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Ask Kate About Beer: What exactly is cream ale?

<i>Welcome to Ask Kate About Beer, in which</i> The Takeout<i>’s resident beer expert answers everything you’ve ever wanted to know about beer but were too</i> …

Lawn Mowing

The Best True Crime Audiobooks Are Guaranteed to Give You Chills

Blame it on the heat, but I've been on something of a true crime kick recently. From podcasts hosted by investigative journalists to documentaries …

Books

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

A Simple Treatment for Stunning Scallops

Sea scallops, with their beautiful fan-shaped shells, are prized among the luxury seafoods, along with lobsters and crabs. As with many such things, the simplest preparations are usually the best: My go-to approach with scallops is to pan-sear or grill them, which concentrates their flavor and …

Seafood

The One and Only Peter Frampton

Los Angeles — Peter Frampton eased himself gently onto his bed in his luxurious bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel. He’d spent a week there, …

Music

This common cooking oil causes more obesity and diabetes than sugar

<b>Scientists behind the research called the conclusions a "major surprise."</b><p>In the competition for unhealthiest food, both sugar and fat have wrestled …

Nutrition

11 Extremely Useful Life Hacks That Will Turn You into a Cleaning God

5. Grout lines<p>To get those grout lines on your tile floor and walls shining and white again, use a toilet cleaner with bleach and a hard bristle …

Cleaning

8 BBQ Foods That Are Ridiculously High In Sugar

The 4th of July may be over, but summer barbecue season is just beginning — and that's bad news for your diet.<p>If you’re a health conscious guy, you probably think that you know exactly how to avoid sugar. Step one: avoid beer and soda. Simple.<p>But beverages aside, a traditional barbecue spread …

Nutrition

How to Clean Your Kitchen Cabinets so They Shine Like New

If you have dirty kitchen anxiety, wondering how to clean kitchen cabinets so they sparkle like new is something you think about often. You know that …

Cleaning

How to set your kids up for success -- make sure they are really good at these four things

I never gave much thought to being a father. I was finishing up grad school when my wife first talked to me about starting a family. First I had to decide if I was going to continue on to an advanced degree or get a job.<p>The decision about continuing in school was a big one because it would mean …

Self-improvement

How to Talk About Bourbon Without Embarrassing Yourself

Stop saying "smooth," to start.<p>I keep an empty mini bottle of vintage I.W. Harper on my bar—not because it's worth $9.99 according to eBay, but because once in a while I like to unscrew the top and take a whiff of old leatherbound book wrapped in butterscotch. It's one of those bourbons that …

Time I

Want to Schedule a Productive Workday? Follow These 4 Really Simple Strategies.

If you're the type who stops to view every new email, one word: STOP.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are some days in the life of an entrepreneur when it seems that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything that needs doing done. OK, make …

Time Management

Bill Gates Always Turns to Warren Buffett for Advice. Here Are 4 Great Tips He's Received Over 25 Years

And the most important thing here's learned from Buffett over 25 years? It might surprise you.<p>Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have been close friends for more than 25 years. Whenever they hang out together, Gates says, "I feel like a kid in a candy store. And not just because of his …

Bill Gates

Here’s the difference between leading and managing a team

<b>What’s the difference between leading and managing a team?</b><p>It takes great leaders and talent to grow a successful company. One of the best …

Leadership

To get real stuff done, focus on the 20% of your work that leads to 80% of your results

To get better results, do less but do it better.<p>Many of us work in an endless stream of tasks, emails, notifications, meetings, multitasking in the …

Time Management

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

Firecracker Grilled Alaska Salmon Recipe

"These are salmon fillets in a tasty, tangy sauce with a little heat! Serve with rice and a simple stir-fry of baby corn, shiitake mushrooms and snow …

Recipes

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Personal Finance

This Amazing Pizza Dough Recipe Has Just Three Ingredients, No Kneading Required

If you’re anything like most people with functioning taste buds, then you probably call pizza your favorite food. Even if you’ve never made homemade …

Dessert

Three Hot Country Guitar Licks for Rockers

We’ve talked here before about country licks—about how they’ve been used by rock guitarists like Jimmy Page, David Gilmour and Steve Howe, and the …

Guitar

Proven Style Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

Being a man doesn't always mean you'll know the fastest or best way to get a job done. Manuals and following rules tend to evade us and we're natural …

Cleaning

How Consumer Insights and Digital Have Led to Adidas’ Growth

In today’s connected world, it’s essential for brands to think consumer-first. But how does a brand get to the point where that thinking is not only embraced, but also put into action across the company?At Adidas, it all starts with digital.“Digital is one of our core strategic priorities. We have …

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

Self-help

How Vineyard Vines Uses Analytics to Win Over Customers

When brothers Shep and Ian Murray cut their ties with Corporate America to start a little company on Martha’s Vineyard in 1998, their motivation was clear: “We’re making neck ties so we don’t have to wear them.”<p>Little did they know that the business they founded, Vineyard Vines, would become a …

Marketing

How Are You Protecting Your High Performers from Burnout?

A little over a year ago, a high-performing specialist at one of the largest technologies companies — we’ll call him Santiago — was given an opportunity no high performer could turn down: an opportunity to play a manager role on a project he really cared about. The director told him, “You care …

The Workplace

12 One-Skillet Meals — Recipes from The Kitchn

We'd be hard-pressed to think of a meal better-suited to weeknight cooking than a one-skillet dish. These recipes are easy to prep, easy to clean, …

Cooking

What's the Difference Between Gold and Silver Tequilas—And Which Should I Drink?

Some tequilas are made for sipping, not shooting. (A shocker, we know.)<p>There comes a time in every adult’s life when you realize tequila is for more …

Alcohol

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement