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Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cemented cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. The …

Food

The Best HomeKit Products We’d Buy with HomePod (Updated)

The HomePod is available now and it’s better time than ever for Apple users to turn their home into a smart home, or at least start moving in that …

Home Automation

Ditch Your Lame PowerPoint And Try These Apps Instead

The cultishly popular app maker FiftyThree releases tools for people who use visual slide decks at work–but don’t need the bloat of PowerPoint or Keynote.<p>Four years ago, FiftyThree—the team of ex-Microsoft creatives who launched a wildly popular iPad sketching app called Paper—was flush with …

How (And Why) To Bake Your Own Artisanal Bread - Chowhound

The days of pre-sliced supermarket sandwich bread are long gone—now, crusty artisan loaves from local millers and bakers reign supreme. These hearty …

Baking

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Bobby Flay's Fish Tacos Recipe

This is Bobby Flay's take on the classic fish tacos. On Fish Fridays, this is a go-to dish for my family. In this recipe, you can use a white, flaky …

Cooking

Attain BBQ Mastery Tonight With These Grilling Apps

July 4th weekend is coming up, and for many of us, that means firing up the grill. And since you’ve got a smartphone handy, why not use it to up your grill game? Here are five apps that will make you the emperor of grilling.<p>The Pit Pal<p>If you just need an overview of BBQ, whether you’re about to …

These 10 Great Online Specialty Food Stores Have Everything

From saffron to heirloom corn tortillas and really, really good grits—we've got just the place.<p>Once upon a time in a pre-kale era, before we were mixing miso into our pastas and topping our toast with kimchi, iceberg was the standard lettuce and fresh ginger was nowhere to be seen (or so says my …

Veterans

Salsa, Guacamole, and Dip Recipes

• Cinco de Mayo• <b><br>Salsa, Guacamole, and Dip Recipes</b><p>Dozens of dips to deck out your chips.<p>Condiments and Sauces Yucatán-Style Hot Dried-Chili Salsa (K'uut Bi Ik)Smoky, fruity, and fiery.<p>Condiments and Sauces Extra-Hot Yucatán-Style Roasted-Habanero Salsa (Chile Tamulado)Use it sparingly anywhere you want …

How I made my own VPN server in 15 minutes

People are (rightfully) freaking out about their privacy as the Senate voted to let internet providers share your private data with advertisers. While it’s important to protect your privacy, it doesn’t mean that you should sign up to a VPN service and tunnel all your internet traffic through VPN …

18 Recipes We Can't Wait to Cook in April

It's time to fall in love with fresh herbs, spring veggies, and chilled soups<p>This April, we can't wait for fresh spring produce. It's been a rough …

Daniel Dennett: ‘I begrudge every hour I have to spend worrying about politics’

I meet Daniel Dennett, the great American rationalist, on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, as good a day as any to contemplate the fragility of civilisation in face of overwhelming technological change, a topic he examines in his latest book.<p>Dennett is a singular figure in American culture: …

Donald Trump

Russia Is Already Winning

If you understand what the Kremlin is up to, the news is grim. But it also gives us a clear path to fight back.<p>The whirlwind of Russian spy news over the past few weeks has forced Americans to confront questions that previously would only have seemed possible in fiction: Did a foreign power …

Russia

9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask

A lot of history here. Also the backstory of a Eurodance hit.<p>Vladimir Putin and the nation he leads lurked in the background of the 2016 campaign for months and months, perhaps even shaping the outcome of the race. And now Putin’s preferred candidate, Donald Trump, appears ready to embrace him as …

Europeans don’t have true citizenship. They have a second-class status dating back to Ancient Rome

How does a tribe live with the foreigner? Treat them too badly, and they won’t come. Treat them too well, and what is the privilege of being a citizen?<p>Europe has been doing a bit more than trying to tackle this dilemma; it has been running the world’s biggest open-air social-science experiment for …

Europe

Trump is the ultimate postmodern presidential candidate—and he’s been a long time coming

I’ve seen Donald Trump run a country before—and it wasn’t pretty. Society was cheapened to its most base money-grabbing instincts, there was constant political turmoil, and superficiality ruled.<p>Admittedly, I didn’t witness this first hand. Rather, I read it, in a novel.<p>In Julian Barnes’s postmodern …

Donald Trump

26 Apple TV tips you'll thank us for

The Apple TV is a seriously easy device to use and adds tons of value to your entertainment system. Below are 26 tips and tricks which will make navigating and using your Apple TV even easier.<p>The latest generation of the Apple TV has a lot to offer that its predecessors don't. It's a casual gaming …

Smart TV

Sexual Liberation

There are many things that it would be wrong, illegal, dangerous or crazy to do in reality but which we enjoy thinking about doing in ways that are …

Jamie Oliver's Chicken in Milk Recipe on Food52

• One 3-pound (1 1/2-kilogram) organic chicken<br>• Salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 4 ounces (1 stick or 115 grams) butter or olive oil<br>• 1/2 cinnamon stick<br>• 1 good handful fresh sage, leaves picked<br>• Zest of 2 lemons, peeled in thick strips with a peeler<br>• 10 garlic cloves, skins left on<br>• 1 pint (565 milliliters) …

Jamie Oliver

10 overlooked wine regions -- from Sicily to Michigan | CNN Travel

Wine

50 Quick and Easy Family Meals to Bust Weeknight Dinner Stress

We know you're busy—so let us cover dinner tonight.<p><b>Between packing school lunches,</b> getting to and from soccer practice, and, oh yeah, that job you have, it can be seriously challenging to get a new satisfying and healthy dinner on the table each night. Your best bet against weeknight dinner stress: …

Cooking

Michele Bachmann’s creepy End Times fantasies: Why the religious right yearns for World War III

“The prophets longed to live in this day that you and I are privileged to live in,” Bachmann said. (Welp!)<p>One of the creepiest aspects of contemporary American politics is the unholy alliance between the Christian right and Israel. It’s uncomfortable because the religious right’s affinity for …

The 8 Avocado Hacks You Want And Need

Avocado is a glorious food. Those folks who know it show it with complete adoration. From finding ways to incorporate avocado into every meal to showing one's love with avocado swag, fans of this green fruit are fierce.<p>For all you avocado devotees out there, we put together a list of the eight most …

No-Knead Pizza Dough

Makes six 10"–12" pizzas Servings<p>Active Time: 90 min<p>This pizza dough recipe is by no-knead king Jim Lahey. It's only 3 ingredients—you've got this.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (1000 grams) plus more for shaping dough<p>4 teaspoons fine sea salt<p>1/2 teaspoon active dry …

Baking

35 soul-crushing facts about American income inequality

The money given out in Wall Street bonuses last year was twice the amount all minimum-wage workers earned combined<p>While Hillary Clinton occasionally gives some lip service to the problem of extreme inequality, Bernie Sanders is the only candidate really hammering away at it. He has even blasted the …

The Food Lab: Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for <i>any</i> Southern fried chicken recipe you've got, whether it's the old family standard, a fried …