Babul Mukherjee

15 Flips | 3 Magazines | 36 Likes | @daMook | "Some will sell their dreams for small desires, or lose the race to rats, get caught in ticking traps."

Parasite spread by cats drives entrepreneurial brilliance in humans

A parasite spread by cats could be the key to being a successful entrepreneur, scientists have concluded.<p>The discovery suggests there may be a bizarre advantage to being infected by the organism, Toxoplasma gondii.<p>According to the findings, the single-celled parasite worms its way into the brain …

The Secrets of Russian Honey Cake, Revealed

When Michelle Polzine opened 20th Century Cafe, a tiny pastry shop in San Francisco in 2013, her majestic Russian honey cake enchanted sweet tooths everywhere. Food writers and pastry chefs flew in from across the country to marvel at the gravity-defying stack of airy cake layers slathered with …

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5 Signs You Are Meant to Be an Entrepreneur | SEJ

Are you meant to be an entrepreneur? According to Operation Hope, 43% of children and teens say they want to start their own business one day but …

Don't Wait Till the Holidays to Make Vermont Spice Cake

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, uncovers the recipe for the one cake you should make this fall.</i><p>My job requires spending part of my time in Vermont, which is lucky for me: At this time of year, it's the only place I want to be. The leaves are changing, …

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Perfect Pumpkin Pie

If you have had a week similar to mine and are asking yourself, "Are the planets out of alignment or something?" Then here is a lovely straightforward recipe sure to produce a delicious, aromatic, rich pumpkin pie -- a comforting dessert sure to make any accident prone week a little bit better.<p>Fall …

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How I Stay Motivated to Work When I'm on the Road

Today I’d like to share some of what I’ve been learning about working on the road, which can be tough. I’ve been successful, but overcoming the lack …

10 Insightful Books Steve Jobs Would Have Recommended

It’s been said again and again that Steve Jobs was a visionary, but it wasn’t because he focused only on growing Apple and designing the iPhone. How …

Is Transparency The Music Industry's Next Battle?

The issue of how much musicians theoretically earn from their work has moved out of the trade press and into social media's trending topics recently, whether that's Taylor Swift demonstrating her clout via a successful protest of Apple Music or Jay Z's Tidal promising artists higher royalty rates …

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The REAL Reason Slack Became a Billion Dollar Company

• 235shares<p>Slack is a dream for every startup founder, investor and VC. It’s the fastest growing startup ever, which is amazing considering it’s a SaaS …

11 Ways to Maximize Kitchen Cabinet Space

In theory, small kitchens are cute, cozy and warm, and perfect for whipping up quick dinners while never having to reach too far for anything. In reality, they can be kind of a hassle. Luckily, with a few hacks, tips and DIY projects, you can be well on your way to a perfectly efficient space …

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8 things I learned from wearing an Apple Watch for a couple of weeks

Thing #1:<p>The Apple Watch will never replace your iPhone.<p>This is not a MacBook for your arm.<p>The screen is tiny.<p>It has no keyboard.<p>You <i>can</i> read the news …

5 Simple Tricks to Up Your Grilling Game

Here are some of the "secret" techniques from the school to help you up your game at the grill.<p>Two new groups of graduates left Barbecue University earlier this month with diplomas in hand, and I'm proud to have helped them ascend the ladder of barbecue enlightenment. Here are some of the "secret" …

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This Ramen Water Purification System Really Needs to Exist

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Chef Sang Yoon's 7 Tips for Frying Like a Pro

Here, chef Sang Yoon's seven simple steps for light, crispy fried foods.<p>Chef Sang Yoon schooled the crowd in frying at the 33rd annual Food & Wine …