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13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

20 Best Beaches in California

1 of 20<p>Coronado Beach<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>La Jolla Shores, La Jolla<p>3 of 20<p>Treasure Island Beach, Laguna Beach<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>Newport Beach …

The best places in NYC according to 25 famous New Yorkers

New York City is the best, and it’s full of the best places for whatever your heart desires, from pizza places to mattress stores. And though New …

The Top Newcomers of 2016

<b>Lockhart Steele</b>, <b>Eater co-founder/Vox Media editorial director</b>: 2016 was a fabulous year for new restaurants in NYC, don’t @ me. The first half of the year, I spent a lot of time at Cafe Altro Paradiso; the second half at Le Coucou and Olmsted. Loved all three of them something fierce. Leuca and …

Just Because You’re in Charge Doesn’t Mean You Should Run Every Meeting

Well-run meetings allow you and your team to clarify issues, set direction, and move objectives forward. They’re essential to your team’s success. And yet there never seems to be enough time to properly plan and execute meetings.<p>Perhaps it’s time to rethink whether you should even be leading your …

Management

10 NYC documentaries to watch over the holiday break

Get ready for some Netflix and … well, you know the drill<p>New York is a constant source of material for filmmakers, and there are hundreds of movies about the five boroughs—both fiction and non—that are worth your time. And what better time than a holiday weekend to hunker down, avoid your family, …

Design Your Employee Experience as Thoughtfully as You Design Your Customer Experience

Improving customer experience is often a top business priority, but what about employee experience?<p>Temkin Group reports a correlation between employee engagement and success in customer experience. In its 2016 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, the firm showed that companies that excel at …

Customer Experience

Four-Star Aska Is America’s Next Great Nordic Restaurant

Aska, in Williamsburg, won't be outdone in the race to be the most Nordic of them all.<p>At some indefinite point during one of my nearly three-hour meals at the restaurant, chef Fredrik Berselius, who does a lot of the serving himself, brings over a small ramekin of ashes and tells me to eat them. …

The 27 best bakeries in NYC

Sugar fiends never had it so good—with so many pedigreed dough-punchers setting up shop in our fair city, <b></b>New Yorkers don't only have access to the …

What Makes an Effective Executive

An effective executive does <i>not</i> need to be a leader in the sense that the term is now most commonly used. Harry Truman did not have one ounce of charisma, for example, yet he was among the most effective chief executives in U.S. history. Similarly, some of the best business and nonprofit CEOs I’ve …

California Sushi Comes to NYC at Sugarfish

At lunch, three set meals are offered, priced at $23, $33, and $45, comprising a welcoming plate of edamame, a tuna sashimi salad (almost a poke), and respectively, 4, 8, and 11 pieces of sushi or small hand rolls. A friend and I sat down to a first meal there and had the $33 and $45 assortments, …

The 10 Best History Books This Fall

A good grasp of history can help us all understand the issues, conflicts, and discussions of the present moment with that much more clarity. And in a year in which history has led to unexpected events across the globe, from the deeply contentious nature of the current U.S. presidential election to …

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Self-help

Top 5 Must-Have Effects Pedals Under $200

Tony Schreiber, co-founder of Pedal Genie, gives his top 5 picks for the coolest overdrives, wahs, reverbs, choruses and filter pedals for guitar …

6 Books Entrepreneurs Should Read Every Year

Essential reading for entrepreneurs on strategy and execution<p>While speaking to students at USC's Greif Center of Entrepreneurial Studies this week, I was asked for a list of books that have been most beneficial to me in business. You'll find those titles below, but I wanted to quickly preface why …

Innovation

The best bagels in NYC

Of all its signature foodstuffs—pastrami sandwiches, New York pizza—bagels are arguably the most synonymous with Gotham. We take these baked beauties …

A Brooklyn Chef’s Quest for Locally Caught Sushi

Before he became the proprietor of the popular Williamsburg restaurant Okonomi, the chef Yuji Haraguchi worked for nearly a decade in the Japanese wholesale seafood industry, moving fish from Japan to high-end sushi restaurants, primarily in New York and Boston. It was in that job that he first …

Aquaculture

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

Motivation

Inside Fresh Kills, Williamsburg's Best New Cocktail Bar

<i>(Scott Heins/Gothamist)</i><p>"There's no theme here."<p>Richard Boccato hands me a cocktail and surveys the small crowd that's gathered inside Fresh Kills, …

New York City

This new Jewish deli is the coolest restaurant in New York City

A view outside Frankel’s Delicatessen on its opening day, April 2, 2016. (Gabe Friedman)<p>NEW YORK (JTA) — The scene could easily have been mistaken …

New York City

11 apps 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss uses every day

Turns out you can actually save thousands of dollars using online rebates

Sound too good to be true, right? I was skeptical when I first learned about cash back platform Ebates. I first heard about it through a friend who's been using Ebates since 2009. She's a very conscientious shopper and told me that she'd saved over $1,200 since she started using the platform.<p>And …

47 totally excellent things to do in NYC this September

<b>Stupendous Things To Do</b><p><b>Aug 29–Sept 13</b> <b><br>US Open various locations, Queens</b> <br>All eyes are on Queens as tennis addicts from around the world fill the stands …

Artisanal-Everything Roberta's Defies the Stereotypes

Actually, strike that. Not since Dr. Seuss unveiled Green Eggs and Ham half a century ago has there been such a compelling expression of American charcuterie. I'll go even further, Sutton-I-Am. Roberta's duck ham is <b>one of the world's great luxury goods</b>. It has more depth of flavor than Italy's …

First Glimpse: Hitoshi's Butterfish

<b>Butterfish</b> is one of the strangest restaurants to open lately. To say it specializes in sushi is an understatement — in fact, sushi is all it sells. To anyone who's seen <i>Jiro Dreams of Sushi</i> — and what sushi fan hasn't? — this sort of focus is common in Tokyo, but rare in New York, where even the …

E-Commerce is a Bear

In two decades of e-commerce in the US, we have produced only two standalone e-commerce companies of meaningful enterprise value: Amazon and eBay. …

The Future of Sponsored Content: 3 Scenarios for Success

According to this study, audiences are as likely to read sponsored content as they are to read editorial content.<p>Sponsored content appears to be …

Digital Advertising