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The 21 Most Popular Novels of 2015 So Far

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Restaurants struggle to reach customers with social media

When the weather report first promised snow and then warned of a blizzard one Saturday last winter, the chef and owner of Craigie on Main in …

Salon’s What to Read Awards: Top critics choose the best books of 2014

To help sort through the year-end flood, we reached out to critics and tallied the totals for this definitive list<p>We know you’re inundated with year-end best books of the year lists--hence our annual tradition in which we reach out to top critics to try to come to some kind of consensus on the best …

Food Lover's Cleanse 2015 Complete Menu

All the Food Lover's Cleanse recipes, in one place<p>This cleanse serves 4 for dinner and 1 for both breakfast and lunch. Our dinner recipes will provide leftovers for use in lunch the next day, depending on how much your family eats. In case you do not have leftovers, we have suggested alternative …

Pistachio Lemon Cake

Add cake flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt to the bowl of a stand mixer. Combine well. With the paddle mixing on medium speed, add …

18 Effective Social-Media Tools That Will Save You Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most small businesses juggle several social media accounts at once, and with great difficulty.<p>Thankfully, web developers have come to the rescue with a myriad of applications to maximize the social-media experience across all platforms. …

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2014

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2014. Ranked in no particular order.

Social media, journalism and wars: ‘Authenticity has replaced authority'

The growth of social media has changed the way news organisations cover conflicts around the world, but traditional journalistic values are still vital.<p>These, at least, were the main conclusions from a panel at the Web Summit conference in Dublin this morning, featuring representatives from Time, …