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Take That Tax Refund And Shove It - Into Your IRA!

Recent reports are increasingly supportive of the proposition that this Goldilocks recovery continues apace. Slow and steady is not so bad. It's what …

Investing

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Personal Branding - What Color is Your Brand

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What’s the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

Tickets Available, Speakers Set for Little Rock's TED Event

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Little Rock

Clause for Concern: Essentials for Engagement Letters

Your first tool to secure business – and your first shield of protection if that business goes sour – depends on essential ingredients, according to …

Income Tax

Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup With All the Fixings Recipe

Rich chicken tortilla soup, made from slow-simmered chicken thighs, joins quintessential toppings—avocado, red onion, sour cream, cilantro cheese, tortillas, limes and hot sauce—in this simple, sustaining slow-cooker meal. The broth gets its depth from inclusions such as apple cider vinegar, ancho …

The best developer tools, now free for students

There’s no substitute for hands-on experience, but for most students, real world tools can be cost prohibitive. That’s why we created the GitHub …

8 Real Chinese Dishes You Should Order Instead Of The American Knockoffs

Most Chinese people have never even heard of a General Tsao, and are completely befuddled by the overly sauced fried chicken dish that Americans know as General Tsao's chicken.<p>In fact, authentic Chinese food almost looks nothing like American Chinese food. It varies tremendously by region: Sichuan …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

Lessons in Customer Experience from a World-Class Hospitality Consultant

You have to love the bar, restaurant, and hospitality industries.<p>While we believe that every business benefits from giving customers a great …

Travel Q&A: How do I pack smarter for my next trip?

Each week, USA TODAY Travel reporters and editors answer timely travel questions in a short video. If you have a question you'd like us to cover, please e-mail it to travel@usatoday.com or send a tweet to @usatodaytravel .<p>Watch previous videos in this series:<p><b>WHY SHOULD I MAKE A DIRECT BOOKING?</b><p><b>WHAT</b> …

MG returning to its roots, developing 2-seat roadster

Follow Antony<p>For a whole generation of drivers, the name MG conjures images of two-seat British roadsters.<p>They might not have worked every day and …

5 Countries You Can Visit for Less than $50 a Day

There are too many travel myths out there. Probably the most common one is that international travel is too expensive for the average person -- It's just not true.<p>Dedicated travelers and backpackers everywhere know that finding the right deal and being open to compromise can make practically any …

Party Like It's 1776 at America's Oldest Pubs

As soon as colonists set foot on American soil, they started building taverns and pubs, and they've been an important piece of American history ever since. In the early colonial days, they were meeting places, restaurants, social clubs, post offices, and much more--you could even say that the idea …

Malibu

Big Sur, California

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

A $35 Computer The Size Of A Credit Card Can Be Used For All Kinds Of Amazing Things

Originally conceived as an educational product for removing as many barriers as possible for teaching people to program, the Raspberry Pi has been popping up in various home-brewed tech creations, acting as the brain that makes all kinds of electronic doodads come to life.<p>Despite its low price and …

Coffee Table Pi

Custom Macro Mechanical Keypad<p>LED Ring From Recycled Bike Rim<p>Sun, Earth and Moon Model (Tellurion / Orrery) With 3D Printed Parts<p>3D CAM and CNC …

A few minutes well spent with a 1973 Porsche 2.7RS

Gray-market in the best way.<p>I don't know who Mark Haddawy is, but I will say he's got impeccable taste. His 911 2.7 RS is, he claims, one of only four imported in the proper way back in the period, and was also previously owned by Vasek Polek—racer, Porsche dealer, and Czech resistance fighter in …

Five-Minute Four-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake

Five-Minute Four-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake<p>Updated on May 20, 2015<p>My grandmother passed this recipe down to me when I started my own family. She …

GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 409

I think you know what this show is all about. It's time for the E3 2013 post-show wrap-up! If you missed any of Nintendo's big news for E3 2013, we …

Infographic: 64 Of The Coolest Guitars From The Past 100 Years

Skulls. Axes. Lightning bolts. Bottles of whiskey. If it’s rock ‘n’ roll, chances are, it’s also an awesome novelty guitar.<p>Do you like lightning bolts? Then you’ve come to the right place, friend, because so does rock ‘n’ roll. Just strap on Pantera’s 1994 Washburn 333 or Peter Cook’s 1975 Custom …

More Free Guitar Jam Tracks! - Global Guitar Network

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] <br>[lollum_dropcap]I[/lollum_dropcap]‘m always on the lookout for great free resources on the web to help guitar players …

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

April 18, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>In this Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas recipe, pork shoulder gets rubbed down with an herb and oil mixture, then is</i> …

Mexican Tacos @ El Charro Mexican Restaurant

7 Myths About Cooking Steak That Need to Go Away

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>I dread the summer. I truly do. It's not that I don't like the weather (who doesn't like sunshine in the day and breezy decks in the evening?). It's not the hordes of school kids roaming the streets with …

Homemade Tortilla Chips from 'Ultimate Nachos'

Use this basic tortilla chip recipe as a base for frying up your own chips to use in recipes from our Cook the Book column this week: Lee Frank and Rachel Anderson's Ultimate Nachos. While the recipe is written for a single tortilla, you can fry many, many more chips in this manner. If you're using …