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26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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Books

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

Don't Book a Return Flight: 6 Destinations That Are Pricey to Reach, But Cheap to Stay

Unless consumer demand drops (which we don't expect anytime soon), flying just about anywhere in the world will remain a costly affair. But that doesn't mean you should put off your travel plans. Instead, we suggest grinning and bearing it, and ponying up for the flight -- but choosing a …

Costa Rica

Learn everything you need to know about personal finance from 11 simple sketches

New York Times columnist, author, and financial planner Carl Richards boils down his wisdom into black-and-white "napkin sketches" — little bits of insight that you could reproduce with a marker and a napkin.<p>Here, in honor of his newest book "The One-Page Financial Plan: A Simple Way to Be Smart …

Personal Finance

15+ Dogs That Have No Idea How Silly They Look With Their Toys

Dog toys are meant to make our pet pups happy, but there are plenty of clever dog toy designs that are fun (or funny) for their owners as well. The …

Turn Old Bottles Into Lamps With Rechargeable LED Corks

Some of our favorite creative products and inventions are ones that give used objects/trash a second life. The rechargeable bottlelight developed by …

Inventions

25 Recipes Starring Beer, So You Can Consume More Beer

You'll need two brewskis for these recipes: One for the pot, and one to quench your thirst.<p><b>Who doesn't like a good brew?</b> We love the stuff so much, we found 25 great ways to put it in our food—from beer-battered onion rings to chocolate truffles.

Recipes

Flavour alphabet: What A to Z tastes like

James Wannerton taste flavours when he reads words – even single letters – so BBC Future asked him to tell us the taste of the alphabet. Find out what strange tastes your initials spell out – and let us know the meals it evokes. Vomit-coated rubber bands, anyone?<p><b>Semolina</b><p><b>Baked beans</b><p><b>Salt</b><p><b>Rubber</b> …

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

How to Stop Lying to Yourself About Who You Really Are

<b>Third in the series: 8 Moves to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet*</b><p>I lie to myself and I'm sure you do, too. We make up stories like these about why we<p>can't be happy in love<br>• can't earn enough money<br>• can't write a book<br>• can't have a job we really love doing<br>• can't be a better person<br>• and on and on...<p>Buying into …

Top 10

Ben & Jerry's New Cookie Core Ice Cream Flavors Turn All Your Dreams Into A Reality

How do spoonable cookies sound?<p>Remember when Ben & Jerry's announced its Core Ice Cream Flavors last year? With epic flavors like Hazed and Confused and That's My Jam, how could we forget?<p>Pros at improving and expanding upon golden ideas (in December they introduced Peanut Butter Half Baked, a …

Ice Cream

It's Over for Cutler in Chicago as Trestman Puts Him in His Place: The Bench

Jay Cutler was benched for Jimmy Clausen. Please read that sentence carefully. Cutler...benched...for Clausen. That's like Chris Rock losing a starting gig to Dane Cook.<p>The news that Clausen will start Sunday against the Detroit Lions was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter, and when I saw it on …

New Spectacular Moleskine Doodles That Explode with Energy

A lot has changed in a year and a half, or when we last featured the work of Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes. Take a look at his website, called Sketchy Stories, and you'll see a chart filled with logos of the companies he's worked with which include Nike, Ford and Mazda. On Facebook …

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Drink Lover

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

The Adventures Of Humphrey J Hedgehog

I work in the TV and film industry, so I wanted to take a cinematic approach to photographing my pet hedgehog.<p>I use backdrops, create sets and props …

Hedgehogs

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.<p>Last month, for example, Science of Us writer Melissa Dahl reported on findings from psychologist Brian Little's latest book on personality …

Taming Your Inner Critic: 7 Steps To Silencing The Negativity

The private conversations you have with yourself can be either a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If your inner monologue repeats things like, “I’m going to embarrass myself,” or “No one is going to talk to me,” as you walk you into a cocktail party, you probably …

5 Ways To Be More Successful Today

Below, our headhunters have defined 5 ways that successful people operate. By knowing their methods and mindset, you are able to immediately begin a journey that, ultimately will lead to a more lucrative, fulfilling job.<p>On a macro level, successful people:<p><b>1. Gain the ability to put their personal</b> …

Success

3 Ways To Be Happier At Work

There’s a common belief that you will be happy when you are successful, but the reverse is actually true.<p>Scott Crabtree spent 24 years climbing the ladder in the gaming and software industries, eventually leading his own engineering team at Intel. And after observing life at companies big and …

[Stream] JACK Ü Drops Two Hours Of Unreleased Music On Diplo & Friends

<b>JACK Ü</b> took over the <b>BBC</b> airwaves for last night’s episode of <b>Diplo and Friends</b> and the result was nothing short of a two-hour frenzy. The set …

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Richard Branson Responds To Elon Musk's Criticism; 'We're About To Prove Him Wrong'

<b>Henry Blodget</b>: Most management gurus preach the virtue of focus. They'll say you have to focus on one thing, learn how to do it great, crush everybody else. How does Virgin succeed doing dozens of things in dozens of industries?<p><b>Richard Branson</b>: It's interesting. When we started diversifying from …

Virgin Atlantic

Where Millennials Went Wrong and How They're Paying the Price

Millennials messed up and as a result they're paying the price.<p>Here's a few unfortunate facts about Millennials:<p>They contributed $1 trillion to our national student loan debt [Bloomberg]<br>• They are the most educated generation in human history, yet they have the highest share of people who are …

8 Reasons Why People Really, Really Love Wegmans

What attracts such unwavering loyalty? Here are just a few reasons.<p>Everybody has their own version of "Cheers" -- a place they go to feel like a human again after a particularly trying day. For me, it's Wegmans. And instead of drowning my sorrows in beer, I do it with moderately-priced sushi. If …

9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Bill Gates

9 Books That Inspired Elon Musk

"I read books," he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart enough to get into a physics Ph.D. program at Stanford University and then drop out because it didn't seem that relevant to him — has always been hungry for the written word.<p>In its profile of the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, the New Yorker …

Peter Thiel

The 9 Essential Habits Of Mentally Strong People

In 1914, Thomas Edison's lab burned down, and years' worth of his work was destroyed. This could easily be described as the worst thing to happen to Edison, but the inventor instead chose to see it as an energizing opportunity that forced him to rebuild and re-examine much of his work. Edison …

RFID and AIDC News: Zara's Aggressive Move to Item-Level Tagging Features Plan to Re-Use Tags

From SCDigest's OnTarget e-Magazine<p><b>- Sept. 30, 2014 -</b><p>RFID and AIDC News: Zara's Aggressive Move to Item-Level Tagging Features Plan to Re-Use Tags<p>By …

Macy's

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Carnegie Mellon University