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Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Cantilevering modern home redefines the ranch house

Long and lean<p>This rectangular house is an exercise in simplicity. Built on top of a hill in Portsea, Australia, the modern home is comprised of three parts that connect together and stretch into an elongated volume. Its exacting shape and sharp edges are a lovely, if unnatural, contrast to …

Architecture

Blowing the whistle on the tax office’s 'cash grab'

Emails obtained by the joint investigation show that, on June 13, Boyle and other staff were sent a follow-up email with tips on garnishee …

Finance

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

Retirement

Fish and Chips with Tarragon-Malt Vinegar Mayonnaise

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup mayonnaise<p>3 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon<p>1 tablespoon malt vinegar or cider vinegar<p>1 cup self-rising flour<p>1 1/2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning<p>1 1/4 cups lager beer<p>Vegetable oil (for frying)<p>1 1/2 pounds halibut fillets, cut …

Seafood

Top 10 performing superannuation funds since the global financial crisis revealed

While most superannuation savers can expect their fund to have performed strongly since the Global Financial Crisis, recent numbers on super …

Investing

Become the CEO of Your Own Brain in Six Easy Steps

<b>To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind.</b><p><b>Buddha</b><p>You …

Mindfulness

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

Microsoft created tens of thousands of millionaires after going public. Can these three stocks do the same?<p><b>Microsoft Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) has …

Biotechnology

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Empathy

How to Manage Anxiety Without Dumping It on the People You Love

In my experience, shared neuroses are as good of a bonding agent as shared interests. Some of my favorite relationships have solidified as a result …

One Insanely Popular Reason So Many of Us Are Unhappy

<i>It’s not too late. You aren’t behind. You’re exactly where you need to be. Every step is necessary. Don’t judge or berate yourself for how long your</i> …

Common Sense

Cuba vote marks final chapter of Castro legacy

Cubans head to the polls to select a new parliament, the penultimate step in picking Raul Castro's successor. Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel is …

Add Some Zip to Potatoes with This Bright, Tangy Recipe

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some gold recipes from our community. Today, meet a bold, bright potato dish ready to become your go-to side.</i><p>My mom has always described my dad as a “meat-and-potatoes kind of guy,” a distinction …

Research: Do People Really Get Promoted to Their Level of Incompetence?

You’ve probably encountered managers you admire more for their technical skills than for their actual leadership skills.<p>Perhaps it’s the familiarity of this experience that lends the Peter Principle its popular appeal. The Peter Principle, laid out in a 1969 book by Dr. Laurence J. Peter, describes …

Human Resources

A $6,625 Investment in This Dividend Stock Could Generate More Than $1,000 in Annual Income Within 5 Years

Visible growth makes this dividend stock a compelling option for retirees or those looking to work less in the future.<p>Income-seeking investors tend …

"Still in limbo": small business owner warns others after receiving $4000 phone bill for accounts he never set up

A small business owner has warned other SMEs to take be vigilant about protecting personal information, after he was billed more than $4000 for …

A 36-year-old in charge of $135 billion shares his 'awkward' advice for making it to the top — and it involves going against your instincts

LONDON — Aged just 30, Malcolm Smith became Blackrock's youngest managing director.<p>Six years and two children later he now oversees JPMorgan Asset Management's $135 billion international equity group, a major part of the $1.7 trillion business.<p>One of the keys to this rapid rise, Smith told Business …

Markets

This Genius Egg Salad is a Love Letter to Eggs

The genius of this egg salad is manyfold—it’s there in every component, from the few core essentials of eggs, mayo, and salt, to the sort-of optional garlicky <i>bagna cauda</i> toasts.<p>“It’s a very straightforward egg salad,” chef Nancy Silverton writes in her most recent cookbook Mozza at Home. “What …

It's so Simple: How to be the Most Liked Person in the Room

If you want to get ahead in business and life, just make sure you don't behave this way.<p>If you want to get ahead in business and life, inquisitiveness is an essential character trait.<p>Think about the last time someone asked you good questions about your life to get to know you better. Chances are, …

Leadership

Depression stems from this, not the brain

Ever come across people who seem to have everything going well for them yet depression finds a way to be a hindrance in their life? And, you may have …

Depression

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

Self-help

Gingerbread Ice Cream

We adore gingerbread around here: as handsome humans who just happen to be vegan, as layer cake smothered in cream cheese frosting. As a house brownstone, especially if it's our co-founder, Amanda Hesser's. As a tower!<p>The sky is the limit, right? Sort of. Ginger<i>bread</i> appears in many shapes and …

The Art of Smoking a Cigar - How to Smoke a Cigar

Cigars have an undeniable appeal and to many of us they form a key part of the quintessential gentleman’s image, and taste superb (in the main). …

Ring House / CSAA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Santarém (centre), Portugal, the Ring House is a weekend retreat for a family of four that …

Apption Labs Meater review: This smart thermometer changed the way I grill

When I first heard about Meater, a wireless smart meat thermometer, I thought perhaps this whole smart home thing was going too far. It seemed the …

BBQ

Crispy Peppered Pork Ribs and Sauerkraut Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe takes virtually zero effort and reaps flavor and satisfaction like no …

3D Printing Is Helping Keep Classic Porsches on the Road

Clockwise from top left: Spare part for 356B and 356C, filler cap seal for 959, crank arm for 964, spare part for 911 Speedster.

3D Printing

From dusk till dawn: in search of old-school Bangkok

Lawrence Osborne revels in the anarchic spirit of a Thai city that is Blade Runner made real and where mobile bars and food vendors pop up overnight<p>Bangkok may be the most-visited city on Earth, but it remains one of the least-known to outsiders. In the grip of a property bubble and construction …

Asia Travel

Korean Bulgogi Taco Recipe

Cut off any excess fat from the short ribs then thinly slice the beef and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a large bowl or in a plastic …