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Anthony Bourdain’s Top 5 New York City Restaurants

Where to eat like Bourdain in the Big Apple.<p>There are a lot of people we'd take a restaurant recommendation from, but Anthony Bourdain tops the …

16 Tourist Trap Restaurants in NYC That Are Actually Good

Worth the time for visitors and locals<p>Folks traveling to New York often want to live like a local for a few days, visiting the restaurants and bars where they can just blend in and avoid anything too touristy. But plenty of places across the boroughs blur the line between tourist trap and local …

Clear Your Schedule: These Are the Best Steak Houses to Visit in NYC This Week

There’s something about New York City steak houses that sets them apart from other restaurants, from the glamorous way they’re adorned—picture dimly …

West Village

The Ultimate Guide to NYC's Food Halls

Food courts used to be synonymous with the greasy, cheap fast-food chains you’d binge on while shopping at your local suburban mall. But today, food …

Gmail Mail Merge | Send & Schedule Mass Email

Features<p>Gmail's Compose window<p>Compose your message just like any other Gmail message. Include attachments and inline images.<p>Test mode<p>Choose to only …

Apps

Timekit wants to make it easy to build your own online booking system

Timekit, a Danish startup that offers a developer-friendly online booking platform, has closed $1.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Connect Ventures, with participation from a group of rather noteworthy angel investors.<p>The latter includes former Spotify CTO Andreas Ehn, Libratone …

4 Ways to Totally Nail Your Video Content Marketing

Now, more than ever, you got to think like a filmmaker.<p>This past December, I flew back home to Los Angeles to spend Christmas with my family, all of whom were very excited to show off the new flat screen in the living room. I don't blame them. It is pretty nice. And since our last visit, they also …

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

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10 things you should never say to someone with depression

If you have a friend or family member who is depressed, you may not know what to say or you may say things that make the person feel worse. So how can you express your support?<p>Although you have the best intentions, it’s a difference between what you mean to say and what’s really being heard, said …

Market Model for Incubators and Accelerators

by Darren Oemcke, Geoff Thomas and Ron van Buuren<p>This continues our previous article on segmenting accelerators and incubators, by looking at …

Digital Skills You Need to Master to Become an Entrepreneur

Not everyone is destined to become the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, but applying an entrepreneurial mindset to your work can work …

13 books ambitious entrepreneurs are reading

Hack This: Become a Command Line Assassin

One of your operating system's most powerful tools is more accessible than you think.<p>No matter what kind of cluttered, icon-littered hellscape your filesystem happens to be, take heart that your computer provides a pristine alternate reality in the form of its command line interface. Essentially, …

The Theory of the "Millennial Whoop" Might Be The Key To A Hit Pop Song

A new video by Quartz is making the viral rounds, which basically offers up a sonic theory, by musician Richard Metzger, that a little trick called the "Millennial Whoop" is holding dominion over the biggest hits in pop music.<p>The clip cites songs like Katy Perry's "California Girls," CHVRCHES …

Here are 25 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of psychological research to suggest that certain activities can help …

The Fun Way to Easily Improve Your Life, Backed by Research

You don’t laugh enough. Yes, humor can improve your life. Not too surprising, you say?<p>Here’s the problem: you treat humor like a nice thing that …

This Magical Hotel Is The Only Way To Experience The Swiss Alps

If you're a minimalist, of course.<p>When it comes to minimalism, this hotel takes the cake: It has no walls, no roof and no bathroom either (don't worry: there's one 10 miles down the road). But what The Null Stern Hotel <i>does</i> offer is a prime location 6,463 feet above sea level in the mountains of …

13 trendy New York City restaurants you should try right now

Combining implicit visits from the city guide app's users' activity with the check-ins that came from its sister app, Swarm, "Trending This Week" is a weekly roundup of new places that are sure to be buzzing. The list is updated each Tuesday morning.<p>These 13 restaurants are sure to speak to your …

This Best-Selling TED Speaker Told Oprah the 5-Step Secret to Happiness

Is it possible to increase your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

Google’s new app makes your iOS Live Photos less shaky and more awesome

Apple’s Live Photos are, by design, something most people don’t really think about. You just take your still photos as you always would, and iOS automatically captures a bit of footage from before and after the photo was taken and turns it into a little animation.<p>Sometimes these animations are</i> …

The unsexiest trillion-dollar startup

Steve Jobs went ballistic when public shipping manifests leaked the existence of the iPhone 3G. That’s about the only time something exciting happened in the freight forwarding business. The circulatory system of the global economy is a trillion-dollar industry, yet no one really talks about it, or …

Globalization

7 Ways to Get PR Before You Can Afford to Hire a PR Manager

If you’re good at networking, you can be good at PR for your startup. Public Relations is all about building relationships by sharing mutually beneficial information.<p>1. Build real relationships.<p>Unfortunately, where a lot of rookie entrepreneurs -- and some veteran entrepreneurs -- go wrong is, they …

7 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Must Use

Being an entrepreneur isn’t all about sitting on a secluded beach somewhere in paradise. If you think that entrepreneurship is about working 2-3 …

Infographics

45 Startup Website Templates, Designs and Tools

It seems like we see more and more startups launched each day. Young adults prefer to emerge in the world of entrepreneurship, rather than choosing …

10 Resources to Help You Grow a Lean Startup

If you recently launched a startup—or you’re thinking about it—you’ll inevitably hit the “I have no idea what I’m doing” stage (if not once, then …

9 Mindset Shifts That'll Take You From Struggling Entrepreneur to Empire-builder

<i>Photo Credit: Michelle Warner</i><p>10 years in the online world, 6-plus years as an entrepreneur and several 7-figure businesses (both as CEO and high level advisor) later have taught me a few things about the mindset needed to build successful online businesses.<p>It's also taught me that while the …

Snapchat’s newest power users: Entrepreneurs with advice for startups

Snapchat has already established that it’s not just for teens: Brands have spent big on it during the Super Bowl, while colleges and agencies have …

This Entrepreneur Built His Business Through Social Media (You Can Too)

When it comes to doing your own PR (particularly without overtly <i>promoting</i> yourself), author, business advisor and personal development/management coach Richie Norton is surely one of the best.<p>I became aware of Norton earlier this year in the midst of helping a client (Greg Pesci, CEO of Spera, Inc. …