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Crepe Cake with Whipped Cream

16 servings<p>Make sure to cook the first side only until it’s very light golden. Essentially, a dark crepe is a tough crepe, and you’re aiming for a super-delicate texture. Read more crepe cake tips here.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>Custard<p>4½ cups whole milk<p>2½ cups heavy cream<p>5 tablespoons unsalted …

Elizabeth Warren's Equifax bill would make credit freezes free

Elizabeth Warren wants to make sure Equifax doesn't profit from the data breach that left millions of its customers' personal information exposed.<p>A new bill introduced by Warren and Senator Brian Schatz, both Democrats, would force Equifax and its competitors to provide free credit freezing and …

Identity Theft

The 10 Steamiest Sex Scenes That Have Landed On Netflix In 2017 (So Far!)

Netflix truly does have a little something for everyone.<p>If you’re into true crime, the streaming service has a unique combination of old shows — …

Entertainment

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Exercise

Go Beyond the City: This Is the Best Hiking in San Francisco

Hiking in San Francisco is one of our favorite things to do. Because the Bay Area city is so hilly and on an incline almost everywhere, it’s a …

This month: 3 new albums you need to get right now

This month: 3 new albums you need to get right now<p><i>Hot thoughts, Spoon</i><p>SUBSCRIBE TO YouTube<p>More earworm-y pop-rock from the Texas-based indie band that …

Ballet Flats 2.0 Are Finally Here (Thanks to Zara, of Course)

Not too long ago, Zara released a ballet collection that had fashion girls everywhere obsessed. Little did we know that the fast-fashion retailer was …

Netflix released a trailer for '13 Reasons Why' and it already has us in tears

"Settle in because I’m about to tell you the story of my life.”<p>Netflix has released the trailer for their new original series <i>13 Reasons Why</i>, based on …

Ditch the Treadmill for These Superior Cardio Machines

Octane Zero Runner<p>If you’re a diehard runner who’s having a hard time letting go of your treadmill habit, see if your gym has an Octane Zero Runner. …

Trend Alert: Iridescent, Oil-Slick Finished Homewares

(Image credit: Horchow)<p>As a close watcher of trends in the design world, I will say that there's a lot out there that is very beautiful, but few …

Which ‘Trusted Traveler’ Program Is Right for You?

Are you waiting in line at the airport watching others zip through security with less hassle? If you haven’t signed up for a “trusted traveler” program to cut your waiting time, this may be the year to do it.<p>Consider these figures: The number of airline passengers at United States airports hit a …

You Will Be Able to Fly to Europe for Less Than $100 Very Soon

Just in time for summer vacation!<p>It's been well over a year since Norwegian Airlines dangled $69 flights from the U.S. to Europe in front of our noses, but we didn't know exactly when it would happen or where those flights would go.<p>But now it's time to get ready to start planning your summer …

This slow cooker has developed a cult following around the internet

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon / Business Insider Every now and then a product comes along and captures the collective consciousness of the internet.<p>It can come …

Slow Cookers

How long can you safely freeze food?

Here's how to know when frozen food is past its prime.<p>Frozen food lasts indefinitely, according to Foodsafety.gov. But does that mean the raw chicken …

Finding Thousands Of Secret Netflix Codes Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

When you scroll over the “Browse” section on Netflix’s homepage, you’re greeted with familiar genres like “Comedy,” “Drama,” and “Horror.” But what if you’re in the mood for something more specific, such as “Crime Comedies from the 1940s,” “Critically-Acclaimed Crime Dramas Based on Books,” or …

Christie Brinkley and Her Lookalike Daughters Posed for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Brinkley’s youngest daughter, Sailor, took the opportunity to discuss the importance of body positivity.<p><b>Christie Brinkley</b> has now appeared in <i>Sports Illustrated</i> nine times over the course of her storied career, and if you're surprised to see the 63-year-old in this year's swimsuit issue, you’re not …

What Lies Ahead for Earth's Shifting Continents Just Might Surprise You

Roughly 1,000 kilometers east of Madagascar lies the small tropical island of Mauritius. Seemingly adrift in the Indian Ocean, it’s home to the extinct Dodo, rolling fields of sugarcane and — according to new research — three tiny crystals that date back 2.5 to 3 billion years. Oddly, that’s …

China may still be using executed prisoners' organs, official admits

Huang Jiefu, in charge of overhauling the Chinese transplant network, angers rights activists as Vatican trafficking talks begin<p>An official in charge of overhauling China’s organ transplant programme has said the country may still be using organs from executed prisoners in some cases, even though …

What's at stake in Melania Trump lawsuit: The first lady's reputation, earning potential

<b>(CNN) —</b> First lady Melania Trump is -- in and of herself -- a "brand," one that could elicit lucrative endorsement opportunities, according to a lawsuit refiled by her attorneys on Monday.<p>The lawsuit, filed in New York Supreme Court, argues a now-retracted Daily Mail Online article published last …

'Jane the Virgin' stuns fans with a devastating turn of events

<b>(Warning: This contains major spoilers from this week's episode of "Jane the Virgin.")</b><p>Ahead of Monday night's "Jane the Virgin," several cast members implored fans to watch live (or avoid social media until they were caught up). Now we know why. While most of the episode featured the show's …

Katy Perry's New Platinum Blond Hair Is Brighter Than a Firework

Pop stars have a habit of changing their looks before releasing new music, and Katy Perry is no exception. The "Rise" queen has given us everything from ice cream chic ("California Gurls") to jungle goddess ("Roar") to even, uh, alien ("E.T.") And now Perry is serving us a brand-new look. She …

Katy Perry

6 foods that can damage your metabolism the moment you eat them

While "a moment on the lips," is well-known for meaning "forever on the hips," <i></i>did you know it can mean forever damaging your metabolism too?<p>It was previously thought that weight gain and weight loss were governed solely by the laws of thermodynamics (aka calories in vs. calories out.) Emerging …

Three Ways to Set Wooden Mouse Traps That Actually Catch Mice

Last summer my parent’s home had a rodent infestation. “Just set mouse traps,” people told me. If only it were that easy. It turns out there are …

Mapped: The world's most polluted countries

We've covered the world's most polluted cities before. Delhi is in a league of its own, as this reporter can attest to; half an hour of sightseeing is enough to leave you with a sore throat. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the average concentration of PM 2.5 particles in the …

Japan Copes with the Disappearing Eel

One hot evening last July, I visited the Michelin-starred <i>unagi</i>, or eel, restaurant Nodaiwa, which sits in a quiet basement beneath Tokyo’s glamorous Ginza shopping district. Next door is the world’s most famous sushi restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro, which was the subject of a documentary from 2012 …

The Physics of Ballet's Hardest Move

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Eva Amurri Martino Talks Depression After Nurse Dropped Newborn Son and Cracked His Skull

<b>Eva Amurri Martino</b> has revealed her baby boy, <b>Major</b>, suffered a cracked skull after a night nurse dropped him.<p>The actress daughter of <b>Susan Sarandon</b> …

Say goodbye to kale: the superfood trends for 2017 - and five new ingredients to watch

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360 per cent in the last decade. But never mind growing your own, they’re going to get extremely hi-tech. …

Scientists develop material with Wolverine's self-healing power! - IBTimes India

The technology is inspired by Wolverine, a character created by Marvel comic<p>Inspired by the Marvel character, Wolverine, a cohort of scientists from …

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Gets a Suspenseful New Trailer

Who doesn’t love a bit of a soft-core female-oriented smut? Well, not everyone I guess, but the trailers are fun to watch at least, even if they’re …