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This Woman's Depression Tattoo Is Going Viral For The Best Reason

This is the conversation we need to have.<p>Talk about making a statement.<p>After being diagnosed with depression last year, 20-year-old student Bekah Miles decided to get a tattoo that accurately captured her battle with the disorder. She posted a picture of the tattoo on Facebook along with a few …

Your salary shouldn’t be your only source of income

Millions of words are written everyday about personal finance. Most of these are sensible, but lack the psychological and behavioral aspects that help people break bad financial habits. In the meantime, the advertising world bombards you with great ways to separate you from your money, by blurring …

Retirement

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Change Negative Thinking Into Positive

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

Economics

80% of Americans own an unbelievably small portion of the country's wealth

In a 2011 study, Harvard business professor Mike Norton and economist Dan Ariely asked over 5,000 Americans how they thought wealth was distributed in the US, and what the ideal distribution looks like.<p>Most participants were far from understanding the extent of income inequality, which is not …

Menu Plan Your Butt Off {April 5, 2015}

<i>Grocery List</i><p><b>Green Vegetable Frittata</b><br>9 eggs, lightly beaten<br>1 leek<br>3 scallions<br>1 head of pak choy<br>3 stalks of dinosaur kale<br>¾ pound of fresh asparagus<br>1 …

5 Easy Curry Recipes You Need to Try

Curry, a dish originating from southern and southeastern Asia, is a delicate combination of spices, herbs, and other savory notes, typically …

Recipes

Thug Soccer

The city of Florence, Italy still plays an early form of soccer called Calcio Fiorentino. Players are allowed to hit each other, but no kicks to the …

Soccer

12 Asian Noodles You Should Be Eating More Of (& How to Do It)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Are you feeling overwhelmed by the wide variety of noodles available? Use our guide to ease your anxiety and become a more adventurous noodle eater.</i><p>These …

Slow-Roast Tender Chinese Spareribs

For your next game day, go with Cantonese BBQ<p>Those sticky, overcooked, red ribs from Chinese buffets are usually too tough or too sweet to be anything but disappointing. It's a shame, because when you taste Cantonese BBQ spareribs done well—honey-glazed, browned, and sizzling—they're …

Why You Should Be Deep-Frying Your $50 Steak (We're Not Kidding)

Don't be afraid to cook that $50 porterhouse steak—this method is fool-proof.<p>We get it: Cooking a steak can be intimidating. Especially a $50 steak. But this technique, from H. Alexander Talbot and Aki Kamozawa, the genius folks behind cooking blog Ideas in Food, is fool-proof. Read on for 8 steps …

BBQ

Avocado Feta Smash on Toast, step by step Recipe

Avocado and feta mashed together with a little lime juice, pepper and salt. It really doesn't get simpler than this but this sandwich, which can …

A Google Data Center Tour - Blog @ totallycoolpix.com

A tour through a Google Datacenter.

Texas city opts for 100% renewable energy – to save cash, not the planet

Georgetown, Texas decision not about going green: ‘I’m probably the furthest thing from an Al Gore clone you could find,’ says city official<p>News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king …

Al Gore

Jane Birkin - Reb'l Soul

Jane Birkin, an English actress and singer, 1960s wild child, lover of the French singer and songwriter Serge Gainsbourg.Uschi Obermaier-a name which …

Tips and Techniques: Grilled Oysters with Chorizo Butter on a Fire Pit | The Sauce by All Things BBQ

<b>Grilled Oysters with Chorizo Butter</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>– 12 large oysters, shells scrubbed <br>– 4 oz <b>Mexican chorizo</b><br>– 3/4 cup (1.5 sticks) unsalted butter, diced<br>– …

Credit card-sized iPhone 6 battery promises ‘hypercharging’ powers

About one year after a credit card-sized iPhone and Android battery called the LithiumCard took Indiegogo by storm, the company behind this …

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

Emotional intelligence is responsible for 58 percent of your performance, so what are you doing to improve yours?<p>When the concept of emotional intelligence was introduced to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest …

Emotional Intelligence

Rule 40 Is Dead!

By the mid-1970s, iconic runner Steve Prefontaine had become increasingly bitter about the sacrifices he had to make to retain his amateur status and Olympic eligibility. The culprit, as every Pre fan worth his fanboy moustache knows, was the Amateur Athletic Union, an organization for the …

19 Craveable Curry Recipes to Spice Up Your Night

If you’re looking for something a little more saucy than stir fry, but just as easy to throw together, have we got more than a few recipes for you. These 19 curries, ranging from authentic Southeast Asian dishes to fun fusions, are sure to satisfy. A well-stocked and organized spice cabinet will …

7 Things You Need to Stop Doing

I talk a lot about all the things you should do to be more memorable, charismatic and influential.<p>I write about starting, learning and beginning new habits and behaviors. Some of my favorites:<p>Start power posing<p>Learn vocal power strategies<p>Use killer conversation starters<p>But in this post I want to …

Startups Anonymous: 38 Things Every Startup Founder Should Know

[<i>This is a weekly series that brings you raw, first-hand experiences from founders and investors in the trenches. Their story submissions are</i> …

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

5 Ways to Remind Yourself How Powerful You Really Are

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You, yes you, are far greater than any problem or disappointment that may be present in your life.<p>I don’t care who you are or what you have accomplished, we all go through disappointments in life and struggle from time to time …

Motivation

One Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Save Weeknight Dinners Everywhere

Weekdays are busy. They're also really long. And even though we all have to eat, making dinner at the end of a workday is the last thing we want to do. Right? If you're nodding your head in agreement, we have good news: We have found a simple dinner option. Let us introduce you to our new favorite …

The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The five sauces every home cook should know how to make and customize.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, …

7 great keyboard apps for your Android phone or tablet

The beauty behind Android's flexibility is that it's easy to replace the preinstalled keyboard with a new virtual keyboard with a slightly different layout and features that outperform your default fare.<p>Finding the right keyboard for you may take some trial and error as you narrow down the …

Apps

16 hearty crockpot recipes to keep you warm

Slow down, you're not going anywhere for a while.<p>The blizzard outside has you cooped up for a lazy snow day. Whether you're stuck on shovel duty or …