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DARPA funds $11 million tool that will make coding a lot easier

DARPA is funding a new project by Rice University called PLINY, and it's neither a killer robot nor a high-tech weapon. PLINY, named after Pliny the Elder who wrote one of the earliest encyclopedias ever, will actually be a tool that can automatically complete a programmer's draft -- and yes, it …

Russia statue dismantled after Apple CEO comes out

MOSCOW (AP) — A two-meter (six-foot) statue of an iPhone on a university campus in St. Petersburg has been taken down in response to last week's …

How to Beat Online Price Discrimination

A new study found that major e-commerce retailers show some users different prices or a different set of results.<p>Do you think you can find the lowest …

10 Dishes to Make with Almonds, America's New Favorite Nut

From candying the nuts to crushing them into pesto, here are 10 delicious ways to use almonds.<p>Almonds have surpassed peanuts as the country’s most …

How to make KFC Fried Chicken

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 8, 2014 72<p>Friday fries! We’re doing it.<p>Especially because if there is a time a place to …

Oatmeal Cookie Recipes That Are Anything But Wholesome

Oatmeal raisin is the Goody Two-Shoes of the cookie world. Chocolate Chip is the popular one. Peanut butter is the fun one. Macaroons are the rebellious ones. But oatmeal raisin is wholesome through and through. Which is why when it comes to cookies, oatmeal raisin wins only in being the least …

Rich and Creamy Tiramisu Recipe

Creamy, rich, and bursting with bold coffee flavors, tiramisu is one of my all-time favorite desserts (especially with homemade ladyfingers, though I'm not one to judge if you choose store-bought instead). My version is less eggy than typical recipes, putting the mellow flavor of mascarpone front …

7 Ways to Use a Cast Iron Frying Pan (Besides Frying)

Cast iron frying pans are versatile, durable, and remarkably cheap. While pans that have passed down for generations might have a whole lot of sentimental value, you can buy a brand new cast iron frying pan without shelling out much cash. But do you think of using one when you're not frying up …

Horchata Six Ways

The perfect nonalcoholic summer drink, horchatas are simple to make at home from a variety of easy-to-find ingredients. These six recipes are all …

10 Easy Cookie Recipes

10 easy cookie recipes that you can make quickly or make ahead, slice, and bake.<p>We think of cookies as more of a snack than as a dessert—they beat any sweet-tooth craving, and are easily eaten on-the-go in a couple bites. And if you're going to eat cookies like we do, they should be equally as easy …

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How to Cook Chicken Even Quicker

Quick chicken recipes, from spatchcocking to stir-frying to grilling.<p><b>Chicken, by nature, is quick</b>. Even when it comes to slow-cooking methods like braising, chicken is much faster to cook relative to a meat cut like, say, brisket. But we want to help you cook your chicken <i>even quicker</i>. We chatted …

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12 Summer Camp Throwbacks

There are some foods that just stick in your mind, and most have to do with summer: the first bite of a lobster roll on the annual family beach trip; the cherry stains all over the counter; the soft-serve with chocolate sprinkles after weeknight dinners.<p>Summer camp food has all of that sensory …

Summer Camp

United States to sell Tunisia 12 Black Hawks to aid militant fight | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is planning to sell Tunisia a dozen advanced attack helicopters as Washington seeks to help the North African state stamp out a mounting threat from Islamist militants.<p>A Black Hawk helicopter takes off from Forward Operating Base Apache in Afghanistan's …

This Is What It Feels Like When Google Buys Your Startup

At age 23, he invented song-sharing site Songza, bought by Google last month for an undisclosed sum. Raskin wasn't involved in Songza at the time. He sold it back in 2008 to Amazon-backed Amie Street.<p>But he had been creating cool things long before that. When he was 20, he built a human interface …

Crimeans are now using the Russian internet

Users likely to face Russian censorship<p>Russia may have claimed Crimea as its own, but it takes much more than annexation to truly integrate the peninsula into the mainland. One of those steps has just been completed, as a large portion of Crimean internet traffic is now being routed through Russia …

Our Nine Favorite Companies From The 500 Startups Demo Day

It’s that time again: 500 Startups just put on demo day for its ninth batch of companies at Microsoft’s conference building in sunny Mountain View, Calif. The seed stage investor and startup incubator showed off 29 products and services that range from making it easier to get a home loan to a …

Father-son developers create service that offers different languages in a single video

There’s always been a certain <i>je ne sais quoi</i> about going to a foreign film. First, it absolutely confirms that you know how to read (kidding). But second, it implies that you can read between lines of dialog you don’t understand, and which are often minimally translated, to get the heart of a story.<p>…