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Four perfect picnic pie recipes

<b>Bacon and egg pie (pictured above)</b><p>Bacon and egg pie is an absolute New Zealand staple. It featured heavily in my youth because my mother is from New Zealand, and this always came on picnics with us, wrapped in newspaper, to keep it hot until lunchtime. Ready-made puff pastry is fine. I eat this …

Recipes

A Real-Life Hacker Reveals What You Should Stop Doing Online

One tip: Before you Insta that photo, pay attention to what's in the background.<p>Stephanie Carruthers is a “white hat” hacker known as Snow whose clients include both Fortune 100 companies and startups. In 2014, she won the Social Engineering Capture the Flag competition at DEF CON, one of the …

Social Media

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

Cooking for comfort? Anthony Bourdain's rich lasagna Bolognese is one of our favorites

Like many fellow cooks, I came of age reading Anthony Bourdain’s “Kitchen Confidential” while studying in culinary school in 2003 and planning for a career around food. Bourdain’s book was a glimpse into the down-and-dirty-world of real kitchens. While the newly formed Food Network revolved around …

Italian Food

There's a HIIT for weight lifting, too. And it works really well.

You may already know it by another name.<p>Everyone wants to work out less and see more gains, right?. Sweat for 20 minutes instead of an hour <i>and</i> get in shape faster? Come on. What could be better than that?<p>That’s the appeal of high-intensity interval training, or HIIT. Keep your heart rate way up for …

Exercise

Here's An Interview Question To Test If Millennial Candidates Are Actually Entitled Narcissists

Of all the charges that get leveled against millennials, the most pernicious, and ubiquitous, is that they’re entitled narcissists. Now, those charges are seriously overblown (and often completely inaccurate). But for the moment, let’s imagine that we do think the ‘entitled narcissist’ label fits …

Employment

2 Forms of Exercise Are The Best Way to Stave Off The Effects of Ageing

Here's how to incorporate them into your life.<p>If you're searching for an all-natural way to lift your mood, preserve muscle tone, and protect your …

Exercise

Amazon needs to get a handle on its counterfeit problem

Chances are you wouldn't suspect that whatever you're buying from Amazon, whether it be clothing, sunglasses or a handbag, is fake. And, for the most part, that tends to true. But that doesn't mean you should trust that every product is legit. In fact, right now if you search for "Yeezys," a highly …

eCommerce

How to spot a covert narcissist

Narcissists can be difficult to spot, especially if they are older and more sophisticated. Over time, they learn how to optimally manipulate their victims, and get by with their schemes without anyone questioning them.<p>What makes it even more confusing is that they don't all act the same way. …

Narcissism

iOS 12 to Allow iPhones to Unlock Doors Via NFC

Apple is expected to expand the NFC capabilities of its iPhones beyond mobile payments, allowing users to securely unlock doors equipped with the technology, according to <i>The Information</i>. The company is said to be planning to announce the new functionality "next month," suggesting it will come at …

Apple

Mary's sticky toffee pudding

Sticky, gooey and surprisingly light and easy, Mary's sticky toffee pudding is a winner.<p>Baked in a large dish, this is a family-sized pudding, spooned out or cut into squares to serve. For this recipe you will need a 1.7-litre/3-pint ovenproof dish and an electric whisk. Each serving provides 927 …

Recipes

Facebook and Google hit with $8.8 billion in lawsuits on day one of GDPR

On the first day of GDPR enforcement, Facebook and Google have been hit with a raft of lawsuits accusing the companies of coercing users into sharing personal data. The lawsuits, which seek to fine Facebook 3.9 billion and Google 3.7 billion euro (roughly $8.8 billion in dollars), were filed by …

Privacy

GDPR: Google and Facebook face up to $9.3B in fines on first day of new privacy law

Google, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have been hit with privacy complaints within hours of GDPR taking effect Friday -- complaints that could carry fines of up to $9.3 billion in total.<p>Privacy-advocacy group Noyb.eu said the four companies are forcing people to adopt a "take it or leave it" …

Privacy

Sweet and Salty Chickpeas

Chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans, provide a nice balance of carbs and protein perfect for a post-workout snack. You can dress this recipe up sweet with …

Chickpeas

Lonely Planet names Europe's best destinations for 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's perhaps no great shock that an Italian region has been named the most exciting European destination for 2018.<p>But the region in question may well come as a surprise.<p>Sidestepping the likes of Tuscany, Campania and The Veneto, Emilia-Romagna took first place on Lonely Planet's Best in …

European Travel

Most GDPR emails unnecessary and some illegal, say experts

The vast majority of emails flooding inboxes across Europe from companies asking for consent to keep recipients on their mailing list are unnecessary and some may be illegal, privacy experts have said, as new rules over data privacy come into force at the end of this week.<p>Many companies, acting …

Privacy

Nation of shoplifters: the rise of supermarket self-checkout scams

A couple of Tuesdays ago, after a difficult day at work, a thing that happens to me more often than I’d usually care to admit happened once again. At a supermarket self-checkout machine a frozen pizza I tried to swipe wouldn’t register, leaving me irked and full of spite. As a kind of reproach, I …

eCommerce

New Type Of Drug To Prevent Migraines Heads To Market

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-its-kind drug that reduces the number of migraines among people prone to these sometimes crippling headaches.<p>That's welcome news to some of the millions of Americans who suffer from these potentially debilitating headaches. Much more common …

FDA

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

The Blockchain on the High Seas

You can't revolutionize the shipping industry if everyone's using a different blockchain system.<p><i>This post originally appeared in Money Stuff.</i><p>Here's a story about how the shipping industry, which "still relies on millions and millions of paper documents," is pushing to get shippers, customers, …

Blockchain

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Recipes

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

We tried the $2,000 bike that earned this billion-dollar startup the 'Apple of fitness' title — here's the verdict

Peloton has revolutionized home fitness.<p>Since launching in 2012, the New York-based high-tech fitness company has gained a cult following of fans who are obsessed with its core product, the indoor cycling bike.<p>Peloton has grown to become a billion-dollar business in a short period of time. It was …

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

Bulletproof Tesla Model S By Armormax

Being the fastest on Earth is an impressive feat, whether it is the speediest animal or the fastest hot dog eater, overall it is simply amazing to …

Tesla

'I went from fat to fitness model in my 50s' - How overweight IT worker shed the pounds to become a personal trainer

Staring down at the scales as they hit 18 stone, Chris Zaremba could barely concentrate on what his doctor was saying: ‘Dangerously obese… very high …

Fitness

I spent a week wearing Bose's $350 noise-canceling headphones nonstop — and they're 100% worth their high price tag

Living in New York City comes with a whole host of unique stressful situations — delayed subways, traffic snarls, and crummy weather that can range from hurricanes to blizzards to extreme heat.<p>But there's one stressful condition New York offers that I wasn't ready for — noise pollution.<p>The …

How to write Happy New Year in Chinese – a step by step guide

<b>Happy Chinese New Year! Today (February 16) marks the first day of the Year of the Dog.</b><p>By now, you’ve probably looked up how to say happy new year in …

Chinese New Year

The defining difference between Japanese and American work cultures can be boiled down to a word without a direct English translation

Ben Cole, an associate professor of strategy at Fordham University in New York City, once took a group of students on a trip to Japan.<p>Cole had previously lived and worked in Japan for nine years, and he'd arranged for the group to take the train from Narita airport to Tokyo.<p>At a stop along the way, …