Meredith Rae

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The Hottest Cookbooks of Summer 2018

When the warmth of the summer sun lingers late into the night, it can be tempting to avoid the kitchen. Air-conditioned restaurants and breezy patio tables may beckon — but it’d be a mistake to ignore the call of summer’s produce, the fruit, vegetables, leaves, herbs, and flowers that are just …

Cooking

13 books you should read before you get married

Getting married is a major milestone. It means making (hopefully) permanent room in your heart for someone else and committing to loving, supporting, nurturing, and defending your partner through thick and thin for the rest of your life.<p>It's no easy feat. Fortunately, authors and experts have …

Books

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Python is the Perfect Tool for any Problem

Reflection is always a helpful (and sometimes entertaining ) exercise. For nostalgia’s sake — if one can be nostalgic for something 2 years old— I …

How to rewrite your SQL queries in Pandas, and more

Introduction to Pandas, for developers already familiar with SQL.

Introducing pydbgen: A random dataframe/database table generator

Introducing pydbgen which is a lightweight, pure-python library to generate random useful entries (e.g. name, address, credit card number, date, …

21 Apps That'll Help You Wind Down, Relax, and Be More Mindful

We could all do with a little help when it comes to winding down, and fortunately, there are plenty of apps that are designed to do just that. From …

Apps

11 Books That'll Help You Get Your Life in Order

Are you a procrastinator? Do you wish you could get on top of your inbox? Or is it your career that needs a helping hand? Whether you want to …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

Breakfast

How to avoid overthinking at night, reveals a leading mindfulness expert

Reclaim your sleep with these top tips<p>We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through …

5 Mantras for a Happier, Calmer, More Confident You

These powerful slogans can help you reprogram your brain think more positively.<p>Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? …

The Seven Major Chakras

Study of the Chakras<p>The word chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning wheel. If we were able to see the chakras as many(psychics, in fact, …

Are Forms Dead? An Inside Look at How Removing Forms Might Benefit You

SEO is constantly changing.Just when you think you’ve mastered keyword research, Google announces a new ranking factor.The same thing is happening …

Marketing

Email Marketing Benchmarks, Trends and Statistics

Email continues to be a strong marketing channel. Nearly 72 percent of consumers say emails are their number one choice in brand communication. …

Our Complete Guide to Marinating: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why - MyRecipes

As it turns out, marinating longer doesn't necessarily mean a more delicious dinner.<p>That moment you realize everything you’ve ever believed about …

The Complete Machine Learning Bundle | ZDNet Academy

<b>Quant Trading Using Machine Learning</b><p>Play the Markets Like a Pro After 11 Hours of Integrating Machine Learning into Your Investment …

10 Top Marketing Automation Influencers You Need to Know

When we want inspiration and guidance in the world of marketing automation, the world wide web is always a good place to start looking. But with so …

Marketing

How to Assess the Relevancy of 3rd Party Intent Data

At this point, most of us have realized that traditional, or “spray-and-pray” marketing approaches no longer work. We are now living in the …

Science Says This is What Happens to You When You Overthink Everything

Ruminating isn't the same as problem-solving.<p>Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of …

The Complete Beginners' Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Ten years ago, if you mentioned the term “artificial intelligence” in a boardroom there’s a good chance you would have been laughed at. For most people it would bring to mind sentient, sci-fi machines such as 2001: A Space Odyssey’s HAL or Star Trek’s Data.<p>Today it is one of the hottest buzzwords …

Artificial Intelligence

AI is now the best friend IT ever had

If you look past the hype, existential concerns, and fear that Alexa is a CIA mole, there are some genuinely exciting developments happening in the world of artificial intelligence.<p>Some of these have very specific applications, such as medical imaging, diagnostic capabilities, or satellite imagery …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

Self-improvement

Microsoft Cortana's new feature makes you keep your promises

"I'll get you an answer tomorrow."<p>"I'll have those figures to you by EOD."<p>"I'll get you that report on Friday."<p>With the constant barrage of emails, your promises to do one thing or another can get lost in the shuffle. Enter Cortana. You may already use Windows 10 ($100 at Amazon.com)'s digital …

Here Are More Details on Salesforce's Plan to Smarten Up Sales and Marketing Software

Salesforce, which has been dribbling out details of its grand plan to add artificial intelligence to its sales-and-marketing software for weeks, did …

Ometria Raises Further $2.5M To Let Online Retailers Automate Marketing Campaigns

Ometria launched in 2013 with a mission to help online retailers make better use of data, and, in turn, compete harder with the likes of Amazon and more data-driven players in the market. But more data insights alone don’t equate to more effective marketing if you don’t take the appropriate action …