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Misleading Interface Design

<i>This post originally appeared on Owen’s personal blog.</i><p>I had an interesting experience this week when I tried to cancel my Spotify account. When you visit the cancellation page, you’re asked to give a reason about why you’re canceling.<p>Fair enough, but what caught me off guard is Spotify trying to …

Palestine-US teen speaks after Israeli police beating

A Palestine-American teenager had his hands tied behind his back while being beaten and knocked unconscious by Israeli police, says the boy's aunt.<p>Tariq Khdair, 15, from Florida, is a cousin of Mohammed Abu Khdair, the Palestinian 16-year-old whose abduction and murder has triggered riots.<p>The …

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Food & Wine Magazine | Recipes, Menus, Chefs, Wine, Cooking, Holidays, Entertaining

From a classic Caesar salad to bitter greens with soft-boiled eggs, here ar...<p>From a classic Caesar salad to bitter greens with soft-boiled eggs, …

House Votes to Help Pot Businesses Use Banks

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed one measure designed to help legitimate marijuana businesses gain access to the financial system, …

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L.A. Hackathon winners create homeless services app

After 24 hours of coding, a team that created an application to efficiently deliver supplies to homeless shelters took home the top prize Sunday at a Los Angeles "hackathon."<p>"One more thing," said Zach Latta, after presenting his team's project called ShelterConnect, "We're all in high …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

The U.S. Won't Let Google Trademark 'Glass' for Its Glass-Less Eyewear

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Still struggling to make a good name for itself with a skeptical American public, Google Glass is …

Western Digital Announces Thunderbolt-Powered My Passport Pro RAID Drive

Western Digital today announced the new My Passport Pro, the company's first thunderbolt-powered, dual-drive storage solution. With user-selectable RAID functionality, the drive is suitable for graphics professionals looking for high performance or consumers who need reliable mirroring.<p>The aluminum …

Jolla's Sailfish OS And Devices Are Ready For Commercial Release

Finnish startup Jolla, which launched its first smartphone with a new Sailfish mobile operating system last year, announced today that its OS is now ready for global distribution after reaching release 1.0. Sailfish will also soon be available for download on Android devices.<p>The first batch of …

Rumor: HTC One’s successor may be called the One+, reportedly will have Snapdragon 805 CPU

Just yesterday <i>@evleaks</i> revealed what he called “preliminary” specs for the HTC M8, which included a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU, 2GB RAM, a 5-inch 1080p display, an UltraPixel rear cam, 2.1MP front cam and KitKat with Sense 6.0. Now if a new report from recognized XDA member <i>Mike1986</i> proves correct, …

Mobile Technology

Google teases Glass 2, which finally supports your prescription specs

Google Glass may soon get an upgrade, if the latest tease from Google is any indication.<p>Google said today that current Glass Explorers will soon be able to swap their first generation Glass units for a newer, more advanced upgrade. The company says that the update will include a mono earbud and …

Kickr: Electric Longboard Motor

Posted in Tech<p>The concept of electric skateboards is not a new one by any stretch of the imagination. The concept of transforming your existing, …

UltraHaptics May Be The Next Revolution In Touchscreen Phones

Compared to the haptic feedback from the motors in games controllers like Sony’s SixAxis ones, they seem even less capable. But if some brand-new …

Beats Studio 2013 review: A better Beats - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The new <b>Beats Studio</b> headphones are lighter, sturdier, and better-sounding than the original Studio headphones. They offer a comfortable fit and active noise cancellation, which works well but not great. The noise cancellation is powered by a rechargeable lithium ion battery that offers up …

Consumer Tech

20 Light Pasta Recipes We Love

Gallery20 Light Pasta Recipes We Love<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Make the best of late summer produce in this array of light and refreshing pasta dishes. Jump straight to the recipes below, or click through the slideshow for some more inspiration.<p>Tagliatelle with Red Provençal …

A Cake You Can Eat for Breakfast and Dessert

A coffee cake with chocolate and hazelnuts that you could eat for both breakfast and dessert<p><i>It's hump day. Why not celebrate with something sweet? Welcome to Baking Wednesday.</i><p>It's easy to slip into boring eating trends in the middle of the week, especially for the first and last meals of the day: …

African-Inspired Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burgers Recipe

<i>Sweet potatoes, black beans, and a hint of peanut butter combine with cumin and ginger to create these delicious West African-inspired veggie burgers.</i><p>…

Roasted Mushroom and Gouda Grilled-Cheese Sandwiches

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Brush mushrooms with vinaigrette, place on baking sheet, and bake 15 minutes, turning once. Slice into 1/4-inch-thick …

iMotion kickstarts motion controllers inspired by 'Minority Report' and Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift has ignited a new round of excitement in virtual reality — but a major issue with the device is that its reliance on keyboards, mice, and traditional gaming controllers holds back just how immersive the headset can be. However, a small Singapore-based company says it has an answer …