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This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge.<p>It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring …

Free Online Writing Courses

Whether you want to become a famous novelist or just make your way through College English, these free online writing courses and journalism courses …

Creative Writing

How to Build Your Startup Without Hiring a Single Employee | Inc.com

Ten years ago, I raised money with a PowerPoint presentation. Today, the expectations of investors are much higher. Investors want to see working products with paying customers before writing you a cheque.<p>But what should you do if you're a non-technical founder with no way of building your idea …

San Francisco

Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry-Lemon Compote

Makes 8 large<p>If you’re in a bit of a time crunch, these lemon-ricotta pancakes are remarkably light and delectable on their own. They would also be fantastic made with raspberries or huckleberries.<p>August 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups fresh blueberries (about 1½ pounds), divided<p>¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon …

Breakfast

Blueberry Almond Crumb Bars Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Ripe summer fruit is the perfect companion to sweet, nutty almond paste and almond flour in these bars. I love how good they are both cold and warm, just like a slice of blueberry pie, but much easier to transport or store! —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: 12 large bars</b><p>1 1/2 cups (300 …

Dessert

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

An Animated Introduction to Stoicism, the Ancient Greek Philosophy That Lets You Lead a Happy, Fulfilling Life

Forever known, it seems, as keeping a “stiff upper lip,” Stoicism—like its predecessor, Cynicism—is an ancient school of Greek philosophy that has …

Greek Philosophy

The direct-to-direct client route: can it work?

I’ve noticed a trend, or at least a micro-trend, among the students who take my classes for beginning freelancers: more and more of them are …

Employment

Hear Robert Plant's First 'Kashmir' Performance Since Led Zeppelin Reunion

Robert Plant made an appearance Tuesday night at London's Royal Albert Hall during a performance by violinist Nigel Kennedy to sing Led Zeppelin's …

Music

Increase Your Net Worth Without Earning Another Dollar

Don't just focus on your paycheck -- focus on creating a more complete personal experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our minds automatically relate the words "net worth" with a dollar sign, but we shouldn't. There are four different factors of worth, and while one …

4 Simple Tips to Help Anyone Start Meditating

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Even though we tried to stay healthy over the holidays, …

4 Things All Project-Based Learning Teachers Should Do

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The Post

This Breathing Exercise Will Help You Keep Calm and Carry On

Necessary reading for that non-stop year's end hustle.<p>Thanks to this recent election cycle, there's no shortage of upsetting daily news items—coupled with end-of-year deadlines, pending travel plans, oh, and that December expense report—that have the potential to overwhelm a perfectly productive …

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

Self-improvement

Ignore the snobs – Monet is a contender for the greatest artist ever

A Monet pastel gifted to the Scottish National Gallery shows how powerful the impressionist is – a genius creator of poetic symbolism<p>Who is the greatest artist of all time? Names like Rembrandt, Michelangelo and Picasso spring to mind. Yet a very strong contender has to be Claude Monet.<p>That’s …

Art

The Marketing Technique That Made This Entrepreneur Over $1 Million In Six Months | Inc.com

It's no secret that we live in a world of ubiquitous content. It's everywhere.<p>We read, stream and binge-watch content at all times of the day: on the train before work, during our lunch break, with friends at the bar.... even when we're on the toilet. (Warning: Just don't drop your phone.)<p>With so …

Marketing

9 Healthy Eggplant Recipes Make Delicious Lunches and Dinners

Whether you love eggplant on its own or are using it as a delicious meat substitute, this low-calorie, low-carb fruit (bet you didn't know it wasn't a veggie!) makes for an awesome ingredient in lunches, dinners, and snacks. Here are some of our favorite lightened-up recipes and takes on Italian …

Healthy Eating

Long Seen As Victim, 17th Century Italian Painter Emerges As Feminist Icon

She was one of the great female protagonists of the late-Renaissance art world. Forgotten in the 18th and 19th centuries, she was rediscovered in the 20th as a feminist icon.<p>Thirty paintings by Artemisia Gentileschi are on view at Rome's Palazzo Braschi, in a major new exhibit running through May …

Art

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

10 Social Media Predictions for 2017 (and Where You Should Be Spending Your Time) | Inc.com

Let's get the credibility stuff out of the way: I know social media. I know it because I don't just preach about it, and share posts like, "Be engaging! Tell your story!" There is an art to using social media the right way, and I've done so for big brands and small brands, personal brands and …

Marketing

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

The Brain

7 Ways to Improve Your Writing, According to Experts

Sometimes you don’t know what you want to say. Other times you don’t know the right way to say it. And very often you can’t get your butt in the …

Beauty 101: The Ultimate Skin Cleanse

Your First 3 Steps To Learning Photoshop

The darkroom has always been a place where manipulations to photos occur, and those manipulations range from the minor to the extreme. The general …

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Prize awarded for creating ‘new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition’<p>American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, whose decadeslong career in music has pushed the boundaries of multiple genres, has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.<p>The 75-year-old-musician was honored on …

Literature

Studying history of art is more than a posh hobby

I was 16 the first time I properly looked at a piece of art. I was alone in a darkened room with a woman I had only just met. She put a postcard of Seurat’s <i>Bathers at Asnieres</i> on the desk in front of me, illuminated by a single spotlight from the ceiling. “Tell me what you see,” she said.<p>This was …

Art

Linguistics explains why Trump sounds racist when he says “the” African Americans

One of the littlest words in the English language gives the biggest clue about where Donald Trump’s head is at: his use of the word “the.”<p>In the second US presidential debate on Oct. 9, Trump promised, “I’m going to help the African-Americans. I’m going to help the Latinos, Hispanics. I am going to …

Linguistics

Drought-tolerant gardens: Expert tips and tricks

We talked to landscape architects who work their magic in southern California’s dry climes<p>Even in our succulent-obsessed times, many people feel intimidated by and unsure about the idea of drought-resistant landscaping. For some, the notion of drought-tolerant landscape still conjures a drab vision …