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Carrot Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

Preparation<p>1. For the cake: Preheat oven to 350 F. Line the bottom of two 9″ round cake pans with parchment paper. Whisk together carrots, eggs, …

The Pirate Bay Launches A Mobile Website For Torrenting From Your Smartphone

Everyone’s favorite torrent site has just rolled out a mobile version: The Pirate Bay has now launched a new, mobile-optimized website it’s calling The Mobile Bay. Designed to work better on smartphones and tablets, like those running the iOS or Android operating system, the new site has an updated …

'Game of Thrones' stars don't take death lightly

SAN DIEGO — HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i> announced a bushel of new cast members during its panel Friday at Comic-Con, but the returning stars had plenty of opportunity to bask in fan adoration.<p>Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister, headlined a panel that …

‘Game of Thrones’ Reveals New Season 5 Characters

<i>Game of Thrones</i> will be growing its cast for season five, making up for notable losses recently incurred. During a panel at Comic-Con on Friday, HBO …

DEBUNKED: 7 Common Myths About The Brain

Everyone who has a brain seems to like talking about brains, but there's a lot of misinformation floating around. In their latest ASAP Science video, Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown list seven of the most common brain myths — and then explain why they aren't true.<p>Here are seven corrections of …

Myths

Hands On With The Samsung Gear Live, Its $199 Smartwatch Shipping July 7

Samsung has a new Android Wear device that it didn’t really make too much of a fuss about before: The Gear Live smartwatch. It unsurprisingly resembles its brethren the Gear, Gear 2 and Gear Neo, but it doesn’t use Tizen or Android (like the first gen Gear) and it doesn’t use the same interface …

The Rise Of Sleep-Tracking Technology

Sleep tracking is gaining steam in the tech world. Meet the newest entry.<p>Wearable devices are increasingly making it easier to track a person's health and fitness, but one area is emerging as arguably the most important — sleep.<p>Many popular wearable devices on the market, in addition to fitness, …

Mini-review: Galaxy S5 Active doesn’t add enough to be worth buying | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Every new Samsung flagship is quickly followed by a shotgun blast of variants, in keeping with Samsung's "flood the market" hardware development …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active review: a true flagship in a ruggedized body | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

At a glance<p>A true flagship in a ruggedized body<p>9.0<p>The Galaxy S5 Active is not a watered down (no pun intended) flagship in a rugged body. It IS a …

Samsung Wants To Play With Google And Apple In Mastering The Smart Home

The smart home space has been moving fast this past year. First, Google scooped up Nest for $3.2 billion in January and then Apple announced HomeKit for developers to safely hook up connected gadgets to the iOS. Now Samsung looks to be making a major move with a potential acquisition of startup …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S to premiere The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 trailer

There is probably nothing better to do with the Galaxy Tab S than watching movies. The screen, which has a resolution of 2560×1600, is incredibly …

[Weekend Poll] Will You Buy NVIDIA's Upcoming Shield Tablet?

On Friday, the proverbial <i>whole kit and caboodle</i> of NVIDIA Shield Tablet information leaked to the public ahead of the device's seemingly imminent …

Solve one of the biggest enigmas of the 20th century in Secret Files Tunguska

The year is 1908, and you find yourself in your father’s office in the Natural History Museum. Shockingly, it has been ransacked. However, there are …

Natural History Museum

VLC Streamer: Stream videos from almost any format from your home’s computer right on your iOS device

The great thing about our iOS devices is that they are entirely portable, allowing you to use them pretty much anywhere you’d like. However, you …

Best Free Apps of the Day on July 20. VLC Streamer, Trimaginator, Slide X Pro, & More

Stream videos from almost any format from your home’s computer right on your iOS device with the VLC Streamer. Trimaginator turns your photos into …

What happens when a $35,000 Tesla arrives?

What happens when a much more affordable Tesla arrives? An expert offered his thoughts to CNET.<p>Tesla said this week that its $35,000 entry, due in 2017 (or thereabouts), will be called the Model 3. One of the keys to making a cheaper Tesla is battery technology, as CEO Elon Musk pointed out to Auto …

Tesla

'Dog Park' Is One Of The Most Bizarre Games Ever Made And I Can't Wait To Play It

Now, you can add "dog" to the list.<p>That's thanks to a new virtual game called "Dog Park," created by New York-based game designer Kevin Cancienne.<p>The goal of the game is to be a dog. You play, wrestle, dig holes, bounce around, and otherwise act cute. That's the entire point of the game.<p>"'Dog Park' …

Arcade Games

The Fastest Way To Crack A 4-Digit PIN Number [Infographic]

Good ol' 1234 accounts for about 10 percent of passwords. That's more than the bottom 4,200 combinations put together.<p>We know people default to bad passwords, whether for their computers or banking PINs. But, we have to stress this here, people are <i>really</i> bad at picking passwords. This infographic …

Ocarina Of Time Speedrun Record Beaten With Near-Perfect Game

It's been a big few days for people who like to watch other people play video games real fast: the world records for both Ocarina of Time and Metroid …

Weekends with Engadget: Tokyo's vending machines, new buyer's guides and more!

This week, we learned about the dangers of stem cell treatment, explored the world of 3D motion capture and went on a vending machine shopping spree in Tokyo. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last seven days. Oh, and be sure to subscribe to our Flipboard magazine!<p>Experimental stem …

Whirlpool's new machine freshens your clothes in 10 minutes flat

Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes, right? Well, Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool apparently believe that these are terrible burdens …

How to Use Microsoft Office for Free

It’s no coincidence that one of the first things users ask when they purchase a new device is how to download Microsoft Office for free. Microsoft …

[New Android Wear App] Pay for your next Starbucks drink with Coffee Time

If you frequent Starbucks and own an Android Wear smartwatch, you need to download Coffee Time right now. It was one of my favorite apps for the Sony …

Nvidia's New Product Is A Shield Tablet With Tegra K1, Designed For PC And Android Gaming

<i>[Update: The lead rings true, and the details remain the same. Nvidia officially announced the Shield Tablet today, and beyond what I reported it does have some unique "firsts." It's the first tablet to natively support Twitch streaming, the first tablet with Nvidia's Shadowplay gameplay recording,</i> …

The future of warfare: Why we should all be very afraid

Imagine an army of robots with the power to decide whom and when to kill. Brace yourself, because it’s happening<p>Rory Tolan<p>July 20, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>It is said that in 16th-century Prague, a giant made of clay stalked the slums from moonrise till sunbreak. He kept a vigil, this earthen colossus, and …