Jennifer Akhtar

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The perfect iPhone’s imperfect geometry

I’ll admit, I hate the notch. I see it as a necessity, and I acknowledge its presence (with red-hot hatred), and I’m sure you do too, but I promise …

Charred Cauliflower with Garlic Tahini Sauce

1. Place a few inches of water in a large saucepot, then insert a steamer basket. Bring to a boil and then add the whole cauliflower head. Reduce …

How to deep clean your mattress

Your mattress is probably the last thing you think about cleaning, but chances are it's pretty gross. Humans shed around 1.5 grams of skin a day. That amount can feed about 1 million dust mites, and these bugs are huge contributors to allergy problems. Your mattress alone could be home to 10 …

Eindhoven’s forests defy gravity!

With the Liuzhou Forest City just a few years from completion, Stefano Boeri continues to make this world more habitable not just for humans, but for …

UV-exposure-meter that’s literally a thumbnail

You can tell when you’ve got an allergy. You can tell when you’re feeling faint. You can tell when you’re down with the flu, but there are some …

I Meditated Every Day For 30 Days To See If It'd Help My Stressed Out Skin & It Changed My Life

A little over a month ago, some seriously stubborn pimples popped up on my generally clear skin. These deep cystic babies appeared after an …

17 Delicious Ways to Eat Hard-Boiled Eggs—and How to Cook Them Perfectly

I eat eggs often. I love scrambled or fried eggs for a quick breakfast, and I often make baked eggs or a frittata when I’m feeling like breakfast for …

Our Favorite Family Dinner Recipes of 2017

Delicious reasons to gather around the table.<p>While the memories we make around the dinner table have more to do with spending time together than …

Cooking

Microwaves will be obsolete by 2027. Here’s what’s going to replace them

Imagine an appliance that lets you throw veal, zucchini, and tomatoes on one pan and have them all come out perfectly cooked. When Miele introduced …

An 18-year-old entrepreneur has idea that could change the world — and she might help change the tech industry too

A freshman at MIT, Lin helped develop an Android app while interning at the US State Department. She's this year's Youth Poet Laureate in New York City. And She was named to Crain's 20 under 20 list.<p>She's also prospective entrepreneur who's CEO of her own company. And in that role, she could help …

Tech Industry

Finding peace through mindful running

<b>(CNN) —</b> Marty Kibiloski is a competitive guy -- in sports and life.<p>As a runner, he snagged an athletic scholarship to the University of Virginia. He placed 56th in the Boston Marathon when he was 22 years old, finishing in just 2 hours and 23 minutes. He competed in the Ironman World Championship …

Mindfulness

Cheap Flights to Hawaii Could Be Available Very Soon

Increased service to Hawaii could force other airlines to lower prices.<p>Last Tuesday, United Airlines celebrated its 70th year of flying to Hawaii by …

Flying

Canada launches visa program for hiring specialized foreign talent

Canadian technology companies are greeting a new federal blueprint for hiring foreign talent with open arms – and cautious optimism.<p>The Canadian government's global skills visa program – part of its Global Skills Strategy – officially opens for business June 12. The $7.8-million, 24-month pilot …

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …

Self-improvement

Housing Prices Have Gotten So Insane That Renting Now Looks Better Than Before

The math is shifting.<p>Millennials locked out of the housing market have this consolation: House prices have shot up so quickly that the financial …

Hilarious Moms Explain Why Bathing Suits Are Total BS

Wearing a bathing suit to the beach or while you swim in the pool shouldn't be that big of a deal, but unrealistic standards of beauty and pressure …

CRISPR Gene Editing May Cause Hundreds of Unintended Mutations in DNA

Potential Hazards<p>Gene editing is a relatively new technology, and no other method currently available is as fast, precise, and efficient as …

10 of the best restaurants near Rome’s major attractions

Eating near the Eternal City’s famous landmarks needn’t mean tourist menus and pricey pizza. These handy trattorias and wine bars will still leave some change for the Trevi fountain<p>Carb-load at Be.Re. before a visit to the Vatican Museums, the largest and most physically demanding monument in town. …

Italy

Apple should be afraid of Google. Very afraid

Google revealed a cascade of exciting innovations to its Google universe this week at the annual I/O developer conference. Apple should be quaking in its boots.<p>The search and software giant is making tremendous strides in AI through Assistant; image search and detection through Google Lens; web …

Google Lens

Report: Amazon is recruiting healthcare experts in bid for lucrative pharmaceutical industry

After flirting with the idea for years, Amazon may finally be ready to really go after the pharmaceutical market.<p>Anonymous sources reportedly told …

3 Hidden Samsung Galaxy S8 Features You Should Be Using

The Samsung Galaxy S8 does a lot of things; so many, in fact, that it can be hard to find them all. Samsung doesn’t do itself any favors with the often confusing organization of settings and menus. There are a few really cool features that are buried so well you might never find them on your own. …

Samsung Galaxy

How a Prolonged State of Sadness Can Actually Originate With Unexpressed Anger

In their attempt to help people understand what they may be feeling as of late, The School of Life again tackles the subject of sorrow, depression …

The Mac Pro is getting a major do-over

In the nearly 35 years since the dawn of the Macintosh computer, Apple has not been what you would call open. The famous veil of secrecy fell on …

5 Relaxation Exercises that Can Help Your Teen Relieve Stress

Today’s teens are bombarded with a variety of stressors. In fact, the 2014 Stress in America survey found that teens are experiencing even more …

Khalida Popal, Afghanistan football pioneer: ‘If the haters couldn’t stop me, Trump can’t’

She was the face of women’s football in Afghanistan but had to flee because of death threats. Now Popal is living in Denmark, defying the US president and helping women gain confidence through sport<p>Khalida Popal has paid a high price for becoming the face of the Afghanistan women’s football team. …

How mobile technology is transforming lives in rural India

Deep in a rural village in India outside the city of Jhansi, children play on dirt roads where goats and cows roam. The humble and colorful homes have mud floors, and women collect drinking water from wells.<p>All the sights and sounds are quintessential aspects of the region, with the exception of …

The new wave of ‘unlimited’ data plans: How Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T compare

Over the last week, all four of the major United States carriers either announced new unlimited data plans or made changes to existing plans in an effort to better compete. With all four carriers offering some form of unlimited data, now may be as good of a time as ever to analyze your current plan …

T-Mobile

8 Awesome North American Road Trips, Mapped

Between coastlines and mountain ranges, big cities and small towns, North America is home to plenty of road trips. Just think of Whistler's …

Drug-Resistant "Nightmare Bacteria" Are Quickly Spreading Through US Hospitals

Uh oh.<p>Researchers have found evidence that drug-resistant superbugs, which have been labelled "nightmare bacteria", are spreading faster and more …

19 U.S. museums with outstanding architecture

When design and art collide<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in January 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>From New York to Los Angeles and everywhere in between, U.S. museums house some of the finest art in the world. While it’s easy to get caught up in the …