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This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

The changing reasons why women cheat on their husbands

One of the more interesting facts in Esther Perel's new book, State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity, comes near the beginning.<p>Since 1990, notes the psychoanalyst and writer, the rate of married women who report they've been unfaithful has increased by 40 percent, while the rate among men has …

CNN

A memoir of the lowest caste

<b>Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India.</b> By Sujatha Gidla. <i>Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 320 pages; $28.</i><p>Upgrade your …

India

One-time Apple ripoff company Xiaomi is now leading the wearables market

Xiaomi, the Chinese company which once specialized in brazen iPhone ripoffs, has overtaken Apple and Fitbit to become the number one manufacturer of wearables, based on shipments.<p>The news comes from a new Strategy Analytics report, which claims that Xiaomi shipped 3.7 million wearable devices …

A world of free movement would be $78 trillion richer

A HUNDRED-DOLLAR BILL is lying on the ground. An economist walks past it. A friend asks the economist: “Didn’t you see the money there?” The …

Economics

Migrants Choose Arrest In Canada Over Staying In The U.S.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reporting a flurry of illegal crossings into Canada in recent months. Officials say Quebec province has seen the highest influx of people seeking asylum, with many crossing in snowy, remote areas in northern New York.<p>One illegal crossing area that has become …

Immigration

Model Denise Bidot Shows Off Her Stretch Marks In Unretouched Ad

Not too long ago, <i>Sports Illustrated</i> was considered a pretty typical men’s magazine. Alongside its regular sports content, the magazine featured stereotypically beautiful, highly sexualized female models in various stages of undress. It wasn't until 2015 that the magazine began to evolve, printing a …

Listen to Monzo founder on building a ‘smart’ bank, fintech bubble and turning down acquisition offer

Yesterday I caught up with Tom Blomfield, co-founder and CEO of “challenger” bank Monzo.<p>The startup is building a digital-only bank, or “smart bank,” as Blomfield calls it, and last August was granted a U.K. banking licence “with restrictions” by the U.K. regulators FCA and PRA, as it prepares to …

Scientists propose giant air conditioning system to 'refreeze' the Arctic

Ambitious plan could increase the thickness of sea ice.<p>Anyone addicted to the air conditioner knows that keeping cool in the summer can be costly. …

Global Warming

4 Bad Habits Blocking Your Great Idea From Becoming a Successful Business

That wonderful thrill you experience when you explain your brilliant idea to everybody you know is a weak substitute for accomplishing something.<p>Entrepreneur, marketer, business consultant.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can’t build a successful business without a …

Motivation

4 Ways to Grow a Personal Brand Worth Millions

Your brand is the single most valuable asset you have.<p>Entrepreneur and Penny Stock Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having a personal brand is a lot of work. When your personality and your professional life come together, the challenges of maintaining both can be a …

Entrepreneurship

How to immediately relieve your cold symptoms with essential oils

It’s hard to argue with the power of essential oils. Whether it’s muscle soreness or skin woes, just a few drops can help get you back on the right …

Alternative Medicine

For $149 a Month, the Doctor Will See You as Often as You Want - MIT Technology Review

Imagine if your doctor’s office was more like an Apple Store mashed up with a fancy gym: a modern white-and-wood aesthetic, replete with fancy …

Health Care

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

Lego Meets Velcro In This Clever Apple Watch Strap

Designed by Benjamin Hubert at Layer, Labb is made of a stylish new material that could also make belts, jewelry, and purses easier to fasten.<p>It’s surprisingly hard to design a watch band that’s perfect for everyone. Leather watchbands might feel good against the skin, but since they close like a …

12 Whole-Food Swaps Under $10 That Make Clean Eating Easier Than You'd Expect

Eating better isn’t about cutting out entire food groups, eating low-fat everything, or guzzling juices or shakes. Deprivation diets are no way to …

Healthy Eating

Swirly Bokeh for Cheap: Shooting with a $40 Vintage Soviet Lens

Photographer Manuel Ortiz went out and did something many of us have been considering a lot lately: he bought himself a cheap, vintage Soviet lens. …

Technology May Rescue Male Baby Chicks From The Grinder

Matt O'Hayer thought he was in the idyllic part of the egg business. He's CEO of Vital Farms, based in Austin, Texas, which markets eggs from hens that run around outdoors, on grassy pastures, at about a hundred different farms.<p>"I thought that there's nothing more beautiful than eggs, where you …

Agriculture

I’ve Greeted So Many Sunrises Still Covered In Last Night. People Say That I’ll Pay For It When I’m Old. I Laugh Because They’re Worried About Wrinkled Skin, But Im Worried About A Wrinkled Soul. -BK #bkforthelove ✊ s/o to my brother @ilovehash it's always good having you at the studio 📷 #focusedface #wizardlevelsquintgame

OMG: The Most Popular Coloring Book Illustrator in the World Has a New Book

The realm of adult coloring books is a fairly new, albeit booming niche in the publishing world. Bookstores are now brimming with black and white pages ready to color in, but there is one illustrator who can take most the credit for the evolution of this kid-friendly craft’s foray into the grown-up …

Books

Here’s How You Can Find Out What Google Knows About You

It’s time for the tech trick of the week where we tell you about nifty tricks to help you up your tech life. Today, we’re gonna talk to you about Google. Yes, <i>that</i> Google. Obviously, for most of us, Google is a fantastic tool to use for all those pressing questions you just need to know the answers …

Google Apps

TiVo is trying to preserve its lucrative patent business by suing Samsung

TiVo is taking Samsung to court, and it very badly wants to come out the winner. In a lawsuit announced today, TiVo asserts that several of its DVR patents are being infringed by Samsung products. TiVo has a history of coming out on the winning side of these disputes — it's currently receiving …

Piper Jaffray

Goodbye, TiVo

You'll be missed, but not really<p>There are precious few constants in my life. In the past decade I’ve lived at five different addresses in two cities. I’ve changed insurance providers a half dozen times. My go-to Starbucks order has morphed from a latte, to an Americano, to a mocha, to plain black …

Intel is swarming wearables as part of its Internet of Things strategy

Intel missed being the leader in mobile tech, but it doesn’t want to miss the wearables wave. So the company is investing heavily in components for wearables, and that strategy is integrated with the company’s larger mission of providing tech for the Internet of Things (IoT), or connected everyday …

Can Android Wear’s Virtual Watch Faces Become Apps For Fashion?

Google’s virtual watch face store is officially open for business. And just like apps, you can design and sell your own.<p>For years, anyone has been able to develop and market an app for Android smartphones. Now, that same idea is coming to your smartwatch, as Google announced Wednesday that anyone …

The Uno Noteband Doesn’t Waste Time With Notifications

The Uno Noteband is a $99 wearable designed for those who want the convenience of getting notifications on their wrists but don’t want to spend a bunch of time fiddling with a two-inch screen when they’ve got a perfectly good smartphone in their pocket.<p>Like the Pebble smartwatch, the Uno Noteband …

Wearable Tech

iDevices talks working w/ Apple to fast track HomeKit product development w/ its own SDK

Apple introduced HomeKit during its WWDC Keynote presentation last June. Since then we’ve heard HomeKit-enabled chips are on the move, but you still can’t buy a HomeKit-certified device. They are on the way, however, as Apple just started accepting product plans from manufacturers following a …

This Victoria’s Secret Sports Bra Can Hook Up With A Heart Rate Monitor

It was only a matter of time… fancy lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret is now selling a sports bra for around $75 with built in electrodes that hook up to a heart rate monitor. Sign of our wearable tech times.<p>Smart garments were recently identified by analyst Gartner as the fitness wearable with the …