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The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

Brainwaves

10 of the Best Music Podcasts

With car dashboards eliminating CD inputs and relying more on smart displays and smartphones, podcasts — both music-related and others — are …

Smashing Pumpkins

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

The 20 True Crime Books On Goodreads With The Highest Ratings From Users

Fans of all things strange, puzzling and decidedly creepy, rejoice! It's Mystery and Thriller Week on Goodreads and the site has compiled all of your …

Books

3 Strategies to Painlessly Free up Time and Get More Done

What juggling a growing tech company, grad school and a toddler taught me about how to efficiently manage time and priorities like a superhero.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're all wearing many hats and trying to fit multiple roles into a single 24-hour day. When …

Time Management

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …

Books

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Workouts

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

The 50 Best Jazz Guitarists Of All Time

Even the very best jazz guitarists rarely receive the attention and plaudits that the genre’s horn blowers – <b>saxophonists</b> and <b>trumpeters</b>, in particular …

Guitar

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

A massive collection of vintage blues musician photos is coming to the Chicago History Museum

It’s rare for a cultural movement to both shape a city’s soul and directly influence an art form’s evolution. But as home to the Chicago blues …

Chicago Blues

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Coloring Book

#50 Les Trois Mousquetaires Porter Baltique from The World’s 50 Best Beers for 2018 Ranking

iStock<p>The World’s 50 Best Beers for 2018<p>Benjamin Franklin may have never actually uttered the phrase “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to …

Best ever steak recipes

Whether you're entertaining at the weekend or planning a special weeknight meal, don't miss our best ever succulent steak recipes. Think fresh …

30 Minute HIIT and Abs Workout with Warm Up and Cool Down (no equipment)

Need a little core work but also want to be sure you fire up your metabolism as well? This routine takes a typical lower intensity abs workout and …

A Blueprint To Building Wealth - The 4 Deadly Sins Of D.I.Y. Investors

Investor psychology prevents a lot of do-it-yourself investors from performing well in their investing endeavors.<p>A dividend growth strategy can be …

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

Whiskey

The Best Everyday Bourbons

Five under-the-radar bottles that will raise your home bar—but not your budget<p>Looking for a few new bottles for your bar? Stacie Stewart can help. The beverage manager at Whiskey Dry, chef Edward Lee’s soon-to-open Louisville, Kentucky, bourbon-and-burger bar, has spent her career honing her palate …

Recipe: Breakfast Fried Rice — Healthy Breakfast Recipes

While fried rice is Asian in its history, at its core it's an easy technique that turns a handful of leftover ingredients into something comforting …

Breakfast

A Beginner’s Guide to Dividend Investing

A few years back, I finally opened up an individual retirement account, or IRA. (A small step in investing, a giant leap toward adulting.) After …

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out | Inc.com

Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want to experience its psychological, physical, and social benefits, we need to train our brain to the "positive." This can only be done through …

Happiness

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

Chilling Reads: The Top 20 Thrillers to Read This Winter Season

This exhilarating debut <b></b>follows six college students as they embark on a summer getaway to a farmhouse. Everything goes well until they meet Severine, the girl next door. Kate Channing, one of the students, finds Severine to be a nuisance. One thing leads to another, and there is a huge altercation …

Books

Chef Ray Lampe's Herbed Up Prime Rib

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Remove roast from refrigerator 1 hour before you plan to cook. Prepare a Big Green Egg® or other charcoal grill for indirect heat …

5 Steps Toward Becoming a Better Leader in 2018 | Inc.com

It is that time of year ago when people start thinking about making a New Year's resolution to be better about something in their life. While many people--40-45 percent of us--set one around being healthier, many set them around being better bosses or leaders.<p>The biggest problem with New Year's …

Leadership

This Red Wine Brownies Recipe Will Take Your Dessert Game up a Notch

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 370°F. Assemble all ingredients.<p>Step 2<p>Melt chocolate and butter in a microwave for about 45 seconds.<p>Step 3<p>Mix chocolate and …

9 Party-Approved Popcorn Recipes That Aren't Just Buckets of Butter

Movie nights are inevitable during winter. Whether you live somewhere cold and refuse to leave the house when it’s below 30 degrees (wise decision) …