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5 industries that millennials are destroying

There’s a lot to be said for watching demographic shifts as you craft your long-term investing strategy.<p>And while Baby Boomer stocks like health care …

Student Finance

The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …

How to Wear… Stylish Sneakers

Get in the game with these not-just-for-gym-class kicks. For more style inspiration and insider tips visit our Editors' Blog at ShopBAZAAR.<p>It's no secret that girls in the fashion industry are turning into sneaker heads. Thanks to Celine's Phoebe Philo (who has been wearing Adidas Stan Smiths long …

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

Cooking

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

Cute

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

Bacteria hitchhike on proteins to make us sick

A bacterium that can cause lethal infections in people appears to attach itself to two proteins in blood that play roles in forming clots and helping …

The 10 Best Things From May 2014

Scientists can trace your ancestors to within 30 miles using DNA

You might know where your forebears lived a few generations prior, but how about the exact village they came from -- <i>1,000 years</i> ago? Thanks to DNA sequencing, it's now possible to find that out in many cases according to researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK. The aptly-named GPS or …

Scientists uncover a secret of aging: Young blood helps restore elderly mice

A group of studies focused on properties of blood linked to rejuvenation, and human clinical trials are coming soon<p>Sarah Gray<p>May 5, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Three studies, two from Harvard and one from Stanford, track the miraculous ability of young blood to rejuvenate both mental and physical abilities in …

Ask E. Jean: How Can I Turn My Career Around?

I have an art history degree but am currently working the longest string of temp jobs in history!<p><b>Dear E. Jean</b>: I'm currently working the longest string of temp jobs in history! I am 29, have a degree in art history, have temped most of my adult life, but, though I received excellent grades in …

Runway Report: The Ultimate Wardrobe Updates

From fringe to 3-D embellishments, if you're looking for a major statement piece this season, look no further. Click through for Spring 2014's ultimate wardrobe updates. …

The Man Helping Bill Ackman Investigate Herbalife In China

When billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman hosted a conference call in March to slam Herbalife’s business practices in China, he introduced a man who had previously operated largely in the hedge fund industry’s shadows. “Let me tell you who is here,” Ackman said at the start of a two-hour …

Top 10 reasons economy is sluggish

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (MarketWatch) — Spring may have arrived, but the economy remains frozen. Here’s why:<p>The brutally cold winter dealt a big blow …

Weather

China's High-Speed Rail Is So Popular, It's Hurting the Domestic Airline Industry

Japan to relax arms export ban

<b>Japan is to ease its self-imposed arms export ban for the first time in almost 50 years.</b><p>In the past all military sales have effectively been banned, although there has been technology transfer to the US.<p>The new conditions would allow Japan to jointly develop arms with allies and give its defence …

Exports

China manufacturing shrinks further — analysts still not worried

Analysis of Tweets Can Track Obesity Trends

Twitter data sheds light on the health of whole counties.<p>By analyzing what people write on Twitter, researchers can help predict rates of obesity, diabetes, teen births, health insurance coverage, and access to healthy foods in counties throughout the United States. Usually demographic …

Public Health

Coupons and Deals: The hottest coupon codes and deals

It’s never easy to say goodbye.<p>Thank you for visiting FatWallet. With sadness, we must inform you that we have closed our operations, and our website …

Kidnapped stars, Martian frost and the Rotten Egg Nebula – in pictures

This month's roundup of the best space-related imagery in the known universe includes a supernova, a cluster of stars kidnapped from a neighbouring galaxy by the Milky Way, an eggy nebula and carbon dioxide frost on Mars

Top 10 Physics Findings That Will Tangle Your Brain

There's a reason Albert Einstein always looked like he'd stuck his finger in a light socket: Physicists spend their days doing some of the most mind-blowing research in science. Here are 10 physics findings that will cramp your brain and make your hair stand on end.<p><i>"Expanding Universe" by Mblegacy</i> …

Physics

Hillary Clinton agreed to help Tony Blair's charity

Emails obtained by the Telegraph show how David Miliband successfully lobbied Hillary Clinton to help Tony Blair's charity, which later received millions in aid contracts from her department<p>David Miliband lobbied Hillary Clinton to win US support for Tony Blair’s charity initiative, the Telegraph …

The Two Koreas Trade Artillery Fire at Sea

South Korea fired shells at North Korean waters on Monday in response to Pyongyang’s holding of live-fire drills near the two adversaries’ sea border.<p>…

Rethinking Fat: The Case For Adding Some Into Your Diet

Remember the fat-free boom that swept the country in the 1990s? Yes, we know from the Salt readers who took our informal survey that lots of you tried to follow it. And gave up.<p>"I definitely remember eating fat-free cookies, fat–free pudding, fat-free cheese, which was awful," Elizabeth Stafford, …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

U.S., Russian diplomats agree to work with Ukraine's government

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. and Russian diplomats agreed Sunday to work with Ukrainian government officials to ease the crisis triggered by Russia's annexation of Crimea, but remained far apart on other key points after four hours of negotiations in Paris.<p>Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Russian …

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The 6 Biggest Salad Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From underseasoning to overdressing, it's surprisingly easy to ruin a salad. Watch out for these 6 common mistakes, and you can avoid this sad fate<p>Salads are supposed to be light, bright, and full of life—but too often, they hit the table flat, limp, and soggy, with all the good stuff sunk at the …