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Indonesia says Duterte has given it permission to execute Mary Jane Veloso

Jakarta claims President Rodrigo Duterte sanctioned execution of Filipina, who supporters say was duped into smuggling heroin<p>Indonesia has said the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has given his blessing for the execution of a Filipino death row inmate, Mary Jane Veloso.<p>“President …

Asia

Vans sneakers let you wear Nintendo nostalgia on your feet

You may have a cool Nintendo-themed hat, t-shirt, jacket, and even jeans, but do you have the sneakers to go along with that ensemble? If you don’t …

Retrogaming

PIK3A: The Raspberry Pi 3 IKEA Retro Gaming Table

Gaming is the perfect way to help newcomers to the Raspberry Pi to connect it with a recognisable lifestyle technology. It's the perfect stepping …

The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

Finding the perfect cookie recipe is no different than any other scientific experimentation. This video explains how to use baking science to find …

Dessert

Back-to-School Raspberry Granola Bars

Karen DeMasco's crumbly soft, jammy-sweet bars travel well, so they're ideal for school bake sales. She says, "They are quick to put together with …

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

Foodily Blog

Jalapeño-goat-cheese Hush Puppies

Jalapeño-goat-cheese Hush Puppies from Bon Appetit• 1 cup yellow cornmeal<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons all purpose flour<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar<br>• 3/4 teaspoon coarse …

Warriors thought game against Pelicans would be a 'scrimmage'

According to Anthony Davis, the Warriors dissed the Pelicans before the game started.<p>The Golden State Warriors are the number one seed in the West, …

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

Make Better Oven-Baked "Fries" by First Steaming the Potatoes

The perfect french fries are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. If you don't want to mess with deep-frying, this technique of …

Recipes

How to Make Ad Hoc's Incredible Fried Chicken Tenders for Your Super Bowl Party

If you can't make it to Thomas Keller’s casual restaurant, you should at least make this game day-friendly, chicken finger version of one of Ad Hoc’s …

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos from Pamela Salzman• 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts and/or thighs (I used 2 breasts and 3 thighs.)<br>• 1 teaspoon …

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Sugar-crusted Popovers

Sugar-crusted Popovers from David Lebovitz• 2 tablespoons butter, melted<br>• 3 large eggs, at room temperature<br>• 1 cup (250 ml) whole milk<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 1/2 …

Recipes

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Pulled Pork from Framed Cooks• 2 pounds pork tenderloin<br>• ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper<br>• ½ cup chicken broth<br>• ½ cup brown sugar<br>• ¼ cup …

Recipes

Baked Apple Bombs

Baked Apple Bombs from A Spicy Perspective• 4 large granny smith apples, peeled and cored<br>• 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed<br>• 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 …

Recipes

Island Coconut Lime Chocolate Bark

Island Coconut Lime Chocolate Bark from How Sweet It Is• 16 ounces high-quality white chocolate (Lindt, Godiva, Ghiradelli, etc)<br>• 1/4 cup toasted …

Recipes

Make Beans in a Slow Cooker Instead of Boiling Them

Beans are an inexpensive ingredient, but often need soaking and boiling. Throw them in the slow cooker in the morning and by the time you get home …

Cooking

How to Upgrade to iOS 8 Right Now

The official release of iOS 8 isn't until September 17th, but you can install the final version right now even if you're not a developer. Here's</b> …

iPad Mini

Crispy Apple-Oat Fritters

8 Servings<p>If the batter thickens as it sits, thin with more club soda.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided<p>Vegetable oil (for frying; about 4 cups)<p>1 cup gluten-free old-fashioned oats<p>½ cup rice flour<p>2 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1 teaspoon …

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

The Trick to Great Corn on the Cob? Mayonnaise, and a Grill

Step away from the boiling water! In this grilling video, we show you how to add way more flavor to your ears of corn.<p>We could eat a lot of corn on the cob. A <i>lot</i>. But we've thankfully abandoned the boiling-pot-of-water ways of our youth in favor of a smokin' hot grill, some fresh lime juice, and …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

This Infographic Tells You When Kids Eat Free at Chain Restaurants

Restaurants know that feeding kids for free brings in parents. Many restaurants have a "kids eat free" night. This infographic tracks those days at …

Asparagus with Toasted Seeds and Mustard Vinaigrette

4 Servings<p>Toasted seeds add crunchy texture to this flavorful side dish. Dressing them with a little olive oil and seasoning with salt and pepper makes it that much better.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds (pepitas)<p>1 tablespoon sunflower seeds<p>1 teaspoon plus 1/4 tablespoon olive oil<p>Kosher …