Michael Wagstaff

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Your New Delicious, Go-To Summer Salad

This dressing. WTF.<p><b>This is a salad that improves with age, so I often make a big batch of it over the weekend and snack on it throughout the week. A friend turned me on to the recipe, from My New Roots. The dressing's combination of spices, vinegar, maple syrup and mustard have an addictive je ne</b> …

Growing Up: A Guide to Great Gardens in Small Spaces - Urban Gardens

<i>Photo: travelnerd</i><p><b>Living in the middle of a bustling city doesn’t have to mean you can’t create a gorgeous garden space, no matter how tiny your</b> …

7 Reasons to Become a Gentleman Gardener | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Porter.</i><p>With warm weather upon us and summer just around the corner, it’s time to think about gardening. …

The Unintentional Urban Farmer

Here's How Apple Is Spending Its $145 Billion Pile Of Cash

This is why the Cupertino-based company chose to fund its recently expanded capital return plan with a $17 billion bond offering. This also allowed Apple to increase its quarterly dividend by 15 percent in the second quarter. Apple now pays approximately $11 billion in total annual dividends, …

Income Tax

Maybe It's Time To Swap Burgers For Bugs, Says U.N.

Yes, we talk a lot about eating bugs here at The Salt. We know, because some of you have complained about it.<p>But insect cuisine isn't just a crazy fad for Bay Area and Dutch foodies, or for Israelis plagued by locusts: In a report out this week, the U.N.'s agricultural arm makes the case for why …

Paul: Make example of IRS staffers

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that IRS leaders need to be fired and “made an example of” for their unfair targeting of conservative groups.<p>“I’m not sure who goes, but it surely should be investigated. Anybody who was aware of and approved of targeting people for their political beliefs and …

Half of Internet Traffic in North America Is Just to Watch Netflix and YouTube

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If you combine everything that you do on every website besides Netflix and YouTube — reading this …

Jamie Dimon’s friends have his back. But will it help him keep chairman title?

As Jamie Dimon fights to keep his dual roles as CEO and board chairman of JP Morgan, his powerful friends are letting the public know they have his back. Today, AIG chief Robert Benmosche told Bloomberg Television that there is no “we” in CEO, and added it would be dysfunctional for the CEO and …

Cryptocurrency

New Email from the White House Raises Questions on Benghazi Leak Motives

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A revelation from CNN's Jake Tapper raises significant questions about the motivations of the source …

Carney: Obama Has No Tolerance for IRS Targeting

Eric Holder defends AP seizure citing major security threat to public

The US attorney general, Eric Holder, has defended the Obama administration's controversial seizure of phone records from the Associated Press, …

Surprise! The US will borrow $200 billion less than expected this year

The Congressional Budget Office had a surprise for us today: <b>The US deficit is set to shrink by 24% more than expected this year, to 4.0% of GDP or about $642 billion.</b> That’s almost $200 billion less borrowing than the agency predicted in February—quite a change over a period of several months. Even …

Economy

Money Buys Happiness and You Can Never Have Too Much, New Research Says

Richer countries are happier than poor countries. And richer families within richer countries are happier, too.<p>Reuters<p>Americans have a peculiar conviction that the one thing money can't give us is satisfaction. <i>You can't buy happiness</i>, we've all been told. "Mo Money Mo Problems", Biggie concurred. …

10 Dutch Oven Dinners Perfect for Spring

The weather may finally be getting warm enough to poke our noses outside, but don't pack away your Dutch oven quite yet. Everyone's favorite pot can …

Cooking

SodaStream to triple size of Galilee plant

The enlarged Alon Tavor carbonated beverages factory will add over 100 new jobs to the Galilee.<p>Home carbonated beverages company SodaStream …

Target: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Fast CompanyExclusive: As Grocery Wars Rage, Target And Kroger Mull A MergerRetailers are considering new alliances as they combat an Amazon/Whole Foods behemoth.<p>Fast CompanyTarget’s 2018 Swimwear Campaign Features Photoshop-Free Models<p>Fast CompanyTarget employees are getting a pay bump as starting …

Pinterest: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Pinterest is an online pin board of visual inspiration founded in 2009 by Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp, and Paul Sciarra. Covering everything from travel to home renovation projects, it is a unique social platform that gives its users a place to express what they want in the future. Every idea is …

Fab: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Fast CompanyFab Cofounder Bradford Shellhammer Is Launching Design Sales Site BezarShellhammer’s second go at a design-sales site will focus on partnerships with established brands sold beside “hip, undiscovered” products.<p>Fast CompanyHow To Organize Your Entire Life With Topo Bags<p>Fast CompanyFab …

Square: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Square, founded in 2009, is a payments company dedicated to serving micro-entrepreneurs and growing small businesses. The company’s debut product, a small white card reader designed to plug into a smartphone, signaled that cofounder and CEO Jack Dorsey saw an opportunity to introduce simplicity …

Amazon: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Amazon is a cloud computing giant and the largest American e-commerce company. It was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos.<p>Originally known for selling books through its website (and later digital versions via its Kindle e-reader), Amazon has built up a customer service, inventory, and shipping empire …

Nike: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

During the 2016 Olympics, Nike put female athletes in the spotlight in its popular "Unlimited" ad campaign—and it promoted diversity in its own business. In 2016, the majority of the company’s employees were minorities, and women made up 48% of its global workforce.<p>The company is also a pioneer in …

Upstart Automaker Rolls Out Legal Clone of Tesla's Supercar

See if this sounds familiar: A startup led by someone who wants to revolutionize the automotive industry has unveiled a sports car with an aluminum …

Show Me Da Money

Let me start by saying I do not think this is a bad thing at all. But how much of a role is money playing in this rash of Senate Democrats switching …

David Stockman: No, we can't

How many pages does it take to totally depress you?<p>For David Stockman, it’s 748.<p>That’s the length of the former Reagan budget director’s new book, “The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America,” which paints an incredibly gloomy picture of the country’s fiscal present and future. …

Arashiyama

Arashiyama, or “Storm Mountain”, is one of Japan’s designated Historic Sites and can be found on the western edge of Kyoto. The district features …