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MIT study shows the most successful entrepreneurs are in their forties

The tech world can sometimes feel like <i>Logan’s Run</i>. If you haven’t made your start by the end of your twenties, you’re officially past it. Daniel Ek founded Spotify when he was 23. Steve Jobs launched Apple when he was 21. And Mark Zuckerberg found the time to launch Facebook amidst a busy schedule …

Entrepreneurship

18 Great Traditional Colombian Foods

¡Qué chimba!

Cooking

Anthony Bourdain’s Journey Deep Into the Heart of Trump Country: ‘I Was Utterly Disarmed’

The ‘Parts Unknown’ host discusses his upcoming West Virginia episode, why he won’t be filming in Russia and Turkey anymore, and how Trump is going …

Donald Trump

We Blind Taste-Tested Boxed White Cake Mixes, And We Have a Winner

You know that girl? She’s the one at birthday parties who makes an offhand remark about how she isn’t “a cake person,” naming a string of more …

Dessert

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

8 Whole 30 Snacks to Pick Up from Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe's

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Cooking

Overcome Any Life Obstacle

<i>Procrastination, failure, and discomfort are three of the biggest things standing between you and your goals. Gail Kim-Irvine shows you how to tackle</i> …

Motivation

This is stunning, but should anyone be building homes like this anymore?

<b>Mies van der Rohe famously said "less is more"; Morris Lapidus said "Too much is never enough." I don't know which describes this house.</b><p>Dezeen shows …

Architecture

I guess the lesson here is: don’t get divorced.

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

Divorce

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Chicago's 20 Essential Sandwiches, 2018 Edition

Anyone who's sat in an elementary school cafeteria is more than familiar with the sandwich. A simple construct that involves assorted meats, cheeses, vegetables, and condiments in between two slices of bread. Chicago's sandwich scene is particularly strong, with newcomers such as <b>Steingold's</b> and</b> …

Sandwiches

Ultimate guide to lunch in Chicago's Loop: 24 best spots

Never has there been a better time to flee your Loop office building and get lunch.<p>You never had to convince me. I mean, would you rather nibble on some sad salad in the grim yellow light of your business's windowless break room, or walk among the sterling skyscrapers in one of the most …

Chicago River

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

The 10 Best Whiskey Drinking Accessories for $35 or Less

We love a good bottle of whiskey, whether it’s a limited-release Buffalo Trace bourbon or one of these weekend sippers. But like you, we know that …

Alcohol

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

World’s 10 Least-Visited Countries You Need to Vacation To

This small and often misunderstood Balkan state sits across the Adriatic Sea from Italy, directly above Greece. Once a communist run country, Albania …

European Travel

How I rediscovered the joy of slow eating and slow living in Florence

After the monochrome tones of my life in London, I felt like I had landed in a Technicolor movie set, just as Iran had been in my childhood<p>It was the most unexpected sound and the last thing I had imagined I might hear in this bastion of western civilisation. Rising through the silence of the …

Middle East

The 10 Best Men's Colognes for Under $50

You don't have to spend a lot to smell great.<p>Cologne is a great thing to have in your grooming arsenal. For one thing, your fragrance does wonders for both your own self-confidence. For another? It can go a long way in keeping things friendly with any interactions in which someone is close enough …

Beauty

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Exactly How to Make Melting Potatoes, the Trend That’s Taking Over Pinterest

Potatoes, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. We’re all about mashing, smashing and even Hasselbacking. That’s why we were excited to read …

Mashed

Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake Bars Are the Quick and Healthier Alternative to Traditional Cheesecake

This cheesecake recipe isn't just pleasing to the eye, it's pretty darn tasty as well! Made with frozen wild blueberries, vanilla extract, and maple …

Breakfast

11 European destinations everyone should travel to alone

Travelling alone can be a hugely rewarding experience, especially in a place that's bursting with enough culture, attractions, and scenery to keep …

European Travel

10 best brandy cocktails to mix at home

<b>Forget vodka and gin, here are the most sophisticated and delicious brandy cocktails to shake up in your own home</b><p>It’s a quirk of history that, these days, people tend to think of cocktails as being made with gin, the whiskies and vodka. Everyone forgets about brandy. Or, if they don’t, they think …

New Orleans

Here's what comfort food looks like in 26 countries around the world

1/<p>FRANCE: French onion soup<p>French onion soup is winter comfort food as it should be: rich, warm, and blanketed under a generous portion of creamy …

Cooking

This Asian and BBQ-style beef jerky is shockingly easy to make

Beef jerky is kind of like pizza – even when it’s bad, it’s still pretty good. Overly salted, preserved, tough gas station jerky is one of the better …

Food

I Never Leave Trader Joe’s Without Grabbing These 11 Products

It's no secret that I'm at Trader Joe's at least three times a week. Between cooking for my blog, College Housewife, and making weeknight meals, it's …

Trader Joe's

Why Côtes de Bordeaux Should be Your Go-To French Wine

Côtes de Bordeaux, a lesser-known hilly area, features five distinct regions that produce great, affordable, wines. From oaked whites to accessible, …

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How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing