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Hangover Helper: Goetta and Eggs at Anchor Grill, Covington KY

"That is as greasy spoon (not in a good way) as a place gets," a local friend texted when I'd told him I was headed over to the <b>Anchor Grill</b>, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati in Covington, Kentucky. My retort: "I will defend to the death my love of Anchor."<p>"We may doze but we never close" is …

Why Retirement Risks Are Best Shared

It’s been a tough few years for the Dutch pension system, long praised as the best in the world. Most Dutch pensioners have seen their payouts trail the rate of inflation since 2008. Earlier this year, 66 pension funds (out of 415 total) had to cut benefits outright. The average reduction was 1.7%, …

Bolivia’s LAB airline: We regret to announce

A truck laden with wooden crates rumbled into the­ ­provincial Bolivian town of Cochabamba in September 1925. Its payload was a Junkers F13 ­aircraft …

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This week in tech stock: The Lumia 1020 incites mobile madness

This past week saw a deluge of news around mobile hardware, and interestingly, Microsoft came out on top.<p>This week, Nokia announced the Lumia 1020. You’ve probably seen ads for it — it’s the one that looks like a mid-range camera. And according to folks who should know, it’s one of the most …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

All Apple developer services are back online

All of Apple's Developer Center services are back online, and the company extended memberships for "all developer teams" by one month to compensate for the downtime, according to an email sent today from Apple to developers and obtained by Polygon.<p>"We are pleased to let you know that all our …

Dota 2 International: Valve Interview

IGN chats with Erik Johnson about the juggernaut that is Dota 2.<p>Once you start talking to Valve's Erik Johnson about making games, you soon realise …

The Polyphonic Spree; Swim Deep – review

Village Underground; Rough Trade East, London Ten years after their moment in the sun, the Polyphonic Spree remain irrepressible<p>The hype fairy is, if nothing else, capricious. She sprinkles dust on bands and then departs, most often never to return. Although there are companies out there devoted to …

Why pterosaurs weren't so scary after all

These flying reptiles are traditionally seen as scaly, ungainly beasts, but the discovery of new fossils has led to some surprising findings<p>For most of us, "pterodactyls" are imagined as large, vicious and ugly gargoyles with lanky limbs, leathery wings and jaws lined with savage teeth, the sort of …

Tom Kibble: 'It didn't seem that special at the time'

The physicist whose pioneering 1964 work led to the discovery of the Higgs boson isn't one to celebrate his own achievements<p>Tom Kibble was in Central Hall Westminster in July 2012, when the results from the Large Hadron Collider at Cern were being webcast to expectant audiences around the world. …

Stem cells: what happened to the radical breakthroughs?

Much was promised in the late 1990s, but the challenge of advances such as growing whole human organs has been difficult to deliver<p>It's 1998 and science is taking big strides. The first cloned mammal, Dolly the Sheep, has just had her first lamb; the first robotically assisted heart surgery has …

Bombes Away! 3 Easy-Peasy Summer Desserts

If you’re searching for a no-fuss, showstopping dessert idea, look no further than your freezer. An ice cream bombe, or <i>bombe glacée</i> if you’d like to …

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Where is she now? Barbara Mullen, the misfit model of the 1950s

A streetwise, 'foul-mouthed' New Yorker, Barbara Mullen didn't fit the idea of 1950s glamour, but Lillian Bassman and Richard Avedon still loved to photograph her. John-Michael O'Sullivan tracks down the model who broke the mould - and finds a story of heartbreak and high society<p>I first read …

Beautiful Photos of Auroras Shimmering Over Iceland by Stéphane Vetter

French photographer Stephane Vetter is a master of capturing gorgeous photos of landscapes at night. One of his favorite things to shoot are the …

Photographer Learns Why You Shouldn’t Get Too Close to Wild Moose

Norwegian photographer Arvid Strømnes learned a lesson earlier this week about why you shouldn’t get too close to wild animals while trying to …

How to Avoid Losing Your Photos With Offsite Backup Strategies

As photographers, most of us are fully aware of the consequences of not backing up our work. Indeed, as we take more and more images, over that same …

Microsoft Will Rebrand SkyDrive After It Settles Trademark Case With Sky Broadcasting

British Sky Broadcasting Group and Microsoft today announced that they have settled the trademark infringement arguments in Europe that Sky brought against Microsoft in an English court. As a result of this, Microsoft will have to find a new name for its cloud storage service SkyDrive. Sky will …

NSA responds to XKeyscore leak: 'no analyst can operate freely'

The NSA has released a full statement in response to <i>The Guardian's</i> leak of more classified data coming out of the NSA. The subject at hand is a program called "XKeyscore," which is purported to be a centralized interface for NSA employees to access a wide array of data from email, browsing history, …

'How To Walk In High Heels' Class Teaches Important Skill To NYC Women

As many women can attest, walking around a city in sky-high heels is no mean feat. Parading around town in treacherous pumps is a skill to be learned like any other -- say, driving, or riding a bicycle.<p>And who better to teach the talent than a former footwear designer? The New York Post has …

Hailee Steinfeld's Nails Are Festive For Comic-Con (PHOTOS)

Need inspiration for this week's impending Manicure Monday? Hailee Steinfeld's got you covered.<p>The super-stylish teenage actress and Miu Miu spokesmodel hit Comic-Con on Friday to promote "Ender's Game" with a festive manicure delightful enough to distract us from her patterned Bibhu Mohapatra …

Minimalist Photos of Overcast Sunrises Over the Sea in Barcelona

<i>Silence is Grey</i>, that’s the message behind architect and advertising creative Rodríguez Moranta‘s photo series of the same name. Consisting of the …

Taking Your Photography Outside of Your Comfort Zone

New photographers sometimes jump in and photograph everything they can. They will photograph a wedding one-day and commercial real estate on another. …

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The WAVE Hammock by Erik Nyberg and Gustav Strom (o)