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11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history’s most celebrated writers—and puzzled some of its …

Literature

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

Setup

Puerto Rican Pulled Pork Tacos

Bacon, Cheese, Sundried Tomato Puff Pastry Braid Recipe

"Try this simple, Mediterranean-inspired puff pastry braid, filled with bacon, cheese, sundried tomatoes, and olives, ready for your next …

18 Healthy Lunch Recipes

We put together healthy and delicious sandwiches, salads, and grain bowls that will make your brown-bag lunches seem anything but ordinary.

10 Cauliflower Rice Recipes that will Spice up Your Favorite Healthy Dish

10 Cauliflower Rice Recipes to Spice up Your Favorite Healthy Dish<p>Cauliflower is your new fav veggie<p>March 23, 2018<p>Anyone and everyone who is doing …

30 Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

5 Flexible Dinners for Picky Eaters

Some kids are lifelong picky eaters, but most kids have waxing and waning seasons of it. Sometimes it's even day to day. Right now, my 6-year-old …

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

Books

9 Valentine's Day Desserts Better Than That Box of Chocolates No One Wants

Valentine’s Day is the time to be cheesy, so if you celebrate by cooking something heart-shaped or pink pink pink, you’re doing it right. These …

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Cooking

9 Powerful MS Excel Features That You May Not Be Aware Of

Do you use Excel often for work? These 9 tricks should help make your life a little bit easier…<p><i>The following is a guest post by</i> <i>Steven Correy</i><i>. Steven</i> …

Sheet Pan Bacon and Egg Breakfast Sandwiches with Overnight Focaccia Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A dream to create a breakfast sandwich for a crowd made entirely on a sheet pan (or three) led to this sandwich. Inspiration from: Justin Chapple's bacon weave, Ali Slagle's Sheet Pan Eggs, and focaccia from Bread Toast Crumbs.<p>Real talk: This is a bit of an undertaking, but I think it …

Recipes

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

How the Best Leaders Resolve Workplace Conflicts | Inc.com

Disagreements among people in a workplace are common. When they're on your team, those disagreements have the potential to escalate into conflict between coworkers, creating a distracting, unproductive, and negative working environment. And if you're in charge, your staff's problems are your …

Leadership

2017 Curiosity Gift Guide

This Red Wine Brownies Recipe Will Take Your Dessert Game up a Notch

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 370°F. Assemble all ingredients.<p>Step 2<p>Melt chocolate and butter in a microwave for about 45 seconds.<p>Step 3<p>Mix chocolate and …

Dessert

The Best Managers Do These 6 Key Things Differently | Inc.com

Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That being said, anybody can learn how to be an effective manager if given …

6 Ways to Win Friends and Influence People as a New Manager | Inc.com

Call it the New Sheriff in Town Syndrome.<p>You're a new manager at an established company or your own startup. You think of yourself as a fixer, so you quickly set out to implement changes or new processes, often bringing in ideas from your old company.<p>Whoops.<p>While making improvements should be the …

'This Muffin Recipe Helped Me Lose 90 Pounds And Keep It Off'

You have to see her incredible transformation.<p>Rachel Graham, whose Instagram account @losinggravity boasts 200,000+ followers, lost 90 pounds by cooking nutritious, satiating recipes she found online. She bakes these hearty muffins in double batches when the mood strikes, then keeps half in the …

Breakfast

How to say no to your kids without making them feel deprived

<i>Welcome to MarketWatch’s new weekly series, “Adventures in Frugality.” Our team of personal-finance writers will examine how you can save more money</i> …

Parenting

Best Ever Baked Firecracker Chicken

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Heat the hot sauce, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic and chili pepper flakes in a small sauce pan until the sugar has melted into the …

Southwest Road Trip of a Lifetime

Sedona<p>Although Sedona is best known (and frequently lampooned) for its spiritual vibe, it’s not as if the town, with its galleries, upscale …

National Parks

This Superfood Cheatsheet is Your Guide to Health

This Superfood Glossary is the Ultimate Cheatsheet to Health<p>Save this link on your phone and you'll never be confused at a juice bar again.<p>October …

Nutrition

7 Things You Don’t Know About The Bestselling Books of 2016

During the holidays, a few things are certain. One, your gift-shopping list has taken on an urgency and ominous weight that haunts you in your …

Books