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A Chef’s Guide to Philadelphia

Photo by Steve Legato<p>Celebrated Philly chef Mike Solomonov leads the way to his favorite hometown eats.<p>Even if you’re not among the 50,000 people …

Ordering coffee in Italy: the 10 commandments

I once met an Italian who didn’t drink coffee. He made light of the fact, but you could see that he was tired of having to explain his disability every time some new acquaintance uttered the standard Italian greeting: “Prendiamo un caffè?” (“Fancy a coffee?”). His breezy but faintly …

17 Charming Hideaways Far From Crowds in the Northeast USA

Right now, when the world seems to be getting scarier by the day, travelers long for - no, are desperate for - an escape close enough to drive to, but far from the maddening and frightening crowds. Each of these 17 getaways from Virginia to Maine revolve around a charming inn or B&B that, though …

18 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Recipes for When You Have *No* Time

Whether you are hosting your first Friendsgiving feast or you’re looking for a dish to bring to that family potluck, you’re going to need a few quick and easy recipes this season. From appetizers, side dishes, mains and dessert, one (or more!) of these Thanksgiving recipes will definitely become …

Cooking

15 apps every foodie must have on their phone

There's more to being a foodie than simply snapping beautiful photographs of your dinner.<p>In fact, one could argue being a foodie is a life-long …

31 Mini Pies to Try This Fall

They say that good things come in small packages, and when it comes to mini pies, it’s definitely true. Whether sweet or savory, these 31 picks are just perfect for dressing up your appetizer and dessert displays during Thanksgiving, or any upcoming fall gathering. Some of them are even so …

Dessert

6 Rules For Great Storytelling, From A Moth-Approved Master Of The Form

Moth storytelling champ Margot Leitman has been hired by Facebook and others to help them learn how to spin a yarn. These are her rules.<p>Some years ago, writes Margot Leitman in her new book, <i>Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You’ll Ever Need</i>, when she was an aspiring actress in New York, …

Résumés

Get Cooking with These 5 Flipboard Magazines

Cooking at home is a great way to save money, stay healthy and spend quality time with family and friends. Whether you’re preparing a big feast all day, need comfort food or are tight on time, get cooking with these five Flipboard magazines.<p>Things I Might Make by ddarlin: As you browse, use …

6 Great American Sandwiches

<i>by Tommy Werner, Epicurious</i><p>The best way to make a sandwich: Bread. America. Bread. Read on for our favorite lunch picks from sea to shining sea.<p><b>1. North Carolina Pulled-Pork Barbecue</b><p>Whether it's mustard sauce in the South, vinegar in North Carolina, or white sauce in Alabama: it doesn't matter …

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

Clothing

The best Italian beers to try this summer

Italy’s craft beer scene is currently one of the most creative and adventurous in Europe. Here are 10 of the best available in the UK<p>The days when Italian beer was seen as a thirst quencher best glugged on a hot beach are long gone. Italy’s craft beer scene is currently one of the most creative and …

How Uber's Driverless Cars Could Make Pittsburgh America's Next Great Tech Hub

The ride-hailing giant has built a development facility there, luring away some talented Carnegie Mellon researchers.<p>Ride-hailing giant Uber has brought the company’s driverless-car efforts to Pittsburgh, snapping up Carnegie Mellon researchers to come along for the ride. If the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> …

7 Habits Of People Who Are Happy At Work

From avoiding negative people to looking for ways to help others, these are the things people who are happy at work have figured out.<p>When it comes to the research results on happiness in the American workforce, the statistics are not flattering.<p>A recent survey by the staffing firm Manpower Group …

Happiness

The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things

Planning a vacation this summer? You’ve chosen to spend your money in the way that’s going to give you the most happiness.<p>Your big travel plans might seem like a waste of money. What will you come back with, besides some photos on your phone and a few memories. If you bought a TV with that money …

15 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Weekday mornings can be rough. Between getting kiddos ready for school, last-minute presentation prep, hitting the snooze button a few too many times and a million other reasons, breakfast can easily fall by the wayside. And a wholesome AM meal? Forget about it. But it doesn’t have to be that way. …

Breakfast

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

Books

Mastering the Old Fashioned, One of the World's Finest Cocktails

Fitz seems like he knows his way around an old fashioned. He should. He’s been a daytime fixture behind the long piece of mahogany at Manhattan’s Old Town Bar on 18th Street for years. I am a little apprehensive mind you; this is hardly a temple to mixology and there are certainly several ways to …

New York Times

How Being a Worrywart Helps at Work

Pessimism and Anxiety Can Improve Performance<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>Most people seek to project an upbeat, confident attitude on the job. But sometimes it is better to be a worrywart.<p>While ample research has documented the …

Computer Science

Email lets other people schedule your life—here’s how to stop it

<i>The following is adapted from Phil Simon‘s</i> Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It.<p>If you feel like you’re playing Whac-a-mole with your inbox, you’re not alone. Somewhere along the line, email became the default means of communication in corporate America. The …

University of Chicago

Cancelling One-on-One Meetings Destroys Your Productivity

We all can agree that we have too many meetings. From the one-off event to the weekly check-in with an employee, meetings are taking an increasing amount of time in our daily work. But removing meetings from your calendar isn’t always the best way to take back your time.<p>When faced with an onslaught …

Time Management

Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics

Let’s start with a short personality test. For each of the following dimensions, indicate the extent to which each of the following words describes you, with a 5 indicating “very much so” and a 1 indicating “not at all”: assertive, talkative, bold, not reserved, and energetic. Now sum up your …

Psychology

There's A Right And Wrong Way To Grind Coffee

If you're the kind of person who grinds their coffee beans fresh every day, we know you truly care about how your morning cup tastes. We also know that brewing your own coffee is not as easy as grabbing a cup on your way to work. To commend you for all your hard work, we have a gift: a handy guide …

15 coffee drinks drink to break your coffee routine

Few things in life can substitute a great shot of espresso. But apart from being a great pick me up, did you know that most of your favourite coffee beverages are based on Espresso? If you want to break your coffee routine, check out our 15 great espresso based coffee drinks. Some are sweet, some …

Minipresso

Minipresso is a beautifully designed and handy portable espresso machine. The hand-powered device lets you prepare on-the-go, amazing coffee with a …

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

King of click: the story of the greatest keyboard ever made

The first thing you notice about the IBM Model M keyboard, when you finally get your hands on it, is its size. After years of tapping chiclet keys and glass screens on two- and three-pound devices, hefting five pounds of plastic and metal (including a thick steel plate) is slightly intimidating. …

Foolproof Sangria Recipe with Lillet Rouge

No matter which bar or restaurant you find yourself at around the world, chances are you could spy a bottle of Lillet on the bar shelves. Such has been the case since the brand's inception in 1872. Lillet is a traditional French aperitif from Bordeaux—composed of 85% wine and 15% citrus …

Rosé

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

Flavors