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14 recipes that make tasteful holiday gifts

You could spend hours combing the Internet in search of gifts for every person in your life. Or, you could hit up the supermarket once and cook, bake, preserve and pickle your way into your friends' hearts Let your cooking skills be your gift guide this holiday season. Show More Summary

Israel restarts controversial tactic: Razing Palestinian homes after attacks

JERUSALEM – Just before dawn earlier this week, an explosion rocked the densely populated Silwan neighborhood that sits on a steep hillside in East Jerusalem, destroying the fourth-floor apartment of Abed Rahman Shalodi and his family. See...Show More Summary

String cheese: The humble origins of one of America's favorite snacks

Brian Baker is obsessed with string cheese. He talks about it poetically, rambling about the string factor, the machines that pump out individual-sized ropes, the flavor profile of the stick. But Brian's love for string cheese is almost...Show More Summary

4 New Yorkers share their thoughts on ending Black Friday

For the love of retail, stop the madness. Black Friday is the epitome of American capitalism: Overstuffed and overzealous people crowd into strip malls and big-box store parking lots, so they can bum-rush their way down the aisles to...Show More Summary

Best Buy's 10 best Black Friday deals

Looking for marked-down electronics to stuff into stockings and under trees this year? Best Buy has posted its Black Friday preview, revealing plenty of televisions, game systems and computers for cheap. Customers can shop online and...Show More Summary

Be Omni-Present: The 'Be Everywhere' Mentality of Online Business

Be Omni-Present. This simply means going where people are talking and engaging, and joining the conversation in a informal friendly way – the important thing as one member of the group said, is not where they are talking but that they ARE talking.

Venice looks to ban tourists from bringing rolling suitcases

Traveling to Venice next year? Leave your rolling suitcase at home. Venice's city council is considering a ban on rolling suitcases with hard wheels, according to Italian newspaper Il Gazzettino. The council said residents are frustrated...Show More Summary

Transplanted hands can regain feeling years later, study finds

Amputees who had their own hand or a transplanted hand reattached were able to regain some feeling in the limb years after surgery, a new study finds. The restored sense of touch appears to stem from the brain's ability to reorganize itself after an amputation. Show More Summary

11 New Year's tech resolutions for a righteous 2015

As 2015 draws near, add some techie New Year's resolutions to your list of joining a gym, giving up alcohol and saving money. The average American spends 11 hours on electronic media per day, so changing your habits really could, potentially,...Show More Summary

Creating Buyer Personas: What Every Start-Up Needs to Know

You want your start-up to be successful, right? Then it is absolutely crucial to understand your customers and their motivations for buying your products or services.

5 simple ways to organize your Google Drive

Google Drive is like your closet — you stash all your stuff there, but it's not exactly organized The storage service lets users save files like documents, forms and photos. Depending on your storage space, you have a lot of room toShow More Summary

Five Best Marketing Tricks These Shopping Sites Can Teach You

Here is a comparative study of five shopping websites, to highlight the key factors that make them stand out in the e-commerce race. Read to find out how they make their online store generate better conversions.

8 fundamental Internet lessons to teach your kids

With two things as rapidly changing as the Internet and a child's development, sometimes safety settings aren't enough. Besides built-in precautions like Google SafeSearch, what should parents teach their children about the Internet,...Show More Summary

8 fresh ideas for exciting stocking stuffers

Stockings are to Christmas morning as soundcheck is to a concert — everyone goes through with it, but it's just the precursor to the main event. As a result, stocking stuffers get short shrift in the world of holiday shopping. They often get picked up at the last minute, only to be opened and dismissed just as quickly. Show More Summary

Don't try this at home: 1930s daredevils attached rockets to bicycles

Rocket propulsion was all the rage in pre-war Germany. People attached rockets, with varying degree of success and danger, to skates (both roller and ice), cars, boats and bicycles. In 1931, German engineer Herr Richter added 12 rockets...Show More Summary

4 messages that job postings send talent by mistake

Erin Kissane of Knight-Mozilla OpenNews recently took an informal survey on Twitter with a simple question: Straw poll: If you’re a woman or minority in your field, what language turns you away from job descriptions? Language that feels...Show More Summary

Logitech's Case+ takes your iPhone 5S to the next level

Bill Gates was wrong: The computerized hub for our lives isn’t the PC. The smartphone is Don’t be too hard on the guy...he was only half wrong. The smartphone is still a computer, and a very personal one at that. And as they get more powerful, our phones will soon make Batman’s utility belt look like child’s play. Show More Summary

This soccer goalie is so good, it hurts

Think soccer is a dull game when it's low scoring? Try this sketch on for size. The comedy nerds at YouTube channel Studio C are behind this imaginary penalty shootout between the Yale Bulldogs and the North Carolina Tar Heels, in which...Show More Summary

This cardboard cutout of Bob Dylan has its own Instagram

Say you're an avid Bob Dylan fan who comes upon a cardboard cutout illustration of your folk idol at a concert one night. If you're like the Instagram user behind Flat Bobby, you photograph that Bob Dylan cutout on a cultural tour of...Show More Summary

FBI nabs men allegedly planning to use pipe bombs during Ferguson protests

Two men who allegedly purchased explosives to use in pipe bombs that they planned to set off during protests in Ferguson, Missouri were arraigned Friday in federal court. The FBI arrested the unnamed men, who are supposedly members of the new Black Panthers, according to CBS, on Thursday as part of an undercover operation The St. Show More Summary

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