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Rory McIlroy tells Liverpool crowd he's Man United fan, gets booed

Rory McIlroy won the British Open -- and then the crowd turned on him.<p>Rory McIlroy just won the British Open at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, and the Merseyside crowd cheered hard for the Northern Irish boy as he pulled away from the competition after a dominant four-day performance.<p>Well, they cheered …

LinkedIn Launches Connected for iPhone to Help You Network

LinkedIn today replaced its Contacts app for iOS with Connected, a new app that reminds you to reach out to people in your network.<p>Connected, which is English-only for now, uses a simple card interface to let you swipe through notifications about contacts that are celebrating milestones like a new …

John Oliver Explains The World Cup And FIFA To Americans (VIDEO)

John Oliver is "both excited and extremely conflicted" about the World Cup.<p>Why? Because he loves the tournament - but it's run by FIFA.<p>Take it away, …

Obama's Keystone XL Dithering Is Keeping Gasoline Prices High

There are few issues today on which Americans from different political parties agree. A recent Pew Research poll shows that one issue does elicit strong bi-partisan agreement by a margin of 2 to 1: construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline’s northern leg. Despite an overwhelming majority of …

Five Small Biotech Stocks Analysts Think Will Triple

Over the past two months, mutual funds and hedge funds liquidated momentum stocks, triggering a self-reinforcing selloff. As a result, nearly every single biotech stock has been pushed aggressively lower. When this happens mispricings occur. Fund managers take profits even on stocks that have great …

Square, Google, Paypal, Popmoney — who’s faster?

Startups, web giants and even major retailers are introducing tools that promise to make sending money electronically as easy as downloading a book — …

Keep calm and invest in these unknown dividend stocks

How much do you fear a stock market correction?<p>There are dire warnings, the latest from Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts Stephen Suttmeier and …

Slovenia makes record bond issues as CEE grabs the moment | Financial Times

In the years before the crisis, Slovenia was touted as the Switzerland of eastern Europe, praised for its robust export-oriented economy, sizeable …

Where to set-jet Game of Thrones

Been missing out on your dose of warring armies, unruly dragons and cunning courtiers? Fans of hit TV show Game of Thrones can rest easy - Series Four of HBO’s adaptation of George RR Martin’s fantasy epic begins in the US on 6 April (and on 7 April in the UK).<p>The story follows the fortunes of …

Opera Max App Review

Opera Max is being released in open beta to users around the world. It’s from the makers of the popular Opera Browser and they’re known for coming out with some pretty good applications. Is this app worth your time? In this review, we’ll find out. As usual, you can read it below or watch it …

City Strip Mall Dining at Cafe 33 Orient in Albany Park

In the book, An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies, author/economist/foodie Tyler Cowen lists six rules for dining out. One of these is, "Get out of the city and into the strip mall." He encourages people to leave the yuppified neighborhoods and seek out dining options situated …

1 Bottle of Sriracha, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where Food52 will show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provincial gets creative with everyone's favorite condiment.</i><p>Sriracha: The …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Simple Mistakes Leaders Make

Are you too focused on the big stuff and missing the important details? Here, Inc. columnists identify simple mistakes overlooked by even the most diligent of leaders.<p>Most CEOs and managers do try to improve themselves as leaders. Billions of dollars are spent on growth training, leadership books, …

8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees

Forget good to great. Here's what makes a great employee remarkable.<p>Great employees are reliable, dependable, proactive, diligent, great leaders, and great followers. They possess a wide range of easily defined-;but hard-to-find-;qualities.<p>A few hit the next level. Some employees are remarkable, …

A Mindmap Of How To Be Productive

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Cubli cube robot demonstrates incredible balance

Some robots do something useful, like ordnance disposal. Some robots do something artistic, like produce music. Some are more interactive. And some …

In-the-know insiders are dumping stocks

A previous version of this story, published on March 14, incorrectly described the factors that the Vickers Weekly Insider Report takes into account …

We Found the Perfect Hot Sauces to Pair With All Your Favorite Foods

If you want to add a little kick to whatever you're eating, nothing beats a couple of dabs of hot sauce.<p>If you want to add a little kick to whatever you're eating, nothing beats a couple of dabs of hot sauce. Doesn't matter if it's pizza or wings or whatever you consider to be the third major food …

Flavors

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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

25 Ways to Use Parsnips

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.<p>Several months into one of the worst winters we’ve seen in a while, I’ve …

Grilling: Sweet Potato Wedges

The sweet and creamy innards of the sweet potato are an instant comfort on a cold winter day. Whenever I can, I pair them with the roast chickens, fried pork chops, or other meaty, substantial mains I gravitate to during the cold months. My fandom for this orange tuber has yet to really meld with …

Oakland: the city that told Google to get lost

If pushing your enemy into the sea signifies success, then Google's decision to start ferrying workers to its campus by boat suggests the revolt against big technology companies is going well. Standing on the docks of Oakland, on the east side of San Francisco Bay, last week, you could watch the …

10 Things in Nature That Are Not the Color You'd Expect

Blue lava? A blood-red waterfall? The natural world is full of surprises. If you think you've finally figured out Mother Nature, think again.<p>Blue lava? A blood-red waterfall? The natural world is full of surprises. If you think you've finally figured out Mother Nature, think again.

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …