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First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Leadership

Here’s every law Trump has signed in his first 200 days

Monday marks President Donald Trump's 200th day in office.<p>While the White House has consistently touted its legislative success in the face of "historic Democratic obstructionism," the administration has yet to fulfill any major legislative achievements, even with Republicans in control of both …

Donald Trump

Memo: Make Jamie Oliver’s Crazy, Genius One-Pot Chicken ASAP

Jamie Oliver has been known to do otherworldly things with chicken, given a few strident ingredients and enough time in a single pot. But this time, somehow, you have to do even less to get there.<p>This summery chicken-tomato-mélange's miraculous qualities have all the hallmarks of a braise—the …

Mark Cuban's Best Personal Finance Advice, in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Toni Ko thought she was on top of her company's finances. Then she woke up one morning in 2016 to find half a million pairs of extra sunglasses staring her in the face.<p>The founder and CEO of Los Angeles sunglasses company Perverse was by then an experienced--and successful--entrepreneur, having …

Startups

Woodworking: Clever Japanese Technique for Getting Perfect-Fitting Joinery

It's called "kigoroshi" and it ensures there's no gaps<p>A half-lap joint is good-looking, functional and, once you get good at it, quick to cut with …

Woodworking

Shattered Blueberry Yogurt Cake

August will always and forever be the month when we wash blue stains off our clothes. It’s still early in the month and we have already spent many …

Dessert

Beach shack remodel highlights incredible ocean views

Instead of demolishing an old beach shack, the architects built an extension on top of it<p>Instead of demolishing an old oceanside shack to make room for a bigger space, Victoria, Australia-based Austin Maynard Architects (led by Mark Austin and Andrew Maynard) built a new timber box to hover above …

The 12 Most Important Health Innovations Of The Year

These are the Best Of What's New<p><i>Read about the other Best of What’s New winners from the November/December 2016 issue</i> of Popular Science.

Medicine

An Amazing Furniture Orchard That Grows Willow Chairs and Tables Directly From the Ground

Great Big Story, in partnership with the Weather Channel, visited with artist Gavin Munro, the visionary artist who farms furniture by coaxing and …

Furniture

These Are The Best Chicken Recipes Of 2016

<i>For</i> Bon Appetit<i>, by Bon Appetit.</i><p>There's a reason that everything unknown "tastes like chicken." It's because we <i>want</i> it to taste like chicken. It's the most versatile, customizable, and crowd-pleasing meat on the planet. From battering and frying to coating in koji to smothering in yellow adobo, you …

Cooking

DIY - Summer Outdoor Sofa - Quiet Corner

Modern style meets DIY cool in this sturdy cedar outdoor sofa! With just some 2×4 boards, you could be seating in style this summer!<p><b>Cut Your …

The Foolproof Steps to Making a Perfect French Omelette at Home

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I've been learning about omelettes for as long as I can remember. When I was four, my family went down to Boca Raton or Fort Lauderdale or one of those chintzy Gold Coast places to visit my great-aunt Myrtle and uncle Pat. One morning, Uncle Pat, who looked …

Facebook is succeeding where Google should have dominated

Facebook seems to be leaving Google in the dust in certain areas where the search giant should have dominated. Beyond giving Facebook bragging rights, the company's aggressive development of some of these new technologies has the potential to shake up the business landscape.<p>Take Facebook's recent, …

Social Media

A Subscription Box For People Who Want Less Stuff And Better Design

The lifestyle brand strategist Aja Edmond has created a Birchbox for minimalists.<p>Splitting her time between Los Angeles, New York, and Berlin, Aja Edmond isn’t just a minimalist by choice: luggage only being so large, she’s one by necessity. And she doesn’t think she’s alone. “Everyone talks about …

Minimalism

A shepherd’s pie made for shepherds who prefer lentils over lamb

My favorite thing about making a vegetarian shepherd’s pie has been thinking about that name. Purists know that a traditional shepherd’s pie needs to contain not the usual ground beef, but lamb — because, of course, that’s where the shepherd comes in. Technically, they’ll tell you, if it features …

mashed potatoes

Panko Crusted Mashed Potato Cakes Recipe

"Kikkoman Panko Bread Crumbs make a crispy crust for these pan fried mashed potato cakes."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups chilled mashed potatoes<p>2 eggs, slightly …

Mashed

BA's Best Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>If you’re feeling really decadent and fancy (as you should), add a splash of half-and-half or heavy cream just before serving. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons cocoa powder (preferably Dutch-processed), plus more …

Dessert

The Most Popular Recipes from 2015

The most popular, clicked-on recipes from Bon Appétit in 2015.<p><b>Yet another year of exciting culinary adventures is coming to a close</b>, so as you gear up to say hello to 2016, check out all of your favorite recipes from 2015. From basic bulgogi to scrambled eggs to that famous Momofuku Milk Bar …

Cooking

Three-Cheese Spaghetti Squash Gratin Recipe - Printer Friendly - Chowhound

1Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cut the squash in half lengthwise and use a spoon to remove seeds and surrounding fiber. Place the squash cut-side down …

20 Moments From The Past 20 Years That Moved The Whole World Forward

From 1995 to 2015, Fast Company looks back at the people, products, and ideas that have transformed business and culture.<p>Do you remember the day when Netscape became a $2 billion company, or when Amazon upended our online expectations by introducing 1-Click shopping? How about when Napster faced …

Computer Science

10 'Dump Recipes' For Slow Cookers That Make Cooking Stupid Easy

The slow cooker is heralded for making dinner a breeze, but sometimes the recipes are not as easy as they seem. We want slow cooker meals so we don’t have to spend a whole lot of time in the kitchen, so in our minds, recipes that require a lot of chopping, the making of rubs, searing of meat and …

Cooking

20 Dishes That'll Help You Eat Healthy From Now Until Thanksgiving

The stretch from Halloween to New Year's can be a brutal one. It's fun, that's for sure. With the parties and family gatherings, there are lots of good times to be had. But there is <i>so much food</i>. Most of it is pretty caloric too, and can take a toll on your waistline. This eating frenzy that happens …

Healthy Eating

Carrot, Yellow Beet, and Apple Slaw with Caraway Seed Dressing

Nutty caraway adds a pop of flavor to this sweet combination of apples, beets, and carrots.

Carrots

15 Great-Tasting Grain Bowls You Should Pack for Lunch

Need a break from potato and pasta salad? Switch up your summer menu with healthy, hearty grain bowls. Featuring filling bases like wild rice, quinoa and farro, these 15 dishes are just perfect for lunch, dinner or even a potluck picnic or pool party. Serve one today and tell everyone to dig right …

Healthy Eating

Kale, tomato and lemon magic one-pot spaghetti

This pasta is a complete revelation – the sauce is magically made from the pasta water and tomatoes, as the pasta cooks all in one pan. No fuss, one …

Food Preservation

The Best Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are my new favorite chocolate chip cookies.<br>That’s a big statement because I haven’t cheated on this recipe in two and a half years.<p>I use it for …