p>The (aptly named) PIXEL is a display built specifically for showing off pixel art. A pixel art photo frame, if you …

UPDATED: Fin, The Bluetooth Ring That Turns Your Hand Into A Wireless Controller, Hits Its Funding Goal

Back at CES in January, TechCrunch met Fin, the Bluetooth ring that went on to become one of our Hardware Battlefield finalists. Fin, which turns your hand into a wireless controller for smartphones, TVs, and other connected devices, just reached its $100,000 Indiegogo goal. Now Fin is aiming for …

Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

Philips' smart lighting tells you where to go in the grocery store

Ever spent ages wandering the grocery store while looking for a hard-to-find ingredient? If Philips brings its new connected retail lighting to your local supermarket, you may always know where to go. The technology uses light-based communication to create a positioning grid for your smartphone, …

‘You’re going to have a heart attack’ – Apple’s iWatch could predict medical emergencies

Most smartwatches on the market today pair with a smartphone, offering a range of notifications such as incoming calls, emails, chat messages, and …

Smart jewelry could save your life someday

Women facing imminent danger when walking down the street or getting into their cars will soon have new safety options in the booming wearables space.<p>Sense6, a five-member startup based in San Francisco, is unveiling jewelry pieces that sync to a user’s cellphone to alert authorities when the …

One reason to get a PS4 or Xbox One: The sports games

With the PS4 and Xbox One launching over the next couple of weeks, I've been asking my fellow editors whether they're getting one, and if so, which one? Many currently have a PS3 or Xbox 360 -- or both -- so they're in the game, so to speak, and would be candidates for a new system. However, the …

F-bombs away! Twitter map tracks curses in real time

Fiddlesticks! Fracking! Fudge! Nope, not THAT F-word. We're talking about the saucy verb that was supposedly first used in "Flen flyys," a circa-1475 poem that mocked friars for their alleged extracurricular activities with other men's wives. (Seriously, look it up on Wikipedia to spice up your …

Bubbli a cool app to see 360 degrees of the world

LOS ANGELES — Shooting pictures and video on our phones is a lot of fun, but let's face it, we're not getting the whole view of the world in our images.<p>A new app, Bubbli, out just this week, attempts to give us a full 360-degree view in what's known as a photosphere. A full top, bottom, left and …

Buckle Up: Apple’s Next 3 Years Will Be Insane

In the past three years, Apple has dared to be dull.<p>During Apple’s best years, between 2007 and 2010, Apple introduced the first iPhone and the first iPad, two world-changing products that now define the company (and bring in most of its revenue). These products, along with their touch interfaces …

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Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …

Chinese children die in school wall collapse

<b>Two Chinese children were killed and four others injured when a wall at their school collapsed on top of them.</b><p>Officials in Zhenxiong county, Yunnan province, said sacks of coal had been stacked against one side of the brick wall, pushing it over.<p>Local government official Song Yufeng said the …

Minor Dies After Reportedly Being Gang Raped, Set On Fire In India

A minor girl died in India on Wednesday after reportedly being gang raped and set on fire.<p>The unnamed child was assaulted by three village youths in the Sirsa Kalaar district of the northern city of Orai on Tuesday, Oct. 22, according to the Indo-Asian News Service. The girl's assailants reportedly …

Bangladesh disaster: 'Little help' for Rana Plaza victims

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1022000/1022082_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534629943_153576dfdc4bb1e0f9ebee375589385b<p><b>Six months after a major clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh, 94% of the victims are still awaiting compensation, a charity says.</b><p>The charity, …

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The UC Davis Pepper-Spraying Cop Gets a $38,000 Settlement

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Former UC Davis officer John Pike, famous for casually pepper spraying a group of students in the …

Australian firefighting plane crashes, causes new fire

A tragic twist in the effort to control the fires around Sydney left one dead<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>October 24, 2013 1:04pm (UTC)<p>As the intense wildfires burning across Australia began to ease Thursday morning, a pilot continuing to douse flames around Sydney fatally crashed into a national park, igniting …

Portugal reopens Madeleine McCann case over new leads

Portuguese prosecutors have ordered police to reopen their investigation into the six-year-old disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann after a review of the evidence found new leads, authorities announced Thursday.<p>The public prosecutor's office in Lisbon said the decision was made after "new …

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China trying to stop patients from killing doctors

China plans to beef up security in its hospitals to prevent the deaths of doctors and nurses in attacks by patients' relatives who become violent in their anger over the cost and quality of care.<p>BEIJING – China plans to beef up security in its hospitals to prevent the deaths of doctors and nurses …

Work begins to demolish Newtown school massacre site

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The firehouse is still there, just as it was on the day of the shooting, except for the 26 bronze stars adorning its roof: one for each victim of the<p>Sandy Hook Elementary Schoolmassacre.<p>The school is still there too, a short walk up the road, but not for long. This week, gates …

Reports: Box cutter used to kill Mass. math teacher

Student, 14, is charged with murder.<p>A box cutter was used to kill the 24-year-old math teacher whose body was found in the woods near her Massachusetts school, multiple media outlets were reporting Thursday.<p>Philip Chism, 14, is charged with murder in the death Tuesday of Colleen Ritzer, who taught …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

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Green Curry Burger Wins $100,000 in the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Contest

Congratulations to Erin Evenson from Brooklyn for winning the $100,000 grand prize awarded last weekend in Sutter Home's 2012 Build a Better Burger Contest. Her winning recipe for <b>7 Train Caramelized Green Curry Burgers</b> features beef patties mixed with pancetta fat and basted in green curry glaze, …