Karen Elizabeth Welch

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Apple Taps UK Engineer for New Optical Image Stabilization System for iOS Device Cameras

In line with yesterday's report claiming that the iPhone 6 will retain an 8-megapixel rear camera while focusing on other aspects such as image stabilization to improve performance, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office yesterday published an Apple patent application (via <i>Unwired View</i>) outlining a …

Norman Foster unveils plans for elevated 'SkyCycle' bike routes in London

Gliding through the air on a bike might so far be confined to the fantasy realms of singing nannies and aliens in baskets, but riding over rooftops could one day form part of your regular commute to work, if Norman Foster has his way.<p>Unveiled this week, in an appropriately light-headed vision for …

21 Joys Of Having A Work BFF

Love means never having to say, "Who wants to go to happy hour?"

FYI: Do Fat People Stay Warmer Than Thin People?

Pack on some extra pounds for winter<p>At the yearly Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia, participants often smear their bodies with animal fat for insulation against the 70-degree water. But their own body fat also helps to keep them warm, like an extra layer of clothing beneath the skin. When …

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Evidence suggests a 12.2-inch Samsung Android Note Pro tablet in the works

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>Samsung appears ready to try a bigger Android(s goog) slate in 2014, perhaps a tablet that can suffice as a …

W.H. stands by birth-control rule

The Obama administration Wednesday said the Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverage regulations are fair — and they don’t really hurt the Denver-based religious organization that got a temporary New Year’s Eve reprieve from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.<p>“We defer to the Department of …

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2014 Movies: The 44 Most Anticipated Blockbusters, Comedies, Dramas, & More

Marvel<p>2013 was, by almost everyone's account, a pretty stellar year for movies, which it didn't necessary look like it was going to be from the outset, what with the high number of sequels, spin-offs, and "shared universe" titles on the calendar. (You can read our own recap of our 50 favorites …

'Fresh Prince' Dad James Avery Dies Dead At 68

<b>James Avery</b> -- the beloved dad on "<b>The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</b>" -- has died at age 68 ... TMZ has learned.<p>Sources close to the actor tell TMZ he died …

iPhone users smartest, Test of Wits says. BlackBerry? Sorry

A series of brain teasers, called Test of Wits, put brainy hurdles in front of 2,000 smartphone users. Apple users finish 5 seconds before anyone else.<p>You are your smartphone, and your smartphone is you.<p>It is, by now, an accepted wisdom that your choice of pocket computer says more about you than …

Mobile Technology

The Right Way to Store Cheese

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Good cheese is an investment -- protect it.</i><p>When it comes to cheese, sometimes our eyes are bigger than our stomachs. Ideally, you shouldn't buy more …

How to Whip Your Kitchen Into Shape

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Did your kitchen fall into disarray in 2014? Give last year's guide to whipping it into shape another look -- and promise to do better this time …

Kitchens

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

Dessert

Please Bake Our Least Popular Recipe of 2013: Chocolate Cake?!

The least popular recipe of 2013 was this Chocolate Cake with Milk Chocolate-Peanut Butter Frosting . Why? We don't know—it's delicious!<p>As we compiled our top 10 recipes of 2013, we had to take a peek, for curiosity's sake, at the <i>least</i> popular recipes of 2013. And at the very bottom of the list was …

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Ask a Cicerone: What's the Best Way to Learn About Beer?

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Ask a <i>what</i>? A Certified Cicerone®. That is, a beer expert who has passed a particular certification exam administered by the Craft Beer Institute. You can think of them as beer sommeliers.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Does your New …

What to Do with Leftover Wine

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: So you popped the cork on too many bottles this holiday season (who didn't?) -- here's what to do with all that wine when it's no longer good enough to</i> …

Kale Recipes So You Don't Die

Tara Donne, Tara Donne<p>Frosted gingerbread cookies. Thick eggnog spiked with booze. Meaty drumsticks. Gravy. Butter. Carbs. More butter. Ah, the …

From the Blender: Easy Mango-Blackberry Smoothie

<b>Editor's note:</b> We're sharing a new juice or smoothie recipe every weekday in January. Got a favorite juice or smoothie combo? Tell us about it in the comments section! Looking for more smoothie and juice ideas? Start here...<p>I recently cleaned out my kitchen, attempting to free up a little counter …

Pizza Innovations: Thinking Outside the Box

A while back we covered the recent publication of Slice contributor and pizza tour guide Scott Wiener's new book, <i>Viva La Pizza!</i> The book looks at his <i>incredibly</i> extensive collection of pizza boxes, and at the time the focus was on the variously artistic covers.<p>Recently, Scott shared an excerpt from …

The Best Gluten-Free Pastas

Gluten-free pasta doesn't have to feel like a sacrifice. To prove it, a panel of Bon Appétit editors gathered in the Test Kitchen for a blind taste test.<p>Gluten-free pasta doesn't have to feel like a sacrifice. To prove it, we procured 35 types (in five different shapes) from over a dozen producers: …

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Dude Casually Lifts — Literally — 250-Pound Safe From Massachusetts Restaurant

Weymouth steakhouse Stockholders was packed with customers on Sunday night when a man wandered through the back of the house and later walked off …

Fancy Cupcakes

From classic and elegant to whimsical and fun, these 30 stunning beauties convey the message that this is indeed a special occasion.

6 Foods That Speed up Your Metabolism

<i>Alessandra Bulow</i><p>If you're already inhaling Christmas cookies like it's your job this holiday season, take a moment to wipe off the crumbs from your footie pajamas and strategize some meals with foods that are proven to help rev up your metabolism.<p>"First of all, eating breakfast can make a huge …