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Total Eclipse of the Dessert: Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes

You may have heard there’s a full solar eclipse happening on Monday. And if you, dear reader, like me, live along the direct path of…

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Health is the New Focus as England Begins Cutting Calories

Cutting calories might sound like a scary thought to some people, but we’re going to hit this sucker head-on anyways. In what I can only…

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Fresh Fig and Honey Cheesecake

IT. IS. FIG. SEASON. Stop the presses and get thyself to the store for the best summer has to offer. I snatched some up at…

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Charcoal Food is the New and Improved Black

The latest and greatest in food trends has a few of us scratching our heads in confusion. It’s much like the reaction I had to…

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Prynt: Technology Brings Nostalgia Into the Future

Andre-3000 sang it best when he sang, “c’mon shake it, shake it, shake it like a Polaroid picture, c’mon…” Those of us who grew up with instant roll film knew precisely what he was talking about. The endless shaking of the freshly printed picture, hoping it would dry quickly. Prynt takes that idea, adds a phone case, then gets into a spaceship and slingshots it over the moon for an

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Use NORAD To Start Tracking Santa Today!

NORAD’s Santa tracker recently went live for the 2014 Christmas season. Believe it or not, their Santa tracker website started out as a Christmas Eve radio broadcast where kids would listen in and track Santa’s gift giving progress. NORAD stands for North American Aerospace Defense Command. They have once again partnered with Microsoft to make it easy to track Santa via your mobile iOS, Android and Windows device. NORAD has

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The Intel MICA Bracelet: Stylish and Smart

Recently, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich visited New York’s Fashion Week celebrations last September to debut MICA, a smart bracelet they created with fashion house Opening Ceremony. It looks like something straight off the runways, actually. The MICA (pronounced like “meeka”) goes on sale for $495 in early December. Some benefits include: It doesn’t require a smartphone nearby It has its own cellular connection Two years of AT&T service are included

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5 Food Festivals to Check Out in January

Have you been dreaming about the amazing food that is only offered in certain parts of the United States? For example, the Seattle street food culture that is unmatched, or perhaps the creole cooking that you can only get down on the “ ’ol Bayou” in New Orleans? If so, then attending a food festival this January is likely on your list of things to do. Five of the best,

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Crunch Your Way to Health With These Hearty Snacks

There’s something about food that you can crunch in the mouth that is satisfying but unfortunately many such – especially the traditional potato chips we are so fond of – are heavy in salt, and far from healthy. It is a worrying statistic that an American eats, on average, almost 100 packets of potato chips a day, which amounts to a lot of salt intake. The market has, however, seen

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