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7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

11 Refreshing Mojito Recipes to Bookmark for the Hottest Days of Summer

Serve and chill.<p>When a pitcher of beer is feeling too heavy in the dog days of summer, look to the minty goodness of a fresh mojito to save the day. Below, 11 of the most refreshing ways to cool yourself down, from Southern sweet tea mojitos to a lemon ginger cocktail that's just right for summer …

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12 Beer Cocktails for Easy Warm-Weather Drinking

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Fruity, creamy <i>witbier</i>; peppery saison; tangy <i>berliner weisse</i>; bright, fresh pilsner—warm weather brings with it all sorts of amazing beer. But a cold, refreshing cocktail can also be wonderful on a hot day. Who's to say …

Why I Have a Full-Time Job

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Bryan Minear. It and the images in this post are being used with permission.</i><p>There seems to be a divided mindset …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Tandem Pipe Sessions & Bikini Launching

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s Jamie O’Brien and Poopies going over the falls on a pink foam board at solid Pipeline. Well folks, the ideas just …

<em>Outside</em> Picks the 30 Best Trips for 2015

Still having difficult deciding where you want to travel in 2015? Have no fear, as <i>Outside</i> magazine is here to help. The editors of the popular …

'Smart Pipe' is every bad startup in one delightful parody

"Your anus is the key to your future," trumpets a bespectacled man at the end of the fake Smart Pipe infomercial. This phantasmagorical episode is the latest in Adult Swim's delightful parody series, which was responsible for last week's viral hit, "Too Many Cooks."<p>It opens with a snappily dressed …

Build This Rustic Farmhouse Table

Farmhouse furniture is meant to be a little imperfect. That makes it hard to screw up<p>There's no better way to give thanks than to gather family and friends around an enormous table to share a feast. A farmhouse table would be the perfect spot. You could make one out of construction lumber and …

Good & Cheap: Talking to Leanne Brown

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: We're chatting with Leanne Brown, author of Good and</i> …

Eggs

Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic Recipe

Posted by Josh<p>I'm all about the <b>sweet potato</b> in the winter—that savory and sweet flavor, paired with its stomach filling power, is a great comfort in …

The Gin Hound

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A drink to get you out of a bourbon kind of winter.</i><p>If you ran into me in a bar this winter, you would have noted with some amusement that I was drinking an Old …

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Can Snowboarding Be Saved?

I was a state college kid the first and only time I rode a snowboard. This was in the 1980s and snowboarding was still illegal at New Hampshire's ski resorts. A classmate from New York City named after Dylan Thomas (and who called everybody he didn't like a chucklehead) brought a board to campus …

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …

Pie

Timothy O’Donnell’s 10 Top Training Tips

An American hasn’t won Kona since 2002. In the 11 years since Colorado's Tim DeBoom nabbed the title, Australians dominated six straight races. This year, Belgian Frederik Van Lierde became the Ironman world champ. America’s greatest hope at reclaiming the top podium spot, triathlon pundits …

Watch Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx In (I Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum

And I want you to.<p>Watch Gabourey Sidibe, Miley Cyrus, Jimmy Kimmel, Matt Damon, Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx in this music video about… Channing all …

Channing Tatum

Zooey Deschanel & More of the Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)

In this week’s top music video picks, we take a journey through icy blue Scandinavian waters, 1960s dance numbers, and the depths of the Internet. …

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I was wrong.<p>One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."<p>It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. I've …

Tibet's Man on Fire

An Exclusive In-Depth Look: More than 100 Tibetans have self-immolated to protest China's policies in their homeland. This is one man’s story.<p><b>Tibetans continue to burn. This week, two monks from Taktsang Lhamo Kirti monastery, Lobsang Dawa and Konchok Woeser, set themselves on fire to protest</b> …

BATMAN & ROBIN Cast and Crew Reveal Why the Movie Sucked