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5 Things to Know About Italian Olive Oil

Both the health benefits of olive oil and the scandals about fraudulent labeling have been widely publicized. I wanted to know how to recognize and buy "real" oil.<p>Johnny Madge, an international olive oil expert, who lives between Rome and a tiny, medieval hill town north of the city called …

Coconut Raspberry Bread

<i>Coconut Raspberry Bread-this easy coconut quick bread is dotted with fresh raspberries and drizzled with a sweet glaze! Serve for breakfast, brunch,</i> …

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Understand Markets In 2015 With These 15 Charts

In anticipation of the new year ahead, I’ve pulled together 15 charts that we’ll be watching and might help guide our expectations for what 2015 has in store for us. After looking them over, be sure to share some of your own via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.<p>Not-So-Crude Trend<p>Crude oil has …

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20 Really Stupid Things In The U.S. Tax Code

The U.S. tax code is the most complex in the world by any measure. It is chock full of perks to special interests, political pork and social engineering. Like a hodgepodge built with spare parts and constant add-ons, some of the results it produces are pretty unjust. In short, our tax code cries …

SUPER 2014 Fall/Winter Optical Collection

The past few years have been a great time to own a shoddy pair of eyes, as brands such as SUPER<p>The past few years have been a great time to own a shoddy pair of eyes, as brands such as SUPER have continuously introduced wearable, slick eyewear every season. Here we find the Italian brand rolling …

New rules: when the taxman can take money from your bank account and Isa

Worried about HM Revenue & Customs taking money from your bank account? Here we explain how and when unpaid debts can be seized<p>The Government has this morning watered down controversial plans that give HMR Revenue & Customs (HMRC) the power to raid taxpayers’ bank accounts in order to settle unpaid …

Wait, So Certain Foods Can Make You Smarter?

Hold off on cramming fish down your high-school junior's throat every night till the SATs. Everyone's claiming they've got brain foods for you these days, but what does science have to say about what'll actually feed your noggin, and what's just bunk?<p>Remember when a “complete breakfast” consisted …

8 Stunning Images That Show How Much Natural Resources Are Mined Each Year

One year's worth of mined platinum is only the size of a car. But it's worth about $8 billion.<p>Visual Capitalist took one year's production of eight commodities, lumped each of them into a three-dimensional cubes, and put them next to landmarks around the world.<p>They also calculated the value of each …

Easy chocolate cookies recipe

Jane Hornby shares a foolproof recipe for seriously chocolatey cookies from her new book for baking beginners<p>Everybody needs a recipe for chocolate cookies up their sleeve.<p><b>PREPARATION TIME</b><br>10mins<p><b>BAKING TIME</b><br>10mins per batch<p><b>MAKES</b><br>20<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>175g dark chocolate (60 per cent cocoa solids)<br>85g butter<br>2 …

The lure of the Loire: where to stay, eat, drink and more

Originating in the rugged central Ardèche region of France and emptying into the Atlantic near the shipbuilding port of Saint Nazaire, the 1,000km-long Loire river is as French as the Mississippi is American. This is the river the French love best: for the soft green beauty of the regions it waters …

Time To Look For Mid-Year 'Dogs Of The Dow'

At year-end there is fanfare about the “Dogs of the Dow,” the highest dividend yielding stocks among the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). The rationale is that the higher yields indicate better-than-average value and, therefore, a higher-than-average potential return.<p><i>[Disclosure: Holdings</i> …

17 Former Google Interview Questions So Ridiculous The Company Banned Them

There can be bizarre interview questions that seemingly have no answers. There can be standards — like not hiring anyone who attended a college outside of the Ivy League — that will knock candidates out of the race before they even approach the starting line.<p>Google used to be the shining example of …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

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Codecademy opens its doors in the UK to teach children coding skills

US educational startup Codecademy is opening its first international office, in London, after signing up 2 million Britons for its online computer programming courses.<p>The news comes as British schools and teachers prepare for the introduction of a new curriculum in September that will introduce …

Expert guide to Majorca

Local laws and etiquette<p>Get a couple of photocopies of your European Health Insurance Card and passport, as you will need them for any medical treatment.<p>You must carry your passport with you by law.<p>You sometimes have to show your passport when paying by debit or credit card.<p>If driving, you must …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Should we care about the spec wars? Are phones already good enough?

Are today’s smartphones really good enough, and is the spec race over? Yes and no. While I personally love having bleeding-edge hardware, that’s really more the competitive geek in me than anything.<p>The reality is that, while my Nexus 5 is considerably better than my wife’s Moto G, they largely do …

Photographer Takes a Ride in an F-16 with the Thunderbirds as a Little ‘Thank You’

Very few people ever have the honor of flying along with the Thunderbirds. However, Blair Bunting, a fairly new Nikon Ambassador, managed to do just …

Apple has THREE TIMES as much cash as US govt, TWICE the UK

Apple has three times as much cash on hand as The US government, and over twice as much as the UK.<p>These figures come to us from the Bank of America's …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

I only hope Michael Schumacher pulls through so that he can see all the nice things people are saying about him

With hindsight I know now that I was never on the seven-time world champion's level but he gave my career as a Formula One driver credibility<p>The outpouring of concern for Michael Schumacher’s wellbeing over the past 36 hours, not only from the world of <b>Formula One</b> but from the wider sporting, and …

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

Better than the Resto': Re-creating, and Improving, the Porsche 911, Ford Bronco, and Jaguar E-type

We drive three remastered legends: Singer's re-imagined 911, Icon's Bronco, and Eagle's Speedster<p>The vehicles featured here aren’t restomods, which are usually the result of bolting modern engines into old car bodies, but they are both old and new. They aren’t even cars, exactly. They are, instead, …

Struffoli: Italian Christmas Tradition

<b>Struffoli is a Neapolitan dessert that is traditionally prepared at Christmastime.</b><p>It is made of tiny dough balls that have been deep-fried and soaked in honey.<p>They are served piled high on plates and serving trays. Some like to form them in the shape of Christmas trees or wreaths. Regardless of …

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