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The way you cook your rice could give you cancer! Be healthy and check out this recipe

When you use the "steaming" method to cook rice, the arsenic remains in the rice and could lead to a numerous ailments, including cancer.<p>Do you …

How to Get Shorter Answers From a Long-Winded Employee | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues--everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your team about body odor.</i><p>A reader writes:<p>I have an employee who is extremely detailed in every way. This can be …

Pain-Free Performance Reviews? Possible. Here are 5 Tips for Getting There.

The "annual" performance review system is broken. And fixing the system won't be easy. But start with more frequent, less critical feedback.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it: Everyone, employees and managers, dreads performance reviews. The tired ritual of …

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

Personal Finance

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

How A 28-Year-Old Who Retired With A $2 Million Net Worth Is Investing In 2017

In 2016, JP Livingston celebrated her 28th birthday. She also retired. Last month, I spoke with her about how she was able to retire, despite the fact that she only graduated from college about seven years ago. JP (a pen name she goes by on her blog, TheMoneyHabit.org) was able to retire because of …

Retirement

Why time management is ruining our lives

The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a writer and self-avowed geek named Merlin Mann. Their biggest professional problem was email, the digital …

Time Management

Facebook lurking makes you miserable, says study

<b>Too much Facebook browsing at Christmas - and seeing all those "perfect" families and holiday photos - is more likely to make you miserable than festive, research suggests.</b><p>A University of Copenhagen study suggests excessive use of social media can create feelings of envy.<p>It particularly warns about …

Why This Former Googler Thinks Performance Reviews Are Useless

Russ Laraway is a tech veteran who’s worked for Google and Twitter. Here’s the conversation he says not enough managers are having.<p>The fog of war envelops every battlefield. When the plan breaks down amid the chaos and ambiguity, how do young marines know what to do next? How can they take relevant …

Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ Asks What It Really Costs to Follow Jesus

Martin Scorsese adapts Shusaku Endo’s acclaimed novel about faith, mission, and suffering. It’s been 28 years since Martin Scorsese ruffled the …

These Boozy Pecan Praline Cinnamon Rolls Are What We'll Be Eating All Week

Cinnamon rolls: They're not just for breakfast anymore, thanks to this fabulous recipe from TheFeedFeed.<p>When we fantasize about our ideal holiday …

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Morning | Inc.com

You might wonder how successful people structure their mornings. Is there something so special and unique that people like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg do that sets them up for success? And, if so, can other people put into practice some of these same activities to ensure success? Well, there's …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Praise Them Like This (but Most Parents Do the Opposite) | Inc.com

What if I were to tell you that you could increase the odds that your kids will achieve great success in life--maybe greater success than you've had--simply by making a small change in how you praise them and talk about achievement?<p>It turns out, you can. What's more, this change flies in the face …

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Europe

The U.S. State Department issued a Travel Alert on November 21 for travel to Europe. The alert expires February 21, 2017. <br>The alert warns that …

Here's What I Discovered That Made Me Become Catholic

I was a pretty nominal Methodist as a child in the 1960s, very ignorant of theology, and didn't have a good Sunday school, or much at all to teach me …

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Note-Taking

Expert claims 'recent discoveries' prove historical accuracy of the Bible

A new book hopes to settle a centuries old debate regarding the historical validity of the bible.<p>Experts seemingly constantly debate the accuracy of the bible, with some arguing that Jesus of Nazareth was never Resurrected, or even ever existed.<p>Well, Dr. Brant Pitre, the bestselling author of Jesus …

6 numbers you need to know to actually get out of debt

Trying to get out of debt? Start with knowing these six numbers and you're half way there.<p>Just like there are many ways to get into debt, there's …

A Bucket List for San Francisco Beer Lovers

Beer lovers here have it pretty sweet. With 19 San Francisco brewers and dozens of craft beer bars in a 49-square-mile city, you’re never far from a …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

9 FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOUR MAN’S SEX LIFE - Bisi Adewale :: Marriage is my middle name

<b>9 FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOUR MAN’S SEX LIFE</b><p><b>Bisi Adewale</b><p>Most of the time, you complain that your husband’s demand for sex is too frequent. You …

7 pieces of common cookware that can make your food toxic

Eating certain foods can be hazardous to your weight and cholesterol, but surprisingly, household cookware can endanger your health, too. A meal can only be as good for you as the pot or pan it's cooked in is safe, and no amount of flax seed or avocado can defend against a bacteria-ridden cutting …

5 Surprising Ways to Get People Excited About Their Jobs

Brains, like hearts go where they are appreciated.<p>A recent Gallup poll shows something many of us already suspected: people are not terribly enthusiastic about their work.<p>In a measure of employee engagement--that is, involvement, enthusiasm, and commitment--51 percent were described as "not …

11 Gorgeous Wildlife Photos That Will Take Your Breath Away

These images are so amazing they almost look fake.<p>You've tried snapping artsy pictures on your iPhone, but even your best Instagrams fall short compared to these world-class shots. Out of 50,000 submissions from 95 countries, the "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" competition just announced its …

Wildlife

10 Things You Should Do Every Day To Improve Your Life

10 Things You Should Do Every Day To Improve Your Life 1) Get out in nature You probably seriously underestimate how important this is. (Actually, …