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21 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Self-improvement

12 Savory Mug Meals That Require *Little* Clean-Up

Right now, you’re busy decorating for spring and researching travel destinations in preparation for the warmer months ahead. This means you probably don’t have a lot of time for making yourself dinner at the end of day. The perfect solution? Savory microwavable mug recipes . They’re unbelievably …

How your Chicago library card can save you thousands of dollars

Your Chicago Public Library card gets you a whole lot more than a nearly unlimited supply of books and movies. A CPL card can literally save you …

The last remains of old Chicago

Today, we tap (and tap) RFID chips in Ventra cards to hop on the train or bus. But it wasn't that long ago that commuters used tokens to pay for the …

German hardware hacker creates low-cost mobile 3D scanning with Kinect and Raspberry Pi2

Jun 14, 2015 | By Kira<p>Mario Lukas, a maker and hardware hacker based out of Germany, is developing a standalone 3D scanner based on Kinect and …

Sardauscan is a DIY 3D scanner that you can 3D print and build for under $30

Mar. 9, 2015<p>Sardauscan, developed by Belgium designer Fabio Ferretti, is probably the cheapest 3d scanner you can find online.<p>Ferretti has recently …

How To Make The World's Best Hot Chocolate

The secret is to use really great chocolate, and not much else.<p>James Beard award-winning pastry chef Jacques Torres is so committed to using only the highest-quality chocolate that in 2000 he left the restaurant world to open his own chocolate factory in Brooklyn. Today he has two factories and …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

Tlacoyos: A Mexican Grilled Snack That Tempted The Conquistadors

For the last in a summer series of grilled food from around the world, we head to Mexico, where a small doughy treat is found everywhere from street corner grills to high-end restaurants. It's called a <i>tlacoyo</i> (pronounced tla-COY-yo) and although it may sound novel, it's an ancient food that's older …

Baking Revolution Of The Future: The Stuffed Peach

Every now-and-then we have to remind ourselves that simplicity is important, even when it comes to dessert. That’s why we’re so into this easy summer …

The Sea 'Wich: Our Favorite Beachside Sandwiches

What to order at America’s best beachside sandwich shops. — Jonah Ogles<p>Riva Fish House, Santa Cruz, California<p>Open Face Crab: Big chunks of crabmeat with pepper jack cheese melted on top.<p>’Wich Doctor, Folly Beach, South Carolina<p>Hanoi Hoagie: Lemongrass-grilled beef with fresh-cut carrots and …

Smorgastarta: The Swedish Sandwich Cake

It looks like a cake covered with disgusting savory toppings, but it's actually a tasty layered sandwich with smoked trout mousse, smoked salmon, …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

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