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Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

The Potluck Thanksgiving Recipes Perfect For Friendsgiving

Thirteen recipes you really should be grateful for.<p><b>Our Complete Thanksgiving Recipe Guide</b><p>Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday among Americans, but Friendsgiving is even better. Friendsgiving is about celebrating this holiday with the people you’ve chosen to have in your life, not the ones you were …

How a $100 million investment helped make Papa John's America's favorite pizza chain

Papa John's was the top pizza chain in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), with a score of 82 out of 100. This is the 15th time out of the previous 17 years the chain has earned top marks in the pizza industry in overall customer satisfaction.<p>In fact, the pizza chain was second place …

Nashville Is The Greatest City On The Face Of The Earth… But Please Don’t Move There

I was hungover the first time I smelled a celebrity. I was flipping through 45s at my favorite record store in Nashville when the owner—Jack White—walked through the shop. My heart performed a series of horrifying gymnastics. My hands shook. I could feel my jaw go slack, laden with potential words …

The 24 best places to live in the South — the region that's becoming the best place to live in America

The best region in the country, going by the US Census Bureau's geographic divisions, might surprise some: the South. Twenty-four of the top 50 cities can be found in the South — more than the <i>combined</i> number of cities that made the list from the traditionally more desirable West and Northeast …

These Brothers Want to Transform Everything About Classic Car Auctions

Meet the Keno Brothers. They want to get rid of the car auction establishment. Here's how.<p>I've never bought a $1M car.<p>I've never even bought a $100k car, new or used. I'm in the "budget" vintage school. A 1973 Citroen SM. A 1991 Porsche 928GT. A 1987 911 Targa. I'm 43 years old. Having grown up …

Eric Clapton’s Favorite Guitar Solo: Duane Allman on Wilson Pickett’s 1968 Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’

Ask a group of guitarists to name their favorite guitar solo, and there's a pretty good chance someone will mention Eric Clapton's solo on the live …

'62 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38 million at Monterey Car Week

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold at auction Thursday night in Carmel for about $38 million — a record, but far less than many experts had predicted.<p>Classic car experts had expected the car could bring up to twice that amount, but bidders begged to differ. Amid a packed house of well-heeled collectors, …

5 Amazing (and Possibly Apocryphal) Willie Nelson Stories

Willie Nelson just returned to the top of <i>Billboard</i>'s Country chart with <i>Band of Brothers</i>, his first Number One album in nearly 30 years. It's just …

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

Cinematography

Gout Risk Linked With Family History

Risk of developing gout, the painful joint condition that has been known historically as "the disease of kings," may hinge on whether someone in your family has also experienced the condition, a new study suggests.<p>According to data from the entire population of Taiwan -- 23 million people -- …

All alcohol, even wine, raises risk of gout flare-ups: study | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bad news for gout sufferers who enjoy drinking the fruit of the vine - new research finds that all types of alcohol, even previously exempt wine, can bring on attacks of the painful condition.<p>“I don’t want to sound too dogmatic and say, ‘You must stop drinking,’” lead …

Curing Diabetes: How Type 2 Became an Accepted Lifestyle

<i>Diabetes is big business, and many have been convinced that managing it forever is their only option. But it is possible to cure the disease.</i><p>Chuck Lynch figured that after being diagnosed with type 2 (adult onset) diabetes, he was destined for a life of daily finger sticks and medication to keep …

What it's like to drive a McLaren F1

They say never meet your heroes, but Sam Smith met the McLaren F1, and it was magical. It exists on a plane of its own, something that lives outside the realm of sanity and reason.<p><i>Late last year, Sam Smith drove a McLaren F1 for</i> R&T's <i>51 Coolest Cars of the Last 50 Years. The piece he wrote was</i> …

Black Simon and Garfunkel's 'Royals' May Be the Best Cover Version Yet

Paul and Art would be proud.<p><b>Black Simon & Garfunkel,</b> the spoof-folk duo comprised of the Roots' Questlove and Kirk Douglas, made another appearance on <i>The Tonight Show</i> last night. In the past, they've covered such pop gems as Katy Perry's "Roar" and Ke$ha and Pitbull's "Timber." This time around, …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Travel Photography

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Who Was Carl Sagan?

The famed scientist, and celebrity, had a lot more going on than just hosting a television series.<p>It was almost like a dispatch from another planet: the invitation to the young astronomer to leave Brooklyn and visit the lakes and gorges of upstate New York.<p>"A letter shows up in my mailbox from Carl …

20 Greatest Duos of All Time

20<p>Less narcissistic than solo performers, more intimate than a mere "band," musical duos embody a special chemistry. Sometimes that announces itself …

March Madness: Make Sure to Watch These Five Games

Selection Sunday is over. The brackets are set. Your bosses and family members likely won’t let you watch every first round game during the NCAA …

18 Bands to Check Out From South by Southwest 2014

From punk screamers to electronic pranksters, these acts justified their buzz—or sparked some.<p>Gaga's vomit; Tyler's riot—the headlines can make it seem like the South by Southwest music festival exists for already-famous musicians to grab even more publicity. But despite the attention-getting …

These 5 sedans are V8-powered supercars in disguise

Supercar performance, raucous V8 engines, and four doors.<p>These five sedans don't look like supercars. They have no carbon tubs or active aerodynamic tricks that make them look like low-flying spacecraft. They fit human beings in their front and rear seats. They have cushy suspensions and seat …

Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …