Ali Codex

22 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 1 Following | @alicodex | Keep up with Ali Codex on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ali Codex”

When to Use Dried Chiles vs. Fresh vs. Powder vs. Flakes

Our guide to using different types of chiles, from dried and flaked to fresh and powder.<p>The world of chiles is a vast one. Just the sheer number of different types is mind-boggling—I mean, off the top of your head, do you know the difference between a Chilaca and a Cubanelle? (Yeah, us neither.) …

Recipes

Get Your Product to Market in Six Steps

You're the best person for the job, so get started.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"I have an idea but I am confused as to how to get it to market"</i><p>Almost daily, someone asks me how to get their invention to market. The inventions are as varied as the creative people who …

Guantánamo's banned books – an incomplete list

Clive Stafford Smith, director of the legal charity Reprieve, lists the books that censors have barred him from giving to his clients held in Guantánamo Bay<p>Author<p>Title<p>Comments<p>Amis, Martin<p>Money<p>Beckett, R<p>The New Dinkum Aussie Dictionary<p>Bingham, Lord Thomas<p>The Rule of Law<p>Brand, Russell<p>Booky Wook …

Create True Customer Loyalty: 10 Rules | Inc.com

Customer loyalty comes from having a strong relationship with your customers. When they see you as a friend and ally, they're reluctant to jump ship, even if it means they can get something a little cheaper.<p>Creating such relationships requires both the right attitude and the right behaviors, …

Use Government to Grow Your Business | Inc.com

It's election week. Once again we're asked to consider our civic duty. Most people pay taxes, and deal with a fare share of bureaucracy. But many in business don't know how to engage with government in meaningful ways and take advantage of all that government can do to help business.<p>Many government …

15 fun Google Easter eggs

Google is used by millions of people to navigate the web every day, but how many of us really put it through its paces? The Telegraph digs out a few of the search engine's hidden gems.<p>1. Calculator<p>Google's calculator function is far more powerful than most people realise. As well as doing basic …

Manchester United FC

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

5 Startup Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

Don’t partner up too fast, but do fire quickly. And “good enough” is usually not good enough.<p>Have you ever felt discouraged by the stat that 75% of startups fail?<p>I have.<p>Are you more interested in hearing about startup mistakes (versus success) so you can apply those lessons to your business?<p>Me, too.<p>…

8 Things Unhappy People Refuse to Admit

<i>“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”<br>―Abraham Lincoln</i><p>Everyone experiences an unhappy mood on occasion, but there is a big …

Five ways to profit from a housing boom - without buying

How can you profit from rising house prices without buying a property? Richard Evans has the answers.<p>House prices are booming again – but is there any way to join the party without actually buying any property?<p>There a several reasons why some investors will want to, especially now that the housing …

10 Psychology Tricks You Can Use To Influence People

Before we get started, it’s important to note that none of these methods fall under what we would term the dark arts of influencing people. Anything …

The ultimate cheat sheet for starting and running your business - http://tcrn.ch/16GBvuI "You're gonna rattle the stars, you are."

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

What Arabs think

THE past two and a half years have been some of the most eventful in modern Middle Eastern history. Popular revolutions have ousted dictators in …

30 Quotes That Will Make You Rethink What “Love” Means

“That’s when I finally got it. I finally understood. It wasn’t the thought that counted. It was the actual execution that mattered, the showing up …

How-To: $5 Mobile Phone Projector

The folks at Photojojo just posted a neat low-tech tutorial on how to make a mobile phone projector using a shoebox, a paperclip, and a magnifying glass. MacGyver would be proud. They were able to find the magnifying glass at a dollar store for, well, a dollar (so they called it the $1 projector), …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Democracy? That’s for other Arabs

IN AN emirate presenting itself as the face and financier of regional reform, Qataris could be forgiven for asking when they may taste at home what …

How growing a beard made me 'a terrorist' When I changed my appearance for an acting job - to portray Socrates in a play - I experienced the ugly shadow of discrimination cast on 'Muslim-looking' people - Alex Andreou for Comment is free http://gu.com/p/3g8z2

'My mother and I are married to the same man': matrilineal marriage in Bangladesh When her widowed mother remarried, Parvin Rema, then 13, was part of the deal – one of several such arrangements in Bangladesh. Abigail Haworth talks to mothers and daughters about a particularly knotty relationship http://bit.ly/11ttGTd Photograph: Eric Rechsteiner for the Observer

7 DIY Lighting Fixtures That You Won't Even Believe You Can Make (PHOTOS)

An amazing lamp can really make a space sing. And, while chandeliers are stunning focal points that light up a room, store-bought versions can be pricey, especially if they're large or intricate. But did you know you can make one yourself? We've rounded up seven DIY lighting fixtures that are made …