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Urban world: The shifting global business landscape

By 2025, almost half of the world’s biggest companies will probably be based in emerging markets, profoundly altering global competitive …

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …

Baking

Michigan vs. Michigan State: Spartans to continue march toward Ohio State

Michigan State can take control of the Legends Division with a win on Saturday, and that's good for the Buckeyes' national championship ambitions.<p>As Ohio State's efforts to compile a resume worthy of title game consideration is the only Big Ten story of note on a national scale, it's first worth …

Nextdoor, The Facebook For Your Neighborhood, Lands $60M From John Doerr, Tiger Global And More To Go International

The “local space” has long held sway over the imagination of entrepreneurs, who have produced everything from travel apps to city guides, neighborhood news sites and event planners in pursuit of local dollars. But local is a tough nut to crack, with many high-profile companies stumbling along the …

Obamacare Is The Chance Of A Lifetime For Venture Capitalists

"This is the greatest opportunity I've seen in my lifetime. It's the first time we are seeing really fundamental changes happen. And there's a lot of money that can be made as this chaos is sorted out," said Lisa Suennen, the co-founder and managing member of Psilos Group, a health-care-focused …

Health Care

Grilling: Lobster with Lemon-Shallot Butter

Until recently, I'd never grilled lobster; then again, I never realized how easy it was. I was inspired by Kenji's full-court lobster coverage about a month ago, and wanted in on the action. So I procured four <b>Maine lobsters</b>—graciously donated to the cause—and went at it.<p>Lobster on the grill can be …

Perfect Smoked Turkey

I know what you’re thinking. “But Russ, it just turned October, and you’re already posting about Thanksgiving turkey!” While that’s true, there’s a …

Grilling with Beer

A barbecue without beer is like, well, a pit without smoke or a grill without fire. And the beer’s not just for drinking – it’s a lifeblood of …

Drunk Dial Congress website thrives as government shutdown drags on

Website set up by mobile advertising company connects callers, sober or not, with congressmen's essential employees<p>"Mad at Congress over the shutdown? Have a drink and tell them."<p>This is the simple recommendation put forward by the website Drunk Dial Congress, which provides a service to connect …

What Does Your Date’s Favorite ’90s Show Say About Them?

Dating is hard. Whether you meet in a dive bar or get paired together by the mysterious algorithms of Dr. Okc Upid, phD in Sexy Times, the story tends to be the same: you get some drinks, the other person makes you laugh, so you grab dinner, the other person makes you feel cute, so you smooch, and …

Fanfiction

Money Meter App Level Launches With $5M From Kleiner Perkins

How does today’s digital generation think about money? Likely not in terms of cash, budgets and balanced checkbooks.<p>The reality is, we each bring in …

San Francisco

Mogul’s plan to kill Netflix: Unite cable companies to build a competitor

Cable giant Liberty Media issued a blunt warning at its investor day on Wednesday: US cable providers should band together to create a unified, national internet-streaming platform to rival Netflix.<p>Liberty Media, the $17 billion holding company controlled by Colorado-based billionaire John Malone …

Televisions

What's The Real Benefit Of Recovery Runs?

<i>Recovery runs actually don’t help you recover-but they’re still worth doing.</i><p>It is widely assumed that the purpose of recovery runs — which we may …

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

32 Books Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud

Warning: You'll probably want to read these books in private, since spontaneous maniacal laughter may ensue.

Books

7 Amazing Facts About Tomatoes

Tomatoes rarely come up in conversation unless I'm ordering a salad or veggie burger. But after senior style editor Ellie asked me about the beauty benefits of the juicy red fruit, I've discovered more than enough reasons to make it a part of my daily routine.<p>It turns out that tomatoes contain …

10 tips to shoot better photos on your phone

Although camera sizes have been shrinking over the years, the majority of high-quality cameras are still far too large to be carried at all times. …

The economist who predicted the financial crisis just sounded another alarm—it would be wise to listen this time

In his first official act as the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Raghuram Rajan raised the benchmark interest rate from 7.25 to 7.5%, causing a ripple of surprise in financial circles and eliciting protests from various business representatives. But for people who know the current …

Economics

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

Why the US needs to fall out of love with home ownership

“The most tangible cornerstone that lies at the heart of the American Dream, at the heart of middle-class life,” Barack Obama declared in a speech this summer, is “the chance to own your own home.”<p>Politicians and pundits across the spectrum regard homeownership both as the best investment a family …

Home Ownership

Hot Hotels Acquires ReallyLateBooking As Last-Minute Hotel App Space Further Consolidates

Hot on the heels of Groupon’s acquisition of last minute hotel booking app Blink, another Spanish competitor has been gobbled up. Madrid-based Hot Hotels has acquired local rival ReallyLateBooking. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed.<p>TechCrunch understands, however, that talks started all the way …

Remind101 gets $3.5M led by Social+Capital Partnership for a seemingly simple SMS tool teachers love

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: D. Hammonds<p>My sister is a kindergarten teacher, so I often harass her with questions about the latest ed tech tool or …

Core Building Exercises from Elite Runners

A three-exercise routine designed by elite track & field athletes to build core strength and running power.

Eat - The Running Bug

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

SlideIdea Adds Interactivity, Polls & Feedback To Boring Presentations

A small, Shanghai-based startup called SlideIdea made its official debut at TechCrunch Disrupt’s Startup Alley this past week, with a new take on presentation tools built for iPad first. Though this space is rife with competitors, including not only Apple’s own Keynote app, as well as Prezi, Haiku …

This Incredible App Could Change How You Read Books Forever

<b>Click here to go straight to the Oyster app tour >></b><p>The goal of Oyster is to make reading a social activity, according to the app's website.<p>From anywhere a mobile device can go—a bustling subway car, a quiet coffee shop, or lost at sea with a Bengal tiger—our mission is to build the best reading …