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Simple Tip to Try: Cook Bacon in the Oven

A couple of years ago I watched the Barefoot Contessa roast bacon in the oven. She was making a BLT and didn't need the bacon fat. I had never thought to bake bacon, and the idea has changed my life! Now, I roast bacon all the time. It's an easy, convenient, and splatter-free way to cook it. Here's …

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

Because doing dishes is a huge buzzkill

5 Wealth Habits All Successful Entrepreneurs Share

Habits are what make us who we are. Exceptionally successful entrepreneurs have learned to use the power of habit to their advantage. That is why …

The 30 Best Resorts in Mexico

When it comes to the best resorts in Mexico, our 2016 Readers' Choice Awards picks don't leave anything out—there are swim-up suites and miles of beachfront bliss aplenty, not to mention all-inclusives, where nifty bonuses like a personal butler service and an unlimited supply of fresh, fruity …

Pacific Ocean

United Airlines Baggage Handler Locked in Plane Cargo Hold for Entire Flight

A normal day on the job turned into an hour-long nightmare.<p>It was a busy day for travel on January 2 as people returned home from their holiday vacations, but it was particularly nightmarish for one baggage handler as he got trapped in the cargo hold of a United Airlines flight from Charlotte, …

Flying

How to Plan a Low-Key Trip to St. Barts

Contributor Amanda Brooks swears that a no-frills St. Barts still exists, and tells us how to find it.<p>I first landed on the minuscule runway in St. Barts in 1984 when I was ten years old. Former mayor Rémy de Haenen collected my family and me from St. Martin in his airplane. His rickety, ancient …

Sea Turtles

Transform Your Abs With This 2-Week Crunch Challenge

Show your abs some love and take our crunch challenge! Perfect for those new to strength training, the plan is short and sweet — it takes just a few minutes each day for the next two weeks. At the end, you're sure to notice stronger, more defined abs. Instead of doing basic crunches, this challenge …

Skirt Steak Recipes

Tender and juicy skirt steak is perfect for marinades. The seasonings cook nicely with this tender steak and create savory and delicious dishes like …

Cooking

Perfect Spaghetti Bolognese with Gennaro

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

<i>Food & Wine</i> editor in chief Dana Cowin, a cookie connoisseur, declares these double-chocolate ones the most delicious she’s ever had. They’re like …

Food

Two Things to Do After Every Meeting

Steve Jobs insisted that every item on a meeting agenda have a designated person responsible for that task and any follow-up work that happened. He called that person the DRI—the Directly Responsible Individual. He knew the public accountability would ensure that a project or task would actually …

Productivity

A Live Looping Lesson

<b>TC Electronic had an instant hit with Ditto, a one-shot looper with minimal controls. The recently introduced Ditto X2 adds reverse and half-speed</b> …

The Logic Pros: How to customize Logic’s Drummer, beat-by-beat

In this week’s episode of The Logic Pros, we wanted to dive deeper into Logic Pro X’s Drummer. Considered by many to be a tool for kids, amateurs and even the lazy, Drummer is a much more versatile and customizable feature than you may think. In fact, I would argue it might be one the most …

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Team Building

The many superpowers of Apple's Preview app, part 2

Last week’s Creaticity column revealed several superpowers of Apple’s free Preview app, such as removing an image’s background, and so on. In this …

Tutorials

10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Evernote Master

Evernote is well established as the go-to app for organizing just about everything in your life. Whether it's notes for a novel or bookmarks from the …

Apps

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

Print Media

Kick Out the Jams: Pumped Up Licks

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginning <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Develop rapid-fire blues-rock licks.<br>• Understand the importance of dynamics and accents.<br>• …

Best Meatloaf Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>My Favorite Meatloaf Recipe<p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 45 minutes<p>After years of …

Eggs

Waffle-Iron Hash Browns Recipe

Using the waffle iron to make hash browns means you get crunchy bits on both sides. You get silky smooth potato inside. And you get all of this without having to flip the potatoes or fuss over them in the pan. You may never make hash browns any other way again.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Squeezing the …

Decrypting Google: Don't be modest

AS A service, Google has become indispensable to people's interactions online. As a business worth $400 billion after 16 years, its success has been breathtaking. Yet in terms of management, it has set up radically different ways of organising itself from those of traditional businesses. Few people …

Silicon Valley

Fingerstyle Arrangement of "Comfortably Numb" Shot with Guitar-Mounted Camera

1<p>SHARES<p>Below, check out a video of guitarist Thomas Leeb performing a solo acoustic-fingerstyle arrangement of Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb."<p>What …

You CAN Carry On Your Guitar. It’s the Law.

30K<p>SHARES<p><i>In light of a recent kerfuffle former Kinks guitarist Dave Davies had with British Airways—in which the airline did not let him bring his</i> …

Guitar

Brooks Robertson - "Jonesin'" at the Fretboard Journal

Fretboard Workshop: Non-Chord-Tone Soloing

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to incorporate non-chord tones into your solos.<br>• Build scales using overlapping …

Electric Guitar

Fretboard Workshop: Using Triads to Create A Solo

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn major and minor triad shapes on the top four strings.<br>• Use smooth voice-leading to connect …

Concepts and Techniques: Jim Hall

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to build solo lines based on chord tones.<br>• Understand various comping techniques …