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Your future commute: Flying through tubes at 760 mph

Picture the commute of the future: You live in Palo Alto, Calif., but work 350 miles away in Los Angeles. After your morning latte, you click on a smartphone app to summon your digital chauffeur. An autonomous car shows up at your front door three minutes later to drive you to a Hyperloop station …


Pan Grilled Chicken Breasts With Orange Onion Shards

• extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 4 boned and skinned chicken breasts (totally about 1-1/4 pounds)<br>• 1/2 medium red onion, cut vertically into 8 narrow wedges salt …


Cherry Bomb Chicken Recipe

"Thanks to the magic of brining, this really will almost guarantee a juicy, tasty piece of chicken."<p>Ingredients<p>1 quart cold water<p>1/3 cup kosher …


Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Surefire Ways to Maximize Your Life, Starting This Morning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of us have heard the adage, “How you spend your day, is how you spend your life.” I believe it’s even more micro than that. How you spend the first two hours of your day will determine how you live your life and how productive that …

Weight Loss

The Key To Better Work? Email Less, Flow More

Have you ever felt like all you do is check your email? In fact, our incessant need to respond to emails at work can be a huge distraction from …

New York Times

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …


A Master Chef Shares 11 Tips For Grilling The Perfect Steak At Home

Earlier this year we met Chef Michael Lomonaco of Porter House New York, a classic American-style steakhouse, who shared some of his key grilling tips.<p>He showed us how to select the right piece of meat, how long to cook it for, and how to take care of your grill.<p>Chef Lomonaco walked us through some …


5 Tricks to Making a Really Excellent Burger

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching you 5 simple</i> …

Sugar Steak with Bourbon Recipe on Food52

How to Grill Any Steak in 5 Steps

<i>At Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Food52'er pierino shows us how to grill any steak like a pro.</i><p>Some of the best steaks I’ve eaten in my life were …


St. Anselm's Garlic Steak

2 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1½-lb. hanger, skirt, or flatiron steak (about 14 oz. trimmed)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1½ tablespoons unsalted butter<p>½ garlic clove, minced<p>Coarse sea salt (such as Maldon)<p>Chopped flat-leaf parsley<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Build a medium-hot fire in a charcoal …


Chicken Breasts Dijon

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 small leeks, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)<p>1 small onion, minced (about 1/2 cup)<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>2 cups …

Dijon Mustard

10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …


Bourbon Brownies with Sea Salt

Bourbon is an American whiskey distilled from corn mash, malt, and rye and aged in oak barrels, which give it a distinctive flavor. It’s a bit strong …

Absurdly Addictive Asparagus Recipe on Food52

Grilled Citrus Chicken

4 Servings<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3½–4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>Kosher salt; freshly ground pepper<p>2 lemons, halved<p>2 oranges, halved<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Prepare a grill for medium heat. Rub chicken pieces with 2 Tbsp. oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill …


Stay Hydrated With These 15 Fruity, Fizzy, Boozy Summer Drinks

Fresh, fruity drinks (both boozy and virgin) that show off the best flavors of summer<p><b>It's summer; you need to hydrate!</b> These fresh, fruity drinks are just the ticket.


Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.


Our 20 Least Popular Grilling Recipes that Deserve Your Love

20 of our least popular grilling recipes of all time that deserve another chance on the Weber<p><b>Not everything that hits the Weber</b> can make our "most popular grilling recipes of all time" list. And that's okay. But there are some recipes that have us absolutely confounded about how unpopular they are. …


6 Common Burger Cooking Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

We love burgers—but from choosing the wrong meat to overloading on the condiments, are you making any of these common cooking mistakes?<p>Is there anything better than the classic simplicity of a burger fresh off the grill? A good burger—juicy, flavorful, and with just the right fixin's—is summer …


Strawberry Smoothie Recipe | Coconut Smoothie

<i>This article is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze. All opinions are my own.</i><p>It’s the end of April and all I want are my flip-flops, a pretty …

dairy free recipe | dairy free dessert recipes

<i>This article is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze. All opinions are my own.</i><p>Lately I’ve been dreaming of using mango’s in my smoothies.<p>I’m not …

How to Turn Your Grill Into a Beautiful BBQ Pit

If you do not happen to be, say, a fifth-generatIon barbecue pitmaster who lives in the Deep South and grew up, you know, smokin' hogs, you still can smoke delicious, tender, rich, smoky meat and fish usIng the grill you already own<p><i>Published in the June/July 2014 issue</i><p><b>As practiced by Native</b> …


Better Networking: How to Build Rapport With Anyone |

Entrepreneurs have a long list of reasons why they set out on that difficult, yet rewarding path. For many, though, nonstop networking is not on that list.<p>If frequent social interactions with strangers in the name of doing business are not your cup of tea, then you're not alone. About 30 people, …


5 Habits of People With Remarkable Willpower |

Willpower is <i>not</i> something you either have or you don't.<p>Sure, some people may be more self-disciplined than you. Some people may be better at resisting temptation than you. But that's probably not because they were born with some certain special something inside them--instead, they've found ways to …

Will Power