James Wilcox

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These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

Brisket-and-Black Bean Chili with Cilantro-Lime Crema Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Toss spice mixture with brisket cubes until well coated.<p>Step 2<p>Heat 2 …

Cooking

Hydrogen fuel breakthrough in Queensland could fire up massive new export market

Two cars powered by hydrogen derived from ammonia will be tested in Brisbane today thanks to a Queensland breakthrough that CSIRO researchers say …

Alternative Fuel

Luxury homes, live-in housekeeper and a balmy tropical climate: The three overseas destinations where Aussies can live the 'good life' for just $40,000 a year

Many of us have dreamed about relocating to tropical and exotic climes to escape the stresses and strains of big city life and the associated …

Chiang Mai

Best Grilled Cheese in the U.S.

Forget about basic cheddar on white: these 22 restaurants are taking grilled cheese to a whole new level. We have collected the best grilled cheese …

Potato and Poblano Corn Chowder

Recipe<p>Servings: 4<p>While you could make this spicy take on corn chowder with frozen corn, it’s best with fresh.<p>Preparation<p>Melt the butter in a large …

Recipes

Abraham Lincoln’s Warning

The 16th president of the United States knew what the 45th does not. The Declaration of Independence is at the core of our political inheritance.<p>An American can always benefit from rereading the Declaration of Independence. But I suspect that this Fourth of July is better spent with that document’s …

Declaration Of Independence

How to Make a Cuban Sandwich — The Right Way

What is Cuban food? According to Madelaine Vásquez Gálvez and Imogene Tondre, authors of the newly released <i>Cuba: the Cookbook</i>, it’s quite a lot. …

Great Places to Retire Near the Beach

Lazing about the beach is a common retirement dream, but you don't necessarily need to buy an expensive oceanfront condo to live it. <b>You can find</b> …

Retirement

Here are five float-friendly rivers perfect for a long and lazy afternoon

Need a non-crowded, fireworks-free, blissful Fourth of July activity? River tubing meets all of these criteria, and it’s perfectly celebratory. Here are five float-friendly rivers perfect for a long and lazy afternoon.<p>San Marcos River in Texas<p>The San Marcos River’s convenient location about 30 …

National Parks

8 mistakes you make when grilling burgers

Plain or piled with toppings, a great burger is the king of any cookout.<p>If you’ve ever volunteered to wield the tongs, you know the pressure’s on. The pitfalls of a seemingly simple burger are legion: too dry, overdone, underdone, oddly tough, falling apart, charred outside but somehow raw in the …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Everglades

Conservation photographer and National Geographic Explorer <b>Carlton Ward, Jr.</b>, has been captivated by Florida’s <b>Everglades National Park</b> since he was a child, so much so that he’s made protecting it—and the amazing wildlife that lives there—his life’s work.<p>He has been exploring and documenting the …

9 Stretches to Help Relieve a Tight Lower Back

Whether your lower back feels tight often or occasionally, it’s important to listen to your body and take steps to loosen tension. A tight lower back …

This 6-word sentence will give you complete freedom and high performance

The worst possible advice is to “lower your expectations.”<p>Instead, it is far more powerful to:<p><b>“Expect everything and attach to nothing.” — Carrie</b> …

Self-improvement

Stress is officially the worst: Severe cases are linked to higher rates of autoimmune diseases

Stress is a serious threat to our well-being. It can keep us from sleeping at night, negatively impact gut health, and even put a damper on the …

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

How To Make the BEST Avocado Toast

Simply making great, greater<p>June 11, 2018<p>My love for avocados is unsurpassed, except maybe by putting the mashed up goodness on toast topped with an …

Council on Foreign Relations

Paul Scharre, senior fellow and director of the technology and national security program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), discusses …

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

Dinner Tonight: June 2018

Serve up easy, delicious dinners every night (in 45 minutes or less!) with these healthy, family-friendly recipes.<p>1 of 30<p>Classic Pasta …

Spaghetti with Parmesan and Bacon

This spaghetti recipe is a "family favorite" according to one online reviewer. The eggs and milk create a rich, creamy sauce that coats the pasta. …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

Magnax prepares to manufacture radically high-powered, compact axial flux electric motor

It might not have the romance of combustion engine tuning, but it seems a bit of a battle is brewing to develop the kinds of high-performance motors …

Writers, you should be using an email signature, too. Here are 4 free ways to make one.

One of the most compelling reasons to use an email signature is that it’s the digital version of a business card. Instead of digging through old messages to find the one where you mentioned your phone number, people can look at your email signature and see all the contact details they need.<p>Plus, …

Recipe: Breakfast Stromboli — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you need a savory showstopper for your next brunch, a pound of pizza dough can be just the ticket to elevate all the ingredients of a breakfast …

The Ultimate Guide to Florida's 30A

1 of 12<p>Welcome to 30A<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Get to Know the Communities of 30A<p>3 of 12<p>Where to Eat on 30A<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>What to Do on …

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

6 New Uses for Store-Bought Pie Crust

Store-bought pie dough is a true jack-of-all-trades. Here are just six of the ways you can dress it up at home.<p>Homemade Pop Tarts<p><b>What You'll Need:</b> 1 …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …