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28 Genius Edible Holiday Gifts (with Semi-Handy Wrapping Tips)

<b>Things an edible gift will always do:</b> warm hearts, fill bellies, fuel holiday travel, get shared, spark conversation, inspire your loved ones to start making their own granola (or hot sauce or challah or macaroons), and disappear, leaving only happy memories.<p>Here are 28 Genius Recipes—along with</i> …

The Minecraft Farlands: One Man's Quest to Reach the End of World

<b>A quest to the edge of an endless world can feel like an eternal glitch.</b><p>The YouTuber Kurt J. Mac is currently on an impossible mission. He is trying …

Intel Corporation

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

Nuclear Energy

Check Out These 25 Amazing Home Cleaning Hacks. You Can Thank Us Later!

Advertisement<p>People buy different antibacterial sprays and grease cleaners which cost them a lot. Through these simple hacks, we will suggest you …

Photo by @gordonwiltsie As viewers from a cable car watch in awe, the late Alex Lowe climbs on Table Mountain, above Cape Town, South Africa. Shot en route to a big wall climbing expedition in Queen Maud Land, as we waiter for good enough weather to fly. #alexlowe #wildernessculture #climbing #neverstopexploring #OurPlanetDaily

Help Consumer Reports Fight Surprise Medical Bills - Consumer Reports News

Elisabeth Rosenthal's New York Times article about outrageous surprise medical bills was the most e-mailed article on the site yesterday. And no …

5 Household Budget Templates That Will Help If You Actually Stick With It

If you are like many, the challenging economy has caused us to take a look at our personal finances and consider making a budget. Good news! Budgeting doesn't have to be painful!<p>In fact, if done correctly budgeting can be fun and will actually provide you with more freedom financially than most can …

Camera Modes Explained

If you’re just learning about your camera, then chances are you’ve taken a look at the top of your camera only to become immediately confused. …

Advice on Building a Permanent Chicken Coop

Week four of our DIY Homesteading series brings us back to the topic of chickens with this piece on building your own coop by Staci from Life at …

Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away

A drive through the sticky Florida heat into Alton Road in Miami Beach can be an unexpectedly awkward business. Most of the boulevard, which runs north through the heart of the resort's most opulent palm-fringed real estate, has been reduced to a single lane that is hemmed in by bollards, …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

$83 million diamond default: Sotheby’s and Israeli war crimes

Last November, amid a fanfare of international publicity, Sotheby’s achieved a world record $83 million for a pink diamond auctioned in Geneva. Four …

IT'S OFFICIAL: Americans Have Already Forgotten One Of The Biggest Lessons Of The Financial Crisis

This week, Gallup released the latest edition of an annual survey asking Americans what they considered to be the best long-term investment.<p>The No. 1 answer? Real estate!<p>This chart doesn't go back that far, sadly, but you can see that just a few years ago, the percentage of Americans who thought …

Real Estate

New Medicare Data Reveal Startling $496 Million Wasted On Chiropractors

Ten days ago, the federal government released a huge data set detailing how it spent $77 billion in Medicare funds in 2012 to over 880,000 health care providers. The release of this data is part of a new transparency effort by the government, which many of us applaud.<p>The data reveal some troubling …

Replacing A Dead Prius Hybrid Battery Doesn't Have To Cost Thousands Of Dollars

I love the Toyota Prius. I bought my Prius brand new from a dealership in Waterford, MI in the fall of 2005. It is the only car I have ever kept until the loan was paid off, and even then I was in no hurry to sell or replace it. Then the hybrid battery died.<p>Up until that point, however, the Prius …

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Snow York City

One World Trade draped in golden fall sunshine. #nyc #newyorkcity #manhattan #oneworldtrade #sun

Brooklyn Bridge - NYC

Sunset over the Financial District - NYC

The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

Columbus Circle

Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Upper East Side at night (NYC)