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Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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How To Be An Effective Leader

Strange, but true: If you want be a better leader, you need to give up control<p>Invariably, people who start companies assign themselves the position of CEO. That's understandable, of course. It's their idea.<p>But, there are many different ways of being a CEO and unfortunately a majority of people …

Take Your Startup to the Next Level by Ditching the Office

Can breaking free from the office help your startup lead the pack? Today, one in five employees worldwide work remotely at least part-time, and 10 …

LinkedIn's billionaire founder explains how to keep your best employees from quitting

The trust between employers and employees is broken, and it's causing companies to lose their most valuable people at dangerous rates, LinkedIn cofounder and chairman Reid Hoffman says.<p>In the book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," Hoffman and entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris …

Here's How Entrepreneurs Really Fund Their Businesses

It actually costs far less to get underway than you might think<p>"If you crack open most entrepreneurship textbooks, you'll find that they talk a lot about how entrepreneurs finance their businesses," begins a brilliant essay on the subject by Scott Shane, the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of …

Wage Inflation Is Coming

The inflation warning signs are really piling up.<p>Last week, Deustche Bank economist Torsten Slok circulated a stack of charts showing that wage growth is about to pick up.<p>From Slok:<p>"Those who say that there is no wage pressure are not looking at the data. The Fed looks at five different measures of …

It's Official: Micromanaging Kills Productivity

New research suggests the more you try to dictate how and when employees work, the less they will accomplish.<p>Ever wonder what really makes employees work harder?<p>Let's start with what doesn't. Contrary to the instinct of micromanagers everywhere, watching over your employees' shoulders and dictating …

4 Things Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Starting a business is always risky, and success is never guaranteed. Yet, entrepreneurs thrive every day. Although there is no one-size-fits-all …

Make Sure Your Employees’ Emotional Needs Are Met

In the early 1940s, Abraham Maslow started asking questions about human motivation— questions I study, too. In 1943, he published his first article on a theory he called the <i>Hierarchy of Needs</i>.<p>Today, the theory is usually depicted as a pyramid, although Maslow didn’t use one in his original …

Top 10 Ocean Views

Travel<p>The high points where land and sea meet provide dramatic vistas of craggy shorelines and pounding oceans.<p><b>Mirador Escénico, San Carlos, Mexico</b><p>This scenic lookout, four miles from San Carlos, gives a peerless view over the Gulf of California, dramatic Tetakawi—a volcanic hill jutting out of …

Australia Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Australia (including Ayers Rock, Sydney, koalas, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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The Real-Life Set Locations Of Classic Summer Movies, All On One Fancy Map

There's nothing like a summer at -- or better yet, <i>in</i> -- the movies.<p>Creative wizards at Pinterest have concocted the ultimate guide to real-life sets from our favorite summer films. From the waterfront in "Jaws" to the "box of chocolates" park in "Forrest Gump," you'll probably want to plan a road …

Pictures: Coastal and Countryside Canada

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European Parks—Rivers, Lakes, and Shores

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of rivers, lakes, and shores in European parks in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Top 10 Whale and Dolphin Viewings

Travel<p>Visit great mammals of the sea in their summer getaways.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park, Quebec, Canada</b> <br>www.quebecmaritime.ca <br>The meeting point of the St. Lawrence River and the Atlantic Ocean is a safe haven for large marine life. In …

10 Beaches That Will Make You Want To Plan A Trip To The Great Lakes Immediately

Here's a problem we love to have: too many stunning beaches to choose from. That's the constant conundrum with the Great Lakes<p>Here's a problem we love to have: too many stunning beaches to choose from.<p>That's the constant conundrum with the Great Lakes, where you could spend an entire summer …

Jacob's Well Is The Coolest Place To Swim In Texas

Think diving off the deep end is scary? Try jumping into Jacob's Well, which looks like the perfect -- if not terrifying -- way to spend a summer day.<p>Called "The Gem of Texas Hill Country," Jacob's Well is in Wimberley -- a short, 45-minute drive from Austin. The well was discovered in 1850 and is …

The Secret News About Lightroom 5.5

Posted By on Friday, July 11, 2014 in Lightroom Tips | 26 comments<p>Okay, maybe the news isn’t so secret anymore, but I wanted to post this quick video …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Joe McNally Shares Some Incredibly Useful Lighting & Basic Photography Tips

Joe McNally knows a good bit more about lighting than many photographers out there, and in this short video he shares a great deal of information …

How to Get Super Sharp Landscape Photography Images

If you want to learn how to get super sharp landscape photography images, here’s my list of top tips - it's not as hard as you might think.

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15 Reasons Why Scotland Must Be On Your Bucket List

Scotland has got way more going for it than just kilts and bagpipes.<p>The country is seeping in history and has miles upon miles of gorgeous landscapes.<p>…