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How to Make a Quick Pickle–and Why You Should

A truism among chefs is that often something doesn’t need more salt, it needs more acid—whether that’s a squeeze of lemon or a dash of sherry …

Onions

T-Squared: Alexa, meet The Brief

Today we’re adding a new, easy way for you to keep up with Texas news — an audio news brief waiting for you each morning on your smart speaker or …

Homemade granola recipe | Felicity Cloake’s masterclass

Step away from the cereal aisle: granola is absurdly easy to make, and at a fraction of the cost of the packet stuff<p>If I could go back in time, I’d invest in granola shares: this mix of grains, fruit and nuts often costs more per kilo than steak. Not only is it cheap and stupidly easy to make at …

granolarecipe

Slow-Cooker Short Ribs With Rosemary Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together broth, tomato paste, parsley stems, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add short ribs, onions, …

Social Native gets authentic fans to create social media content for brands

Social Native has created a marketplace for connecting brands with content creators who can create authentic social media assets that promote those brands.<p>The startup is positioned for the era known as the “creator economy,” a term coined by futurist Paul Saffo to describe our shift from consumers …

37 Seriously Amazing Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Everything you need to know (or buy) to make your house spotless!

How to Build a Marketing Campaign that Appeals to Generation Z

Technology enables brands to connect with audiences on a personal level cost effectively, at incredible scale. Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat all …

8-foot poisonous snake found inside a toilet is the stuff of nightmares

Always look before you sit, especially on a toilet.<p>An 8-foot-long poisonous snouted cobra has been terrorizing an apartment building in Pretoria, …

Zoology

Inside the Fight to Save the World’s Dying Languages

The world’s languages are disappearing at an unparalleled rate—but the Endangered Language Alliance will not let them expire quietly.<p>Kaji Sherpa …

The Persian art of etiquette

In every social interaction, from buying groceries to negotiating a nuclear deal, this highly valued behaviour dictates how people should treat each other.<p>“<i>Befarmaeed,</i>” said Fatimeh with an imperative hand gesture that commanded me to eat more.<p>As I joined my impeccable Iranian hostess, her mother, …

Defying Stereotypes As A Pregnant Woman In Tech

27-year-old Vidya Srinivasan is multi-passionate and multi-talented. She works at Microsoft as a technical program manager. She is a singer, speaker, and volunteer.<p>Until she gave birth to her daughter recently, she was also pregnant.<p>Too often, when the topics of pregnancy and work intersect, it is …

Ten Questions I Wish I'd Asked Before I Took The Job

Anybody can understand why a job-seeker might choose to be extremely flexible and accommodating when they’re considering a job offer.<p>It’s exciting to be offered a job. Somebody wants you to come and work for them. If you need a job to pay next month’s rent, you might think “The last thing I want to …

Employment

Bad Writing Costs Businesses Billions

It’s not just a chore to wade through the badly written memos, emails, and other lousy business communication—this inefficiency costs us insane …

Is Customization The Future Of The Beauty Industry?

Startups and big brands are increasingly finding ways for customers to create their ideal products, tailored just for them.<p>To quote my fiancé: “You pressed a few buttons and suddenly you’re Estée Lauder?”<p>I had been acting a bit cocky after having crafted a new, never-before-seen color via the …

Estée Lauder

10 things you probably didn’t know about Manhattan

As a New Yorker, you probably think you know everything about this great city we all call home. Well, wrong-o, bucko. We rounded up a list of 10 …

Cutting the Cord: Hit the books with The Great Courses on Amazon Prime

<i>Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story included a course available on Amazon Video, but not as part of The Great Courses.</i><p>Amazon's streaming video service has become a destination for binge-watching TV series, such as <i>The Wire</i>, <i>Justified</i> and original shows like <i>Mozart in the</i> …

The FDA Finally Bans a Bunch Of Pointless Antibacterial Soaps

Sorry, that antibacterial soap isn’t doing anything more to clean you up than any other plain bar of soap.<p>The FDA just announced it is eliminating …

Dentistry

12 Autocorrect Fails That Are Actually Pretty Great

I think we're all in a love hate relationship with autocorrect.<p>1.<p>2.<p>3.<p>4.<p>Disabled my phone's autocorrect today when it tried to tell me "brunching" …

Here Is the Most Popular Book from the Year You Were Born

How many have you read?<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got its page one.

Literature

How Vinegar Helps Dry Itchy Skin

Skin Care

7 Healthy Turmeric Recipes to Fight Bloat and Boost Mood

Weight-loss booster. Debloater. Antidepressant. Arthritis fighter. Skin salve. Sleep aid. All from one spice! The health benefits of turmeric are pretty insane and can actually help remedy a number of ailments and fight off disease, including cancer.<p>This versatile spice can be incorporated into a …

Beef Cuts to Know—and How to Ask for and Cook Them

<i>A butcher's case of beef is made up of more than just a few recognizable cuts, so we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to chart every section, identify cuts, and share how to use them in everyday cooking.</i><p>What's the first cut of beef that you usually go for on a visit to the butcher? Is it Skirt or …

How Flower-Obsessed Victorians Encoded Messages in Bouquets

Victorians used flowers a lot like we use emoji.<p>A Victorian-era print of a bouquet of roses. (Photo: Boston Public Library/CC BY 2.0)<p>Imagine for a …

Bad News: TSA Found a 3D-Printed Gun In a Carry On

One of the best accounts to follow on Instagram belongs to the Transport Security Administration. It’s a never-ending list filled with photographic …

Fuck This Tweet

Last week I happened upon a very bad tweet and it’s been haunting me ever since, filling me with a quiet and persistent rage I can only release …

This Woman Made The Most Extensive Map Of Hip-Hop's History

Jessi Brattengeier knows East Coast rap. Since she's from Houston, she has a pretty good handle on chopped and screwed, that drowsy, glutinous style …

The Future of Knowledge: The Future of Work Environment

An Outlook on the Changing Nature of the Work Environment<p>Executive Summary<br>The world is changing dramatically in ways that will have a significant …

11 Headaches No One Would Have Understood 15 Years Ago

"What do you mean the files are in the computer?!" A lot has changed since 1999. The next time you get a tech-related headache, reach for Excedrin® and feel the pain melt away.

10 Principles of The Future Manager - Jacob Morgan

Following up on my post around the 7 Principles of The Future Employee, I wanted to share another concept which is the 10 Principles of The Future …