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Fake steaks to be exposed by invisible barcode scannable on smartphones

An “invisible barcode” which can be sprayed onto joints of meat and scanned by consumers using a smartphone will thwart future food fraud, scientists have claimed.<p>The accountancy firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) is developing an edible signature with an agent used in spices and powdered milk that …

Barcodes

Why Your Return From Home Equity Is Always Zero

Home equity is an awful investment. It is unsafe, illiquid and its rate of return is always zero. Home equity is your “skin in the game” — it’s the difference between your home’s value and how much you owe on the loan.<p>If you own a $500,000 home and owe $400,000 on the loan, you have $100,000 in …

Personal Finance

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

The history behind the way Americans use forks

When the fork was first introduced to the dining table in the US, it caused controversy. Fast forward nearly four centuries later, and the small-pronged utensil still causes international arguments over dining etiquette.<p>On June 25, 1633, when governor John Winthrop, a founding father of the …

Food & Dining

A 43-minute film about a prostitute wins a Cannes Lions Grand Prix

<i>Corazón</i> by New York’s Montefiore Health System is a 43-minute film that tells the story of a Dominican sex worker receiving a new heart. It’s essentially a long-form organ donation PSA, and the narrative film based on a true story has won the Cannes Lions Grand Prix in the health and wellness …

Cannes Lions

Infographic: 6 trends shaping the digital advertising industry

Digital channels are dominating the advertising market.<p>As the landscape expands, new avenues for distribution and, ultimately, new challenges are …

The Camera Everyone’s Talking About

Funny enough, <i>this</i> is the camera concept that had the photography world buzzing when numerous sources believed this was truly the next Canon G7X Mark …

The Life-Changing T.J. Maxx Shopping Trick Everyone Needs To Know

Everyone loves T.J. Maxx for its vast selection of discounted designer products and trendy affordable clothing, accessories, and home décor. But, its …

Clothing

15 Whole30 Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Those First Few Weeks a Little Less Scary

It’s official: You’ve committed to the Whole30. You’ve trashed your candy stash, deep-sixed anything deep-fried, and dumped (read: drank) the last of …

These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner

By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes acclimated to using fat instead of glucose as its main energy source. We know transitioning to any diet can be …

Why Is It So Important to Print Your Own Work?

There's nothing quite like holding a high-quality print of your own work in your hands. Except, maybe when it's something that you've printed …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass – all things you want to keep …

Healthy Eating

Want to Try the Whole30 Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

With so many diets out there today, it can be overwhelming choosing the right nutrition regimen for yourself. If you're not sure which one to go with, the Whole30 plan might be a good place to start since it's only a 30-day commitment. The goal of the Whole30 diet is to eliminate certain food …

Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

Make a Chocolate Smoothie That Isn't Full of Life-Shortening Sugar

This lightly sweetened morning sipper contains only six grams added sugars—far less than what you’ll typically find at a smoothie shop. Tangy Greek …

Breakfast

The Best Mirrorless Camera for any Budget

If you want the quality of a fully functional DSLR without the bulk and weight, then you want to take a look at the mirrorless camera category. The …

Cameras

17 Beautiful Bathrooms

Cozy Industrial<p>At first glance you'd never guess that this bright bathroom floats on water. The shower doors in the master echo the casement windows …

Interior Design

Robots won't take as many human jobs as you may think

Can you imagine travelling to work in a robotic "Jonnycab" like the one predicted in the cult Arnold Schwarzenegger movie Total Recall?<p>The image from 1990 is based on science fiction, but Mercedes Benz does have a semi-autonomous Driver Pilot system that it aims to install in the next five years …

Labor Economics

The Business Case for Quirkiness

08 Min Read Time - Zappos built a billion-dollar bottom line and a reputation for customer service by letting employees bring their whole, creative …

Research Says This Required Job Skill Will Trump Emotional Intelligence by the Year 2020

World Economic Forum's "Future of Jobs Report" reveals the top 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020.<p>Last year the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its <i>Future of Jobs Report</i>, forecasting thetop 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020, according to global chief human …

Emotional Intelligence

This Paint Trick Makes Rooms Look Much More Expensive

I spend a lot of time looking at pictures of kitchens, and I see some really, really expensive designs. Not everyone can afford marble countertops or …

Kitchens

Before and After: From Slapdash Kitchen to Blue-Grey Beauty

Here's a kitchen that makes me think, "Sure! Great! I've paid many dollars every month for the privilege of cooking in much worse and much, much …

Countertops

6 Idiot-Proof Houseplants That Can Live For Weeks Without Water

Just don't... over-water them.<p>It can be tough keeping plants alive indoors, especially as the dry winter months approach (if you're in the Northern …

Plants

The Science Behind Forced Perspective

Here’s a 15-minute video by Filmmaker IQ about exactly what forced perspective is and how it works in photography.<p>Forced perspective is an optical …

The Best Feng Shui Plants to Bring the Good Vibes Home

We already know that some plants have the ability to clean the air (literally). Self-purifying plants can filter the air of harmful chemicals, …

Home Decorating

How to Reset Your Phone Before You Sell It

So you’ve got your eyes on that shiny new Pixel 2, or maybe you’re getting ready to go (almost) all-screen with the iPhone X. Since you’ll be getting …

Nikon D850 Best DSLR Ever, Gets First Full 100 Score at DxOMark

The Nikon D850 was just awarded the first full 100 overall score ever given out to a DSLR by the testing lab DxOMark. The D850 now sits alone in the …

Learn how to invest in the stock market and make your money grow

<i>The Big Short</i> didn't exactly help me learn any more about the stock market and no amount of Anthony Bourdain or Ryan Gosling could have changed that. …

Stock Markets

This photographer took a dancer to Iceland to test out the Canon 6D Mark II

The Canon 6D Mark II has had a bit of a tough time since its release. But, for all the disappointment surrounding this camera’s release, that doesn’t …

Thomas Heaton Trades a 5D Mark IV DSLR for a Canon M5 Mirrorless Camera

Thomas Heaton put out a new YouTube video a few days ago that many photographers, especially those who hike out to destinations, will have a lot of …