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The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

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There are tortoises alive today who were born before Charles Darwin. There are whales swimming the oceans with 200-year-old ivory spear points embedded in their flesh. And sponges alive during the Roman empire. 10 of the world's oldest animals: http://mnatu.re/SDAXxC

50 best apps for kids from 2013 that parents can trust

Oh SpongeBob. The memory of seeing my sons' favourite square-panted cartoon character putting his name to a mobile game selling Jellyfish Jelly in-app purchases for up to £69.99 still makes me sad.<p>Nickelodeon is far from the only big brand pushing the upper limits of IAP in its children's apps …

A Map Of America's Future: Where Growth Will Be Over The Next Decade

The world’s biggest and most dynamic economy derives its strength and resilience from its geographic diversity. Economically, at least, America is not a single country. It is a collection of seven nations and three quasi-independent city-states, each with its own tastes, proclivities, resources and …

The 20 online talks that could change your life

From TED talks to online seminars, video channels crammed with inspirational and thought-provoking lectures are educating us on everything from town planning and depression to body language, animal morality and dangers of sugar in just a few minutes. Here is our pick of the best, from Amanda Palmer …

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

16 Things You Should Do At The End Of Every Work Day

Last week when I laid out the 16 things you should do at the start of every work day, I said the first few hours in the office can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight. But in order to successfully accomplish your morning routine, you’ll have to end the …

13 classic travel moments

No matter where we go, our travel memories tend to group themselves around archetypal events that cross almost all cultures. Part hero’s journey, …

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Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering

If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone.<p>Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines or dates.<p>Unless you’ve trained your attention, it’ll probably start to wander–which, new …

21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

8 Spots To Travel With Your New Love Interest

Ahh, the paradoxical first stage of the human romantic relationship. You want exhilarating dates that let the love flower blossom, but you don’t want to give “marriage is on the horizon” hints with an activity that’s overly romantic.<p>Find the sweet spot where love meets low-key with these fantasy …

10 Tips On How To Write A Book

A few days ago Delilah S. Dawson wrote a post on Chuck Wendig's blog, Terribleminds, about how she writes a book. It's awesome! I wish I'd read …

Facebook's internet.org initiative aims to connect 'the next 5 billion people'

Facebook may be reaching 1.15 billion people a month, but the social network has grander ambitions to connect many more people. The main barrier: whether they have internet access at all.<p>Now chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is spearheading an initiative – internet.org – that aims to ensure they do. …

Wild at heart: best animal adventures

Set your pulse racing with the wildest animal adventures around the world. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Get close to giant pandas near Xi'an, China<p>Pandas by Chi King. CC BY 2.0.<p>These black-and-white beauties are battling extinction but you can help them out – …

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

7 Demonic Creatures: Thorny Devil, Satanic Gecko, More

<b>For some diabolical-looking animals, “you look like hell” may not be so much of an insult.</b><p>From birds to beetles to snakes, nature has a lot of devilishly creepy creatures—including the recently discovered “demon” ants named for gods of the Maya underworld. Here’s a roundup of animals that would …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

What Is Love? Famous Definitions from 400 Years of Literary History

After those collections of notable definitions of art, science, and philosophy, here comes a selection of poetic definitions of a peculiar phenomenon that is at once more amorphous than art, more single-minded than science, and more philosophical than philosophy itself. Gathered here are some of …

How To Build A Company That Warren Buffett Would Invest In

<i>This article was co-authored by Lisa Lovallo, a Wharton MBA graduate and Head of Business Development at 1000 Angels, an online investment platform that connects startups with investors.</i><p>Warren Buffett has come up a lot lately as a consistent visionary of value. Though his portfolio consists …

The Ten Most Innovative Companies In America

<i>Click here</i> <i>for complete coverage of FORBES list of the</i> <i>World’s Most Innovative Companies</i><i>.</i><p>The U.S., to no one’s surprise, once again dominates the list of the world’s 100 most innovative companies with 48 names. Europe has 31 companies on the list and Asia-Pacific has 21. America has a perennial edge …

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven,” Read by Christopher Walken, Vincent Price & Christopher Lee

Of the many readings and adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic moody-broody poem “The Raven,” none is more fun than <i>The Simpsons’</i>, in which Lisa …

Finders keepers: Boy finds diamond on family vacation

12-year-old Michael Dettlaff discovered a 5.16 carat diamond while on vacation in Crater of Diamonds State Park, Arkansas. The stone, which he named “God’s Glory Diamond,” is the 27th largest ever found in the park.

Free weekend? Here are 7 cheap ways to hang like a local

It's time to forget the weight of the week and enjoy all the cheap things L.A. has to offer. This weekend, we're hanging like locals: exploring the …

30 Smart Answers To Tough Interview Questions

This could make the typical job interview "the most harrowing forty-five minutes of your life," writes Vicky Oliver in her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions<p>But you can be prepared ahead of time. We've compiled some of the toughest interview questions from Oliver's book — and how …

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17 Examples Of Kobe Bryant's Insane Work Ethic

And there's one reason why — his insane work ethic.<p>Even after going down with a devastating Achilles injury at the end of the 2012-2013 season, Kobe kept working, and now he says he's way ahead of schedule on his recovery. In fact, he says he "shattered" the timetable for recovery from his surgery, …

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