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13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

These stocks offer both strong dividend policies and the promise of long-term stability.<p>Income investing is harder than it seems. Finding the most …

Investing

Add Depth and Drama to Landscape Photos Using Lightroom

Here’s a 24-minute video from Andrew Marr that looks at how he adds depth and drama to landscape photos during post-processing in Adobe Lightroom.<p>The …

Tutorials

I Lunged For These Not-Quite-Pork-Dumplings at My Grandmother’s Table

Before I moved to the United States at the age of 5, I lived in Wuhan, China, where I was constantly experiencing the sensory overload that is family. Every day was filled with laughter and shouting, flashes of cousins zooming from one room to another, and the comforting smells of homemade food …

Food & Dining

Josh Katz’s recipe for shakshuka

Shakshuka means “a mixture” in Tunisian Arabic. I was first introduced to shakshuka by some Israeli travellers I met in Australia many moons ago. This recipe is as good on a cold night as it is for breakfast.<p><b>(Serves 4)<br>For the shakshuka:</b><b><br>2 tbsp olive oil</b><b><br>1 onion, peeled and finely chopped</b><b><br>2 garlic</b> …

Italian Food

The 7 Best Landing Spots in Fortnite: Battle Royale

Every round of Fortnite: Battle Royale starts the same way: You and a bunch of other players hop on a flying bus before dropping down onto a large …

Consumer Tech

Amanda Ruben's lamb shoulder and fig crostata - recipe

For this Melbourne chef, food is not just about fine ingredients – it’s also about bringing people together to eat and enjoy<p>Known for the popular Miss Ruben’s canteen in Melbourne, chef Amanda Ruben creates banquets of food for everyone to share. In her words, “It’s no coincidence that a cookbook …

North Africa

Low-Carb Asian Chopped Salad With Garlic-Ginger Chicken

Preparation<p>In a small bowl, mix together sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and salt. Rub all over chicken breasts and place in a zip-top bag in the …

This Mushroom Risotto Is Extra Creamy Thanks to a Secret Ingredient

The idea that homemade risotto is time-consuming and tedious is a common misconception. Sure, it requires some love and attention in the form of …

Country Lifestyle

Cassoulet Is the Most Epic Dish You Will Ever Make

Our classic version takes no shortcuts and requires a little planning, but every step is totally doable, even if you’re not a pro.<p>I have made cassoulet more times than is advisable—first in culinary school, once with a friend for a dinner party, and at least half a dozen times in the BA Test …

Cooking

Spicy Dry-Fried Beef

This is a typical Sichuan technique for dry-frying beef. Unlike most meat stir-fries, the beef is not marinated; instead it is stir-fried immediately …

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

19 Tofu Recipes to Treat Your Curd the Way It Deserves

Though tofu often gets a bad rap in this country, it's <i>so</i> much more than a bland substitute for meat. Its mild flavor makes it incredibly versatile, and, in many East Asian dishes, like <i>mapo tofu</i>, it's often combined with pork or beef for an intriguing interplay of flavors and textures. Nevertheless, …

These Four Power Giants Rule the World's Growing Wind Market

Four power giants, led by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA, dominate the world’s wind turbine market, making up 54 percent of sales in …

Renewable Energy

This Vegan Portuguese Kale Soup Will Cure What Ails You

Whenever I’m craving comfort food, I make a big pot of vegan kale soup. Growing up, it was a cure-all remedy in our house. Winter wind just a little too cold? Make the soup. Schoolyard bullying got you down? Mom made the soup. It was also our food of celebration. When my grandma came into town …

Food Preservation

This Buffalo Chickpea Chili Is Loaded with Veggies

Growing up in the heartland of the Midwest, I come from a family who loves their chili thick and packed full of just about everything. I have a hard …

Cooking

6 Recipes from Commander's Palace in New Orleans

From red snapper ceviche to coconut flan, these recipes are staples at the staff meal shared by Commander's Palace chefs and waitstaff.<p>Family Meal has been a tradition at Commander’s Palace, the grand old Creole restaurant in New Orleans, since its great matriarch, Ella Brennan, took over in 1974. …

New Orleans

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Self-improvement

Forget About Bitcoin, Consider Investing in This Instead

These companies are tapping into the resources that are solving a massive global problem.<p>Cryptocurrencies like <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC-USD) are all the rage …

This One-Pot, No-Roux Macaroni and Cheese Is Crazy Creamy

I am an equal opportunity macaroni eater. I like it baked. I like it made with a roux. I even like it out of the blue box. You may think the …

Cooking

This Lamb and Winter Squash Soup Is Warming, Spicy, Sweet, and Straight-Up Delicious

We're talking layers of flavor without homemade stock and all-day prep.<p>The beauty of this soup is twofold: It is deeply flavorful with a meaty base, toasty spices, charred onions and chiles, sweet squash, and bright toppings. But it also doesn't take all day to make. There is no homemade stock that …

Cooking

5 Secret-Ingredient Soups

It’s easy to mix up a soup, but achieving robust results can often take a lot of time. That’s why each of these soups is made with a few flavor bombs …

A Spiced, Roasted Broccoli That Will Be Your New Favorite Side Dish

Serves 3-4 as a side dish<p>We all know that roasting your favorite vegetables helps boost flavor, but when you add the richness of The Spice Hunter Garam Marsala with garlic, chilies, and broccoli you’ll create an umami-laden side dish that’s meant to be savored. Finish off with a garnish of chopped …

Broccoli

19 Healthy Chili Recipes to Get You Through Winter

Whenever the weather gets unbearably cold, I make chili. The temperature wouldn't often drop below 40 degrees where I grew up in Southern California, …

Cooking

3 Stocks That Feel Like Netflix in 2002

Don't let these three compelling businesses pass you by.<p>Buying and holding great stocks is the best way to predictably create wealth over the long …

Investing

The uninsured are overusing emergency rooms — and other health-care myths

In the search for ways to bring down American health-care spending, there are certain ideas that are close to dogma. Chief among them: If you provide health insurance to people, they will stop overusing the emergency room.<p>“A lot of people just didn't bother getting health insurance at all. And when …

Health Care

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

The Sin City Bucket List: 50 Things You Have to Do in Vegas Before You Die

With Las Vegas casinos offering so many over-the-top gambling, dining, and entertainment options now, you can take a trip there and never feel a need …