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Pentagon Chief Chuck Hagel Is Stepping Down

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is resigning from the post after less than two years on the job, President Barack Obama announced Monday.<p>Obama said …

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Turn A Tea Bag Into A Lantern

A burning lantern (and rocket) made from paper tea bags<p>Every plain, paper tea bag conceals an exciting crash course in lift. In a six-second video on Vine, user “oh so tracy” empties a tea bag, folds it into a tube, and lights it on fire. After the bag burns down, the remains of the still-flaming …

How to Build the Right Team for Your Growing Startup

I’ve been spoiled throughout my career of building teams in large tech companies. I’ve had all the luxuries: infinite resources, time, and large pools of qualified candidates. At Google, we always had a steady stream of graduates from top schools flowing into the organization in entry-level …

Why I Won't Be a Bridesmaid

Don't say "yes" to the puffy pastel dress.<p>"I'm sorry. I can't. Don't hate me."<p>You know that line from an infamous post-it note. But I know it from the multiple times I've used it to say that no, I won't be your bridesmaid.<p>It's not that I don't love you. (I do.)<p>It's not that I despise your fiancé. …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

15 Fall Table Decorating Ideas for a Festive Dinner

All that's missing is your favorite food. Pass the mashed potatoes, please.<p>A stunning autumn tablescape can come together so easily — just steal these themes and expert tips for creating memorable fall table decorations that guests will love. Plus, check out our 25 favorite fall centerpiece ideas.

HowAboutWe Internationalizes Its Dating App, Goes Entirely Free In 30+ Countries

HowAboutWe, a startup that recommends date activities for both singles and couples, is launching the first internationalized versions of its iOS app.<p>The company bills itself as “the first offline dating site” because of its emphasis on real-world activities. Beyond the obvious dating site features …

5 Favorites: Siphon Coffee Brewers for the Cogniscenti

A centerpiece of Blue Bottle Coffee’s Mint Plaza shop in San Francisco is a siphon coffee bar that looks like something out of a steampunk science …

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The science and magic of wine-making

… a new friend is as a new wine; when it is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure. <i>Ecclesiasticus 9:10</i><p>I grew up on tales of my Dad's 1970s homemade hedgerow wines. Their fruity aroma and potency were legendary. All that remains of this heady era are five very dusty bottles of "vintage" wine sitting …

16 Creative Design And Décor Ideas For Limited Spaces

Decorating a small space is not easy. You have to find solutions for unexpected and unusual problems and you have to manage to fit all the basics and …

thingCHARGER Is A Clutter-Free Charger For Multiple Devices

A lack of power outlets, messy wires and multiple kinds of charging accessories — the woes of charging multiple devices at once present a headache that is familiar to many.<p>In steps thingCHARGER, a new charging solution that transforms any regular US power outlet into a charging station for up to …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

How to Make a Peanut Butter Cup the Size of a Pizza

Do you like peanut butter cups? Of course you do! Now it's time to super-size that love—into a PBC cake the size of a small pizza<p>It will come as no surprise to reveal we're Big Fans of peanut butter cups. We like them so much we ate a whole bunch to find out which brand is the best. But for serious …

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DIY Wedding Cake

From Jess's Mom, Dawn Carberry...<br>This recipe is for 150 guests. It makes a 3 tier wedding cake (12”, 9”, 6” stacks) and two 9”x13” sheet cakes for …

DIY Herbed Salt Favors from Alisa Lewis Event Design

DIY Marinated Goat Cheese Favors from Alisa Lewis Event Design

Instructions<p>1.<p>Break off pieces of goat cheese log and form into balls<p>2.<p>Add balled cheese to a sterilized sealable jar<p>3.<p>Pour in olive oil to cover …

The hangover face repair guide

<b>M:</b> I don't pride myself on much, E, but in my many years as a feckless adult, I think I have pretty much nailed looking decent the morning after.<p><b>E:</b> Ah, the morning after. Waking up in your shoes with a snail trail of drool down one cheek and a crazy paving of indelible pillow creases on the other, …

Recipe Of The Day: Creamed Corn

When corn is in the peak of its season, <i>this</i> is the recipe you should make. And we don't mean just any creamed corn recipe, but this particular cream-less version of creamed corn. If you're a skeptic like us, you're probably wondering why you'd ever bother with a creamed corn recipe that has no …

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16 Ways To Make A Better PB&J

Is it hard to improve on the classic sandwich? Yes. But not impossible.

Recipe Of The Day: Corn Soup

When summer corn is at its peak, it's hard to want to eat it any other way than right off the cob. It's crisp and perfectly sweet -- and it pairs so well with all that butter. But we have another great dish that highlights everything we love about summer corn, and that's with this creamy corn soup …

How To Make Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Machine: An Easy, Foolproof Method

This method for making ice cream in a bag is very popular with our readers, but honestly, I find it to be a bit of a pain. I think I've found a …