Kristina Blair

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The 16 Best New Television Shows Of 2013

Yes, returning shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Good Wife, Borgen, Parenthood, and others were aces this year. But this is all about the newcomers.

Mark Bittman's Green Beans with Crisp Shallots

<i>This week,</i> <i>Mark Bittman</i> <i>is serving as a Guest Editor at Food52. He'll be choosing a Wildcard winner, answering your questions on the Hotline, and sharing recipes from his new Cooking Basics app.</i><p>Boiling and then sautéeing vegetables is one of my favorite preparations, as it gives you more control over …

In A Divided San Francisco, Private Tech Buses Drive Tension

<i>Part of a series on</i> income inequality <i>in the San Francisco Bay Area</i><p>If you want to understand the tension between tech workers in San Francisco, who often make six figures, and many of the city's other residents, try standing on the southwest corner of 24th Street and Valencia around 7:30 on a …

Star Wars’ First Instagram Is a Darth Vader Selfie

For its first Instagram post on Monday afternoon, the Star Wars franchise joined the dark side, posting a picture of Darth Vader taking a selfie on …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

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Crane's eye view of Shanghai - in pictures

A crane worker on the construction site of the Shanghai Tower, one of the highest spots in the city, is a prize winner in the Shanghai City Photography Competition. Wei Gensheng's views over Shanghai have become increasingly impressive as the building has continued to climb

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …

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Ohio superintendent, coaches charged in teen rape case

Four Ohio school officials were indicted Monday on charges that they obstructed an investigation of student athletes in the rape of a 16-year-old girl last year.<p>Steubenville City School Superintendent Michael McVey, the principal of an elementary school, a football coach and a wrestling coach are …

‘Family Guy’ Kills Off a Member Of The Fam

Brian Griffin, the mainstay talking dog featured on Seth McFarlane’s animated show <i>Family Guy</i><i>,</i> was run over by a car and killed in Sunday night’s …

Newtown report: Shooter Adam Lanza had no clear motive, was obsessed with Columbine

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza had no clear motive, but was obsessed with Columbine and planned the rampage that took the lives of 20 children and six school staffers at Sandy Hook Elementary, "including the taking of his own life," according to a long-awaited report on last December's shooting …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

Amazon Black Friday 2013 deals

In the frantic leadup to Black Friday, every retailer is looking for a way to differentiate its sale from the competition. Amazon's trick is to go all out with daily deals. Starting Sunday November 24th, the retail giant will begin offering deals with deep discounts. They'll come thick and fast — …

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MediaFire Launches Dropbox-Like App With 50GB Free Storage

File hosting service MediaFire has launched a Dropbox-like application for OS X and Windows today, MediaFire Desktop, which lets users upload files directly from their desktops to the cloud, and share them with others.<p>The public beta of MediaFire Desktop has the same type of file syncing features …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Xbox One

• Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Introduction<br>• Video Review<br>• The Console<br>• The Controller<br>• Kinect & UI<br>• Xbox Live<br>• The Living Room<br>• Setup & Performance<br>• Second Screen<br>• Games<br>• Conclusion & Wrap-Up<p>Jump to PS4 …

In Your Words

About This Album<p>Consistently boasting an angry brew of confrontational lyrics venomously gurgled over urgent, brooding guitars and technically …

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Why Americans and Europeans may soon start dying of infections like it’s 1905 again

Antibiotics aren’t doing what they’re supposed to do anymore. You know, kill infections. Since Alexander Fleming invented penicillin 75 years ago, nearly all bacteria have mutated into strains impervious to antibiotics. Those souped up bacteria now kill hundreds of thousands of people, at a …

Zimmerman accused of pointing shotgun at girlfriend

He briefly barricades himself in apartment before being arrested. Cops searching for two weapons.<p>George Zimmerman, acquitted in July in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend and pushing her out of her house …

Ravens vs. Bears - Game Summary - November 17, 2013 - ESPN

Passing Yards<p>Rushing Yards<p>Receiving Yards<p>Scoring Summary<p>first Quarter<p>BAL<p>CHI<p>TD<p>10:02<p>Ray Rice 1 Yard Run<p>6 plays, 66 yards, 2:16<p>6<p>0<p>XP<p>9:58<p>Justin Tucker …