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When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems

How Shared Movie Universes Are Hurting Superhero Films

Of course, those numbers do not include revenue from Blu-ray/DVD sales, licensing, and retail merchandise, which have added millions more to the Disney coffer. There's no doubt that Marvel Studios' recent shared cinematic universe was a game-changer - weaving nine films (so far), the <i>Agents of</i> …

Here's How You Can Vastly Increase The Number Of Shows And Movies You Can Get On Netflix

Say hello to Hola.<p>A free browser extension, Hola allows you to visit websites that are otherwise blocked in your country.<p>For Netflix subscribers, that includes the U.K. version of the site, along with a bunch of other versions, all of which have their own ever-evolving libraries of TV and</b> …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

Sugar Cookies

A confession: My name is Sara, and I am a sugar cookie snob. I’m not afraid to admit it anymore! I used to try to pretend I didn’t care and stuff …

Ridiculously Easy Macaroni and Cheese

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>On nights when we have 20 minutes to fix dinner, this is invariably what I make. Am I embarrassed to say I use individually-wrapped American cheese? Not really. This dish is so easy your kids can help you -- or even make it themselves if they're old enough.<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> WHO: How do we …

Recipes

Easy Homemade Pizza Rolls

in Appetizer, Snacks, Vegetarian, Wraps 61<p>Total cop-out post . . . or brilliance. I’ll let you decide. But if it’s cop-out, don’t tell me, coo?<p>I …

Parmesan Crusted Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

April is National Grilled Cheese Month which makes it pretty much the best month ever. Well, tomorrow is even more special because it is National …

Jay-Z Supports Nipsey Hussle’s ‘Crenshaw’ Mixtape, Purchases 100 Copies

Add Nipsey Hussle’s name to the #NewRules collective. The West Coast rapper sent shockwaves last week by announcing that physical copies of his …

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Appetizers & Snacks > Meat & Poultry Appetizers > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40</i> …

It Just Got A Lot Easier To Get Debt Collectors Off Your Back

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau became the third federal agency to take complaints from consumers on unfair debt collections practices on Wednesday, just a day after its co-watchdog, the Federal Trade Commission, slapped the largest debt collector in the country with a record $3.2 million …

The Best Lemonade You've Ever Had

A deeply ingrained love of lemonade starts in childhood. Something about scrawling “Lemonade” on a poster board, throwing together a makeshift stand, and pestering each passing car to buy a cup of hand-squeezed lemonade carves out a special place in our hearts for this beverage. There’s nothing …

How To Make Cronuts

Waiting in line is for suckers. It's time to make cronuts at home.<p><b>For the dough:</b><p>3/4 cups milk, warmed<p>1 tbs active dry yeast<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>2 large eggs<p>1 tsp vanilla<p>3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (divided)<p>1 tsp salt<p>1 cup butter, at room temperature<p><b>For the maple glaze</b>:<p>1/2 cup powdered sugar<p>3 tbsp pure …

Dessert

8 Slow Cooker Recipes for Hot Days

I'm sure your slow cooker isn't the first cooking apparatus you think of when the weather heats up. However, this time-saving tool takes all the hot …

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

The Oscar winner and Goop founder got candid about her private life in a new interview.<p>In 40 years, IVF has helped lots of women become moms, …

Parenting

Master swordsmith creates Cloud's Buster sword from Final Fantasy 7

Man at Arms' Master swordsmith, Tony Swatton, recreated Cloud's Buster sword from <i>Final Final Fantasy 7</i>.<p>The video above demonstrates Swatton in action as he discusses the hefty blade's creation process. According to the video's description, he uses high-speed belt grinders, scorching furnaces and …

Associated Press News

14 Pierogi Recipes That Put Other Dumplings To Shame

We think these dough pillows have a fighting chance to be Best Dumpling on Earth.<p>(Photo Credit: James Ransom/Food52)<p>In the battle of best dumpling on earth, the pierogi has a fighting chance for the championship. These Polish dough pillows are usually filled with farmer's cheese, potatoes, …