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Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes lets us in on her grandmother's secrets for making perfect buttermilk biscuits.</i><p>As a child, my grandparents' farm was my favorite place on …

The 12 Best Honeymoon Spots For Newlywed Gay Couples

We asked travel experts to weigh in on what they think will be the hottest honeymoon destinations for newly married gay couples.<p>And while honeymooners may want to avoid places like Russia, which recently passed severe anti-gay laws that will even impact gay foreign tourists, there are plenty of …

World Trade Center 7 Report Puts 9/11 Conspiracy Theory to Rest

Conspiracy theorists have long claimed that explosives downed World Trade Center 7, north of the Twin Towers. The long-awaited report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conclusively rebuts those claims. Fire alone brought down the building, the report concludes, pointing …

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Top 25 Most Popular Conspiracy Theories

We humans love drama. We love it so much that whenever we find it our initial reaction is to immediately tell someone, and if we don’t find any we …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

47 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Need To Know About Yourself

Or maybe just 100 things that everyone should know about humans!<p>The order that I'll present these 100 things is going to be pretty random. So the fact that this first one is first doesn't mean that it's the most important ... just that it came to mind first.<p><i>Dr. Susan Weinschenk is the author of</i> …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Drowning Sorrows in a… Melody? The Neuroaesthetics of Music

Sex, drugs & rock n’ roll. Ever wondered why those three things go together in this famous expression?<p><i>Neuroaesthetics</i> is the relatively recent study …

Candy Crush Saga: Why Millions Can't Stop Matching Candy on Their Phones

It all starts with a level you can beat within seconds. You slide three of the same color candy together and they burst. As those disappear you move …

FYI: Which Emotion Is The Hardest To Fake?

Unlike the commonly deployed social smile, distressed expressions–anger, fear, sadness, and occasionally surprise–prove much more difficult to display on command.<p>We've all done our fair share of faking it. Whether it's a canned excited response when that one particularly eccentric aunt gives you a …

Finding a Hidden Spot in the Bahamas

Harbour Island isn’t big, it’s just about three miles long and a scant 1,500 people or so call this out-island of an out-island home. The only way to …

The Best Capital City Beaches In Europe

Lemon Yogurt Cake with Apricot-Cherry Compote

29<p>11<p>5<p>Shares 45<p>Even though we come from different worlds – my life (in some ways) depends on gluten, and her life (in some ways) depends on avoiding …

10 Lessons College Won't Teach You -- But Entrepreneurship Will

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>College is a step toward adulthood for many, but the transition from bachelor's degree to entrepreneur can feel a bit jarring. Keeping your chin up, a stiff upper-lip and other empty clichés everyone says to you can't really prepare you …