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Our Favorite Spots for Brunch in NYC

Eggs Benedict and French toast, anyone?<p>The joy of eating eggs at noon and drinking well before happy hour—both without judgment—isn’t lost on us. …

Breakfast

50 Cheap Eats Destinations in NYC

Eater critic Robert Sietsema rounds up good deals in the five boroughs and beyond<p>As restaurant prices in New York City continue to soar, finding great inexpensive places becomes more of a priority — and if the food is not only delicious but also outside a diner’s previous experience, all the …

Staten Island

The 25 best Apple TV apps for your living room

Buying an Apple TV has been one of my best home purchase decisions. It gives you access to an impressive amount of TV shows, movies, and videos, …

A California Bill Could Totally Disrupt The Dialysis Industry

And by "total disruption," we mean making sure workers have time to clean the machines between patients.<p>HBO’s John Oliver took on the dialysis industry a couple of weeks ago, highlighting a pair of companies that have a near-monopoly on keeping your kidney functions going.<p>Between them, these two …

Health Care

30 *Totally* Impressive Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

For some, the idea of cooking from scratch sounds like a nuisance; why waste time making your own sauces, spices, and spreads when you can grab them ready-made at the store? But more people are taking the homemade route these days, and we encourage you to give it a go. Salad dressing is an easy …

Healthy Eating

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

7 Kitchen Gadgets That Are Totally Worth the Splurge

Look, we've seen our fair share of over-the-top kitchen gadgets, including giant Darth Vader grills, Dolce & Gabbana mixers and $400 juicers that do …

17 anti-aging products dermatologists actually use

Ever wish you could sneak a peek inside the medicine cabinets of the country's top dermatologists for their anti-aging secrets? Now you can!<p>Ever wish you could sneak a peek inside the medicine cabinets of the country’s top dermatologists? Now you can! Here, they share the products they actually use …

Skin Care

The best cheap eats you can get in NYC for under $5

A bit broke this week, huh? We feel you. As part of this week’s cheap eats issue, in which we divulge the latest and greatest in discounted dining, …

Best projectors you can actually afford

Nothing beats a home theater projector at putting up a jaw-dropping image for as little money as possible.<p>Sure it's not quite as plug-and-play as a TV. You'll need the space and a dark room, and it really helps to have a screen and a separate audio system (or at least a decent powered speaker). A …

The best bars to go to alone in NYC

Yes, you should visit the best bars to go to alone in NYC. Whether you’re working on your novel or just trying to carve out a little me time, there …

The 1 Medicare Advantage Chart You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

Medicare Advantage's growth over the past decade has been phenomenal.<p>For 57 million Americans, Medicare is just as important a social program as …

7 books to read when life gets tough

This was after she underwent a massive heartbreak and uttered these words for the first time: "Wow, life is hard."

Books

10 Smart Accessories for Your Car

These gadgets make driving easier, extra comfortable, and more enjoyable than ever.<p>In the old days, a car was simply a means of getting from point A to point B. Now, we spend so much time in our cars that they've practically become our second homes. We have technology to thank in part for making …

Lose Weight, Fight Depression, and Boost Your Energy With 18 Salmon Recipes

With depression-fighting, mood-boosting omega-3s (plus anti-anxiety magnesium), immune-system-fortifying selenium, tons of protein for building strong muscles, and ample amounts of B vitamins for energy, salmon is truly a superfood (make sure you opt for wild-caught!) It's a lean, low-calorie …

The 6 Things You Absolutely Need to Know Before Buying a TV

So you're shopping for a new television. You enter a big box store and find yourself standing in front of a synchronized wall of flashing monitors, a …

4K Ultra HD

28 Steamy Sex Games For Very Playful Nights

There are plenty of ways to shake up your sex life, whether it's by trying out a new sex toy or consulting the Kama Sutra. But what if you're in an especially playful mood? That's where sex games come in. You're probably familiar with some of them — sexy truth or dare, dirty dice — but have you …

You may have more control over aging than you think

Molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shared a Nobel Prize for her research on telomeres — structures at the tips of chromosomes that play a key role in cellular aging. But she was frustrated that important health implications of her work weren't reaching beyond academia.<p>So along with …

Medicine

10 NYC documentaries to watch over the holiday break

Get ready for some Netflix and … well, you know the drill<p>New York is a constant source of material for filmmakers, and there are hundreds of movies about the five boroughs—both fiction and non—that are worth your time. And what better time than a holiday weekend to hunker down, avoid your family, …

Top 5 Supplements for Gaining Muscle

Top 5 Supplements for Getting Muscle<p>Looking to gain muscular tissue? When putting your body via extreme training it’s crucial to satisfy all enhanced …

8 cost saving kitchens for you to copy!

Today building or remodeling a kitchen can be quite costly. You need to consider the material for the floor, the walls, the counter tops, the …

Kitchens

7 steps to a simpler home (and life)

Know what the keyword of any successful home design is? Simplicity. It needs to look effortless and straightforward, yet far from dull. It has to …

The 19 best documentaries on Netflix

Netflix can be the perfect escape—especially when you’re talking <i>Stranger Things</i>, Winona Ryder and those adorable ’80s kids on a sci-fi quest. But the …

16 Productive Habits You Can Practice in Less Than 30 Minutes

Here are a few easy ways you can tweak your weekly routine to be healthier and happier.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Improving your life doesn't have to be about making one big gesture. Instead, it's something you …

Every DC Animated Original Movie Ranked From Worst to First

Has any one person meant as much to the DC Universe over the past 25 years than Bruce Timm? When the animator and TV producer co-created <i>Batman: The</i> …

Justice League

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

Learning

How To Raise Brilliant Children, According To Science

"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to her and help her figure out the answer with …

31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

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10 books you should read if you want to start your own business

Highly sought-out consultant Perry Marshall is the author of seven business books dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses owners like yourself with online advertising and getting more sales.<p>Here, Marshall shares his go-to books to help you get started on your entrepreneurial journey.

Books