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12 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:


10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

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The pizza industry is experiencing an unprecedented divide

Commercial chains like Pizza Hut and Little Caesar's have released low-brow offerings like the wacky hot dog stuffed crust pizza and a pretzel crust pizza with Cheez Whiz instead of sauce.<p>But on the other end of the spectrum, artisanal chains are blowing up.<p>With players like Blaze Pizza, Pieology, …

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BBQ Secrets From Some of the World's Greatest Pitmasters

It was some really bad ribs that inspired John Markus to become a decorated pitmaster and one of the most influential people in barbecue.<p>In 1999, Markus, a TV producer and writer, who had won Emmy and Peabody awards as the head writer on <i>The Cosby Show</i>, was writing and creating the NBC TV series</i> …


How To Build A Brand In 5 Days

After Hillary Clinton’s logo broke the Internet, Moving Brands considered a new, logo-less approach in a five-day design sprint.<p>When Hillary Clinton announced her bid for the 2016 presidential election, the Internet freaked out–mostly over her campaign logo. Rumored to be designed by Pentagram’s …


Taste test: 29 hot sauce bottles, ranked

We've put ourselves through a fair number of taste tests to find you the best of the best. There was that time we filled a room with 264 donuts to …

Burritos with everything as Britain falls for Mexican food

Number of Mexican restaurants across UK has risen by 71% in the last year, with chains such as Wahaca and Barburrito overtaking burger businesses<p>The UK is riding a Mexican culinary wave with burrito outlets now the fastest growing type of eatery on the high street.<p>In the last year alone, the number …


9 Mouthwatering Sandwiches to Eat Like a Local, No Matter Where in the World You Are

To truly eat like a local no matter where you are in the world, you’ve got to try their version of stuff stuffed into other stuff—yes, we mean sandwiches.<p><b>As much as Chileans are different from Canadians,</b> and Jamaicans from Japanese, there’s one thing everyone has in common: We all love our …


Cocktail of the week: the 1862

This week's cocktail is a light and refreshing concoction with a long history<p>Retro 1950s cocktails are all the rage these days (blame Mad Men). But for a really historic drink, you’d have to turn to the 1800s, when the art of mixology was born.<p>This week’s featured cocktail is inspired by one of the …

Highfive Raises $32 Million To Bring Cheap Video To Conference Rooms Worldwide

Companies like Slack and Zenefits are known for how they’re changing the way we work, from reducing work email clutter to making it easier for human resources at small businesses to buy insurance for their employees.<p>Inside those companies, they’re using a new kind of video tool to be more …


This Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Has Spent $300,000 On 'Smart Drugs'

Founders like Dave Asprey, a 41-year-old Californian, chug fistfuls of pills every morning in the hopes that these supplements will give them a competitive edge in an already competitive market, reports CNN.<p>The drug cocktail Asprey takes is a mix of "smart drugs" meant to increase brain function …

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