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17 Predictions About The Future Of Big Data Everyone Should Read

Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, but what’s next? Will data continue to grow? What technologies will develop around it? Or will big data become a relic as quickly as the next trend — cognitive technology? fast data? — appears on the horizon.<p>Let’s look …

Big Data

Slow Cooker Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe {Vegan}

Slow Cooker Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>8 hours<p>Total time<p>8 hours 10 mins<p>This Slow Cooker Vegetable Barley Soup recipe …

Slow Cookers

11 Reasons to Do a Back-to-Back Cruise in 2016

I'd really never considered combining two cruises on the same ship until a friend suggested it. I was in the process of booking a cruise to the Caribbean out of the port of Miami - one of Carnival's shorter five-day cruises which would visit Grand Cayman and Jamaica. After returning to port, the …

A decades-old time-management strategy can help you become more productive and less stressed at work

The world of work has changed a lot since the 1950s. But some things have stayed the same.<p>The "Eisenhower Matrix" is a tool developed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who served as president from 1953 to 1961 — and it's still a useful framework.<p>The tool was highlighted in the late Stephen Covey's …

Time Management

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

<b>(AP)</b><p>Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Ferris Jabr<p>December 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, …

Neuroscience

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Budget-Friendly Recipes For Ground Beef

Save money on food with hamburger and ground beef recipes that won't shred your food budget. These top-rated recipes were taste-tested and …

The 15 Best Beefy Tex-Mex Recipes

Beef. <i>Es para la cena</i>. And these 15 recipes offer beef at its best, featured in some of the tastiest Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes north of the Rio …

Blues Be-Gone Blueberry Muffins

Tis the season to be jolly, tis also the season to be at your wit's end. As a former therapist, I can validate the holidays aren't always so festive. For some, this time of year can actually feel rather depressing. Whether you are lonely, missing loved ones, too busy or simply don't like the …

How To Make The Best Slow Cooker Meals

If you're a busy cook, you'll appreciate the set-it-and-forget-it convenience of making meals in the slow cooker. A few easy tips help you get the …

Weird Object: Our Accelerating Universe

Could the strangest thing in the universe be the universe itself? You be the judge.<p>The branch of astrophysics called “cosmology” — which is not about …

Cosmology

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

"This is a nice change from plain chicken tacos. The cilantro really adds a burst of flavor to this recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) jar salsa<p>1 (1.25 …

Climate change: These 25 stocks are part of the solution (and buys)

'Climate change: it's real, it's now and it's scary."<p>The statement isn't another reminder from environmental activists, frustrated at inaction by the developed world. Instead, it appears on the first page of an equity research report from Merrill Lynch – a report titled "A Call to Action – Climate …

Slow Cooker Ham Hock and Chickpea Stew

F&W's Marcia Kiesel credits split pea soup, one of her favorites, as the inspiration for this hearty stew. Like split peas, chickpeas need to simmer …

Here's the disturbing psychology of how doctors get through their day

Attending Surgeon: "Intern, what's the story on this patient?"<p>Resident Intern (replies sheepishly): "This patient is a 51-year-old with a left breast lump, and 17 out of 20 lymph nodes positive for cancer, returning to the operating room."<p>Attending Surgeon (in a very matter-of-fact tone): "Oh, …

Breast Cancer

Summer on a Stick! 40 Ice Pop Recipes That Couldn't Be Simpler

<b>These frozen treats aren't just for kids. Browse our takes on the traditional summertime snack, which range from refreshing and fruity to decadent and creamy. They all require minimal prep and are the perfect make-ahead summer desserts -- have them ready in your freezer for easy entertaining.</b><p>Easy …

Recipes

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

Jerk Chicken

4 Servings<p>Some like it hot. And those that do will absolutely love this jerk chicken recipe, which calls for heaps of Scotch bonnet (or habanero) peppers.<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>1 medium red onion, chopped<p>12 garlic cloves<p>10 Scotch bonnet or 15 small habanero …

BBQ

How Industry Can Manufacture The New Public Health

<i>Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter—tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther. . . . And then one fine morning – -</i> <i><br>So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into</i> …

Digital Health

19 Easy, Travel-Friendly Bean and Grain Salad Recipes We Love

Dressed leaves and chopped vegetables are all well and good, but they don't exactly make a well-rounded meal. Enter hearty beans and nutty grains, a salad's filling, flavorful, high-protein best friend. Plus, they hold up in the fridge far better than delicate greens, which makes most of these …

Creamy Chicken and Vegetables Over Rice, a Comfort Food Recipe

-Oven fried chicken recipe<p>This oven fried recipe is a low fat bbq recipe and is one of the most tasty fried chickens. Learn how to cook this …

'Press 7 to delete': The decline of voice mail

"Hello, you've reached the voice mail box of a modern person who doesn't check these messages. I am in the office today, but my company may decide to eliminate this service before I get around to returning your call."<p>There was considerable voice mail schadenfreude last week when it was revealed …

How HR 'Best Practices' Kill Innovation

Did you ever notice that Human Resource (HR) practices are designed to lock in the past rather than grow? A quick tour of what HR does and you quickly see they like to lock-in processes and procedures, insuring consistency but offering no hope of doing something new. And when it comes to hiring, HR …

Leadership

So Full Of Flavor, My Family Always Begs Me To Make This Beef Stew!

For a beef stew that’s absolutely packed with flavor, look no further than beef bourguignon. It’s a wonderfully savory dish with red wine, slow …

DIY FroYo: 7 Must-Try Frozen Yogurt Recipes for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Frozen yogurt is one of summer’s greatest pleasures – smooth, creamy, and arguably a little less of a guilty pleasure than ice …

Ice Cream

Breakfast cookie pie will become your favorite morning meal

Everyone loves cookies, but what if I told you this cookie recipe was specifically for breakfast only? Yes, that's right — a cookie made just for …