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Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can’t explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you <i>appear</i> to …

Pentagon unveils plan for military's response to climate change

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas on Monday, unveiling a comprehensive plan for how the U.S. military will address the effects of climate change.<p>Rising global temperatures, increasing sea levels and intensifying weather events will challenge …

Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato, and Pumpkin Recipes that Prove Orange Really Is the New Black

It's time: pumpkins, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes are starting to appear at the farmers' market. Here are 22 ways to use this seasonally appropriate produce<p><b>It's almost fall—therefore, everyone is going bonkers for butternut squash, pumpkin, and sweet potato.</b> As well they should. These …

Sweet Potatoes

Uber Is Now Recruiting 50,000 Drivers A Month

The figures were first announced in an interview with the CEO and cofounder Travis Kalanick at TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in San Francisco. Uber then confirmed the figures in an email to Mashable.<p>The most recent Uber monthly recruitment figures are 30,000 more than May's figure. (What Uber has …

Burger King plans to buy Canadian chain Tim Hortons

Following the merger of the two groups, Burger King's majority shareholder, investment firm 3G Capital, will hold a majority in the new enterprise.<p>The remaining shares will be distributed between the current shareholders of Tim Hortons and Burger King. Both brand names will be retained.<p>The two …

Banana Meringue Pudding

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 45 min<p>Total Time: 6 min<p>To check if your meringue is stiff, lift the beaters out of the bowl and upend them: The peaks should stick straight up.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pudding<p>4 large eggs<p>⅔ cup sugar<p>¼ cup cornstarch<p>4 cups whole milk<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>2 teaspoons …

Recipes

McDonald's confronts its junk food image

NEW YORK (AP) — At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from …

How to Make Any Veggie Burger Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Forget about those frozen hockey puck-looking things. Associate Editor Marian Bull shows us how to make</i> …

Burgers

SeaWorld Credit Rating Lowered to Junk Status by Standard & Poor's

Standard & Poor’s lowered SeaWorld Entertainment’s credit rating to junk status, citing “significant challenges” to the brand’s reputation and the …

There's A Shady, All-Cash Economy For Lethal Injection Drugs

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is calling for Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to halt Wednesday's execution of Michael Worthington due to concerns about the state's method of obtaining lethal injection drugs.<p>That method entails the Missouri Department of Corrections' (DOC) giving one of its …

Walgreen CEO: Leaving U.S. wasn't in best interest of shareholders

Walgreen has exercised its option to buy the remaining 55 percent of European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler Alliance Boots in a $15.26 billion deal that will keep its corporate tax headquarters in the United States.<p>The company that will emerge from the cash-and-stock transaction, Walgreens Boots …

Apple Has Blown A $1 Billion Hole In Samsung's Business

While most people think of Samsung as a company that just makes smartphones, TVs, refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc., it also manufactures chips for those devices for other companies.<p>Until recently, Apple was one of its biggest customers for the chip-making business. Samsung made the chips inside …

Family Dollar Sales Fall, Management Blames The Economy

During the period, comparable store sales fell by 1.8%.<p>"Our results continue to reflect the economic challenges facing our core customer and an intense competitive environment," said CEO Howard Levine. "Although our sales results remain below our expectations, we are encouraged by the improving …

Wind Power Has Cut U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions By 4.4 Percent: Report

WASHINGTON -- The growth of wind power in the United States is putting a significant dent in emissions, according to a forthcoming report from the American Wind Energy Association. Wind generation avoided 95.6 million metric tons of carbon dioxide in 2013, which is equivalent to taking 16.9 million …

Did RadioShack run out of things to sell?

RadioShack’s losses have widened and shares have plunged. The retailer is trapped in a 1980s time warp just like its recent Superbowl commercial …

Molly Stevens' Roasted Fennel, Red Onion, and Orange Salad

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A 3-ingredient salad that makes its own dressing -- and might make you forget it's still winter.</i><p>In winter, when we don't know what to do with ourselves -- and …