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How to Make Canned Beans Taste Amazing

Eating cheaply isn’t as easy as “cooking it yourself.” Besides the cost of the groceries, cooking takes <i>time</i>, and—if you’re working multiple jobs or …

Recipes

These Turkey Meatballs Are the Only Meal Prep I’ll Eat 3 Days in a Row

By Alyse Whitney<p>They taste like banh mi—banh meatballs, if you will—and I can't get enough.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>A few years ago, I tried every single meal kit box for a story I was working on. My fridge was full of …

Cooking

Father's Day Cooking: Crispy Lemon Chicken

Scallion pancakes, spicy pork dumplings, soy and sesame chicken … chef Alex Guarnaschelli grew up with two Italian-American parents who loved to …

Recipes

Google Is Offering Free Career-Prep Courses to Help You Get a Job

A new partnership with Udacity will allow anyone to brush up on their resume writing, interviewing and other related skills.<p>2 min read<p>Access to information via Google has always been free, thanks to its ad-revenue based model. But lately, it's been sharing a wealth of knowledge beyond Search, …

Employment

Making No-Knead Bread Is So Much Easier Than You Think—and You’ll Use It in Meals All Week Long

It's my #1 go-to food for quick lunches and dinners.<p>Whether you consider carbs your nemesis or you love a nice, expensive loaf of bread, most of us …

Baking

15 Whole30 Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Those First Few Weeks a Little Less Scary

It’s official: You’ve committed to the Whole30. You’ve trashed your candy stash, deep-sixed anything deep-fried, and dumped (read: drank) the last of …

Cooking

19 Books These Top Executives Say Showed Them the Way to the Top

Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>It's all about efficiency: The most successful people are students who watch and learn from others who have already carved a path to the top. Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>1. <i>The Power of One</i> by Bryce Courtenay<p>"[It's] a …

5 Bloat-Fighting Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

The jeans you wore last week suddenly seem a tad too tight in the waist. You can blame the dryer, but it’s probably your eating habits. When your …

The 4 Travel Rewards Credit Cards to Sign Up for in May

For those of you looking to rake in lots of points or miles, we regularly update our round up of the best current sign-up offers in our Top Travel …

The important insurance policies small business owners are overlooking

When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City in October 2012, it was a real blow to Lior Rachmany’s small business, Dumbo Moving + Storage. Although Rachmany had property insurance, he didn’t have a dedicated flood insurance policy, which meant he wasn’t covered for the rising waters of a storm surge. …

Small Business

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

Invisibilia: When Daydreaming Gets In The Way Of Real Life

<i>Welcome to</i> Invisibilia <i>Season 4! The NPR program and</i> podcast <i>explores the invisible forces that shape human behavior, and we here at Shots are joining in to probe the science of why we act the way we do. In Episode 5, they're investigating how it feels to live "in between," to be in two worlds at</i> …

Mental Health

How to be indispensable at work: Become a project manager

Earning a black belt in Six Sigma project management won't help you defend yourself with sweet jiu-jitsu moves, but it will certainly be useful when …

We Tried The Most Popular Bacon Brands–These Are Our 8 Favorites

Confused by the ever-growing options at the supermarket? Here’s a cheat sheet.<p>Ah, bacon. Sweet, salty, savory, smoky, beautiful bacon. Bacon is a …

21 Ways to Get More Protein Without Eating Meat

There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.<p>fThese days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – …

Tired of Turkey Chilli? Here are 8 Other Ways to Enjoy Minced Turkey

One of the best ways to consistently eat clean is to add variety to your healthy menu. Fuelling your body up with the same recipes every day might be …

Food

Mortgage Taxes in 2018: What You Need to Know

Find out what big changes could affect homeowners and their taxes in the coming year.<p>Homeownership is the American dream, and mortgage loans make …

Aggressive virus subtype behind HIV explosion in the Philippines?

A more aggressive and possibly drug-resistant HIV subtype may be behind skyrocketing HIV infection rates in the Philippines. Epidemiologist Edsel …

Public Health

How to Take Revenge on Those Shady Robocallers That Use Your Area Code

I decided to write this column at 5:43 a.m. one recent morning. That’s when my cellphone rang with the first in a series of three robocalls that I …

Identity Theft

Home Depot to donate $50M to train construction workers, address severe shortage

Home Depot announced Thursday that it will donate $50 million to train 20,000 people as construction workers over the next decade, helping efforts to ease a dire shortage that’s curtailing home building and driving up house prices.<p>The Home Builders Institute, the industry’s education arm, will use …

Home Improvement

How to Get Out of Your Car Lease Without Going Broke

So, you're turning in your leased vehicle?<p>Not so fast. Before you do, make sure to go over the list of possible fees and charges that could drain …

Repairs

The Hottest Investing Plays in the Booming Weed Industry for 2018

Weed stocks are young -- so young they might not make the best investments.<p>"For the most part, marijuana stocks are not quite ready for prime time," …

Cannabis

A New Drug Could Treat Herpes Simplex-1 Virus More Effectively Than Ever

A potentially groundbreaking new treatment for herpes could be nigh, according to a recent study conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The study, which is detailed in the journal <i>Science Translational Medicine,</i> reports that researchers have discovered that a drug molecule known as …

New Google Tips and Tools for Travelers

Flight delay predictions, mobile trip-planning, automatic itinerary management, language translation through Bluetooth earbuds, and a smartphone that enables users to learn about landmarks by tapping an icon and aiming the phone at them: These are among the travel innovations Google has been …

Google Pixel

6 Places You Absolutely Have to Stop on a Florence-to-Rome Road Trip

The drive from Florence to Rome is pretty straightforward, just hop on the A1 and jet three hours south. But you should be making a road trip out of it, so skip eating at the roadside autogrill and extend your drive. Pick one or two of our favorite pit-stop towns along the way for 12th century …

International team identifies gene associated with Crohn’s and Parkinson’s

The study showed that people who carry the mutation in the LRRK2 gene are at high risk of developing Crohn’s, a serious gastrointestinal …

Genetics

California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show

California police investigating a violent white nationalist event worked with white supremacists in an effort to identify counter-protesters and sought the prosecution of activists with “anti-racist” beliefs, court documents show.<p>The records, which also showed officers expressing sympathy with …

Rights & Freedoms

A biohacker injected himself with a DIY herpes treatment in front of a live audience

When asked if there was an ethical commission, he said no<p>A biohacker known for live experiments injected himself with a DIY herpes treatment in front of an audience at Body Hacking Con in Austin last night.<p>Aaron Traywick, 28, who leads biotech firm Ascendance Biomedical, used an experimental herpes …