Amy Diaz

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The worst seat on the aeroplane is about to get a whole lot better

<b>The middle seat on an aeroplane could be considered equivalent to the seventh circle of hell.</b><p>But, with any luck, it's about to get a whole lot less …

These grapes taste like cotton candy because science

If you’re the type of person whose sweet tooth starts acting up just as you think you’ve figured out that whole eating-healthy thing, then worry no …

Modernist Cuisine's Food Lab and the Science of Flavor

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Modernist Cuisine: The Art of Science</i> ushered in a new age of cooking when it was published in 2011. Written by Nathan Myhrvold, a former Microsoft CTO, the six-volume collection by weighed 50 pounds and explored the science behind …

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LB Sam Barrington receives 2015 community service award

Packers linebacker<p>Sam Barringtonreceived the 2015 community service award at the annual Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce "Welcome Back" luncheon on …

Spicy food might help you live longer, according to science

Good news for sriracha lovers: preliminary research from this week’s issue of <i>BMJ</i> suggests that spicy food might actually be super beneficial for our …

Obama Uses a Selfie Stick, Hangs Out With Bear Grylls During His Trip to Alaska

President <b>Barack Obama</b> certainly kept busy during his three-day tour of Alaska. First up on his jam-packed agenda was officially changing the name of Mount McKinley to Denali, the name Alaska natives had been calling the peak for centuries. Then on Tuesday, NBC announced that Obama would be …

Why Kanye West would be the best president in US history (seriously)

The rapper’s lyrics reveal a wholly sound political platform from which the progressive Chicago native could run in 2020<p>If the lead actor in 1954 classic Cattle Queen of Montana can go on to become commander-in-chief, and The Terminator can be elected to run the eighth largest economy in the world, …

Cover Story: Kanye West’s 2020 Vision

“Kanye West’s announcement of his intention to seek the Presidency reminds us that it’s not too early to start thinking about the 2020 campaign. (2016’s already old hat by now, anyway),” Barry Blitt says about “2020 Vision,” his cover for next week’s issue. “And when one considers Mr. West, it …

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Man invents 'Nutella Lock' to stop people stealing

Tired of your friends and family stealing your Nutella? This man has the answer<p>For many, looking forward to a <b>Nutella sandwich</b> and finding a family member, friend, or roomate has spooned out a sizeable chunk of your jar is the stuff of nightmares.<p>But fear not, one German man is here to save the …

Nutella-Stuffed Pancakes Just Became Your Top Priority This Labor Day Weekend

We're calling it: This recipe for Nutella-stuffed pancakes will become your go-to on Saturday mornings. We don't just slather chocolate-hazelnut spread on top of the pancakes. (That, friends, is a rookie move.) Rather, we've come up with a foolproof trick for getting a melty Nutella core inside …

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French Ecology Minister Segolène Royal lashes out against Nutella

France's Ecology Minister, Segolène Royal, has lashed out against big brands. In the past few days, she has taken on giant herbicide producer …

I tried Shake Shack and In-N-Out side by side — and it's clear which one is better

The endless debate. East vs. West. In-N-Out Burger vs. Shake Shack.<p>While planning a vacation to sunny Austin, Texas, I noticed something peculiar. The town has a Shake Shack and an In-N-Out Burger within its boundaries. Truly, Austin is a "weird" place.<p>In fact, Austin is one of only two cities — …

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We tried McDonald's answer to Chick-fil-A — here's the verdict

Company sales have grown 14.4% in the past year. Chick-fil-A has ousted KFC as the nation's largest chicken chain.<p>McDonald's is taking notice.<p>McDonald's recently revamped its poultry offerings, releasing the artisan grilled chicken for wraps and sandwiches, as well as the new buttermilk crispy …

500 Solar-Powered Food Carts to Roll Onto NYC's Streets This Summer

This summer, hundreds of new-age food carts equipped with solar panels, rechargeable batteries, and technology adapted from hybrid cars, will roll out on to the streets of New York City. All told, a company called MOVE Systems is outfitting NYC with 500 initial carts for free, paid for through …

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

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