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How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

This Amazing Beehive From Australia Harvests Its Own Honey

No more stings!<p>Harvesting beehive honey is generally a time-consuming, somewhat stinging process. Now it could be just a matter of turning a lever and watching the sweet stuff flow out.<p>The “Flow Hive”–developed by a father and son duo in Australia–represents real technological progress. The …

Salty, Sweet, Sour. Is It Time To Make Fat The Sixth Taste?

Your tongue doubtless knows the difference between a high-fat food and the low-fat alternative. Full-fat ice cream and cream cheese feel silkier and more sumptuous. Burgers made with fatty meat are typically juicer than burgers made with lean meat.<p>OK, so, we've long known fat gives food a desirable …

Antarctic Islands Now on Google Street View

Digital adventurers around the globe can now view remote islands made famous by British explorer Earnest Shackleton’s legendary survival epic in the Antarctic, 100 years after the voyage began.<p>In early 1915, a year after the launch of Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, his ship, the</i> …

Entrepreneur Seizes Uncharted Market For 100% Growth In One Year

Jennifer Blumin knows that as founder and president of Skylight Group, Manhattan’s largest event venue management firm, she has the opportunity to leverage her entrepreneurship to effect change not only in her company, but also in her industry.<p>Under Jennifer’s watch, Skylight Group saw 100% revenue …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

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4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Bite Size Salted Caramel Pecan Pies

Most pecan pies have a gooey, syrupy center that lacks flavor because they are made with corn syrup. This syrup gives the pies a smooth texture, but …

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About 31% Of Chinese Couples Using Diamond Engagement Rings, Up From Zero In The '90s

That's one driver of growth for the diamond market, Citi analysts say.<p>Now for some news about sparkly things!<p>Citigroup analysts, in a report about the growing diamond market, say that a bunch of demand is coming from China, where diamond engagement rings have only just become a trend in the past 20 …

Samosa Pinwheels - Indian Gourmet Appetizer Recipe by Manjula

Walmart Says Food Stamp Shopping Spree Was 'Right Choice'

Walmart has no regrets about allowing a wild shopping spree at two of its Louisiana stores when an electronic glitch lifted the spending caps on the …

Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

ANKANG, SHAANXI PROVINCE, China – A winged menace has killed 42 people and injured at least 1,600 since July, striking fear across this heavily industrialized area of central China.<p>Now local officials in Shaanxi province are declaring an uneasy stalemate with the virulent population of Asian …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …