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Forget the Four Seasons and The Ritz-Carlton: The most luxurious hotel brands in the world are ones you've likely never heard of

When it comes to planning a luxury vacation, whether it's a honeymoon, a celebration, or that's just how you roll, it's easy to think first of the large, luxury hotel brands you're familiar with and the destinations in which they have properties.<p>You wouldn't be wrong to consider brands like The …

The 3 Biggest Leadership Mistakes People Make

Are you making some of these mistakes in your business?<p>1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On this episode, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy breaks down the top three mistakes leaders make on a daily basis. The first mistake, Tracy says, is to criticize …

Leadership

“A Friend of a Friend” Is No Longer the Best Way to Find a Job

How do you get a job these days? The answer often involves networking — it isn’t what you know, it’s whom, we’re told. But what does that mean? After all, we’re connected to many people, in countless ways. So who can actually help? What kinds of relationships should we try to use when we are …

Employment

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

'Tech Hunters' uncovers the retro gadgets that defined their time

The first mobile phones weighed roughly the same as a small child. Early black-and-white TVs had a tuning knob that you turned to change channel. Looking back on them now, it's almost laughable how low-tech they were when compared to the flagship smartphones and 4K OLED TVs that appear on this site …

Gear & Gadgets

This Is the Most Popular Pizza Recipe on Pinterest

Pizza is a perfect food. It's there for you when you're sad, when you're happy, and when you're kinda bored. It's there when you're hungry and just …

Terrence Malick is just embarrassing movie stars with weird sex stuff now

Terrence Malick apparently isn't making movies anymore, he's making elaborate excuses to put our hottest movie stars into extremely awkward …

Film Festivals

26 things under $20 we use every day

<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>Life is expensive. Student loans, rent, phone bills, groceries — it's no wonder we spend our hard-earned paychecks so quickly. And then …

Insider Picks

Casper, the internet's favorite mattress, is celebrating Memorial Day early with a big sale<p>Mara Leighton, Insider Picks<br>• May 26, 3:50 PM<br>• 5,568<p>An insulated bottle holder that keeps your beer colder for longer is selling at a rate of 2.5 units per minute — and it's on track to earn over $15 million this …

15 Questions Technical Hiring Managers Love To Ask In Interviews

Interviews are always stressful, but they’re less so when you know what to expect. Below, fifteen tech interviewers from a variety of companies share some favorite questions they like to ask, and their rationale for doing so.<p><b>1. When you don’t know the answer to something, what is the first thing</b> …

Employment

6 ways to eat in Stockholm on a budget

I recently spent a dreamy week in Stockholm, taking in its stately buildings, water-water everywhere, and stylish, genetically smiled-upon population. However, when mealtimes rolled around, I sometimes experienced sticker shock: It's not unusual for main courses at ordinary restaurants to approach …

Eating Europe Food Tours

When you're in a new city for one night, randomly picking a restaurant from the lists friends have emailed (or what Yelp or Instagram might suggest) has the potential to be a bust. But also, there's no interaction with the city and its people. The best use of your time, we highly recommend, is …

How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>Last week, when I wrote about my recipe for <i>phat phrik khing</i>, I tried my absolute darnedest to convince you that a good mortar and pestle belongs in the arsenal of any home cook. It will actually extract more flavor from …

21 things all beginner cooks should have in their kitchen

1/<p>A cast iron skillet — like this 12-inch, pre-seasoned model — is a must-have. It heats evenly, cooks everything from steaks to pancakes, and can go …

Kitchens

How to Get Started With Sous Vide Cooking

Let's say that you were a good little boy or girl this past year (or maybe you're just really good at faking it) and somebody slipped a brand-new sous vide cooker into your stocking. Problem is, you've never cooked sous vide before, and it's unlike any kind of cooking you've done in the past. Where …

Will French Diners Embrace the Doggy Bag to Combat Food Waste?

They're calling it "le gourmet bag."<p>If there was one food issue that dominated 2015, it was fighting food waste. Pop-ups like Dan Barber's WASTed …

10 things you need to know in markets today

<b>China has weakened its yuan again.</b>The USD/CNY rate was set at 6.5169 overnight on Tuesday, higher than Monday's fix of 6.5032 but below yesterday's closing level of 6.5338. A higher figure indicates that the US dollar has strengthened against the Chinese currency.<p><b>Chinese stocks are falling again.</b> …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Tuesday.<p><b>1. 2016 got off to a horrible start in the European markets, with every major bourse closing in the red on the year's first day of trading.</b> Terrible data from China sent all of Europe's major stock indexes plunging early Monday morning.<p><b>2.</b><b>US</b> …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

Square Rain Umbrellas

With today’s modern umbrella design technology, they don’t have to be round anymore. Say hello to the ShedRain Square Golf Umbrella, the giant square …

Glide Clip Cleans Off Your Knives

Save your fingers! Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best. The Glide is a clip that attaches to your knives and cleans off any debris with a quick …

Eat Gold Pills, Feel Richer

Eat your money away with Gold Pills from Tobias Wong and Ju$t Another Rich Kid. Each 0.75″ long capsule is filled with genuine 24k gold leaf. Gold …

E3 2013: Ubisoft Unveils Tom Clancy's The Division Online Open World RPG (video)

At this year’s E3 we’re seeing a massive push toward more open-world gameplay. In fact, this little gem for Ubisoft looks quite impressive. It’s …

3D Printed Bow Ties Are What All The Cool Nerds Are Wearing

Bow ties (along with pocket protectors) are the typical fashion trappings of the classic nerd, even more so if the tie is a clip-on. Now the clever …

Xbox One at E3: Up close with Microsoft, and hands-on

Cloud processing<p>First, we stepped out of E3's crowded halls, and attended a private, no-cameras-allowed briefing with Microsoft about the Xbox One. …

On to San Diego! After dazzling his last time out, Julio Teheran gets the call in the opener vs. Padres tonight. Watch on SPSO or MLB.TV at 10:10pm ET: http://atmlb.com/13RXrAz

Harry Reid: Employment Non-Discrimination Act Will Come Up 'Soon'

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Monday that he expects to take up legislation "soon" that would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.<p>As part of a statement in celebration of June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride …

Grassley critical of immigration plan's border security - Video on NBCNews.com

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On 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, We Must Make Equal Pay for Equal Work a Reality

Fifty years ago today, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, enshrining in law the principle that a worker should be judged and compensated based not on gender, but on his or her qualifications, skills and performance.<p>Five decades later, as we celebrate the anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, …