Gregory Oswald

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What Is the Difference Between Bacon and Pancetta? - Chowhound

Confession time: I’ve always kind of had a “meh, same difference” attitude towards bacon and pancetta. Don’t get me wrong, I love both, it’s just …

Deliciously Rich Avocado Brownies

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium, ripe avocados skin and pit removed (halve the avocado and scoop …

5 things Trump did this week while you weren't looking

Hurricane Harvey dominated the news but the Trump administration keeps changing policy.<p>Politics took a back seat this week as Hurricane Harvey devastated southeastern Texas, dropping more than 50 inches of rain in some locations and killing more than three dozen people. Officials are just beginning …

U.S. Department of Justice

Pope Francis allies accuse Trump White House of 'apocalyptic geopolitics'

Article vetted by the Vatican offers scathing critique of Steve Bannon, who is Catholic, the Trump White House and ‘evangelical fundamentalism’ in the US<p>An explosive article written by two close associates of Pope Francis has accused Steve Bannon, the chief White House strategist, of espousing an …

Donald Trump

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious …

Trader Joe's

A Persian no-bake that takes the cake

The next time you’re looking for a sweet end to a Middle Eastern-inspired meal, try a no-bake dessert that’s a standard among Iranian cooks. A pair of small helper’s hands can stuff walnut pieces into tender pitted dates — which form the cake’s base — while you stir up a roux until it’s the color …

Can We Measure the Earth's Age According to the Bible?

<i>Do you believe that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old according to science, or 6000 years old according to the Bible? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by C Stuart Hardwick,</b> …

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

Reminder: Lean Six Sigma Project Manager Courses & Certifications, Save 96%

We still have an awesome deal on the Lean Six Sigma Project Manager Courses & Certifications in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store, you can save 96% off …

Top 15 Green Home Improvements and their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

Home energy efficiency is both a journey and an objective. The objective is as simple as going Green. You optimize the resources of your home while …

I Drank Butter Coffee For A Month And It Was More Magical Than I Expected

And also it wasn't gross.<p>• Brew 16 ounces of coffee (I used a French press and this dark roast)<p>• Add brewed coffee to blender<p>• Add 1 tablespoon Kerrygold unsalted butter<p>• Add 1 tablespoon MCT oil (this is a kind of oil found in coconuts and some other foods)<p>• Blend until the mixture is a beigeish …

Giant ‘ice batteries’ could change how grocery stores keep food cold

As the populations of cities grow and people start using electricity in new ways (like to charge electric cars), it's becoming increasingly hard for providers like Con Edison to keep up with demand. But a new energy storage system helps one type of energy consumer — grocery stores — become more …

My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

In defense of the Uber-ization of everything

Sameer Patel Contributor<p>Sameer Patel leads products and go-to-market for SAP SuccessFactors' Communities and Collaboration business.<p>I recently posted on Facebook a short rant about digital transformation for established enterprises. The skinny is that there are endless amounts of <i>why</i> and barely no …

Innovation

Wall Street’s worst vulture hedge funds are making a killing by undermining the global economy

Recently, a resonant legal victory of hedge funds over Argentina has captured the attention of the global community. The hedge funds in this case aren’t run of the mill investment shops, however. Popularly known as vulture funds, their modus operandi is to buy up the debt of countries suffering …

Hedge Funds

Bitcoin May Not Survive, But The Technology Behind It Will Live On

In an article I wrote two years ago about the future of money, I explained that despite the libertarian fantasies that were being bandied about at the time, Bitcoin was unlikely to ever be a mainstream currency. News in January suggested that Bitcoin may be collapsing and key figures in the …

Blockchain

Why The Boston Beer Co., Inc. Stock Dropped 15.7% in April

<b>What:</b>Shares of <b>Boston Beer Co.</b> fell 15.7% in the month of April,according to data provided byS&PGlobal Market Intelligence, after the craft brewer admitted it lost market share for the second straight quarter. As of this writing, Boston Beer stock has fallen more than 23% year to date and sits …

Do You Even Lift? Why Lifting Weights Is More Important For Your Health Than You Think

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Lifting weights can seem inaccessible if you don’t know how to do it. Pascal, CC BY-SARegular participation in …

Did The Debt Bomb Suddenly Stop Ticking?

<b>Did The Debt Bomb Suddenly Stop Ticking? by Evergreen Gavekal</b><p><i>“Low interest rates cause secular stagnation: they do not cure it.”</i> – CHARLES</i> …

This election is blinding us to a Wall Street outrage: Inside the media’s negligent response to a foreclosure disaster

While banks are finding new ways to rip off homeowners, the press only cares how it affects Julian Castro’s VP odds<p>One of the biggest problems with the permanent campaign mentality we’ve succumbed to is that every issue gets folded into the presidential election. Last week we saw a perfect example. …

Why I'm More Tempted Than Ever By Qatar Airways' Business Class Fares

Lately we’ve seen more first & business class fare sales than ever before, as the airlines largely narrow the gap between discounted premium fares …

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

GE has a crazy new plan to harvest CO2 from the atmosphere and use it to store solar energy

If there’s one “resource” the planet has too much of, it’s carbon dioxide. One of the primary components to the greenhouse gases thought to be …

Washing Machines

Building a Successful Business Plan

It takes more than a great idea to get a small business off the ground. A crucial step in the process is creating a business plan –a formal …

Top 11 digital advertising strategies you should use for mobile

If automatic ad blocking on iOS can teach you anything as a startup founder, it's that you should never rely on just one strategy to carry any aspect …

Marketing

30 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Made Totally From Scratch

All of them deliciously easy, too.<p>The slow cooker has saved so many of our lives. We’re eternally grateful to know that dinner is waiting for us, ready to eat, when we get home from work thanks to this magical appliance. But often times making a slow cooker meal feels a lot more like a science …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Breakfast

What ‘The Big Short’ Gets Wrong

How a heroic effort to explain finance whiffs on the big message of the crisis.<p>T<i>he Big Short</i>, Hollywood’s star-studded effort to explain the financial meltdown of 2008,was nominated this week for the Academy Award for Best Picture. And if there were an Oscar for Best Explanatory Cameo, the pop star …

Obama's Rose-Colored View of a Failed Foreign Policy

The world according to Barack Obama, as laid out in the State of the Union speech, is a place where things are perfect, when led by the United States, or tied up in unresolvable conflicts, so let's just move on and hopefully in a couple of generations everything will be okay.<p>Translation: things …