A New Cookbook Takes Us Deep Into the World of the Instant Pot

A few years back, in that now-forgotten time before Instant Pots were a thing, I reviewed an electric pressure cooker and struggled mightily with it. It was supposed to be a safe, fast way to speed up cooking and promised to make slow-cooker style dinners appear in a heartbeat. Unfortunately, stovetop pressure cooker cookbooks didn't really work for their...

Netflix doc ‘Strong Island’ is a blunt view of grief and loss

Between Icarus, The Keepers, or most recently Resurface, Netflix has offered a wealth of quality documentaries in 2017. Add Yance Ford’s Strong Island to the list and put it up in the top two or three. It’s a wrenching look at the 1992 murder of Ford’s brother William and the injustice that followed. But it’s much...

Will VR forever be a niche?

Image: mashable composite On this week's episode of MashTalk, the Mashable Tech team talks about a wide range of things happening in the tech world from Android to VR to McDonald's (yes, Mickey D's) to Apple CEO Tim Cook. I'm joined this week by our Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff and for the first time by our tech analyst and...

There might be 1 trillion species on Earth | Fox News

Earth is home to gobs of species, from tiny to gargantuan, and ordinary to downright weird. Take this whimsical octopus spotted by NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer's remotely operated vehicle near Shallop in the Atlantic O (Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, 2013 Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition) Calculating how many species exist...

In 2016 Lisbon fired-up its startup engines 2017 will hear them roar

In the first of a new series focusing on city eco-systems, TechCrunch Editor-at-large Mike Butcher gets under the skin of one of Europes hottest startup cities. During the last financial crisis Portugal was one of the hardest hit countries in Europe. After a long post-war dictatorship until the 1970s, and a slow economic emergence during the 80s and...

Stage fright: the Hollywood stars who bombed on Broadway

As Denzel Washington reveals a return to the stage, which actors are less likely to make a comeback after poor reviews and an underwhelming box office?Earlier this week, producers announced that Denzel Washington would return to Broadway in Eugene O’Neill’s barroom heartbreaker The Iceman Cometh next March, in a revival directed by George C Wolfe. Though Washington’s first Broadway...