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An Introvert's Guide To Networking — In Your Sweats

<i>Sure, women are bringing home the bacon in record numbers these days, but what if you're still not reaching your maximum earning potential? Enter:</i> …

Salsa Recipes

Salsa exists to enliven whatever it touches. The word simply means "sauce," and can be many things—a smooth purée, a chunky relish, a potent …

Snowed in? Make lemony chicken, 3-ingredient pasta and 6 more easy pantry meals

In case you haven't noticed, there's this little old blizzard called Juno walloping the Northeast right now. And the last thing you should be doing is driving to the grocery store during white-out conditions.<p>If you weren't among the nervous-nelly types who cleared out the shelves before the storm …

Cooking

Alex Stupak’s Necessary Salsa Recipes

For Chef Alex Stupak’s Midnight Snack, tacos al pastor, you need salsa verde, salsa roja, and adobo sauce. You can use store-bought salsa, but if you want the real deal you should make it yourself.<p><b>Salsa Roja</b><p>Ingredients:<p>2 plum tomatoes<p>10 Guajillo chiles<p>1 Chipotle Morita chile<p>½ teaspoon dried Mexican …

Food Preservation

Why Do Wine Bottles Come in Different Shapes?

Travel & Eats<p>This new book will have you rethinking your mass-market java.<p>By Cam Wolf18 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings and the Secret to Crispy Baked Wings!

More Pizza, Please! Try These 16 Healthy Pies Today

Just because you started a whole new healthy lifestyle in 2015 doesn’t mean your new meal plan has to consist of <i>only</i> salads and veggies. Get creative and turn your favorite not-so-good-for-you foods into healthy meals that you don’t have to feel bad about eating. (Woot!) Where do you start? A fan …

Healthy Eating

We’re Totally Hot for These 19 Vegetarian Soups

We have an important announcement to make: Soup season is officially here. With the brisk winter weather, there’s nothing better than a bowl (or two) of yumminess to warm you right up. Especially when it’s packed full of veggies and other goodness. Vegetarians (and meat lovers, we’re talking to you …

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The Makeup Trick to Getting Glowing Skin in the Winter

What’s the one thing you grab when you want to enhance your blah winter complexion? We’ll guess: your go-to summer bronzer. As much as this seems like a no-brainer solution, there’s actually a more natural-looking way to give your dry, dull skin a radiant <i>winter</i> glow. Because let’s face it: having a …

Makeup

National Geographic Travel

7 Quick and Fresh Dinners to Make in January

These fast, winter dinner recipes rely on little helpers like anchovies and roasted citrus to perk up your weeknight meals.<p><b>In the middle of winter,</b> <b>sometimes</b> you need to find creative ways to breathe new life into your weeknight dinners. Lend your meals a little help from flavor boosters like briny …

Cooking

12 All-Natural Beauty Hacks to Try ASAP

By now, you’ve probably caught on to the “safe” and “green” beauty trends. Most of us can’t afford three-digit facials every week to combat acne, but you can actually get gorgeous skin <i>and</i> commercial-worthy hair with staples found in your fridge. From an acne-busting honey mask to a gentle teeth …

Skin Care

7 admirable start-ups that are driving social change

A standing joke in Silicon Valley is that the smartest people go into online advertising, virtual currency, or dumb online games. And you surely have …

14 Snacks to Stash in Your Desk Drawer

Feeling irritable and out of sorts while you’re reading this? Don’t let a <i>hangry</i> state get the best of you during the work day. Instead, stash a few of these 14 homemade snacks in your desk drawer to nip it in the bud. Imagine: No more last-ditch visits to the community candy dish or scrounging …

Snacks

Our System Is So Broken, Almost No Patented Discoveries Ever Get Used

We all know the patent system is broken.<p>But most people believe that the biggest problem with it is abusive litigants who extort so-called “license …

​How Whales Geoengineer the Oceans for Us

How whale 'poo-namis' may be able to suck down the planet's excess carbon.<p>Whales may seem an unlikely tool for manipulating the planet's climate, but it turns out they can play a major role in doing exactly that. Or rather, their excrement can. It sounds outlandish, but new research suggests whale …

Has Zumba Peaked?

Trove of Data From 47 Million MyFitnessPal Users Show 2014’s Hottest Trends<p>SoulCycle is going strong. Running is resurgent. And we may have reached peak Zumba.<p>Those are a few findings culled from the 47 million U.S. users of MyFitnessPal, a website and smartphone app that lets users track …

Genomics

How to buy happiness

At TEDxCambridge, Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can indeed buy happiness -- when you don't spend it on yourself. Listen for …

Happiness

5 Secrets to Clicking With People

How can you make a good first impression?<p>First impressions matter even more than you think. They’re the most important part of any job interview. And …

Self-help

Finding The Overlap Between Your Creative Passions And Your Career

Tech executive and (actual) rock star Reid Genauer on the payoffs of shifting back and forth between two very different careers.<p>It’s not unusual for Reid Genauer to spend full work days typing away on a laptop in the back of a tour bus or wrap up a high-stakes conference call from the green room, …

Video Editing

The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More

From an addictive rap tune by a (possible) jailbird that sparked a viral dance move to one of the most inventive music videos in ages, the best songs …

The Top Five Legal Stories of 2015

It’s time for my annual year-in-review-in-advance. Here’s my take on the big legal stories of 2015.<p><b>1. Same-sex marriage comes to all fifty states.</b> The Supreme Court has finally run out of reasons to duck this issue. Since the Sixth Circuit ruled last month that the Constitution does not guarantee a …

11 Tricks for Sticking to Your Resolutions

With the start of a new year, we all want to improve ourselves. But if past experience has taught us anything, most of those resolutions will go out the window by February. After the sparkles have been vacuumed up and the glittery favors have been all passed out, use one (or all) of these tips to …

Productivity

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

The Move from Entrepreneur to VC

I’ve officially been a VC for four weeks now. The timing is a bit odd as it’s fallen somewhat within the holiday season, so I can’t say that I have a …

SF's Best New Restaurants of 2014

Per usual, 2014 was another exciting year on the San Francisco restaurant scene. We celebrated the blockbuster openings everyone’s been waiting for …

5 Simple Things That Will Make Your Life Better

<b>1) Want to be happy?</b><p>It’s more about perspective than anything else. Write down three good things that happen to you every day.<p>Via Flourish: A …

Intensive Care