Michael Slepak

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Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

US Consulate’s political counselor named as official who told Israelis: Western Wall is not yours

The American official who sniped at his Israeli counterparts that the Western Wall, the holiest place for Jews to pray, is not part of Israel and not …

A Safe 7.8% Yielding Stock With Fantastic Growth Potential That's Also 46% Undervalued

When it comes to quality high-yield dividend growth stocks, they don't get much better than Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI).<p>OHI Total Return …

Investing

7 Top Stocks Long-Term Investors Should Buy Next

Image source: Getty Images<p>If one of your resolutions for 2016 was to be a better investor and outperform the stock market, it's likely you fell short of expectations. Last year, the S&P 500 provided investors a 12% return, with a significant percentage of gains coming after the Nov. 8 presidential …

The Secret Source of Putin’s Evil

It’s not the K.G.B., or the Cold War. It’s decidedly more Pushkin-esque, or Peter the Great, than that.<p><b>Henry Kissinger</b> recently compared <b>Vladimir Putin</b> to “a character out of Dostoevsky,” which apparently delighted the Russian president. That’s not entirely surprising. No Russian writer encapsulates …

Clashes between Turkey and Kurds in Syria 'unacceptable', says US

Clashes between Turkish forces and units affiliated with a US-backed Kurdish-led alliance in Syria are "unacceptable", the Pentagon said Monday, asking all sides to stand down.<p>"We've called on both sides to not fight with one another, to continue to focus the fight on ISIL," Defense Secretary …

Accusations of bias in coverage of the Israel-Palestine conflict

Complaints about the Guardian’s coverage of the Israel-Palestine conflict are not new. They come from both sides although the overwhelming number are from those who are pro-Israel. It is a steady stream from individuals, lobby groups and the Israeli embassy in London.<p>These complaints form one of …

Israel

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Two Nobel Prize winners figured out the perfect salary for happiness

His work investigates how humanity's overall quality of life has surged in the past 100 years, thanks to global advancements of tech and healthcare, as well as Asia's incredible economic growth.<p>But he's also dug into the ways that Westerners relate to money. In a popular 2010 paper, he partnered …

Israeli Startup Has Solution to Costly, Inefficient Solar Panels

Solar is the fastest growing source of renewable electricity in the world and in the United States, with a 40 percent global annual capacity growth …

GOLDMAN: It's a brutal market, but these 16 stocks look like great buys

But in recent weeks, it's been particularly challenging with correlations, or the degree two stocks are moving in concert, surging to their highest levels in years.<p>In other words, it doesn't matter how good you are at picking stocks because the whole market is increasingly swinging in the same …

Markets

GOP could reopen citizenship paths created by Hoover and Reagan

The United States has always had a "path to citizenship." One of my ancestors simply went to a judge in St. Louis in 1850, proved he had been here for two years since getting off the boat and renounced his allegiance to the Queen of Prussia.<p>A few decades later, Congress added two requirements: You …

Immigration

How to become wealthy: It's simpler than most 'experts' say

Ask any honest financial planner how to become wealthy, and they'll tell you the simple act of saving money is far, far more important than picking the next hot stock.<p>So I was surprised when I came upon an article from The Billfold titled "You Don't Get Wealthy from Savings." The article was so …

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Polish leader mocks ties with U.S.

WARSAW, Poland — A Polish magazine said Sunday it has obtained recordings of a conversation in which Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski says the country’s strong alliance with the U.S. “isn’t worth anything” and is “even harmful because it creates a false sense of security.”<p>In a short transcript of …