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Russians used fake social accounts to gather Americans' personal data

It appears as though Russian interest in America and our political landscape wasn't limited to ads and bots. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, the country's influence campaign extended to gathering personal information on Americans. The Internet Research Agency, which is backed by the Russian …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

"This recipe is from my mother. It may sound strange, but these are really good and very easy to make. The Brussels sprouts should be brown with a …

Brussels Sprouts

Cortana allows researchers to bypass password lock with voice commands

Whether you are a user of Cortana or not, the digital assistant appears to be here to stay for the long haul. Security researchers Tal Be'ery and …

Japan's Shinmoedake Volcano Erupts Violently, Grounding Dozens of Flights

(TOKYO) — A volcano in southern Japan that appeared in a James Bond film had its biggest eruption in years Tuesday, shooting smoke and ash thousands …

Geology

How to eat dim sum like an expert, part 2

In part one of this ongoing series, we explored dim sum’s greatest hits, and what I—as a Hong Kong-reared dim sum obsessive—look for in separating …

Food & Dining

Emma Watson Wrote the Best Tweet About Her Oscars Tattoo, and, Well, 10 Points For Gryffindor

<b>Update March 5, 2018</b>: Emma Watson saw the crazy internet backlash that called out her grammatical error on the temporary tattoo she wore to the Oscar's afterparty, and raised everyone one hilarious tweet: "Fake tattoo proofreading position available. Experience with apostrophes a must," she wrote. …

Walmart is unleashing a new weapon in its battle with Amazon for your groceries

Walmart is rolling out its own line of meal kits to as many as 2,000 stores this year, the company said Monday.<p>Shoppers can choose between three kinds of kits, depending on how much cooking they want to do.<p>One kit is ready-made and only needs to be heated. Another, which requires a little more …

eCommerce

Slow Cooker Italian Beef for Sandwiches Recipe

"This makes a sandwich similar to one I used to get at a local restaurant when I lived in a suburb of Chicago. My all time favorite! Serve on crusty …

Food

7 portion control tips to lose weight fast

7 portion control tips to lose weight fast<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>Wondering how to lose weight? One of the keys to successful weight loss is your diet. …

This Chef Lost 50 Pounds And Reversed Prediabetes With A Digital Program

People who are diagnosed with prediabetes can delay or prevent the disease if they change their lifestyle and lose a significant amount of weight. But here's the challenge: How can people be motivated to eat healthier and move more? Increasingly, the answer might include digital medicine.<p>"Just …

Diabetes

WATCH: We Cracked the Case of the Hummingbird Cake

In the February 2018 issue of <i>Southern Living,</i> you may have seen an article entitled “The Mystery of Hummingbird Cake,” in which Kathleen Purvis …

Country Lifestyle

L.L. Bean Sued for Ditching Its Beloved Return Policy

L.L. Bean Inc. is facing a breach of warranty lawsuit after changing its decades-old lifetime warranty, in what may be the first of many claims over …

L.L.Bean

Booking Cheap Flights: What you need to know – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

<b>Also check these:</b> Booking an Accommodation: Bed Matters! <b>–</b> Travel Insurance: Protect yourself while traveling<p>Schedule Early for Cheap …

Flying

Fresh Corn and Potato Soup with Sauteed Shrimp

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut kernels from corn cobs to measure about 4 cups. Using the dull side of a knife blade, scrape liquid from corn cobs directly …

Potatoes

SpaceX's Jaw-Dropping Rocket Launch Wows Spectators Across Southern California

<b>Update:</b> Check out more amazing SpaceX launch photos by our readers here: UFO? No, It's a SpaceX Rocket! These Falcon 9 Launch Photos Are Just …

Roast Chicken with Herbs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In an 8- to 10-qt. pot, heat 1 qt. water, the salt, and sugar over high heat, stirring, until salt and sugar dissolve. Remove …

Chickens

14 Myths About Animals We All Need to Stop Getting Wrong

Dogs don't see things in black and white.<p>The animal kingdom is home to one remarkable fact after another.<p>To name a few: Sperm whales can hold their …

This Is the Best Hotel Loyalty Program to Join Right Now

Not all hotel loyalty programs are created equal.<p>While some may regularly give you free nights, others may only offer occasional discounts or …

What’s that brown sauce in Chinese takeout?

<i>Amuse Our Bouche</i> <i>is</i> The Takeout’s <i>column that answers your burning, boiling, and flambéed food questions.</i><p>Why does your attempt at home-cooked Chinese …

What to Cook This Week

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. We’re wrapping it up here, the whole Thanksgiving dance, putting up turkey stock in …

Slow Cookers

Spaghetti Carbonara (Spaghetti alla Carbonara) – Traditional Italian Recipe

My nonna Angela used to say: “When you’re cooking for many – KEEP IT SIMPLE! When we have the children, grandchildren, cousins, nephews, nieces, and …

Prototypes

11 ultra-hydrating foundations for dry, flaky skin

As someone who suffers from dry skin, I can attest to the tightness, flaking, and peeling those with parched complexions often complain about. What’s …

Skin Care

Netflix schedule: Here’s what is coming and leaving in November

Netflix has confirmed that a slew of new original series will be debuting on the streaming service in November as well as the Oscar contender …

The incredible shrinking operating system: How containers and serverless computing are changing the cloud

Hang around enterprise computing types long enough, and you’ll wind up talking about “the stack” at some point. It’s a term used to refer to the …

Linus Torvalds

Foil Packet Dinners Perfect for Fall

Pop these in the oven, on the grill, or over the campfire this fall.<p>A one-dish dinner is the weeknight hero we turn to when we need a quick, easy …

Cooking

Wonder Wings

<b>Recipe: Wonder Wings</b><p>We all love gathering around the tailgate to celebrate our teams, but arguably the best part of tailgating is the food. …

Cooking

Seven Great Blender Dressings to Keep on Hand

Blender dressings are <i>the best</i>. They typically have a short list of ingredients, and come together in a whirl and blitz of the blender. The most …

Food

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Step 1<p>Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add beef, and cook in 2 batches, turning occasionally, until browned on all …

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Recipe on Pinterest

"It tastes like chicken." This has to be one of the most common phrases uttered in the world. Mothers say it to children who won't try food. New …

Cooking