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How to Improve Your Sales Skills, Even If You’re Not a Salesperson

At some point in your career, even if you’re not a salesperson, you’re going to have to sell something — whether it’s your idea, your team, or yourself. So how can you improve your sales skills, especially if you don’t pitch people often? What should you focus on first? And what should you do if …

Selling

Basque Cherry Pie (Cherry Gâteau Basque)

Jane Sigal follows the makers preserving the native tastes and character of this distinctive corner of southwestern France<p>In a medium bowl, combine …

Dessert

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

20 minutes ago<p>The first edition of the seven-round Redskins mock draft.<p>24 minutes ago<p>The former Panthers lineman is now coaching the Buccaneers' …

Inside the epic tank battle that molded Trump's new national-security adviser

A particularly formative and epic episode in McMaster's career was a lopsided victory in a tank battle under McMaster's command in February 1991.<p>After months of roaming the Iraqi countryside with only sporadic contact with enemy forces, McMaster, on few hours of sleep, led a force of nine M1A1 …

Military

Watercolor Cake Is the Dreamiest (and Most Delicious) New Wedding Trend

Check out these edible works of art.<p>Watercolor wedding cakes are having a moment right now, and it's no wonder why. Decorated with beautiful brushstrokes of all shades, the edible works of art are a sure way to elevate your wedding day dessert. Whether floral, marble, or abstract, these bakers' …

Weddings

Netflix Has Secret Codes for Finding Super Specific TV and Movie Categories

If you thought Netflix couldn't get any better, you're in for a surprise. There's an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions …

Binge-Watching

The battle of the Bulge: Hitler’s final gamble

In 1944, the Nazis launched a huge counterattack in the west aimed at bringing the Allied advance on Germany to an abrupt halt. Peter Caddick-Adams …

Military

First things first: when we say €˜top secret€™ here, we can be forgiven for being a little facetious. After all, some of the weird and wonderful …

Learn How to Prepare, Cook With, and Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

Cast iron skillets is a fantastic tool for most stove-top cooking. However, like all the best tools, they can require a little extra care to get the …

Norway welcomes US Marines amid Russian tensions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> US Marines are coming to Norway -- a move that could send a chill down Russian President Vladimir Putin's spine.<p>The move, which was sought by the Americans and announced Monday by Norway, comes as tensions between the US and Russia are increasing amid the humanitarian disaster in …

Military

How to Take Care of a Cast-Iron Pan

<i>This article is part of a series aimed at helping you navigate life’s opportunities and challenges. What else should we write about? Contact us:</i> <i>smarterliving@nytimes.com</i><i>.</i><p>Maybe your parents gave you theirs, or you got one from a yard sale, or you bought one online for less than you’d spend buying a …

Cooking

Takeaways: Warriors terrify the NBA with blistering of Clippers

The Death Star is fully operational: Golden State led by 53 at one point<p>It's hard to really leave an impression in a preseason game. After all, guys …

Basketball

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Personalized text messages move people to take action.<p>4:18 p.m. Today4:18 p.m. April 3, 2018<p>Not all hacks are created equal.<p>3:31 p.m. Today3:31 p.m. …

David Hogg

Long Tan: Former Viet Cong commander reflects on times of war 50 years on

On the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Australian veterans are not the only ones remembering.<p>About 245 Vietnamese were estimated to have …

Vietnam

Mom Finds Genius Way To Make Her Kids Do Their Chores

Getting your kids to do their chores is a major chore in itself, but this mom made it look easy. All she had to do was withhold the Wi Fi password …

Parenting

Why Battlefield 1 Isn’t Set in the Future

In an interview at Gamescom 2016, DICE design director Lars Gustavsson reflects on how and why World War I was the perfect setting for the studio’s …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

Some 50 air forces and air arms around the world operate different variants of the famous Mil Mi-24 Hind...<p>On Dec. 11, 2017, Russian president …

A Fresh Look at the Crossbow Vs. Compound Debate

We had two hours before dark on the eve of Wyoming’s archery antelope opener—plenty of time to check the zero on the new crossbows that were supposed …

One Simple Super Trick to Turn Your Grill Into a Top-Notch Smoker

Last weekend I grilled in a public park for a friend's birthday and my buddy remembered all of the necessary ingredients... except for the grill. …

Cooking

Last laugh: How Steph Curry is the world's most subtle assassin

The Golden State Warriors — who left the NBA stratosphere months ago and now orbit Earth as a full-on pop-culture spectacle — did it again.<p>MVP point …

Scientists think you can rewire your brain without taking drugs or changing your lifestyle

Imagine a treatment that involves sitting in a chair, with electrodes attached to your skull. The electrodes are attached to a computer that measure activity in your brain and then send feedback to regulate your brainwaves. Are you rolling your eyes at this weak sci-fi portrayal of futuristic …

The Brain

Tiny WSU bat boy is the best dancer in all of college baseball

Washington State nicknamed this kid "Mr. Steal Yo Girl," and now we know why.<p>The Cougars' bat boy saw an opportunity to bust a move in between …

College Baseball

Furniture firepower: Gun sales drive specialty 'concealment' craze

Rising gun sales have triggered a new trend in furniture fashion -- coffee tables, cabinets, headboards and hutches with secret compartments for firearms.<p>'Gun concealment furniture' sales, once the province of solitary craftsmen making custom goods have gone mainstream, allowing firearms owners to …

Russian Confectioner Creates Cakes So Perfect Eating Them Would Be a Crime

191K<p>SHARES<p>It may sound ridiculous but it's true, there really are cakes in existence that are so perfect that even a person with sweetest tooth would …

Anthropology

During World War 2 Americans thanked the troops by buying them warplanes

Victory gardens, rationing, recycling (then known as scrap collection), and most importantly war bonds were all a part of daily life.<p>But some Americans wanted to do more - a lot more.<p>The employees of the Union Pacific Railroad and the citizens of Sparks, Nevada held war bond drives to buy planes …

Military

Fuckers Who Curse a Lot Aren't Stupid, Says Science

A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.<p>Good news, assholes: All those cockheads who have been telling you for years that curse words are a sign of poor breeding, low intelligence, and a shitty command of the English language should shut …

Language

Laser Removes Rust Like Magic

If you’ve worked with steel or iron, you will be very familiar with rust. You will have an impressive armoury of wire brushes and chemicals to deal …

Makerspaces

Seriously, Get Splenda out of Your Diet If You Haven't Done so Already

<i>By J. D. Heyes, contributing writer to Natural News</i><p>If you’ve already begun to avoid most or all processed foods, choose kale instead of cake, and …

Diabetes