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Listening to the ‘experts’ over stock direction in 2017 could cost you dearly

This just in: The pros say now’s a great time to buy. Especially bank stocks. Load up on those Trump-lovin’ bank stocks. Careful with consumer …

Stock Markets

Tape Measure Hack / Trick

Sunday Recipe: Chef Alex Stupak's Killer Potato Chorizo Tacos

Something about tacos just spells summer. Quick, fresh, and flavorful, they're easily put together and refreshed with different fillings on tortillas. New York-based chef Alex Stupak's Empellon restaurants boast tasty scratch-made tortillas, salsas, and killer taco fillings that are considered some …

Recipes

HOME DZINE Home DIY | Turn a bought door into a fold-down worktable

Turn a bought door into a fold-down worktable<p>This fold-down worktable is perfect for the craft or DIY enthusiast who doesn't have a lot of space, …

Analysts: This food company you've probably never heard of will outperform the rest of the industry

The list includes well-known companies like Amazon, Apple, Dollar General, and Panera.<p>It also includes one company whose name isn't widely known, but whose products are sold in grocery stores across America: <b>WhiteWave Foods.</b><p>WhiteWave Foods owns several plant-based and organic food brands such as …

Dollar General

Easy flatbread recipes from India, Italy and the Middle East

I had never really thought about flatbreads until 1995, when I bought a book called Flatbreads & Flavors. I stood in Books for Cooks in London salivating over the recipes that the authors Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford had gathered: Hunza sprouted-wheat flatbread with apricots; Afghan naan with …

10 Chrome extensions that can save you hundreds of dollars

Internet

Repair and Maintain Your Bike with These 6 Projects

Spring is here (um… at least theoretically). If you’re a cyclist, there’s nothing like early spring weather for some scenic and glorious riding, peddling off a few of those extra winter pounds, and blowing the dust off of a season’s worth of cabin fever. Spring is also a great time to blow the dust …

Repairs

2016 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Is the Universe a Simulation?

Vanguard - Ready to retire? Don't rush your Social Security start date

For most Americans, Social Security is a big part of their retirement income<p>An estimated 91% of Americans aged 65 or older receive Social Security …

Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best ‘American Idol’ Performances

10<p>Adam Lambert, “If I Can’t Have You”<p>For disco week, Lambert turned a dance classic into a power ballad, belting out and slowing down Yvonne …

10 Furniture Problems You Can Fix Yourself

A professional furniture restorer shares her secrets on making repairs that last.<p>After years of being pushed and pulled to and from the dinner table, …

Watch a Master Carpenter Build the Workbench of Your Dreams

Any shop doing good work demands an equally good workbench. And if this build is any indication, Jesse de Geest AKA The Samurai Carpenter will be …

Circular Saw Guide

How to Set Up Gmail With Aliases and Import Other Inboxes

Everyone (well, almost everyone) uses Gmail. Some people only use Gmail. And if Gmail is your only address, there have probably been times when you …

DIY Rocking Lounge Chair 1.0

How a Company Like Procter & Gamble Can Set You Up For Retirement

As more and more people begin to enter their retirement years they are finding that generating income to fund their expenses can be very difficult. …

The US bet big on American oil and now the whole global economy is paying the price

Oil has wrong-footed our leading experts—again.<p>At the beginning of 2014, the world was marveling in surprise as the US returned as a petroleum superpower, a role it had relinquished in the early 1970s. It was pumping so much oil and gas that experts foresaw a new American industrial renaissance, …

This Three-Part Video Teaches You Everything You Need to Know About Multimeters

Using a multimeter for your electronics projects isn’t terribly complicated, but really understanding how they work takes a much deeper …

16 of the coolest apps for Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Google Cardboard is one of the search giant's coolest projects in a long time.<p>Sure, it's not as immediately useful as Google Maps, and you won't find yourself checking it as often as Search — but it's virtual reality! Using your smartphone!<p>With just a piece of cardboard and a compatible smartphone, …

Virtual Reality

This is your guide to Social Security in 2016

<b>How your Social Security benefit is calculated</b> <br>Unlike many pension plans, which are based on just the top few years of your earnings, Social Security takes your 35 highest-earning years into account when computing your benefit. Each year's income, up to the maximum taxable Social Security wages, is …

7 clever tricks that make your iPhone or iPad easier to use

Using an iPhone or an iPad isn't rocket science. One of the things that die-hard Apple users love most about them is their combination of powerful computing with simple, easy-to-use functionality. That's even more pronounced with Apple's new iOS 9 operating system.<p>In fact, hundreds of thousands of …

Christmas cakes, cookies and pies: The best holiday desserts to make now

'Tis the season for sweets! Whether you're baking for a cookie swap or building a dessert spread for your upcoming holiday dinner, here are dozens of treats that will surely wow friends, family and coworkers.<p>COOKIES<p>1. Ultimate Sugar Cookies<p>Cookies, rolled and cut into holiday shapes and festively …

Dessert

Crock-Pot Christmas! 10 slow-cooker recipes to try

From easy cocktail meatballs to gooey chocolate brownies, put your Crock-Pot to work this holiday season with these 10 easy Christmas slow-cooker recipes for appetizers, mains, sides and desserts.<p>Slow-Cooker Cider Ham<p>Anyone who's cooked a 7-pound ham knows that it takes up the whole oven! Take a …

Holiday cookie recipe: Ronnie's raspberry crescents

With a rich, flaky crescent exterior and sweet but tangy raspberry filling, you might never guess how simple these raspberry crescent cookies are to make. And they only require a handful of ingredients and an hour or so of time. Though they're perfect for the holidays, you might just find yourself …

Dessert

Cucumber Salad with Caper Dressing Recipe on Food52

• 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<br>• 1 teaspoon chopped garlic<br>• 1 teaspoon fish sauce<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper<br>• 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 large cucumbers, or 4 small<br>• 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves<p>In a food processor or blender, combine …

10 things we learned from Apple’s 60 Minutes episode

<i>60 Minutes</i> host Charlie Rose took a deep dive into all things Apple in an episode that aired Sunday.<p>Featuring interviews with Tim Cook, Jony Ive, Phil Schiller, Angela Ahrendts and others, the show explored everything from the iPhone’s inner workings and Apple’s manufacturing in China to Cook …

Researchers used science to make best guess at what Jesus looked like -- and and this is what they found

Images of what artists have imagined Jesus to look like are prolific. Most of them, in contemporary Western societies, depict a brown or …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

From arid deserts to lush forests, America's landscape is as varied as it is stunning.<p>Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.

National Parks