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20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

One thing you should always do to rice before cooking it - and it makes a huge difference to the taste

Rice is a key ingredient in most of our diets.<p>It's cheap, it's not too unhealthy and it has a long old shelf life so you can always have an emergency …

Top Chef

These Tiny Bridge Houses Are the Best Way to Enjoy the Amsterdam Canals (Video)

Amsterdam’s canals are an iconic draw for travelers. Now, there’s an even better way to get the best view, even after you turn in for the night.<p>The …

21 Quick Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

Getting dinner on the table during the week can be a feat even in the best of times. Making that happen when you're juggling a busy schedule can feel …

Cooking

The Little-Known Trick to Grilling Juicy Burgers

Hint: Stock up on ice cubes!<p>From grilling novices to seasoned pros who know their seasoning, we’re all on the perpetual quest for the perfect burger. …

Cooking

5 beer snacks you can make at home to impress your drinking buddies

Sweet Pharoah's chariot, somebody stop me. It's not enough I keep nagging you how to do stuff you've already been doing your whole life ("Press the …

Braised Mediterranean Chicken

Recipe<p>Servings: 6 - 8<p>Saffron, cinnamon, and cumin give this braised chicken depth of flavor, while dried figs and butternut squash provide …

Chocolate Chip Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine cake mix, egg, and butter and mix …

Roar and Snore in San Diego

At the San Diego Safari Park, you can experience safari camping--without traveling to Africa--with a sleepover adventure, where you'll relax in comfy …

NASA Tests New Nuclear Reactor For Future Space Travelers

NASA and the U.S. Department of Energy say they have successfully tested a new type of nuclear reactor that could one day provide juice to colonies on other worlds. The reactor can power several homes and appears able to operate in harsh environments.<p>Getting electricity in space is always a …

Energy

I spend $25 a week on groceries — here's what I buy and what I skip

You can't eat healthy on a budget, they said; McDonald's has a dollar menu, they said.<p>Dear 'They': I do eat a healthy, plant-based diet on a strict budget, and I prefer to feel, well, not how McDonald's makes me feel. If I can spend $25 a week on groceries and feel good doing it, so can you.<p>One …

Personal Finance

Blind mystic Baba Vanga 'who foretold 9/11 and Brexit' also made a chilling prediction about Russia and Vladimir Putin

A blind mystic who correctly predicted Brexit, 9/11, the rise of ISIS and the Boxing Day tsunami also made a chilling prediction about …

These Antidepressants Are Most Effective, Study Says

Millions of people take antidepressants for depression. But there’s long been debate over just how effective the medications actually are. On …

“The Couch to 80k” Writing Boot Camp: Take a Free 8-Week Podcast Course to Start Writing Fiction, or Even Finish a Novel

We've all read fiction, but how to go about writing it? Nobody has the definitive answer, and there, in the multiplicity of possible approaches, …

Hemingway's Writing Tip That Will Save You Time and Energy

You don't need to move to Paris, but you should reread your work as you go.<p>When it comes to writing a book, there are many reasons to emulate the masters. Proust famously wrote in bed, while Joan Didion took an hour before dinner to read that day's writing with a drink in hand. Most authors have a …

Writing

How to change minds and influence people's behaviour

Psychology

The Best Prime Rib Recipes for the Grill or Smoker

Prime rib (or more accurately standing rib roast) is nearly the most expensive cut of beef you can buy, so you want to master the secrets to making …

If You Want to Succeed, You Need to Hit Rock Bottom First

None of us ask for life's greatest challenges, but that doesn't mean we can't benefit from them.<p>I'm going to ask you to recollect what you consider to be your greatest challenge to date. Not one that simply stretched your mind but one that drained your soul. Got it? Good.<p>If it's not one you're …

The Key to Well-Behaved Kids Isn't Punishment. It's Discipline, and There's a Big Difference.

Those blue and red permanent markers, hidden in the kitchen drawer, are too tempting. Your child remembers seeing you stash them there, and one …

Parents 'control' their children in one of 2 ways — and only one leads to happier kids

A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing up were likely to be happier and more satisfied as adults.<p>On the flip side, the people whose parents applied greater psychological control as …

Psychology

Patrick Stewart reveals daily medicinal marijuana use to treat arthritis

Due to the release of <i>Logan</i>, Sir Patrick Stewart has undertaken an extensive promotional tour, talking about everything from superheroes to …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Fox doc ‘Phenoms’ chronicles fortunes of soccer players bound for the World Cup<p>3:55 p.m. Today3:55 p.m. May 18, 2018<p>New data from the United Way …

10 Cannabis Startups You Need to Watch

Market momentum is driving these entrepreneurs to dream of huge returns from the blazing business of marijuana.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Long gone are the scary days of <i>Reefer Madness</i> and an insurmountable societal fear of cannabis. CNN's Sanjay Gupta …

Cannabis

Asking For What You Need In A Relationship Isn't Needy, It's Sexy

Far too often I work with guys that feel like they get walked on in their dating life. They're unsure if the person they like reciprocates those feelings back.<p>Most guys struggle in their dating lives because they choose not to assert themselves in fear of being rejected, or being deemed unmanly for …

Relationships

More Startups Would Be Successful if They Learned How to Do This

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Report: Celtics, Wizards 'front-runners' to sign Al Horford, decision Saturday

Boston would still have enough cap space to sign Kevin Durant, too<p>One of the biggest names on the free agency market, Al Horford, has reportedly …

If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Businesses fail every day. In fact, statistics show that the majority of new companies will fold within a few years. Why is that? What are the most common reasons for these flops?<p>Naturally, interested parties have generated a variety of …

Small Business