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Weekly Penny

1. Cord-Cutting Explodes: Never Pay For Cable Again<p>This brilliant device allows you to watch new movies and TV without a monthly subscription. We all …

Coast Guard

The best science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels of 2017

Not a good year for humanity, but a great year for books<p>2017 was a hard year for a lot of people. With climate change, haywire politics, and tech companies running amok, there are lots of reasons to put the year in the rearview mirror. But through it all, a run of great books shined a light in the …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a tin of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These …

Cooking

20 Protein-Packed Meals That Don't Contain a Single Piece of Meat

"But how do you get enough protein?" is easily the most common (and often annoying) question posed to vegans and vegetarians, especially those who are highly active. But new converts need not be alarmed — as it turns out, there are tons of protein-packed options available to meatless athletes, from …

Healthy Eating

Listen Up, McDonald’s Szechuan Sauce Obsessives: Here’s How to Make Your Own

Remember the <i>Rick and Morty</i> Szechuan sauce incident? No? The condensed version is this: In 1998, McDonald’s released a limited-edition <i>Mulan</i> Szechuan sauce. It wasn’t in stores for very long, but it’s lived on in infamy because of the animated show, <i>Rick and Morty</i>, which stars a character who is …

Food & Dining

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

Science: This Super-Simple Learning Hack Can Help You Master Any Subject | Inc.com

We all spend well over a decade in school, and while you might quickly forget the date of the battle of Gettysburg or the formula for the area of a trapezoid, you'd hope that you'd at least graduate with a good grasp of <i>how</i> to learn. You can always look up facts, but knowing how to study effectively …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

The Enduring Mystery of Pain Measurement

Finding a reliable way to quantify pain would help with treatment, but that requires understanding what pain actually is<p>One night in May, my wife sat up in bed and said, “I’ve got this awful pain just here.” She prodded her abdomen and made a face. “It feels like something’s really wrong.” Woozily …

Pain

11 science fiction adventures to escape into this Thanksgiving holiday

Here’s the scene: your family is coming in from all parts of the country for the big day. It’s great to see everyone, but you honestly would rather deal with them through Facebook this year. You need a quick and easy way to escape the crowd, so you power up your e-reader and jump into a new …

A Mexican soup that’ll warm you — but won’t tax you

How can a soup be both filling and light, easy yet complex? That’s what I wondered when I first made and tasted the Caldo of Sweet Potato and Chard in Jason Wyrick’s new book, “Vegan Mexico.” The answer, at least in this case, is about the ingredients: few in number, but carefully chosen for big …

Food Preservation

The Guardian view on data sharing: the privacy of citizens is being eroded

Last week ministers began to take their first steps towards suspending the privacy rights of the nation’s citizens. With little fanfare the digital economy bill began hearings in parliament and while the proposed legislation contains some measures to be welcomed – such as creating a legal right to …

Privacy

The disappearance of tenure-track jobs is a recipe for useless research and weak teaching

People outside academia often struggle to comprehend tenure. We live in a society where job security is in decades-long decline. Contingent and precarious employment is increasingly the norm. Why should professors who receive tenure get a special kind of lifetime job security?<p>If you look only at …

Higher Education

Everything You Need to Build the Perfect Apartment Gym

Gyms are big business, pulling in around $22 billion annually as an industry. It helps that the average membership runs $58 per month, and that figure skyrockets if you live in a city. Brooklynites, for example, pay about $135 a month to hit the gym, while people who live in Austin pay $88. Here’s …

10 Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

While slow cookers are perfectly fine to use year-round, people start to get excited about using this trendy appliance in fall. Slow cooker meals …

10 Best Indian Chicken Curry Recipes - Page 2 of 10

Chicken Tikka Masala<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 Tbsp curry or tandoori paste<br>2 Tbsp natural yogurt<br>2 chicken breasts, skinned and chopped<br>3 Tbsp single cream<br>200 gm / 7 …

Run A 10K: The Ultimate 8-Week Training Plan

Ready for a challenge, complete a 10K! Coach Katie Bottini, who competes in races and triathlons, created this beginner-friendly eight-week training …

The Top 6 Apps for Learning a New Language

We all love traveling abroad in an authentic way - meeting the locals, sampling the regional cuisine and hanging out at haunts not frequented by …

Pie Crust Recipe

The secret to baking the perfect pie lies in the crust. Here’s one reliable pie crust recipe from the baking experts at King Arthur Flour.<p>For the …

Baking

Blackballed by machine learning: how algorithms can destroy your chances of getting a job

The Guardian's published a long excerpt from Cathy O'Neil's essential new book, Weapons of Math Destruction, in which O'Neil describes the way that …