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On the hunt for Google's Easter eggs

Google is renowned for creating Easter eggs, which in the tech world mean coding or features on the Web that either shouldn't be there or that you don't expect to find.<p>Our colleagues at ZDNet gathered up some of Google's Easter eggs currently in circulation. There are more, so happy hunting. Here's …

IBM’s Watson Tackles The Tumor Genome, On The Way To Personalized Cancer Treatments

To develop a specific treatment for each person’s cancer, doctors would need to learn their tumor’s genetic code. It’s a task too difficult for humans to do for every cancer patient. But it might not be too difficult for a problem-solving supercomputer.<p>IBM’s advanced artificial intelligence program …

Visualize shared links, trends with BuzzSumo

If your job requires you to know which topics are the most discussed on social media or if you are simply a curious denizen of the Internet, BuzzSumo will show you which links are making the rounds.<p>Head to the BuzzSumo Web site and enter a topic or domain name. BuzzSumo will return a list of …

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Movie streaming app Popcorn Time is coming back from the dead — thanks to a torrent site

For a brief moment, watching movies via BitTorrent was just as easy as watching something on your Netflix queue.<p>The app Popcorn Time came out of nowhere a week ago with a slick interface that boiled down the messy torrenting experience into something simple. All you had to do was download the free …

EdX expands range of institutions that can offer free online courses

EdX's open online education system has drawn a lot of interest -- enough interest that the non-profit has just loosened up its membership structure to allow for more participants. The revamp lets 12 additional organizations offer free internet-based courses, including schools as well as …

New Nutrition Labels Will Challenge Lying Serving Sizes

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Food and Drug Administration has proposed two new looks for nutrition labels, recommending the …

Military Scientists Developing Pizza That Stays Fresh for Up to Three Years

Researchers at a U.S. military lab are getting closer to perfecting what some call “the holy grail” of food prepared for soldiers: a pizza that stays …

Beef Bourguignon Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> During the winter season I make Beef Bourguignon at least once a month. It's rich, soul-satisfying and a definite crowd pleaser. There are a few key details to remember when making the stew: Be sure to brown the meat well in the beginning, use a good quality red wine that you would …

Leek Risotto Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Leeks are humble. They often anchor a dish, providing flavor and depth, but rarely take center stage. This risotto celebrates leeks, ensuring their subtle flavor in every creamy bite. I don't like to be pushy, but if you really want a restaurant-quality risotto experience, you must …

Barbara Kafka's Simplest Roast Chicken Recipe on Food52

• 5- to 6-pound chicken at room temperature, wing tips removed<br>• 1 lemon, halved<br>• 4 whole garlic cloves<br>• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, optional<br>• Kosher salt, to taste<br>• Freshly ground black pepper, to taste<br>• 1 cup chicken stock, water, fruit juice, or wine for optional deglazing<br>• Optional: Potatoes or other …

Just Good Chili Recipe on Food52

• 1 to 2 tablespoons oil (i prefer olive veg is fine)<br>• 1 pound sirloin, cubed<br>• 1 pound ground meat (I prefer buffalo; turkey or beef fine)<br>• 1 large onion, finely chopped<br>• 1 Bottle of beer (my choice is Fat Tire)<br>• 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes<br>• 1 cup coffee (strong is best)<br>• 1 tablespoon tomato paste<br>• 1 tablespoon …

A UK Surgeon Successfully 3D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

It was the first transplant of its kind.<p>The patient, who is in his sixties and has remained unnamed, suffered from a rare type of bone cancer called chondrosarcoma. It affected the entire right side of his pelvis.<p>Often leaving patients appearing completely healthy, chondrosarcoma often goes …

Global warming 'pause' due to unusual trade winds in Pacific ocean, study finds

The contentious "pause" in global warming over the past decade is largely due to unusually strong trade winds in the Pacific ocean that have buried surface heat deep underwater, new research has found.<p>A joint Australian and US study analysed why the rise in the Earth's global average surface …

Zipcar, Uber And The Beginning Of Trouble For The Auto Industry

There’s a good chance if you’re a city dweller and a regular Zipcar user, you don’t own a car. And according to a new study from Alix Partners, you’re probably not alone. Had it not been for car-sharing services, automakers would have sold about 500,000 more new cars over the past decade. And Alix …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

A High-Tech Bra That Unhooks Only For 'True Love'

A weird/bad/nerdtastic idea from Japan.<p><i>Note: Video is a tad NSFW.</i><p>Japanese lingerie manufacturer Ravijour has designed a bra, called the True Love Tester, that apparently knows "how women truly feel." Yes, this is a goofy marketing scheme. But it's also a science bra, so... carry on.<p>The ad above …

Rosemary Garlic Cloverleaf Rolls

These gorgeous, homemade Rosemary Garlic Cloverleaf Rolls deserve a spot at every dinner table on holidays and special occasions.<p>You’re more likely …

Braised Chicken Thighs with Carrots, Potatoes and Thyme | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Fresh herbs and sweet carrots update this old-fashioned skillet dinner. Serve with a side of homemade cornbread for a meal that feels homey and special — perfect for fall.<p><b>Braised Chicken Thighs with Carrots, Potatoes and Thyme</b><p>1 1/2 lb. (750 g.) skinless, boneless chicken thighs, fat trimmed<p>Kosher …

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This is the world’s best-designed pizza box

A Mumbai businessman has revolutionized the way hot take-out food will reach you. His solution: making sure the packaging has proper ventilation.<p>Tired of having too many soggy pizzas delivered to him, Vinay Mehta decided to do something about it. In 2006, with a pen knife, some cardboard and a long …

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New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute at-home test may be able to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and cognitive decline.<p>Titled the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination test, or SAGE, and …

China cloning on an 'industrial scale'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1043000/1043655_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524612603_c0ed803946e403eb88ae318a3eb48c67<p><b>You hear the squeals of the pigs long before reaching a set of long buildings set in rolling hills in southern China.</b><p>Feeding time produces a frenzy as …

Micro-Windmills May One Day Power Your Smart Phone

Bigger is better has practically become a rule of thumb in the wind power business.<p>Indeed, the typical wind turbine size has grown from about 300 kilowatts in 1990 to a whopping 7.5 megawatts in 2011.<p>A team of electrical engineers in Texas is challenging the industry’s conventional wisdom by …

CES robots take on cleaning, fun and personal assistance

After a visit from home entertainment robot Keecker last week, it was obvious that CES 2014 would host some exciting robots. Here are a few that …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

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