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Startup Success Kit: 7 Top Apps for Starting a Small Business

<b>Publisher Channel Content by</b> GetApp.com<p>If you’re starting a new venture the last thing you want to worry about is investing time and resources in …

Small Business

A 30-year-old entrepreneur explains what it was like to give up a 6-figure job to become his own boss

"I was gone from the house, with the commute, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m Monday through Friday," says the now 30-year-old. "Sometimes 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. It was a pretty high stress job, because it was a combination of financial consulting in addition to sales."<p>He didn't hate his job, he recalls. He just …

Employment

Fall 2015's Best Cookbooks: Sweet and Savory Baking

<i>Check out our whole Fall 2015 cookbook preview: the best culinary pros' take on home cooking, the season's top crop of books on regional and local cuisines, and essential restaurant-inspired cookbooks. Or see the entire thing on the main page.</i><p>Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread<p><b>Zachary Golper and Peter</b> …

Baking a Friend’s Wedding Cake? A Vogue Editor Takes On the DIY Challenge

It was 20 hours to the wedding, and I knelt on the floor of my Brooklyn apartment beneath a rumbling AC unit, frantically fanning a 14-inch pan of white cake. This was to be my best friend’s wedding cake. And I, its unlikely baker. The day had passed in a haze of Swans Down. Now here I was, clock …

60 Favorite Fall Dessert Recipes

<i>A roundup of my favorite fall dessert recipes including bars, cakes, cookies, candy, cheesecake, pastries, cupcakes, pie and even ice cream!</i>Do you …

Dessert

Our Best Chocolate Recipes

Food

GBBO 2015: Can you bake without flour, sugar, eggs or butter?

It's alternative ingredients week on The Great British Bake Off. Feeling inspired? Here's our guide to substituting sugar, dairy, flour, butter and eggs for healthier ingredients<p><b>Great British Bake Off</b> contestants face one of their trickiest challenges tonight: baking without sugar, gluten or dairy …

Top Tips for Baking Better Cupcakes

Cupcakes are easy to bake, but little tips and tricks will help you make the best batches. Here are a dozen rules of thumb — plus a bonus one — for …

Free-from baking: How to do it

You don't necessarily have to give up your favourite cakes if you're on a free-from diet. While not all recipes will deliver perfect results if you …

Orange Cake

<b>Author Notes:</b> In winter we have our orange trees full but they are a bit sharp. I pick a big basket and leave it in the kitchen where it's warmer. After one week in the kitchen, they have shrunk a bit and the juice is much sweeter. Sometimes I even leave them longer and as they are loosing water …

Dessert

Sync your data from Evernote Food before it shuts down

​Evernote has decided to shut down its Food app, but you should make sure your data is backed up before you lose syncing access.<p>Launched in 2011, Evernote Food was meant to be your gathering place for food pictures and recipes, with the ability to find restaurants joining the feature list in 2013. …

The next Apple TV remote may have Wii-like motion controls

<b>Read next:</b> The new Apple TV review.<p>Apple is widely expected to introduce an overhauled version of the Apple TV next month, and one of the big changes is supposed to be in how you control it. Already we've heard reports about a new remote with a touchpad and microphone, but now <i>TechCrunch</i> is …

Why ISIS wants to erase Palmyra's history

<b>(CNN) —</b> In "The Art of War," Sun Tzu notes that "the whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent." ISIS is developing this logic in an obscene and seductive way, using the world's media to cultivate its barbaric image and recruit new members.<p>The austerely …

Middle East

Associated Press News

Should I Eat Salmon?

<b>5/5 experts say yes.</b><p>This food from the sea is a no-brainer for all five of our experts.<p>A small 3-oz serving of wild salmon has about 156 calories and …

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Bake Gourmet Cupcakes: 6 Recipes from Famous Bakeries

The cupcake bubble has burst according to Slate, and The Wall Street Journal predicts that cupcake bakeries will face economic woes as the trend …

Dessert

Actor Sam Neill on Wine, Acting and What’s Important in Life

Actor Sam Neill is probably most famous for his starring role in the original Jurassic Park movie, but in the wine world, he’s known for his Central …

6 Legitimate Reasons to Get Boozy When You’re on a Diet

Consider one 13-year Harvard University study of 20,000 women, which found that those who drank two glasses of wine a day had a 70 percent reduced risk of obesity compared to non-drinkers. And just in case you think that research was conducted by a bunch of scientists who really love their rosé, …

A pint of water every day is the key to losing weight, scientists say

Drinking around a pint of water before each meal could help obese people lose weight, a new study has found.<p>Researchers from the University of …

How Long Do All Your Favorite Foods Last After They're Opened?

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>After you've opened a jar of pasta sauce and put in the fridge, it's good basically forever, right? Sorry, Andre 3000, it's not good forever, or even forever ever. Because we're often confused about how long our favorite packaged food, …

Kitchens

These Are the Only Knives You Really Need

We're suckers for a good knife collection—but you can get any kitchen job done with these three.<p>Even as someone who has been building a collection of knives over the past 15 years, I’ll admit that I could do pretty much everything with just three of them:<p>1. 8-inch Chef’s Knife<p>Consider this a sharp …

Knives

10 steps to starting a business while keeping your full-time job

I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn't go far enough.<p>So here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers.<p>(His online courses "Launching a Business …

The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

<b>(altanaka via Shutterstock)</b><p>Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p>Megan Feldman Bettencourt<p>August 24, 2015 2:26am (UTC)<p>From “Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World”<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In …

Psychology

Dai Due's Master Brined Chicken

Makes enough brine for two 2½-lb. chickens Servings<p>This brine will add both moisture and flavor to your birds.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 ounces kosher salt (1 cup Diamond Crystal or ½ cup Morton)<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon black peppercorns<p>1 lemon, halved<p>1–2 2½-pound chickens<p>Recipe …

Chickens

Eating spicy food is linked to something many people strive for

Observing nearly half a million people in China, the BMJ study found that those who consumed spicy foods (mainly in a form of chili peppers) once or twice a week lowered their risk of death by 10 percent compared to those who consumed spicy food less than once a week.<p>People who ate spicy food three …

Holistic Medicine

Declassified photos show the US's final preparations for the only nuclear weapons attacks in history

A lot has been established about the immediate preparations for the dropping of the bombs, known as "Little Boy" and "Fat Man," which were loaded onto airplanes on the North Field airbase on Tinian Island, part of the Northern Mariana Islands to the south of Japan.<p>Until recently few photographs …

New study could explain why your dog gets so excited to see you

But new research shows this facial focus isn't limited to primates; man's best friend is wired to recognize faces, too. Dogs have long been known to show a behavioral response to faces, but a recent study discovered that dogs have a specific spot in their brains that reacts to faces.<p>In the study …