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How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Leadership

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Pie

The Difference Between Living in New York and San Francisco

<i>This originally appeared on</i> <i>TheCooperReview.com</i><i>.</i><p>After living in New York for 5 years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly …

10 decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Valentine's Day from around the USA

Nothing says I love you quite like a homemade chocolate dessert. We asked the editors of Edible magazines across the country for their favorite Valentine’s Day chocolate dessert recipes. From rich, spicy hot chocolate to gluten-free ricotta brownies with cherries, these indulgent treats are sure to …

Dessert

How to Make Potato Gnocchi

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: James Beard Award-nominated chef Jonathon Sawyer proves Gnocchi shouldn't just be reserved for restaurants -- here's how to make it at home with …

This Valentine's Day Punch Recipe May Make You Fall in Love

Jasmine tea, rosemary, and the elderflower-infused liqueur St-Germain are just a few of the deliciously sophisticated ingredients you’ll find in this …

South Beach

25 Hearty Winter Stews

Gallery25 Hearty Winter Stews<p>At this time of year, it's often difficult to wrangle whatever is in your fridge and whip up something sufficiently filling and warming for dinner. Coming in from the cold can make you want to hibernate—not take on big, labor-intensive projects. Enter the stew: minimal …

Cooking

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

A Tale of Samurai Cooking review – sweet Japanese costume drama

Eye-catchingly set in the Kaga Domain of Japan’s Edo period, wherein the Funaki family have swapped swords for kitchen knives in service of their lords, this gently comedic ballad of love and loyalty finds a lowly maid married to a hot-headed young man who longs to don the fighting mantle but is …

10 best Steve Jobs emails

Steve Jobs has been dead three years, but his words live on -- and continue to be used against him.<p>Emails sent by Jobs have surfaced once again in a class action lawsuit brought against Apple (AAPL) for making iTunes the exclusive store for iPod music. Jobs' emails are characteristically frank, …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Catalog of Beautiful Untranslatable Words from Around the World

<i>“Words belong to each other,”</i> Virginia Woolf said in the only surviving recording of her voice, a magnificent meditation on the beauty of language. But what happens when words are kept apart by too much unbridgeable otherness? <i>“Barring downright deceivers, mild imbeciles and impotent poets, there</i> …

Absolutely Awesome Cover Of Michael Jackson's 'Billie Jean'

Regardless of what you thought of the man himself, there is no question that Michael Jackson was one of the most talented pop icons in the history of …

Anjelica Huston: ‘I wanted a perfect romance and a lovely husband’

Anjelica Huston arrives at the Carlyle hotel in Manhattan after lunching with Sofia Coppola. It’s the first time she has seen her old friend in over 15 years, and the reunion has put her in a nostalgic mood. Huston and Coppola have a lot in common, not all of it good. “In both cases our fathers …

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Sick of People Using His Name as a Cumberpun

To all my cumberbitches,<p>I love you all, and cumberbless each and every one of you. But I have to get this off my chest -- I'm just a regular cumberboy. Every morning I get up from my cumberbed, eat my cumberbreakfast, cumberbrush my teeth and head to work.<p>But lately It's starting to really …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

Cooking

12 Common Phrases Which We Owe To Shakespeare

He was the greatest mind in the history of English literature and even today The Bard continues to influence our language and culture. Here's a …

50 Important Truths You Can Apply To Your Life

From philosophers, to wellness gurus, life-style coaches to teachers, through to religious figures & even our own family - many people have …

10 Surprising Images That Will Fascinate & Captivate You

Celebrities that look like food, portraits of apparent aliens, Twilight's Kristen Stewart pops up in the most unlikeliest of places, and a reality …

Astoundingly Beautiful Time-Lapse Illustrates The Effects Of Ageing

Hailing from Seoul in Korea, the elusive illustrator known as 'Stonehouse' (aka Seok Jeong Hyeon) is the gifted artist behind this magnificent …

Pornstar Sex vs Lovemaking: The Difference Explained With Food

Deliciously cheeky and certainly entertaining, this clip by production house Kornhaber Brown reveals the major differences between the sex lives of …

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Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures

The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China

5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Summer is no time for laces.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView More<p>What She Said<p>Master the fine art of managing (sexy) expectations.<p>By Sophia …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …