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Make this lemon chiffon pie recipe your new go-to Thanksgiving dessert

When it comes to<p>Thanksgivingdessert, it’s all about the pie. This is one holiday that’s not complete without the pumpkin pie, or pecan, or perhaps even the apple or cherry. But if you’re looking for something just a little lighter, with a nice tang from fresh lemon juice and zest, give this lemon …

Baking

Incredible YouTuber slays classic rock covers with an instrument you've never heard of before

When you think classic rock, you probably think about Hendrix and his electric guitar, or Janis Joplin's haunting vocals.<p>You probably <i>don't</i> think of …

Researchers have figured out how to spot a self-loathing person by how they speak

We communicate in many ways, not just with our words. But nonverbal signals are often missed in conversation. Now, social scientists have found a way to train machines to spot the linguistic tics that show psychological distress.<p>John Pestian, a psychiatrist and expert in biomedical informatics at …

Mental Health

Hey Alexa, tell Neato to clean this place up!

Robot vacuuming on demand, thanks to Neato and Alexa.<p>Think pressing a button to have a robot vacuum clean your floors is lazy? How about speaking out loud as you lounge on the couch to kickstart vacuuming. Thanks to a new partnership between the Amazon Alexa voice assistant and $699 Neato Botvac …

Smart Homes

Your Aloe Vera Gel Might Not Actually Have Aloe Vera

If you use Aloe Vera gel from Walmart, CVS, or Target, you might be soothing burns with sugar rather than extract from a plant.<p>Multiple lab tests of …

China wants to make TV shows with Netflix and HBO, official says, but hurdles are huge

Global streaming giant Netflix hasn't been able to launch its service in China, and American TV studios have had a hard time cracking the massive Chinese television market.<p>But a Chinese government official visiting Hollywood says his country wants to make co-productions with the likes of Netflix …

China

New Treatment Straight-Up Cures Food Allergies in Animals

The scientists were able to reduce allergic reactions in their subjects by a staggering 90 percent.<p>For those who suffer from debilitating food …

Greenland's receding ice caps may expose a top-secret US nuclear project

The US army engineering corps excavated Camp Century in 1959 around 200km (124 miles) from the coast of Greenland, which was then a county of Denmark.<p>Powered, remarkably, by the world's first mobile nuclear generator and known as "the city under the ice", the camp's three-kilometre network of …

Wastewater

Bill Gates talked Microsoft out of trying to buy $3.8 billion Slack — so now Microsoft is trying to kill it

Gates' argument was that Microsoft would be better served taking Skype, which it bought for $8.5 billion in 2011, and using it as the launchpad for a Slack competitor.<p>Now, it looks like Microsoft took Gates' feedback to heart: Microsoft-focused blog MSPoweruser reports that the tech titan is …

The 1 Behavior That Makes Good Leaders Into Great Ones

Here's what every company should know about this pillar of exceptional human behavior, and how it can lower turnover and produce high performers.<p>Leaders, founders, and heads of HR trying have been wrestling for years with the question, "How can I create a great workplace?"<p>To answer that question, …

Retailers use 3 psychological tricks to get you to spend more money

This shift in consumer habits has led to a wave of discounting from retailers.<p>Aron Ezra, CEO of marketing software company OfferCraft, recently published a list of common psychological tricks retailers use to drive sales.<p>His piece, first published on industry newsletter Retail Touch Points, offers …

5 Things Startups Must Know About Logo Design

A logo establishes some semblance of professionalism. While your startup may be working out of your mom's basement, a logo shows customers that you're an actual business.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's always a defining moment where an idea becomes more than an idea. You know, that moment when you say …

Google Releases Final Developer Preview for Android Nougat

Developers can now tinker with a near-final version of Android Nougat.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

This 5-ingredient healthy chocolate banana 'nice' cream will rock your world

Today Food has joined forces with Well+Good all summer long to help you step up your food game. This week, we’re giving up a recipe that’s sure to be your go-to dessert all summer long: good-for-you “nice cream.”<p>Never heard of nice cream? Basically it’s another word for vegan ice cream. Made with …

Why so much coverage of Amazon Prime Day? The incentives, of course

By signing up to the retail giant’s affiliate network, Amazon Associates, publishers can earn commissions from linking to products on Amazon.com<p>In July 2015, Amazon declared its own annual holiday: Amazon Prime Day. The retail giant promised deals on a wide range of products for customers signed up …

eCommerce

Why Interest Rates Are Lower Than Ever. And Why That's Scary

What do bond investors know that stock investors don't?<p>If you think the financial panic over Brexit is over — because stocks have bounced back …

This State May Ditch Obamacare for Single-Payer Healthcare This November

Image source: White House via Flickr.<p>President Obama's signature health reform law, the Affordable Care Act -- which you probably know as "Obamacare" -- has been controversial and generally disliked by about halfof Americans since it was signed into law in March 2010.<p>The Kaiser Family Foundation …

Health Care

mHealth Market Empowers In -Home Care Through Virtual Visits - HealthIT & mHealth

<i>Primary investigations into the mHealth market shows challenges in providing affordable and quality healthcare services can be curbed.</i><p>Developing …

3tags.org

The Cancer Biopsy of the Future Could Be a Simple Blood Test

One of the biggest stories so far out of the world’s largest cancer conference doesn’t have to do with a groundbreaking drug, but rather a …

Top 5 Google-developed Android App Updates You Should Download Now

Android as a mobile platform has definitely come a long way. BlackBerry may have started the smartphone era and Apple made it mainstream but Android …

Apps

Inside The World's Most Amazing Tech Headquarters

From in-house pastry chefs to tai chi in a cactus garden, the tech giants of Silicon Valley spare no expense when it comes to decking out their …

These Are the Types Of Work Mistakes You Should Really Worry About

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

7 big lessons I learned about money from shopping at thrift stores for the past 30 years

I've been an avid thrift-shopper for the past three decades. Beyond a simple hobby, I have to admit thrift-shopping is a bit of an obsession for me — it channels my inner treasure hunter and provides an endless source of entertainment. (I'm a cheap date.)<p>And besides saving me thousands of dollars …

eCommerce

Microsoft Powerpoint, Word and Excel Android apps updated with Tell Me helper | On MSFT

Microsoft has updated its productivity Office suite of apps on Android, including Powerpoint, Excel and Word. All three applications have received …

7 essential Google Analytics reports every marketer must know

You may be using Google Analytics, but are you using it to its full potential? Contributor Khalid Saleh lays out 7 key reports with which every …

Google Analytics

As The Global Rich Buy Up London Homes, Britons Ask If The Money Is Legit

The lush Whitehall Gardens are just a five-minute walk from Britain's Parliament and 10 Downing Street, where the prime minister lives and works. Behind the gardens, with their grand fountains and flowers, sprawls an ornate stone building, overlooking the River Thames.<p>This is prime London real …

Real Estate

War on drugs harmed public health: report

The war on drugs has failed, fuelling higher rates of infection and harming public health and human rights to such a degree that it's time to …

The Problem With Rooftop Solar That Nobody Is Talking About

A couple of years ago, Steven Weissman, an energy lawyer at the University of California-­Berkeley, started to shop around for solar panels for his …

Solar Power