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18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Entertainment

10 Steps to Self-Publish Your Book Like a Bestseller

People do judge a book by its cover and content, which influences sales and your reputation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Self-published books are springing up all over the place. If you are an entrepreneur, having a book under your belt can boost your income …

Five Books That Genuinely Improved My Happiness And Mental Health

Reading itself has been proven to be good for your mental health, but it was only recently I realised that reading <i>about</i> improving your mental health …

For Smooth, Stable Cheese Sauces, Cornstarch and Evaporated Milk Are Your Friends

I don't know much about football, but I <i>do</i> know that if you're stuck watching a game at your friend's house, for no discernible reason other than to see New York teams get creamed, you'll be much happier if you've got a bag of chips and a bowl full of cheese dip.<p>Cheese dip wasn't really a thing in …

How to Create Infographics Using PowerPoint or Keynote [Infographic]

Give your inner designer a chance to shine by creating your own infographics.<p>That's right: By using tools you likely already have, you can create …

Starbucks Part IV: Product Innovation And Brand Elevation To Drive Sales

Starbucks is at the cusp of great changes, with the old CEO Howard Schultz stepping down and the new CEO Kevin Johnson taking hold of the reins. …

Coffee

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

Ad Giant Says Facebook Fears Snapchat's 'Penetration'

Martin Sorrell—the CEO of WPP, a major advertising and public relations company—said Tuesday that his clients poured $1 billion more into Facebook …

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA | Inc.com

I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising agency: Finance, accounting, marketing, organizational theory, operations, business law, negotiation strategies, and …

Entrepreneurship

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

I tried out the perfect subscription box for anyone who loves craft cocktails

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>CrateJoy I enjoy sipping on craft cocktails. It's fun to see bartenders treat each drink like a piece of art, taste something more …

5 apps to help anyone better manage their mental health

For those instances where a cat being surprised by a cucumber doesn't cut it or you can't get your hands on <i>The Little Book of Calm</i>, the inventions of …

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

Books

Snapchat Just Debuted Video-Enabled Sunglasses for Its First Hardware Product

OK, we now know exactly why Snapchat has recently pushed the idea of being called a "camera company."<p>Snapchat CEO Evan Speigel on Friday evening …

A Chocolate Lover's Dream: Gluten Free Chocolate Meringue Cookies | shopswell

These are by far the most requested cookie I bake. A must-cook for Valentines Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. A chocolate lover's dream, for …

Dessert

Hydroponic Garden Jar Cilantro

The perfect way to top off taco night? <b>Fresh cilantro picked from your windowsill!</b> This Garden Jar kit from Modern Sprout has everything you need to <b>grow</b> <b>a thriving cilantro plant at home</b>. The jar is equipped with a hydroponic system that brings water into the roots through a process known as …

Gardening

The 10 most valuable career skills you can acquire in your spare time

In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on average than similar jobs that <i>didn't</i> include those skills.<p>For example, a lab technician job that includes a requirement for the "data …

Dessert Hummus Is Really a Thing, and Here’s Why You Need Some Now

Chickpeas and chocolate? Before you make the ewww face, consider first that you’ve never met a hummus you didn’t like. Then remember how you drooled over these healthy dessert recipes with beans. I mean, we could go down a serious rabbit hole talking about all the yummy dessert recipes that feature …

German Beer Ad Shows Men Cradling Their Beer Bellies Like Pregnant Moms

We all know that beer isn’t the best thing to drink if you’re trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, that doesn’t stop alcoholic beverage …

The Cooler Coffee Table Is a Genius Idea

Find out how to DIY the ultimate summer coffee table.<p>Imagine this: You've been waiting anxiously to kick off summer with the best barbecue your neighborhood has ever seen. You'll finally be able to put your beautiful back patio to good use, and show off all your new favorite recipes. But just as …

Genius

11 Excellent Summer Reads for Your Book Club

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Want To Be More Marketable? Add These 11 In-Demand Tech Skills To Your Resume

Tech skills pay more. According to a labor-market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, 78% of well-paying “middle-skill” positions call for basic proficiency with technology.<p>But I get it: you have a full-time job, volunteering every other weekend, a puppy to train, plans with friends…you’re …

Project Management

Virtually everything America has taught us about breakfast is a corporate myth

It’s not even the most important meal of the day. Research guiding our eating habits is rife with confirmation bias<p>Have you ever stopped to question that well-worn dictum, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”? I for one have spent many a day of my life breakfastless. Does this mean …

Today's The Day To Buy Cheap Flights, So Get Shopping

<i>Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock</i><p>Wondering when you should buy a flight for that late summer or fall trip? Well, stop everything and start shopping now.<p>Even with airfares remaining pretty low over the last several months -- thanks to lower fuel costs -- massive systemwide sales that are worth flying …

Before Hiring an eCommerce Development Partner, Critically Evaluate Their 3 P's | Inc.com

Last week, I highlighted how Magento's CEO Explains How the Next Generation of eCommerce Is About Bringing the Store to You, Not Driving You into a Store. But, as most entrepreneurs are not likely to build their own back-end eCommerce engine, this brought up the question of how to critically …

Project Management

7 essential Google Analytics reports every marketer must know

You may be using Google Analytics, but are you using it to its full potential? Contributor Khalid Saleh lays out 7 key reports with which every …

Google Analytics

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

Motivation

Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden - Quiet Corner

DIY Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden<p>With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and …