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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, …

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 — …

FinTech

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 …

Investing

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 …

TV Series

Opera Max 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 …

Apps

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 …

Sriracha Sauce

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 | Inc.com

Most CEOs and managers do try to improve themselves as leaders. Billions of dollars are spent on growth training, leadership books, and personal development in hopes of becoming a better boss or team leader. Though there are many complexities to being a great leader, some of the most significant …

Leadership

A Mindmap Of How To Be Productive

Cubli cube robot demonstrates incredible balance

Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.<p>Some robots …

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 …

Investing

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. Doesn't matter if it's pizza or wings or whatever you consider to be the third major food group. And while Sriracha's got a bit of a vice grip on the collective American hot sauce consciousness, …

Cooking

How To Clean Stainless Steel Pots and Pans

(Image credit: Cambria Bold)<p>They look so bright and shiny when you first buy them, but over time stainless steel cookware can acquire brown spots and …

Stainless Steel

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 …

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.

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 …