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Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

How To Use The P/E Ratio And PEG To Tell A Stock's Future

The price-to-earnings ratio or P/E is one of the most widely-used stock analysis tools used by investors and analysts for determining stock …

Investing

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Google

Why You Need to Let Go of Average Performers

When average and subpar is acceptable, it lowers the output of everyone.<p>You work hard. Your team works hard. You treat people well. People like you. Your company grows.<p>Your worst people "cover their cost."<p>Stop.<p>You're not in business to cover your cost. You're there to make money. You're there to …

Subpar

This Lesson From Benjamin Franklin in Building Generational Wealth Still Holds Up More Than 200 Years Later

He did it with just 2,000.<p><i>How much do you need to be worth to have generational wealth? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John Roberson, Stock Trader; Masterpiece Tax Advisors, on</b> …

General Motors

Chase Sapphire Reserve v. American Express Platinum: Why Not Both?

A thousand dollars in annual credit card fees might seem crazier than... well, the cost of a first class seat bought with cash, but the two best …

Flying

Everything Bagel Seasoning

Make anything taste like your favorite bagel with a sprinkle of this savory mix of poppy seeds, onion, garlic, sesame seeds, and salt.

Bagels

The Risks In Treasury Bonds

Financial professionals and investors have been accustomed to utilizing bonds for a safer income asset class for a very long time, and perhaps rightfully so, considering the length of the current bond run. As some baby boomers recall, interest rates were hovering around 14% back in the 1980s. Can …

Investing

Monty Python's 10 funniest sketches

As a Monty Python treasure-trove arrives on Netflix – including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and Monty Python's Flying Circus – it's the perfect moment to look back at 10 of the very best sketches from the masters of surreal comedy.<p>1. The Dead Parrot<p>Arguably the most famous, most …

Comedy

How to make Best-ever BBQ Brisket Burnt Ends

Smokey, sticky nuggets packed with extreme beefiness, follow this recipe to create the ultimate bbq brisket burnt ends.<p>This post was inspired by …

Beer-Braised Smoked Corned Beef Burnt Ends

What happens when you give an American classic like brisket a kiss of the Irish? You get these little melt-in-your-mouth nuggets of beer-braised …

BBQ

Chargrilled Oysters Recipe - Grilled Oysters

If you’re a fan of Chargrilled Oysters, this recipe is for you. Fresh oysters are one of my favorite treats when I go to the coast, but my buddy …

Oysters

A lingerie startup used feedback from 6 million women to make the perfect wireless bra — and it works for larger cup sizes

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase</i><p>True & Co<p>Like most people who regularly navigate Facebook, I've grown a bit suspicious of all the ads chasing me.<p>Don't get me wrong, I've …

Clothing

If you're a fixed-income investor, here's what to invest in ... and what to avoid

If you are living on a fixed income, it can be challenging to invest money safely while also getting a reasonable return on your investment. Money …

Retirement

RECIPE: Cheesy Italian Sausage Potato Chowder

posted by Katie Sommers -<p>7 minutes ago<p>I'm in a major soup mood tonight, totally gonna make this Cheesy Italian Sausage Potato Chowder! How yummy does …

Cooking

The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants, Spring 2018

Welcome to the <b>Eater 38</b>, the answer to any question that begins, “Can you recommend a restaurant?” Not to be confused with the Eater Heatmap’s collection of the hottest and newest, this elite group covers the entire city, spans a myriad of cuisines, and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant …

James Beard

6 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 6%

A sell-off in the energy sector over this year has pushed these yields above 6%.<p>After steadily rising for quite some time, the stock market got …

Investing

11 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

It can be challenging surviving in retirement on a fixed or limited income. Fortunately, there are strategies to employ now or later that can beef up …

Retirement

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Protect your privacy online with these data-guarding browser extensions

How to fight web trackers.<p>We all know that Facebook and other companies collect data about us. But that's the tip of the iceberg. Web trackers, on everything from shopping sites to social networks, follow your online activities every time you dip a digital toe into the internet. These advertisers …

Privacy

Are Potatoes Good for a Healthy Diet?

Potatoes are a humble tuber, often subjected to many forms of ridicule. Think of spud guns and a popular child's toy shaped like a potato. But they …

Nutrition

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

It's no joke how much data your internet service provider can collect about you. A new service from Cloudflare aims to change that.<p>These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest …

Privacy

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

J.P.'s Big Daddy Biscuits Recipe

"This recipe will produce the biggest biscuits in the history of the world! Serve these gems with butter, preserves, honey, gravy or they can also be …

Biscuits

Disconnect will protect your privacy on public Wi-Fi during your travels this Spring

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime tracker blocking and VPN protection for $49.<p>As the latest Facebook revelations hit the headlines, many of us are starting to think more carefully about digital privacy. Disconnect is a service that helps you block online trackers and stay anonymous, thanks to built-in VPN …

Information Systems

Stock Market Corrections: 3 Things We Don't Know, and the Only Number That Matters

There's a lot about corrections that we don't understand, but that shouldn't keep us from investing for the long term.<p>Disneyland theme park tickets …

Stock Markets

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Time I

5 Great Gin Cocktails to Try This Spring

There are plenty of ways to enjoy gin year-round, but we have to admit that our favorite season is spring, when fresh herbs and fruits and tons of …

Herbs

Awesome Crispy Baked Chicken Wings Recipe

"Incredibly tasty variation of baked chicken wings with no marinade - just butter, garlic, and herbs. Great for the low-carb eater!"<p>Ingredients<p>4 …

Parmesan Cheese