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The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Chicken noodle soup has got nothing on these ramen recipes.<p>Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside …

28 Great Documentaries For People Who Hate Documentaries

Documentaries get a bad rap. True, some of them are ungodly boring while others are blatantly one-sided in their presentation of facts. But then …

9 Places To Visit Before They Disappear Forever

Our planet is filled with jaw-dropping sights and incredible creatures, but human intervention threatens to wipe out some of its most magnificent …

What Makes A Thriving And Interesting City? Something Called Collision Density

Richard Florida, for example, has been documenting the recent migration of venture capital investments from suburban tech parks into urban areas and …

The 18 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix right now

From shows that delve into the tasty science of gastronomy to those that unmask the mysterious depths of the ocean, there's no shortage of mind-expanding titles to indulge in.<p>But there's a downside to all of that choice: It's <i>a lot</i> to choose from.<p>I polled the Tech Insider team and came up with 18 of …

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The Japanese Breakfast You Can Actually Make on a Weekday Morning

A breakfast bowl worth making every morning, because the Japanese always seem to do it better.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>I only justified …

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“We can make a lot of mistakes”: The science of job interviews

After weeks of trolling the internet for job postings and dashing off cover letters, you’ve finally had a stroke of luck. There’s only one thing standing between you and your dream job: The interview.<p>This kind of high-stakes situation is guaranteed to get pulses racing. We all want to know what our …

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of railways, 2 million km of pipelines and more than 1 million km of Internet cables ­­all part of a rapidly expanding global infrastructural Matrix.<p>As …

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How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Here's what top car design students think the Apple Car could look like

Motor Trend, one of the most respected car publications, recently enlisted students at the ArtCenter College of Design, an art college that it calls essentially "the international epicenter of automotive design." It wouldn't be surprising if some of these students ended up working for Apple.<p>What …

Story of cities #22: how Hitler's plans for Germania would have torn Berlin apart

Hitler’s megalomaniacal project to raze much of Berlin and transform it into his global Nazi capital killed thousands. Today, its few remnants are chilling, mundane, even graceful – and inseparable from a barbaric chapter in history<p>Resembling a huge, ripe, cracked brie, one of the few remnants of …

This is How Companies Like Facebook Hack Innovation

They don't wait for validation or permission, instead they tinker and hack their way to learnings.<p>One thing employees at high-impact organizations do really well that those at other companies don't do: learning how to learn through rapid tinkering.<p>Of course that doesn't necessarily mean the most …

8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

How I Mastered Photoshop

Processed using Photoshop Layers & Masks – Glen Eilt, Scotland<p>When I was just entering into the world of landscape photography, I would look at …

How to survive an iPhone with only 16GB of storage

Good news: There are no more 16GB iPhones ($916 at Amazon Marketplace) in Apple's lineup. Even the lowest-end iPhone SE ($190 at Amazon Marketplace) and iPhone 6s ($479 at Amazon.com) SKUs come with 32GB, which, let's face it, is the bare minimum you need these days.<p>Of course, maybe you've already …

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Could Depression Be an Allergic Reaction?

Most people are still locked into the theory that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain — a shortage of feel-good …

This House Follows The Sun Like A Plant To Soak Up More Solar Power

The shape-shifting house also gives more room where it’s needed. “The main drive for the project was to bring life to buildings by adding dynamics to …

Heartbreaking Photos of an Unbroken Sea of Tires [Exclusive]

Spanish artist Pejac captures images of environmental devastation in a riveting new photo series.<p>The desolate image of environmental havoc above is real—no CGI, no Photoshop, no illusions. It's a simple mixture of art direction and the scourge of human waste.<p>In 2013, Spanish artist Pejac …

Ideo, Silicon Valley’s Most Influential Design Firm, Sells A Minority Stake

The 25-year-old design consultancy sells an undisclosed stake to a group of creative businesses owned by Japan’s Hakuhodo DY Holdings.<p>Amid “pendulum swings” in the design landscape, Ideo, the global consultancy known for its human-centered approach, has become part of Kyu Collective, a group of …

The 6 most dangerous trips in the world

Some of us prefer vacations spent lying on the beach.<p>But others don't consider travel a treat unless adventure is involved. For this latter group, we've come up with plenty of lists of destinations and activities that will get your heart racing.<p>But we haven't yet covered ones that will make your …

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Breathtaking Visions of Earth – National Geographic (20 photos)

<b>Reed Flute Cave – Guangxi Zhuangzu region, China (James P. Nelson, TCS)</b><p>Our friends over at National Geographic take some of the most amazing photographs. Every month, the editors pick a few choice shots to add to their Visions of Earth collection, showcasing some of the best nature images from …

The craziest and most interesting questions Apple asks during job interviews

Working at Apple is incredibly fast-paced and challenging, and if you happen to be an engineer or designer at Apple, this dynamic is undoubtedly …

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The Two Simple Words That Can Motivate Your Entire Team

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

Spain is pioneering a beautiful new style of eco-friendly building

Commercial buildings are often boxy and glassy structures designed to maximize indoor space. But recent studies show that these modern buildings use more energy per square foot than office buildings built a hundred years ago.<p>All of our advances in building technology can't overcome the fact that …

10 'Dump Recipes' For Slow Cookers That Make Cooking Stupid Easy

Basically, these are the easiest slow cooker recipes in the world.<p>The slow cooker is heralded for making dinner a breeze, but sometimes the recipes are not as easy as they seem. We want slow cooker meals so we don’t have to spend a whole lot of time in the kitchen, so in our minds, recipes that …

A Conversation With The President Of The World's First Non-Profit, Tuition-Free, Accredited, Online University

Shai Reshef is an Israeli-born entrepreneur who now lives in Pasadena, California. Although his master’s degree is in Chinese politics, he has made his name professionally in private education. He served as chairman and CEO of the Kidum Group, an Israeli test preparation which he sold to Kaplan, …

Sarah Jarosz: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Artist Creates 12 Shoes For 12 Ex Lovers

Artist Sebastian Errazuriz has created a series of exquisitely-designed shoes that deal with his past relationships in a uniquely artistic and open …