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Recipe: A Sweet and Spicy Corn Salad

I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, and with a few exceptions, road trips were the only type of vacation my family ever went on. We’d start early in the morning with a stop at McDonald’s (egg McMuffins and hash browns for everyone) and then drive through miles and miles of cornfields. I always got …

Ice Cream

Want to Be Happier and Less Stressed? Here Are 6 Strategies to Taking on Any Challenge | Inc.com

No matter who you are or what you've accomplished, life is full of experiences that can pull you underwater so deeply that it feels as if you will never re-surface.<p>Zen priest and Harvard educator Robert Waldinger leads The Harvard Study of Adult Development, which has tracked 724 men for 75 years …

Self-help

Not A Creative Person? Meditation Will Change That

<i>By Paul Harrison</i>Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso.Creative people. They’re the rock …

Creativity

This TED Talk Will Make You Think Twice About Brainstorming | Inc.com

For all the great talks I saw live at TED 2017, most focused on executing ideas brilliantly after you have them. But how exactly do you get those brilliant ideas in the first place?<p>The surprising outlier was OK Go, a music group known for its incredibly creative videos. As the musicians shared at …

Creativity

GoDaddy launches Flare, a community app for sharing and rating business ideas

Internet domain name registrar and Web hosting giant GoDaddy has launched a new mobile app designed to help entrepreneurs garner feedback for new business ideas.<p>While it’s clear what’s in this for the entrepreneur, what exactly is to be gained from those giving feedback? Well, it seems that GoDaddy …

Small Business

3 Steps You Should Take to Find a Profitable Business Idea Today

Have you been struggling to find a business idea?<p>Or maybe you're on the opposite end of the spectrum and have too many ideas.<p>"If only I could settle on one idea," you think. "Then I could get started on my business already."<p>Whether you have no idea or too many ideas, the problem is the same: you …

Small Business

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling When You’re Broke

Depending on your jetsetter status, traveling can leave variously sized holes in your wallet. After all, those five-star suites and private jet rides …

Swimming Pools

GoDaddy's New App Will Help You Evaluate Your Business Ideas

This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Starting a new business is tough. And we're not just talking about all the legal and accounting requirements you have to deal with, and the forms, and all the extra paperwork, and hassle, et cetera. To start a business, you have to have an idea. And while …

Ideo, Astro, And Whipsaw: What Every Startup Should Know About Design

For Highway1, a Silicon Valley design accelerator, pros at top consultancies mentored young entrepreneurs. Here’s their best advice.<p>At Highway1, a design accelerator based in San Francisco, startups have four months to transform a prototype into a market-ready product, develop a business plan, …

How to Create a Watercolor Texture in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingGet on trend with watercolor textures in Adobe Illustrator! In this tutorial we'll create our very own watercolor textures …

Graphics

7 travel apps for making your summer vacation plans

As National Lampoon can attest, summer travel rarely goes according to plan.<p>The list of things that can go wrong on a summer trip is endless: running …

Apps

15 Pretty Pergolas To Inspire Your Outdoor Space

<b>Understated Elegance</b><p>On this rooftop terrace, a pergola adds a sense of enclosure while still providing plenty of sun. A massive outdoor sofa set atop …

6 Brain Science Surprises About Being Creative | Inc.com

Most of us are always looking for ways to be more creative. Creativity is the basis of innovation, doing new things, breaking ground, and going places you've never been. There's plenty of advice available, but it comes with the presumption that we have a clear view of creativity.<p>According to …

Creativity

20 Free & Useful Photoshop Plugins All Designers Must Have

The lorem ipsum command finally comes to Photoshop CS6 but hold the celebrations, the generated text still lacks variation. For those of you who need …

The 10 best graphic design tools for May

Last month, hardware scored high in April's roundup of the best new graphic design tools, with the ultra portable 9.7-inch iPad Pro making it easier …

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

Graphic Design

9 European holiday destination ideas you might not have thought of

It’s time to sort your summer hols out! Are you tired of hearing about the same old destinations? Want to try somewhere different?<p>This summer why not …