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20 Recipes for People Who Are Obsessed with Mushrooms — Recipes from The Kitchn

I believe I survived my years as a vegetarian because of mushrooms. Their sturdy texture and hefty flavor were such an easy substitute for meat, …

Cooking

Everything You Know About Introverts Is Probably Wrong. Here's Why

Being an introvert doesn't mean you like to spend all your time alone.<p><b>Some people think introverts avoid social situations.</b>• <b><br>This isn't actually true, they just need more time to recharge after a lot of social stimulation.</b>• <b><br>It's because they have a very low threshold for dopamine, so they are easily</b> …

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

Ten brilliant day trips from Madrid

<i>The Monastery of El Escorial. Photo: Daniel Lázaro Fernandez/Flickr.</i><p>Just an hour away from Madrid is the town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, …

A trip through California’s Napa Valley inspires a red wine and fennel combo that takes roasted figs to an indulgent new high. Frozen into ice-cream, they make a figgy freezer favourite that has a satisfying gelato-like texture<p>My husband and I and our 7 month-old baby arrived in California last …

Baking

These small cities may not pack the cultural punch of Europe’s grande dames – and that’s the point of going. All are full of local colour but also served by budget airlines. Perfect for a weekend break<p>The Montenegrin coast feels very different from neighbouring Croatia: it’s more Russian-influenced …

European Travel

Top 10: the best London hotels near Oxford Street

An expert guide to the top London hotels near Oxford Street — eight minutes' walk or less — including the best hotels for top-notch spas, funky cocktail bars, family-friendly services and budget accommodation, in locations near to Oxford Circus, Selfridges, Soho, Marylebone and Tottenham Court Road.<p>…

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare By 2020

<i>Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Health program provides insight on the growth opportunities driven by innovative healthcare technology</i><p>The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, …

Digital Health

Revolutionary Jacket Packs 15 Features Every Traveler Wants into One Stylish Garment

Traveling can be an uncomfortable experience, from fumbling with your luggage to being too hot or cold. To help make your journey a more pleasant one, BauBax has combined 15 travel necessities into one jacket. They're things we often yearn for while flying or riding, but don't want to juggle, …

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective

Let technology radically enhance your leadership. It’s not enough for today’s leaders to focus only on getting things done. 21st century leaders must …

Three Ways to Improve your Business Processes with Collaboration Software

There are a lot of project management and collaboration solutions on the market – Basecamp and Asana being two of the most well-known.<p>As a small …

LiquidPlanner vs. Trello: 2 Top-Rated Project Management Apps Face Off

We pit top-rated project management services LiquidPlanner and Trello directly against each other to see which contender comes out on top.<p>PCMag …

10 Things That Separate Great Speakers From Boring Babblers | Inc.com

They say some people fear public speaking more than death. So what do you do when you're called on to give a short speech?<p>It's important to use words properly of course (as some of my Inc.com colleagues like Jeff Haden and Christina DesMarais have written--here and here, ICYMI). But it's just as …