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4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

How NOT to Reply When Your Request to Use Photos is Rejected

If you’re a business looking to license photos directly from a photographer, there are better and worse ways to respond if the photographer rejects …

Photoshop Tips: Blend Modes Made Simple (VIDEO)

Many of the image-editing tutorials we post require a basic understanding of Photoshop’s powerful blend modes. In the video below, French landscape …

17 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Inspire You (and Leave You Dreaming of the Stars)

Sadly, Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, Hawking has passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live with a diagnosis of …

Here’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years

A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that’s been called the “Great American …

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk—and Fast

I woke up the other morning in a <i>bad</i> mood. I wondered if I'd had a nightmare. Nope, I couldn’t recall any. I wasn’t hungover. I hadn’t even checked my …

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A Technique to Intensify Flavor, Improve Texture & Impress Chef-Friends

As a baker, <b>my primary goals have long been purity of flavor and unadulterated texture</b>. It all began over forty years ago, with apple pie. I despaired over all the juices that exuded during baking, rendering the bottom crust soggy and pointless. I saw recipes that suggested macerating the apple …

The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the Day

Looking for an easy high-protein, high-fiber meal that's perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? All you need for this recipe are basically three ingredients, one pan, and your oven.<p>For just over 400 calories, this roasted tofu, sweet potato, and bell pepper dish offers 34 grams of protein and 7.9 …

Google Classroom now lets anyone school anyone else

Google Classroom is opening up even further: After allowing anyone to join classes last month, expanding the learner side of the equation beyond just those with G Suite for Education accounts, Google is now opening Classroom class creation to anyone with a personal Google account, too.<p>This means …

The Crucial Difference Between a Corporate Employee and a True Entrepreneur

Creativity, intelligence, and passion are fantastic attributes, but it's grit that gets you there.<p><i>What is the difference between a businessman and an entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

10 Mistakes People Make in Photoshop

With great power comes great responsibility, or something like that. Photoshop is an enormously capable application with a multitude of uses and …

Sony’s giant, $700 e-paper tablet is a great example of Weird Sony

Huge screen, huge price<p>For years, science fiction has promised that one day, technology will make paper obsolete. Instead of carrying around folders of dead trees and bulky books, we’ll use miraculous tablets instead that can store a limitless amount of information and knowledge in a single, …

How to Keep Your Business Small (on Purpose) But Make More Money

Most businesses reject the notion of doing things on a smaller scale.<p>Many people spend years picturing themselves working from home and structuring their days however they want them to be. They also want to make money, lots of it.<p>In business we're taught to make a lot of money, we need to scale our …

$1 million or $5,000 a month: which would you choose?

<b>These days, investors can track at any moment how the market’s daily ups and downs are affecting their wealth.</b><p>Even investors with multiple investment …

This Is How The Relationship Between Lumber And Gold Will Impact Your Portfolio

Many investors tend to focus on asset-class specific study to gain an edge. They attempt to obtain outperformance based on factors directly related …

These 3 easy steps can improve your retirement savings—in less than an hour

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When you’re nearing retirement or already retired, you probably aren’t too concerned …

Retirement

The 3 Social Networks That Matter to Your Business and Why

As a business, using social media as a marketing tool is a necessity, not a suggestion. But all channels aren't created equal. Here are the top three social networks to focus on today.<p>As a business, using social media as a marketing tool is a necessity, not a suggestion.<p>But all social channels …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

The 13 best US stocks you can buy right now, according to Credit Suisse

The Swiss bank asked every analyst to pick up to three stock picks based on a six- to 12-month time horizon, and ended up with 142 names. Of those 142 names, 13 were listed on the US focus list.<p>The US focus list is a compilation of the analysts' "highest conviction catalyst driven ideas."<p>"The list …

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12 Tax Deductions the Average American Should Remember

If you're not aware of these 12 tax deductions, you may be forking over hundreds or thousands of dollars more to Uncle Sam than you have to.<p><i>"We don't</i> …

Personal Finance

The best autofocus most photographers never use

Photography is so complex that there are a million approaches behind it. However, there is one thing that almost every photographer can agree on: you …

The Rise and Fall and Rise of the World’s Most Brutal Middle-School Metal Band

The new documentary 'Breaking a Monster' follows a trio of Brooklyn teens who went viral, got signed for $1.8 million, then decided to go their own way.<p>In the summer of 2013, a YouTube video appeared showing a trio of 11- and 12-year-old boys playing astonishingly polished metal in Times Square. …

There is now an app that buzzes your phone every time the police kill a person in the US

Police officers in the US have killed 48 people since the new year began three weeks ago, according to the Guardian. A new app aims to keep those numbers personal by pinging phones with a sobering notification: the name, and nothing more, of the most recent person killed by cops.<p>The app, called …

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Black, Gay, Muslim, and Targeted by the FBI

The hot-button film ‘Naz & Maalik’ follows two closeted Muslim black teens in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, who find themselves under surveillance by the NYPD …

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes