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AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.<p>An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you've used a privacy setting that …

Maps

Ranch popovers are steakhouse fancy and country scrumptious

Popovers are an essential recipe to have in your back pocket. They’re easy to throw together using basic pantry staples, and impressive when they …

Breakfast

How to Set the Ridge Board on a Gable Roof

The ridge board and rafters are the strength of the roof.<p>Preparing the Ridge Board<p>Step 1<p>Choose a ridge board that is one size larger than your common …

The secret to getting the life you’ve always dreamed of

We are going to do something kind of risky. For the next few weeks, I will be sharing with you 10 lessons I’ve learned about life, dreams, and …

Harry Potter

Mushroom Pork Chops Recipe

"Quick and easy, but very delicious. One of my family's favorites served over brown rice."<p>Ingredients<p>4 pork chops<p>salt and pepper to taste<p>1 pinch …

Recipes

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

Emotional Intelligence

Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants

As a garden designer who also loves making homemade gifts, I often propagate my houseplants. Giving away or swapping the plant babies is a rewarding …

Plants

Take avocados beyond toast with 14 amazing avocado-filled recipes

Make the most of avocados with guacamole, brownies, salads and more.<p>With their creamy consistency, eye-catching color and surprising health benefits, avocados add wonderful texture, flavor and nutrients to so many delicious dishes. Some people like to "put an egg on it," but go ahead and put …

Healthy Eating

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 9 with 6.4-inch screen and a huge battery

A refinement of last year’s model with incredibly powerful hardware<p>Samsung is coming off of a disappointing launch for its Galaxy S9, but that doesn’t mean the company is shaking things up for its next major smartphone. The Galaxy Note 9 is officially being announced today, and Samsung is doubling …

Gear & Gadgets

The Realities Of How Emotional Intelligence Is Improved And Applied

Do entrepreneurs by nature struggle with the underlying emotional framework for good leadership? After all, we can be of singular vision and headstrong. And how well adjusted are we, really? Do we even have time to be in touch with our emotions? We’re talking about those soft, nebulous terms: …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Nutrient Deficiencies That Can Cause Fatigue, According To Experts

If you've been feeling sluggish or low-energy recently, you may want to take a look at what you're eating. What we eat can play a role in how tired …

Wellness

How to Find the ‘Sweet Spot’ of Your Lens for Sharper Photos

When it comes to purchasing a new lens there are two questions that immediately come to mind for me, how much is it and how sharp is it? Now, I know …

Landscape Photography

This Cheesy Garlic Brussels Sprout Bake Is Unreal — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Julia Child’s Chocolate Mousse

Preparation<p>Prepare meringue: Combine sugar and water in saucepan and set over moderately high heat. Swirl pan slowly by its handle, but do not stir …

Dessert

Sea Scallop Risotto

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat chicken stock in a saucepan over medium-high until steaming but not boiling; reduce heat to low to keep warm.<p>Step 2<p>Heat 2 …

Seafood

Haiku Maui

Haiku, Haiku-Pauwela, Hawaii<p>Inspired by the Scandinavian barn vernacular, this Upcountry Maui cottage and barn for Cloth and Goods' Melissa Newirth and Crossing the Threshold's David Johnson provides a peaceful minimalist retreat and respite for family gatherings. The 1,000 sf. long and low main …

Living Rooms

San Francisco Sourdough Bread Recipe

"Use a good sourdough starter, one you have tended to, for best flavor."<p>Ingredients<p>4 3/4 cups bread flour<p>3 tablespoons white sugar<p>2 1/2 teaspoons salt<p>…

Baking

Make Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Authentic Pho Recipe

"This authentic pho isn't quick, but it is delicious. The key is in the broth, which gets simmered for at least 6 hours."<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds beef …

Recipes

8 Essential Landscape Photography Tips

Be an adventurer<p>Landscape photography can be frustrating: weather changes unexpectedly; you can’t lug around gear to accommodate every scenario; and …

Landscape Photography

10 Digital Photography Mistakes

Here are certain photography problems and mistakes that commonly occur for new photographers as well as the more experienced.The good news is that …

Landscape Photography

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE FOR UPGRADING YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

The Keys to Becoming a Critical Thinker<p>Each of us tends to perceive and understand the problems, events, and circumstances of our lives somewhat …

Critical Thinking

Hack your psychology and unlock the tricks to help that inner writer.

Ready for a spot of meta-cognition? Knowing how you think will help you learn how to be the most effective writer you can be.I’m not going to give …

Creative Writing

Steakhouse Black Bread Recipe

"This is a steakhouse bread recipe that I obtained many years ago from a friend. It makes a very dense and flavorful bread. If you like, brush the …

Recipes

5 Easy Dinners to Make for a Crowd

Who says cooking for a crowd has to be a chore? This week, we're giving you five meals that are quick and easy to cook up for a big group. And …

Cooking

These are the real 'superfoods' you should be eating more of, according to science

Super, shluper. The term "superfood" doesn't actually mean anything, and most of the foods hiding behind such a label aren't all that good for you. But there are dozens of real, nourishing foods that you should be eating more of right now.<p>Thanks to some of the scientists at America's foremost …

Nutrition

The Secret Ingredient to the Best Ham Salad

We love ham for so many reasons. The traditional main course of Christmas and Easter dinner, we love our hams tender and sweet with crispy, salty …

Cooking

Breathtaking photos of Italy's Cinque Terre

The "five lands" of Italy's Cinque Terre, a string of small villages along a steep and rugged section of the Mediterranean coast, are connected via a hiking trail and a train. The villages — Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare — are centuries-old fishing communities, …

Media Management

10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about 1 in 7 people on Earth actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve got …

Apps

8 Fascinating Chemical Differences Between Smoking Weed Vs. Vaping Weed

With vaping on the rise, and the current side effects of vaping still unknown, many people are left wondering what, if any, are the differences …

Cannabis