Martha Diaz

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This startup requires all employees to work in a restaurant first — and it just landed $8 million from Yelp

This is incredibly irritating for residents who want to try out the new Japanese-Mexican fusion restaurant or plan ahead for Sunday brunch.<p>This is the problem startup Nowait aims to solve.<p>Nowait — which allows users to virtually "get in line" at a restaurant without stepping foot through the door …

Employment

Set Yourself Up For Weight-Loss Success: 20+ Ways to Meal Prep

Sunday is definitely not a day of rest in my house. It's the day I plan out meals for the week, hit the grocery store, and prep food ahead of time. …

A Special Place Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should be eating your (brown sugar pound) cake with a view.</i><p>Cake is always welcome. It's good in …

9 Picnic-Perfect Recipes

What better way to celebrate spring than with an outdoor feast? Think outside the lunchbox and try one of these delicious, easy-to-transport dishes for your next picnic.<p><b>1. Couscous Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette</b><p>This is the perfect side dish for a picnic: it's wonderfully light, takes mere minutes …

Recipes

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How to Back Up Your iPhone to iTunes on Your Computer

There are two ways to back up your iPhone. You can back up your iPhone to iCloud or back up your iPhone to iTunes. I like to have copies of both. An iCloud backup is kept in the cloud, while an iTunes backup is kept on your computer. You don’t need an internet connection to back up your iPhone to …

Afraid of Flying? How to Cope

Almost everyone has gone through a phase of aerophobia (fear of flying). I'm still dealing with it to this day. Luckily, I haven't turned down many trips. But it has gone through varying stages of extremity:<p>1. Won't set foot on an airplane.<p>2. Will fly only with drugs.<p>3. Will fly without drugs, but …

5 Excellent Prestige Champagnes

When it comes to wine, we're all for great deals. However, we also like to occasionally splurge on something special -- which is why we've crafted this list of the top five prestige Champagnes. Representing only the finest output from legendary French houses, such as Piper Heidsieck and Henriot, …

Flavors

5 Ways to Make Your Mac and iPhone Play Nice

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Yosemite, is all about making Macs link up with iPhones and iPads in new and exciting ways. And with tricks …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Air Travel

BA's Best Banana Bread

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's …

11 Ways To Avoid Getting Ripped Off On Your Next Car Rental

Unfortunately, there's a bewildering array of rental companies, locations, cars, and optional features that can affect the price of a rental. As a result, the actual cost of a rental can end up much higher than advertised.<p>In response, some travelers have turned to the simplified user experience of …

Carsharing

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

Recipes

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11 Cheese and Cracker Recipes That Will Change Your Life

"Cheese and crackers" are soooo overdone. Meticulously arranged plates, weird knives, a scattering of grapes: boring. So instead, here are 11 recipes that will make everyone think you're the second coming of the Barefoot Contessa. Recipes all make 12 crackers.<p><b>1. Bruschetta Crackers</b><p>Yes, bruschetta …

Cream Cheese

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Shredded Beef Tacos for the Slow Cooker

By Christy Landry<p>Mexican food is one of my absolute favorite things to eat. It’s entirely possible that I have Mexican blood flowing through my veins drawing me toward anything with cheese, jalapeño peppers, avocados, sour cream, corn, cilantro and all of those things (plus a lot more) are found in …

Cooking

7 Cozy Sunday Suppers

These comforting dishes are perfect for lazy winter Sundays, when you've got some time to slow down and putter around the kitchen.<p><b>Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this classic French beef stew known as Beef Bourguignon, meat is slowly braised in a rich brown sauce until fork-tender. It takes …

Cooking

Green Smoothies You'll Actually Want to Drink

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

North Pole

6 Apps That Fit Charity Into Your Daily Routine

Social Good Apps That Fit Into Your Daily Routine<p>1. Instead<p>2. I Can Go Without<p>3. Charity Miles<p>4. One Today<p>5. Donate a Photo<p>6. Check-in for Good<p>A pen …

Sunday Brunch: Potato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Quiche

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Hearty quiches make for a great brunch, but after the holidays I try and …

Songs For The Ultimate NYE Night In

Photo: Courtesy of Soundcloud; Courtesy of Amazon; Courtesy of Amazon; Courtesy of Amazon.<p>If you're exhausted just thinking about putting on a dress, …

This company wants to help you escape your terrible corporate job

After three years of working at Ernst & Young in London as a management consultant, Dominic Jackman felt unfulfilled and decided it was time for a change. In 2009, he asked his boss for a sabbatical but was told “no.” In the past three months, six of his colleagues had also asked for sabbaticals …

Goldman Sachs

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing

Want your words to wow? Take this basic advice to write more effective emails, memos, and other professional materials.<p>I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of …

How To Get To Spotlight Search in iOS 7

Here’s a quick, basic tip for those of you who have updated to iOS 7 on your iPads. I’ve seen a good number of people puzzled by this after updating: how to bring up the Spotlight Search bar in iOS 7.<p>And it’s very easy of course, once you know how. Here’s how you bring up the search bar in iOS …

Approval may be easy part for Yellen

President Barack Obama will likely nominate Janet Yellen soon as the next chairwoman of the Federal Reserve. And the vice chairwoman of the central bank should enjoy uniform Democratic support and will almost certainly pick up enough Republican votes to win confirmation, according to congressional …

Where Americans—Rich and Poor—Spent Every Dollar in 2012

Food, clothes, and housing account for more than 60 percent of all spending among the poor.<p>Here it is, fresh from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: all of American spending in one big color wheel.<p>Since some of you (inexplicably) don't like pie charts, here's the same data in bars.<p>Averages are …

Tykes on a plane: a survival guide to flying with young children

We've all done it. A parent boards the airplane with a child in arms, and all the other passengers on the aircraft hold their breath, hoping that the family does not sit near them.<p>But now that parent is you: how can you avoid fulfilling the other passengers' worst fears - and your own? Here are a …