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A Brief History of Money

Money has a dynamic history. People have reinvented the exchange of goods and services several times over the past millennia, moving from bartering, …

Credit Cards

Yotam Ottolenghi’s chicken recipes

In my house, where the children forever negotiate what they’ll be given at mealtimes while the grownups keep pledging (in vain, obviously), “I’m not getting into this conversation”, chicken is the one food that unifies the family ranks. It appears on our table in endless configurations, the simple …

U.S. stocks had a banner year in 2017. These markets did even better

U.S. stocks were on a first-class ride into record territory in 2017. But they weren't alone.<p>The value of public companies on global stock markets grew by $12.4 trillion in 2017, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices, which included dividends in its calculation. A number of markets even outperformed …

Stock Markets

Cramer shares the unusual signs that mean a stock is ready to explode

Jim Cramer watches for one chart pattern that can tell you a stock is ready to skyrocket.

Jim Cramer

Early Report Card Grades for NBA's Newest Alphas

Don't you just love passing judgment on the NBA's latest crop of top dogs?<p>This past summer's deep draft class and flurry of player movement have thrust more than a few into new alpha-option roles. And, fortunately for the nitpicker in all of us, most have played enough for us to grade their …

NBA

The Genius Little Secret to No-Fry, Crispy Buffalo Wings

People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing.<p>Our most dedicated wing scientists have not just deep-fried, but twice-baked, steamed then roasted, fried then baked, and brined then poached <i>then</i> fried. We even got in on it …

Cooking

Here's The Reason Your Old Devices Feel So Slow And Make You Want to Upgrade

And what you can do about it.<p>Plenty of misconceptions and conspiracy theories surround this topic. Internet searches for 'iPhone slow' spike after …

The surprising reason to pack a tennis ball in your carry-on

At this point, you’re probably adept at packing a carry-on bag to perfection. Lavender essential oil? Check. Moisturizer? Check. Chic headphones? …

Muscle

5 Ina Garten Recipes You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

When it comes to entertaining, the Barefoot Contessa is a bonafide queen. Between wowing a crowd and making lovey-dovey meals for her man, Jeffrey, …

How many calories you burn doing 39 popular exercises

Everything we do burns calories.<p>But have you ever wondered how your running habits compare to your friend's cycling sessions? Or how your weekend kayaking trip stacked up to a morning swim?<p>Calorie-counting isn't the best way to lose weight— for that, you're better off focusing on which foods you …

Eaze raises another $27M as money piles into cannabis tech

Eaze, the company sometimes dubbed "Uber for pot," has raised another $27 million, the latest example of investors being willing to put big bucks …

Cannabis

Your schedule could be killing you

Viktor Koen<p>Modern lifestyles are at war with the way our bodies evolved to function.<p>It is 7 p.m. on a spring Friday, and the Highland Hospital emergency room in Oakland, one of the busiest trauma centers in northern California, is expecting. When the patient—a young bicyclist hit by a car—arrives, …

Northern California

Glacier Park's Scorched Sperry Chalet Was A Haven For The Hungry Hiker

Glacier National Park in northwest Montana is known for its rugged, wild nature. But even in the farthest reaches of the backcountry, weary hikers and horseback riders could always count on a soft cot and hot meal at one of the park's oldest lodges, the Sperry Chalet.<p>Sadly, the National Historic …

National Parks

A Succulent Brisket Almost as Good as Mom’s

Brisket, for me, is an aromatic memory. The scent of it wafted through my childhood home for hours as the meat braised slowly, with the familiar bouquet of bay leaf and onion, the beefy perfume of the simmering broth.<p>Granted, this was quite a few years ago, in the fairy-tale land of brisket and …

BBQ

Basics of Market Breadth: This Won't Hurt a Bit

If you are a pulmonologist and a subscriber to Real Money or the other products at TheStreet, I apologize. We are not talking about the market …

New Orleans Jambalaya Recipe

"For when you really have to feed an army!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup soy sauce<p>4 tablespoons dried thyme<p>1 teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>2 tablespoons paprika<p>2 onions, …

The Mystery of S., the Man with an Impossible Memory

On an April afternoon in 1929, a timid-looking man with a broad face appeared at Moscow’s Academy of Communist Education and asked to see a memory specialist. The man, who would become known in the psychological literature as S., had been sent by his boss, a section editor at a Moscow newspaper …

Solar eclipse 2017: The best glasses and viewers

From the inexpensive to the wallet-breaking, there are lots of ways to watch this year’s eclipse.<p>If you hadn't heard, there's a major eclipse happening soon. The US hasn't had a total solar eclipse visible from coast to coast (Pacific to Atlantic) since 1918 -- so we figured we'd give you some …

American Astronomical Society

Lose 10 Pounds in One Week With This Fat-Melting, Thyroid Enhancing Diet

Are fish oil and weight loss really connected? Scientists from the University of Brazil have uncovered evidence that ordinary fish oil supplements — …

Nutrition

How to Fly to Japan for Only $392 Round-Trip (Yes, Really)

Japan is hardly considered close to the U.S.—it takes about 11 hours to fly from the West Coast to Tokyo—so it's often overlooked as a travel …

Our Complete Guide to Marinating: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why

That moment you realize everything you’ve ever believed about marinating is a lie… Yeah, I had it recently.<p>Upon asking one of our in-house grill …