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Bake the perfect blueberry muffin

We’ve all done it: Baked a blueberry muffin that emerged from the oven in a state of utter purple-itude, the berries a wet mass at the bottom of the …

Breakfast

Quick Puff Pastry

As I was learning to bake, there were a number of pastries that intimidated me. The ingredients were familiar, but the techniques in which they were …

Baking

The Radical, 18th-Century Scottish System for Paying for College

Adam Smith devoted a long section in The Wealth of Nations to explaining why the universities in his home country produced better teachers than Oxford.<p>The saddest part of the debate over how to rein in the cost of college is that rising prices have not been tied to any real improvement in the …

Higher Education

US unions call on IoD chairman to quit after fatal mine blast

Lady Barbara Judge sat on committees overseeing safety and corporate governance at Massey Energy, which lost 29 workers in a 2010 explosion<p>The Institute of Directors is facing calls for its chairman, Lady Barbara Judge, to quit because of her involvement with the coal company responsible for …

Healthy Soup Recipes for Weight Loss

Whether you are trying to shed a few pounds or a great deal more, healthy soup recipes for weight loss can be part of your plan. By using tasty and …

Should Retirees Seeking Income Go Into Debt?

<i>A new book makes some arresting arguments for being in hock.</i><p>Borrow yourself rich—does that make sense? Can you enhance your wealth by taking out a loan? And could going into debt possibly make sense for someone trying to live off savings?<p>Answers in the affirmative run counter not just to one’s …

Investing

More on What the Netanyahu Victory 'Means'

"We have no common grounds for a mutual discussion."<p>Following this item last night and another a few hours ago, two more reader reactions for the mix. I'm adding them because each strikes a note different from those in the previous group.<p>1) <i>"Our survival comes first, not America's."</i> Without …

Political Science

Apple Pay Being Hit By A Surprising Amount Of Fraud

But it's not exactly Apple's fault<p>Fraud is a rampant problem in the credit card industry, and while technology like Apple Pay was supposed to improve the security of our finances, it turns out that it's only as secure as the people that back it.<p>A report in <i>The Guardian</i> says that Apple Pay, the new …

5 Analyst Stock Picks Under $10 With Massive Upside Projections

<b>MEI Pharma</b><p>This one far from a household name, and we must warn that it has a market cap of only $86 million. Late this week, Wells Fargo initiated …

The best TV that you can't see

It’s 2014 but still Brits can’t watch all the world’s best TV. Here’s six shows that UK channels should snap up now<p>PROFUGOS (Chile)<p>Smuggling liquid cocaine from Bolivia to Chile seems like a nice little earner, you might think. Prófugos, from HBO Latino, suggests otherwise. An epic …

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Oops! This article can only be accessed by Flight Dashboard subscribers<p>Please sign in to your account below<p>What is Flight Dashboard?<p>Get the latest …

Aviation

27 Genius Recipes for the Grill

It's official now: we've hit the season where all we want to do is cook and eat (and swim and cannonball) outside. And—nothing against burgers and steaks—but with the whole hot yawn of summer stretched out ahead, we could use a few more genius ways to work our grills. Here are 27.<p>Because, on your …

Recipes