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100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs, 2015

“A word of warning about choosing to start a startup: It sucks! One of the most consistent pieces of feedback we get from YC founders is it’s harder than they could have ever imagined.”<p>That’s how Y Combinator President Sam Altman tells it in his Startup Playbook. No matter how prepared you think …

Entrepreneurship

The 100 best restaurants in America, according to OpenTable

To compile the ranking, OpenTable pored over more than five million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for 20,000 restaurants, covering all 50 states and Washington DC.<p>St. Francis Winery & Vineyards in Santa Rosa, California, earned the No. 1 spot, with Mama's Fish House in …

Visit the Best Breweries in the US in One Road Trip

Forget visiting the top landmarks and historical sites in every state. Take a road trip to drink the best beer in the US.<p>Flowing Data took the list …

Recipe: Danny Bowien's Mission Chinese-Style Broccoli Beef

Next month, the long-awaited <i>Mission Chinese Food Cookbook</i> by firecracker chef Danny Bowien will drop on the hungry masses and even if you've never been to one of Bowien's restaurants in San Francisco or New York City, buying the book might change the way you think about American cooking forever. …

Articles about compact japanese inspired house enjoys majestic views on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>I just learned about this new series of products inspired by one of the country’s most iconic examples of mid-century Modernist...<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design …

Architecture

This Tiny Finnish Cabin Appeared as if by Magic

Relying on a sleek, minimalist design made this the easiest build ever.<p>Sometimes the red tape involved with building your dream home makes it more work than it's worth. But Robin Falck found a loophole that allowed him to build this lakeside cabin without annoying regulations or permits: He made it …

Shakerato Recipe

Learn how to make this frothy, iced espresso drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled coffee drink: the Shakerato, our twist on the Italian …

How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Coffee

Scandinavian Simplicity: The Influence of Danish Design

Influenced by the German Bauhaus school, Danish designers and architects are known for treasuring the concepts of minimalism and functionality. …

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

How to Make Authentic Shakshuka at Home

<i>Photo by Ashley Manning</i><p>Everyone loves breakfast food disguised as lunch or dinner. But fried eggs can get old fast, despite racking up insane amounts of likes on Instagram. That's why there's shakshuka--a spicy, Middle Eastern take on "throw everything in your fridge into a pan and voila."<p>It's …

Energy-efficient Bert's Box is a prefab luxury home that pops up in just one day

Portable prefab homes are quickly becoming the fashionable solution to dwindling city real estate and rising house prices. The Bert & May Group …

Prefab Homes

Casa Chontay in Peru Unveiling Two Nature-Encircled Volumes

Located within a beautiful rural plot south-east of Lima, Peru, <b>Casa Chontay</b> by <b>Marina Vella Arquitectos</b> is an example of modern sustainable building. …

Architecture

20 Places All Americans Should See Before They Die

Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.<p>Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.

The Best Method for Making Any Kind of Stuffed Pancakes

Pancakes are great, but stuffed pancakes can be even better. With a little prep work, you can throw together a batch of stuffed pancakes almost …

Cooking Off the Cuff: For a Quick Pasta Dinner, Open a Can of Tuna

There's nothing new about using canned fish to make a flavorful pasta meal, such as sardines for an ersatz but delicious version of the Sicilian pasta con le sarde. And how many bowls of pasta with canned tuna have come to the rescue when the cook is low on energy and the pantry low on …

Simple Rules of Thumb for Decorating Your Walls

If you don’t have an eye for design, you might not know where to start when it comes to putting art on your walls. You can always go with your gut, …

Home Decorating

SEO Audit Checklist For Startups: You're Failing Because You Didn't Read This

SEO Audit Checklist for Startups -The Definitive Guide On How To Completely Change Your SEO Campaign From Failure To Success, The Best SEO Advice …

Startups

Garb: Vacate

Coach Explorer Bag ($695). <br>Coach York Sneakers ($195). <br>Coach Sutton Sunglasses ($198). <br>Coach Modern Card Case ($125). <br>Coach Bleecker Watch ($395). …

Your Best Cooking Advice for a Young Foodie

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline—it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge—and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Wisdom is meant to be shared.</i><p>Family recipes serve a purpose. Beyond their "just like …

Recipes

Make Yourself or Your Team More Creative in Just 15 Minutes | Inc.com

Manicures, groceries, lunch. On-demand services have shrunk our expectation for delivery of the things we desire to 15 minutes or less. Any longer and we're checking our watches and grousing about the service these days.<p>But what if you could get something more abstract--a quick hit of creative …

Creativity

9 Powerful Books Elon Musk Recommends | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've reviewed Bill Gates's summer reading list and the books that Steve Jobs wanted people to read.<p>Elon Musk's reading recommendations are quite different. Where Gates's tastes tend towards the whimsical and Jobs's towards the metaphysical, Musk's list is all about science.<p>Only …

Peter Thiel

10 Essentials Before Launch Branding Checklist [Free Download]

Think a brand is just for big businesses? Think again. <b>Branding is critical for businesses of all shapes and sizes.</b>Your brand is what the outside …

Marketing

The Must-Do Checklist Before Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home is one of the biggest financial decisions of your life, and it's not without its many obstacles. First you have to find your …

A Complete Checklist for Social Media Managers (Infographic)

The checklist below is based on a social media checklist that Sprout Social social media manager <b>Darryl Villacorta</b> uses. Although we know it’s not a …

Living Room Decorating Ideas that Expand Space

The living room is often the first room that visitors see when they walk through your front door, and the space sets the tone for how guests feel …

Buy a Cheap Bottle of Booze and Infuse Your Own Flavored Vodka Immediately

Homemade infused vodka: So much easier than you think!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans by hand, Bilow’s all about doing things the slow</i> …

Spices

11 Of America's Best Small Towns, Perfect For A Long Weekend Trip

Whether you've got an extra vacation day to spare or not, summer is ALWAYS a good excuse for a long weekend trip. Life moves a little slower, food tastes a little sweeter and everything is just a bit simpler than in the place you left behind.<p>Luckily enough, America is chock-full of cool small towns …