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Apple Pie Chips and Dip

This apple dip with pie crust chips is a deconstructed apple pie. It has all the flavor of a homemade apple pie, but with a difference: it's served …

Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and April 2018 Update added even more bells and whistles to Microsoft's powerhouse operating system.<p>PCMag reviews …

Meet the ‘Hidden Figures’ mathematician who helped send Americans into space

Before they were machines based on silicon, "computers" were actually women — though their colleagues would often refer to them as "girls."<p>The film "Hidden Figures," which opened to wide release Friday and picked up two Golden Globe nominations, tells the story of three black computers who dealt …

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Nine Easy Ways to Gain Control of Your Health in Your Forties

<i>What lifestyle changes should you make to stay healthy through your 40s? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic</b> …

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15 Foods That Don't Expire For Years

Get this: Up to 40 percent of safe-to-eat food produced in America never makes it to people’s plates. Not only does that equate to 70 million tons of …

The Brilliant (And Healthy!) 15-Minute Dinner Recipes You’ll Want To Make Every Night

PALEO<p>Zoodles (aka spiralized zucchini noodles) are a genius pasta swap—not to mention serious time-saver. And in the case of this recipe, the sauce …

5 Apps that Android Photographers Must Have

The technology inside out little smart phone cameras are pretty awesome. The reason why point and shoot cameras have become obsolete are due to these …

How to Make Fresh Pasta like Nonna

Fresh Pasta<p>Fresh pasta is at the heart of Italian cooking and this recipe for how to make a traditional type of Spaghetti, (known as "Maccheroni alla Chitarra") will show you just how easy it is! With 2 ingredients, a pasta maker, and my Nonna's experienced hands, making fresh pasta has never been …

Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Brisket - Best Crock Pot Recipes - Pictures - Chowhound

Beefy brisket can be transformed into tender morsels of barbecue goodness. All that’s needed is to rub the beef with a combination of chili powder, …

These 15 delicious (but complicated) recipes are well worth your time

"I spent forever on this recipe. It was so hard. I loved it!"<p>…said no one ever.<p>That's because we praise speed, efficiency, and ease, but guess what: …

Hidden Figures' Real-Life NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson: 'If You Like What You're Doing, You Will Do Well'

Katherine Johnson thinks all of her accomplishments over the 98 years she’s been alive are “ordinary.”<p>But to the rest of the world, they’re anything …

8 Metabolism Secrets That Help You Burn Calories

It’s no wonder metabolism is a subject of fascination and speculation: The process that turns food into fuel powers all that we do. “Even when you’re …

4 Healthy One-Pot Pasta Recipes Anyone Can Cook

Do you have a hectic schedule? Is life so busy that even the simple pleasures like cooking have now become a chore? We feel you. We're all about easy …

4 Detox Water Recipes to Help You De-Bloat

When used in the context of your diet, the words <i>cleanse</i> and <i>detox</i> are quite controversial. This is mostly because some commercial cleanses and "detox" …

Dutch Baby: The One-Skillet Breakfast You’re Not Making (Yet!)

Sure, pancakes are great. But there’s always one (or two) that burn before you get the skillet temperature right, and you have to babysit them for way too long. If you’re not about that life, Dutch babies are the breakfast for you. They’re similar to a pancake, except they’re baked in a cast iron …

17 Easy Ways To Cut 100 Calories Without Feeling Hungry All Day

When it comes to weight loss, the inescapable truth is that you have to take in less calories than your body burns in a day. And while the exact …

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27 Holy Grail Kitchen Gadgets That Live Up To The Hype

Products people swear by to set up a kickass kitchen.

46 Ways To Make Wearing Clothes So Much Better

Deodorant is meant to be worn by you, not your black shirt.

8 Simple Remedies That Make Your Home Bug-FREE Without Chemicals

As much as we love summer, there is one aspect of it we most certainly don’t like – the bugs and insects that come along with it. They’re annoying, …

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14 Things You Need to Know Before Eating at Panera Bread

Prepare to be (bread) bowled over.<p>When it comes to seamlessly combining eating well with fast-casual dining, Panera Bread knows how to deliver. The chain famous for serving up bread bowls to die for and actually tasty salads also has a number of wholesome factoids hiding up its bakers' …

6 Delicious Dinners You Can Make With Salmon Fillets

Whether grilled, pan-seared, or broiled, salmon fillets make an easy (and healthy) weeknight dinner. From Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs to Thai Chili-Glazed Salmon, these recipes are all serious family-pleasers.<p><b>1. Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs</b><p>Cedar planked salmon …

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How Prince and Michael Jackson led parallel lives

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prince and Michael Jackson.<p>They were born the same year and rose to colossal fame in the 1980s. Each defined a sound for a generation. They were both committed musicians who helped to integrate the world of mainstream music videos.<p>Prince and Jackson were intensely private, almost …

Sony buys out Michael Jackson music venture stake

<b>Sony is paying Michael Jackson's estate $750m (£526m) for the late pop star's share of a joint music publishing venture that it does not already own.</b><p>Jackson held a 50% stake in Sony ATV Music Publishing as part of a business partnership that began in 1995.<p>The purchase will give Sony the rights to …

Michelle Obama recruits Missy Elliott, Kelly Clarkson and more for 'This Is for My Girls'

Michelle Obama has a new anthem.<p>Ahead of her appearance at SXSW, the First Lady has recruited the likes of Missy Elliott, Kelly Rowland and Kelly …

England’s 20-Year-Old ‘Two Fat Ladies’ is Still the Best Cooking Show Ever Made

What today’s food TV can learn from two middle-aged cooks with questionable technique, outsized personalities, and an unending passion for the good …

Christmas Eve

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

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16 Seafood Recipes for Your Memorial Day Bash

Sure, Memorial Day may be a burgers and 'dogs kinda holiday, but that doesn't mean that seafood can't make a splash. Stock up on some fish-friendly wine or beer and throw some shrimp, whole fish, or even octopus on the grill—seafood makes an impressive main attraction that pairs beautifully with …

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

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