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The $2 Ingredient That Will Make Your Chicken Taste So Much More Flavorful

<i>"Of all the ingredients used in Italian cooking, none produces headier flavor than anchovies. … Chopped anchovy dissolving into the cooking juices of</i> …

These Grilled Lemon Chicken Drumsticks Are a Pantry Miracle — 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 …

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

Communication Skills

23 Badass Latin American Women Who Made History

Policarpa, also known as La Pola, was a spy for the pro-independence Colombian forces. She was killed by a firing squad at the hands of the Spaniards. She is considered a symbol of courage and freedom.<p>Also known as "Monja Roja del Mayab," she was a feminist activist who fought for women's rights. …

Caution! Don’t do any of these 4 things after a job interview

It’s normal to feel a rollercoaster of emotions after a job interview, but there are certain things you just shouldn’t do.<p>Don’t freak out<p>Sara McCord, …

6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview

• The interview thank you email is a crucial part of getting the job you want.<br>• When you don't send a thank you email or letter after an interview, you …

Why throwing out your resume can get you a better job

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Gary Burnison knows a thing or two about the process of a job search.<p>Burnison is the CEO …

Ask These Questions to Ace the Job Interview

Too many candidates leave it up to the interviewer to judge their ability. Savvy candidates know how to turn the odds in their favor by asking a few pointed questions.<p>Once you get an interview, the chance you'll be assessed properly is remote. You can improve your odds 5-10X by asking …

These are the best skills to include in your resume

Everybody strives to create a resume that will give them more interviews. But it’s not that easy to stand out from the crowd. Each job offer receives …

7 phrases that will make you seem less confident at work

<b><br>Hey, I'm not sure if you have the time right now, but it would be great if you can read my latest column. Is that OK?</b><p>…said the weakest communicator ever.<p>Confidence is a powerful tool to gain respect and get stuff done.<p>As you compose emails/documents (and in conversation too), remove these …

Employment

10 Essential Products For The Perfect Instagram Feed

Ever wondered how people get those perfectly seamless Instagram shots? You know the ones that look like they're straight out of a glossy magazine? …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay 'significantly higher' taxes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require other superwealthy people like him to contribute "significantly higher" amounts.<p>"I need to pay higher taxes," Gates, who is worth over $90 billion, said in an interview with …

Bill Gates

Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant.<p>Building on a controversial breakthrough made in 2017, scientists announced on Saturday that they have created the second successful human-animal hybrids: sheep embryos that are are 0.01-percent …

FBI investigates hanging of black man from tree in Mississippi

<b>FOREST, Miss. --</b> Federal and state agents are investigating the death of an African-American man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi. Scott …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Linguistics

This map shows where Americans have the best chances of going from poor to rich

America is known as the land of equal opportunity ... but as it turns out, some parts of the country are more equal than others.<p>In 2013, Harvard economics professor Raj Chetty calculated upward mobility across the United States. By analyzing anonymous earnings records from million of people born …

Just Looking at Pictures of Sexy Women is Enough to Make Men More Dishonest

There’s nothing quite like a picture of a sexy woman to get you in the cheater’s mindset, right?<p>Right says a new research paper by several Taiwanese …

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

The 19 Best Poetry Books to Read in the New Year

Hieu Minh Nguyen<p><i>Listen, trying to forget is not the same</i> <i><br>as leaving—sometimes we must</i> <i><br>forget to allow forgiveness</i> <i><br>to comb the knots from our hair.</i><p>These are poems of love, forgetting, heartbreak, and desire. Some of them reflect on the difficult love between Nguyen and his mother, who scorns her gay …

Job Interview Tips: 9 Ways to Wow Your Future Boss

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanSome people think they can show up to a job interview and just wing it. No thought to …

Employment

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

Mum reveals 18 simple life hacks to clear debt and help you buy home in just a YEAR

A mum-of-two saddled with debt and facing eviction has revealed her 18 money-saving hacks that helped her get back on her feet.<p>Among Morgan Woods' 18 …

A Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

Shorting stock has long been a popular trading technique for speculators, gamblers, arbitragers, hedge funds, and individual investors willing to …

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately

And the numbers keep climbing<p>For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each …

Don't Do These 13 Things on an Interview (Especially if You Want The Job)

Learn from my mistakes.<p>An interview is a lot like a first date.<p>You might be nervous. You might be worried about how you'll be perceived. And you'll definitely be rehearsing what you plan on saying before meeting the other person.<p>The anticipation builds. Excitement increases. And then once you're in …

7 Conversion Killers That Are Driving Your Customers Away

Website traffic doesn't matter if your visitors don't become customers. Find out how to get them to convert.<p>Do you know that 69 percent of online shoppers abandon their shopping carts mid-way before completing a purchase? As an ecommerce business owner, you know the amount of effort it takes to …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban Consume 50 Books a Year (More or Less). Here Are 8 You Need to Read in 2018

You're not 100 pages into a book this year? Then you're already behind.<p>The world's most successful business leaders--Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Cuban among them--are prolific readers. According to some studies, CEOs consume as many as 50 to 60 books a year. If you're seeing this article …

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives