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Slow Cooker Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pot Roast Sandwiches

Crockpot Brown Sugar + Roasted Garlic Pulled Pot Roast Sandwiches.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 13, 2013 141<p>It’s Friday. Let’s do this thang.<p>This crockpot …

Daniel Boulud Reveals His 4 Favorite Recipes From His New Cookbook

The famed chef is out with Daniel: My French Cuisine,the definitive cookbook of his legendary 3-Michelin-starred New York restaurant Daniel, and he …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

News

Zinc and GE Digital Announce Integrated Solution for Contextual, Real-Time Communication in the Field<p>3<p>4 min read<p>Press Release

Kinect could make Skype calls less awkward

Researchers have used Kinect to inject a natural part of face-to-face conversation into video calling: eye contact. Using the Kinect's facial-recognition technology and some specially developed software, the team is able to make it appear callers are looking directly at their conversational …

Visual Publisher Graphicly Raises $1.3M And Gets A New CEO As Co-Founder Steps Down To Focus On Product

The visual publishing house Graphicly, which makes it easy to distribute graphically rich content across a variety of platforms, has raised $1.3 million from previous investors led by Mercury Fund and Dundee VC. The company has also set aside around $300k for outside investors due to there being …

New open source tech Marathon wants to make your data center run like Google’s

There’s a new open source project called Marathon that’s designed to let users intelligently run a wide variety of their applications and services — …

The wireless network with a mile-wide range that the “internet of things” could be built on

Robotics engineer Taylor Alexander needed to lift a nuclear cooling tower off its foundation using 19 high-strength steel cables, and the Android app that was supposed to accomplish it, for which he’d just paid a developer $20,000, was essentially worthless. Undaunted and on deadline—the tower …

Internet of Things

Is making stories touchable the next big thing for journalism?

It seems like a simple enough concept: We experience storytelling through our senses. So the more senses you add to an experience, the more immersive …

Microsoft files patent for augmented reality glasses

Microsoft may be working on a pair of augmented reality glasses for Xbox gaming, according to a patent application published last week.<p>In an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office, dated 1 August 2013, Microsoft describes “a system and related methods for inviting a potential player to …

Bill Gates on the future of education, programming and just about everything else

Microsoft (s msft) co-founder Bill Gates has thoughts on a lot of things, from the demise of lecture halls to the awesomeness of the patent system. …