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Bacon Beef Ravioli

So I wish I could take credit for this genius and delicious recipe, but this was all Russ from The Domestic Man. I didn’t make it exactly like he …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Food

How Your Webcam May Be Spying on You

Remember that song from 1984, “Somebody’s watching me?” It was a great foreshadowing of things to come: These days, people really CAN watch you while you go about your business at home…through your computer. So if someone confides in you that “they’re spying on me through my computer,” don’t be too …

Head Back to School Via Flipboard’s Virtual Classroom

It seems early, but here in California many kids are already back to school. And while we don’t really miss the days of homework and gym class, we do …

A Startup Is Tackling One Of The Biggest Problems With Wearable Devices— Battery Life

But these types of devices haven't really caught on with mainstream consumers yet.<p>Battery life has proven to be one of the biggest problems surrounding most smart watches and wearable displays like Google Glass.<p>Early reviews of Google Glass, for example, indicated that it could only last for about …

Bye, Google Maps.

Citymapper is what happens when you actually understand user experience.<p>Every so often, an app comes along that just completely understands the way …

Time Zones Is a Clean and Effective Time Zone Converter – MacStories

Developed by Jared Sinclair, Time Zones is a clean and nifty utility to see time zones at a glance without having to convert offsets between cities in your head. The app was released today on the App Store, and it's free with a $4.99 In-App Purchase to remove ads.<p>For my work with MacStories, …

Apps

Luna Washing Ball Cleans Your Clothes from Laundry Basket

<b>Luna Washing Ball</b> transforms your laundry basket into a washing machine, well, that’s the dream, more space and less effort to fabric care. It’s a …

What I’m Reading: Sommelier Raj Vaidya

<i>As the head sommelier of a restaurant with three Michelin stars, Rajeev Vaidya is a man whose good taste is literally certified. At Daniel, Chef</i> …

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

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4 Killer Workouts for While You're on Holiday or Vacation

<b>My wife loves to travel.</b> She spent six months working as a nanny in France. She has visited nearly every continent and speaks English, French, and …

How to Take Care of Your Hands

Page: 1Next »<p>If you lift weights or do a lot of pullups, your hands are going to rip at some point. This not only hurts (the initial hot shower has …

Skin Care

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

24 Iconic Celebrities Photographed During The 1970's

In the 1970's there was certainly a lot of new trends in fashion emerging, but when we look back on patterns, shirts, flares and haircuts some 40 …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Why Women (Like Me) Choose Lower-Paying Jobs

The other day, I was interviewing an economist who studies the effect college majors have on peoples' income. He was telling me that women often make decisions that lead them to earn less than they otherwise might.<p>Women are overrepresented among majors that don't pay very well (psychology, art, …

Good news: Boom times for Carrier Wi-Fi hotspots and Wi-Fi networks

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Carriers — a euphemism for phone and cable companies — are known to hate any new technology that threatens their existing …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Cooking

Restaurant Critic Finds Meaning At The Olive Garden In 'Grand Forks'

"Can a cholesterol-conscious matron from the west side find happiness at the East Side Dairy Queen?" So begins Marilyn Hagerty's review of the national creamery franchise for her local paper, <i>The Grand Forks Herald</i>, in Grand Forks, N.D.<p>The 87-year-old Hagerty has reported on food, events, and local …

Associated Press News

How Money Worries Can Scramble Your Thinking

There's no question that dealing with mortgages, car payments and other bills takes up time and energy. But having a tight budget may also zap our ability to think clearly, scientists report Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i>.<p>In a series of clever experiments involving farmers in India and shoppers in …

Indian anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar shot dead

A prominent campaigner against religious superstition has been shot and killed while out for a morning walk in the western Indian city of Pune.<p>Narendra Dabholkar was at the forefront of a long-running campaign to ban superstitious religious practices by getting the state of Maharashtra to pass an …

Tech History Moves Backwards In Impoverished Spain As Fewer People Use Mobile Phones

Something very strange is happening in the mobile phone market there: It's <i>regressing</i>, due to the protracted recession there.<p>Nearly 160,000 Spaniards cut their mobile phone service in June, according to CMT, the Spanish regulatory body. It was the 10th straight month in which Spanish mobile phone …

Arcade game rental service will deliver 'Donkey Kong' to your door

There's no doubt that the old arcade machines of the '80s carry a certain amount of cachet, but they're also a lot of work to find and refurbish, and they're generally not too cheap either. If you're out in California, there's a new company that's trying to make it easier to have a cabinet in your …

Disconnect, The Anti-Ad Tracking Startup, Now Has A Privacy App Specifically For Children (Built By An Ex-NSA Engineer)

More than 1 million people are using apps and browser extensions each week from Disconnect, the anti-tracking, anti-ad targeting startup to block how third-party sites track your online movements and then serve ads based on those movements. Now it’s taking its campaign to the next generation. …

The New York Times Gets its Own IFTTT Channel

IFTTT, the startup that wants to automate the Internet, has bagged The New York Times as its latest big-name media brand, following its tie-up with ESPN for the Olympics last year.<p>Through the Times’ dedicated IFTTT channel, NYTimes.com users can customize the way they read the publication, and they …

AOL CEO Fires Staffer on Call