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Mango (Moscow) Mule

If you've been paying attention, you've probably noticed an influx of shiny copper mugs at your favorite watering holes and restaurants. The mystery inside? A Moscow Mule, a delicious cocktail made with vodka, ginger beer and lime. John G. Martin and Jack Morgan (who happened to be the owner of a …

A woman with deadly Ebola virus escapes quarantine, now loose in a city of 1 million

<b>Scanning electron microscopic image of Ebola virions (Public Library of Science)</b><p>The deadly virus has killed 660 people across Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea since February<p>Sarah Gray<p>July 25, 2014 6:27pm (UTC)<p>A woman who tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus is now on the loose in a Sierra …

13 Things You Never Knew About Tequila

Few beverages hold as much mystique as tequila. The beloved Mexican pick-me-up conjures visions of oversized sombreros, mariachi bands, and salt-rimmed margaritas. But it is also one of the most misunderstood drinks, surrounded by years of myths and legends.<p>Here, we’ve partnered with Patrón to, um, …

Punch Drunk... Boozy Fun in a Bowl

I've always thought of boozy punch as a hangover in a bowl--a sugary spiked concoction that you'll regret in the morning. But these days, in our current handcrafted cocktail crazed age, punches are actually tasty libations that pack a wallop.<p>Fun fact: Punch actually predates the cocktail. And …

This is the Easiest, Tastiest Summer Drink Ever

Andrew Zimmerman of Chicago's Sepia is a major proponent of a proper daiquiri.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap</i> …

Blizzard offers '90s platformer The Lost Vikings for free

Back in the early 1990s, when Blizzard was known as Silicon & Synapse, the company worked on a sideways scrolling platformer called <i>The Lost Vikings</i>.<p>Now Blizzard is offering up its old game for free download. <i>The Lost Vikings</i>, originally published by Interplay, is available on Battle.net along with …

Chromecast back in stock with Best Buy with three-month free Netflix promo

Google’s Chromecast is back in stock with Best Buy, with purchases still bundled with three months of free Netflix streaming.<p>Announced alongside the new Nexus 7 in late July, the Chromecast has been quite a successful device. The device is still not available directly from Google – the Play Store …

Google pulls the plug on third-party Chromecast streaming app, AllCast

Chromecast(s goog) owners using a third-party app to stream local files to their HDTV using Google’s $35 dongle are in the dark. Literally. The …

Boot up: 5S superspeed?, Chromecast block, Ballmer speaks, and more

A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>iPhone 5S, where the S stands for speed. again >> Jamie Ryan<p>Ryan is ex-Apple, ex-Samsung, ex-BSkyB:<p>I've heard whispers that the framerate on the new phone will be increased dramatically, possibly as high as 120fps giving iOS 7 …

Google Gets a Lot Less Open With Chromecast and Play Store on Lockdown

With new changes to the official Play Store app policy and tighter control over Chromecast, Google's era of openness may be coming to an end. That …

Google launches app for iOS to set up Chromecast, manage settings

Google has released a new application for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to make it easier for users to setup and manage the Chromecast TV device.<p>• Set up your Chromecast to work with your Wi-Fi network • Manage your Chromecast settings (such as changing your device name, Wi-Fi password, etc.)<p>The …

Calm down, everyone: Chromecast will stream local content

There’s certainly been a lot of hoopla over whether Google has oversold the capabilities of its low-cost streaming dongle, the Chromecast. In its …

Google Chromecast Gets an iOS App

Google launched on Tuesday an iOS app for its new much-hyped Chromecast device, which plugs into any HDTV to let you watch online videos.<p>The $35 HDMI …

How to set up Chromecast using your iOS device

Apple users, rejoice. Google this week released its long-awaited Chromecast app in Apple's App Store for devices running iOS 6 or higher. The Chromecast app gives iPhone and iPad users the ability to easily set up and manage the popular $35 TV dongle from their device.<p>The company previously …

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Hands-On With Chromecast: Second Screen Still Act One, Scene One

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Albert Lai, Brightcove. Albert Lai, Brightcove<p>Google’s release of Chromecast has prompted many to revisit theories on the …

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hardware comparisons: More meaningless than ever

The truth is that Sony's RAM requirements should come as no surprise.<p>If you wanted to play games on a less memory-intensive OS, you'd be a PC gamer.

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My Perfect 3-Ingredient Summer Drink: Limoncello Gin Cocktail

Recently friends of ours got married in a remote, a.k.a. no cell service, Catskill's resort. This resulted in a long overdue trek through New York's …