Omar Darwisch

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10 Slow Cooker Recipes That Work for Two People (Who Like Leftovers) — Recipes from the Kitchn

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

Cooking

Missguided Is Launching a Stunning Body Positive Campaign, and the Photos are SO Powerful

Wait until you read these women's incredible stories.<p>On Thursday, Missguided is launching a new campaign, #InYourOwnSkin, which celebrates "what the industry perceives as 'flaws' or imperfections," the brand stated in a press release. The initiative features six women who have albinism, burn marks, …

Disability

How to Make the Perfect Espresso, According to Science

The American Chemical Society just figured out the ideal components to make your morning latte even better.<p>You already know how to make a cup of …

Our Guide to the Basics of Unplugged Coffee Making

Team Stumptown teaches the Test Kitchen how to make the most of our favorite alt coffee brewers<p>While you can’t argue with the reliability of a good …

Coffee

Be Your Own Barista: The 5 Best Espresso Machines for Your Home

A range of new espresso machines means cafe-quality espresso without standing in line.

Espresso

Revista - Rocío y Christy Corson Madre e hija: un vínculo que inspira

Rocío Corson es pastora de El Lugar de Su Presencia, en Bogotá, congregación que dirige junto a su esposo Andrés y reúne cada fin de semana cerca de …

How to Clean Literally Any Sex Stain

Seriously, we mean any.<p>Sex is not without its own fair share of messes. While the memory might be hot and heavy in your mind, a reminder on your one good set of sheets is...not. Thankfully, if you know where to look, there are ways of getting around those messes. Mary Gagliardi, Clorox's in-house …

The world's 20 busiest international airline routes are ...

The busiest route in the world for air travel? It’s Singapore-Kuala Lumpur.<p>That’s according to flight-data firm OAG, which has a new report out Thursday identifying the world’s 20 busiest airline routes as measured by passenger flights.<p>Coming in at No. 2 in the OAG rankings was Hong Kong-Taipei. …

Aviation

The most extravagant request fulfilled by a luxury concierge service that caters to millionaires and billionaires

As a luxury concierge service to ultra-wealthy people around the world, John Paul has seen some strange and extravagant requests.<p>The net-worth of the company's clients usually stretches from $30 million to $260 million, with a few that go even higher. Their clientele is well-traveled and educated. …

Monaco Grand Prix

Record 4K VR-ready content w/ the Samsung Gear 360 at a new low: $106 (Reg. up to $195)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Rakuten is currently offering the Samsung Gear 360 4K VR Camera for <b>$106.20 shipped</b> when code <b></b><b>SAVE15</b> has been applied at checkout. …

This Common Word Makes You Sound More Negative Than You Want To

This tiny word is nearly unavoidable but frequently overused. Everything that follows it tends to make you sound like a downer.<p>The language you use shapes others’ impressions of you, but there’s a chance that some of your most common words don’t put you in the best light. In fact, I’ve already …

Self-help

The 8 Most Spectacular Hot Tubs in the World

After a day spent outside, there's nothing better than a superbly placed hot tub<p>We know you’re not going to book a trip somewhere just because there’s an absurdly cool hot tub waiting for you. That’s not why you travel. But let’s say that place also has jagged mountains ready for skiing, wild …

Skiing

9 Beautiful Overwater Bungalows Around the World

Nothing beats the overwater bungalow when it comes to oceanside accommodation. Get ready for pangs of extreme wanderlust. This gallery was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with new information.

Swimming Pools

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

These Companies Have Cut Their Ties With Facebook Amid the Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

In the wake of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica data scandal, some high-profile companies have suspended ties with the social network amid the …

The Creator of Flipboard Shares His 7 Gear Essentials

Flipboard founder Mike McCue is a busy man. His day runs from 7 AM to 2 AM, and in that time, he manages to take his kids to school, bike to and from …

Apple Watch

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

George Washington

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Language

Building the smart home of your dreams is easier than you think — here are 6 simple ways to get started

Before we knew how connected homes would come together, the prototypes seemed far-fetched and way too complicated.<p>Fortunately, building a smart home today is not nearly as intimidating or overwhelming as it initially seemed. It's easy, especially if you start small and build little by …

17 insider facts about shopping at Costco only employees know

Costco deals are easy to come by.<p>The retail chain is famous for having just about everything. And certainly, some of its offerings stretch beyond what you'd expect from a big-box store — Costco sells cars, vacations, food kits for the apocalypse, cheap eats in the food court, and even caskets.<p>Given …

Employment

A Guide to Smart Housewarming Gifts

Give the gift of connected tech that will transform a house into a home<p>What to give new homeowners in these modern times? Break with tradition and …

10 forbidden places that no one is allowed to visit

Roasting Your Coffee Beans at Home - Real Food

The Home Barista (The Experiment, 2015) <i>by Simone Egger and Ruby Ashby Orr teaches readers the ins and outs of brewing their favorite cup of coffee</i> …

Light Roast vs. Dark Roast Coffee: Which Packs More Health Perks?

Both contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, but one brew takes the win, says a new study.<p>Coffee fanatics already know that their …

Being in a relationship won't change your life — at least not the way you think it will

Jennifer L. Taitz calls it the "husband treadmill."<p>You think you'll only be happy once you enter a relationship — then you find a relationship and, after a brief spike in happiness, you feel pretty much the same as before.<p>"Husband treadmill" is Taitz's riff on "hedonic treadmill," a theory that …

Happiness

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

A shadowy and controversial secret club meets in the California woods every year — and at least 5 US presidents were members

<b>• Bohemian Grove is the Sonoma County, California campground where the Bohemian Club meets annually.</b><p><b>• The Bohemian Club, a San Francisco-based private club that has counted a number of US presidents among its members, is a controversial group.</b><p><b>• The club's reported rituals and secretive status have</b> …

Ronald Reagan

The Ubi Lets You Speak to Your Smart Home - MIT Technology Review

In recent years Apple, Google, and Microsoft have invested heavily in speech-recognition technology, encouraging people to issue voice commands to …

What Breaking the 4-Minute Mile Taught Us About the Limits of Conventional Thinking

The sad news of the passing of Roger Bannister, the first human being to run a four-minute mile, got me thinking about his legacy — not just as one of the great athletes of the past century, but as an innovator, a change agent, and an icon of success. As it turns out, when he broke through a …

Roger Bannister

Whiteboard Session: 4 Things Successful Executives Do Differently