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How to stop being so busy and get more done

To be effective, you have to do "all the right things," not "all the things."<p>“Busy!”<p>It’s the response Darius Foroux always got whenever he asked coworkers how they were doing.<p>The Dutch businessman and blogger said the word “busy” first began to puzzle him when he briefly worked for an IT research …

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15 Vegan Slow Cooker Recipes to Enjoy All Winter

The Difference Between Potstickers, Wontons, and Gyoza

Dumplings are a broad term to describe pieces of dough that envelope some sort of meat or veggie filling. Potstickers, wontons, and gyoza are all …

11 Grilling Hacks to Try This Summer

HIDE ICE CUBES IN BURGERS<p>At a cookout, a dried-out burger is as unwelcome as a swarm of mosquitoes, so some barbecue gurus like to add a single ice …

There are 76,000 secret categories hidden in Netflix — here's how to see all of them

Netflix has over 76,000 categories of TV shows and movies, but you may never see most of these when you're browsing around for something new to watch. Fortunately, there are a few simple hacks that let you do a deeper dive into the streaming service.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

14 Easy Lunches That Will Help You Lose Weight

Upgrade your midday meal without packing on the pounds<p>When you’re trying to shed pounds, lunchtime can be a real battle.<p>“Although there doesn’t seem to be anything special about lunch, consuming regular, healthy meals and reducing snacking may promote a healthier body weight,” says Tom Hritz, …

Curtis Stone’s Grilled Chili-Rubbed Flank Steak Tacos

Preparation<p>To prepare the steaks: In a small bowl, mix the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to blend. Generously sprinkle 4 …

What to Eat in Super Bowl City

Unless you live under a rock you've probably noticed the immense mini-city setting up on the Embarcadero. It's all part of Super Bowl City, the destination for fans, tourists and locals alike to dive into the hubbub of the game in the week leading up to the big event on February 7.<p>Our friends over …

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A Brilliant Trick for Better Mac & Cheese

There are some clever vegan pasta recipes out there that approximate cheese sauces by way of blending nutritional yeast, miso, paprika, and probably a pinch of voodoo magic.<p>This is not one of those recipes. If you aren’t planning on diving face-first into a gooey bowl of pasta, butter, and extra …

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Amy's Cilantro Cream Sauce Recipe

"This cilantro cream sauce can be used as a dip, or as a sauce for fish or chicken. My husband eats it on everything he can consume! Taste and add …

Prosciutto-Wrapped Macaroni and Cheese Cups Recipe - Chowhound

Pork is easiest to thaw when placed in the refrigerator in its original wrapping. Small roasts will take three to five hours per pound, while larger …

Personal Trainer to Star Athletes Knows How to Make Them Suffer

Mackie Shilstone designs punishing workouts for Serena Williams and other clients and is no less demanding of himself<p>Mackie Shilstone, the fitness guru and personal trainer to pro athletes including tennis ace Serena Williams and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, has a high tolerance for …

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11 Brilliant Egg Hacks That Will Change Your Mornings Forever

When eggs are a part of every morning, the whole crack-and-scramble routine starts to feel, um, <i>egg</i>ceptionally boring. Meanwhile, the perfect poach starts to seem too elusive, too confusing and altogether too much work.<p>It's time to get your egg hack on. These brilliant tricks make perfect poached …

Grill the Ultimate French Toast

Lend your breakfast some firepower<p>This time of year, there are few happier places to be than standing beside your grill. This recipe gives you yet another excuse to enjoy that happy place.<p>Yes, grilled French toast, flecked with a slightly bitter char that complements sweet toppings, delivers an …

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's New Wine Is Getting Rave Reviews

Of all the inaccessible, hard-to-master crafts in the world, wine-making is definitely up there. Leave it to power couple number one -- Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie -- to make it look easy and put us all to shame with an award-winning new wine.<p>Pitt and Jolie have released the second vintage from …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Fall in Love: Romantic Dates Near San Francisco

As the weather cools and we stand a little closer, there's no denying that autumn is the season when summer flings fall in love. It's time to break out that new wardrobe and hit the town (and country) with one of these <b>romantic dates near San Francisco.</b><p><b>Sweep Her off Her Feet</b><p>An autumn bike ride has …

Ready For A Next-Level Potato Skins Recipe? (PHOTOS)

Potato skins, like deviled eggs, accomplish a feat nearly no other food can: they are edible bowls. Sure there are bread-bowls. Taco salad monstrosities. But the potato skin is an edible bowl uniquely suited to whatever you fill it with. The reason for that is simple: potatoes are so good that they …

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