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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.

Cooking

3 good reasons to park money in a money fund

Cash isn't trash.<p>Now, you may point out – correctly – that the interest from a money market fund wouldn't feed a family of gnats, and you'd be correct. The average money fund yields 0.02%, which would generate a fully taxable $2 in interest on a $10,000 balance, the remainder of which would be …

Investing

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

10 Habits of People Who Love to Work Out

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

San Francisco Bay Area

The Lifecycle Of A Modern Day Long-Term Relationship

As a guy who’s hooked up with more girls in “relationships” than I care to admit, I’m always thrilled to receive emails from men who are devastated …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

11 Places You Need to Have Sex At Some Point In Your Life

​<p>Changing locations removes you from things in your home that stress you out and gets your adrenaline pumping, which helps you get even more aroused than usual, says Morse. And get this: Sharing feelings of excitement can help couples get connected during the experience and after. "If you have …

Buffalo Style Cauliflower

I have a lot of fun experimenting with recipes I see on Pinterest or Facebook and this was one of them. I wasn't sure how this was going to go over …

10 creative recipes to reinvent your Thanksgiving leftovers

If you have trouble facing the turkey that you know is objectively delicious following your Thanksgiving food hangover, try giving your leftovers a …

Team Natural: Why Halle Berry’s Lawsuit over Her Daughter’s Hair Matters

When news broke yesterday that <b>Halle Berry</b> had again taken her former partner <b>Gabriel Aubry</b> to court over co-parenting issues, it seemed like easy celebrity tabloid fodder. The two have been in heated disputes over joint custody issues involving their six-year-old daughter, <b>Nahla,</b> before. But this …

15 Quotes to Live By | Inc.com

Mondays might be rough, and so can the rest of the week. So sit down, take a deep breath, and check out these 15 quotes to live by:<p>"<i>Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure."</i> --Oprah Winfrey<p>"<i>So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks</i> …

Oprah Winfrey

7 Hints You Should Know Before Booking Another Flight

When we fly, it's absolutely imperative that we get the best possible deal, on the best possible day, on the best possible flight. (Travel ego is a <i>very</i> real thing, people. And we have a BIG one.)<p>As such, we have a few serious rules to live by when it comes to booking plane tickets. These facts and …

10 Sexual Fantasies Men Have (That They Never Tell Their Girlfriends About)

Since I wrote today about women’s sexual fantasies and how difficult it can be to share them with their partners, I also surveyed my male friends to …

30 Healthy & Tasty Breakky recipes you can make the night before

Many of us are pressed for time in the mornings but starting your day with a healthy breakfast may not be as hard as you think. Here are 30 recipes …

29 Ways to Save Hundreds on Groceries

Find the best prices, avoid sneaky store tricks, and stop impulse buys<p>Regardless of whether you’re feeding just yourself or a whole family, you …

Personal Finance

8 Facebook Privacy Settings You Need to Check Now

Have you updated your security preferences lately?<p>Don’t fool yourself: There is no such thing as privacy on the Internet.<p>That’s the first thing …

Apps

5 Ways Americans Sabotage Their Savings

While the latest news proclaims that the economy is rebounding, the truth is that most Americans are wasting their money. Spending is up, which is …

Teen Entrepreneur Megan Grassell Used Her Frustration To Fuel A Business

Last month I had the pleasure of meeting teen entrepreneur Megan Grassell, now 19, at an energy summit in Jackson Hole, WY. Grassell is the founder of Yellowberry, a company that sells age-appropriate pre-teen bras and messages of empowerment to girls.<p>A year ago, while shopping for bras with her …

Buying an iPhone 6: One of the Worst Decisions You Can Make

Was it just me or did the hype train feel a bit derailed this year when Apple announced the launch of their iPhone 6? Maybe it’s the fact that every …

Phones

6 Little Ways to De-Stress (and Enjoy Life More)

Money, work, the economy, family responsibilities, personal relationships, and health are today's top triggers of stress, according to research by …

Frugal Living

Modern Entrepreneurs Need To Learn How To Write

Even in this age of videos and text messages, the quickest way to kill your startup dream with investors, business partners, or even customers, is embarrassingly poor writing. Being very visible in the startup community, I still get an amazing number of badly written emails, rambling executive …

4 Secrets to Success Richard Branson Learned From Nelson Mandela | Inc.com

As Virgin America announced plans for its long-awaited IPO, Sir Richard Branson confided over a late-night beer just how maddening it can be to launch any high-flying business, even with more than 350 other companies under the Virgin brand. Back when the Bay Area-based airline was getting started, …

Motivation

Top 10 Qualities of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

If you really want to bring success into your life, you should cultivate yourself just as you'd cultivate a garden for the best yield.<p>The attributes here are shared by successful people everywhere, but they don't happen by accident or luck. They originate in habits, built a day at a time.<p>Remember: …

Self-improvement

Why Multi-Tasking Is Worse Than Marijuana For Your IQ

What makes you more stupid – smoking marijuana, emailing while talking on the phone or losing a night’s sleep?<p>Researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry at the University of London studied 1,100 workers at a British company and found that multitasking with electronic media caused a greater decrease …

Watch Nicki Minaj Give Drake a Lap Dance In New "Anaconda" Video - PAPER

It's heeeeere! After weeks of much hype, and much butt, former Paper cover girl Nicki Minaj finally bestowed the Internet with her video for her excellent new single, "Anaconda." And just when you're starting to be like, "we get it, you're plugging Myx and Beat pills," BOOM, Tumblr's boyfriend …

How Can Women Make as Much Money as Men? | Inc.com

Surprisingly, the statistics are clear...women are still only earning 77 percent of men's earnings. What is the reason for the gap and what can women do to avoid it? There seem to be a number of explanations.<p>One insight, explained by Dr. Claudia Goldin in her paper in <i>The American Economic Review</i>, …

Gender Equality

5 Offbeat Ways to Save Money That Are Actually Fun

The holidays are over and it’s time to get started on that new year’s resolution about getting your finances in order and beefing up your savings …

Science Explains Exactly How Your Phone Is Ruining Your Relationships | Inc.com

You know it's rude (and, in the right company, might even mean it's your turn to pick up the check), but you just can't help yourself--you just have to take a quick peek at your phone to see if that client wrote you back or if your team has any questions, even though that important prospect or your …

Virginia Tech

Tip: How to Create a Trending Topic on Twitter

by Jason Keath on Aug 12, 2014<p>Cision pulled together a great blog post on this topic.<p>And recently at Social Fresh EAST we pulled together a little …