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Back to school: tech essentials for students

<b>Have you headed back to the books in the last few weeks? Are you heading off to uni in the near future? If you are and you need to update your tech</b> …

Education

How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

DIY

Dim the lights if you need to make a big decision

The next time you want to turn down the emotional intensity before making an important decision, you may want to dim the lights first.<p>A new study …

Rare ferrets need more land to survive the plague

The black-footed ferret is one of the most endangered mammals in North America, but new research suggests that these charismatic critters can persist …

Thousand-Layer Chocolate Chip Cookies

Jump to the recipe<p><i>These thousand-layer chocolate chip cookies are made from just about the same ingredients as their compatriots The difference,</i> …

Dessert

everyday chocolate cake

Heat your oven to 325°F. Butter and lightly flour a standard loaf pan (shown in a 9″x5″, but not so full in it that you couldn’t use an 8″x4″ or …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

January 14, 2013<p>So truffles are like really easy. And as it turns out completely beautiful without even one single colorful confetti sprinkle or …

Your New Go-To Brownie Recipe

Dense and chocolatey, gooey in the center and crisp around the edges. Not sure if you were thinking about making brownies this weekend, but it's the right thing to do.<p><b>These brownies were a popular order for me at the Barefoot Contessa Store in East Hampton when I was growing up because they're</b> …

No Knead Cinnamon Raisin Bread

I am a big fan of no knead yeast breads because they always seem much less labor intensive than regular breads. Kneading dough is fun and a good …

Chocolate Therapy Cake

Today I'm joining a talented group of ladies to help celebrate the fantastic flavors of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream! This theme week is the brain child …

Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.<p>2. Microwave chocolate and butter in a …

Cookies n' Cream Blondies

The combination of chocolate cookies with a vanilla cream filling is so good that it’s not surprising that Oreos are the best selling cookie in the …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …