Omar Gonzalez

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Cops’ last hope at credibility: Why an American crisis is teetering on the edge

Police are killing unarmed teens, and demanding apologies from critics. Here’s the only way they will ever change<p>“We’re not apologizing to anybody.” This is how Cleveland police union chief Jeffrey Follmer answered a question about whether the city’s police department regrets demanding an apology …

Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio humiliate themselves on Cuba: Inside their Guantánamo hypocrisy

Do these guys have any self-awareness? Here’s why their talk about human rights and Cuba is so hollow — and ironic<p>It was heartwarming to see so many right-wing Republicans jump to defend the concept of human rights and civil liberties yesterday. I'm speaking of their condemnation of the president's …

Build an Epic Holiday Eggnog Bar Because You Can and Should

Coquito. Rompope. Biblia con pisco: The silky, calorie-laden beverage you probably know as eggnog has many global incarnations.<p>Eggnog originally descended from posset, a hot British cocktail made with eggs, milk and ale. "Nog" is old British slang for a strong beer, and is a term that has survived …

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Blogs | Food & Wine

It beat Trader Joe's and Aldi yet again, according to a Temkin Customer Experience survey.<p>In case you missed it, the grocery store has its own …

Salty, Deep-Dark Chocolate Brownies

340<p>44<p>3<p>Shares 387<p>When I was in Brooklyn a few months back doing a booksigning with the lovely folks from The Brooklyn Kitchen, a friendly woman came …

Cheeseburger Soup

<i>This cheeseburger soup recipe has all the flavors of your favorite burger in a bowl of soup!</i><p>"Mom, what's for dinner?"<p>Seriously. How many times have I heard that in my life? Many times. Too many times, some might say.<p>Well, we were wandering through the grocery store this afternoon when my daughter …

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5 Chef Upgrades for Mushroom Risotto

Here are five ways chefs make mushroom risotto even more delicious.<p>This straightforward dish doesn’t have to be. Here, five ways chefs make mushroom …

Grand Theft Auto 5, Australian culture, and how the American press misses the point

The decision to remove <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> from the shelves of Target and K-Mart stores in Australia caused quite the reaction, especially in the American gaming press.<p>The move was discussed, argued over and written about, but the act itself took place in Australia, and reflects Australian culture …

Kitchen Sink Chili | Chili recipe

Hi Guys! Today we have somewhat of the “ultimate” chili for you all today! I’m calling it the “kitchen sink” chili because there’s really just A LOT …

Egg Nog Coffee Cake | Mandy's Recipe Box

Eggnog Coffee Cake<p>Cook time<p>35 mins<p>Total time<p>35 mins<p>Author: Mandy Bird<p>: Breakfast<p>Serves: 12-15<p>Ingredients<p><b>Eggnog Coffee Cake</b><br>• 1 cup granulated sugar<br>• ½ cup …

Cooking Breakfast For A Crowd? Take The Easy Route And Make This Delicious French Toast Loaf!

Everyone loves a good French toast breakfast, but it’s kind of a drag waiting for each individual piece to cook; while one person gets to dig in, …

How To Make Perfectly Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

Attention all aspiring foodies. If your mashed potato resembles something that's a little more papier-mâché than creamy goodness, then listen …

Skillet Steak Recipe

Ingredients<p>4 beef tenderloin fillets, cut 2 inches thick<br>• 1½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided<br>• 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided<br>• 1 cup butter<br>• 2 …

Bananas Foster Bread Pudding ⋆ Real Housemoms

Bananas Foster Bread Pudding<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>1 hour<p>Total time<p>1 hour 10 mins<p>Bananas Foster Bread Pudding combines two decedent desserts into …

Pepperjack Bacon Mac n’ Cheese

Ingredients<p>12 ounces macaroni elbows<br>• 8 slices bacon, cooked til crispy and crumbled<br>• ½ white onion, diced<br>• ½ cup red pepper, diced<br>• 1 jalapeño, seeded and …

What is Kill Strain for PlayStation 4?

Sony San Diego unveiled <i>Kill Strain</i> at its PlayStation Experience this weekend, but didn't provide much detail on the PlayStation 4 game, other than to say it's a free-to-play, top-down action game with an unusual five-against-two-against-five competitive structure. Sony brought a playable version …

Uncharted 4 will star the two biggest actors in video games

The <i>Uncharted 4: A Thief's End</i> gameplay trailer ended with a surprise reveal this weekend at the PlayStation Experience, but what we saw was only half the story.<p>Voice actor Nolan North will continue wisecracking as the series' consummate protagonist, Nathan Drake, who we now know isn't an only …

What Vietnamese Coffee Culture Gets Right, Beyond Sweetened Condensed Milk

Vietnamese coffee is famous for its sweetened condensed milk, as it should be. Thick, dreamy and yes, incredibly sugary, sweetened condensed milk is the perfect counterbalance for the incredibly strong, dark-roasted Vietnamese coffee. If you're dubious about the merits of sweetened condensed milk …

XCOM: Enemy Within for mobile closes the gap between smartphone and PC gaming

<i>XCOM: Enemy Within</i> goes mobile on Thursday, delivering a home gaming experience to smartphones and tablets for $12.99.<p>Following in the footsteps of the mobile port of <i>Enemy Unknown</i>, <i>XCOM: Enemy Within</i> is a perfect experience for touch devices. Having spent about a week with the game, I'm surprised at …

Marvel details nine comic book movies including Infinity War two-parter

Marvel Studios today announced and detailed nine films from a slew of comic book properties, filling out their movie lineup into 2019. Check out this StoryStream for a full run down of everything we know so far on the upcoming movies.

Sony's big PS4 update coming tomorrow with Share Play, themes, and YouTube

One year into the PS4 and Xbox One war, Sony has been lagging far behind Microsoft in bringing new software updates to its console. But it's finally delivering a big one tomorrow: version 2.0 of the PlayStation 4 firmware is coming, and with it we'll see the introduction of some major new …

Destiny's post-Level 20 features and systems explained

<i>Destiny</i> doesn't come to a screeching halt after you hit the "soft" player level cap at Level 20. There's a bunch of new systems and activities for you to take part in, and a new equipment attribute for you to focus on — one that can potentially increase your rank well beyond that limit. Those …

Destiny's 'Queen's Wrath' event is live, here's how to get some new legendaries

<i>Destiny</i>'s first timed event — a package of new bounties, quests and rare loot titled <i>The Queen's Wrath</i> — kicked off this morning, and will continue until October 6. Guardians who are sufficiently geared up can take on challenges to curry favor with a new faction, and purchase and find new legendary …

Destiny: Xur's Location and Goodies in the Tower - IGN Plays - IGN Video

Destin and Alfredo are back playing Destiny, but this time they've hoarded some sweet loot and buy some goodies from Xur for 10/3/2014!

Destiny players already found an epic new 'loot cave'

<i>Destiny</i> has a new exploit and the good folks at YouTube's PS4Trophies will show you how to find it.<p>The most recent patch to Bungie's <i>Destiny</i> removed access to an exploit known as the "loot cave," a deep, dark hole in the game world where easily defeated enemies spawn and drop fantastic gear.<p>The most …

Sony's Project Morpheus brings virtual reality to mainstream console gaming

An add-on VR headset offers a convincing look at the future of gaming and a whole new experience. But what is it like to use?<p>After 30 years in the geek wilderness, virtual reality entertainment is suddenly being taken extremely seriously.<p>In March, the independent manufacturer of a forthcoming VR …

GOP vote scheme finally imploding: Why the end may be here

From landmark ruling in Wisconsin, to new signs from top Republicans in other states, a shameful ploy may unravel<p>Just over a week ago, The BRAD BLOG's legal analyst Ernie Canning posited that the decision by a federal court in Wisconsin to strike down that state's polling place Photo ID law could …

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