ollie mustapher

149 Added | 2 Magazines | 5 Likes | @olliemustapher | Keep up with ollie mustapher on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “ollie mustapher”

Legal case costing Powerball winner $14G in interest per day, attorney says

A New Hampshire woman who claims to have won a $560 million Powerball jackpot -- but is fighting to remain anonymous -- is losing about $14,000 a day in interest, her attorney says.<p>Steven Gordon is trying to fast-track a court hearing in the case, telling the New Hampshire Union Leader that “time …

This Fast-Growing Chain Is Like Panera Bread, Except More Fun

The first time at Newk's, your eyes will inevitably be drawn first to the condiment bar. There are a lot of things to appreciate about this popular …

Country Lifestyle

With pineapple and sugar production gone, Hawaii weighs its agricultural future

KAHULUI, Maui — Tens of thousands of abandoned acres of farmland lie fallow on this island, cemeteries of Hawaii's defunct plantation era, which met its end last year when the state's last remaining sugar grower shut down an operation that had run for 146 years.<p>Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co.'s …

Agriculture

World’s Most Expensive Home? Another Bauble for a Saudi Prince

LOUVECIENNES, France — When the Chateau Louis XIV sold for over $300 million two years ago, Fortune magazine called it “the world’s most expensive home,” and Town & Country swooned over its gold-leafed fountain, marble statues and hedged labyrinth set in a 57-acre landscaped park. But for all the …

France

Forget Tesla's Solar Roof: This Startup Tells Us Solar Window is the Future

SolarWindow wants to change the world.<p>While Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been grappling with tiles that harvest sunlight to power homes, Maryland-based …

Clean Energy

California police bust multimillion-dollar weed 'fortress'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police in Southern California raided a weed "fortress" on Wednesday, seizing 35,000 marijuana plants and shutting down an operation they believe was bringing in millions of dollars a month.<p>Investigators first turned their sights on the illegal grow operation about two months ago …

Cannabis

This Year's Flu Shot Is Not as Effective Against One of The Worst Strains, But You Should Still Get It

Here's what you need to know.<p>This year's flu vaccine may not be as effective at protecting people against one of the most common, nasty strains of …

The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon

A few weeks ago, Wyze Labs, a one-year-old start-up in Seattle, sent me its first gadget to try. It’s a small, internet-connected video camera, the kind you might use for security or to keep tabs on your dog or your baby.<p>On the surface, the camera doesn’t sound special. Like home internet cameras …

eCommerce

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.<p>Step 2<p>In a mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, …

Dessert

Jay-Z Releases Three New ‘4:44’ Music Videos With Help From Susan Sarandon, Ron Perlman, and His Own Mother — Watch

The visuals are for "Legacy," "Smile," and "Marcy Me."<p>Jay-Z has released three new videos from “4:44,” which we can officially confirm bears no …

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

The Best Way To Smoke Pork Butt

In the South, it’s all about the butt—pork butt, that is. Matt Moore, Nashville-based chef and author of <i>The South’s Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for</i> …

BBQ

This Woman Has Been an American Airlines Flight Attendant for 60 Years

Aviation

From Utah, Secretive Help for a Russian Oligarch and His Jet

SALT LAKE CITY — Bank of Utah has that all-American feel. Founded in the 1950s by a veteran of both world wars, it offers affordable mortgages and savings accounts, sponsors children’s festivals and collects coats for the poor.<p>But in addition to its mom-and-pop customers, the bank has a …

Corruption

Two of these Hi-Fi wireless speakers barely cost more than one Sonos speaker

We wrote about the VAVA VOOM 22 Wireless Speaker last week, and it ended up being one of the most popular devices we covered all week long. To recap, …

The Best Drones Under $100

After spending 25 hours researching drones priced under $100 and flying nine top-rated models through obstacle courses inside a warehouse and in a …

Drones

This Is the Best Way to Cook Chicken Breasts, According to a MasterChef Champ

As a frugal 20-something living on my own in the Big Apple, I'm practically the poster child for "ballin' on a budget" — especially when it comes to grocery shopping. While picking out my weekly staples, I usually just grab whichever meats are most affordable for the sake of giving my wallet a …

Cooking

15 Fried Chicken Recipes (Because One Is Not Enough)

Growing up, my fried chicken experience was mostly limited to the occasional trip to KFC. It wasn't until later that I realized just how crazy people get for the dish, arguing fiercely over the best recipes. At Serious Eats we're equal-opportunity fried chicken lovers, and every version and all we …

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

Bitcoin blows past $6,000 for the first time

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies.<p>The original virtual currency …

Everything we know about the mysterious SR-72 — Lockheed Martin's successor to the fastest plane ever

In 2013, Lockheed Martin announced development of the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.<p>The SR-71 was capable of reaching speeds over three times the speed of sound, and the SR-72 is intended to have even more impressive specs. <i>Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p><i>The SR-72 is the</i> …

Aviation

What it takes to be a drone racer

One cold, dreary afternoon in 2014, Jordan Temkin took his drone to Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado. He put on a pair of goggles that filled his view with the live video feed from the drone's tiny camera.<p>He'd built the drone frame from scratch using a 3D printer, finishing it with parts he'd …

Drones

Susan Collins Urges Trump To Back Effort To Restore Health Subsidy

Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that benefited roughly 6 million Americans will do the most harm to many of the …

12 Restaurant-Quality Dinners That You Can Make At Home

Craving a restaurant-level meal but not the drive, the wait, the check, or the babysitter? Why not channel your inner chef and make a five-star meal in the comfort of your own kitchen? From cioppino to beef tenderloin to fajitas, all of these restaurant-style recipes are easy enough for even the …

A couple paid for two Teslas by sharing them on the Airbnb for cars — here’s how they did it

As Chad Hurin puts it, he's not a car guy. But he is a Tesla enthusiast.<p>Before buying his first Tesla — a Model S 60 — Hurin owned a 2008 Pontiac that he guesses is worth $2,000 at this point. It still sits in his driveway in San Diego, California, flanked by the $68,000 Model S and his wife's …

Tesla

How Do You Even Pilot a 450 MPH RC Plane?

We’ve seen remote control airplanes powered by tiny jet engines before. But what’s mind-blowing about this particular RC craft is that it weighs just …

Google's new $400 speaker is a room-shaking monster

The Amazon Echo and the Google Home smart speakers are pretty good at playing music. Ask them to play a song, and enjoy the surprisingly high sound quality on display.<p>Sometimes, though, you need to bring the freakin' roof down.<p>Enter the Google Home Max, a $400 speaker designed for the bass-shaking, …

Google Home

Yamaha to launch YMR-01 multi-rotor drone in 2018

Yamaha first began selling industrial-use unmanned helicopters in 1989 and its share of the marketplace for spraying agricultural chemicals covers …

Drones

DJI Spark review: A delightful little drone weighed down by an abysmally unstable Android app

Article Contents<p>1 The Good<p>2 The Not So Good<p>3 Specs<p>4 Hardware<p>5 Controller<p>6 Battery Life<p>7 Application<p>8 Photos and video<p>9 Intelligent flight and video …

Drones