Denislav Assenov

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Beauty Blogger Marianna Hewitt Launches Summer Fridays, Her New Skin-Care Line

With products launching every day on Sephora, it takes some time to realize which goodies are actually worth clicking "Add to Cart." So, instead of giving in to every single impulse buy you have an inkling for, if you're like me, you wait until said products rack up customer reviews to make your …

Skin Care

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

All Successful Startups Begin With This Checklist—an Expert Explains Why

<i>At MyDomaine, we know how challenging it is to turn your passion into a thriving business. Making that leap of faith takes courage and confidence,</i> …

Small Business

15 Essential Accessories for MacBook and MacBook Pro

Because you and your laptop deserve nice things.<p>Apple's laptops boast the best ecosystem of accessories in the business. Here are some of our favorite picks for the 12-inch MacBook and the new MacBook Pro models.

Shopping

A New Company Brings Fast Fashion to the Furniture World

Christiane Lemieux of DwellStudio has launched Cloth & Company, a high-tech custom furniture brand<p>At a time when we're used to ordering food, clothing, even television on demand, the notoriously long wait for custom furniture is anathema to many shoppers. Christiane Lemieux, founder of DwellStudio, …

Clothing

The Food Lab's Guide to Sous Vide Sausage

Sausages have a reputation for being easy. They've already got the right ratio of fat to meat built in and the right level of salt and seasoning, and they even have a convenient skin around them to ensure that all those juices stay inside where they're supposed to be. But there's a difference …

BBQ

Private Buyer Reportedly Acquires Furniture Startup Hem

Hem, the promising furniture brand spin-off of the e-commerce site Fab, has been acquired by a private buyer. Dezeen is reporting that designer and cofounder Petrus Palmér will replace CEO Jason Goldberg, who will leave the company. Hem’s headquarters will move from Berlin to Stockholm, where the …

Use Your Cast Iron Pan and a Tortilla for Extra-Crispy Pizza in Just 12 Minutes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I've gotta tell you: In the catalog of easy, cheaty pizza recipes that start with some form of pre-baked bread base, flour tortilla–based pizzas have historically ranked pretty low on my list. Certainly lower than French bread pizza, lower than English muffin …

This is how you build a killer brand like Apple

Human beings are curious. They love to explore. And they love to shop. Many consumers—up to 25 million Americans—visit a mall on any given Saturday …

The Food Lab: The Secret to Perfect Beef Tenderloin? The Reverse Sear Strikes Again

When it comes to celebratory roasts, especially at the holidays, prime rib has always been my meat of choice, with its full-flavored fattiness and primal ribs. But tenderloin (or "filet mignon," if you want to be all fancy about it), the milder, more tender cut from the other side of the rib cage, …

10 Promising Franchises for Ambitious Entrepreneurs

There are multiple ways people become millionaires. Some launch a successful startup. Others are a whiz with stocks. But, one of the most common yet …

What VPs of BD Really Want — No Schmooze or Rolodex Required

“Isn’t biz dev all about schmoozing with people?” the suited-up public servant asked when I mentioned my work.<p>I am happy to say it is not: I have …

Startups

The Best Travel Products of 2015

Not only is this Rimowa carry-on a stunner, but its utilitarian inside includes a quilted tech fabric with two removable dividers to maximize …

36 coolest gadgets of 2015

Ricoh Theta S, $350<p>With a tap of a button, the Theta S spherical camera can take up to 25 minutes of 360-degree videos. You can even live-stream your videos, if that's your thing.<p>Connect to the world with the CNN app for your new device. Learn how at cnn.com/apps.<p>First published December 22, 2015: …

Gear & Gadgets

What America’s Best BBQ Joint Can Teach You About Pricing

Aaron Franklin, proprietor of the Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, has been lauded for his pit master skills, specifically in smoking beef brisket. <i>Bon Appetit</i> anointed his fare the best barbecue in America, and he was awarded Best Chef: Southwest by the James Beard Foundation. Barbecue lovers …

101 startup tools to make your idea a reality

If you want to start a startup there are a couple of things you need to have, at a minimum you need:<p>A killer idea.<br>• The drive to “get sh*t done”.<br>• The right tools and resources to give you the best chance of success.<p>We might not be able to help you with the first two, but the third we have in spades. …

Employment

Step-by-Step: How to Make a Pumpkin Cheesecake With a Gingersnap Crust

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make a Pumpkin Cheesecake With a Gingersnap Crust<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm not a big cheerleader for the overwrought. I worked for years in restaurant kitchens where we'd riff on classic dishes by adding modern …

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These 27-year-olds made $1 million last year while visiting 17 countries

In 2012, John Azzi reached out to his old college roommate with an offer. His roommate, Eliot Arntz, was miserable working as an accountant in New …

Kuala Lumpur

America's 'smart money' is getting burned in Brazil

American investors keep getting burned in Brazil.<p>Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz -- a big name on Wall Street -- lost $100 million from his bets in Brazil in August and September, according to an investor in the fund.<p>Novogratz announced last week he's closing the money-losing macro …

Brazil

Retired truck drivers could see their pension checks cut in half

Retiree Bill Hendershot stands to lose $2,104 a month if his pension fund gets its way.<p>The Central States Pension Fund is pursuing a plan that would slash pension checks in half for some former union truck drivers. The fund is on the brink of insolvency and says it needs to cut benefits for 273,000 …

Spicy Soppressata and Honey Were Born to Live Together on Pizza

We food folks are a sort of incestuous bunch. No, not in that way. What I mean is that so long as it's done respectfully, we love it when people borrow, use, alter, upgrade, sideswipe, stir up, shake, or otherwise manipulate our ideas and ingredients.<p>When our friend, and pizza genius, Paulie Gee …

Finally, a MagSafe Charger for Your iPhone

6<p>SHARES<p>What do you love most about your MacBook charger? The satisfying snap when you plug it in? The fact that you can accidentally step on it and …

25 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

We who like to mix drinks at home do it for many reasons: First, it's cheaper than drinking out. Second, it's fun to mix your own drinks at home. Third, it's even more fun to mix drinks for other people at home. Any self-respecting home bartender should have a mental<p>RolodexExcel spreadsheet of …

The Science of the Best Sorbet

The best sorbet I ever made was also the simplest. It was in 2013 during a glut of great strawberries, when 20 pounds of the fruit cost me all of $40 in Chinatown. I puréed 'em, added sugar, salt, and some lemon. That's it. After a few spins of the ice cream maker I had the creamiest, jammiest, …

The Pizza Lab: Foolproof Pan Pizza

GalleryThe Pizza Lab: Foolproof Pan Pizza<p>I've got a confession to make: <b>I love pan pizza.</b><p>I'm not talking deep-dish Chicago-style, with its crisp crust and rivers of cheese and sauce. I'm talking thick-crusted, fried-on-the-bottom, puffy, cheesy, focaccia-esque pan pizza of the kind that you might …

Unfazed: Greek Entrepreneurs Expand Their Business Horizons

Greece may be weak and on its way out of the Eurozone, but let’s not forget that at one time it ruled the civilised world.<p>So it is heartening to see, emerging from the debt, default and bail out debacle, a new generation of entrepreneurs determined not to let their nation’s woes deter them.<p>Siblings …

The Tech Blog: A new $2.50 gadget called Batteriser can extend battery life upto 800%

A US-based newly established firm claims to have developed a new $2.50 device that can extend a disposable battery's lifespan by 800% and the gadget …