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10 Easy Pieces: Humidifiers

Did you know that humidifiers come in surprising shapes, sizes, and materials (several with interesting design names attached)? Or that proper …

The 20 Most Amazing PCs Ever Made

The personal computer has been a popular household tool for several decades. I’ve been building my own for nearly as long, but aside from being powerful devices for all-manner of tasks, the ability to customize a PC to your personal needs is something that fascinates millions of people the world …

2015 Audi TT Spy Photos

Getting back to basics.<p><b>What it is:</b> The third generation of the Audi TT, which started out as a futuristic concept in 1995 and was rushed into production after an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response. Audi’s first TT distanced itself from the wedge-shape angularity of its contemporaries, and its …

25 Best New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (10/8/13 - 10/21/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

How to easily root an Android device

Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize anything and so on.<p>Of course, for the average user, …

The Bronx Riviera: life at the 'hood beach' – in pictures

The image of New York's Bronx has largely been defined by the urban blight of the late 1960s-80s, when arson, drug addiction and social neglect decimated many of its neighbourhoods. Wayne Lawrence began taking portraits of summer regulars on the Bronx's only beach, known as a 'hood beach', in 2005, …

Meet OmniROM, a new custom ROM for Android

OmniROM, a new custom ROM for Android, has been made official at BABBQ (Big Android BBQ), by several developers whom you may already know including <i>Chainfire, Xplodwild</i> and <i>Dees_Troy</i>.<p>In case you’re new to the custom Android ROM playground, you may have not heard of Chainfire’s SuperSU and rooting …

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …

Pokemon cocktails offer adult fun with a twist

Tumblr user and Pokemon fan meowpurrnom created nine frozen cocktails of the "Eeveelution" variety.<p>The cocktail menu includes an alcoholic spin on every known evolution of Eevee, including the newest addition, Sylveon. Although specific measurements for each drink aren't given, the mix for each is …

Lemony Kale, Quinoa, and Fig Salad & Cinnamon Pear Chips

Cheesy zucchini bake, peanutty quinoa bowl with baked tofu, and seriously creative cinnamon pear chips in today's Delicious Links.<p><b>Lemony Kale,</b> …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

DUTCH DILIGHT <3 Beautiful handmade lighting from Holland. Every piece is unique & proudly 100% Dutch. http://www.dutchdilight.com/home-en-US/

31 Truly Unfortunate Food Product Names

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Land Rover driver caught on video mowing down NYC motorcyclists

Video has emerged of an altercation between the driver of a Land Rover Range Rover Sport and a large group of motorcyclists. The incident, which occurred yesterday afternoon in New York City, looks to have been started when the Land Rover driver bumped one of the motorcyclists (it's difficult to …

Behind the Scenes: Berry Pie With a Cookie Crust at Cusp in La Jolla, CA

GalleryBehind the Scenes: Berry Pie With a Cookie Crust at Cusp in La Jolla, CA<p>Cookie dough is one of my all-time favorite foods, to the point where I consider it major victory if I bake more than 25 percent of a given batch. Between swiping it straight from the bowl and eating frozen balls of …

Sold, The App That Sells Your Stuff For You, Arrives On Android

Too<p>lazybusy to handle selling your stuff on eBay or Craigslist, or having a yard sale? Yep, same here. That’s why a startup called Sold, launched earlier this year, had me intrigued. Its big idea is to take the whole e-commerce process out of your hands by pricing your items for you, finding a …

Samsung sends spies to uncover Apple's iPhone line phenom

NEW YORK -- You can't have an ad campaign mocking people waiting in line for the iPhone and then wish you had the same lines. Or can you?<p>Apparently Samsung thinks it can. Along with the hundreds of consumers, reporters, and app promoters converging Friday on Apple's flagship store on Manhattan's …

Why your gas tank filler is where it is

For the <i>Autoblog</i> team, reviewing new cars each week comes with one particular first-world problem challenge - where the heck is the gas tank? Ask any of our editors, and they're likely to have pulled up to a pump, only to find that the tank was on the other side, leading to a trail of curses and …

Beautiful Glowing Portraits of a Bobtail Squid

In this series, entitled <i>Bobtail Squid</i>, underwater photographer Todd Bretl documents the magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. The creatively composed shots transform eight curled arms and a round body into beautifully abstract shapes floating against a stark, black background.<p>Bretl was …

Photography

Phenomenal Footage Of A Dancer Battling With Light

There's few dance videos quite as breathtaking as 'Nuance'.<p>Created by Marc-Antoine Locatelli it's the near perfect blend of choreography, motion …

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When Public Shaming of Children Fails

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Kids these days are out of control, strutting around in their short shorts, twerking anywhere and …

59 Fall Lanterns For Outdoor And Indoor Décor

Fall is so cozy and sweet! I think it’s the only season when we use so many natural things like fruits or vegetables for décor. Lanterns add …

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

Promise of 3D printing may be overhyped

3D printers put the resources of a manufacturing plant within the comfort of your home or office, but will the technology ever take off?<p>For an industry rife with chewy buzzwords such as "the Internet of things" and "augmented reality," it's refreshing to come across a concept as intuitive as "3D …

Why is Samsung throwing money at startups?

As Microsoft and Google start building phones, Samsung tries to buy some software skills<p>In a swank office building, waiters handed out fried pickles and caviar-covered sushi. Shiny new LCD screens covered several walls. It was opening night for Samsung’s new startup accelerator in midtown …