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Linen vs. percale vs. sateen: What sheets should you buy?

Besides noticing the color or pattern, most of us don't pay close attention to our sheets. We know they are cotton and maybe the thread count, but that's about it.<p>In the last few years, several brands (think Parachute, Brooklinen, Boll and Branch) have popped up selling luxury sheets, available in …

James Martin

This Chicken Thigh Recipe Changed the Way I Think About Cooking Chicken Thighs

By Julia Kramer<p>Seriously. One small recipe hack set me on a path toward a lifetime of golden, crackly-skinned chicken thighs.<p>A lot of crazy shit has happened in 2018, and somehow, in the midst of it all, the <i>Bon Appétit</i> Test Kitchen has once again managed to bless us with new chicken thigh …

Cooking

You've Probably Never Heard of This Delicious Shrimp (It Tastes Like Lobster)

All hail Royal Reds, the huge crimson shrimp that taste like lobster and scallops, the crown jewel of Gulf shrimp.<p>Fishermen must venture far and deep …

Please Wait

Shackled siblings were choked, caged and thrown down stairs, prosecutor says

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Inside a seemingly innocuous Southern California home was a dark and disturbing secret that had gone largely unnoticed in two different states for more than 20 years.<p>Thirteen siblings lived at the home in Perris, a small suburban community about 75 miles east of Los Angeles. …

Crime

How to Cook the Perfect Oven-Baked Chicken Breast

Here's a foolproof method for cooking juicy, flavorful chicken breast in the oven—plus five killer sauces to serve with it.<p>A baked chicken breast is …

Cooking

‘Womp Womp’: Corey Lewandowski Mocks Child With Down Syndrome Separated From Mother

Of all the recent stories about the separation of immigrant children and parents at the United States’ border with Mexico, the Mexican foreign minister said on Tuesday that one story was particularly heartbreaking: A 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome was taken away from her mother in South …

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

Self-improvement

7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

Every week, we look through Netflix's collection to recommend seven movies you can watch over the weekend.<p>Some of our selections recently joined Netflix, and some have been available for while — you probably just didn't notice.<p>From the irreverent war comedy "Tropic Thunder" to Disney's "Moana," …

This Chicken Piccata with Angel Hair and Asparagus Is a Weeknight Showstopper — 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 …

The ridiculously simple way to save money: envelopes

Have a little bit of extra cash? Put it in an envelope and start saving.<p>Have extra cash? Put it in an envelope. In fact, put it in several.<p>That’s how “Broke Millennial” author Erin Lowry saved $500 in a year on a $25,000 salary. The theater major moved to New York City in her early 20s after …

Personal Finance

10 No-Knead Bread Recipes You Can Make With 10 Ingredients or Less

Requiring few ingredients and no kneading at all, these recipes are perfect for the beginner baker.<p>No-knead breads have been around for thousands of …

Amazon executives sat through a brutally uncomfortable 4.5-minute phone call that showed them just how much Jeff Bezos cares about customers

Jeff Bezos takes customer service seriously.<p>That's the lesson former global VP of customer service Bill Price learned during a meeting of 30 Amazon executives years ago, according to an excerpt from Brad Stone's "The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon."<p>When Bezos asked Price how …

Jeff Bezos

'Star Wars' inspired 9/11 terrorists, says Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood, author of dystopian classics <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> and <i>Oryx and Crake</i>, is widely considered one of the world's greatest living …

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

This Famous Luxury Train Has Announced Amazing New Vacation Packages for 2019

Looking to visit Canada on an upcoming vacation? Our vote is to see the country's majestic landscapes by train, aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The …

Train Travel

This Is What A Trade War With China Would Actually Look Like

Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance and economics.<p>Recent …

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Travel TV series to watch on Netflix right now

Updated regularly, here's a list of some of the most wanderlust-inspiring TV series (fictional and not) that involve travel by land, air, and sea …

TV

How to Make Pastrami Beef Ribs

You'll never settle for normal ribs again.<p>Make the Brine<p>In a large stockpot, bring half the water (3 quarts) to a boil with the kosher salt, pink salt, juniper berries, mustard seeds, and celery seeds, whisking until the salts are dissolved.<br>• Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the remaining 3 …

The 10 Best Crime Movies On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: July 26th</b><p>Netflix has no shortage of great options for movie fans who enjoy a good crime story. It’s a genre that covers cops trying to solve a mystery, criminals looking to make a buck, and George Clooney looking pensively at legal documents. They can be thrilling, hilarious, and/or …

George Clooney

27 Easy Pasta Recipes That Don't Use Sauce From A Jar, Because You Deserve Better

There's a time and a place for jarred tomato sauce. This is not it.<p>You want to make dinner with your eyes closed and both hands tied behind your back, right? It’s just a guess, based on the internet’s mass hysteria over sheet pan dinner recipes and 3-ingredient weeknight wonders.<p>There’s only one …

Cooking

Physicists Found a Trick to Solve an ‘Impossible’ Puzzle of Gravity

The experiment would confirm that gravity is a quantum force.<p>In 1935, when both quantum mechanics and Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity were young, a little-known Soviet physicist named Matvei Bronstein, just 28 himself, made the first detailed study of the problem of reconciling the …

Quantum Mechanics

The Beauty and Horror of Blue Planet II

David Attenborough’s latest documentary gorgeously reveals the world’s oceans—and shows how badly humans are screwing them up.<p>“Never,” declares Sir David Attenborough in the first episode of <i>Blue Planet II</i>, his latest hallucinatory swath of masterpiece nature television, “has there been a more …

Blue Planet II

*This* is what wellness pros pack to turn their hotel rooms into self-care sanctuaries

As self care becomes more essential, so does the need to create surroundings that are conducive to that endeavor. At home, that could mean turmeric …

Jet Lag

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

New Chrome extension helps find all those hidden Netflix categories

Browsing Netflix categories has never been an easy task, but a new Chrome extension aims to let you get straight to hidden categories with ease. Netflix Categories is one of the most simple but useful Chrome extensions, with a basic search feature that lets you surface all of Netflix’s categories …

Sally Yates fired by Trump after acting US attorney general defied travel ban

White House says Obama appointee ‘betrayed’ justice department with letter instructing officials not to enforce president’s executive order<p>Donald Trump has fired the acting US attorney general after she told justice department lawyers not to defend his executive order banning entry for people from …

Donald Trump

How Samsung plans to blow Siri out of the water

S Voice, Samsung’s answer to Siri, has been a poor excuse for a virtual assistant for the last four years. But the South Korean company is working on a brand new version for the Galaxy S8 — and it will have features that blow its competitors out of the water.<p>Samsung’s new assistant is dubbed Bixby, …

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