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22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

Digital Content Marketing Trends To Look Out For In 2017

With so many exciting digital developments for content marketing in 2016, it's clear that the year ahead holds a plethora of intriguing opportunities …

Marketing

Eco-Friendly Design: 10 Homes with Gorgeous Green Roofs and Terraces

The idea of a <b>green roof</b> seems revolutionary to most of us. A covering of greenery on the roof is not something you come across often, and anytime we …

Green Roofs

Warm up with this chicken pot pie recipe for dinner tonight

Angelenos are wimps when it comes to the rain. And as soon as those first drops start to fall — as they're supposed to do today or tomorrow, at least in theory — most people in this city forget how to drive. So when you make it home through the rain after a long day's work, reward yourself with …

Tech ads 2016: Microsoft best, Apple worst

Commentary: There were a lot of ads. Many sniped at competitors. Some, though, lost their way.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>If I asked you to tell me about all the tech ads you've seen this year, I wonder how many you'd remember at …

Fake News

Pull a fast one: London bar installs world's first tap-and-pay beer pump

Technology devised by Barclaycard aims to reduce queueing times by letting customers serve and pay for their own drinks<p>The world’s first contactless payment, self-service beer pump will be put to the test by consumers during the height of pre-Christmas partying in the UK’s bars and pubs.<p>Pay@Pump …

Alcohol

What Not to Do When Quitting a Job

<i>In honor of Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power's latest book,</i> <b>The Career Code: Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career</b> <i>($17),</i> …

Five Gorgeous Forest Houses Linked In A Horizontal Condominium

The project known as Five Houses is the materialization of the dream of living in the heart of the forest surrounded by nature, ancient pines and …

'Rubber hand illusion' reveals how the brain understands the body

Scientists use trick with a fake hand to explore how the mind combines information from the senses to create a feeling of body ownership<p>Experiments with a fake body part have revealed how the brain becomes confused during a party trick known as the rubber hand illusion.<p>Researchers in Italy …

The Brain

4 Blow-Your-Mind Brussels Sprouts Recipes

If you're not a Brussels sprouts fan, you will be soon. From Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Maple Syrup to a creamy, cheesy Brussels Sprouts Gratin, these recipes prove that this super-green can be addictively delicious.<p><b>1. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pecans & Maple Syrup</b><p>When you …

Healthy Eating

What Makes These Peanut Butter Cookies (Possibly) Better than the Classic?

Peanut butter is one of the more useful pantry staples. It pairs nicely with everything from tofu and noodles to chocolate and jam. It makes a very fine sandwich, and it does unspeakably good things to a simple piece of buttered toast. Peanut butter also happens to be a star in the realm of …

Duck egg en cocotte with wild mushrooms and Gruyère cheese

This is one of our most luxurious breakfast dishes, perfect at the endof a hard night or as a treat on a Sunday morning. You can play about with the ingredients you use – a layer of spinach at the bottom of the dish is a good addition, as is diced smoked haddock in place of the mushrooms. It also …

What is OLED and what can it do for your TV?

For the last several years the TVs with the best picture quality have used OLED, or Organic Light Emitting Diodes. Curious what makes them different from other TVs? You've come to the right place.<p>OLED televisions offer exceptional images at exceptionally high prices.<p>What makes them different from …

Televisions
Google Trends

The VC firm behind Facebook, LinkedIn, and Workday just raised $1 billion for its newest fund

Two years later, the tech landscape has changed, and the legendary Silicon Valley venture-capital firm has raised another $1 billion for its 15th fund to invest in the new future of emerging technologies.<p>"Some of these spaces are more mature now," Greylock partner James Slavet told Business …

Venture Capital

Our 15 Favorite Apple Pie Recipes

From crumbly pies to the classic lattice top, these 14 apple pie recipes will get you baking all fall<p>There's nothing quite like the smell of an apple pie baking in the oven—sweet fruit, warm spices, buttery crust. But even better than smelling it? Eating it. We have 15 awesome recipes that you've …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

How to Make Pasta That's Truly Restaurant-Worthy, in 5 Easy Steps

By Claire Saffitz<p>At restaurants, those noodles get coated in a silky, glossy sauce—the secret is an emulsion of fat, pasta water, and cheese. Here are the 5 key steps to replicating that at home.<p>There's something about pasta at a restaurant that just seems different. The sauce clings to each noodle …

Drop That Colander, Are You Using the Right Pasta Tools?

Drop the colander and back away slowly. There are better ways to drain your pasta pot.<p>The pasta’s boiling, you’re minutes from carbing out, and then you find yourself in a steam bath leaning over the kitchen sink. Friends, there’s a better way. While dumping everything in a colander might be the …