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World's Greatest Peanut Butter Cookies

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2/3 cup all-purpose flour<br>1 tsp baking soda<br>1 stick unsalted butter, softened<br>1 cup creamy peanut butter<br>1 1/3 cups packed light-brown sugar<br>1 …

Consciousness Persists After Death: Scientists Confirm People Who Have Died Know They Are Dead

Recent scientific studies have confirmed that consciousness persists long after the body has died. The studies have forced medical researchers to …

11 Habits of Remarkably Likable Bosses

Practice any of these and watch your employees' loyalty skyrocket.<p>Are leaders born or made? That's the age-old question. Since that question is above my pay grade, why don't we ask a bonafide psychologist to rest this case?<p>Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and …

Leadership

8 Differences Between Strong And Weak Managers, Told Through Cartoons

A great boss makes all the difference in the world. Hopefully you’ve had my experience, where a great manager has elevated your work to the next level. Of course, not everyone is so lucky. As a manager, it’s important to remember your influence in the workplace. Are you making everyone better? Or …

Employment

Over 50,000 digitized pieces of vinyl can now be listened to on Internet Archive

Get familiar with the Great 78 Project<p>New York’s ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) has been preserving audiovisual materials since 1985, and a little over a year ago, it partnered with the Internet Archive to bring its Great 78 Project to the public. Along with audiovisual digitization vendor …

Here's 1 Leadership Trait that Only the Smartest Bosses Will Understand

This is raising the leadership bar high -- very high.<p>Those on the path to good leadership should raise the bar high -- very high. I say this because walking the higher road of integrity with eyes watching your every move in the 8-5 fish bowl can be a very lonely place.<p>But here's the hard truth of …

Leadership

The Design Trick That Makes Small Spaces Seem Larger

This is the conventional wisdom: for a small space, light colors. Dark colors can make a space feel heavy and oppressive, and they tend to soak up …

20 Ideas to Make Your Whole Home Feel Bigger

As someone who currently has a desk-nightstand-vanity hybrid, trust me when I say that I get any and all of your small-space living woes. That's why …

20-Minute Dinner Recipes for the *Best* Lazy Nights Ever

None of us want to cook a labor-intensive dinner after a long day at work. All we want to do is get home, throw on our comfy pants, pour ourselves a glass of vino, and eat our weight in sweet potato fries. If you were about to hit up your trusty search engine for “30-minute meals that save the …

Turn Your Local Streets Into A Map That Reveals The Character Of Your Neighborhood

Seen side by side, it isn’t hard to guess which of two tiny street maps depicts part of Portland, Oregon, and which shows the sprawl of car-centric Irvine, California.<p>A new data visualization tool takes a square-mile snapshot of any city and converts it into a simple graphic diagram that can be …

The 20-Minute Low Impact, High Intensity Workout For Everyone

Torchin' calories, takin' names.<p>Personal trainers Justin Norris and Taylor Gainor have co-opted the word “lit” once again. And this time, the definition is far healthier.<p>Low impact training, also known as the LIT Method, is a boutique fitness program founded by Norris and Gainor in Los Angeles. And …

The Definitive Guide to Budgeting Your Money for 2017

AKA how to get your shit together when it comes to your hard-earned cash this year.<p>Money. We all want more of it, we all want to know how much others have and what *they* do with it, and we all want to know that we're doing all the right things with it. But when you're just figuring out this whole …

Personal Finance

We Tried It and Believe That Magic Cake Is Here to Stay

It’s been a couple weeks since we found out about magic cake , and it’s safe to say that it is still a hot topic of conversation. A cake with a sponge layer, a custard layer and a fudgy layer — yes, please! We had to try it out for ourselves, and B+C readers — we are happy to introduce you to this …

Dessert

31 Underrated Candies You Should Know About

::tries to eat screen::

Everyone Is Obsessing Over This New Magic Cake Trend for Fall

This pumpkin version sounds amazing.<p>If you're ready to shout "THERE'S NOTHING BETTER THAN PUMPKIN PIE!" I get it. People have very strong feelings (some nicer than others) about the autumnal American treat. But before you get all traditional on me, expand your mind to the idea of a pumpkin pie made …

5 old school social media tactics that are no longer effective

There are few greater joys in a marketer’s life than experimenting with a new technique — and having it work like a charm.<p>You feel like a cross between a scientist, an artist, and a magician, am I right?<p>After doing a little celebrating, you officially add the tactic to your repertoire, update your …

The 7 things to delete first when your iPhone storage is full

There are two things your iPhone will run out of quickly: battery life and storage.<p>Getting more power is easy — just get a battery case or a portable …

27 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers

Want to know (or use) some of the most common interview questions and answers? Here's a comprehensive list, along with some of the best answers.<p>While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions …

Employment

9 Ways to Make the Storage Under Your Bed Work Harder

There's a lotta space under there. Put it to good use!<p>It's like an extra closet you never knew you had! Here's how to keep it functional and tidy, otherwise it can easily become a clutter volcano.

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

18 Totally Chic Planters You Can Buy Right Now

Planters are so in for spring/summer.<p>Whether you're looking for a planter that's beautiful, quirky, or even tech-savvy, we've got it all. Your plants will never crave sunlight, drown in water, or look bland again in these containers. And don't worry if you have trouble keeping plants alive — we've …

17 Gmail Extensions that Make Your Life Easier

In today’s email-centric work environment, you have to make sure you’re on top of your game.<p>But that’s easier said than done. You likely use email to …

Why This One Kind of Quarter from 1970 is Unique and Super Valuable

Check your pockets.<p>Many vintage childhood toys—Beanie Babies, Lego sets, and even iPods—could be worth a small fortune if they're in good condition. But now there's another seemingly ordinary thing from the 1970s that's making headlines for its unbelievable value.<p>Quarters—yes, the coins that are …

7 Secret Tricks to Upgrade Your Entire Vacation for Less

<i>By Holly Hammersmith, Contributor</i><p>If you like to vacation in style but you're on a budget, you probably know that travel isn't so cheap. The average cost of a vacation is $1,005 per person, or about $4,000 for a family of four, according to a 2015 survey by American Express.<p>Fortunately, travel …

15 Bite-Size Desserts To Bake This Month

Bite-size just means you can eat a dozen, right?

Nana's Chocolate Vinegar Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A thrifty Depression-era hack just happens to make one of the fluffiest cakes around.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior designer</i> …

Dessert

7 things to teach your kids if you want them to be more emotionally intelligent

Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i><p>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i><p>Step 3: <i>To develop emotional intelligence, it helps if their mentors (especially their parents) model good behavior in love and partnerships.</i><p>At …

25 Healthier Versions Of Your Favorite Desserts

This means they're basically salad, right?

12 Breakfast Slow Cooker Recipes That Make Mornings Easier

Mornings are hard, but breakfast makes them better. The only problem with this most important meal of the day is that we have to make it. Carving out time for breakfast is tough, with the rush of the a.m. and the allure of the snooze button. That's where the slow cooker comes in to save your …