Francisco Jose Echeverri

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A Feta & Tomato White Bean Salad You Can Make in a Flash

Tomato and Feta White Bean Salad<p>Serves 2 to 4; makes about 5 cups<p>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1 tablespoon red wine vinegar <br>1 teaspoon minced …

How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you

We have come to accept that the technology we interact with on a daily basis is tracking and recording our every move.<p>Your iPhone knows everywhere you've been, Google Maps is always tracking your location, and Facebook has built a detailed character profile of all its users.<p>By following these five …

Impatient to return to the UK, a British royal rushed through Partition and created a bloodbath

The midnight between Aug. 14 and 15, 1947, was one of history’s truly momentous moments: It marked the birth of Pakistan, an independent India, and the beginning of the end of an era of colonialism.<p>It was hardly a joyous moment: A botched process of partition saw the slaughter of more than a …

John McCain Makes His Choice

The vote he cast, more than the speech he gave, will help define his legacy.<p>The effort to repeal Barack Obama’s health-care bill is not over, and neither presumably is the public career of John McCain. But each crossed an important threshold yesterday, and Senator McCain gave us a clearer idea of …

Bill Clinton

Stay Cool with This Lemon-Dill Cucumber Noodle Salad

Fit a colander or fine-mesh strainer over a large bowl, or place in the sink. Using a spiralizer with the thinnest "noodle" attachment, spiralize the …

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

A Refresher on A/B Testing

It’s all about data these days. Leaders don’t want to make decisions unless they have evidence. That’s a good thing, of course, and fortunately there are lots of ways to get information without having to rely on one’s instincts. One of the most common methods, particularly in online settings, is …

Trump Is on a Collision Course With Iran

The United States can’t defeat ISIS without first reckoning with Iran’s nefarious role in Syria.<p>Rarely has the Middle East been more baffling. The United States sells fighter jets to Qatar, a country the American president accuses of sponsoring terrorism. In Syria, the U.S. is relying on Kurdish …

As the 1 percent washes their money through arts funding, artists respond

<b>Occupy Museums, Installation Debtfair, 2017 (Bill Orcutt/Whitney Museum of American Art)</b><p>In an age of rising financial inequality, artists are using their work to follow the money<p>Heather Corcoran<p>June 18, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>At the most recent edition of the Whitney Biennial, the long-running survey of …

Super Easy Pickled Onions Recipe

Pickled onions are a national treasure in Great Britain - everyone loves them. The onions appear alongside fish and chips, on a Ploughman's Lunch, …

German ambassador to China: Europe and US cannot afford to ignore China's 'belt and road'

The initiative is supported by $3 trillion of foreign currency reserves and state-owned enterprises. The new Silk Road also reflects geopolitical ambitions; it shows how the Chinese leadership wants to shape the order of an area that represents more than half the world.<p>The initiative has gained …

China

The 20 Best Seafood Dives of all Time, Ranked!

After 20 years of exploring (and loving) those rustic restaurants on the water that offer fresh seafood and no fuss, here's the ultimate ranking of …

Pay to sway: report reveals how easy it is to manipulate elections with fake news

Political campaigns can manipulate elections by spending as little as $400,000 on fake news and propaganda, according to a new report that analyzes the costs of swaying public opinion through the spread of misinformation online.<p>The report from Trend Micro, a cybersecurity firm, said it also costs …

Fake News

These Oreo Macarons Are Gonna Blow Your Mind

Oreo's in macaron form = SO MUCH YES.<p>3 eggs whites, room temperature<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1¼ cups powdered sugar<p>¾ cup superfine almond flour<p>¼ cup crushed chocolate cookies<p>2 tablespoons dark cocoa powder<p>½ teaspoons black food coloring<p>2 cups of powdered sugar<p>1 cup of softened butter<p>1 teaspoons of vanilla<p>2 …

Trump’s Defense of Taking Foreign Money Is Historically Illiterate

The Justice Department’s lawyers are getting the founding fathers all wrong.<p>Did George Washington, Thomas Jefferson or James Madison sell agricultural products to a foreign government “instrumentality?”<p>It’s hard to say, since their surviving plantation records don’t speak to the question. But the …

Need Launch Money? Here's How to Seed Your Disruptive Idea | Inc.com

Money might not actually make the world go 'round, but it certainly does help startups looking to break into their market with support from investors. Last year we didn't even talk much about seed money, but this type of funding is making a serious comeback, and I love that. I talked to funding …

Venture Capital

Esquire names this San Francisco bar one of the best in the country

There are dozens of critically lauded, extremely popular bars in San Francisco, so it's especially an honor when a publication dedicated to all things cool — Esquire Magazine — plucks just one and adds it to the ranks of their Best Bars in America.<p>This week, two editors, Jeff Gordinier and Kevin …

San Francisco

How to Write a Great Letter, According to One of History’s Best Correspondents

For centuries, biographers have been able to rely on a priceless resource when it comes to 18th, 19th and 20th century figures: their subjects’ …

Better Form Design: One Thing Per Page (Case Study)

In 2008, I worked on <i>Boots.com</i>. They wanted a single-page checkout with the trendiest of techniques from that era, including accordions, AJAX and …

UX Design

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

From Idea To Development: How To Write Mobile Application Requirements That Work

How To Approach The Writing<p>A carefully crafted requirements document eliminates ambiguity, thus ensuring that the developer does exactly what needs …

Debt levels are now back where they were when Jim Cramer had his prophetic TV meltdown 10 years ago

Almost a decade ago, former hedge fund manager Jim Cramer went on CNBC to talk about how the market had reacted to Bear Stearns' insistence that the investment bank was <i>not</i> in trouble.<p>Everyone who saw it remembers what happened next: One of the greatest TV meltdowns of all time.<p>In the moment, Cramer …

Coachella 2017, Weekend 2 in Photos (Saturday)

Coachella weekend 2 continued yesterday (4/22) with sets from <b>Lady Gaga, Gucci Mane, Warpaint, Schoolboy Q, DJ Snake, Future, Royksopp, Thundercat,</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The big winner in the French election will be Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin’s fortunes may be declining in the United States, but he is still well placed to win big in the French presidential election.<p>Three of the four leading candidates in the race for the Elysee Palace—all with a realistic chance of making it through the first round of voting next Sunday …

Like Middle East Wars? You’re Gonna Love President Trump

With zero public debate, the new president has thrown America back into the Mideast quagmire.<p>In the few short months since he became president, Donald Trump has made clear that his No. 1 foreign policy priority is to “demolish and destroy” Islamic terrorism. Just a week after taking office, Trump …

Make Your Own Pickles At Home With One Of These Recipes

Bread 'n buttah.<p>Fill a large stock-pot with water and bring to a boil. Carefully submerge mason jars with their tops in the boiling water and keep them submerged for at least 5 minutes until ready to use.<p>Combine brine ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer …

Y Combinator opens registration for its free Startup School online course

Y Combinator is making its Startup School event available to more people in the form of a massively open online course (MOOC). Starting today, you can register for a spot to watch the various industry leaders and entrepreneurs that the startup program has lined up to guest lecture during this …