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Make These Sweet and Spicy Chicken Bites for the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is upon us, and it's a mega sports season in general. Hockey and Basketball are also happening, but there's no denying that the Super …

Cooking

Why American Workers Pay Twice as Much in Taxes as Wealthy Investors

Let’s say you and I are neighbors. You’re an emergency room doctor, and I don’t work, thanks to a pile of money my grandparents left me.<p>You spend …

Economics

5 teacher-approved apps to boost kindergarten skills

Prepare your kindergartener for school with apps that strengthen everything from counting to concentration<p>If your child is entering kindergarten this year, you may be wondering — or worrying about — school readiness. Many parents of kindergartners-to-be spend the weeks leading up to the first day …

Kids

‘Just Breathe’: This Short Film Illustrates How Mindfulness Helps Kids Manage Their Emotions

If you have kids, you know a little something about the great, <i>big</i> emotions they have. In fact, one of the hardest things about being a parent is …

Mindfulness

The cofounder of $1.3 billion startup Robinhood explains a 'logical fallacy' in investing

When Baiju Bhatt and Vladimir Tenev founded their online brokerage, Robinhood, in 2013, they did so with the intention to give ordinary people a platform with which they could tap into the wealth of Wall Street.<p>Hence the company's name, an homage to the English folk hero who stole from the rich to …

Free Trade

The best educational toys for kids

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>Like it or not, the toys we choose to buy for our kids can make a difference in their development. During your child’s …

Kids

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

‘World’s first robot lawyer’ now available in all 50 states

Free, strongly worded letters<p>A chatbot that provides free legal counsel using AI is now available in all 50 states starting today. This is following its success in New York, Seattle, and the UK, where it was invented by British entrepreneur Joshua Browder. Browder, who calls his invention “the …

Stanford University

Peter Thiel-backed mobile banking startup N26 expands into insurance

European mobile-first bank N26 has announced that it is expanding into insurance in its latest move to reinvent banking.<p>Founded out of Germany in 2013, N26 offers bank accounts similar to those offered by BankMobile or Simple in the U.S., with a focus on speed and efficiency — an account can be …

Eric Schmidt and Bill Maris are helping build a startup network in Southern California

There are a lot of medical device companies in Orange County. How about some health tech startups?<p>Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt and GV founder Bill Maris are throwing their connections behind a new nonprofit. TheAlliance for Southern California Innovation is aimed at promoting tech …

Silicon Valley

Thai Chicken Soup With Coconut Milk (Tom Ka Gai)

This simple Thai chicken soup has that distinctive Thai flavor, a balance of spicy, salty, sweet, and sour. You will especially welcome this soup's …

Coconut

10 Things I'd Do Differently If I Could Start My Business Over Again | Inc.com

<i>As a VC, if you could go back to your operational experience (as part of a hyper-growth startup), then what would you remind yourself to take note of? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Quora

This Startup is the Airbnb of Warehouses and Has Amazon in Its Sights

A Seattle startup has come out of nowhere to offer online merchants something even Amazon doesn’t: overnight ground delivery to nearly anyone in the …

eCommerce

This Easy Sriracha Salad Is a Crowd Favorite—Here's Why Everyone's Obsessed

Bikinis and recipes share one thing in common: Before you try them yourself, you have no idea what they're actually like. And much like the search …

Cooking

10 High-Protein Lunches With No Meat

Whether you're a full-time vegetarian, or just looking to add a few meatless meals to your routine, it's important to remember that skipping meat …

Healthy Eating

My 10 Favorite Vegetarian Buys at Trader Joe's

Did you know that Trader Joe's, besides being our readers' hands-down favorite grocery store, is also a fantastic place to shop for vegetarian …

Trader Joe's

Recruiter shares 5 tips to acing a job interview at Google

Today over at the Recruitring Blog, Sujay Maheshwari published a very interesting email. In it, a Google recruiter reportedly shares the five key components of acing a project manager (PM) interview. Granted, this is specific to a PM, but the tidbits within offer valuable insight to anyone applying …

Want to Raise Brave Girls? This TED Talk Says Encourage More of This | Inc.com

As a father of two daughters myself, I get it. It's hard to not want to protect them at every twist and turn of life. But often, when we're protecting them, we're actually holding them back from being truly remarkable.<p>So what should we encourage in our daughters to ensure they'll be …

TED Talks

I learned how to do math with the ancient abacus — and it changed my life

A few years ago, I stood in a small basement classroom just outside of New York City, watching a high schooler named Serena Stevenson answer math questions in rapid succession.<p>An instructor read out numbers —<p>74,470<p>70,809<p>98,402<p>— and Stevenson added them in her head. For each question, she closed her …

Shrimp Scampi | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

The 17 most beautiful museums around the world

Add some architecture to your travels<p>On the heels of Curbed’s round up of the best museums and libraries in the United States, it’s time to cue the wanderlust and turn our eyes abroad.<p>Although our country boasts some of the finest art in the world—all housed in seriously amazing buildings—there are …

11 Whole30 recipes for the healthy but lazy chef in us all

If your two favorite things are eating healthy and tough love, then Whole30 is definitely the program for you. The month long diet has become a …

The One Email Every Founder Should Know How To Write To Investors

You have to keep your investors in the loop, even when you aren’t fundraising. Here’s how.<p>So you raised your first round of funding. Good for you! Seriously, it takes a tremendous amount of work to close a round, so you should feel great about that. But regardless of the size of your round or the …

Venture Capital

A former Stanford dean reveals the keys to successful parenting

Lythcott-Haims, a former dean of freshman at Stanford University, is the author of "How to Raise an Adult," and gave the 2015 TED talk "How to raise successful kids — without over-parenting."<p>In both, she argues that today's parents care too much about their kids' short-term happiness, rather than …

Parenting

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Neuroscience Says Read to Them Like This (but Most Parents Don't) | Inc.com

If you're like most parents, you'll do just about anything you can to increase the odds that your kids will be successful.<p>So, what if I were to tell you there's a simple thing you can to do to make it more likely that they'll be successful in life -- specifically by increasing the likelihood that …

Self-improvement

31 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 by a number of pediatricians shows for …

Books

Five toys that will get kids of all ages interested in technology

It’s that magical time of year, when you can force your own interests on other people via the act of gifting. If you’re interested in technology and want to make sure the children in your life grow up with similar knowledge (more than just how to text or use an iPad), then holiday gifts are a good …

Lego

These are the top financial services providers and fintech startups

After reaching $19 billion in total in 2015, global fintech funding had already hit $15 billion by mid-August 2016. Several innovative financial services and fintech companies are driving that growth by attracting investors who are offering new financial products and services.<p>But as more and more …

Employment

The 10 Best Business Books of 2016 | Inc.com

Not every business book that thumps onto your desk is a worthwhile read. But just a cursory glance at the year's endless stream of flaps, blurbs, and press releases suggests a few trends in 2016. Among them: fewer leadership titles. More niche or skeptical perspectives on data and technology. An …

Books

How to prepare your kids for jobs that don't exist yet

The founder of littleBits on turning kids into creators<p>When I was growing up, as far as I knew, there wasn’t data mining or user-experience design or front-end engineering—and now they’re some of the most coveted careers in the world. Today, we can’t just prepare students for certain types of …