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‘Shark Tank’ Investor Says This Is The One Thing You Need To Master Before Going On The Show

The contestants need to show the "sharks," or the panel of investors, that they have a great product and strategy that can sell to the market. And then they need to prove their team knows how to execute. On top of that, they need to have a great leader with the desire and passion to succeed.<p>But …

Business Strategy

5 Ridiculously Easy Gourmet Dinner Recipes

Gourmet dinners don't have to be complicated -- in fact, sometimes simple is best!<p><b>1. Broiled Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet and Tangy Honey Glaze</b><p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, this dish is full of flavor and and incredibly easy to prepare. The chicken is first …

Cooking

Jim Salzano: Building a Scalable Startup Starts With People

Jim Salzano, investor at Data Point Capital, shared some great thoughts about scalability during Tech Cocktail Sessions in Las Vegas. Most recently, …

Las Vegas

How wearable cameras can help those with Alzheimer's

The wearable camera is being touted as the latest must-have accessory for social-media obsessives, but is a real boon for helping people with serious medical conditions recall important events in their lives<p>Some people hang out with their friends on yachts or play pool with pretty girls. Others …

Is Obama haunted by Bush’s ghost – or possessed by him?

On the Iraq nightmare, CIA torture, the economy and more, Obama can’t escape his predecessor – and hasn’t tried<p>Barack Obama is a much more cheerful fellow than Ebenezer Scrooge, but he faces a version of the same problem: He’s haunted by the ghost of a predecessor and collaborator, and he can’t get …

It’s even worse than Fox News: How Ted Cruz and Michele Bachmann get away with it

Hannity helps, but right-wing obstruction and lies take hold because the centrist, objective press wears blinders<p>"It all started when he hit me back!" That's what the GOP is claiming, in a nutshell, when they try to convince the Beltway media that impeaching President Obama is a Democratic Party …

I was poor, but a GOP die-hard: How I finally left the politics of shame

I hated government — even as it was the only thing trying to save me. Here’s how, one day, I finally saw the light<p>I was a 20-year-old college dropout with no more than $100 in the bank the day my son was born in 1994. I’d been in the Coast Guard just over six months. Joining the service was my …

Cubot S208 Review - 5" quad core smartphone for under $135.

A quick browse of any online Chinese electronics wholesaler will quickly turn up devices by Cubot. I have often seen them for sale, but I have never had a chance to test one, until now that is!<p>The Cubot S208 is a slim, 5 inch, quad-core Android smartphone which can be purchased for under $135. That …

Phones

More hotels innovate with meeting spaces

Marin mortgage broker Brittany Keyes needed a San Francisco location for a sit-down with a client. Through a website called LiquidSpace, she booked an hour at a meeting room at the JW Marriott Union Square.<p>That may not sound like a big deal.<p>But for Marriott, the world's largest hotel chain, it …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Cooking

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

The 7 Strategies For Getting Past Gatekeepers

Do you know how many people approach me every week with article pitches? Neither do I, but the number is huge. However, this salesman—a first-time author—managed to use the strategies in his book to get successfully through to me, a busy CEO with a part-time unpaid gig writing articles about …

If You Love Your Magazines, Tell Your Fans to Subscribe

MagMaker / October 4, 2013<p>Pixel Art is a Flipboard magazine that combines beautiful images with focused curation around an unusual topic — …

Test Drive the Flipboard Bookmarklet

MagMaker / February 5, 2014<p>A crack team of Flipboard designers and engineers recently gave Flipboard’s Flip It web bookmarklet a handsome makeover …

Five of the Most Popular Types of Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / September 3, 2013<p>There are two questions would-be MagMakers often ask:<p>a) What’s the best way to use a Flipboard magazine?<p>b) Are there …

Find Yourself

MagMaker / December 3, 2013<p>Digital publishing is about putting your content where your readers are. That sounds straightforward, but it’s not so …

Five Things You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know About Your Flipboard Magazines

MagMaker / August 16, 2013<p>Flipboard magazines are a beautiful way to curate and share your favorite articles, photos, videos and audio tracks. Yet …

Rand Paul on immigration: GOP trapped in word 'amnesty'

<b>(CNN) –</b> Immigration may not have been "the paramount issue" in Eric Cantor's crushing primary loss, Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday.<p>The Kentucky Republican, on a conference call with reporters, added that he's still in favor of immigration reform and partly blamed Republican gridlock over the issue …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Programming

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread. (aka, an embarrassingly easy summer snack.)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 5, 2014 99<p>Today’s dish is really just a math lesson.<p>How …

The Future Of Driving: Cameras All Over Your Car

Cameras instead of side mirrors would cut loose car designers, and less drag would mean more fuel efficiency.<p>The side of your car may be up for a major redesign. Smart rearview mirrors are gaining traction, and now the semiconductor manufacturer Texas Instruments (TI) is working on electronics that …

Driverless Cars

16 Veggies and Fruits You Should Grill

Grilled hamburgers and hotdogs scream summer, but did you know that you can fire up your backyard barbecue for much more than just meat? Grilling …

Food

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, …

Cooking