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10 Easy Grilled Dinners You'll Be Making All Summer

Now that warm weather is here, it's time to fire up the grill. But don't save all the fun for the weekend — our collection of easy grilled dinners, …

Cooking

3 Ways to Overcome a Bad Procrastination Habit

The early bird gets both the worm and a pat on the back.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are certain times in your life that you will never forget: your first sale, your first customer review, and sometimes even the day you landed the client of your dreams.<p>They're just like those small moments you …

Procrastination

Being An Otaku Has Gotten Easier, Says Shoko Nakagawa

Shoko Nakagawa is a Japanese pop star, actress, illustrator and TV personality. She’s found mainstream success in Japan. She is also a proud otaku.<p>“I …

Anime

After She Blames Human Rights Groups for Trump Decision to Ditch UN Council, Amnesty Accuses Nikki Haley of 'Open Hostility'

After U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley fired off a letter (pdf) this week blaming prominent human rights organizations for the Trump …

Rights & Freedoms

8 tiny homes built tough for off-grid living

Many people mistake tiny homes for delicate structures that provide a minimal amount of space for simple living. But these modern tiny homes are …

Off-grid

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

How to Eat Clean for Less Than $10 a Day

It’s a myth that clean eating is prohibitively expensive and unrealistic. How do we know for sure? Because we planned a week’s worth of breakfasts, …

Healthy Eating

Russia’s hottest World Cup fan turns out to be a porn star

A stunning blond beauty dubbed the World Cup’s “sexiest fan” has been revealed to be a “swinging” porn star.<p>Photos of Natalya Nemchinova were beamed …

Euros

How Patton Oswalt Did the Unimaginable: Write Stand-up About His Wife Dying

With a new special, <i>Talking for Clapping</i>, about to premiere on Netflix (which would eventually win a Grammy for Best Comedy Album and an Emmy Award …

Comedy

NordVPN launches Android TV app for streaming out-of-country content

• The popular VPN service NordVPN has launched its own Android TV app.<br>• It will allow Android TV-powered smart TVs and set-top boxes to stream video content from nearly any country.<br>• It will also offer more secure streaming with NordVPN’s services.<p>With the 2018 World Cup now in full swing, there are lots …

Android TV

Sweet and Spicy Baked Cauliflower [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

Self-improvement

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 p.m. and It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

‘Don’t You Have Any Empathy?’: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Confronted Over Families Separated at Border

The White House press secretary on Thursday was forced to defend as sound policy the separation of babies from their mothers at the U.S.-Mexico …

Immigration

Israel is poised to demolish Khan al-Ahmar in the West Bank – an act that could be a war crime. But Britain could save it<p>Israel is intent on destroying the homes of the 173 Palestinians who live in the small shepherding community of Khan al-Ahmar, along with the school that serves 150 children from …

Israel

Here's Everything You Need to Know to Cook With a Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast-iron skillets deserve all the hype they get, but it took me a while to realize that. Before I had one, I didn't really get the appeal. They …

Cast Iron Skillet

What is the Big Bang theory?

The Big Bang is the singular cataclysmic event that started it all: the instant 13.8 billion years ago that marked the fiery birth of the universe. No one was there to bear witness, of course, but physicists and astronomers are confident that the Big Bang theory — or model, as they often call it — …

Physics

Double The Internet Speed on Your Computer For $50

If you live in a busy household or have a weak WiFi signal, <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an affordable gadget that will boost your internet speeds …

Wi-Fi

'The Cranks Bible' Is the Only Vegetarian Cookbook I'll Ever Need

It has over-the-top Britishisms and disdain for green peppers, and it's the only Bible for me.<p>The year was 2002, and I had recently moved to Montreal to study writing, but both my program and the sleety darkness were eroding my soul much more than expected. I was trying to eat less meat, but my …

Vegetarian Food

The Persian Salmon That Knocked the Socks Off My Norwegian In-Laws

When I first moved to the U.S., I settled in Seattle with my husband’s parents, and one of the foods that always seemed appetizing to me was the pink salmon that his mom used to buy. One day, we had my husband’s grandparents over for dinner and had a side of salmon to cook, so I offered to make it …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

14 Foil-Packet Meals That Make Campfire Cooking a Breeze

Cooking

How to install and use the new Firefox Side View experiment

If you've ever wanted to have two sites open in the same browser window, thanks to Firefox, that is now a reality.<p>If you've been paying attention, …

Linux

Video shows white people cheering about going ‘N-word hunting’

A white Missouri woman has been fired from her serving job and is being investigated by the U.S. Air Force for using the N-word in a disgusting …

U.S. Air Force

Apple has a new app that lets you measure almost anything with your iPhone

Apple is launching a new Measure app in iOS 12 in the next few months that will let you size anything with just your iPhone.<p>You no longer have to go …

Apps

This Deliciously Sweet Steak Dish Will Be the Star of Any Paleo Dinner Table

<i>These one-pan Sesame Pineapple Steak Bites are bursting with tropical flavor! Perfect for a quick lunch or dinner, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Nothing complements a steak bite like the tangy sweet flavor of pineapple. This recipe includes a versatile marinade made with coconut aminos and sesame garlic – perfect …

Recipes

14 Meals You Can Make for Company That Won’t Break Your Diet

You’ve successfully followed your diet while keeping your family fed as well. But what happens when guests come over for dinner? We know serving your …

Cooking

Shirataki Noodles: The Zero-Calorie "Miracle" Noodles

Shirataki noodles are a unique food that's very filling yet low in calories.<p>These noodles also contain a type of fiber that has impressive health …

Nutrition

10 Healthy Foods That Fight Stubborn Belly Fat

That extra weight on your midsection is arguably one of the hardest things to tackle, but if you do the right diet and exercise work, you'll be shocked at the results.<p>The one sneaky thing that might be working against you? Foods that might seem healthy but actually work against your tummy-toning …

Nutrition

What to Cook This Week

Good morning. Our Melissa Clark was in Texas this week for a conversation with the chef Chris Shepherd, on stage at the Art Institute of Houston. Shepherd is a great and passionate restaurateur, devoted to telling the story of Houston through the food that he cooks. You’ll find Chinese dumplings on …

Recipes

The $2 Ingredient That Will Make Your Chicken Taste So Much More Flavorful

<i>"Of all the ingredients used in Italian cooking, none produces headier flavor than anchovies. … Chopped anchovy dissolving into the cooking juices of</i> …

Italian Food