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Build your own Action for Google Assistant

If you’ve ever chatted with a Google Home device, you know how frustrating it is to be told “I’m sorry, I don’t know how to help with that yet.”<p><i>Read Next: Google Assistant routines – all you need to know</i><p>Luckily you don’t have to wait for someone to implement this missing feature. You can do it …

Google Assistant

Our Most Popular Cake Recipe Gets a Peachy Makeover

<i>Summer starts on June 21st! In honor of all the BBQing, sprinkler-hopping, and ice cream truck-chasing to come, we give you Hello, Summer, a picnic basket full of easy-breezy recipes and tips to help you make the most of every minute this season.</i><p>We met Louisa in the spring of 2011. Well, that’s …

Dessert

5 Women Try SavageXFenty's Sexiest Lingerie Looks

"Oh my god, there's no crotch?!"<p>When Rihanna's SavageXFenty lingerie line was announced, I'm pretty sure the whole Internet collectively freaked. The collection, featuring everything from basic T-shirt bras and briefs to feathery purple robes and sexy corsets, finally became available at midnight …

Lingerie

Poop Is the Last Frontier of the Human Body

The American Gut Project is collecting data from around the world on what makes up our gut. The truth is, unexpectedly, not so straightforward.<p>Last …

Microsoft wants to help put disabled people on equal footing

I have a disability that gives me a mismatch. That's a beautiful design principle.<p>Jenny Lay-Flurrie

With 1 Intentional Free Throw Miss, This Iowa Basketball Player Taught a Major Lesson in Humility

Why Iowa University's Jordan Bohannon intentionally missed a free throw that would have broken legendary Hawkeye Chris Street's long-standing record.<p>Records are made to be broken. Excellence is its own reward.<p>But not always -- especially when achieving breaking a record and achieving excellence …

Here's Why You Should Eat Foods Rich In Biotin

Right from childhood, we were taught that food is the main source of energy. But ever wondered what exactly converts our food into energy? Well, it's …

Olympians Are Using Nonalcoholic Beer As Recovery Drinks. Here's The Science

In Greek mythology, the Olympians were said to drink ambrosia, which bestowed upon them immortality. Occasionally, athletic heroes like Heracles were also gifted a sip. But the myths don't say much about the golden-amber liquid getting them all drunk.<p>Today's Olympians have been swept up in a new …

Alcohol

The Beef Jerky Recipe (Almost) Any Guy Can Make at Home

Mix remaining ingredients in bowl, add beef strips, and marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours, turning several times to coat evenly.

Cooking

The Best Food Dehydrators for Making Your Own Beef Jerky

Beef jerky is a dude-food staple: filling, high in protein, addictive as hell. But it’s easy to go overboard when you’re popping the gas station …

NBA coach Gregg Popovich says America is a 'racist country'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gregg Popovich has never shied away from speaking his mind.<p>So its no surprise that the legendary coach of the San Antonio Spurs, a winner of five NBA titles, had a strong response when asked why it's important for the league to celebrate Black History Month.<p>"I think it's pretty obvious. Our …

Basketball

California woman, 19, fatally stabbed, left for dead, ID's suspects on death bed

The 19-year-old woman who was stabbed multiple times and left for dead on a rural road in a town outside San Francisco has been credited for fighting "like a soldier" and identifying two suspects in her killing.<p>Reports of her condition when first discovered early Monday are chilling.<p>Four men who …

How to sleep easier with Google Home’s white noise feature

Pick from a selection of sounds like a rainstorm, spinning fan, or just generic white noise<p>I’m one of those people who falls asleep a little easier if there’s quiet, steady noise around me. Cracking a window open isn’t really an option in February here in New York, so typically I just turn on a …

Google Home

How to Freeze and Thaw Any Type of Bread

Perfecting the art of homemade bread baking can be a challenge, but making sure your loaves stay fresh and edible beyond a few days is an entirely …

Bread

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

What does the way you hug say about you? Science discovers what sided hugs are more meaningful - IBTimes India

The study revealed that in less emotionally-charged hugs, people tend to lean to their right, while in case of more intense hugs, we lean to our left.<p>…

Harvey Weinstein's Former Assistant Breaks Her Silence on 'Repulsive Monster'

Harvey Weinstein’s former assistant broke a confidentiality agreement Tuesday to detail the last “distressing” two decades she spent in silence due …

Tonight's Winter Solstice Is More Than the Longest Night of the Year

It's all in our tilt.<p>If you’ve ever asked your friend to explain what the winter solstice is, you’ve probably gotten a response along the lines of: …

Beetle Penises May Hold Clues For Better Medical Devices

A new study describes, in detail, the stiffness of beetle penises, which might serve as inspiration for people who design medical catheters.<p>The industry has long struggled with an engineering problem: How do you keep a very thin tube flexible enough to snake into hard-to-reach places but rigid …

5 ways to make your Amazon Fire tablet better

I don't know exact numbers, but I suspect some 80 bajillion people bought an Amazon Fire tablet on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. And why not? With prices ranging from $30 to $100, those babies were the bargain to beat.<p>Now that you've got one, let's make it better. Although the Fire tablets are …

Two months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico struggles to regain electricity and thousands flee the island

The lights remain off in bustling cities and in small rural villages. Gas generators, the only alternative to the downed power lines that seem to be everywhere, continuously hum outside hospitals and bodegas. When night falls, it’s the glow of car lights, not streetlights, that helps break through …

Caribbean

Zoe Kravitz: 'Beauty can't be defined by race, gender or age'

Ask a roomful of people their opinion of Zoë Kravitz and the resounding answer is that she is ‘cool’. She is also something of a style icon, frequently topping best dressed lists, and was even the cover star of the October edition of British Vogue. In person, she is cool – but pleasingly without …

5 Smooth Things You Didn't Know About Peanut Butter

The peanut butter and jelly sandwich is one of America's most classic inventions, something enjoyed by both children and adults. But how did this …

The foods that’ll keep your gut happy (and healthy) while traveling

The thrill of traveling is the chance to break out of your usual routines. But when your gut gets out of <i>its</i> usual routine, you might have a problem. …

Wellness

If you're just dumping a bunch of stuff into your slow cooker, you're doing it wrong

Let's face it: Slow cookers are popular, but dull. Mute. Kinda sleepy. Even on its highest setting (of three total), my six-quart All-Clad slow cooker doesn't simmer stock or sizzle diced shallots. Sometimes I'll reset it in the middle of cooking, just to hear that indifferent chirp. "She's not …

The health benefits of broccoli

What is broccoli?<p>Broccoli is a branched, green vegetable with either purple or more commonly green flower buds. It belongs to the cruciferous family, …

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Holistic Medicine

Diabetes Can Be Reversed Naturally

"Ditch the mangoes" and "switch to artificial sweeteners" - is the dreaded advice handed out to diabetics and pre-diabetics when first diagnosed. But …

Diabetes

Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate according to package directions; fold edges under, …

Turkey-and-Collard Green Stew Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium. Add sausage, and cook, stirring often with a wooden …

Recipes