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The Five Hidden Benefits Of Procrastination

Is it possible that there are times when procrastination can work in your favor?<p>Are comfortable with fear? Do you like to have a little bit of panic or threat to your survival built into each day?<p>Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, this is what we do to ourselves when we procrastinate, a …

Less Meetings – More Collaboration

Let’s book a meeting. Let’s talk about it on the conference call. Let’s reconvene at next week’s meeting. Let’s discuss the next time we have a team …

4 Tips For Cultivating Design Leadership At Big Companies

When design teams are dropped into corporate environments, success hinges on creating great leaders, writes EffectiveUI’s Peyton Lindley.<p>Recognizing the impact of design on the bottom line, big companies have gotten in the habit of simply swallowing up smaller design studios. Last year, for …

13 Signs That A Leadership Mindset Is Inside You Though You Don't Know

“The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born – that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite …

Self-improvement

The 3 Differences Between A Boss And A Leader

Acting “like a boss” may not be the best way to get respect from your employees. A strong leader aims to shift workplace culture.<p>Consider for a moment the difference between a boss and a leader–what distinguishes the two?<p>Some immediate differences come to mind. Leaders are inspiring; they’re …

5 Things Real Leaders Do Every Day, According to Henry Ford

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As we start to head toward summer, many people look forward to vacation and a pace that begins to slow down, but not entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs know that when it’s hot outside, the heat is on just as strong internally.<p>Summer is a great …

This is YotaPhone's new white, dual-screen, smartphone

Yota Devices, the Russian manufacturer of the YotaPhone and YotaPhone 2 has today announced a revamped version of its second-generation handset that promises improved performance, significant software tweaks and a new black on white design.<p>The ‘limited edition’ white handset, more excitingly than …

Mobile Technology

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Lifehacks

When should you buy an airline ticket?

When is the best time to buy airline tickets? It all comes down to timing. According to a report by Expedia and ARC analyzing over 5 billion airfare searches, there really is a day of the week and a time period when fares are the lowest.<p>That magic moment is Tuesday at 3 p.m. EST, 50-100 days before …

Bacon and Eggs like Never Before (Just Add Lardo)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian local</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Bacon and eggs just went up a notch.</i><p>Lardo gets misunderstood by English speakers all the time because it sounds very similar to "lard." Indeed, it is …

Italian Food

Wasabi: More Than Just a Hot Sushi Condiment

There’s more to wasabi than meets the eye—or rather, more forcefully, the nose. It’s not only an essential in Japanese cuisine, but it may also soon help us devise more effective painkillers, and it’s the secret behind a new kind of fire alarm for the hearing impaired. And by the way, most of us in …

Sinusitis

Never Accidentally Oversalt Your Food Again

Basic cooking mistakes happen. Even something as simple as salting your food.<p><i>Yes, sometimes even BA staffers make basic cooking mistakes. Below, assistant web editor Christina Chaey tells digital food editor Dawn Perry about a recent incident involving way too much salt. Here's Perry's advice for</i> …

Onions

The 50 All-Time Best Cake Recipes

Cake goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes. From the sweet end to anniversaries, to the treat on holidays, there's something that feels truly special, in comparison to other desserts, about cake. It might be the amount of work that goes into some of …

25 Hilarious Chalkboard Signs That Take Advertising To A Whole New Level

When bars, cafes and other businesses try to entice you with generic sidewalk signs, you walk right past them. But when the signs make you laugh, that business wins your loyalty for life.<p>Clever chalkboard signs are a warm-weather favorite for any passersby, so we've rounded up 25 of our favorites.<p>1.<p>…

Man Leaves $9,000 Tip to Be Split Amongst Customers and Servers

A generous customer left a $9,000 tip at restaurant in South Carolina this weekend, but it came with a catch. Huddle House manager Nicki Redd tells WPDE that a man ordered to-go items from restaurant Saturday and left the extravagant tip because he was in the "mood for giving" with Mother's Day …

The Fugitive heading back on the run with new sequel

After becoming one of the few TV-to-film adaptations that actually proved a success, Warner Brothers has decided to greenlight another chapter in the long-running saga of Dr Richard Kimble.<p>The Fugitive, which originally started out as a TV show in the 60s, became a big hit in 1993, making $368m …

Harrison Ford

28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

Sustainable kettle brews up a Kickstarter storm

Aiming to save power and water, the Miito induction kettle is now seeking crowdfunding to bring it to market.<p>Sleek, chic and streamlined: that's the James Dyson Award-winning Miito, a new kind of kettle that looks nothing like a kettle at all. The rod-and-plate ensemble uses induction technology to …

Dishwashing