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A Cake You Can Take With You Anywhere

Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and online, and relentlessly, determinedly and often shamelessly when I’m out, whether close to home …

Baking

The one thing you can do to help prevent yourself from getting dementia

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>More than one-third of dementia cases can potentially be prevented by controlling nine …

The Brain

Trump brings harsh edge to Puerto Rico trip

The president dings the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory for having 'thrown our budget a little out of whack.'<p>President Donald Trump brought a jarring tone to Puerto Rico as he toured the hurricane devastation Tuesday, appearing to blame the U.S. territory for having “thrown our budget a little out …

Donald Trump

How To Use The Psychology Of Value To Shape Your Landing Page

Landing pages are one of the best ways to sell something to your audience—whether that’s a product, a service, or even a downloadable eBook in exchange for personal information. It’s the narrow end of a funnel, where you’ll have the opportunity to make a pitch to your incoming audience and force …

Psychology

Go inside the infamous Playboy Mansion, Hugh Hefner's longtime $100 million home

For the last 40 years, the entertainment icon made his home in the infamous Playboy Mansion, the site of many a crazy party.<p>Hefner never technically owned the Los Angeles estate. He leased it from Playboy Enterprises and paid $100 a year in rent.<p>In August 2016, the nearly 20,000-square-foot house …

A Phone that Probably Won’t Have Updates

The smartphone market has always been a tough battle, not for the faint-hearted. Microsoft has never been the strongest in that battle, unfortunately …

Windows Phone

Who is the Puerto Rico mayor standing up to Trump over hurricane relief?

Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, the mayor Puerto Rico’s capital of San Juan, garnered international attention this weekend after she pleaded to President Trump and his administration to send more help to the US territory in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Trump rebuked her, saying …

Caribbean

Apple Desserts

From iconic apple pie to more inventive granita, these incredible apple desserts are fresh, comforting and impossible to resist.

15 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Deploying $1,000 in any of these ways (or several of them!) can make a meaningful difference in your life -- financially or otherwise.<p>A thousand …

7 'Facts' You Learned at School That Are No Longer True

Don't get stuck in the past.<p>Over time, even facts we consider steadfast truths can change. People used to think doctors could forgo washing their …

Solar System

Latest Fake News Panic Appears to Be Fake News

The headline on the <i>Washington Post</i> story was scary enough: “Lawmaker: Russian trolls trying to sow discord in NFL kneeling debate”.<p>The piece was one …

Fake News

Master Sweet Dough

Makes 1 pound, 10 ounces Servings<p>This versatile dough recipe is ideally made in a stand mixer, but a food processor works surprisingly well, too. Use the dough to make sweet rolls, pretzels, and more.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2/3 cup whole milk<p>5 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1 3/4 teaspoons active dry …

Long spell of wet weather more than just a bit of rain and mud

It feels like there hasn't been a decent patch of fine weather all year and farmers are among those around the region feeling it.<p><b>It was a terrible</b> …

Microsoft is working on ‘Windows Core OS’ to transform Windows 10 into a modular platform

Microsoft is working on an internal project to develop ‘Windows Core OS’ (WCOS). This will help the company transform the operating system into a …

When Arthur Ashe fought to play tennis in apartheid South Africa, he faced bitter criticism

‘Athletes, especially black athletes, must use every resource at their command to right things that are wrong’<p>One summer afternoon at the Queen’s …