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Skip the Mixer and Make Whipped Cream by Hand

Sure, you could use a mixer to make your own whipped cream. But here's why we actually prefer to make ours by hand.<p>As far as we're concerned, a shortcake isn't complete without a large dollop of pillowy, freshly whipped cream to top it off. And although many recipes will call for a mixer to do the …

Dessert

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers

Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled Friday from a U.S. airline to a cruise ship off Belize, with Frontier contacting hundreds who flew with an infected nurse and Carnival quarantining a health worker only tangentially linked to an Ebola patient's care.<p>The airline's move …

Nexus 5 problems and how to fix them

The Nexus 5 is recognized by many gadget lovers as one of the least expensive high-end Android handsets on the market, designed to give users optimized hardware and fantastic quality for a price that wasn’t going to break the bank However, just like any other phone, inexpensive or otherwise, the …

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Obama declares US must be more aggressive in monitoring Ebola

US president said world leaders need to marshal extra finances and personnel to ‘bend the curve of the epidemic’ in west Africa<p>Barack Obama has warned of Ebola spreading globally if more is not done to stop the epidemic raging out of control in west Africa, as he urged the US public not to lose …

Snapchat nude photos, videos reportedly leaked online

A Sunday event known as the "The Snappening" may have revealed compromising photos for an unknown number of Snapchat's users of a third-party website, according to The Guardian.<p>Hackers on Sunday posted photos and videos of Snapchat users, some of them underage, following through with a threat …

Apps

Find my dog: Whistle bringing GPS to next-gen pet wearable

Startup bringing wearable devices to canines packs a key feature into its next device that will track a pet's location.<p>Whistle, a leading maker of wearable activity monitors for our canine companions, is bringing GPS to its next generation device. This will allow pet owners to now track the …

Pets

EE Launches Its Own 'Eagle' Tablet, New MiFi Devices and Plans

UK mobile operator EE has launched a range of new devices which include a MiFi unit designed specifically for in-car use, its first own tablet and new 4G plans.<p>The new devices were announced today alongside news that 4G customer signups have finally overtaken the number of new 3G customers signing …

AT&T adds additional solar charging stations in New York

Engadget alerts us to AT&T doubling the number of Street Charge stations in New York City. Inspired by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, which left many city residents and network providers without a power source, AT&T launched the street stations in June of 2013.<p>Now, AT&T is installing an additional 45 …

Solar Charging

Chinese Noodles 101: How to Make Lo Mein With Beef and Broccoli

From crispy pan-fried noodles to a bowl of wonton noodle soup, fresh Chinese egg noodles are a staple of Chinese restaurants. Just like Italian pasta or ramen, when cooked properly, they should have a firm bite and springy texture, and the wide variation in thickness and springiness makes Chinese …

Geek Deal: 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' on DVD for $11.99/Season – /Film

Amazon has a great deal going on Avatar: The Last Airbender: Seasons 1-3 on DVD. You can grab any or all of the series for $11.99 for each season. …

BatteryBox portable charger promises to keep the juice flowing even after five years

A new portable battery promises to carry enough juice to charge eight iPhones and keep your MacBook Air going for 12 hours, <i>five years</i> after you buy it. Unlike others that lose their capacity over time, BatteryBox uses a new energy management system called BatteryOS that monitors what's going on …

Arctic sea ice: Warm rivers help accelerate melting.

Arctic sea ice is like the fabled canary in a coal mine when it comes to global warming. The far north is very sensitive to changes in climate, with …

Katy Perry On Miley Cyrus Kiss: 'That Tongue Is Infamous'

Katy Perry hit Australia this week, stopping by the local morning show "Sunrise" to meet with fans and promote her latest album, "Prism." During Perry's interview with the talk show hosts, her recent encounter with Miley Cyrus became a topic of conversation.<p>The "Roar" singer recently attended …

HIV gene therapy using GM cells hailed a success after trial

Radical treatment helps patients' defences against virus by replacing immune cells with genetically modified versions<p>A radical gene therapy to combat HIV using genetically modified cells that are resistant to the virus has been declared a success by scientists following the first clinical trial.<p>The …

Five-tonne dinosaur species discovered

Torvosaurus gurneyi was up to 10m long and had 10cm blade-shaped teeth, say scientists who found fossils in Portugal<p>Fossilised remains of what scientists believe was the largest terrestrial predator ever to have roamed Europe have been found in Portugal.<p>The dinosaur, a new species named <i>Torvosaurus</i> …

Tips And Hacks To Get Better Z's

Because everyone can use a little advice<p>Ready to sleep like a baby and start feeling well-rested? We've got you covered.<p>For the most important things anyone can do for improved shuteye, we contacted Bernie Miller, supervisor at the Sleep Disorders Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. But because …

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Comic: The 8 Types of STAR WARS Fans

9 Ways to Use a Meat Pounder

<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: Your meat pounder is more versatile than you think -- here are 9 ways to use it.</i><p>There are the cooking techniques that calm us down: kneading dough, …

White Chocolate Cherry Almond Biscotti Recipe

White chocolate, cherries, and almonds make these dessert-worthy biscotti.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 cups all purpose flour3/4 cup finely ground cornmeal1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon salt3/4 cup sugar3 eggs1/2 teaspoon almond extract1 1/2 tablespoons milk1 cup chopped white …

How to Make Maple Cream

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: What's the purest, most decadent way to enjoy maple syrup, apart from drinking it straight from the tree? Make a batch of Carey Nershi from</i> …

5 Links to Read Before Cooking Pork

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: America's (meat) sweetheart takes center stage.</i><p>In honor of the Piglet, we're paying homage to The Other White Meat. From deli-sliced ham and barbecue …

The 7 Best Tech Gadgets For Pets

Even cats and dogs can benefit from the latest gizmos<p>Even cats and dogs can benefit from the latest gizmos

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

El Niño may return late this year, experts say

El Niño, nature's most powerful influence on weather around the globe, has been in a lull for two years. But indications suggest that could change as early as fall.<p>Since spring 2012, the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean has not warmed enough to create an El Niño. Nor has it cooled to form a La Niña. …

Adorable 4-Year-Old Girl Creates Fashionable Paper Dresses

The world's next big designer may just be this four-year-old girl whose love for fashion goes way beyond the average kid. The young girl, lovingly called Mayhem by mom Angie (@2sisters_angie), was not satisfied with playing dress-up in store-bought princess dresses or in her mom's clothes. She …

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'Flappy Bird' creator breaks silence, says he pulled hit game because it was 'addictive'

Indie developer Dong Nguyen has broken his silence following the sudden removal of his popular <i>Flappy Bird</i> game recently. In an interview with <i>Forbes</i>, Nguyen says the game was originally designed to be played "when you are relaxed." However, the notoriously difficult game, created in mid-2013, rose …