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Google’s New AMP Stories Bring Snapchat-Like Content to Mobile Web

The format doesn’t support advertising yet, which could slow its adoption among publishers<p>By<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@benmullin<p>benjamin.mullin@wsj.com<p>Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL 1.38% Google unveiled new technology that lets publishers create visual-oriented stories …

Social Media

Ingredients for life found in meteorites that crashed to Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although two 4.5-billion-year-old meteorites crashed to Earth in 1998, it's taken until now to uncover some of their secrets.<p>The two meteorites, called Monahans and Zag, are the first discovered to contain the ingredients for life: liquid water, amino acids, hydrocarbons and other organic …

Astronomy

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Grand Seiko: the history of the Japanese watchmaker determined to beat Switzerland at its own game

Not so long ago a handful of canny operators did good business importing the odd Grand Seiko watch from Japan to the US or Europe, for cognoscenti clients who knew how phenomenal Seiko’s top-tier watchmaking could be, but had no other way of accessing it.<p>Today, things are different. Walk into …

How To Make Bubble Tea at Home - Chowhound

Like so many beloved recipes, the story of bubble tea begins at a street food stall. It was in Taiwan in the 1980s that a vendor made the decision to …

Tinder for platonic threesomes is an actual thing

There’s an ambitious new app that wants to help you to find a couple of new friends. The app is called Me3 and was developed by two guys who wanted to bring the ease-of-use of Tinder to help people create same-gender, non-romantic friend groups.<p>Instead of matching you with a bro, or sis, who likes …

Machine Learning

You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Tried These 26 Desserts

Sugar makes the world go 'round.

National Pinot Grigio Day: Lemon Garlic and Scallops Bucatini

<i>PARTNER POST: May 26 is National Pinot Grigio Day. We’re celebrating with Cavit Wines by sharing refreshing spring and summer recipes that pair</i> …

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

National Pinot Grigio Day: Spring Strawberry Sorbet

<i>PARTNER POST: May 26 is National Pinot Grigio Day. We’re celebrating with Cavit Wines by sharing refreshing spring and summer recipes that pair</i> …

6 Desserts You'd Never Guess Are Vegan

​Yes, they're that good.<p>When it comes to desserts, vegans generally tend to get the short end of the stick. Most desserts are filled with butter, cream, eggs, or some combination of all three—all of which are no-gos on a vegan diet. But vegans (or those going dairy-free, for that matter) aren't …

12 Easy Summer Trifle Recipes That Will Be the Star of Your Next Barbecue

These look SO good!<p>These light and refreshing desserts are made with in-season fruit, or inspired by some of summer's best desserts (read: s'mores …

This PB&J Frappuccino Recipe Is Breakfast in a Glass

PB&J memories — what’s your favorite? Mom making an after-school snack? You concocting a post-drinking-session hangover cure? Or a picnic in the park with a double-decker PB&J? Well today, we’re consuming our peanut butter and jelly grown-up style with a PB&J frappuccino, spiked with a caffeine hit …

12 wild (but delicious) brownie recipes you've never seen before

Where do your brownie loyalties lie? Are you Team Fudgy, Team Cakey, or Team In-Between-y?<p>I'm a fudgy-as-a-truffle gal myself (Alice Medrich's Best …

15 Must-Make Vegan Desserts Featuring Strawberries

How did strawberries get their name? Technically, they aren’t even berries, because they have their seeds on the outside. Not only are they not …

Dessert

Blueberry, Thyme and Sweet Cream Ice Pops

These ice pops use frozen Maine blueberries, which are deliciously sweet and can be found all year long. Sweetened condensed milk steeped with fresh …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Dinner Recipe Has 350,000 Saves on Pinterest (and It'll Help You Get Fit)

If you look at some of the most popular recipe pins on Pinterest, you'll notice that they're all simple, realistic, and require little to no prep …

What Japan's perfect cherry blossom moment looks like

Fe Inocentes in April took her elderly mom, Senen, who lives in the Philippines, and other family members to Japan for 10 days. It turned out to be the perfect moment for cherry blossoms.<p>Inocentes shot this photograph of the trees in full bloom at Kinkaku-Ji, or the Golden Pavilion, in Kyoto.<p>"Once …

From Lemon Cake To Chocolate Cream Pie: 15 Unforgettable Easter Desserts

Jelly beans and chocolate bunnies are fine, but these Easter treats will make your holiday celebration unforgettable. From the lemoniest lemon pound cake to the silkiest chocolate cream pie, there is something on this list for every<i>bunny</i>.<p>1. Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake<p>If ever there was a cake for …

15 Corn Tortilla Dinner Recipes That Will Make You Forget Flour

Whether it’s a garnish of fresh flowers, a final sprinkling of chopped herbs, or using homemade gluten-free pasta instead of dried, it’s the little details that make a meal great. So why not try swapping out your usual flour tortillas for some made with corn?! They add a new dimension of flavor and …

Add These 17 Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners to Your Meal Plan

The make-ahead magic of the slow cooker does it again. With the right recipes, this handy appliance is one of the best tools in the kitchen for …

21 No-Sugar Breakfast Recipes to Avoid an Early Crash

Whether it’s blatant (Lucky Charms, we’re looking at you) or hidden (even in packaged whole-wheat bread!), added sugar tends to be a …

The Best Cream Cheese Banana Bread

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>1/2 cup butter, softened<br>• 3/4 cup sugar<br>• 4 oz cream cheese, softened<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1/2 cup milk<br>• 1 tsp vanilla<br>• 2 tsp baking powder<br>• 1/4 tsp salt<br>• 2 cups …

OMG, This Bakery Serves Cake in Balloons

Are they the new doughnut walls?<p>Cronut creator Dominique Ansel opened his second bakery in Tokyo on Wednesday, and it looks amazing. The Ginza district store has the treats you've come expect from the dessert genius, like Cronuts and cookie shots (duh), but Ansel also added confections exclusive to …

Hot Dogs

Chocolate Cookie Crust Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut butter and cookies, best friends forever.<p>Servings: 10<p>24 chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed into crumbs<p>4 tablespoons butter, melted<p>8 ounces cream cheese<p>1 cup creamy peanut butter<p>8 ounces whipped cream<p>1 ¼ cups powdered sugar<p>Cookie crumbs for top<p># Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.<p># In a bowl mix …

8 Delicious Dessert Joints Not to Miss in Hong Kong

To be entirely honest, I rarely get a craving for dessert and tend to avoid super sugary food, but I find it really hard to say no to a good coffee …

Hong Kong

27 Vegan Chocolate Recipes That Will Make You Drool

Shares 6K<p>Who doesn’t love chocolate?! Probably not too many people and definitely not me! While I’m not a total chocolate addict like many people I …

Dessert

Brookies Cookies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>For the Chocolate Chip Cookie:<p>In a medium-sized bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, and sea salt; set aside.<p>In a large bowl using a …