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Pippa's spaghetti Bolognese | Pasta recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>½ an onion<br>• ½ a carrot<br>• 1 stick of celery<br>• 50 g higher-welfare pancetta<br>• 15 g unsalted butter<br>• olive oil<br>• 250 g higher-welfare minced …

Our Most Popular 30-Minute Meals of 2017

Weeknights seems to get busier and busier lately — they definitely didn't slow down in 2017. That's why 30-minute meals are our saving grace. They …

Old-Fashioned Chicken And Dumplings Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place chicken, celery, and carrots in a Dutch oven; add water and 2 teaspoons of the salt. Bring to a boil over high; cover, …

These 5 Things Trap Us in Unhappiness (Here's How to Overcome Each) | Inc.com

In this column, I've written about the Happiness Equation (Happiness = Reality - Expectations) and the importance of working/living with a sense of autonomy for true happiness.<p>An exclusive interview with Dr. Annie McKee (University of Pennsylvania) got me thinking more about what prevents us most …

Happiness

Here’s a pot of chili you won’t get tired of eating

With this warming recipe comes the realization that, yes, a meatless chili that takes less than an hour to make can offer a satisfying chew and deep flavor. Make a batch on the stove top or in the slow cooker on a Sunday, and I bet you'll find various ways to eat it during the week — with roasted …

Recipes

Top 6 software development methodologies

In this article, I will not write about Kanban, because I’ve already made a review about it in my blog article and covered all the important …

Programmers who use spaces to indent aren't just better. They're richer, too.

When it comes to indentation, there’s a right way and a wrong way. The right way, of course, is with spaces. Those who use tabs aren’t just doing it wrong, but they’re also cheating themselves out of a decent wedge of cash.<p>At least, that’s the case according to Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer …

These lost type symbols need to make a comeback

Where would we be without punctuation marks? In a land of grammatical misunderstandings, that's where! (See, we're only three sentences into this …

Find Out Which Cognitive Biases Alter Your Perspective

Cognitive biases can change the way you see everything, and often in a bad way. Fortunately, just becoming aware of your biases can help you overcome …

Psychology

Recipe: Filipino crispy chicken with bok choy

<b>Ingredients</b><p><b>Chicken</b><br>Olive oil<br>4 chicken drumsticks<br>4 chicken breasts<br>10ml (2 tsp) sea salt<br>5ml (1 tsp) pepper<br>5ml (1 tsp) lime zest<br>1ml (¼ tsp) hot …

Recipes

A Fresh, One-Pot Chicken Zoodle Soup You Can Make in Minutes

The Best Chicken Zoodle Soup<p>Serves 4; makes about 2 quarts<p>2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound total) <br>2 cloves garlic, smashed<br>1 bay …

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it<p>Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new …

University of California

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

Markbook organizes your favorite tech content

I’ve previously written about my struggle to read all the articles I’ve saved for later. Things haven’t got easier since, but I still appreciate tools that help me curate content to read at some point, and Markbook’s a new one that tech enthusiasts will enjoy.<p>The Web app pairs with a Chrome …

How to conquer designer’s block

There’s a big difference between having no good ideas, and no ideas at all. Chances are, the more bad ideas you have, the more pressure you apply to come up with good ideas. In these cases, the best way to beat designer’s block is to get all the bad ideas out of your system.<p>Try designing a mockup …

Avocado Common Mistakes to Avoid, So You Can Enjoy the World's Most Perfect Food

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Nobody needs to tell you how to eat avocados. But that doesn't mean there aren't some common mistakes people make when preparing and eating them—mistakes you can definitely avoid.<p>What's not to like about avocados? They're creamy, satisfying, packed with good-for-you fat, and …

Healthy Eating

Real Estate and Property Market News

Real Estate

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done | Inc.com

We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do what we wanted, and we'd get closer to our goals much faster. Unfortunately, you can't bully yourself into working harder. There's no …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

Stunning Early Entries in 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

One of our very favorite photo contests has just kicked off! The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest brings out the most breathtaking shots in travel photography. This year, the prizes are really exciting! The grand prize winner will receive an eight day National Geographic Photo …

Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other

The psychological quirks that make it tricky to get an accurate read on someone's emotions<p>In her new book <i>No One Understands You and What To Do About It</i>, Heidi Grant Halvorson tells readers a story about her friend, Tim. When Tim started a new job as a manager, one of his top priorities was …

Psychology

Moving to Mars

Preparing for the longest, loneliest voyage ever.<p>On a clear, cold day in March, 1898, a converted seal-hunting ship named the Belgica gave up struggling against the pack ice of the Bellingshausen Sea and resigned itself to the impending Antarctic winter. The ship was carrying a scientific …

House T. by Luigi Rosselli Architects

House T. is a minimalist house located in Sydney, Australia, designed by Luigi Rosselli Architects. The project brief was to create a spacious estate …

Planetary Clip: How Important Is Space Travel to Humanity?

Anyone born after, say, 1970 probably takes it for granted now, but space travel fundamentally changed how we humans understand Earth and our lives …

Space Travel

Articles about cozy retreat holds cure cabin fever on Dwell.com - Dwell

A constellation of cabins in Norway strikes the perfect balance between public and private space.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.<p>Each week, we tap into …

Frustrated man charged by police after shooting his uncooperative computer

Police in Colorado have cited a 37-year-old man for carrying his computer into an alley then shooting it eight times with a handgun after what authorities said had been a long battle with the uncooperative machine.<p>Lucas Hinch was cited for discharging a firearm within city limits after officers …

Policing

The power of deadlines

People like procrastinating. Or at least, they keep doing it despite their protestations. It’s very common to see Facebook posts or tweets where someone reveals that they shouldn’t be on Facebook or Twitter because they have important work to do, but are procrastinating. So people procrastinate by …

Elections

From “Economic Man” to Behavioral Economics

When we make decisions, we make mistakes. We all know this from personal experience, of course. But just in case we didn’t, a seemingly unending stream of experimental evidence in recent years has documented the human penchant for error. This line of research—dubbed heuristics and biases, although …

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