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The 25 best kitchen gadgets you can buy for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There are tons of kitchen gadgets and tools on the market that can make cooking easier and more efficient. A lot of them are also very …

Twice-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Hot Honey

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>This recipe embraces the incredible natural sweetness of sweet potatoes but gives it a spicy edge.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 medium sweet potatoes or garnet yams, scrubbed (about 3 pounds)<p>1 Fresno or other red chiles, thinly sliced<p>¼ cup honey<p>4 …

This Is The Easiest Way To Have Eggs And Toast For Breakfast

Breakfast is served.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Yields 1 toast<p><b>Here's what you'll need:</b><br>- 1 slice of bread<p>- 1/2 Tbsp. butter<p>- 1 egg<p>- 3 Tbsp. shredded cheese<p>- Salt & pepper<p><b>Instructions:</b><br>With a spoon, press down on the center of the bread to form a pocket. Line the edges of the bread with butter, and …

Nikon-Walkley finalist withdraws entry after photo found to have been altered

One of the finalists for the Nikon-Walkley press photographer of the year award News Corp’s David Caird has withdrawn after the judges discovered one of his images had been manipulated.<p>The image, which had been digitally manipulated, was of baby gorilla Kimye, taken by Caird at Melbourne zoo in …

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Bugs Bunny at 75: Watch the First-Ever 'What's Up, Doc?' Moment

Pie<p>The "pye"—as it used to be spelled—is a venerable dish, which can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome. But those pastry-based …

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The Wedding Sting

How a police department tried to save a failing Rust Belt town by luring all the local drug dealers to one party<p>There was a drug deal going down that night in rural Michigan. It was September 4, 1990, just after sunset in the town of Owosso, population 16,360. There, about 90 miles northwest of …

The Microsoft Band Is the Wearable Nobody’s Talking About

When Microsoft quietly announced its first wearable last fall, I didn’t expect to be impressed by the modest-looking fitness device. After all, the company doesn’t have a history of producing lust-worthy, innovative consumer products like its competitor Apple.<p>But it turns out the Band is easily one …

I was in the CIA for 25 years — Here's how I explained my job to my kids

"Dad, what do you do?" my 13-year-old daughter Peggy asked about six months after we had settled into our home in North Thailand.<p>She had been observing my strange comings and goings, my home office with its safe, map, and cameras, and my frequent hushed conversations with a variety of visitors. She …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

I Completed a 30-Day Minimalism Challenge In Order to "Live More Simply" And Have Less Stuff

It is just dawning on me that my life will never look "chic," "effortless," or "minimal." Though I like to think that Future Claire will have a wardrobe of expertly-tailored basics in muted tones — shirts and sweaters in shades like "pebble" and "bone" — I will always be the girl who impulsively …

Brown Eggs and Jam Jars (and a recipe for Maple Walnut Granola)

It’s always wonderful to see someone’s dream become a reality. A couple of weeks ago, I was excited to receive the long-awaited first cookbook from …

Forget Johnny Depp in Mortdecai: read the much funnier Bonfiglioli novels

The Charlie Mortdecai thrillers are darker and stranger than any film of them could be. Sam Leith raises a glass to the original Bon vivant<p>Twenty seconds or so into the trailer for his new film, a moustachioed Johnny Depp introduces himself: “Eigh em Lord Chally Mortdecai!” His accent is somewhere …

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Here Are Some Of The Hilarious, Embarrassing, Or Bizarre Questions People Asked Librarians Before Google Existed

Back then, it wasn't easy to get instant answers to all of your most pressing questions:<p>No one had computers...<p>Instead, you'd have to try firing your …

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16 Of The Most Anticipated YA Debuts Due Out In The First Half Of 2015

Ah, 2015. You are shaping up to be an incredible year for Young Adult novels.<p>There are a lot of highly anticipated sequels coming out, that I seriously can't wait to get my grabby hands on. <i>Golden Son</i> by Pierce Brown. <i>The Rose Society</i> by Marie Lu. And you've got the continuation of Marisa Meyer's …

The Votes Are In, Here Are The Best Novels Of 2014

Jonathan Sturgeon’s list of the Best Novels of 2014 on <i>Flavorwire</i> starts with an impassioned critique of the way big newspapers create their “Best Of” …

The 24 Best Photo Essays Of 2014

2014: a good year for photos of modern-day witches, cat-obsessed metal heads, bizarrely groomed dogs, and astronomical wonders. Marvel here.<p>Drag queens pose on covered bridges. Puppies learn to swim. Metal heads cuddle with kittens. Polish witches wave incense sticks.<p>This is just a sampling of …

The Henry Ford of Books

The planet’s best-selling author since 2001, James Patterson has more than 300 million copies of his books in print, an army of co-writers, several TV deals in the works, and an estimated income of $90 million last year alone. But where’s the respect? Exploring the contradictions of this one-man …

On the Red Couch with Actress/Author Evangeline Lilly

<i>She’s perhaps best known as Kate Austen from Lost and the pointy-eared elf Tauriel in The Lord of the Rings films. But Evangeline Lilly has another,</i> …

How to Overcome the “Tyranny of Choice” in Street Photography

I have a problem. It is definitely a “first world problem”.<p>I currently have too many cameras in my house. This is what is sitting on my shelf at the …