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24 Celebrities Who Haven't Aged a Day

Let's make something clear right off the bat: There's nothing wrong or shameful about getting older. It's life! For most of us, another birthday brings with it some hard-earned...

SwiftKey adds neural network word predictions to its flagship keyboard app [Video]

SwiftKey launched its Neural Alpha keyboard in October of last year, and today — almost a year later — the company is introducing neural network-powered word predictions to its namesake main app. This means better word predictions and autocorrect, since the app now better understands the context of …

Sloppy Tacos

6 Servings<p>The only thing better than Sloppy Joes for dinner is taco night. This hybrid is the best of both worlds.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Lime sour cream<p>1 cup sour cream<p>1 Tbsp. finely grated lime zest<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro<p>1 Tbsp. unseasoned rice vinegar<p>Kosher salt<p>…

Recipes

Salted-Butter Apple Galette with Maple Whipped Cream

8 Servings<p>This laid-back apple galette got a standing ovation during tastings, thanks to its crisp crust and the ideal sweet-salty balance. Learn how to make it in this video.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) salted butter<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>Basic Tart Dough (click for recipe)<p>…

Baking

Our Favorite Recipes From Each of Our 2014 Issues

All of our recipes are wonderful, but these are a little extra wonderful<p><b>We love all the recipes</b> that appear in <i>Bon Appétit</i>. But there are some recipes that we routinely circle back to, both as weeknight favorites and dinner party showstoppers. So we combed through all 12 issues published this year …

Heavenly Oatmeal

Canopy Brings Curated Shopping to iPhone

I hate shopping. I especially hate shopping in an actual brick and mortar store. Because of that, I try to purchase most of my items online and most of that via the gigantic and sometimes overwhelming Amazon.com.<p>The paralysis of of “too much stuff” is where the Canopy service and its new iOS app …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

20 Finger Lickin’ Good Chicken Tender Recipes to Make

Try as we might, from time to time, we find ourselves in a dinner time chicken rut. Sure, we’ve gone over countless anything-but-boring ways to prepare it, and we’ve used rotisserie chicken to it’s full potential. Nevertheless, we need more ideas of just what to do with that bird. These 20 …

Cooking

Gluten-Free Fudge Brownies

MAKES 24 Servings<p>Just what we want a gluten-free brownie to be: rich and super fudgy. Beating the eggs and sugar for a long time incorporates air into the batter, making for a crackly crust when baked.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup pecans (optional)<p>1½ pounds semisweet chocolate, divided<p>6 tablespoons …

Essential security apps for your smartphone and tablet

Hackers would love to weasel their way on to your smartphone or tablet, just like they try to do your computer. That's how they steal sensitive information like account details, passwords, important texts, intimate photos and whatever else possible.<p>Unfortunately for them, mobile gadgets are a bit …

6 New Apps You Need to Know About This Week

One of my favorite mottos is “ask for forgiveness, not permission” and I have to do that this week with you all, because there are a few crazy awesome apps we’re going to tell you about that you can’t download — yet. That’s why today’s What’s App-ening comes in “Stay Tuned” flavor with an app or …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

23 Daily Habits That Will Make You Smarter

In a recent Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared their advice on good habits you can establish.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p><b>1. Come up with 10 ideas every day.</b> Think about how to reduce poverty, how to …

7 Fried Chicken Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From skipping the brine to using the wrong oil, these common mistakes will ruin your fried chicken. Avoid them to make the crunchiest, juiciest bird ever<p>There's a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there's that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you …

Cooking

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

5 Clever, Easy Twists on Caprese Salad

We're reinventing the classic caprese salad with 4 new innovations, from cantaloupe and scamorza to burrata and peach<p><b>Done right, the caprese salad's timeless combination</b> of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil is more than the sum of its parts. That's why every component counts: You must seek out …

Food

Extra Stormy Dark and Stormy

Makes 1 Servings<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. Lemon-Ginger Brew (click for recipe)<p>2 oz. dark rum<p>Club soda<p>Lime wedge and candied ginger (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine Lemon-Ginger Brew and rum in a highball glass filled with ice, then top off with club soda. Garnish with lime wedge and …

Lemon-Ginger Brew

Makes about 3½ cups<p>No it's not green juice. It's Lemon-Ginger Brew, a creation of food director Carla Lalli Music.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 oz. ginger, peeled, chopped<p>½ cup fresh lemon juice<p>⅓ cup agave syrup (nectar) or pure maple syrup<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pulse ginger in a food processor to a coarse …

Recipes

Interview With Charles Duhigg - New Year’s Resolutions Guidebook

<i>I recently had the opportunity to interview Charles Duhigg about how you can use habits to stick to your New Year’s resolutions. Charles is a</i> …

6 Common Mistakes People Make when Baking Brownies

Is there anything worst than a bad batch of brownies? Here are the biggest mistakes people make when baking brownies—plus how to avoid them.<p>When it comes to comfort food and our favorite desserts, brownies rank way up there. They're rich, decadent, sweet, and come with the added bonus of nostalgia. …

Dessert

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 …

New and Unexpected Ways to Fund Long-Term Care Expenses

Too many people think that long-term care planning is just a decision about whether to purchase long-term care insurance. However, long-term care planning is so much more. It is a discussion about how you will fund this expense, where you will receive long-term care, and who will provide the care. …

31 Days To Feeling Physically And Emotionally Lighter

Like most of you, I have attempted to participate in all sorts of 21 day, 3 month, 8 week-long programs in order to lose my muffin top, build muscles, increase memory, detox…you name it. I have never completed a single challenge. I get about half way through and then just get bored or can’t keep up …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Five tips to get more out of your iPhone or iPad in the new year

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>Usually a New Year’s resolution happens when a person makes a promise to improve themselves. Despite our best …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

Apps

Gale Gand's Recipe for Strata

Gale Gand's recipe for strata, plus five delicious variations. What are you waiting for? Invite your friends over for a brunch party!<p><b>STRATA</b><p><b>Serves 8</b><p><i>Strata is the bread pudding of savory egg dishes. This super-easy treat generally includes cubes or slices of bread that have been soaked in custard,</i> …

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