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Chefs reveal 5 things you didn't know about how restaurants work

Working in the restaurant business requires a lot more than a passion for good food, but professional chefs, caterers, and restaurant owners make their jobs look easy. They can wield a knife with expert precision, feed hundreds of hungry guests at parties, and keep customers coming back for that …

Luxury Lifestyle

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Note-Taking

Which leadership model is the best? All of them

For Jim Fisher, leadership is "the great human puzzle." As a leader, you must thoughtfully consider how to get people to go in the direction you want with energy and enthusiasm. The professor emeritus at the Rotman School of Management says that requires thinking about yourself, the context and the …

Elon Musk Has Had Many Excellent Weeks. This Wasn't One Of Them

Elon Musk has definitely had much better weeks.<p>The hard-charging tech industrialist has a well-deserved reputation for laying out big plans and taking equally big risks to achieve them. For more than a decade, Musk has pushed to make Tesla Motors the global leader in electric vehicles, for …

Tesla

Everything We Know About Sony's 'PlayStation Neo' So Far

Odds are Sony’s media event on September 7 in New York won’t be to spotlight new faceplate colors for the PlayStation 4, a new line of Crash …

Middle Age

LG put Windows 10 on a fridge

Samsung unveiled a smart fridge with a giant 1080p touchscreen attached to it earlier this year at CES. Not to be outdone, LG is at IFA today in Berlin with its own smart fridge, except it goes one step further. While Samsung opted for Tizen in its own fridge, LG has gone for Windows 10. That means …

Windows Apps

My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

Food

Here’s what you’re entitled to if you get bumped off a flight

Chances are pretty high that you have, as overbooking has become standard practice thanks to airlines scrambling to post revenue, and no-shows being a common occurrence.<p>Luckily, the US Department of Transportation has been tightening requirements on what airlines need to do when overbooking a …

Compensation