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10 Things You Must Give Up To Move Forward

The Holiday Desserts You Have to Make This Year: Cookies, Brittle, Lollipops, and More

Holiday treats aren't just about cookies anymore. They're also about candies that come in a dazzling array of colors and unusual flavor combinations.<p><b>Holiday treats aren't just about cookies anymore.</b> They're also about candies that come in a dazzling array of colors and unusual flavor combinations. …

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How To Get Paid To Do Nothing

Some years ago I had a colleague I’ll call June. It seemed that every time I went to the ladies’ room, June was there, applying mascara, combing her long, dark tresses and chatting. She also spent lots of time out on the sidewalk smoking, and in the cafeteria. Exceedingly friendly and warm, she …

LGBT anti-discrimination bill will be named after Tim Cook

An anti-discrimination bill designed to protect LGBT employees is set to be named after Tim Cook, according to a new report from <i>Reuters</i>.<p>The bill was put forward by Alabama’s only openly gay lawmaker, Democratic state Representative Patricia Todd. Given Cook’s status as not only the head of the …

The #1 Way to Build a Better Relationship

Nope, it's not sex (though a roll in the hay never hurts)<p>He restocked the wine rack, replaced the burned-out bulb in the bathroom, and even refueled your SUV. Did you, um, say anything? A new study from Florida State University shows that acknowledging your partner's little acts of generosity has a …

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber, perhaps one of the most famous teenagers turned millionaire entrepreneurs, branched out from his pop star status to the tech field, holding a stake in a handful of companies as a venture capital investor. Last year FORBES measured his two years earnings at about $108 million.

This Is The First Question The Godfather of Silicon Valley, Ron Conway, Asks Before Making An Investment

Y Combinator's Sam Altman has been teaching a class called "How to Start a Startup" this fall at Stanford. The 20-session course has an amazing list of guest speakers, including early Facebook investor Peter Thiel, Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham, and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman (all lecture …

Can You Lose Weight From Working Out Without Dieting?

Photo: Getty Images<p>For some people, it's easier to go to the gym than it is to turn down a third slice of cake. But for others, the opposite applies. If you're trying to lose weight—aka burn more calories than you eat—common sense and basic arithmetic suggest that you should be able to either eat …

How Much Money Should I Raise For My Startup?

“How much money should I raise for my startup?” It’s a great question and one I get asked all the time. This is a pretty challenging topic for many entrepreneurs, and there is a lot of good and not so good advice floating around out there. My recent Forbes blog, “Twelve Mistakes To Avoid When …

Cold Fudge Cake

Updated May 17, 2018<p>This recipe was under lock and key with our Test Kitchen supervisor for years. It was a family recipe and she finally did share …

Top 10 affordable eco lodges in Costa Rica

Photograph: https://www.facebook.com/RaraAvisRainforest/photos_stream<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>https://static-secure.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/10/31/1414753654752/6c078d4a-0928-4400-afc6-d853b2155f1a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

The Apple years while Steve Jobs was away

As one of the founders of Apple Computer Inc., Steve Jobs became synonymous with the brand. But his relationship with the company wasn't always so hallowed and harmonious. After internal disputes with Apple's board of directors in 1985, Jobs left the company to pursue other projects, including NeXT …

7 Women Explain Exactly How They Lost Weight Without Going On Crazy Diets

Yep, totally possible.<p>It might be the least-fun "would you rather" in existence: Would you rather <i>not</i> be hangry all the time, or lose 10 pounds?<p>Luckily, you don't have to play that cruel game if you're looking for a way to lose weight. These women are proof: Instead of going on a trendy crash diet …

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Giant Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

#BakeYourOwnBread, #TwelveLoaves, baking, bread, Cinnamon Rolls, Epicurious, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Spice, veggies, winter squash, yeast, YeastSpotting<p>It …

Jeanette Winterson: the books that changed my life

From the Moomins to Maurice, the Bible to a Charlotte Brontë rewritten by her mother – Jeanette Winterson reveals the stories that made her<p>Mrs Winterson used to say: “The trouble with a book is that you never know what’s in it till it’s too late.”<p>There were only six <b>books</b> in our house – chief among …

A Strategy for a Lifetime of Income

Split your nest egg into separate buckets to generate income throughout your retirement.<p><i>EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally published in the</i> …

5 Must-Visit Botanical Gardens Across The Country

Nature meets nurture at these five otherworldly botanical gardens<p>Mother Nature saves some of her most spectacular creations for this time of year, and these five botanical gardens offer up a bounty crop of flowers and inspiring landscapes. This piece originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Advice on advisers: What separates the great ones from the rest

First-time startup founders and entrepreneurs get their fair share of advice. While most advice can be taken with a grain of salt, I’m a huge believer in the importance and value of leaning on experienced advisers to help you build your company.<p>After recently joining the advisory board of Mobcrush, …

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …