Melissa Schwab

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Anna Jones’ recipes for two summer vegetable tarts

A tart made with crisp pastry and vegetable filling is perfect for a light summer supper. These two recipes, packed with seasonal courgettes and ripe tomatoes, are easy to make and hit the spot without leaving you full<p>A month ago, in a little church on an island surrounded by the sea, I got …

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10 Easiest Items to "Flip" for Cash

As a devoted thrift store shopper, auction-goer, and yard sale junkie, I always joke that my hobby is also my part-time job. Since roughly 95% of …

Frugal Living

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Filmmaking

Summer reading: 76 books to pack for your holiday

History<p><b>West of Eden by Jean Stein</b><br>A selective, sly history of studio-era Hollywood by a film mogul’s daughter. One of the best books ever written about the movies. Jonathan Cape, £20<p><b>The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore </b>“It was hard to be a tsar,” Montefiore writes at the beginning of this joyful …

Books

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Maps

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

Warren Buffett Says This Is the Best Investment Most People Can Buy

You won't get rich quickly, though.<p>Warren Buffett is arguably the best stock picker of all time, so it’s no surprise that during turbulent times, …

12 Inspirational Quotes From Dalai Lama On How To Live A Good Life

Here are some jewels of wisdom from the Dalai Lama's 81 years of life.<p>Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, celebrated his 81st birthday Wednesday.<p>The Buddhist leader marked the occasion with a birthday celebration at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka, India.<p>From his humble beginnings as a …

The Under $10 Makeup Products The Internet Loves

Looking to update your makeup collection? Also looking to not blow your entire paycheck in the process? Head to the drugstore. When it comes to drugstore products, the only people we trust more than the dozens of bargain-beauty obsessed makeup artists for recommendations are the hard-core beauty …

9 Hacks Any Netflix Addict Needs to Know

These will change the way you watch Netflix.<p><b>1. Watch with your friends.</b> If you're in a long-distance relationship, a long way from your crew, or just too lazy to leave your house, download Netflix Party, a Chrome extension that allows you to chat with your friends as you all watch the same show.<p><b>2.</b> …

Televisions

Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough

A universal cancer vaccine is on the horizon after scientists discovered how to rewire immune cells to fight any type of disease.<p>The potential new therapy involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific …

Immunotherapy

Easy & Beautiful: 9 DIY Projects to DYE For

See what I did there?? Dye, while a little scary (it's permanent! it stains things!) can also be a great way to get big results from your DIY …

Crafting

Smoking’ Hot TypeWhile I’ve never smoked, and would...

Smoking’ Hot TypeWhile I’ve never smoked, and would discourage anyone from doing so, there was an age of innocence and exuberance around tobacco. …

Cigars

DIY: High Side-Split Tee (Over Shorts)

Can I get a big hooray for sunshine and summer temps here in Portland for a few days?! Yes, yes, y’all. And I’m so super excited about this post I …

Clothing

How to Make a Tee Pee – Summer Sewing Series

Today I’m excited to kick off a new series<b> – the Polka Dot Chair Summer Sewing Series!</b> I’ve invited some of the best sewing bloggers on the web to …

Sewing

This simple 3D printer is the one you might actually want for your home

Most 3D printers on the market, with their sharp, shiny innards exposed, look like they could put your eye out if you make one wrong move.<p>Compared to …

3D Printing

Chronic pain patients are suffering because of the US government’s ongoing War on Drugs

Andrea Chandler went to her local pharmacy a few weeks ago hoping to get the opiates she needed to manage her chronic pain. Because of new regulations, however, she couldn’t get her medication and eventually went into withdrawal. She spent the next several days experiencing “tremors, nausea, …

Prosthetics

The 50 Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: February 2nd</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix Instant (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 50 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the …

TV

Ex-Auschwitz guard talks of shame during trial over mass killings

Former SS guard Reinhold Hanning, 94, breaks silence to ‘apologise wholeheartedly’ for role in Holocaust<p>A 94-year-old Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany has broken his silence to “apologise wholeheartedly” for playing a part in the mass killings at the concentration camp.<p>Speaking out for the first …

Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film.<p>An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception.<p>Scientists had seen the phenomenon occur in other …

Northwestern University

The Work Of These 10 Tattooists Is Elevating The Idea Of ‘Body Art’

Tattoos are becoming damn near ubiquitous these days. It’s pretty hard to think of a celebrity under 40 that doesn’t have at least one (or more). Any amount of time spent watching sports, scrolling through Instagram, or drinking at a bar, and you’re going to see some ink.<p>I’ve been getting tattoos …

Body Art

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Spinach Kugel Recipe

Recipe by: BAKERJOY<p>"My grandmother always made this wonderful kugel at every family dinner. It is moist and delicious and VERY easy to …

6 Smartest Moves for First-Time Home Buyers

You need the right loan, the right price, and the right advice.<p>Ready to buy a home? Be prepared: With inventory tight and prices rising, this is a …

Moleskine's Legendary Notebook Gets a $200 Tech Upgrade

Moleskine is not departing from the classic notebook. Instead, it's bringing tech into its pages.<p>Despite the rise of digital notetaking tools, apps and tablets, millions still prefer low-tech ink and paper. Many of those who write and sketch by hand are die-hard Moleskine fans. With its rounded …

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Seasonal Food

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents | Ars Technica

Here’s how parents of kids with rare disease found what may be blockbuster drug.<p>Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, …

Medical Research

Chef John's Shrimp Toast Recipe

Recipe by: Chef John<p>"While virtually unknown compared to most other popular fried party snacks, these shrimp toasts are easy to make and every bit as …

Recipes

An Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: the Right Question

Leadership expert, author of The Secrets Leaders Keep<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many years ago a senior executive VP of operations faced an awkward conversation. Upon arriving at work one Monday morning, she learned that the company’s VP of sales had thought it a …

Self-help