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How Google's new Pixel phones compare to the latest iPhone and Android competition

Google’s new Pixel phones are here. After years of overseeing reference Nexus devices running stock Android, Google is finally stepping into the smartphone fray to show what its vision of Android looks like. The Pixel and Pixel XL feature deep software integration to Google’s services, including …

Google Photos

The CEO of $3.8 billion Slack has a smart idea to help people get off work early

It's why one of Slack's internal mantras is "work hard, go home."<p>"The most productive employees from my experience are those who go home at 5:30 p.m. but are hyperfocused at work," Butterfield said at a press gathering on Friday. "People can only think really hard for six to eight hours a day."<p>But …

Startups

15 Creative Catering Ideas From White House Correspondents' Dinner Parties

WASHINGTON, D.C. Food plays a major role in the events surrounding the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, as Washington’s caterers get …

Event Planning

13 Dramatic Ideas for Draping

Draping is one of the hardest-working details of event production: It can serve as dramatic decor, guide guests in the right direction, hide elements …

10 Best Ideas of the Week: 'SNL'-Inspired Dishes, a Balloon Canopy Installation, 3-D Skyscraper Silhouettes

This week's roundup includes <i>SNL</i>-inspired dishes in Chicago and a balloon canopy installation, 3-D skyscraper silhouettes, and lipstick-theme license …

How This Atlanta Wife & Mom Of Three Found Balance And Launched A Successful Event Planning Business

On April 7th a barefoot Dej Loaf entered the Ventanas rooftop in Atlanta in style. Her custom gold Nicci Hou dress gently hugged her curves, the …

Fashion Shows

Use Egg Wrappers Instead of Tortillas for Protein-Packed Sandwiches

Pinwheel sandwiches are beautiful and easy to make. If you’re avoiding wheat or just want to vary your sandwich wrapper, try using eggs.<p>A sandwich …

Breakfast

Make Your Event Memorable with Decorations

Whether you’re holding an event at an open area or a function venue, something that you shouldn’t forget is the decorations. These can help set the …

Decorations

Event Planning: Cross the T's and Dot the I's

Taking a step back to cross the T’s and dot the I’s before your next event is imperative to its success. In this workshop, you’ll run through a …

A physics professor lays out a scientific explanation for why some people are successful and others aren't

This is an interesting question, which, as usual, means it's important, a bit vague, and difficult.<p>The answer surely depends heavily upon precisely what you mean by "intelligent" and "successful."<p>I'll take a somewhat different approach than some of the other replies and tell you about a study of …

Self-improvement

5 Essential Tools You Need To Make Event Planning Easy | Inc.com

For entrepreneurs and professionals, meeting other industry members is an essential component of establishing a business' brand awareness. The modern conference and event circuit provides a variety of opportunities to meet new potential customers and partners.<p>However, planning and running these …

Project Management

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

Start fresh on your wedding day with this hand washing unity ceremony

We are doing a hand washing ceremony, I think it's going to be very meaningful. Here's how…<p>Hand washing ceremony<p><i>Couple approaches a table with a</i> …

11 Flower Hacks to Make the Prettiest Arrangement Ever

And instantly make any room look like a million bucks.<p><b>Jessica Marshall</b>, owner of <b>Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio</b> in <b>Las Vegas and New York City</b>, let us in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your home with beautiful flowers easy and simple.<p><b>1. Cut flower stems at a 45-degree angle one inch</b> …

New York City

Perfect Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Serve this succulent dish — enhanced by a creamy sauce with just a bit of tang — for seated dinners or festive buffets.<p><i>Yield: 10 to 12 servings</i><p><b>For the Roast Tenderloin</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 6- to 8-pound beef tenderloin, trimmed<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>1 teaspoon ground black pepper<p>2 tablespoons dried thyme<p>1 stick (8 …

Chicken Sausage Lettuce Wraps

4 to 6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons fish sauce (such as nam pla or nuoc nam), divided<p>2 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 Thai chile or ½ serrano chile, with seeds, minced, divided<p>1 pound ground chicken, preferably dark meat<p>1/2 …

Seafood

Recipes: 9 New Ways to Use Your Cupcake Pan

Move over muffins and cool your heels cupcakes, you aren’t the only uses for the bakeware bearing your name. It’s hard to deny the deliciousness of a …

One Dish Dinner: Chicken Curry Casserole

Preheat the oven to 400°<p>Combine the cooked rice, broccoli, and chicken in the casserole dish and set aside.<p>Melt the butter in a medium sauté pan over …

Curries

Event management and wedding planning

If you are planning an event, you want to be sure you know all the details involved in making it the best it can be. There are lots of details you …

6 expert tips for planning a hitch-free event

Planning an event is always an undertaking, no matter the scale. There’s a lot to worry about, from setting a date to managing RSVPs to deciding on a …

DIY: Paper Flower Tabletop Display

Good afternoon everyone! My name is Victoria Hudgins and I’m here today as a guest to share a DIY that I made just for decor8 readers in celebration …

Chemicals

{Pinteresting Weddings} Mason Jar Inspiration

Mason jars have taken the wedding world by storm! I’ve been furiously pinning clever ideas for using Mason jars onto <i>this board</i>. From gorgeous …

WilkieBlog

Ah, Paris! The City of Lights, and we can’t forget: love! The quaint streets, the legendary art and the fabulous shopping are only… READ MORE<p>What …

WilkieBlog

Ah, Paris! The City of Lights, and we can’t forget: love! The quaint streets, the legendary art and the fabulous shopping are only… READ MORE<p>What …

WilkieBlog

Ah, Paris! The City of Lights, and we can’t forget: love! The quaint streets, the legendary art and the fabulous shopping are only… READ MORE<p>What …

Sweet spring wedding invitation trends perfect for your wedding - Wedding Party by WedPics

This spring, it’s all about the glamour, from sweeping <b>dramatic gowns</b> and <b>statement shoes</b>, <b></b>to the prettiest spring wedding invitations you’ve ever seen. …

Weddings