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The Food Lab Redux: How to Make Orange and Sesame Chicken at Home

My high school physics teacher, Mr. Harless, always said to me, "Kenji, your goal in life should be to work hard to become as lazy as you can be."<p>During my first semester at college, when all classes were taken on a pass/fail basis, I took him at his word by being the one student in my …

12 Recipes That Sound Difficult But Are Surprisingly Easy

Cooking an impressive meal doesn't have to be difficult. Sure you could take painstaking measures and spend days preparing a perfect Beef Wellington or Baked Alaska, but you can also get by doing a lot less.<p>Luckily, there are so many dishes out there that require very little work and experience but …

sticky sesame chicken wings

On the very long list of things that I am convinced that other people do effortlessly while I typical flail and fail in the face of — dancing, …

9 Crisp, Crunchy Cucumber Recipes

Is there anything on this earth more refreshing than cucumbers? Even when you leave them sitting in the sun for an hour or four, they somehow never seem to lose their cool. Wouldn't we all like to be like that?<p>You can dip them in hummus, dunk them in ranch, or douse them in dressing -- cucumbers …

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

ClickTape Dispenser by Derk Reilink

Redesigning a simple product into much simpler can be challenging, but <b>ClickTape dispenser</b> has made it. Derk Reilink redesigns a traditional tape …

Industrial Design

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Why Apple Is Losing Ground To The Samsung Brand

Samsung is gaining fast on Apple in terms of brand affection – but we seem reluctant to admit it.<p>In Interbrand’s 2013 brand index, a benchmark measure of brand value, Apple came out on top, ending a 13 year run by Coca Cola. The signs are though that Samsung, which has been investing heavily in …

Four confirmed dead after helicopter crashes off Scotland

A helicopter crash in the North Sea off Scotland's Shetland islands killed four people, officials said Saturday.<p>Fourteen people have been rescued following the crash Friday, Police Scotland said.<p>"Our sympathies are very much with the families of those affected at this difficult time. All families …

Grilled Banana Bread Peanut Butter S'more with Vanilla Marshmallows

Today I am going to tell you how I made this banana bread into one giant S’more.<p>I am not going to lie it is the messiest S’more you will ever eat. …

Dessert

Homesteading Self Sufficiency Survival

Food Network

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10 Things to Consider Before You Move to a Foreign Country and Become an Expatriate

Every year 6.6 million U.S. citizens call another country home. They do so for a variety of reasons -- work assignments, warmer climates and better medical care, and a cheaper cost of living. But whatever the reason for buying a one-way ticket to being an expatriate, they have some important …

Costa Rica

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Meet the doctor who resurrects people

Dead? Sam Parnia is the doctor you want to see. The Brit runs an intensive care unit in New York state, and he's brought back patients who have been dead for hours, the <i>Guardian</i> reports.<p>His process is rooted in his belief that most hospitals give up on patients too easily and use techniques that …

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Galaxy Note 8.0 coming to the US on April 11th for $400

If you want a (semi) pocketable S Pen experience, well, then the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II is the device for you. If you want something more akin to carrying around a digital legal pad, there's the well proportioned Note 10.1. But if one note is too small for you, and the other too big, then maybe …

Japan deploys missile-defense batteries

Japan deployed missile-defense systems at three sites around Tokyo early Tuesday ahead of a possible missile launch by North Korea, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.<p>The Patriot missile batteries were set up in the central district of Ichigaya and in the suburbs of Asaka and Narashino, …

U.S. official: North Korea could test fire missiles at any time

The Obama administration calculates it's likely North Korea may test fire mobile ballistic missiles at any time, based on the most recent intelligence showing Pyongyang probably has completed launch preparations, a U.S. official said Tuesday.<p>The administration believes a test launch could happen …

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A cunning plan

SO THIS is Japan's national problem. The country has a lot of debt, much of it issued by the government. On the plus side, nominal interest rates are …