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Best Veggie Sandwich, Ever

Mediterranean Eggplant Chips

<i>These eggplant chips are flavored with an array of Mediterranean spices, made crispy in the dehydrator and perfect for snacking when paired with your</i> …

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Italian Food

Ramadan in St Petersburg – the city where the sun doesn't set

Muslim authorities in northern Russia say wait of up to 22 hours to break fast is simply an extra challenge to faith<p>When Ramadan starts on Thursday, the faithful in St Petersburg and elsewhere in northern Russia will face an obstacle that the prophet surely didn’t envision: in June, the sun never …

Ten Things I Learned Researching Ten of the World’s Fastest Growing Startups

What high-flying companies know about growth that no one else does.<p>When we launched GrowthHackers.com back in late September we had a notion of doing …

Marketing

10 of the best restaurants and cafes in Lisbon

As Lisbon's biggest market is transformed into a gourmet food hall, we take a look at the best places to eat in Portugal's capital, a city renowned for its seafood – and custard tarts<p>• Have you been to Lisbon? Tell us about your favourite place to eat in the comments below<p>• A Lisbon food tour<p>Time …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

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Specializing in QuickBooks | Serving Snohomish, Skagit, & Island Counties

We specialize in QuickBooks software and can assist you in determining which version is best suited for your business. We also offer QuickBooks …

Small Business

Best Small Business Accounting Software 2017

Credit: Lightspring/Shutterstock<p>In our search for the best accounting software for small businesses, we looked for solutions that are affordable and …

Organization is Key to Managing Business Finances

Learning how to manage your finances effectively is an important part of running a business. / Credit: Financial chart image via Shutterstock<p>Business …

Small Business

The Introvert's Survival Guide to Networking

Despair that you'll never be gregarious or outgoing enough to succeed at networking? Never fear, introverts. Here are 3 strategies for making connections using your own unique gifts.<p>I am an introvert. My consulting business blooms or withers largely on the basis of my networking prowess. Fifteen …

Personality

How to plan and book the best summer holiday in Croatia

Croatia summer holidays guide<p>Planning a holiday to Croatia? Read our guide to the best regions, with expert advice on Istria, the Dalmatian Coast, the cities Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Zagreb, the islands, including Hvar, and the national parks.<p>Croatia was all but forgotten for almost a decade …

European Travel

The dark side of Abu Dhabi's cultural revolution – video

As Abu Dhabi gets a multibillion-pound cultural facelift, many of the migrant workers from Bangladesh and Pakistan complain of appalling conditions after paying large fees to agents, an Observer investigation has found. Glenn Carrick visits Abu Dhabi's exclusive Saadiyat island, where the …

Tourists behaving badly: destinations for dubious thrills

Ski on a budget … in Switzerland? Yes you can, and here's how

Switzerland is renowned for its high-class skiing – and the prices to match. But there are ways to plan a budget trip<p><b>EASTERN SWITZERLAND</b><p>Scuol<p>Tucked into a natural basin in the sunniest corner of the Lower Engadine, the spa town of Scuol – a cluster of traditional houses decorated with <i>sgraffito –</i> is …

MIT Invents A Shapeshifting Display You Can Reach Through And Touch

The Tangible Media Group at MIT’s Media Lab has unveiled a futuristic display made of atoms, not pixels.<p>We live in an age of touch-screen interfaces, but what will the UIs of the future look like? Will they continue to be made up of ghostly pixels, or will they be made of atoms that you can reach …

How Giant Birds Can Fly Nearly 10,000 Miles in One Go

<b>Forget circumnavigating the globe in 80 days—an albatross can do it in a mere 46!</b><p>These world travelers are among the largest flying birds, weighing up to 25 pounds (11 kilograms), and with a wingspan of 11 feet (3 meters). But hefting such huge bodies off the ground takes a lot of energy. If …

Birds

Seth's Blog

Krulak’s law is simple: Soldiers in the field interacting with local people are the most important element of nation building and counter insurgency. …

Grilled Goat’s Cheese and Roasted Vegetables on Corn Cakes

<i>A light snack or lunch option this recipe for grilled goat’s cheese and roasted vegetables is simply delicious. Low in calories and fat, you can</i> …

Recipes

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

How much debt is your neighbourhood in?

Stories of debt-ridden homeowners and near-bankrupt business have been a common feature of the economic crisis. Now a new interactive online map has allowed Britons to check exactly how much of a crisis their local neighbourhood is in.<p>By tapping in a postcode, users of the map can snoop at average …

The 10 strangest job interview questions of 2013

Have you ever been at a job interview where the interviewer threw a curveball at you? Or do you, when you hire, often ask unusual …

Employment

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when

Classic Cars

Why New York’s rise as a startup haven is sustainable

Foursquare, Mashable, and 10gen.<p>What do a major social network, happening news website, and a rising database company have in common? They are all ‘Made in New York.’<p>Just a couple of days ago, Techcrunch announced that famous incubator AngelPad was opening up a large office in New York City. The …

9 Ways to Help Your Significant Other Be Successful

Male or female, support from a life partner can make or break the path to prosperity. Here are nine powerful ways to increase success for you as a couple.<p>Books and blog posts from thought leaders like Sheryl Sandberg and <i>Inc.</i> columnist Carrie Kerpen have triggered many a party conversation about the …

Sheryl Sandberg

Omniscience in 500 pages | Which MBA? | The Economist

COURTESY of @James_Kpatrick on Twitter:<p>"These two books contain the sum total of all human knowledge"

Brazil

Don't go mobile if you're not social or local

If you think mobile is tech, you’re wrong – it’s a lifestyle.<p>This lifestyle is bringing sweeping changes to the culture of enterprise. The dynamics …

Mobile

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