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Conversation is a skill. Here’s how to be better at it

<b>Celeste Headlee</b> is a journalist, public radio host, and professional opera singer whose TED Talk on conversations has been viewed over 10 million …

TED Talks

Behold: A Fried Chicken Sandwich Recipe You Can Actually Make at Home

By Julia Kramer<p>No fuss. No muss. Just crispy, juicy chicken thighs on Sriracha mayo-slathered buns.<p>“What’s better than good?”<p>This is my husband Zach’s favorite thing to ask me whenever I’m stressing out about having people over. It’s a rhetorical question, which he always answers the same way:<p>“Good …

Cooking

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

Food choices help lower risk for inflammation, diseases like cancer

There is a word - <i>supercalifragilisticexpialidocious</i> - from the musical "Mary Poppins" that might come to mind when reading ingredient labels on food …

Nutrition

The Power of Being Positive: One Simple Way to Cultivate a Winning Team

Having an optimistic attitude can make all the difference to your business and customers.<p>There is a lot of advice out there about what it takes to succeed in business, but there is one thing I find never fails: a positive attitude. By being present, surrounding yourself with positive people and …

Employment

A Fat-Loss Coach Shares 3 "Easy" Rules For Fat Loss

OK, we know there is no "easy" way to lose fat. Whatever your goals are, be it to lose weight, get lean, or build muscle, fat-loss coach Carter Good says, it's going to "require a buttload of hard work, discipline, sacrifice, and other things that aren't easy . . . But(t🍑) that doesn't mean you …

Fitness

These Are the 5 Books Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer

Anyone can enjoy the Microsoft co-founder's summer reading list, but some choices offer special lessons for entrepreneurs.<p>It's become an annual tradition. For the last several years, in mid-May, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has offered up a summer reading list, sharing it publicly on …

Bill Gates

5 Tricks for Learning a New Language as an Adult

Children can pick up new languages like it’s no big deal, but adults have to really work to get even the basics. While it may seem daunting, it’s not …

Language Learning

The One Uncomfortable Feeling You Must Experience In Order To Be Successful

Contrary to conventional wisdom, success depends less on the virtues of talent and drive than it does one’s ability to withstand fear and uncertainty. Many people display inclinations toward one skill or another in their early lives. Many champion the title of best in the school, team or town – but …

Self-improvement

3 Last Minute Public Speaking Hacks to Make You Look Confident and Calm

The clock is ticking. You are only 30 minutes away from giving your first ever presentation to your new company’s board. You’ve done the preparation …

Public Speaking

Creamiest Chocolate Mousse Pie

Rich, creamy chocolate mousse pie is a perfect treat for everyone who likes mousse and chocolate. Deep, decadent mousse is nestled in a chocolate …

Dessert

A Week of Healthy Meal Prep: May 21-25

Each week, we’re bringing you 5 weeknight recipes you can make in 45 minutes or less. To make it even easier, we’re helping you meal prep! Sign up …

Healthy Eating

Pan-Seared Ribeye with Miso Butter

Every once in a while, I crave a juicy steak with a perfectly browned crust. Until recently, this craving was only satisfied during celebrations at …

Cooking

Yotam Ottolenghi’s barbecue recipes

Every year, I end up testing barbecue recipes in the rain, with an umbrella balanced precariously on one shoulder, but this year’s mission coincided with the hottest April week in 70 years. Barbecue sales doubled, supermarkets ran out of burgers, rosé and sun cream, and I leapt on the balmy …

Barbecue Recipes

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Glee

What Is a Pile Squat?

The muscles of your upper legs, lower legs and glutes work together to support and balance your body. All types of squats focus on these areas of …

Workouts

Focus on what you can control and you will win every time

“I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls …

Swimming

Build Really Strong Teams Using These 5 Uncommonly Powerful Secrets

Teams are an extremely powerful and important tool for getting the most out the most important resource you have: your human resource.<p>One of the most difficult challenge for business leaders is to get the right group of people together on a team that will deliver the results you desire for your …

Walt Disney Company

history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 1799 - Palestine Remix

Our timeline spans more than two centuries to explain the dramatic chain of events that led to the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine. Further explore pivotal years in depth through our films.<p>SELECT A SPECIFIC ERA:<p>1799 – 1946<p>The British Mandate for Palestine, from 1917 to 1948, laid the …

Israel

Bodyweight Routines Using Push-Ups and Squats

You've got no weights, no gym, no resistance bands — but you do have the desire to work out. Luckily, you have a built-in system to allow you to do …

Workouts

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment, and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

Leadership

How to Succeed by Being More Confident

It's not the insecure people you know who do well in life.<p>It's not the insecure people you know who do well in life. Rather, studies have shown that that the adage "confidence breeds success" is true. Whether or not they're actually better or more skilled than others, confident individuals are …

Self-improvement

5 Easy Things You Can Do to Be a Better Manager

Being a manager is harder than it looks -- and being a good manager is even more challenging.<p>This story originally appeared on Ellevate<p>Being a manager is harder than it looks from the outside. Being a <i>good</i> manager <i></i>is even more challenging.<p>There are countless books and resources out there for anyone …

Employee Engagement

The Best Potluck Recipes from Every State

Planning a potluck or searching for a dish to pass? Look no further. We found the best potluck recipes submitted by home cooks in every state.<p>While …

Dessert

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Meditation

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Aging Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

Yoga

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Food & Dining

10 Simple Habits That Will Make You More Likable Right Away

Enthusiasm is contagious.<p><i>What are some social life hacks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, 7-figure entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>Growing up, I was one of the shyest and …

Body Language

10 Sleeper Products We Love That You Should Know About

What's a sleeper product, you ask? It's that product you love, live for, would throw most of your possessions in front of a bus for—but, it's also a …

Makeup