Shannon Oliver

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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Book News: Maya Angelou Remembered As Having 'The Voice Of God'

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>At a memorial service for Maya Angelou this weekend at Wake Forest University, first lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and talk show host Oprah Winfrey eulogized the poet and activist who died last …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking

The Case for Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.<p><i>And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and</i> …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

25 Ways to Grill Chicken Better

Behold our definitive guide to grilling the best chicken of your life! With these 25 tips, tricks, and recipes, your bird will never be boring<p>Like burgers and dogs or a rack of ribs, grilled chicken is a rite of summer. Whether skewered, flattened, brined, spiced, or upended on a beer can, there …

Cooking

'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The Public

Imagine tapping into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.<p>After months of hype, a company called Tile has this week started shipping a device that can help you do just that. (You can buy Tiles here.)<p>Just attach the $25 device to an object, and your smartphone will find it …

The Best Photos From the Kimye Wedding

There was apparently a photo booth!<p>Photos are beginning to trickle out from Kim and Kanye's reception last night and just like ordinary folks these days, Kimye had a photo booth at the event! It's produced some beautiful photographs of the guests ... and at least a couple creepy bunny shots of …

The best (and easiest!) at-home remedies for sunburn

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BRIDE BOGGLES: Finding The Ring

Fashion<p>by Contributor | 13 11 2014<p>Lucie Cave with husband-to-be, Ben Lunt<p><b>Welcome to</b> Bride Boggles*<i>, our shiny new wedding blog! Lucie Cave,</i> Heat'*s …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Left Brain vs. Right: It's a Myth, Research Finds

It's the foundation of myriad personality assessment tests, self-motivation books and team-building exercises – and it's all bunk.<p>Popular culture …

The Brain

Tracking foodborne illness with Yelp

A pilot project uses online restaurant reviews to find unreported outbreaks of food poisoning.<p>An <i>estimated</i> 48 million Americans (about 1 in 6) are …

War, Pirates and the Story of the First D.C. Memorial

Washington, D.C. is lousy with memorials — close to a thousand.<p>Within a short walk from ShipShape’s North West headquarters there’s a 1922 Joan of Arc statue from the ladies of France to the ladies of America, a memorial dedicated to American bachelor president James Buchanan and a statue of Duke …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

The Soldier of the Future Looks A Lot Like Science Fiction

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Forget an Apple iWatch, the U.S. military is the one really taking wearable technology to new levels.<p>Different divisions of the U.S. armed forces, as well as other government agencies such as Darpa, are all working on developing high-tech armor that will help …