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These 2-Ingredient Bagels Are About to Change Your Life (and They Take Less Than 30 Minutes to Make)

<i>Healthy bagels that don’t taste like cardboard? We’re all ears.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Cookinglight.com by Jaime Ritter.</i><p>I’ve been seeing a …

Breakfast

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

Cold Sesame Noodles with Cucumber

Remember those sesame noodles I used to order in New York as a cash- strapped actress? Well, I’ve re-created my own recipe here and, in my humble …

Cucumber

The 30 Best Bottles of Booze Under $30

Price isn't always an indicator of quality.<p>Some days we dream about nine-figure superyachts and space vacations.<p>And some days, we just need an …

Whiskey

Rustic Marinara Sauce Recipe

"I've been perfecting this recipe for over 10 years. Melting just a little cheese in the sauce adds great richness without overwhelming the tomatoes. …

Recipes

Banh Mi Recipe

"A Vietnamese sandwich, made with chicken and full of pickled vegetables. My husband works around a lot of Vietnamese restaurants, and I was making …

Recipes

Grilled Balsamic Chicken Cobb Salad.

Loaded with marinated grilled chicken, sweet balsamic vinaigrette, lots of fresh greens, tomatoes, bacon, hard boiled eggs, avocado and a little …

Pickled Corn Is Our New Favorite Pickle

<i>Summer starts on June 21st! In honor of all the BBQing, sprinkler-hopping, and ice cream truck-chasing to come, we give you Hello, Summer, a picnic basket full of easy-breezy recipes and tips to help you make the most of every minute this season.</i><p>Eating tiny niblets of sweet 'n' sour corn straight …

Potatoes

How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany?

<b>THE DEATH OF DEMOCRACY</b> <b><br>Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic</b><br>By Benjamin Carter Hett<br>Illustrated. 280 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30.<p>We ask about the rise of the Nazis from what we think is a great distance. We take for granted that the Germans of the 1930s were quite different …

hett

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Make Perfect Chocolate Fudge Frosting

This chocolate fudge frosting is simply flawless! So rich, thick, and creamy you can use to frost your favorite desserts. Silky, chocolatey and …

Can this explosion-proof AR headset change how industries do business?

Augmented reality (AR) hasn’t truly permeated the mainstream consciousness yet, but the technology is swiftly being adopted by global industries. …

Bill Gates Gave Some Brilliant Management Advice on Hiring the Best People. Here It Is in 2 Sentences

Traditional brick-and-mortar companies will cringe, but the research doesn't lie. And Bill Gates agrees.<p>Traditional brick-and-mortar companies prefer everyone "in the office," where people can work together, bounce from meeting to meeting, and slog in <i>Dilbert</i>-style cubicles.<p>While there's nothing …

The Workplace

Everything created is predicted by nature: A new video explains the physics of flow

Going with the flow isn’t just the cool thing to do. According to a prominent theory of physics, it’s a rule of evolution that dictates the design of all things and ensures individual survival.<p>The Duke University professor responsible for this theory, Adrian Bejan, received the 2018 Franklin …

Duke University

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Will Have You Dreaming of France

Mustard is one of those condiments that can add a lot of easy flavor to your cooking. And two kinds of mustard (grainy and smooth)? Now you're …

The demise of the nation state

After decades of globalisation, our political system has become obsolete – and spasms of resurgent nationalism are a sign of its irreversible decline. By Rana Dasgupta<p>What is happening to national politics? Every day in the US, events further exceed the imaginations of absurdist novelists and …

Civil Rights

The 16 Best Sipping Rums

Buy Now <i>From $25.99</i><p>The Reserva Exclusiva from Diplomatico is distilled in copper pot stills and aged for 12 years, and it's considered among the best …

Whiskey

How to Buy Exclusive Goods from Japan

Buying products from Japan is notoriously difficult. Many Japanese websites won’t accept international credit cards and choose not to ship …

You Can Hack Almost Any Smart Device With A Google Search

A simple design change can fix the Internet-of-Things’ biggest security hole.<p>Thirty minutes. That’s the time it took a team of researchers from Ben-Gurion University in Israel to access security cameras, baby monitors, doorbells, thermostats, and other internet-of-things, not-so-smart devices. It …

Google Search

How to Pick Your Way Out of Handcuffs | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This post was written by the ITS Tactical Crew and originally ran on ITS Tactical.</i><p>Today we’ll be showing you how to pick your way out …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

How to Begin Each Day: A Recipe for Unshakable Sanity and Inner Peace from Marcus Aurelius

A perspective-shifting lens for your exasperating daily interactions with unpleasant people.<p><i>“Take everything that’s bright and beautiful in you and introduce it to the shadow side of yourself,”</i> the wise and wonderful Parker Palmer counseled the young in his superb Naropa Unviersity commencement …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Can You Be a Great Leader Without Technical Expertise?

There is a broad assumption in society and in education that the skills you need to be a leader are more or less transferable. If you can inspire and motivate people in one arena, you should be able to apply those skills to do the same in another venue.<p>But recent research is rightly challenging …

Fabrication

How colonial violence came home: the ugly truth of the first world war

The Great War is often depicted as an unexpected catastrophe. But for millions who had been living under imperialist rule, terror and degradation were nothing new. By Pankaj Mishra<p>‘Today on the Western Front,” the German sociologist Max Weber wrote in September 1917, there “stands a dross of …

Remembrance Day

This Dark Chocolate Cake Contains All Our Best Baking Tricks

The Deepest Darkest Chocolate Cake<p>Makes 1 (9-inch) 4-layer cake, 12 to 15 servings<p>What You Need<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>For the deep chocolate cake:</i> <br>Cooking spray …

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after …

This Blockchain-Based Energy Platform Is Building A Peer-To-Peer Grid

WePower is creating a new cryptocurrency to help facilitate a more democratic system of funding and buying renewable energy.<p>Residential solar customers are already used to selling power back to the grid. When their rooftop panels produce more electricity than is needed at any time, they can send …

Renewable Energy