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Will Smith Gets 'Jiggy Wit It' on 'Letterman'

Will Smith may be plotting a music comeback, especially if rumors that he’s been in the studio with Kanye West are to be believed, but for now the …

VLC for iOS back in the App Store for some/upgraders, should be available to all shortly

The VLC for iOS app–a favorite media player for many–has returned to the App Store in some countries and is expected to be available for all shortly. Some existing US users (us included!) are also reporting on Reddit being able to update to the latest version (2.4.1) if they have the previous …

App Store

Drugs, Guns, And Selfies: Gangs On Social Media

Can monitoring the social media activities of drug cartels and criminal gangs help disrupt their real-life networks?<p>Dr. Robert Muggah’s typical working day involves drugs, guns, and violence. At the SecDev Foundation in Canada and the Igarapé Institute in Rio de Janiero, his team monitors the …

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SketchDeck Raises Half A Million For Its On-Demand Design Service

A company offering a full graphic design on demand service, SketchDeck, has raised half a million in new funding after completing nearly 2,000 projects, some of which have been as simple as a PowerPoint presentation and others which have been as complex as a complete company rebranding. The funding …

Startups

Rethinking slow cooking

Slow cookers – possibly the only devices designed to save you time by doing things more slowly – have been around since 1971, but it seems we’re only …

Why “American Sniper” Chris Kyle’s defenders are so misguided

<b>Bradley Cooper in "American Sniper"</b><p>Reflexive rallying behind the Clint Eastwood film and its hero speaks to the darker nature of American patriotism<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>January 28, 2015 10:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>That’s an important distinction because, as <i>American Sniper</i> …

Political Science

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read, or Read Again, in 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is perhaps the rarest and most coveted asset an entrepreneur has in their life. The time to read is a crucial but often challenging feat to tackle on every entrepreneur’s to-do list. So when you take the time out of your hectic day …

Self-improvement

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

11 Mind-Blowing Split Depth 3D Gifs

It's not a trick. It's an ILLUSION.<p><b>February 6 Update:</b> We've made a video that combines 40 of the most impressive split depth gifs we've seen yet. Is …

Priority Bicycles: Successful Kickstarter Campaign Creates New Bicycle Concept

Business analysts were shocked last year when 34-year-old Cole Systems Associates CEO Dave Weiner<p>Business analysts were shocked last year when …

Kickstarter

Panasonic LX100 Review: A Small Camera So Good At So Many Things

The Panasonic LX100 might just be the best small camera ever made.<p>It's part of a new breed of camera that—while not totally pocketable—is insanely …

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

Ski Resorts

5 Tricks That Make Your Slow Cooker Even More Useful, If That's Even Possible

The slow cooker is a magical device. Put a couple ingredients in it, turn it on, leave for work and return to a fully cooked, flavorful and tender meal. You can make everything from French onion soup to carne asada nachos in your slow cooker, but its almost mystical powers don't stop at dinner. You …

Cooking

Articles about 8-products-help-you-be-more-productive on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they embrace a simpler lifestyle that...<p>When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...<p>Driving in the car, working at your desk, …

I Have the Freedom to Say that the Charlie Hebdo Massacre Is Not About Free Speech

They say that the best things in life are free. But, no, I have to <i>pay</i> for my pelvic massages.<p>Nevertheless, speech is still free, which is <i>one</i> of the best things in life... I mean, not counting the Westboro Baptist Church protests, Snoop Dogg's tweets, and any Academy Award acceptance speech in which …

Rights & Freedoms

Google's Chrome Remote Desktop app now lets you access a home PC from your iPhone

There are plenty of remote desktop apps that let you log into and control a home computer from your iPhone or iPad. But some of the better options cost money and probably aren't as simple as logging into your Google account. Today, Google released its Chrome Remote Desktop app, already on Android …

16 Ways to Roast Your Winter Vegetables

You've probably roasted vegetables before, and realized it's a pretty simple operation: Peel, chop, dress. Throw the vegetables into a hot oven, move 'em around once or twice, then let them caramelize. Wait 'til they're tender on the inside, crunchy on the outside (i.e., all hot and sexy, as …

10 Great Things You Can Do in L.A. Any Time For Exactly $5

<b>Drink amazing cocktails</b><br>All of 1933 Group’s concept-driven cocktail bars — including Thirsty Crow, Oldfield’s and Bigfoot East and West — offer …

11 Ways to Flavor Roast Chicken

A roast chicken’s personality can change drastically depending on how you season it. Here are 11 ways to flavor your next roast chicken.<p>Truth: A …

Apple And IBM Seize The Mobile Moment To Energize Enterprise Software

Quick, what was the biggest tech story of 2014? According to mobile analyst Horace Dediu, it was the deal between Apple and IBM to collaborate on the next generation of enterprise apps. In his post Friday, Biggest News of 2014, Dediu writes, “this new union is profoundly important. It indicates and …

The Toughest & Slimmest iPhone 6 Cases

I've shared with you how important it is to protect your iDevices—I was recently able to upgrade to the new iPhone 6 ($299) and received $295 from Gazelle for my "old" iPhone 5S because it was in stellar condition. My new iPhone 6 cost me $4 because I kept a case and screen protector on it at all …

‘Duet Display’ App Turns Your iPad into a Second Display for Mac

A new app titled ‘Duet Display’, which has been developed by <i>Rahul Dewan</i>, an engineer who worked at Apple for almost three years on the iPad and iMac, …

Apps

Workflow pushes the limits of how powerful iOS can be

Meet the Flat White, the Coffee Drink Taking the U.S. by Storm

The Australian coffee craze is about to make it big in America<p>The latest Aussie invasion has nothing to do with beers, bands, or crocodiles. But it does have a strong connection to an Australian breakfast.<p>It's the <b>flat white</b>, the Australian answer to the latte, and it's a name you should know the …

Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro Notebook: A Thin, Stylish Ultrabook Alternative

For the past few weeks I’ve been living with an almost anorexically thin notebook. Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro, with its trademark “watchband” hinge is <i>the</i> thinnest full-fledged notebook I’ve ever used. It’s a 13-inch machine that weighs 2.62 pounds and measures a half inch thick. By way of comparison, …

The best careers for travelling the world

Dreaming of a job that pays you to travel? Who doesn't? Competition is stiff and salaries aren't always something to write home about, but here's our pick of the best jobs to turn that daydream into reality.<p>Flight attendant<p>Yes, flight attendants travel the world but short haul staff rarely leave …

Sriracha2Go

So you love sriracha. Who doesn't? But unfortunately, not every establishment keeps this famed rooster sauce on hand for the chili enthusiast. …

How Tesla got Nevada to give it $1.4B in exchange for a giant battery factory

Elon Musk is riding high.<p>He’s running two acclaimed companies, SpaceX and Tesla. The former recently scored a multi-billion-dollar contract with NASA to shuttle supplies and astronauts to the International Space Station. The latter is building one of the most highly acclaimed cars ever, …

Are electric cars greener? Depends on where you live

Long thought a thing of the future, electric cars are becoming mainstream. Sales in the United States of plug-in, electric vehicles nearly doubled last year. Credible forecasts see the number rising within a decade to half a million vehicles per year, which would easily exceed sales of the Toyota …

Electric Vehicles