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Five Sauces for the Modern Cook

Without apology or even a trace of sheepishness, Travis Lett confessed to being a thief.<p>Of course, the only person this pensive chef ever steals from is himself. At Gjelina, his Los Angeles restaurant with a large, ever-changing menu, “We’re constantly appropriating elements from dishes we’ve done …

8 Ways To Use Color Feng Shui To Enhance Your Home

Feng shui practitioners believe the ancient Chinese art plays a role in everything we do, from helping us feel balanced and happy in our daily lives to changing how the energy circulates in our homes. But there's more to achieving good feng shui than just furniture placement. Color feng shui, …

Inside the world's most beautiful places to read - CNN Style

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library," the late Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once said.<p>Some libraries certainly touch the divine, having all the grandeur you would expect from a "cathedral of learning". But libraries no longer hold a monopoly when it comes to …

Top 5 Reasons Why Most Mobile App Startups Fail

It has been predicted that by the year 2016, the number of app downloads will reach over 211 billion. By 2017, it will be 254 billion. So you can …

Dreamy rooftop garden covers breezy modern house in Vietnam

It’s like a private park<p>Never ones to shy away from throwing in all the plants, Vietnamese architecture firm Vo Trong Nghia takes the roof terrace to the next level in this new home in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The firm, working in collaboration with architect Masaaki Iwamoto, made the most of local …

Design Better Data Tables

<b>Poor tables.</b> Where did they go wrong?<p>After being the bread and butter of the web for most of its early history, tables were cast aside by many …

Remote-controlled and crewless: is this the cargo ship of the future?

The future of cargo transportation will be autonomous, according to Rolls-Royce, which has revealed plans for a remote-controlled, unmanned ship that …

India's crazy tax system just got much simpler

India is about to embark on the biggest makeover of its tax system since the country became independent in 1947.<p>The upper house of parliament on Wednesday backed the introduction of a long-delayed Goods and Services Tax that has been in the works for more than a decade.<p>When implemented, it should …

India

Globalization for the 99%: can we make it work for all?

On 23 June, in a historic referendum, the British public made a decision that would reverberate across the world: they voted to leave the European …

Follow the Healthy Weight Pyramid

Let the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid be your guide to making smart eating choices. It's pretty simple to use. The goal is to choose most of …

Nutrition

This Elevated Chinese Bus Is the Future of Public Transportation

The innovative bus designed to cruise above traffic launched its first-ever trial run<p>In May, an online video showing the model of a massive futuristic bus passing above lines of car traffic, all while transporting passengers, generated a lot of buzz. The technology was exciting, but many viewers …

All plants on Earth may owe their existence to a spooky trick of quantum physics

Plants are possibly the most fundamental life form on Earth, supplying food and oxygen to ecosystems around the planet.<p>And yet many aspects of their leafy lives remain mysterious.<p>Photosynthesis — <i>the</i> process plants use to turn light into energy — is especially something of an enigma. Scientists have …

Quantum Physics

Former Y Combinator Partner Garry Tan on What Too Many Startups Get Wrong

In 2008, Garry Tan co-founded blogging platform Posterous, a Tumblr competitor that allowed its users to post content via email. The company raised …

Startups

Why Aren't There More AI And Machine Learning Startups In Asia?

In the west, AI and machine learning startups and tech giants of all stripes have been doing the M&A dance. Google, Apple and the like have been busy snapping up AI/ML startups and according to CB Insights, 30 companies in the space have been acquired since 2011 (five in this year alone).<p>Activity …

Machine Learning

5 Branding Mistakes No Startup Can Afford to Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mistakes are common in the business world. After all, failure often teaches us more about ourselves than success. However, all mistakes are not created equal. When startups make mistakes, the repercussions are often much more serious than …

Startups

Something has happened for the first time ever in the US workforce

There's a new 99 percent.<p>A new report from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce says that 11.5 million of the 11.6 million …

For the first time in years the US is importing more oil than it produces

For the first time since January 2014, the US imported more crude oil last week than it produced, thanks largely to a surge in OPEC supply.<p>The chart below, supplied by the Commonwealth Bank, shows the breakdown between US production levels and crude oil import levels over the past decade.<p>Last week …

Oil

Elon Musk: Tesla is not really a ‘money-losing business’

To Elon Musk, Tesla Motors Inc. isn’t really a “money-losing business,” despite losing lots of money.<p>After announcing a quarterly loss of $293.2 …

Tesla

Smartphone users are becoming more aware of security features

As more personal business is conducted through smartphone devices, more users are implementing security measures for their devices, according to a recent survey by Harris Poll and commissioned by the CTIA.<p>The survey was a part of the company's ongoing efforts to boost user education on the pitfalls …

If Billionaire Oil Traders Are Right About $80 Oil, Buy This Dip

As we’ve said, oil has been quietly sliding over the past three weeks. It closed yesterday more than 20% off of the highs of the year.<p>And we looked at this chart and said, this divergence has hit an extreme, something has to give.<p>Yesterday it was stocks. Today it was a sharp bounce in crude–up 4%. …

What is productivity, and how do you measure it?

Productivity, or lack of it, is a key issue for economies across the globe. Productivity is good for individuals, companies and countries, according …

Roborace's Updated Self-Driving Race Car Design Is Just The Coolest Shit

Roborace, the new autonomous racing series set to run alongside Formula E, has just released the final design for its unbelievably cool race car …

14 Inspirational Bedroom Design Ideas For Teenagers

Creating bedrooms for teenagers can be a tough job. With their style changing so much over the years, their bedrooms need to be neutral enough that a …

6 Foods to Eat When You’re Trying to Score a Six Pack

And 3 that you’ll want to avoid<p>Even if you hit the gym daily, you have to pay attention to what you eat to get the definition you want.<p>The right foods power tough workouts, build muscle, and can help you torch any belly fat that might be stopping your six-pack from emerging, says board-certified …

The Ten Types Of Corporate Innovation Programs

Large, established companies are trying on various programs to foster new innovations in an attempt to find the best way to change course for their big ships.<p>These established companies are struggling to keep up with fast-paced, venture-backed startups that are changing customer expectations -- and …

Hillary Clinton’s Dueling Mandates: Praise Obama Record but Promise Change

By<p>Laura Meckler<p>Laura Meckler<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@laurameckler<p>LauraMecklerWSJ<p>laura.meckler@wsj.com<p>Listen to Hillary Clinton, and it can seem like the best of times and the worst of times all at once.<p>In Omaha, Neb., on Monday, she ticked through facts and statistics showing how life has …

Hillary Clinton

Dropbox Paper hits Play Store, challenges Evernote

Dropbox is beta testing a new app called Paper, a tool that aims to place you and your collaborators all on the same page. It’s another iron in the fire for Dropbox, and more flames to the feet of Evernote.<p>Dropbox Paper’s beta build just hit the Google Play store, so you can give it a spin now. …

Apps

Few Clinton or Trump Supporters Have Close Friends in the Other Camp

In an increasingly contentious presidential campaign, just a quarter of voters who support Donald Trump in the general election say they have a lot …

Government