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Slow Cooker Weeknight Dinner Recipes

If you hear 'slow cooker' and picture sad and flavorless meals, then do we have a surprise for you. Created with persnickety cooks in mind, these …

Cooking

When terror strikes the family of a terrorism reporter

At about 1:00 a.m., half a dozen plainclothes police came into the hall where we had been waiting.<p>They had grim looks on their faces and papers in their hands. They seemed to be bearing news, but they also looked weighted down, as if whatever they carried was heavy. My stomach began to churn. “How …

Empathy

Generation Z: The apps, brands & influencers they can't live without

It's expected that almost half of Generation Z, the generation following Millennials, will connect online up to 10 hours per day, and one-third will …

Bella Hadid

How Wells Fargo’s Cutthroat Corporate Culture Allegedly Drove Bankers to Fraud

Most Americans have assumed their bank accounts are sacrosanct. But with the major scandal unfolding at Wells Fargo, angry former employees illuminate the alarming pressure that allegedly led local bankers to defraud perhaps more than a million customers.<p>Once upon a time, in 1970, long before …

Finance

Stories of New Orleans: As Monuments Go Down, Family Histories Emerge

NEW ORLEANS — The debate over the removal of four Confederate-era monuments has stewed here for nearly two years, longer than the city was under Confederate control, and it has not abated with the removal of the last: the statue of Robert E. Lee, plucked off its pedestal on Friday afternoon. On …

Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer

Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible<p>This is my last weekly column for <i>The Verge</i> and <i>Recode —</i> the last weekly column I plan to write anywhere<i>.</i> I’ve been doing these almost every week since 1991, starting at <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> and during that time, I’ve been …

Fred Armisen

Gin Botanicals, Decoded

What separates cucumber-tinged Hendrick's from pine-heavy Tanqueray? Botanicals. We look at 15 bottles and ingredients to break down what's in your …

The Great Gatsby

Scientists discover the secret to breaking down plastic: Beeswax-eating worms

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>By Erica Cirino<p>Federica Bertocchini is a developmental biologist at the University of Cantabria in Spain. Most days she can be found dressed in a white coat working on experiments in her lab. But in her spare time this scientist works in her backyard—wearing a protective suit, …

Pollution

How Happy People Complain

Complaining gets a bad rap. We brush it off as ungrateful, unproductive, and whiny — and, okay, it can be. In a study published in the <i>European</i> …

Happiness

Humans of New York Photographs the 2017 Met Gala

The Met Gala is often referred to as the Oscars of the East Coast, and the photographers lining both sides of the red carpet outside are a testament to the star power in attendance. The guest list is a mix of high-wattage celebrities (this year think: Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian West, Selena …

Diane von Furstenberg

A generation of heroin orphans

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was bedtime in the Flynn household but the kids were wide awake, excited by the arrival of CNN reporters to their colorful, crowded Kentucky home. The entry is crammed with bunk beds on one side and, separated by a bookshelf, a makeshift den with a desk and computer on the …

CNN

Why the Menace of Mosquitoes Will Only Get Worse

The outbreak began so slowly that no one in Dallas perceived it at first. In June 2012, a trickle of people began showing up in emergency rooms broiling with fever, complaining that their necks were stiff and that bright lights hurt their eyes. The numbers were initially small; but by the middle of …

A Retiree Discovers an Elusive Math Proof—And Nobody Notices

Author: Natalie Wolchover. Natalie Wolchover Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.02.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>As he was brushing his teeth …

Mathematics

Amex, Challenged by Chase, Is Losing the Snob War

To understand the anxiety inside American Express — which has announced its second consecutive year of declining revenue — you need to know about a story that made its way through the company’s headquarters last fall.<p>A few Amex executives heard that a rival company had enticed a group of young, …

Curiouser and Curiouser--Octopus's Evolution Is Even Stranger Than Thought

As if octopuses, squids and other cephalopods were not already strange enough, they may have found a way to evolve that is foreign to practically all …

The Untold Story of Marilyn Monroe’s Head-to-Toe Fashion Makeover

<i>In an excerpt from</i> Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy, <i>author Elizabeth Winder captures Marilyn Monroe’s 1954 escape to Connecticut, where the iconic actress redefined her look.</i><p>The photographer Milton Greene, his wife Amy, and their baby son, Joshua, lived in a hilltop country house in the …

Marilyn Monroe

Rise of the Robolawyers

How legal representation could come to resemble TurboTax<p>Near the end of Shakespeare’s <i>Henry VI, Part 2</i>, Dick the Butcher offers a simple plan to create chaos and help his band of outsiders ascend to the throne: “Let’s kill all the lawyers.” Though far from the Bard’s most beautiful turn of phrase, …

Startups

These Are 2017’s Hottest Spring Break Destinations—for Grown-Ups

If winter has left your feeling sluggish, pasty, and uninspired, you're not alone. As yet another snowstorm hits the East Coast, we can hear the …

The Story Behind The Most Successful Crowdfunded Font In History

Thanks to a 10,000-person waiting list, Futuracha Pro has broken previous records.<p>Up until this week, the most successful crowdfunded font was an almost predictable winner: Black Tie, a flexible, sans-serif typeface that scales from web CSS to apps with all the seamless utility of Helvetica. It was …

Typography

Meet The Man Whose Site Mark Zuckerberg Reads Every Day

For the last decade, Gabe Rivera has been quietly shaping the tech industry’s story for its top executives, investors, and journalists. But is the editor behind Silicon Valley’s Drudge Report ready to reckon with his influence?<p>Gabe Rivera was halfway through his lamb gyro when it became clear he’d …

Article 50: A guide to Britain’s untested plan for Brexit

After a lot of speculation, a big date in Britain's path to Brexit has been set: On March 29, Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50.<p>Britons have been waiting with bated breath for this moment, which effectively starts the formal process of their country leaving the European Union. But …

United Kingdom

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Leading Britain Post-Brexit

<i>She stepped into a whirlwind to lead Britain into the Brexit era. But—leather trousers aside—Theresa May’s own style is decidedly no-drama. Gaby Wood meets her. Photographed by Annie Leibovitz.</i><p>If you’re running a country, most weeks present their difficulties, but the one in which I meet Theresa …

Brexit

The Reclusive Hedge-Fund Tycoon Behind the Trump Presidency

How Robert Mercer exploited America’s populist insurgency.<p>Last month, when President Donald Trump toured a Boeing aircraft plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, he saw a familiar face in the crowd that greeted him: Patrick Caddell, a former Democratic political operative and pollster who, for …

Meet Broadway’s Newest ‘It’ Girl, Denée Benton

There’s a crazy scene in ‘Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812,’ now in its fifth month on Broadway, where Denee Benton gets to smash a …

Tracee Ellis Ross

Goodnight, Miss Marple---Agatha Christie Is Taking a Dark Turn

LONDON—One character has his throat slit at a blood-spattered family reunion, another drinks hydrochloric acid served in a water glass and a girl poisons her grandfather because he won’t pay for ballet lessons.<p>On paper, Agatha Christie staged some of the world’s grimmest homicides, springing from …

Books

How Did We Get To 11 Million Unauthorized Immigrants?

An estimated 11 million immigrants live and work in the United States illegally. Their fate is one of the big policy questions facing the country. The story of how that population grew so large is a long one that's mostly about Mexico, and full of unintended consequences.<p>Prior to the 1920s, the …

Immigration

How the CIA Forgot the Art of Spying

With the war on terror came a new, more militarized way of gathering intelligence. But now, America needs the kind of spooks who can work the cocktail party circuit—more James Bond, less Jason Bourne.<p><b>It was in a CIA station in Europe in 2005 that I</b> realized how much was changing about American …

National Security

5 research-backed secrets for making friends as an adult

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you're an adult.<p>You get busy with work. Your friends get busy with work. People get married. Have kids. And pretty soon being "close" means a text message twice a year.<p>You're not alone … …

Happiness

A Century After Its End, See 10 Photos From the Longest Battle of World War I

General Gouraud has gathered flags of all regiments of his army to salute a division who won battles in Verdun. 1916.<br>Photo12/UIG—Getty Images<p>1 of …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

TED Talks