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75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

5 Subliminal Sex Messages Hidden In Ads For Wholesome Brands

Subliminal messaging has been part of advertising for a long time. And more often than not, that messaging is related to sex in some way.<p>Here are five examples of innocent products that hid some risqué material in their ads.<p><i>Produced by Matt Johnston</i>

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Women are mostly better investors than men

If men are from the risk-on side of the investing universe, then women are from somewhere a little more down to earth. When it comes to making investment decisions, gender plays a larger role than many people realize. Women tend to keep the the bigger picture in mind and are not rushed into …

Ways to Save on Taxes All Year Round

Filing your tax return is a once-a-year event but trimming your tax bill is something you can do right now.<p>If you managed to claim every possible tax …

How Patagonia’s New CEO Is Increasing Profits While Trying To Save The World

Since Rose Marcario joined Patagonia six years ago, the badass-by-nature company has tripled its profits. And no, it hasn’t sold its soul.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our Best Business Lessons of 2014. Check out the full list here.</i><p><i>Since Rose Marcario joined Patagonia as CFO in 2008,</i> …

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5 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

The Fight in Philly Over Two Tourism Boards

When it comes to selling itself, Philadelphia is a bit like Noah’s Ark: it has two of everything.<p>There are two marketing agencies, two websites, and …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

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And in every hand, smartphones made footage of their bodies, the heaps and twists of metal. The smoke uploaded the wreckage to the screenlike sky where it goes on burning forever— you will never know if dying is like that, the same scenes repeated across a larger mind than yours— —Kevin Prufer, from “How He Loved Them.” #Poetry in issue 207, Winter 2013: http://tpr.ly/1ghYhen. Photography: Melissa Catanese.

The GOP doesn't just have a woman problem, it doesn't understand women

Carly Fiorina, former California GOP senate challenger to Barbara Boxer, emerged at the Conservative Political Action Conference here as the speaker most willing to engage the Republicans' persistent problems with appealing to women. Well, after she spent the first half of her speech denying …

Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Stocks

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- What do Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Mexican telecom pioneer Carlos Helu, Spanish retailer Amancio Ortega and <b>Oracle</b> (ORCL) CEO …

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Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

From core funds to sector funds, these portfolios are well suited for people with long time horizons.<p>The Great Recession has scared nearly an entire …

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What If Antibiotics Stopped Working?

We're on the brink of a dangerous era in which everyday diseases—ones that we're used to knocking out with pills—could become virulent killers. Inside the scary rise of the superbugs—and what you can do to stay healthy.<p>The burning. The urgency. As soon as it started, Melissa, 31, recognized the …

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Behold the mighty euro, the currency that can’t help but go up

It is an “island of stability.” It is stronger than its main rivals. All hail the euro, king of currencies.<p>The euro set a two-year high against the dollar today. From its low in mid-2012, it has gained 15% against the greenback and almost 50% against the yen. What gives?<p>Mario Draghi, president of …

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How to learn like a memory champion

Companies are creating learning aids that tap the science of memories, says David Robson. Do they work in the classroom?<p>For most of his 20s, Ed Cooke had been hovering around the top 10 of the World Memory Championships. His achievements included memorising 2,265 binary digits in 30 minutes and the …

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Republicans Audition for 2016 at the Conservative Political Action Conference

For potential candidates, this year's gathering was a momentous encounter with a passionate segment of the GOP base.<p><i>Updated, 6:24 p.m.</i><p>NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—From the moment Rand Paul took the stage at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, the senator from Kentucky had the crowd in the …

How To Be Happy—Right Now

It's the universal quest. And it might be way easier to embrace than you think.<p><b>1. Be nice to yourself.</b> "Sometimes the biggest bully you know is you," says Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>May Cause Miracles</i>. "Every thought is an affirmation either lifting you up or …