Molly O'Connell

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When Websites Design Themselves

<b>Graphic design used to require</b> physical work. To compose letterheads, business cards, brochures, magazines, books, and posters, you hunched over a …

Artificial Intelligence

Five Cities With the Best Shot to Get Amazon

Conor Sen, a Bloomberg View columnist, discusses the race to become the site of Amazon’s second headquarters and what cities will do to attract …

14 Proven Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

Estimate the attention span of your audience, then cut it in half. That's a good length for your presentation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful leaders are able to meaningfully communicate with others.<p>Steve Jobs inspired his employees to strive for perfect …

The Most Beautiful Autumn Adventures in the U.S.

Ditch your pumpkin spice latte and experience the wilder side of this colorful season.<p>Does leaf peeping make you think of cruising in an Oldsmobile with a flannel blanket on your lap? Don’t succumb to those yawns just yet. Taking in the fall colors doesn't need to be a snooze fest. Your favorite …

Hiking

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

The world's most expensive restaurants

Napa Valley

Mario Batali Gives Us the Genius Weeknight Eggplant Parm We All Need

World, we finally have an Eggplant Parmesan that will fit neatly into your after-work life. In fact, there are three secrets to it that Mario Batali has been sitting on for <i>years</i>.<p>I realize it looks nothing like your nonna’s (tell us about hers in the comments, too!), but it's probably …

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

Why millennials cheat less than their parents

When Amanda Chatel’s husband cheated on her after a year and a half into their marriage, she was flabbergasted. “I think cheating is one of the worst …

Charlize Theron Is Not Here To Make Friends

Theron has spent the last 30 years ignoring the unspoken rules of proper (female) star behavior.<p><b>In 1995, Charlize Theron was</b> newly arrived in Hollywood after stints as a model and a dancer, living in a fleabag motel, and running out of money. Her mother had sent the 20-year-old Theron a check from …

Our Minds Have Been Hijacked by Our Phones. Tristan Harris Wants to Rescue Them

Sometimes our smart phones are our friends, sometimes they seem like our lovers, and sometimes they’re our dope dealers. And no one, in the past 12 …

Social Media

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

This is how much money the royal family is given in allowances

Don't look if you're itching for payday<p><b>Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde</b><p>Queen Elizabeth may have turned 91 this year, but she is showing no signs of …

Why Befriending a Butcher Is This Summer's Power Move

The stuffy steakhouse is dead.<p>Open the door. Step inside.<p>What do you smell? This is the chilly, glassed-in locker in Los Angeles in which Justin Severino hangs 2,000 pounds of the charcuterie that he makes—the fiocco and duck speck and blackstrap ham, the salami faintly perfumed with the juniper …

Andrew Zimmern’s 10 Best Recipes for the Grill

Recipes for a Memorial Day BarbecueJust in time for the unofficial start of summer, here are 10 reasons to fire up that grill. This weekend, I’m …

There’s A Reclusive Cheese Billionaire Who Built His Empire On Our Pizza Addiction

Every night, in my dreams, I’m Scrooge McDuck-ing in my own private vault, filled to the brim with not gold, but cheese, delicious cheese. This, I …

A Seattle Burger Makes It to No. 4 on Thrillist's Top Burgers in America List

Few meals are more heartily satisfying than a perfectly composed burger: A juicy flavorful patty paired with just the right blend of toppings—gooey …

Why millennial women want to be housewives

Every weekday evening, Ash Krikorian, 35, comes home from work to a spotless apartment and an Armenian dish prepared by his 30-year-old wife, Gaya.<p>“I …

University of California

This guy gave his girlfriend lettuce thinking it was a flower, and we're melting

Gift-giving in relationships gets a little tricky sometimes — but if you need definitive proof that it’s truly the thought that counts, we’ve found …

Lettuce

3 French-girl eating habits you should adopt right now

French women seem to have mealtime all figured out: They freely nosh on flaky chocolate croissants and thick-cut, brie-slathered bread without …

Confessions of an agency veteran: ‘We’re bred to compete, not collaborate’

Digital media has increased the pressures of the agency business, so much so that it’s become close to impossible to do great work. In this edition …

Pork Cutlet Recipe

This pork cutlet recipe is easy to make and is delicious served with a classic white gravy.<p>For this pork cutlet recipe, I like to use a crispy …

A Design Trend That Adds Seats and Storage (but Not Clutter)

Behold, the bench-shelf<p>Few design trends are as ingenious as they are beautiful (recall how glamorous open shelving kitchens seemed like a good idea until we all realized how annoying it would be to dust them). But a recent design trend is bridging that gap, and for lack of a better term we're …

Trends

A Garden Pavilion in Zurich / Oliv Brunner Volk Architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The pavilion is situated in the garden of a villa from the 1920s, surrounded by old trees and dense …

Warby Parker Grew to $250 Million in Sales Through Disciplined Growth. Now It's Time to Get Aggressive

If Wes Anderson made a movie about startups, Warby Parker's New York City headquarters would be the set.<p>Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, the bespectacled and boyishly handsome co-founders and co-CEOs of the eyeglasses purveyor, sit in wood-and-leather mid-century chairs around a long library table …

World's most beautiful car up for sale

The years leading up to WW2 saw some of the most beautiful cars ever built, with limited production automobiles such as the Mercedes-Benz 500/540 K …

In Just 3 Words, LinkedIn's CEO Taught a Brilliant Lesson in How to Find Great People | Inc.com

I've been following LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner for a while, and I really admire his vision for the company.<p>Of course, a company is only as great as its employees. At the recently held ASU GSV Summit,Weiner revealed the actions his company is taking to look for talent in non-traditional places. …

Employment

Best Buy Stock Rockets Higher After Blowout Quarter

Revenue and profit surged, and the retailer boosted its guidance for the full year.<p>What happened<p>Shares of consumer electronics retailer <b>Best Buy</b> …

So You Have A New Gesture

Gestures are an inescapable facet of mobile development. Once just an exciting feature of Apple’s new touch screen technology, gestures have now …

The End of Sand

It’s one of our most widely used natural resources, but it’s scarcer than you think.<p>The final event of last year’s beach-volleyball world tour was held in Toronto, in September, in a parking lot at the edge of Lake Ontario. There’s a broad public beach nearby, but few actual beaches meet the …

Gulf Coast