Michael Eriksson

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The Basics Behind Making Fluffy, Tasty Quinoa

(Image credit: Emma Christensen)<p>Quinoa has come a long way in the last few years — all the way from the back shelves of health food stores to …

10 One-Pot Chicken Dinners for Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

The best weeknight dinners are the ones that require the least amount of cleanup. At the end of a busy day, no one really wants to be standing over …

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How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

Following the foodie trail in Fez, Morocco's culinary capital

Moroccan cuisine is a cultural melting pot, and Fassi flavours originated in the <i>funduqs</i> (ancient inns used by travelling merchants), where numerous nationalities crossed paths. The Berber influence is found in staples like couscous, Arabs brought dried fruit and spices, and the French left a cafe …

Michael Wolff Did What Every Other White House Reporter Is Too Cowardly to Do

Why is Fire & Fury having such an impact? Drew Magary writes it’s because Wolff was willing to throw decorum away and torch his access—and more journalists should do the same.<p>I’m gonna begin this post with the same disclaimer that needs to come with every post about Michael Wolff, which is that …

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for aloo paratha with quick lemon pickle

Beige food has had a difficult few years: it has been all but cast out of media appearances (with the exception of sourdough). We have become so obsessed with what our food looks like that we sometimes forget that, actually, appearances aren’t everything. What really matters is how food tastes, and …

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Here's how to answer 5 of the most difficult interview questions

You reworked your resume, perfected your cover letter and landed the big interview. But walking through the door is only the beginning — especially if the interviewer throws some hard-hitting questions your way and you don't know how to respond.<p>"The interview is an elimination process," says Dr. …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

The 20 best wines in the world, according to Wine Spectator

Each year, they release their list of the top 100 wines in the world.<p>"The wines featured on our Top 100 list capture the character of the past year and exemplify the quality and diversity the wine world has to offer," Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Wine Spectator said in a press release.<p>…

The 100 best dishes in London

At last! It’s Time Out’s comprehensive countdown of the capital’s most coveted plates. In a food scene as hot as London’s, decision fatigue is real, …

The 20 best hotels in Europe in 2017

As part of the Readers' Travel Awards 2017, Condé Nast Traveller asked its readers to rate their favourite hotels across Europe that they had visited this year.<p>Each hotel was rated based on various factors including staff, location, and remarkability. The complicated selection process took into …

How to impress any interviewer, according to Facebook's global head of recruiting

Fortunately, the art of interviewing is a learn-able skill. The more you practice and prep, the better you get.<p>Facebook global head of recruiting Miranda Kalinowski recently spoke with Business Insider about the tech giant's interviewing process.<p>She also shared her top tips for knocking your next …

Tetley brews up plans to create 'super teas' that cure hangovers

A brand of "super" tea will be among new versions of the beverage launched in future years, including some pledging to reduce tiredness or improve concentration and one for hangovers, says a report.<p>Tetley has looked into the tea leaves and predicted future trends for the country's favourite brew, …

How To Create The Best Marketing Campaigns Quickly And Easily

We’ve all heard of the cursed “writer’s block”. It’s that horrible state of limbo where a writer stares blankly at a screen or a blank piece of paper and nothing comes to mind after they’ve written the title. I’ve experienced this on countless occasions and yes, it is as annoying as it sounds. But …

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I quit a job that paid $500,000 a year, and it was the best decision I ever made — here are 5 tips for people who want to work for themselves

In short, the answer is yes. But overnight? No way.<p>I wrote "What If It Does Work Out?" to show how and why you need to start making money outside of your 9-5 in order to have waaay more cash, freedom, and opportunities now and later.<p>Side gigs are growing like crazy — everyone from 20-somethings …

‘Forest Punk’: Photographer Hunts Down Abandoned Vintage Cars Lost in the Woods

For <i>Forest Punk</i>, Cologne-based photographer Dieter Klein tracks rust-speckled vintage automobiles into the depths of neglected junkyards and verdant …

Inside PayPal's Big Plans to Keep Innovating

The way PayPal’s president and CEO Dan Schulman sees things, the company’s biggest opportunities are still in front of it, and they are gigantic. And …

Claire Ptak’s recipes for gooseberry compote and oat crumble bars

One of the symbols of summer for us at the bakery is the moment when the shop fills up with yellow roses. In late May I start to get text messages from my favourite suppliers, two women formerly of Kew Gardens and now happily tending their own crops in east London – one in her back garden around …

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How to Write the Sales and Marketing Section of Your Business Plan

Think of marketing as getting people to know, like, and trust you. Think of sales as helping them configure, choose, and pay for what you offer that …

How Startups Can Overtake Corporates in the Innovation Race

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Three years ago, the world’s largest automotive company, Toyota, publicly doubted the real potential of electric cars. “We do not believe there is a market to accept it,” said Toyota Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada.<p>In April, 276,000 people …

Crowdfunded beer pipeline to protect medieval city of Bruges

BRUGES, Belgium (AP) — The idea may have seemed mad, but after all, the beer is called the Madman of Bruges — or Brugse Zot in Dutch.<p>With the help of …

How A Mexican Startup is Turning Mango Scraps Into Nutritional Gold

Enrique González holds up a plastic pouch filled with a whitish powder. He assures me it is not cocaine.<p>González, 27, and his partner, Flavio Siller, 26, are the cofounders of EatLimmo, a food-tech startup in Monterrey, Mexico that’s finding nutritional gold where others just see garbage.<p>EatLimmo …

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The New Day newspaper to shut just two months after launch

Trinity Mirror is to shut its experimental new national newspaper the New Day on Friday just two months after launch.<p>The publisher of the Daily Mirror launched the title, which aimed to target those who had “fallen out of love with newspapers”, at the end of February with a promotional print run of …

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20 best spring recipes: part 1

Nigel Slater’s herbed salmon<p>The quickest of spring suppers. I keep the heat fairly low when cooking the salmon, so the crust doesn’t overcook.<p>Serves 2<b><br>tarragon</b> a couple of heaped tbsp, chopped<b><br>parsley</b> 3 heaped tbsp, chopped<b><br>basil</b> a couple of heaped tbsp<b>,</b> chopped<b><br>olive oil</b> 3 tbsp, plus a little for …

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9 Powerful Ways to Use the Pareto Principle in Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chances are, you’ve <i></i>heard of the Pareto Principle. But do you <i>understand</i> it? It goes under various monikers: “the 80-20 Rule,” “the Law of the Vital Few” and “the Principle of Factor Sparsity.” It has far-reaching implications. And its idea …

Google just pissed off the entire TV industry

Not content with grabbing ad dollars from TV networks across the world, Google went a step further by announcing that the adverts it serves on YouTube are better at convincing watchers to buy stuff.<p>In a report seen by the Guardian, Matt Brittin, Google’s head honcho in Europe will say that 80 …

4 reasons customer stories increase brand awareness

Stories are timeless representations of our experiences. We tell stories to make people laugh, to encourage friends, and even to spread celebrity gossip.<p>As humans, we pay attention to stories because our brains are wired to do so. It helps us relate to the storyteller and remember the most …

18 awful vintage ads from the 20th century that show how far we have progressed

In the pre-Civil Rights era, major brands like Kellogg's featured sexist slogans, like "The Harder A Wife Works, The Cuter She Looks."<p>Other companies promoted pseudoscience that we now know to be utter bunk: 7-Up told moms to add the soda to their babies' milk; Camel cigarettes was marketed as "the …

Pesky plastic: The true harm of microplastics in the oceans

Changing Planet<p>Co-authored by Jessica Perelman<p>Pollution is evidently a major concern when talking about environmental protection in light of human development, but waste that ends up in the oceans is oftentimes overlooked. This is in part because many people do not come face-to-face with it on a …

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