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Rooting your phone? A few things to think about – Android customization

Our Android customization series has, sometimes painstakingly, dedicated itself to non-root tools, tips and tricks to get the most out of your Android device. Today that changes. Last week we showed you how to replace a worn out USB port or headphone jack on a Nexus 7 tablet. That same tablet has …

Android News

Why You Should Be Making Broth in Your French Press

Step away from the stock pot—all you need to make a flavorful, aromatic homemade broth is…a French press.<p>If we've said it once, we've said it a million times: Nothing makes a soup or sauce better than homemade broth and stock. But who has time for all that simmering, skimming, straining, and …

A Few Words about Oxidation and Reduction

Oxidation and reduction—opposite but intimately related phenomena—are a central (and complex) part of winemaking. Small nuances that shift the …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

AirDroid 3 Beta Now Available With Desktop Companion Apps For Windows And OS X

AirDroid is one of those indispensible tools that goes on a new phone or tablet the minute I set it up. And it's only gotten better in the years …

G20 protesters bury heads in the sand on Bondi Beach

<b>More than 200 protesters buried their heads in the sands of Bondi Beach on Thursday in a demonstration over climate change inaction.</b><p>The protest came as world leaders began arriving in Australia ahead of the G20 summit in Brisbane at the weekend.<p>Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been criticised for not …

DietRadar – Indie app of the day

What is DietRader?<p>DietRadar is an application that helps you quickly read the ingredients list on products to see if they coincide with whatever diet you follow. It uses your camera, AR, and OCR technology to scan labels and read out the ingredients for you. It’s currently free in the Google Play …

Apps

Does Vine Age Matter?

Vielles Vignes. Alte Reben. Viñas Viejas. Vinhas Velhas. These terms appear, if not frequently, then with some regularity on wine labels throughout …

How Our Sense of Taste Changes as We Age

Our taste buds age as we do, so what does that mean for the food we choose to eat?<p></head>As a kid, Cat Baldwin loved sugar. She saved up her allowance for Pop-Tarts and soda. When she ate candy bars, she had to have three in one go. She was the evil mastermind behind the periodic, mysterious …

Who Buys Wine Over $20? | Wine News & Features | wine-searcher

Want to identify a high-end wine drinker in the United States? Look for the guy drinking the bottle of assyrtiko.<p>While wines from most countries are …

How to Make Chocolate Soufflé + 3 Tips for Soufflé Success

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Don't be scared of chocolate soufflé! Yossy has a classic recipe, plus three essential tips for success, to help you tackle</i> …

The Future of Self-Improvement, Part I: Grit Is More Important Than Talent

In the late ’60s, Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel performed a now-iconic experiment called the Marshmallow Test, which analyzed the ability of …

Self-improvement

Essential Guide to Piedmont Wine (with Maps)

Why Learn About Piedmont Wine?<p>If you’re trying to get a deeper understanding of Italian wine, Piedmont is one of the most useful wine regions to get …

How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

Will Power

All About Canned Fish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: How to choose and use your pantry's saviors.</i><p>Everything I learned about canned fish I learned in kindergarten. Mainly, tuna sandwiches get soggy. …

Aquaculture

Olive Oil Poached Eggs with Italian Chicories and Speck

<i>For two weeks, our friends at the Good Food Awards will be sharing articles, tips, and recipes from some of their judges, friends, and past GFA winners. Each day will feature a different category, from chocolate to charcuterie to cheese. And if you'd like to score some of the goods competing in</i> …

Canederli with Speck

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Hearty and humble bread dumplings with speck.</i><p><i>Canederli</i>, also known as <i>knödel</i>, are a favorite winter comfort food from Italy's northeastern corner -- …

Why Hustling Helps People To Become Insanely Successful

Take a page from Twitter investor Chris Sacca to take your career to the next level–put your nose to the grindstone, hustle, schlep, slog, and invent a consultancy.<p>Super lucky people get so frustratingly fortunate by finding ways to expose themselves to positive chance.<p>Such is the story of Chris …

Ten Benefits of Swimming You May Not Know About

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Asian Girl in the Kitchen: Korean BBQ Recipe

<i>Photo by Eric Rhee</i><p>Korean barbecue was always an omen.<p>When I would see my mother mix soy sauce and sugar into a marinade to pour over well-marbled slabs of short ribs, I knew something good had happened. I'd watch as she threw all the ingredients together without even glancing at a measuring spoon …

Build an Outdoor Stove, Oven, Grill and Smoker - DIY

This DIY, wood-fired, outdoor masonry stove can be used four ways: for baking, grilling, cooking, and smoking. Whatever your cooking needs, our …

Outdoors

Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

Internet of Things

There’s no global wine shortage

As analysts have known since long before Henry Blodget was covering Amazon, the way to make a splash is to come out with a bold, headline-worthy thesis.

Drinking Out Loud

Whenever the word "wine" is invoked, the word "snob" is sure to follow. This certainty is very nearly equal to the great laws of classical …

Data-Driven Insights On Landing Your Dream Job

The author, a behavioral scientist, sheds light on what you really need to get your dream job.<p>You’ve spent most of your early life learning how to fit in. It’s a process called socialization –- we all want to belong, we all want to be a part of something, we all want to be accepted at some level. …

25 Super Awkward Moments in Sports

In the YouTube era, every gaffe, accidental curse or clumsy fall is archived on the Internet. There was a time when a sideline reporter could wear an errant ball to the head without being immortalized as a meme, but those days are long over.<p>To celebrate the age when every humiliating moment is …

Wine-Searcher. Human race only please ...

To keep Wine-Searcher running smoothly, we've added some extra security measures to make sure you are a real person and not a robot. Please complete …

Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

Enter, Sandman: how lucid dreaming ‘can help you change yourself’

Thomas Peisel will teach you to reign over the witching hour<p>Maybe the vast majority of your recollected dreams involve public speaking in the nude, or repeatedly failing your college chemistry final. Or maybe you don’t recall having any dreams at all. According to Thomas Peisel, both scenarios are …