Aaron Red Elk

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The 25 Best Coffee Roasters in America

What does it take to be one of the best coffee roasters in America? To some critics, it’s innovation — the willingness to throw “rules” by the …

A Pet Raccoon Got High as Hell and Firefighters Had No Idea What to Do

Looks like 4/20 came early for the little stoner.<p>It should go without saying, but you probably shouldn't try to turn raccoons into pets. The little trash pandas tend to carry rabies and diseases that make them walk around like zombies, and they eat pretty much anything they can get their scratchy …

Fatal Trump Tower fire: No sprinkler system in apartments

The apartment destroyed by a raging fire in New York's Trump Tower that killed a resident and injured six firefighters had no sprinkler system, authorities said.<p>Firefighters remained at the scene Sunday, cleaning up after the blaze and trying to determine its cause. The fire broke out shortly after …

Trump Tower

3 firefighters injured in Southwest Side blaze: 'They're all doing their jobs'

A group of firefighters rushed inside the smoldering bakery when a gust of wind slammed the door closed behind them.<p>Their fellow firefighters frantically tried to open the door, but the minutes ticked by while the acrid smell of the fire fell over the street, said Ruben Cruz, who watched the scene …

Fire Fighting

13 brand-new restaurants and bars you'll want to know about in (and near) Dallas

You've got some eating to do, Dallas. As news poured in about new restaurants opening near the city center, we decided to roll up some of the …

The 10 Best Places to Take A Date for Under $30

Don’t let ballin’ on a budget prevent an enjoyable date night out. There are plenty of local eateries that can accommodate two entrees and a round of drinks for under $30. From Oak Cliff, to Lower Greenville, to Addison, these are 10 of the best bets.<p>Read More<p><b>Note:</b> Restaurants on this map are …

How to talk politics at your family holiday meal this year

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mealtime talk is always fraught this time of year. In this post-election climate, even the most innocent mention of politics or social issues could threaten to turn MawMaw's house into the thunder dome.<p>Don't worry your elastic-waisted britches about it. Daniel Post Senning, an etiquette …

Self-awareness

Maths zeroes in on perfect cup of coffee

<b>Mathematicians are a step closer to understanding what makes a perfect cup of coffee.</b><p>Through some complex calculations, they have shone a light on the processes governing how coffee is extracted from grains in a filter machine.<p>This could help drinkers optimise their cuppa by applying a more precise …

Coffee

This is the Star Wars R2-D2 coffee maker you've been looking for

For a lot of us, a good morning starts off with a cup of coffee. But if I could start my day off with coffee and Star Wars, I'd be a very happy Patrick. Enter ThinkGeek with the Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press: a 4-cup (32-ounce) coffee press built into the body of everyone's favorite droid, R2-D2.<p>Who …

Doc Rivers Wants The NBA To Hire Kevin Garnett And Tim Duncan As Leadership Teachers

Kevin Garnett called it a career on Friday, making him the third all-timer to hang em up this offseason, along with Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant. KG didn’t have to go, though. Not only did he have another year left on his last contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, his old Celtics coach, Doc …

21 Executives Share the Daily Routines That Help Them Succeed

Being intentional about simple routines makes all the difference.<p>The most successful people I know make navigating business and life look easy, often because they have their crap together more than most people. They get up early, stay in front of health issues, and are smart about money. They know …

Traditional vs Collaborative Leaders Infographic

<b>Traditional vs Collaborative Leaders Infographic</b>The workplace is changing. Leadership is changing. The future is collaborative leaders.Collaborative …

Infographics

Leave Your Mark! Customize Photos With Lumi

If you’re not already in love with Lumi, you will be soon. (We know we sure are!)<p>They’re so amazing that they wrote this article for you, with ideas …

Star Wars Coffee For a Brew as Dark as Vader's Heart

For coffee straight from the mouth of Darth Vader himself, check out the Dark Brew Coffee House. This (tragically only conceptual) coffee house …

Learning Leadership From the Bible, Harvard and a Chief Rabbi

To say that Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, the former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, is one of the most prolific and powerful ambassadors for Judaism today is an understatement. When he speaks, people listen; when he writes, people read. This axiom is a testament to Rabbi Sacks' sheer intellectual …

Red Sea

The 15 Hottest New Restaurants in Oklahoma City

Today Eater returns to <b>Oklahoma City</b> to focus on 15 newish bars and restaurants that have been garnering some serious buzz. Once again <i>The Oklahoman</i>'s food editor/food dude David Cathey has kindly offered up his picks of the hottest openings of the past 12 months.<p>Among his picks are several new …

The best coffee shop in every state

Every state has its beloved local haunt where you can grab a cup of joe or a foamy masterpiece of latte art and unwind.<p>Today is National Coffee Day, so we're honoring some of the best coffee shops around the US.<p>We looked at expert reviews and local recommendations to find the best coffee shop in …

Coffee

30 Leadership Lessons from my Wife

This is a guest post by friend and mentor Bruce Rhoades, who retired after having run several companies. He often helps me with strategy. I am …

Leadership

5 Podcasts That Will Give You a Leadership Edge

Listening to these podcasts will make you smarter, tougher, and more business savvy.<p>Ever since NPR's <i>Serial</i> broke the internet last year, it seems like we've been in the middle of a podcast boom. But while podcasts like <i>Serial</i> can be fun and fascinating to listen to, there are some podcasts that are …

The Italian Way To Identify Good Coffee

<i>Image by David Joyce via Flickr</i><p>Coffee to Italy is what wine is to France or what a good cup of tea is to England. It's a drink that's taken seriously and you'll find it almost anywhere in Italy, whether in a busy café or in your sweet and delicious tiramisu. Basically, the Italians know coffee and …

Eight Weirdest Places to Shop in Dallas

<b>Bill’s Records</b> <br>It isn’t usual that a record store is just a bunch of uncategorized shelves, but therein lies the charms of Bill’s Records. This …

These Beautiful Aerial Photos Of L.A. Show What Income Inequality Looks Like From Above

In Los Angeles, the richest 5% earn 12.5 times more than everyone else. A new photo series gives a glimpse of the differences in how Angelenos live …

UC Berkeley

How to “Guard Your Heart”

<i>Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.</i> <i>– Proverbs 4:23 (NIV)</i>We often talk about “guarding your heart,” especially when …

Relationships

These charts reveal how to lead people in 50 countries

Understanding them is key to international success, according to British linguist Richard Lewis, founder of consulting firm Richard Lewis Communications.<p>In Asian countries, for instance, leadership is portrayed as a circle, where consensus rule is valued and leaders are seen as benevolent.<p>In …

Political Science

A Flowchart to Help You Choose the Right Coffee Brewing Method

There are a lot of brew methods out there, so how do you know which one's right for you? It all depends on what you're looking for, which is why we …

Coffee

Choosing the Right Grind

In order to make a delicious coffee beverage whole bean coffee must be ground into smaller particles to unlock flavor potential. Choosing the proper …

14 Essential Dallas-Fort Worth Coffee Shops

Where to get caffeinated.<p>Coffee is essential. So it goes without saying that whether you live downtown or in the suburbs, finding a great place to regularly procure said coffee is almost equally as essential. As sprawls the Metroplex, so sprawls this list of <b>14 essential DFW coffee shops.</b><p><i>Zac</i> …

How To Make Your Own Latte Art at Home

You probably think latte art is the exclusive realm of the fedora-topped baristas at your favorite independent coffee shop. But with a little …