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Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

Chrome Web Store

18 of the highest-paying consulting firms for MBAs

And with increasing demand for management consultants, elite firms are doling out hefty compensation packages to stay competitive and attract top talent. In fact, at many places, the base pay for MBAs starts at $140,000 — more than $60,000 higher than the starting salaries that many candidates earn …

Human Resources

18 habits of highly successful people

But that's probably not the case. While luck and genetics may play a role, there are certain learnable behaviors which make success more likely.<p>Over on Quora, there's a thread dedicated to sharing some of those learnable behaviors. We rounded up 11 intriguing ones below.<p>You'll notice that none of …

This résumé for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say your accomplishments range from creating an electronic-payments industry and invigorating the solar-energy market to inventing high-performance electric cars and launching a commercial space and rocket industry.<p>All of that would surely need a couple of pages to explain on a résumé, …

Tesla

Get your CV noticed by the top dog

Tailor your CV and use the power of LinkedIn to make sure it gets in front of the person doing the hiring, advises recruiter Andrew Fennell<p>Getting your CV in front of the actual person hiring for the job is tough. The majority of employers ask two or three members of staff to review every …

How to Answer 10 of the Toughest Apple Interview Questions

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>The job search has never been easy — and it’s not meant to be.<p>With it being so competitive, especially …

The Ultimate Guide to Optimized Facebook Ad Campaigns

More than 1.4 billion people use Facebook every day to stay connected, to share and to learn. As the most ubiquitous social media channel in the …

Marketing

How to Get Google to Index Your Blog Content Quickly

If you’ve been reading up on site promotion tips and techniques, you’ll know there are many ways to improve the traffic you’re getting to your site. …

Puff pastry red-wine-poached pear tartlets

These are really cute, and very autumnal. The pastry just puffs up round the shape of the pear. You can poach the pears in white wine or cider, or just sugar and water if you prefer.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>300ml water<br>• 300ml fruity red wine (merlot is good)<br>• 175g soft light-brown sugar<br>• 2 broad strips lemon …

Baking

Engage Your Audience

• 28 November 2014<br>• By Ffion Lindsay<p><b>A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring</b> …

Public Speaking

AT&T is close to acquiring Time Warner for $85 billion

A deal may arrive as soon as Monday<p>AT&T is nearing a deal to acquire Time Warner for $110 per share, a price tag to the tune of $85 billion for the telecom. According to Reuters, AT&T has reached an agreement in principle, which is a kind of stepping stone on the path to a formal contract. It …

This Swedish startup brings insurance to 24 million people in the developing world through their mobiles

BIMA offers what's called "microinsurance" — people can get accident or life insurance for as little as 60¢ a month on rolling monthly cover. The product offers people payouts of up to $1,000 for their family if they die, for example, and takes just 3 minutes to sign up for.<p>BIMA collects payments …

Emerging Markets

Readers’ recipe swap: Lemongrass

A lemongrass bush isn’t much to look at: an oversized tuft of grass with long waxy leaves shooting out and drooping down in every direction. But if I came across one in a field somewhere, I’d be grinning my way back to the kitchen. That unruly mop of tropical green comes with white stalks and the …

Food Preservation

Shazam Has Finally Added Music Videos

2016 has already been a very big year for music-identifying app Shazam, and now a very visually-appealing new feature has finally come to one of the world’s most popular mobile programs. The company recently announced that after all these years in business, video has made it to Shazam. Starting …

Music Videos

Uber Is Trying to Win India With a New Ad Campaign

Uber is trying to become the largest ride-sharing company in its second-largest market.<p>After failing to succeed in China, and subsequently selling …

7 Days, 7 Dinners: Your Healthy Recipe Meal Planner for the Week

MONDAY<p><b>Skillet Pork Chops with Apples</b><p>Happy new year! Kick off 2018 (and your healthy eating resolutions) with a meal that’s decadently easy. Ayesha …

Cooking

Ricotta Salata Does Not Get Picked First in Gym Class But It Should

Ricotta salata is a kitchen workhouse that's been a little too timid to get to know you better.<p>My default dinner is cobbling together a bunch of random things in my fridge and then grating a bunch of cheese on top. In those moments, I turn to ricotta salata, an underdog cheese that quietly makes my …

Italian Food

Colombian scrambled eggs with avocado

This is a recipe I picked up in Miami, and it’s now our top-selling breakfast dish.<p>Back in March 2012, when I was working at our sister restaurant Sugarcane, in Midtown Miami, one of the Colombian chefs was making breakfast to aid his tender feeling after quite a heavy night. He told us about a …

Breakfast

Porterhouse Steak With Bone Marrow And Truffle Mac N Cheese

Step 1<p>Roast The Bone Marrow<p>Heat an oven to 220°C. Place the bone marrow in a roasting tray, drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast …

Swordfish Steak And Charred Toms

Step 1<p>Preheat The Pans<p>Preheat a cast iron griddle pan and dry frying pan to searingly hot. Rub the swordfish steak in juice from half the lemon, 2 …

The Comforting, Turmeric-Spiked Chicken Soup I’ve Been Obsessed with for Decades

My aunt’s family lived in Burma in the ‘60s and when they came back to the U.S., they brought a recipe for “kaukswe,” a coconut-chicken-curry dish from the southern part of the country. It became our family’s celebratory dish for every big get-together.<p>Gathered around a large round table in a …

Whitefish

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

Never let your chips get lonely again.<p><b>We'll always love a good dip</b>. Here are our favorites, from spinach-and-artichoke (classic) to an herby feta number. Chips, ahoy!

Cooking

Stephen Harris: a potted history of pesto

Some time in the mid-Eighties, I went to the launch of an Italian restaurant in Canterbury with a group of friends. I was excited by restaurants, even back then, and openings always had a special atmosphere. My friend Sarah Pozzetti, who is half Italian, ordered a pasta dish with pesto.<p>Now, even my …

Vegan or vegetarian pho recipe

With ginger, fennel, and pak choi leaves, this vegetarian Vietnamese broth is bursting with flavour<p>Pho is a national favourite breakfast dish among Vietnamese people. The Buddhist sector of the population tend to be vegetarian or vegan at many times throughout the year, but they do not miss out on …

Onions

Goan-style pulled loin of pork recipe

Cyrus Todiwala shares his recipe for assado de porch tirar, a satisfying and exotic pork roast<p>The Portuguese word “assado” simply means “roast”, says Cyrus Todiwala of the name he gave to his latest restaurant and its signature dish. Marinated in turmeric, tamarind and toasted chillies, this exotic …

Onions

Lobster curry recipe

This lobster curry may seem a strange preparation for such an expensive shellfish, but it’s a great recipe that suits the glamorous crustacean well.<p>If your budget doesn’t stretch to lobster (mine rarely does) use prawns, but cut down the cooking time a little. Dispatching a lobster is always a bit …

Lobster and pan-fried wild mushrooms

Stephen Harris discovers the joy of mixing earthy mushrooms with fresh, light lobster<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>• 4 live lobsters<p><b>For the salad dressing</b><p>•1 tbsp walnut oil<p>• 2 tbsp neutral oil, such as groundnut or grapeseed<p>• 1 dsp sherry vinegar<p>• Pinch of salt<p>• Squeeze of lemon<p><b>For the ceps</b><p>• 2 large ceps (or a …

Mushrooms

Lovely lobster: the best recipes

The most luxurious shellfish of them all, lobster's delicate flavour is wonderful in a variety of dishes, from grilled simply with a little butter to cooked with spices in a flavoursome curry. Here are the best lobster recipes for you to try.<p><b>Santa Claws is coming to town: lobster for …

Seafood

My New Roots ginger, lime and avocado smoothie

My smoothie is spiked with a hearty dose of digestive ginger and tangy lime. If you want to get things even greener, toss in a handful of tender greens, such as kale or romaine and get glowing!<p>SERVES<p>1<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 medium avocado<br>• juice and zest of 1 lime<br>• 1 tsp. minced ginger<br>• 1 cup / 250 ml coconut water …

Smoothies

Avocado recipes: ride the Mexican wave

Rich, creamy and decadent avocado, a true superfood, has our chef indulging in his favourite style of cooking<p>I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to dedicate my column to the amazing avocado. It is a fruit – note the seed – that has an important role in my favourite style of cooking. All today’s …

Food