Malinda Allen

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So, "Cloud Bread" Is A Thing And It’s Actually Delicious

All you need are three ingredients.

10 Absurdly Underrated Cities in Europe

Looking for some cities less commonly seen by the typical tourists eye? While places like Barcelona and Rome are a must, we’ve got some equally …

AI Learns to Read Sentiment Without Being Trained to Do So

The Sentiment Neuron<p>Much of today’s artificial intelligence (AI) relies on machine learning: where machines respond or react autonomously after …

A New Study Suggests Watching Porn Before a First Date Might Help You Get a Second

So there's that.<p>A new study from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzilya in Israel has found that watching pornography before a first date might increase your odds of getting a second date. No, it's not because your sweaty post PornHub glow makes you naturally irresistible; it is because it "gets you …

AI engineer builds and marries his robot wife

A 31-year-old AI engineer has married one of his robot creations.<p>Zheng Jiajia, who used to work for Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, held an informal …

Robotics

3 Days in Da Nang, Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi

<b>3 days in Da Nang, Vietnam: How to make the most of a 3 days and 2 nights trip from Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi</b><p>Planning a trip to Vietnam and looking for …

Vietnam

Study Concludes Entrepreneurs Love Their Businesses The Same Way Parents Love Their Kids

I speak to many entrepreneurs who express frustration when other people give them grief about working so hard and forgoing vacations to help their companies thrive. They enjoy what they do despite the sacrifices they make. And other people don’t always seem to appreciate their hustle.<p>New research …

Entrepreneurship

Dystopian dreams: how feminist science fiction predicted the future

From Mary Shelley to Margaret Atwood, feminist science fiction writers have imagined other ways of living that prompt us to ask, could we do things differently?<p>Margaret Atwood’s evergreen dystopian novel <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is about to become a television drama. Published in 1985, it couldn’t feel …

Science Fiction

9 Things You Should Be Eating *Regularly* If You Want Glowing Skin

From spices to entrées.<p>When it comes to a natural glow, you really are what you eat. Because curbing breakouts and clearing up our complexions are always top of mind, we looked to two leading nutritionists to give us the lowdown on the foods that will help fight redness, puffiness, irritation, …

Skin Care

Why Your Brain Loves You Not Having a Boss, According to Science

Having a boss might be the norm, but that doesn't mean it's best for your brain or productivity.<p>Being your own boss has been the Holy Grail of business for a long time, but now, there's some science to back up the idea that you'll accomplish more if you don't have someone else calling the shots. …

The Brain

How self-employment affects the brain | Daniel Glaser

When you are in charge of what’s happening, movement is more graceful. But the gig economy does not allow such autonomy<p>The current debate about the rights of the self-employed raises the question of how much control we have over our work. Is an Uber driver really their own boss if they are …

7 French Beauty Indulgences You Must Try in Paris

"Take it to a pharmacist.” Five words that I had been assured would make me French. Or at least give me a French complexion.<p>I had only been in Paris for three days, and already I had been given a piece of paper by a local facialist along with this directive. Which is what landed me in this <i>pharmacie</i> …

France

The 5 Biggest Differences Between French Women and American Women

French style is enigmatic. If I asked you to describe the wardrobe of a typical French woman, what would come to mind? Fuzzy, faraway images of Jane Birkin and Brigitte Bardot, wearing something-something-pants and heels? There's a reason why it feels so indefinable to us: "French fashion is …

Skinny Jeans

The KonMari App Is Here—But Is It Life-Changing?

I discovered The Life Changing Magic of Tidying up when I was working at a bookstore, and these books were flying out of the store in what seemed like a gust of wind (stopping at the three cash registers first). My life could certainly used some changing, I thought. I was in between jobs at the …

Why I Do Yoga: 8 Yogis Share How Their Practice Changed Their Lives

<i>In partnership with photographer</i> Jaimie Baird<i>, writer Lauren Lipton wrote</i> Yoga Bodies: Real People, Real Stories, and the Power of Transformation<i>, a</i> …

Budget hotels in Europe: readers’ tips

Our readers’ selection offers great locations – from the heart of Venice to a Pyrenean valley – for beguiling prices<br>• <b>Enter next week’s competition</b><p>Rovereto is a town in the valley of Trentino, which has historically been the path between Italy and northern Europe. <b>Casa del Pittore</b> is on a cobbled …

Want to Win Big? Mercilessly Kill Your Ideas

In a TED Talk, Google R & D lead Astro Teller shares why it is crucial to destroy the very ideas you love. It is essential for entrepreneurs, too.<p>X, formerly known as Google X, is the place where the most powerful startup in the world does its R & D. Corporations usually get more conservative after …

mercilessly

Jeff Bezos Kills a Half Billion Dollar Investment. Why You Should Be Just as Ruthless

Amazon's Jeff Bezos kills Diapers.com and other sites after a half-billion dollar acquisition. Here's why the best entrepreneurs win by giving up<p>Amazon announced it is killing Diapers.com, Soap.com and its related brands. It acquired the parent company Quidsi seven years ago. For how much? A half …

Jeff Bezos

5 Signs You're Actually The Problem In Your Relationship, According To A Guy

It's hard to admit you may not be perfect, and you're actually preventing yourself from having a meaningful relationship. Most people are unaware …

Relationships

Forbes Welcome

Before you make an emotional decision, ask yourself these four questions

The average person makes about 35,000 decisions every day—from choosing an outfit to deciding which seat to take at a meeting. In fact, we make 200 judgments each day about food alone.<p>But research shows that all that decision making can be mentally and physically draining. Although the idea of …

Self-help

21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, …

Cooking

From Star Wars: The Last Jedi to Get Out: the best movies of 2017

10 Relationship Facts Everyone Should Know Before Getting Married

Put wedding planning aside and read this.<p>We hate to be pessimistic, but love alone isn’t enough sustain a marriage. To truly make a marriage last, research suggests you need to be smart and conscientious in how you love your partner.<p>To that end, we’ve gathered 10 marriage-related facts every …

16 International Adventures You Can Go On for $100 Or Less

From swimming with sharks to riding camels.<p>Traveling isn’t cheap. But once you get to some places, adventure is. In fact, you might be surprised at …

Taj Mahal

How to Take Care of Your Reproductive Health Now (So You Can Get Pregnant Later)

Even if you aren't thinking about having children yet, taking care of your reproductive health now is incredibly important if you want to get …

12 Most Effective Acupressure Points To Induce Labor

Image: Shutterstock<p><b>Table Of Contents:</b><p><b>History Of Acupressure</b>• <b><br>When to Use The Acupressure Points</b>• <b><br>Things To Remember Before Trying Acupressure</b>• <b><br>Pressure</b> …

Recipe: How to Make the Fluffiest Omelet Ever

The current dominating theory on omelets is that they should be soft and pale, the eggs just-set with an interior the texture of creamy custard. But you know what? There’s more than one way to make an omelet. This version, which is offered at New York City’s Egg Shop — the popular brunch spot’s …

Breakfast