Better Muffins

For Better Muffins and Cupcakes, You Need This Pan

I went in search of the best muffin pan because I couldn’t figure out why the cupcakes and muffins I was baking at home were coming out wonky—not just stuck to the surface of the pan but too dark in some places and pale in others. I thought my oven might be to blame, but…

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Federal climate policy could be affected by Republican cooperation

Democrats are blowing the best shot they’ve had to pass a climate bill in a decade.  That opportunity lies in the Build Back Better Act, or BBB, a sweeping “soft infrastructure” bill that contains about half a trillion dollars in climate funding. Democrats hoped they could pass the bill via the budget reconciliation process —…

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Four Big Tips for Better Subject Lines

If your subject line doesn’t stand out in your audience’s inbox, they won’t engage. They’ll never see the informative message you wrote or the valuable content you’ve spent all that effort creating for them. And yet, too often, subject lines become hastily written phrases, afterthoughts really, rather than carefully crafted elements of your communication efforts.…

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How to Make Home Buying Better, Without Being Rich

Photo: RebeccaPavlik (Shutterstock)Buying a home is always stressful. Whether it’s your first home and you spent the last decade eating wish sandwiches in order to cobble together the down payment or a dream retirement house, the process is a rollercoaster ride of surprise costs, stressful road bumps, and endless paperwork (somehow still involving the copious…

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Better organize iPhone reminders with collapsible headers

Reminders is one of the most useful apps on your iPhone (and Mac). One particularly useful feature is the ability to nest reminders under collapsible headers, which makes navigating long lists and ticking off multiple items easier than ever. Using Collapsible Headers in Reminders There are a few ways to use collapsible headers in Reminders…

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CDC to Recommend You Wear Better Masks as Omicron Spreads

Jan. 12, 2022 — The CDC is preparing to update its COVID-19 mask recommendations to emphasize the use of N95 and KN95 masks that better filter the virus, Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, said Wednesday.“We are preparing an update to the info on our mask website to best reflect the options that are available to people…

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To Make Better Mushrooms, Squish ‘Em

I could eat mushrooms every day. And when I plan my grocery shopping just right, I do. This affection is, at times, controversial; many people hate mushrooms, eagerly attributing their distaste to the fungus’s taste and texture. I’d argue it’s almost always a case of misplaced blame: Why beef with the mushroom when it was…

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Black Men Get Better Outcomes From Radiation for Prostate Cancer

By Denise Mann HealthDay ReporterMONDAY, Jan. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A new analysis uncovers a racial paradox in prostate cancer care: While Black men are often diagnosed later and with more aggressive disease than white men, radiation therapy seems to work better for them than for their white peers.To come to that conclusion, researchers…

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Better Times are ahead: A Restaurant SME’s 2022 Predictions

Dallas Hendersonby Dallas Henderson, Account Manager at RizePoint While the top lines of many brands are booming, largely in part to pent up demand, managing the bottom line has been an increasing challenge. Because of COVID-19, our supply chain has been disrupted, many restaurants’ profits plummeted, and we’ve been facing stressful staffing shortages. We’ve had to…

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For Better or Worse: The 49ers Will Go as Far As Jimmy Garoppolo Takes

The San Francisco 49ers came into Thursday night’s matchup in Nashville with a golden (to pardon the pun) opportunity. Beat a Titans team that had lost three of four, and the Niners could accomplish a pair of things…