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How To Make Watermelon Rind Pickles, Summer's Most Unexpected Snack

Stop tossing those valuable rinds in the garbage.<p><i>As part of HuffPost's “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Think about all the watermelon rinds you toss into the garbage every summer, and consider how heavy …

Watermelon

5 Things to Do with Naked Corn Cobs

Sweet corn on the cob is one of summer's greatest pleasures. Cut off the kernels and enjoy them in every way, shape, and form — from salad to chowder …

Weed Might Be Able to Block the Onset of Alzheimer's

If you're regularly exercising and smoking pot, you're already taking the right steps to ward off the disease.<p>These days we know at least a little bit about how medical marijuana can help patients with stuff like anxiety, cancer, rare seizure disorders, and PTSD. Now, <i>Science Daily reports</i> that …

The Simple Concept That Made Me $6 Million Last Year

On Monday morning, you get a message indicating there’s a new balance in your PayPal account. You check and see that — while you were at the beach …

Retirement

Entrepreneur Courses: Learn How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>“You don’t need the money, you need a better strategy.” Has anyone ever told you this? Does it sound like a far-out theory that doesn’t …

New Treatment 'Reverses' Alzheimer’s Disease

Ten patients suffering from various degrees of age-related cognitive decline have seemingly had their lives transformed after receiving a new form of …

These 16 Golden Milk Recipes Are the Tastiest Health Hack Ever

If you haven’t heard, turmeric is having a golden moment. The yellow spice has been dominating our Pinterest and Instagram feeds, and for good reason! This spice has been recognized for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to reduce inflammation (the root of all disease), heal …

5 Key Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I sat down to write my book, <i>An American Hedge Fund</i> (which I now make free to the public), I wrote it with one key goal in mind, to provide entrepreneurs like me with access to the information they need to be as successful as …

Woman, 46, recently debt-free, shifts her focus to retirement savings

Laila is 46, a well-paid professional with a pension plan who says she feels stretched every month. She grosses $133,000 a year. Laila is in a long-term relationship, but she and her partner have their own homes and keep their finances separate.<p>Laila paid off the mortgage on her Alberta house …

Entrepreneurs, sometimes you gotta fake it till you make it

<b>Q: I am not really sure what I want to do now that I have graduated college. I would like to try and write a book, but I have never done that before so I don’t know how to get started. And I don’t know if I could get it published. And anyway, what publisher would believe that I am a writer,</b> …

Entrepreneurship

7 lessons learned growing from $1,000 to $15,000 a month in 100 days

$15,000/mo in 100 days. Here’s how we got here…<p>I’m about to hit “publish.”<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p><i>What’s the worst that could happen, right?</i><p><i>Mm… maybe we should wait until tomorrow.</i><p><i>Let me get</i> …

Business Strategy

Why Summer Squash Is a Great Replacement For Bananas In Smoothies | Men's Health

The weather’s warming up, which means summer squash can be found at almost every farmers’ market and grocery store.<p>What to do with it all? Sure, you could stuff, sautée, or grill them, or turn them into No-Cook Noodles For Hot Nights.<p>But the best thing you can do with your summer squash—at least, …

Wafflewich

Some of the greatest things in life happen by accident, just ask most first-born children. The popsicle for instance, was supposedly created when a San Franciscan man named Frank Epperson left his drink outside on a cold night with a stirring stick. When he awoke the next morning, he discovered a …

Minimalist Travel: The World in One Backpack

Escape the oppression of the rolling luggage cart!<p>About two years ago, I spent a lot of time living out of a backpack. My original Minimalist One-Bag …

Backpacking

4 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Starting a Business

Starting a business can be full of highs and lows. No matter how prepared you think you are before starting up, you can’t avoid the many learning …

The Marsupial Method for Launching a Profitable Business In 24 Hours or Less

A few years ago, when I first started brainstorming different ways to make money, or possible businesses to start, I felt like taking a can of bright red spray paint, drawing an X on a concrete wall and smashing my head straight through it. Hopefully, I would just hit a beam and put myself out of …

Nintendo’s Humble Bundle Includes $179 Worth of Wii U, 3DS Games

Now available in North America... and Europe.<p>Nintendo and the Humble Bundle organization have announced a selection of eight console and handheld …

Retrogaming

Ark: Survival Evolved Sells (Pre) Historic 1 Million Copies on Xbox One

Ark: Survival Evolved has already been a big hit with Xbox One owners<p>Although Ark: Survival Evolved has been on Steam PC for a while, it only …

Cheap Flights to Europe for $268 & More

Highlights & headlines from around the web:<b>View from the Wing</b> (<b>via Secretly Flying)</b> points out an amazing fare to Europe from New York and Boston. …

Disney World

What I Learned in My First Year as a Young Entrepreneur

If you told me two years ago, that I would take a leap and become an entrepreneur, I'd tell you, you were crazy! Anyone who knew me over the last 10 years, knew I was more of a follower and didn't mind working under instruction. Then again, I was just under the assumption I needed to follow "the …

Hello, Tamago Kake Gohan, Your Time Has Come

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Stop looking at the picture above. Instead, look at this one:<p>This is a bowl of rice. It is delicious, but it is boring. It is boring in the way that monster-truck shows and movies about aliens aren't. It's so boring that the …

Deal Alert: US to Australia from $386 Round-Trip on United

<i>Airfare deals are typically</i> <i>only</i> <i>available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online</i> …

Flying

How This Entrepreneur Came Back After Losing Millions | Inc.com

It started out of frustration while traveling abroad: Difficulties getting connected, unreliable service, roaming charges that were more than a mortgage payment--all these hassles finally took their toll. As for Ravi Rishy-Maharaj, he saw an opportunity. He was presented with a problem that would …

Die Hard

Richard Branson, Kite Boarding, a Contest for Entrepreneurs and Hourglass Investing Strategy: Part 2

In a recent installment we discussed how Sir Richard Branson and the folks from MaiTai established the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC). MaiTai has shown a level of investment success that appears to be sustainable, and I will explore the strategy they use to propel success for themselves and …

Entrepreneurship

An entrepreneur who inked a $725,000 deal on 'Shark Tank' shares 4 steps she took to prepare

With 8 million weekly viewers and primetime positioning, "Shark Tank" is often referred to as the entrepreneur's Super Bowl.<p>It is a 6-9 minute spot worth millions of impressions and web traffic, that can paint your company as one that can swim or one that will sink.<p>Prepping for such exposure for …

A young entrepreneur shows low-income teens how to launch a business

Daquan Oliver's family didn't have it easy when he was growing up. But his resourcefulness, drive, and desire to honor his mother's hard work helped …

The 8 Technical Skills Modern Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up

Today’s entrepreneurship environment is…complicated. Never before have you had such an extensive array of methods, techniques, tactics, strategies, and ideas for growing your business.<p>The landscape is bewildering in its variety and astonishing in its complexity. And in this brave new world of …

Marketing

Tony Robbins: This Is the 1 Quality of All Successful Entrepreneurs

When Marc Benioff decided to quit his job at Oracle and start his own company – the now $50 billion cloud software giant Salesforce – he turned to …

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

Small Business