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What Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Really Thought About Each Other

"He and I, in a sense, grew up together," Gates said. "We were within a year of the same age, and we were kind of naively optimistic and built big companies. And every fantasy we had about creating products and learning new things — we achieved all of it. And most of it as rivals. But we always …

Bill Gates

BitTorrent Sync Is A Dropbox Killer, Or Maybe Much More Than That

A colleague recently passed on a link to BitTorrent Sync with a note saying he planned on canceling his Dropbox account. Sync is a file storage service, one for very large files. And if you have it, you too might be reconsidering your online file storage strategy.<p>On the face of it, BitTorrent is …

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Google

Given the size and scope of such a company, the Quora community had no problem providing a number of little-known yet surprising tidbits.<p>With all its tech excellence (which runs from Google Glass to the self-driving car to the internet's most beloved search engine), here are 10 mind-blowing facts …

Sergey Brin

The Only Hamburger Recipe You'll Ever Need

Today is Memorial Day and if you're like most Americans, your celebration will culminate at the grill over a sizzling hamburger. In the event you miss this date, tomorrow, May 28th, is National Hamburger Day.<p>To honor the almighty burger in proper form, here's a recipe from me to you -- the …

Rumor: New Gmail UI launching on Wednesday

Google is reportedly going to unveil the new Gmail user interface on Wednesday, with the new UI expected to include some of the features seen in previous reports.<p>Earlier this week we found out that potential Gmail UI changes were revealed at Google I/O and then we saw a bunch of screenshots …

Gmail

Re-Growing Celery: Grow a New Bunch Indoors or Outdoors

Don't toss that celery base! Did you know you can use it to re-grow a new bunch of celery?<p>I recently came across this topic on both Facebook and …

Jacob Barnett, 14-Year-Old With Asperger's Syndrome, May Be Smarter Than Einstein

When Jacob Barnett was 2 years old, he was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism. Doctors told his parents that the boy would likely never talk or read and would probably be forever unable to independently manage basic daily activities like tying his shoe laces.<p>But they were sorely, …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

July 4th

How To Master Basic Knife Skills: The Video

Knife skills are totally essential in the kitchen; knowing how to properly handle a chef's knife is important for safety, speed, and efficiency while …

Shooting Sports

Chic DIY Computer Desk Ideas

The need for an office space has steadily increased as more people begin working from home. Holding conference calls, planning projects and answering …

Obama’s Cronkite moment

Did the president lose Jon Stewart — and his millennial base — last night?<p>If President Obama has lost Jon Stewart, has he lost his base? It's a question worth considering after "The Daily Show" host tore into the president Monday night for a series of scandals and controversies that seem to be …

Russia Has Arrested a U.S. Diplomat It Swears Is a CIA Spy, Disguises and All

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian security forces have arrested an employee at the American embassy in Moscow, accusing him of …

Russia

Poll: Some voters outraged by Benghazi don’t know where Benghazi is

A new poll finds 39 percent who say Benghazi is “the biggest political scandal in American history” can’t locate it<p>A new poll from the Democratic-learning Public Policy Polling finds that among those who describe the Benghazi controversy as "the biggest political scandal in American history," 39 …

Want some easy vegetable side dishes? Start with this one: Grilled Carrots with Lemon and Dill. Colorful too! GET THE RECIPE: Grilled Carrots with Lemon and Dill - http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-grilled-carrots-with-lemon-and-dill-recipes-from-the-kitchn-189255

25 Spice Mixes From Around the World

From <i>ras el hanout</i> to <i>herbes de provence</i>, herb and spice mixes are essential to many cuisines around the world. Bringing these blends into your own …

VOTD: J.J. Abrams and Jon Stewart Discuss 'Star Wars' Versus 'Star Trek' – /Film

“<i>Star Trek</i> or <i>Star Wars</i>?” is a question that’s been debated by sci-fi fans since <b>Star Wars</b> exploded onto the scene in 1977. At that time <b>Star Trek</b> had …