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Inside #Fuel, Twitter’s Stealth Agency That Builds Ad Campaigns In Days

While Twitter tries to rebuild itself as an advertising leader, it has a small group of strategists teaching brands.<p>Earlier this year at Digital NewFronts, Twitter unveiled a series of content deals with some video heavy hitters, including the NBA, MLB, <i>BuzzFeed</i>, and others. It was all part of the …

A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

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Basic Roman-style pizza dough

Place the flour in a mixer with a dough hook attachment.<p>Dissolve the yeast in 100 ml (3½ fl oz) of the water and add to the flour along with 400 ml …

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Step 1<p>Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Ethiopia drought: Millions of people urgently in need of food aid after string of natural disasters

Millions of people in Ethiopia require “immediate life-saving intervention” after a severe drought and major flash floods have devastated livestock …

The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for chargrilled summer vegetables with a cumin and coriander dressing

Indians don’t really ‘do’ salads. Or at least they haven’t until very recently<p>In A Historical Dictionary Of Indian Food (Oxford University Press), by KT Achaya, there is no entry under salad. For such a rich and varied food culture, this feels like a mistake, but there’s a truth behind it: the …

Gnocchi Genovese

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>Make the basil pesto</b> In a large pot of boiling water, blanch the basil until bright green, about 30 seconds. Immediately shock in …

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So THAT'S What Curry Is: The Difference Between The Spice, The Leaves And the Dish

Turns out curry powder isn't even actually from India.<p>If you’re a curry fan, you may have noticed the term “curry” refers to a great many varieties of foodstuffs. It can get very confusing.<p>There are curry leaves. Then there’s curry, the famous spice. And then curry is also the general name of a …

Only 30 Minutes Remain Between You and This Beef Chili Skillet Lasagna

Lasagna is one of the best comfort food dishes on Earth — if you don’t go back for seconds, then you must have self-control as a super power. The only problem is preparing it takes so much <i>time</i> and <i>effort,</i> not to mention the pile of dirty pans waiting for you. With this lasagna though, we’re talking …

Recipes

Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)</i><p><i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this …

Designer Perfectly Matches Pantone Color Swatches with Real-Life Landscapes

It's no secret that designers love playing with Pantone swatches. From tiny objects to tasty treats, contemporary creatives have introduced and embraced a Technicolor trend of matching color samples with everyday items. Italian graphic designer Andrea Antoni has put his own spin on the Pantone …

Smoky Chicken Enchiladas: 35-Minute Recipe

LIKE MANY of chef Spike Gjerde’s dishes, this one began with an ingredient he was excited about. “There was this amazing guy harvesting open-pollinated corn with a team of horses,” he said. “It was like, ‘OK, what can we do with this?’ ”<p>He milled the corn at his Baltimore restaurant Woodberry …

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Why this is the perfect PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY angle - Proven by SCIENCE

Ed from photosincolor.com wanted to find the ACTUAL PROVEN perfect portrait photography set so he turned to SCIENCE. If you are a professional …

What Happened to the Cross Jesus Died On?

For 2,000 years, Christians have sought a piece of the cross Jesus died on—and some have been willing to use their teeth.<p>Last week, Christians around …

I’m the Founder of a Multimillion-Dollar Business: Here’s Why I Owe It All to a Decision I Made at 25.

In a legendary moment during the 1932 World Series, Babe Ruth pointed to the stands to show exactly where he was going to hit a homerun — and then …

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Posting pictures of your kids on Facebook? Think twice.

You might think it's cute to snap a photo of your toddler running around in a playground or having a temper tantrum, and then posting it on social …

GERMANY: An increasing number of Muslim refugees convert to Christianity

"Do you believe from the bottom of your heart that Jesus Christ is your Lord and saviour, and will you follow him every day of your life?" Pastor Matthias Linke asked them. "If so, say yes."<p>All four replied with a frank "Ja", to the enthusiastic applause of the faithful at the Free Evangelical …

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The Best New Maps, According to Cartographers

The new Atlas of Design is a collection of beautiful, innovative, and unusual modern maps.<p>From charts of UFO sightings in the United States to surveys of bear population density in Finland to a 3-D visualization of where London’s airport employees live, a new collection of maps shows off the skill …

Maps

All You Need to Know About Philippe Starck, Industrial Design’s Willy Wonka

For the past four decades, Starck has had a hand in everything from Kartell’s sculptural chairs to the interiors of Ian Schrager’s hotels and modular woodstoves.<p>An exuberant man of boundless vision—part Raymond Loewy, part Buckminster Fuller, part Willy Wonka, and a smidgen Pepé Le Pew—Philippe …

Traditional Hunting Dogs Are Left to Die En Masse in Spain

Animal welfare groups are working to reduce horrific treatment of galgos, an ancient Spanish breed.<p>Luke and Sirius, two Spanish greyhounds, or <i>galgos</i>, are frolicking in their Alexandria, Virginia, backyard on a foggy October morning. Getting the playful dogs to stay still for a National Geographic …

Pets

The 15 Best Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: February 15th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the …

Crime

I Drank Butter Coffee For A Month And It Was More Magical Than I Expected

And also it wasn't gross.<p>• Brew 16 ounces of coffee (I used a French press and this dark roast)<p>• Add brewed coffee to blender<p>• Add 1 tablespoon Kerrygold unsalted butter<p>• Add 1 tablespoon MCT oil (this is a kind of oil found in coconuts and some other foods)<p>• Blend until the mixture is a beigeish …

Dropbox hack leads to leaking of 68m user passwords on the internet

Data stolen in 2012 breach, containing encrypted passwords and details of around two-thirds of cloud firm’s customers, has been leaked<p>Popular cloud storage firm Dropbox has been hacked, with over 68m users’ email addresses and passwords leaking on to the internet.<p>The attack took place during 2012. …

This Creamy Pork Dish Will Have You Hooked After The First Bite

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>Creamy Lemon Thyme Pork Chops<p>Save<p>When it comes to family dinners, we find ourselves all too frequently reaching for …

What should you read this summer? A mega reading list

<i>Illustrations by Maya Sariahmed/TED</i><p>40+ TED speakers recommend the books you need to read right now.<p>OK, so it’s not summer everywhere right now. But …

Books

How to survive the world's highest rail journey

Matthew Woodward discovers there is more to surviving the train trip to Lhasa than taking a few altitude sickness tablets<p>We reached Golmod at 10.30 …