Alex Cerilli

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11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Portugal should be more than a sidenote on your itinerary for Spain

While Spain often finds a place on Americans' itineraries, its neighbor Portugal can end up relegated to a stopover — if it's included at …

Napa Valley - and the event that changed wine forever

The alcove looks like a shrine. But instead of a religious relic, the focus of attention is a wine bottle. A sign reads: “1st Place 1976 Paris Tasting”. On the left, are judges’ scores; to the right, a page from the June 7, 1976 issue of Time magazine. Beneath the Judgment of Paris headline, the …

How to Mulch : Garden Mulching Advantages & Types for Dummies

What is mulch / mulching?<p>Mulch is a natural or man made covering for bare soil.<p>Usually to qualify as a mulch the material used should retain moisture …

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

A Fiction Reading List to Help You Understand the World Around You

Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, <i>University of California, Los Angeles</i><p>The real world is often overwhelmingly complicated. Literature can help. This is true at universities too: courses in comparative literature offer students new insights into their chosen disciplines by unlocking new, varied …

University of California

The hot new gym equipment is just an old dishrag

Fitness marketers know what buzzwords make consumers believe their product is the best for a "tighter core." But c'mon, most of them just want your …

Workouts

The Coolest Modern RVs, Trailers and Campers

Definitely the most recognizable out of the group, the Airstream, with its sleek silver exterior, is the longest-tenured recreational vehicle …

RVs

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

What is 'clean beauty'? TODAY Style investigates

We've all seen "grass-fed" this and "organic" that when we go food shopping at the supermarket. But is it important to care about the ingredients in your beauty and cosmetic products?<p>If this sounds complicated, you're not alone. While there's still debate on this topic, we've tried to answer some …

Excel is the go-to tool for finance professionals and these courses can give you an expert-level understanding

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Microsoft Excel can be one of the most powerful tools on your computer if you know how to use it. For the lay person, a …

Fantasy Football

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Looking for a good book? What I read and loved in 2015

If you have read my articles for a while, you will know I love a good book. Ok, let's get real - I am completely obsessed with books. I have thousands of them in my house, piled up on every available surface. I buy them even when I know I won't get to read them for months. I even have more than a …

Books

15 secret features hidden in your iPhone

Your iPhone has a lot of hidden features you may not know about, like a hidden map of everywhere you've been and the ability to let you control your screen by tilting your head.<p>We've rounded together 15 hidden features that will help make you an iPhone power user.

Apps

How to Grow Lavender

Easy to grow and easy to appreciate, lavender (lavandula) is a welcome addition to any garden, with its beautiful flowers and wonderful aroma. All …

The Complete Menu for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016

All the recipes you need for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016, in one convenient location.<p>Welcome to the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016! This year, we're bringing you a handful of new recipes, as well as some of our favorites over the last five years of the Cleanse. This menu serves 4 for dinner and 1-2 …

Healthy Eating

22 Hearty Cold-Weather Slow-Cooker Recipes

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

72 Hours of Food in New York City

In New York, if you aren’t always in action, you’re missing out. This makes the culture something of a grind. Everyone works late and drinks more …

East Village

The Single Biggest Mistake You’re Making At The Airport

Seriously, why are you still doing this?<p>By and large, airplane travel is one of the most stressful, unpleasant routines we put ourselves through.<p>While there isn't much you can do about crammed leg room or delayed flights, there is one major improvement you can make. It starts by getting yourself …

Flying

Where to Drink Like Hemingway: A Tour of the World's Best Literary Bars

From Dorothy Parker and her ‘vicious circle’ to the bar where Hunter S. Thompson sank tequila, take a seat at the bar of these writerly booze palaces.<p>…

23 Outstanding Skincare Products That Will Really, Truly Change Your Life

The only formulas you'll ever need for seriously flawless skin.<p>When you take skincare as seriously as we do, you're always on the hunt for the next generation of game-changing skincare products. You know the ones—those holy-grail products that not only cut down on time getting ready, but also …

Ten Indestructible shrubs

10 Shrubs You Can't Kill<p>"Everything dies in my garden”. How often have I heard that. It's usually an excuse not to try. A reason to leave the garden …

22 Tips to Make Your Tiny Living Room Feel Bigger

At long last, you’ve found your dream apartment, but there’s a (tiny) twist: It’s a <i>bit</i> on the small side. We’ve already established that tiny homes can be totally glam, so there’s no need to worry — less is more in the small space movement. When your tiny apartment is less than 500 or — <i>gasp!</i> — 300 …

7 “unhealthy” foods that are actually anything but

<b>(Shebeko via Shutterstock)</b><p>Experts warned us to avoid these edibles at all costs. Turns out they were wrong.<p>Evelyn Nieves<p>November 24, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>In the future, when we're zipping around the biosphere on our jetpacks and eating our nutritionally complete food pellets, we won't have to worry …

Nutrition

The 50 (New) Healthiest Foods of All Time—With Recipes

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Climate crisis: seaweed, coffee and cement could save the planet

Science and nature,Climate change,COP 21: UN climate change conference | Paris,Environment,Climate change,Science,Books,Tim Flannery,Culture,Greenhouse gas emissions,Global climate talks<p>Greenhouse gas levels are on track to exceed the worst-case scenario. But, as world leaders meet in Paris for the …

Climate

8 Amazing Coloring Books For Adults to Challenge the Artist in You

Coloring books had a bad rap when many of us were in grade school. Art teachers especially disliked them because they "stifled" creativity. Our parents, however, rather liked them -- they provided quiet time when mom wanted a nap or a great back-seat activity on long car trips. We just saw them as …

Game of Thrones