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Why you’re paying more for these 8 luxury items

The popular notion that shelling out more for luxury items guarantees better craftsmanship, better fit or longer use isn’t always true.<p>There’s a fair …

Luxury Lifestyle

Is Self-Doubt Holding You Back? 5 Ways To Build Confidence And Banish Doubt

Do you lie awake at night worrying you’re not really “good enough” to achieve the kind of success you dream of? Ever find yourself hesitating, holding yourself back or avoiding situations at work for fear of being found out as an impostor? Are you waiting for the day you feel more confident before …

Like Running a Business, Getting in Shape Takes Lots of Small Steps to Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We often see fitness as a binary issue. Either you’re working out and eating healthy or you’re not. But this is like telling your employees either we’re a successful company or we’re not.<p>The problem with this mindset is that it leaves no …

Exercise

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

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Apple's on-stage HealthKit goof proves it still has to earn the trust of the health community

Monday at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, an image flashed up on the screen behind VP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi. It was a screen shot from Apple’s new Health app (or a mockup thereof), showing a user’s blood glucose level.<p>But Apple biffed the measurement for blood glucose …

Pear, Pancetta, and Walnut Salad

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 teaspoon whole coriander seeds<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1/2 small shallot, minced<p>3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>1<p>1 1/2 ounces thinly sliced pancetta, chopped<p>1 large head of butter lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces (about 8 cups)<p>1<p>1 large red Anjou pear, …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Brussels Sprouts, In Season in December

Tips on buying, storing, and cooking Brussels sprouts, in season in December<p>Earthy, nutty-tasting Brussels sprouts get a bad rap because they are so easy to overcook, resulting in a mushy texture and pungent aroma. When cooked properly, these little cabbages are crisp-tender, with a pleasant crunch …

Cooking

From the Pastry Dungeon: Apple Cider Doughnut Mini Muffins

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I think I've only ever briefly touched upon the topic of brunch before, but I'll tell you how I feel about it right now: I hate it. The kind of "with the fire of a thousand suns" hate that can only come from …

The Grossest Things You Didn't Know You Were Eating

You do not want to know what's in that vanilla ice cream.

Condiments That Should Replace Heinz Ketchup at McDonald's

McDonald's is ditching Heinz ketchup in its restaurants, so we're suggesting 15 awesome condiments to take its place<p>We love Heinz ketchup. In fact, it made our 2012 Seal of Approval. But, after former Burger King CEO Bernardo Hees took the helm at Heinz, McDonald's announced it would end its …

Cooking

Homemade Candied Ginger

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Phoebe Lapine from Feed Me Phoebe shows us how to make sweet and spicy candied ginger from scratch.</i><p>Despite my life-long dedication to candy as a …

Software-defined storage startup Scality raises $22M from Menlo Ventures

Tacking “software-defined” in front of your product description is like wearing a tight red dress — a sure way to get attention. That doesn’t mean there is no substance underneath, however, and today yet another “software-defined something” startup demonstrated the appeal of this …

Top 5 Samsung Galaxy S3 custom ROMs

You want to bring the best out of your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone by using a custom ROM, but you dread spending days trawling the web for the best ones? …

Opinion

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DOWN TO THE DOCTOR: Monckton magnificent in Manawatu

<i>This week,</i> <i>Libertarianz</i> <i>leader Dr Richard McGrath has been listening to a tourist.</i><p>For those who have not yet heard Christopher Monckton in person, …