Rebecca Lau

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All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

Here's How to Turn Rice into Dinner

k<p>We bet you'd be hard-pressed to find a kitchen where there isn't at least one kind of rice stocked in the pantry. Rice is inexpensive and easy to …

11 Healthy Snacks You Need After All That Valentine’s Day Candy

Now that Valentine’s Day is over, we’re taking stock of our eating habits. We enjoyed our fill of heart-shaped boxes filled with chocolates, carb-filled meals for two and sipping glass after glass of champagne. While completely delicious, our Valentine’s Day fare wasn’t exactly low-cal. It’s time …

17 Potato Recipes We'd Make on Mars

We love the Oscars as much as anyone else, and with less than two weeks to go until we find out this year's winners, we're getting in the mood by …

Cooking

Chicken and Vegetable Cottage Pie

This simple recipe is a twist on the classic British cottage pie, originally with minced beef.<p>This pie is great for getting a fill of great vegetables as well as using up any left over vegetables in the fridge. I use lovely organic vegetables from Wholegood. Chicken thighs are usually cheaper yet …

29 Amazing Literary Magazines You Need To Be Reading

And you thought your reading list was long already...

Creative Writing

9 microwave snacks you can cook in a mug

Breakfast

6 Design Mistakes You're Probably Making (and How To Fix Them)

You might love all the individual elements in a room, like a vintage armchair or a beautiful framed print, but together...they don't look quite right. If you're having trouble making it work, you're not alone. Our designers identified six common design blunders and came up with solutions that will …

The Most Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.<p>Whether it's …

17 Last-Minute Super Bowl Recipes That You Need In Your Life

With a few delicious hometown shout-outs.<p><i>For more game day recipes, visit Food52.</i>

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14 MVP Recipes for Your Super Bowl Bash

Some go to Super Bowl parties for the game, others for the commercials -- but <i>everyone</i> looks forward to the food. From Tailgate Sliders and "Crack" Nuts to White Chicken Chili and Guacamole, these crowd-pleasing recipes will make you the MVP of the party.<p><b>1. Ham & Cheese Tailgate Sliders</b><p>These …

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The 10 most celebrated French thinkers

<b>René Descartes</b> France’s national philosopher, whose <i>Discourse on Method</i> defined thought as the essential human quality (“I think, therefore I am”) and exemplified one of the classic traits of the French style of thinking: the deductive mode of reasoning, which starts with a general, abstract …

Communist Party

The Bottom Line: Vendela Vida's 'The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty'

The world of Vendela Vida’s latest novel, <i>The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty</i>, revolves, like a swirling washing machine working hard to renew and restore, around outfits. Its protagonist, a woman who loses her belongings, her way, and her identity on a seemingly unplanned trip to Morocco, is often found …

Books

How to Ace the 50 Most Common Job Interview Questions | Inc.com

Most people's biggest job-hunting fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>"Describe the color yellow to someone who's blind." <i>- Spirit Airlines</i><p>"If you were asked to unload a 747 full of jelly beans, what would you do?" <i>- Bose</i><p>"Who would win in a …

Employment

8 Powerful Ways to Make Habits Stick | Inc.com

Many of my clients see me because they want to change. There's something in their lives that is so routine, yet so undesirable or unhealthy. Maybe it's a poor diet, dating toxic men or women, or laziness. They seek change, yet it eludes them.<p>Most behaviors, good and bad, become automatic or …

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently | Inc.com

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge--there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>"Time is really the only capital …

Time Management

林和立:習近平極力攬權維護黨的統治 - 紐約時報中文網

最近三十多年來,林和立(Willy Wo-Lap Lam)一直是吸引讀者最多的中國精英政治分析專家之一。這位現年62歲的香港中文大學教授已出版了五本著作來對趙紫陽以來的中國歷任最高領導人進行評述。他最近出版的《習近平時代的中國政治:復興,改革還是後退》(Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping: Renaissance, Reform, or Retrogression?)探究了以下問題:一個相對平凡的地方官員如何成為了中華人民共和國歷史上最有權勢也最具魅力的領導人之一?在採訪中,林和立探討了在扭轉「後毛澤東時代」主導中國政治的許多原則的背後,習近平的 …

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20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

10 rules for making it as a writer, by Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and writer for The Wire, told the Hay Festival how he went from working class Boston to a life of literary acclaim<p>Dennis Lehane is the author of a dozen novels including Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone and Shutter Island. His television credits include seasons of …

Books

12 Morning Routines That Top Entrepreneurs Execute Daily | Inc.com

Greatness doesn't happen by accident. Industry leaders don't just roll out of bed, fix whatever they find in the cupboards for breakfast, and then head to the office to tackle whatever pops up in their inboxes.<p>They plan. They prepare. And they execute.<p>Psychologist Roy F. Baumeister, in his book</i> …

Time Management

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Why Big Decisions Are Difficult and What to Do About It | Inc.com

Should you take the job at the big firm or work for the small business where you know the CEO personally? Should you move into the city or stay out in the countryside? Should you fire the employee whose performance has been slipping, or give him one more chance?<p>You'll face big, tough decisions …

Management

14 Motivational Quotes to Keep You Powerful

I once despised motivational quotes, probably because my wrestling coach liked to say, “If you’re not puking or passing out, then you’re not trying …

21 Apps to Boost Productivity and Success

No matter how you work or what type of business you run, being productive is a must. But techniques and strategies aren’t enough if you don’t have …

The 100 best novels: No 81 – The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing (1962)

“Everything’s cracking up”, says Anna, the protagonist of Lessing’s masterpiece, a novel that takes its place in this list for its odd, visionary engagement with the issues and anxieties of its time and also for its extraordinary grip on the literary imagination of the late 20th century, when …

Literature

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …