Mark Elder

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5 Brain Training Techniques to Cultivate Your Creative Genius

Brain science reveals creativity is just as much a skill you can develop as it is a gift to be thankful for.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ingenious inventor, the savvy entrepreneur, the innovative scientist, the imaginative writer… No matter what our …

Creativity

How to make the best enchiladas - Jamie Oliver | Features

Enchiladas are very traditional in Mexican cuisine, with their appearance varying according to the region in which they’re made – often appearing as …

Two new great books for Arduino and electronics projects

No Starch Press just released two nice books. Arduino Project Handbook by Mark Geddes has 25 beginner-friendly projects that use Arduino (a low cost …

Arduino

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

10 Showstopping Desserts for Your Next Party

We're pretty sure the phrase "save the best for last" became popular because we eat dessert at the end of the meal. When you're the host, you want to …

This infographic shows the best time to buy and sell stocks

Is it possible to time the market cycle to capture big gains?<p>Like many controversial topics in investing, there is no real professional consensus on market timing. Academics claim that it's not possible, while traders and chartists swear by the idea.<p>That said, one thing that everyone can probably …

17 One-Pot Recipes You Can Make in Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Move over, sheet pan dinner recipes — the cast-iron skillet is the O.G. of the cookware world, and it’s here to stay. Perhaps yours was gifted to you by your grandma, or you picked it up at the local flea market. Either way, it’s more than likely your cast-iron skillet has been well-loved for a …

Repair and Maintain Your Bike with These 6 Projects

Spring is here (um… at least theoretically). If you’re a cyclist, there’s nothing like early spring weather for some scenic and glorious riding, peddling off a few of those extra winter pounds, and blowing the dust off of a season’s worth of cabin fever. Spring is also a great time to blow the dust …

Celebrate Fall With Flourless Pumpkin Chocolate Bars

<i>The following post was originally featured on The Fitnessista and written by Gina H., who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Let the avalanche of all things pumpkin begin.<p>I feel like this year, a lot of people are playing it cool when it comes to pumpkin. You know, trying not to act too excited …

The Devil's Food Cake Recipe That Everyone Should Have

There are cake recipes, and then there are <i>cake recipes</i> -- the kind your grandma passes down to you, which you either cling to with great secrecy or share with those you love dearly. But in the world of devil's food cake, mediocre recipes abound, and great ones are hard to come by.<p>So we got a little …

One Pot Wonders: 7 Delicious Dinners Without The Mess

Minimize the mess! From succulent beef stew to easy chicken chili, you only need one pot to create these classic comfort meals.<p><b>1. Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this classic French beef stew, otherwise known as Beef Bourguignon, chunks of beef are slowly braised with garlic and onions in a …

Cooking

Source: Jason Pierre-Paul to take physical with Giants on Monday

Jason Pierre-Paul returned to the New York Giants on Monday to meet with the team and take a physical, a source confirmed to ESPN's Josina …

Football (U.S.)

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The Healthy Snack Your Sweet Tooth Will Die For

Dessert lovers, unite!<p>I don't know about you, but every day around 3 p.m., I get a pretty serious craving for a snack—and it's usually for something sweet. And then, suddenly, I've torn through half a sleeve of cookies like I haven't eaten in days...and I'm well on my way to a stomach ache. Let's …

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Wide receiver fantasy projections for all 32 teams

Trying to find the best fantasy options at the wide receiver position? Michael Fabiano offers help with his stat projections for all 32 of the NFL …

The man with the toughest job in the world | Janine di Giovanni

Photograph: AP<p>UN special envoy Steffan di Mistura meets President Assad in Damascus in November 2014.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/29/1438189760491/09701e73-0e23-4289-a5b8-96bb875d60ac-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: AP<p>UN special envoy Steffan di Mistura meets …

Middle East

9 brilliant business books you can read in an afternoon

However, starting a new book can seem daunting and overly time-consuming. The good news is there are several short business books loaded with powerful information about selling, managing, and investing.<p>We compiled a list of the best business books with less than 150 pages that you can start and …

The Ultimate Guide to Note-Taking

No matter what your profession, there are lots of reasons to take notes. You take notes to retain information from things you hear – like meetings …

Number crunch: Martavis Bryant is 2015 fantasy gold

It is almost fantasy draft time and your important league winning decisions start by figuring out who your "sleepers" are going to be.<p>Others will …

Fantasy Football

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

How To Make Homemade Tomato Sauce

<i>Homemade tomato sauce</i> <i></i>offers you good economic value as well as good nutrition. This tomato paste expectedly costs less per meal serving than a …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

Clean Eating "Good Morning Sunshine" Smoothie Recipe

Since giving up dairy, I have to say my life has changed considerably. My food cravings have vanished, my skin is clearing up and I no longer have …

Breakfast

BETTER-THAN-COFFEE | MORNING MOJO GREEN SMOOTHIE

GUEST POST:<i>Minus the occasional Dirty Chai, I am not much of a coffee drinker. It stains my teeth, makes me shaky, & the crash when it fades is never</i> …

9 Simple Yoga Poses To Help With Back Pain

Aching back got you down? You're not alone. According to the American Chiropractic Association, half of Americans report back back pain symptoms each year. While there's a lot you can do in your daily life, from working to strengthen your core to avoiding sitting for too long, a daily dose of yoga …

17 Places You Can (Legally) Download or Stream Free Movies and TV

Photo (cc) by Michael Bentley<p>No matter what you enjoy watching, you can find it online for free — from silent films and old Westerns to Lifetime TV …

Smart TV

Sticky chocolate cake

The traditional Swedish recipe for sticky chocolate cake is a must for Fika and it's also gluten-free<p>The direct translation for “kladdkaka” is “sticky cake.” You don’t need much more of a descriptor than that. Kladdkaka is one of the basics of Swedish home baking, the kind of recipe that you …