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Almond Flour Bread Recipe

"This is a delicious grain-free bread made out of almond flour that is high in protein and low in carbohydrates."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups almond …

Breakfast

Frostpunk, As Told By Steam Reviews

In city builder <i>Frostpunk</i>, every decision is agony. Steam reviewers are feeling the burn.<p><i>Frostpunk</i> is bleak as hell. You play as the ruler of the last …

Child Labor

The Next Porn: How to design a service without having money

A few months ago I came up with the idea of creating a service that would give users the exact porn they needed. Whether it was just being uploaded …

Client-Side

This Slow Cooker Garlic Mushroom Recipe Is an Easy Win

I am a strong believer in the power of mushrooms. It's one of those things, I think, that goes with just about any meal. Making chicken tonight? …

Cooking

Just How Random Are Two Factor Authentication Codes?

You know two-factor authentication tokens, the ephemeral, six-digit numbers you use as a second layer of security when logging into, say, your email? …

Kafka, distributed coordination and the actor model

It seems that this blog post did not properly explain what it meant to replace Zookeeper with Kafka as the coordination mechanism for a cluster of …

Software Development

Build a realtime chart with Vue.js

Data has become a very important part of our lives recently and making sense of that data is equally important. There is no point in having data if …

This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

Breakfast

No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a box grater with medium holes, grate half a head of cauliflower over a small mixing bowl to make cauliflower rice. Here’s …

Breakfast

The Instant Pot Dal Formula That Makes Dinner In Minutes

All in one handy chart.<p>I’m pretty sure that if you checked my bloodstream right now, I’d be made up of 30 percent dal. This is thanks partly to my mother, who taught me how to make dal, but mostly to my Instant Pot, which has made dal making an almost daily occurrence in my life.<p>Let me back up. …

Cooking

This Instant Pot Thai Chicken Will Rock Your World

The Instant Pot is a weeknight wonder for its ability to produce flavorful meals in lightning-fast time. The seven-in-one appliance makes it possible …

Instant Pot

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Don’t Fear The Rebase

Git’s rebase command is a common source of fear and confusion for Git users, especially those whom may have come from a more centralized version …

This Egg Roll in a Bowl Is All the Flavor & None of the Fuss

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the pork and onion, and season with the salt and pepper. Cook, …

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Cooking

7 games with interesting hacking mechanics all devs should study

Games have immense capacity to make us feel cool or smart or highly capable — or all three at the same time. And few things can pull that off quite …

One naked man failed to win a chicken dinner, but instead became a legend

This is the best of what PUBG has to offer<p><i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i> gets tense in the final moments of each round, as players are funneled into one small area and are forced to do battle in order to become the last player — or team — standing. The video above begins as a standard document of …

How to Make Egg Drop Soup Out of Any Broth

If you can boil water and scramble eggs, you can make egg drop soup.<p>Post-work dinner is my laziest cooking—it must be lightning fast and without much additional shopping. Most nights that means scrambled eggs and toast or empty-out-the-fridge soup, but lately it’s been a combination of both: egg …

Breakfast

A Healthy-ish Bacon & Egg Fried Rice for Friday Nights

Congratulations! You’ve pushed through the week and made it to Friday. Now it’s time to relax and recharge and reward yourself. How? Well, here’s an idea that’s a little indulgent but comes together in under 30 minutes: Bacon & Egg Fried Cauliflower Rice from Kristin Donnelly’s new book, <i>Cauliflower</i>.<p>…

Cauliflower

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Fake News

Monster Hunter: World beginner’s guide

How to make your first 10 hours easier<p>Depending on who you talk to, the Monster Hunter series has a very mixed reputation. On the one hand, it has a ravenous fanbase that won’t hesitate to import the newest games. On the other, there’s a slew of confounded gamers who quit immediately after being …

Monster Hunter

Healthy Dips You Can Make with Basically Any Vegetable

Your Super Bowl snack plan is here.<p>Super Bowl Sunday definitely doesn't need to be a day for healthy eating, but we can still add a few more veggies to the spread. The best place to sneak them in? A couple healthy dips. There's a lot to love about this easy roasted vegetable dip recipe: the …

Food

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

When we first discovered melting potatoes, we weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety …

PUBG’s blue zone is getting slower, but more deadly

The changes could lead to more gunfights, less death by zone<p>The <i>Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds</i> team is working on the game’s combat, and one of its first steps is rebalancing the blue zone that keeps players in one area for their gunfights.<p>“Over the course of the Early Access period, we received a …

PUBG

The Best Instant Pot Recipes To Make With The Pressure Cooker Feature

Let's embrace its wizardly ways.<p>No matter how hard you fight it, an Instant Pot is almost certainly going to weasel its way into your life at some point.<p>The New York Times has written about it as “The Kitchen Gadget That Spawned A Religion.” Devotees of the appliance have branded themselves as …

Cooking

The 10 Frozen Produce Bags To Always Have On Hand — & What To Do With Them

Frozen veggie bags get a bad rap; they provoke mildly horrifying flash backs of questionable TV dinners past. You know, those trays filled with bland …

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …

This Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe Is More Reliable Than Any Airline

By Alyse Whitney<p>I just can't get enough of this soy-chile paste combo.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the spicy roasted butternut squash recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney gets emotional</b> …

Butternut

Recipes for a Tidy and Tasty Death

Charles Lamb, the English essayist, hoped his last breath would be inhaled through a pipe and exhaled in a pun. We can’t all go out with such style. Two books are here to help us prepare.<p>In music terms, these books — Margareta Magnusson’s “The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning” and Perre Coleman …

Man Caves