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4730-1_0.jpg<p>Learn to Cook: Crispy Tofu<p>Growing up in Hawaii gave me ample opportunity to appreciate exotic flowers, melodious Hawaiian music and tasty …

Healthy Eating

Slow Cooked Jalapeno Corn

Tex-Mex Meatballs in Red Chile Sauce Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat broiler with oven rack 5 inches from heat. Broil poblano pepper on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet 6 to 8 minutes or …

Country Lifestyle

What to Do When Laptops and Silence Take Over Your Cafe?

Kyle Glanville should have been thrilled. All 70 of the outdoor seats at Go Get Em Tiger were taken, only three days after he and his partner opened the cafe in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles.<p>He was not. “Everybody was at a laptop wearing headphones,” Mr. Glanville said. He strode …

Remote Working

Katharine Hepburn’s brownies are as badass as she was

Photo: Ernest Bachrach/John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images. Inset: Kevin Pang<i>In Celebrity Recipes, we tackle a favorite recipe from a beloved star,</i> …

Dessert

Thai peanut spaghetti squash

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 large spaghetti squash<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/2 cup no-added-sugar peanut butter<br>• 1 cup canned light coconut milk, plus more if needed<br>• 2 garlic cloves<br>• 1½ teaspoons ground ginger<br>• 1 tablespoon soy sauce<br>• 1½ teaspoons rice vinegar<br>• 1 large head broccoli, cut …

Onions

4 Food-Pairing Rules To Radically Improve Digestion

Making sure to eat in a way that supports your gut and optimal digestion is key for both long-term health and sustainable weight loss. A few of the …

3 Things You Have to Know About the Changes to Pass-Through Income

The 20 percent deduction may be a game-changer, but you have to know what it means for your business.<p>As the calendar ticks forward to April 17th, the pressure of tax season, tax reporting, and getting the best deal on your return will only increase. Running your business, keeping up with technology …

Small Business

Gates focuses on schools while examining US poverty issues

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates, as the world's top philanthropists, are rethinking their work in America as they confront what they consider their unsatisfactory track record on schools, the country's growing inequity and a president they disagree with more than any other.<p>In an …

Education

5 Overarching Principles for Coping With Negative Emotions

Learning how to respond effectively to negative emotions can help you move on from those feelings more quickly. There are lots of specific strategies …

Pepsi is investing in a $1 billion part of its business to avoid the retail apocalypse that wrecked Sears and Macy's

PepsiCo is investing in e-commerce to avoid the downward spiral that is dooming retailers like Sears and Macy's.<p>On Tuesday, the beverage and snack industry giant announced it is investing some of its savings from the new GOP tax plan in its e-commerce business, as well as in digital skills and …

Pepsi

Obama portrait artist's past work depicted black women decapitating white women

Kehinde Wiley, the artist chosen to paint the official portrait of former US President Barack Obama, previously depicted black women decapitating white women.<p>Wiley, who is 39 and from New York, created the two paintings in 2012 and was inspired by the Biblical story of Judith beheading the Assyrian …

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

The Hidden Political Message of Michelle Obama’s Portrait Dress

From the pattern to the designer, the dress is the most revealing part.<p>While the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled Monday were applauded by the art world—for their intense visual impact as much as the choice of Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, artists who are both critical …

Michelle Obama

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

Guess How Many Seniors Say Life Is Worse in Retirement

Unfortunately, it's a higher percentage than we'd like to admit.<p>We all like to think of retirement as a carefree, fulfilling period of life. But …

A 'poor man's trust' may be a poor estate plan

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I am 85 and my wife is 76. We have a house free of mortgage worth about $1 million. We have market investments above $4 million and life insurance of $1 million. We do not have a trust, just a will. Our financial advisor says that we do not need a trust because we have named both of our …

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Employment

Focusing on Efficiency Is Waste of Effort, If You Don't Take Care Of This First

Maximum results are achieved when you are both effective and efficient<p>When clients engage me, it's usually to help them drive operational efficiency improvements. More often than not they have been working on these for some time, but haven't seen the gains they were looking for, or have received …

Fuel Efficiency

28 Cool Nail Looks From the Spring 2018 Runways

Listen, we love Ballet Slippers and Topless & Barefoot as much as anyone else, but there's only so much pale pink you put on your nails until it feels repetitive. So come spring, it's prime time to break out the runway inspo we saw at the spring 2018 shows. We got hundreds of new nail ideas to …

Oscar de la Renta

How to survive if you get stranded on an island in the middle of nowhere

What is one supposed to do, if you find yourself in the middle of nowhere? Here are some tips and advice on how to stay alive in the most deserted places.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Travel

Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Just Got Linked to a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders

"This study is a paradigm shifter."<p>The brain-dwelling parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> is estimated to be hosted by at least 2 billion people around the …

Apple's Beats headphones are 'shoddy,' says lawsuit

Commentary: Five plaintiffs allege Powerbeats headphones don't last, don't resist sweat and water, and have defective batteries.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The Beats brand was built on the daring coolness of the headphones' look and …

Serena Williams

Motel 6 Is Reportedly Sending Its Customers' Names To ICE

At least two Motel 6 locations in Arizona are reporting their guest lists to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, <i>The Phoenix New Times</i> …

Killings of black men by white people are the most likely to be considered 'justifiable homicides'

When a white person kills a black man, the killer is eight times more likely to face no legal consequences (compared to homicides involving other combinations of races). Courts consider these cases justifiable homicides.<p>A new report from criminal justice nonprofit The Marshall Project found that …

Law Enforcement

The Disturbing History Of Confederate Monuments, In A Single Image

Symbols of the Confederacy have retained their ugly power for 150 years, and the number of monuments has actually increased at crucial moments in recent American history. An infographic from the Southern Poverty Law Center maps out Confederate iconography, including monuments and names of schools, …

Confederate Monuments

Playing these video games could lead to brain disease

Playing computer games may increase the risk of dementia and schizophrenia, a study found.<p>Action games with on-screen maps to aid navigation did most …

The Brain

Trump Health Secretary Literally Goes out of His Way to Lie About Gutting Medicaid

Usually, when a politician ends a press conference and walks away from the podium, he keeps walking, no matter how many questions reporters continue …

Unlearning the myth of American innocence

When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul – and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does<p>My mother recently found piles of my notebooks from when I was a small child that were filled with plans for my future. …

Political Science

10 Cool Cucumber Recipes to Make Right Now

Cool, crunchy cucumbers are at their absolute best in summer. Whether you picked up one too many at the farmers market or your garden is overflowing …

Food