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33 Actionable Tips to Build a Memorable Online Brand

“If you’re not on the internet. You don’t exist.”<p>Seth Godin said that – or maybe it was Winston Churchill? Whoever it was, they had a point. …

Top 10: the best Lake Como hotels

The hotels that border Lake Como suit its dignified ambience remarkably well: mostly traditional and family run, a reflection of this romantic, poetic and sunny spot where for centuries aristocratic families, literary figures and celebrities (most famously today George Clooney) have settled in …

The best restaurants in Paris

Expert guide to Paris<p>The more than 70-strong offering of Michelin-starred restaurants in Paris is formidable, from the legendary outfit serving grand classics in the Eiffel Tower to swinging sought-after joints where, in true Parisian style, the phone is never answered and the dining room is always …

Great little ski resorts: Folgaria, Italy

The combined ski resort of Folgaria, Lavarone and Fiorentini offers good beginner and intermediate skiing in a relaxed small-town atmosphere<p><b>Er, where?</b><p>Only 95km or about 90 minutes from Verona airport, Folgaria is a mid-sized resort in the Trentino region of northern Italy that has a reputation for …

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Top 10: the best Lake Como hotels

The hotels that border Lake Como suit its dignified ambience remarkably well: mostly traditional and family run, a reflection of this romantic, poetic and sunny spot where for centuries aristocratic families, literary figures and celebrities (most famously today George Clooney) have settled in …

Netatmo’s smart outdoor security camera captures people, animals, and cars

Netatmo has revealed the Presence, a smart outdoor security camera that will send you an alert if someone is loitering around your house, if a pet is in the yard, or if a car enters your driveway.<p>The product is one more piece of the smart home, which is expected to become a $71 billion market by …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Take a peak: fun new places to stay in European ski resorts

<b>HOTELS</b><p>Naturhotel Miraval, Alta Badia, Italy<p>You can’t beat the views from this new family-run hotel in the heart of the Dolomites: the towering pink rocks of the Sella Ronda area are right there. Inside, deep leather armchairs encircle firepits, and there’s a spa. It has 12 en suite doubles and …

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Croque-Monsieur

Makes 4 Servings<p>Grilled ham and cheese: nothing to scoff at. Baked ham and cheese with velvety béchamel oozing out all over the place: mind-altering.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>béchamel<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>1½ cups whole milk<p>2 tablespoons whole grain mustard<p>½ teaspoon …

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You can buy the only sunglasses made with NASA-certified technology for less than $80

From the surface of the moon to a crescent Earth, their eyes have experienced firsthand a grandeur that most of us will never witness.<p>But those breathtaking views come at a high price for many because in space, astronauts are exposed to higher levels of high-energy light, or radiation, compared to …

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How to Make Pizza, the New York (a.k.a. Right) Way

What defines a New York slice? We school two Brits in the right way to make pizza.<p>Let’s say several charming lads from the UK (specifically, the gentlemen from the oh-so-popular SORTED Food) were going to pay you a visit to learn about the most New York thing you could eat. If you, like me, …

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Best-Ever Barbecued Ribs

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>Got nothing but time on your hands? Cook these really low and slow. Set the oven at 300° and start checking the ribs after 3 hours. But don’t sweat it; they’ll be super-tender either way. Watch the step-by-step video here.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ …

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Free Things to Do in New York City

Finding free activities to fill your day in the City That Never Sleeps is easier than you might think. With countless cultural attractions and a large city parks system, there's plenty to do that won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Art/Music</b><p>Skip the $25 ticket price when the <b>Museum of Modern Art</b> opens its doors, …

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The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Free Things to Do in San Francisco

Ever since Levi Strauss opened for business here during the gold rush, San Francisco—with its cable cars, coffeehouses, and counterculture—has been on the cutting edge of cool. From bustling Chinatown to bohemian Haight-Ashbury, the City by the Bay has long been known for its openness and …

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24 hours in Montréal

Montréal is one of those cities that defies expectation. A lush mix of North American swagger and Euro-cool, the city presents a cutting-edge culture that outshines its Canadian brethren. Though a day is nowhere near enough, here are our suggestions to see some of the best of Montréal in a …

Best rainy-day activities in Vancouver

It’s a city where pewter-dark skies can dissolve into relentless rain at any time of year. But when you’re in Vancouver and the deluge hits, you have two choices: retreat to your hotel bed or make like a local and pretend it’s just another liquid sunshine day.<p>For those visitors unprepared for a …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

Top 10 restaurants in Singapore

Singapore is famous for its street food but the fine dining scene is just as exciting, with a host of top chefs running creative new restaurants. Aun Koh, founder of the Singapore food blog Chubby Hubby picks his favourites<p>Go back a few decades in Singapore’s culinary history and the only …

The World's Best Ski Towns

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