Patrick Elia

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A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

Here's How You Can Get Really, Really Good at Virtually Anything

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement

Tips for Tight Miters and Miter Cuts | Family Handyman

Mark, don’t measure<p>Accurate marks<p>Whenever possible, hold your trim in place and mark where the miter cut should be. It’s quicker and more accurate …

Woodworking

The "JR Smith Challenge" is here and it is spectacular

As awful as the internet is 24/7/365, its great moments certainly outweigh the bad. The aftermath of the J.R. Smith saga on Twitter alone provided enough content to LOL, LMAO and ROFL over for a lifetime. But it's this video, which came a full 24 hours after J.R.'s nightmare, that's the crown jewel.<p>…

JR Smith

Hip Hop Reviewer Absolutely Astonished Listening to Rage Against the Machine For the First Time

YouTuber YouYouYou who does five minute Hip Hop album reviews from his car, was convinced by his viewers to take a listen to Rage Against the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The South’s Best Hush Puppies

Fry up a batch of some of the South’s finest, courtesy of North Carolina’s Hello, Sailor<p>Over the past two years, Joe Kindred has transformed the former Rusty Rudder fish camp into the stylish new Hello, Sailor, a beachy, modern tribute to tradition on the shores of Lake Norman in Cornelius, North …

Puppies

Grilled Peach Toast with Pimento Cheese

Chef Todd Richards blends two Southern classics for a sweet and savory treat<p>“Tradition is an aesthetic in modern cooking,” writes Todd Richards, Atlanta, Georgia chef and author of <i>Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes</i>. “My ancestral tree has its roots in West Africa, where the indigenous …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

Wellness

13 Best Dry Rub Recipes for Every Meat from Beef Ribs to Venison

To be the unsung hero of any barbecue, you must master the one unsung step, the one skill many attempt, yet fail: The art of seasoning. Sure, you can …

No Bake Peanut Butter Pie

July 9, 2017<p>This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, read my disclosure policy.<p><b>No Bake Peanut Butter Pie</b> is an <b>easy no bake pie</b> …

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

Brown Sugar Brined Smoked Salmon

Why Trump is right to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal

The case for pulling out of the Iran deal, explained by one of its biggest critics.<p>President Trump just announced that he will reimpose unilateral sanctions on banks that finance Iran’s oil industry, a major move that will irritate European allies and effectively end the 2015 nuclear deal.<p>Trump has …

3D Printering: Which Raspberry Pi is Best at Slicing in Octoprint?

OctoPrint is arguably the ultimate tool for remote 3D printer control and monitoring. Whether you simply want a way to send G-Code to your printer …

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about dinosaurs.<p>But those books can go straight in the trash because finally -- <i>finally</i> -- someone has written a children's …

Bitcoin

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these two skills.<p>Every one has a great boss story. What's yours? Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a mid-size hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

This Motion-Detecting Wildlife Camera Was Made with Raspberry Pi

Want a remote motion-activated wildlife camera without shelling out big bucks? You can build one yourself using Raspberry Pi. <i>PiBat</i> recently built a …

Raspberry Pi

I played Augusta National and had my own Masters meltdown | Politi

What would a long-retired New Jersey high school golfer shoot on the greatest course in the world? I found out the hard way.

Prime perk: Everything in Amazon’s new sample section is either $2 or $4 with full credit

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

“Cocaine & Rhinestones” Is the Country Podcast You Need to Hear to Believe

Early one morning in 1957, country singer Ernest Tubb barged into the lobby of the National Life Building in downtown Nashville, withdrew a revolver from his holster, and shot at a person he thought was Jim Denny. Formerly the gatekeeper at the Grand Ol’ Opry and currently a concert promoter and …

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Clothing

This neckband records 360-degree video from your point of view

When I first saw the Fitt360, all I could think of was how ridiculous it looked: it’s a lot like one of those chunky wireless earbud bands, except instead of having built-in headphones, it has three built-in cameras — arguably even worse, if we’re to take any privacy lessons from Google Glass. But …

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Recipe by Jamie Purviance<p>Coffee-Rubbed Ribs with Coffee Barbecue Sauce<p>People<p>Serves 4<p>Prep Time<p>30 mins<p>Grilling Time<p>3:30 to 4 h<p>People<p>Serves 4<p>Prep Time<p>30 …

BBQ

We Are Truly Fucked: Everyone Is Making AI-Generated Fake Porn Now

A user-friendly application has resulted in an explosion of convincing face-swap porn.<p>In December, Motherboard discovered a redditor named 'deepfakes' quietly enjoying his hobby: Face-swapping celebrity faces onto porn performers’ bodies. He made several convincing porn videos of …

Wondering which Instant Pot to buy? Discover why these are one of the best kitchen tools you'll ever own.

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How to Turn Your Amazon Fire TV Stick Into a Fire TV Box

Advertisement<p>Your Amazon Fire TV Stick is a great device, isn’t it? Ideal for watching Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, or installing Kodi! Then …

DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts, hobbyists or students looking to create their very own DIY Raspberry Pi weather station are sure to enjoy this new tutorial …

Raspberry Pi