Steve Brackney

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Concierge Shares Tips for a One-of-a-Kind Stay in Las Vegas

Mark Miller grew up in northwestern North Dakota and made the move to Las Vegas 40 years ago. For the past six years, he's worked as a concierge at …

Las Vegas

Barack Obama and Bill Gates agree that this book is an absolute must-read

Microsoft MSFT, -0.10% founder-turned-philanthropist Bill Gates calls it “one of the best books I’ve ever read,” saying it offers a breakthrough way …

Bill Gates

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

Why Does DMT Make You Feel Like You’re Dying?

Researchers dosed 13 people with DMT to investigate the similarities between DMT trips and near death experiences in the first study of its kind.<p><b>This story is part of When the Drugs Hit, a Motherboard journey into the science, politics, and culture of today's psychedelic renaissance. Follow along</b></b> …

Consciousness

Emily's Famous Hash Browns Recipe

"Good old fashioned restaurant-style hash browns. Perfect with hot pepper sauce and ketchup!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium russet potatoes, shredded<p>1/2 medium …

Recipes

The One-Ingredient Upgrade Your Caprese Salad Needs

<b>Place the tomatoes and mozzarella on a platter.</b> Arrange tomatoes and mozzarella on a platter in an alternating pattern.<p><b>Top with the basil leaves.</b> …

Recipes

Catalan Tomato Bread

Steven Raichlen's first meal in Barcelona, at the venerable Los Caracoles restaurant in the Barri Gotic (medieval quarter), began with this …

Italian Food

The Summery Pasta Salad All Other Pasta Salads Should Aspire To

Buh-bye, mayo.<p>Of all the summer pasta salads you’ve met before, this romesco pasta salad is bound to be the spiciest, the sauciest, and the reddest. See, a couple of weeks ago, my friends had the very festive and seasonally appropriate idea to have a potluck picnic at 7 p.m. on a Friday night. How …

Healthy Eating

Sausage & Peppers

This dish is great on it's own, but it's even better in a hoagie roll, or even on top of pasta with some marinara!<p>Don't feel like turning on the …

Recipes

Costas French Market Doughnuts (Beignets) Recipe

"As kids, we always put in a heart-filled request for these on Christmas Eve. It was quite a family affair - my mom would make up the dough, my dad …

For a brash Memphis coleslaw, cook a spicy dressing ahead

The high water content of cabbage is typically to blame for watery slaws. We salted our cabbage to draw out the excess moisture.<p>Memphis Chopped Coleslaw is usually studded with celery seeds and crunchy green peppers and tossed with an unapologetically sugary mustard dressing that's balanced by a …

Recipes

This Is the New Best City in the World to Live In

After seven years of being ranked the most liveable city in the world, Melbourne was usurped in this year’s Global Liveability Index from The …

Top 10

How To Come Back From A Depressive Spell

Given that more than 300 million people worldwide have had depression, we're all bound to have vastly different experiences living with it. But for …

Depression

These strawberry hand pies are as adorable as they are delicious

We’re halfway through August, which means peak strawberry season is over – a sign that the swan song of summer is just around the corner. Womp womp. …

Dessert

Pizza Recipes

• Recipes<br>• Meal• <b><br>Pizza</b><p>Sort:<p>Most Popular<p>latest<p>Pizza Basic Neapolitan Pizza Dough<p>Pizza Basic New York-Style Pizza Dough<p>Pizza New York-Style Pizza Sauce<p>Pizza Foolproof Pan PizzaThis recipe requires no kneading, no stretching—pretty much no skill whatsoever to create a crisp-crusted, airy, chewy pan …

Cooking

Meditation is taking over Wall Street – here’s how to start a daily habit | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

At this point, it is nearly impossible to escape the buzzwords “mindfulness” and “meditation”.<p>Silicon Valley executives like Twitter and Square CEO …

Meditation

The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

Master These 17 Recipes If You Want to Become a Next-Level French Cook

Once you’ve mastered the basics of French cooking with dishes like vichyssoise and bouillabaisse, you’re ready to move on to more complicated …

Cooking

The end really is near: a play-by-play of the coming economic collapse

<b>(Getty/Salon)</b><p>Recoveries generally don’t die of old age. So what’s going to kill ours? Five economists call it like they see it<p>Max Cea<p>August 12, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Since June, 2009, the pit of one of the biggest recessions in American history, the U.S. economy has been growing, slowly but steadily. …

Economics

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

Emotional Intelligence

Could This Be Apple's Next Billion-Dollar Business?

For years, Apple has focused on growing the services included in its ecosystem. Here's one way Tim Cook could kick the division into high gear.<p>Five …

Apple Music

4 Reasons Roku Is Completely Disrupting Television

<b>Television is changing.</b> Instead of getting content through traditional cable or satellite services, consumers are “cutting the cord” and streaming shows, movies and games directly to their television set from the internet. One company, Roku, is helping to lead this charge by providing customers …

Sling TV

PGA Championship 2018: How bad was TNT's coverage on Friday? A look at the number of shots vs. commercials

Golf fans spent much of Thursday upset about the lack of PGA Championship TV coverage. They spent much of Friday complaining about what they saw once TV coverage finally started. So how bad was the TNT telecast? We decided to analyze an hour's worth of the broadcast to see.<p>There's a general …

Golf

Tomato Toast is the New Avocado, and We Can't Get Enough

Nine mouthwatering recipes you won't want to miss out on.<p>Not that we're trying to jinx it, but it seems like the avocado toast craze is finally …

Breakfast

Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Cook in hot oil in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat 5 to 6 …

Recipes

This Technology Is About to Change the World--But No One Is Talking About It

5G will drive artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and change the world forever.<p>You've heard it all before. Augmented reality, virtual reality, AI, robots, blah, blah, blah.<p>5G is the ugly duckling of technology, yet it is the one that will radically change the world. According to the <i>MIT</i> …

Internet of Things

A Local in Greece Gave Me a Tip for Visiting the Country, and It's the Opposite of Everything You've Been Told

Use this tip on your next trip.<p>Traveling to Greece during the peak summer months can feel both like a dream and a nightmare.<p>The islands are warm, …

European Travel

5 foods that I, a sane person, cook in my Instant Pot regularly

After watching Netflix’s <i>Wild, Wild Country</i>, I try not to use the term “cult” lightly, but I’ll say this: Instant Pot’s most enthusiastic users …

Cooking

Ree Drummond's New Recipe Cards Are So Genius

Let's take a minute to discuss recipe cards. They get wet. They get splattered with oil or tomato sauce. They tear. Sometimes, they fall into that …

The Plastic Wrap Trick Restaurant Pros Swear By

Some call it “hotel wrapping,” others say “banquet wrapping,” (depends on which restaurant industry veteran you ask), but whatever you call it—this …