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Netflix’s Most Promising New Original Shows Of 2017

Netflix is not content to release one or two television series a month, which is arguably enough to justify anyone’s monthly subscription fee. The company released close to 50 series in 2016, and plans to continue upping its original series production in 2017. In addition to returning series like</i> …

TV

Recipe: Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine — Recipes from The Kitchn

Remember those sun-dried tomatoes lurking in the back of your pantry? Isn't there a hunk of goat cheese somewhere in the fridge? Now's the time to …

Recipes

9 Ways to Get Rid of Workplace Gossip Immediately

A small army of gossipers can quickly take down a company's morale. Here's what to do to snuff them out.<p>You show up on Monday morning and congregate around the coffee maker to share weekend stories.<p>Before you know it, the conversation turns to what feels like a harmless little chitchat about your …

Self-help

Splash Masks: Everything You Need to Know About the Latest K-Beauty Trend

The latest K-beauty trend to make it stateside are a new kind of skin treatment: splash masks. These liquid masks, though, aren't anything like the clay (the millennial mask of choice) or peel-off varietals. They actually fall somewhere between an essence and a booster, are meant to bestow the …

Skin Care

Wells Fargo to alter branch-review policy that may have contributed to scandal

Embattled bank Wells Fargo & Co. says it will eliminate a policy that allowed branches to get 24 hours' notice before annual visits by internal reviewers — a practice that may have contributed to the bank's unauthorized accounts scandal.<p>The so-called branch-control review process occurs at every …

Finance

Barack Obama’s 13 Greatest Restaurant Moments

If you look back at <b>President Barack Obama</b>’s restaurant track record, it’s clear that he cared about dining establishments for reasons beyond the food that they served. The president and his family were adventurous eaters who enjoyed visiting restaurants at the high-end, the low-end, and everything …

Barack Obama

Why Poor People Make Expensive Financial Decisions

Often, the banking options available for low-income Americans are all fundamentally flawed.<p>Banks haven’t always been the giant, impersonal corporations Americans today are familiar with. For much of the twentieth century, they were more commonly small, community institutions that helped local …

How to Deliver Criticism So Employees Pay Attention

In my college days I ranked among the top 10 women divers in the United States. I got that far not just because I worked hard — practicing every day in four-to-six-hour sessions — but also because I had an extremely tough coach who routinely offered both caring support and sharp criticism. Early in …

Employment

These 10 Best Eyelash Growth Serums Are the Secret to Your Longest Lashes Ever

How Heywood Hill, the Most Beloved Bookshop in London, Is Surviving in the Digital Age

In the age of Amazon and Kindle and Fifty Shades of Grey, how has a small bookshop owned by a duke in Mayfair, London, just celebrated 80 years in business? Those devoted to Heywood Hill’s discreet charm reveal the store’s unconventional history and philosophy.<p>In Chapter 2 of John le Carré’s novel</i> …

Bank fraud landmark: TSB repays victim and admits giving criminal a bank account

In what is could be a landmark case, high street bank TSB has compensated a fraud victim on the grounds that it was at fault for allowing a criminal to operate a current account.<p>Financial fraud increased 53pc in the first six months of 2016, with the majority of incidents involving transfers to and …

What’s The Best Leadership Advice You Ever Received?

Wise words on rejecting popularity, seeking advice, inspiring people, and more.<p>We invited attendees of <i>Fast Company</i>’s recent Innovation Festival to share the most essential lessons they’ve learned so far in their careers.<p>“Leadership comes in many forms. Figure out how your quietness strengthens your …

Leadership

Decadent Mac and Cheese

Step 3<p>Spread ⅓ of the pasta in the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Top with ⅓ of the cheese mixture. Repeat with the remaining pasta and …

Recipes

A Bangkok Street Dog Begs Food From a Vendor to Bring Back to Her Hungry Puppies

After begging for a second piece of chicken from a market vendor in Bangkok, Thailand, a determined street dog made her way past the market to a …

Puppies

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

The Best Books of 2016 (According to All The Best Book Lists)

Did you get to read everything you wanted to this year? If you're like me, you're not even close. I've got a towering stack of unread gems, and to …

One of Asia’s Most Prolific Night Market Vendors Just Landed in the SGV

If you’ve heard of <b>Hot Star</b>, famous makers of their so-called Large Fried Chicken, it’s likely because you’ve spent a fair bit of time traveling (and eating) through Asia. The restaurant chain began life as a stall at the famed Shilin night market in Taipei, but has since expanded into a global …

Taipei

15 Pasta Recipes for Speedy 15-Minute Weeknight Dinners

When it comes to cooking during the week, the most time-efficient recipes are the most valuable. 30-minute meals used to be all the rage, but in this age of instant gratification, 15-minute dinners are the new standard. What’s the key to getting dinner on the table that quickly? Using quick-cooking …

Mom's Jiffy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"This is my favorite recipe because it is so quick. Frost if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix<p>2 …

Microsoft Debuts “Teams” Office Chat, And Slack Might Be A Little Worried

Microsoft's new office chat system enters a market crowded with big name software, including its own.<p>Today Microsoft announced Microsoft Teams, a new office chat platform that looks a lot like a Slack competitor. Microsoft created the enterprise software to help tie together work people do in …

Eat Your Way Through the International District's Many Asian Cuisines

Seattle's Chinatown-International District, often shortened to the International District, the CID, or simply the ID, is one of the city's finest cultural destinations — unsurprisingly, food is at the heart of the experience. Comprising Chinatown, Japantown, and Little Saigon, the ID is just …

Seattle

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research …

Time Management

‘Black Mirror’ Creator Charlie Brooker on China’s ‘Social Credit’ System and the Rise of Trump

The brains behind the techno-dystopian sci-fi series, whose third season is now airing on Netflix, opens up about how the episode “Nosedive” is …

Slow-Cooker Jambalaya

This slow-cooked Cajun dinner is crazy delicious—and crazy easy.<p>Directions<p>In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add …

Crockpot Chicken Wild Rice Soup

This Crockpot Chicken Wild Rice Soup is so darn simple to make and goes perfectly with a piece of crusty bread on a cold winter night.<p>I adore this …

A Necessary Story: How 'Moonlight' Allows Black Manhood To Exist Beyond Toxic Masculinity

What Moonlight does, ultimately, to great effect, is re-envision manhood as a space where vulnerability and imagination are acceptable.<p>“There are …

Janelle Monáe

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>As a manager, you’re always on the lookout for the next …

Employment

Birth of the Dragon: makers of film about Bruce Lee respond to 'yellowface' row

Producer and director contest complaints that their drama sidelines Lee in favour of an invented white character, and other cultural insensitivities<p>As arguments continue to rage over diversity issues in cinema, repeated complaints over Hollywood’s insensitivity towards Asian themes and actors have …

Bruce Lee

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Ingredients<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<br>• 2 teaspoons baking powder<br>• ¾ teaspoon table salt<br>• 1¼ cups granulated sugar, divided<br>• 3 large eggs<br>• 1½ cups whole-milk …

MAC's Nutcracker Sweet Collection is the most whimsical and massive holiday set yet

It’s that wonderful time of year when all our favorite beauty brands start letting us in on what they’ve been planning for the holidays! And let me …