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Our Test Kitchen Experts Recommend: 8 New Classic Dishes to Introduce This Thanksgiving

Everyone has their go-to recipes for Thanksgiving, whether it’s Grandma’s stuffing, that fabulous bechamel and greens recipe you made last year, or the pie that just defines the feast for your family. But as a creative cook, it’s always good to add a little something new to the mix. Maybe there's …

Cooking

Make the Most of Scarce Data-Mining Talent

The immense promise of big data to reveal new opportunities and deliver practical business results has so far been focused on technologies and models, and less on the human challenges of staffing roles and processes to take advantage of big data’s promise. The technology may be abundant, but …

Sheryl Sandberg: So we leaned in ... now what?

Robots with "soul" | Guy Hoffman

15 Tech Companies That Will Define 2014

From giants like Apple and Google to upstart companies Oculus VR, Xiaomi, and Nordic Semiconductor, this slideshow will break down the important companies you must be watching in 2014.

Xiaomi

The Escape Manifesto_sample chapter

All our life we jump through hoops. Often without asking why.<p>It’s easy to feel stuck – a small cog in a big machine.<p>It doesn’t have to be like this.<p>Don’t waste your life living someone else’s. Don’t wait for permission. Life is too short to do work that doesn’t matter to you.<p>Want your memoirs to be …

Owe

Startup CEO salary: how much do founders pay themselves?

If you’re a startup founder, how much should you pay yourself? Not very much, according to data that Compass has shared with The Next Web.<p>The company collected salary data from 11,160 startups around the world that use its benchmarking tool. In Silicon Valley, 75% of founders pay themselves less …

Scratch Wireless Opens Up Its Free WiFi-Only Wireless Service

T-Mobile may be trying to disrupt the traditional wireless model in the US with its Uncarrier initiative, but there’s another level of new mobile service providers that have taken things a step further. Scratch Wireless just opened up invitations to its free wireless over WiFi plan, joining …

Are App Developers Enabled Enough in the Internet of Things Era?

<i>Jackson Bond is the co-founder of Relayr, the team behind the WunderBar – a set of wireless detachable sensors and smart modules, and one public sensor, all of which can be monitored and controlled from your iPhone, Android and Web apps.</i><p>“The world of smart devices is dazzling, the potential is …

Google[x] Testing Smart Contact Lenses To Help Monitor Diabetes

Google is testing out a contact lens product that is designed to help measure glucose levels in tears in an attempt to manage a patient’s diabetes. An outcome from the company’s Google[x] department, the prototypes are capable of generating a reading once per second. Google is also in talks with …

DataWind’s $38 Tablet Is Turning the World Upside Down

Over the past couple years, DataWind has been up-ending the emerging tablet market with its budget Aakash and Ubislate tablets, which sell for as low as $38. At CES last week, we spoke to DataWind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli about the company’s recent expansion to the US, UK, and Canada and its plan to …

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Team Every Week

<i>David Hassell is the CEO of 15Five. This post was originally published on the15Five blog.</i><p>I am not a mind reader, but I’ve tried playing one at work. I think we all have. I used to imagine that I could peer into the silent void of a discussion with an employee and their thoughts and feelings would …

Kiwi Move Aims to Outsmart All Other Wearable Tech

Kiwi Move is a multi-use activity tracker that aims to replace several other similar devices, and help you with your daily tasks.<p>Designed by Kiwi …

Kickstarter Success Could Lie in Your Words

Everyone who creates a Kickstarter page wants to do everything possible to succeed. But your choice of words could play a bigger role in a project's …

Kickstarter

US debt: 'Your shutdown is not an 'epic battle', it is bad governance'

The Republican Party has completely lost the public relations war over who was primarily responsible for Washington's latest damaging budget stand-off, writes Peter Foster<p>With cracked voice and snow-white goatee, the veteran of six Second World War naval clashes narrows his eyes towards a distant …

Republicans

Dick Cheney feared assassination by shock to implanted heart defibrillator

Former US vice-president, who recently had a heart transplant, worried that electronic pulse to cardiac device might kill him<p>The former United States vice-president Dick Cheney was so fearful of assassination by terrorists sending an electronic shock to his implanted heart defibrillator that he …

JFK 50th draws media tidal wave

The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy has unleashed Camelot mania.<p>While hearkening back to that grim day on Nov. 22, 1963, the appetite for all things Kennedy has been ratcheting up all season, and the media world is eager to feed the public’s interest with books …

ObamaCare site glitches run risk of turning off millenials

The prolonged glitches with the ObamaCare website are frustrating many of the president’s most high-valued customers -- the young, tech-savvy generation that helped him win two terms and whose participation is critical to the success of the health care exchanges.<p>“You see this situation especially …

FBI and Capitol Police Investigating Ted Cruz Twitter Threats

The FBI today confirmed it is helping Capitol Police to investigate possible Twitter threats made against Sen. Ted Cruz.<p>An FBI official told ABC News …

Republicans

Understanding Obamacare

What the Fight's Really About<p>The story of two Georgia Republicans captures the essence of the fight over the law. One wants to wipe Obamacare off the books. The other says he needs it to stay alive.<p>The Big Change: Covering Pre-Existing Conditions<p>The major new benefit for consumers, as the law …

Health Care

Obamacare wins? See you in 2014

Obamacare wins!<p>Now, let’s talk about that website.<p>President Barack Obama’s signature health care law is now turning into a 2014 election issue, rather than the disastrous defunding fight that led the government to close for three weeks. With the shutdown out of the way, the health care law’s …