Today's edition of quick hits:
MSNBC (blog)
Monday's Mini-Report. By Steve Benen. -. Mon Sep 2, 2013 12:37 PM EDT. Today's edition of quick hits: * Afghanistan: "Militants attacked a U.S. base in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan on Monday, setting off bombs, torching vehicles and ...

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Geekosystem

ParaShoot Mini HD Camera Wants to Record Your Life
Geekosystem
ParaShoot Mini HD Camera Wants to Record Your Life. It's like a GoPro for those of us who don't want to jump off of things from space. By Glen Tickle ( ) Comments. Parashoot. If you want a tiny HD camera, but your life isn't “extreme” enough to justify ...


The Stir

Sinfully Delicious Chocolate Cupcake With Raspberry Buttercream Frosting ...
The Stir
chocolate rapsberry cupcakes If you don't like awesome things, please stop reading. Because I'm going to be bringing a whole lotta awesome in the upcoming sentences. Chocolate cupcakes with raspberry frosting, people. Yeah, we're going there. They're ...


16 Decadent Chocolate-Coffee Desserts (+ 1 Dinner)!
Babble
Do you love the combination of coffee and chocolate? It's my very favorite – the addition of coffee, espresso or (ahem) Kahlua adds a subtle depth and flavor to almost any chocolate dessert. And I've gathered 17 fabulous recipes that highlight this ...

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UK: Nestle rolls out Quality Street, After Eight desserts
just-food.com (subscription)
Nestle has extended its Quality Street and After Eight confectionery brands in the UK with the launch of two chocolate desserts. Designed to appeal to families looking for an after-dinner dessert or snack, Nestle has launched Quality Street Green ...

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Mini rental
The Economist (blog)
HAWAIIAN AIRLINES' Boeing 767s currently only offer movies on overhead screens—there's no seat-back entertainment. But until recently, passengers could pay $17 to rent an "in-flight entertainment tablet" and pick from a broad selection of movies to watch.

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Hardware Review: N64 Hori Mini Pad
Nintendo Life
The original Nintendo 64 controller proved to be quite divisive as far as gamepads are concerned. With its peculiar three-pronged design – which was partly borne out of Nintendo's fear that 3D gaming might not take off – camera buttons and novel Z ...


Staten Island man grows tomatoes that are quirky, old and absolutely delicious
SILive.com
Staten Island man grows tomatoes that are quirky, old and absolutely delicious. Print · Virginia N. Sherry/Staten Island Advance By Virginia N. Sherry/Staten Island Advance Staten Island Advance on September 02, 2013 at 9:41 AM. View/Post Comments.


Runaway horse smashes into mini-van in Lancaster County
FOX43.com
A horse got away from its Amish owner trying to hitch it to a buggy and smashed into a mini-van on Lincoln Highway. It happened Sunday night around 11:30 in the 3100 block of Lincoln Highway in Paradise Township. The horse was running east on Route ...


Daily Beast

U.S. Open Serves Up Delicious Week One
Daily Beast
Serena won a much-anticipated showdown with rising star Sloane Stephens, while Federer and Nadal cruised towards a midweek showdown. Nicholas McCarvel breaks down the storylines from the first week of the US Open. Like · Tweet. Over is the steamy, ...

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