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How to Make Chinese Steamed Buns from Scratch

<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: Whether you like your Chinese buns plain or filled, steamed or pan-fried, sweet or savory,</i> <i>Cynthia of Two Red Bowls</i> <i>is here to show you how to make</i> …

The Wizard of Minecraft

It’s a wet monday morning in Stockholm, and the door to Markus Persson’s office is closed. The wooden blinds to the windows that look out at the 35 …

19 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Disney Pixar's "UP"

Wait, HOW many balloons does it take to lift a house?!

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Galaxy S5 specs purportedly confirmed: “2K” display, 16MP camera, metal and plastic versions

Never one to do things small, Samsung looks like it is really planning to push the envelope with the Galaxy S5. SamMobile claims to have information …

I Wore the New Oculus Rift and I Never Want to Look at Real Life Again

So the Oculus Rift is fantastic. If you've used it in its original incarnation, you know that it's incredible. It's virtual reality done better than …

EA continues race to the bottom with unexplained SimCity offline reversal

Maxis has announced the upcoming release of an offline mode for the long-troubled <i>SimCity</i>, and the announcement isn't notable for what it offers, but for what it fails to address.<p>The official statement from Maxis' Patrick Buechner didn’t address how the addition of offline mode was possible, and …

Benefits Street – poverty porn, or just the latest target for pent-up British fury?

This year at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, manufacturers showed off the latest in TV technology: slightly curved screens. All TV screens were slightly curved before 1998, incidentally, but back then they were convex. Then we discovered flat screens. Now we're told concave curves are …

Teen Convicted Of 'Child Porn' Offences After Spreading 'Sexts' Of Boyfriend's Ex

A teenager in Canada has been convicted of child porn offences after spreading naked pictures of her boyfriend's ex.<p>Local news reports that the …

Calling 999 Does NOT Boost Your Mobile Phone Battery, Police Warn As Hoax Persists

Dialling 999 does not boost your mobile phone's battery. Obviously.<p>Well, apparently it's <i>not</i> that obvious.<p>Police have been forced to issue a statement …

SimCity Offline IS Coming After All

The descent of Sim City from being one of the most exciting video game prospects to most disappointing actual launches was swift, and brutal.<p>Most …

Not your average Popemobile: Pope sells Harley Davidson

PARIS (Reuters) - Signed “Francesco” on its tank, the 1,585 cc Harley Davidson Dyna Super Glide that will be auctioned for charity in Paris on February 6 has an unusual owner - Pope Francis.<p>Pope Francis (C) waves as he leaves during an audience with the diplomatic corps at the Vatican January 13, …

The Best of Art of Manliness 2013 | The Art of Manliness

Merry Christmas! The crew at the Art of Manliness will be taking the coming week off to spend time with family and reboot before the new year. So we …

Watch two 'Making of Pacific Rim' featurettes from ILM

The visual effects company Industrial Light and Magic have spoiled us of late over on their YouTube account. Just days after uploading a ‘Behind the …

Golden Globes 2014: 10 things we learned from this year's ceremony

Amy Poehler is America's – nay, <i>the world's</i> – sweetheart<p>It says a lot about Poehler's unflagging brilliance that her long overdue win for Best Actress in a Comedy TV Series wasn't even the best Poehler moment of the night. That title goes to, I don't know, maybe when she dressed up as Randy, Fey's …

How 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Wrecked Hollywood

The big movie news to break Wednesday night was the alleged casting of Gerald Butler in the upcoming <i>Point Break</i> remake, looking to take over the role made famous by Patrick Swayze<i>.</i> It was just the latest news in a flurry of news regarding various remakes, reboots, and revamps. Add that to</i> …

12 Of The Best Ideas From CES 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show is a boring affair, but if you look closely enough, it offers a taste of tomorrow. Behold, the future!<p>I’ve been to the Consumer Electronics Show more times than I’d like to admit. And while it’s considered a showcase of technology to come in the next year, it’s a …

What weird tech trends from CES 2014 mean to the average person

The Consumer Electronics Show is an annual lovefest between inventors and the gadgetry enthusiasts who love them. For the rest of us, this means we hear a lot about tech trends that sound too ridiculous to take seriously. The Internet of Things? Made up. Wearable technology? Too expensive. Brain …

We Pick the 10 Best Gadgets at CES

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Virgin Galactic finishes third supersonic flight, reaching its highest altitude to date

Today, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two ascended to the upper atmosphere for its third supersonic flight, and the highest to date. The ship reached an altitude of 71,000 feet, 2000 feet higher than the previous record, before returning safely to the ground under the guidance of chief pilot Dave …

Welcome to 2014: the age of flying cars, food in pill form and telepathic abilities between humans and donkeys. Or at least it would be if scientific …

Gaming Industry

CES 2014: Smartphones that see heat, plus other gadgets

Many tech companies made big announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>Click's LJ Rich looks at what was unveiled at CES 2014, including some of the more unusual gadgets from cameras allowing your smartphone to see heat, to mini 3D printers and smart socks and headbands to monitor …

Gear & Gadgets

An Inside Explanation Of Why Third Parties Have Left The Wii U

While it’s Saturday, and there isn’t much news in the video game world, I absolutely must point you to a fantastic read over at Eurogamer. Their piece, “The Secret Developers: Wii U – The Inside Story,” is written by an unnamed dev who worked on an early 3rd party Wii U title, and who has now spent …