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10 slow and sensual Kama Sutra sex positions worth taking your time over

Sex really doesn't need to be wild to be enjoyable.<p>Kama Sutra positions are a classic for a reason. But good sex doesn't always have to be wild and quick, sometimes, the most pleasure can come from a slow and sensual session. We've chosen 10 of the slowest and most pleasurable positions to try, …

Transform Those Spotty Bananas into These 19 Desserts

When buying a bunch of bananas, I always start out with the best intentions. I’m going to eat them as a healthy on-the-go snack, or slice them over my morning cereal or yogurt. I’m going to tuck them into the side pocket of my backpack to save me from hanger. But inevitably, I don’t eat all of the …

The Real Future of Work

Forget automation. The workplace is already cracking up in profound ways, and Washington is sorely behind on dealing with it.<p><b>In 2013, Diana Borland and 129 of her colleagues</b> filed into an auditorium at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Borland had worked there for the past 13 years as a …

The Workplace

How to Get Your Suitcase to Arrive First at Baggage Claim

Unless I absolutely have to (read: I’m flying with booze), I always do whatever I can to not have to check a bag when I travel. Besides the fees …

If you're drinking tap water, you're consuming plastic pollutants

Microscopic plastic fibers are pouring out of household faucets from New York to Delhi, according to original research by Orb Media, a nonprofit digital newsroom in Washington, DC.<p>Working with researchers at the State University of New York and the University of Minnesota, Orb tested 159 drinking …

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Apple Pie with Cream Cheese Pastry

A rich and delicious cream cheese pastry makes this apple pie inviting and extra special. Sprinkle some decorative sugar over the glaze just before …

Must-See Stops Along California's Route 1

Road trippers will find sun, sand, and surf along the Pacific Coast Highway.<p>The southernmost stretch of fabled coastal Route 1 strings together everything that makes Southern California, well, “SoCal”: surf breaks and seaside mountains, offbeat beach towns and sprawling suburbs, old Spanish history …

California

9 podcasts to listen to on your summer road trip

Winter may be coming to <i>Game of Thrones</i>, but in the Northern Hemisphere, summer is near. The temperature is rising, the beaches are crowding and …

How Working for a Bad Boss Made These Women Better

Wouldn't you love to glean success secrets from some of the most powerful women in the world?<p>I interviewed 52 such women. Nearly two-thirds are experienced chief executives of public companies. They currently lead many well-known businesses, including General Motors, IBM, Campbell Soup and Popeyes …

The Best-Designed Design Books Of The Year

There are books, well-designed books, and well-designed design books. Here are the ones that make great gifts.<p>Books are the perfect gifts, hands down. You don’t have to gamble on size and style, as with clothes. You aren’t gifting something useless, frivolous, or purely decorous (read: easily …

These 10 Great Online Specialty Food Stores Have Everything

From saffron to heirloom corn tortillas and really, really good grits—we've got just the place.<p>Once upon a time in a pre-kale era, before we were mixing miso into our pastas and topping our toast with kimchi, iceberg was the standard lettuce and fresh ginger was nowhere to be seen (or so says my …

Veterans

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Baking

Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership | WIRED

One More Thing<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely<p>Great (or Just Insane)<p>New Mothership<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely Great (or Just Insane) New Mothership<p>by Steven Levy …

Tim Cook

The On-the-Rise Scandinavian Designers You Should Know

AD highlights the best emerging talents from Stockholm Design Week<p>Convincing thousands of people to fly to Sweden in the middle of winter is no small task. But great design has proven a serious draw. This year the 66th edition of Stockholm Design Week (February 6–12), which centers on the Stockholm …

How Models Like Ashley Graham and Gigi Hadid Are Democratizing Fashion

<i>In a climate of immigration bans and building walls, the biggest names in 2017 make the case that there isn’t just one type of American girl—nor has there ever been.</i><p>What is a woman supposed to look like? Agnolo Firenzuola was certain he knew. In his influential 1548 treatise <i>A Dialogue on the Beauty</i> …

The 99 best things that happened in 2016, from Ebola’s eradication in West Africa to saving the manatees

Our media feeds are echo chambers. And those echo chambers don’t just reflect our political beliefs: they reflect our feelings about human progress. Bad news can be a bubble too, so here’s some good stuff that also happened in 2016.<p>Some of the biggest conservation successes in generation<p>1. British …

Marine Conservation

Economists hike forecasts as Brexit confidence grows

Britain's economy will grow faster than expected in 2016 and 2017, as newly optimistic economists reverse some of the downgrades made immediately after the Brexit vote.<p>A raft of strong economic data published since the vote has persuaded some analysts that a devastating economic crunch – predicted …

Things We Can All Agree On: This Muffuletta Is Simply Awesome

There is no better beach or picnic sandwich than the muffuletta. Here's why.<p>We're just going to say it: There is no better beach or picnic sandwich than the muffuletta. Think of it as a hearty meal built inside a loaf of bread. This meat and cheese monster can do two things that most other …

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Twitter Is Betting Everything on Jack Dorsey. Will It Work?

Less than a year into his return as C.E.O., one thing is clear: the company’s fortunes are indelibly tied to those of its controversial co-founder.<p>“I ’m leaving the company in two weeks,” Dick Costolo said abruptly, his face stricken, his fingers banging the wood-slab table before him. Costolo, the …

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11 Holiday Cookies That Make Great Gifts

Avoid the crowds at the mall this holiday season -- the very best gifts come from your own kitchen. These cookies are all guaranteed to make your friends, neighbors and teachers smile. The only challenge will be keeping yourself and your family from gobbling them up straight out of the oven!<p><b>1.</b> …

Step Into James Bond’s World with These Seven 007 Hotel Packages

James Bond is roaring back into theaters next week with <i>Spectre</i>, with Daniel Craig reprising his role as Britain’s greatest secret agent. If watching …

James Bond

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

16 Sweet and Savory Tart Recipes, Because Everything Tastes Better With a Butter Crust

Because everything tastes better when it's in a butter crust.<p><b>Nothing says "dinner table centerpiece"</b> quite like a tart. These savory and sweet versions—from a savory spinach dinner tart to a show-stopping chocolate-caramel number—are all elegant, beautiful, and easy to pull off with a little …

Baking

How To Use Lightroom Filters For Better Editing

At some point in your journey into learning post-production, you are almost certainly going to come across the filter options in Adobe Lightroom. …

Tutorials

9 Indie Swimsuit Brands You Need to Know

When it comes to stocking up on swimwear, there are a few destinations we tend to turn to season after season. Places like Forever 21 and Target are two that usually always make it to the top of the list. While we do love a bargain, we definitely pay the price toward the end of summer – you know, …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

10 Unique Ways to Decorate with Mirrors

Tips from Kay Douglass, Steven Sclaroff, and more designers.<p>No matter where you put one, mirrors are an easy way to reflect light, make a space look bigger, and open up a room. Here are 10 decorating ideas for using them in your house.

Interior Design