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6 Killer Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Combos

Remember your first taste of a grilled cheese with tomato soup? Well, processed cheese and canned soup are for five-year-olds. Blow that memory away …

Entrepreneur Looks Beyond Africa's Problems To Focus On Solutions

[At college] the first thing the professor told me: 'After the three years you'll spend here, you won't find a job, so you better create your own company.'<p><i>Each week,</i> Weekend Edition Sunday <i>brings listeners an unexpected side of the news by talking with someone personally affected by the stories</i> …

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas, Not Enough Time

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>What do you do when you have too many ideas and not enough time? Or …

10 Things You Must Remember When Buying a Car

The car-buying process can be soul-crushing even for the savvy customer. Remember these helpful hints and stay sane.<p><b>On his new show, Car Matchmaker</b> (Tuesday nights at 9 pm Eastern, starting Oct. 14 on the Esquire Network), car buff and comedy writer Spike Feresten (<i>Seinfeld, Letterman, SNL</i>) finds …

Google is no longer forcing new users into making Google+ accounts

Google has lifted its requirement that new Google users also create a Google+ account, <i>Marketing Land</i> reports. When you sign up for a Gmail, Google Docs, or other Google account, a new "No thanks" button lets you opt out of Google's social network.<p><i>Image via Marketing Land</i><p>Creating a Google+ account …

GeekWire Radio: The connected car, and the future of your dashboard

How will technology transform the experience of driving? Will your Internet connectivity come through your smartphone or an embedded chip in your …

How to Find a Mentor (and Maximize the Relationship)

<i>Rebecca Mahoney is the CMO of Ebuzzing & Teads.</i><p>There are countless bits of career advice that can be found through a quick search on Google or by watching tutorial videos on YouTube, but often the best-kept secrets to success come from personal experiences.<p>Working with a mentor can help you learn …

Copywriting Tips for the Novice Blogger

Write.<p>That’s right. Write something. Anything. It might be awful. It could be truly amateurish. It doesn’t matter. Write. Right now.<p>Let me talk you through this, a fictitious, but real enactment. I’ve done it many times before and it usually goes something like this…<p>I ask the obvious question, …

How to navigate your first acquisition as a startup

Navigating your first acquisition can be both a terrifying and thrilling experience. Growth is one of the core goals of every startup, and making the right acquisition can be a game changer. At the same time, the odds aren’t in your favor, with studies suggesting that two out of every three …

Does sharing photos of your children on Facebook put them at risk?

There is an unwritten rule that one does not post photos of other people’s children on Facebook. I know this. And yet in October 2012, swept away with the excitement of the birth of my son (and probably a little sleep-deprived), I made a terrible mistake. My friend, let’s call her Katy, invited me …

Maggie Aderin-Pocock: how a space-obsessed schoolgirl battled the odds to become a top scientist

Standing on a large tripod and lurking conspicuously in the window of Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock’s dining room is an enormous telescope. At face value, it is hardly surprising. As a leading space scientist and <i>Sky at Night</i> presenter, it would have seemed curious if she didn’t own such a socking great …

Messaging apps: 20 tricks to raise your chat game

Facebook Messenger<p><b>1) Avoid using Messenger</b><p>Facebook has drawn the ire of its users by making it nigh-on impossible to not move over to the new Messenger app, which replaces the message functionality on the Facebook app itself. Now, when you click on messages, you are obliged to install Messenger, …

This Is The Hardest Riddle On The Internet

It's called Notpron, and since the website's launch in 2004, over 16 million people have tried to solve it and only 31 have managed to.<p>That's a success rate of about 0.0003%.<p>With 140 levels, Notpron starts out relatively simple but quickly gets tougher.<p>Notpron can be played online in your web …

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Why You Should 'Shark Tank' Your Idea Before Launching A Crowdfunding Campaign

The crowdfunding success stories are intoxicating.<p>Most of us can’t help but admire those who, after getting millions of dollars for watches, beer coolers and games, transform from lowly aspiring entrepreneur to Wikipedia-worthy, in-demand exec with vision.<p>But in reality, successful crowdfunding …

APPoint – Indie app of the day

What is APPoint<p>APPoint is an Android app that opens a floating window on any screen. Inside of that floating window is essentially an app drawer that is populated with apps that you choose. Using an app like this you can quickly switch apps no matter what is on your home screen which is great for …

One World Trade Center: how New York tried to rebuild its soul

You see it when you whip over the Brooklyn Bridge, or look downtown crossing Sixth Avenue: eight isosceles triangles of blue glass, taller than anything else on the skyline. One World Trade Center, finally approaching completion after 13 years of trauma and backbiting, has become a familiar, serene …

How Reebok Is Tackling One Of The Sports World's Trickiest Problems

With a concussion-busting skullcap, Reebok is on a quest to mitigate head injuries in young athletes.<p>When representatives from Reebok and the electronics design firm MC10, both based near Boston, began looking for a youth sports team to test out their concussion-detecting monitor, they started in …

This Is Not UGG As You Know It

In the 36 years that UGG® has been warming our feet, it's established itself as the ultimate cozy footwear brand. A style statement, though? Not on …

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Rdio update expands its free radio offerings with more music than the rest

Rdio has offered radio-like shuffle listening for quite sometime, but with its latest update, the service looks to be tops in free internet streaming. Across Android, iOS and desktop apps, the tune-minded outfit packs in new features that will help do just that, and it'll lend subscribers a hand …

The Smart Home Is Going To Be A Huge Boon To Accessibility

I reach for the iPhone tucked down the side of my wheelchair and launch the Hive app. After a couple more taps on the screen, there’s an audible click from across the room. A few seconds later, I hear the boiler sparking up before the central heating finally kicks in. It’s a familiar sound, but …

Onion Frittata

4 to 6 Servings<p>The key to making this dish is to have all the ingredients prepared before you begin sautéing the onions.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 large eggs<p>1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan<p>3 large fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces<p>3 large fresh sage leaves, minced<p>1 tsp. minced fresh rosemary<p>1/4 tsp. …

The Trilobite Book – Stunning photographs of trilobite fossils that predate dinosaurs

Pre dinosaurs, trilobites roamed the earth’s sea floors for nearly 300-million years before becoming extinct for unknown reasons.<p>Fortunately for …

A Simple Education App May Reach The Top Of The App Store Charts

Remind is rolling out a slate of new features today that will allow teachers to engage more fully with students and parents.<p>Remind, an education app that allows teachers to communicate securely with their students via text, surged yesterday to number three on the charts among free apps in the Apple …

6 Common Mistakes People Make when Baking Brownies

Is there anything worst than a bad batch of brownies? Here are the biggest mistakes people make when baking brownies—plus how to avoid them.<p>When it comes to comfort food and our favorite desserts, brownies rank way up there. They're rich, decadent, sweet, and come with the added bonus of nostalgia. …

Obama vs. ISIS: This Time It's Personal

When ISIS beheaded an American journalist, it meant to intimidate—and provoke—the United States. It should be careful what it wishes for. The gloves …

Isis: an apocalyptic cult carving a place in the modern world

Islamic State,World news,UK security and counter-terrorism,UK news,Counter-terrorism policy,Politics,Islam,Religion,Middle East and North Africa,Iraq,Syria<p>History has witnessed millenarian violence before. But Islamic State’s modern barbarism is a daunting new threat<p>The rapid advance of Islamic …