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This is why paid DLC is here to stay

Wall Street's favored news outlets are in a joyful lather today, following Electronic Arts' most recent financial statement.<p>The company did better than expected for its third quarter revenues and profits, with chief financial bigwig Blake Jorgensen explaining that "our revenue keeps going up and …

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

The cold war on the Adults Only rating must stop if gaming is to grow up

Game ratings were designed to open the door for different kinds of content, not limit what can be shown or addressed in a video game.<p>The idea was that developers and publishers would be given more freedom in their games if it was simple to indicate that some games were aimed at an adult audience. …

Portraits of Americans Who Have Converted to Islam

Boston-based photographer Claire Beckett‘s <i>The Converts</i> is a series of portraits of individuals who have converted to Islam. A mix of recent converts …

Marco Rubio's Big Poverty Gamble

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is making another big bid to establish himself as of one of the leaders of his party with a speech on poverty and economic …

Gates vs. Congress Is The Real War

The first day of coverage of former Robert Gates’ book on his years running the Pentagon have focused largely on the strains between him and …

Before You're Tired Of Potatoes, Try A Fingerling Recipe (PHOTOS)

Once the holidays are over, the fanfare has died down and our weeks of eating and drinking revelry have caught up with us, we start to look around at winter produce and panic a little -- is this all we get? Before you shun your cabbages, your beets and your potatoes, we'd like to remind you that …

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 …

How to Make Crème Brûlée

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Grab</i> …

(M) Capitalism works extremely well, for the rich.

14 Burger Concepts Worth Watching in 2014

The burger category continually remakes itself. New concepts are created. One-offs morph into multi-unit endeavors. Small chains spread out and away from their home markets. New names become familiar brands. Below are 14 concepts that are on the move. These are concepts that might not be well known …

Easy Homemade Eggnog (FAK Friday)

I’m going to come right out and say it… I never used to be a big fan of eggnog. Even as a kid, I found it to be cloyingly sweet. Just one sip and I …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

DARPA wants you to play video games

The Last Starfighter it ain't, but if you ever wanted to get in good with the military without getting out of your chair, the Defense Advanced …

DARPA

Tea Party Group Unironically Utilizes BioShock Infinite Propaganda

As we head into this holiday season, video game news grows relatively quiet and crazy stories start popping out their heads instead. For a bit of a break from the console wars, we turn to the National Liberty Federation, a conservative “Tea Party” styled group which has recently dipped its toes in …

17 Holiday Drinks That Are Even Better Than Eggnog

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When These Complete Strangers Pose as Family Something Fascinating Happens

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Watch a Flash Mob Surprise Rick Bayless on His Birthday

Celebrated chef <b>Rick Bayless</b> celebrated his 60th birthday last night, and part of the surprise was a <b>flash mob song-and-dance routine</b> choreographed by <b>Scott Dummler</b>, Bayless' collaborator on <i>Mexico: One Plate at a Time</i>. During the middle of dinner service, Bayless is called into the dining room, where …

Turning the health care corner

Political journalism is sometimes criticized, fairly, for its “pack” mentality. Major news organizations wait for the conventional wisdom to …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Can Artificial Meat Save The World?

Traditional chicken, beef, and pork production devours resources and creates waste. Meat-free meat might be the solution.<p>On an ordinary spring morning in Columbia, Missouri, Ethan Brown stands in the middle of an ordinary kitchen tearing apart a chicken fajita strip. “Look at this,” he says. “It’s …