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7 pastries worth traveling to Portugal for

Portugal is on everyone’s European travel itinerary these days, but while travelers focus on Lisbon’s colorful architecture and cool trams, or the …

European Travel

Peter Gordon's creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup recipe

This semi-chunky soup is simple to make and very tasty. You can make it from a variety of mushrooms or just plain old field mushrooms, but button mushrooms by themselves won’t have enough flavour. Walnuts work just as well as hazelnuts.<p>Creamy mushroom and hazelnut soup<p><i>serves 4</i><p>30g butter<br>1 leek, …

Recipes

National Park Service chief apologizes for behaving ‘in an inappropriate manner’

The top-ranking official at the National Park Service has apologized for behaving “in an inappropriate manner in a public hallway” in the wake of an inspector general’s investigation into an anonymous allegation that the official had made a gesture involving his genitalia in front of other …

National Parks

This Chicken Piccata with Angel Hair and Asparagus Is a Weeknight Showstopper — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Quick Replies make the Fitbit Versa a much better smartwatch

Two months after the Versa was first announced, Fitbit's since rolled out a new feature for Android users called Quick Replies. Fitbit told us to …

Kobe Bryant Talks the Evolution of LeBron James, How to Stop Him

LeBron James has taken his game to another level this postseason, and you can count Kobe Bryant as one of the many impressed by his performance.<p>"He is able to control the tempo of the game," Bryant said Sunday on <i>Chris and Caron</i>, via Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports. "The game, especially in the …

How to Give Feedback That's Actually Helpful and Effective

You should never tell someone, "Good job in that meeting!"<p>Too many companies still give feedback in a very old-school way.<p>When I was working at Google from 2010-2012, every six months we had to do an exhaustive, 360-feedback process. I absolutely dreaded the three full days it took to write reviews …

Here's the Cheapest Flight to Europe From Every U.S. State

It's the golden age of flights to Europe. Price wars have pushed fares down so low that it's no longer mind-boggling when an airline offers a one-way …

The Good Fight animated short that every American should see

At the end of this week’s installment of <i>The Good Fight</i>, creators Robert and Michelle King inserted an animated primer on the Constitution and how it …

Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen: ‘We are each our own worst critic’

The stakes are high, the consequences are higher. We prefer to stay safe and lonely. It’s the devil we know…<p>Perfectionism is a misnomer: it’s not really about trying to achieve perfection, it’s about never being good enough<p><b>Ellen Hendriksen</b> <b>is a clinical psychologist, regular contributor to</b> …

Shia LaBeouf Laments Being 'Not Extremely Well-Endowed' (Video)

Actor is “kinda insecure about my own junk,” which becomes jarring in places like Finland, he says<p>Shia LaBeouf doesn’t want to take a steam with you, …

6 Ways to Start a Business Even If You Have Debt

If you're one of the millions of Americans who carry debt, consider these six alternative funding solutions to start a business.<p>It's a fact of life in our modern economic climate: Americans are in debt. In fact, according to recent reports from the Federal Reserve, at $1.021 trillion, Americans now …

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20 Recipes to Use Up Leftover Cream

If you have a carton of leftover cream in your fridge and are wondering what to do with it, you are in luck. There is always whipped cream, of …

Breakfast

6 Relationship Secrets I Learned From The Most Connected Man In Business

"The people you meet on the way up are the same people you meet on the way down."<p>According to Tim Ferriss: <i>"As a connector, I've seen many people who have good networks, but I have never seen anyone who has the network that Joe has."</i><p>According to Sir Richard Branson: <i>"Joe Polish is doggedly</i> …

Are You Capable of Leading Leaders?

It's one thing to lead a team. But leading a team of leaders presents all sorts of unique challenges. See if you are capable of exponential leadership with this assessment.<p>Some of the most difficult people to lead are leaders themselves. Leaders are strong-willed, passionate, and opinionated, and …

Tinder and Instagram are ‘crippling’ relationships, sex therapist Esther Perel says

On the latest Recode Decode, Perel says dating apps are giving us too many options, and other apps give us an excuse to be “psychologically gone.”<p>Most people would define “cheating” in a relationship as sleeping with another person, without your partner’s consent. But psychotherapist Esther Perel …

Relationships

5 Golden Rule(s) of Money

In a few short months a massive group of students will graduate and enter the workforce for the first time. Unlike years past, this is actually a …

New Slack Tool Lets Your Boss Potentially Access Far More of Your Data Than Before

Slack, the ubiquitous workplace communication app, can be a bit deceptive when it comes to private channels and direct messages. Employers have long …

What Every Parent Should Teach Their Teen About Budgeting

How to Teach Your Teen About Budgeting<p>Updated March 07, 2018<p>Teaching your teen about money isn’t easy. But if you do it right, you can set them up …

Uber drivers often make below minimum wage, report finds

Uber and Lyft drivers in the US make a median profit of as little as $8.55 per hour before taxes, according to a new report that suggests a majority of ride-share workers make below minimum wage and that some actually lose money.<p>Researchers did an analysis of vehicle cost data and a survey of more …

George Mason

How to Know When to Pivot

You have three options when you're struggling to gain traction: keep going, pivot, or cut your losses.<p>I recently met with an entrepreneur who's been working on--and investing his own money in--an idea he's passionate about. He's been at it for more than twelve months, and the business is not yet …

Business Strategy

Nearly a Third of Millennials Would Dump Their Partner for a Big Raise, According to a New Survey

It’s no great secret that, as a group, millennials are hurting for cash. As of 2016, the low median yearly income for millennials (in this case, people born between 1981 and 1997) was $18,000 in Montana, and on the high end, $48,000 in Washington D.C., according to <i>Business Insider</i>. Given that …

2 Dividend Aristocrats That Turned $1,000 Into Over $200,000

Dividend Aristocrats can be multi-baggers, too.<p>Many income investors love Dividend Aristocrats, the elite group of companies that have raised their …

5 Female Food Entrepreneurs Share the Secret Sauce to Making a Side Hustle Successful

Is this the year you make the leap and become your own boss? Having a side hustle could be the way you do it. So if you love to cook for a crowd, know how to bake killer cookies, or want to bottle the salsa that friends and coworkers all say you should sell, jam on. To help you get started or take …

The Hottest Investing Plays in the Booming Weed Industry for 2018

Weed stocks are young -- so young they might not make the best investments.<p>"For the most part, marijuana stocks are not quite ready for prime time," …

Investing

This 30-Second Video of Steve Kerr and Steph Curry Is an Extraordinary Lesson in Outstanding Leadership

Kerr's interactions with Step Curry provide a master class in how to not only lead your employees, but to build a genuine bond.<p>Steph Curry is a superstar: NBA champion, NBA MVP, NBA scoring champion... and a guy many players and experts have called the greatest in basketball history. (And he's also …

Basketball

How Do You Become a Great Salesperson? (Most People Forget to Do This 1 Thing)

Becoming a great salesperson takes practice. Lots of it.<p>Dale Carnegie framed it best: to become a great salesperson, you have to remember that people want to do business with people they like and respect. At the end of the day, while you may be selling to a customer, what you're really doing is …

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018

Want to know what to read in the new year? Here are six books that will help you gain new skills, build better teams... and become an even better you.<p>Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are …

From Zero to $600,000 in 30 Days: A Brilliant Way to Start Your Business

Crowdfunding changed my life - and it can change your's. Here's how.<p>Most investors said we were crazy when we pitched our idea for a video doorbell that sends live video from a user's front door to a smartphone. "A doorbell? No one cares about the doorbell," most people replied.<p>We refused to let a …