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Chocolate and peanut butter microwave mug cake recipe

In this Telegraph video series, we show you how to make a range of delicious cakes for one, made in a mug in just minutes in the microwave.<p>This week, learn how to make an indulgent, gooey peanut butter and chocolate cake.<p>SERVES<p>1<p>INGREDIENTS<p>30g Butter<br>• 30g Dark Chocolate<br>• 5 tbsp plain flour<br>• 1 Egg<br>• 1 tbsp …

If you have one of these 3 jobs, robots will never put you out of work

A 300-page report released by Merrill Lynch predicts 47% of jobs are at risk for replacement in the next 20 years, with positions in the manufacturing and services industries being at the greatest risk.<p>But the report also highlights that there's one important skill that robots could never really …

Childless adults are generally just as happy as parents

Ah, Thanksgiving. That magical time of the year when the generations gather and test out all the ways that they can enrage each other. Mothers and sons, fathers and daughters, all engaged in loud, pointless arguments about Ben Carson and Israel, just as the pilgrims intended. It's as good an …

Some Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Books To Keep You Sane on that Long Ride Home

Thanksgiving weekend is almost upon us! Many Americans will be making the long or short trek to family gatherings, or maybe a short vacation. Whether …

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

Stay Sane Around Food This Holiday Season: 4 Secrets You Won't Hear Anywhere Else

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. That means you're only days away from piles of creamy mashed potatoes, towers of fresh baked rolls, and seven types of pie right before your eyes, all of which are calling to you, begging to be eaten.<p>And right alongside all that deliciousness? Your mother …

Cycling Enthusiast Shares Love of Bikes through Scenic Landscapes Around the World

Through dreamy compositions, amateur photographer and cycling enthusiast Rob van Driel pays homage to the charming places a bicycle will take you. His work highlights sun-soaked landscapes where brightly-colored homes, lilac fields, and a vast seaside are just some of the locales you'll see on two …

Disney's concept smartwatch knows what you're touching

Your smartwatch probably already knows quite a lot about you: where you are, how fast you're moving, and in a vague sense probably how close you are …

Writing a novel? Here are four things you need to know.

This month, more than 300,000 souls will participate in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, an annual ritual in which, as the name suggests, one attempts to write an entire novel in a month that doesn't even have 31 days. If you are one of the hardy (or foolhardy) individuals embarking on …

Fossil fuels could be obsolete by 2050, says top futurist

"On the other side of 2050 I don't see why you would need them (fossil fuels)," Pearson, who is also a fellow at the World Academy for Arts and Science, said.<p>"If you go 100 years from now I think the energy we use will come from either fusion or solar."<p>Recent breakthroughs have Pearson especially …

Which US City You Should Live in Based Off Your Myers-Briggs Results

Always ready to get their hands dirty, the ISTP is perfect for all of the outdoorsy adventures Portland has to offer. Hippies at heart, the ISTP is ready to explore, create, and understand everything this counter culture town has to offer.<p><i>This post was originally posted on JoinBlush.com</i><p>It's fun to …

Salt Lake City

The newest robot from China’s space agency looks a lot like Iron Man

Have you ever imagined Iron Man landing on the Red Planet? Well of course you have. And it’s likely that many visitors to this week’s China International Industry Fair in Shanghai will too.<p>On Nov. 3 China’s space agency unveiled a model of its home grown Mars probe, which includes an orbiter and a …

How to Fake Being More Confident When You’re Just Not Feeling It

Confidence can be an enviable quality. Being completely assured of yourself and your abilities gives you the courage to take risks and accomplish …

Public Speaking

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

We all know that our brains learn by repetition. So, if we want to learn a new skill or habit, repetition is key. We learn by practice. Doesn't it make sense then that the thoughts we "practice" over and over become our habits and eventually shape our character and personality?<p><i>This article was</i> …

3 Decisions You Should Make TODAY to Take Control of Your Life

Let’s face it, changing can be difficult, but you must if you want to take your power back and be in the driver’s seat of your life. There are three …

Birth order doesn't affect personality, but it does affect intelligence

Tough news for younger siblings: According to three large national surveys from the US, UK, and Germany, younger siblings generally have a lower IQ …

Siblings

The 7 best places to live in the universe (after Earth)

Here's what it says about your personality if you're constantly checking your phone

But people notice — and they may use that behavior to make judgments about your personality.<p>As it turns out, some recent scientific research suggests that it is possible to draw inferences about someone's personality based on his relationship to his phone. Specifically, emotionally unstable …

What Makes Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

By tilting its heads slightly to the side, a dog can melt the heart of even the most hardened cat person. Most everyone finds this behavior adorable, …

Pets

David Mitchell on Earthsea – a rival to Tolkien and George RR Martin

Fantasy,Books,Culture,Fiction,David Mitchell,Ursula K Le Guin,JRR Tolkien,George RR Martin<p>In A Wizard of Earthsea, published in 1968, Ursula K Le Guin created one of literature’s most fully formed fantasy worlds. The author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks recalls how he fell under its spell<p>Four …

The 5 Best Halloween Cities in America

<i>by Laura Carroll, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy The Skirvin Hotel<p>Spend your Halloween in New Orleans, New York City, Salem, and more of the spookiest cities in America.<p><b>1. Philadelphia</b><p>Where Halloween is concerned, Philadelphia offers the best of both worlds. First, there's Henri David's annual …

New Orleans

How Your Sleep Position Affects Your Health And What It Says About You

<b>Home Arena,</b> whom we previously featured, has an infographic that outlines different sleep positions and their effect on your health, as well as what …

Life is different for people who think in metaphors

Some people are literal minded – they think in black and white whereas others colour their worlds with metaphor. A new paper published recently in …

A huge asteroid will zoom by Earth on Halloween, but don’t panic

Even though NASA just found out about it last week<p>On Halloween, Earth will get an erratic visitor from deep space. A newly detected asteroid — named 2015 TB145 — will pass within nearly 300,000 miles of our planet on October 31st. That's 1.3 times the distance between the Earth and the Moon. It's a …

We were promised hoverboards: Of course “Back to the Future II” got 2015 mostly wrong — here’s why | Salon.com

<b>(Universal Studios)</b><p>We were promised hoverboards: Of course “Back to the Future II” got 2015 mostly wrong — here’s why<p>Science fiction loves to depict a future full of flying cars and other innovations we’ll never see<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 19, 2015 10:47pm (UTC)<p>This story has been corrected since it …

Cleopatra’s shadows: The sisters who could give “Game of Thrones'” women a run for their money

<b>(Nina Subin)</b><p>The author of a debut novel sidelines Cleopatra in favor of her sisters, powerful protagonists of their own dramas<p>Alexandra Schwartz<p>October 11, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>The story of Cleopatra has been told many times over, in many different ways, though there’s a certain consistency to the …

Can Reading Improve Your Health? (Spoiler Alert: Yes)

If you’re suffering from anxiety, sleepless nights or even writer’s block, the cure may be as simple as reaching for the tablet or book beside your bed. Thanks to bibliotherapy, the practice of reading fiction for therapeutic benefits, it turns out you can download or pick up a literary cure for …

Books

Albuquerque Balloon Festival: Pictures

New Mexico

The World's Most Affordable Cities

Some cities are cheap for a reason. Like Kyiv, Ukraine, seen here. A political crisis and a proxy war with Russia on its eastern border have destroyed the Ukrainian economy. Kyiv might be an attractive, and inexpensive place to live. But few foreigners are willing to come here. Investment firm UBS …