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Why Silicon Valley Loves Wall Street

Some Wall Street stars are decamping for Silicon Valley, corralled by tech giants and tech start-ups looking for financial expertise, marquee talent …

Many With Alzheimer's Never Get the Diagnosis: Report

More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease this year, but as many as half will never be told their diagnosis, according to a new report.<p>Doctors are reluctant to give the bad news, are afraid of the reaction, or fear they won't be believed, the Alzheimer's Association says. …

Dementia

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

The Best Looks from Pre-Fall 2014

Check back daily as we add the best looks from the chic in-between season.<p>Check back daily as we add the best looks from the chic in-between season. Plus, see more fall fashion here.

Michael Kors

Congressional hearing on search for extraterrestrial life – live updates

Summary<p><b>The hearing has wrapped.</b> No conclusive evidence as to the existence or not of extraterrestrial life emerged today on Capitol Hill. But as multiple committee members were at pains to mention, the hearing was more fun and informative than the usual fare. Here's a summary of where things</b> …

Experts ask the US for more help finding extraterrestrial life

Representatives from NASA, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Library of Congress testified before a House committee in Washington today to discuss the possibility of life in our solar system and neighboring galaxies, and the message was clear: more money needs to spent in the …

Why 'The Last Of Us' Could Be The Best Video Game Of 2013

I’m so indecisive. 2013 may not have been the very best year for video games, but it sure had some standout performances.<p>Among these is Naughty Dog’s PS3 exclusive <i>The Last of Us</i>. The game is a dark, post-apocalyptic vision of the future. A mysterious spore has infected millions, turning them into …

Jane Austen MMO gets funding, promises 18th century delights

<i>Ever, Jane,</i> the game that aims to let players live in "the virtual world of Jane Austen," is a go after hitting its funding this week. The Kickstarter project netted roughly $10,000 more than its $100,000 goal, and will take its current prototype into a completed game. That includes adding various …

5 Links to Read Before Making Holiday Breakfast

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: 'Tis the season to whip up something special for breakfast.</i><p>Most days, breakfast is something you hastily throw together in a state of morning …

Breakfast

The first time Faith Durand made this soft, dense, lusciously buttery cake she ended up making it twice more, just for kicks. RECIPE - Cranberry Cake: http://thekitc.hn/IEtyOF

Roasted Kabocha Squash With Soy Sauce, Butter, and Shichimi Togarashi

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Please welcome Shao Z., a Guangzhou native and the girl behind friedwontons4u.com. She'll be dropping by with her Asian-inspired modern recipes. Welcome, Shao!<p>Soy sauce and butter is one of my favorite flavor combinations. It's all about balance: The two go hand in hand, with the …

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Blotkake (Norwegian Cream Cake)<p>Also, sub melted jam for the liqueur; spread on the cake layers.<p>See more<p>Caramelized Brown Butter Rice Krispies …

Haika's Secret to Incredibly Flaky Piecrust

Recently, when I was at the Easton Farmers' Market, I ran into Haika, one of my favorite bakers. A few years ago I asked her to teach me how to make "Pop-Tarts," which she does incredibly well. As these things often go, we still haven't gotten around to it and laughed about "maybe next year." But …

3 tips for the home cook from Thomas Keller

Somehow it’s hard to imagine chef Thomas Keller heating up veggie burgers or tossing together a quick Friday-night supper for the kids. In case you …

Princes Diana Dress Makes $140,000

A 1986 dress worn by Diana fetched $140,000 in London today.<p>An ornate gold and white gown that once belonged to Princess Diana - described as having …

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How To Wear A Tie For Every Work Occasion

We spoke to style expert Jacqui Stafford to get some tips that would be useful to any professional man.<p>Here's how to pick out a tie for seven common work occasions.<p><b>For a routine work day:</b><p>"Men are relatively limited in what they can wear in a corporate environment, so a different-colored shirt might …

Harbor Sweets Is Celebrating 40 Years of Chocolate-Making

New England-based <b>Harbor Sweets</b>, a chocolatier, is celebrating 40 years of making all natural milk and dark chocolates. Known for their signature <i>Sweet Sloops</i>, the company is commemorating the milestone with a new line of hand-crafted truffles called <i>Salt & Ayre.</i> Made with 70 percent dark chocolate, …

Dessert

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

• <b>Author:</b> Philip K. Dick<p><b>A masterpiece ahead of its time, a prescient rendering of a dark future, and the inspiration for the blockbuster film Blade Runner</b><br>By 2021, the World War has killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remain covet any …

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Every Wednesday, I preview the most interesting new comics hitting comic shops, Comixology, Kickstarter and the web. I'm trying a slightly different …

Books

11 Impressive Thanksgiving Cupcakes

Thanksgiving is a time for traditional foods, but there's no reason you can't celebrate with cupcakes! These cupcakes are already traditional in two …

Dessert

Study Finds Plan B Pill Less Effective In Overweight, Obese Women

Even as the Supreme Court takes up the issue of emergency contraception coverage, a new study suggests the most popular form of the drug might not work for most American women. It seems one formulation of the popular drug loses effectiveness in women who are obese or who weigh over a certain amount.<p>…

Women's Health

Snack test links gene to childhood obesity - Futurity

A new study on childhood obesity links a gene in the brain's reward system to young children's food choices.

Childhood Obesity

Shea Butter Is The Beauty Product You Can Use For Just About Anything

I love double-duty beauty products, not only because they save me tons of money, but also because they help to cut clutter in my bathroom. And one do-it-all cream that I can't seem to get enough of is shea butter.<p>The buttery cream is made from nuts of the African shea tree and is generally sourced …

Gold Painted Toy Animal Ornaments

In our eyes, one of the best DIY moments ever was when someone took gold paint to a toy animal! Use this genius technique to make metallic ornaments this holiday.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>miniature plastic toys<br>• small eye hook screws<br>• hammer<br>• Ribbon<br>• Clear gloss protective coating<br>• liquid gold<br>• Paint Brush<p><b>Ready</b> …

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13's Insane Moogle Costume

The horror.<p>Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is officially out in Japan, and with it has come a trio of downloadable costumes. Two of them, the …

Square Enix seeks to solve Latin American puzzle

Most games companies treat Latin America as if it were an offshoot of its core North American business, but as the number of gamers grows in major economies like Mexico, Brazil and Argentina, the region is being treated more seriously.<p>Last year, Square Enix set up a subsidiary in Mexico and tasked …