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5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Meet the Cellist Who Stole Hearts at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Wedding

Sheku Kanneh-Mason is just 19 years old.<p><b>Meghan Markle</b> and <b>Prince Harry’s</b> Saturday wedding was filled with music. There was the traditional choir of St. George’s Chapel, conducted by its music director <b>James Vivian.</b> There was a gospel choir, the Kingdom Choir, conducted by <b>Karen Gibson,</b> with its …

A New Harvard Study Reveals The Truth Behind Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods (And Why Store Shelves Are Shockingly Empty)

Employees crying, empty store shelves, and irate customers do not sound like the Whole Foods we know and love. Welcome to the new normal -- at least for now.<p>Whole Foods has enjoyed an incredible history of success. Their co-founder and CEO, John Mackey, is an evangelist for "conscious capitalism" …

Here Are The Recipes We Tried And Loved Recently

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

Curried Lentil, Tomato, and Coconut Soup

This recipe calls for medium curry powder, but it’s flexible. If the one you have is mild or very spicy, adjust the heat level with more, or less, …

Recipes

Epicurious – Recipes, Menu Ideas, Videos & Cooking Tips

The Crispy Fish Sandwich You Need to Make Before Summer Is Over

Cooking

I raised my American children in Berlin — and I was floored by the differences between parenting in the US and Germany

<i><br>The following is an excerpt from "Actung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children":</i><p>One winter afternoon in Berlin, I was having lunch with a Canadian friend when I saw a woman with a stroller and an older couple approach the restaurant. The woman rolled the stroller …

Parenting

We Tasted 14 Fancy Butters, and This Is the Best One

But you probably wouldn't be sad about most of them<p>Butter is great. This is probably not news to you. It makes things taste good. But to me, there …

A Week In New York City On A $68,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

I Gave Cream Cheese Frosting a Makeover and Now I’ll Never Go Back to the Original

It all started with Giada di Laurentiis' "Marry-Me" banana muffins—muffins so good, apparently, that if you make them for your partner it just may …

Crusty Instant Pot Sourdough Bread

<i>This crusty and delicious Instant Pot Sourdough Bread is made with yogurt and is ready in less than 6 hours from start to finish. Ideal by itself or</i> …

Instant Pot - Chicken & Spinach Ramen

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

Use Your Instant Pot to Cook These Meats

The Instant Pot may seem like a magic black box that makes <i>anything</i> in very little time but it is, mainly, a very safe and easy-to-use pressure …

Cooking

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

Blockchain

What’s that brown sauce in Chinese takeout?

Why does your attempt at home-cooked Chinese always taste different from takeout? Let’s start with the fact that Chinese restaurants cook with …

Food & Dining

An Introduction to the Study of Calculus

The branch of mathematics studies rates of change<p>Calculus is the study of rates of change. The principals behind calculus date back centuries to the …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare

Why did Casper sue a mattress blogger? A closer look reveals a secret, multimillion-dollar battle to get you into bed.<p>One day in the spring of 2016 I mentioned to a friend that I needed a new mattress. Mine was a sunken hand-me-down that had become about as comfortable as concrete.<p>“I know a guy who …

15 Essential Recipes for Fall Baking

The one thing I love about fall, even more than pulling out my stash of cozy sweaters, is baking. While I am always ready to fire up my oven for a …

I retired at 34, and I don't care how much you love your job — I think everyone should plan to retire early

The longer I've been retired, the more I'm convinced that everyone should pursue financial independence.<p>I felt trapped while working, and that feeling kept growing as everyday started to look the same.<p>Now, I don't necessarily know what I'll be doing the next day, week, or month. But every day I …

The Homemade Ranch Dressing I Make More Often Than I Call My Mother

By Amiel Stanek<p>Anyone who says they don't like ranch dressing is a liar. And anyone who thinks making homemade ranch dressing isn't worth it hasn't tried mine. Also: I love you, Mom.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This</i> …

Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough

I’ve been eating a high-fat, carb-restricted diet for almost 20 years, since I started as an experiment when investigating nutrition research for the journal Science. I find it’s easy for me to maintain a healthy weight when I eat this way. But even after two decades, the sensation of being on the …

Foods That Are Cheaper When You Buy Them On Amazon

Every time we log into Amazon, it feels like everything — movies, tech gadgets, and random articles of clothing — is competing for our attention. …

7 Smart Yet Simple Ways to Handle Difficult People

This afternoon I took my son, Mac, to the community playground. As I was chatting with another parent, I looked over and saw Mac’s eyes welling up …

Parenting

We Can't Get Enough of These Summer Panna Cotta Recipes - Chowhound

Panna cotta: Who ever thought gelatinous cream and sugar could taste so good? Well…the Italians, but now we’re getting a little too technical. All we …