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17 Gin Drinks You Can Order That Are So Much Nicer Than G&Ts

There comes a stage in every drinker's life, where they put down the vodka in search of greener pastures. Namely, gin. And when they find it, it's a …

8 Herbs and Veggies You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

<i>by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale</i><p>Did you know that you only need a jar and some water to get start growing more food from your very own kitchen scraps that you might otherwise toss?<p>When I told a coworker about this story, her response was, "Wait--that's like …

Gardening

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

15 Recipes that Prove Cardamom Makes Everything Taste Better

Cardamom may be expensive, so put the spice to good use in these 15 recipes.<p>Cardamom is wonderfully strong and fragrant, and using fresh pods makes a world of difference in flavor. Just keep in mind that 10 pods equals 1½ teaspoons ground cardamom when you're out shopping, because you'll soon be …

Cooking

8 Motivational Books Entrepreneurs Must Read To Fight Their Leadership Battles

Most entrepreneurial problems are problems of leadership. Entrepreneurs who don’t know the basic principles of managing and motivating people, taking …

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Big Data

Do You Want to Be Truly Rich? What I Learned From a Weekend With a Multimillionaire | Inc.com

Building a successful business takes a lot.<p>The greatest entrepreneurs start by identifying a problem, then creating an effective solution. If you want to push forward, you'll also need a hardworking spirit and the ability to remain resilient through adversity.<p>But what comes next?<p>Dustin Maherg …

Entrepreneurship

7 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Mixing Cocktails

<b>This post originally appeared on Vinepair.com</b><p>It’s a new year, with lots of bright new opportunities for absolutely blowing something. And while we …

Christmas Eve

Claire Ptak’s recipes for pink grapefruit brulee and Campari sorbet

I often endorse eating cake for breakfast, but seldom do I admit to loving breakfast in the evening. Surrounded by so much food all the time, I can really OD on flavour. A crunchy bowl of cornflakes can sometimes satisfy more than any full meal. A plain bowl of cereal with ice-cold milk serves to …

Onions

Gin Cocktails that Will Keep You Warm All Winter

When do you reach for the bottle of gin? Odds are, when you need a G&T after a sweltering day, or when you’re shaking up a refreshing drink with …

Cocktails

Part 2: Building web app using react.js, express.js, node.js and mongodb

Introduction<p>For quite sometime now, I have been hearing some very interesting things about react.js like how fast it is and how cool it would be to …

23 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only thing I used to know about Confucius was that he gave great quotes. If it weren't for my brief Wikipedia search this morning, that's all I ever would have known.<p>But his name is still discussed and revered thousands of years after …

Motivation

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Careers

Ten handy python libraries for (aspiring) data scientists

Data science has gathered a lot of steam in the past few years, and most companies now acknowledge the integral role data plays in driving business …

Machine Learning

Is it better to learn MEAN (Mongo, express, node and angular) compared to .Net or JAVA? What are the opportunities on these platforms?

Machine learning is the new SQL

Before the emergence of today’s massive data sets, organisations primarily stored their data in relational databases produced by the likes of Oracle, …

10 tips from a Silicon Valley bootcamp that aims to make smart, successful people more productive

It's almost like rationality boot camp.<p>Here are some of the best tips I gathered from attending one:<p>Agents use higher brain functions to control their actions and shape their emotional urges.<p>Insects just follow genetically determined programs, never seeking a better way or a more worthy goal.<p>Check …

Silicon Valley

Wix Engineering

At Wix Engineering we develop some of the most innovative cloud-based web applications that influence our 70+ million users worldwide.

Butternut Squash Casserole with Leeks, Prosciutto and Thyme

This luscious squash-studded bread pudding is the ideal accompaniment to roasted meats and birds, or cut it into large squares and serve as a main …

Butternut

Jeffbullas's Blog | Internet Marketing

Twitter offers a chance for brands to actively engage and interact with audiences in 140 characters or less. To say that it’s an effective method …

Marketing

3 Personality Tests That Will Give You A Fresh Perspective On Your Career

evaluate yourself + your job<p><i>Finding your passion—and turning it into money—is tricky for anyone, but especially for women. The persistent gender wage gap, the lack of top female executives, and the dearth of mentorship present unique challenges. Luckily, our friends at</i> <i>Levo League</i> <i>give young women</i> …

Employment

5 Helpful Tips for Introverted Entrepreneurs

Silicon Valley is overflowing with misconceptions. And while, by nature, every misconception is misleading, few are more deceptive than this one: Introverted people cannot be successful entrepreneurs.<p>Even if people don't say this out loud, they quietly believe it. The reason that this myth is so …

Personality

The Seven Must Read Books that have to be in the Shelves of Budding Entrepreneurs!

Running your own business is the new cool. With increasing young guns venturing into the mean and competitive space, world is now seeing the new era …

Entrepreneurship

5 Best Vegetarian Crockpot Recipes

Crock pots aren't just for stewing big hunks of meat (though they are definitely indispensable in that department).<p>From hearty vegetable-packed chili …

Cooking

Why Single-Tasking Is Your Greatest Competitive Advantage (Plus 19 Ways To Actually Do It)

The science is in and the results are undeniably bleak:Multi-tasking is to your work what smoking is to your health. Trying to do more than one thing …

Productivity

10 Gin Cocktails With 4 Ingredients Or Fewer

Everyone has a gin story. Yours is about to get better.<p>Since we're gin people, it only makes sense to test the best and brightest gin cocktails. See below for your one stop shop to gin happiness. If you didn't already know, it's the best kind of happy.<p>Want more? Add the London Buck, Hanky Panky, …

I stop working by noon every day — and I've never been so productive

Focus has always been a challenge for me, but I've always felt there should be a better way.<p>I've tried accountability groups, productivity apps and all sorts of other gimmicks for getting more done. But on their own, nothing seemed to work.<p>Recently, I spent some time reviewing and considering …

Time Management

How to make the ultimate martini

How is it possible that a cocktail that is basically made with two basic ingredients can be subject to so much controversy?<p>That’s often the question when it comes to the mystery of the martini. While gin and vermouth may seem like all you need to put together this infamous libation, the tools, …

Martinis

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity