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BraveTart: How to Measure a Cup of Flour

When it comes to volume measurements, flour is one of the most vexing ingredients. Because flour is easily compacted or aerated depending on how it's handled, its mass per cup is highly variable. There are two main approaches to measuring flour by volume: dipping and spooning.<p>The dipping method …

The Latest: Work proceeds to get freed Americans out of Iran

VIENNA (AP) — The latest developments as Iran and world powers implement a landmark deal reached last year to curb Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions (all times local).<p>1 a.m.<p>The four Americans released in Iran under a negotiated prisoner exchange are …

Asia

Netflix is cracking down on proxy users

The practice of using VPNs to spoof one's location to the Netflix servers has long allowed those outside the US to watch American content that was not available locally. But in the wake of the launch of Netflix Everywhere, the company's new global service initiative, that practice is kaput. Netflix …

Uber fined $7.6 million in California for failure to report driver data

Uber has been fined $7.6 million by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for a failure to report data on its drivers, according to the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>. The ride-hail company said it plans to appeal the decision to the state's Court of Appeals, but will pay the fine in the meantime to …

Transportation