Amanda Slevin

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Coconut Toast: The Best Way to Start Monday Morning

Like coconut? Try using coconut manna instead of butter on your toast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

Perfect Board for Developing Internet of Things Projects

One of such development is Wino Board from Florian Kopp which looks like a perfect IOT board for prototyping projects that are connects physical and …

17 mistakes everyone should make before they turn 30

In fact, some mistakes are even necessary for your future success — and you should try to make them while you're still young.<p>"There is a lot of talk about how kids aren't being 'allowed' to make mistakes, and this is hurting them in the long run because they aren't building the skills necessary to …

Google I/O preview: what Google has in store this year

You never know exactly what will make an appearance at Google’s annual I/O developer conference in San Francisco, but that’s what makes it so interesting. Google I/O 2015 kicks off on Thursday, 28th May, with a two-and-a-half hour keynote that promises to unveil an exciting array of updates and new …

Philadelphia Fish House Punch

serves 24 Servings<p>This potent punch is dangerously crowd-pleasing.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups sliced fresh (or frozen, thawed) peaches<p>12 sprigs thyme<p>1¼ cups sugar<p>1 liter (4¼ cups) Jamaican Gold rum (such as Appleton Estate)<p>2 cups Cognac<p>1½ cups fresh lemon juice<p>1 cup peach liqueur (such as …

Pine Nut and Feta Cheese Ball

8 Servings<p>Let your cheese ball hang out in the fridge until firm. It will be easier to roll in the nuts.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature<p>4 ounces feta, crumbled, room temperature<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 tablespoons capers<p>2 tablespoons fresh …

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25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

3 Radical Ways to Break the Cycle of Stress at Work

Stress is the silent killer. Use these radical methods to deal with the problem, and find greater success at work.<p>Stress can kill you. It's a contagious, pervasive, long-term illness that can destroy your health and ruin your career. It's a relentless enemy. When you are stressed, you make poor …

Mad Men Style: The Best of the 1960s from House Beautiful

A look back at the designs of the '60s and why we still love watching them on TV.<p>While Betty Draper was busy being a house wife in her Ossining, NY, home, <i>House Beautiful</i> was featuring cutting-edge home designs to make any 1960s woman swoon. Here, we take a look back at past designs and remind …

Living Rooms

Officials examining why plane landed short of Halifax runway

TORONTO (AP) — An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and knocked out power at …

A Simple Explanation Of 'The Internet Of Things'

The “Internet of things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. It’s a concept that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we work. But what exactly is the “Internet of things” and what impact is it going to …

Iron maiden voyage: world's largest aircraft looking for investors

The manufacturer of the Airlander 10 is looking for investors to follow in the footsteps of Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson and the US military<p>It could be the future of aviation, British eccentric genius on a grand scale, or possibly a bit of both. Secreted in a hangar a few miles south of …

11 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets That Will Change The Way You Cook

These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.<p>These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.

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10 apps that will make your life infinitely easier

We get by with a little help from our apps.<p>From smartphone apps that help get you places to those that remind you about morning meetings to those …

17 Swimming Pools That Make Us Wish Year-Round Summer Was A Thing

But like, why isn't it?<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to a rustic farmhouse swimming pool, these pools will make you want to dive right in. If you need more inspo, try our favorite patio and landscaping ideas. Now your backyard is summer (and party!) ready.

10 Rooms Blooming With Botanicals

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Here’s What Defines Your Company Culture

In the end, culture is about how your company is different from other companies, not how it is the same.<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What makes a company culture great?</i><p><i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, LiveRamp CEO. Started & sold 5 companies (and many more that failed), on Quora</i><p>A corporate …

Let’s keep talking: why public dialogue on science and technology matters more than ever

Experiments in public engagement, pioneered by the Sciencewise programme, are one of the quiet success stories of UK science policy over the past decade.<p>The need for researchers to escape the lab or the seminar room from time to time, and talk to the wider public about the work that they do, and …

Science

Searching for the Italian Dumpling: Jenn Louis's Pasta by Hand

<i>We're sitting down with our favorite writers and cooks to talk about their upcoming cookbooks, their best food memories, and just about anything else.</i><p><i>Today: Jenn Louis, the executive chef and co-owner of Lincoln and Sunshine Tavern in Portland, Oregon, shares with us the inspiration and process</i> …

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The Five Key Reasons Why You Procrastinate

Procrastination robs us of productivity. And it’s something all of us do. So it’s worth understanding why we do it, and working out how you can manage this behaviour. Putting things off slows us down, takes our time, and makes us feel frustrated. Being able to deal with procrastination is a useful …

How to Know When Your Startup Needs to Hire a Project Manager

Project management is a crucial part of business today. It's important to recognize when it's time to turn your projects over to an expert.<p>Coordinating the many facets of a new business can be a bit of a juggling act. An entrepreneur is expected to line up manufacturers, deploy marketing campaigns, …

Havana city guide: what to see plus the best new bars, restaurants and hotels

Photograph: Dmitri Alexander<p>An outdoor restaurant and salsa dancers on the Plaza Catedral.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/12/1426181524307/7f1e6691-4e18-4de7-b907-6feadd6f4b2b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Dmitri Alexander<p>An outdoor restaurant and salsa …

52 Recipes to Get Your Braise On

Our best braised recipes from short ribs to chicken.<p><b>There are few things that make us happier than a good braise.</b> After a few hands-off hours on the stove or in the oven, your final dish will be full of incredible (mostly) meat flavor. Seriously, what could be better?

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How Turbulence Happens, and Why It's Not So Scary After All

Turbulence: spiller of coffee, jostler of luggage, filler of barf bags, rattler of nerves. But is it a crasher of planes? Judging by the reactions of …

Two pilots tried to fly Virgin Australia plane in 'opposite directions'– report

A flight attendant broke her leg as two pilots on a Virgin Australia flight from Canberra to Sydney were controlling the plane in “opposite directions”, an Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) preliminary investigation has found.<p>The same plane went on to make 13 more flights over the next five …

Honeywell Discusses Next Generation of Aerospace Technology - Avionics

[Avionics Today June 6, 2014] Within the next 10-20 years, aerospace technology is going to evolve even more than it has during the first century of …

For Transoceanic Flights, Are Two Engines Enough?

New, more efficient twin-engine jets like the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 are taking over more and more transoceanic routes. But what happens when one engine fails thousands of miles from civilization?<p><b>The big players in aviation</b> are pinning their hopes on twin-engine jetliners like the Airbus A350 …