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13 Scrumptious Slow Cooker Tacos for Tuesday’s Dinner

A Man and His Roti

A few years ago, I saw an ad on Pakistani TV that made me, and many others, cringe. In it, a little girl is shown kneading a little ball of dough and making a roti, and her mother announces, with a drum roll, to a jubilant family, “Choti ki pehli gol roti!” (“The little girl’s first round flat …

Flatbread

Nintendo Will Relaunch the NES Classic Edition in June - ExtremeTech

By on May 14, 2018 at 1:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Nintendo made video game history when …

Retrogaming

Three guitar heroes for a new era

Gibson’s decision to file for bankruptcy has led to talk of the death of the guitar, but no one seems to have told these players<p>Is the guitar dying? Ten years after the recession, the industry has seen its share of struggle: the 2,633,000 units sold in the US in 2017 falls about 5% short of the …

Guitar

20 food names you're probably mispronouncing

Sometimes food names can be tricky to pronounce. That's because many are rooted in a foreign language (hello, French recipes!) with pronunciations that-unless you've studied the language-are difficult to decipher. Others simply defy all pronunciation rules, period. Here's our roundup of the most …

I Went on a Vacation By Myself, and It Changed My Life

When I started telling people I was going to Mexico for a week, everybody’s first question was the same: Who are you going with? When I said I was …

Sonic the Hedgehog's origin story, according to the devs who made him

At GDC today original Sonic devs Naoto Oshima and Hirokazu Yasuhara talked about how they designed the game's iconic main character and its many …

Game Design

'Below' is going to come out this year, seriously

Capybara Games announced <i>Below</i> during Microsoft's 2013 E3 conference, sandwiched between details about the Xbox One, which would hit retail later that year. When it launched, <i>Below</i> was going to be console-exclusive to the Xbox One for an unspecified amount of time, and it immediately captured the …

Meet the Game Dev Who Never Fires Guns in Games

Ben Burbank is a programmer at Campo Santo. He likes to play shooters without ever shooting a gun.<p><i>This article is part of a special series on the intersection of guns and games. For more, click here.</i><p>“I was at work and got a text from my wife that started with ‘I want you to know the kids and I are …

Trump Ignored Explicit, All-Caps Instructions to 'NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin: Report

He also refrained from criticizing Russia for meddling in U.S. elections and attacking a former spy with nerve gas.<p>Shortly after the absolutely unsurprising re-election of Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump was given explicit instructions in his daily briefing materials …

Donald Trump

The Best Way to Breeze Through Customs (Even Faster Than Global Entry)

Nobody’s complaining about cheap airfares. Especially when those airfares are to previously-cost-prohibitive international hotspots like Milan or …

Flying

17 Cheat Sheets That'll Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder, Around The House

Learn how to decorate, repair, and maintain your house or apartment.

Home Improvement

Sarahah: Anonymous app dropped from Apple and Google stores after bullying accusations

<b>A wildly popular anonymous messaging app has been removed from the Apple and Google stores after accusations that it has been facilitating bullying. But the company's chief executive denies the claims and says the app isn't meant to be used by younger teens.</b><p>Katrina Collins was appalled by the …

Internet

PSVR Platformer Moss Release Date Announced

PlayStation VR platformer Moss is launching next week.<p>As detailed on PlayStation Blog, developer Polyarc's PSVR title will launch on February 27. …

How to make a small room look bigger in a few easy steps

These simple tricks can be done in no time at all<p>You can't actually make a small room bigger without resorting to some serious building work. But …

Kraft Heinz - Almost Attractive Despite Another Growth Setback

<b>Kraft Heinz (KHC)</b> ended 2017, which was already a soft year, on a bad note. This was admitted by CEO Bernardo Hees at the start of the press release, …

Investing

The unequal battle: privilege, genes, gender and power

The tense debate around Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand demonstrate the intersection between race, gender and medical imperialism<p>When I was eight years old I visited South Africa, my dad’s homeland, for the first time. I’ll never forget flying into Jo’burg, looking down over the houses in the city …

Swimming Pools

The Things You Should Never Do Abroad, According to the U.S. State Department (Video)

Insider tips on how to avoid getting in trouble and what to do if you already are.<p>Countries can vary when it comes to their regulations and …

U.S. State Department

Richard Branson 'a little jealous' of Musk - CNN Video

Richard Branson sits down with CNN's Christine Romans after Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy SpaceX launch last week. Branson expects Virgin Galactic to be in space with people on board within the next few months.

Space Travel

Mortality rates among single parents in Ontario higher among men — here’s why

A study suggests single dads in Ontario have a higher mortality rate compared to single moms and partnered dads.<p>According to the recent study from …

Trump Trade Measures Set Off a Global Legal Pushback

WASHINGTON — Tariffs imposed by the United States late last month are prompting a wave of litigation from other nations, including Canada and China, escalating concerns that the Trump administration’s more aggressive trade stance could worsen international relations and spur retaliatory actions on …

Globalization

Google took down over 700,000 bad Android apps in 2017

That’s 70 percent more than 2016’s removals<p>Google’s numerous safeguards designed to prevent malicious apps from reaching Android users led to the removal of over 700,000 apps from the Google Play Store in 2017, the company said today. That’s a 70 percent increase over the total removals in 2016. …

Square Enix Montreal director leaves studio after game cancellation

Hyper Light Drifter designer returns to indies<p>After a nearly two-year stint at Square Enix Montreal, co-creative director Teddy Diefenbach has left the studio. Diefenbach, who is best known for working on indie hit <i>Hyper Light Drifter</i>, announced on his personal website that he chose to vacate his …

Enix

Serial SWATter arrested, charged with involuntary manslaughter

Wichita police have arrested a 25-year-old online troll who calls himself SWAuTistic, charging him with involuntary manslaughter after sending police to a Kansas address. When police arrived at the address they opened fire on the resident, a father of two named Andrew Finch. SWAuTistic, real name …

Build an Amazon Lex Chatbot with Microsoft Excel | Amazon Web Services

<i>This is a guest post by AWS Community Hero Cyrus Wong.</i><p>Our institution (IVE) here in Hong Kong has begun experimenting with Amazon Lex in teaching, …

Cloud Computing

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Retail workers feel disruption from shifting shopper habits

NEW YORK (AP) — With new options and conveniences, there's never been a better time for shoppers. As for workers ... well, not always.The retail …

eCommerce

“It’s just senseless": Couple shot in Portsmouth after trying to buy phone through OfferUp, family says

PORTSMOUTH<p>The couple pulled up to a house Saturday expecting to buy a cellphone.<p>They’d been talking with a young girl via OfferUp – an app that …

Hampton Roads

GE is making a smart ceiling light and light switch with Alexa and Google Assistant

GE is previewing two new entries to its C by GE line of smart lighting products today that are slated to arrive later this year: a ceiling light and a light switch. While they sound pretty basic on the surface, they both come with one less-than-standard feature — the ability to control Alexa and …

An essential guide to simplifying your living room setup

There is so much great tech for entertaining these days that it can almost get overwhelming. If you're not careful, your living room table can become …