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[See More Edible News: Pinkberry Rolls Out a Nutella-Like Froyo | Voters Oppose Soda Limits, Back Liquor Crackdown] Are smartphones the new credit cards? Dunkin' Donuts recently launched a app for payment on the iPhone, iPod touch, and Android smartphones. This isn't anything new (Starbucks does t ... More >>
And we were scared of a measly heat wave.At midnight Saturday, while the ConEd officials were facing off against its workers, the Earth's timekeepers (they exist!) held back the world's atomic time for exactly one second to keep it in line with the planet's rotation. The Network TIme ... More >>
After three weeks of patiently waiting at No. 2 on Billboard's Hot 100, Carly Rae Jepsen this week became the first solo female Canadian since Céline Dion to top America's premier song chart. Right on schedule for the start of summer, the ubiquitous "Call Me Maybe" finally climbs into the penthouse ... More >>
A rundown of the 200 best and worst jobs of 2012 has been circulating today, and if your career path puts you between 101-200 on the ranking, you might wonder whether you made a wrong choice (or many) in your life. You might also wonder how you can hide the stats from your parents, who would proba ... More >>
At the pinnacle of the social network's success, its critics are busy building its replacements
Now in app formThe authors of The Vegan Guide to New York City have gone digital with the Vegan Guide to New York City 2011 iPhone app. Billed as the "only 100% vegetarian and vegan guide that is continually updated," it boasts more than 120 "professionally reviewed" restaurants throughout th ... More >>
MomofukuThat is a lucky peachThe new and redesigned issue of Bon Appétit hits newsstands today, while the website also displays a new and refreshing look. One aspect worth noting is the glimpse into David Chang's new iPad app called Lucky Peach, which lets users get into the mind of the Mo ... More >>
We've been watching the Bronx Zoo's press conference concerning the capture of the Egyptian cobra that has been missing for the past week. Below are minute-by-minute updates of this monumental media event.
The iPhone app meant to "provide support for individuals who want to recover from homosexuality" was initially approved by Apple for inclusion in the App Store, only to be removed after an outcry from groups like Truth Wins Out and Change.org, where a petition gathered nearly 150,000 signatur ... More >>
This weekend, essays in the New York Review of Books and the New York Times tackle giant questions about the hold technology has on our daily lives. Zadie Smith's "Generation Why?" is ostensibly a review of David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin's The Social Network, but it is much more. It is a disc ... More >>
• Today is Ulysses S. Grant's 188th birthday. If you're so inclined, head up to Grant's Tomb for a 21-gun salute and ceremony. • Hugh Hefner gave $900,000 to save L.A.'s iconic Hollywood sign. Thank goodness, because how would anyone know where they were otherwise? "The Hollywood sign r ... More >>
Here's a reason to put an expensive piece of technology in the way of flour or melted duck fat: Michael Ruhlman's cookbook Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking is about to become an iPhone app. The application provides all of the "32 critical ratios" that Ruhlman cl ... More >>
Surreptitiously taken with an Apple product. Sonic Youth Soho Apple Store Tuesday, June 9 "It's so quiet," says Kim Gordon, and it instantly gets even quieter, everyone instinctively inhaling with anticipation, because Kim's not one for banter unless she's thought of something profound. "One wou ... More >>
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