J Benson

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How can I make money from my DNA?

The real problem may be whether it is possible to keep DNA data private while still letting data buyers compute on it<p>If you unlock the secrets of your DNA by paying a company to read your genes, behind the scenes it is probably making money by selling on your data for research. Companies like …

Genetics

How To Make The Best Corn Pudding Ever

This Southern side dish fits in perfectly with your beautiful Thanksgiving dinner. Replace canned creamed corn with this tasty casserole of fresh …

Pudding

Things You'll Only Find on a Southern Thanksgiving Table

It’s one of the most delicious days of the year.<p>Southerners and Thanksgiving go together like peas and carrots. We love to cook, we love to host our …

Cooking

Rekindling Amazon’s old flame: 10 years later, can we get the original Kindle e-reader to work again?

Amazon wants to make money when people use its devices, Jeff Bezos says, not when people buy them. In other words, he cares less about which Kindle …

Customer Service

The Champagne Lover's Bible

A sip of Champagne in 1996 changed Peter Liem's life. At the San Francisco wine store where he worked, he was captivated by the 1979 Salon, which …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Corn Pudding Is the Easy Side Your Thanksgiving Needs

Baked Corn Pudding Casserole<p>Serves 8 to 10<p>Unsalted butter, for greasing the baking dish <br>3 tablespoons all-purpose flour <br>3 tablespoons cornmeal <br>2 …

Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

Stress less this Thanksgiving with our best make-ahead recipes and tips.

Cooking

The 100 Best Cookbooks of All Time

So many great titles, so little shelf space. These are the best of the best.

The 100

A Dermatologist’s Anti-Aging Checklist

Nobody sets out to be a hydrating-cream junkie. It creeps up on you along with the subtle laugh lines on your face. One day you’re apprehensive about …

Skin Care

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Your Next Lesson: Crozes-Hermitage

Next up will be Crozes-Hermitage from the northern Rhône Valley of France. It was not my first choice or even my second, which I guess is fitting for a wine that is often an afterthought.<p>I love syrah, the grape of Crozes-Hermitage, in the fall. It has a smoky quality that I have come to associate …

Study: 71 Percent of Job Seekers Are Not Earning More Money Because They Forget to Do This

Putting this into action may potentially increase your salary by 11 to 20 percent.<p>If you've been recently promoted or accepted a new position, chances are you didn't ask for enough money.<p>According to new research by Jobvite, the leading analytics-driven recruiting platform, "only 29 percent of job …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

18 Eye Makeup Cheat Sheets If You Don't Know WTF You're Doing

There's a Michelle Phan in us all.

Caramelized onion flat bread

Flatbread topped with cheese and sweet onions makes a delicious meal if served with a salad, or as an appetizer on its own.<p>March 16, 2017 —Many moons …

These 5 Smart Lessons Will Free You from Cookbook Guilt Forever

One of my cookbook authors taught me something incredibly important this year: meal planning is about matchmaking.<p>As a literary agent specializing in …

Cooking

The Beginner's Guide To A Makeup Routine

From a healthy distance, makeup can be scary. Not like "Hey, babysitter alone in the house, don't go in the basement" scary. More like <i>Apollo 13</i> …

Free online courses will teach anyone DNA sequencing

It's never been easier to learn how to code using online resources, and that's not limited to computer programming. You know what else is code? DNA, which scientists have been modifying in bacteria and embryos with increasing success over the years. Researchers from the Centre Recherches …

Genetics

5 At-Home Hair Color Products You Need to Boost Your Hue

If you color your hair regularly at a salon, it’s pretty much like saying “buh bye” to your paycheck. But, you can always boost your hue (or try a new one) in the comfort of your own bathroom. While some boxed colors are tried-and-true (and for good reason), you might be overlooking your shade soul …

12 fresh spring and summer cookbooks to inspire creative cooking

With the warm weather on the rise, you'll need some fresh new ideas when it comes to getting crafty in the kitchen! From unique recipes such as honey roasted strawberry muffins to crisp bruschetta with spicy broccoli rabe, your first outdoor bbq of the season will be a hit! Start gathering up your …

Ice Cream

Read the Highlights of The Piglet's Rousing Round One

<i>Allison Robicelli runs through the highlights of Round 1 so far—click on the judgment photos to read the reviews for yourselves.</i><p>Tasting Rome vs. Tasting Persia, judged by Katie Quinn<p>This is the Piglet’s first ever video review which is exciting! However I couldn’t watch it because I’m in a coffee …

2017 Piglet Recipes

Your Recipe from The Piglet Winner is.....<p>Smoky Hazelnut Chocolate Cookies<p>From My Two Souths by Asha Gomez<p><i>Makes 10 cookies</i><p>1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour<br>1/2 cup white granulated sugar<br>2 teaspoons smoked sweet paprika, divided<br>2 large eggs<br>1 cup (8 ounces) Nutella, at room temperature<br>1/4 cup (2 …

18 of the best secret categories on Netflix — and a new way to find them easily

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find exactly what you want.<p>The categories that Netflix normally gives you access to while browsing are pretty broad, but below the surface Netflix actually splits movies and TV shows into hundreds (potentially thousands) of …

Entertainment

11 Netflix Shows You're Going To Be Obsessed With This Year

In 2016, Netflix cemented its status as one of the best places to find high-quality original TV series. <i>Lady Dynamite</i>, <i>Chelsea</i>, <i>The Crown</i>, and <i>Stranger</i> …

Crock Pot Stew Recipes To Get You Through The Winter

Hearty, comforting and easy-to-make meals<p>The slow cooker is a wintertime staple. It whips up some hearty dinners, makes some incredibly easy breakfasts and can even put together a pretty mean chili. And that’s not all. The slow cooker is a master at one of our favorite cold-weather dishes. We’re …

Have mind-blowing sex using techniques from this celeb-adored yoga style

Kate Hudson, Alicia Keys, and Amanda Chantal Bacon are radiant proof of Kundalini yoga’s superpowers—and it’s no coincidence that they’re all …

Alicia Keys

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

9 Things That Make a Bedroom Unsophisticated

<i>This article originally appeared on Southern Living.</i><p>It seems trite to belabor such an obvious point, but the bedroom is one of the most important …

The new wonder product that will enhance grey hair

Going grey used to be an ageing dread for women, but now thanks to brands and celebrities embracing the colour, it is actually on trend to show off your silver threads and we couldn't be more thrilled. There are amazing innovations that mean maintaining your grey hair is easier than ever …