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Homemade Graham Crackers + 5 Ways to Eat Them

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice turns her attention to a summer campfire staple.</i><p>These iconic cookies are addictively crunchy and flavorful and blessedly not-too-sweet -- far better and more …

Dessert

Vanilla Cream Cheese Cupcakes With Black Raspberry Buttercream From 'Fruitful' Recipe

This recipe came to <b>Fruitful</b> from Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin, the duo behind Brooklyn's Ovenly, a beloved bakery located in Greenpoint. Light and slightly tangy vanilla cupcakes are topped with a pale purple buttercream, flavored with black raspberries, a berry that's darker and slightly more …

All About Grilling Fruit

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Jessica Goldman Foung (a.k.a. Sodium Girl) is giving her fruit some fire.</i><p>Throughout most of the year, there are five main tastes to play with: sweet, …

BBQ

How to Make Choco Tacos at Home

Why limit your taco consumption to breakfast, lunch, and dinner? Because it's Summer Camp Week, we're revisiting how to make tacos for dessert.<p>Here is why I like the Choco Taco:<p>Its name rhymes. (Just like Gabriella’s!)<br>• It’s wildly messy to eat, so it’s a good test: If you have fun with it and laugh …

There's a new world record for fastest completion of Super Mario Bros.

The world record for fastest completion of <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> has been beaten by nearly half a second, an eternity in the speedrunning community, particularly for a 27-year-old game that's seen millions of attempts to run it the fastest.<p>Blubbler is the new world record holder (under the "any …

40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

Because you can't always take a vacation when you need to de-stress<p><i>By Shana Lebowitz for Greatist</i><p>There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. In other words, it’s the perfect time to relax. When …

Non-violence

5 Mind Hacks to Better Manage Your Attitude

Do you know that your brain can be hacked to better serve your purpose?<p>Allow me to share my story.<p>A few months shy of my eighth birthday, I became homeless. I prefer to call it "couch surfing." Only I didn't sleep on couches, but on three strangers' living room floors. I was fortunate. It would've …

Learn to be Assertive and Love it!

5 Unexpected Ways To Get More Done

Alarms to go to bed, shorter to-do lists: These tips might seem counterintuitive, but give them a try and see how your productivity soars.<p>I wrote a post recently about ways that you can work smarter, not harder. As I worked through the list of techniques I’d collected, the post became so long that …

Kimberly Elise

"The right attitude very rarely leads to the wrong action." Tom Ziglar One of the greatest lessons I learned from Dad was to prepare your attitude in advance of every situation. This way no matter the circumstance you can respond instead of react.

Designing a Recurring Revenue Model Will Help Attract Capital

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based in Chicago.</i><p>One of the first things that a venture capitalist looks for in assessing an investment opportunity is the revenue model of the business. More specifically, …

Turkey blocks Twitter as people use social media to share corruption evidence

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Turkish officials have blocked access to Twitter(s twtr), after people used the microblogging service to disseminate evidence …

The 12 Weirdest Experiences You Can Have in Canada

When the going gets weird, the weird head north. Where else can you pay good money to freeze yourself (almost) to death, order a cocktail with a …

Yahoo Launches Games Network Platform and Classic Games Site

Yahoo today announced a renewed push into games with the launch of its Yahoo Games Network platform and its Yahoo Classic Games site. The company says it already has more improvements and new features on the way, but for now it is happy to show off its cross-platform network for developers and “a …

Think You Can Measure An Invisible Asteroid?

If you're an amateur astronomer, or even just a night owl, today's citizen science project will definitely appeal.<p>The International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA) wants you to measure an invisible asteroid at around 2:06 am on Thursday EDT, March 20th. How can you measure something you can't …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

500px Launches Prime Licensing Store with 70% Cut for Photographers

500px today launched its Prime photo-licensing marketplace to help photographers sell their images and ultimately earn a decent wage.<p>The service was announced last month, but for its official release 500px has slipped in a huge change related to how much photographers are paid. Instead of 30%, the …

WHY THE ECONOMY SUCKS: Because American Companies And Their Owners Are Greedier Now Than At Any Time In History

Why is the recovery so slow and weak?<p>One of the main reasons is that average American consumers, who account for the vast majority of the spending in the economy, are still strapped.<p>Five years after the recovery began, unemployment remains high. And the Americans who are lucky enough to be working …

Neanderthals cleared of driving mammoths over cliff in mass slaughter

Heaps of mammoth and woolly rhino bones found piled up at the foot of a cliff were thought to be the grim results of Neanderthals driving the beasts over the edge.<p>The piles of bones are a major feature at La Cotte de St Brelade on Jersey, one of the most spectacular Neanderthal sites in Europe. But …

Primate study offers more bad news about BPA - Futurity

Even low exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA)—a chemical found in everything from paper receipts to cans of soup—appears to cause fetal abnormalities in …

Dalai Lama Joins Instagram

His Holiness the Dalai Lama is now on Instagram.<p>Tibet's spiritual leader joined the popular image-sharing site on February 1, 2014, and has already racked up over 15,000 followers.<p>His bio says, "Welcome to the official Instagram Account of the Office of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama."<p>The account …

The 'Internet Of Things' Will Be Bigger Than The Smartphone, Tablet, And PC Markets Combined

In the consumer space, many products and services have already crossed over into the IoT, including kitchen and home appliances, lighting and heating products, and insurance company-issued car monitoring devices that allow motorists to pay insurance only for the amount of driving they do.<p><i>Here are</i> …

Get Affordable Investment Tips Using Digital Technology

En español | After Bev Hollis got divorced four years ago, she made an unpleasant discovery: She didn't have enough money to cover her …

Retirement