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3 New Chicken Recipes We Can't Stop Talking About

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By scrapping your antiquated headphones, Apple is doing something extraordinary for music

Gone, officially, is the headphone jack from Apple’s new iPhone. Retired. Dead. Defunct.<p>May it rest in peace.<p>As much as users are griping (already) about the disappearance of the 3.5mm jack, which is widely used across many digital devices including Apple’s own laptops, the new options for …

Headphones

Table for two: Our favorite two-player board games

Hack a server, build a farm, and command a swarm of insects with a friend.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our …

Board Games

The Best 2-Player Board Games to Play at Home

This might be the homebody in me talking, but I happen to think date night at home is better than date night out in nearly every way. The drinks are …

Here’s why board games are the coolest toys in town | art and culture

<b>Five years ago, board game enthusiast Riddhi Dalal, an executive at a chartered accountancy firm, and her friends were thrown out of Starbucks for</b> …

The best board games of 2015, Board Game Geek's Golden Geek awards

The internet's definitive hobby gaming community weighs in on the best of the best<p>The members of BoardGameGeek.com, the go-to source for board games community and information online, have announced the winners of the 2015 Golden Geek Awards. The big winner this year is <i>Pandemic Legacy</i>, which won …

The 9 worst logo changes of 2015

This year, several major companies changed their logos, and some simply fell flat.<p>To identify the worst revamps, Business Insider looked through graphic-design publisher UnderConsideration's Brand New blog archives and picked out our least favorites. We only considered large, non-athletic-team or …

Graphic Design

Apple says IBM is saving $270 for every Mac it uses instead of a Windows PC

During its quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, Apple CFO Luca Maestri pointed out that IBM has been saving roughly $270 on each MacBook its employees use instead of a traditional PC, largely due to lower IT support costs and better residual value.<p>He also said IBM now has over 30,000 MacBooks …

Tim Cook

This scene from 'The Empire Strikes Back' led to a huge mystery that 'Star Wars' fans haven't been able to solve for 35 years

If the accident had happened four months later the news would have been in every paper around the world. But at the time Hamill was still an unknown actor who had just finished being the lead in a yet-to-be-released sci-fi movie in which he wore all white and wielded a glowing sword.<p>Hamill had to …

Star Wars

The Internet Is Buying Into The Latest ‘The Walking Dead’ Conspiracy Theory

There’s a new <i>The Walking Dead</i> theory floating around the internet, and, as <i>Forbes’</i> Paul Tassi notes, “there’s proof” of it in the most recent episode. I remain skeptical, and there are several holes in the theory, but I like it so much that I <i>wish</i> it were true.<p>The theory is this: Carl’s potential …

The Best Part Of ’The Force Awakens’ Trailer Is What Han Solo Says About Jedi

“There was stories about what happened.”<p>“It’s true. All of it. The dark side, the Jedi, they’re real.”<p>This exchange between Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) in the new <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> trailer is basically all I needed to see to sway me to, “I am for sure seeing this movie …

The real reason germs spread in the winter

Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people.<p>It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that …

Flu

This Battleship Probability Calculator Will Help You Win the Classic Board Game

For most of us, the board game Battleship involves a little bit of strategy and a lot of luck. You either blindly bomb your competitor, painstakingly …

How the Five "Love Languages" Can Help You Win at Relationships

Ever had an argument with your partner and wished they could just read your mind? If they only knew how you were feeling, they’d stop putting up a …

Just Duet

Still confined to a throne on stage while nursing a broken leg, Dave Grohl called on a rock and roll gypsy for a healthy dose of old-time magic at …

TV's Cord-Cutting Trend Picking Up Steam: Survey

It all started with a simple sentence.<p>"Trends among younger audiences ... will continue to put pressure on the multichannel ecosystem," said Disney CEO Bob Iger during the company's third-quarter conference call on Aug. 4. Those comments stoked fears of cord-cutting and sent shares of Disney and …

Amazon sells $50 Fire tablet in six-pack, adds 4K fuel to Fire TV

SNOOZ, A Portable App-Enabled White Noise Machine That Generates Sound From a Rotating Fan

SNOOZ is a lightweight, portable white noise machine that uses a covered rotating fan to generate soothing sounds that gently lulls a person to …

A modern, open source code editor that understands web design

Inline Editors<p>Instead of jumping between file tabs, Brackets lets you open a window into the code you care about most. Want to work on the CSS that …

Web Development

What Are the Most Disappointing Albums?

In 2010, the English pop star M.I.A was riding high. Her first two albums were critically lauded for their experimentation and provocative lyrics. …

8 Responsive CSS Grid Systems For Your Web Designs

Responsive website templates are everywhere. The time has gone when websites were more nifty looking designs. Today, web designs have greatly evolved …

Web Design

Prora: The Nazi Mega-Hotel That Never Saw A Single Guest

Prora is a seaside hotel built by the Nazis as a vacation resort for 20,000 people at a time. The eight massive buildings cover three miles of …

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

What’s New in Bootstrap 4?

You're reading What’s New in Bootstrap 4?, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, …

CSS Framework

13 Chinese customs that are shocking to foreigners

Every country has its own culture and unique customs that come with it. Understanding the social etiquette of the country before visiting can help to make the experience less overwhelming.<p>In China, you might be surprised to find that burping is considered a way of complimenting the chef or that a …

Diapers

The 6 Ingredients That Will Transform Your Bourbon

Celebrate #30DaysofBourbon by drinking the brown stuff like you mean it.<p>Simplicity is key when making cocktails at home.<p>Though it's hard not to love a basic whiskey and ginger ale, sometimes it's exactly that: basic. Then again, more than three or four ingredients in one glass can spell disaster …

Cocktails

The 8 Best Games of 2014 (that I've actually played)

2014 has been another great year for tabletop gaming. The hobby is going from strength to strength and is getting more main stream as each month …

5 Rare Bourbons You Need To Drink In 2015

In 2014, the craze over exclusive bourbons reached a fever pitch. Rumors of a whiskey shortage are flying. People all over the world are paying out …

Conojo Is a Flexible Whiteboard and Drawing App for iPad

iOS: If drawing out your ideas or sketching wireframes, diagrams, or mind maps on your iPad is the way you brainstorm, Conojo can accommodate you. …