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Hello Tosh, got a Toshiba? Apple joins consortium’s $18bn bid

Apple would love to say, ‘Thanks for the memories’, to Samsung.<p>Apple has joined a consortium that includes Bain Capital to make an $18bn bid for …

Europe’s largest food truck festival comes to Ireland

Ireland

Salted Butter Caramel Ice Cream recipe

26K<p>6K<p>16<p>Shares 32K<p>When I was finalizing the recipes in The Perfect Scoop, I wrote too many recipes and needed to make room for all the other stuff …

Dessert
Dessert

Sorbetto all'anguria

Il sorbetto all’anguria è un modo originale e fresco di consumare l’anguria, frutto tipico della stagione estiva.<br>La preparazione del sorbetto …

Your New Favorite Chocolate Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: The perfect chocolate cake recipe has been sitting in your pantry all along, patiently waiting for you to discover it.</i><p>Today feels like …

Dessert

Homemade Snickers recipe & gift idea

<i>posted by</i> Jamielyn <i>on</i> November 20, 2013<p>You guys are in for a real treat today! I’m sharing the most delicious recipe for Homemade Snickers. This …

Dessert

13 new things you can do with your Android Wear smartwatch

Google's second attempt at wearables is full of new features and tweaks. Here's what you need to know.<p>If you have one of the many Android Wear watches compatible with Android Wear 2.0 (full list in link), you're in for a treat.<p>With Android Wear 2.0, and the more recent Android Wear update bringing …

Android News

Not a Single Person on This Remote Island Has Acne—Here's Why

Imagine a small, remote tropical island surrounded by crystal clear water where fresh produce and fish are abundant, the morale is upbeat and happy, …

Bourdain on food, travel and politics

Impassioned and perceptive, the king of TV travel doesn’t disappoint in his interview. We talk about Persian chicken, interviewing Obama in Vietnam and the sauces of Oaxaca, Mexico.<p>More than 15 years in, Anthony Bourdain is still the king of TV travel. His show Parts Unknown – in which food, …

Time I

How squash agriculture spread bees in pre-Columbian North America

Using genetic markers, researchers have for the first time shown how cultivating a specific crop led to the expansion of a pollinator species. In …

Ecology

Massimo Bottura: Next Stop? Brazil

The Italian chef Massimo Bottura, crowned owner of the best restaurant in the world, wants to help feed the planet: one ‘ugly eggplant’ at a time.

Italy

Robots date, mate, and procreate 3D printed offspring in ‘Robot Baby’ project

Researchers in the Netherlands claim to have created the world’s first “robots that procreate.” What does that mean exactly? Well, child, when two robots’ fitness evaluation algorithms come to a successful conclusion, something beautiful happens. You’ll know when you’re older — or if you scroll …

Robotics

Energysquare is a wireless phone charging pad that doesn’t use induction

Meet Energysquare, a thin charging pad made so that you don’t have to plug in your phone charger ever again. Energysquare doesn’t rely on induction like most wireless chargers out there. Instead, Energysquare uses a conductive surface as well as a sticker on the back of your phone. The company is …

Tech Trends

Internet giants commit to tackling hate, terrorist propaganda in EU

Facebook, Twitter and others agree to investigate hateful, threatening speech within 24 hours of anyone reporting it.<p>Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube have signed on to new rules to tackle online hate speech.<p>The Internet titans agreed on Tuesday to a new code of conduct by the European Union …

Internet

McDonald's worker goes viral with Facebook rant about what it's really like to work for the fast food chain

If someone told you they worked at McDonald's, what would your reaction be?<p>Would you pity them? Look down on them? Thank your lucky stars you're not in their position, having to work for a pittance in presumably gruelling conditions?<p>If that's the case, a Facebook post from McDonald's worker Mike …

McDonald's

Rat and human DNA found in burgers

An extensive study of burgers is making waves after researchers detected traces of rat DNA and human DNA in products meant for human consumption.<p>Food analytics start-up Clear Labs analysed 258 burger products on sale in northern California. 13.6 per cent were found to be “problematic” in some way – …

Burgers

Chef creates 'world's most expensive burger' (cost: £1,100)

Wagyu beef with gold coated buns, lobster and black truffle Brie makes quite a picture<p>A London restaurant claims to have created the world's most expensive burger, embellished with gold leaf, lobster and caviar.<p>The wagyu beef and venison dish, priced at £1,100, took three weeks to develop and has …

Axl Rose Triumphs at AC/DC Debut in Lisbon

Seated singer honors band's classic sound as 'Rock or Bust' tour resumes<p>AC/DC must be starting to think someone up there doesn't like them. A …

Burning Bias in the Kitchen - Trailblazer Chef Clare Smyth

Top Chef Monica Galetti caused a stir with her recent remarks that when it came to forging a career as a top chef, women have “to put it first to do …

10 Things Your Flight Attendant Won't Tell You

Find out what the crew is really thinking while you're up in the air.<p>When JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater lashed out at a passenger and made a dramatic exit down the aircraft's emergency slide in 2010, people were left to wonder what put him over the edge. Sure, every job is stressful, but …

Wacky travel expenses employees submitted last year

If you're a company owner or other boss and your employees travel as part of their jobs, you've probably seen a few oddball expense reimbursement submissions cross your desk. But the list below has 10 that are particularly outlandish and head-scratching and just plain brazen.<p>As part of its annual …

Cadbury Creme Egg Ice Cream

<b>Cadbury Crème Egg Ice Cream</b><p>3 1/2 cups heavy cream<br>1/4 cup cocoa powder (Dutch-process or Natural)<br>3/4 cup granulated sugar<br>Pinch salt<br>2 TBSP corn syrup<br>1 …

Climate change 'to make transatlantic flights longer'

<b>Flights from the UK to the US could take longer due to the changes in the climate, according to a new study.</b><p>Global warming is likely to speed up the jet stream, say researchers, and slow down aeroplanes heading for the US.<p>While eastbound flights from the US will be quicker, roundtrip journeys will …

Climate Change

SolTech's Beautiful Glass Roof Tiles Heat Your Home With Solar Energy

SolTech Energy, a Swedish company selling solutions for clean solar power, has developed a unique home heating system contained within roofing tiles …

Clean Energy

Is Hyperloop the future of high-speed travel?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1221000/1221392_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524445438_260de966bc814539a75f8be6aa39cfd1<p><b>"Yeehaw!" cries the rocket-engineer as he drives the all-terrain buggy hard over the rocks and scrub of the Nevada Desert.</b><p>With his big hat and …

High-speed Rail

US university courses tap thirst for knowledge about craft beer

The explosion in the popularity of independent breweries has prompted some colleges to teach students how to set up their own craft breweries<p>For people who like to joke that they ended their boozy university days with a degree in beer, the real thing has arrived.<p>With an explosion in growth in the …

Beer