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Famous birthdays for Feb. 19: Benicio Del Toro, Millie Bobby Brown

Famous birthdays for Feb. 19: Benicio Del Toro, Millie Bobby Brown

Entertainment
Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Pisces.They include Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus in 1473-- Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi in 1876-- Actor Merle Oberon in 1911-- Novelist Carson McCullers in 1917-- Actor Lee Marvin in 1924-- Television/movie director John Frankenheimer in 1930-- Singer William "Smokey" Robinson in 1940 (age 78) File Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI -- Singer Lou Christie in 1943 (age 75)-- Author Amy Tan in 1952 (age 66)-- Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez in 1953 (age 65)-- Actor Jeff Daniels in 1955 (age 63) File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI -- Britain's Prince Andrew in 1960 (age 58)-- Singer Seal, born Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel, in 1963 (age 55)-- Actor Justine Bateman in 1966 (age 52)-- ...
Josh Brown: Don't get sucked into the hype on Barron's call that Apple will hit $1 trillion

Josh Brown: Don't get sucked into the hype on Barron's call that Apple will hit $1 trillion

Finance
Lots of chatter about how this weekend's Barron's cover features a gleaming new Lifesavers-shaped headquarters on the cover with a feature story about why it's destined to be the first $ 1 trillion company.All the usual smartasses are offering commentary about how this is "the kiss of death" or "marks the top" or whatever. Barron's, like every other investor, sometimes gets it right and sometimes gets it wrong. They've made huge, important calls, like the top of the Dot Com Bubble and they've had some notable whiffs, like the infamous "Facebook is worth $ 15" cover from September 2012.They're no more likely or unlikely to get everything right all the time than anyone else is. It takes a certain child-like sort of mindset to expect otherwise.There are no serious professionals who change the...
We Tried 5 Ways to Keep Avocados from Turning Brown

We Tried 5 Ways to Keep Avocados from Turning Brown

Health
This article originally appeared on CookingLight.comI was recently browsing online when I stumbled across the so-called answer to a question all avocado lovers have Googled at some point in their lives: How to stop your avocados from turning brown. The alleged solution? Spray your halved avocados with a canola oil cooking spray, like Pam.Truly, I thought, it can't be that easy. I've waited my entire life for a magical elixir that will stop the untimely death of my favorite fruit, and the answer is something that was in my pantry the entire time? I was skeptical, so I had to test it out for myself.I went to the store and bought five avocados, cut them in half, and removed the pits. I was also curious to see if different cooking sprays would work better, so I tested out canola oil, ghee, coc...
This Clever Little Gadget Keeps Guacamole From Turning Brown

This Clever Little Gadget Keeps Guacamole From Turning Brown

Health
This article originally appeared on SouthernLiving.com.The horror of watching your delicious guacamole turn brown before your eyes is one we know all too well. But what if we told you there was a new product on the market that claims to prevent that frightful brown layer from forming?Guac-Lock is the brilliant name of an even more brilliant device that promises to keep your guacamole fresh for days by preventing oxidation, the pesky reaction responsible for the untimely death of countless party dips. It sounds like magic, but the mechanism is actually quite simple. Here’s how it works: the container that holds the guacamole sits on a base that removes oxygen with a simple push, creating an airtight seal. Voila! Homemade guac for days.This nifty little gadget, which does double duty as a se
Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown goes full vintage with handlebar mustache

Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown goes full vintage with handlebar mustache

Sports
Aug. 12 (UPI) -- First he rolled into training camp in a 1931 Rolls-Royce. Now Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown has a handlebar mustache.The perennial All-Pro posted a photo of his new addition on Twitter Friday, before the Steelers beat the New York Giants 20-12 in its first preseason game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.The photo was taken from the team bus."Stash game," Brown tweeted, including an 'OK' hand emoji.The tweet came days after Brown posted a closeup of his face on social media. The caption for that photo read: "Beard or no beard ; Stash no stash #commentbelow #stashnostash."Brown has trimmed down his beard but he oiled up the corners of the 'stash for a vintage look.He didn't play in the preseason contest.Brown has been keeping up a vintage theme this offsea...