Paul Katz

18 Magazines | 4,942 Articles | 12,170 Followers | 496 Likes | @paulkatz | I like tech, travel, and food - but not always in that order. Official Flipboarder since 2011.

Old Fashioned in a Jar

Make up a batch of Old Fashioned cocktails to serve anytime.<p>This infusion combines all of the flavors of the classic Old Fashioned in one, meaning …

Food

The People’s Cheeseburger - Eater

A<p><b>t lunchtime on a Saturday in early June</b>, in the south Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts, the temperature tipped up over the 90-degree mark. Locol, a fast food restaurant at the corner of 103rd and Anzac Avenue, was full of customers. Twenty or so people sat on wooden blocks that lined the dining …

Food & Dining

New Startup 'Elsewhere' Turns Any Video Into A VR Experience

The VR industry has a pricing problem. Virtual reality has the potential to transform gaming, entertainment, and more, but so far it has come at a steep price point. But on Thursday, a new product came onto the scene that promises to turn any regular 2D video into a 3D, VR experience at minimal …

Virtual Reality

Goat Shoulder | Sous Vide

I never thought I would have the desire or the opportunity to cook goat. I’m not opposed to eating it, but it also wouldn’t be the first thing I’d go …

Cooking

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Tuna

Food

Hoping to Work in China? If You’re a Class C Foreigner, It May Be Tough

BEIJING — If you’ve ever wondered what class of person you are, move to China and find out.<p>Starting Nov. 1, the government will begin sorting foreigners into three categories: A, B and C. It is part of a new nationwide work permit system that aims to build an innovation-driven economy by …

China

Time Inc. Launches VR Platform, Resurrects 'Life'

Time Inc. has debuted a dedicated virtual reality platform that will host all VR content for the company’s brands, called Life VR. The platform’s …

Virtual Reality

This VR headset is designed to let you find your zen

The Brainwave virtual-reality headset is designed to help with stress management. It even knows who you're attracted to.<p>Virtual reality as of late …

Virtual Reality

ESL One's New York 'CS:GO' event will be live streamed in VR

Esports fans: virtual reality live streams are coming.<p>The ESL One New York <i>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</i> tournament is going to be the first esports event live-streamed in VR on Oct. 1 and 2. Fans will be able to watch either from a viewpoint in the Barclays Center or from in-game viewpoints …

Virtual Reality

Dentsu's Venture Capital Fund Invests in U.S. VR Sports Startup

The venture capital fund of Japanese ad giant Dentsu Inc. has invested in a small U.S. virtual reality startup whose technology can give sports …

Virtual Reality

Sous Vide Lapsang Souchong Salmon Recipe

I made this salmon recipe at my recent mega summer tea and BBQ party. It was so delicious and I was so impressed with myself, I kept asking people if …

Recipes

Vinegar BBQ Mop Sauce - a Carolina-style pork dressing

This tangy vinegar BBQ mop sauce does something magical when added to pork. Here’s how to create your own BBQ sorcery:<p>It’s widely recognised that …

Pork

Google Trips is a killer travel app for the modern tourist

Google today announced Trips, a new app that serves as a trip planner and travel guide for anyone who is exploring a new place. The free app, which is available on Android and iOS, will organize your plane tickets and hotel reservations, offer editorial guides to more than 200 cities, and make …

Travel

Painting The Ceiling With A Bold Color

Set your home apart from all others with a unique decorating idea: painting the ceiling with a bold color. This fresh idea draws the eye up, and it …

New Agatha Christie stamps deliver hidden clues

Little grey cells are set to be exercised up and down the country after the Royal Mail announced it would be releasing a series of Agatha Christie stamps packed with “hidden secrets” to mark what would have been the queen of crime’s 126th birthday on Thursday.<p>The six stamps are devoted to classic …

Agatha Christie

Holy Shit, 'South Park' Is 20! Trey Parker, Matt Stone on Censors, Tom Cruise and Scientology's Role in Isaac Hayes Quitting

Insiders from Natasha Henstridge to Norman Lear dish on the controversial Comedy Central show, including the heavily censored Muhammad episodes, …

Trey Parker

Tim Cook Just Nailed the Problem with Virtual Reality

Why augmented reality like Google Glass, not Oculus, is the future.<p>In the past, Apple C.E.O. <b>Tim Cook</b> has been reticent when it comes to his company’s plans to develop virtual and augmented reality technology. It is “really cool and has some interesting applications,” he said in January during a …

Virtual Reality

Your Complete Travel Guide to Vietnam

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa<p><b>A Look into Each City, How to Eat, Where to Stay, and Transportation Options</b><p>After spending a few months backpacking in Southeast Asia, I've concluded that Vietnam was my favorite country in the region for several reasons. I fell in love …

Vietnam

Meet Crowd Cow: Tech vets take the mystery out of buying good meat, turn customers into ‘steak holders’

“Where’s the beef?” may have found its calling as a catchphrase with a long shelf life in the 1980s, but if Seattle startup Crowd Cow has anything to …

Meat

Sous Vide Lamb Chop Wraps

“When the only tool you have is a hammer, it is tempting to treat everything as if it were a nail.”<br>-Abraham Maslow<p>OK, OK, I’ve gone a little sous …

Reinventing Sliced Bread, or: The 50 Best Sandwiches in Brooklyn

Everyone loves sandwiches. And while a simple grilled cheese will always maintain its strong elemental appeal, the sandwich’s basic foundation of …

Food & Dining

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Salmon

This guide was produced for Serious Eats as part of our partnership with Anova, the makers of the Anova Precision Cooker. You can download the Anova Precision Cooker App (it's free) to grab all this information right off your phone or tablet while you're cooking. And, if you've got an Anova …

Food

The Best Fresh Tomato Sauce Recipe

This recipe appears in:<p>How to Make the Best Tomato Sauce From Fresh Tomatoes<p>The key to this amazingly rich-yet-fresh sauce made from perfect summertime tomatoes is that it's a blend of three different sauces: homemade oven-baked tomato paste is deeply sweet and rich; a classic tomato sauce provides …

Recipes

JENN DE LA VEGA

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Facebook wants to give you the power to create virtual reality content

Imagine taking a 360-degree video from the top of the Empire State Building, capturing the entire New York City skyline with just one click on your …

Virtual Reality

Why the Most Productive People Start Their Day at 4 a.m. (Yes, We're Serious)

Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook actually starts his day at 3:45 a.m. Don't miss the boat on this new trend.<p>A few days ago, I shared my thoughts on what billionaire entrepreneurs do to stay productive in their spare time.<p>What I didn't know is that there's a recent productivity trend on the …

Productivity

Slimmer, faster Alienware gaming laptops are ready for VR

It's a great time to be a PC gamer, or at least a fan of PC gaming hardware. Desktops are flying off the shelves, thanks to the popularity of virtual …

Virtual Reality

The Essential Los Angeles Dim Sum Restaurants - Eater LA

A cursory Yelp search for dim sum in Los Angeles immediately reveals that search for the best restaurant is probably one of the most contentious dining debates in town. Pick any review at random and it reveals some pretty passionate discourse and claims of one restaurant being overhyped or …

Dim Sum

Korean BBQ Sauce

<i>This Korean BBQ sauce is as easy and as authentic as can be. It’s also sticky, sweet, spicy, gingery, garlicky, and exponentially more spectacular</i> …

Recipes

Creating the Perfect Email Newsletter Using Flipboard

Who’d have guessed that email—the original “killer app”—would become a novel, unobtrusive way to market yourself and your work in the form of a newsletter? But it’s not that surprising. Email used to be personal. At some point, marketers and corporations began abusing the intimacy afforded by easy …

Email