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Congress Passes $1.3 Trillion Government Funding Bill, Averts Shutdown

<b>Updated at 12:55 a.m. ET Friday</b><p>The Senate voted early Friday to pass a roughly $1.3 trillion spending bill to fund the government through Sept. 3. The move avoided a government shutdown.<p>The massive spending package easily passed in both the House and the Senate. The Senate vote was 65-32. The House …

Paul Ryan

Here Are Alton Brown's Most Nerdy (And Brilliant) Cooking Hacks

From pasta to coffee to meatballs.

Try This Trick to Drastically Improve Your Homemade Pizza

The most essential component of a good pizza is also the hardest to achieve: a good, crispy crust. It’s what sets most restaurant pies apart from …

From a brief appearance on Netflix to $1.1 million in crowdfunding, this 'ultimate travel bag' has become a favorite item of hardcore minimalists

Every once in a while a product comes along that really catches my attention. In this case it's a bag, but not just any bag. It's a travel bag that has been featured in a popular Netflix documentary, been praised by the world's best-known minimalists, and raised over $1.1 million on the …

Weekly Penny

1. Cord-Cutting Explodes: Never Pay For Cable Again<p>This brilliant device allows you to watch new movies and TV without a monthly subscription. We all …

Coast Guard

The 5 Online Businesses That Anyone Can Start | Inc.com

<i>I want to start any kind of online business that generates a monthly cashflow. What's the correct way to start? 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 Noah Kagan, Chief Sumo at AppSumo, on</b> …

Small Business

8 Best High-Tech Running Socks to Buy Now

After a holiday season full of celebrations, now is the perfect time to lace up those running sneakers and start logging some miles.<p>But don’t forget …

The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

Chicken cacciatore - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>400g cooking chorizo, chopped<br>• 12 chicken thighs, with bones and skin<br>• Olive oil, for rubbing<br>• 3 red onions, cut into wedges<br>• 750g Charlotte …

Recipes

Cool steamed aubergine with a garlicky dressing

Steaming brings out a gentle, unfamiliar side to a vegetable that is more commonly fried, baked or grilled, and, simple as they are, the seasonings taste sublime. Use Mediterranean aubergines or, if you can find them, the slender purple Chinese variety.<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g aubergines<br>• 2 tbsp light soy …

This High-Flying Banker Became a Buddhist Nun. Here’s Her Advice on Happiness

Emma Slade was once a high-rolling, high-stakes banker. The Cambridge graduate managed accounts worth upwards of $1 billion, and liked her Armani …

The 'Good Guy With a Gun' Is a Useless Myth

It’s been just 24 hours since Devin Kelley, a 26-year-old who received a bad conduct discharge from the Air Force and was convicted of assaulting his …

Relax, You Don’t Need to ‘Eat Clean’

We talk about food in the negative: What we shouldn’t eat, what we’ll regret later, what’s evil, dangerously tempting, unhealthy.<p>The effects are more insidious than any overindulgent amount of “bad food” can ever be. By fretting about food, we turn occasions for comfort and joy into sources of fear …

High Blood Pressure

This CEO Built A Network Powering Over $700M In Small Business Transactions

Small to mid-size companies combine to account for a staggering GDP shortfall of $2 trillion, resulting from untapped and underutilized business potential.<p>Looking to help companies crack into this massive revenue opportunity while driving transactions for businesses of all scales across industries, …

Small Business

She died as part of a medical study she didn’t even know she was in

<b>Updated October 27 at 6:40 p.m.:</b> <i>This story has been updated with a description of the two types of breathing tubes used in the test.</i><p>After his wife …

A doctor was asked to test an iPhone gadget and ended up diagnosing his own cancer

Earlier this year a vascular surgeon diagnosed his own cancer while testing out a new ultrasound gadget for his smartphone.<p>Dr. John Martin, who is not an oncologist, was tapped to test out the Butterfly iQ, a tiny ultrasound device designed to replace several bulkier, more expensive machines. When …

Tabasco island: Is this the hottest place in the world?

<b>(CNN) —</b> For its size, it packs a serious punch.<p>Avery Island -- not actually an island but a salt dome in southern Louisiana -- is the home of one of the most popular hot sauces in the world.<p>A few drops of its famous Tabasco is enough to liven up any meal.<p>Surrounded by bayou, salt marsh and swamp, …