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The Best Trader Joe's Products Of All Time

If you've got a Trader Joe's in your neighborhood, chances are it's your go-to supermarket. It's cheap, convenient, and the snacks are unbeatable. It …

A reading list to expand your mind

This year, we published stories that enlightened, moved and excited us. The BBC Future team share their personal favourites.<p><i>David Robson – Writer</i><p>My pick: How your eyes trick your mind<p>It's been a privilege to see my stories appear alongside the work of some really talented writers this year. Tom …

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy 2015: Cheatsheet and Tips for Nailing Every Pick

Are you ready to get slapped in the face with so much fantasy knowledge you'll take off an imaginary glove and challenge me to a duel?<p>No?<p>I don't blame you. That would be weird. So instead, just enjoy this fantasy football advice that I'll softly, gently lay at your feet. Let's not fight, OK?<p>OK.<p><b>Top</b> …

2015 Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Strategy and Cheat Sheet for Opening Rounds

No matter what you do throughout the season, your fantasy football hopes can rely on your performance in the first few rounds of the draft. Don't mess it up.<p>While there are certainly situations outside of your control like injuries and off-field issues, you want to make sure you build a core that …

Fantasy Football 2015: 4-Round Mock Draft and Strategy

Are you still feeling a bit panicked about what you might do early in your fantasy football draft? You've come to the right place, so keep calm and read on.<p>The beginning of the draft is a very important time during which you'll form the core of your squad, so you'll definitely need a good attack …

Fantasy Football 2015: Skill-Position Rankings and Top Sleepers

Projected Top 20 Fantasy Quarterbacks for 2015<p>Rank<p>Player<p>Team<p>1<p>Andrew Luck<p>Indianapolis Colts<p>2<p>Aaron Rodgers<p>Green Bay Packers<p>3<p>Russell Wilson<p>Seattle Seahawks<p>4<p>Peyton Manning<p>Denver Broncos<p>5<p>Ben Roethlisberger<p>Pittsburgh Steelers<p>6<p>Eli Manning<p>New York Giants<p>7<p>Drew Brees<p>New Orleans Saints<p>8<p>Matt Ryan<p>Atlanta Falcons<p>…

Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

How to make your non-stock Android phone look like a Google Play Edition device

Ever since the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and HTC One Google Play Edition devices launched, they’ve been all the rage. If you like the stock look, there’s a …

Andromizer is a “one-stop shop” app for tweaks and settings

One of the great things about Android is the ability to tweak and adjust so many different settings. A challenge for anyone looking to dig deep into …

Weekend App And Game Sales: ROM Toolbox Pro, Pixel Fleet LWP, Deathsmiles, And More

It's Saturday night and you've got a hot date... with apps. Oh, don't look so disappointed. Saving money on cool apps and games is almost as good as …

From the Editor's Wrist: So I finally got a Pebble ...

So I finally picked up a Pebble smartwatch. Best Buy's finally got them in stock, and it even managed to ship out the same day I ordered, and get …

Wearable Tech

TED Radio Hour: The Hackers

What if there were a way to hack into your brain and make your life better? Neurosurgeon Andres Lozano is doing just that. He told TED Radio Hour host Guy Raz how.<p>Transcript<p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST:<p>Time now for an idea worth spreading from the TED Radio Hour. What if there were a way to hack into your …

'Lovelace': A Sex Superstar's Struggle To Show Herself

A new biopic explores the story of Linda Lovelace, star of the 1970s film <i>Deep Throat</i>. Directors Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein talk with host Jacki Lyden their film, <i>Lovelace</i>.<p>Transcript<p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST:<p>This is WEEKENDS on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Jacki Lyden.<p>Coming up, we have a …

Author, Feminist, Pioneer: The Unlikely Queen Of Sci-Fi

<i>Stephen Burt latest book is the poetry collection,</i> Belmont.<p>We can go to science fiction for its sense of wonder, its power to take us to far-off places and future times. We can go to political fiction to understand injustice in our own time, to see what should change. We may go to poetry — epic or …

Faux Meth Is Big Business In 'Breaking Bad' Town

On a hot summer afternoon in Albuquerque, N.M., the setting for the hit TV show <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a trolley that resembles a roving adobe house is packed with tourists.<p>The series follows Walter White, a chemistry teacher who turns to cooking methamphetamine to provide for his family after he gets …

Police Rescue Teen, Kill Suspect In Idaho Wilderness

An intense, week-long search for teenager Hannah Anderson and her alleged abductor ended in the Idaho wilderness when police shot and killed the suspect and rescued the girl.<p>Suspected kidnapper James DiMaggio, 40, was killed by an FBI agent after his campsite was discovered on Saturday in an aerial …

The Great Stories Happening In Baseball

Early last week, Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees gave a press conference about his suspension in connection with charges of using performance-enhancing drugs. He deflected questions about his future in baseball, asking the press to focus on "all of the great stories that are happening in …

Sending Poetry To Mars

Poets from around the globe have been sending Haikus to a group of scientists in hopes their verse may make it to the planet Mars. Host Rachel Martin has the story.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Now, to a story I'll do entirely in haiku, so bear with me. And just in case you need a primmer: just …

An Engineer Beats The Physics Of Traffic

William Beaty, an electrical engineer, has come up with a "traffic fluid dynamics" theory to explain traffic jams, and tells host Rachel Martin how drivers can help smooth out the waves of traffic flow.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Ah, the road trip - one of the great American summer rituals. But …

'Homeland' Season 3 Trailer: 15 Observations

The first official trailer for Season 3 of the Showtime series ‘Homeland’ has arrived.<p>It's true. <i>Homeland</i> is reentering our lives on September 29! And …

The Week in Weird: A Skyscraper Missing Elevators, ‘Frankenfish’ & More

From a skyscraper with missing elevators to the world-record ‘Frankenfish’ & more.<p>1. 47-Story High-Rise Forgets Crucial Thing<p>You had one job. A …

Journalism’s Least Safe and Most Intriguing Site: NSFWCorp.com

Winston Ross on Weinergate’s most intriguing beneficiary: the Not Safe for Work new-media experiment.<p>Remember that time the manager for New York …

Why Time Warner Cable Can’t Cave to CBS’s Demands

Daniel Gross says intransigence isn’t keeping the cable giant from giving in to CBS—but a crumbling market.<p>The grudge match between media titans Time …