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The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Downton Abbey

Southern Bean Soup

This Southern-style bean soup recipe contains all kinds of healthy, delicious ingredients, including chopped ham, tomatoes, and several varieties of …

Cooking

Here’s The Difference Between Yams and Sweet Potatoes

If you’ve ever scanned the produce aisle for some sweet potatoes, spotted a sign for yams, and thought, “Well, they're basically the same thing... …

Nutrition

Private equity giants consider a major structural change

Listed private equity firms are frustrated by what they view as artificially-low share prices, and are actively considering a structural fix: …

Venture Capital

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

The 10 best protein powders to whip you into shape for 2018

Protein shakes have an image problem. Historically, their marketing has focused on images of pumped up men trying to emulate charismatic Austrians (we love you Arnie!), instantly alienating half of the population in one fell swoop.<p>The common misconception among women was that taking protein shakes …

Cure Your Cabin Fever With Cuban Chicken & Rice

This recipe from Anya von Bremzen’s recent book, ‘Paladares,’ will transport you to Havana.<p>Ever since New Year’s Eve, I’ve felt a bit off. No, it’s …

Designers Finally Have A Seat At The Table. Now What?

Companies are finally listening to designers, writes Google Ventures’ Kate Aronowitz. Here’s what designers need to do now.<p>About 15 years ago when I started at my first tech company, design was seen by most as an afterthought. Even as a senior designer, I wasn’t invited to meetings to present my …

This is the difference between scotch, bourbon, and rye

There's a lot to know when it comes to drinking whisky — particularly if you're taking part in Burns Night, which takes place on Wednesday January 25 to commemorate the death of Scottish poet Robert Burns with lots of haggis and booze.<p>Whether it's deciding whether or not to have ice, what brand to …

Scotch Whisky

Here's what the new Disney/Fox merger looks like

Reproduced from Walt Disney Company; Chart: Axios Visuals<p>Walt Disney Company announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire the entertainment …

Walt Disney Company

How 3 Years at Salesforce Changed the Way I Run My Company

It's where I discovered the one strategic planning framework that works for teams of 20 or 20,000.<p>When Salesforce acquired my company in 2012, much of my world was turned upside-down. I went from being a young entrepreneur who had never grown a company beyond a few hundred people to being thrown in …

How public SaaS companies report churn, and what you can learn from them

While doing some research for another post I just stumbled on this excellent overview from Pacific Crest on the churn rates of publicly listed SaaS …

The Ultimate Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie

The Ultimate Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a …

We should all be taking saunas right now

Things are hotting up in the world of sauna research. Previously, anecdotal claims of possible benefits were rarely backed up by medical evidence. But recent studies have shown that taking a regular sauna can be extremely good for your health—alleviating and preventing the risk of common acute and …

Wellness

Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired

Employers want you to ask this question. Here's why...<p>Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just …

Employment

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s leadership mantra is all about empathy

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is obsessed with the idea of empathy.<p>“The value that I have learned to deeply appreciate and is something I talk a lot about is empathy,” said Nadella, 50, at an event to promote his recent book Hit Refresh in New Delhi on Nov. 07. The book, which chronicles Nadella’s …

Satya Nadella

Facebook shows the future of media is all about UX, not original content

Facebook recently announced the launch of a revamped video streaming service aptly called “Watch.” Despite the hype, we should be careful jumping to the conclusion Mark Zuckerberg and his Facebook behemoth have their sights set on Hollywood.<p>The real story here is that the service promises users a …

Innovation

The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare

Why did Casper sue a mattress blogger? A closer look reveals a secret, multimillion-dollar battle to get you into bed.<p>One day in the spring of 2016 I mentioned to a friend that I needed a new mattress. Mine was a sunken hand-me-down that had become about as comfortable as concrete.<p>“I know a guy who …

Jesse Eisenberg

Become a blockchain expert in 1,384 words

And it's going to fundamentally change how businesses operate.<p>Make no mistake… this revolution is <i>at least</i> as significant as the one brought about by the Internet. It will disrupt every single business on the face of the earth.<p>That's why it's vital that you learn to understand this technology. It …

Bitcoin

Amazon Delivers a Secret Recipe for Agility, Adaptability, and Dominance

Amazon wouldn't be Amazon with the Two Pizza Rule.<p><i>What is the internal culture like at Amazon? 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 by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>One of Amazon's</b> …

Jeff Bezos

These Are The People Behind Million-Dollar Sales Of Companies That Sell On Amazon

Amazon is no longer a company of garage-sale merchants. Businesses on Amazon are bought and sold for millions of dollars, and these are the companies that broker those deals.<p>Amazon is no longer a website you use to get rid of a few old college textbooks. Many of the mom-and-pop businesses that rely …

Teen faces 40 years in prison and sex offender status

Lisa Ling explores the legal and social consequences of convicting adolescents and young adults of sex offenses. "This is Life" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.

CNN

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

Cardiovascular System

Amazon has a low-key start-up, Amazon Live, focused on ways to make purchases through interactive videos

Amazon is hiring for one of its start-ups focused on incorporating videos into the shopping experience.<p>The company announced a hiring blitz in New …

A Day in the Life of Jeff Bezos, the World's Second-Richest Person

His routine includes eight hours of sleep and the occasional morning octopus.<p>Jeff Bezos recently became the richest person in the world.<p>According to …

What Does a UX Designer Actually Do?

User Experience (UX) Designer is a job title you’re likely hearing more and more these days. While UX design is a field that feels essential to …

These Are The Only Minimalist Menswear Brands You Need To Know

The world of Gucci, Alexander McQueen, and Ted Baker doesn’t appeal to everyone. Sometimes, all that’s required are the basics, and the confident …

Men's Fashion

Amazon patent details the scary future of drone delivery

Amazon became the world’s most popular online marketplace by making sure customers can shop for nearly anything without leaving home. The company recently filed patents to indicate it wants to do more than just sell you the things you ask for though — it’s developing drones to drop your purchases …