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Gentleman's Bogota Lock Picks

Now, we're not suggesting you're up to anything nefarious, but given the proper tools, there are few locks that could keep the determined man from …

20 Breathtaking Images Of The Earth As Seen From Space

Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013 – The Citadel of Aleppo – medieval fortified palace<br>DigitalGlobe—Getty Images<p>1 of 20<p>Digital Globe, a provider of …

Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

Gear & Gadgets

5 Thai Dishes That Chef Jet Tila Says You Need to Try

From jade noodles to shrimp doughnuts, 5 Thai dishes that could be as popular as Pad Thai, picked by chef Jet Tila<p>You may know <b>Jet Tila</b> as a judge on <i>Cutthroat Kitchen</i>, you may have heard about his multiple Guinness World Records (the last was for a 15,291-pound fruit salad), you may have tried his …

Step-by-step setup with the Click & Grow Flowerpot (pictures)

Honestly, the most difficult part about preparing the Click & Grow Smart Flowerpot was removing the shrink-wrap from the box. Ready to grow some chili peppers?<p>Updated:October 15, 2013 Caption:Katie PilkingtonPhoto:Colin West McDonald/CNET<p>You'll find easy to understand directions and product …

Chili Peppers

The Best Pizza In 10 Big Cities Around The US

In celebration of National Pizza Month, the editors at Zagat shared the best pizza joints in 10 big cities around the U.S.<p>From Atlanta to Washington, D.C., here are some epically delicious pies.

Washington D.C.

Nexus 7 (2013) Review

Apple rules the tablet space. That’s no secret. But what few know is that there are alternatives to the iPad and iPad Mini. Alternatives that are …

How to use Evernote's new Web Clipper for Chrome

On paper, Evernote sounds fairly mundane. An information organizer, woo-hoo. Then, after you use it for a while, you cannot imagine how you functioned without it.<p>For example, I use the service to preserve and organize things like recipes, instruction manuals, home-repair records, and receipts for …

10 Credible Mermaid Sightings? (+Videos)

Mermaids have been a subject of fascination for centuries. Cultures from all over the world, that had no contact with each other, have mermaids in …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

4 Fruitsicles So Good You Might Forget Summer Is Almost Over

Fresh fruit and vegetables are always best, no doubt about that. But in the hot summer months it's refreshing to snack on a cold, frozen treat. Ever since I picked up this awesome popsicle mold, I've been having way too much fun experimenting with sweet and even savory ice pop recipes.<p>Since I never …

Popsicle

How does a 3D printer work? The science and engineering behind this emerging technology

There is a lot of excitement building around what 3D printers can and might do. But how does a 3D printer work? It’s actually not very …

The Internet of Things Taught My Dog to Text

Imagine coming home after work. Your door unlocks as it senses you approaching. When you step inside, the lights come on and the thermostat adjusts …

Review: Google Nexus 7 (2013)

When Google debuted its first Nexus-branded tablet last summer, it was pretty much everything we wanted. Its pint-sized body was handsome and speedy, …

How to buy an AV receiver - CNET

If you want truly great sound in your living room, a sound bar isn't going to cut it. Sound bars are convenient and offer a big boost over your TV's built-in speakers, especially for movies and TV shows, but an AV receiver paired with even entry-level speakers takes sound quality to the next level, …

How to Make a Frittata

There's no easier meal than a frittata -- for breakfast, brunch, or dinner. Basically an open-faced omelet, it can include just 1 or 2 extra ingredients, or it can be a veritable cornucopia. The only required ingredients are eggs - everything else is your choice.<p>Although the last stage of cooking …

Breakfast

Battery life and a sharp screen: A 'Mini' opportunity for Apple

Maybe Apple should take its time on the iPad Mini Retina.<p>Last week I said Google trumped Apple with the release of the Nexus 7's eye-popping 323-pixel-per-inch display.<p>That's still true -- with a qualifier. After using the Nexus 7 for a week, I've discovered (or I should say it's been reinforced) …

How many speakers does a home theater need?

Up until recently the classic, five-speaker home theater setup, with three front speakers -- left, center, and right, plus two surround speakers, and a subwoofer -- was the de facto home theater standard. According to Dolby, surround speakers should be placed to the sides and slightly behind your …

Audiophile

The Simplest and Best Grilled Chicken

Sometimes the Accidental Locavore truly is accidentally local. Such is the case with one of my all-time favorite marinades for chicken. It's something I picked up ages ago at, of all places, Restoration Hardware, which then stopped carrying it (might have been the end of the season). Finally, this …

Grilled Salmon with Dill Butter Recipe

Do you have your grill on? Here’s a quick and easy way to grill salmon. No marinade required. The trick to grilled salmon, so that your fillets stay …

Perfect Salmon

It never fails. If I ask my kids what they want for dinner, given anything, they almost always ask for salmon. I love it when they do because it's so healthy, so easy, and so delicious! I've found a way to make it that makes everyone happy, and it's totally quick.<p>1. The first key is to start with …

Food

Grilled Cheese With Guacamole Might Be The Best Thing Ever

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I admit it: I was a hot avocado snob. Look around you, I'm sure you know one. I'm talking about people who scoff at the idea of serving avocado at any temperature other than cool. People who hear of tempura-fried …

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

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