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The 20 best chain restaurants in America

From Cracker Barrel to P.F. Chang's, there's little that brings the nation together like a love for the restaurants that span the US. At the same time, not much is more divisive than the question of what chain comes out on top.<p>To answer the question once and for all, Business Insider teamed up with …

Texas

9 self-help books that will change your life

Are you a self-help junkie and looking to expand your library? Or, are you just dipping your toes into the world of self-help books? Either way, you’ve come to the right spot! We’ve rounded up the best self-help books and what they each have to offer you.<p><i>TODAY has affiliate relationships, so we may</i> …

Self-improvement

The Website Travel Insiders Don't Want You to Know About

Depending on where you go, jet-setting abroad can be pricey, so if you’re planning on spending most of your time outside your room, a hostel may be …

The Quieter Side of Crete

Over a homemade meal, one writer discovers a different side of the Greek island.<p>Beneath the tourist hordes, claptrap resorts, and tacky souvenir shops, you can still unearth iconic Crete: crystalline water, wild beaches, quiet coves, savage mountain passes, and remnants of its glorious Minoan …

European Travel

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

Trains

13 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in May 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: Cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to …

European Travel

12 Cooking Skills Every Young Adult Should Learn

Everyone, young or old, can enjoy having a handy collection of basic cooking skills with a little practice. Mastering this list can help you make …

Cooking

Beer Styles Explained, From IPA To Pilsner And Beyond

You’d better know what you’re looking for before walking into the beer section of a liquor store or sidle up to a bar. The options are dizzying, and if you don’t know the difference between a pale ale and a lager there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to walk out with something you don’t really …

Beer

6 easy steps to becoming a social media maven

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Marketing

The Giant List of 101 Culinary Terms All Chefs Should Know

Think you know every culinary term used in your kitchen? Get ready to think again.<p>This comprehensive culinary dictionary will test your cooking …

Best Doctors in Chicago

When's the last time you felt good leaving the doctor's office?<p>At One Medical we believe that clinical excellence, commitment to service, and a …

Medicine

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Ask yourself These 20 Questions To Know If You Have a Business or An Expensive Hobby | Inc.com

According to the Kaufman Start-Up Activity Index, the number of people starting a new business has increased, and there are approximately 550,000 new business owners each month.<p>Given that, according to Forbes 80% of business will go bust in the first 18 months, this means that roughly 440,000 of …

Small Business

The Cocktail Heatmap: Where to Drink Right Now in Miami, Winter 2018

Here's a freshly updated version of <b>Eater's Cocktail Heatmap</b>, a guide to the hot drinking dens and restaurant bars of the moment in South Florida. Rather than feature the perennial favorites and classic go-tos (you can find those here and here), this guide focuses on operations that have open <i>less</i> …

Texas

Nest’s latest home camera is the super smart Nest Cam IQ

Nest has a brand new security camera in their line-up, taking its place alongside the Nest Cam and Nest Cam Outdoor. The new member of the family is the Nest Cam IQ, a camera that takes its design cues from the Nest Cam Outdoor, but is made for indoor use and has new, smarter built-in capabilities …

Home Security

Forget Chinatown, Flushing Is Home to Some of NYC’s Best Dumplings

<i>Editor's Note: This is an episode of</i> Food/Groups<i>, Thrillist's brand-new YouTube series based on the deep, delicious relationships between different</i> …

The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the Day

Looking for an easy high-protein, high-fiber meal that's perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? All you need for this recipe are basically three ingredients, one pan, and your oven.<p>For just over 400 calories, this roasted tofu, sweet potato, and bell pepper dish offers 34 grams of protein and 7.9 …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new grads to …

Bill Gates

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

8 Content Marketers to Follow in 2017 | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

25 fast-paced thrillers you’ll want to bring to the beach this summer

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>One of the best outdoor activities for versatility, affordability, and a great use of your attention span is diving into a really good book. …

Books

Meet Country's Hottest Newcomers + Win a Yeti Roadie 20 Cooler!

Cold beverages and great country music can drive summer, and this contest has both. Meet Taste of Country's hottest newcomers and lock down cold …

Top 10 Real Estate Influencers to Follow

If you want to make it big in the real estate industry, you'd do well to learn from these rockstars.<p>Founder, Market Domination Media®<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The cut-throat world of real estate can be particularly unforgiving to new entrepreneurs. However, the …

Real Estate

This Novel Is So Good Bill Gates Gave It to 50 of His Friends | Inc.com

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's favorite book of all time is <i>The Remains of the Day</i>, Kazuo Ishiguro's novel about a butler with a dark past. Barack Obama claims reading fiction made him a better citizen. And classic sci-fi by Isaac Asimov helped inspire Elon Musk to dream so audaciously about technology.<p>…

Bill Gates

These Are the Best Books You'll Read in May — GQ

Opening story…<p>Click here if the story doesn't open after a few seconds.<p>Learn more about Apple News<p>article<p>It's starting to get nice out. Here are some …

The World's Most Beautiful Beach Cities Where You Can Live for Dirt Cheap

More than a few Americans fantasize about picking up their lives and moving to some seaside villa in a country where your rent is less than a car …

Ho Chi Minh City

What to Read in Summer 2017 (and Where to Read It)

A good book can shape a trip, and come to mind every time you see a photo of where you read it. But there's something extra special about reading …