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Bill Gates Recommends These 5 Books for Your Summer Reading

It’s no secret that Bill Gates is a bookworm.<p>The Microsoft co-founder, who co-chairs the Gates Foundation, often writes about what he’s reading on …

100 Things Everyone Should Do In London

If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

England

3 research-backed ways to work smarter, not harder

"Work smarter, not harder." Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a clear answer ...<p>UC Berkeley professor Morten Hansen looked at 200 academic papers, interviewed 120 experts, ran a pilot study on 300 subjects, and …

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read | Inc.com

Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and profit.<p>Roughly one-third of those companies are regularly featured in <i>Fortune</i> …

Leadership

Whiteboard Session: 4 Things Successful Executives Do Differently

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Microsoft Excel: Create A “Heat Map” in Excel Using Conditional Formatting

It’s Easier Than You Think…And It’s Compelling!<p>Overview<p>I’m working on a data analytics presentation using a dataset of the Dow Jones Index DAILY …

Analytics

Where to Eat Kaiseki in Tokyo

11 Excellent Tokyo Kaiseki Restaurants<p>Ubuka<p>Ubuka is a seafood stop in the Shinjuku area that’s the perfect setting to relax and enjoy a specialty …

Where to Eat in Tsukiji: 11 Excellent Restaurants

Whatever you decide to do, if you need to know where to eat in Tsukiji, here’s a list of some of the best restaurants in the area.<p>11 Tsukiji …

Japan

The Secrets of Russian Honey Cake, Revealed

When Michelle Polzine opened 20th Century Cafe, a tiny pastry shop in San Francisco in 2013, her majestic Russian honey cake enchanted sweet tooths everywhere. Food writers and pastry chefs flew in from across the country to marvel at the gravity-defying stack of airy cake layers slathered with …

Baking

The Best Men's Undershirt Costs Less Than $10

GQ's Best Stuff is back with the best best base layers to stop you from sweating through your dress shirts or flashing your nipples to the whole office.<p>Wearing an undershirt might feel like your first steps toward dad style—and not the cool kind. Just the word undershirt brings to mind a …

Clothing

The Trick To Perfectly Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I’ve never chewed on leather, but I imagine it’s a similar experience to eating overdone sweet potato skins. It boggles my mind how roasting those delicious root vegetables could result in such a creamy, tender inside yet a tough (arguably inedible) exterior. Still, the idea of scooping out sweet …

A New 5-Minute Genius Egg Breakfast (Or Dinner!) For You

<i>What can you do with just five minutes? Actually, way more than you think! Introducing Food52 in 5: your cheat sheet for speedy, delicious recipes, fun mini projects, and more.</i><p>We all have our egg routines—the frying method you picked up from your dad, the well-honed minute count on your preferred …

Recipes

This Celebrity Chef Swears by a $30 Coffeemaker

A good cup of coffee at home doesn't have to be expensive.<p>2017 has been chock full of coffee news…and we haven’t even hit the middle of the year …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking