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10 Bands You Need to Know from SXSW 2015

From hip-hop without hype men to Japanese Americana and German reggae, we saw a mix of everything.<p>SXSW 2015 brought two days of rain and no surprise Kanye performance, but the musical discoveries were as solid as ever. Here is a look at 10 great acts we saw this year—some old, some new, some …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Can GrubHub Go the Last Mile?

Only a few years ago, tracking tools weren’t really a part of the food delivery experience. You typed in your order -- or, if you were really old you …

Los Angeles

The Spring Hit List: 14 Beauty Products to Stock Up on Right Now

Spring 2015 will likely be remembered for one thing: unfolding as slowly as a nineteenth-century Russian novel. At present, we’re relishing a lovely little spell of sunshine and mirth—but we’re not breaking out our Chloé baby dolls and suede Valentino shifts just yet. Fortunately, there’s no need …

8 Simple Ways to Avoid Raising Spoiled Kids

No one intends to raise spoiled brats, but it’s sometimes hard to see the consequences of your actions several years down the road.<p>Ron Lieber, …

Personal Finance

8 Genius Ways to Use Veggies You Never Would Have Thought Of

Beat salad boredom with these beyond-creative veggie creations<p>Sick of your go-to veggie dishes? It’s time to switch it up! Get the spring back in your step the next time you hit the produce aisle with these crazy-smart ways to eat vegetables.<p>Roast The Whole Darn Thing<p>This whole-roasted cauliflower …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

Snowed in? Make lemony chicken, 3-ingredient pasta and 6 more easy pantry meals

In case you haven't noticed, there's this little old blizzard called Juno walloping the Northeast right now. And the last thing you should be doing is driving to the grocery store during white-out conditions.<p>If you weren't among the nervous-nelly types who cleared out the shelves before the storm …

Cooking

Three ways to make Amazon Echo smarter

"Alexa, why don't you understand me?"<p>Alexa and I have a love-hate relationship. She always <i>hears</i> me, but sometimes, she just doesn't get me. Like Siri in the early days, Amazon Echo is still learning natural language.<p>As the user base grows and Amazon continues to collect and analyze voice data, …

Automation

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18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …

50 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life!

50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!<p>The web's most resourceful food bloggers share tips for how to make every meal taste utterly mouth-watering<p>Dan Forbes<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social …

Wake up makeup: The 6 essentials you need to get up and go

• <b>Tinted moisturizer with sunscreen.</b> It's sheer, so you can put it on without a mirror if you need to, says makeup artist Jillian Dempsey, who likes …