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The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Hopper’s New Travel App Tells You The Best Time To Fly

A mobile application called Hopper, out today on iTunes, is using data and analysis from “billions” of flight prices in order to tell travelers when they should fly and buy tickets. The company claims that it’s able to save users as much as 40 percent on flights, and in 95 percent of cases will get …

Economy Class Gets An Upgrade... Wait, Make That a Downgrade

The lowly economy-class section is getting an upgrade in 2015. Or a downgrade, depending on your point of view.<p>At least two airlines are unveiling new coach class sections this spring. Alaska Airlines, with its Alaska Beyond service, will add custom leather seats, roomier overhead bins and new …

How 'Strange Magic' kept George Lucas's touch—without George Lucas

<i>Strange Magic</i> had been percolating in George Lucas’s mind since his days working on the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels. Yet when the filmmaker sold his production …

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

Quick look: The BlueSYNC SPB is an All-in-One Bluetooth speaker w/ FM radio, 2200mAH Powerbank, and more

The GoGroove BlueSYNC SPB combines all your favorite gadgets into one compact device. It’s a Bluetooth speaker, speaker phone, FM radio and 2200mAh rechargeable battery pack. You’ll feel like a kid again taking calls and listening to music as the controls are similar to those of a walkie-talkie or …

In 10 Years A Single Movie Could Generate Close To 1 Exabyte Of Content

The 205-page Coughlin Associates report on Digital Storage for professional media and entertainment looks at all aspects of professional media and entertainment. The report has projections for capacities and revenues out to 2019 and including data from surveys taken between 2009 and 2014. Tom …

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Sprint Starts Taking Galaxy Note 4 Pre-orders

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is up for pre-orders on major US carriers, except Sprint. But it’s about change as the carrier has started taking pre-orders of …

Amazon's new show might mark a new era in how you watch TV

On Friday, Amazon launched a new, highly anticipated show called "Transparent," starring Jeffrey Tambor as a transgender parent struggling to come out to her family.<p>The show's debut comes just days after AT&T announced a new package with Amazon: For $39 a month, new subscribers get broadband …

“Smellmaps” Chart City Odors, Mouth-Watering Or Repellant, Street By Street

Like a sommelier appreciates a fine wine, nose to glass, graphic designer Kate McLean appreciates a pungent street odor. Garlic, fresh laundry, cigarettes, malt: Nothing escapes the sensory maps she creates, charting cities in all their smelly glory.<p>“It’s a completely different way of knowing the …

Editors’ Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture

Here at Remodelista we’ve participated in our share of eBay auctions. We’ve also have been known to obsessively check the local Craigslist listings …

A Second Act For The Internet Of Things

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>David Hirsch is co-founder and partner of Metamorphic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm headquarterd in New York City. Prior to Metamorphic, he spent eight years at Google where he was on the founding team that launched Google’s advertising monetization strategy and</i> …

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

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