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Rejoice! You Can Finally Make These Top-Secret Hillstone Recipes at Home

The good news: We got ahold of 8 top-secret Hillstone recipes. The bad news: Even we couldn't get a copy of that infamous spinach-artichoke dip recipe.

Cooking

5 common MacBook problems and how to fix them

Here are five fixes for what might be ailing your MacBook.<p>Is your Mac is starting to show signs of age and is acting strangely or feeling sluggish? Before you junk it, there might be some easy fixes to what ails it. Here are five fixes to five common Mac problems.<p>1. Startup issues<p>If your Mac fails …

Startups

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

Why Storytelling Is The Key To Success, And How To Tell Your Story

Ora Shtull and I recently interviewed branding pioneer Dr. David Aaker – a true innovator who is like royalty in the field of branding. Here are the highlights from our conversation.<p><b>William Arruda:</b> Tell us a little about your new book, <i>Creating Signature Stories.</i> Why now?<p><b>David Aaker:</b> People are not …

Marketing

New DNA nanorobots successfully targeted and killed off cancerous tumors

Science fiction no more — In an article out today in Nature Biotechnology, scientists were able to show tiny autonomous bots have the potential to function as intelligent delivery vehicles to cure cancer in mice.<p>These DNA nanorobots do so by seeking out and injecting cancerous tumors with drugs …

Cancer

How This Entrepreneur Is Using Cute Dogs to Help Single Moms Break Out of Poverty

Prepare to have your heart warmed.<p>Next time you're flummoxed by a problem at work, spare a thought for Natasha Kirsch. As the founder of a Kansas City nonprofit she was tasked with figuring out how the homeless mothers she worked with, many with felony convictions, could make a living wage that …

Nonprofits

The 'Spire' portable recording studio is all about spontaneity

Inspiration hits you at weird times -- usually when you're in the shower or about to fall asleep. Basically, moments when you have very little chance of putting it down on paper or recording it. The $350 portable Spire Studio from iZotope probably won't help much in those situations (unless you …

Music Production

Sunniva ‘Shark Tank’: A Look Inside the Blend of Organic Colombian Coffee & Coconut Oil

(Amazon)<p>Sunniva Super Coffee entered the <i>Shark Tank</i> with their organic coffee-coconut oil blended beverages in flavors like Vanilla Bean, Maple …

Coffee

Dutch Photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Shoots Portraits In the Style Of Classic Paintings

Dutch Artist and Fine-Art Photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk style is inspired by the masterpieces of old master painters. While you see your …

5 Podcasts That Marketers Should Pay Attention To

Take it from the Dalai Lama: "When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new."<p>According to the IAB Podcast Advertising Revenue Study conducted by PwC, podcasting is growing. Why? Because it offers a more personal and authentic way to …

Marketing

This gadget lets you scratch and play vinyl without a needle

Turntablism, no tonearm needed<p>French company MWM has announced a new product called Phase that sits on your turntable and allows you to DJ vinyl without the use of a needle. Phase wirelessly translates a record’s movements into timecode, which can then be read by Digital Vinyl System (DVS) software …

Music Production

Where Do You Go When You Die? The Increasing Signs That Human Consciousness Remains After Death

Philosophically, though, our definition of death hinges on something else: the point past which we’re no longer able to return. Those two were more …

Medicine

Patients Getting Stuck With Big Bills After ER Visits

One Monday last September, Kimberly Fister-Mesch woke up in the middle of the night from head pain so severe she thought she might be having a …

Health Care

Azio’s Retro Classic typewriter-inspired Bluetooth keyboard is a luxurious treat

Maybe you’re sitting at a MacBook or other modern PC right now, typing away in near silence on a keyboard that provides no real satisfying response to your human fingers. Maybe, once in the distant past, you remember when keyboards offered something in return: A “click clack” that stood as an …

Retrogaming

It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of them.<p>Single people are more likely to not only embrace solitude, but benefit from it, recent studies have suggested.<p>Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at …

Psychology

10 Adults-Only Card Games You'll Want To Have At Your Next Party

Gone are the days of family-friendly rounds of UNO, where your only backlash against a skip card was playing a wild plus four <i>and</i> changing the color …

Board Games

Breakthrough as human eggs developed in the lab for first time

Developing eggs from earliest stages to maturity could open the door to new approach to fertility preservation<p>Women at risk of premature fertility loss might have cause for new hope as researchers reveal that human eggs can be developed in the lab from their earliest stages to maturity.<p>While the …

Genetics

Mini Caramel Pecan Pies with Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust

1. <b>Make the Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust:</b> Preheat the oven to 375 ˚F. Lightly grease a 24-cavity mini muffin pan or two 12-cavity mini muffin pans.<p>2. On a …

Baking

5 Cheap Natural Shampoos Dermatologists Swear By For Thinning Hair

The argan oil in Pura D'or Argan Oil Shampoo strengthens each strand of hair, making it look plumper, smoother, and healthier. This formula uses 100 …

Hair Care

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Productivity

Jump-start your inspiration with The Game of Creativity

Where do you turn to for creative inspiration? Some creatives use inspirational apps to get the juices flowing, online tools such as Pinterest, …

Creativity

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Art

The Secret To Becoming Rejection-Proof

I’m not going to sugar coat it – rejection sucks. It can do a number on your self-esteem and bruise your ego…big time. But we need to remember that …

Self-help

Want to Fall In Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

It’s Your Time

<b>Flipboard’s first brand campaign—and why now</b><p>Your time is precious, and you need to make the most of it. We get that. In fact, that’s why Flipboard is here—to quickly connect you to the stories that matter most in your world.<p>It’s an especially tricky problem these days. Our always-on, …

Public Relations

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

8 Uncommon Cuts of Meat Butchers Wish You Knew About

A visit to my local butcher shop, Sweet Cheeks Meats, in Jackson, Wyoming, is something I look forward to every week. The atmosphere is friendly and …

BBQ

Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

Happiness

Empaths and narcissists make a 'toxic' partnership — here's why they're attracted to each other

Opposites attract — or so we are told. While this rule has potential to broaden your horizons, people who are poles apart might be drawn together for all the wrong reasons.<p>Narcissists, for example, are attracted to people they will get the greatest use from. Often, this means they pursue and target …

Narcissism

10 Laws Of UX, Illustrated

A handy guide for remembering Fitts’s Law, Jakob’s Law, and more.<p>Good design tends to follow general principles that give designers overarching guidelines to work within. But for user experience and interface designers, there are also laws that govern the nitty-gritty. For instance, it’s helpful to …

UX Design