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Proof that Germany is home to the most beautiful fairy tale castles

They are truly magical...<p>Germany is home to some of the most beautiful castles steeped in history. Appreciate the country's breathtaking architecture …

Ten Things To Add To Your Resume -- And Ten To Remove Immediately

Most people don’t like their resumes. I don’t blame them! Most resumes are weak. They are boring, and they all sound alike.<p>Most resumes are lame because they are written in an awful language that’s only used for resumes and company policy memos. I call this language Corporate Zombie Speak. It is …

6 Things You Must Have In Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn, once your online resume, has morphed into your opportunity to introduce yourself to others and attract the attention of those who need to know you. However, mindsets are slow to shift, and those who still consider LinkedIn nothing more than a digital resume are missing out on some of the …

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MIT startup offers camouflage solar panels that will match any roof

Sistine Solar wants to help sustainability-minded homeowners who also care about aesthetics<p>No one would argue for the aesthetic beauty of the average solar panel—the dark, gridded rectangles blend into rooftops about as well as a penguin at a peacock party. But one MIT-born startup is hoping to …

Home Monitoring With Wireless Sensor Nodes

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Raspberry Pi 3 Model B<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from MCM Electronics<br>• Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from SparkFun<br>• Buy from Newark …

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DIY Raspberry Pi Tablet

There are lots of Android based <b>Tablets</b> are available in the market and they are pretty good and handy. But can we use power of Raspberry Pi in a …

This Recipe For Garlic Parmesan Wings Is Perfect For Chicken Wing Lovers

Delivered with a side of happiness.<p>Serving Size: about 20 wings<p>2 pounds chicken wings<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon black pepper<p>1 tablespoon Italian seasoning<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese<p>4 garlic cloves, finely minced<p>1/4 cup tablespoons olive oil<p>1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley<p>1. …

The Best Way to Cook Different Cuts of Beef, in One Chart

With so many different cuts of beef—from the 7-bone chuck roast to the tri-tip roast—figuring out the best way to cook a piece of beef can be …

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

20 delicious and healthy smoothie recipes

Everyone knows that smoothies are super good for you and probably the best way there is to start the day.<p>But when you get tired of banana and …

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

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Zahav's Hummus Recipe is Genius—for Even More Reasons Than Everyone Says

There's been a whole lot of talk about Zahav's hummus lately—ascribing to it the texture of buttercream, the phrase revelatory heights, and being both the creamiest and the dreamiest. Bon Appétit named it their 2015 dish of the year. In Phyllis Grant's recent Piglet judgement, she wrote that the …

Recipes

BBQ Mini Meat Loaf Sliders

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 slices good quality packaged white bread, shredded<br>• 3 tablespoons milk or half-and-half<br>• 1 large egg<br>• 4 scallions, minced<br>• 2 garlic cloves, minced<br>• 1 large jalapeño, seeded and minced<br>• 1 tablespoon chopped oregano<br>• 1½ teaspoons kosher salt<br>• 1 pound ground veal or pork<br>• 1 pound ground chuck<br>• Vegetable oil …

Grilled Tomato Soup | Winter Grilling Recipes

From the <b>LongHorn Steakhouse Chefs</b><p>Servings: 6<p>Ingredients<p>6 large tomatoes, quartered<p>1 cup fresh basil, chopped finely<p>1 tablespoon crushed garlic<p>2 …

15 Surreal Places In Texas You Need To Visit Before You Die

The stars at night are big and bright...

Why Lamb Sirloin Roast is the Best Cut You’re Not Cooking

Totally delicious, incredibly tender and simple to prepare, this sirloin roast is a great quick supper.<p>The lamb sirloin roast is the new darling of …

10 Reasons Why Iceland Is the Best Place to Travel Solo Right Now

Iceland is getting a lot of attention right now following the announcement of $99-199 flights from the U.S. by Wow Airlines CEO Skúli Mogensen. I could have told you that Wow Airlines flights were cheap seven months ago because I took one from Baltimore, but the new announcement is breaking because …

18 Hot And Delicious Slow Cooker Stews

Cook dinner and hide under blankets at the same time. Literally.

How to Get Started With Sous Vide Cooking

Let's say that you were a good little boy or girl this past year (or maybe you're just really good at faking it) and somebody slipped a brand-new sous vide cooker into your stocking. Problem is, you've never cooked sous vide before, and it's unlike any kind of cooking you've done in the past. Where …

These recipes will convince you that sprouts are for life, not just for Christmas

School dining halls, the walls streaming with condensation, the floors slippery with spilt gravy; discordant Christmases where dishes of them are passed round forlornly; the kitchens of institutional caterers... The Brussels sprout isn’t just hard to like – the smell it emits, especially if it’s …

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Force fields: where to experience the Star Wars universe

If you’ve felt a disturbance in the Force lately, you’re not alone: millions of film fans are awaiting the new Star Wars movie, which comes out this week.<p>Whether the reboot gives devotees new hope for the franchise or proves to be a phantom menace remains to be seen, but one thing is certain: …

Are You Baking With the Right Chocolate?

Do you know your bittersweet from your semisweet from your dark from your milk from your…? The world of baking chocolate is confusing. Here's how to navigate it.<p>The baking aisle of your supermarket is a complicated place, stacked high with questions and more varieties of funfetti cake than you ever …

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This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

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Best tiny house vacation rentals in the United States | CNN Travel

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The 10 Countries You Absolutely HAVE To Visit In 2016

Pack your bags.<p>Most of us are lucky if we can escape our desks long enough to visit one country per year... but it never hurts to have a list of 10 dazzlingly perfect options.<p>Today, Lonely Planet announced its Top 10 Countries for 2016, employing expert analysis to make travel recommendations for …

The Perfect Slow Cooker Pot Roast for Tonight's Dinner

For as long as it's been published on The Chic Site this Balsamic Pot Roast has been one of our most popular recipes. The pictures are nothing fancy but the results are to die for! Plug in your slow cooker and make this cozy fall recipe for dinner this weekend.<p>Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast<p>Simply …

13 Grown-Ass Grilled Cheese Recipes

Grilled cheese: While it's still appropriate for a six-year-old (no crusts, please), it's also a pretty sophisticated treat for all the grown-ups out there.<p>Here, 13 ways to go beyond the basics.<p><b>Beets, Goat Cheese and Arugula</b><p>It's loaded with veggies, so it must be healthy! <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Roasted</b> …

Pizza Dough

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hr 30 minPrep:20 minInactive:1 hr 10 min<p>Yield:2 (14-inch) pizza crusts<p>Level:Easy

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The future of cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin and beyond

The digital currency has caused any number of headaches for law enforcement. Now entrepreneurs and academics are scrambling to build a better version.<p>…