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9 Genius Charts That Let You Skip Cooking Math

Cooking shouldn’t be rocket science -- but when you’re faced with complicated recipes, ingredient substitutions or party-sized portions, it can feel like memorization and math skills stand between you and your best meal yet.<p>We’ve partnered with Campbell’s to bring you calculatingly fun new cooking …

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40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune

<b>Welcome Stumbled Upon & Delicious Users</b>: You may also want to check out our 180+ Best Money Saving Tools.<p>Traveling doesn't have to break the bank (in …

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Accounting for Obamacare: Inside the Company That Built Healthcare.gov

While healthcare.gov has become a synonym for abject failure—move over Ishtar and Bill Buckner—little has been said about the Canadian company awarded the contract. CGI built its business—with 70,000 employees and a market cap of $11.6 billion—by acquiring others; but its accounting practices in …

14 amazing country songs for people who hate country

<b>Emmylou Harris (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)</b><p>Think country is all bland and conservative? Think again!<p>Noah Berlatsky<p>December 14, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Country music is bland, conservative music for aging white fuddy-duddies. Or so its detractors claim. In fact, country has, from its inception, been musically …

Best of 2013: Whitney's favorite albums

Today my "Best of 2013" feature starts to get serious with a roundup of my favorite albums.<p>A couple caveats before we begin: First, I admit I'm not really an "album" person anymore. Most of my downloads from the past year are songs, and it takes a degree of devotion for me to grab a complete record.<p>…

The South Has Indeed Risen Again and It’s Called the Tea Party

Inspired by the values of the old South and fueled by corporate money, the Tea Party scorns compromise and leaves us again a house divided.<p>The …

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Articles about 7 best kitchen and bath renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on renovation of her and ...<p>Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.<p>The most intensely used rooms in the house depend …

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America's Best Small Public Companies

The last five years have been a traumatic one for American businesses, which lived through the Great Recession that kicked off at the end of 2007. Companies have dealt with sluggish GDP growth and rising unemployment. But the most nimble companies have thrived during this time, and they span all …

Ten Things Your Boss Doesn't Want You To Know

<i>This is a guest post by Donna Ballman, a Florida employment lawyer and author of the book,</i> Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired: Resolve Workplace Crises Before You Quit, Get Axed or Sue the Bastards. <i>Her blog is Screw You Guys, I’m Going Home and she tweets as @EmployeeAtty. Her other</i> …

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent

Whether it’s a high-profile tech company like Yahoo!, or a more established conglomerate like GE or Home Depot, large companies have a hard time keeping their best and brightest in house. Recently, GigaOM discussed the troubles at Yahoo! with a flat stock price, vested options for some of their …

Billionaires' Tips For New Grads: Advice From Jobs, Oprah, Zuckerberg And More

College students across the country will accept diplomas and step out into the “real world” for the first time this month. Some have jobs, many don’t, but all are hopeful about what lies ahead.<p>As to their first steps beyond the comfort of campus, whose advice should they follow? What lessons should …

This Amazing Accessory Turns Your iPad Into a 3-D Scanner

When most people play with a Kinect, the best they can hope for is a high score in <i>Dance Central</i>. When Occipital CEO Jeff Powers saw Microsoft's …

Hot List Poll: Digital

Likes, Pins, Tweets and Robot Unicorns<p>This was the year that Instagram and BuzzFeed came into their own, Snapchat and Vine started making noise—and …

Smart UK hotel room will let you check in, control temperature, and order meals from your phone

The UK's biggest hotel chain is set to open a new line of budget city hotels that provide app-based check-ins and improved connectivity for people who pride location and design over space. Whitbread will open its first Premier Inn 'hub' in Covent Garden, London in the fall of 2014, compacting a …

10 Incredible Ways Technology May Make Us Superhuman

In the last half of the twentieth century, medical science came up with some pretty astonishing ways to replace human parts that were starting to …

Sosh's Data-Based Personal Concierge Points To Predictive Future

Startup Sosh is aiming to be a mobile “concierge” to help people find unique personalized things to do in a city. But it wants to do much more, predicting what you want to do and with which friends–and arrange the activities for you.<p>The Sosh app aggregates and analyzes a massive amount of data on …

Beddit, The Sleep Sensor You Tape To Your Bed, Looks To Build Cloud App With Indiegogo Stretch Goal

Smart pedometers are just the beginning. Sensors of all kinds are emerging to track the way we move, what we do at home and the way we sleep.<p>Last week, I wrote about a Helsinki-based company called Beddit that ran an Indiegogo campaign for a sleep sensor you attach to your bed. They say it is so …

Groundbreaking New Particle Could Make Hard Drives 20 Times Smaller

There are many reasons why we still have size limitations on technology, but when it comes to data storage, one thing really stands out. You can only …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

How The Right Is Using Tim Scott

If you haven't heard, there's a new outrage going on in the right. The outrage is over who didn't get a chance to speak at the 50th anniversary of …

16 Things You Should Do at the Start of Every Work Day

The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success. With the help of career and workplace experts Lynn Taylor, David Shindler, Michael Kerr, Anita …

Your mortgage documents are fake!

<b>Lynn Szymoniak (CBS News/60 MInutes)</b><p>Prepare to be outraged. Newly obtained filings from this Florida woman’s lawsuit uncover horrifying scheme (Update)<p>David Dayen<p>August 12, 2013 11:58am (UTC)<p>If you know about foreclosure fraud, the mass fabrication of mortgage documents in state courts by banks …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView …

3M Mobile Projector with Free Spare Battery $125 Shipped

<b>Update: Sold out! Don’t miss out next time. Follow 9to5Toys for all the latest deals… Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook</b><p>Today only, Amazon is offering the 3M Mobile Projector with a Free Spare Battery for only $125 Shipped. That the lowest total cost we could find the projector for by $95 and that’s not …

The $385 Billion Military-Industrial Boondoggle You've Never Heard Of

<i>A protest against military contractor Halliburton in 2004. (AP Photo/Dean Cox)</i><p><i>This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of</i> …

The Story Behind 'Built In Detroit' Shinola Watches

In 2013, Detroit, Michigan welcomes the official launch of a new made-in-America brand that will produce a trio of seemingly random items that include leather goods and stationery, bicycles, and timepieces. Shinola represents a business motivated decision to open a factory in the economically …

American Born Entrepreneur Becomes Billionaire In Thailand

American born entrepreneur William Heinecke, 64, makes his debut among the world’s billionaires, thanks to a surge in the value of his Minor International hotel and food company.<p>Shares of the outfit, in which he has a one third stake, were up 5% on Thursday; they have nearly doubled in the past …

Juice up your iPhone 5 with the new Mophie Juice Pack Plus

iPhone owners who need a little extra battery power to see them through have been turning to Mophie for many years now. The current lineup for the …