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You May Never Use Regular Frosting Again After You Learn This Cupcake Hack

If you think a cupcake is such a perfect sweet treat that it can’t possibly be made any better, think again. <i>Food & Wine</i> culinary director Justin …

Dessert

Why the Tiny Weight of Empty Space Is Such a Huge Mystery

The amount of energy infusing empty space is too small to explain without a multiverse. But physicists have at least one avenue left to explore.<p>The …

This stock could be like buying Amazon for $3.19

Facebook’s Billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned investors with his bold claim about a radical tech breakthrough.<p><b>Zuckerberg said this tech is “the coolest thing I’ve ever seen.”</b><p>And Zuckerberg is putting his money where his mouth is…he’s already invested $2.3 billion to get in early.<p>Now, I don’t …

Investing

This is what your recommended daily intake of fat, sugar, and salt actually looks like

Most of us know by now that some popular breakfast staples, such as cereals, have a surprisingly high sugar content, and that we should avoid eating overly processed foods.<p>Yet just last week Cancer Research said that millennials are set to be the fattest generation on record. According to current …

Nutrition

These Protein Pancakes Are So Delicious, I'm Throwing My Protein Powder in the Trash

Listen, I have some news for you: those protein-powder pancakes you "love"? You don't actually love them. You've been telling yourself how awesome it is that you can have "pancakes" on a healthy diet, but here's the deal: you've been living a lie. And I know this because I was in your shoes, too.<p>I …

Breakfast

9 Safe Dividend Stocks to Buy for “Timely” Retirement Yield

Two common goals in retirement are to generate safe investment income and preserve capital over the long-term. Certain high-dividend stocks can help …

Investing

18 Great Wines That’ll Get You Out of Your Pinot Noir Rut

When it comes to wine, you know what you like. But it’s time to get out of your rut and swap in these varieties for your same-old standbys.

Getting to the Root of the Problem: Stem Cells Are Revealing New Secrets about Mental Illness

A fresh wave of research involves reprogramming ordinary skin cells into those found in the brain

Neuroscience

If You Love McDonald’s Shamrock Shake, These Starbucks Drinks Will Be Your New Obsession

Whether you're a seasoned Shamrock Shake fan, or if you're just now discovering it, there's no denying that it's one of the best milkshakes of all …

McDonald's

I'm a Millennial Millionaire. Here's How I Got So Rich

'Cancel Netflix. Stay off Instagram.'<p>By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. …

Entrepreneurship

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

7 Beliefs of Emotionally Healthy People

We all know the basics of being healthy: eat well, exercise, and get some rest (especially when you’ve got your country’s 500th anniversary to plan, …

Wellness

Talking with--Not Just to--Kids Powers How They Learn Language

Children from the poorer strata of society begin life not only with material disadvantages but cognitive ones. Decades of research have confirmed …

Language Learning

93% of Americans Are Missing Out on This Major Tax Break

Are you making the same mistake?<p>If you're like most Americans, now's the time of the year when you're likely to have taxes on the brain. With the …

How Amazon's Stock Could Surge Another 17% to $1,750 a Share

Action Alerts Plus holding Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is on the radar screen for a number of investors, each eying a big breakout over the $1,500 …

Science Focus Podcast: How emotions are made

We chat to neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett about what happens in our brains when we create emotions, how to control them, and what this means for …

3 Kitchen Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know According to This Chef

Down in the heart of Mississippi lives a James Beard Award-winning chef who is a lover of simple, Southern food and everyday staples. Although the collective imagination often attributes lots of grease and basic flavors to Southern food, John Currence clarifies that there’s nothing “basic” about …

James Beard

Vegan chocolate truffles voted tastiest Easter treat in the UK

Booja-Booja’s hazelnut crunch wins in Good Housekeeping’s test of 142 Easter chocolates<p>A vegan-friendly Easter treat made by an artisan chocolate company based in Norfolk has been crowned the tastiest in the UK, beating conventional products from supermarkets and specialist rivals.<p>Booja-Booja’s …

Dessert

Here's how much US astronauts can earn working for NASA

As entrepreneurs like SpaceX founder Elon Musk launch increasingly powerful rockets, call for a new space race, and prepare to send astronauts into orbit for the first time, it's an exciting time to think of joining NASA's ranks.<p>But to apply to be an astronaut, you must first pass a stringent list …

Space Exploration

Taking a Train Through the Great Smoky Mountains Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

If you've never been to the most visited national park in the U.S., you should make a train trip through the Great Smoky Mountains a priority.<p>The …

National Parks

Consumer Prices Rise More Than Expected, Adding to Inflation Signs

U.S. consumer prices rose faster than expected in January, the Labor Department said Wednesday, adding to signs of rising inflation that have roiled …

This Table Shows Why You're Smart to Buy During Every Stock Market Correction

You have nothing to worry about if you have a long-term view.<p>What an absolutely wild past two weeks for the stock market. After roughly two years …

3 Healthcare Stocks to Buy After the Market's Beating

It's time to buy the dip in healthcare stocks.<p>"With (year-to-date) gains having been wiped away, we see attractive entry points for many stocks in …

Disneyland resort raises prices as much as 18%

The Disneyland resort raised prices over the weekend, several months before the park plans to unveil a remake of its boardwalk-themed area at the California Adventure Park.<p>The prices rose the highest for annual pass holders, up as much as 18%. Daily tickets rose nearly 9%. By comparison, the …

Buffalo Wild Wings was sucked into a downward spiral as millennials ditched the chain — but the new CEO has a plan for a comeback

Buffalo Wild Wings needs a savior — and it may have found one in the CEO who led an effort to transform Arby's business.<p>Buffalo Wild Wings has struggled over the past two years with slumping sales and a monthslong battle between executives and an activist investor.<p>On February 5, the parent company …

Advertising

Cocktail of the week: 10 Greek Street’s port and rum negroni

Port and rum negroni<p>Serves <b>1</b><p><b>45ml tawny port</b><b><br>45ml Campari</b> <b><br>45ml dark rum (we use</b> <b>Chairman’s Reserve</b><b>)</b><b><br>1 orange twist</b>, to garnish (or glacé fig; you can buy them online at Amazon and Whole Foods, and various independents)<p>Very simple, very tasty, and a brilliant way to use up the last of that port you put in …

Rum

Seoul food: 10 of the city’s best restaurants

From a fried-chicken joint to a Michelin-star blow out, the Seoul-born founder of three Korean London restaurants picks her favourite places to eat in the South Korean capital<p>Hadongkwan<p>A Seoul institution, the speciality here is <i>gomtang</i>, a highly nutritious beef bone soup (and a great hangover cure) …

South Korea

Scared to invest? 3 low-stress ways to profit from the Dow's drop

You don't have to make huge bets to make money as an investor.<p>The <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> (DJINDICES: ^DJI) has seen two drops of more than 1,000 points in just a single week, taking the average down more than 10% from the all-time high it set in January and officially marking a stock market …

Investing

Activision Blizzard Stock Could Jump 21% After Strong Earnings

Thursday's trading session marked another brutal blow to investors, with the S&P 500 falling 3.75% and the Dow tumbling 4.15%. So perhaps it's no …