Miguel Silva

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20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

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iWatch Mass Production Might Start in November

Thus far, rumors have pointed to Fall 2014 as the potential launch date of Apple's rumored iWatch, with some analysts predicting September as the likely launch window for the device and others reporting mass production would begin in July. KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo had predicted that the …

Everything You Need to Have the Perfect Beach Day

A day at the beach is wonderful -- until it's not.<p>You've built up the trip in your head, so after a long drive, you slam the car door and sprint into the water. You fall asleep on the sand at 11 AM, and when you wake up, you're sunburnt and hungry. The only food in sight is overpriced, barely …

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Spotlight On: Travel Back to Japan Through Flipboard

Every time I look at a Flipboard magazine from Japan, I feel I transported back to my country, which I left in 2005 to become a freelance editor. …

Dwyane Wade 'understood' LeBron James' decision to return to Cleveland

LeBron James' sidekick has every reason to be upset by James' decision to leave Miami, but he reportedly gave James his blessing.<p>One assumption many made throughout LeBron James' free agency was that the pull of playing with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh would be strong enough to keep him in Miami, …

What LeBron James' return home means for the Cavaliers

Becoming a contender requires internal growth, but on paper the outlook for the Cleveland Cavaliers is promising.<p>Immediately after LeBron James committed to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the storylines were about a return home and a making up with Cavs owner Dan Gilbert. But on the surface, this is …

You won't believe how much these Silicon Valley interns are earning (in 2 charts)

Silicon Valley’s greenhorn high school interns are raking in a lot more dough than the average American, Businessweek reported yesterday.<p>The average intern salary of big data monolith, Palantir, is $7,012/month, or almost double San Francisco’s per capita income ($3,939, measured in 2012 dollars). …

Tech stock soars 25,000%. Trading halted

A 25,000% return is unheard of, but that's how much Cynk Technology (CYNK) has soared since the middle of June.<p>Many are starting to question what is going on with this stock.<p>Cynk trades "over the counter," meaning you can't buy or sell it on any official exchange. On June 16, the price of a share …

11 Crazy Food Lines Obama Should Cut Because He Can

Yesterday, <b>President Obama</b> cut the notoriously long line at <b>Franklin Barbecue</b> in Austin, Texas. The line regularly wraps around the block — even in the summer — and "no one has ever skipped it before." But when you're the leader of the free world, people in line need to make sacrifices. Here are 11 …

14 People Who Got Fired For Tweeting

It's not terribly difficult to imagine some people losing their jobs over inappropriate or contentious use of Facebook, but surely Twitter and its 140-character limit don't pose a danger, right?<p>You obviously still need to be mindful in how you use it.<p>The "medium is the message," as we've heard, but …

The Sex Worker Industry Is Still Booming In Silicon Valley

"Silicon Valley is like a military base: There are very few civilian women and lots of money," one Silicon Valley entrepreneur told USA Today on condition of anonymity.<p>That doesn't seem to be the case in other cities. The Urban Institute released a report in March that tracked the sex trade in …

23 Delicious Ways To Cook A Pork Shoulder

It's cheap, it's tender, and it's so much easier to cook than you think. Basically, it's just a matter of setting your oven really low and having the strength to walk away.

Apple's Most Important Branding Lesson For Marketers

Of all-important branding lessons markers can learn from Apple, one stands out: branding begins on the demand side of the market.<p>In essence, consumers, their emerging needs, their wants and desires, their quest for a better life; and the binding constraints that determine their decision to buy the …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

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Underwater River Is A Scuba Diver's Dream -- Cenote Angelita, Mexico

Next time you're in Mexico, skip the tequila and visit Cenote Angelita (Little Angel) on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Scuba dive along one of the most amazing natural formations, an underwater river!<p>The natural formation occurs when hydrogen sulfate mixes with saltwater causing it to be much heavier …

Larry Ellison Says We Already Know What Apple Without Jobs Will Look Like

Many people are wondering what the post-Steve-Jobs Apple will look like, but Larry Ellison said he already knows.<p>Speaking with Charlie Rose in an …

Student Left In DEA Cell For Days Reaches $4.1 Million Settlement

Daniel Chong, the San Diego college student who spent more than four days in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell without food or water, has reached a $4.1 million settlement with the U.S. government. The DEA apologized to Chong last year and instituted a review of its practices.<p>The …

Top 10 ways to delve into Hong Kong’s underbelly

Hong Kong is a place that provokes questions, some without answers. Those five-star hotels and soaring skyscrapers are first world, but those crumbling tenements look third world, don’t they? How do seven million people fit on this tiny speck of land? And how do they decide where to eat in The City …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

14 Ways To Enjoy New York City's Swankiest Spots For Free (Or Cheap)

From a subterranean food court inside the Plaza Hotel to little-known lunch deals at some of the city's best restaurants, here are 14 ways to enjoy New York City's fanciest venues without spending a fortune.

Suzanne Goin's Grilled Pork Burgers

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: When rethinking the perfect burger, it's what's inside that counts.</i><p>There are perfect burgers made of beef, salt, and pepper. This is not one of those burgers. …

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Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

Google just put the market research biz on notice

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Pixsooz<p>It’s not so much the statistics from its various mobile industry surveys that make Google’s new …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Google logic: why Google does the things it does the way it does

<i>Michael Mace is co-founder of Zekira, and author of Map The Future, a book on how to create better business strategies. He was previously chief</i> …

If You Think Apple Customers Are Loyal Now, Watch And See What's In Store

<i>Third in a series</i><p>People who use competing products just don’t get the loyalty of Apple users. “<i>What is so special about the iPhone? That Macbook Air? An iPad Mini?”</i> The product specs rarely seem extraordinary, yet customers love them. Even in Korea, Apple scores higher on customer satisfaction than …

A weekend recipe for you: Broccoli & Feta Pasta Salad. Need a last-minute dinner tonight? This is it. It's so quick and easy! (Our readers love it, too; it's an old favorite!) GET THE RECIPE: Broccoli and Feta Pasta Salad - http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-broccoli-feta-pasta-salad-22620

The Underground Gourmet's 2013 Cheap Eats List

<b>Hybird</b> <i><br>75 Ninth Ave., at 15th St. 212-989-3332</i><br>Fried-chicken drumsticks, slushies, cupcakes, biscuits, five types of Chinese potstickers, and that’s …