Mylee Schrank

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This iPhone app built by teens helps you finish your tasks on time for once

If you constantly find yourself overwhelmed by your daily schedule, maybe it’s time to seek help. Who ya gonna call? Try teenagers Shaan Singh, 17 and Erik Vanderplas, 15, whose cleverly designed productivity app, Time, is ready to assist you in crushing your tasks.<p>Available for iPhone, the app …

University of Maryland

6 smart questions to get you the most useful customer feedback

<b>Goal</b>: When someone decided not to use your product, wouldn’t you want to find out why?<p>You may discover that they found another product, your prices were too high, your product was poorly designed, or perhaps they were just kicking the tires around.<p>Armed with this knowledge, you can make changes to …

The best way to cook brown rice? Treat it like pasta.

By Jane Touzalin<p>, Multiplatform editor<p>In which I answer a leftover question from a previous week’s chat:<p><i>I’m trying to prep further in advance, so I made brown rice for a set of lunches this week. I don’t have a rice cooker, so I followed the instructions on the bag, and my rice came out mushy,</i> …

Diets

Exclusive: Dodge Execs Meet with NASCAR Execs

FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne’s words seem to be coming to pass.<p>Sean Gardner/Getty Images<p>As we told you on December 4 of last year, Sergio Marchionne, …

Autos

90 Smart Ways to Radically Boost Your Productivity

An epic list of ways to increase your personal productivity and be a lot more successful.<p>Ninety days, 90 ways to be more productive in 2017. While some will only take a few minutes, they will still make a major impact on your productivity. Others might take a little longer, especially if creating a …

20 Types of Evergreen Content that Produce Lasting Results for Your Business - Copyblogger

I’m sure you’ve heard this stat: more than two million blog posts go live every single day.<p>And that’s just talking about blogs. You don’t even want …

25 Quotes From Gandhi That Will Inspire You To Take On Your Mission

Gandhi was one of the most prominent leaders during the Indian Independence movement. His philosophy has inspired countless numbers of people …

How this vodka cream sauce does more with less

By Bonnie S. Benwick<p>, Deputy Food editor<p>Your average pasta with vodka cream sauce often comes with a choice of two sides: regret or a damn-the-calories attitude. But this recipe, plucked from the pages of a new cookbook that pairs menus with classic movies, puts a more positive spin on the dish. …

Recipes

15 "Starts and Stops" That All People In Their 20s Should Put On Their New Year Goal List

The beginning of a new year also signifies the new beginning in our lives, the time when we should evaluate our progress so far, look into the future …

Self-improvement

2017 Predictions in Social Media and Content Marketing

Like last year’s predictions deck, we’ve pulled together a select group of 70 top marketing minds who rock the digital trenches every day, to find …

Marketing

How To Make An Authentic Russian Borscht

All the way from Novokuybyshevsk, a small town outside of Samara Russia comes this authentic, curing and delicious borscht recipe.<p>Authentic Russian …

Separation Anxiety: Why It Happens And How To Support Your Child

Sometimes the human brain outsmarts itself. And this is exactly what is happening for children struggling with separation anxiety.<p>It often goes like this. You get them all pumped up for being brave at school drop-off. You remind them that they will get to do all sorts of fun things during the …

Parenting

Watch the Faster Way People Wrap Presents in Japan

Apparently, we've been using way too many steps — and too much tape.<p>It's perhaps no surprise that the culture that invented origami is also superior when it comes to wrapping presents. Their technique is faster and, with a little practice, easier. Talk about holiday music to your ears when you're …

Record number of car buyers 'upside down' on trade-ins

DETROIT -- The wave of easy credit and longer auto loans has left a record percentage of consumers trading in vehicles that are worth less than what they owe on their loans.<p>In auto finance parlance, these folks are underwater, or upside down. They already are affecting the market as automakers …

Where Social Media Is Headed in 2017: The Biggest Trends to Watch For

What does the future look like for social media?<p>That’s a question we regularly discuss here at Buffer and one we’re not quite sure anyone has a …

Social Media

The Art of Crafting Viral Content

Read about how to approach crafting content that goes viral.<p>Did you know that both professionals and amateurs write and publish nearly two million …

7 Social Media Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Every year, I make predictions about what the coming year’s potential developments in the world of social media marketing. And every year, I have to think back and chuckle at all the people who claimed social marketing was just a fad—as little as a few years ago.<p>It’s clear now that social media …

Social Media

Tom Colicchio's Recipe for This Deliciously Crunchy and Gooey Fall Sandwich is Making Us VERY Hungry

We're betting you've never had an ingredient combo quite like this.<p>If you were to tell us that a certain ubiquitous fall ingredient would become our …

You Need to Fail a Breathalizer Test to Enter the World’s First Hangover Bar

Provided you can find your way to it after a wild night of alcohol-fueled partying, the world’s first hangover bar, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, …

Alcohol

10 Brilliant Social Media Examples for your B2C Content Marketing

<i>Content marketing and social media marketing are not only equally important, they also go hand in hand.</i>Every great branding campaign needs quality …

Marketing

5 Ways Millennials Are Reshaping Customer Service Everywhere

Here's how five companies are adjusting to meet Millennials' customer service expectations.<p>The always-on, high-tech, and hyper-connected world that Millennials have come of age in has influenced their customer expectations. In fact, 68 percent of Millennial consumers have higher expectations for …

5 (Non-Spiritual) Activities That Promote Spiritual Growth

Spirituality is often likened to religion, when in reality it is a completely separate entity. Someone who has never picked up any religious text, …

10 New Ways to Roast

Chefs have astounding tricks that maximize the flavor of almost any roastable ingredient. Here, F&W’s Justin Chapple and Kay Chun use those chefs’ …

One Move For Strong, Flat Yoga Abs

Yoga does incredible things for the body. The practice helps clears the mind and restore balance – both physically and mentally. That makes it an …

The Fierce Yoga Flow That Feels Amazing After A Big Night Out

<i>We're pumped to present our favorite story of the week from our pals at POPSUGAR Fitness!</i><p>While plenty of people swear by Bikram yoga, but I believe …

What’s more productive than multitasking?

Most people have heard how great meditation can be for relaxing and calming your mind, but did you know that meditation can actually increase your …

14 Uncommon Habits That Contribute to Success

<i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success?</i><p><b>1. Sacrificing important things.</b> In the end, we all only have 24 hours in a day. To reach …

Brave New Coral - Human activity has wreaked havoc on coral reefs around the world. Now, under the threat of climate change, coral’s best chance for survival may be human creativity

Misaki Takabayashi, a marine scientist at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, first noticed nearby reefs were changing in 2014. She was bodyboarding …

Coral Reefs