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TV Broadcasters vs. Aereo: Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Major Case

The Supreme Court announced today it would take up a challenge from the major broadcasting networks to Aereo - a retransmission service backed by …

Why Microsoft’s reorganization closes the books on an era of computing

Nothing ever stays the same. On more than one occasion, it has taken Microsoft, one of the most important engines powering the rise of the technology …

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

In the future, we might be able to save our history to a glass storage medium that could potentially outlive humankind. The new type of memory also touts mind-blowing specifications, such as 360TB per disc data capacity and the ability to withstand extreme temperatures up to 1,832 Fahrenheit.<p>By …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Recipe Of The Day: Ginger Dressing

Yep, you can make this fresh vinaigrette at home.<p>We've got great news for you. You don't have to wait to go out for Asian cuisine to get your fill of your favorite ginger salad dressing. If you're anything like us, this pre-dinner salad often served at Asian restaurants is sometimes your favorite …

10 July 4th Tips for RIBS! Plus, the Only Ribs Recipe You'll Ever Need

Ribs: a must-have at July 4th celebrations. With these 10 expert tips, you'll always make the perfect ribs.<p>Admit it, part of the pleasure of ribs is that you get to eat them with your fingers. So they're a must-have at July 4th celebrations. With this First-Timer's Ribs recipe and these 10 expert …

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The Only Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

Breakfast just got so much better.<p>When it comes to pancakes, you don't want to mess around. Pancakes are great. They make breakfast a more exciting meal. They even make our weekends just a little more special. So if you churn out a subpar batch of pancakes, the day is definitely a little sadder. …

The Sisyphean Problem Of Email

<b>Advice that should be given to modern people considering marriage:</b> “Before you marry, consider this, ‘Is this the person I’d like to watch stare at their phone for the rest of my and their life?”<p>In the Greek myth of Sisyphus, Sisyphus, as punishment for aspiring to immortality, is given the task to …

Judge: Google must give FBI info

SAN FRANCISCO — Google must comply with the FBI's demand for data on certain customers as part of a national security investigation, according to a ruling by a federal judge who earlier this year determined such government requests are unconstitutional.<p>The decision involves "National Security …

SmartThings opens up its home automation platform to developers

To say SmartThings' Kickstarter campaign was a success is an understatement: the Internet of Things outfit, which offers a clever array of home automation sensors, routers and smartphone apps, raised more than $1.2 million (over four times the company's original goal), nabbed over 6,000 backers and …

Report: Google wants to connect the developing world with wireless

You might have thought Google’s gigabit fiber plans in the U.S. were big, but Google may have even bigger broadband ambitions in the developing …

26 Sausage, Hot Dog, and Condiment Recipes For Your Memorial Day Grill

Gallery26 Sausage, Hot Dog, and Condiment Recipes For Your Memorial Day Grill<p>More<p>Grilling<p>All the tips and recipes you need for the perfect barbecue.<p>Hot diggity dog—few things are faster or more fun to throw on the grill than a good old-fashioned tube steak. Here's our guide to throwing the best …

How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

INSIDE OF STRAWBERRIES. Inspired by Baker's Royale.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>24-30 large strawberries<p><b>Jell-O</b><p>1 box Strawberry Jell-O<p>1 cup tequila<p>3/4 cup cointreau<p><b>To finish</b><p>Sugar<p>1-2 limes<p><b>Special equipment</b><p>A melon baller or small measuring spoon with relatively sharp edges<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>1. Balancing the …

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Your Complete Guide To White Wine [Infographic]

Or, how to get smashed with class<p>So you're about to order a bottle of tasty white wine! Do you want dry, very dry, or off-dry? And what ratio of melon-ness to butterscotch-ness do you want? What about saltiness? Stonefruit-ness? If you don't know, your waiter will look at you through eyes swollen …