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29 Products That Will Make Cooking At Home So Much Easier

A microwave rice cooker, flexible measuring cups, a sectioned frying pan, a refillable mister, a clip-on strainer, an herb saver, and more things that will have you whipping up home cooked meals like a champ.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share</b> …

Vegetables

New: IRS Announces 2018 Tax Rates, Standard Deductions, Exemption Amounts And More

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has (finally) announced a number of tax-related provisions for 2018, including, of course, the latest tax tables. These changes are due to the Tax Jobs and Cuts Act of 2017, signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017. If you’re a regular reader, …

Retirement

Sales of Ivanka Trump's perfume soar after Nordstrom row

There's no such thing as bad publicity, as Ivanka Trump is discovering.<p>The president's daughter was caught up in a row this month when Nordstrom said it would stop selling the her brand of products.<p>Although the upmarket department store said the decision was simply down to poor sales, Donald Trump …

More than 10.7 million in need of urgent help amid Boko Haram insurgency

There are some new alarming figures about the worsening refugee crisis in the north of Nigeria and neighbouring countries.<p>The UN says more than 10.7 million people in the Lake Chad Basin are now in urgent need of humanitarian help, amid the insurgency by Boko Haram rebels.<p>Some 2.4 million people …

Melbourne pro-Trump rally outnumbered by police and counter-protesters

Far right United Patriots Front and True Blue Crew demonstration at Parliament House draws just 40 people rather than the predicted 1,000<p>Supporters of the US president-elect, Donald Trump, were outnumbered three to one by anti-Trump protesters and six to one by police at rallies in Melbourne.<p>About …

Rights & Freedoms

Elon Musk wants to ‘throw a pie in the face of all naysayers on Wall Street’, aims for positive cash flow in Q3

After publishing its second quarter 2016 financial results last month, Tesla said that it plans to deliver about 50,000 vehicles during the second half the year to bring the total to 80,000 vehicles. The volume will generate a lot of cash flow for the company and now CEO Elon Musk says that it …

Most 'science-backed' productivity trends are useless, but here are the ones you should try

1/<p>Thinking positive to turn your dreams into reality: Skip it — studies suggest it may do the opposite.<p>Shutterstock<p>In her book "Rethinking Positive …

Holistic Medicine

The spread of US slavery, in one haunting map

By 1860, slavery had become such a divisive issue between the North and South that the two regions of America literally went to war over the issue.<p>But it wasn't always this way. As this map (and its interactive version) by historian Lincoln Mullen at George Mason University shows, slavery wasn't …

World Series Preview: Five Keys to Victory for the Royals and the Mets

<i>One more day, and then it’s here: the series that literally none of us predicted. So, before the Royals attempt to atone for last year’s Fall Classic</i> …

10 Hard-Living Celebrities Who Are Somehow Still Alive and Kickin'

1 Charlie Sheen<p>2 Lindsay Lohan<p>3 Courtney Love<p>4 Eminem<p>5 Robert Downey Jr.<p>6 Brooke Mueller<p>7 Drew Barrymore<p>8 Samuel L. Jackson<p>9 Colin Farrell<p>10 Angelina …

First Look: Inside Björk's MoMA Retrospective

Preview the massive Björk exhibition opening at the Museum of Modern Art on March 8, 2015.<p><i>Björk</i>, the mid-career retrospective that opens on March 8, fills the Museum of Modern Art with over 20 years of the iconic artist's work. From Songlines, its narrative multimedia tour through her seven studio …

Björk

Italy wage inflation slows to 1.1 percent year-on-year in May | Reuters

June 24 (Reuters) - Italian annual wage inflation slowed slightly to 1.1 percent in May from 1.2 percent the month before but remained well above the consumer price inflation rate, data showed on Wednesday.<p>A worker welds in a factory in Gravellona Lomellina, 45km (27 miles) southwest of Milan, June …

Economics

The innovators: how smaller batteries give more power to UK solar households

When Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, took to the stage in California in April to launch a solar battery for the home, the audience hollered and whooped at every detail. On the other side of the Atlantic, a more modest, quieter challenger plans to take on the US electric car giant.<p>Based …

Clean Energy

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