Chris McLellan. The Social Beast.

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10 Superfoods That Make the Best Smoothie Ingredients

Banana. Berries. Nut butter. Milk. Maybe a handful of greens, when you’re feeling the veggies. If your smoothie game has revolved around these core …

Nutrition

6 Daily SEO Tactics You Aren’t Doing But Should Be

We all know that SEO is important for online marketing and organic traffic.After all, people conduct more than 3.5 billion searches every day just on …

Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Do you like change? If you do, then living in the present is an exhilarating experience. For those who don’t, buckle up as we are only going to see …

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Here's Why You Shouldn't Design Your Brand for Instagram -- and What to Do Instead

Here are steps entrepreneurs need to take to build a strong brand that outlives the Instagram moment.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to building a brand, entrepreneurs need to focus on developing a solid foundation of trust with customers -- not …

Marketing

Five reasons why businesses think case studies aren’t worth the time – and why they’re wrong

<b>Recently, I was at an electronics store looking for a new alarm clock. I asked a salesperson for a recommendation and he listed off features as he</b> …

Stove Top Lamb Biriyani

Yield2<p>Cooking time20 mins<p>Preparation time5 mins<p>Ingredients<p>This classic dish couldn't be simpler. A one pot recipe that takes just 25 minutes and …

Recipes

Does artificial intelligence truly work like the human brain?

In 1739, Parisians flocked to see an exhibition of automata by the French inventor Jacques de Vaucanson performing feats assumed impossible by …

Artificial Intelligence

How to transform your teenager from a reluctant reader to avid bookworm in five steps

What do you do when your child has reached adolescence and suddenly shudders at the thought of reading for pleasure?<p>Is there anything a parent can do?<p>…

Books

5 Ways Influencers Help You Sell

By connecting people to people, the social web created an ecosystem for consumers, users, employees to talk to one another, exchange ideas, transact, …

Selling

Opinion: Posting to Facebook Without Paying Is a Waste of Time

People are spending less time on Facebook. In last week's earning's call, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed a 5% drop in time spent last …

Advertising

How to Make Perfect Carbonara: Mistakes to Avoid

By Alex Delany<p>You want perfect strands of pasta glossed with a rich, silky sauce—not noodles tossed with scrambled eggs. Here's how to get it right, every time.<p>Pasta carbonara is the ultimate there's-no-food-in-the-house dinner. No matter how bare your cupboard or unfortunately under-stocked your …

Cooking

5 Grocery Store Aisles to Avoid If You Want to Save Money

<i>Welcome to a column from The Financial Diet, one of our very favorite sites, dedicated to money and everything it touches. One of the best ways to</i> …

The Transforming Online Retail World

It’s safe to say that the world of online retail is in a state of transformation. Evolutions in purchasing behavior and new developments in …

eCommerce

Jay Baer and Convince and Convert Team up with Uberflip to Produce Conex: The Content Experience

Event Details<p><b>Dates:</b> August 20-22, 2018<p><b>Location:</b> Royal Conservatory of Music; Toronto, Canada<p><b>Official</b> <b>Accommodation</b>: Marriott Bloor-Yorkville;<p>90 Bloor …

Starbucks' Schultz: ‘I don’t believe that bitcoin is going to be a currency today or in the future’ (SBUX)

• <b>Starbucks reported earnings that beat Wall Street's per-share expectations on Friday, but missed on revenue targets.</b>• <b><br>On a conference call following earnings, former CEO Howard Schultz said he was optimistic about blockchain and cryptocurrencies — but not bitcoin.</b><p>Starbucks founder and former longtime …

Google hired professional photographers to help train its AI camera

How did Google get Clips, its AI-powered camera, to learn to automatically take the best shots of users and their families? Well, as the company explains in a new blog post, its engineers went to the professionals — hiring “a documentary filmmaker, a photojournalist, and a fine arts photographer” …

A better battery? MIT researchers say discovery could improve storage of energy from wind, sun

Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers say they’ve improved a large-scale battery, opening the possibility of storing massive amounts of …

Researchers Find Missing Link to Make Computers That Mimic the Brain

The key to a new era of computer.<p>Computer scientists have long tried to figure out just how to make machines mimic the incredible efficiency of the …

Artificial Intelligence

We Could Soon Get Lasers Powerful Enough to Literally Rip Emptiness Apart

This is intense.<p>Lasers powerful enough to tear the fabric of matter itself are being developed in a special laboratory in China, potentially giving …

Physics

Should We Really Fear Artificial Intelligence? | Inc.com

There's a lot of talk these days about AI and automation and the role it will have in the future. New machines, smart devices, and AI technology are being added to a number of industries and already having a big impact. No one really knows for sure what will happen, but we can guess based off what …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence and robots to kill 100 percent of jobs

"Artificial intelligence and robots will kill many jobs." It's a depressingly blunt statement for anyone to make, but even more so as it is the …

Why And Where Costs Are Rising On Search Clicks

As costs per click continue to rise across the board, Bing takes the lead with a 29% year-on-year (YoY) increase. Compared with Google, per …

Boost your Instagram likes or start a photography side hustle with this $9 photo course

As the saying goes, a picture's worth a thousand words — just ask these guys. Unlike the written word or some abstract painting, photography has the …

New ship with rigid solar sails harnesses the power of sun and wind at the same time

Solar Powered Sails<p>In 2019 the world’s first solar energy sails will be put to the test. Called EnergySails, the technology should enable ships to …

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Turns Any Night into a Sunday Supper

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Tucking into a hearty bowl of tender beef stew is like dinnertime nirvana. Within the rich, beefy broth are creamy chunks …

Could This Be The Zara Of The Future?

Zara has officially opened its first click-and-collect concept store in London's Westfield shopping center, <i>WWD</i> reports. The Inditex-owned retail …

Meet the Man Bringing Cheap Renewable Energy to His Hometown

Why Most Influencer Marketing Strategies Fail

The concept of influencer marketing isn’t new but how brands can leverage influencers and what works for collaborating with an influencer has …