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The Egg-And-Cheese Sandwich Gets An Upgrade (PHOTOS)

The bodega egg-and-cheese is a clutch breakfast order when you're in a rush. But a more refined version of the simple bread-egg-processed cheese combination has been popping up at restaurants around the country. Take a look at a round-up of the best high-end egg-and-cheese sandwiches, courtesy …

Recipe Of The Day: Caramel Corn

Popcorn's pretty great. But caramel-sweetened popcorn, now that's something special. Caramel corn -- and we're not talking about Cracker Jacks here, but the real kind -- is perfectly crunchy, not too sweet, and has a hint of salt to it too. The best way to try <i>real</i> caramel corn is to make it …

Top 30 New Burger Joints of 2013 (So Far)

How many more burger joints can there be? The question is continually asked and just as quickly answered by another opening. As in the past, I intended the "best new" list to be a year-end report. But the first half of 2013 saw so many noteworthy openings that it's best to line them up now and then …

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Afghan soldier defuses suicide bomber's vest

An Afghan bomb disposal expert defused a suicide bomber's explosive vest as he was still wearing it ahead of an attempted attack in the province of Jalalabad.<p>Images show how Afghan security forces captured the would-be bomber and hog-tied him to prevent him detonating the device. The bomb squad was …

Extremism

US doctor returns amputated arm to Vietnamese veteran

An American doctor has arrived in Vietnam carrying an unlikely piece of luggage: the bones of an arm he amputated in 1966.<p>Dr Sam Axelrad brought the skeletal keepsake home to Texas as a reminder that when a badly injured North Vietnamese soldier was brought to him, he did the right thing and fixed …

Windows 8 Passes Windows Vista in Market Share

With the first half of 2013 now over, Windows 8 continues to grow its share steadily but slowly, while Windows XP and Vista decline. In fact, Windows 8 has now passed the 5 percent mark, as well as surpassed the market share of its predecessor’s predecessor, Windows Vista.<p>The latest market share …

SkyDrive trademark ruling goes against Microsoft

The software giant's cloud storage service infringes the trademark name of BSkyB, one of the largest broadcasters in Europe, the U.K.'s High Court in London rules.<p>Microsoft has lost a trademark battle against British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) at the U.K.'s High Court in London, which may force the …

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Facebook's Advertising Is Starting To Spiral Out Of Control

Two weeks ago, Facebook announced that it hit one million advertisers using the site for the first time ever.<p>And boy does it show.<p>Something has changed with Facebook in recent months, and it’s not just another redesign that has people up in arms writing chain letters and staging online sit-ins in …

CoFoundersLab Helps Potential Startup Founders Couple Up

Your co-founder is like your spouse. In fact, you may see him or her more than your spouse for the first few years of your startup, so it’s important to choose carefully. Yet people don’t, and companies with loads of potential die painful exploding deaths simply because the co-founders didn’t get …

Skype for Android gets a full 'Metro' redesign, looks more like Windows Phone

Microsoft is unveiling a new version of Skype for Android on Monday, with a redesign that looks more like the company's Windows Phone variant. The new design includes a "Metro" look and feel with flattened UI elements and the usual blue and white elements found in Skype for Windows 8 and Windows …

Apple and Samsung -- the odd couple of the tech world

Apple is trying to steer more work to other suppliers, but that's easier said than done, says The Wall Street Journal.<p>Apple and Samsung are arch-rivals in the mobile market and in the courtroom but they still need each other to do business.<p>A story from Monday's Wall Street Journal highlights the …

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HP says smartphones are in its 'long term' plans, but has no launch timeline

Despite the fact that HP spent $1.2 billion on Palm and then subsequently dismantled the mobile OS and its hardware without ever giving it much of a shot at survival, the company has hinted recently that it's ready to get back into the smartphone game. Last September, CEO Meg Whitman said that "we …

Apple applies for 'iWatch' trademark around the world

Following months of reports about Apple’s upcoming foray into wearable electronics, the company is now seeking to trademark "iWatch" in Japan, reports <i>Bloomberg</i><i>.</i> Many are convinced that Apple is working on a smartwatch product, but so far Cupertino has kept more or less quiet — save for Tim Cook’s …

Jourdan Dunn's Boobs Get Her Cut From Dior Show

Plenty of top models walked the runway for the Christian Dior Couture show in Paris this morning, but Jourdan Dunn wasn't among them. The model tweeted yesterday that she was cut from the lineup... because of her body:<p>Luckily, Dunn didn't seem too upset about it. Not only does the 22-year-old …