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A man who spent $650,000 to have lunch with Warren Buffett says it changed his life in 2 big ways

The highest bidder gets to bring up to seven people to dine with the steak-loving business magnate at Smith & Wollensky steakhouse in Manhattan.<p>In 2007, Mohnish Pabrai, managing partner of Pabrai Investments, and Guy Spier, author of "The Education of a Value Investor" and manager of Aquamarine …

6 Tech Trends That Will Help Small Biz in 2015

From smartwatches to the Internet of Things, many consumer technologies that will be on display at next week's Consumer Electronics Show can be useful tools for small business.<p>Next week, what will likely be over 150,000 attendees from around the world and all corners of the consumer electronics …

Internet of Things

15 Ultimate Cocktails for New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve is the best night of the year to create your own custom cocktail for a celebration. There are so many festive choices, and you can …

San Francisco

The 12 Best Food Blog Recipes of 2014

<i>We've gathered (some of) our favorite recipes from the world of food blogs in 2014. Which would you add to our list?</i><p>2014 was a great year for food blogs. We saw so many innovative, beautiful, and -- most importantly -- delicious recipes over the last 12 months. From gummy bear sangria and …

How to Get Tipsy on Hot Chocolate

<i>We’re strong proponents of having a good home bar. Welcome to Cocktail Hour, where we’ll show you the best ways to put your liquor cabinet to use. This cocktail is brought to you by thebar.com.</i><p><i>Today: The best way to drink hot chocolate? Pour in some Irish booze.</i><p>This would be the official national …

Our 34 Best Bubbly Cocktails Made With Champagne And Sparkling Wine

Keep the vibe happy with a little bubbly<p>For a festive night, nothing beats a glass of sparkling wine—except maybe a sparkling cocktail. These bubbly …

5 Best New Hotel Restaurants of 2014

Five of our favorite restaurants of 2014 happened to open inside hotels.<p>These days, no hotel is complete without a cutting-edge restaurant or a star …

The Soundtrack to All My Shitty Jobs

From retail to construction, these are all the songs I had to suffer through.<p>I've been working terrible jobs for the better half of my life. Which is fine. Of course, that number will continue to go up unless I plan on changing career paths. Which I don't. Chalk it up to wanderlust or maybe just …

These 30 Links Will Take You to The Finest Photos and Photography Articles of The Week

Another wonderful week passes us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet looking for links to the best tutorials, special …

Kodak Jumping Into Smartphones with Photo-Centric Devices in 2015

Kodak is jumping into the world of smartphones to try and make a splash in mobile photography. The company has announced that it will be launching a …

If You Want To Have Kids Soon.. These 11 Steps Will Turn You Into A Super Parent. (Especially #4)

Bunmi Laditan writes for <i>The Huffington Post</i>, <i>Parenting</i>, and <i>Mommyish</i>. She’s also the author of <i>The Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Life.</i><p>The married, …

14 Foods for GORGEOUS Healthy Hair

Eat these foods to have an amazing hair day every day

10 Healthy Habits for the New Year

2014 is coming to a close, so inevitably the chatter of New Year's resolutions is getting louder. It's great to start goal setting and structuring a program to make sure you're successful early; however, it's equally important to take note of what has and hasn't worked for your health and fitness …

It's Christmas: 7 Reasons Why We Should Forgive But Never Forget

It's Christmas and a New Year is approaching and this marking of time will mean something different to each of us. It's a time when we think so much about forgiveness and yet sometimes this can feel like a challenge, especially when we are faced with someone who hasn't treated us well.<p><b>Forgiving is</b> …

15 Damaging Myths About Life We Should All Stop Believing

<b>1. There is a single definition of success.</b><p>And it involves an established career, large house, acceptable body shape, marriage and annual holidays.<p>Everyone has their own path to walk in this life, and what brings true meaning and deep fulfillment differs for all of us.<p>Let go of your need to fit to …

15 Ways to Make People Smile Every Day

Because adding some cheer to someone else's day will lift your spirits, too<p>You don't have to be a comedian to get someone to crack a smile. And since smiles are contagious, putting one on someone else's face will almost always brighten your day, too. So try one (or more) of these 15 easy ways to …

6 Ways You Should Be Using Essential Oils

There's a reason they're called 'essential' oils.<p>Essential oils have been creating serious buzz in the beauty community (they were actually the top search term on WholeFoodsMarket.com recently). But do you know how to make the oils—which aren't the same as fragrance oils, by the way—work for you? …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning

Burn even more calories first thing in the a.m.<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Want to turn your body's fat-burning potential up a notch? Check out these five ways to wake up and increase the calorie burn.<p><b>Exercise</b>That early workout doesn't …

10 Things Every Man Wants in Bed

The Women's Health Guy Next Door dishes on what most dudes are really craving.<p>Rare is the man who demands acrobatic porno stunts and a closet filled with ball gags and leather whips. Sure, those men exist, and if that’s your cup of kink, go for it. But the truth is, most guys are a little more …

When Sex Toys Aren't Safe

This mistake could lead to trouble down below.<p>You've heard of counterfeit purses and jewelry, but what about dildos? A recent increase in knock-off sex toys could be making your sex less than safe, according to adult industry news outlet, Xbiz. To combat these issues, a new Product Piracy Pilot …

How to Talk Dirty Without Feeling Ridiculous

Relax, it's easier than you think.<p>Cat got your tongue? Dirty talking seems like a fun and easy way to spice things up in bed, but that’s mostly in theory. In practice, it can be tough to say a graphic sentence out loud to yourself, never mind in front of a partner. Fortunately, getting verbal isn't …

The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

Fill up on these to increase your intake of the essential nutrient.<p>Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential …

Why Leading and Managing Are Two Very Different Things

Sure, the two overlap, but CEOs of the fastest-growing companies know there is a big difference between managing your people and leading them.<p>Are leading and managing two different things? They are, if you ask executives whose companies made the Inc. 500, our annual ranking of the fastest-growing …

Leadership

3 Questions to Ask Your Hair Colorist to Avoid a Hair Color Horror Story

Do you color your hair or are you thinking about coloring your hair?<p>Do you know if the elements reviewed during your consultation with your hair colorist are either setting you up for OR avoiding a potential hair color horror story?<p>Many consultations with hair colorists include some or all of the …

Our 15 Most Popular Entertaining Recipes from 2014

Did you throw dinner parties in 2014? Did people gather around your table and pass plates and laugh and ask for seconds and linger over final bites of cake and sips of wine? Did you spend your Saturday afternoons baking, or rolling pasta dough, or braising things, then welcome friends with an apron …

Eat The Enemy: How Eating Autumn Berries Can Help The Environment AND The Fight Against Cancer

<i>This story is part of "Eat The Enemy," a HuffPost series on edible invasive species, non-native plants and animals you can help contain from the comfort of your dinner table. Not all invasive species are edible, and some included in this series can be dangerous, including lionfish and wild boar.</i> …

These Are the Best Ever Letters to Santa

This little girl wants Leonardo DiCaprio. Get in line, honey!<p>Kids say the darndest things. And something they write the darndest things to Santa. And something their parents take pictures of it and put it on social media. And that, my friends, is when we all win.<p>Voila:<p>Want more insane Santa …

7 Travel Trends for 2015

<i>"The future ain't what it used to b</i>e," declared Yogi Berra.<p>Indeed, a short decade ago who would have thought that we'd have smartphones that can translate languages, make dinner reservations and never let us get lost--let alone have over 17,000 travel apps. That we'd have digital cameras and …

How To Be an Artist: Following Your Intuition

We love to believe that we are reasonable. We love the thought that we are rational, and that we weigh evidence, and make decisions. But from our …