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Potato Gnocchi with Tomato-Porcini Sauce Recipe - Chowhound

The key to making superlight gnocchi that won’t sink in your stomach is to roast, rather than boil, the potatoes—roasting prevents them from becoming …

Best Ever Cheesecake Recipe

"This is the only cheesecake that I have found that has the shortdough crust and it is a good tasting cake. It takes time to make, but is well worth …

Baking

The Deadly Mistake That Kills Too Many Startups

Growing a business is hard. Dealing with this makes it even harder.<p>A lot of people want to know the “secret” to growing their business.<p>They want “the …

Ikea Disrupters: 6 New Upstart Furniture Companies

A new wave of entrepreneurs is taking on Ikea, cutting out the middlemen and offering flat pack furniture direct to consumers and, in some cases, at …

Furniture

From houseboats to flatpack homes – alternative housing in pictures

With so few affordable homes on the market, alternative housing is becoming more appealing in the UK. Here are some of the most popular examples

Housing

Chocolate

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Beautiful solar-powered Aiyyer Residence blurs the line between indoor and outdoor living

Fans of natural lighting will love the warm and welcoming light-filled Aiyyer Residence in North Carolina. CUBE design + research created the compact …

Architecture

This DIY Solar-Powered Steam Generator Can Reach 250 Celsius

<b>Editorial note:</b> This is one of the many cool projects to come out of the POC21 conference where 100 eco-hackers gathered in a French castle to brainstorm ways to improve the world.<p>Around 25% of the total energy used in industrialized countries is consumed as heat, much of it generated by burning …

The Humble Wooden Desk Meets The Internet Of Things

Opendesk’s cloud-connected “data desk” aims to be a secure place for employees to keep their digital files.<p>Since it opened up shop in July, Opendesk has been busy making open-sourced furniture whose designs can be downloaded, tweaked and then produced locally, anywhere in the world. Last month, …

Internet of Things

Kitchen Hacks

Skip all the panicked calls to mom and save your laptop keyboard from sticky egg yolk and flour-covered fingers—solve your next cooking challenge with one of the most useful books we've come across in a while: "Kitchen Hacks." The book compiles more than 1,000 of the best tested ideas and solutions …

Hacking

11 Reasons You Need a Lampster (or 2) in Your Life!

What makes Lampster so good is that it was born from pure, organic FUN! No task-designing or bottom lines to worry about. The original was created …

The Perfect Office - 2Q Sound System, METIS Desk and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Gear & Gadgets

Real Estate Is Accessible And Easy To Navigate Thanks To These Startups

Real estate isn’t just for brokers anymore. Technology is creating an industry that’s consumer-facing, accessible and easy to navigate. From buying a space, to moving in, to even maintaining that space, tech-fueled startups have been fulfilling every nook and cranny of need in the realm of real …

Real Estate

Zoom Wants Health Care to Be More Like Visiting An Apple Store

The Portland, Oregon-based company has a plan to redesign the “full stack” of medical services and health insurance.<p>There’s one reliable way to get on-demand health care in the United States: have (or wait for) something medically serious to happen to you, and then haul yourself up the triage desk …

Health Care

An Ex-Apple Engineer Takes On The Furniture Industry With Couches You Can FedEx

Campaign, a Bay Area startup, yanks buying furniture into the 21st century.<p>Brad Sewell—formerly a design and manufacturing engineer at Apple—thinks we’re buying furniture all wrong. The problems, as Sewell told Co.Design, lie in high shipping costs, lengthy shipping time, and crappy materials that …

Furniture

Scientists Have Developed A Glue That Works Underwater

If you’ve ever gone swimming with a band aid on, you understand that water and adhesives are an ill-fated combination. Researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore seem to have solved that problem with a glue that only hardens when electric voltage is applied.<p>Created by assistant …

Engineering

4 Times You Can Sue a Debt Collector

Yes, you can fight back.<p>It’s every consumer’s worst nightmare: You’re busy at work, mired in debt, and your cellphone keeps ringing. You’re doing …

Personal Finance

Architect Builds Tiny 196 Square-Foot Dream House From Scratch

Cash-strapped Idaho architect Macy Miller wanted a place of her own without the burdensome mortgage, so she decided to build a tiny house from the …

Tiny House Movement

Brian's Off the Grid Home

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:BrianLocation:Washington, DCSquare Feet:210Division:Teeny-TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:I really love …

Off-grid

Enhancing the Feeling of Space: The Cresta Residence Designed by Jonathan Segal FAIA

There are those who say that “Less is more” and then, there are those who express their dissatisfaction and state that “Less is never more—less is …

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

Dessert

8 Must-Dos that Make Good Leaders Great

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>As the founder of a startup, everything starts with you. Unfortunately, most entrepreneurs have no idea what it means to be a great leader.<p>I was the founder and chief executive of my own company in 2002 at the age of 22. I was accountable for everything …

Team Building

6 Things You Do Daily To Become Your Best CEO

If you think success is hard, how about taking a step back and seeing what looking at yourself in the mirror 20 years from now will feel like if you …

Think You Can't Always Get What You Want? (...But If You TRY You Just Might...)

Our website went down about midnight the other night and I was on the phone through the darkest morning hours with our tech team to solve the problem. As I cradled the phone to one ear, and balanced my wakeful, 5 month old on my shoulder, it struck me how incredibly fortunate I was to be able to …

From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To understand what it means to bootstrap, consider Tracy DiNunzio. She didn’t have the money to launch a business, but she didn’t let that stop her.<p>The fashion entrepreneur behind online marketplace Tradesy went from putting her bedroom …

Startups

A better button-down? Entrepreneur promises self-cleaning shirt

Marketing grad raises big Kickstarter bucks on claims his shirt can be worn time and again, doesn't wrinkle, and remains odor-free -- without a single washing.<p>A new shirt being touted as "the better button-down" aims to make laundry as we know it a thing of the past. The entrepreneur behind it …

Clothing
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