Parky Fortynine

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This cat simulator lets you wreak havoc on sleeping humans

As only cats can<p>If you've ever asked yourself "why there hasn't been a seminal cat simulator that really gets what being a cat is all about?" that question has finally been answered. Developer Will Herring has blessed the earth with <i>My Garbage Cat Wakes Me Up At 3AM Every Day</i>, a simulator that puts …

6 Apps for People Who Hate Apps

While smartphone apps are certainly as popular as ever, there’s also a revolt brewing against these attention-grabbing, notification-slinging …

This is the smartwatch Apple or Google needs to make

Why can't great smartwatches look like normal watches? Smartwatches, for the most part, can be divided into two categories: vague approximations of the future like the Pebble, Gear, and Gear Fit, or conventionally styled watches from companies like Citizen and Cookoo that offer far less …

Spot On Time’s New App Helps Drivers Arrive On Time, Find Parking Too

The problem with navigation applications is that they assume you’re trying to find your way from Point A to Point B right now. They don’t permit busy travelers to pre-plan their trips in advance, and they don’t help you with the last leg of the journey – finding parking – either. A new application …

Party Schools -- Years Of Fun Mostly At Other People's Expense, But Not Much Learning

Almost as much awaited as the yearly <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> college rankings is the annual Princeton Review ranking of the top “party schools.” By Princeton Review’s analysis, the top party school this year is (drumroll)…the University of Iowa. Congratulations, Hawkeyes. You beat out the …

Check your privilege with an antimatter beam

In a sense, antimatter beams are commonplace. The Tevatron machine at Fermilab in Chicago had the best beam of antiprotons, and used it to find the top quark. The LEP collider, which between 1990 and 2000 sat in the tunnel at CERN now occupied by the Large Hadron Collider, had a beam of positrons - …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Google Now is watching you on Chrome

Google Now is the notification centre on Android and iOS that knows all about you. It knows you're taking a flight later and that it's running late. …

Roasted Vegetables with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

• 2 fennel bulbs, trimmed and cut into 6 wedges each<br>• 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into thirds, then cut into 4 wedges each<br>• 2 red onions, trimmed and …

24 Pancakes From Around The World

Welcome to the REAL IHOP.<p>Every country has a pancake: The flattened sweet or savory cake of various thickness, fillings, and toppings, bound in union with a batter (some sort of ground grain, egg, and milk/water). After being cooked in a pan they arrive on your plate to fulfill their glorious life …

Breakfast

6 One-Pot Comfort Food Recipes by David Tanis

One big pot for one big night. Bring all your friends together for a relaxed evening of refined comfort food, with recipes from celebrated chef and author David Tanis.

The Spectacular Myth of Obama's Part-Time America—in 5 Graphs

A falsifiable claim, falsified<p>If you've been paying attention to a certain slice of the financial media—see: <i>Forbes</i>, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, CNBC, and Fox News—you know for a fact that Obama and his health care law have tag-teamed with global economic trends to drive America inexorably toward a …