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The 13 Best Books of 2016

Catch up on the year's most remarkable, influential and simply page-turning reads.<p>2016 may be coming to a close, but there's still time to catch up on the year's most remarkable, influential and simply page-turning reads. From the memoir of a rock music icon to a debut restaurant world …

11 side effects I had as a traveler in Morocco

1. I don’t need words to communicate.<p>Morocco is a country of Arabic and French. Besides a few phrases of broken French I was able to unearth from my …

Morocco introduces blanket ban on the use of plastic bags

Morocco has taken a giant green leap by introducing a complete ban on the use of plastic bags in the country.<p>The bill to stop production and use of the bags was passed by the parliament last October but only came into effect on 1 July.<p>Yahoo News reports that the move is part of an effort by …

Costa Rica

Obama Misses Opportunity to Bridge Gulf With Arabs

President Barrack Obama's visit to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit this week should have been more than just another bland photo-op that it was in much of the Arab press, including, tellingly, the lack of live coverage on Saudi state television.<p>Gone are the poetic pleas for unity that …

The 10 highest-grossing animated movies of the modern era — No. 1 is not what you think

For the last two decades, we've seen an explosion of animated blockbusters that take top slots at the year's box office, from "Toy Story 3" to "Frozen." One big example of that is an all-time great that's celebrating its birthday.<p>DreamWorks' "Shrek," which turns 15 this week, proved that animated …

How to boost your Wi-Fi signal

We remember the days before Wi-Fi more vividly as we age. If we wanted to play <i>Halo 2</i> online in high school, we had to run a 50-foot Ethernet cable …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

10 Foods to Eat When You’re Constipated

Unclog those pipes, baby.<p>Remember that one time you couldn't poop for a few days and it hurt (and stunk) like hell? Most people have felt that same pain. Constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal problems, affecting 42 million people in the United States, according to the National …

There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

The Seven Apps Every Technology Executive Should Have

From increasing productivity to making sure your calendar appointments don’t fall through the cracks, mobile apps offer a wide range of tools to make your life easier.<p>But which are the most useful? In this post, seven executives from Forbes Technology Council offer their recommendations on mobile …

The Panama Papers Could Lead to Capitalism's Great Crisis

It’s hard to know where to start in tallying up the explosive revelations in the Panama Papers, an analysis of leaked documents from global law firm …

Economics

The Food Lab: Better Channa Masala With a World Tour of Techniques

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>As one of the most popular dishes in the world, both in and out of India and Pakistan, <i>channa masala</i> (or <i>chana masala</i>, <i>chole masala</i>, or <i>chholay</i>, depending on where you're from)—chickpeas cooked in a spicy and tangy …

This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get us” emotionally is now borne …

Psychology

10 Web Scraping Tools to Extract Online Data

Web Scraping tools are specifically developed for extracting information from websites. They are also known as web harvesting tools or web data …

Python Programming

How to trick your iPhone into freeing up storage space

A trick to get more storage space on your iPhone has been circulating around the Internet today — but you have to have less than a gig of available …

30 Healthy Dinners That Take 30 Minutes or Less to Make

After a long and draining day, the last thing you want to do is spend hours in the kitchen making a meal. You're hungry, and you want your food now! Before you reach for the takeout menu (and possibly undo some hard work from diet and exercise), try one of these 30 recipes. Each takes 30 minutes or …

Healthy Eating

The 12 best hidden features in the new iPhone update

Although Apple is advertising some of the new abilities your phone just received, like a new mode that makes reading easier at night, many of the best tweaks go unadvertised. Often iPhone users have no idea they even exist.<p>After a week of using iOS 9.3, I went through the change log and forums to …

Apple’s stock apps suck: Here’s what you should replace them with

When you get a new iPhone, it comes with more than a dozen apps pre-installed for all of your basic needs. These default apps include Calendar, Mail, …

This $6 Piece of Aluminum Will Change the Way You Cook

Meet the simple, chef-y tool that will revolutionize your weeknight dinner.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>Sometimes the simplest chef-y tool can …

7 Cloud Services Every Small-Business Owner Should Try

These cloud services don't require extensive IT expertise, yet they can help you protect files, block hackers, and even track your meetings in a secure environment.<p>The cloud is an integral part of business these days, but it can be hard to know which services make the most sense for small …

Small Business

High Roast Chicken Recipe

"High heat-roasted chicken allows for quick, delicious meals any night of the week."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup kosher salt<p>1/2 cup white sugar<p>2 quarts water<p>1 …

Hot Drinks That Cut Those Calories: 5 Powerful Drinks For That Fat

Weight loss is on everyone's mind, especially the ladies. To lose weight, one must be dedicated to their goal and should stick to a diet.<p>Losing …

Nutrition

13 Fresh Pastas You Need in Your Life

Because fresh pasta is a perfect food, and you should be graced with its presence more often.<p><b>Any diehard pasta lover will tell you:</b> There is no food on earth as perfect as fresh pasta. Its elastic, melt-in-your-mouth quality makes us believe in true love. Turns out it's not that tough to make …

Italian Food

Best Montreal Restaurants That Serve Authentic Italian Pizza 2016

<b>Alright, I'm going to be honest.</b> I, like 99.5% of the population, love pizza. But sometimes, for me, a slice of cheesy, doughy, chewy pizza just …

Italian Food

18 Winning Recipes for Shrimp Lovers

Shrimp are among the most popular fish consumed in the US, and for good reason: High-quality, well-prepared shrimp are sweet and flavorful, with a satisfyingly crisp yet tender texture. But shrimp can also go very, very wrong when prepared poorly, becoming rubbery, mushy, and in any case totally …

37 Unique Office Gadgets That’ll Revitalize Your Workplace

Cool and unique office supplies address many common workplace doldrums.<p>From grey walls to blandly colored carpets, a pop of color or a splash of …

Sony's Ear Puts an AI Inside Your, Er, Ear

Sony clearly watched Joaquin Phoenix in <i>Her</i>. Its latest announcement is an earpiece that interacts with your phone to inject the sweet mutterings of …

Free TV for life? It's here, and it may even be legal

The online ads sound too good to be true.<p>"Say goodbye to your cable bills and get your TV for free," boasts an advertisement for the Free TV Box in …

How to make perfect homemade pizza dough

Making your own pizza dough is relatively easy but takes a little time to perfect. (You might not toss and twirl your dough around like chefs on TV during your first pizza-making attempt.) <b><br>Ingredients</b><br>Basic pizza dough recipes call for yeast, warm water, flour, salt and olive oil. Some recipes call …

This is What Happens to Belly Fat and Blood Sugar When You Eat 2 TBSP of Coconut Oil

– For more Health & Wellness related Updates and News, make sure you follow us on our <b>Facebook</b> and <b>Twitter</b> pages. -<p>shares<p><b>by Nick Garcia, HN.</b><p>Coconut oil …