The Most Likely Reason Your Rice Turned Out Mushy (And How to Avoid It)

Rice is notoriously difficult to cook perfectly, even for those with some cooking experience. When it comes to cooking rice on the stove-top, this video reveals that the secret to avoiding mushy rice might be in the way you figure out the water to rice ratios.

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Horizon 3 Integrates Weather Forecasts Into Your Calendar

iPhone: There are plenty of great calendar apps out there, but Horizon 3 takes a different approach than most. Instead of relying just on scheduling your day, Horizon 3 also brings the weather forecast into the forefront so you can get a better view of what to expect.

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Switch Your Ceiling Fan’s Spin Direction to Warm Your Home in the Winter

Most of us know that we can use our ceiling fan to cool a room in the summer. It does this by spinning (typically) counter-clockwise to push cool air downward. However, your fan may have a switch that allows you to spin in the opposite direction to pull air upwards, which pushes the warm air that naturally rises back down.

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Five Best Ways to Send Money to Other People Online

Sending money online, whether you’re splitting the check at lunch, paying your share of the bills, or buying something via Craigslist, is easier now than it’s ever been. There are tons of services that make it easy to transfer money with a phone number or email address. This week we’re looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.

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Make This Burnt Miso “Butterstoch” for Rich, Delicious Desserts

Acclaimed chef Christina Tosi stumbled on this burnt miso “butterscotch” dessert topping while experimenting with new flavors for Momofuku Milk Bar. It may not look like much, but it’s easy to make (once you have the ingredients), keeps for weeks (if it’ll last that long), and goes great on, well, anything.

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