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The Thanksgiving Vegetable Recipes You Need On The Table

Thanksgiving is even better with Brussels sprouts. Trust us.<p>For a perfect Thanksgiving dinner, every dish must make an appearance. Of course you need a good bird and all the iconic sides that complement it. And you must have pie — pumpkin AND pecan at the very least. But, it’s also very important …

Healthy Eating

16 Pinwheel Recipes You Can Roll Up to Your Next Party With

When you’re getting ready to go to a party or backyard BBQ and you’re trying to think of a <i>killer</i> side dish to bring, pinwheel appetizers are where it’s at. They can be creamy, crunchy or spicy — perfect for anyone’s taste buds. Sure, you could go with the usual pita dip or those baked Korean wings …

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Personal Finance

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Cooking Hacks Every At-Home Chef Should Know

What do you do if you are baking and realize at the last minute that you’re out of buttermilk? Or, baking powder? It simply won’t work without these key ingredients. One answer, of course, is to run to the store and get them. But we know another solution (that doesn’t involve a pesky last-minute …

Pop Goes The Movies: The Best Songs In Films

From the mid-40s through to the 60s, Hollywood musicals revelled in a golden age, bequeathing the world a host of songs – ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, …

Kitten that skated across the ice at Sharks game now at Humane Society

A kitten who went for a spin around the rink before a San Jose Sharks game is now recuperating from her big adventure at the Humane Society Silicon Valley.<p>The small black kitten emerged from beneath the Sharks' bench at SAP Center during pregame warm-ups on Friday night. She took a look around and …

San Jose Sharks

12 Must-Watch Netflix Movies That Expire in May

Sure, you could go outside and enjoy the nice weather, but...<p>May will be a great month for Netflix fans, at least on the expiring-titles front, as almost no A+ films are set to disappear from the streaming service. Yet while such welcome news means that you won't have to partake in any last-second …

Bruce Willis

The two bakery secrets that make this babka better than the rest

In some circles, I’m acknowledged as a “Jewish baking goddess,” so it was a shock to discover that when it came to babka, I knew what I knew — but apparently there was more.<p>The classic loaf I had been teaching for years is a really good babka. But it’s not The Babka of the Hour. Babka, it should be …

Baking

9 Fantastic Recipes for a Homemade Vegan Valentine’s Day Dinner

Going out for dinner on Valentine’s Day is like shopping on Black Friday; we all do it sometimes, but the crowds can make it more trouble than it’s …

6 tips to keep your Facebook clean, secure and private

NEW YORK (AP) — Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know?<p>Now is a good time to do some digital cleanup, while the year is still fresh. Review …

Information Systems

Yelp reveals top 100 U.S. restaurants for 2016

What's for lunch? It appears everything is on the menu.<p>Yelp released its list of top 100 places to eat in the U.S. on Wednesday, honed through …

Texas

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Searchable scanners may be your best friend this tax season

No more stacks of paper! Get everything organized and neatly stored on your computer.<p>If you're the type of person who throws all of your receipts into a shoebox and then deeply regrets it when tax season comes around (like me!), you may want to get a searchable scanner.<p>Searchable scanners are, …

Apps

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Where to place home security cameras, according to the data

Better placement means better protection.<p>In 2015, the total value of reported stolen property was more than $12 billion, according to the FBI. A well-placed camera can help identify intruders and potentially get your stuff back after a robbery.<p>If your security cameras are placed in the wrong areas, …

Smart Homes

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

8 Ways to Improve Your Brain Power

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Don't you wish you had more control over your brain?<p>From idea generation and meetings to crunching numbers and copywriting, there are a lot of different situations in which more focus and improved cognitive function would prove …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots

<b>Ingredients</b><p>6 ramekins, approximately 8 centimeter diameter x 4 1/2 centimeter deep<br>• 1 cup plain flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 stick soft unsalted butter<br>• 1/3 cup, plus 1 tablespoon soft light brown sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract<br>• 1 extra-large egg<br>• 3/4 cup dark …

A Guide to the Groundbreaking Board Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Some of the cleverest, most exciting, and original ideas in gaming aren't on your PC or your console, but they could be on your kitchen table.<p>I was sitting in the middle of a crowded coffee shop, and my wife was holding a gun to my head.<p>It was a troubling situation, alleviated only slightly by the …

Bazaar's 50 Best Anti-Aging Tips of All Time

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Books

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk, Because It's Ridiculously Easy

Wham, bam, thank you, ma'am.<p>The list of ingredients on a carton of almond milk is long. Too long. It includes things like locust bean gum, sunflower lecithin, gellan gum and sometimes even carrageenan. Though those are all commonly found in many foods you buy at the grocery store and <i>most</i> aren't …

Food

The mysterious origins of punctuation

Commas, semicolons and question marks are so commonplace it seems as if they were always there – but that’s not the case. Keith Houston explains their history.<p>As readers and writers, we’re intimately familiar with the dots, strokes and dashes that punctuate the written word. The comma, colon, …

Language

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Vegan

Despite their anxiety, couple's retirement goals are within reach

Baby boomers on the road to retirement are finding that even a carefully planned route can be filled with anxiety.<p>Susan Ramsey, 68, and Linda Garcia, 65, have savings, rental properties and skills they could use for part-time income, if necessary, during retirement. Despite the positive news, …

Retirement

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Public Speaking

The Ultimate Bucket-List Travel Guide

The world’s top chefs, authors, actors and other globe-trotters—from Anne Rice to Ruth Reichl—share the places they’re dying to see before they die. Take note, then take off. Bon voyage!<p>By<p>Lauren Lipton<p><b>ROBIN ESROCK,</b> whose book “The Great Global Bucket List” will be published next year, has traveled …

Bucket Lists

Top 10 books about spies

The literature of espionage, like its subjects, is often not to be trusted. These are some of the accounts you can believe<p>Betrayal, seduction and subterfuge: these devilish arts are central to the ancient craft of spying. And, whether in fact or fiction, the literature of espionage continues to …

Books