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2 Cybersecurity Stocks That Might Make You Rich

Steve Wozniak recently told <i>Lateline</i> that "cyber attacks and hacking" were "getting worse and worse year by year." He's right: the Identity Theft Resource Center claims that the number of personal records exposed in data breaches surged 97% to 169 million in 2015. That's why research firm Markets …

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Design

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

How to use the British Airways website to find AAdvantage awards that are hidden

The British Airways website is a powerful tool when you’re trying to find hidden award space you can book with your American AAdvantage miles (see …

Roasted Eggplant and Pickled Beet Sandwiches

4 Servings<p>Meatless doesn't mean dainty. When making a veggie-centric sandwich like this roasted eggplant recipe, load up on aggressive flavors and contrasting textures, and be sure to add something substantial to sink your teeth into.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Eggplant and Garlic Mayo<p>1 large …

The New Caprese, a.k.a. the Best Way to Eat Ripe Heirloom Tomatoes

Tomatoes, basil, cheese—a dish we know and love gets a major upgrade and gives us the Caprese we didn't know we needed.<p>Every once in a while, we eat a restaurant dish so sublime that we order another plate seconds after taking the first bite. At St. Anselm in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, ordering two of …

5 stocks everyone in their 30s should own

You might think that your younger years are a great time to roll the dice on "it" stocks like Tesla Motors and Netflix, but that's simply not the case.<p>Instead, here are five stocks our analysts feel could provide 30-somethings with outstanding long-term results.<p>John Maxfield: If there's one stock …

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy, Perfect Batch of Homemade Nachos

Homemade nachos are a thing of beauty—unless they turn into a soggy mess. Here's how to make the most of any chips-and-melted-cheese situation.<p>When it comes to homemade versions of our favorite bar food, nachos are pretty easy to whip up. But there's a world of difference between …

Cooking

Bacon and Egg Lyonnaise Sandwich

4 Servings<p>This is what happens when a French salad collides with an iconic bacon-egg-and-cheese.<p>August 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into ½-inch pieces<p>3 tablespoons red wine vinegar<p>1 teaspoon Dijon mustard<p>1 teaspoon honey<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>1 tablespoon unsalted …

Recipes

Slow-Grilled Leg of Lamb with Mint Yogurt and Salsa Verde

8 to 10 Servings<p>Ask your butcher for a whole leg, which will include part of the sirloin.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Mint Yogurt<p>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<p>2 cups whole-milk plain Greek yogurt<p>1 cup chopped fresh mint<p>1 tablespoon (or more) fresh lemon juice<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Recipes

11 Recipes That Make Preserved Lemons Worth Buying

Love preserved lemons but aren't sure how to use them? Let these 11 recipes lead the way.<p><b>Preserved lemons are essential to North African kitchens</b>, where they're used to add brightness, salt, and depth to tagines and stews, dressings and sauces, and countless other dishes. But they can also inspire …

Scrambled Eggs, Avocado, and Smoked Salmon on Toast

2 to 4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>This open-face sandwich makes a great meal or snack morning, noon, or night.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp. minced fresh chives, divided<p>2 Tbsp. crème fraîche (optional)<p>6 large eggs<p>2 Tbsp. (1/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Seafood

Spicy Lamb and Lentils with Herbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>Fragrant bits of spicy ground lamb and heaps of fresh herbs in this recipe to transform ordinary lentils into the pantry party kid.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>½ pound ground lamb<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 …

Recipes

Caramelized-Honey Brûlée

8 Servings<p>If you don’t have a kitchen torch, time to treat yourself. They’re inexpensive and super fun to use—and you can’t make this dessert without one.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup honey<p>1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 cups heavy cream<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>8 large egg …

Baking

How to Make Panzanella, the Best Summer Salad Ever

Any salad that's mostly bread is one we want to make and eat immediately. So, how do you make a bready, panzanella-inspired salad without a recipe?<p>Any salad that's composed mostly of bread is a salad we should make and eat immediately. Especially when it means we can use stale bread to do it. So, …

Coconut Cream Pie with Macaroon Press-In Crust

Makes one 9" pie Servings<p>Tandem Coffee + Bakery’s coconut cream pie recipe riffs on the classic in all the right ways. Shredded coconut is a genius swap-in for cookie crumbs in the crust, and incorporating both coconut and regular milks in the custard gives it better flavor and a fluffier …

Recipes

The Best Thing You're Not Doing to Your Morning Eggs

Your eggs are about to get a major upgrade.<p>We've fried, scrambled, poached, baked, and boiled our way through dozens of eggs. ("Put an egg on it" is our unofficial motto around here.) But never before had we brûléed our eggs—until now. And it's kind of blowing our minds.<p><b>Alvin Cailan</b> of Eggslut in …

Breakfast

El Rey's Sesame Banana Bread

8 Servings<p>This bread was the talk of the BA office for a few months (in the best possible way). Some quick tips: Use the ripest bananas possible and tent the bread with foil if it’s browning too quickly.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup raw white sesame seeds, divided<p>¼ cup raw black sesame seeds, divided<p>4 very …

Recipes

BA's Best Breakfast Sandwich

Makes 1 Servings<p>It’s amazing how malleable eggs are, and this method yields an especially fluffy result. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter<p>1 English muffin, split<p>1 BA Breakfast Sausage patty<p>2 slices American cheese<p>2 large eggs, …

Breakfast

Garlic Confit Toast

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Lush confited garlic takes toasty, cheesy baguettes to another level.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 head garlic, cloves peeled<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>1 cup grated Parmesan<p>2 teaspoons chopped oregano<p>1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest<p>½ teaspoon …

Recipes

Smoked Salmon Tartines with Fried Capers

4 Servings<p>Find hot-smoked salmon, a Pacific Northwest delicacy, at specialty grocers.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ small red onion, very thinly sliced<p>⅔ cup Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar<p>¼ cup vegetable oil<p>2 tablespoons capers, rinsed, patted dry<p>8 slices country-style bread, toasted or …

Celery Soup

4 Servings<p>"I love this creamy soup so much, I'd bathe in it." –Brad Leone, test kitchen manager<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 head celery, stalks chopped, leaves reserved<p>1 large waxy potato, chopped<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>Kosher salt<p>3 cups low-sodium chicken broth<p>¼ …

45 Summer Pastas Full of Tomatoes, Pesto, Herbs and More

We don't mean macaroni salad.<p><b>We'll happily eat pasta year-round</b>, but there's something particularly great about summer pasta. We're big fans of blanketing pasta with fresh herbs, tomatoes, and other seasonal favorites that won't weigh us down. (But there can still be cheese!) Check out 45 of our …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

How to Have a Not-Lame Vegetarian Cookout (With Recipes!)

Grilled vegetables shouldn't be stuck as steak's summertime sidekick. These 4 tips will change your 'tude about vegetarian cookouts forever.<p>You don't have to tell us twice to eat our vegetables: We love salads, root veggies, and all of the greens. But we'll admit: The term "vegetarian barbecue" …

Cooking

Relish in These 27 Condiments for All Your Summer Barbecue Needs

No summer meal is complete without one of these flavor-packed condiments.<p><b>We're not above bottled ketchup and mustard.</b> We're just saying no summer meal spread is complete without the homemade relish, salsa, chimichurri, and mayo. The recipes for all these grilled-food enhancers and more are straight …

Cooking