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Financial expert reveals her four simple strategies for turning $500 into $100,000

How to turn $500 into more than $100,000: Financial expert who saved $36,000 in 13 months shares her four simple strategies for building</b> …

Finnish university's online AI course is open to everyone

Helsinki University in Finland has launched a course on artificial intelligence -- one that's completely free and open to everyone around the world. Unlike Carnegie Mellon's new undergrad degree in AI, which the institution created to train future experts in the field, Helsinki's offering is more …

Artificial Intelligence

16 new science fiction and fantasy books to read this April

Stories about people with special abilities, Mars, and interstellar talent shows<p>Last month, I picked up <i>The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies</i><i>,</i> a new book by <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Ben Fritz. Fritz looks closely at the rise of prestige TV shows like <i>Game of Thrones</i> and <i>Breaking Bad</i>, …

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016 he decided he no longer wanted a boss.<p>Soon after, Hill learned about a different way to run a doctor's office.<p>"It's the most fun I've ever had," Hill said.<p>Now almost 18 …

Health Care

A Couple Convert An Old School Bus Into A Light and Efficient Family Home

The Mayes family transformed a Thomas High Top into a well-organized and airy humble abode, using thoughtful storage and a minimalist color palette.<p>When Gabriel and Debbie Mayes decided to embrace the tiny house movement, they knew the transition would be anything but easy. For starters, they—along …

How Augmented Reality Is Shaping the Future of Play

If you ask 13-year-old Keanu Snyder what he wants for his birthday, he won't tell you about Nerf blasters or Playstation games. He’ll tell you all …

Augmented Reality

The Beginner's Guide to Pickling

Although pickles have recently experienced a renewed surge in popularity—along with just about every fermented food, from kimchi to kombucha—the …

Portuguese town encourages children to smoke at Epiphany

VALE DE SALGUEIRO, Portugal (AP) — The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes …

23 Delicious Breads

Sunset Centennial Sourdough<p>Make the West’s iconic bread from scratch using our easy, no-fail starter recipe.<p><b>Recipe:</b> <i>Sunset</i> Centennial Sourdough<p>True …

Build and program a robot that walks, dances and opens the world of robotics — for under $50

Plenty of kids (even big kids) are enamored of the thought of building their own working robots. The reality is, that’s usually easier said than done. Even some of the more renowned electronics starter kits are a bit too complicated or require too many advanced skills for young, inexperienced …

Robotics

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Books

This Bacon Toaster Will Change Your Morning Breakfast Routine & Also Probably Your Life

"Bacon, bacon, I love to eat, bacon, bacon, a delicious breakfast treat! Bacon, bacon, it's packed with flavor, but oh-so difficult to heat." That's …

Breakfast

How The Food Industry Uses Cavitation, The Ocean's Most Powerful Punch

Throughout history, being on the receiving end of anything involving cavitation, a miniscule underwater implosion, has been bad news. Millions of years before humans discovered cavitation — and promptly began avoiding it, given its tendency to chew up machinery — the phenomenon has provided the …

Researchers 3D-print WiFi-connected objects that don't need power

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a way for 3D-printed plastic objects to transmit information via WiFi without the help of batteries or electronics. And they show that it can be done with commercially available plastics and WiFi receivers. "Our goal was to create something …

Wi-Fi

Seafood lovers should answer Siren’s call

<i>The following review appears in The Washington Post’s 2018 Spring Dining Guide.</i><p><b>Siren by Robert Wiedmaier</b><p><b>(Good/Excellent)</b><p>Seafood? See Siren, the darkly handsome dining room in the Darcy hotel that has two good brands attached to it: Robert Wiedmaier of Marcel’s acclaim and John Critchley, formerly …

Dining Rooms

Snowy Vanilla Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat sugar and butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty stand mixer until fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. …

Fats Domino’s Low-Key Brilliance: A Rock and Roll Pioneer, Criminally Overlooked

Antoine “Fats” Domino passed away on October 24 at the age of 89. And far too many people aren’t aware of just how influential he was to rock and …

Bring nature inside with the EcoQube Desktop Greenhouse

Sponsored Content<p>It looks after your plants and uses light therapy to improve your sleep.<p>Living in an apartment often means giving up on outside space and even natural light. With the EcoQube Air Desktop Greenhouse, you can nurture your own plants in any home. With a smart hydroponics system and …

11 Peanut Butter Recipes That Are (OMG!) Perfect for Dinner

If the first thing that comes to mind when you think of peanut butter is jelly, then you’re doing something wrong. Don’t just let that jar sit lonesome in your cupboard for the day you might want to smear it on a slice. Think outside the bread box and make the seemingly impossible, possible. Check …

Recipes

The Secret Netflix Codes That Let You Unlock Hidden TV And Movie Categories

If you were getting bored of the normal Netflix genres -- dramas, comedies, horror movies -- then read on for this life hack.<p>By just tacking a number …

Pain de Campagne - Country French Bread Recipe

"I got this recipe out of a novel and made some minor changes. It is a yummy French bread that is worth the wait."<p>Ingredients<p>For the Poolish:<p>1/2 …

Here’s a pot of chili you won’t get tired of eating

With this warming recipe comes the realization that, yes, a meatless chili that takes less than an hour to make can offer a satisfying chew and deep flavor. Make a batch on the stove top or in the slow cooker on a Sunday, and I bet you'll find various ways to eat it during the week — with roasted …

Recipes

What Is Synesthesia?

Synesthesia is a neurological condition that causes the brain to process data in the form of several senses at once. For example, a person with …

Roasted Squash with Brown Butter and Cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.<p>Put the squash on a flat surface, then split in half lengthwise and scrape out the seeds. Cut each piece in half, …

Butter

Roasted Carrots with Vinaigrette

Yorkshire Pudding Recipe in Cups

Yorkshire puddings are a traditional British dish for sure; they are also loved all around the world. They come under other names (Popovers are just …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

DIY dome homes built from AirCrete are an affordable & ecofriendly option

<b>First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is</b> …

Home Improvement

Dremel showcases new DigiLab Laser Cutter that brings precision crafting to makers

Dremel recently unveiled its new DigiLab Laser Cutter at the World Maker Faire in New York. Leaning on a history of top-rated consumer-focused products, Dremel is hoping its latest product will cash in on the at-home maker trend that’s become more popular in recent years.<p>The Dremel DigiLab Laster …

Portable CNC cutter robot is a must-have for any MakerLabs

What happens when you cross a computer numerical control (CNC) milling machine with some cutting-edge (no pun intended) robotics technology? The …

Portable