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France's 20 most beautiful villages

How To Answer The Ten Dumbest Job Interview Questions

I hope you don’t run into these ten half-witted job interview questions, but it’s likely that you will. Here are answers to these ten idiotic interview questions that won’t make you hate yourself the next day for answering in the standard, scripted Sheepie Job-Seeker Way!<p><b>Why Should We Hire …

Leadership

Recipe: Matcha Shortbread

Whisk together the flour, cornstarch, matcha and salt in a medium bowl.<p>In a separate bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then stir in the vanilla extract.<p>Stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture until the dough comes together. To keep the cookies tender, be …

How to travel independently around Cyprus

Blessed with endless blue-sky days and miles of sandy coast, Cyprus is a tourism promoter’s dream. Lazy bucket-and-spade package holidays bring gaggles of Europeans to this Mediterranean idyll every summer. But Cyprus is more than its sand: eschew resorts to rove rural cobblestone villages and …

Chocolate Roulade Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> After years of roulade-hating, I'm finally a convert. The finished cake is moist …

Baking

Behind The Emotional Ending Of "Furious 7"

"We took a lot of care in crafting that last end sequence," director James Wan told BuzzFeed News. Warning: SPOILERS ahead!<p>Director James Wan faced a lot of challenges finishing <i>Furious 7</i> after Paul Walker died in an unrelated car accident, but sticking his film's ending was, perhaps, the …

11 Muffin Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery11 Muffin Recipes to Start Your Day<p>There's something truly special about starting your day with the wafting smell of freshly baked muffins. Plus your breakfast comes individually packaged, and just sweet enough to give you energy in the early hours. From chocolate chip-oatmeal to pineapple …

Why Pinterest, Airbnb and other tech darlings aren’t rushing to IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Who needs to go public when you can get hundreds of millions of dollars in funding as a private company and not have to …

10 Things Not to Miss in Budapest

A city on the rise from the ashes of war and occupation, the Hungarian capital has become a must-see destination. Budapest is truly a tale of two cities, Buda and Pest, separated by the Danube River. Here are our suggestions on getting the most out both Buda <i>and</i> Pest.<p><b>Check out Chain Bridge</b><p>The Chain …

8 Tested Tips For Visiting Barcelona

Barcelona

Orange Crush Cake

It’s the simple things in life, I tell ya.<p>I made this cake last week on a whim. It’s pretty much the same cake recipe as this <b>Perfect Pound Cake</b> …

Dessert

36 Hours in Prague

10 great things to do in Athens: readers’ travel tips

Tourist traps are in short supply as readers share their favourite spots for getting a great view of the Greek capital, sampling local flavours or grabbing a late-night snack • Athens city guide: where to stay, eat, drink and more • To add a tip for next week and to be in with a chance of winning a …

Athens city guide: where to stay, eat, drink and more

Dance till dawn in a bank, refuel with souvlaki, and refresh in a rooftop pool – we put a new spin on a classic city • Ten more great things to do in Athens: readers’ tips<p><b>What to do</b><p><b>Benaki Museum, Pireos Street</b><br>It would be criminal to come to Athens and miss the Acropolis but visitors who stick only …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Italy

Affordable Greece

Think Greece and conjure up images of white-washed villages cascading down hillsides, azure seas sparkling in bright sunshine and powder-soft white sand beaches. A visit to this special country is a lifelong dream for many, as it delivers an astounding array of breathtaking landscapes, ancient …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

Explore Italy’s art masterpieces

Italy hosts such a rich variety of historical art pieces it is almost overwhelming to the novice art-appreciator.<p>You can see many of Italian art’s greatest hits in a single day if you want to shuffle along behind everyone else at the Vatican, but this is a recipe for Stendhal syndrome: an arguably …

Grasshopper Brownies Recipe

For the Brownies:<p>⅓ cup Dutch-processed cocoa<br>• 1½ teaspoons instant espresso (optional)<br>• ½ cup plus 2 Tablespoons boiling water<br>• 2 ounces unsweetened …

Bring New York to You (with Mini Black and White Cookies)

I have to admit, I’d never heard of black and white cookies before I moved to New York 7 years ago, but I quickly learned that a good black and white cookie is a beautiful thing: soft and cakey, with a nice balance of chocolate and vanilla.<p>Unfortunately, despite their iconic status, most black and …

Dessert

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peppermint Frosting

I made these cupcakes the other evening, then waited to frost them until yesterday. And as I was making frosting and slapping it on the cupcakes, I …

Dessert

Spiked Mocha Mousse Bars

If you missed the last post, we’ve been talking about how it feels to have your life plans pulled out from under you — to step off the airplane to …

Self-help

Christmas Cookie Recipes | Holiday Recipes

Home > Seasonal > Christmas > 157 Christmas Cookies & Holiday Recipes<p>157 Christmas Cookies & Holiday Recipes<p>December 2, 2013 // 29 <i>Comments »</i><p>Goodbye …

Dessert

Holiday Snowball Cookies

<b>It's time for Christmas Carols and Holiday Cookies!</b><p>Snowball cookies are a holiday treat that are traditionally baked in my home and left for Santa Claus under the tree on Christmas Eve.<p><b>Holiday Snowball Cookies</b><p><b>Ingredients</b>:<p>1-1/2 cups butter ( unsalted)<p>3/4 cups confectioners sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon …

Chive Baked Potato

Chocolate Mousse

10 Non-Pie Thanksgiving Desserts

We're all about pie here. We love apple pie and pecan pie and pumpkin pie and all of the Thanksgiving pies, ever. But sometimes -- deep breath -- pie just isn't enough. <i>Three</i> pies just isn't enough. Because this is a holiday, people, and we want every dessert that there ever was. We want bundt cakes …

Dessert

Gubana: Your New Favorite Holiday Pastry

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should make gubana -- a sweet, swirling nut roll from northern Italy -- for the holidays this year.</i><p>There's nothing like the scents of …

Baking