Although your kitchen is meant for cooking, it's great for crafts, too. With a little DIY magic, you can spruce up your space with everything from painted tea towels to ombré chairs. The recipes (or in this case projects) are easy enough to tackle over the weekend and won't break the bank. Show More Summary
An old Mac G5 case, some scrap aluminum—and you have the perfect geek's grill. OK, so there may strictly be more efficient ways to cook outdoors, but this scores maximum nerd points. [Imgur via Macgasm via Ubergizmo] Read more...
I find it almost amazing that Scott & I have lived in so many different places and we've never had air conditioning. Boston, New York City, Colorado, Lake Tahoe, Charleston, Los Angeles — none of our apartments had air conditioning. Even in Europe, air conditioning was a rarity. Show More Summary
Bradley Cooper will be starring in the upcoming film Chef. Not the Jon Favreau/Robert Downey Jr. Chef, but a different one (I know, it's confusing). Since Cooper isn't a world renowned chef, the actor will be getting a few lessons from...Show More Summary
Michael Welch was midshift into his job at KFC in Newcastle, Okla., on Monday afternoon when he noticed hail pounding the parking lot outside the restaurant. Then, as he looked into the distance, he saw the wall cloud of an enormous tornado rotating in front of him. “ …
Bradley Cooper will get a little help looking like a top chef for his latest film role from "Kitchen Nightmares" star, Gordon Ramsay.
Tomorrow Tim Cook and the gang head to Washington to have a chat with a Senate committee investigating the possibility of tax avoidance (or evasion, depending on how you look at it) by Apple. Here's what's at stake. Ahead of the testimony it will be giving before the U.S. Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook is going to get raked over the coals by Congress for the company's spectacular tax-dodging techniques. No one is suggesting that any of these techniques are illegal. No one is suggesting that Apple is doing anything that any number of other massive multi-national companies aren't doing. Show More Summary
When you read any food writer, even Michael Pollan, expounding on "traditional" cuisines, you should do it with both eyebrows raised, and your upper lip curled in a pronounced and skeptical sneer.
(John Hinderaker) Steve wrote this morning about a hearing being held this week by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, in which Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, will testify tomorrow. The subcommittee apparently is trying to highlight supposed tax avoidance on the part of American companies, as the Associated Press reports: Apple Inc. Show More Summary
You don't have to be a food preserving genius to create tasty pickled vegetables. Just a few minutes in vinegar and you have ready-to-eat pickles. Quick pickles are meant to be consumed immediately (or within days) and stored in the refrigerator, not in your pantry until wintertime. Show More Summary
UK illustrator Matthew Cook often works in an area of illustration known as reportage, essentially called on to observe and report on scenes in which news or events of interest to the publication for which he is working are happening. This is something of a throwback to the days prior to the widespread use of [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire on a stove top in a Chifley home this morning. Residents were cooking at the time in the single storey, Allwood Street residence and were notified of the fire following a working smoke alarm sounding. The three occupants of the home all safely self evacuated and contacted Emergency Triple [...]
If you tend to do most of the cooking for yourself and/or any others in your household, when was the last time someone cooked for you? If you generally don't do the cooking, when was the last time you cooked for someone else?
Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to appear before the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee tomorrow as part of a probe into tax evasion strategies among American corporations. Apple released its official testimony for the hearing earlier today, noting that is is one of the biggest taxpayers in the country. Among the witnesses tomorrow will be Apple [...]Show More Summary
Just hours after Apple published the full testimony which CEO Tim Cook plans to give to the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations in the U.S. Senate, the government body issued its own findings on the company's offshore tax practices, saying subsidiaries were used to purposefully avoid paying billions of dollars in domestic taxes.
Apple CEO Tim Cook can expect a tough grilling about his company’s tax practices tomorrow when he appears before the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing on “Offshore Profit Shifting and the U.S. Tax Code.” An...Show More Summary
Who would/could make Caitlin Freeman's Mondrian Cake? Let's find out just how a home cook would fare with Freeman's now famous high-art recipe. [ more › ]
A Senate subcommittee has released a 40-page memo accusing Apple of not paying billions of dollars in federal taxes through "extensive tax-avoidance strategies". Apple CEO Tim Cook, CFO Peter Oppenheimer, and Apple's head of tax operations Phillip A. Show More Summary
ByMoney Investor: It is one of the most widely covered stories in the market today, that of Apple (AAPL) and its massive cash hoard that is trapped outside of the United States. The debate over the strategy Apple should employ with regard...Show More Summary