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The Magic of Dark Chocolate Cake

The magic of dark chocolate cake is something that you can feel if you try this delicious chocolate cake! So rich, chocolatey, and moist! It will …

Recipes

7 Critical Public Speaking Tips (Source: The 'World Champion of Public Speaking,' Who Beat 30,000 People for the Title)

There's a teacher in Houston who started going to Toastmasters events a few years ago.<p>Her name is Ramona J. Smith, and it turns out she has a knack for public speaking.<p>So much so that she beat out 30,000 other public speakers in a competition to be named "World Champion of Public Speaking," at the …

Public Speaking

Keto Chocolate Smoothie

This Keto Chocolate Smoothie is the perfect meal for those following a high-fat, low-carb diet. Made with 6 ingredients it’s a wonderful way to start …

Breakfast

The 10 Foods You Should Buy to Build Your Keto Pantry

Keto is far more than bacon and cheese. If you’re committed to the diet, you need to stock up on these keto pantry essentials.<p>The ketogenic (keto) …

Your guide to natural sweeteners

Sugar, especially the bright white, refined kind we all grew up with, has always been a nutritional no-no. It spikes your blood sugar, increases …

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Success

White People Are Cowards

I thought white people were evil. I was wrong.<p>Whenever anyone mentions the historical atrocity of chattel slavery, white people will emerge from the …

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

What’s the Difference Between Parmesan, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and Pecorino Romano?

Sure, they're largely interchangeable, but at least know what you're buying.<p>Despite the fact that they’re all hard, highly-gratable, Italian cheeses, …

Italy

Rose McGowan Pens Defense of Asia Argento After Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide

Rose McGowan penned an open letter on behalf of Asia Argento following the death of Argento’s boyfriend Anthony Bourdain, who died by suicide on June …

The whitening process and transfer of ‘black money’ continues – 76% of Brazil’s World Cup stars marry white women: Is love really color-blind?

From left to right: Brazilian futebol stars Fernandihno with wife Glaucia Roza, Neymar with girlfriend Bruna Marquezine, Willian with wife Vanessa …

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Best Carrot Cake

Truly our best-ever carrot cake recipe, make this classic favorite for a crowd and you might not have any leftovers to bring home. For more flavor, …

Carrot Cake

What Exactly Is Bread Proofing?

Plus, the best methods for proofing at home.<p>Whether you’re an experienced baker or a mere dabbler in the art of gluten, you’re probably somewhat …

Bread

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Photo Sharing

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Fitness

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Toss together first 3 ingredients; spread in a single layer in a foil- lined pan. Bake 10 minutes or until …

The Paraty mud carnival in Brazil - in pictures

Teenagers playing with mud started the Bloco da Lama in 1986 and it has since become an annual event in the city of Paraty. Hundreds of people wrestle, coat each other in mud and throw it around to the sound of samba and reggaeton at a carnival beach party. Clothes are optional, but mud is not

Samba

Your 2018 Super Bowl Menu

For our 2018 Super Bowl menu, we're making classic beef chili, skillet cornbread with hot honey butter, and fudgy brownies.

Cornbread

The Most Successful People All Know This One Thing

Follow this one secret that all your favorite famous entrepreneurs followed and you'll be successful.<p>New Year's is just around the corner and that means one thing: resolutions. So many resolutions. We're going to change our lives for the better. We're going to learn a new language, finish that book …

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer <b>Debbie Weingarten</b> gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray …

Farming

How white engineers built racist code – and why it's dangerous for black people

As facial recognition tools play a bigger role in fighting crime, inbuilt racial biases raise troubling questions about the systems that create them<p>“You good?” a man asked two narcotics detectives late in the summer of 2015.<p>The detectives had just finished an undercover drug deal in Brentwood, a …

5 Reasons You'll Never Be Rich

These money mistakes could be costing you more than $1 million.<p>It takes $2.4 million to be considered rich in the United States, according to a 2017 …

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

Turkey and Scallion Dumplings

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Mix turkey, scallions, garlic, tamari, sesame oil, rice vinegar, ginger, and red pepper flakes in a large bowl until combined. …

Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Coat the parchment and sides of the pan …

How to live life without major regrets: 8 lessons from older Americans

People in their 70s, 80s and beyond revealed their biggest regrets in life to give perspective to the younger generation.<p>No regrets, you swear to yourself as you move through life. But the daily grind and the end of another year may make you wonder: Am I making the most of my time on Earth?<p>Your …

People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400

<b>Tripoli, Libya (CNN)</b> -- "Eight hundred," says the auctioneer. "900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100 ..." Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars -- the equivalent of $800.<p>Not a used car, a piece of land, or an item of furniture. Not "merchandise" at all, but two human beings.<p>One of the unidentified men being sold in the …

Tripoli