Alex Hemmert

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12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Whiskey Lovers, Here's Why You Should Be Drinking Cognac Instead

It’s a craft product that can be imitated, but not replicated anywhere else in the world.<p>Put that whiskey down. I’ve got something better.<p>For years, …

How to match your shoes with your suit

There’s one thing that, time after time, we see ruining suits. They could be double-breasted, peak-lapelled, single-vented – it doesn’t matter. Even …

Here Are 29 Brilliant Books & Tools on Amazon That’ll Help You Grow Personally & Spiritually

For the most part, I'm not really big on buying unnecessary stuff — it may sound obvious, but happiness should mostly come from within. Still, …

The 3 Most Important Books to Read in 2018, According to Harvard Professors

While it's easy to acquire a disdain toward assigned reading while at school, it can be challenging to find the same motivation to read in the real …

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

The Boulevardier Is the 3-Ingredient Cocktail I'm Drinking All Winter

Like a Negroni, but, uh, better.<p>Why do winter cocktails have to be so damn wintery? I don't need seven sticks of cinnamon, half a holly tree, or a metric ton of cloves to entice me to drink booze in the winter. I don't need mulling spices or liqueur that tastes like cookies. I need something …

This turmeric tonic is going to be your go-to energy boost beverage

When Sarah Schneider, co-owner of NYC’s Egg Shop, realized that she and other staff members at the restaurant were <i>all</i> experimenting with turmeric at …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

The 25 places you need to visit in 2018, according to the world's top travel experts

The more you travel, the more you realise there's so much of the world still to discover.<p>In order to help you put together your 2018 travel bucket list, Business Insider asked the world's most esteemed travel experts — from the likes of Airbnb and Lonely Planet to independent bloggers and …

European Travel

Mistakes (Nearly) Every Photographer Has Made

20 Mistakes Every Photographer Makes I posted a vlog over on my YouTube channel this week discussing a series of beginner photography mistakes. But, …

Landscape Photography

Our 6 Must Reads for First-Time Managers to Hit the Ground Running

Being promoted into your first management role can be a bittersweet experience. <b>On one hand</b>, you're likely being rewarded for outstanding performance …

12 of the Best Business Books of 2017, According to the Stanford Business School

Learn from the best to become your best.<p>A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might …

Successful People Never, Ever Say These Two Phrases (According to a Professor Who Studies Them)

More often than not, the secret to success seems to be just that—a secret. Sure, you can read up on the morning habits of highly successful people. …

Magical Must-Do Hikes in Olympic National Park

Adventure<p>Trek through the rainforest, along the shoreline, and atop towering peaks.<p>Western Washington State gets a lot of flack for "bad" weather, but the rain forests of Olympic National Park make it all worthwhile. The 12 to 14 feet of annual rainfall in the Olympic Mountains yields an intensely …

Scientists Identify Third-Largest Eruption in Earth’s History

In southeastern Washington state, the Palouse River dives 200 feet (60 meters) off cliffs created by lava flows that occurred over 16 million years …

Why booking a ski-cruise holiday could be the best thing you'll ever do

In Gatwick’s South Terminal, I spied the crowd most likely to be my shipmates for the next few days. Waiting to board a flight to Oslo, the five generously bearded chaps wore complicated zippy trousers, huge techie watches and had names like Thurston and Trent. Fist bumps and manly hugs were dished …

Cream of Chicken and Rice Florentine

From: Diabetic Living Magazine<p>This easy one-pot comfort-food dinner is made with fresh and healthy ingredients.<p>By: Diabetic Living …

These Are the Sexiest Clothes for Men, According to Women

According to this reddit thread, it's time to roll up your sleeves and throw on a henley<p>If you've ever felt unsure about your outfit choice, you're not the only guy. Getting your personal style right and choosing the things that look best can be tricky. But something great happened this week when …

Forget Positano—This Picturesque Town Is the Amalfi Coast’s Best-Kept Secret

Think of the Amalfi Coast and visions come to mind of verdant hillsides brimming with pastel-color buildings reflected in the coruscating Tyrrhenian Sea. But just a few turns off the main drag is a relatively obscure town that might be the best-kept secret on the famed Italian <i>costiera</i>. Tucked in …

Italy

This Is the Weirdest-Best Way to Cook Short Ribs

By Carla Lalli Music<p>Tired of the same old braise? This slow-roasted short ribs recipe is for you.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow-roasted short ribs recipe that food director Carla Lalli Music just</i> …

This Leadership Book Is One of the Most Critically Acclaimed Ever. Here's Why You Need to Reread It

The lessons learned from this book do not have an expiration date, and can travel with you along your leadership journey.<p>In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

The World's Most Epic Day Hikes

Adventure<p>These tremendous treks don't require an overnight bag.<p>Every trail offers a fresh adventure, whether you meander along a river, through a forest, or into a valley. With these 10 treks from around the globe, you'll take in views of gorgeous landscapes, challenge your abilities, and see a new …

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Brisket with Ancho Chocolate Barbecue Sauce

Brisket is a large, tough cut that takes hours of cooking over a low, slow fire to reach tenderness. The extended grilling time—a perfect project for a Sunday afternoon—allows incredible flavor to permeate deep into the meat. Here, we start by massaging the beef with a rub of hot chile and …

BBQ

Blackout Cake

12 servings<p>According to legend (a.k.a. the Internet), this decadent chocolate cake was first created by Ebinger’s bakery in Brooklyn, New York, and named after the blackout drills during World War II. To re-create it, we learned that patience is key: giving all the separate components time to chill …

Nonfiction Book Review: The Lost Art of Good Conversation: A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life by Sakyong Mipham. Harmony, $19.99 ISBN 978-0-451-49943-1

The Lost Art of Good Conversation: A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life<p>Sakyong Mipham. Harmony, $19.99 ISBN 978-0-451-49943-1<p>…

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

40 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth exploring. From the rushing waters of Niagara Falls in New York and Canada to the snowy peak of the Matterhorn in Switzerland, it's hard to narrow down the …

National Parks