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Horchata

113<p>25<p>By noon yesterday, the temperature in my apartment was nearly 100ºF (38ºC) and with the sun bearing down full force on the entire city, and so …

Recipes

How To Apply For $350 Million In Student Loan Forgiveness

There’s $350 million in student loan forgiveness available on a first-come, first-served basis.<p>Here’s what you need to know and how to apply.<p><b>Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness</b><p>On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education added a page to its website with details of the Temporary …

College & University

How to respond to ‘Tell me about yourself?’ during an interview

“So, tell me about yourself,” the job interviewer says. Your heart sinks instantly. Here’s how to respond to this question, even if you were hoping …

Employment

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

In Push for Transparency, Facebook Rewrites Data Policy

Facebook builds trust by revamping terms of service and data policy<p>Facebook announced today that it has rewritten its terms of service and data policy.<p>The rewrites are intended to make the Facebook behemoth more transparent to users.<p>Basically, everyone else just discovered what Facebook has been …

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Easy chocolate cake recipes from some of the world’s best pâtissiers

LIFESTYLE FOOD<p><b>Three ultra-simple chocolate cakes from French master pâtissier’s Philippe Conticini, Cyril Lignac and Jean-François Piège. Because you</b> …

This 4-Ingredient Naan is the Easiest Bread You'll Ever Make

A foolproof recipe for the college fool.<p>March 18, 2018<p>Unexpected Origins...<p>Over winter break my boyfriend came to visit me for a few days in Los …

Puffed pancakes with bananas and Horlicks ice cream

<b>Ingredients</b><p><b>Horlicks ice cream</b><br>350ml milk<br>300ml fresh cream<br>4 egg yolks<br>75g castor sugar<br>100g Horlicks powder<p><b>Puffed pancakes</b><br>37g cake flour, sifted<br>15ml (1 …

Recipes

Journey To The Very Best Taquerias In Los Angeles

Great Mexican food is abundant in Southern California, but as a few million McMansion in the suburbs will attest, so is bad taste. And deciding where to eat, in a city with thousands upon thousands of options and some of its best restaurants hiding in mini-malls, can devolve into a special kind of …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Comic Books

Make Lemon Drizzle Cake Your New Weeknight-Friendly Dessert

Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake<p>Serves 12 to 15<p><i>For the cake:</i><br>Cooking spray <br>2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour <br>2 teaspoons baking powder <br>1 teaspoon salt <br>2 sticks (8 …

How To Make Your Own Space Buckets

The latest cultivation trend: growing lush pot plants in tiny grow chambers that anyone can build. Here’s how to make your own space …

Off-grid

The 50 best small companies to work for of 2017, according to employees

So job-hunting and employee-review site Comparably analyzed its database of over 3 million employee ratings on 30,000 US companies to come up with this list of the top small companies, based on overall employee satisfaction rating. Small companies were defined as firms with less than 500 …

22 Bizarre Alcohol Combinations That Actually Taste Amazing

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Here are the startups Goldman Sachs is wooing in Las Vegas next week

It’s not a startup, but it’s SoftBank that will capture much of the bankers’ attention next week.<p>Goldman Sachs’ annual conference in Las Vegas serves as an effective hot list for which tech startups are worth the giant investment bank’s interest each November.<p>Goldman is on the hunt for the tech …

It looks like Apple’s next big thing after the iPhone is beginning to take shape

Catcher Technology, a Taiwanese company which supplies metal frames and casings for Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad and MacBook, has been …

Augmented Reality

Leading Universities Just Released 65 Free Business Courses to Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach from University of Pennsylvania<p>Influence from University of Pennsylvania<p>Accounting for Decision Making from University of Michigan<p>Valuing Companies from University of Michigan<p>Budgeting and Finance for Public Libraries from University of …

25 of the highest-rated novels you can read in 5 hours or less

Books have been proven to make us more empathetic, equip us to deal with uncertainty and anxiety, and help to prevent cognitive decline through middle age into our advanced years.<p>With so many advantages — not to mention the fact that they give our eyes a much-needed rest from back-lit, digital …

Books

Marijuana Stocks: Growing Like A Weed?!

Whether you are a proponent of legalizing marijuana or not there is no denying that the cannabis industry is real and here to stay. We'll attempt to …

Cannabis

Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones pays Tony Robbins over $1 million a year and emails him every day — here's what they talk about

For billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, Tony Robbins is a unique combination of therapist, trainer, and adviser.<p>Robbins is best known for selling millions of his books and audio tapes and packing stadiums for seminars over more than 30 years, but also maintains a small batch of personal clients— …

The ultimate guide to what to buy every month of the year

There's a best time to buy everything from airline tickets to cars, luggage to textbooks, apartments to furniture.<p>"There really is a best time to do just about anything and everything, and that's especially true when it comes to buying things," writes Mark Di Vincenzo in his book, "Buy Ketchup in …

British Hobnob Biscuit Recipe

Both Britain and Ireland are famed for their love of biscuits (cookies) and on the list must be the Hobnob which also was voted one of the top ten of …

Stop What You're Doing And Make This Banana Bread Ice Cream Cake Right Now

Your life will change FOREVER.<p>3 bananas<p>¼ cup butter, melted<p>1 egg<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 ½ cups flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>Pinch of salt<p>2 cups vanilla Ice cream, softened<p>2 cups chocolate ice cream, softened<p>1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).<p>2. In a bowl, mash the bananas with a fork.<p>3. Add …

You Can Regrow Your Own Fruit At Home And It Will Change Your Life

Produce on deck ON the deck.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Lemon<p>Orange<p>Strawberry<p>Kiwi<p>Raspberry<p>Cherry<p>Pear<p>Apple<p>Small pots, mason jars or cups<p>Toothpicks<p>All-purpose or seed-starting soil<p>Greenhouse option 1: empty plastic bottle<p>Greenhouse option 2: plastic wrap<p><b>Citrus</b><p>1. Slice citrus in half and remove seeds.<p>2. …

Hayao Miyazaki's 50 Favorite Children's Books Are Definitely Not Just For Kids

The first time I saw Hayao Miyazaki's <b>Howl's Moving Castle</b>, I pondered out loud whether it was weird to have a crush on a cartoon character. Howl, with his uncanny brooding abilities, dry sarcasm, and soft spot for Sophie, won me over in a heartbeat. The Japanese film director, producer, …

Books

How to Buckle Down and Write Your Book | Inc.com

The idea of writing a book is a daunting one. We hear from would-be authors every day who tell us that they've been thinking about it for years, but just can't get started. There are many things that can get in the way of starting a book, ranging from fear of criticism to lack of time to devote to …

Writing

Swell Lets You Invest A Little Cash In Solving Big Problems

For just $500, a new startup lets you put money in funds made up of companies solving specific world issues like renewable energy or clean water.<p>If you don’t like the fact that your 401(k) invests some of your money in, say, gun manufacturers or fossil fuel companies (Vanguard, for example, has …

Warren Buffett says index funds make the best retirement sense 'practically all the time'

If you're looking for a simple plan to build your retirement savings, one of the world's most successful stock market investors has some clear advice.<p>…

How to make perfect hard-boiled eggs

Ask any egg aficionado how to make hard-boiled eggs, and she might start by telling you something you weren't expecting to hear: start with old eggs.<p>As odd as that sounds, it's good advice. Old eggs are easier to peel when they're hard-boiled. So if you have a party coming up and you want to serve …