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Former AAU coach had sexual images of 'over a hundred' boys

The scope of former AAU coach Greg Stephen's alleged crimes may be far bigger than originally thought.<p>Federal investigators have found the former elite-level youth basketball coach possessed sexual photos or videos of more than 100 young boys, the Des Moines Register has learned.<p>Investigators …

Crime

3 New Literary Agents Actively Seeking Memoir, Kidlit, Adult Fiction & more

Here are three agents seeking to expand their client lists. Leslie Zampetti is interested in middle grade and young adult novels, especially mystery …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

26 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

Huge security flaws revealed — and tech companies can barely keep up

Security experts scrambled on Friday to try to reassure computer users worldwide that a newly discovered type of security flaw can be managed — though not eliminated — through the simple act of updating software with patches that technology companies have been frantically developing for months.<p>But …

Meet Your New Boss: An Algorithm

Uber Technologies Inc. and other pioneers of the so-called gig economy became some of the world’s most valuable private companies by using apps and algorithms to hand out tasks to an army of self-employed workers.<p>Now, established companies like Royal Dutch Shell PLC and General Electric Co. are …

Machine Learning

Michelle Winters: Cubicle worker by day, Giller-nominated novelist by night

Until recently, Michelle Winters always wrote in secret.<p>She scribbled away in her apartment on weekends and after she finished her 9-to-5 shift as a …

Want More Innovative Ideas? Be Messier

Great artists know that you can encourage serendipity by embracing a healthy dose of messiness.<p>Science tells us that a too neat office can discourage innovation, while a messy desk is often a sign of creativity at work. But great artists through the ages didn't need studies to tell them about the …

Creativity

Ray Bradbury’s Practical and Inspiring Writing Advice

"Don’t talk about it; write."<p>The late, great Ray Bradbury, a master of modern science fiction, was born on this day in 1920. Bradbury was full of wit …

Creative Writing

20 Podcasts About Writing That Will Have You Penning A Bestselling Novel In No Time

Writers get their inspiration from all sorts of places — real life, current events, favorite books, other writers, their own imagination, and more …

Entertainment News |Latest Celebrity News, Videos & Photos - ABC News - ABC News

Kelly Preston talks playing Victoria Gotti, husband John Travolta visiting Brooklyn<p>Vanessa Kirby on what Meghan Markle means for the royal …

How to Stop Writing Boring Social Media Posts (And Start Driving More Traffic And Engagement)

It’s hard to be heard on social media. Tightening algorithms are crushing organic reach. You can’t outsmart bots or hack your way to success. Plus, …

8 Ways Content Marketers Can Avoid Writer's Block

Even people who dedicate most of their day to writing will face writer’s block every now and again. This is all part of the game.<p>While this may be something you expect from time to time, you can’t let it hold you back for too long. If you do, you could waste hours of time doing nothing more than …

6 unusual habits of the world’s most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I’ve developed an obsession with …

Spicy Black Pepper Tofu [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

Dump Cake I Recipe

"This cake is just as easy as dumping ingredients in a pan."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling<p>1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple<p>1 (18.25 …

Financial technology matures as government steps in

You would be hard pressed to read the news and not know that fintech is seemingly at a crossroads — from Lending Club‘s CEO resigning to reports of other peer-to-peer lending platforms reducing their workforce to headlines that state that, after a boom in funding, venture capitalists are looking to …

My Review Of 'The Age Of Discovery'

5 out of 5 stars.....<p>A must read! The authors, Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna, brilliantly describe in detail how we are in a new Renaissance, starting …

Once You Learn How to Cook A Whole Chicken In a Crockpot, Life Will Never Be the Same

This is a meal prepper's dream come true.